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Ericson Independence 31, 1980, Buford, Georgia, $35,000, Price reduced 7/14/22 to $27,500, SOLD 8/25/22

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Ericson Independence 31, 1980 sailboat for sale

Cutter Rig w/Full Keel 1980 Yanmar Diesel, Roller Furling, Bimini & Dodger

  • & Complete List of Upgrades & Additions From 2010 to 2017

    "Widely respected sturdy and capable pocket cruiser cutter rig w/heart- shaped stern, aft rake, traditional full run keel and partially skegged outboard rudder. With thru-bolted bowsprit it extends L.O.A. to 34'3". High coamings encircle the cockpit to minimize deck wash from entering the cockpit. She was built for performance and comfort w/quality and integrity. Designed to be a performance cruiser for two people."


  • 6'2" Headroom, Teak & Holly Cabin Sole, 6 Opening Bronze Ports
  • Owner's Private Stateroom Forward w/Privacy Door, Full Size Double Berth, Hanging Locker, Shelf w/Fiddle Rail, Cabinets & Deck Hatch
  • Private Head Starboard w/Door, Hot & Cold Pressure Water, Vanity, Stainless Steel Single Sink, Counter Space w/Fiddle Rail, Cabinet, Storage Shelves & Bronze Opening Port
  • Main Salon w/Starboard Settee w/Storage Underneath, Behind & Outboard, Port Settee w/Foot Well into Hanging Locker to Convert to a Single Berth, Hanging Locker, & Navigation Station Starboard Aft
  • U-Shaped Galley to Port w/Single Stainless Steel Sink, Abundant Storage & Counter Space, Top Loading Icebox & Large Teak Dining Table Folds Against Forward Bulkhead, Trash Bin
  • Aft Facing Navigation Station w/Electrical Panel & Chart Storage


  • Three Bilge Pumps: Whale Gusher Manual Pump, Jabsco Diaphragm Main w/Water Witch Switch (Very Dry Bilge) & Centrifugal (Back Up)
  • All Interior Teak w/5 Coats of Varnish
  • White Painted Cypress Overhead w/Teak Trim
  • Hull Awl Grip
  • 3 Oil Lamps: Trawler, Yacht & Gimbal
  • Danforth Overhead Compass @ Nav Station
  • Ship's Bell
  • Cole Stove
  • 2 House & 1 Starting Battery


  • 2010
  • New Teak Anchor Platform & Aircraft Spruce Bow Sprit
  • New Life Lines
  • 2 New Harken Roller Furling Units; Cruising Jib Unit 1 & MKIV Unit 0
  • Viking Compass Restoration
  • Sunbrella Covers for Wheel, Anchor Platform, Charlie Nobel, Hand Rails & Sampson Post Base
  • Removed & Rebedded Hand Rail, Toe Rail and all Deck Hardwared
  • 2011
  • Blue Sea AC/DC Digital Electrical Panel w/120 Volt, 6 Position AC & 18 Position DC
  • Iso Temp Slim Line Water Heater
  • Bilge Heater
  • 2012
  • Total Re-Wire AC/DC
  • Awl Galvanic Isolator
  • Harken Carbo Lead Blocks
  • 2014
  • B&G Triton Depth, Wind, Speed w/2 Instruments
  • Frig O Boat Keel Cooled Refrigerator w/Merlin Automatic Smart Speed Control Device & guardian Temperature & Compressor Manual Speed Control Device
  • Balmar Smart Gauge Battery Monitor
  • Mystic Stainless Steel Boarding Ladder
  • 2015
  • Hauled Out for Bottom Job
  • Mast, Boom & Spreaders Painted w/Awl Grip
  • Mast Re-Wired
  • New Signal Mate LED Anchor Light, Steaming Light w/Deck Light & Spreader Lights
  • Harken Battcar Traveler System Mainsail
  • 2017
  • B & G Zeus2 Touch MFD Chart Plotter


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    Ericson Independence 31, 1980 sailboat

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    Ericson Independence 31, 1980 sailboat

    Ericson Independence 31, 1980 sailboat