• Price$895,000
  • Length53'
  • MakeSculley
  • Built2008

Fort Lauderdale, FL

LUCKY FIN was designed by Donald Blount and built by Sculley Boat Builders and finished by Bayliss Boat Works of Wanchese, North Carolina in 2008. She boasts a beautiful "Custom Carolina" shear line with a well-appointed interior throughout. The engines were replaced in 2013 with Caterpillar C-18 engines with only 800 hours.New bottom paint (2018)New Zincs (2018)Dynamically balanced the prop (2018)New multi-color underwater lights (2018)Rudders dropped and system completely serviced (2018)Replaced oven with new microwave (2018)NEW PHOTOGRAPHY Sportfisherman, Sculley Sport Fish, Sculley Custom Carolina, Tournament Fisherman, Open Flybridge, Cockpit Stern, Aluminum Tower, Caterpillar C-18 engines, New Bottom Paint, New Zincs.


  • Current Price$895,000
  • Year2008
  • Length53'
  • Hull MaterialOther
  • Draft4.5 ft
  • Fuel Capacity1000|gallon
  • Beam17 ft
  • Location (city)Fort Lauderdale
  • Location (state)FL
  • Location (country)US

Essential Information

  • MLS® #6770100
  • ModelCustom Carolina
  • BuilderSculley Boat Builders
  • TypePower
  • Sub-TypeSports Fishing Boats, Motor Yachts
  • StatusActive


  • # of Cabins3
  • # of Heads1

Engine 1

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeCaterpillar
  • ModelC-18
  • Power1136|horsepower

Engine 2

  • TypePower
  • Fueldiesel
  • MakeCaterpillar
  • ModelC-18
  • Power1136|horsepower


LUCKY FIN was designed by Donald Blount and built by Sculley Boat Builders and finished by Bayliss Boat Works of Wanchese, North Carolina in 2008. She boasts a beautiful "Custom Carolina" shear line with a well-appointed interior throughout. The engines were replaced in 2013 with a pair of Caterpillar #C18 freshwater cooled marine diesel engines each rated at 1136-hp @ 2300 RPM with only 800 hours. 1,000 hours serviced completed (2018).

New bottom paint (2018)
New Zincs (2018)
Dynamically balanced the prop (2018)
New multi-color underwater lights (2018)
Rudders dropped and system completely serviced (2018)
Replaced oven with new microwave (2018)

Starting all the way forward in the bow is the Master Stateroom with a full size berth, large storage under berth and accessible underneath storage drawers. In the overhead is a painted aluminum framed dogged and gasketed Plexiglas hatch with privacy screen out to the foredeck. Along the hull sides port and starboard are storage cabinets and storage lockers. All the way starboard side aft is a hanging locker and a built-in set of chest of drawers. Port side aft is a small desk with a flip-up top and a small stool on a hinged pivot stainless steel base. Entertainment is provided by a Samsung 26" flat screen TV on a drop down electric lift in the overhead with a Bose surround sound system interfaced into the DirectTV satellite system.

Port side aft is entry into an ensuite head. The ensuite head has a Corian countertop vanity with brass sink, mirrored medicine cabin, Dometic vacu-flush toilet and molded fiberglass shower with bench seat.

Centerline aft of the Master Stateroom is a fore and aft passageway. At the aft end of the passageway are a set of stairs up to the Salon and Galley. The stairs lift up for access into a small storage compartment. In the side of the storage compartment is a Sea Vac central vac unit and a Simrad autopilot fluxgate compass.

Starboard side behind a curtain are two single berths in a fore and aft arrangement along the hull side. The berths lift up for storage. At each berth is a reading lamp. Opposite the berth is a tackle locker with rod storage racks.

Aft to port is an enclosed third stateroom with two single berths in an athwartships arrangement high/low with reading lamps at each berth. Outboard and aft is a hanging locker and storage drawers. The lower berth lifts up for storage. Entertainment is provided to the port aft guest stateroom with a Sharp Aquos 21" flat screen TV and a Pioneer model #DVH-P5000NP car stereo CD Player.

Opposite the port aft stateroom is a shared head with a Corian countertop vanity with brass sink, mirrored medicine cabinet, Dometic Sealand Vacu-Flush toiled and molded fiberglass shower with glass door.

Located all the way on the main deck aft is the main salon and galley. The galley is located in the port forward corner of the salon and galley area. The main salon and galley have large fixed windows port and starboard. There is a dining settee located to starboard. The dining settee has a Corian countertop table on twin polished stainless steel pedestal mounts. At the dining settee is a built-in U-shaped upholstered lounge with storage lockers inside. The galley has Corian countertops with an under mount glass sink and upper and lower cabinets. The galley and salon are divided by a Corian countertop.

