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32' Bayliner 3255 Avanti 1998

$ 22,900

is a Bayliner 32' 3255 Avanti listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Cruisers and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

This Avanti was on a freshwater Lake Norman near Charlotte, NC until early 2018 when it was brought to coastal NC for some new horizons to explore. The sellers are now ready to sell her, and she is ready to go!

The Bayliner 3255 Avanti Express has earned its place among mid-range sport cruisers for its good looks and extensive list of standard features. No other express-style cruiser in its class offers its room and comfort below decks. Exceptionally large windows admit plenty of light for an open, airy feeling. Accommodations include forward V-berth that doubles as a lounge with removable table, four-place dinette, private double mid berth, complete electric galley, and private head with shower. Topside, the large open cockpit opens to the swim platform via a fully-integrated transom door. Integral bow platform, radar arch, a full acrylic and Sunbrella canvas weather enclosure. Bayliner's Avanti line combines dramatic, contemporary styling and leading-edge design with old-world skill and craftsmanship. Manufacturing teams apply leading-edge technology and meticulous hand-crafting to every stage of construction. A crew of technicians subject each new model to extremes of stress, endurance and punishment to ensure that every Avanti exceeds every expectation. Avanti, the most luxurious cruiser in its class, features all the amenities of home. With its spacious cockpit and seating area, the Avanti is perfect for all-day cruising or entertaining.


  • Price: $ 22,900
  • Days on Market: 533
  • Builder: Bayliner
  • Model: 3255 Avanti
  • Location: New Bern, North Carolina, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 32 ft in
  • Display Length: 32 ft
  • Beam: 11'
  • Category: Cruisers
  • Water Capacity: 35 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 180 gals
  • Engine Details: Mercruiser 5.7L
  • Engine 1: 1998 0.00 HRS 250.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1998 0.00 HRS 250.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Gas/Petrol

Beautiful oak wood work and trim and matching fabrics make the interior quite luxurious.  No disappointments when you see this boat!

Forward is a U-shaped settee wrapped around a small table. With the filler cushions, settee can be used as a small double berth. Mid-cabin to starboard is the galley, to port is a raised dinette with facing seats which converts to a double berth. Aft of galley by companionway is a full standup head with shower. To port of companionway is entrance to a double berth underneath the cockpit with door, room to stand and a large hanging locker. In the cockpit is a spacious raised captain's chair and a U-shaped settee opposite which seats several people, plus more seating further aft. A small wet bar is located aft of the helm. Headroom is about 6'6" throughout most of the boat. Long windows on both sides and forward let in natural light and allow people to see out when standing or sitting in the raised dinette.

The large galley area is along the starboard side of the main cabin and offers excellent food preparation and storage to satisfy a long adventure.

  • Single stainless steel sink with faucet and sprayer
  • Formica countertops with wood fiddles and hand holds
  • Norcold dual voltage refrigerator with freezer compartment
  • Origo 4300 two burner stove top that is electric or can use alcohol
  • Sharp Carousel microwave oven
  • Ample storage cabinets and drawers
  • Outboard shelf for added storage
  • Trash receptacle with Rack-A-Stack bag dispenser
  • Cockpit wet bat with stainless steel sink and cold-water faucet


The electrical panel is neatly tucked into a cabinet in the galley.

  • 12-volt DC and 120-volt AC power
  • Power distribution panel with circuit breakers
  • Power panel volt and amp meters
  • 30-amp shore power cord
  • Kohler generator in engine compartment with under 100 hours
  • Marine reverse cycle air conditioning and heat with electronic controls
  • Insignia flat screen TV in forward cabin
  • Jensen AM/FM/CD playhand-heldand held remote and remote speakers
  • Guest Pro-Charge battery charger
  • GFI protected receptacles
  • 6-gallon hot water heater
  • Electric trumpet horn
  • Zincs, sacrificial with bonding system
  • Windshield wipers
  • Color coded electrical wiring

All instrumentation and navigation equipment are within easy reach of the helm.

  • Danforth 4.5” compass
  • Hawk-Eye depth indicator
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF radio
  • Eagle Sea Chart 4800
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Jabsco ATT remote controlled spotlight

Engine compartment access is excellent.  Lifting the cockpit hatches and you have complete access to the engines and generator.

  • MerCruiser 5.7LX 250 HP V8 gasoline engines with Thunderbolt Ignition
  • MerCruiser Bravo 1 stern drives
  • MerCruiser throttle controls with trim adjustment
  • Instrumentation at helm includes PRM, oil pressure, volts and water temp plus alarms
  • Stainless steel destroyer steering wheel with tilt
  • Power assisted rack and pinion steering
  • Engine compartment blowers for forced ventilation
  • Fiberglass bow pulpit with stainless steel anchor roller
  • Lewmar 12-volt electric anchor windlass with foot switches
  • Plow anchor with chain and rope rode
  • Anchor line locker in bow
  • Stainless steel stanchions and rails
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Swim platform with folding swim ladder
  • Transom door
  • Cockpit with storage compartments and wet bar
  • Full Sunbrella Blue camper canvas enclosure for cockpit with screens
  • Full Sunbrella Blue Bimini and enclosure for helm
  • Bow sun lounge pad with Sunbrella Blue cover
  • Non-skid decks
  • Bowmar hatches with screens
  • Opening portholes with screens

Excellent Bayliner Avanti 3255 Express that was sold on fresh water and moved to coastal NC in early 2018.  Low hours and ready for her next adventures.

Easy to see in New Bern, NC with jet service via Delta (ATL) and American (CLT)

New triple axle trailer available as separate outright purchase.

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters.  The broker cannot guarantee the true hours.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Bayliner listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 32' 3255 Avanti. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker John Peterson who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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