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Irwin 37 CC Ketch, 1972, Rockport, Texas, $36,500, sold 1/16/10

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1972 Irwin 37 CC Ketch

  • I have prepped this great boat to depart to the Caribbean in February. It is ready to clear the jetties, no excuses, nothing left to buy. This is the hand laid hull era Irwin with a full length, ballasted shoal draft keel. She handles well and is fast if sailed well. Two very big cabins with doors, two heads, large main cabin and galley, roomy center cockpit and large locking lazarette aft. 16, 500 BTU Mermaid marine air with March pump and three ducts, all insulated. Bonus new GE 8,500 BTU AC fitted to companionway to save wear on your marine air when at the dock for long periods. Standard Haier fridge 120 VAC only; large igloo ice box with drain to bilge. Coleman stove.

    Perkins 4107 diesel fully overhauled 2005, with receipts (approx 75 hours). New alternator, water pump, heat exchanger, belts and hoses. Paragon Gears tranny flushed and serviced, adjusted annually. Seven knots at about half throttle. 80 gallons of diesel through a polishing system and 12 gallon header tank to protect you from contaminated fuel. A total of four filters to 10 microns, with a case of extra elements. Transfer pump and boost pump are Facet bulletproof inline units. Two HD batteries amidships; one high tech forward for windlass.

    Standing rigging replaced in '95 to next oversize; headstay replaced with oversize when new Superfurl roller furler/reefer installed summer 2009. Running rigging in excellent shape; kept below or in the many sheet bags you see in the photos. A. Lam (Hong Kong) sails are in fine condition. 130% genoa on furler, 100% working jib, 70% high foot yankee, main, and mizzen.

    New reinforced plastic water hoses and pressure pump 2009 connect two tanks for a total of 54 gallons fresh water. All DC wiring new marine grade 14/16 GA to Blue Sea breakers; AC main wiring new to new Blue Sea power panel. Icom IC-735 SSB and 2-30 MHz receiver with military grade SG-237 tuner; Uniden 25W marine VHF to mainmast antenna; West Marine 5W marine handheld; Yaesu 2M ham transceiver with coaxial switch to select/ground antennas.

    Forward head is full MSD that will pass any inspection at any port of call. Marine toilet with overboard or 24 gallon holding through macerator pump to BWL outlet. Porta Potty in aft head. Raymarine Wheel Pilot autopilot with Garmin GPS 196 will track mag heading or GPS course. Numerous data chips for Caribbean. Raymarine autopilot remote control included. Uniden depth gauge. Teak bow platform refit with SS strut bracing and custom SS mount and hawespipe for Lewmar 1000 LB free fall windlass and 100 feet of G-4 high test chain to 45# Harborfast hinged plough. New Lewmar 40 series self tailing winches

    I have all the charts and chips you need to go all the way from Texas to Trinidad. I have a backup for everything. Water pump, macerator pump, alternator, hoses, belts, wiring, marine head, 40 series winch...I can't get it all in this ad. Two inflatable PFD's with harness and six other PFD's. Also, Apex 7 foot inflatable dinghy with Evinrude 6.5 HP outboard with separate tank. Rollup and solid marine plywood floor included. Davits to accommodate dinghy with running block for easy handling.

    I am going to drive our fine and generous host David crazy if I go on, so if you are interested call or email for more info/pix. This is a turnkey deal, and I, with a big crocodile tear in my eye, will take you out and get you squared away on handling her if you desire.

  • Survivor 35 by Katadyn
  • Coleman 1000/1500W inverter
  • Mast Mate climbing ladder with safety belt and work
  • Sea Brake emergency drogue with

    She is ready to go.

    Irwin 37 #102 SOLD! Thank you so much...what a site!
    Rockport, Texas

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