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1988 Custom Holland Wesmac-Foley Flybridge Cruiser

Portland, Maine

$229,000

ALTAIR is a Custom 38’ Downeast style Cruiser built in 1988 to the highest standards by Jim Foley of Foley Boatbuilding. Her first owner was George H.W. Bush's cousin who contracted Foley, Glenn Holland and Wesmac to design and build this vessel. Her present owner purchased her in 1999. He had the flybridge installed by Patten’s Boatyard in Eliot, Maine, having purchased the flybridge from Northern Bay. The present owner has made numerous upgrades in his 22 years of ownership, and he reports that she has performed mechanically and electrically flawlessly. ALTAIR is a beautifully appointed boat and a stand-out in her condition, design and build quality. She is an ideal cruising vessel and has made 2 trips to the Bahamas, as well as numerous trips along the Atlantic seaboard. This Downeast Cruiser will not disappoint. Please call us for your inspection and thank you for your interest

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: ALTAIR
Make: Custom
Model: Holland Wesmac-Foley Flybridge Cruiser
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Foley Boatbuilding, Kittery ME
Designer: Hull by Glenn Holland
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: HLG38010A888
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38'1 ft
Waterline Length: 36'8 ft
Beam: 12'10 ft
Max Draft: 3'7 ft
Displacement: 30,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit-Allison
  • Model: 8.2 V8
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 250hp
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit-Allison
  • Model: 8.2 V8
  • Engine Power: 250hp
Total Engine Power: 500hp

Other

Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Downeast, Flybridge

Contact

Annie Gray
Gray & Gray Yacht Brokers, Inc.

Office

Gray & Gray Yachts
36 York Street
York, Maine, US, 03909
Tel:207-363-7997


VESSEL DETAILS

HULL & DECK:

  • Hull by Glenn Holland; Interior by Wesmac Enterprises.
  • 1994 Dark green Awlgripped hull, white boottop, red bottom; 2010 all beige decks, superstructure and surfaces were Awlgripped.
  • Every year hull is cleaned and polished with Awlcare.
  • 2019 Awlcare was used on all beige surfaces.
  • 1 ¼” thick hull of fiberglass sandwich construction using ½” Klegecell foam core. Solid fiberglass used in all thru-hull penetrations.
  • There are four Airex-foam cored fiberglass longitudinal stringers for added stiffness.
  • Hull design includes spoon-shaped bow, full round bilges, deep box-type keel.
  • Raised bulwarks surround vessel with capped teak toerails. Some exterior trim is teak with a Cetol finish. Exterior trim is teak left natural or with a Cetol finish.
  • Decks and superstructure are fiberglass and balsa-cored construction, Awlgripped beige.
  • 2010 salon aluminum framed windows and all deck hardware were powder-coated.
  • 8 ABI S/S opening portlights with screens; four 6” teak Dorade boxes with S/S ventilators, 3 Bomar hatches with screens over vee berths, head and galley.
  • 7’ long aft cockpit with three Freeman watertight hatches, S/S ladder to port to access flybridge.
  • Double teak opening doors to main salon.
  • Six recessed storage lockers, port and starboard.
  • 20 gallon LPG tank housed in approved centerline cockpit locker.                           
  • Custom full width teak swim platform with hinged boarding ladder.
  • Starboard sliding helm door to access side deck.
  • 2001 aluminum powder coated Edson davits for Walker Bay Genesis RIB inflatable with Nissan 9.8 2 stroke outboard.
  • Nilsson-Maxwell vertical 12V windlass with up and down switches on foredeck and at lower helm– rebuilt recently.
  • Two bow rollers on teak bowsprit with S/S 45 lb Plow anchor with 200’ galvanized chain.
  • S/S bow rail runs aft to amidships and sliding starboard door.
  • Beige bimini top on flybridge with S/S frame; cockpit bimini with S/S frame. Cockpit can be fully enclosed with removable sun screen panels.
  • Aluminum mast on flybridge, with spreaders to mount Simrad radar, mast lights, TV antenna; mast on tabernacle for easy lowering.
  • Two pedestal flybridge seats with covers and flybridge cover.
  • Canvas covers for windshield windows, 2 forward side windows and hatches; Textaline cover for opening center windshield.

