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Old 09-11-2018, 08:38 AM   #1
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Sold-1982 Island Gypsy Europa 36 $39,000

This vessel is equipped with twin reliable and economical Ford Lehman engines (80hp each, 3k hours) and a Westerbeke generator (8 kw, 2k hours). Extensive mechanical and systems work has been continually done in recent years. The boat has been used regularly and has always been in a covered slip since purchased by her current owner. If you’re looking for a mechanically sound vessel that can be used and enjoyed while addressing the cosmetics on your own schedule, this Island Gypsy is a great option! It is also very well prepped as a liveaboard or for extended cruises. Located in Galveston TX

Work completed in recent years:
New headliner in salon
Remanufactured generator end installed
Engines have had regular maintenance and upgrades performed by a knowledgeable Ford Lehman owner:
• American Diesel upgraded design raw water pumps installed
• Engine oil coolers and hoses replaced
• Transmission oil coolers and hoses replaced
• New coolant heat exchangers installed
• New mixing elbows installed
• Oil in injector pumps routinely replaced
• New Centek mufflers installed
• Various exhaust, sea water, and fuel hoses replaced
• Engine mounts replaced on both engines and shaft alignments performed
Other Significant Equipment:
• Two 16k self-contained Webasto AC units (with reverse cycle heat and digital control pads) installed that cool the boat very well, even in Texas summer heat!
• An 11 gallon water heater installed for excellent showering. Vessel also has a shower separate from the head – Again, great for live aboards or extended weekends!
• Inverter/charger with remote panel (2000 Watt Inverter with 100 amp charger).
• A back-up Xantrex True Charge 20 amp charger for redundancy.
• 2 x 6 volt golf cart house battery bank installed great 12v DC reserve capacity
• New Ship/Shore AC source selector panel installed
• Racor 500 series primary filters with vacuum gauges
• Electric windlass
• SeaLand VacuFlush head installed with 40 gallon holding tank, complete with tank level monitoring system!
Electronics Equipment:
• Garmin 741xs Touchscreen MFD (includes depth sounder)
• Garmin 18HDx Radar
• Standard Horizon GX2200 Radio with GPS/AIS Receiver
• Backup Uniden VHF (or monitoring second channel)
• 450 gallons of diesel (2 x 225 gallons)
• 275 gallons of water
• 40 gallon waste holding tank
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Old 09-12-2018, 09:35 PM   #2
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Old 09-12-2018, 10:19 PM   #3
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Is that a twin stateroom or single stateroom lay out? Any soft spots? How are the teak decks? When was the last survey? If in the last few years you have a copy?

You mentioned cosmetic issues, what are those?
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Old 09-13-2018, 07:34 AM   #4
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Single stateroom, the table also turns into a bed. No soft spots and the majority of the teak decks have been removed. The remainder are in good shape. My last survey was 2009 and I can send you a copy if you would like. Cosmetically the boat could use a paint job, mechanically its in great shape. Also I have a bunch of pictures that I can email you a link to if you send your email address.
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Is she still for sale?
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Is she still for sale?
no its sold

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