37VT21 The Turtle
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HIN: OEY370210185 more photos
Hull Laid: January 1985
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
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Galley
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Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Will and Kathleen Patten July 2017 The Turtle Hinesburg, VT
Steven Sanford January 2015 July 2017 The Turtle Greensboro, VT
Wesley and Patty Eldred 2000 January 2015 Little Bitt South Burlington, VT
Jerry Barry 1999 2000 Sea Tramp Harrisburg, PA
William Rickman 1987 1999 Sea Tramp Potomac, MD
Arthur and Marilyn Mann1 1985 1987 Another Love Song Austin, TX

Layout

  • Straight salon settee
  • Galley to port
  • Pilot house has single engine-room floor-hatch to port
  • Stateroom has double seat to starboard
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Beautiful wooden interior

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • D150 BMW 136 hp turbo diesel engine (1750 hours est)
  • Many spare parts for the engine including a new starter and rebuilt alternator
  • Hurth transmission
  • 2" stainless steel driveshaft
  • 2 automatic bilge pumps
  • Whale manual bilge pump
  • Westerbeke 8 kW generator
  • Vetus 4 hp Bow Thruster
  • 3 blade bronze propeller 23x13, spare 24x16
  • Chain/cable steering
  • 260 gallon fuel capacity
  • Relocated fuel tank vents
  • Replaced fuel fill hoses (2003)
  • Dual Dahl filters with inline electric fuel pump for priming or fuel transfer

Electrical

  • Pilot house mounted spot light
  • 2 8D gel cel batteries for start and house
  • Group 31 battery for generator starting
  • 50 amp 120 volt shore power
  • 50 amp and 30 amp shore power cords with multiple adapters
  • 60 amp Promariner charger

Galley

  • Stainless steel double sink
  • Refrigerator with energy efficient cold plate
  • Electric stove and new microwave/convection oven (2010 used once

Plumbing

  • Approximately 150 fresh water capacity
  • Fresh water pump
  • 10 gallon hot water heater by engine coolant or electric
  • 35 gallon holding tank
  • Raritan toilet with electric conversion including macerator
  • Reverse cycle (heat and cool) air conditioner front and rear
  • Separate head and shower rooms each in with their own green marble sink
  • Shower to starboard with hot and cold water, head to port

Electronics

  • Classic helm instruments
  • Electronic fish finder/depth sounder
  • Knotmeter
  • VHF radio
  • Garmin GPS

Deck

  • Custom western cedar mast and boom
  • Custom mahogany storage boxes on upper deck
  • Custom mahogany bitt
  • 65# Danforth style anchor with 300' 5/8" nylon rode
  • Custom table mounts on bitt as pedestal
  • Windlass
  • Photocell controlled extra bright LED anchor light

Safety

  • Flare kit
  • MOB throwable rescue sling
  • Halogen engine room fire extinguisher
  • Fire extinguisher in pilot house and salon

Accommodations

  • Settee in salon converts to double berth (cushions recovered in 2012)
  • Stateroom features large double berth
  • Pilot house settee converts to large single berth

Miscellaneous

  • Storage cradle
  • Kahlenberg whistle
  • Air horns with compressor and 5 gallon tank
  • Custom forward hatch screens (pilot house and state room)
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The Engine Room
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Pilothouse Starboard Side
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Pilothouse Bench Seat
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Salon

Original Purchase Information2

Date Ordered Buyer Hull Laid OEY's Cost to Build3 Shipping Cost from Taiwan Date Shipped Date Arrived in US Closing Sale Date Misc. Expenses4 Admiralty Ltd. Profit Approximate Delivered Price5
10/84 Brightstar Yacht 1/85 $54,100.00 $9,606.86 01/15/85 02/26/85 02/08/85 $1,908.18 $6,891.82 $72,506.86

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