About this Sailboat:
Tartan 34C sailboat, documented Sloop “Vesper” for sale; in water and cruised/upgraded every season by 1 owner for the last 14 years; very clean/original S&S design.
Cutaway keel and skeg mounted rudder; fast and easy to single hand; great boat in light or heavy air.
Forward V-berth, head to port, hanging locker to starboard, bulkhead mount drop table in main salon with convertible double berth to port and settee to starboard, quarter berth to port and galley to starboard, all berths large and comfortable, seat lockers in cockpit, cockpit access to ice box; excellent stowage. Boat has a drop centerboard through the keel with a draft of 4′ board up and 8′ board down.
Atomic 4 engine with significant upgrades; good compression, easy to work on, parts readily available, new fuel tank (2005) and partial rebuild (2010).
Custom 12′ (mid-size) boom and sails to fit; custom mainsheet access by helmsman for single-hand; many recent upgrades, including:
Mainsail (2-reef), 130 genoa and cruising spinnaker, washed every year, exc. condition (1998)
Sail cover maintained (1998)
Barrier coat (2001)
15g. holding tank (2002)
Awlgrip topsides (2007)
Deck repair (2009)
Hot water heater (2009)Lifelines (2010)
Rudder removed, repacked (2010)
Steering cable (2010)
Origo pressureless alcohol stove (2010)
Deck non-skid (2010)
Engine side plate (2010)
Water pump (2010)
Belts and tuneup (2010)
Racor fuel filter/water separator (2011)
Standing, running rigging excellent. 40g. water, 26g. fuel, 15g. holding. Classic design, open/clean deck layout. Lovely, ready to cruise example of a timeless, classic yacht.
Equipment on Board:
2 anchors (Delta/Danforth), 2 rode, 2 built-in Dorade boxes, compass, lifering, cushions, stereo, VHF, dodger frame and dodger (needs replacement), ensign/staff, blower, bilge pump, kerosene lamp, etc.