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Rawson 30, 1965, Grand Marina, Alameda, California, $17,500, SOLD 6/14/18

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Rawson full keel blue water cruising sloop

U.S. Coast Guard Documented vessel # 297718

  • : 30
  • LWL: 22
  • Beam: 9
  • Draft: 5
  • Displacement: 12000 lbs.
  • Ballast: 5000 lbs. Concrete encapsulated
  • Engine: Yanmar 2GM20, excellent condition
  • Fuel tank: new stainless approx: 40 gallons
  • Water tank: new Poly approx: 50 gallons

    It would be hard to find a better, full keel, heavily laid up, nicely equipped and upgraded Rawson or other cruiser capable of going anywhere you like for this price anywhere. My plans have changed have decided to sell this wonderful cruiser.

    She has been completely upgraded and outfitted with long distance cruising in mind.

    Repowered with a brand new Yanmar Diesel a few years ago, new fuel and water tanks , Furuno Radar , Garmin GPS , pressure water , 2 burner gimbaled Propane stove with sniffer, shut off solenoid and 2 , 25 lb. tanks that drain overboard , Tillermaster autopilot , VHF , Sony AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo etc.

  • Her concrete ballast has been completely encapsulated with resin. The bilge is DRY.
  • Her interior woodwork was all redone and is stunning. All of the cushions (interior and exterior) are practically brand new. She is a wonderful, warm, cozy, dry and roomy live aboard. She has TONS of storage and spares as well.
  • She is a fully operational vessel and is ready to sail today.

    Accommodation: Sleeps 5. V-Berth, quarter berth and dinette that converts to a large double.

  • 4 Perko solid Bronze opening ports with screens

    Galley: Seaward 2 burner gimbaled Propane stove with sniffer and shut off solenoid, deep stainless steel sink, 12/110 fridge (maker unknown) , pressure fresh water with redundant Whale foot pumps. (in galley and head)

    Engine: Yanmar 2GM20 16 h.p. Diesel. Installed new 2 years ago. She has very low hours. Just serviced: Oil fuel filters and impeller changed, belts adjusted and fuel injection pump cleaned and serviced. This motor runs like a Swiss Watch. 2 inline fuel filters before the Yanmar filter. 3 blade Bronze prop. Removable cockpit sole makes working on the engine , stuffing box , tanks and filters a breeze.

    Plumbing: new, stainless fuel tank (40 gallons), new poly fresh water tank (50 gallons) Sinks in galley and head with pressure water and redundant whale foot pumps. Jabsco marine head with freshwater flush tank, holding tank and overboard discharge pump.

    Electronics: brand new starting battery, Guest battery charger , Furuno 1622 marine radar , Garmin GPS II , Coastal Navigator Fish n Depth finder, Panasonic VHF radio, Sony am/fm stereo with CD and MP3 player, Tillermaster autopilot with remote control .

  • Ritchie Navigator bulkhead mounted compass with light
  • ACR Mini B epirb
  • 110 volt receptacles throughout

    Mast rigging and sails:

  • Aluminum mast with mast steps
  • Standing rigging in good condition, with bonus: all brand new rigging wire and Sta-lock terminals on the boat, cut and ready to install
  • 2 Barlow #24 sheet winches
  • 2 bronze wire winches on mast
  • Mainsail with 1 reef point, good condition
  • Genoa/ working jib, very good condition
  • Storm jib, brand new
  • 3 older, headsails (condition unknown)

    Ground tackle:

  • 25 lb. Genuine Bruce anchor main, w/ 300 ft. chain
  • Danforth stern with chain and rope rode
  • ABI Solid Bronze manual windlass with handle in perfect working condition
  • Spare rodes and lines in lazarette


  • West Marine inflatable Kayak, brand new
  • Beaufort 4 man liferaft in valise, needs servicing
  • 12v high power spotlight
  • tons and tons of spares : engine, rigging , lines , all engine and gear manuals etc. etc.
  • fire extinguishers , flares , cruising books etc.
  • Brass Trident clock and barometer, brass gimbaled oil lamp,
  • Professionally built hard dodger with opening windows
  • Sunbrella bimini top
  • Magma BBQ mounted on stern rail
  • Boarding ladder

    She was hauled 3 months ago. Cleaned and inspected, no blisters and bottom paint good for another year or so. All new zincs installed.

    She is berthed in Grand Marina in Alameda. Slip rent is $308. Per month and the slip is transferable if desired.

  • asking $17500. or reasonable best offer


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