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1988 Tartan 31

New Bern, North Carolina


Excellent Condition!

Don’t let the length fool you, the Tartan 31 offers it all in just 31 feet and feels like a much larger boat. Designed by Tim Jacket she is a very capable cruiser offering excellent sailing performance and handling. Tartan build and design quality speaks for itself whether on-deck or enjoying the surprisingly spacious interior space which offers the volume of a much larger vessel. The cockpit is offers a secure feel with a raised helmsman seat and all lines leading aft and the decks are wide and easy to move around on.

TALISMAN will not disappoint and is in excellent condition, ready for you to put your gear on and go sailing.


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Basic Boat Info

Price: $33,500
Make: Tartan
Model: 31
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31'4 ft
Beam: 10'11 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 9,030 lb
Bridge Clearance: 50 ft
Cabin Headroom: 6'2 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 18hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 663


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 18 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 30 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 24 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop, Daysailers


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


TALISMAN features a beautiful traditional layout below while maintaining a modern look and feel.   Rich wood throughout with teak joinery and teak and holly sole creates an inviting surrounding. Stepping through the companionway the large galley is located to starboard and the nav station is directly across on the port side. A roomy double quarter berth is located behind the nav station. The main salon features settees on both sides with abundant cabinet storage. The folding dinette table is against the forward bulkhead. Continuing beyond the main salon, the master cabin is forward with a double v-berth and private access to the head. 


The very functional and spacious u-shaped galley features a deep refrigerator box, lots of storage and hot/cold pressure and manual water. The stove has 2 burners and an oven.

  • Isotherm 12V Refrigeration (New 2015)
  • Regal 2 Burner Range w/Oven (CNG)
  • SS sink with hot and cold pressure water
  • Numerous Drawers, Cabinets and Lockers
Sails and Rigging
  • New FX Main Sail w/2 reefs (New 2015)
  • Mack Pack Lazy Jack System (New 2015)
  • Spare Main Sail
  • 130% Furling Jib (Harken Roller Furling)
  • All lines lead aft to the cockpit for single handing
  • Two (2) Barient 24# self-tailing winches
  • One (1) Barient 21# self-tailing winch
  • One (1) Barient 18# self-tailing winch
  • One (1) Harken winch
Electronics and Electrical
  • Garmin GPSMap 547 - New 2018
  • West Marine VHF Radio
  • Raymarine Depth Finder, Knot Meter/Log, Wind
  • Raymarine autopilot
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Dual AM FM/MP3 stereo
  • (2) 12V Batteries, Selector Switch
  • Professional Marine Battery Charger
  • 110 V Shore Power w/50ft cord
  • 12V Outlet
  • Rule 1100gph Bilge Pump
  • Manual bilge pump


Additional Equipment
  • CQR Anchor w/Chain and Rode
  • 22# Danforth Anchor
  • Boarding Ladder and Swim Ladder
  • Lewmar Hatches
  • 9 Opening Ports
  • Jabsco Head
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Cockpit Table
  • Docklines
  • Fenders
  • Boathook
  • lots of spares
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 Ken Ferguson - 252.633.0317

If you would like more information or to schedule a showing for this or any vessel we have listed please call or email:

Office: 252.633.0317

Cell: 252.571.1581


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