Very nice 1988 Island Packet 38. Australian round the world sailors purchased the boat in March 2017 and upgraded her for continued bluewater cruising. After an extended season in the Bahamas in 2018, the owners returned to Australia and unforeseen circumstances, including COVID 19 restrictions, hav...more
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Very nice 1988 Island Packet 38. Australian round the world sailors purchased the boat in March 2017 and upgraded her for continued bluewater cruising. After an extended season in the Bahamas in 2018, the owners returned to Australia and unforeseen circumstances, including COVID 19 restrictions, have not permitted them to return.
There is a very long list of upgrades and improvements, provided by the sellers, included in the DOCS file for this listing. Ask your broker to provide that inventory list for you.
Some of those new upgrades include:
-- Standing rigging all new;
-- 4 new 100w solar panels;
-- New Rocna 44# anchor;
-- Allnew LED mast head, running, and cabin lights;
-- New cutlass bearing & dripless seal;
-- New polypropylene holding tank.
Great accommodations include a beautiful teak interior in great condition, teak and holly floors with a full set of factory-fitted carpets, an aft cabin with a queen bed, and a Pullman forward. The settee s convert to a single and a double. There are two heads with the aft having double entry access. There is also a Mermaid Marine 16,000BTU air conditioner (115v), and a Katadyn/Spectra Endurance MROD-40 water maker.
Electronics include Garmin radar, 2 Garmin GPS/plotters, Raymarine ST6000 autopilot, ICOM SSB radio, ICOM VHF radio, and Garmin Gwind wind transducer integrated into the Garmin GPSMap740s.
The boat is cutter rigged with a Profurl MK2-512 in-boom mainsail furler, Harken Roller Furlers for the Genoa/Jib, and 5 Lewmar winches including a 40 Ocean electric winch on the coach roof for the main.
Ground tackle includes a Rocna 44#, a CQR 45#, and a Danforth stern anchor. There is a Lawrence Horizon Express 1500W windlass.
The auxiliary power is a Yanmar 4JH2BE 44 HP diesel with 6400 hours. It pushes a 2000SSP Powell feathering sailprop. A Honda EU2000 portable generator is included and there are 4 Decka Gel Marine house batteries and 1 new gel starter battery.
There is a 2005 AB Navigo 9 RIB dinghy and a Johnson 15HP 2 stroke outboard engine.
Dinghy included: AB Navigo 9 w/15 HP Johnson 2-stroke
This beautiful 1988 Island Packet is in very nice condition and is ready to splash. According to the owners, all mechanical and operational systems function as intended and she is WOWO (Walk-on-walk-off) meaning that everything seen is included (ie. crockery, bedding, spare parts, tools, etc.).
Bottom line -- these Aussie owner's misfortune could be your great fortune. Their pride and joy and the product of their vision can now be your adventure-ready dream brought to life. Don't miss this opportunity!! This one isn't going to last long.
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