 

TANKAGE:

Fuel: 300 gallons in two 150 gallon aluminum tanks.

Water: 160 gallons in two 80 gallon S/S tanks.

Holding: No, has an Airhead-composting head (no odors).

Hot water: 18 gallons in S/S Superstor tank.

 

ENGINE & MECHANICAL:

  • Twin Detroit-Allison 8.2 Turbo-charged diesels, V8, 250 hp, FWC, Walker air separators.
  • Engine Hours: Port: 2560; Starboard: 2572 as of 9/21 as seen on hour meters.
  • ZF 220A hydraulic gears with 2:1 reduction with 10 degree coupling angle which provides easy access for working in engine room.
  • Moulded fiberglass stringers for engine mounts.
  • Vernatone fiberglass mufflers.
  • Two Dahl 200 MFV fuel filters with valved manifold.
  • Micro Commander electronic throttle controls.
  • Glendenning engine synchronizers.
  • Wagner hydraulic steering with double ram.
  • Two 1 ½” S/S Aquamet shafts with stuffing boxes.
  • Two 24 x 19 4 blade props; 2 bronze rudders.
  • Bronze seacocks and custom fiberglass Seachest.
  • Two Marine Air 16,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning and heat units; one for forward cabin and one for salon.
  • Trim tabs.
  • Fully sound insulated engine room – drip pans under each engine.
  • 2 Par 12V engine room blowers; recent Fireboy automatic discharge fire extinguishing system with engine shutdown.
  • 12V transfer pump for both engines and generator to do oil changes.
  • Oil and filters changed every year.
  • 2005/2006 Power Products Inc reset injectors, one main engine heat exchanger, one transmission cooler and exhaust elbows replaced.
  • Both S/S shafts have Cutters.
  • Spare props but one spare prop is damaged.
  • Cruising speed: 12-13 knots @ 2300-2400 RPM at 10 gph total.
  • Maximum speed: 18 knots @ 3400 RPM.

 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:

  • 12V DC & 110V AC systems with three DC circuit breaker panels and two Guest vapor proof switches and one Guest switch on generator.
  • Balmar 75 amp alternators on each engine.
  • Smart Ample Power regulator.
  • Battery monitor Link 1000 system.
  • Three 8D gel house batteries.
  • Two 8D gel starter batteries.
  • One Group 24 gel generator battery.
  • Xantrex Pro Sine 2.0 battery charger-inverter.
  • Promariner (Promite multi-stage charger) for generator battery.
  • Batteries in built-in fiberglass boxes with lids.
  • Northern Lights 3 cylinder, 10kw diesel generator with 1407 hours on meter, FWC, with Dahl 100M fuel filter (new generator end installed in 2004).
  • 30 amp and 50 amp 110V service with port and starboard inlets.
  • 2012 central vac system.
  • Replaced anchor, stern and interior lights with LED’s.
  • Shurflo washdown pump.
  • Emergency bilge pump with electric clutch driven by belt off port engine.
  • Tank Tender system for reading level of fuel and water tanks.
  • Three Rule bilge pumps and three bilge high water alarms with Water Witch switches.
  • Jabsco diaphragm pump for shower sump overboard discharge.

 

ELECTRONICS:

  • 2014 Simrad Broadband 4G Radar-GPS Chartplotter, Depth, Speed & Sirius Weather with NSS12 12” MFD's at both upper and lower helms.
  • Northstar 951X black and white GPS-Plotter (1997).
  • Raytheon 410 loud hailer and automatic fog signal.
  • 2001 Cetrek Pilot 730 autopilot – controls at both helms.
  • Brooks & Gatehouse speed, depth, wind – at both helms.
  • ICOM 1C-M59 VHF at lower helm.
  • Standard Horizon Intrepid VHF on flybridge with Ram mic controls at lower helm.
  • Ritchie binnacle compass.
  • Sony Trinitron TV with antenna and Magnavox VHS.
  • Recent JVC stereo with 12 CD Changer – 2 new speakers in vee berth and Cybernet speakers in salon.

