1972 Mathews 56 Voyager for sale. Once owned by former US Vice president Hubert Humphrey,Patrician is presented in excellent condition throughout, extremely well equipped and in turn key condition. This is a very capable boat for comfortable cruising, but also presents a unique opportunity for as a spacious pied-a-terre.
Viewing is highly recommended.
Builder Mathews Ohio USA
Yard No 56-2140
Length 56' 17.06m
Beam 15' 10" 4.51m
Draft 4' 10" 1.46m
Air Draft 19' 5.79m Maximum
Hull White GRP
Superstructure GRP over Wood re covered in 2013.
Decks GRP over Wood
Fuel Capacity 650 Gallons 2955 Litres
Fresh Water 280 gallons 1273 Litres
Engine room access is three way. Forward and Aft accee below steps, plus three large lifting hatches through the saloon floor. Engine room floor painted with white Awlgrip.
Engines Twin Detroit 8V71TI 425 hp Diesels
Hours 3000 plus
Glendinning Synchronisers fitted 2003
Consumption 8 Gallons per hour @ 10 Knots
Speed Fast Cruising 15 Knts Max 18 Knts
Trim Tabs Boat Leveler
Stabilisers Vosper Mini Fins, rebuilt 1999 (Last serviced 2015)
Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning
! x 6000 BTU Cruisair unit fwd cabin
! x 16000 BTU Technicold digital unit Saloon (New 2010)
1 x 16000 BTU Technicold digital unit Master Cabin ( New 2006)
6 x Hand Held fire extinguishers
CO2 fire system in engine room
3 x 12v Bilge Pumps
1 x 110v Bilge Pump
Sandpiper DL depth sounder
Sitex mariner VHF x 2
Raytheon L-365 Fish Finder x 2
Raytheon speed/distance log
JRC JayNav 500 GPS
Sitex Prism 10NT- GPS colour Chart Plotter (2011)
Interphase Probe sonar (2011)
Simrad Robertson AP20 autopilot - AP22 (Flybridge)
Jensen Radio cassette on Fly Bridge
Stereo Speakers on Fly Bridge
Rudder Indicator at both upper and lower helms
12 Volt DC system
110 Volt AC System plus 240V
15 KW Onan Generator (1100 hours)
New Batteries March 2018
Xantrex Battery Status Indicator
3KW Inverter Heart Charger
2 X 60 amp Alternators (New 2015)
Shore Power feed in Port & Starboard
Dock connections for water (saves using electric water pumps)
Shore Power Cables
Electric panel with circuit breakers
Lightning arrest and ground, plus Galvanic isolators
Underwater Transom Lights (New in 2016)
This boat is comfortably furnished throughout, and includes a weather proof aft deck which forms a lovely addition to the daytime/evening areas.
6 Berths in 3 cabins including saloon.
Fwd cabin - One double and one single
Aft Master Cabin - American King Size Double
Saloon - Converts to a comfortable Double.
One forward, one aft. One toilet new in January 2018, Jabsco new in 2019.
WC - One Raritan 12v plus one Saniflo 240v
Granite work surfaces
Electric cooker 4 x burner induction hob(240v) plus eye level electric oven.
Twin Stainless Steel sink and recent solid granite worktops.
Jabsco water system plus Direct dockside supply.
Samsung Fridge Freezer (Large) 2018
Raritan Ice Maker on Aft Deck 2016
Large dinette opposite the galley (seats six)
Tumble Dryer 2018
Ideal electric windlass
44ib stainless steel Bruce anchor.with 250' rode (Chain and Line)
2nd Anchor. (Viking Alloy)
11'6" Sailing / Rowing Dinghy with Mercury 3.5hp Outboard (2015)
Dunnage box combination seat with pivoting backrest for fwd/aft facing built in seat across the front of the deck house.
Aluminium boarding ladder stowed on port side rail.
Marquipt tide ride ladder.
4- trumpet Buell air horn
2- trumpet Buell air horn
1- trumpet electric horn
Windshield wipers with washer system
6 man liferaft
2 x Lifebuoys
8 x Life Jackets
Fenders and many warps.
3 x TV's/CD players with KVH Satellite TV (US & European Antennas)
Spares, accessories and manuals too numerous to list.
Full documented history.
Last engine service Florida in May 2016 prior to shipping to the UK, and recently serviced 2019.
Last anti-foul May 2016
Last out of water June 2016 when launched after shipping to the UK.
Patrician has been lifted annually
The ;last survey was undertaken by Paul Anstey in May 2016. A copy is available from the owner. As yet unseen by the broker.
The hull and underwater sections are stated as being 'good' by the owner.
'Patrician' was built in Port Clinton, Ohio, by the oldest yard in the USA.
Owned by former Vice President Hubert Humphreys and his sister.
The present owner bought it from the sister in Florida in 1999. It has been kept in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach and always maintained by Bradfords Yard in Florida.
The cruising areas have been the Bahamas / Caribbean / Florida.
The boat is now offered for sale as the owner (British) is returning to Florida and age now forces a reluctant sale.
Engine Service Cost £672.00
Parts Estimate £1000.00
Transmission Parts £150.00
All Prices are Inclusive of VAT and are for both engines on twin installations.
Lindon Lewis Marine can be contacted on 01932 247427
We are pleased to be able to offer discounted moorings for the first year at Shepperton Marina for all boats purchased through our Boat Showrooms brokerage office.
For this boat an annual (non residential) mooring if paid in advance would be £6163.42 including VAT and the discount, saving £684.82! Power is via a pre-payment card for the electric pod if required.
The company normally only acts as a broker for the Vendor who, unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute as a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate, and at his own expense, to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey.