Honu Kia, This 1976 classic style Downeast 32 cutter with a full keel has been equipped for the true live aboard. Designed to provide comfort, reliability and the ability to leave the dock behind for months.
Upgraded Sails - 2013
Stripped and re- gel coated 2007
Bottom painted 2013
New closed cell cockpit cushions
New hot water tank 2015
Sunbrella skirting around the cockpit with mesh bags 2015
Honu Kia is a classic; the boats lines are impressive. The owners of this Downeast 32 has spent years living aboard off the coast of Panama. The boat is designed to be sailed. All electrical and plumbing systems provides what is needed to live independently of land. The cockpit is spacious and with the new cockpit cushions, Sunbrella bimini and skirting and custom wood enclosed instrument panel on the binnacle delivers a classic, relaxing and safe for both piloting the boat and entertaining guest. If you have the desire to move aboard, sail the oceans and explore new places at a reasonable price - take a look at Honu Kia
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 35 ft 6 in
Beam: 11 ft 0 in
LWL: 25 ft 10 in
Length on Deck: 32 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 9 in
Displacement: 17000 lbs
Ballast: 5500 lbs
Headroom: 6 ft 5 in
As you enter the companionway and head down the hinged staircase; which provides very easy access to the engine compartment, yo have entered the main cabin of these 32.
To your right is the chart table with a single quarter berth located behind it.On your left is the galley with its Corian counter-tops, deep freeze freezer, large refrigerator and a propane oven with 3 burners and a 12" deep single stainless steel sink.
Looking forward there are two single berth lounges. A fold-up table is secured to the bulkhead. Before entry the forward stateroom you encounter a large hanging/storage closet on the starboard side.
The entrance for the head is in the stateroom. The head compartment size is comparable to boats larger.
Sails & Rigging
Mast and spreaders painted and serviced in 2011
Stays and Shroulds 2001
Topping lift 2001
Life Lines 2007
Main and headsails halyards have replaced and upgraded
Furling Mainsail - upgrade 2013
Furling Jib - Upgraded 2013
Furling Staysail - Upgraded 2013
Sun Saver - with regulator,remote and monitor
Generator: 1900 Watts
Battery Charge: ProSport 20 - 3 banks
Batteries: 2 -12V
Depth Sounder: Horizon 1998
Speedometer: Horizon 1998
Autopilot: Simrad 2005 - WP30 Wheel Pilot
VHF: West Marine
New since 2013
Dingy and Suzuki Engine
Custom Cockpit Cushions
Cockpit Screens - Sun shade screens
The boat has been sailed through out Central America and now resides in Naples Florida. It has provided a home for many years to the current owners and can deliver the same comfort, securing and freedom to you.