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Tuesday Apr 24, 2018

#10035: 1988 44' Nova Embassy Sundeck Aft Cabin Motor Yacht
Inventory ID: 10035 Location: Woodbridge, VA
Year:  1988 Length:  44'
Make:  Nova Model:  Embassy Sundeck
Height: N/A Beam: 15.0
Draft: 3.6 Displacement: 30000
Hull Material: Fiberglass HIN: NMG44005G788
Engines: Twin Caterpillar 3208T diesel inboard engines. Engines submerged. The engines reported perserved most likely flushed with kerosene or another type solvent, oil and coolant drained. Engines have been repainted and show well. The engine compartment, all components and wiring are submerged.

The port exhaust hose at the transom is new.

Transmission: Twin Disc Marine Transmission. Transmission submerged. Transmission appear perserved most likely flushed with kerosene or another type solvent and oil drained.
Generator/Battery: Onan 3 cylinder generator submerged. Generator preserved. Generator appears in fair condition but not tested, condition unknown. (2) batteries submerged, appeared in fair condition, not tested. Statpower 40+ charger.
Electronics: Electronics on Flybridge: Icom IC M602 VHF, Garmin GPSmap 3210, Furuno FCV 667 Video Sounder, Furuno radar. All electronics appear in fair condition but not tested. Other electronics: Kenwood stereo/CD, remove search light, electric fireplace, (2) LG portable AC units, not tested, condition unknown.
Ground Tackle: Windlass (no ID visible) in fair condition, not tested.
Rigging: Bimini frame and top in fair condition. The windshield and side window covers are in poor condition.
Head: Two heads with sink, vanity, shower and two electric marine toilets, not tested.
Galley: Galley with stainless steel sink, storage, Hamilton microwave, Princess 3 burner stove and Vitro refrigerator/freezer. Appliances submerged, not tested. Interior with salon, wood trim, convertible dinette, forward berth, aft berth with ensuite head and guest head. teak and holly flooring. Upholstery in fair condition, some staining. Headliner in fair condition. Carpet mostly removed.
Trailer: Trailer not included.
Shipping: This item is for Pick-up Only
Shipping Information: Item sold "where is". Assistance with shipping is generally available; however, buyer is responsible for costs of preparing item for shipment and charges for loading vessel onto trailer or transport.
Description: This 1988 44' Nova Marine Embassy Sundeck Aft Cabin Motor Yacht partially submerged when vermin had eaten the port exhaust transom connection/flap, allowing water to enter the vessel. Hull in fair condition with chalky gelcoat. Hull shows very minor cosmetic damage. Port propeller shows 1 blade damaged and 1 trim tab cylinder leaking. There is some marine growth and brown staining on hull. Some decks painted finish which is worn. Gelcoat oxidized and some core damage by anchor windlass. Water rose approximately 3.5’ above cabin/galley soles. All the electronics below the deck to include air conditioners, engines batteries, cabling, switches, and macerator pump and holding tank submerged. Not all equipment could be tested as no power to vessel at time of inspection. Fireboy Halon system in engine room, not tested.


  • AC/Reverse cycle (2) appear in fair condition, not tested.
  • Aft deck plexiglass enclosure shows minor damage in the form of short cracks in some of the panels.
  • Anchor locker
  • Arch in fair condition
  • Bow pulpit
  • Gauges and controls in fair condition for age, not tested.
  • Flybridge in fair condition
  • Rubrail in fair condition
  • Stainless steel hand rails and hardware
  • Swim ladder in fair condition
  • Swim platform in fair condition but core is wet.
  • Transom door in fair condition but the fiberglass lower aft deck enclosure which the transom door is mounted in shows to be cracked around the transom door.
  • Transom shower in fair condition.
  • Trim tabs, appear in fair condition, not tested but one cylinder leaking.
  • Upholstery, exterior, in fair condition for age
  • Water heater, Raritan, submerged, appears in fair condition, not tested.
  • Wet bar with sink and U-Line Icemaker in cockpit
  • Windshield in fair condition for age
  • Other windows in fair condition but one starboard window cracked.
  • Wing doors

    The VA title for this boat is branded “DAMAGED”.

    Florida 6% state sales tax will apply for Florida residents.

    Storage charges will accrue after the 10 day grace period. Loading fees will apply if no trailer included. Buyer is responsible for loading fees.

    Boat stands are not included.

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