1999 Rockport Marine Lyle Hess Bristol Channel Cutter located in Maine for sale

32' Rockport Marine Lyle Hess Bristol Channel Cutter


Description: The bluewater 32′ Bristol Channel cutter “PHALAROPE” was designed by Lyle Hess and built in 1999 by Rockport Marine in Maine. The construction is cedar planks on white oak frames, with a Sitka spruce mast and boom designed by Brooklin Boatyard and built by French and Webb. In the fall of 2016, the boat received new; never used expedition quality Yankee jib, staysail and main sails from Port Townsend Sails. This year the boat voyaged from Maine to Labrador, much of it single-handed. “PHALAROPE” is presently in Maine, where she will spend her winter.

"PHALAROPE" is described as a four-wheel drive sailor. She is blue water tested, steady in a sea and well appointed. A recent survey is available upon request.

Length on deck 32 feet
Length overall 42 feet (bowsprit plus boomkin)
Length waterline 30' 2"
Beam 10' 7"
Draft 5' 6"
Bridge clearance 56 feet
Displacement 21,000 lbs
Ballast 7,000 lbs
1-1/2" cedar planks on white oak frames
All bronze fastenings
Cabin house and forward house are constructed of teak
Ventillation by four 4" dorades on the main cabin, plus mushroom vents in the forepeak and aft lazarette.
Skylight opening in main cabin.
Teak deck 1-1/4"
Tiller steering and external mounted rudder
Copper mesh RF grounding system

General description:
Forward is an ample size chain locker, with access from the forward cabin. The chain locker has a mushroom vent and chain falls. Attached to the deck within the chain locker is a 5 gal stainless steel tank which can be used for the diesel stove or lamp oil. The forward cabin consists of a double Pullman berth to port and a work bench to starboard. There are lockers under the berth and lockers with shelves under the work bench. The forward overhead opens fore or aft and has a built-in fresh water collection system. The topside of the forward hatch has teak bases for the liferaft, There is a book rack at the foot of the Pullman berth a

Equipment: Electronics (all purchased 2012 or more recent):
Raymarine e7 multifunction display and bronze bracket which can swing out into the companionway opening
Navionics charts for USA and Canada
Raymarine i70 Instrument display in cockpit
Raymarine AIS650 Class B transceiver
Raymarine HD Digital Radome Antenna radar
Raymarine masthead wind instrument (wind transducer)
Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS receiver
Icom IC-M412 VHF marine radio transceiver and Metz VHF masthead antennae
Clarion CMD6 stereo and Poly-planar marine speakers in cabin
Trident marine LPG gas controller and sniffer
Vesper Marine SPL160 AIS/VHF splitter
Two SunWare solar modules on deck, and control module near batteries
Xantrex battery monitor
Guest model 2620 battery charger

Diesel engine:
Westerbeke 35B diesel engine (1999); cruising speed 5 knots
53 gallon fuel tankage (one 36 gallon cockpit tank and one 17 gallon starboard side tank)
3 blade fixed prop
Racor dual fuel filter

Additional inventory:
Baby Blake marine toilet with one rebuild kit
Two Edson marine diaphram bilge manual pumps (models 554BR and 557BR), one accessed in cockpit and one in the cabin
Refleks diesel heater in cabin, with 5 gallon stainless steel tank in chain locker
Folding wooden ladder, stored in the lazarette, and bronze brackets to deploy at port side lifeline gate
Dinghy mounts (teak) on the cabin top, designed for an Oughtred Acorn dinghy (cedar strip construction dinghy available for purchase separately).
Scanmar Monitor windvane with large and small vanes
Weems and Plath-CPL Merkur SF compass in cockpit
Hercules HM1200 manual windlass
Jabsco wash down pump with foredeck outlet
30 Amp A/C inlet in cockpit to 110V outlet in cabin
12V lamps throughout cabin and forepeak
Rubber holding tank located port aft quarter, and plumbed to a 2-way valve in head
Galley sump tank under cabin sole with mechanical foot pump to overboard
Two boxes on either side of mast house two Trident marine LPG composite construction tanks
Brass bell and mounting bracket on boom gallows
Full sun cover in two pieces
Winter 3-part canvas cover with door and aluminum framing

Water tankage:
100 gallons (1 port tank and 2 starboard side tanks)

Anchors and rodes:
Spade 44 pounds, main anchor on bowsprit, with 175' 5/16" G4 chain plus additional 300' 5/8 3 strand rode.
Bruce 44 pounds, in chain locker
Bruce 33 pounds, in chain locker
Luke 3 piece 75 lb Storm anchor disassembled in the bilge
Additional chain in two 92' sections 5/16 G4
Additional rode in chain locker, and lazarette.
Four docklines, 4 fenders, and 2 fender boards.

Givens 4 Person Warrior life raft
Para-Tech 12 foot sea anchor with swivels and 400 feet rode
Gale Rider drogue
MOB pole
Electric bilge pump with automatic or manual settings
Two Edson diaphram manual bilge pumps
Four fire extinguishers

Please see full inventory at YachtWorld listing.

Location: Belmont, Maine
(207) 236-9651


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