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1977 DownEast Sloop

6 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

This is a cruising/racing diesel auxiliary Cutter rigged, a “Downeast 32” designed by Bill Poole and built by Downeast inc. Construction is of fiberglass reinforced plastic construction, over longitudinal stringers and bulkheads, with additional stiffening in the deck and cabin top areas. Auxiliary propulsion power is furnished by a single 27 hp diesel engine.

This boat is set-up to be a comfortable live-aboard but also set-up to cruise any where in the world in comfort and safety. Just top-off tanks, stock provisions, on tie and set sail.

Equipment on Board:

Accommodations

Accommodations are for 5 persons in way forward V-berth, Pt convertible upper/lower berths, settee/salon berths and a quarter berth. She has an enclosed marine head, Formica molded top vanity & sinks, running electric pumped water and ample storage. Her interior boasts abundant paneling, cabinetry and trim as well as upholstered cushions in good condition throughout.

Galley

Her galley also includes Formica top work surfaces, electric pumped water, built in icebox and ample storage areas.

•3-burner Princess stove/oven
•7.3 cu ft icebox w/1″ new closed cell foam insulation added, total 4″
•New Isotherm compressor unit
•3.5 cu ft icebox

Electrical

•Battery Safety switch
•Fuses/circuit breakers
•12V & 110V systems
•5 AGM Batteries
•490 AH in 2 banks
•360 watts solar panel w/2500w inverter

Electronics & Navigation

•Ritchie Compass
•Standard VHF Radio
•MR Mariner Knotmeter & Fathometer
•New Furuno 1623 radar
•New Furuno 7000GPS plotter/sounder
•Simrad TP 32 Tiller pilot
•Icom M 802 SSB
•Lewmar Pro 1000 windlass w/remote

Deck

•Tackle: CQR, Danforth, Bruce chain & Rode
•Stainless steel 1×19 Northman fittings
•8ft dinghy w/4 stroke 2.5 Yamaha plus all tools and spare parts.

Sails

•Main
•Genoa
•Staysail

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