Maine Idea is a one-off pilot-house trawler designed by Joel White and built at the Brooklin Boatyard in 1982 for a family from Blue Hill, ME. The design brief was for a comfortable, seaworthy, 50 ft. Downeast-style boat with accommodation for 6+ adults that could cruise New England in the summer and go south each winter on her own bottom.
Maine Idea was what White came up with and she fit the bill perfectly. She’s well equipped, stable, seaworthy with an attractive, proportional profile that belies the size of her interior. Maine Idea offers the opportunity to own a custom Maine-built Joel White designed displacement cruiser for the same price as many comparable production boats. She is the perfect boat for a couple or family interested in extending New England cruising into the shoulder seasons or for long distance cruising down the ICW to the Bahamas or up into the Maritimes and the Gulf of St Lawrence.
Maine Idea’s interior is comfortable, well-lit and cleverly laid out with plenty of living space and accommodation for 6 in 3 cabins. You enter the boat from one of two sliding doors on either side of the raised pilot-house/salon. The helm and navigation equipment are on the forward bulkhead with a seating/dining area behind. The engine room is beneath the pilot-house sole.
Moving aft there are two steps down and then a dining area to starboard and galley to port. Aft of the galley and dining area is the owner’s cabin and head. The cabin has a pull-out double berth to starboard and provides walk through access to the aft cockpit. The head is to port and has a sink, toilet and bath/shower.
Forward of the pilot-house there are two guest cabins on the port side, each with upper and lower single bunks and a hanging locker. Forward to starboard there's a head with a sink, toilet and separate shower.
White Oak backbone timbers
Douglas Fir planking on laminated White Oak frames
Silicon Bronze fasteners
Decks and cabin house top are marine ply sheathed in Dynel
Marine Ply superstructure
Engine - Volvo Penta TAMD 102B – 375 hp
Gearing - Marvin M0-514C
5” Stainless prop shaft
36” 4 blade bronze prop
Westerbeke 10.0/7 10 Kw generator
12/24v DC and 110V AC electrical systems
Victron Battery Charger
Halon fire suppression system
Hot and cold freshwater system
Saltwater washdown pump
Ideal Electric Windlass
Garmin 740s and 128 chart plotter displays
10” Constellation compass
Detamarine depth finder and speedometer
Tender: 12’ Dark Harbor tender - marine ply sheathed with Dynell with a 15hp yamaha
Rockport Marine work 2017 – Present:
Engine work - Rebuilt turbo, alternator and heat exchanger, new coolant water pump
New freshwater pump and pressure tank
New exhaust on engine and generator
Topsides paint and varnish
Rebuilt hydraulic steering system
New aft cockpit hatch
Please contact Rockport Marine at (207) 236-9651
Ytterligare specifikationer, utrustning och information:
LÖA Längd över allt: 50 fot 0 tum
Bredd: 15 fot 1 tum
LWL: 46 fot 0 tum
Max. djupgång: 5 fot 3 tum
Deplacement: 50000 pund
Total effekt: 375 HP
Motortyp: Penta TAMD120B
Motor typ: Inombord
Motorstyrka: 375 HP
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.