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1987 Island Packet 31

New Bern, North Carolina


If you are looking for a capable small cruiser then look no further!  BOSCO is a nicely equipped and capable Island Packet 31 with a newer, low-hour Yanmar diesel.  Known for their reputation for quality and comfort Island Packet put the same capability into their smaller cruising boats as their larger models  The IP 31 has excellent sailing abilities and an exceptionally spacious interior for a vessel of this size.  

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Basic Boat Info

Make: Island Packet
Model: 31
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TDL31159L687
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31 ft
Beam: 11'6 ft
Min Draft: 4 ft
Displacement: 11,000 lb
Ballast: 4,500 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3YM30AE
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 29hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 981
Cruising Speed: 6 kn
Maximum Speed: 7 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 70 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers, Cutter


Kenneth Ferguson
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Neptune Yacht Sales and Services


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


Entering through the companionway you will find a large salon/galley area that is quite spacious for a 31ft boat.  Four overhead hatches and nine opening ports provide excellent airflow and light.  The galley is to port with a nav station across to starboard with main AC and DC panel, stereo, VHF, water level gauge, DC outlet and a cabinet below for storage.  Forward is a single settee to port and L-shaped settee to starboard with a fold-down dinette table and fold-out leaf.  Moving forward there is an enclosed head to starboard with vanity cabinet and stainless steel sink basin.  The marine head has been replaced with a Nature’s Head Self Contained Composting toilet.

Forward of the salon and head is a good-sized v-berth with storage locker on the port side. The aft quarter berth is located behind the nav station and has its own opening port.


The U-shaped galley is located to port of the companionway and features ample storage and counter space for a boat of this size with built shelves for dishes, spice rack, drawers and under counter storage. There is a double stainless steel sink, 2-burner propane stove and oven, deep countertop refrigerator and freezer and mounted fold-out shelf for extra prep room.

  • Two burner stainless steel LPG stove/oven
  • Large in-counter ice-box with refrigeration and freezer area – SeaFrost 12v installed 2015
  • Digital Controls: thermostat, thermometer and speed control for SeaFrost  installed 2015
  • Stainless steel double sink with hot and cold pressure water
  • Trident LPG controller
  • 12-volt DC and 110-volt AC main panel
  • 30amp shore power inlet and cord
  • Two (2) Duracell Ultra Deep Cycle Marine Batteries  2019
  • One (1) 300amp hour lithium battery 
  • Remote battery monitor and amp-hour counter
  • Two (2) Newpowa 210w solar panels
  • MidNight Solar MPPT controller
  • Heart Interface Digital Echo Charger
  • 6-gallon water heater, 110v or engine heated 
  • LED anchor, nav & interior cabin lights
  • 5 – AC outlet plugs, 1- DC outlet

BOSCOE features a low hour 29hp Yanmar diesel which was installed in November of 2015.  Access to the engine is generous from above through a large cockpit hatch, behind the companionway stairs and through and access in the quarter berth. 

  • 29HP Yanmar 3YM30AE Diesel Engine with 980.6 hours indicated installed November 2015
  • Custom Fuel Filtration System installed November 2015
  • Three (3) blade prop
  • Dripless prop shaft
  • Raw water pump replaced 2020
  • Garmin GPS Map 440 chart plotter, helm mounted. Data cards U.S. and Bahamas.
  • Autohelm 3000 autopilot
  • Garmin depth sounder
  • Kenwood Bluetooth radio/CD player: cabin and cockpit speakers
  • VHF radio mounted
  • Barometer, Clock, Compass
Cockpit and Deck
  • Pedestal steering
  • Bimini & Dodger
  • Teak cabin top grab rails
  • Stainless steel bow rail
  • Teak anchor platform (bowsprit)
  • Double stainless steel bow anchor rollers
  • 33lb. Galvanized Rocna anchor with 100 feet chain and 250 feet rode
  • 25lb. Danforth anchor with 250 feet of rode
  • Chain hook and bridle system
  • Stainless steel fishing rod holder
  • Swim platform
  • Stern ladder
  • Cockpit cushions
  • 2 cockpit chairs
  • Teak cockpit table
  • Cockpit shower
Sails and Rigging
  • Aluminum keel stepped mast
  • Main with 3 reef points 
  • 135% Genoa 
  • New forestay and Furlex 204S roller furler on jib - Oct 2020
  • Boom vang
  • Doyle Stack Pack System
  • 4 self-tailing Lewmar winches in cockpit
  • 2 mast-mounted Lewmar winches
  • Mast mounted whisker pole
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.
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