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Puffin II is a 1977 very popular 30-foot well-built cruiser and daysailer. Almost 1200 were built at the Portsmouth, Rhode Island yard between 1971 - 1981. She offers accommodations below for 4-6 with good headroom, galley, enclosed head, and stowage--a neat and clean cabin. She comes with a set of sails (main, jib, & spinnaker) in good condition, as well as a gas engine. If you are looking for a classic and reputable sloop for daysailing and overnighting at a reasonable price, Puffin may be the boat for you!
Solid fiberglass 1-piece hull built by Pearson Yachts in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Hand laid production for both hull and the balsa-cored deck assembly. The hull-to-deck joint is glassed as well as secured with stainless steel screws, covered with the vinyl rubrail. The 3,560-lb lead fin keel is encapsulated in fiberglass. White topsides, navy sheer and boot stripes, blue bottom.
Universal 4-cylinder Atomic 4 gasoline engine, 20 HP, FWC, wet exhaust, shaft swinging a 2-blade bronze propeller. Engine access is through aft cabin doors.Spade rudder with stainless steel rudder post set inside a fiberglass tube. Wheel pedestal steering.
Mainsail, Jib and Spinnaker--all in better than average condition
Aluminum spars. The deck-stepped mast is supported by the main cabin bulkhead and an oak compression column that is glassed into the top of the keel. Stainless steel standing rigging. Furlex roller furling. Running rigging is braided.
Fuel: 20-gal. tank
Water: 22-gal. tank
Holding: 10-gallon poly tank below vee berths
Two batteries. 12v fuse panel, Master Switch 1-2-Both.
In forward cabin, aft of anchor locker, is the 6'5"L double berth with lockers below, shelving outboard. Dark blue cushion covers. Cabintop hatch with screen and two ports, port and starboard, folding teak door.
Next aft is the full-width head with manual flush to port and stainless steel sink to starboard, two opening ports with screens. Teak door aft to main cabin.
In spacious main cabin, the port forward bulkhead houses the fold-down dining table, settee/berths port and starboard with dark blue cushions. Lockers below and outboard for terrific storage.
Next aft is the galley, across the width of the aft cabin. Formica countertop. Locker outboard of alcohol stove and next aft is a deep top-loading ice box. Stainless steel sink and spigot to starboard. Teak companionway steps are built on the access door to the engine. Double 6'1" quarterberth is on port side. Doors in 6'5" aft quarterberth to engine and fuel tank for addition access.
The cabin has 6' headroom, fiberglass sole, two large rectangular fixed ports with curtains, reading lights, teak trim and overhead handrails, port and starboard. Sliding fiberglass companionway hatch.
The large cockpit (7'L x 5'10" W) seats six comfortably, especially with the wheel steering on the pedestal with compass and electronics. Under the starboard bench is a large deep locker, aft of helm is the smaller lazarette locker, and outboard lockers port and starboard provide good storage. Lewmar 2-speed winches port and starboard, stainless steel deck hardware, navigational lights, and just enough teak trim to enhance her looks. Traveler aft of helm. Stainless steel bow and stern rails with stanchions supporting the lifelines. Gates port and starboard.
Sea Ranger 3000 VHF
JRC 1000 MKII Radar
3 Sails: Main, Jib, Spinnaker
Fenders, dock lines