Thursday, December 17, 2009


Why do we always buy boats in the winter???? We still have to do a sea trial, in the northern Chesapeake in January. BRRR.

Some particulars:
1999 Island Packet 380  Designer: Robert Johnson
Hull Material: Fiberglass
LOA: 39'7"     LWL: 32'0"     Beam: 13'2"
Displacement: 21,000 lbs     Draft: 4'7"     Bridge Clearance: 54'3"    Ballast: 9,000 lbs
Engines: Yanmar     Engine(s) HP: 51 hp FWC     Engine Model: 4JH3     Hours: 4090
Tankage  Fuel: 85 gal     Water: 170 gal     Holding: 40 gal

Here she is:

Transom with swim platform -- and look at those back rail seats. Chip's favorite feature!

Cutter rig with furlers on jib and staysail, traditional, fully battened main with Dutchman furling (!)

Awesome galley. Seriously.

State room with WALK AROUND v-berth. Such luxury!

Port settee and nav station.

Starboard settee. Love that upholstery.

Huge head with shower and shower door.
I found this sink in the aft cabin somewhat confounding -- until we decided it's a WET BAR!


Greg said...

I've been checking in on your blog for a few months now...ever since I discovered what a Downeast 32 was. Let me be the first here to wish you a congrats!

I guess this means Isabella is going to the broker? I want that boat...I just found her 3 or 4 years too soon though.

Good luck!

Port Orange, FL

tammy kennon said...

Thanks, Greg. We're so excited. Keep your fingers crossed for the survey and sea trial!

Isabella won't be listed for another few weeks. We have a couple of prospects we want to see through. The boat market seems to be firming up a bit.

Downeasts are awesome. I hope you find one when you're ready.

Thanks for reading! --Tammy

steve gibbons said...

good work tammy and chip....good timing too....the 19th was my birthday and so the good luck is on your side!

hannaH said...

Awwwww I'm so happy and excited for ya'll. She's beautiful. ;)

Anonymous said...

Wow...what a beautiful boat! I am so happy for you both. Now you are10 steps closer to living aboard!

tammy kennon said...

Thanks, everybody! Our sea trial is scheduled for January 8th. Keep your fingers crossed for good weather.

Thanks for reading!