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Dodge Buoy64' Olson 1962

Mount Vernon, WA


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  • Beam: 18' 9''
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Max Draft: 7'
  • Displacement: 161,000 lb
  • Fuel Tank: 1 x 2500|gallon
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 1200|gallon
  • Holding: 1 x 50|gallon
  • Heads: 2

Dodge Buoy Yacht Description

The magnificent DODGE BUOY is a US built yacht, boasting Europa side decks, a Portuguese bridge and a commanding pilothouse.  Exceptionally handsome lines, glossy varnish, bright white exterior, oiled teak side decks, covered aft deck...stoutly built with 1 7/8" Douglas Fir planks and 1 3/4" Mahogany secured to Oak frames with bronze fasteners, the flawlessly faired hull is perfectly smooth and reflective, it would pass for fiberglass.  The superstructure and decks are fiberglass... 

Powered by a 342 Caterpillar, 320hp, partnered with an in-line get-home D311 Caterpillar engine.  Bow and stern thrusters, Naiad stabilizer fins, four generators (8KW to 17KW), 2500W inverter, almost 6' headroom in the spacious engine room with work shop and fuel tank access.  Everything is coded, marked, assembled in a professional, organized, easy to maintain functionality.

Equipped with 36 and 48-mile radars, GPS chartplotter, AIS, three depth sounders, marine radios, autopilot with remote, full library of manuals for every system.  Has an 11' Avon tender with 25hp outboard, emergency life raft, two boat deck cranes, hydraulic anchor winch, 200# anchor, 450' chain. 

Accommodations consist of three private staterooms forward.  Pilothouse with pilot berth.  Utility room with full size washer and dryer, plus a deepfreeze freezer and storage galore.  Two additional freezers in the lazarette.  Two head compartments, both with shower stalls.  New Zealand wool carpeting throughout the saloon, etched mirrors, beautiful woodwork, excellent visibility, huge entertainment center with ice maker, wine holder, sink.  Main deck level U-shaped galley with full size side-by-side refrigerator and freezer, garbage disposal, GE dishwasher, trash compactor, electric stove and oven, wine rack, and an enormous amount of stowage compartments!

DODGE BUOY was built to be a long range cruiser, with a 2500 gallon fuel capacity, 1200 gallon fresh water capacity, water maker and a long list of impressive back up systems to ensure a carefree cruise.  The outstanding design of this yacht is such that it can be operated by the owner and crew member, but you are welcome to invite all your family and friends aboard to show off the impeccable condition and enjoy all the amenities the DODGE BUOY has to offer!

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Vessel is off site within a private boathouse.  Shown by appointment


