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1997 Island Packet 350

location icon Fort Pierce, Florida
Year 1997
Length 35 ft
Builder/Manufacturer Island Packet


1997 Island Packet 350 

offered @ $125,000


"SLY FOX" is back from cruising the Bahamas 

and she is ready for her next owners!

The Island Packet 350 is consistently a top seller!  Not too big and not too small, "SLY FOX" is the perfect cruising boat for a single-hander, a couple, two couples, or a small family. At 35 feet, she feels much bigger with her cavernous Island Packet interior layout that includes 2 full/queen berth cabins. She's easy to handle but rides like a much larger vessel. As with most Island Packets, she is cutter rigged and has been outfitted for extensive cruising. She boasts  a sugar scoop transom which is perfect for swimming and diving in the islands. She is ready to cruise !

SLY FOX is a super value!

She has numerous upgrades and she is outfitted for cruising !



Year Built 1997
Category Sail
Length Overall 36'10 ft
Beam 12 ft
Max Draft 4'3 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID TDL35024B797
Keel Full Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 38 hp
Fuel Tanks 50
Water Tanks 100
Holding Tanks 30
Bridge Clearance 48'4 ft

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Model: 3JH2E
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 38hp
Type: Inboard
Engine Location: Center
Drive Type: Direct
Year: 1997
Engine Hours: 4,000


LOA .............. 36'10" per manufacturer; owner estimates 40’ with dinghy davits/solar panels

LWL.............. 29'4" 


Draft (Standard)..............4'3" per specs

Mast Above DWL .............. 48'4" per specs

Headroom .............. 6'4"

Displacement (Approx.) .................... 16,000 lbs. 

Ballast .............. 7,500 lbs. 

Auxiliary Power .............. 38 HP Yanmar diesel 

Water Capacity ............... 100 U.S. gallons, with electronic sender to nav station 

Fuel Capacity ................ 50 U.S. gallons, with tank gauge 

Holding tank.............. 25 gallons, with electronic sender to guage at nav station

Designer...............Bob Johnson, N.A.



Main Salon

The spacious main salon features the classic, easy-to-use fold up dinette table that can be accessed from both the port and starboard settees and a sit-down chart table. The starboard settee can be converted to a pull out double berth. The settees feature attractive, durable fabric that is in great condition. 

Main salon w/L-shaped pull-out double settee berth to starboard, single settee berth to port, teak cabinets & book shelves outboard of both settees. Large stowage areas behind & under each settee. Cedar lined hanging locker w/shelf over. Deluxe drop leaf table folds against bulkhead rack (w/bottle stowage) for unobstructed 4' wide varnished teak & holly sole. Large overhead hatch, numerous opening ports, deck vents & overhead handrails


Master Stateroom 

Located forward in the V,   you'll find a very comfortable and private stateroom which includes private access to the head. This is not your typical V-berth but a convenient pullman berth set off to starboard. There's a nice hanging locker and more clothing storage on the port side of the stateroom.

Large double Pullman berth w/teak shelves outboard, stowage under. Dressing seat, cedar lined hanging locker w/shelf over, bureau w/shelf over. Two opening ports plus overhead hatch, deck vent, varnished teak & holly sole.

Three density foam mattress covered in premium sunbrella fabric, new 2013. 



The head, is located to starboard and has roomy space to shower and features convenient dual-access so that it can be entered from the master stateroom or from the main salon.

Forward head w/shower (electric drain pump), GROHE showerhead, teak trim, curtain on track, large vanity with polished stainless steel sink, teak shower seat, storage cabinets, opening port & an overhead hatch, toothbrush holder w/cup, toilet paper holder, integral recessed lighting.


As you descend the stairs from the cockpit immediately to starboard  is a very safe and chef-friendly U shaped galley. The galley features dual sinks, a propane 2 burner stove and oven, a microwave and a cavernous refrigerator box. The galley offers quick and easy access to the companionway makes serving crew in the cockpit a breeze.

Guest stateroom

Aft and to port is another private and roomy double berth with another hanging locker and nice storage.

Aft cabin w/privacy door to main cabin. Large athwartship double berth w/teak shelf outboard, integral overhead reading lights, stowage lockers under. Cedar lined hanging locker w/shelf over, bureau w/shelf over, two opening ports plus overhead hatch, varnished teak & holly sole.

