Specifications

Name: FINSTER
Builder: CUSTOM CAROLINA
Model: Convertible Sport-Fisherman
Length: 56' 0" (17m)
Beam: 17' 5" (5.31m)
Year Built / Refit: 2010
Engines: 3 x Volvo IPS900
Staterooms: 4
Flag: United States
 
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Description

FINSTER is an Applied Concepts design featuring four spacious staterooms with three full heads. Her Triple 700hp Volvo IPS power package offers unmatched performance, superb economy, reliability and maneuverability. This Custom Carolina 56 Convertible provides a stable, dry, exceptional ride in any sea. She is a consistent tournament boat will exceed your expectations.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to own a fun, four stateroom, Carolina built sport fish that is a true head-turner with a proven high performance design; equipped and built to economically fish the world in style. She’s your ticket to a tournament winning experience! (New Bottom paint and prop speed Aug. 2018, IPS POD service Nov. 2018. New (10) Optima Batteries March 2019)

If you are in the market for a Solid, Fast, and Economical 55-60' Custom Sport-Fisherman put FINSTER on your must see list!

PRICE REDUCED $125,000 for a quick sale.

Cabin Overview

Entering the Salon you will appreciate the spacious layout featuring a settee with storage board and a raised galley with dinette, seating 4 adults.  Down the companionway aft, you have a full beam master walk-around queen with large en-suite head. The VIP is forward with walk-around queen and en-suite head. The matching bunk rooms are identical on the port and starboard with a shared head with shower.

Salon

Features a large L-shaped settee with storage to port and cabinets with an actuated TV to starboard. The beautiful cherry interior with teak trim and granite counter tops provide a rich and comfortable feel.  

  • Amtico entry landing
  • Cherry veneers with teak accents
  • Cherry Veneer Cabinets
  • L-Shaped Leather Lite Settee with custom tackle storage
  • Custom sofa cushion covers
  • Recessed lighting
  • Carpeting
  • Carpet runners
  • Mirror accents
  • Window treatments
  • Silhouette blinds
  • Whisper wall system insulated
  • Samsung 48” flat screen on lift
  • Bose Lifestyle
  • Apple TV
  • Digital watch dog
  • Engine room cameras (4)
  • Intellion HD-TV Antenna
  • Caribbean digital receivers (5)
  • XM Stereo with speakers

Companionway

  • Amtico teak and holly sole
  • Pump room with storage
  • Vimar smoke detector
  • Whisper wall system insulated
  • Airistall washer and dryer 

Master Cabin

Master is midship with full beam with Queen size berth and a massive head to port. This master rivals many larger vessels and surrounds the owners in luxury and privacy.

  • Queen berth, walk-around with storage
  • Night stands (2)
  • Make-up table with mirror and stool
  • Hanging closets (2) cedar lined
  • Drawer storage
  • Accent mirror
  • A/C controller
  • Carpeting
  • Whisper wall system insulated
  • Samsung Flat panel TV
  • Bose lifestyle entertainment center

Master Head

  •  Amtico teak and holly sole
  • Shower Aluminum framed safety glass
  • Shower bench seat
  • Royal-flush head
  • Vanity with mirror
  • Granite counter
  • Cut glass backsplash
  • Exhaust fan

VIP Cabin

Location is forward with a walk around queen and en-suite head.

  • Queen berth with storage
  • Hanging locker cedar lined
  • Drawer storage
  • Carpeting
  • Whisper wall system insulated
  • Samsung Flat panel TV
  • Bose life style entertainment center

VIP Head

  • Amtico teak and holly sole
  • Shower Aluminum framed safety glass
  • Royal-flush head
  • Vanity with mirror
  • Granite counter
  • Cut glass backsplash
  • Exhaust fan

Cabin 3 (Starboard)

  • 2 Over-sized bunks upper and lower  
  • Drawer storage
  • Hanging locker cedar lined
  • Carpet
  • Air control
  • Flat Screen TV with DVD 

Cabin 4 (Port)

  • 2 Over-sized bunks upper and lower 
  • Drawer  storage
  • Hanging locker cedar lined
  • Carpet
  • Air control
  • Flat Screen TV with DVD 

Guest Head

  • Amtico teak and holly sole
  • Shower - Aluminum framed safety glass
  • Royal-flush head
  • Vanity with mirror
  • Cut glass back splash
  • Exhaust fan

Bridge and Helm

  • Forward seating with storage
  • Port side seating with storage
  • Bridge cushions
  • Refrigerated stainless lined drink boxes (2)
  • Brow storage
  • Bridge belly band with rod holders
  • Overhead electronics box Actuated
  • Overhead teaser reel box
  • 3 sided EZ2CY enclosure with vents 
  • Teak Palm Beach Helm Pod
  • Stainless Palm Beach Wheel
  • Stainless Palm Beach Single level controls
  • Volvo Gauge package 
  • Volvo controls with fish mode
  • Volvo DGPS system with joystick
  • Engine start and stops
  • 2 Pompanette teak ladder back helm chairs
  • Chair cushions and covers
  • Chair foot rests (2)

