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  1. 1978 Orion 35

    October 19, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    Phoenix is a 35 foot racer/cruiser that has always been sailed in fresh water. From 2002 to 2008 she has undergone a massive renovation and is in like new condition. She sleeps 6 in two separate state rooms. The boat is an Orion 35 designed by Sparkman and Stephans, a renowned yacht designer. Interior configuration: v-birth and in the main cabin, one pilot birth on each side and one settee on each side. The boat has hot and cold running fresh water in the galley as well as the head. Opposite the head is a hanging locker and there’s one more behind the nav station. There’s also crew storage below the pilot births for 6 individual crew and sail/line storage under the cockpit. As for refurbishing: the bottom has been re-done; stripped faired and re-surfaced with 8 coats of interprotect 2000E barrier coat and VC-17 bottom paint. All deck hardware has been removed, holes sealed and all fasteners re-bedded. Also the deck has been re-painted with interlux epoxy paint. All interior teak has been recently refinished as well. The halyards are all lead aft to the cockpit and locked with lewmar rope clutches.

    Equipment on Board:

    She is equipped with a 30hp gasoline Atomic-4 that had a mojor overhaul in 2006 and runs incredibly well and is extremely reliable. Hot/cold running water in both the galley and the head. Electronics:
    Nav Station; Navman Color GPS chartplotter, Raymarine VHF, Clarion am/fm cd player. Cockpit; pedastal mounted Navman(wind, speed and depth, and a mast mounted repeater). Sail inventory: new Dacron racing main, new Pentex/Mylar tape drive #1, a used but good Dacron #2, and a Pentex/Mylar tape drive #3. Two 3/4 oz spinnakers. There are also the origanal main and and #1 plus an additional older main. head-stay Tuff Luff foil. 6 lewmar winches: 2 primaries 2 secondaries and 2 cabin top mounted halyard winches. The backstay has an adjustable hydraulic tension cylinder and there is a babystay.