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For Sale $199,000

News Flash 7-28 Bushwacker is SOLD

More to follow in the news section with pictures

How will you spend your weekends now you might ask?
Well let me give you a preview of Bushwacker III.

They are building my boat right now and it should be ready in March  09
Here is the boat we looked at that had just arrived.

Follow this link to view the construction progress of the New Bushwacker

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This yacht is ready to go cruising with all the comforts of home and more.
3 staterooms, sleeps 8. Head with separate shower.
300 gallons of water with a 200 gallon a day water maker. On demand propane hot water heater for almost unlimited hot water.
340 gallons of fuel will give you a 4000+ mile cruising range without stopping for fuel.

88HP Isuzu Diesel (1496 hours) with 3 blade Martek feathering prop move you along at a very fast pace
when your not enjoying a beautiful sail.


Bushwacker is a ketch design with New mizzen and jib. Double reef Main sail is in great condition.
Also includes Spinnaker and a few other sails, some I have not used. 2 Deck poles for down wind runs.
My record is 10.4 Knots down wind without a spinnaker.
Up wind the Bushwacker has seen 12+ Knots. She is fast, beautiful and comfortable.

Deck shot looking aft. Propane locker (2 tanks) aft of hatch. Avon 6 person life raft located behind it.
The hatch on the right is above the shower. 2 deck poles for down wind runs. (1 on deck, 1 on mast)

New Westerbeke 4KW diesel genset (28 hours) delivers quiet AC power when you need it.
The Bushwacker is also equipped with a Heart 2500W inverter and 4 8D AGM gel cells (new 2006)
for those nights when you want absolute quiet.

The Bushwacker features 2 networked on board Dell computers for multimedia entertainment and navigation.

The sunken salon features a 42' plasma TV \ computer monitor with 100W Dolby 7.1 surround sound theater with 2 DVD players.
She also comes equipped with a KVH self tracking DirecTV satellite TV dish,
 so you will never miss your favorite shows or local programs.

Flat panel displays in V Berth and aft cabin. Real mattresses in all cabins for a comfortable nights sleep.

Galley is equipped with a propane 4 burner Force 10 stove and oven, Over sized stainless steel sink.
on demand propane hot water heater for showers and dishes. On deck propane locker holds two propane tanks.
Refrigerator and freezer (110v and engine drive) keep food cold and having ice cream in Mexico is a reality.
Dinning table seats 4.

Caribe 12' hard bottom with 25HP Mercury OB launch from a custom davit system and mount on the transom.
This will move you around quickly when at anchorage or scuba diving off shore.

Dodger and bimini cover for summer sailing and complete matching cockpit enclosure for those cooler destinations (new 2006).

Picture of the dingy davits, out board hoist and self tracking satellite TV antenna.
Also the full canvas enclosure is on for winter.

West Marine BBQ and bait table also on the aft deck. Deck chairs and hammock for the bow. You add the sunshine (new 2007).

Bait table and BBQ with aluminum propane tank. Bose 151 out door speakers and fishing rod holders.

75lb CQR with 300' chain, deck wash down, and a powerful Simpson Lawrence windless with foot controls.
Danforth stern anchor with 250' of line.

32 Mile open array Furuno radar, 3 Fix mounted GPS systems, 3 fixed mounted ICOM VHF radios,
SGC SSB radio, electronic charts and more.
Avon 8 man life raft in on deck mount. 2 EPIRB's.

Electrical wiring and panels, instruments, electronics, furnishings, mattresses, TV, AV systems, microwave, appliances, lines and many optional
accessories have all been added or replaced over the past few years.

Haul out and bottom job completed Nov 2007. Nice smooth bottom...
I have had several emails on what type of hull design she has. This picture should help with that.
It is a fin keel design. You can see now why she is so fast in the water. She also draws about 7.5 feet.

This boat is ready to go....    Located in Alameda California at Marina Village Yacht Harbor
Most of the boat has been gone through from end to end and is fairly new and updated.

View the Spec's for the Bushwacker here

  Click below for the on-line tour
Take a tour of the Bushwacker here

Clean roomy cockpit with ice chest and party table (under the canvas cover).

Or the summer view without the winter canvas

Engine Room

Salon "L" shaped couch with ottoman

Looking aft

Looking Forward

Want some pictures under sail?

Bushwacker Photo Gallery