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I pulled this info and images off of  a yacht sales page so if it looks like a sale page it is. The link to the listing is in the forum under boats for sale. Look for the Breeze Maven listing.

Breeze Maven is a rare and beautiful vessel; a schooner, built in fiberglass as a production boat in claifornia to USA boatbuilding standards. She crries five working sails and since none of these sails are very large, this boat is easy to sail. “Breeze Maven” is fast and close winded and exceptionally comfortable offshore. Her large tankage and voluminous storage make her an ideal long distance cruiser and er layout made her a scucessful captained charter vessel in the previous ownership.

Breeze Maven has twice won the Sweethearts of the Caribbean sailing regatta and has made several recent offshore passages to and from the United States.

With her recent engine, sails, rigging and many other upgrades she has completed recent ocean passages from the Caribbean to the States and back. There has been quite a bit of deffered maintenance and some catching up is now needed. The big, expensive items are all done and bought, the investment has been made but not maintained. This beautiful and spacious schooner is waiting for someone to buy her, spend the little bit of money and time needed to tidy up the details, and really do some sailing again.

She is a fast boat and her striking good looks turn heads in every harbor. Will you be the one onboard, not knowing what to say as every other sailor compliments your boat, again and again….?

45′ DowneastYachts Schooner Downeaster Classic Schooner 45 – Strong and Fast

  • Boat Name: Breeze Maven
  • Year: 1979
  • Current Price: US$ 99,000
  • Located in Tortola, British Virgin Islands
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single Diesel
  • YW# 1469-2094584

Additional Specs,Equipment and Information:

Specs

Builder: Downeast Yachts

Designer: Henry Morschaldt

Dimensions

LOA: 45′

Beam: 14′

LWL: 38′

Maximum Draft: 6′

Displacement: 40000 lbs

Ballast: 12000 lbs

Engines

Engine Brand: Perkins new (2006)

Engine(s) HP: 85

Engine Model: 4-236

Cruising Speed: 7.5K

Maximum Speed: 7.8K

Tanks

Fresh Water Tanks: 300 gals; 2 ss tanks

Fuel Tanks: 250 gals; 2 alum tanks

Vessel Walkthrough

The cabin forward has over/under bunks that can be converted to large a V

berthed or full double with filler piece. There are three drawers and

lockers and abundant storage. It has two opening ports and a large hatch

offering great ventilation.

Next aft is a hallway with a second bunk bed cabin to port and a

full head with separate shower stall to starboard. Both cabins have

sliding teak doors. The portside cabin features over/under berths and

can be converted to a large double berth with the fabrication of a few

wooden filler pieces. There are drawers and lockers and walk about room

in this side cabin with two good opening ports for ventilation.

Stepping up next aft is the large main saloon. Here we feel the

effect of the wide trunk cabin and 14’ beam. The main cabin is bright

and well ventilated with six large, thick tinted cabin windows (new

2005) trimmed in teak on the interior and bronze outside. There is a

dinette to port which seats six and can be converted to a nice double

berth as well. Aft and to port is a large stand up navigation area and

opposite is the galley which carries on down the walkthrough to the aft

cabin and features lots of storage and nearly 9’of counter space.

The aft cabin has two single berths and a small couch, but can

easily be converted to a very large king size berth using the center

seat filler piece. There are two bronze opening ports and a large hatch

for ventilation.

There is a vanity to port and a full head with a shower and ¾ size

bath tub. This tub is very practical for allowing showers while heeled

over.

There are tremendous storage areas on this schooner and room for

approximately 100 books in bookshelves in the main, aft and side cabins.

The forward section of the boat has new cabin sole in 2006, New

headliners in the main cabin 2001, and in the fore and aft cabin 2006.

Galley

  • Force 10 3-Burner stove w/oven & broiler
  • Finnspray mixer at galley sinks (2006)
  • Pull out wooden cutting board
  • Corian “Marble” countertops
  • Isotherm Cruise 85 refrigerator (2006)
  • Twin stainless steel sinks
  • (6) Drawers & (3) large storage cabinets

Electrical

Systems

  • 12V DC system
  • (8) 6V golf cart batteries for main banks (880 amp hours total2009)
  • (1) Group 31 engine starting battery (2006)
  • Newmar 20 amp battery charger
  • 700 watt Statpower inverter
  • (3) 120 watt Kyocera solar panels (2008)
  • Total solar array supplies approximately 25+ amps per hour
  • (1)75 watt Arco solar panel
  • Solar panel regulator
  • Air Marine wind generator on stern post
Sails & Rigging

  • Tasker 9.3oz mainsail w/two reef points (2004)
  • Tasker 9.3oz forestaysail w/one reef (2004)
  • Neil Pryde mainstaysail (2001)
  • Yankee Jib approx 1996
  • Fisherman staysail
  • Gollywobbler
  • Furlex furler for Yankee 1996
  • pinrails on lowers
  • Tanbark large fisherman
  • spare staysail
  • Storm Mainstaysail
  • All new standing rigging 2004
  • All new running rigging 2004
  • New bobstay 2006
  • New sail covers for Staysails 2006
  • 14 bronze winches
Deck & Hull

  • 45lb Plow with 220′ 3/8 chain
  • 44lb Bruce with chain and rode
  • 75lb Brittany with 200′ rode
  • New Douglas fir bowsprit 2006
  • Simpson Lawrence Horizon electric windlass
  • double bow rollers
  • 8 man plastimo “ocean” liferaft in cannister
  • Custom cockpit cushions
  • Stainless steel boarding/swim ladder
  • 2005 Caribe C12X RIB dingy
  • 2005 Yamaha 15hp outboard
  • Custom dinghy davits 2008
Mechanical Equipment

  • PAR pressure water pump
  • Edson 1 gal. per stroke manual emergency pump
  • Rule 3500 Electric bilge pump
  • Whale gusher manual bilge pump
  • Two manual PAR marine toilets
  • New propane bottles 2006
Engine Details

  • Racor 500 fuel filter
  • New alternators for engine 2004 and 2005
  • new cutlass bearing 2006
  • Separate alternators for engine and house banks
  • Borg Warner Velvet Drive
  • transmission rebuilt 2004
  • Borg Warner series 72 transmission
  • New S/S prop shaft 2006

Electronics & Navigation

  • Autohelm 7000 autopilot with rotary drive (rebuilt 2004)(in-operational)
  • Raymarine ST 40 depth sounder (2004)
  • Raytheon SL 72+ 24 mile radar (2004)
  • Garmin GPS
  • Debeg VHF radio telephone
  • Standard Horizon handheld VHF
  • Icom 745 SSB radio
  • Icom AT 120 automatic antennae tuner
  • ACR 406 Mhz Epirb
  • Silva hand bearing compass
  • Sony AM/FM Cassette with CD player
  • Zenith AC/DC TV
  • Cockpit and main saloon speakers

RemarksBreeze Maven is a rare and beautiful vessel; a schooner, built in

fiberglass as a production boat in California to USA boatbuilding

standards. She carries five working sails and since none of these sails

are very large, this boat is easy to sail. “Breeze Maven” is fast and

closewinded and exceptionally comfortable offshore. Her large tankage

and voluminous storage make her an ideal long distance cruiser and her

layout made her a successful captained charter vessel in previous

ownership.

Breeze Maven has twice won the Sweethearts of the Caribbean sailing

regatta and has made several recent offshore passages to and from the

United States.

With her recent engine, sails, rigging and many other upgrades which

prove her good and constant ongoing maintenance, she is ready for you

to take her away to wherever your heart desires. She is a fast boat and

her striking good looks turn heads in every harbor!

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