Located in Aydlett, North Carolina, this 34-foot used Island Packet is a great cruising sailboat. Head out confidently onto the water with a 30hp Yanmar 3GM30 engine on board, in case you need help getting home. The 31 has lots of space for your family and friends, and all your boating gear. Don't miss out on your opportunity to own this expected condition Island Packet sailboat!...Read more
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1986 Island Packet 31:
Make: Island Packet
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Use: Fresh Water, Salt Water
Model: 31' Hull #134
Displacement: 11000 Lbs.
Ballast: 4500 Lbs.
Engine Type: Single Inboard/Outboard
Engine Make: Yanmar
LOA (feet): 34.4
Primary Fuel Type: Diesel
Introduced in 1983, she has a traditional catboat-style design which features a sweeping sheerline, stubby bow, nearly vertical transom and a considerable 11'6" beam. The Island Packet 31 remained in production until 1989. In all, 265 boats were constructed. This is Hull #134.
Construction of the hull of the 31 is a solid laminate of fiberglass cloth and polyester resin. There is considerable use of molded fiberglass liners. This is a strong and cost effective method of production. A unique feature of all Island Packet boats is their method of deck construction. Instead of using balsa or foam core material, Island Packet use their own "Polycore" which is a mixture of resin fillers.
The accommodations and livability of the IP 31 may be matched but can't be beat on a 31' boat. The arrangement is fairly straightforward with V-berth forward followed by a starboard side head, opposing settees in the main saloon, port side galley, starboard side quarter berth and navigation station. The 11' 6" maximum beam and wide waterline beam allow accommodations to be pushed outboard providing plenty of livable space. The galley is U-shaped and is the size found on 35 to 38 footers. There is a clever arrangement for the quarter berth and navigation table which allows the chart table to be flipped up and a folding door to be extended to for an enclosed quarter berth cabin.
This 1986 Island Packet Cutter 32 is in good condition. Original owner. Excellent cruising boat. Seaworthy. Comfortable. Lots of extras! The owner lived aboard her for one year in the Bahamas. If you are looking for comfortable cruiser or live-aboard this 1986 Island Cutter will fill the bill nicely! She is ready for many hours of sailing enjoyment with family and friends! Make no mistake about it, this Island Packet 31 is a solid cruising sailboat!
Seller just had her hauled and the bottom painted. He also installeded a new aluminum fuel tank. Water pump has new impeller. Freshwater system was serviced as well. The work was done by Atlantic Yacht Basin in Chesapeake Va.
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