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Monk McQueen Coho 48 Pilothouse

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Boat REF# 135665
This boat has been sold
Length 14.63m (48'0")
Year 1966
Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 130hp, Perkins 6354 (unknown year)
Lying Tacoma


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Extra Details

Designer Ed Monk Sr
Builder McQueen Boat Works
Lying Tacoma
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Fuel capacity 2,727.2 ltr (600.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 1,363.6 ltr (300.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 02/02/2007


Engine 2 x diesel 130hp
Engine make and model Perkins 6354 (unknown year)
Engine Hours engine1:   430    engine2:   430
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 13.6 ltr (3.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots
Generator output 8KVA
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1993 Onan generator completely enclosed in sound shield. Engines are original and completely rebuilt in 2005. Hours reported above are since rebuild. Many engine and mechanical spares aboard. Dripless shaft bearings, Webasto Hot Water Diesel Furnace with fans and thermostats in all rooms. Central Vac system that reaches every area of the boat. 4 refrigerators / freezers on board including one on the flybridge, one on the cockpit and 2 in the galley area.


Length 14.63m (48'0")
LWL 13.72m (45'0")
Beam 4.27m (14'0")
Draft Max 1.52m (5'0")
Airdraft 4.57m (15'0")
Displacement 22,676kg (49,999.9lbs)
Headroom 1.95m (6'5")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 13 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Paint finish

Alaskan Yellow Cedar and Western Red Cedar over White Oak frames. Construction began in 1966 at McQueen Boat Works in Vancouver, BC. The hull was completed and shipped overland to the Torronto Shipyards where the vessel was completed in 1969. During the completion in Torronto Mr. Edwin Monk Sr. stayed in contact as a consultant. The Carvel planks were miter cut with a cedar strip glued in then faired to smooth finish. The hull was built as a 48 footer and measures 52 feet overall when including overhangs and stern platform.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads (Vac flush)
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This boat is a pilothouse trawler however it has a low rise to the pilothouse from the salon so it feels somewhat like a sedan. You enter the salon from the starboard side of the large cockpit through a uniquely styled bi-fold door. The galley is forward and to port in the salon with a day head to starboard. Two steps up to the pilot house which is quite roomy with seating (that could double as a berth) to port and the helm to starboard. Both sides have sliding doors to gain access to the side decks. Step down a few steps to the forward cabins with the master to starboard, the full size head with separate shower to port and a V-berth cabin forward. All of these separate areas have abundant storage and are very well-lit with large windows. One head is Vacu-Flush while the other is manual.

4 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

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Hy-Seas 55 VHF w/remote, CB radio, Furuno 36 Mile Radar, Furuno Video Sounder, Raytheon Raystar 390 GPS, Raytheon Raynav-570 Loran-C, Heathkit Fathometer, Coastal Navigator Fathometer, Ross 240' Fathometer, Sea Temp #23 recorder, Martron Engine Synchronizer, Wood Freeman Rudder Angle Indicator, Wood Freeman Auto-Pilot with remote, Magnasa & Weems & Plath Compass, Trade Winds Speed indicator, Kenyon Knot Meter Log. Radar Mast folds down.

Deck Gear

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Electric Ideal windlass (with remote control)
2 anchors
(Danforth and CQR)
76.20m (250'0") of chain
Boston Whaler dinghy (1983)
(Hard Dinghy)
15hp outboard, Evenrude (1983)
The Danforth anchor is the main anchor, with all chain rode. The CQR as a spare is connected to a modest amount of chain and 300 feet of line. The cockpit is teak decked and holds a large AC/DC freezer/fridge combo. Fresh and sea water wash downs are connected to hose reels on the port side. A large seating bench holds a lazarette all in very nice condition. The cockpit has a large walk through door to the teak swim platform. The cockpit is larger than many boats this size and is partially covered by the bridgedeck overhang. There is a custom table easily set up for fish cleaning or BBQ accessory items. Side decks are wide with access on both sides to the flybridge deck.


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Safety Equipment

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7 bilge pumps (1 manual / 6 electric)

Halon Fire Supression System

Broker's Comments

Edwin Monk Sr., among the most prolific and elite of naval architects, designed many recognizable and popular boats here in the Pacific Northwest. This McQueen's Boat Works Coho 48 Pilothouse shows his practical design in a solid, dry and roomy vessel you could take to Alaska on the adventure of a lifetime, or on an overnight cruise with your local club. She is absolutely loaded with redundant navigation electronics, systems management panels, engine and mechanical spares and many other features. Plus she's roomy and warm and comfortable like a home. Rebuilt engines with built-in copper containment pans beneath, batteries in lead lined boxes, and passive ventilation throughout are just some of the unique features this boat offers. Big, bright windows with easy access to all the exterior living spaces make this yacht very family friendly. And her pretty lines attract attention wherever she goes! Her owners would consider a partial trade for a newer 5th wheel trailer in the 32-36 foot range.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Monk McQueen Coho 48 Pilothouse has been personally photographed and viewed by Gary Buck of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.