1966 Custom Murray Watts design, excellent
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Priced to sell!
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / diesel
- Located In:
- Rio Dulce, Guatemala
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 34,750
Longtime owners, now sellers, are aboard and enjoying this beautiful cutter right now cruising Belize! Most recent pictures taken 4 January show the boat ready to fulfill YOUR cruising dreams -- call or write today for more information!
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 practical systems aboard translate to 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 fifty year-old classic is in excellent condition, and ready for you to guide the adventures of the next fifty years. Go have fun!
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!!
Proceed with the peace of mind fostered by a brokerage reputation built on professionalism and integrity. SYS Brokerage only accepts yacht listings with realistic or bargain prices, listings that our brokers can represent truthfully as being worthwhile.
Listing Broker: Chris Stanley firstname.lastname@example.org 502-5723-4940
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Wally Godet - Exeter, New Hamshire
Designer: Murray Watts & Charles Wittholtz
Flag of Registry: United States
LOA: 38 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 35 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 24000 lbs
Ballast: 9000 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 4 in
Total Power: 27 HP
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1986
Engine Model: 3GM30F
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3000
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 27 HP
Cruising Speed: 5 knots @ 1800 RPM
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (65 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (40 Gallons)
Compass - RITCHIE Globemaster
Plotter - Standard Horizon CP 300 w/external antenna (2011) Charts: Eastern US & Western Caribbean
Radio - Shortwave receiver. Sony ICF-SW7600GR (2013)
Autopilot - Fleming all-316 stainless-steel windvane (1985)
GPS - in plotter
VHF - TWO: Standard Horizon w/DSC & GPS (2013 new in box), Unimetrics Sea Hawk 50 VHF
Depthsounder - Standard Horizon
Spinnaker - red, white and blue. Purchased used 2014, and not yet tried.
Genoa - = # 2 JIB, hank-on, white, good condition. AND a STAYSAIL, tanbark color Dacron, hank-on, built by Ullman Sails (2011)
Storm jib - white, custom built for boat. New 1985/86 - never used.
Trisail - white, custom built for boat, new 1985/86 - never used
Furling genoa - tanbark with “mahogany” UV protection strip, roller furling, custom built by Gambell & Hunter, Camden, Maine. (2011)
Asymmetric spinnaker - Drifter: white
Battened mainsail - 9.4oz., triple-stitched tanbark Dacron, three reef points, built by Bierig (2011/12)
Spinnaker pole - (Whisker pole)
Tiller - Laminated white oak (2013) Beautiful!
Manual bilge pump - Two: one is large 1-gallon per stroke (2013)
Marine head - C-Head composting toilet (2013)
Heating - Antique charcoal heater - salon
Refrigerator - purely a very well insulated ice-box
Oven - Tasco 3-burner stove with oven
Generator - Honda EX1000
Inverter - 600-watt
Tender - Portland Pudgy (2008), with sail rig, 2pr. oars, swim ladder, towing bridle, compass -- Torqueedo electric outboard (2008)
Solar panel - Three small: 2X 10w (2013), 5w - with controller
Cockpit cushions - teal green, (2015)
Mainsail cover - Mack Pack (2012)
Bimini Top - (2013)
Cockpit cover - awning
Spray hood - Dodger (2013)
Hauled Nov 2015: bottom sandblasted to bright metal, two coats zinc primer, two coats coal tar, four coats antifouling paint. Topsides, toerail, decks, cabintop, stanchions all painted with three coats of enamel.
Engine overhauled by Banks Brothers, Maine (2001) -- estimated 3000 hours total before/after - current hour meter reads 675hrs. Water circ pump (11/2013), Vetus water lock (12/2013), cutlass bearing (1/2014), starter solenoid (5/2015), raw water pump (10/2015) Spare new alternator, 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 3/8" chain, regalvanized (2015) and 200' 3/4" nylon rode. ROCNA 44lb (2013), CQR 45lb, Danforth 20lb, Para-Anchor (1985) never used.
Batteries: Approx 3yo, (2) total 230ah House, (1) total 105ah Engine Start
Lighting: New LED lighting (2013/14), fluorescent, Kerosene. LED masthead tri-color bulb. New steaming light (2013)
Awning: ShadeTree Awning in use, and a new one in the box
Fabric: Dodger & bimini, linen Sunbrella, (2013). 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 solar vents (2013), two Caframo fans (2013), three 110v fans. Five opening portlights, 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 ss dorades (2013).
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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