1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser For Sale

$42,900
Stock #270768 -
Inactive
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser Engine
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser Engine

Boat Details

Year:
1979
Type:
Power
Category:
Length (LOA):
30'
Beam:
12'
Draft:
36"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
270768
Location:
North Fort Myers
(near Cape Coral)
Status:
Inactive
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
Time for a new adventure / Bring all offers!
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1979
Brand:
Perkins
Model:
4.236
Size:
85 hp
Hours:
4,346 (as of 2/5/2022)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"Fully equipped. Ready for the next adventure."

This renowned 1979 Prairie 29', Hull #37 of approximately 50 made, is a cruising trawler designed by Jack Hargrove, who also helped design Hatteras yachts. She includes all you need to cast off. She has been up the Intracoastal and island hopping, including a trip to the Bahamas.

She is ready...more

1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser Engine
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser
1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser Engine

1979 Prairie Boat Works 29 Coastal Cruiser Trawler in North Fort Myers

Stock #270768

This renowned 1979 Prairie 29', Hull #37 of approximately 50 made, is a cruising trawler designed by Jack Hargrove, who also helped design Hatteras yachts. She includes all you need to cast off. She has been up the Intracoastal and island hopping, including a trip to the Bahamas.

She is ready to hit the Islands again if you wish.

She's powered by a Perkins 4.236 diesel engine, a 3-blade prop, and a Vetus bow thruster to easily navigate her.

The salon has plenty of seating and has a lounge area with a 24" Samsung TV with a digital powered TV antenna for better reception.

The galley features an ARB 110 - 12V standalone refrigerator, freezer, microwave, and a 2 burner propane range. There's lots of storage, counter space, and It's very open to the salon.

The bath has a transom shower, medicine cabinet, towel holder and is very roomy. A 100 gallon water tank, 2 gal hot water heater, and a composting commode provide conveniences while at sea.

A 16000 BTU air conditioner that has heat with a remote keeps the climate comfortable. The sunshades add privacy and help keep the boat cozy.

Anchoring is made easier with a Lewmar 1000 windless, a 30' chain, a 35lb Rocna anchor on her bow. There is additionally, a 25lb Fortress back-up anchor, a 25lb CQR spare anchor, and 150ft rode.

2 - 50 gallon fuel tanks, and her fuel efficiency, make for fewer trips to the fueling station.

Additional features include:

-Tank Tender monitoring system for diesel c100 gallon Water tank
-SI-TEX SP 110 Autopilot
-SI-TEX EC5Fi ChartPlotter with a C-Map Chip
-Standard Horizon VHF radio with GPS and AIS
-Magnum 2000 Inverter with Charger, with remote
-6 Trojan 6V batteries with water system
-An Air Breeze wind turbine generator
-2 - 175 watt Solar panels and solar controller

More items included are a wind scoop, a washdown pump, and spare parts.

She may be older but these trawlers were built to last and make for a larger feel, despite her size.

Wide open throttle (2200rpm) Runs at 9.5 mph. Normal cruising 1750rpm about 7.5mph. Burns about a gal an hour. Perkins 4-236, 4300 or so hours.

Advertisement is for vessel only. Trailer is not being offered for sale by Pop Yachts.
Information On Condition

She appears well-kept and has many amenities, per Seller. Upholstery seems to be in very good condition and appears to have no rips or tears.

Composting Toilet is due for replacement. Holding tank removed if you want to restore to pump out..

Approximate boat location: North Fort Myers, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1979
Type:
Power
Category:
Length (LOA):
30'
Hours:
4,346
(as of 2/5/2022)
Stock #:
270768
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 2/5/2022)
(docked at full-service marina-liveaboard slip)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1979
Brand:
Perkins
Model:
4.236
Hours:
4,346
(as of 2/5/2022)
Size:
85 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
100 gals
Propeller:
Bronze Mix
Cruising Speed:
7 mph
Maximum Speed:
9 mph
Fuel Consump.:
1 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Thruster - Bow:
Water Tanks:
Bilge Pump:
Closed Water Cooling Sys.:
Rudder:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
2
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
30'
Beam:
12'
Min. Draft:
36"
Weight:
12,000 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Autopilot:
Compass:
Covers - Display:
GPS / Plotter:
GPS Antenna:
Navigation Lights:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Deck Features
Anchor Locker:
Bimini:
Bow Pulpit:
Bow Rail:
Cleats - Fixed:
Propane Tanks:
Rub Rails:
Sea Cocks:
Steering Wheel:
Transom - Closed:
Windlass:
Anchor:
Anchor Rode:
Compartment Storage:
Windshield - One Piece:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Engine Kill Switch:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Battery Switch:
Battery Tender:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Courtesy Lights:
Horn:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Shower Sump Pump:
Stereo:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Fuel Gauge:
Inverter:
Solar Panel:
Water Heater:
Number Of Batteries:
6 Batteries
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
6
# Cabins:
1
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
1
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
100 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
Yes
(16000 BTU Mermaid)
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
No
Cabinets:
Heat:
Microwave:
Mirror:
Port Holes:
Refrigerator:
Shower:
Sink - Galley:
Stateroom - Forward:
Stove:
Pressurized Water System:
Salon:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Jack Hargrove
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Deep Vee
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Beige/blue
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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