I am thinking I might sell Vesper.

I have 2 large boats now and it’s really one too many. We’re thinking of moving aboard the bigger one and if we do the question is what do we do with Vesper? I have blood sweat and tears in this boat, I worked so hard to rebuild her, I know every single fastener in this boat, I put them all in. When I was rebuilding her I thought I was going to sail her a LOT further than I did so I outfitted her that way (think Tania Aebi – Maiden Voyage – this boat is very similar to hers). It was a total bare hull rebuild. This boat is DRY. It does not leak a drop. The bilge pump has never run due to water ingress. I would sail this boat across an ocean in a heartbeat. It loves heavy weather and laughs when all the other boats head in.

26′ LOA
7.5′ Beam
4′ Draft
6500lbs disp

Price $30,000

All parts listed as new were new in 2019. Boat has spent it’s life since then in Colorado mountain freshwater 3 short seasons (5 months each)

New standing rigging from Port Townsend Rigging
New running rigging, all lines led back to cockpit
Dyneema backstay with integral SSB antenna
Roller furling genoa.

2GM20F engine ~500hrs (came from a boat wrecked in hurricane sandy, never flooded)
New stainless HDI marine exhaust elbow
80 amp alternator with balmer external regulator
New water lift muffler, new exhaust hose
New prop shaft
3 blade feathering MaxProp
New stern gland with ptfe packing
All new bronze Groco through-hulls with GrocoIBVF flange adapters and G10 backing plates. All hoses double clamped with proper marine clamps
New Groco strainer
New Water tank
WindPilot Self Steering Vane
new 2000gph electric bilge pump with Aqualarm bilge panel
manual backup pump
New Andersen winches 2 self tailing sheet winches and 2 cabin top halyard winches.
New harken mainsheet tackle
Selden mast and boom with internal halyards and reef lines
New halyard and reef clutches

New Airhead composting head
New cushions
Origo alcohol stove (original – boils water faster than my house stove)
absolutely tiny ice box.
New Vetus forward hatch
New soft foam flooring (great on bare feet)
New sink, new spout, new water footpump

Electronics (all new 2019):
Raymarine Axiom 9+ (new 2021)
Raymarine cockpit display
Standard Horizion GX2000 VHF
Vesper XB8000 AIS
SiriusXM Marine weather+music
Promariner 63120 ProNautic battery charger
ProMariner Prosafe Galvanic Isolator
Depth Speed and Temp sensors
B&G Wireless Wind Sensor
Masthead Strobe
80w solar panel w/ Victron controller
Victron battery monitor
2 105AH AGM batteries + AGM emergency start battery
Bluesea ACR
Bluesea breaker panel for both AC and DC
Small 400w inverter for charging laptops.
Electrical panel wired with USB ports as well as regular lighter ports.

Ground Tackle (all new 2019):
10kg Rocna
180′ 1/4″ G3 Chain
Guardian G11 backup anchor with 26′ chain and 200′ nylon rode.
Bow Roller

Canvas (all new 2019):
New mainsail and genoa from Carol Hasse – Port Townsend Sails
Spinnaker pole
Spinnaker in okay shape, not rigged for it.
New mainsail cover from Sailor’s Tailor (2021)
New dodger

All new paint in 2019 (Interlux Brightside)
Pettit Barrier coat and 3 coats of Pettit Vivid bottom paint.

Custom dual-axle trailer with new electric trailer brakes and new lights.

Of course tons of pictures can be seen here on this site. $40k invested in the rebuild, not to mention thousands of work hours.

The rub rail on the forward 1′ bit on the port side was damaged this season, that needs to be fixed. There’s a spot where the paint needs to be touched up on deck about the size of a quarter. Outside trim could use new varnish or the varnish stripped off and oiled. It’s all teak.

Can probably be delivered anywhere in the US for a fee.

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