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Available for SaleSUMMER PLACE51' 1963 Vic Franck 

SUMMER PLACE is a classic William Garden design built by the well-known Vic Franck boat yard in Seattle. A major refit included new engine, generator, new wiring and electric panels. A one of a kind, perfect for Southern California cruising or the Pacific Northwest.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Northrop and Johnson. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 51' (16 m)
Beam: 14' (5 m)
Hull Material: Wood
Fuel Capacity: 400 gal (1,515 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 300 gal (1,136 L)
Holding Tank: 60 gal (228 L)
Flag: United States
Location: California, Newport Beach, United States
Build Year: 1963
Builder: Vic Franck
Model: Custom
Type: Motor Yachts
Cruising Speed: 12 Knots


Accommodations / Walkthrough

Forward and moving aft is the chain locker followed by the forward guest stateroom. To port is an enclosed head and is followed by a hanging locker and child’s berth. To starboard is the master stateroom with perpendicular berths, ensuite head with stall shower and hanging locker.

Up steps is the pilothouse with helm console to starboard and all necessary engine controls and instruments. To port and starboard are doors out to the main deck and aft of the helm is a settee with table and watch berth. Down steps is the galley area to port and starboard and the engine room access. At the end of the galley is the entertainment center and to starboard are two settees and a table.

The cockpit has bench seating and the transom door. The flybridge and boat deck are above the pilothouse. The flybridge helm console has all necessary engine controls and instruments. The boat deck is aft with a cargo boom.


· (2) Settees

· Adjustable dining table

· Sharp TV to port

· Toshiba VHS/DVD

· Heater

· Weems & Plath clock and barometer


· Princess 3-burner stove

· Princess oven

· Maytag refrigerator

Master Stateroom

· Twin berths

· Drawer storage

· Sink

· Head with shower

· TV

· Heater

· (2) sets custom bedding and mattress

VIP Stateroom

· Twin V-berths

· Sink

· Heater

· (2) sets custom bedding and mattress

Navigation and Electronics

· Simrad IS15 wind angle and wind speed

· Furuno GPS/WHAS navigator

· Simrad IS15 rudder angle indicator

· Furuno Nav Net and GSP GP-32

· ICOM M-59 VHF radio

· ICOM M502 VHF radio

· (2) Danforth compasses

· (2) Furuno 72-mile radar

· Furuno fathometer

· Simrad fathometer

· Chelsea clock and barometer

· Samsung 24" TV

· Sharp 37" LCD TV

· Fusion stereo with remotes (new - pilothouse and bridge)

· Clarion CMD5 AM/FM/CD with pilothouse remote

Engine and Mechanical Equipment

· Northern Lights 12kW generator

· Hynautic hydraulic steering

· CAT electronic engine controls

· (2) Polyvinyl holding tanks with Sealand pumps and tank watch

· (4) Rule automatic bilge pumps

· Whale manual bilge pump

· Racor fuel filters

· Sealand vacuflush heads

· Fireboy FE-241 fixed system and (6) portable fire extinguishers

· (2) Halcraft 30 gallon hot water heaters

· CAT backup panel

· Underwater exhaust

Electrical Equipment

· (12) Lifeline sealed lead acid batteries

· (3) sealed batteries (new engine and generator)

· Heavy duty shore power cord

· Inverter (new)

· DC and AC ammeters

· Frequency meter

· Lewco FS1240ACD 40 ampere battery charger

· Electro Guard cathodic protection system

· 30 amp AC breaker

Deck and Hull

· Walk-around side decks

· Transom door

· #6 Forfjord anchor and #4 Forfjord anchor

· Maxwell 2200 windlass

· Perko manual remote searchlight

· Dual trumpet air horn

· 6" bronze bell

· Teak swimstep and removable stainless swim ladder

· Ample chain and rode

· Stainless steel anchor roller

· Teak handrails

· Wishbone signal mast with cargo boom and (2) Dayton electric winches

· Teak cockpit ladder

· Cockpit shower

· (2) boat deck flood lights

· Full boat canvas cover

· Bridge cover and transom cover


· Settee

· Table

· Pilot berth

· Fusion stereo with remote (new)

Refitted Items

· Refit items over past several years included

· Refastening of the bottom planking

· Keel reinforced with bronze straps

· Hull paint completely strip to bare wood and repainted with Imron

· Deck Non-skid areas re-painted

· New teak decking on bow area

· All new soft goods

· All new windows

· Interior wood ceiling stripped and repainted

· New AGM House and engine batteries, generator

· New Fusion Stereo with remotes in pilothouse and bridge


SUMMER PLACE is a classic William Garden design built by the well-known Vic Franck boat yard in Seattle. A major refit included new engine, generator, new wiring and electric panels. A one of a kind, perfect for Southern California cruising or the Pacific Northwest.


Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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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