"Illusion SR" began life in 1973 as a Commander 47 and was professionally lengthened to sixty feet. She is an outstanding motor yacht that has been professionally maintained to the highest standards. The drive line was replaced with modern Caterpillar 3126 engines and Hurth ZF transmissions. The boat is equipped with five air conditioner/heating units for your utmost comfort. Custom touches abound throughout the yacht. The helm is a masterpiece. If you're looking for a yacht that can do it all, from a weekend getaway to the great loop, you've found her.
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Absolutely outstanding custom interior completed to the highest stands by professionals. The interior of this marvellous boat is fitted with only the finest of materials and the workmanship is superlative. Custom furniture/cabinets in Zebranowood that just dazzles;soft ultra leather and plush carpets abound.
Forward is a large cabin that comfortably sleeps two in utmost privacy. The private aft cabin is huge and fitted with all of the comforts one would expect in a boat of this quality and care.
The salon is simply gorgeous and very roomy;fitted with soft goods, fine Zebranowood furnishings and custom draperies.
The galley is very large and features a full size refrigerator/freezer, four burner stove top, a microwave with turntable, hot water and a huge amount of counter and cupboard space.
The boat was refitted with brand new Caterpillar 3126 diesel engines that produce a total of 900 ultra reliable horsepower. The boat was also refitted with a new diesel generator with only 1447 hours of run time. The engines are efficient, quiet and powerful. They have received the best of professional care and maintenance.
If you've read this far, you probably have an understanding that this is an exceptional boat. The seller has has treated the boat with respect and constantly up-dated her to the highest standards. All of the maintenance and up-grades have been done by highly skilled professionals who are masters at their crafts. New engines, transmissions, shafts, four blade Nibral propellors. FIVE ac/heat units, including ac/heat on the bridge. 24 volt bow and stern thrusters, radar, auto pilot, GPS, VHF, Chartplotter. Custom helm seat valued at approximately $15,000.00. All new wiring and electrical panels. There isn't an inch of this boat that hasn't seen attention and or an up-grade. The seller has made this boat his passion for many years and it shows. The attention to detail is unmatched by new boats unless you're referring to custom made vessels costing in the millions. Chris Craft built these boats to standards seldom seen today.
The sellers are moving to a smaller boat to continue their time on the water and offer this simply amazing boat for sale at a small fraction of the cost invested. If you're looking for that boat that speaks of quality and pride of ownership, you've found her.