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1998 Blackman 26' Billfish

Newport Beach, California


Exceptionally Maintained 1998/2022 26' Blackman a West Coast classic ONE OF 2 BLACKMANS EVER BUILT WITH A STRAIGHT DRIVE. These boats have a long reputation for being well-built Vessels that offer great Fishability, Range, and comfortable accommodations. HOLD FAST  has gone through a Major refit inside and out, 2022-2023: electronics, interior, custom arch, and bimini top by Fishing Boats Unlimited. RECENT REPOWERED WITH A NEW 4LV YENMAR COMMON RAIL ENGINE 270HP must-see to appreciate, OFFERS ENCOURAGED. To preview pictures and full specifications,    A MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE.  

Basic Boat Info

Make: Blackman
Model: 26' Billfish
Year: 1998
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Blackman
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: BDB99333J898
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 460.31 mi


Length: 26 ft
Length Overall: 26 ft
Beam: 8'6 ft
Min Draft: 3 ft
Dry Weight: 8500 lb
Electrical Circuit: 12v
Cabins Count: 1

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yenmar
  • Model: 4LV Common Rail
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 260hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 BladeBronze
  • Engine Location: Center
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 2022
Cruising Speed: 16 kn
Maximum Speed: 22 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 175 gal
Fuel Tank Material: GRP


Maximum Number Of Passengers: 6
Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats, Cuddy Cabin


Jurek Pilek
Scott B. Jones Yacht & Ship Brokers Int'l


Jurek M. Pilek
670 Lido Park Drive
Newport Beach, CA, US, 92663


New Yenmar October  2022 4LV common rail engine 270 HP, new transmission with full Warranties in effect

Better than 2 MPG

Range: Cortez/ Tanner with ease


V berth with new memory foam

New Head and toilet 2022

Drop-down dinette / Berth can sleep 2

Fresh Awl  Grip Countertops 2022

12v/120V Refrigerator

Microwave oven

New Galley Faucet 2022

New Infinity carpet mats 2022

New Wallpaper throughout 2022

Rod Racks on overhead 



120V / 120V

Portable Generator available 

A custom independent starting bank

4 Batteryt House Bank 

New 40Amp Charger





175 Gal. Fuel Tank/ Center 

Range 400 + nautical miles


Garmin Dual Frequency Chirp Transducer

Garminn 8612xv GPS / Sounder

Backup Garmin Plotter/Fish Finder

JRC Radar

New 30A Charger/ House Bank 2024

Starting Bank Charger

Sitex Autopilot

2 VHF Radios New Antennas

New JL Sound system, additional cockpit speakers added



Additional Information

Fresh Shaft Log 2022

New Custom Ruddert 2022

Prop Rebalanced 2022

All new Water hoses in 2022

Benett Trim tabs full overhau 2022

4 Battey House Bank/custom Battery Box

All Through Holes Replaced 2022

2 Pump Custom Bait Manifold with strainer

Blackman Bait tank cockpit

New  Mag drive bait pumps  2022

Custom Tackle Center with Planos 2022

New Green Underwater Lights 2022

Raw Water Washdown Pump 2022

Full interior Refit all interior bulkheads replaced in 2022

Custom Common Ground Mount for Electronic Shifter 2022

Custom Arch & Bimini, dual rod holders by Fishing Boats Unlimited

Rupp Outriggers

Jensen12V TV /DVD player HDMI V Berth

New Full Macron Glass Enclosure Bridge 2022

Deep water Breakaway anchor System 75' Chain+ 500 Rode

Lewmar Windless/New solenoid 2022

Rigid LED cockpit spreader lights Green/Whitebait flyer squid lights

New Running Lights 2022

Custom infinity nonstaining deck matt

New Tinded Plexan cockpit door 2022

Life Jackets 

Full 2 piece Sumbrella boat cover /Boat covered year-round 2022/3K

Spare Parts inventory

New Windowframes 2021

Professionally maintained/ open checkbook policy











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.
Additional Contact Information
Contacts Direct:
JUREK PILEK (JP) 949-637-3100