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31' 1986 Blue Seas DOWNEAST EXPLORER - US$69,900
Please Ask for Bruce R. Majka
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|Beam||11 ft 6 in||Max Draft||3 ft 4 in|
|Engine Make||VOLVO PENTA||Engine Model||TAMD 40 TURBO|
|Length at Waterline||29 ft 2 in||Length Overall||31 ft|
|Engine Hours||2040||Number of Engines||1|
|Max Bridge Clearance||11 ft|
"Tortoise" is a classic down east design by Royal Lowell, built by maine craftsmen at Blue Seas Marine. Like the traditional maine lobsterman working trawlers with a similar hull design, "Tortoise" has a has a semi-displacement built-down hull, full run keel with a protected rudder and a noticable bow flare that provides addtional bow bouyancy in a rough sea and all combines to provide a dry comfortable ride. There is a reason why the maine fisherman have stuck with this time tested design over the years. "Tortoise" has enjoyed the best of care from her knowledgable, "in the business owner" and stands ready to take her new owners on their next adventure. This vessel will not disappoint and is the best priced Blue Seas 31 on the market, at $69,900.00 ask, obo.
|Total Power: 165
Cruising Speed: 8KTS @ 2500
Max Speed: 10KTS @ 3300
Fresh Water: 60
|"Tortoise" accomodations are typical for a sedan style motoryacht. Starting from the bow you have the V-berth with filler, P&S shelves over the berth and storage under. There is a quarter berth to port in this area as well and the enclosed head with sink and shower is to starboard. Up three steps to main salon area which has the helm area to starboard followed by the full featured galley starboard aft. Opposite to port is a full length L-shaped settee and dinning table. the settee has storage under and can serve as an additional berth. Out the salon door to the large cockpit area.
|The galley is located in the main salon aft starboard side.
|"Tortoise" is well equipped for coastal cruising and for those trips to the Bahamas. Her inside helm steering system provides excellent 360 degree visability and protection from the elements. The helmstation has full Vovlvo Penta MRV instrument panel, 12VDC breaker panel and rudder position indicator. For navigation you have a JVC 1800 color radar, Garmin 125 GPS, Ritchie lighted magnetic compass,SR Mariner knotlog, Horizon digital depth sounder with alarm, Si-tek 106 fishfinder and Autohelm 5000 autopilot.For communication you have a Standard Horizon VHF and a Uniden VHF radio. For entertainment you have a 20" LCD HD TV and a AM/FM/Cassette stereo with interior and cockpit speakers.
|"Tortoise" is equipped with an electrical system for ever occasion. There is a 125 VAC shore power system with shore cord for all the AC needs while dockside and a automatic battery charger to supply 12vdc needs and keep the three bank 12VDC battery system charged while at the dock. Underway you have the main engine alternator suppling the 12VDC loads and charging the batteries. There is also a 12VDC to 125VAC 1000 watt inverter to supply AC needs while underway or at anchor. While there presently in no generator, there is room in the engineroom should the new owner wish to install one.
|Starting forward there is a integral fiberglass anchor platform with anchor roller and full bow rail. There is 25# delta style primary anchor with chain/rope rode and a Horizon 500 12VDC electric anchor windlass with remote control at the helm. A 20# danforth style anchor is the secondary anchor. You have a molded in fiberglass toe rail/coaming around the bow leading back to the cockpit area, with teak handrails P&S on the forward trunck cabin top and the pilothouse top for safety. There are P&S bow, spring and stern cleats and fairleads for your docklines. You have opening ventilation hatches with screens over the forward cabin and the helm station. There are four opening ports with screens around the forward trunk cabin sides. The center forward window and all of the side windows of the pilothouse/salon area open for vetilation. There are new tan canvas covers around all of the pilothouse windows and opening hatches. There is a canvas bimini brow extending over the cockpit area. You have a very large cockpit area for fishing,diving or outdoor dinning. A full beam beautifull teak swim platform finishes off the stern. A Caribe inflatable is stored on the swim platform on Weaver snap davits.|
|"Tortoise" is powered by a single Volvo Penta FWC TAMD40 turbocharged six cylinder 165HP diesel engine with 2050hrs time since new. This is turning a fully skegged protected 18"X15" 4 blade propeller with a 1 1/2" SS shaft. There is a spare propeller. You have a Racor 900fg diesel fuel filter system. the steering system is hydraulic and the throttle and gear is a single lever morse control. There are seacocks and starainers for the main engine and all pump inlets. There are three seperate water tight bulkheads and each has it's own automatic bilge pump.|
|The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.|
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