Electronics and Navigation

  • Garmin 5212  (Hooked up to SAT TV)
  • Garmin Sounder 3 KW with Chirp technology
  • XM Weather
  • Furuno T-2 Screens  
  • Furuno Radar 72 mile
  • Furuno Array 12 KW
  • Furuno Sounder 1 KW 50/200
  • Furuno RD-30
  • Furuno TZ Touch 12”  (Hooked up to all video cameras)
  • Simrad  AP-28  Auto Pilot
  • ICOM M-504 VHF (2) with expansion channels
  • KVH H/S Internet with global SAT phone 
  • Clarion XM Radio SAT Stereo with amp
  • JL Audio speakers
  • Inteleon SAT TV US and Latin American
  • ACR Remote spotlight

Cameras

  • 4 Engine Room
  • 2 Rigger Cams - Hooked to watch dog DVR
  • 1 Bridge Cam - Hooked to watch dog DVR

Tower

  • Garmin 5212
  • ICOM 504 with remote speaker
  • Simrad AP-28 Repeater
  • Simrad Digital Depth
  • Volvo controls with fish mode
  • Volvo DGPS system with joystick 
  • Engine start and stops

Hull and Deck

  • Teak cockpit deck
  • Teak covering boards with rolled coming
  • Underwater lights (4) 2 bottom 2 transom - 2 color
  • Gutter hand rail integral
  • Lew-Mar windless
  • Anchor-with rode Fortress
  • Fresh water wash-down cockpit, tower, bridge, anchor locker
  • Transom swim steps 
  • Rupp outriggers double spreaders
  • Rod holders (6)
  • Electric teaser reels (4)
  • Fish Box in deck on Macerator
  • Pompanette Fighting Chair
  • Transom door  
  • Transom live well
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Storage
  • Fresh and Salt water wash downs
  • Cockpit outlets 24 V (2)
  • Cockpit outlets 110 (2)

Additional Features

  • Dometic Ice Chipper 600 PD remote start bridge
  • FCI water maker 800 GPD remote start bridge
  • Central Vac-system
  • Rairtan stainless hot water heater (2) 20 Gal
  • Engine room ventilation system
  • Grundfos water pump

Electrical Equipment

  • Twin 12 KW Phasor generators 
  • Racor Fuel system  (2)
  • Batteries 5 banks AMG
  • Battery charger Charles (2)
  • Vanner 60-amp battery equalizer
  • Battery Paralleling system
  • Battery switches   
  • 2 each Shoreline 220 v. 50 amp
  • Glendinning cable master
  • Custom main distribution panel salon
  • AC/DC distribution with magnetic breakers and metering
  • Flybridge sub panel 12/24 
  • Internal bonding system with zinc anode protection and dyna-plate grounding
  • 12 V D/C- 110 A/C lighting
  • GFI outlets
  • Spreader lights
  • New-Mar Battery Chargers (2) PT-24-45F

Engine Room

The engine room is fared and painted for ease of maintenance.

  • Volvo control Stations (2)
  • Single lever Volvo engine controls
  • Volvo Exhaust bypass system
  • Volvo DGPS positioning system
  • Volvo Gauge Package
  • Volvo Engine alarm system
  • Walker Air Sept Air Filters 
  • Reverso fuel priming pump
  • Crash Valves
  • Racor 2 - 1000 GPH (3)
  • Fire Boy suppression system
  • Reverso Oil Change system (2)
  • AC/DC Lighting
  • Engine room blowers LIVOS
  • Remote mounted oil filters
  • Cruise Air Conditioning  (5)
  • Cruise Air Refrigeration
  • 110 GFI Outlet

Broker Comments

Beautiful and efficient with a fantastic ride second to none in any sea conditions, this Freedom 56 is a proven fish raiser that will go to sea like no other vessel in her class. This Applied Concepts designed Custom Carolina was built under the studious eye of Jim Polatte, whose 30 years of boat-building experience produced a vessel that will exceed all expectations. The IPS engine package has fished the southern Caribbean, Bahamas and throughout the east coast of the US, providing unparalleled performance and economy.

A change of owner’s plans has made this tremendous buying opportunity available on this high quality Carolina Custom. The prospective buyer will find this vessel to be one of the finest finished and riding sport fish boats produced in North Carolina. This IPS powered vessel’s performance, economy and fish ability is phenomenal; it just doesn't get any better.