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1982 25' BAYFIELD

ListingID: bbc553-16955

Price: $14,500

Model: 25
Vessel Type: SAIL
Boat Type: Sailboat
Engine Type: Inboard

 

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine(s): 1 x 14HP (Other/None)
Engine Type: Inboard
Fuel: Diesel
Location: SEQUIM, WA

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This is arguably the finest 25 foot Bayfield on planet earth. Bayfields are world renown for their solid and stable full keel boats that track straight that are designed with the unique traditional style and blended bowsprit remnant of sailing vessels of old.

Accommodations: Morning Star was built in April of 1982 by Bayfield Boat Yard Limited in Clinton, Ontario, Canada. Her home port was in Portland Oregon, where she sailed the Pacific Coast for several years. In 1987 she was sold to a new owner in Port Angeles, Washington, which has been her home port while sailing the Puget Sound waters including the San Juan Islands. The owner had failing health and I purchased her and moved her to Sequim, Washington in November of 2012. When I bought her I knew she would need some loving care but she was such a classic little gem that I became inspired to make her new again. I began a thorough inspection and began to realize that too many of her systems were old and outdated and required a commitment to strip the entire boat down to bare hull and replace with a new engine, plumbing, rigging, electrical systems and sail gear. The diesel fuel tank deep within the full keel had gradually leaked over the years and this was removed to allow for the construction of fiberglassed box deep within the bottom of the keel space for the addition of 200 pounds of lead shot for even more stability in open water. Included are before and after pictures to demonstrate the extent of the detailed work and use of top rate replacement equipment installed. These included such new items such as a new Beta 14 diesel engine with new cables and controls, new rigging, custom sails, roller furling, propane stove and Dickinson heater, new fuel and holding tanks, all new wiring and electrical control box. The interior has been upgraded with a a warm, comfortable wild cherry interior with LED lighting fixtures throughout including separate circuits for recessed deep blue accent lights and warm white lights in the main cabin. Blue led lights also are recessed in the cockpit area. The boat includes a new Achilles dingy with a custom made stainless steel stern carrier along with a uniquely designed waterproof cockpit engine hatch for a large and easy access to the engine, transmission and drip-less thru-hull. Safety gear includes all equipment required by the USCG including fire extinguishers, inflatable life vest, flares, flare guns, horns, etc. The sails set up is very simple and smooth with all lines leading aft so that single handling is effortless and can all be done from the cockpit including reefing the mainsail. My own health concerns force me to the painful decision to sell her but I know the new owner will be one that can appreciate what a true little gem she is and all her potential years of trouble free sailing in her future. Only serious inquirers with available funds will be considered.

 

Mechanical Equipment: ENGINE Beta 14 two cylinder diesel engine installed 8/13 along with PYI drip-less shaft seal, new cutlass bearing and prop shaft, water muffler and exhaust hoses, and anti-siphon air vents, etc.. Fuel consumption of gallon per hour at hull speed. 35 total hours on engine. Engine and transmission oil changed 10/15. Excellent engine, transmission and thru-hull accessibility forward, above and aft of engine. Complete dual set of spare fuel, oil and air filters, belts and zincs cased in a waterproof canister. Racor 120 AT diesel filter with water separator along with all new fuel lines, engine and transmission controls and cables. Moeller 14 gallon rustproof diesel fuel tank

 

Galley Equipment: GROUND TACKLE *Rocna 6 kg with 25' of 5/16 galvanized chain and 150' of 38 nylon rode *Customized marine Stainless Steel bow-roller Hinged lid deck anchor locker

 

Electronics and Nav Gear: ELECTRONICS *All wiring replaced and ABYC standards followed for 12 volt DC and 120 AC circuits and outlets *All interior / exterior LED light fixtures *Custom made electric control box *Raymarine I-40 depth sounder *Ritchie SR-2 Venture compass *Dual marine deep-cycle batteries with third generation automatic battery charger *30 amp shore power cord with 20 amp on board circuit breaker. *Remote controlled AM/FM/CD/Bluetooth Stereo

 

Electrical Systems: INTERIOR *All interior surfaces prepped and painted with Interlux Perfection two part deep gloss paint *Interior of hull insulated with high density foam board and finished in Wilsonart wild cherry *Custom chest of drawers, hanging locker and galley cabinets *Dickinson P9000 propane fireplace with internal fan *Permanently bulkhead mounted thermostat controlled 120 volt AC electric heater *Two burner stainless steel two burner counter top stove with auto safety *Viking 11 Lbs. fiberglass propane tank 20 gallon water tank with replaceable filter water filter. *Whale MK3 galley foot activated water pump *Jabsco model 29090-2000 marine toilet *8 gallon holding tank with new intake and outgoing hoses and intake water strainer. *Customized vinyl cushions with 25 year high density closed cell foam

 

Deck and Hull Equipment: HULL and DECKING Hand laid-up alternate layers of fiberglass mat and woven roving. Hand laid-up 3/4 balsa cored fiberglass berth and floor liners *Replacement of all Plexiglas ports *Boat hauled out 8/15, given 4 coats of black Hydrocoat ablative bottom paint with replacement of prop head zinc. *Diver inspected and cleaned on 11/15. Reported to have approximately 95% of zinc remaining. *All through-hulls replaced with Marelon marine thru-hulls *All deck fills replaced with Whitecap Stainless Steel fills for water, waste and diesel *Installation of custom Sunbrella hunter green cockpit dodger with 1 Stainless Steel frame *Installation of a custom fit Stainless Steel boarding ladder

 

Sails/Rigging: SAILS *Custom made Doyle deep reefing mainsail and 120% genoa with foam UV striping mounted on Snap Furl roller furling installed 6/14. *Matching hunter green Sunbrella mainsail cover with matching tiller and lifeline covers. *Over sized BoomKicker boom support eliminating the topping lift and gives easy control of boom adjustments. All Stainless Steel standing rigging replaced 8/13. Mast runs thoroughly cleaned and waxed, anchor light fixture replaced and low drain LED light installed.

 

Additional Equipment/Features: SPECIFICATIONS: 1982 Bayfield 25, Hull #514 LOA 25' 0 LWL 19' 8 Beam 8' 0 Draft 2' 11 SA 250 S.F. Disp. 4400 Lbs. Ballast 1550 Lbs. Headroom 6' 0