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1987 Island Packet 31

New Bern, North Carolina


 One Owner Boat !

Island Packet owners are the sales force for the company. Their reputation for quality and comfort is unsurpassed in the market.Come sit aboard her for an hour and sail her for a lifetime. Exceptionally spacious interior with accommodations for seven. Since its introduction the Island Packet 31 has been recognized as a cruising classic thanks to the highly successful and acclaimed Island Packet design concept that combines a broad beamed, modern full keel hull with handsome traditional styling and a generous yet easily managed rig. The Island Packet 31 offers the cruising sailor the unique advantages of spirited performance with excellent control and seakeeping qualities along with spacious accommodations normally found only in much larger yachts.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Island Packet
Model: 31
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TDL31186E787
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 31 ft
Length Of Deck: 31 ft
Beam: 11'5 ft
Min Draft: 4 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6'3 ft
Dry Weight: 11500 lb
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 BladeBronze
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1,570
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 25
Water Tanks: 70
Holding Tank Count: 20


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers, Cutter


Donny Helbich
Contact Donny at Neptune Yacht Sales & Service, Inc. at 252-259-7759 or by email at
Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


Neptune Yacht Sales and Services
302 East Front Street
New Bern, North Carolina, US, 28562


An extremely spacious 31 footer which accommodates seven comfortably. Starting forward is the roomy V-Berth with hanging locker and private entrance to the head. Moving aft is a hanging locker to port and the head with shower to starboard. Next aft is the generous Main Salon with a bulkhead mounted fold-down table and a very comfortable Settee to port and a L-shaped seat which makes into a double bunk. A unique feature is the Nav table folds up to make a separate aft cabin with a large quarter berth. On port is a well laid out Galley including a stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water, a large refrigerator/freezer and a two burner stove

  • Seafrost Refrigerator with Freezer
  • Origo 2 Burner Alcohol Stove
  • Water Heater
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • VHF Radio
  • Compass
  • Garmin GPS hand held
  • Autohelm 4000 Autopilot
  • Wheel Steering
  • Depth Sounder
  • Signet Speed & Distance Log
  • 110 V AC Electrical System
  • Freedom 10 Inverter/Charger
  • New Batteries w/ parallel switch
  • 12 V DC Electrical System
  • Automatic Battery Charger
  • Dockside Electrical hook-up
  • 30 amp shore power cord
  • 2 100 wat solar panels
Sails and Rigging
  • Fully Battened Dacron Main
  •  Dacron Staysail
  •  Halyards and Sheets
  • 130% Dacron Genoa
  • Roller Furling
  • Whisker Pole
  • Keel-Stepped Aluminum Mast
  • Self tailing winches
  • All lines lead to cockpit
  • Bimini Top
  • Dodger 
  • Fenders
  • Side Stanchions w/ Lifelines
  • Bow Pulpit w/ Rails
  • Dock Lines
  • Navigation Lights
  • Rocna Anchors with chain and rode
  • CQR anchor w/rode and chain
  • Bruce anchor
  • Lofran Windlass
  • Boat hook
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Dinghy Davits
  • Outboard engine mount
  • Engine hoist for outboard
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.
Additional Contact Information
Contact  Donny Helbich  on his cell at 252-259-7759