Search Icon

1974 Custom 32' Happenstance

$ 39,000

Happenstance is a 1974 Custom 32' Tillotson & Pearson Tug listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Will Molino. Will can be reached at 1-305-345-9444 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Custom Yachts and similar boats.With over 200 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

Own a nostalgic, unique, and very rare gem of a tug trawler, a 32' Tillotson & Pearson. Go 800 miles on only 90 gallons of fuel! Unbelievable condition for her year, she won't disappoint!


  • Price USD:$ 39,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    Tillotson & Pearson Tug

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Hallandale, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 31 ft 8 in
  • Display Length: 32 ft
  • Beam: 11'
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 50 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 90 gals
  • Engine Details: Perkins
  • Engine 1: 1974 80.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

This unique vessel will sleep 4, two in the forward stateroom and two in the convertible queen dinette. With large windows everywhere, she is bright and airy feeling for her size. There is a pilothouse steering station with charging station, nice sized dinette and galley with refrigerated ice box style refrigerator / freezer, large cutting board leg, pressure system with stainless steel sink, 3 burner stove with oven, generous counter space and Storage. Teak throughout the vessel is in very good condition. Access is provided via the bridge deck into the pilothouse or through the door in the cockpit directly access in the salon. The head features stainless sink, running water, shower, and marine head with holding tank. Stateroom forward features V-Berth, hanging locker, deck hatch and portholes.

With her lapstrake hull and rounded stern she has a charm not found on modern-day vessels. Easy to get around with her high rails and generous walkways. Open cockpit layout with seating all the way around combined with a large upper deck space makes entertaining a breeze. Extended Bimini top, rope and chain Simpson Lawrence windlass, upper helm station with full controls. The bridge features two folding chairs at the helm. Bridge cover included. 2 Eez-in folding chairs included as well as a rail mounted stainless steel BBQ.

  • A/C
  • 110v Shore power
  • Portable Honda generator
  • Battery charger / power converter
  • Automatic bilge pumps with float switches
  • Engine sea strainer
  • Fuel / water separator filter

Upper station features Garmin GPS plotter, Ritchie compass, Standard Horizon VHF, digital depth finder, and Rudder angle indicator. Lower station features Standard Horizon VHF, Rudder angle indicator, digital depth finder.

*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.


Photo of 53' Custom Hubert Lowe Fiberglass 1982

Lady Aline

53' Custom Hubert Lowe Fiberglass 1982

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, United States

Photo of 52' Custom Passenger Boat 1979

Jacobs Run

52' Custom Passenger Boat 1979

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Photo of 50' Custom Day Sail Charter 50 1984


50' Custom Day Sail Charter 50 1984

Cancun, Mexico