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1981 John Atkin Gaff Cutter located in Washington for sale

30.5' John Atkin Gaff Cutter



Year
Length
Beam
Draft
Location
Price
1981
30.5'
96'
6'
Washington
$29,500

Description:
Tusitala was designed by legend John Atkin for a couple from Round Pond Maine, specifically to circumnavigate the world which they successfully completed between 1985-1996.

William and John Atkin produced 873 designs over a combined 80 years in the industry. Tusitala is design #864 and is a testament to the true genius and quality of the Atkin name.

Here are the specs:

Launched 1981 Rockport Maine
LOA 38
LOD 30.5
Waterline 29
Draft 510
Beam 96
Displacement 9 tons

-Carvel planked with Eastern white cedar
-Oak frames
-Bronze fastened
-Lead ballast
-Teak decks
-64 headroom in entire cabin and under foksl hatch
-68 berths

Coastguard documented vessel

Equipment:
-Sabb 2HG lifeboat engine pushes her easily at 5-6 knots - closed cooling system with well protected keel cooler. Raw water pump for wet exhaust only
-Bomb proof rack&pinion steering with bronze wheel and backup removable tiller
-40 gallons fuel
-20 gallons water (originally 40)
-Force10 3 burner propane stove/oven
-Built in ice box
- currently NO head but she has a spot for composting head to sit
-2 6v golf cart house batteries with 75W solar panel/charge controller
-1 start battery
-vhf radio
-nav lights
-6 bronze opening port lights with new gaskets
-sigmar 100 diesel bulkhead heater - gravity fed
-fold down table seats 4 adults
-sea berths combine to giant bed equivalent to king size mattress
-skylight/butterfly hatch
-Electric freshwater pump in galley
-Laurence hyspeed Manuel windlass
-45lb CQR main anchor on 309 3/8 chain & 150 nylon rode
-large Danforth stern anchor
-40lb fisherman anchor
-spare chain/rode
-bronze self tailing winches for running back stays

NOVEMBER 2020 survey available for review

Recent work/new parts since August 2020:
-NEW Sapele bowsprit
-NEW ash gaff jaws
-ALL NEW Davey ash blocks (17 total)
-3 coats of bottom paint
-3 coats topside paint (August 2019 the boat was sanded back to bare wood and coated with 2 coats of boiled linseed oil)
-3 blade bronze prop
-prop shaft
-all shaft bearings/u-joints
-zincs
-Engine mounts
-all fluids changed
-anchor light
-2 new 1200 gpm bilge pumps/hoses
-portlight gaskets
-Le Tonkinois oil on most surfaces

Sail Inventory:
-Port Townsend/Hasse working sails (Main with 3 reefs, Staysl with reef, Jib)
-Big Genoa
-Doyle balloon staysl
-spinnaker

She is in sail- away condition and perfect for the Puget sound/Salish sea. I sail her every week and do not hesitate to go out when conditions are lively. She is an absolute blast to sail especially off the wind where she really shines.

With the right care and owner she would be up for another lap around the world

Please only inquire if you are in the market for this type of vessel with cash in hand and ready to make a purchase.

Offers welcome

Willing to trade for smaller seaworthy fiberglass vessel like Pearson Triton or albin vega etc plus cash

Location: San Juan Islands, Washington
L89358
425-308-6751

Material
Hull
Type
Rigging
Cabins
Condition
wood
monohull
cruiser
cutter
1
good

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This John Atkin Gaff Cutter Added 20-Dec-2020



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