General Description


Solid cockpit motor yacht ideal for live aboard and comfortable cruising. Upper and lower helm stations.Fully enclosed bridge and huge aft deck. Powered with Detroit Diesel 6-71 TIB at 485hp. Cruise at 17-18 kts are a fuel sipping 8-10 kts. Large cockpit makes for easy boarding. Two staterooms and two full heads with large galley with settee and ample salon. Same owner for 19 years. May 2018 out of the water Insurance Survey available to prospective buyers.

Shipboard Amenities

LAYOUT: The 55 Hi-Star Yacht Fishermen was in production from 1986 to 1992, it is equipped with two helms, two staterooms. The sole is teak parquet throughout the vessel with access hatches where needed.

BRIDGE: The Bridge is accessed via steps from the aft deck and is covered by fiberglass hardtop with full enclosure. The TV, GPS, RADAR, and VHF antennas are mounted on the hardtop. The upper helm is mounted forward on center with one swiveling captain’s chair and guest seats aft.

AFT DECK: The aft deck is covered by a fiberglass hard top with aluminum supports and full enclosure. The aft deck is equipped with a round table and patio furnuriture and also contains a freezer, ice maker, and wet bar forward.

COCKPIT: The cockpit is accessed steps from the aft deck and is equipped with rod holders, wet bar, and access to the aft stateroom. The cockpit is also equipped with a transom door on the starboard side accessing the swim platform. (Transom door missing gate)

SALON: The salon is accessed via a door from the aft deck. The cabin sole is teak parquet with L shaped settee on the starboard side with the lower helm mounted on the starboard side forward in the salon. Forward in the salon down a level is the galley to port with a dinette to starboard.

FORWARD STATEROOM: The forward stateroom is located three steps down forward of the saloon under the foredeck and is equipped with a full berth on center with storage and drawers beneath, teak cabinetry, and hanging locker.

MASTER STATEROOM: The master stateroom is located three steps down aft below the aft deck and is equipped with a large berth on center and is equipped with night stands port and starboard with drawers, a large hanging locker to starboard and access to the cockpit.

GALLEY: The galley is located aft in the salon on the port side with a pass thru to the salon and a window facing the aft deck teak cabinets, tile counter tops and is equipped with the following: Sink: 2 square stainless steel Refrigerator: Haier mounted in galley. Freezer: Idylis model: IF50CM23NW mounted on aft deck Stove: Jenn-Air 2 burner electric surface unit. Microwave: Kenmore Elite. Icemaker: U-Line model:ULN-SS95-03 mounted on aft deck. Toaster Oven: Euro Pro stowed on galley countertop.

HEADS: The vessel is equipped with two heads as follows: Forward Head: The forward head is located on the port side and contains a sink, 12 volt Jabsco toilet and an over the toilet shower. Aft Head: located on the starboard side aft and contains a sink, 12 volt Jabsco toilet, and shower stall.

WASHER & DRYER: The dryer is a Whirlpool model: LEW0050PQ. The washer is a Electrolux model: EFLS210TIW00 both units are stacked and mounted in aft stateroom

AIR CONDITIONER SYSTEMS: The system consists of (3) three 16,000 BTU Cruisair units. The pumps are mounted in the engine room and the strainers and seacocks are bronze. (Starboard air conditioning seacock is frozen) The cabin is also ventilated by one overhead hatch, four sliding doors, six opening ports, and two opening windows.

Additional Information

DAVIT: The davit is a Marquipt 120 volt 2000 lb. mounted on the starboard side of the aft deck hard top.

GROUND TACKLE: The primary anchor is a Plow type mounted in the bolted on anchor pulpit and attached to approximately 15’ of chain and 75’ of rode. The windlass is a 12 volt Maxwell 1500 with up and down switches at the helm. 

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.

' Kool it II' is easy to see at Riviera Dunes Marina in Palmetto, FL. American Marine offices are located at the marina. 

Capt Barry looks forward to meeting buyers interested in the cruising and live aboard  lifestyle. He is happy to share his experience and knowledge gained through 12 years of live aboard experience and 25 years of extensive cruising, boat maintenance and handling/performance characteristics.  


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 Year 1989
 Builder Hi-Star
 Boat Name Kool It II
 Model Yacht Fisherman
 Location Palmetto, FL, US
Asking Price $149,900.00
 LOA 55' 0"
 Beam 15' 2"
 Dry Weight 39,000 lb
 Total Power 970 hp
 Number of Engines 2
 Engine Brand Detroit Diesel
 Engine Power 485|horsepower
 Engine Year 1989
 Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
 Engine Hours: 2957
 Engine Type: Inboard
 Fuel Tank Capacity 250|gallon
 Water Tank Capacity 100|gallon
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Broker Information

Captain Barry Sikes

Phone: 941-417-2814
Cell: 912-401-5267