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1985 Irwin 43 ft Center Cockpit Sloop located in Michigan for sale

43' Irwin 43 ft Center Cockpit Sloop

Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1985
43'
13.5'
6'
Michigan
$79,000

Description: 1985 Irwin 43 Center Cockpit Sloop
Freebird has a LOA of 46ft and a beam of 136 has been sailing in fresh water for the last 20 years. She has a generous Main Salon, 2 staterooms, each with its own private Electric Raritan head, three individual air conditioning units, and a step down galley with an upright AC/DC refrigerator, new Seaward gimbaled propane 3-burner stove oven combination, a new Raritan Ice maker, and a 1000w microwave. Music is from the AM FM Stereo/Cd player with speakers in the center cockpit and main salon. The main propulsion engine is a 75 hp Perkins 4.236 Diesel which provides 7.5 knots of speed. The propeller is variable pitch on a stainless drive shaft with a water seal cutlass bearing. The generator is a Westerbeke diesel providing 7 KW. Enough to power all 3 air conditioning units and all additional AC appliances while at anchor. An Automatic Halon fire protection system is installed in the engine compartment.
The Center Cockpit includes the helm station and seating for 8 adults. The Center Cockpit is fully enclosed for sailing during the occasional rain shower. The isinglass for the center cockpit enclosure is new this season and a Cetrek Autopilot is the best third pair of hands on the boat, and navigation is a Garmin GPS Map 700 series. The ships compass is a Ritchie Globemaster. The mast is 56 feet off the water and carries a fully battened North main and a North 130% roller furled genoa. The main has a new North stack pack and Lazy Jack gathering system for sail control. Under sail the boat averages 5 to 8 knots depending on the breeze.
The hot water tank has a 20 gallon capacity with ability to heat off the engine or shore power. Taking a long hot shower while underway is one of the luxuries of owning this vessel. A deck shower is also available for sunbathers who need to cool down. The generous storage locker accessible from the stern deck provides the crew with fenders, extra boarding ladders and lines.
The flush walkable deck is a pleasant surprise to all who have crewed on other sailboats. The shrouds are l

Equipment:

Location: Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
L79667
(248) 202-0850

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
fiberglass
monohull
motorsailer
masthead sloop
3
excellent

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