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Carter 30, 1975, Colon, Panama, $16,000, Price reduced 8/14/11 to $12,350, SOLD 9/1/11

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Carter 30 1975

Up for sale is my beloved "Patricia Ann", a Carter 30' equipped as no other,

  • Ready to go just about anywhere with all the creature comforts usually found on much larger yachts.
  • Upgraded over the past 2 years and kept in Panama well clear of the hurricane belt with many cheap marinas @ around $200 per month.


    I have added many refinements and upgrades over the last 2 years and here is a list of some of them:

  • 12 ft RIB Dinghy w/ 15hp evinrude outboard rebuilt 12 HP single cyl Yanmar, 700 hours, fuel consumption 1 QUART of diesel per hour, new alternator

    Good sets of sails a brand new main, 1 working jib, 1 huge genny, 1 spinnaker, 1 staysail, 2 whisker poles (1 long and 1 short), wind scoop and full boat cover

    Complete electronics array with: handheld GPS interfaced with laptop computer and maxsea, Autopilot, Depthfinder and VHF.

    Pressurized fresh water (20gal) and Raw water deck wash, interior shower, pressurized fresh & raw water @ galley

  • 2 12V fans down below
  • 12V Danfoss refridge w/ freezer comparment, 5 cu ft
  • 2 burner stove and oven, blender, pressure cooker,
  • Fully equipped galley
  • Great sound system CD and fm/am radio Wifi antenna interfaced with laptop for great internet reception.
  • Bimini Top in good condition
  • Good ground tackle 2 anchors,chain and rode
  • 2 new 215Ah golf carts batts for house and start, backup hand crank for engine, 4 step sterling advanced alternator regulator, 400 watt inverter, 90 amp alt on engine, 400 watt marine airX wind generator
  • Swim Ladder,
  • Solid deck,
  • She could use a bottom job sometime in the next year.
  • Memory foam in V berth, manuel or electric head, 10 Gph watermaker excellent condition.
  • Lots of spares, parts and hardware,
  • Lines, Fenders, Flares, Safety Equip, First Aid, Tools and maintnance items to keep her ship shape for a long time to come

    Stocked Galley ....dishes, pans, spices, food etc,

  • Repacked stuffing box and rebuilt rudder,

    I have owned this fine vessel for 2 years and she has treated me very well ... Really hate to part with her, but I am moving back to south africa.

    I am doing the liveaboard thing on her at the moment, and we have sailed much of the Caribbean and done more than 5000 Nm with each other, ridden out 60 knot winds and 20 foot seas in this fine really well made vessel....SHE IS UNBEATABLE !!! in equipment, minimal maintence, simple singlehanded sailing and safety.

    Though this boat is older she is truly a great sailor, she had never let me down and often outsails much larger boats She can be take on sea trials or shown at any time

    Just to say thank you and to let you know that my boat is sold.

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