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1981 Peterson 34 OD

  Just listed again (we sold it to the present owner in 1999). The finest example of the famous Peterson 34 OD.   This is hull number 92, the last one made. This boat has never been seriously raced, just used as a family daysailer and cruiser.  This is only the second  owner, and boat is ready to sail with lots of upgrades including all new sails in the last couple of years..

The previous owner is a professional cabinet maker and added many beautiful extras to the interior and exterior.  The boat has extensive, well maintained wood inside and out. It has been on Lake Michigan since new (no salt, 6 month sailing season). This Doug Peterson design handles well under any conditions and is a joy to sail.    She can easily sleep seven, so is a great boat for a couple or a family.

There is a spacious vee berth forward with storage underneath, accessible from either above or from the louvered door in the base.  There are shelves completely around for your books, glasses, etc. The vee berth also has a custom designed wood shelf over the foot of the berth, for a television or other storage. There is also access to the anchor locker in the bow. Solar vent in hatch above V-berth (new in 2001, new battery 2005, and spare). Removable custom screen and sun shade for V-berth hatch

Next aft to starboard is a cedar lined hanging locker, then a full set of built in drawers for storage. The head is to port.  The head has an electric head with holding tank, manual water, a beautiful brass porthole style mirror and beautiful woodwork.

The salon has a traditional layout with settees to both port and starboard with pilot berths behind each.  Custom built in hardware storage areas behind port and starboard seat backs.  All cushions were redone in 1991 and are still in excellent condition. There is a newly varnished teak and holly cabin sole, brass clock and barometer, cedar lined hanging locker (done in 1999), ash and teak lee boards on the pilot berths, and beautiful lathe strips along the hull side for an elegant traditional look..  There is a unique dining table arrangement with the table hanging from the salon rails with ropes.... a very "nautical" look.  Beautiful 4" x 10" deck prism lights port and starboard for an amazing amount of additional natural light in cabin

The nav station has more beautiful wood with an opening storage desk, flush mounts for the stereo and instruments.  Behind the nav station is a roomy quarter berth.  There are two convenient flexible lights, each with a dimmer for nighttime navigating.

The L-shaped galley is aft to port with  S.S. centerline sink, microwave, 2 burner alcohol stove, and a removable Engel refrigerator/freezer (new 2002) in a large icebox.  Galley also has built in liquor storage above microwave, Corian countertops, mirrored sliding doors in front of  2 large galley storage areas, storage area behind stove below countertop, 2 sliding drawers excellent for silverware and cutlery, manual fresh water and sea water pumps, mirrored sliding doors for storage, and a garbage can under the sink

Brass lights in galley, settees, quarter berth, V-berth add to the tradition nautical look.  There is a custom companionway screen.

Features at-a-glance
LOA ..................... 34' 5"
Beam .................... 11' 3"
LWL .................... 28' 0"
Draft ...................... 6' 3"
Displacement ... 10,900 lbs. approx.
Ballast ...............           lbs. approx.
Raytheon St 4000+ autopilot new in 1995, new controller 2003,  Remote control for Raytheon  autopilot with 25 foot wire (new in 2003), binnacle compass at the helm and Windex.  9" color TV with VCR new in 1998, VHF radio mounted at helm, loran, large binnacle compass at the helm, two steering compasses on the cockpit bulkhead, navigator's compass at the nav station, fuel gauge, Pioneer AM/FM/CD stereo with speakers in the salon and cockpit (new 2004)

Standard Horizon Wind, Speed, and Depth gauges in cockpit.  Nav station has instrument repeater and compass.

Sails and Rigging
North main with 2 reef points and 155% North Genoa both new in 2001, New asymmetrical spinnaker with sock 2001, Harken adjustable genoa cars (new 2001), Harken traveler car with adjustable traveler lines accessible from the helm, Harken mainsheet system,  Harken roller furling, second mainsail (1994?) redone by Sailcare in 1998, 150 genoa (1994?)  redone by Sailcare in 1999 with new Sunbrella UV protection, #3 jib, storm jib, spinnaker pole.  Older asymmetrical spinnaker.

Double spreader keel stepped mast with S.S. wire rigging, mast and boom painted white, hydraulic backstay adjuster overhauled in 2004, Sunbrella sail cover.

All winches are Lewmar and 2 speed unless noted: 2 winches next to mast, 4 halyard winches, 2 primary 3-speed winches in cockpit, 2 secondary 2-speed winches in cockpit, aluminum backing plates for all halyard winches.

Deck and Hull
Blue hull with a white boot stripe and deck, Edson pedestal wheel steering,emergency rig cutters, 5 opening Beckson RainDrain ports with screens (new in 1998),  bow and stern pulpit with double lifelines, boarding gates on both port and starboard, nav lights.

2 Horseshoe buoys, life vests, cushions, flare kit, anchor with rode, swim ladder, fenders and dock lines, charcoal grill, custom steel cradle, custom winter storage cover with zipper and vents (new 2000)

In 2005 the cockpit and all exterior wood was rejuvenated.  All exterior wood, and companionway was removed and sealed with 3 coats of Smith's clear penetrating epoxy sealer and then coated with 6 coats of Bristol Finish.  This is a very durable and beautiful finish!.  The floors of the cockpit were stripped and finished with 12 coats of Deks Olje penetrating oil for easy maintenance.  The cockpit was repainted and new winch handle holders installed.  The cockpit and wood looks great and as a result of the excellent materials used will last a long time with minimal upkeep.

She has a large cockpit, comfortable for at least 6 people with the teak inserts on the seats for comfort and looks.  There is a large storage lazarette to port for storage.  She has Edson pedestal wheel steering with an emergency spare tiller

Engine and Mechanical
IB Yanmar 2GM FWC diesel with new injectors in 2004 and new motor mounts in 1998, PYI Dripless shaft seal new in 1998, fuel filters.   New fuel filters, oil filters, belts, Yanmar tool kit. Racor 20 micron fuel/water separator new 2003, 12 gallon fuel tank with new mechanical fuel gauge, engine shut off valve. 2 fire extinguishers, new 1500 GPH bilge pump ready to be installed. New 5" diameter water strainer ready to be installed
20 gallon fresh water holding tank.  Electric head with holding tank.

1500 watt portable ceramic heater (new 2003)

2 batteries in 2 separate banks, 2 stage battery charger new 2000, 30 amp 110v shore power with cable, ample 110V outlets, 12V ship's power, wired for 110 throughout the boat, cable for TV wired for into the main salon and V-berth

Custom storage cradle
Custom vinyl lined winter storage cover with zippered access, like new (new 2000)

This is a really nice boat in great condition.  .  Call now.