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1968 Morgan 34 $15,000

1968 Morgan 34 $15,000
Description Year: 1968
Builder: Morgan
Length: 34’
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Located in: Marinette, WI
Hull Material: Fiberglass

Escapade is a classic Morgan 34. Her beautiful lines regularly draw comments. She is a full keel centerboarder. With her board up, her shallow draft (3’ 3”) allows her to sneak into any bay. With her board down (7’ 9”) and full keel, she points high and tracks straight. Her large cockpit makes her a great daysailer. And, she has room below for one couple or a small family on an extended cruise and two couples for the weekend. Always a fresh water boat, she has been maintained and upgraded through the years by her few owners. She sails well to her PHRF and is a safe and sea kindly cruiser. She is sail ready. New boat purchased; Escapade needs a new owner.

Asking Price

Full Specifications

Boat Name

LOA: 34’ 0”
Beam: 10’ 0”
LWL: 24’ 9”
Min. Draft: 3’ 3” (board up)
Max. Draft: 7’ 9” (board down)
Displacement: 12,500 lbs.
Ballast: 5,000 lbs. (approx.)
Sail Area: 550 sq. ft. (main & 100% fore triangle)
Mast Height above DWL: 44’ 9”
Headroom, Main Cabin: 6’ 3”

Engines and Drive Train
Total Power: 27 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: 1999 Yanmar 3GM30F
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 Blade
Engine Power: 27 HP

Drivetrain Overhaul in 2013:
∑ • Pull And Test Propeller Shaft
∑ • Install Flexible Coupling
∑ • Install PSS Dripless Shaft Seal
∑ • Replace Cutless Bearing

Fuel Tank Overhaul in 2012:
∑ • Remove and Clean Fuel Tank
∑ • Install Custom Fabricated SS Access Plates

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (30 GAL, stainless steel)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (approx. 24 GAL, Monel)
Holding Tanks: 1 (10 GAL, plastic)

Walkthrough & Accommodations

V-Berth. Front V-berth is full length, wide and comfortable. Cabin lights for each berth and shelves run the length of each berth.

Head. Moving aft to port is the enclosed head. Original recirculating head and tank were replaced with new Jabsco toilet, hoses and holding tank in 2002. Cabinet sliding doors replaced with smoked grey Plexiglas. Sink hand pump needs rebuild. Rebuild kit included.

Hanging Locker. Across from head is large hanging locker.

Saloon. Original wood grained formica has been painted with Brightside off white. Walnut trim is oiled. Main bulkhead covered with trimmed beadboard.

Saloon has dinette to port, which converts to double berth. Storage is found under two dinette seats, outboard of dinette and in large storage shelf area above and outboard of dinette. Storage sliding doors replaced with smoked grey Plexiglas. New cabinet with new 110 volt circuit breaker panel, VHF radio, stereo, ipod holder, 110 V outlet and three 12 volt outlets installed in storage shelf area. Dinette table covered with new formica to match galley counter.

Galley is to starboard. Large storage cabinet to outboard. Cabinet doors replaced with smoked grey Plexiglas. Pressurized alcohol stove and oven replaced with Origo gimbaled two burner stove and cabinet with three drawers for cutlery, plates, cups and other storage. When not in use, stove lowers for cutting board. Ice box rebuilt and insulated with 4 layers of insulation yielding a R28 value. Ice box drain moved from bilge to sink. Countertop covered with new formica. Fynnspray traditional galley pump (used) installed at sink. Not working. Rebuild kit included. Foot pump installed with y-valve to pump fresh water to sink (through Fynnspray) or to drain ice box. All freshwater hoses throughout boat replaced in 2003.

Quarter Berths. Full length quarter berths to port and starboard.

12 Volt System
∑ • 2 deep-cycle marine batteries
110 Volt AC System. Complete rebuild in 2006:
∑ • All wiring replaced with type three tinned wire.
∑ • Galvanic isolator installed.
∑ • Charles 5000 series electronic battery charger installed.
∑ • New circuit breaker panel installed.
∑ • GFCI outlets installed.
∑ • 50 ft. shore power cord (poor condition)

∑ • Raymarine ST3000 Wheel Drive Autopilot included with sale but not installed.
∑ • Standard Log and Depth Sounder. Original instruments. Depth sounder does not register deeper than about 35 ft.
∑ • Autohelm ST30 Wind Instrument.
∑ • AM/FM stereo/CD Player. No radio antennas. CD player not working. iPod holder with wired auxiliary input to stereo. Two cabin speakers. Cockpit speakers not working.

Rig, Sails and Sail Handling Equipment
∑ • New Mast, Standing Rigging and Mast Step in 2003
∑ • Harken MK1 Reefing/Furling System
∑ • Retractable Lazy Jacks with Integrated On Boom Sail Pack (Sailrite) Mainsail Cover.
∑ • Spinnaker Pole
∑ • Two Barient Model 24 Two-Speed Genoa Winches
∑ • Two Barient Model 10 Single Speed Spinnaker Winches
∑ • One Barient Model 10 Single-Speed Cabin Top Halyard Winch
∑ • Two Single Speed Halyard Winches on Mast
∑ • Mainsail with two reef points. New in about 2002. Good condition.
∑ • 150% Genoa. Age unknown. Reconditioned. Good condition.
∑ • 125% Genoa. Age unknown. Serviceable condition.
∑ • 110% Genoa. Age unknown. Like new condition.
∑ • Spinnaker
∑ • Boom Vang
∑ • Slab Mainsail Reefing
∑ • Cunningham
∑ • Outhaul
∑ • Spinnaker Pole Topping Lift and Down Haul
∑ • One Headsail Halyard
∑ • One Spinnaker Halyard
∑ • Two Mainsail Halyards
∑ • Mainsail Topping Lift
∑ • Two Snatch Blocks
∑ • Genoa and Spinnaker Sheets
∑ • Winch Handles
∑ • Davis Windex (Needs Installation)

Deck Equipment and Hull
∑ • Interlux 2000 Barrier Coating applied 2003
∑ • Centerboard Overhaul in 2014:
o Repaired and Faired
o Epoxy coated and VC 17
o Centerboard Pennant Inspected and Repaired
o Stuffing Box Hose and Packing Replaced
∑ • Custom Anchor Bow Rollers Installed 2012
∑ • Custom Swim Step and Ladder
∑ • New Cockpit Cushions in 2010, Phifertex Fabric Over Dry Fast Reticulated Foam
∑ • Rudder Post Stuffing Box Packing replaced in 2014
∑ • All Deck Teak (Excluding Cockpit Grating) Refinished with Sikkens Cetol 2014
∑ • Danforth anchor with 3-strand nylon anchor rode
∑ • 3 Fenders
∑ • Docklines
∑ • Lifesling (case in poor condition)
∑ • Teak Cockpit Grating
∑ • PlasDECK on Main Hatch and Aft Locker Cover
∑ • Sunbrella Pedastal Cover
∑ • Custom Winter Polypropylene Tarp and Frame (Tarp in working condition, needs repairs at end of each season)
∑ • Jackstands
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