Golden opportunity to buy smart and sail away. How to buy a boat. The smartest way to buy a pre-owned offshore capable cruising house boat is to find one where the seller has already spent the time and money and done the refit work. Occasionaly a boat comes on the market where a refit has taken place but the seller has had a change of plans. A vessel like this is the holy grail of pre-owned yachts. The buyer saves countless hours of work and pays a fraction of the actual cost of the work and equipment installed. Freewater is such an opportunity. Over the past years the boat has been maintained and updated regularly, and every system checked out has been replaced or rebuilt as needed, with the ultimate goal of safe and comfortable passage to the destination of your choice. The owners plans have changed , bringing this exceptional 62’ 1986 HILBURN COASTAL HOUSEBOAT CRUISER to the market in cruising ready condition. Please contact us for a complete list of her equipment. When we say every system, we mean every system. Buying Freewater is close to buying your dream boat. Just recently she was taken out, performing wonderfuly, as we let go of the dock lines and motored on to the open ocean. Freewater ghosted along and performed flawlessly. Performance and manuverability is great, as is the visibility from the deck. At the end of the day it's hard to come back to dock, specially in sunny weather. One is always comfortable with all the spaciousness of freewater. With excellent motoring characteristics and a long equipment list, this well constructed and outfitted HILBURN COASTAL is a textbook answer of how to purchase a boat.
Designed by owner as coastal cruising liveaboard, built near Chattanooga by famous builder Cliff Hilburn, whose boatworks designed and delivered boats all over the world. Completed in ‘86 delivered to Lake Travis, Texas. Later cruised to Oyster Bay in North Florida, where it resides today.