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Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976, Indiantown, Florida, $44,900, Back on market 10/27/19 at $17,960, SOLD 3/8/20

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Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976

Get ready to cruise or live aboard on this beautiful yacht.

Namaste is a stunning, cutter-rigged ketch with teak toe and taff-rails, wide side decks, and a large cockpit.

She has a fiberglass hull with a full keel, bow thruster for easy docking, and sips one gallon of diesel per hour at a cruising speed of 7 mph when you have to motor. 5' draft let's you navigate many coastal waters while the substantial keel gives you blue water pointing and stability.

  • The decks are nonslip paint. Woodwork has fine craftsmanship not seen in many boats today.
  • All new canvas, cushions and upholstery (blue) were added in 2015. This much loved fresh water yacht has just traveled 2,200 miles leaving
  • Charlevoix, Michigan in June of 2015. Spending most of her time in freshwater has kept her in good shape.
  • Her longtime owners made many upgrades and have maintained her well.
  • Independent reviewers gush of the Fuji 35.

    Sail Far, Live Free called it a "Top 10 Affordable Blue Water Sailing Boats There's just something about a clipper bow and a ketch rig that magically transports my mind to the South Pacific. And if you're going to make the long sail to the South Pacific, you might as well be coddled in a gorgeously warm and wood filled cabin like that of the Fuji 35."

    Sail Magazine wrote, "She is a traditional yacht. The beam on deck is generous. This makes for a very dry boat and has the bonus of affording large side decks and a huge cockpit area...very easy to handle short handed. The ketch rig is very hard to beat for leisurely husband and wife sailing.

    Very few people can go below a Fuji for the first time without some sort of pleasant exclamation. The woodwork is of a quality that is all but extinct and has to be one of the main selling points...The molding details are the best I've seen on a production yacht. Wood lovers will feel right at home. The builder has gone to the trouble of matching all his grains, and the overall impression is beautiful.

  • The layout of the Fuji is quite simple and a time-proven winner. There is quite an expanse of teak and holly cabin sole...Her styling insures that she will look good for years to come."
  • Sailboat Cruising said, "Medium sized cruising boats like these are capable of serious offshore passage making, whilst being reasonably economic to maintain and operate."
  • Matching blue bimini, dodger, vent and sail covers.
  • For a promotional video of Namaste, see from a previous seller.

    Everything you need. Instruments include:

  • Navpod Instrument Housing
  • Teak and stainless steel wheel with autopilot drive motor
  • Raymarine ST60+ Speed Log (2012)
  • Raymarine ST60+ Depth Log (2012)
  • Raymarine ST4000+ Autopilot (2012)
  • Vetus Bow Thruster controller
  • VFH Slave Radio Connection
  • Engines Hours, Oil Pressure, Engine Temperature and Volts Gauges
  • Morse engine control
  • Danforth Constellation Compass
  • Canvas Helm Cover


  • The L-shaped galley has counter tops, a stainless steel sink with separate spigot to drain refrigerator, Origo microwave oven, Shipmate propane three place gimbaled stove with oven, stove counter top filler and an in counter Adler Barber refrigerator.
  • There is a good amount of storage along the galley bulkhead and under the counter. Above the stove is the Trident Gas Control Panel and a large rectangular window with white curtains that provides lots of natural night and the companionway provides great airflow.
  • 90 gallon fresh water tank, 30 gallon holding tank, 40 gallon fuel tank.

    To starboard of the companionway is a retractable chart table that reveals a quarter single berth that extends under the cockpit. The chart table features:

  • West Marine Handheld VHF Radio with charger (2012)
  • Garmin GPSmap 441 chartplotter (2012)
  • Sony CDX-M10 Drive-S AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA Stereo (2012)
  • Raymarine Ray55 VHF Radio with DSC (2012)

    This yacht is outfitted with the following engine/mechanical equipment:

  • Perkins 4.108M 50 hp main diesel engine
  • 1,500 hours since main engine rebuild (2000)
  • Warner Velvet Drive AS7-710
  • New marine alternator (2013)
  • 3 blade propeller
  • Vetus bow thruster


  • Deck stepped aluminum masts for easy put up and take down
  • 42' Main mast
  • 30' Mizzen mast
  • Harken MKII Jib furling
  • Jack lines
  • Lazy jacks
  • Spreader with two lights on main mast
  • Radar reflector ball
  • Stainless steel stanchions, double life lines with opening gates
  • Teak taff-rail with spindles
  • Swim ladder
  • Outboard motor mount
  • Bow pulpit with stainless steel handrails
  • Manual windlass with canvas cover
  • 35 lb CQR anchor and Danforth auxiliary anchor
  • 40' anchor chain and 100' rode
  • Dock lines and fenders
  • Canvas hatch covers with forward hatch tent

    Boat took on some fresh water when the scuppers clogged and needs some wood refinishing and the engine restarted. Also needs a new wheel.

    Located inland on the hard by the Okeechobee Waterway, a well protected hurricane hole.

    World-wide delivery possible.

  • Hull Type:~ Full Keel, cut-away forefoot;
  • Length Overall:~ 34'7" / 10.5m;
  • Waterline Length:~ 26'00" / 7.9m;
  • Beam:~ 10'00" / 3.1m;
  • Draft:~ 5'0" / 1.5m;
  • Rig Type:~ Staysail Ketch;
  • Displacement:~ 16,302lb / 7,395kg;

    More specs at

    Let me know if you want to take a look.


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    Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976 sailboat

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    Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976 sailboat

    Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976 sailboat

    Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976 sailboat

    Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976 sailboat

    Fuji Ketch, 35 ft., 1976 sailboat