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Florida Coast Yacht Sales
"Lady Chris"/ Eastbay Built by Gillikin
ESTATE SALE: Opportunity Knocks for a proven passenger/ fishing vessel set up for full and half day fishing trips some tackle included.
Lady Chris can provide a steady income stream for the right operator. she has been a fixture in Fort Pierce for the last several years providing fun and adventure to many fisherman.
She is a special boat, she was built in 1979 at East Bay boat works, also known as Gillikin at Radio Island near Beaufort, NC. She was built as the the Little Chris and Frank Speigel the original owners changed the name to the Lady Chris, Franks wife at the time was named Christina. the boat was brought to Cape May New Jersey specifically for weakfish charters .Weakfish went away in the mid 80's in big numbers , Frank sold the boat to Fred Ascoli along with another boat and Fred started four hour trips with Captain Mike Scanlan In New Jersey, this continued up until 2015 when Fred sold the Boat to to Al "speedy" Hubert and later sold it to Jeff Stewart in 2017, it was later sold to the the current owner and the boat was moved to Fort Pierce ,Florida where she continued on till last year when the owner unexpectedly pass away, she is currently being sold by the estate .
Lady Chris is a solid investment and with some work she will be again out fishing and providing entertainment and fun for many more clients.
[NOTE: This vessel is constructed of wood and conventional hauling practices are not recommended when inspecting her. However CrackerBoy Fort Pierce has Hauled her as early as 2020 for the USCG inspection.]
NOTE: USCG COI is available 2021 https://cgmix.uscg.mil/psix/psixsearch.aspx Lady Chris
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.