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Don Brooke Pilothouse Motorsailer


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Pacific Yacht Imports

Grand Marina
Alameda, California, 94501
United States

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Make Don Brooke
Model Pilothouse Motorsailer
Year 1981
Condition Used
Price US$375,000
Type Sail
Class Pilothouse (Sail)
Length 78 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Steel
Location Alameda, California
LOA 80 ft
Beam 18 ft 6 in
Max Draft 8 ft 2 in
Keel Type enums.keel-type.kt-full
Displacement 100000 lb
Ballast 14000 lb
Engine Make Volvo Penta
Engine Model MD120A
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Year 1981
Power 168 hp
Cabins 4
Heads 4
Fuel Tanks 1600 gal (Steel)
Fresh Water Tanks 400 gal (GRP)


PRICE REDUCED!!!   Come take a look at this exceptional world cruiser.  Don Brooke Steel Pilot House Motorsailer built in New Zealand at Export Yachts LTD.  Beautiful African mahogany interior with 4 staterooms, 4 heads, sauna, work shop & engine room.   True Globe trotter with 1600 gal fuel capacity.  Volvo 168HP Diesel.  15KW genset, Hydronic heating, dishwasher, washer, dryer, & Vacuflush heads.  She has recently had her bottom cleaned with no reported problems underwater but she is due for paint.  A rigger went aloft and found no problems, the engine and genset have had a mechanic check them out and are in good working order.  She has been out sailing and is ready for her new owner.   

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Beautiful South African mahogany interior with classic detail throughout.  Entrance to the pilot house from the cockpit is on port.  Pilot House is a comfortable space with two opposing settees port and starboard.   Inside steering, navigation and ship's systems controls are forward with swing out captains chair.  Aft is a refrigerator/freezer and storage.  Going forward down curved staircase is the main salon.  On starboard is a dinette with seating for 8, a brass wood burning fireplace, and a long setteel on the aft end.   Across on port is a large U-shaped galley.  Access to the work shop and engine room is aft of the galley.  Going forward on starboard is a guest stateroom with upper/lower bunks with good storage and private head.  Across on port is a large head with separate stall shower and laundry area with washer and dryer.   The forward stateroom has upper/lower bunks both port and starboard.  The bottom two have an infill cushion to make these lower bunks into a queen size berth.  Two large mahogany clothing dresser's and hanging lockers give great storage.  Going aft from the pilothouse there is another guest stateroom on port  with upper and lower bunks and private head.  Across on starboard is a sauna and a work out room.  The master stateroom is all the way aft with large queen size bunk, a long curved settee, single pilot berth, and a private head with stall shower.  Teak and Holly flooring throughout



Way Wolff hydronic forced air heating

Vacuflush heads x 4

Flat panel TV

DVD player


Butterfly skylight hatch

Brass ship's clock

Brass ship's barometer 

Whirlpool washer

Whirlpool dryer





H/C pressure water

Double Stainless steel sink

Jenn-Air 4-burner 110AC stove/oven

GE Dishwasher

GE microwave oven

12V Refrigeration

120AC Freezer

Garbage disposal



Complete 12V marine system with  circuit breakers and 12/24 volt switchboard in pilot house.  Four 12V 8D marine batteries.  Lewco battery charger.  100 amp 24 volt alternator with converter.  Onan 15kw genset (2770 hrs).  115AC shorepower system with dockside electrical cable.


Furuno Radar

Scanmar Auto pilot

NCS Sat Nav

Drake SSB radio

V.D.O. knot meter

Combi Anemometer, wind point, wind speed, depthsounder

Sailer VHF radio  telephone

6" Danforth compass x 2

Sails & Rigging


Mizzen sail




1x19 SS standing rigging

Aluminum spars  

All Lewmar winches ST65 x 2,  ST55 x 2, ST30 x 5, ST40 x 2

All original standing rigging and sails




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.

Deck & Hull

Hull is 1/4" welded steel plate

Teak deck planking over  3/16" steel plate

Electric anchor windlass

350' 5/8" all chain rode

Companionway dodger

Dingy davits

8' hard dingy

15hp outboard

8 man offshore cannister life raft

Dual racor filters 

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