1976 Island Trader Marine Trader $35,000.00
BOAT OWNER'S NOTES for 1976 37' LOD/40' Overall Island Trader Ketch, call Owner @ 361-652-4423 or 757-303-5174
Overview: This beautiful William Garden designed boat is a proven passage maker, Sister ships have sailed the globe, Being a ketch makes the sails smaller and easier to handle, When completely dressed there are 4 matching sails flying, Anchoring and sailing are easy and comfortable, The decks are wide and all rigging is on the outside of the hull making trips back to forward unimpeded and safe, Classic style and traditional lines make her a standout from the average plastic bottle look, Her shape allows low free board (easy to board) with the cockpit elevated and dry.
Features: Hand layed fiberglass hull, Beautiful teak bright work, Original wood spars and teak ships wheel, Hand carved interior doors, Only 47' mast height, 4.5' draft, and 12.5' beam allows this boat to go anywhere, Blue water or ICW are no problem, Getting under bridges or anchoring in small coves is easy, 6' + headroom, She sleeps 5 with 2 double births and 1 single, Lots of storage throughout, 75 gallins of water and 35 gallons of fuel, Full enclosed head with shower, Large heavily insulated Adler Barber refrigerator with 2 burner propane stove and oven, All exterior canvas and interior cushions new in 2012/13, Full set of cockpit cushions and custom sunshade.
Description: This full keel heavy (20,000 lbs. empty) blue water ketch was completely rebuilt in 2000, The extra weight provides stability either docked or on the go, The rigging was upgraded in size and stay-locks added with new turnbuckles, The interior of the boat was all stripped out and replaced, New floor, cabin sides, galley, and head were done, All wiring and plumbing was replaced, Extra cabinets were added in galley area, One locker was converted into a pantry, This boat is a Great live aboard.
We have cruised this boat from Lagoon a Madre, Tx. to the Chesapeake Bay, We have lived aboard comfortably for many years, Now it is time for us to move on to a new adventure, If you want a comfortable, safe, capable boat – this is the one for you, Asking $39,900 OBO.
Birthed in Hampton, Va.
Call 361-652-4423 or 757-303-5174.
Contact Name: Mark
Contact Phone: 361-652-4423
Engine: Volvo Penta
Engine Count: Single
Engine Hours: 1600
Hull Material: Glass
Beam: 12′ 6″
Draft: 4′ 6″
Condition: Very Good
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