1985 Herreshoff H-31 For Sale

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Boat Details

Year:
1985
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Herreshoff
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
H-31
Length (LOA):
31'
Beam:
10' 4"
Draft:
48"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
233800
Location:
Venice, Florida
(near North Port)
Status:
Available
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
Purchased a Freedom 40
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Main Sail:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Blocks:
Lazy Jacks:
Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
"H-31 cat ketch. A true classic Restored and ready to go!"

1985 Herreshoff H-31

A true classic Restored and ready to go! H-31 cat ketch. fast and easy the Herreshoff way.

Three of the greatest names in sailing came together to build this exquisite yacht. Halsey Herreshoff, Gerry Hoyt, and Evert Pearson. They originally came together working o...more

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1985 Herreshoff H-31 Ketch Sailboat in Venice, Florida

Stock #233800

1985 Herreshoff H-31

A true classic Restored and ready to go! H-31 cat ketch. fast and easy the Herreshoff way.

Three of the greatest names in sailing came together to build this exquisite yacht. Halsey Herreshoff, Gerry Hoyt, and Evert Pearson. They originally came together working on Freedom sailboats after their successful partnership on the Freedom sailboats They decided to take it further and the H-31 was produced. Produced by the cat ketch corporation.

Herreshoff is hands down the greatest name in sailing. Three generations raced in America's cup. America's cup museum is connected to the Herreshoff Museum.
Herreshoff Is responsible for the yacht design and hull design as a 3rd generation naval architect.

Gary Hoyt is an Olympic sailing Champion. Responsible for the unique rigging and sail Inventory. Everet Pearson of Pearson Yachts Is world-renowned for his rugged sailboat hull builds.

The boat has a draft of 4 ft so she can sail anywhere. Simplified sailing all self-tending sails.

The boat is powered by an Italian Nanni Industries 18hp engine. The fuel tank holds 18 gallons. The batteries were recently replaced and the boat has two 100w solar panels.

The cockpit is roomy with wheel steering and the cockpit table folds neatly out of the way when not in use.

Down below is an open space, it lacks a forward bulkhead between the main cabin and the forward cabin. With sleeping accommodations for four crew, there is a forward V-berth in the bow and two double bunks in the main cabin, with a removable table in-between them. The berths all have storage underneath them.

The galley has an open layout and the head is to port at the foot of the companionway stairs. The engine is accessible by two removable doors.

This unstayed rigging features a simple layout. There are no winches and they are not required. The halyards are all new. Tacking does not have to involve sail handling, as the sails are self-tending.

Two anchors included: 50' chain on the CQR with 100' rode, 25' chain with 100' rode on the Plow anchor.

Information On Condition

This Herreshoff is ready to sail. The seller has enjoyed this easy-to-sail cat and moved up to a larger Freedom 40 Cat Ketch.

The head is currently not working as the black tank has been removed, the head remains intact and was rebuilt recently.

The owner/Captain maintains her, The engine runs well according to the owner. Northstar GPS is not working, the bimini frame is bent.

Some additional information.
Topside rebedded /stanchions
hatches rebuilt new acrylic
AC/heat removed deep cleaned and reinstalled.
Fuel tank removed cleaned inside and out repainted.
Hot water tank new one year with heat exchanger.
Teak striped top side revarnished 12 coats.
70% of teak stripped interior/ revarnished
Topside fared and painted new coat every year with varnish.
Water tank cleaned and vent hose installed with shutoff. Safety feature.
50 for the chain on CQR with 100 foot Rode 12 strain
25 foot a chain 100 rode on Plow
All sails went through and re-stitched
Canvas went through.
Three halyards in each mast with new blocks and new running Rigging.
Masts both rebedded
Portlights good
New 6. 6V battery bank Cycled once. Installed three months ago brand new.
200 W solar
Two solar monitors
All-new battery cables.
Holding tank removed (temporarily)
Head rebuilt (Raritan) Plenty of spares/charcoal filter vent
Lots of engine spares
Updated parts catalog for engine
Shop engine manual
Original paperwork
New solar vents in hatches.
Liveaboard slip Possibly Available
Engine room painted
Fishfinder Humminbird temp/alarms
Teak cockpit table. Teak salon table.
Edson pedestal.
New throttle cable and shifter cable.
All interior wood solid teak/no veneer.

Rebedded masts/stanchions. Hatches rebuilt, new acrylic. AC/heat removed deep cleaned & reinstalled. Fuel tank removed cleaned inside. Hot water tank replaced in 2019 with heat exchanger. Teak striped top side revarnished 12 coats. Water tank cleaned and vent hose installed with shutoff. All sails inspected and re-stitched Three halyards in each mast with new blocks & new running rigging. New solar vents in hatches. New throttle & shifter cable.

Oil change 8/18/2020

Approximate boat location: Venice, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1985
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Herreshoff
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
H-31
Length (LOA):
31'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
233800
Location:
Venice, Florida
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 5/11/2021)
(On a mooring)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1985
Brand:
Nanni Marine
Model:
18
Size:
18 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
18 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Closed Water Cooling Sys.:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Rudder:
Transom Hung
Holding Tank:
Removed
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
One 18 Gallon
Date Of Engine Service:
8/18/2020
Water Tank:
60 Gallons
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
31'
Beam:
10' 4"
Min. Draft:
48"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
Weight:
7,560 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
Uniden
Compass:
Ritchie
Autopilot:
Raymarine
GPS - Northstar:
Inop, Bad Screen
Separate Depth Sounder:
Humminbird
Deck Features
Bimini:
Bow Pulpit:
Bow Rail:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Seating:
Cockpit Table:
Compartment Storage:
Rod Holders:
Sea Cocks:
Steering Wheel:
Swim Ladder:
Anchor Rode:
Anchor:
Two
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Owner's Manual:
Grab Rails:
ElectricalElec. Components
Inverter:
Water Temp Gauge:
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Battery Switch:
Battery Tender:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Stereo:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Solar Panel:
Two 100w Panels W/ Monitors
Number Of Batteries:
Six
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Main Sail:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Rigging
Blocks:
Lazy Jacks:
Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
3
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
60 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
Yes
(12000 BTU)
Non-Smoking:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Port Holes:
Pressurized Water System:
Sink - Cabin:
V Berth:
Mid Berth:
Two
Head:
Black Tank Removed
Ac/heat:
12000 BTU
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Monohull Full Keel
Exterior Color:
Green
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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