There are several Island Hoppers on the market but you cannot compare them to this one since this is a total custom built boat. There are NO other Hoppers with dual Turbo Charged Cummins 6BTA 5.9 Diesels on the market today.This boat is ideal for serious offshore fishing, diving, commercial or charter service. Here is a great, versatile, fully equipped vessel that is especially unique because of the twin Cummins Diesels and the custom aluminum framed and supported oversized canvas top. She is ruggedly built for the rigors of commercial use and ready to make you money now or just simply a reliable, roomy family fun boat. Check out the huge open deck and cuddy cabin with room for a head. The knowledgeable owner has spared no expense in the upgrade, maintenance and upkeep of this boat. Owner may consider a trade for a Center Console. RECENT DRASTIC PRICE REDUCTION, ALL REASONABLE OFFERS CONSIDERED!
Please contact Hank Dissen at 305-872-3123 Toll Free: 888-830-6186
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Island Hopper International Boat Works, Inc.
Hull Shape: Modified Vee
LOA: 30 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 4 in
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 2 in
Displacement: 14000 lbs
The Standard Island Hopper 30 is a wide beam vessel that provides the performance, stability, and ride sought by boaters everywhere. The Island Hopper 30 offers a 12-foot beam for unmatched stability and comfort while trolling or at anchor. She planes out quickly, providing fast speed and economical operating costs. Hull design has a deep-V entry forward changing to a flat three-degree deadrise aft. Double-wide chines and a self-bailing deck are also strong points. Beam at widest point is 12 feet 4 inches. Freeboard is 58 inches at the bow, 40 inches at the transom. Draft is 26 inches. Hull construction is of hand-laminated glass, woven roving of eight to 18 laminations resulting in a one- to two-inch layer in the bottom of the hull. All critical points such as chines, bow, and keel are strengthened with extra layers of glass, and the bottom is stiffened with four longitudinal stringers. Two 100-gallon fuel tanks provide long range cruising. Economical diesel engines are standard. This boat is USGA certifiable on partially protected waters for 24 passengers and two crew.
Deck & Hull
Flybridge with a Sherman custom fabricated oversized top with aluminum framework and support structure
Customized captains chair w/cover
Flybridge companion seating for four with new cushions
6'5" Flybridge headroom
Self bailing cockpit with custom designed outboard scupper covers
Decks are watertight, fiberglass marine plywood, non skid material applied
Glendinning Electronic Engine Synchronizers with Trolling Valves on flybridge
Overhead electronics box
Lees 21' custom spreader outriggers
40 gallon circulating live well
Bait prep station
20 Rod holders
Twin Disc Marine Transmissions
Stainless steel propeller shafts
Bronze struts, rudders, shaft logs and 4 blade propellers
Drip-less shaft log seals
Aluminum fuel tanks, 2-100 gals each
Hydraulic steering systems
Dual engine controls w/auto-sync
Dual helm stations with stainless steel wheels w/canvas covers
The lower helm station is located in the cockpit instead of the standard cabin location and is fail safe, in case the electronic controls fail
Raw water strainers
Trim tabs w/helm controls and indicators
Auto/manual bilge pump system
Jabsco washdown/fire hose allows a fire insurance discount
Twin 260 hp Cummins 6BTA5.9M 6 Cylinder Diesel Engines w/less than 900 hours
Turbocharger with aftercooler
Custom designed oversized engine box air inlets
1000 gallons per hour Racor fuel filters
Military grade high pressure fuel lines
Oversize exhausts & marine mufflers
Custom engine exhausts angle outboard to virtually elimanate re-entry of fumes
Twin Disc Transmissions w/trolling valves (Trolling valves enable very low propeller speeds for trolling or holding into a current)
Engines equiped with Algae-X fuel polishingand filtrationsystems.
Both engines and transmissions are plumbed w/pump for easy oil change
Cummins spare parts/emergency kit
Estimated Fuel Consumption Per Engine
RPM GAL/MILE GAL/HR MPH
1800 1.9 4.9 19-20
2000 1.75 6.4 21-22
2200 1.4 8.4 23-24
Technical data provided by Cummins Diesel owner's manual. The Broker offers these statistics in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information.
THIS IS A ONE OWNER, ONE OF A KIND VESSEL, built in 2004 though first launched in 2005. A fine example of the popular, rugged, versatile commercial rig with solid construction is built to stand up to the rigors of everyday fishing, she is perfectly suited to be used for fishing, cruising and diving. The shallow draft makes this a fabulous Keys and Bahamas boat. You must see it to appreciate all of the many customized extra features and benefits. She is lift kept and only in the water when fished. Her knowledgeable owner has spared no expense in the upgrades to, and maintenance of the vessel. Offers strongly encouraged!
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.
Interested in this boat?Toll-free: 888-830-6186Tel: 305-872-3123