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1979 Ericson Independence

Olympia, Washington

$13,500

PRICED TO SELL! 

This boat is offered competitively priced for a quick sale.  Ericson Yachts built 73 boats of this model from 1977 to 1982. 

The mainsail on this boat has been replaced with a gaff sail and matching mast, giving it a distinctive salty look.  the Jib and staysail remain.  With its unique clipper bow and gaff mainsail, this boat turns heads when under sail.

It is available now ready to sail.  Sleeps 4, has pressure hot and cold water, a good suite of electronics, Volvo diesel 28hp, and more.

Schedule an appointment today to view her.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: SERENA
Make: Ericson
Model: Independence
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Ericson Yachts
Designer: Bruce King
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 30'11 ft
Beam: 10'5 ft
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 28hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1999
  • Engine Hours: 2300
  • Engine Location: Center

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 35 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 45 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 13 gal

Other

Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cutter, Cruisers, Antique and Classics

Contact

Capital City Yachts

Office

Capital City Yachts
611 Columbia St NW, Suite 1-C
Olympia, Washington, US, 98501
Tel:360-352-2007
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Specifications
  • Model name: Ericson Independence 31
  • Designed by Bruce King
  • Built in 1979 by Ericson Yachts, Fullerton, CA
  • Hull Length 31' 10", beam 10' 5", LWL 32' 11"
  • Overall length with bowsprit 34' 3"
  • Draft 4' 11", displacement 11,400#,  4,500# encapsulated lead ballast
  • Headroom 6' 1"
  • Tansom mounted rudder with wheel
Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
  • Volvo 3 cyl diesel 28 hp engine MD2030-C installed 1999, est 2260 hrs
  • New engine beds installed with imbedded metal allowing threaded bolts to attach engine
  • Auxiliary fuel supply pump for fuel bleeding (can be used in case of engine pump failure) with Racor vacuum guage to monitor fuel filter
  • 35 gal aluminum fuel tank
  • Steering system:  pedestal wheel with chain and cable to heavy duty rudder arm and cap attached to external rudder
  • 2 batteries with battery charger, master selector switch
  • Rule 1500 bilge pump with auto float switch
  • Manual bilge pump Whale Gusher 10
  • ABI bronze manual windlass at teak bowsprit with 2 anchor rollers
  • 30 amp shore power cord with 15 and 20 amp adapters
Interior
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • 45 gal stainless steel water tank
  • 6 gal hot water tank
  • 13 gal polyethylene holding tank
  • Coast Mate 3100 2 burner alcohol stove
  • Propane stove was removed.  Room for new stove if desired
  • Large ice  box
  • Sleeps 4, 2 forward in Vberth, 2 on settees
  • Brass clock and matching barometer
  • Gimballed kerosene cabin light
Navigation - Communication
  • Horizon Eclipse VHF
  • Horizon depth
  • Garmin GPS model 492
  • Horizon knotmeter
  • Radar reflector
  • Plath 5" chrome compass at wheel
  • Windex
Anchor and Rode, Sails
  • 32' chain, 125' nylon rode
  • 18' chain, 180' nylon rode
  • ABI bronze manual windlass
  • 2 anchor rollers on teak bow pulpit
  • Gaff rigged mainsail, 100% jib, staysail, storm jib
  • 2 Anderson 28 SST self tailing sheet winches
Safety
  • Halon 1301 automatic fire extinguisher in engine space
  • 5# and 2.5# dry chemical extinguishers in salon
  • 4 life jackets
  • Horn
  • Radar reflector
  • First aid kit
Comments - Additional Equipment
  • Dinghy
  • Canvas for mainsail, hatch covers, winches
  • Deck to hull joint is fiberglassed together for extra strength and water tightness
  • Lots of storage throughout the boat
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Contact John at 360-490-1355 or john@capitalcityyachts.com for more information or to schedule an appointment to view her in person. 


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