1961 Rhodes Bounty II, Merritt Island, Florida, $38,000, price reduced 3/9/05 to $35,000, sold 3/18/05

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1961 Rhodes Bounty II

  • Length: 41' 8"
  • Beam: 10'3
  • Max Draft: 5' 9"
  • Displacement: 17000
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine: Westerbeke 42hp Diesel, Hours: 1023
  • Boat Designer: Philip L. Rhodes
  • Fuel Tank: 40 gallons
  • Water Tank: 120 gallons
  • Cruising Speed: 6+ knots Accommodations
  • Anchor locker is forward followed by the V-berth cabin. Starboard aft are two hanging lockers and opposite is the enclosed head. Sleeps four total. The salon follows with convertible settees to port and starboard. Teak and Holly cabin sole. The galley follows on the port side. To starboard is the navigation table and is followed by the ice box. Up and over is the self bailing cockpit with wheel steering aft and all necessary engine controls and instruments.


  • Galley is to port amidships.
  • Seaward Princess 2-burner stove (LPG w/solenoid valve) w/ oven, Propane gas detector.
  • Adler Barbour Supercold w/ water cooling refrigeration
  • S/S sink
  • Microwave Oven
  • Seaward 6 gallon hot water
  • Carbon filtered cold water faucet.
  • (2) fiberglass water tanks totaling 120 gallons.

    Rigging and Sails

  • Aluminum alloy masts and aluminum main boom, with wooden mizzen boom
  • stainless wire standing rigging
  • Dacron running rigging
  • Sails: main, mizzen, 2 jibs, 1 spinnaker, 2 spinnaker staysails, drifter/reacher, 2 mizzen staysails.
  • Winches: (2) Barient #28, (1) Barient 22 main sheet.
  • Hyde Streamstay roller furling fitted at bow.

    Deck and Hull

  • Built by Aeromarine Plastics Corp. in 1961. Comissioned by Palmer Johnson of Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin. Extensively refitted in 1994/2003. Molded fiberglass hull and deck joined at the shear. Fiberglass planking; fiberglass tape & S/S fastenings; bronze ball thru-hulls; molded fiberglass superstructure; custom stainless rudder. Double lifelines with gates. Recent haulout, July 2004..

    Electronics & Navigation

  • Autohhelm 7000 autopilot factory refurbished 2/2003
  • Raytheon R10XX Radar factory refurbished 2/2003
  • Raytheon 298 D GPS
  • SGC 2000 Single Side Band Transciever factory refurbished 3/2004
  • SGC 230 antenna tuner factory refurbished 3/2004
  • Icom R-75 Wide Band Receiver new 2/2004
  • Icom M-502 vhf radio w/DSC integrated to Garmin WAAS GPS receiver
  • Icom HM-127 Command Mike in cockpit
  • Shakespear 6db 5241R VHF antenna
  • Danforth Constellation 7" compass factory refurbished 2/2003


  • (2) 4D batteries under cockpit sole
  • Stranded copper DC wiring
  • 3 wire AC wiring
  • Heavy duty shore power cord
  • Heart 2000 inverter with Link 2000 interface
  • Ampair 100 wind generator
  • Breakers & fuses
  • Guest extra large Dynaplate

    Engine & Mechanical

  • Single Westerbeke 42b, 42 horsepower diesel engine, 4 cylinder, fresh water cooled, located below the galley sole. Exhaust is wet and the surrounding areas are protected. Engine new install 1994, currently 1024 hours. Racor 5 micron fuel filters.
  • 40 Gallon fuel tank under cockpit.
  • Remote engine oil pump
  • Group 27 starting battery, isolated.
  • Max Prop feathering propeller
  • PSS dripless shaft seal
  • 1 1/8" stainless alloy shaft
  • 65 amp Balmar alternator
  • Balmar ARS IV regulator
  • Spares kit for engine and alternator
  • (4) Fire extinguishers (ABC/BC; Size I & II) mounted on brackets.

    Ground Tackle

  • Dual anchor rollers fitted at bow stem combined with Lewmar 1000 electric
  • windlass allow for easy retrieval of anchors.
  • 44lb Delta plow with 300 ft 3/8' chain
  • 44lb Bruce with 60 ft 3/8" chain and 200 ft 5/8" nylon rode
  • 35lb Danforth in chocks with 200 ft nylon rode
  • Sureflo washdown pump


  • West marine 2200 automatic bilge pump
  • Whale 3/4" manual close suction pump
  • Whale 1 1/2" manual emergency pump operated from cockpit
  • Watchdog bilge alarm
  • Surflo macerator pump
  • AM/FM CD stereo with cockpit speakers
  • RCA color TV w/mast mount antenna
  • Weems and Plath Barometer and clock
  • Full cockpit enclosure
  • Cell phone antenna

    Good afternoon, please delete or mark as SOLD my1961 Rhodes Bounty II. Thank you very much for listing for me, I received a tremendous amount of inquiries about it through your web site.
    Thank You,
    Merritt Island, Florida

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