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  1. 1981 Baba Cutter

    November 19, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    This Robert Perry design has won acclaim as one of the most desirable small blue water cruisers. In the past six years the owner to the Baba 30 has sailed the Caribbean along Central America coasts, the Leewards Islands down to Trinidad, up to chain to the Virgin Islands, over to Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, thru the Bahamas and back to Florida. The Yanmar 3YM30 (870 hrs) was new in 2008, new aluminum fuel tank and 2 stainless water tanks in 2009, new Ocean Breeze AC installed in 2010, has Norcold refrigeration that runs on 12VDC or 110VAC and lots more.


    Engine Brand: Yanmar

    Model: 3YM30 Fresh Water Cooled new in 2008

    Total Power: 29 HP

    Hours: 870

    Transmission: Kanzaki KM2P-1

    Propeller: 3 Blade Bronze 14″

    PSI Dripless Shaft Log

    Cruise: 6 knots at 2800 rpm, 5.5 knots at 2200,

    Fuel Consumption: 1/3 GPM at 2000 rpm, 1 GPH at 3000 rpm


    LOA: 34.5 feet

    LOD: 29’11”

    LWL: 24’6″

    Beam: 10’3″

    Draft: 4’9″ Modified Full w/rudder hung on keel w/protected propeller

    Displacement: 12,500 lbs

    Ballast: 5,000 lbs


    FUEL: New 25 Gallon Aluminum Tank in 2009

    WATER: 2 stainless tanks total 80 gallons (60/20)

    HOLDING: 13 Gallon w/ Y Valve


    Forward V berth sleeps two

    Starboard Settee sleeps one

    Ocean Breeze AC w/heat coil new in 2010

    Diesel or Kerosene Heater

    Full Head and shower with hot and cold pressurized water

    Marble counter w/stainless sink in head

    6 Gal hot water heater new in 2010

    Teak and Holley sole

    Teak Bulkheads

    Drop down dinette table

    5 over head lights / 4 LED reading lights

    9 bronzed opening ports

    2 hatches w/ one butterfly in salon

    2 dorages for added ventilation


    Norcold Refrigeration runs both 12 VDC or 110VAC

    Seaward 3 burner propane stove w/oven

    Dual Stainless Sinks

    Pressurized Hot and Cold Water

    Storage with drawers and shelves

    Emerson Microwave Oven

    Equipment on Board:


    Garmin 498C GPS Chartplotter at Helm in Pod

    SE Florida and Bahamas chip

    Simrad AP16 Auto Pilot w/AC10 AP computor and JEFA15 Drive

    Standard Horizon Quest VHF w/DSC at Nav Station

    RAM Mike at Helm

    Furuno GPS Navigator @ Nav Station

    Raytheion R10 Radar at Nav Station

    15″ LCD Flat Panel TV on swivel bracket in Salon

    Magnavox DVD Player

    Dual CD/AM/FM Stereo Receiver w/speakers

    Ritchie 5″ compass at helm


    110 VAC Shore Power connection

    12 VDC and 110VAC control panel

    Four 6 volt Deep Cycle House Batteries for House Bank

    One Group 31 Starting Battery

    Promarine 10A Charger 2 bank

    Two 80W Solar Panels w/Zantrex C35 amp controller

    Jabsco Pump deep in bilge

    Rule 80 GPH for shallow bilge

    Sails and Rigging

    Battened Main Sail w/2 reefing points

    135% Head Sail on Shaefer 2100 roller furler

    Hank on yankee cut staysail

    Hank on storm staysail

    Spinnaker w/ ATN Sock and Pole

    Two Barient #23 Self Tailing winches for jib sheets

    One Barient #19 Self Tailing winch for Main

    One #10 winch on boom for reefing


    Beautiful Teak seating throughout

    Stainless framed Dodger new in 2008

    Stainless framed Bimini w/ side curtains new in 2008

    Lifelines new in 2012

    Weather clothes around cockpit

    Magma Propane Grill off Stern Rail

    Pedestal Wheel Steering w/Captains wheel

    Autopilot, GPS and RAM mike on Helm

    Henderson Manual Bilge Pump

    Ground Tackle

    Dual Anchor Roller

    Two 35 lb Delta Anchors

    Sampson Post

    300 feet 3/8 chain (primary)

    200 feet 3/8 chain (secondary)

    Bronze manual windlass

  2. 1984 Baba 30

    November 8, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    Excellent Well Kept Condition! Nicest Baba You Will Find Anywhere!