  • Three density foam mattress covered in premium sunbrella fabric, new 2013 
  • Courtesy/night lights with switch by companionway 
  • All interior cushions upholstery grade dual density foam covered in premium Sunbrella fabric, new in 2013 
  • Removable teak companionway ladder w/engine access from front 
  • Storage rack for companionway doors 
  • Molded slip resistant cabin sole adjacent to companionway, galley & nav station, w/draining grate in front of ladder. Teak grate lifts out for dust pan, dust pan lifts for bilge sump access with light 
  • Teak bulkheads, cabinetry, trim - select grain w/hand rubbed oil finish 
  • Teak louvered cabin & locker doors - deluxe trim; push button safety latches on locker doors 
  • Molded fiberglass interior headliner w/textured finish, teak trim 
  • Teak & holly sole in main salon, forward & aft cabins - varnish finish 
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Weems & Plath brass clock and barometer 
  • Navigation station w/table at aft end of port settee, nav light, generous nav/electronics cabinet w/master A-C/D-C electrical panel plus room for owner installed equipment 
  • Chart stowage drawer beneath starboard settee 


  • Large U-shaped design w/high pressure laminate surfaces, teak sea rails on all edges 

  • Large Refrigerator/freezer: top loading with fan to circulate cold air in freezer

  • In 2013, the old “ice box” design was converted to the current refrigerator/freezer setup by installing 4-6” or more of insulation inside, sealing off drain and insulation with fiberglass panels, installing  divider and rebuilding top door to a 6” thick, insulated and double sealed door. Estimated expense for this was $9000.  
  • Freezer has two systems, one is Technautics CoolBlue 13” X 24” holding plate and the other is an Isotherm L-shaped evaporator plate installed in 2016.  
  • Refrigerator has a single Isotherm holding plate with exterior control-This setup has plenty of storage space and still allows for freezer temps to be maintained below 10 degrees and refrigerator temps below 38 degrees in the Bahamas all year long, with minimal power draw. 
  • Gimballed HilleRange two burner LPG stove w/oven - stainless steel deluxe safety type w/sealed burner top, lift off cover w/storage rack below, stainless steel guard rail w/harness hooks. Pot and pan locker under stove. 

  • Double stainless steel sink with deluxe polished finish, hot & cold pressure GROHE water tap, Whale TipToe foot-operated sea water pump, Seagull water filtration system and dispenser 

  • Roll-away trash bin, teak paper towel holder 

  • Deluxe teak dish rack & cutlery drawers 

  • Large storage areas above & below counter, two large drawers beneath icebox, dry storage locker 

  • GE Microwave oven - 115V A-C, new 2015

  • Accurite Wireless Refrigerator/Freezer Thermometer, new 2019





  • Electronics at helm installed in 2010

  • AIS receive only - new 2022
  • Raymarine E120W chartplotter, with Navionics Gold 2D USA & Bahamas charts, repaired and retested by Raymarine in 2011
  • Raymarine CP300 50/200 khz Sonar, module replaced 2014
  • Raymarine HD Radar
  • NMEA Multiplexer and SeaTalk Network Switch to network electronics together
  • VHF Radio with dedicated Shakespeare antenna and hailer mounted on mast, RAM mike at navigation station 
  • AIS with dedicated Shakespeare Antenna mounted on masthead
  • Sirius SR100 Weather module (not currently being used, just needs subscription)
  • Simrad AP-11 Autopilot (additional control unit at navigation station)
  • Raymarine ST60+ Wind with masthead vane
  • Raymarine ST60 Graphic Display
  • Ritchie Globemaster flush mounted lighted compass

Other Electronics:

  • NAXA 22” HD LED TV with DVD Player mounted on articulating arm in salon (new 2012)

  • Xantrex TrueCharge2  20 amp, 3-stage charger (currently not being used). Xantrex TrueCharge 2 remote mounted at nav station, to control Xantrex charger (not currently being used)

  •  Extra ventilation added in aft stateroom (three Hella fans, one vents to port lazarette)

Electrical/ Mechanical



  • Wheel steering - console mounted Whitlock "Premier XL" rack & pinion direct system, stainless steel wheel. Single lever engine control. 

