The 24 Limestone Express Cruiser is built for rugged use in challenging conditions and is both fast and seaworthy. It was designed by Mark Ellis and built to commercial standards by Hinterhoeller Yachts. Renown for being the boat of choice for safety, law enforcement and the Sea Patrol in Canada. This Classy Limestone with varnished teak accents comfortably accommodates 4, sleeps two, has a well-planned galley and dining area with table, and enclosed head with sink.
260 HP V8 MercCruiser
Gas inboard/outboard w/ Alpha One tilt drive. Fresh Water Cooling System(block & manifolds new 2/17/21).
Fuel capacity- 75 gallon Aluminum fuel tank
Power steering and tilt system.
2 batteries with selector switch.
Opening port & starboard windshields. Single starboard powered windshield wiper. Ritchie
Garmin 942 XS Plus Chartplotter/Sonar Touchscreen ( new Oct. 21, 2021)
Garmin GMR Fantom 18” Dome Radar (new Oct. 21, 2021 professional marine electronics expert $4,346.98)
Garmin Clearvu/CHIRP fishfinder
GT23M-TH.... Sonar Transducer it covers eco map, shows images of structure, fish below, and even when boat is stationary. (new April15, 2021 installed by same marine electronics expert $927.80).
West Marine 600dsc VHF Radio
Bow anchor chock and roller with deck pipe to chain locker. It has a quick set 14 lb Lewmar Delta Anchor Galvanized manganese steel W/10’ chain & 1/2” nylon rope. (New May 2022)
Sunbrella enclosure (New 2016), for helm with side/rear curtains. Cockpit features a helm and companion seat, 6’ headroom under removable Navy Sunbrella Bimini top and fully enclosed Helm. There is additional aft seating for 4 w/custom white vinyl covered cushions. There is varnished teak cockpit coaming and teak bulkhead and louvered teak swinging doors with latches entering the cabin.
Swim Platforms: There are 2 swim platforms on the transom with teak inserts. The one on the port has a stainless steel swim ladder and grab rail above. The ladder with teak steps swings down for use.
Combination cabin/starting batteries with selector switch. DC switches and fuse holders at helm. Four twin fluorescent bulb DC lighting fixtures in cabin. Port, Starboard, Stern and Masthead running lighting. Masthead and stern anchor lighting. A new transom light was installed in 2022.
In the cabin you step down to a beautiful galley to port with shiny stainless steel sink w/ fresh water hand pump, counter space, and an ice box below the counter. There is storage in the back of counter & 6’ plus headroom surrounded by satin varnished teak and teak & holly sole. Unexpected in a boat this size!
To the starboard there is a full height teak door that leads to a roomy fully enclosed head with manual toilet plumbed to a holding tank with Y valve (new 3/18/21), a shiny SS sink w/fresh water foot pump surrounded with teak storage lockers. There is even a hanging locker for clothes and teak shelf above for jewelry or whatever! The big surprise: it also has 6’ plus headroom!!!
Next forward there is a cherry/ teak cocktail/dining table between settees that provide seating for 4 or twin 6 1/2’ single berths. The table between the settees drops down as a filler to form a large double berth. There are shelves along both sides with teak fronts and a teak cover for the chain locker where the anchor chain & rope goes when not in use.
There is a skylight hatch(Resealed 3/18/21)over the cocktail table with a hinged teak hatch screen that provides fresh air and sunlight while dining.
There are two opening ports with screens…..one over the galley
& the other in the head. The two ports in the front and long ones on the side do not open. All the ports were resealed by the yard in 2021.
Deck fitting wrench
5 USCG Type II Lifejackets & 1 Ring Buoy Type IV
Stainless steel Military Mast for Radar Dome, GPS Antenna & Anchor Light.
Spotlight 1,000,000 candle power Night Blaster
Dock lines (3)
Emergency flares handheld & gun
Sirius XM Satellite Radio Antenna
Danforth anchor w/chain(spare)
TANKAGE: Approx. 75 gallon fuel tank, aluminum, 25 gallon fresh water tank, 16 gallon holding tank.
20 knot Cruise (advertised) 30 knots tops (advertised)
RPM Speed Approx. 1600 - 10 Gal/Hr)-(2800 Gal/ Hr 16.5)-(3000 Gal/ Hr 19.6)- (3200 Gal/Hr 22.7)
This classic Limestone 24 is a well built “Mark Ellis” design. Her deep-V hull and sharp entry make for an excellent ride in rough waters & she comes to a quick plane at low speeds.
A RUGGED WELL BUILT CLASSIC Seaworthy Sport Cruiser/Sport Fisher. Fun for fishing and family alike. A very hard to find classy boat with the comforts of a Yacht on a Sunny or Rainy Day!!!
Note: All of the new upgrades, Engine Repair & Maintenance including Hull, Deck, Bottom were done professionally by marine specialists at Striper Marina.
2006 LoadRite Dual Axle Boat Trailer
New rollers on trailer: 5x3 wobble Load kit w/bushing & Hdw. ($480 parts)
New trailer winch w/strap & complete Bracket U Clamps, bolts
directly from LoadRite. ($456 parts). The trailer was also inspected again by a RI licensed trailer inspection station.