The galley has the following appliances:

Wolf two-burner glass top induction range
Wolf microwave convection oven - Model #MWC34
Sub Zero dual drawer refrigerator - Model #700BR
Sub Zero dual drawer freezer - Model #700BF

The salon seating area has a large L-shaped upholstered lounge. The couch hinges and lifts up for storage. In the starboard aft corner behind a cabinet is the main electrical switchboard. Entertainment for the salon and galley is provided by a Sharp Aquos 37" TV, a DirectTV satellite receiver, a Bose surround sound A/V system, a Sirius satellite radio tuner and a Bose iPod dock. The TV hinges up and is on gas assist which accesses a compartment. Inside the compartment are two DirectTV HD satellite receivers, a Linksys wireless router and a KVH satellite phone handset.

All the way aft to starboard is a hinged varnished teak door with window out to the cockpit. Mesquite wood flooring throughout.

Engine Room

The engine room is entered via a lift up hatch on electric assist centerline forward from the cockpit. It is finished with a white gelcoat finish with painted nonskid decks. It is air conditioned via a stand alone Cruisair air conditioning unit. The engine room is protected by a Fireboy model #MA2-1200-FE241 40-lb. FE241 fixed fire suppression system with remote cable actuated pull located just inside the entryway into the engine room. There is a fixed CCTV camera displayed on the Furuno Navnet 3D navigation unit on the flybridge.

(2) Caterpillar C18 freshwater cooled marine diesels 1136 hp at 2300 RPM
(2) Twin Disc reversing gears #MGX5135A with a ratio of 1.79:1
(2) Northern Lights Generators 20kW, 1800 RPM, Single Phase, 60-cycle, 120/240 volts
Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper Watermaker #SRC900-2AWC 900 gallons per day
(2) 24-volt DC main engine start battery banks, each consisting of Northstar Energy One AGM batteries fit with a battery disconnect/parallel/selector switch
(2) 12-volt DC generator start battery banks, each consisting of a single Northstar Energy One AGM maintenance free battery fit with battery disconnect/selector/parallel switch
(2) 12-volt DC ship's service battery banks each consisting of a single 12-volt Northstar Energy One AGM battery fit with battery disconnect/selector/parallel switch
Charles 24-volt, 60 amp battery charger #9C-24605SPI-A
Vanner Voltmaster 80-am battery equalizer #65-80
Guest Pro Charge 10-amp 12-volt battery charger
Charles Iso-Boost 50 12-kva shore power isolation transformer
Glendinning electric shore cord reel with plastic bin
Hynautic hydraulic steering reservoir #R10
Robertson reversible autopilot pump #RPU80
(2) Cruisair 1/2 hp AC electric air conditioning raw water pumps #P3000BXT
(2) Headhunter AC electric portable water pressure pumps #M5-230/60
Snap-On toolbox
Rule 24-volt DC submersible bilge pump with USS Safety combination float switches and alarms #2000
Eskimo ice machine #EI600, 600-lb per day
(3) Frigobar combination raw water and air cooled refrigeration compressor units for the cockpit fish box, the under deck fish box and the live well.
(4) Inline ducted vane axial reversible engine room ventilation fans
SHURflo 24-volt DC saltwater washdown pump #4258-163-E09
Groco 24-volt DC reversible oil change pump with quick connect fittings with hose sections to connect between the clean lube oil storage tank, either main engine, either reversing gear, or either generator sump.
Emergency bilge pickup off of the port main engine raw water intake

Electronics and Navigation Equipment

Furuno Navnet multi-function sounder, chart plotter, radar and CCTV camera with 12" display and separate keypad
Northstar 12" multifunction chart plotter, Model #6100i
Updated touchscreens Garmin 2014 installed
Simrad autopilot, Model #AP26
Furuno multi-function display, Model #RD30
Ritchie Powerdamp compass
(2) ICOM VHF radios with remote handset mics, Model #IC-M504
ICOM single side band radio with ICOM loud hailer horn
(2) Caterpillar MPD electronic engine displays
ACR remote searchlight control panel
Bennett trim tab level indicator with controls underneath the varnished helm pod
Hynautic steering with chrome plated helm
Glendinning single lever side controls with a Glendinning control panel

Tower Deck
Bausch Tower
Furuno Navnet VX2 multi-function depth sounder, chart plotter and radar
Ritchie Powerdamp compass
Furuno multi-function display, Model #RD-30
Hynautic hydraulic steering with a chrome plated helm
ICOM Command Mic II handset with receptacle off of one of the VHF radios on the flybridge
Glendinning Electronics single lever engine controls

Safety Gear and Equipment

40-lb. FE241 engine room fixed fire suppression system with a remote cable actuated pull and automatic discharge head
(4) 3-lb. dry chemical handheld fire extinguishers
(5) U.S. Coast Guard approved Type II adult PFDs
U.S. Coast Guard approved Type IV throwable device with line and buoy
Orion flare kit with (3) handheld orange smoke signals and (3) handheld red signal flares and a flare gun with (4) flare cartridges
(5) DC electric submersible bilge pumps with (3) monitored high bilge alarms
Emergency bilge pick up off of the port main engine
Ground tackle
Remote operated fixed searchlight


LUCKY FIN is a registered name and does not convey. Exclusions are to include but are not limited to, all owner’s personalitems, rocket launcher and step box. A detailed list of exclusions will be provided at the time of sale, upon written request.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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