Promise is for sale

Promise on Exuma Sound Promise at the Rock of Gibraltar Promise at Coan River VA

After 30+years, two Atlantic crossings, and thousands of miles of ocean cruising, it is time for someone else to become steward of this fine little ship. Just over a dozen of these Robert Harris designed cutters were built and they have earned a reputation of being one of the best of the small passagemakers. My estimate is that it would cost in excess of $250,000 to duplicate today. She has served me well and is ready for new owners with dreams of distant shores.

Capsule description: Vancouver 36 Cutter Hull #2 built by Durbeck in Florida in 1978. VIN DBKV36020278 LOA 36, LWL 28, Beam 11, Draft 5, Displacement 20k#, Construction FRP, Power Yanmar 3GM30FV.

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Promise was offered for sale through a broker in 2010. There was considerable interest but no buyer at the $74500 asking price. I would consider offers well below that now.

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