 

ACCOMODATIONS:

Starting forward there is a divided chain locker. Next aft is the owner’s stateroom finished in varnished Honduras mahogany trim joinerwork with varnished clear pine overheads. There is a large queen-sized vee berth with custom inner spring mattresses, and numerous drawers and a large storage area underneath. There are shelves to port and starboard of the berth with mounted crystal lamps and room for incidentals. A cedar lined hanging locker and small settee are aft to starboard.

 

Next aft to port is the large U-shaped galley which includes built-in upright Nova Cool refrigerator with bottom freezer, S/S four burner propane stove with electric solenoid fuel shut-off switch. Also, a microwave oven, toaster oven, and coffer maker. There is a S/S sink with hot and cold pressure water, butcher block countertops, numerous drawers and lockers, and built-in racks for dishes, glassware and spices. Under sink micro-filter with countertop spigot.

Opposite to starboard with access by a sliding mahogany door, is the spacious head with enclosed stall shower, Air Head composting head, large mirror, porcelain sink, mounted crystal lamp, and hot and cold pressure water. The galley and head soles are clear varnished fir.

Continuing aft is the main salon with cabinetry of high grade Honduras mahogany with raised panel doors and brass hardware, finished in satin varnish. To port is a three seat sleeper-sofa upholstered in dark green, covered with a beige tweed slipcover, two brass reading lamps with LED bulbs above, a high/low varnished mahogany drop-leaf dinging table and a built-in mahogany corner cabinet. To starboard is the helm with electronics, additional instrumentation above and sliding door adjacent to the wheel. There is a large fore and aft cabinet which includes the entertainment center and extra storage compartments with two mounted white porcelain America’s Cup lamps. The aft bulkhead includes hinged teak doors to the cockpit. The salon sole is clear varnished fir and includes hinged and lift-out hatches to access the engine room. All soles have been revarnished and most interior painted bulkheads have been repainted.

 

EQUIPMENT:

  • Searchlight with remote controls at both helms.
  • Masthead strobe light; 2 flood lights.
  • Polished bronze spoked wheel at lower helm; elkhide covered S/S wheel at upper helm.
  • Two folding Garelick cockpit chairs.
  • Radar reflector.
  • Brass Tide clock and matching barometer in berth area.
  • Howard Miller brass clock in salon.
  • Large PSR Paragon Senior water pressure pump.
  • Washdown pump with spigots at bow and in cockpit.
  • Micro filter for drinking water in galley.
  • 2011 new inner spring mattresses installed.
  • 2015 replaced salon curtains.
  • Life jackets, docklines, fenders with fleece covers.
  • Fire extinguishers, numerous spares.
  • All manuals for engines, transmissions, electronics and equipment.
  • Spare Danforth 35 lb HT anchor with 5/8” nylon rode.
  • 3 windshield wipers with hot water wash.
  • Flares.

 

COMMENTS:ALTAIR is a Custom 38’ Downeast style Cruiser built in 1988 to the highest standards by Jim Foley of Foley Boatbuilding. Her first owner was George H.W. Bush's cousin who contracted Foley, Glenn Holland and Wesmac to design and build this vessel. Her present owner purchased her in 1999. He had the flybridge installed by Patten’s Boatyard in Eliot, Maine, having purchased the flybridge from Northern Bay. The present owner has made numerous upgrades in his 22 years of ownership, and he reports that she has performed mechanically and electrically flawlessly. ALTAIR is a beautifully appointed boat and a stand-out in her condition, design and build quality. She is an ideal cruising vessel and has made 2 trips to the Bahamas, as well as numerous trips along the Atlantic seaboard. This Downeast Cruiser will not disappoint. Please call us for your inspection and thank you for your interest.

 

  

Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. Vessel subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

 

Mechanical Disclaimer: Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meter. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as ALL other representations noted on the listing.

 


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