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1978 Pearson Center Board Sloop - 35' Boat $34,500

Saint Petersburg, Florida


Brand: Pearson Category: Sailboats Right-arrow Sloop Sailboats
Model: Center Board Sloop Boat name: Antares
Year: 1978 Price: $34,500

This boat has had many ongoing, continual upgrades and improvements within the last five to six years. She has a full keel, new protected prop, and working centerboard. She is ready to sail and will go through any survey with ease.
Single Yanmar 3GM30F (27HP) with only 400 hours; new within the last five years. There is total 360 degree access to the engine for maintenance and repair purposes.The fuel tanks were new five years ago. The bottom was painted 2003 and all sea cocks serviced and exercised at that time.

The sailing equipment is in very good condition with many improvements.The mast was replaced six years ago, the standing rigging was replaced 3 years ago, the halyards and running rigging are new this year. The genoa roller furling was totally serviced and mechanical improvements made two years ago.

In the cabin, the Jabsco marine head, plumbing hoses, macerator, holding tank are new. The galley Force 10 (3) burner stove/oven is new.

This is a very clean sailboat with solid topdecks, good canvas, and well maintained systems and sailing equipment. She was originally factory built as a yawl and later converted to a sloop. She can easily be converted back to a yawl if a new owner prefers. If you are looking for great value in a sailboat, this one deserves your attention.

Forward private V-Berth sleeps 2 adults with sliding door. There is ample storage and ventilation throughout the cabin with drawer lockers, hanging locker,opening ports and a hatchs. The head compartment has a NEW Jabsco head, NEW holding tank, NEW macerator with NEW plumbing hoses, vanity and shower.
The main salon has opposing settees and a folding dining table. The head room is 6'3. Portable 5000BTU Cruise Air A/C unit
(2) 12V fans
Pressurized water in head (no hot water tank)

Galley:Large U-shaped galley with lots of storage. NEW Force 10 (3)burner stove/oven (propane)
Stainless Steel sink
Storage compartments
Insulated Ice Box
Pressurized water

Electronics:Navico WP300CX auto pilot
Signet depth sounder
Raytheon Depth
Signet Speed
Sparkomatic AM/FM stereo
Danforth 5 compass
Horizon VHF

1500 Watt Hearth Freedom Inverter/Smart battery charger w/heart interface
12V DC
110V AC
30amp power cord

Sailing Equipment:This boat has a full keel, protected prop which was NEW 2002. NEW mast was installed six years ago. Standing rigging was replaced three years ago with stay lock fittings. All NEW running rigging 2004. Sails are in good condition. Spinnaker pole (no spinnaker sail)
Pro Furl roller furling serviced 2002
165% genoa on Roller Furler
Spare 145% genoa
Partial batten mainsail
Spare mainsail
(2)NEW Andersen 46ST self-tailing 2-speed winches in cockpit
(2)Lewmar winches on mast

Deck:The deck is solid and shows no signs of stress cracks or gel coat cracks. Bottom job in 2003 and sea cocks serviced and exercised at that time. Anchor and anchor rollers on bow pulpit. The cockpit is very large at 9'5. The wheel steering is in the forward section of the cockpit and is protected by the bimini and the dodger. There are (3) lazarettes for storage of extra sails, fenders, lines, etc. (2) Danforth anchors
(1) CQR anchor
Anchors have chain and rope rode
Bimini and dodger in good condition.

Mechanical:NEW Yanmar 3GM30F, fresh water cooled, with 400 hours has total access for maintenance. NEW fuel tanks added five years ago. Other upgrades and/or replacements include water pumps, battery charger, fuel strainers, water strainers, and NEW battery banks.

Additional Comments:This sailboat was originally a factory-rigged yawl and later converted to a sloop rig. It can easily be converted back to a yawl if desired. The cockpit is very large at 9'5. The wheel steering is in the forward section of the cockpit and is protected by the bimini and the dodger.

Hull type: Fiberglass Length: 35
Engine manufacturer: Yanmar Engine hours: 400
Fuel capacity: 78 Beam: 10

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BobFillingham Tree
132 South
Saint Petersburg, Florida 33715
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