Hunter 31 Legend for sale

by Tim Stark
(St.Petersburg, Fl, USA)

Hunter 31 why not get sailing Now

Hunter 31 why not get sailing Now

Hunter 31 why not get sailing Now

Hunter 31 LEGEND, 1983 - Reduced Price below Market (see ads)

Great assets that you do not have to worry about on this boat:

  • Professionally installed Yanmar 20 hp only 248 hours 3.75 yrs, P prop, 6 month filters changes. If you are not aware of what a new motor costs call. The motor is $8,000 and the install was $3,630 - think about that when looking at other sailboats;
  • Three big group 27 batteries 1.75 years and a charger at 2.5 years;

  • New Foss Rudder, steering tuned 1.5 yr;

  • Simrand Auto Pilot makes single hand sailing easy - original rugged unit works great;

  • Sails, standing rigging and running rigging, Hood jib roller reefing - all great;

  • Main Reefing by Bruce Bingham design / installed, reef safely in less than a minute;

  • Lines back to the cockpit with Lewmar line locks;

  • Winches: main & jib halyards, primary Self Tailing jib winches by Barlow - big #23;

  • 541S GPS / Depth by Garmin is 6 months old with extended transferable warranty;

  • Anchors: Bruce 10kg Plow with 150 feet of plait, Danforth forged with 120 feet triple;

  • Cushions are clean and neutral;

  • Interior is clean and a blank slate for your design tastes;

  • 6 Port Lens and gaskets New last month so you are good for another 30 years.

Things you can do yourself - Your Way and You Save:
  • Forward deck hatch: This Bomar hatch needs a lens, chalk, gasket and holder ($110)

  • Mid deck hatch: This Bomar hatch requies the same. ($110)

  • Bottom Paint: It is 3.5 yrs, the hull looks good, yet the keel needs attention, bottom paint typically lasts three years so this is normal. So haul, epoxy barrier coat the keel and repaint ($960)

  • Fore deck gelcoat: 6 square feet of gelcoat is thinning, paint these panels. We bought the Imron paint - if it wasn’t raining it would have been done. ($100)

  • Cabin sole(floor), plywood: This is an easy fix as the sole is panelized. This is your opportunity to choose what sole finish you want so the repair price varies. ($320-$550)

  • Vee berth walls: We have purchased carpet for that space (gray) and will give it to you. All you need is contact glue, or choose a different finish. ($20-$120)

  • VHF is not sending/receiving, we have a new antenna in box. It may be simple corrosion so replace the entire wire and ends. ($40-$170)

Bottom Line: The do it yourself things are $1,780 - $2,010. typical market price averages $19,200. Look at the 'average boat' and you will find issues and things you would change to suit your needs/tastes. So $19,200 less DIY repairs of $2,010 = starting point of asking $17,190.

Let’s get to the bottom line - $11,700. Susan moved off the boat, moved on in her life, is not using it so wants to see a new owner enjoy sailing, she wants to sell the boat NOW!

Call Tim to see the boat 727-403-9900, (no endless texts), Make offer 7 AM to 9 PM. St. Petersburg/Gulfport Municipal Marina, Florida.

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Jan 28, 2017
1983 Hunter 31 Legend
by: Bob Keith

Very nice vessel - I'm interested if it is still on the market. Price is good, as NADA guideline indicates low end at $13,600 and selling price is $11,500 with $2,000 pending project work to be done = $13,500. But this is not a "Low End" of the scale vessel - it is well kept and I'm impressed with the owner's love and care that was put into the vessel - I'm a buyer, if it's still for sale.

If the vessel is sold - I do so hope the asking price was paid - and I'm sure the new owner has been very happy having this vessel to enjoy. My e-mail address is:
Best Regards - Bob Keith

Feb 09, 2016
Hunter 31
by: Tom G

Is she still for sale? Can I come over and see it?

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Why not give the seller (Tim) a call on 727-403-9900?

Oct 23, 2015
by: John

Is this still available? I will come down and take a look. I am just north of St. Pete.

Aug 13, 2015
UK interest
by: Anonymous

The Hunter Legend, is it a Fin Keel and would it be seaworthy enough to cross the Atlantic, I am UK based? Also do you have an email address? I could not get a text to send.

Aug 12, 2015
Priced to sell!
by: Dick McClary

If you're looking to buy a cruising sailboat of this size, then this one at the asking price of $11,700 is certainly worth a phone call to Tim!

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