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Saturday Sep 21, 2019

#10354: 1999 50' Sea Ray 500 Sundancer Express Cruiser
Inventory ID: 10354 Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Year:  1999 Length:  50'
Make:  Sea Ray Model:  500 Sundancer
Height: N/A Beam: 15.0
Draft: 4.0 Displacement: 34500
Hull Material: Fiberglass HIN: SERY0496I899
Engines: Twin Detroit Diesel 6v92TA inboard diesel engines. Both engines submerged. The port engine is seized. The port engine oil is above the full mark and shows some signs of water and corrosion in it. The starboard engine was seized but was able to get it moving with a breaker bar. The engine state is “BAR.” Engine hours: Port: 366; Starboard: 1391. All compartments have been submerged and currently have water in them. No action was taken to preserve the engines, transmissions, or generator. Also turbo chargers were sighted as seized.
Transmission: Twin disc (make illegible) transmissions, submerged, not tested. The port transmission has very dark oil with notable corrosion all over the dipstick but no water present on the dipstick. The starboard transmission has oil and water in it.
Generator/Battery: Westerbeke generator submerged, in poor condition, capacity plate not present, 4 cylinder engine, suspect 11kw, hours: 1626, not tested. Batteries: 8 Batteries (2 banks x 2 series batteries x 2 series batteries in parallel) comprise port and starboard 24 VDC battery banks, 1 additional battery is used for the generator. All batteries submerged. One Dolphin 30A charger and one Xantrex 20 amp charger. Both submerged. No batteries tested.
Electronics: VHF: Icom M-402 not tested, Chart plotter: Furuno GP-1850DF not tested, B&G GPS Plus 12 not tested, B&G Network Quad not tested, B&G Network Pilot not tested, ACR spotlight not tested, Sea Ray systems monitor not tested. Presume that all of the above items were not submerged.
Ground Tackle: Lofrans Progress model, not tested, presumably not submerged.
Rigging: Canvas, and frame appear to be in good condition. Isinglass not cloudy.
Head: Two heads, both Vacuflush, two electric Vacuflush heads, inoperable due to submersion of vacuum generator units.
Galley: Galley with sink, Black& Decker coffeemaker, spacemaker model, may have been submerged, not tested. Sharp Carousel microwave may have been submerged, not tested. Interior with salon, galley, two staterooms, two heads. Nearly all upholstery is covered in mildew. Water rose inside cabin to approximately 4 ft above the lowest sole. Headliner in fair condition, not affected by water damage however there is mildew on it. Carpet is heavily soiled, soggy, and mildewed.
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 1999 50' Sea Ray 500 Sundancer Express Cruiser partially submerged for undetermined cause. Boat was submerged in salt water to approximately 4 feet deep in cabin. Transducer missing from hull bottom. Swim platform has been removed and is not present. Bottom paint is heavily worn. Cockpit floor panel has been moved to foredeck to provide access to engine compartment. Central vacuum system submerged, not tested. Bose stereo system in cabin possibly submerged, not tested. Nearly all systems have been compromised by submersion in salt water. Not all equipment could be tested as no power to vessel at time of inspection.


  • AC: Cruisair in poor condition, all units and pumps submerged.
  • Carpet: Snap down exterior floor runners are present. Some may be missing. Those that are present appear to be in fair condition.
  • Gauges and controls in fair condition for age, presumably not submerged, not tested, Sea Ray brand.
  • Radar arch with soft Bimini roof attached fore and aft of the arch. Arch, canvas, and frame appear to be in good condition.
  • Rubrail in good condition. Exterior upholstery is covered in dirt and mildew. The helm seats appear to be original to the vessel.
  • Transom door in good condition for age.
  • Transom shower in fair condition, not tested.
  • Trim tabs, Bennett system, pump submerged, in poor condition, not tested.
  • Upholstery, exterior, in poor condition, covered in dirt and mildew. The helm seats appear to be original to the vessel.
  • Washdown: fresh water, submerged, in poor condition, unknown brand pump in bilge.
  • Water heater in poor condition, submerged, unknown brand unit heavily corroded.
  • Windshield: No damage noted to windshield.
  • Other windows, fair condition for their age

    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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