1972 Willard Vega 30 Searcher For Sale

$33,400
Stock #132573 -
Sold

Boat Details

Year:
1972
Type:
Power
Brand:
Willard
Category:
Trawlers
Model:
Vega 30 Searcher
Length (LOA):
30'
Beam:
10' 6"
Draft:
42"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
132573
Location:
Ft. Pierce, Florida
(near Port St. Lucie)
Status:
Sold
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Reason for Selling:
Wants to get a fishing boat
Engine Details
Count:
1
Year:
1983
Brand:
Cummins
Model:
4B3.9-M 80
Size:
80 hp
Hours:
2,200 (as of 1/27/2018)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Recently Sold — Hope to see you in Pompano Beach, FL

The Willard is back! 100 mile trip from Bahamas to Fort Pierce without a hitch. Ready for the Great Loop!

Get your offer in, won't last long!

The Willard Vega 30' was produced from 1972 to 1975 and was designed in-house by Hale Field. During 4 short years, an incredible 110 Vega 30's...more

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1972 Willard Vega 30 Searcher Trawler in Ft. Pierce, Florida

Stock #132573

The Willard is back! 100 mile trip from Bahamas to Fort Pierce without a hitch. Ready for the Great Loop!

Get your offer in, won't last long!

The Willard Vega 30' was produced from 1972 to 1975 and was designed in-house by Hale Field. During 4 short years, an incredible 110 Vega 30's were produced from Willard molds. The line included 4 different versions on the same hull: Searcher, Voyager, Nomad, and Horizon motorsailer.

1972 Willard Vega 30' Searchers is a Pilothouse style trawler with a true displacement hull, a round bottom for soft ride and a 4200 lbs ballasted keel. Displaces around 17000 lbs empty. Hull is 30' LOA is approx. 33' Beam is 10'6" Draws 3'6" Bridge height 20' mast up. Full keel with solid bronze rudder. Solid bronze skid plate. Solid bronze 24" fully protected propeller.

Functional for long-distance cruising layout features a flybridge above, a pilothouse with second helm station below, and a lowered aft cabin. The searcher is one of the most popular models due to her well-proportioned, salty good looks and excellent seakeeping abilities.

Re-powered in 1983 with an 80hp Cummins 4B 3.9-M diesel. The boat is in the water, engine starts and runs well. New batteries installed. Spacious cabin with hardwood cabinets has air conditioning. Rear deck seats four.

The Cummins engine Burns less than 1 gal per hour. 6 knots gets you an astounding 5-6 nautical miles PER gallon. With 100 gal fuel capacity, this boat can go long distances very inexpensively.

The manufacturer claims that at 1200rpm you should achieve 4.3 knots with a fuel consumption rate of 0.3 gal per hour extending your cruising range to over 1200 miles.

There are three automatic bilge pumps. Both steering stations have VHF radios, GPS Navigation, compasses and engine gauges. Pilothouse helm offers excellent visibility and protection from the elements.

Fresh water tank has 100-gallon capacity. Hot water heater runs on dockside power or heats off engine. There is also galley sink, head sink, and cockpit shower.

Head compartment features a full-size manually operated toilet with a 25 gal waste tank.

Galley features a propane stove, microwave, ice box and sink.

With extended range, diesel propulsion, dual helm stations, full galley and enclosed head this trawler offers comfortable long-distance cruising without breaking the bank.

Trailer not included.
Information On Condition

This boat was in the Bahamas for six months, and is back in Fort Pierce now. It made the 100 mile trip from the Bahamas to Fort Pierce without a hiccup.

The door to the head has been repaired.

It's a 45 year old boat, it could use some TLC, but it is perfectly fine the way it is. If you are expecting a show queen, find another boat. This boat is for a working man who wants a working boat.

Please don't expect to find a boat that doesn't need work. Dreamers will be disappointed.

Inspection and test drive available. AOV within one week is requirement.

Approximate boat location: Ft. Pierce, Florida

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Basic Details
Year:
1972
Type:
Power
Brand:
Willard
Category:
Trawlers
Model:
Vega 30 Searcher
Length (LOA):
30'
Hours:
2,200
(as of 1/27/2018)
Stock #:
132573
Location:
Ft. Pierce, Florida
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Year:
1983
Brand:
Cummins
Model:
4B3.9-M 80
Hours:
2,200
(as of 1/27/2018)
Size:
80 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
100 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
7 mph
Maximum Speed:
10 mph
Fuel Consump.:
1 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Brand:
Borg-warner
Drive Model:
71 CR-2
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Bilge Pump:
Bottom Paint:
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
30'
Beam:
10' 6"
Draft:
42"
Weight:
17,000 lbs
Water Capacity:
100 gals
Bridge Clearance:
18'
Waste Capacity:
30 gals
NavigationalNav. Equipment
Depth Sounder:
GPS:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Chain:
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Rode:
Bimini:
Fenders:
Windlass:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Fire Extinguisher:
Life Jackets:
ElectricalElec. Components
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
4
# Cabins:
3
Sleep. Capacity:
4
# Berths:
4
Generator:
Yes
(honda gas, 3kw)
Air Conditioning:
Yes
(Residential Unit)
Head:
Shower:
Sink:
V Berth:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Hale Field
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Hull Shape:
Displacement
Exterior Color:
White/blue
Interior Color:
White/tan
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