The Aquarius Pilot Cutter is a limited production offshore cruiser with a focus on easy handling, comfort, and safety at sea. She takes inspiration from the working boats of the 19th century which were both fast and able to carry large loads, these boats have the hallmarks of an easily driven hull, ...more
We're sorry to see this one go but happy to say that she has been sold.
The Aquarius Pilot Cutter is a limited production offshore cruiser with a focus on easy handling, comfort, and safety at sea. She takes inspiration from the working boats of the 19th century which were both fast and able to carry large loads, these boats have the hallmarks of an easily driven hull, good windward performance and an ability to carry large amounts of canvas to make up for heavy displacements and payload. She is 30' LOA with the bowsprit and 24' length on deck.
The Aquarius has modern sail controls with all lines, including reefing controls, leading back into the cockpit - ideal for single handing, lazy jacks included. Below decks is a very practical and spacious setup with ventilation flow due to no obstructing bulkheads. There are berths that are 6' 7" long and 6' 3" of headroom.
Construction is hand-laid solid fiberglass with polyester resin, with a hull thickness varying from 3/8" at the minimum to 5/8" at the turn of the bilge and as much as 3/4" in the keel sections. The ballast is lead encapsulated. Deck and cabin house are fiberglass cored in 1/2" marine ply, and the hull to deck joint is via an overlapping shoe box fit bedded with sealant and through bolted on 12" centers.
The head is under the forward V- berth to port, with a hand pump toilet, with a 15 gal. new flexible holding bladder under the V-berth aft of the fresh water tank. No macerator pump but one could be fitted. Also has a pump out fitting on port side.
She also has a genoa and spinnaker w/ pole
Comes with new top of the line reflective strap jack lines and harnesses and safety leashes all new, and all the coast guard safety gear as well as a floating SOS beacon and 2 CO2 inflatable life vests
Dual selectable fuel filters and an electric fuel prime pump. All fuel lines, fuel lift pump, fuel injectors, factory exhaust riser elbow and hose, and cooling pump impeller. are new.. The engine is well maintained
"Cole" brand wood stove works excellent with wood pellets to start then cheap charcoal bricketts.
130 ft. of new 5/16 high test anchor chain and swivel with a one year old "Rocna " Vulcan anchor. CQR and Rocna on bow rollers. Aluminum "fx-23" Fortress anchor mounted on the pushpit for a stern kedge . Also comes with a Bruce anchor, rated over what the boat needs and a new snubber with a stainless. hook in storage,
Comes with many new fuel jugs and extensive amount of paints and varnishes.
Includes a full over head canvas awning that is of the same canvas as the dodger and in excellent shap, and the Bimini is stored below.
Magma grill, and twice used "Breeze Bandit" breeze catcher included.
There is abundant storage space,places under the V birth and throughout in various cabinets and under the cabin sole.
Very dry bilge and all storage lids latch in place.
The vessel is a very nice condition for a 40 year old boat. The brightwork is very nice and is mostly covered by custom canvas. The interior is compact yet spacious and in good shape. The head is under the forward V- berth to port,
layout is standard interior a
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