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Palmer Johnson 47', aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 1980, Port Aransas, Texas, $38,000, Price reduced 7/26/18 to $30,000

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Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980

S/V Hawkeye is for sale.

  • Hawkeye went through Hurricane Harvey at ground zero Port Aransas, TX and came out the other side pretty much unscathed.
  • Yes the boat is a bit rough, but it is all there and intact.
  • There will be some assembly required.
  • The deck hardware topsides and below was stripped for paint years ago, and never got finished.
  • so the interior headliner is also disassembled.
  • Some of the inventory that was not onboard during the storm did get submerged in salt water in off site storage,
  • The current condition and specs of the vessel are listed below as best as I can recall. and can be verified by survey
  • If you are looking for a battleship strong aluminum racer, this might be for you.
  • Relatively speaking, there is a lot of boat here, it doesn't show that well, because of the paint; but the boat was successfully raced in the US, Europe and the Caribbean, back in the day
  • The Vessel particulars are listed below as best as possible
  • The vessel underwent a mini refit in 1997, and a major refit in 1999.

    S/V Hawkeye is a 47 'USCG documented Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop.

  • Built 1980 in Racine Wisconsin USA; designed by Ed Dubois
  • LOA 47'
  • Beam 14'
  • Draft 8'3"
  • Mast: Air draft 75' approx. all original.
  • Doubled to jumpers, tapered, Palmer Johnson aluminum keel stepped mast, and boom with NavTec rod rigging ( re-coldheaded in 1997), Spartight chock.
  • Navtec hyd vang; block and tackle backstay
  • Sailplan dimensions I-60', J-16', P-20', E-54' measurements are approximate
  • Displacement 21,000Lbs
  • Ballast approx. 10,000Lbs.
  • Last PHRF rating 48 in 1995
  • Full original Palmer Johnson construction line drawings

  • Sail inventory: 1- spectra/dacron delivery Mainsail w/ 3 reef points, and only 30 days time in service new in 2000
  • 8 plus bags of spinnakers
  • 4 headsails (These got wet ).
  • There are lots of sails.
  • 2pcs 4" aluminum spinnaker poles, (one is a 2 piece) with ball bearing mast track
  • Full 2 piece Sunbrella deck awning with spreader bars and hardware new 2003
  • AVON 6 man offshore double tube liferaft
  • MOB float and pole

  • 47HP Perkins 4-108 diesel engine
  • Paragon reduction gear
  • Walter v-drive,
  • Folding propeller
  • 80 gallons fuel
  • 80 gallons potable water
  • 16000 BTU marine aircon
  • Simrad Hydraulic Autopilot New in 1997, with remote
  • ProFurl R-42 headsail furler ( new in box 1997) never installed
  • Antal mainsail track and slides new in 1999
  • all Barient winches
  • 3 speed primaries, 3 speed coffee grinder mainsail winch
  • 2 groove tuff luff installed

  • B&G Sailing instruments
  • Berthing for 9 crew max; currently berthing 5
  • 3 burner propane stove
  • large capacity 12VDC refrigerator icebox conversion
  • manual and pressure fresh water
  • Wilcox Crittenden Skipper marine head ( the big one) with 6 gallon holding tank 20Lbs. or so of original and copied paper charts

    vessel general condition is rough and needs attention

  • Currently the engine runs, but the water lift muffler has rusted out and fills the cabin with smoke and water when running.
  • As stated the deck hardware has been stripped.
  • The installed running rigging is badly frayed from the storm.
  • There are I think 4 stainless stanchions missing, one of the big fwd hatches is badly cracked plexiglass, one of the little hatches has a broken hinge.
  • Vessel can be shown by appointment only.

    Some of the tools and equipment not original to the boat , that may have been pictured are not included in the sale. ( air compressor, vacuum cleaner etc. )

    Vessel sold as is where is, no warranty expressed or implied .

  • All sales final, no refunds no returns.

    thanks for looking

    Email Aaron at 1980palmerjohnson47@gmail.com

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    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat

    Palmer Johnson aluminum fractional rigged sloop, 47', 1980 sailboat