1929 ELCO 50 FLAT TOP "Witch"

Original Builder: Elco Motor Yachts Original Builder: Elco Motor Yachts, Bayonne, New Jersey


•   Cedar cold molded epoxy hull bottom 2021

•   Two layers of 6 ounce cloth set in epoxy for abrasion resistance

•   Stern post and horn timber and stem rebuilt before cold molding

•   All seacocks and thru hull fittings removed and serviced

•   New bronze hull fasteners throughout before cold molding

•   Cedar hull planks replaced where necessary before cold molding

•   New mahogany transom

•   New bulwarks and upper strakes

•   New keel reinforcement with carbon fiber & E-glass beams

•   New laminated frames throughout the hull

•   New oak structural floors

•   Topsides wooded/striped re-caulked and painted

•   Flat Top roof rebuilt and covered with Dynel set in epoxy

•   Foredeck totally rebuilt and covered with Dynel set in epoxy

•   Mahogany deck house and panels rebuilt and refinished

•   Side decks rebuilt with new yellow pine planks

•   Extensive list of other work all documented by photographs is available on request


 Mechanical & Electric:

•   All new wiring, including conversion to 50amp shorepower

•   Caterpillar six cylinder engines replaced in 2004 (1700 hours)

•   New three-blade bronze propellers

•   Cutlass bearings replaced

•   New 8x Ultrapower Group 31 deep cycle batteries One Professional Mariner inverter/
    charger & one Xantrex True Charge battery charger added

•   Three new Rule bilge pumps (two 3700 & one 1800 GPH)

•   One Johnson 4000 GPH emergency pump added

•   Climma three-zone reverse cycle heat & air conditioning

•   Two new 5052 marine grade aluminum fuel tanks

•   Vetus Bow Thruster

•   Maxwell 1200 electric windlass

•   Northern Lights 8kw Generator

•   Norcold refrigerator & freezer

•   Sharp microwave/convection oven

•   Period Shipmate three-burner stove with updated LPG system

•   New cockpit lighting

•   New windshield wipers

•   New sound system, including outdoor speakers



•   New water heater, pressure pump & filtration system

•   Two polyethylene water tanks & one stainless steel water tank

•   New holding tanks

•   Two Sealand Vacuflush toilets (2)



•   Standard Horizon Intrepid + VHF

•   Raymarine RL70C with Raychart Radar/GPS/Chartplotter

•   Raymarine ST 60 Depth Sounder/Speedometer

•   Raymarine Smart Pilot Autopilot

•   New laptop and Timezero navigation



•   All interior mahogany varnished & painted

•   Original brass & bronze hardware restored

•   Original & period lighting fixtures restored or replaced

•   Cabin Sole replaced throughout

•   New cushions, bedding & linens

•   New carpeting in main salon & aft cabins



•   Original 1929 Elco dinghy "Warlock"

•   Rebuilt original mahogany swim ladder

•   Fireboy engine room fire extinguisher & three handheld extinguishers

•   60lb Danforth anchor

•   Electric horn

•   Flare kit

•   12 PFDs




Forward Crew Cabin: Two single berths, large overhead access hatch, hanging locker, drawers and writing desk


Forward Head: Sealand Vacuflush toilet, porcelain sink with brass faucets


Galley: Shipmate 3-burner propane stove, oak countertop, porcelain sink & brass faucet, Norcold refrigerator, Sharp dual microwave/convection oven, ample storage


Helm Station: Original wheel, brass engine controls, binnacle compass, chart table


Main Salon: L-shape settee converts to single berth, drop-leaf dining table, navigation counter and desk with leaded glass windows & antique chair


Lobby: Single berth along starboard side with adjacent cabinets & full hanging locker


Guest Cabin: Wide berth, full hanging locker, 5 drawer bureau & cabinets


Aft Head: original Porcelain sink & tub with shower, Sealand Vacuflush toilet, mirror


Aft cabin: Two single berths with 5 drawer bureau & mirror, & full hanging locker




1929/2021 Elco 50’ Flat Top







WITCH is located in Bristol, RI USA & is available for immediate delivery


* Financing available

For more information call or email Bill Ramos

401-253-2441 bill@shannonyachts.com

Offered by Shannon Boat Company

19 Broad Common Road, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809   T +1 401.253.2441    email bill @shannonyachts.com