1997 Stardust Cruisers Motor Yacht Coastal Cruiser

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Yacht Overview

Make: Stardust Cruisers

Model: Motor Yacht Coastal Cruiser

Year: 1997

Length: 70′

Located In: Orange Beach, AL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Aluminum

YW#: 8346621


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1997 Stardust Cruisers 70′ Motor Yacht Coastal Cruiser

A strong stylish craft equally capable of being a comfortable, live-aboard houseboat and a voyaging cruiser on rivers and coastal waterways. “River Walker III” includes all the amenities required for luxurious living aboard plus extended inland and coastal passagemaking. Hull is constructed out of all welded 5086 Superior Grade Marine Aluminum. She started her life on Lake Pickwick in freshwater before coming to Orange Beach, AL. Her owners currently live aboard and enjoy the waterfront lifestyle docked at a private residence in a gated island community so please call ahead to schedule an appointment to see this well cared for yacht or get more information!    

Full Specs

Boat Name

River Walker III


LOA: 70
LWL: 56
Beam: 17 ft
Maximum Draft: 3.17 ft


Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6BT
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 315|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6BT
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 315|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (900 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (750 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (250 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

Recent Updates
  • Lines for bow and stern thrusters replaced
  • Stidd helm chair on bridge
  • Rubber coated bridge canvas
  • Safefloor flooring on bridge and bow decks
  • Bottom painted July 2020
  • Inside of bridge and brow painted within last two years
  • Seller changes oil every 100 hours
  • Central split air conditioning system with ability to add more capacity - (3) 15,000 BTU Units
  • AC system far more efficient than original marine system - reduced operating cost!
  • Inverter and batteries
  • Interior flooring and appliances 7-8 years ago
  • Davit winch - Fall 2021
  • 24v Anchor windlass - Summer 2020
  • 24v Charger
  • Raymarine on bridge 3-4 years ago
  • TV 2021
  • Spotlight and light bar
  • Propellers replaced
  • Cutlass bearings 2020

Vessel Walkthrough


  • Gas stove
  • Double door refrigerator/freezer
  • Ice maker
  • Washing machine - 5 years old
  • Separate dryer

Main Deck:

  • Command Bridge with Full Width Seating
  • Spacious Salon/Entertainment and Dining Area Giving Optional View of the Command Bridge Forward
  • Master Stateroom Aft with King Bed, Spacious Closets and Dressers with Full Bath

Below Deck:

  • Guest Room Aft with Queen Size Bed, Closet and Storage
  • Washer/Dryer Aft
  • Two Private Cabins Forward with Queen Beds
  • Full Size Bath Forward

Upper Deck:

  • Fully Functional Upper Command Bridge Accessible through Salon Hatchway or Aft Stairs
  • Bar with Sink and Seating

Deck Equipment:

  • Anchor with 150' Galvanized Chain
  • Custom Bow Roller for Launching and Stowing
  • 24 Volt Electric Windlass with Drum and Gypsy by Simpson Lawrence - Operates from all Stations
  • 1,500 lb. Capacity Davit on Upper Deck
  • Bimini Top for Upper Command Station
  • Propellers (2022)
  • Epoxy barrier coat and bottom paint (2022)
  • Port shaft replaced (2022)


  • (2) 240/120V AC and 12V DC Systems
  • Westerbeke 32kw Diesel Generator with 4,500 hours
  • Paneltronics Distribution
  • Twin Disc Electronic Shift Controls
  • Twin Cummins 315 Diamond Series Diesels with 2,245 hours
  • Hurth 800 Vee Drives
  • Aquamet Shafts to 28" Diameter Propellers
  • Cruising RPM's: 2600
  • Fuel Consumption at 2600 RPM: Est. 24 GPH
  • Fuel Consumption at 1800 RPM. Est. 12 GPH
  • Engines Selected for Best Fuel Economy
  • Arcturus Hydraulic Bow and Stern Thrusters by American Bowthruster
  • Hydraulic Steering by Teleflex with all Copper Tubing, Tilt Helm to Upper Station
  • Full Instrumentation Upper and Lower Stations


  • All Welded 5086 Superior Grade Marine Aluminum
  • All Aluminum Deckhouse with Cortec Superstructure
  • Cockpit Motor Yacht Styling with Open Aft Deck
  • Semi Vee Hull with Fine Entry Forward, Bow Cap, Spray Rail and Lifting Strake
  • Stable Shallow Chine Sections with Prop Tunnels Offers Good Shallow Water Capability Frames, Longitudinals and Stiffeners all 5086
  • Hull Bottom, Sides and Deck Plating 3/16" 5086 Aluminum Plate
  • Hull Tunnels and Scalloped Thruster Tunnels 3/8°
  • 5086 Aluminum Plate and Tubing
  • Integral 6061-T6 Six Inch "I Beam" Engine Beds
  • Full Length Chine Strengthening Cap
  • Two 10' Bilge Keels and One 10° Center Keel
  • Three Stiffened Transverse Bulkheads (two fully water-tight)
  • "I Beam" Stiffeners to Transom Carried Forward into Longitudinals and Engine Beds
  • Integrally Welded Forward Deck and Chain Lockers

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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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