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Eskimo III

Eskimo III

1958 Trumpy

For Sale

The Eskimo III, a sister ship to the Presidential yacht, the Sequoia was the third Trumpy commissioned by paper magnate, John Kimberly. The Eskimo III was delivered to Kimberly in 1958. A 68 model (64’ in length) she contained many innovative features not seen in Trumpys until a decade later. She’ll effortlessly cruise economically at 12-14 knots without a hint of shudder due to the power of her twin 871 Detroit Diesels and comfortably sleep 7 guests and 3 crew members, with all modern amenities. A 22.5 KW generator supplies the power, 4 A/C systems, including one for the fantail, provide the creature comforts.

Her structure consists double planked Mahogany (outside hull) and double planked White Oak (Inside hull). The hull was completely rebuilt/replaced and now contains 4 coats of bottom paint. Her bilges were scraped and cleaned, then their interiors finished off with Thompson’s Water Seal. 14 new brass “Thru Hulls” were installed and transom rebuilt. This took over 10 months at the renown Rybovich Shipyard in West Palm Beach, FL.

Besides rebuilt diesels all of the vessel’s props, shafts, rudders, bearings, cutlass and pillar blocks were prepared to specifications by Cortez Shipwrights, a local naval machine shop. The boat’s integrity is there. I challenge you to find a trace of water pooling in this almost 50-year-old beauty.

Inside all of the Teak and Holly woodwork, found from aft to stern, above board and below board, was completely stripped and refinished by nautical restoration craftsmen. Each piece of wood was either varnished, repainted or oiled, quite some task for this complex wooden vessel. Looking up one sees that all of the ceiling’s cotton and stuffing is brand new. The curtains, the windows, nothing was overlooked. This was a rotisserie restoration done to the finest specifications.

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