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Day Downeast Style Lobster Boat


Presented For Sale By:

Karen O'Neil

229 Commerical Street
Rockport, Maine, 04856
United States

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Model Downeast Style Lobster Boat
Year 1984
Condition Used
Price US$38,000
Type Power
Class Lobster
Length 32 ft
Fuel Type Gas
Hull Material Wood
Location Brooklin, Maine
LOA 32 ft
Beam 9 ft 5 in
Max Draft 3 ft
Cabin Headroom 6 ft


Designed by Arno Day and built by Frank Day, this traditional Downeaster was extensively upgraded by Newman and Gray in 2009 and reasonable offers are encouraged.

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Maine white cedar carvel planking over steam bent Maine white oak frames. Oak backbone and floor timbers. Semi-displacement hull with partial keel and skeg rudder. Bronze screw fastening. Deck is mahogany laid and caulked. The 8’ x 10’ self-bailing cockpit is painted mahogany. Trunk cabins have painted mahogany sides and the cabin roof is mahogany. Deck trim is teak. Hydraulic ram steering controls with a single cylinder ram at rudder. DAY BY DAY has a gray hull, black boottop and a black bottom. She has two operable windows. According to a recent survey, she is in above average condition.


300 hp Marine Power 4-cycle, V-8, 5.7L gas engine installed in 2006. 82 hours on the engine as of April 2013. Morse engine controls. Propeller has bronze 1 1/4" shaft. Cruising speed approximately 15 knots, maximum 20 knots. The engine is reportedly in excellent condition.


80 gallon fuel tank and 20 gallon water tank.


12V lighting system, starting system run by two 12V batteries. Engine alternator. Electrical panel with circuit breakers and master switch.


Sleeping accommodations for two in a spacious cabin with v-berths and storage lockers.  Enclosed chemical head forward.  Varnished interior finish.

Ground Tackle

12 lb. Bruce anchor with 30’ chain.


Bilge blower and 2 Rule bilge pumps, fire extinguisher, gas fume detector and boarding ladder.

Electronics and Navigation

VHF radio, magnetic compass at helm station, Furuno Model 1623 radar, and Standard Horizon, GPS.


Designed by Arno Day and built by Frank Day, this traditional Downeaster was extensively upgraded by Newman and Gray in 2009 and reasonable offers are encouraged.


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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