Specifications And Features

  • Main engine: 
  • Single Caterpillar 342
  • 1,246 CID
  • Trolling valve
  • 320hp
  • Engine block heater
  • Rebuilt and re-sleeved in 1998 by NC Machinery
  • Inline 6
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Fresh water cooling
  • 8 knot cruise at 1025 rpm
  • 9.8 knot at 1175 rpm
  • 8 gph at 8 knot
  • Four fuel tanks, steel, 2500 gallon capacity total
  • Full service work bench
  • Enormous amount of spare parts
  • Conventional packing gland
  • Watermaker
  • 19.9 gallon hot water tank
  • Trace 2500W inverter
  • (3) battery chargers:  Newmar, TurboCharger, Protech 4
  • Battery banks:  (2) Northstar 3100, (4) Dyno 8V wet cells for 32V starting, (4) Dyno 8V wet cells for 32V service, (2) Group 31 wet cells for starting gen, (2) Group 31 AGM electronics batteries
  • Bilge pumps:  (1) 32V, (1) 110V, 91) emergency crash pump
  • Air compressor
  • Fore and aft access doors into engine compartment
  • Set of head phones for owner and crew
  • Engine room measurements:  11'6" wide by 19' long, 6' headroom
  • Auxiliary Engine:
  • Caterpillar D311
  • In-line with main engine
  • Generators:
  • 15kW Onan, sound shield, 6,935 hours, oil changed every 100 hours (in laz)
  • 17kW Lima cruise generator (on main engine)
  • 8kW Northern Lights, sound shield, 3661 hours (in laz)
  • 17kW Palmer coupled to shaft for get home D311 Cat engine (on aux engine).
  • Hull is 1 7/8" Douglas Fir  
  • Glued, pinned and fastened
  • Carvel plank
  • Hull is bronze screw fastened and caulked from keel to waterline
  • Glued Mahogany strip above waterline
  • 3 1/2" x 2" bent Oak frames
  • Fiberglass superstructure and decks
  • Teak overlay in cockpit, port and starboard covered weather decking.  Daly's oil.
  • Non-skid on entire bow, Portuguese bridge, boat deck and cabin top
  • Teak cap rails, varnished
  • Bottom painted June 2021
  • Updated zincs June 2021
  • Recent bottom fastener inspection with photos and reports
  • Stainless steel rail system starboard side boat deck
  • Stainless steel railing around massive foredeck
  • Exceptional number of hand holds on exterior
  • Three cockpit access doors (transom, port and starboard marlin doors)
  • Teak swim platform with three-rung ladder
  • Builder:  Argenta Boat Company, Wilmington California
  • Designer:  William Olson
  • Overall height with all antenna's and retractable lights down:  20'7"
  • Single steering station
  • Gigantic ships wheel, 4' diameter
  • Full instrumentation
  • Standard throttle and shift controls for main and auxiliary engines
  • Excellent visibility, 360 degree view
  • Port and starboard pilot doors
  • Three windshield wipers
  • Chart table (fixed overhead)
  • 48 mile and 36 mile Furuno radar units
  • Wil-Hamm autopilot with remote
  • Raymarine E-120 GPS chartplotter combination
  • Compass
  • Depth Sounders:  by Impulse, Data Marine and Navigator
  • AIS transponder
  • Remote searchlight
  • Raytheon 350 Loudhailer
  • Taiyo direction finder
  • Grab bag with EPIRB
  • Two VHF marine radios
  • Built in C-shaped settee
  • Two Corian table tops
  • Pilot berth
  • Great deal of storage under console
  • Wesmar bow and stern thruster controls
  • Naiad stabilizer fins
  • Generator controls
  • Remote searchlight
  • Measurements:  12'6" by 13'4", with 6'7" headroom
  • Fore and aft deck fresh and raw water washdowns
  • Heavy duty hydraulic anchor windlass
  • 200# Navy anchor
  • 450' chain
  • Below deck chain locker
  • 11' Avon RIB inflatable, year 2000, with boat cover, on boat deck
  • 25hp Yamaha outboard
  • Two electric boat deck cranes, 1000# and 4000#
  • Additional chocks for second tender, or motor scooter
  • 6-person emergency life raft
  • 2009 cockpit canvas enclosure, isinglass in fabulous condition
  • Beautiful cockpit table (hinged to access two laz hatches beneath)
  • Four chairs
  • Cockpit measurements:  15'8" x '6" with 6'9" headroom
  • Built in cockpit settee with storage beneath
  • Port side aft deck 12V line winch
  • Port and starboard side wing doors
  • Three-piece canvas FULL BOAT COVER
  • Lines, fenders, fender holders, PFD's
  • Access Portuguese bridge walking along port side weather deck forward
  • Access boat deck from Portuguese bridge walking aft along starboard side
  • From boat deck, three steps to pilothouse cabin top to access mast and life raft.
  • Saloon:  Double entry doors, New Zealand wool carpeted sole, large windows with privacy blinds and curtains, attractive mirrored back wall with etchings, L shaped sofa with end recliner retractable footrest, glass / wood / Corian accented coffee table, two leather barrel chairs with accent table between them, entertainment center with Corian counter tops, sink, single lever faucet, undercounter refrigerator with ice maker, wine rack, over counter glass storage, built in Sony TV and sound system. Assorted throw rugs, handsome wall sconces, teak ceiling battens. Dickenson stand alone diesel furnace, 110VAC electric built in wall heaters.  Measurements:  14' x 12'4" with 7' headroom.
  • Galley:  main deck, forward of saloon, port side.  Great deal of counter top space, double porcelain sinks, single lever faucet, 4 burner electric stove and oven, full size Armana electric side-by-side refrigerator, trash compactor, dish washer, double door full size pantry, wine rack, built in microwave / convection oven, coffee maker, toaster oven, large full size window with curtains and valance, ceramic tile sole, tile back splash, GFI outlets.  Across from galley, perfectly placed side deck access door. Measurements:  8'8" x 8', with 6'10" headroom
  • Main Stateroom:  from galley, down carpeted stairwell into companionway, way forward, walk around queen, bedside tables topped with Corian, light gray decor, bright teak plank ceiling battens, several port lights, new ventilation hatch, custom headboard artwork, carpeted sole, large mirrored wardrobe with a spacious locker and an array of drawers.  Port and starboard bulwark shelves. Two overhead reading lights with dimmer.  Privacy door.  Ensuite lavatory with fresh water VacuFlush, shower stall, sink basin topped by Corian, dark gray tile floor, more lightly colored tile runs halfway up the wall, two deep, large, mirrored medicine cabinets, single round port light, three towel racks, again with the handsome teak ceiling battens.  Measurements:  11' x 13', wtih 6'8" headroom
  • Guest Stateroom 1, along port side, just aft of main stateroom;  twin bunks flanking a built in dresser with Corian top, two full sized hanging lockers with top shelves, two port lights, privacy curtains, privacy door, carpeted sole.  
  • Guest Stateroom 2, along starboard side, just aft of main stateroom, adjacent to guest stateroom 1;  high and low bunks, built in dresser, two port lights, built in locker topped by Corian, privacy door, carpeted sole.
  • Guest lavatory:  first door on port in forward companionway, tiled sole, Corian topped sink basin, additional tile halfway up the wall, two mirrored walls, additional Corian shelving, round port light, towel racks, fresh water VacuFlush toilet, shower stall.
  • Utility room:  first door on starboard in forward companionway, full size stackable washer and dryer, additional deep freezer freezer, deep storage compartments, privacy door.



















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