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2005 Carolina Classic 35 Express

Virginia Beach, Virginia


This 35' Carolina Classic was built with most all of the options that were available at the time. Twin Cummins QSC8.3 540hp (Complete 1000 hr service  done July 2020), full tower with upper control station, Transom Livewell, Refrigerated Fishbox, Icemaker under helm seat. She sports lots of very nice updates, All new exterior upholstery (Helm deck, cockpit, tower and Fighting chair), new 4 sided helm enclosure, Anchor Windlass, New Heat/Air Conditioning system for the lower cabin, New HDTV for the lower cabin, New cooktop, New Stereo and speakers, New LED Underwater lights, New LED Hardtop lights, Comfortable "real life" cruising speed of 27 kts, 34 kts top speed. Contact me for details


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Bill Buster
Make: Carolina Classic
Model: 35 Express
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Designer: Lou Codega
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: CAR35076J405
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 35 ft / 10.67 m
Length Overall: 35 ft / 10.67 m
Beam: 13'6 ft / 4.11 m
Max Draft: 3 ft / 0.91 m
Dry Weight: 25,000 lb
Single Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: twin 6cta8.3 540ho
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 540hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2005
  • Engine Hours: 3676
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: twin 6cta8.3 540ho
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 540hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2005
  • Engine Hours: 3675
Total Engine Power: 1,080hp
Cruising Speed: 27 kn
Maximum Speed: 34 kn


Fuel Tanks: 3
Fuel Tank Capacity: 400 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 55 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 35 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Express Cruiser, Saltwater Fishing

Recent Updates
2020 updates:
  • Complete 1000 hr engine and generator service (heat exchangers, aftercoolers, gear coolers, water pumps, etc (July 2020)
  • New 4 sided helm enclosure
  • New Helm deck passenger lounge and helm seat upholstery
  • New Cockpit Coaming pads
  • New Tower seat and backrest Upholstery
2021 Updates:
  • Heat/Air Conditioning System replaced with new unit
  • New Kenyon EuroKera 2 burner Glasstop electric stove installed
  • New 32 inch Vizio HVTV Flat Screen installed in Cabin (Model D32h-G9)
  • New Clarion Stereo in Cabin AM/FM/SiriusXM/Bluetooth/Pandora (Model M608)
  • New Stereo remote installed at Lower Helm Station
  • New Vertifrigo Stainless steel Ice Maker installed beneath helm seat
  • New Helm/Console cover for Lower Helm Station
  • New Helm Console cover for Tower Helm Station
  • New Fighting Chair cover
  • New Fighting Chair Upholstery
  • New LED Lights installed on underside of Hardtop
  • (4) New LED Underwater lights
  • LED Lightbar added for night time navigation
Cockpit and Fishing Equipment
  • (4) LED Underwater lights (New in 2021)
  • Stbd side transom door and gate
  • Transom Livewell (Factory Option)
  • (2) Large in-deck fish boxes: Both are insulated, Port side is Refrigerated
  • Pompanette Fighting Chair with adjustable footrest and Rocket launcher Backrest
  • Custom fighting chair cover
  • Horizontal storage beneath both gunwhales
  • Blue LED Ropelights under the gunwhales
  • (7) Flush mounted rod holders
  • Port and Stbd side cockpit coaming pads (New in 2020)
  • Raw water washdown
  • Fresh water washdown
  • 30 amp shore power connection
  • Bait Prep center with fresh water sink and cutting board
  • Insulated drink box
  • Multiple door/drawer tackle storage options
  • (6) rod launcher on back bar of hardtop
  • Center Rigger
  • Outriggers (mounted to hardtop for easy access to foredeck)
  • (2) Cockpit spreader lights
  • Non-skid cockpit floor and gunwhale tops
Helm Deck and Electronics
  • Garmin GPSMap 5208 color MFD/GPS Plotter, touchscreen
  • Icom M502 VHF Radio
  • Furuno NavNet Fishfinder/GPS Plotter
  • Furuno Radar 48 mile max range, 48 inch open array radar antenna
  • Ritchie Powerdamp Compass
  • (2) Cummins SmartCraft engine gauges
  • Garmin GHC10 Autopilot
  • Anchor Windlass control
  • Stainless steel steering wheel
  • Trim tab controls
  • LED Lightbar for nigh time navigation
  • LED Overhead helm deck lights
  • (3) Windshield wipers
  • Center windshield vent with electric actuator
  • Pompanette helm chair with new Upholstery
  • Port side L-shaped passenger lounge seat with new Upholstery
  • Storage beneath L-Lounge
  • (4) sided StrataGlass helm enclosure
  • Clarion Stereo Remote at helm 
  • Custom Helm/Dash cover
  • Vertifrigo Ice Maker (beneath helm seat)
  • Non skid floor with Day Hatch for quick engine access
Tower and Upper Helm Station
  • Heavy Duty Anodized Aluminum Gap Tower (Tuna Tower)
  • Port and Stbd side tower access ladders
  • Tower release for Ourtiggers
  • Buggy top with Stamoid Vinyl laced on top
  • New Seat and backrest Upholstery
  • New Custom Tower Helm Cover
  • Full Throttle and transmission controls
  • Stainless steel steering wheel
  • Garmin GPSMap 4208 color MFD
  • Furuno RD-30
  • Icom M302 VHF Radio
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Trim Tab coltrols
Foredeck and Side decks
  • Non-skid walking surfaces
  • Stainless steel bow railing
  • Safety handrails along both sides on Windshield side panels
  • Foredeck hatch
  • Anchor Roller
  • Anchor Windlass with foot pedal controls
  • Red/Green navigation lights
Lower Cabin and Accommodations
  • Lockable Cabin door (Black acrylic)
  • Teak and Holly cabin floor (very nice condition)
  • Port side enclosed head with Vac-u-flush toilet, sink and pull-out shower wand
  • 35 gallon Waste Holding tank with Y-Valve and Macerator pump for overboard discharge
  • Port side galley 
  •   Corian Countertops
  •   Kenyon EuroKera 2 burner electric Glasstop stove (new 2021)
  •   Tundra Undercounter ac/dc Refrigerator (Model T22AC)
  •   Farberware stainless steel Microwave oven
  •   Upper and Lower Teak galley cabinets
  •   Stainless steel sink with combination faucet
  • Clarion Stereo AM/FM/SiriusXM/Bluetooth/Pandora (Model M608, new 2021)
  • PlanetAudio DVD Player
  • Vizio 32 inch Flat Panel HDTV (Model D32h-G9, new 2021)
  • Reverse Cycle Heat/Air Conditioning system (new 2020)
  • Queen sized master berth
  • Reading lamps
  • Overhead hatch
  • Upper storage cabinets
  • Stbd side hanging locker
  • Dressing seat
  • Overhead Rod storage
  • Stbd side L-shaped sofa with Dinette table
  • BackRest raises to make an upper sleeping bunk
  • Overhead lighting
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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