    No Teak Decks!

    Seriously For Sale, Offers Welcome, Call For Details!

    Can be seen on short notice.

    All teak trim on exterior is natural (no oil-varnish), it rained during photo shots and caused the darkening of the teak in some spots, this will be updated.
    Over 170 Baba 30’s Built, this is one of the last.
    Proven Bluewater Cruiser, will take you anywhere you dream to cruise in comfort & safety!
    Very Clean Interior Condition!
    Complete Canvas Isinglass Enclosure on the Cockpit as well as Cockpit Cushions
    Air Conditioning
    Yanmar Engine Recently Repowered 1300 engine hours approx.
    Replaced Aluminum Fuel Tank 30 Gallons
    Completely Updated AGM Batteries
    Two Solar Panels & TruCharge 20 Charger w/Bomar 80 amp Alternator
    Frigomatic Keel Cooled Refrigeration/Freezer System
    Water Maker
    Windvane Steering Monitor
    Dinghy W/Yamaha Outboard Included
    Stainless Davits System
    Auto Pilot
    C70 Raymarine Color Plotter W/Radar & Sounder
    Nexus Instruments
    Very Spacious 6’4″ Headroom
    Generous Storage,Bins and Lockers

    The boat is nicely proportioned with beautifully balanced overhangs, a sweeping sheer, and the Perry favorite; a traditional canoe stern. A four foot bowsprit sits up front and from the mast hangs a cutter rig boasting a healthy 504 sq. ft. of sail.

    Equipment on Board:

    Depthsounder – Nexus
    Log-speedometer – Nexus
    Wind speed and direction – Nexus
    Navigation center
    Autopilot – Nexus
    Compass – 5′ Illuminated Ritchie at the helm
    VHF – Icom IC-M59
    Radar – Raymarine C70
    CD player – Jensen

    Fully battened mainsail
    Furling genoa – Advanced Sails Roller
    Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker – Watt Sails

    Steering wheel
    Electric winch

    Inside Equipment
    Electric bilge pump
    Manual bilge pump
    Battery charger
    Air conditioning
    Hot water
    Fresh water maker
    Sea water pump
    Marine head
    Refrigerator – Frigomatic
    Deep freezer

    Electrical Equipment
    Shore power inlet
    Electrical Circuit: 12V

    Outside Equipment/Extras
    Teak cockpit
    Solar panel – 2

    Bimini Top
    Mainsail cover
    Spray hood

  3. 1978 Baba 30

    October 17, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    Solid teak interior in great condition, including recent cushion covers. Butterfly hatch in main salon. Bronze opening ports throughout. Large V-berth forward with overhead hatch & 3 bronze ports. Starboard head with marble vanity top & SS sink. Salon with bulkhead mount table, port & starboard settees. Stb makes into double berth. Forward facing nav station w/ quarterberth aft.

    Galley is port with plenty of storage. Separate freezer & refrigeration.

    Equipment on Board:

    Sails & Rigging: upgraded alum mast, LED lights, internal halyards, all new standing rigging & chainplates, new fully battaned mainsail, staysail & 130 on Harken roller furlers, upgraded ST winches
    Elect & Electronics: auto battery charger, new port & stb running lights, VHF & handheld GPS.
    Deck: CQR & Danforth anchors, manual windlass, new binnacle in ’06’, sunshade, canvas covers for most teak, new SS dodger/bimini rails canvas, & grab rails, new Imron epoxy hull coating, new forward hatch & new lifelines.
    Mechanical: Recent Yanmar 3YM30 , (new in 08)265 hours, & stuffing box, exhaust, everything well maintained