Thismagnificent vessel is in Great condition. She is Ready and Able to Cruise in coastal waters or venture into the deep blue. DORIS EMERSON has 2 Cabins with Queen Beds and 2 Heads. Take a look at her many fine seaworthy features and make your decision to sail her into the Sunset. This boat has been maintained to high standards and easily belies her 30 years. Aside from being spacious for the size this vessel has excellent natural lighting and ventilation. The meticulous maintenance and thought out upgrades are benefits to new owners.
Who wouldn't want a boat so well loved and cared for as DORIS EMERSON? The beauty of this sailboat is you have what you need to full fill your Cruising Dream.
Make an appointment to see this beautiful Island Packet 38 today.
You can enter this vessel from Port, Stbd and the Stern. Moving around topsides is effortless with wide side decks allowing easy access to the foredeck. Handholds are plentiful with lifelines from bow to stern. The stern supports a custom hinged swim platform and dinghy davit arch w/solar panels. Generous seating and visibility from the cockpit. Enter the companion way down five non-skid steps and into the main cabin. The steps are in front of the engine compartment. Port side aft is the guest cabin with dual entry wet head. Stbd is the U-shaped Galley. Stbd side forward of the Galley is the Navigation Station. Forward is the open salon with sofa bench seating port and stbd.Continuing forward you will find the Owner's Stateroom with storage to port. There is a center walk though to the Owner's head and separate shower.
Stepping aboard DORIS EMERSON you will find her Cockpit Welcoming and Comfortable. She's clean - well loved - and has generous seating with comfortable top siders. She has a good forward visibility. Under the seat cushions to stbd is a spacious Lazarette with a smaller Lazarette to port. The Nav Pod is the Grand Prix Series. Garmin Electronics were NEW/Replaced in 2019!
(No Diesel/Gas Generator)
You can't help but like a boat that balances off the wind as well as it does close-reaching. In its 25 years, the Island Packet Cutter has been highly regarded for building strong, seaworthy sailboats that are tuned to the cruising sailor's needs. Her design has a high freeboard and a high cabin trunk. These features make a beautiful sweeping shearline and bowsprit, making the boat look long and low.
40' Island Packet 40 1997
Punta Gorda, Florida, United States