1976 Downeaster Cutter
| Please call owner Benjamin at 575-640-2964. |
Boat is in San Diego, California.
A comfortable and sea-kindly cruiser with easily manageable sail plan and spacious interior, Carpe Diem had an extensive refit from 2007 to 2012 including:
All interior teak refinished and new upholstery throughout.
All new exterior canvas covers to fit refinished exterior teak brightwork.
Mast and booms refinished in white epoxy.
Full-cutaway lead keel design, Cutter Rig.
1986 51hp Perkins 4-108 recently overhauled low hours.
Thermal and acoustic insulation.
New prop shaft, cutlass bearing, shaft housing installed 2010.
Raw water sea strainer.
Stove and engine fuel shut-off valves.
(1) manual and 1) electric bilge pump.
(2) water tanks; (1) fuel tank.
Raritan manual head with 15-gallon plastic holding tank with Y-valve; overboard discharge.
Full-sized nav station, Furuno radar with LCD display,
Compass, GPS, Garmin chart plotter, Lowrance repeater chart plotter and sonar on helm station,
Raymarine ST4000 autopilot,
FM radio/CD player,
Accommodations: Enter companionway and find galley on port with nav station and quarter berth to starboard.
Salon has two settees, centerline folding table, storage outboard of settees and headroom of 6’8”.
Headroom throughout the rest of the boat is 6’3”.
Forward is a head to port and hanging lockers and drawers/cupboards to starboard.
V-berth has seating area, private door to head, and ample storage.
Wood throughout is in excellent condition and gives a warm feeling.
Large windows give the interior a bright and airy feel.
All new upholstery,
Teak and holly sole,
Seating for 8,
Pilot berth aft,
Head has pressure water and S/S vanity sink with mixer faucet and hand shower,
Galley: 3-burner propane stove with oven,
6-gallon S/S water heater,
S/S double sink with galley mixer faucet,
12V Adler-Barbour Cold Machine top-loading double freezer/refrigerator.
All teak brightwork refinished 2017,
All non-skid panels repainted 2011,
Custom teak spray hood installed 2011,
S/S spray dodger frame (no canvas),
All port lights rebedded 2010,
Custom S/S salon window frames installed 2010,
Custom radar/solar arch installed 2007,
Custom dinghy davits installed 2007,
S/S life raft cradle,
New Magma BBQ,
Aluminum propane tank,
Full set of cockpit cushions,
45-lb plow anchor with 3/8” chain,
30-lb Danforth secondary anchor with chain and nylon rode,
Manual anchor windlass,
Dock lines and fenders,
Bow pulpit, rails. lifelines, side stanchions and boarding gates,
Sails and Rigging:
All sails reported in good working condition,
Deck-stepped aluminum mast,
Wire standing rigging,
(8) standard winches,
All running rigging replaced 20I0,
Standing rigging overhauled as required 2010,
All sails have custom canvas covers.
Safety: Emergency tiller,
(5) CO2 fire extinguishers,
Horn, bell, whistle,