37VT27 Loretta May
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HIN: OEY370270385 more photos
Hull Laid: March 1985
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
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Marilyn and Larry Johnston

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Lifted from Caters Lake, GA

For Sale: YachtWorld

Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Larry & Marilyn Johnston April 2011 Loretta May Kingston, ON
Loretta and Bob Oplinger Nov 98 April 2011 Loretta May Carters Lake, GA
Richard & Madelyn Zavetta Jan 98 Nov 98 Nellie Bess
Diane M. Brzeski1 1985 Jan 98

About the Owners—past and present

The Johnstons: Used a crane to get their new tug out of Carters Lake and then trucked her north to Kingston, Ontario.
The Oplingers: Owned a mechanical contracting company. They originally kept their tug on Toms River, NJ. Not ones to give up their cruising careers just because they lived inland, they moved Loretta May to Carters Lake, GA.

Layout
Sleeps 2 owners and guests in 1 stateroom plus 2 dinette and 1 settee berth for a total of 5 berths. There is 1 owner and guest stateroom including 1 guest head and 1 guest shower. Forward stateroom with offset double berth, love seat and hanging locker. Aft to starboard-side shower compartment with sink and port-side head with sink. Up 4 steps to enclosed pilothouse with port and starboard opening doors, helm and convertible bench seat. Down and aft 4 steps to main salon with port-side forward galley with breakfast bar, port-side convertible dinette with leafed table and 2 chairs. Aft through opening door to aft deck with full walk-around decks.

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Walk-in engine room with additional access from pilot house
  • BMW engine
  • Halon fire control system
  • Main engine sea strainer
  • Electric bilge blower
  • Fiberglass waterlift muffler
  • Main engine fresh water cooling system
  • Head system holding tank with macerator discharge
  • Racor fuel filter
  • Two electric auto/manual bilge pumps
  • Kahlenberg tug whistle
  • Screened ports

Electrical

  • AC/DC electrical system
  • Two 8D HD Marine battery banks
  • New smart-type battery charger-2012
  • Two dockside cables
  • Dual 30 amp dockside electrical cables

Galley

  • Grunert cold plate refrigerator and freezer
  • Pressure and manual fresh water system
  • Dual sinks with pressure and manual pumps
  • Princess 3 burner electric stove with oven
  • Electric water heater with main engine manifold
  • Breakfast counter

Electronics

  • AM/FM cassette stereo system
  • Garmin 575 chartplotter 2011

Deck

  • Sandblasted and refinished bottom with Interprotect -2012
  • green Awlgrip paint 2005
  • Waterline raised approx. 2-3" 2012
  • Topsides are off-white gelcoat
  • Teak decks
  • Danforth style anchor with chain rode
  • Nilsson anchor windlass
  • Thru-hull anchor hawse pipes with stainless strike plate
  • Coast Guard Safety Package
  • Canoe stern aft deck with towing bit
  • Swim ladder and storage box
  • Ladder access to top deck with mast and lifting boom
  • Ship's stack with storage

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
2/85 Boatworks 3/85 $55,350.00 $8,647.00 05/18/85 06/20/85 06/04/85 $844.40 $8,888.01 $73,729.41

Related Documents

  • Yacht World Listing, June 2008 pdficon.gif
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