  • Emergency tiller with storage brackets in lazarette  

  • Welded stainless steel double bow rail & stern rail, stanchions, stern rail with twin seats, stainless steel flag staff & holder 


  • 2 Duracell 12 volt house batteries, 1 Duracell  dedicated engine start battery (size Group 27) w/momentary parallel switch at engine control to house bank for emergency starting

  • Deluxe electric panels w/battery switch, circuit breakers for D-C & A-C systems, D-C & A-C gauges, battery test system, reverse polarity protection, indicator lights, elec. pump controls, LPG control, battery charger control 

  • New Xantrax battery  monitor - New 2022
  • A-C 30 amp dockside power system w/inlet breaker, polarity protection, 50' shore power cord, numerous interior outlets w/GFCI protection, interior breaker, galvanic isolator 

  • Mastervolt 12/40-3 12 Volt, 40 amp, 3-stage charger, temperature compensating, mounted under table at navigation station (new 2012)

  • Numerous 12V interior LED lamps and (3) courtesy lamps with rocker switch at companionway; dome lights in cockpit lockers, forepeak, bilge 

  • Cruisair 16,000 BTU A/C unit w/Reverse Heat and SMX II controller

  • Water heater - 6 gallon marine type w/engine heat exchanger & A-C operation, UL approved, foam jacketed hoses 

  • Pressure water system w/hot & cold water tap in galley & head, shower in head, cockpit (cold only). Pressure provided by Jabsco 36800 Series water pump, new 2022

  • Manual foot-operated sea water pump in galley 

  • LPG stove system with two 10 Ib. aluminum tanks (in draining deck storage well), remote solenoid safety shutoff (replaced 2017), external line for gas grill hookup. One tank was replaced in 2018 

  • Marine head (Raritan PHII®), with large seat and bowl, Bosworth Sea-lect diverting valve (new 2018), direct overboard discharge or bypass valve into holding tank. Entire pump assembly along with diverter valve replaced 2018, certain sanitation hoses replaced with Shields Poly X hose in 2018. Tank cleaned out and odorized twice a year. 

  • Electric macerator pump w/valves for overboard discharge of holding tank (new 2015)

  • 25 gallon (U.S.) rotomolded holding tank w/all top connections, electronic sender to WEMA gauge at navigation station,  deck pump out fitting 

  • 100 gallon (U.S.) welded marine aluminum fresh water tank w/deck fill, tank mounted gauge 

  • 50 gallon (U.S.) welded marine aluminum fuel tank w/shut off valve, deck fill, tank mounted gauge. Plumbed for additional pick up/return 

  • Fuel and water tankage below cabin sole maximizing storage space & minimizing trim changes 

  • Deck fittings for water, fuel, waste - stainless steel w/deck key 

  • Replaced Hoses : Scupper hoses, Engine Raw water intake hose, raw water to head hose and exhaust hose- NEW 2023

Bilge Pumps & Alarms:

  • Main: Jabsco 36680 self-priming diaphragm pump located in storage compartment in aft stateroom, triggered by WaterWitch electronic pump switch. Control panel at navigation station
  • Backup: Rule 3700 high volume submersible pump located in bilge and triggered by Ultra pump switch, control panel under navigation station table
  • High Water Alarm: Separate, stand-alone Aqualarm Bilge Warning System with alarm control at navigation station and alarm bell under table at nav station 
  • Whale Gusher Titan manual bilge pump - 1¹⁄₂" hose. Mounted in cockpit near helm. Rebuilt 2010     
  • Shower drain pump - electric w/switch     

  • UL approved bronze thru-bolted flanged seacocks on all thru-hulls below waterline; ball valves on all thru-hulls in boot stripe 

  • Electrical D-C grounding system for rig and underwater metals 

  • UL approved marine, pretinned color coded wiring 

  • Foredeck light-mast mounted 

  • AquaSignal LED Tricolor/anchor light at masthead, new 2011 

  • Lewmar V2/3 rope/chain windlass with up and down foot switches and manual recovery kit (new 2013)

  • West Marine 4.5 GPM anchor washdown pump with hose and quick connect at bow ($400)

  • Bitstorm Xtreme MJ Hi-Power Wi-Fi Antenna and wireless router, new 2017 ($570)

  • PolyPlanar MRD87i AM/FM/Satellite/Ipod marine entertainment system (new 2019) with Bose 151 inside speakers and PolyPlanar cockpit speakers (new 2016)

