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1990 Custom Carolina Lewis Bros.

Wanchese, North Carolina


Price Reduction! Beautiful Custom Carolina Sportfisherman, built on Harkers Island, NC by Lewis Bros. She is "Plank on Frame construction", and has been wonderfully cared for and updated. Repowered in 2008 with twin 480 hp Yanmar diesel inboard engines, with new Transmission and a new 8kw Generator at the same time. She pushes easily at a 25-27 kt cruise speed and tops out at 33 kts. Huge cockpit with new Custom Teak cockpit floor (new April 2020), Repainted by the Bluewater yard in 2014, State of the art Garmin Electronics, Comfortable salon with TV, Heat/Air Conditioning, Galley and storage. Single Stateroom forward, tackle room to port, with Enclosed Head and Shower to Stbd. modern 50 amp shore power. Turn-Key, ready to use now. Contact for details


Gulf Coast Yacht Group Orange Beach, AL is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Big Daddy
Make: Custom Carolina
Model: Lewis Bros.
Year: 1990
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Designer: Lewis Bros
Construction: Wood
Boat Hull ID: 11534
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 41 ft / 12.50 m
Length Overall: 41 ft / 12.50 m
Beam: 15'6 ft / 4.72 m
Max Draft: 3'6 ft / 1.07 m
Single Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 480
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 480hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 1700
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 480
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 480hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 1700
Total Engine Power: 960hp
Cruising Speed: 25 kn
Maximum Speed: 33 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 350 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 75 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats

Vessel Walkthrough
This is a classic Custom Carolina, Plank on Frame, tried and True Sportfisherman. Built by Lewis Brothers Marine in Harkers Island, NC.

  • Large Open cockpit with Fresh Teak Cockpit floor and Teak Coverboards (newly installed in April of 2020)
  • Full cockpit perimeter coaming pads for thigh high comfort while fighting a fish. 
  • Extra Large Transom Fishbox with hinged lid. 
  • Hawse Pipes on both stern corners (keeps the dock lines off your teak coverboards
  • (8) flush mounted rod holders along both sides and across the transom
  • (4) haunch mounted rod holders for use when clearing lines (Powder coated white)
  • (8) rod Pedestal Mounted rocket launcher in the cockpit floor
  • 50amp shore power connection
  • Freshwater Washdown
  • Raw water Washdown
  • Bait Freezer located in the Stbd/Forward part of the cockpit
  • Drink Box located in the Center/Forward part of the cockpit
  • Livewll located in the Port/Forward part of the cockpit
  • Aluminum Fly Bridge ladder (Powdercoated white)
  • Lockable salon door
  • Center Console Style helm console with full walkaround
  • (3) sided helm enclosure
  • (7) rod Rocket Launcher across the rear of the Fly Bridge rail
  • (2) Penn International 50 W teaser reels
  • Teak Helm Pod (Brightly Varnished)
  • Single Lever Palm Beach Style controls
  • Electronic engine throttle Synch
  • (2) Pedestal mounted helm chairs (each with it's own cover)
  • Brand New Garmin Electronics Package
  • HD Open Array Radar antenna with 72 mile max range
  • (2) Garmin 7612 multi-function monitors (Flush mounted) 7612 and GPSMap XSV
  • Garmin Reactor Autopilot
  • (2) Icom M424g VHF Radios with DSC 
  • SiriusXM stereo and Weather inputs into the Garmin Backbone
  • Clarion M606 Marine stereo head unit with AM/FM/SiriusXM/Pandora inputs
  • Ritchie Powerdamp magnetic compass
  • Garmin sounder module 
  • AirMar B275 LHW broadband CHIRP Transducer 
  • Port and Stbd flybridge side bench seats with storage beneath
  • Furuno GP32 data repeater
  • Lockable salon door
  • Reverse Cycle Heat/Air Conditioning system for salon
  • Port side tackle drawers
  • PanelTronics main Breaker and Switch panel for AC and DC items
  • Fully Carpeted salon floor with carpet runner
  • Custom Headliner with "Hockey Puck" overhead lighting
  • L Shaped Leather sofa with slide-in storage underneath
  • Leather Barrel Chair
  • Leather Ottoman with storage inside
  • Custom side window curtain/blinds
  • Tinted rear window
  • Stbd side Entertainment center cabinet
  • Insignia Stereo Receiver
  • Sony 5 disk CD/DVD player
  • Insignia 23 inch flat screen HDTV mounted in the Stbd Forward portion of the salon
  • Drink Ice Maker (stainless steel), conveniently located in the Stbd Forward portion of the salon
  • Port Side Galley with Corian Countertops
  • Undermounted sink with combination faucet
  • Euro Kera 2 burner electric cooktop/stove (flush mounted into Corian Counter)
  • Teak & Holly Galley floor area
  • Galley drawers and drawer storage 
  • Isotherm stainless steel Galley Refrigerator
  • Emerson Stainless steel microwave oven
  • Engine Hatch in salon floor
  •  Forward stateroom with full sleeper and foam mattress
  • Reverse Cycle Heat/Air Conditioning system for lower level
  • Overhead deck hatch for air and Natural Light
  • Insignia Flat Screen HDTV in master stateroom
  • Overhead reading lights
  • Port side Tackle Room with countertop and built in shelves
  • Stbd side enclosed head with Electric Flushing toilet, sink and Corian countertop, pullout shower wand
  • Holding tank with Y-valve for overboard discharge of holding tank
  • 2008 Repower with new engines Transmissions and Generator
  • Twin 480 hp Yanmar diesel inboard engines with 1700 original hours
  • MasPower 8kw diesel powered generator, 1800 original hours (located in a Sound Shield in the rear of the engine room, remote control start/stop in the Salon
  • NewMar Phase Three built in Battery Charger
  • Groco U-Lube oil changing system
  • Racor 900 primary fuel filters
  • 350 gallon aluminum fuel tank, located beneath the cockpit floor, can be viewed from the engine room
  • Stainless Steel water heater
  • Holding tank for Toilet with Y-valve and sea cock for overboard discharge
  • Overhead engine room lighting and a clean bright white painted engine room
  • Plenty of room on the outboard sides of the motors for service access
  • Fresh water manifold with Poly fresh water lines
The boat shows extremely well, as the pictures would indicate. She has been serviced by a well-schooled owner and the Service Log book is onboard for easy viewing.
On a typical day from Wanchese to the Point and back you can expect to burn about 125 gallons of fuel. On a typical day from Wanchese to the Triple Zero's you can expect to burn about 160 gallons of fuel
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.

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