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Bolger 34, 1981
Designer: Phil Bolger #357
Plans in "Different Boats" 1980
International Marine Publishing Company
Builder and previous owner: Jim Melcher 1981
Size. Length 34'
Width 8' Depth 2'
Leeboards down 6'
Displacement 8,560 lb.
Ballast 2,800 lb.
Cedar strip planked, fiberglass covered
Sole, Mitsubishi, 26 hp diesel
Self feathering propeller
42 gal diesel.
60 gal water
Hollow of Douglas fir in tabernacle for raising and lowering
2 solar panels, Raytheon auto helm, GPS,
Fluorescent lighting below
Masthead running lights,
2 berths forward, 2 bunks in main cabin
Drop leaf table
Standing headroom in galley and main cabin
Portable recessed head
Gimballed 3 burner propane stove with oven
Two 20 lb. propane tanks in forward well
Propane force ten heater
main 432 ft 2, mizzen 40 ft 2
Home for Jim Melcher for fifteen years
Trucked without special permits across USA
Sailed down west coast through Panama Canal up and down east coast of USA
Sailed Atlantic twice, once single handed
Cruised through Europe, the Mediterranean
Can go aground at low tide on lead keel and high propeller
Price $24,368 or best offer
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