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32' DownEast 1976

  • Price: $29,995
  • Model Year: 1976
  • Boat Ref: 5814697
  • Location: Naples FL, United States
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  • Broker Name: Michael Conley
  • Tel. 239-287-7213

32' DownEast 1976

Time to Move it  - Owner is looking for an offer!


Solid, Stylish, Safe and Self Sufficient!


Honu Kia, This 1976 classic style Downeast 32 cutter with a full keel has been equipped for the true live aboard. Designed to provide comfort, reliability and the ability to  leave the dock behind for months.


  • Upgraded Sails - 2013
  • Stripped and re- gel coated 2007
  • Bottom painted 2013
  • New closed cell cockpit cushions
  • New hot water tank 2015
  • Sunbrella skirting around the cockpit with mesh bags 2015


Broker's note:

 Honu Kia is a classic; the boats lines are impressive. The owners of this Downeast 32 has spent years living aboard off the coast of Panama. The boat is designed to be sailed. All electrical and plumbing systems provides what is needed to live independently of land. The cockpit is spacious and with the new cockpit cushions, Sunbrella bimini and skirting and custom wood enclosed instrument panel on the binnacle  delivers a classic, relaxing and safe for both piloting the boat and entertaining guest. If you have the desire to move aboard, sail the oceans and explore new places at a reasonable price - take a look at Honu Kia

  • Full SpecsOpen or Close
    • Construction: GRP
    • Length: 32 ft
    • Beam: 11' 0"
    • Displacement: 17000 lbs
    • Max Draft: 4' 9"
    • Ballast: 5500 lbs
    • LOA: 35.5 feet
    • LWL: 25.83 feet
    Speed and Distance
    • Cruising Speed: 4 knots
    • Max Speed: 6 knots
    • Single Berth No.: 3
    • Double Berth No.: 1
    • Cabin No.: 1
    • Head No.: 1
    • Number of Engines: 1
    • EngineType: Inboard
    • Engine(s) Make: Yarmar
    • Engine Model: 3GN30
    • Engine Year: 1976
    • Engine Fuel: Diesel
    • Engine Propeller Type: 3 Blade
    • Engine Hours: 8,000
    • Engine Horsepower: 27.0 hp
    • Fuel: 1 x 70 gallons
    • Water: 2 x 48 gallons
    • Holding: 1 x 30 gallons
    • Windlass: Manual
  • DescriptionsOpen or Close


    As you enter the companionway and head down the hinged staircase; which provides very easy access to the engine compartment, yo have entered the main cabin of these 32.

    To your right is the chart table with a single quarter berth located behind it.On your left is the galley with its Corian counter-tops, deep freeze freezer, large refrigerator and a propane oven with 3 burners and a 12" deep single stainless steel sink.

    Looking forward there are two single berth lounges. A fold-up table is secured to the bulkhead. Before entry the forward stateroom you encounter a large hanging/storage closet on the starboard side. 

    The entrance for the head is in the stateroom. The head compartment size is comparable to boats larger.


    Sails & Rigging

    • Mast and spreaders painted and serviced in 2011
    • Stays and Shroulds 2001
    • Topping lift 2001
    • Life Lines 2007
    • Main and headsails halyards have replaced and upgraded


    • Furling Mainsail - upgrade 2013
    • Furling Jib - Upgraded 2013
    • Furling Staysail - Upgraded 2013


    Solar Panels:

    • 50 Watts
    • 135 Watt
    • Sun Saver - with regulator,remote and monitor

    Generator: 1900 Watts

    Battery Charge: ProSport 20 - 3 banks

    Batteries: 2 -12V



    Depth Sounder: Horizon 1998

    Speedometer: Horizon 1998


    Autopilot: Simrad 2005 - WP30 Wheel Pilot

    VHF: West Marine


    New since 2013

    • Dingy and Suzuki Engine
    • Custom Cockpit Cushions
    • Upgraded Sails
    • Bimini
    • Cockpit Screens - Sun shade screens



    The boat has been sailed through out  Central America and now resides in Naples Florida. It has provided a home for many years to the current owners and can deliver the same comfort, securing and freedom to you.  




    • Depthsounder
    • Autopilot
    • Compass
    • VHF
    • Radio
    • CD player


    • Furling mainsail
    • Furling genoa
    • Storm jib


    • Steering wheel
    • Tiller

    Inside Equipment

    • Electric bilge pump
    • Manual bilge pump
    • Battery charger
    • Hot water
    • Oven
    • Electric head
    • Refrigerator
    • Deep freezer

    Electrical Equipment

    • Generator

    Outside Equipment/Extras

    • Solar panel
    • Cockpit cushions
    • Swimming ladder
    • Outboard engine brackets
    • Davits
    • Tender


    • Bimini Top

  • Broker InfoOpen or Close

    Additional Contact Information

    Mike Conley

    Licensed and Bonded Yacht Broker

    Located in Southwest Florida

     (239) 287-7213


    Out of State Buyers can buy and use their boat in Beautiful Florida for 180 Days with No Florida Sales/Use Tax - Ask me how!

    Are you interested in selling your boat? I am always looking for quality boats for my clients. Please give me a call so we can discuss how I can help you market your boat. Please email me today at: or call me at 239-287-7213


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