Truly inspired updates and extensive renovations make this authentic downeast 44' 1974 Penobscot classic Polaris a successful blend of experience, form, and function. She is TOTALLY prepared for off-the-grid living, with her massive solar bank and ability to run all systems from this. She sips diesel and carries a lot--so you'll be able to go and stay gone!
Perfect Bahamas Boat!
John Deere 6068 TFM Electronic 200 HP diesel installed in 2009.
2000 Watt Inverter/Charger
Under 600 hours of engine run time.
Efficient operation, Deere burns 3.5 gallons per hour at 1800 rpm, at a comfortable 8 knot cruise.
Professional mechanical and electrical care throughout.
9 KW Onan generator installed in 2009.
Sensational pilothouse, well appointed with period details.
Bow thruster, 7 HP Side Power
Choice electronics (Furuno and Garmin)
Fuel tanks changed in 1998
Water tank replaced 2019
Solar powered battery charging (1050 + 200 Victron Solar Controllers)
12 V Katadyn Power Survivor 35 Watermaker
Isotherm refrigerator and freezer, stainless steel drawer model, 12 V
Versatile and spacious mid-deck cockpit area covered by solar panels
Forepeak stateroom cabin with en-suite head.
Main salon is aft and functions as a master cabin, salon, and library.
Starboard pilot berth is privately set in the side cabin.
Full head with separate shower stall is midships aft of Pilothouse.
Galley to port.
Built in Rockland, Maine by Carl Lane. Boat beautifully retains the refreshing character of an earlier period while having the advantage of modern, updated components.
12' aluminum tender included with Honda 20 HP
Relion Lithium Batteries 400 AH
New dripless stuffing box
Separate Battery Bank for Thruster with Victron DC/DC Converter
Melanie Sunshine Neale
Sunshine Cruising Yachts strives to educate and empower both buyers and sellers of fine seagoing sailing and power yachts, combining integrity and passion in order to give our clients a memorable and positive experience.
Please contact Melanie Neale at 305-807-4096
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 44 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 6 in
Displacement: 26000 lbs
Total Power: 200 HP
Engine Brand: John Deere
Year Built: 2009
Engine Model: 6068 TFM Electronic
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 600
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 200 HP
Cruising Speed: 9 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: (75 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (375 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 3
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Two windlasses. One vertical Ideal electric windlass with 150' SS chain and 65 lb Danforth anchor. One Simpson Lawrence SeaTiger manual windlass with 250 ' of high tensile galv. chain with 45 lb CQR. Other anchors with inventory include one 35 lb Fisherman, one 70 lb fisherman, one 22 lb Danforth. Extra chain, shackles and two 600' lengths of 5/8 rode. Anchor lock sump with electric pump. One 50A 120/240 shore cord. One 30 A cord with 50A ends.
Originally built in 1974 by Carl Lane in Rockland, Maine of cedar on oak frames with bronze fasteners. Use of modern C-FLEX sheathing system has produced an incredibly strong boat and hull. Modern, quality components and systems were selected for the recent updates. Boat retains beautifully the charm and character of an earlier marine period.
Groco manual head fwd., 12 gallon holding tank with Whaler gusher pump-out, Groco head aft.
Delta T blowers for engine room with custom, classic deck dorades. Custom SS, foam and glass fish tail styled rudder.
Borg Warner 72C Direct Drive 2.57:1 transmission gear. Michigan 26 x 18 four bladed prop. 2" SS shaft. Fuel transfer pump. Racor filters, fuel selection manifold. Hydraulic Teleflex steering. Emergency tiller.
Forward mast hinged on SS tabernacle, new in 2009. Steps to crow's nest, foredeck light, Spotlight, anchor light. Jib.
Aft mast with LED deck lights. Radar. Lightning suppressor, steadying sail with battens.
12' Wooldrich aluminum shore boat, Yamaha 10 HP outboard.
New hydraulic steering ram.
Awning to shade center well deck
New bronze bolts 3/4 inch installed to hold cutlass bearing housing. 12 inches depth. Very strong!
Haulout and bottom job December 2016.
New dripless stuffing box
New 75 Gallon water tank
2009 Onan 9 KW generator electronic control
50 amp shore power, 120/240 1 phase
Auto relay switch for shore-generator-inverter
Xantrex 2000W inverter
Xantrex 100A Charger
Link 2000 Control and battery monitor
2 Kyocera 80 W Solar panels, with Blue Sky regulator
3 Relion 100 AH lithium batteries
1 AGM Deka 12 volt, group 31 batteries -starting
1 Deka 12 volt, group 24 generator starting
Blue Sea disconnect switches all battery banks
Spacious counter space and storage.
Functional, classic galley.
Luke propane 3 burner stove top.
Luke propane oven.
Isotherm drawer refrigeration- two drawers.
Isotherm 1 drawer freezer.
Galley exhaust blower.
Instant hot water heater
Three 20 lbs propane bottles stored in false stack on deck.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. 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.