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Tin Star
30' Brewer Bulldog 1988

$ 75,000

Tin Star is a Brewer 30' Bulldog listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Harry Pasquier. Harry can be reached at 1-617-962-8931 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 Sloop and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

THE MOST WELL FOUND METAL ALUMINUM POCKET CRUISER ON THE MARKET! Complete with full electronics including autopilot, chartplotter, radar, AWI, depth and speed. Roller furling jib. Bimini top with dodger and radar arch. Custom built cutter rigged for offshore cruising built 1988 in USA with radius chine construction, moderate draft, long waterline, cutaway forefoot, high freeboard and transom/keel hung rudder.This is a soundly built yacht with equipment for offshore cruising and island hopping with bulletproof strength and security. She is for sale as owner's cruising plans have changed. Priced to sell!


  • Price USD:$ 75,000
  • Builder: Brewer
  • Model: Bulldog
  • Location: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 30 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 30 ft
  • Beam: 10' 5"
  • Category: Sloop
  • Water Capacity: 75 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 58 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 3GM30-F
  • Engine 1: 2008 820.00 HRS 27.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Sleeps 4 in V-berth forward convertible to double, saloon settee to starboard and quarter berth. The head forward includes a sink and composting toilet. The interior is in classic white bulkheads with teak trim and joinery. The galley is to port with SS sink, stove and icebox. The navigation station is also to port with chart table and workbench including a vise. The cabins have good stowage, cabinets and lockers.

  •  Hatches and dorade over for good ventilation
  •  V-berth forward with storage under and forward
  •  Quarter berth to port, settee berth and pilot berth to starboard
  •  AirHead composting toilet
  •  Hanging clothing bar and locker
  •  Teak cabin sole
  • Force 10 two burner stove and oven
  • IsoTemp 15L hot water heater with valve to engine heating
  • Dometic CU Adler Barbour Fridge/freezer with water cooler
  • Dometic DTU 7Kbtu Marine Air AC/heater with SMX controller
  • Twin propane tanks in gas safety locker aft
  • Ample stores lockers beneath port and starboard berths
  • 10 opening/latching drawer near galley and chart table
  • 8 opening lockers for cookware, bulk and dive gear
  • Plastimo Contest 101Tactical Compass bridgedeck
  • Plastimo Contest 101 Tactical Compass cabin bulkhead
  • Barometer/chronometer x two; barometer stand alone
  • ICOM M-506 VHF radiotelephone with dedicated antenna (2015)
  • ICOM MA-500TR AIS transponder with dedicated antenna (2015)
  • ICOM IC-M710 MF/HF Marine Transceiver
  • ICOM AT-130 Antenna (not installed)
  • Standard Horizon HX870 VHF handheld (2015)
  • Raymarine ST-4000 tiller autopilot with SPX-5 Course Computer
  • Garmin GPSMAP 840xs chartplotter with sonar transducer and blue charts (2015)
  • Garmin GPSMAP 741xs repeater at chart table

Anchors; Spade S-80 (new) and S-100 anchors, aft Fortress FX-37 aluminum anchor on 75’ rode, SS stanchions with double lifelines, gates P & S, tiller steering, emergency tiller, gray hull, walk around side decks, fenders and dock lines, US Coast Guard safety package, life jackets, horseshoe life ring, swim ladder, navigation and deck lights, full keel with cutaway forefoot and attached rudder with "Brewer bite".

  • Electric/manual Simpson-Lawrence windlass
  • 120’ chain 5/16”
  • 190’ rode 3/4”
  • Twin SS anchor rollers
  • Two cockpit lazarettes with fenders, shore tackle
  • Deck prisms
  • Collision bulkhead forward at the waterline
  • MOB pole, Lifesling rescue system, life ring, PFD
  • Lifelines, bow pulpit, Bimini and dodger handholds
  • Mast steps and mast pulpit
  • Towrail with scuppers
  • Full-length polycarbonate rub rail
  • KiwiGrip non-skid deck paint throughout
  • Custom welded swim step/rudder guard with dive ladder
  • Rechargeable 2900 lumen LED spotlight
  • Deck and cockpit lighting
  • Fully equipped USCG approved navigation/anchor lighting
  • Teak drainable cockpit seating
  • Teak companionway ladder
  • Radar arch mounted bellow:
  • Garmin GMR HD 18” radome (2016)
  • Garmin GXM 53 Sirius XM weather antenna (2015)
  • 85 watt Solar/KISS wind generator with smart controller
  • Engine hoist and stowage
  • Fishing pole attachment
  • Propane grill
  • Monitor wind vane with various sized vane blade
  • Vane attachment to mount Raymarine auto-tiller

Cruise equipped cutter rig with SS wire standing rigging and aluminum mast stepped on deck, aft lowers, staysail stay, single spreaders, dacron roller furling jib and staysail, 4 Lewmar winches.

  • Harken jib furler
  • Harken staysail furler
  • Harken mainsheet traveler
  • mainsail
  • RF genoa 120% approx
  • RF staysail
  • Spinlock rope clutches on coachroof
  • genoa track P & S
  • Identical jib and staysail spare sails
  • H&H asymmetrical spinnaker
  • Twin ST Harken cockpit winches
  • Running backstays on titanium blocks
  • Mainsail in good condition with twin reef points
  • Mast ST winch and clutches
  • Two boom reefing winches
  • Bridge deck winch and clutches
  • Jiffy reefing and lazy jacks
  • Rigid adjustable boom vang
  • Twin spinnaker/whisker poles w/mast mounting track

12-volt DC system with house and start batteries, 12-volt circuit panel with voltmeter, ammeter; 120-volt AC system with circuit breaker panel, shore power cables, Main engine alternator with charge distributor.

  • 30A shore power with cable
  • Xantrex Freedom 458 2500W 12VDC modified sine wave charger/inverter
  • Lifeline AGM GPL-27T 845 CCA each of four house batteries (2012)
  • Lifeline AGM GPL-24T 800 CCA dedicated starter battery (2012)
  • Yanmar 55 amp alternator
  • Vitron Blue Energy MPPT charge controller and gauge

Yanmar 3GM30-F 27 hp diesel with shaft drive, 820hrs, fresh water cooling, bronze wheel, raw water sea strainer and engine shut off; manual and automatic bilge pumps; manual fire extinguishers; propane solenoid switch; composting marine head, mechanical steering.

  • Fixed bronze RH wheel with spare
  • Dripless shaft packing w/spare PYI bellows
  • Rule-Mate 1100-A automatic electric bilge pump (1100 GPH) (2017)
  • Jabsco 36600 electric bilge pump (475 GH) (new diaphragms)
  • Rule switched 3800 GPH 17A (D) electric bilge pump
  • Whale Gusher 30 manual bilge pump (1860 GPH) (new diaphragms)
  • Through hull bungs

ICW friendly mast and keel. Owner leaves behind a large inventory of spare parts, filters and tools so she is ready to continue cruising. Contact Listing Broker to arrange a showing.


  • Bottom paint December 2017
  • Dual stereo/CD with Bose speakers
  • Design;  Ted Brewer “Bulldog”
  • Custom built cutter rigged for offshore cruising completed 1989
  • Radius chine construction, moderate draft, long waterline

* 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.


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