This navy blue 2008 Island Packet SP Cruiser is in lovely condition. Her inventory includes, twin cockpits, inside wheel steering, Yanmar 110HP diesel engine with just under 600 hours, bow thruster, furling mainsail, furling jib with "Hoyth Jib Boom", "press button" sail trimming, generator, electric self tailing winch, five berths, heating, keel cooled refrigerators, colour chartplotter, radar, autopilot, AIS, 2011 survey and much more. Viewing highly recommended.
The SP Cruiser offers year round boating comfort, trawler-yacht livability, motoring performance, simple and versatile sailing with the legendary IP quality and value.
Among many unique features are the SP Cruiser’s twin cockpits. One aft, giving excellent shelter, plus one forward—just the right place for a group to sit while cruising or at anchor.
Large CE Category A – Ocean rated opening windows in the enclosed deck-house offer panoramic views, while the center windshield panel hinges upward to allow socializing with friends in the forward cockpit.
Control is made easy and comfortable with dual swivel helm and companion chairs plus a large console forward of the wheel for engine controls and instrumentation. The autopilot gives you the ability to steer the boat from virtually any location aboard with a wireless handheld control.
The forward chairs and L-shaped settee surrounding the folding table is a wonderful spot to sit, regardless of the weather.
A simplified, self-tending roller furling sloop rig has sail controls led to an electric winch in the aft cockpit. A pair of StoWinches™ allow the main and jib to be trimmed with push button controls at both the helm and aft cockpit (also accessible from the forward cockpit).
The large fuel tank allows extended range with moderate fuel consumption. The interior is a pleasant combination of designer laminate surfaces and varnished furniture quality hardwood. The interior is especially spacious. Below you’ll find the owner’s stateroom forward with a double island berth and two hanging lockers. Just aft and to starboard is a large head and separate stall shower with private access from either side. Aft is a guest stateroom with two single berths, a large hanging locker and an array of storage cabinets.
One-piece integral hull and keel 100% hand laid GRP
Molded interior structure grid bonded with hull and interior bulkhead system to form unified structure.
Keel stepped "Charleston Spars" mast and boom
Harken furling gear
All lines lead back to the cockpit
Mainsail and Jib sheets can be controlled at the two cockpits and the helm position via electric "StoWinch System" i.e. press button trimming
In-mast furling mainsail with vertical battens (serviced 2017)
Furling Jib on a "Hoyth Jib Boom" for easier handling (serviced 2017)
Working Sail Area : 714.00 sq ft
Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions, handrail and lower guardrail
"Muir" 1000 Electric Windlass
Anchor and chain
Mooring lines and fenders
Numerous mooring cleats
Lewmar electric "StoWinches" for the mainsail and jib sheets with switches at the helm and aft cockpit
Lewmar Selftailing winch in the aft cockpit with clutch jammers (for controlling furling lines)
Removable cockpit table in the forward cockpit
Drop down cockpit table in the aft cockpit
Cockpit cushions for both cockpits
Large swim platform with hide-away swim ladder
Hot and cold cockpit shower
Plenty of stainless steel grabrails
Forward (Owners) cabin: Island double berth with mattress, opening deck hatch, opening ports, hanging locker, shelves, storage under the berth and full length mirror. Doors to both the heads and galley.
Aft cabin to starboard: Visitors cabin with two single berths with mattresses, opening porthole, shelves, hanging locker and storage lockers. Engine access under the (port) inboard berth
Shower (in separate compartment) and heads are situated just aft of the forward cabin and forward of the outboard facing chart table to starboard and comes complete with electric (sea water flush) marine toilet, wash-hand basin, holding tank and opening porthole.
Large galley to port with electric cooker (3 burner, grill and oven), two opening portholes, fridge, freezer (keel cooled) and storage lockers. Double stainless steel sinks with hot water and numerous lockers amidships.
Deck-saloon giving panoramic views with central helm, complete with helm and passenger swivel seats. L-shaped settee to starboard with a large saloon table (with opening leafs), side and aft windows slide open. Middle windscreen window opens out into forward cockpit. Plenty of storage lockers.
"Webasto" 5 x outlet hot air heating
Clock and barometer
Maspower (powered by a 15HP Yanmar diesel) 8KW Generator (120 hours approx.)
1 x 12v. Engine battery
1 x 12v. Generator battery
4 x 12v. Service batteries
12v. 240v. Switch panels with breakers
Battery charger 60AH
Raymarine E120 Chartplotter
Raymarine 2KW Radar Scanner
Raymarine DSC VHF
ST60 Wind (speed and angle)
Raymarine Autopilot with "Smart Controller"
ICS NAV6 Navtex
Radio/CD player with speakers
Auto bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Engine bay auto fire extinguisher
Generator bay auto fire extinguisher
2 x Handheld fire extinguishers
"Sidepower" 6HP Bow Thruster
Dark Navy Blue hull
Electric macerator pump for the marine tiolet
3 way valve for the holding tank
Ocean Air Roller Blinds in Raised Deck Saloon
Full Cream Canvas Wrap-around Exterior Covers for Front Screen and Sides
October 2011 Survey
Delivery can be arranged if required.
"This Island Packet really is in excellent condition. If you're looking for a bit of extra comfort and a bit of protection from the weather, this is the boat for you."