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1985 Island Packet 31

location icon Apollo Beach, Florida
Year 1985
Length 31 ft


The IP31 was the first design by Bob Johnson that really catapulted Island Packet into the cruising sailboat market. The line carried on until 1989 with 262 hulls being laid. People were so impressed with the boat at the Annapolis boat show that Island Packet received seven orders there. If you are looking for a small cruiser that still has lots of room and comfort, the IP31 could be the boat for you.  NO DAMAGE FROM HURRICANE IAN!  Plus Buyer can keep the boat at the owner's slip for up to 6 months for free.             


Year Built 1985
Category Sail
Length Overall 34'4 ft
Length Of Deck 30'7 ft
Beam 11'6 ft
Max Draft 4 ft
Cabin Headroom 6'3 ft
Double Berths 3
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID TDL31063A585
Keel Full Keel
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 27 hp
Cruising Speed 6 kn
Maximum Speed 8 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 25 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 70 gal
Ballast 4,500 lb
Displacement 11,000 lb
Bridge Clearance 43'6 ft

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 27hp
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze

The forward cabin has a large V berth with removable filler cushion, hanging locker, several cabinets, shelves, and lockers. It has a private door to the head and another door to the salon allowing for privacy and convenience.

The large head features a nice vanity with Stainless Steel sink, cabinets over and under, linen cabinet, teak framed mirror, and a draining fiberglass shower pan. Pressure hot/cold water including a shower with teak seat and shower curtain.

The spacious main salon will comfortably seat a group for dining or with the table folded against the bulkhead makes an inviting "living room" atmosphere. Glass & bottle storage is revealed when the dining table is lowered. It has a single berth settee to port and a pull-out double berth is built into the L-shaped settee to starboard providing extra guest accommodations. A hanging locker is forward and the settees have cabinets and book shelves outboard with additional storage under and behind the cushions.

 A cabinet adjacent to the chart table houses the electrical panel.

There is a removable teak companionway ladder with engine access panel behind in addition to the engine access from the cockpit. Varnish finished teak and holly sole in the main salon and forward cabin and a molded nonskid cabin sole adjacent to companionway, galley.

This vessel has an exceptional amount of room and 6'3" headroom. There are 9 opening ports w/screens and 4 deck hatches providing lots of light and ventilation.

  • 4 Deck Hatches
  • 9 Opening Ports with Screens

The U-shaped galley is convenient to both the salon and the cockpit and is at the foot of the companion way.  Galley layout includes counter tops are Formica with fiddles, two stainless steels sinks with modern, single lever faucet, top loading refrigerator/ freezer.  There is ample storage for plates, flat ware, cups, glasses and much more.  There's an overhead hatch and port for good ventilation.

  • Hisense Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • 12v Adler Barbour refrigeration (not working)
  • Dual stainless Steel sinks with updated single lever faucet
  • Freshwater Hand pump
  • AC 110v outlet
  • NOTE: no stove
  • Raymarine 4000 Wheel Auto pilot
  • Garmin Chart plotter
  • Autohelm Depth
  • Autohelm Speed
  • Standard Horizon Matrix VHF with RAM mic at Helm
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Riche Compass
  • Flat panel TV
  • 120v AC system with Circuit Breakers
  • 12 v DC system with Circuit Breakers
  • 50 foot 30 amp shore power cord
  • Two  Solar panels 
  • Two AGM House Bank Batteries
  • Charles 2000 Battery Charger 40 amp
  • Yanmar 27 HP 3GM-30F Engine Hours unknown.
Deck and Hull
  • New Bottom Paint in 2019
Sails and Rigging

This is a Cutter Rigged vessel. Much of the Rigging has been replaced and a new Staysail roller furling unit installed.

  • New Running Rigging 
  • New North Sails
  • New Selden Staysail furler
Additional Contact Information





 Mike Fauser  CELL 941-518-5614 

Email: mike@whiteakeryachtsales.com

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