condition: good length overall (LOA): 26 make / manufacturer: allweather boats model name / number: 8M propulsion type: power year manufactured: 1895
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Allweather boats are known for their ruggedness, fuel economy, tremendous range, and extensive interior accommodations for such a relatively small boat. A dry exhaust keeps saltwater out of the engine. The aft cockpit is self bailing and has a large hatch for storage and access under the cockpit floor. The bow has a well for anchor and chain storage and handling. The interior has a large v-berth, plus two settee berths and a folding “retractable” table. There is a small galley and additional open space for storage. The engine is a low rpm industrial Yanmar 2QM20, rated at 20 HP at 2600 rpm, turning a 16” prop. With a 112 gallon fuel tank under the cabin sole, the range is 1000-2000 miles, depending on speed. A long straight 1” x 2” steel keel strip and skeg extending under the rudder protects against grounding or debris in the water.
You can find online a very extensive Allweatherboats website with plenty of photos and the philosophy behind the design. I can also provide a pdf of a 2006 Nor’westing Magazine article describing the boats and their builder.
Ray Marine hydraulic autopilot provides steering from inside the cabin.
Hydraulic steering and (emergency tiller) from the cockpit
Galley—small sink and two burner gimballed stove and oven
Icom radio, Garmin gps chartplotters, nmea 2000 network, Furuno depthsounder
NOTE: the interior is slightly different than the brochure plan; the two alaska boats are sister ships
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