  • 2 Kyocera 245W Polycrystalline Solar Panels (490 watts total) mounted above dinghy davits and wired in parallel to an Outback FM60 Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) Charge Controller. Solar panels can articulate fore and aft for maximum sun angle. (New 2013, approx. $2000)



Deck & Ground Tackle 

  • 33# Bruce Plow anchor with 50’ 5/8” HI-TEST galvanized chain spliced with 250’ of 5/8” eight plait nylon rope (rode new 2010, $537)

  • 20 kg Rocna Anchor with 300’ 5/8” galvanized chain

  • Double lifelines w/side gates, full length stainless steel cabin top hand rails 

  • Island Packet stainless steel step plates at lifeline gates 

  • Hinged padeyes (4) for cockpit harness attachment 

  • Stern gate w/quick release hook 

  • Swim ladder - stainless steel transom mount w/rubber treads 

  • Two stainless steel anchor rollers w/hinged deck pipes to forepeak 

  • Four 12" mooring cleats, two 10" spring line cleats, chocks & flush mount stainless steel chafe guards 



Sails and Rigging


  • Sails - 2013

  • Standing rigging approx 10 years old
  • 298 sq. ft. mainsail, 8.2 oz Dacron, 3 reef points, 4 full tapered epoxy battens, two-ply in high stress areas, heavy duty belting in luff, leach and foot, 

  • New Dutchman furling system (Oct 2022), sunbrella cover with dutchman cutouts. 

  • Strong track hardware installed on sail to facilitate raising and lowering from the cockpit

  • 125% genoa sail, 457 sq. ft, sunbrella UV cover, 8.2 oz Dacron, oversized corner reinforcement , heavy duty belting in luff, leach and foot, roller furling unit and headstay replaced 2014

  • 114 sq. ft. staysail, 8.2 oz Dacron, sunbrella UV cover, oversized corner reinforcement , heavy duty belting in luff, leach and foot (allows it to be used as a storm staysail), roller furling unit

  • Genoa gear, including tracks, blocks. Sheets - 2013  

  • Staysail gear including blocks, halyard, sheet (2013), spinlock cam cleats ( 2013) and Hoyt self vanging boom 

  • Jib halyard winch on mast, Lewmar® 16C 2-speed 

  • Mainsail gear: mainsheet traveler w/4:1 control system led to cockpit; roller furling lines, sheet, and main halyard led to cockpit through stoppers to Lewmar 30CST winches 

  • Spinnaker halyard on mast led to Lewmar 16C winch   

  • All halyards internal; color coded running rigging, convenient coaming storage bins for lines 

  • Jib sheet winches (2) Lewmar® 40 CST 2-speed 

  • Twin backstays for easy stern boarding & unobstructed helm seating 

  • Topping lift-adjustable 

  • Keel stepped mast, all anodized spars 

  • New bobstay (Oct 2022)
  • In 2013 the mast was pulled, all standing rigging removed and replaced, all halyards and reef lines replaced, topping lift replaced, mast boot replaced, flag halyards added, block added for spinnaker, Davis 15” Windex installed, stainless steel guard installed for Tri-Lenz radar reflector and hailer. Chainplates rebedded with Silpruf in 2010.


  • Fuel: 50
  • Fresh Water: 100
  • Holding: 30


  • The starboard lazarette is plumbed (diesel, cooling water, exhaust) for a generator. I had the old one removed due to continuous problems, which removed ~350 pounds of dead weight and created more space in the lazarette. Owners use a Honda 2000 gasoline powered generator now, which works for everything except for running the air conditioner.

  • Kato Marine dinghy davits with Kato solar panel supports

  • Magma Marine Kettle 3 gas grill, mounted on starboard stern rail, new 2019

  • Diesel, water and holding tanks inspected and pressure tested 2009, water tank passed fine, diesel tank and holding tank failed and were replaced. $13000 

  • Custom made waterproof sunshade for deck (2012) and vertical sun shade for cockpit (new 2014, $1200) 

  • Achilles HB 315 LX RIB with extra seats and under seat storage bag (Purchased new in 2010, $3400), dinghy cover (Purchased new in 2010, $800)

