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1985 Nantucket Island 38

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Stuart, FL
Listed: 06-28-2020
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$75,000 US Or best offer

The owner bought this boat in 2017

General condition and any additional information

This is a unique opportunity to purchase a lightly used, USCG Documented, 1985 Nantucket Island 38’ sailing yacht that has been well cared for by the previous three owners since it was new. See the attached Boat History Report. The previous owners have recently invested over $150,000 in upgrades. She is very well equipped for cruising and is in great shape. This is not a fixer upper but a Bluewater Sailing Yacht that has been constantly upgraded and is ready to cruise. Just pack your suitcase, get onboard with some provisions and go! She shows well and is very comfortable. Currently in the water, on a canal, in a wonderful location and hurricane hole, just a short walk from downtown Stuart, FL. This is a great location, safe and secure, with great neighbors, in a very private 8 slip marina, with water and metered electric. A de-humidifier and air purification system are currently running onboard to keep her dry and fresh during the summer months, ready for the next owner.

SV PaPa’s Condition Survey and Report by Paul R. Anstey, Inc. (Marine Surveyor, Yacht Designer and Consultant).

Boat Background

The SV PaPa has been officially cleared via Boat History Report.

Standard features

38 Nantucket Island sailing yacht PaPa, now offered to market for $100,000 USD. This vessel has been on the Great Lakes most of its life and has been constantly updated and upgraded. Recent Boat History Report and Survey validate this vessel as being in fine shape and ready for adventure. Located in a live aboard slip, in a private 8 slip marina, within walking distance to historic downtown Stuart Florida, on a canal, next to a lovely park. The location is a perfect Hurricane Hole as it is approx 14 miles from the Atlantic, convenient to the Inter-coastal Waterway and the Okeechobee Waterway. From this location it is a simple matter to get to either Florida Coast, the Bahamas, or the Caribbean and beyond. The Nantucket Island 38 is a very rare flush deck, center cockpit, aft cabin, twin head cruiser, that has a very functional and spacious layout below in teak, which many refer to as Floating Furniture. You will be hard pressed to find a nicer yacht, in this condition, in a better location. More information can be found at, or on Facebook at

Extra gear included

Everything onboard stays onboard, bedding, towels, galley gear, cleaning gear, Nav charts, spare parts, power and hand tool, electrical supplies and SS nuts, bolts and screws. Safety gear, new rail netting, 11 Catamaran Dingy with MERC 9.9 / 4 Stroker, life jackets, lifelines and harness. Fold-able cockpit/deck cushions, fold able deck chairs. Ropes, Jin Poles, Sailing Gear and extra parts, Edifire Bluetooth Sound System, Ozone Water Purifier, Air Purification System, De-Humidifier, Induction Cooking System, Nutra-Bullet, Coffee grinder and maker, pots pans, utensils, dishes, cups and the galley sink.

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

Propulsion engine replaced with new PHASOR KUBOTA P4-49-03, 49 HP diesel. New water cooled exhaust plumbing, fresh water cooling system, fuel treatment system, engine gauges installed. ZC 25 M transmission installed, with HURTH Cooling System. PSS Dripless propeller shaft seal installed. VARIPROP Stainless steel folding prop installed.
PHASOR K3-8.0KW, 8 kW three cylinder Kubota D1105BGAM diesel genset installed. New wiring and genset control system installed. BLUE SEA AC and DC electrical panels upgraded and installed. Rewired and upgraded electrical system installed in entire vessel. 5 LIFELINE AGM house batteries, 2 AGM starting batteries installed. KYOCERA Solar / BLUE SKY 1524 x Charging System installed. XANTREX 3kw Freedom Inverter / 100 AMP Charger, Freedom and Link Pro Monitors installed. 25 LED Lights and (10) Caframo 12 V circulation fans installed.
ISOTEMP Slim 20L 120V Hot Water System installed. SEALAND VACUFLUSH Heads, and TANKWATCH. New Hose, Tanks and Pumps installed for both Heads. New PEX/PVC plumbing installed for heads and fresh water system for entire vessel.
Dual SEA FROST BD80 XP 12 volt Refrigeration Systems installed w/dual ETT Controllers. Separate controls and compressor for Fridge and Freezer. Redundant systems protect food supply.
Bottom stripped, blisters repaired, epoxy barrier coated, and bottom painted with anti-fouling, 4 coats each. Hull sanded, prepped and Blue Awlgrip applied. Top sides sanded, prepped and White Awlgrip and antiskid applied to deck.
SLEIPNER MOTOR Side-Power SE80/185T Bow Thruster, controller and AGM battery installed with cabling and fuse protection.
MAXWELL 1500 Windless and AutoAnchor 500C Chaincounter and Windless control installed.
(2) MERMAID M-16CHP-R 16,000 BTU Heat Pumps with pumps plumbing and controls installed.
VETUS cast aluminum Davits and outboard motor hoist for dinghy installed.
Stainless Steel and Teak Swim Platform fabricated and installed.
11 Catamaran Dinghy with 9.9HP 4 Stroke Mercury outboard motor.
3 Anchors and ground tackle installed.
Bimini and Dodger installed.
4-LEWMAR self-tailing winches installed at cockpit.
HOOD 3250 SEAFURL 2 Roller Furling Installed.
HEAD SAILS, Genoa, Storm Jib, Spinnaker with sock. MACK Fully Battened Mainsail, MACK PACK Lazy Jack, EASY GLIDE Mainsail Track. MAIN SAIL Cover. NEW RIGGING
SAFETY GEAR Life Jackets, Harness, Hand Rails, Safety Netting. LEWMAR Foldable Steering Wheel.
Tools and Spare Parts, on boat.
GARMIN 4212 Sonar, XM Weather, Chart Plotter wired and installed. SIMRAD AP2401/AC12/AC42 Auto Pilot Computer, RPU80/160/300 Pump installed. SIMRAD IS20 Graphic Multifunction Display w/Sonar installed. NAVPOD Gp1060 Grand Prix Radar Chart Plotter Navigation Pod installed. NEWMAR Galvanic Isolator GI-50 Installed, change wiring system to updated USA standards. TICK TAC T101-868 Wind Station installed. Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC GX1150 VHF/FM Class D Transceiver w/Ant installed.
FORCE 10 Propane Stove.
FIREBOY-XINTEX LPG Leak Detection System installed.
Galley Gear: Pots, Pans, Dishes, Utensils, Induction Cooktop, Coffee Pot, Blender, BBQ Grill.
Ozone Water and Air Purification Systems, De-Humidifier, Folding bicycle, Edifier R1700BT Bluetooth speaker system, fresh water pump installed.
New Interior Cushions, Mattresses, Subrella Blue Suede Covers, throughout. Fold-able Deck Chairs and Cockpit Cushions. ETC....

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