This is a well-maintained, customized, and recently updated 1988 Ellis 24 Express Cruiser (soft-top model) with a reliable and strong 2-stroke 1997 Yamaha outboard (250hp) on an Armstrong bracket. It features a custom tower with a radar/electronics platform and removable outriggers. The interior is spacious for a 24′ boat, with an enclosed head, sink, and v-berth. It has a varnished leaf table in the cockpit and settee for all of your guests (up to eight) and a shelter/cockpit galley sink. The boat’s paint (Awlgrip) and finishes (Semco) have been kept in good condition. Ellis Boat Company custom-built this boat with a number of interesting features that are exclusive to this boat. The teak wood trim throughout the interior is still in great shape.
A 1988 Ellis 24 Soft-Top Express Cruiser
Length Overall = Roughly 29′
Length on Deck = 24′ 4″
BEAM = 8’ 6” DRAFT = 1′ 6″
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL.
RECENT WORK: Yamaha 200-hour service performed April 2022 including two new batteries, a new water pump impeller, a new thermostat, a new fuel filter, and new spark plugs.
OTHER ITEMS: This Ellis 24 boat includes 2 stainless steel anchors with ground tackle. It has a relatively new VHF radio with a new antenna set up, new lighting, and a number of other new improved features. A new owner will likely want to put on updated electronics, such as a plotter and radar. Moongate is stored in a secure indoor facility in the Fort Lauderdale Florida area, she can be inspected with approximately 24-hour notice.