  • Suzuki 6 hp outboard, new Sept 2022

  • Edson dinghy motor mount on port stern rail




  • Two fire extinguishers

  • Para-tech Sea Anchor

  • Kidde Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector and alarm in aft stateroom

  • Lifesling Overboard Rescue system with hoisting tackle

  • Wichard LYF’SAFE 36’ reflective jacklines




  • 100% hand laid high modulus fiberglass construction throughout with special gelcoats for durability. All gelcoats applied using premium high volume, low pressure application equipment for exceptional finish quality, reduced airborne emissions 

  • Hull molded in one piece utilizing a proprietary pressure fed application system w/high modulus triaxial glass, unified w/an engineered interior grid structure and molded structural base unit 

  • Deck laminate cored w/advanced PolyCore® - a proprietary microsphere & resin matrix 

  • Deck attached to integrally molded hull flange w/bolts, lock nuts, & urethane adhesive sealant 

  • Deck hardware thru-bolted w/aluminum backup plates 

  • Light ivory hull with matching co-extruded, hi-impact vinyl rubrail, s.s. striker. Hull waxed annually.

  • Teak cap rail w/stainless steel striker, teak cap on bowsprit 

  • Deluxe helm console with guard/handgrip, single lever engine control

  • Contoured cockpit seats 7¹⁄₂ feet long with covered 2” closed cell foam cushions (4 pc), coaming storage boxes and bins, seat hatches with push button latches, locks, and support struts, molded helm seat with teak top, cushion and backrest. Two stern rail seats 

  • Molded fiberglass sliding companionway hatch w/sea hood, latch inside, exterior hasp and lock 

  • Removable Sunbrella dodger with stainless steel handles. Restitched in 2018 and glass replaced with Makrolon in 2017.  

  • Full bimini covering cockpit with zippered sections. Restitched in 2018

  • Companionway doors of smoked plexiglass, hinged with inside and outside locks

  • Two 2" cockpit scuppers 

  • Cockpit ice box – overboard drain, hinged lid 

  • Fresh water cockpit shower/wash down (cold only) 

  • LPG deck storage bin with two 10 Ib. aluminum propane tanks, drain overboard




  • 38 HP Yanmar® 3JH2E diesel - three cylinder, fresh water cooled with approximately 4000 hours, rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fiberglass bed with integral oil drip pan, mechanical fuel pump, fuel filter, Balmar® high output alternator (wiring harness replaced 2010), Xantrex XAR Digital Alternator Regulator/Charger (new 2009), 3 blade prop on 1 ¼” prop shaft (both replaced 2014). New PSS dripless shaft seal installed 2014. All fluids and filters regularly checked and changed per manufacturer’s recommendations. Impellor replaced regularly. In 2016/2017 replaced fuel pump, high temp alarm at helm, thermostat, temp gauge at helm, engine temp sensor, wiring from engine temp sensor to temp gauge at helm, heat exchanger, core, all hoses from raw water pump to heat exchanger, and mixing elbow (approx. $4000). Tachometer replaced 2010, previous one showed 1500 hours.  

  • Racor® 500 Series fuel filter/water separator, jacketed fuel lines w/swedged ends, auxiliary electric fuel pump w/momentary switch for servicing 

  • Sound control in engine compartment 

  • Engine and head intake strainer - bronze 

  • Recessed cockpit instrument panel w/electric tachometer (new 2010), engine monitoring gauges & warning system, hourmeter

  • Single lever engine control mounted on pedestal 

  • New starter solenoid/ignition switch 2022
  • Replaced engine fresh water pump and thermostat(Jan 2021)
  • Engine service Feb 2023 all fluids in the engine, all fuel filters, impeller and  belt check . Work completed by authorized Yanmar Dealer
  • Replaced SS clamps on dripless packing (January 2021)


Additional Information
  • Re-Varnished the teak in the cockpit (April 2021)
  • Installed new Seagull water filtration system and dispenser in galley (Jan 2021)
  • Replaced propane tank (February 2021)
  • Replaced autopilot computer (February 2021)
  • Waterproofed bimini and dodger (February 2021)
  • Replaced drain hose for propane locker (February 2021)
  • Bottom paint (June 2022)
  • Replaced tank level sensor in water tank (January 2021)  




Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the sale. Details of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time.  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
CALL LISTING BROKER DIRECTLY - Terri Ivins - 407-810-8854
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