1998 Otter Works Benford 30 located in Alaska for sale

36' Otter Works Benford 30

Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1998
36'
10.5'
5'
Alaska
$160,000

Description: Complete info updated 11M-09D-2014Y 1238H:

FOR SALE:
36 Junk Rig Benford 30 Motor Sailor

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Design is Jay Benford.
Details by Tom Colvin.
Weights, dimensions, Bob Perry.
Sail plan H.G. Hasler, J.K. McLeod.
Built by Manning.
Details Otter Works.
Built in USA.

This motor sailor is designed for three persons, world cruising, while living aboard comfortably in extreme cold or heat, for many years, and all oceans, with an extra level of fanciness for aesthetics through out the vessel.

Here is a motor sailboat that you can sit at the dinette, warm and dry, and see outside in all directions!

This is a vessel that can be single handed easily, and keep the crew warm and dry, as sails or motoring, is operated from with in the heated main cabin. The 50HP Perkins makes it practical to pull a second large vessel continuously if need be. The vessel steers like a sports car, and is ready to launch today.

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Last survey value in present condition $160,000.00US. Replacement value $210,000.00US.

Equipment: 2. Hull, decks, keel, shoe, rudder: 1/8, 3/16, 3/8, and 1/2 steel plates. 3/4 solid round steel bars at plate meetings. 2.5 inch OSD 2 inch ISD, 1/4 wall, shaft log. 3x.25 ribs. 1.5x3/16 longitudinal.
3. Keel, full length 3/16 steel keel with 1/2 steel shoe, 2300# lead enclosed in keel.
4. House: Angle 2x2x1/4 steel house frames, 3/4 marine ply, with cedar, and West System epoxy glass cover. House is in perfect condition.
5. House, hull, mast, sail, and equipment, are in excellent condition, inside and out, in every detail.
6. Hull, bottom, house, and all surfaces, are fully urethane insulated for living in winter of northern climates, or for keeping cool in south.
7. 30 feet length over all. 28 feet length on deck. 27 feet at water line. 10.8 feet wide. Draft 5 feet.
8. Engine: Perkins M50 49HP with 244 hours since new. 12VDC 60AMP Alternator, isolated ground system.
9. 2100RPM produces 6.5 knots at 1GPH. Engine can run continuous at 2500RPM. Top RPM 3000. Cruise at 1380RPM produces 4.5 knots. Just traveled 268 miles on 27 gallons fuel.
10. Gear: Hurth HBW125 2.14:1
11. 60 AMP 12VDC alternator. New July 2014: Group 32 starting battery, group 32 house battery.
12. Complete battery switch array, and large fuses for major systems and fuse blocks for minor systems.
13. Battery automatic link charging, automatically attends Start and House batteries for alternator and for battery tender.
14. 120VAC 60HRZ to 30AMP 12VDC battery tender.
15. Morse Model SR twin push-pull cable controls for forward-neutral-reverse and fuel.
16. Python drive with hull mounted thrust bearing.
17. 1.25 SS shaft, 1.25x2 cutlass.
18. 18D11P3B bronze wheel.
19. Bolt on hull zincs.
20. Steel rudder supported on bottom end. 1.5 solid steel rudder shaft.
21. Fuel tanks: Two USCG poly 58 gallons each with gauges. Two USCG poly 18 gallons each. Total 152G fuel.
22. Water tanks: Four USCG poly 12 gallons each. Total 48G water.
23. Waste tank: USCG 9 gallon poly holding tank with Skipper Type8 marine head.
24. Interior is astoundingly nice through out the vessel, with attention to small details.
25. Whitlock Mamba steering system.
26. Port and SB boarding ladders.
27. Mast: Unbelievably beautiful Douglas Fir, 14 rings per inch, oiled 2014. Value as-is today $18,000.00US
28. Rig: New, 500 square feet, 6.5 oz Odyssey 3 coated polyester. Junk-Rig with 2 diameter composite battens. Junk Rig sails are new, and have about one week of use on them, boat sails very nicely.
29. Winch: Self-tailing two speed Lewmar Model 40 winch in main cabin. One line raises sail, one adjust front of sail, and one to adjust outward end of sail. When sail comes down it folds and stores itself. Unbelievably easy to sail this vessel! Reefing for storm is a simple matter of lowering sail height, from inside cabin, until operator is comfortable with setting.
30. Interphase Probe depth sounder and forward scanning sonar.
31. Raymarine GPS chart plotter.
32. Icom floating VHF hand held with charger.
33. 750 watt inverter.
34. Sigmar diesel heater-stove-oven with day fuel tank and 12VDC pump refill system.
35. Force10 propane hanging gimble single burner stove.
36. Dirigo 5 inch gimbaled compass.
37. UNABLE TO FIT ALL ITEMS on PAGE!

Location: Seward, Alaska
L41833

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
steel
monohull
motorsailer
cat boat
2
excellent

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This Otter Works Benford 30 Added 30-Mar-2014



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