Introduced back in 1975 the Downeaster 32 was designed by Bob Poole as a traditionally styled long range cruiser ideal for couples. She has proven to be rugged, easy to sail, and won much praise from her owners. They have sailed far and wide and at least three have circumnavigated. This gal has seen...more
Introduced back in 1975 the Downeaster 32 was designed by Bob Poole as a traditionally styled long range cruiser ideal for couples. She has proven to be rugged, easy to sail, and won much praise from her owners. They have sailed far and wide and at least three have circumnavigated. This gal has seen the waters of Tahiti, Mexico, and coastal California.
Evoking nostalgia and tradition, the Downeaster 32 keeps up family traits such as a long keel with a keel-hung rudder, clipper bow, and classic bowsprit.
The hull laminate was overbuilt and the rigging has proven strong. Generous interior space is generous is appreciated by tall sailors with 6'6" of headroom.
With the right configuration, she will sleep six with three berths in the saloon, a quarter-berth on the starboard aft, and v-berths forward.
There's a u-shaped galley complete with, refrigerator and icebox, and a double sink. Storage includes two well-ventilated hanging lockers and numerous cubbies.
Don't miss an opportunity to own a very well priced Downeaster today.
~~~ Motivated Seller Welcomes Offers ~~~
This 1976 Downeaster 32 is one of 134 made in their Santa Ana, CA facility. Seller states she is an overall very good seaworthy boat. Powered by a good running 27hp Yanmar with less than 550 hours. Starboard side wood toe rail is missing but with a good cleaning and minor cosmetics work she will refresh & clean up very nicely.
60-day Sea Tow membership* comes standard with your boat purchase!
All reasonable offers will be reviewed and presented to the seller.
All offers are contingent upon being fully satisfied with unit after personal inspection and/or professional inspection.
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