Announcing a positively HUGE price reduction of $10,000 on 23 October, 2019 -- now just $17,800 for this beauty!!
Longtime, 35-year owners now sellers are eager to see their gorgeous sailboat find a new home and more adventures. The most recent pictures taken on 2 January, 2019, show the boat ready to fulfill YOUR cruising dreams -- call or write today for more information -- no disappointments!
Already located in the hurricane-free tropical paradise of Rio Dulce, you really owe it to yourself to fully consider this particular cutter -- here is a cruising sailboat to LOVE!
Well designed from the start and lovingly maintained through the years, this ageless beauty awaits your appreciative eye and a new horizon. The most recent improvements 2018-19 were for a complete new bottom job which included sandblast to bright steel and some replating where ultrasound survey found due. A new depth sounder, new mixing elbow assembly for the trusty Yanmar are also part of that refit period. The practical systems aboard translate to simplicity, reliability, and ease of maintenance, freeing you to relax, sail near or far, and sun your smile!
Closely review the Full Specifications to better understand the longtime owners' devotion to preservation and thoughtful improvement, as clearly seen in every picture here and every glance when aboard. This classic is in excellent condition, and ready for you to guide the adventures of the next fifty years. Go have fun!
I have a lot of boat history and information to send in reply to your inquiry! Sellers have now returned to the Rio (mid-November) -- perfect if you plan your arrival for inspection now, too!
Your ideal steel-strong sloop is conveniently located in one of the finest cruising areas possible: the pristine Western Caribbean! Now safely tucked up the beautiful Rio Dulce in Guatemala for hurricane season, same-day cruising from the Rio can have you snorkeling or diving the world’s 2nd largest barrier reef – Belize it! Or, it’s just an overnighter away to experience the Bay Islands of Honduras (Utila, Roatan, Guanaja). Farther voyages can have you enjoying Mexico, Jamaica, Caymans, and Panama before returning to the Rio sanctuary year after year, as countless cruisers do. Great Yacht, Great Location… it’s time to have fun!!
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Hauled April 2018: bottom sandblasted to bright metal, repairs made where ultrasound survey showed due.
New bottom paint, November 2018: Three coats zinc primer, three coats epoxy barrier coat, two coats antifouling paint.
Engine overhauled, with valve job, by Banks Brothers, Maine (2001). Mixing elbow assembly replaced (12/2018), Engine started and run 12/28/18 to test new mixing elbow and check for leaks. New water circ pump (11/2013), Vetus water lock (12/2013), cutless bearing (1/2014), starter solenoid (5/2015), raw water pump (10/2015) Spare new alternator, engine mounts (2), and typical engine spares.
New Vari-Prop bronze feathering propeller (2013), and spare bronze fixed-3/blade.
Used C&C 35 aluminum mast installed (2011) - replaced wooden mast. Harken roller furler (2011), all new standing rigging (2011), and most running rigging new (2011). Inner forestay detaches from deck to tighten aside if unneeded, freeing the deck for ease of tacking, etc. Three new tanbark Dacron sails - genoa, staysail, main (2011), and Mack Pack mainsail cover with lazy jacks (2012).
Anchoring: Dual roller bow pulpit, SL manual windlass, chain locker forward, 200' HT 3/16" chain, regalvanized (2015) and 200' 3/4" nylon rode. CQR 45lb, Danforth 20lb.
Need replacing -- Batteries: Approx 5yo, (2) total 230ah House, (1) total 105ah Engine Start
Lighting: New LED lighting (2013/14), fluorescent, Kerosene. LED masthead tri-color bulb.
Fabric: Dodger & bimini, linen Sunbrella, (2013). Small cockpit awning, linen Sunbrella (2014). Four cockpit cushions recovered (2015), V-berth recovered (2013), salon: new foam and covers (2013). Four cockpit lee-cloths (2013).
Heat/cool: Antique charcoal heater in salon w/Mexican tile beneath. Two day/night solar vents (new in 2013, batteries replaced 2018), , two Caframo fans (2013), three 110v fans. Five opening portlights, two s.s. dorade vents (2013), and six hatches, plus companionway = plenty of ventilation!
Stainless Steel: NOTE the abundance of bare ss trim welded onto wear areas - no rust! Custom ss boom support and bimini arch (2013). New s.s. dorades (2013).
***Dinghy/new engine available separately: Highly regarded Portland Pudgy dinghy (2008), with sail rig, 2pr oars, swim ladder, towing bridle, compass!! Honda BF2.3 long shaft outboard (2018)
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.