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1988 Dyer 29 Extended Hardtop Cruiser

Marion, Massachusetts

$128,500

PRELIMINARY VESSEL DETAILS

ENCORE is a very special 1988 Dyer 29 Hardtop which has had the benefit of an extensive refit since 2020 when her present owner purchased her. These improvements include Awlgripped topsides, painted decks and cockpit, rebuilt hardtop, new windlass, new Sidepower bow thruster, new 12V electrical panel, new inverter, new pilothouse windows, new S/S deck hardware and cleats, new hot water heater, new holding tank, new refrigerator, new drop curtains aft, new varnish, new cockpit and berth cushions, and so much more.

Several other unique features include the 2012 installation of her Yanmar 315 hp diesel, providing 16 knot cruising speed if desired. Also, there is a flush engine access instead of a raised engine box. Extra lockers were built into the cockpit as were the refrigerator, place for stove and S/S sink. Attractive white wicker helm and companion seats were installed. Below, she has a custom Nav table and much larger enclosed head with new fresh water W.C. She is truly a Custom Dyer 29. Please call for your inspection and thank you for your interest.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Dyer
Model: 29 Extended Hardtop Cruiser
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: The Anchorage, Inc, Dyer Boats, Warren, RI
Designer: Nicholas Potter
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: DYEJ0286L788
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 29 ft
Length Overall: 28'6 ft
Waterline Length: 26 ft
Beam: 9'6 ft
Max Draft: 2'6 ft
Displacement: 8,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 6LPA-STP2
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 315hp
  • Year: 2012

Other

Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Downeast, Cruisers

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 AND DECK:

  • New Awlgrip painted dark blue hull topsides; new cockpit painted sole, and white side decks by Interlux Brightside.
  • Solid fiberglass hull.
  • Cockpit sole is fiberglass over plywood.
  • Hardtop rebuilt of cored fiberglass, and then Awlgripped.
  • New overhead and trim; new handrail on overhead.
  • new portlight gaskets, lenses and screens.
  • Vinyl spray rail.
  • Rebuilt hardtop with varnished teak windshield frame and front opening windshields.
  • Varnished teak bowsprit, toerail, handrails and eyebrow with new 4-6 coats of varnish.
  • New freshly painted bulkheads and helm seats.
  • New Lofrans dual action windlass.
  • New swim platform, 2021.
  • New Bomar foward hatch.
  • New anchor roller on bowsprit.
  • Two new S/S bow cleats with backing plates and new springline cleats (total of 7 new S/S cleats.
  • S/S rubrail and bow rail.
  • Additional storage cockpit cabinets and lockers with cockpit repainted.
  • New glass sliding side windows in wheelhouse.
  • Built-in painted stern seat.
  • Port and starboard wicker helm and companion seats, painted white.
  • New engine box which eliminates need for standard Dyer engine box.
  • New Toast-colored Sunbrella side and drop curtains aft.
  • New Sidepower Bow Thruster, 2022.  

 

TANKAGE:

Fuel: 130 gallons in two aluminum tanks with new fuel manifold system.

Water: 25 gallons in bladder tank under port berth.

Holding: yes, 25 gallon bladder tank with new hoses and y-valve to discharge overboard via new 12V macerator pump (also deck discharge).

New Isotherm hot water heater.

Tank Watch holding tank alert system.

 

ENGINE & MECHANICAL:

  • 2012 Single Yanmar 315 hp diesel, 6 cylinder, FWC, with 454 hours as seen on the hour meter 11/23.
  • New engine cover.
  • Morse throttle controls.
  • Teleflex hydraulic steering.
  • Rebuilt ZF63-A transmission, 2:1 reduction gear.
  • 1 1/2” S/S shaft; 18 x 17 LH 4 bladed prop.
  • Fuel tank gauge.
  • New dual Racor fuel filters.
  • Spur cutters on shaft.
  • New engine mounts and new engine insulation.
  • New after cooler.
  • All injectors rebuilt.
  • Cooling system serviced.
  • Groco bronze sea strainer.
  • Fiberglass muffler out transom.
  • Skeg bar to protect prop.
  • Bronze rudder with 1 ¼” S/S rudder post.
  • Cruising speed: 15-16 knots @ 2900 RPM.
  • Maximum speed: 22 knots @ 3800 RPM.

 

ELECTRICAL:

  • 12V DC & 110V AC systems.
  • 30 amp shore power service.
  • new 12V bilge pumps, and manual bilge pump.
  • One West Marine AGM Group 27 engine start battery.
  • One West Marine 4D house battery.
  • New Vevor 3500w inverter.
  • 2023 Guest Charge Pro battery charger.
  • New 12V circuit breaker panel. 
  • Balmar alternator with Balmar Max Charge MC-614 regulator.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS:

  • For two.
  • Anchor rode locker followed by vee berths with shelves above and storage lockers below, with 2 brass reading lights.
  • Next aft to starboard is a hanging locker and a custom nav station with swivel seat.
  • Opposite is an extra large enclosed head to port, with 12V freshwater electric W.C. head, S/S sink, hot and cold pressure water.
  • The cabin sole is teak and holly.
  • There is a galley sink built in wheelhouse, folding Comfee microwave (flips up and down and can be easily removed), and new Isotherm S/S drawer refrigerator.

 

ELECTRONICS: 

  • Garmin 2006/2010 GPS-MAP & GPS 17.
  • Autohelm depthsounder.
  • ICOM M302 VHF radio.
  • New Ritchie binnacle compass.

 

EQUIPMENT:

  • 25 lb CQR Plow anchor with new 1/4" chain lead and 150’ rode; spare Fortress FX-16 anchor.
  • Fire extinguishers.
  • Fenders; docklines.
  • Boat hook.
  • Engine spares.
  • New cockpit cushions; new Sunbrella cabin cushions.
  • Ensign and staff.
  • Handheld cockpit shower.
  • 12V wipers.
  • 2 fire extinguishers.
  • 12V Guest spotlight.
  • New S/S Horn; flares.
  • Two folding West Marine chairs.
  • Life jackets.

COMMENTS:  

ENCORE is a very special 1988 Dyer 29 Hardtop which has had the benefit of an extensive refit since 2020 when her present owner purchased her. These improvements include Awlgripped topsides, painted decks and cockpit, rebuilt hardtop, new windlass, new Sidepower bow thruster, new 12V electrical panel, new inverter, new pilothouse windows, new S/S deck hardware and cleats, new hot water heater, new holding tank, new refrigerator, new drop curtains aft, new varnish, new cockpit and berth cushions, and so much more.

Several other unique features include the 2012 installation of her Yanmar 315 hp diesel, providing 16 knot cruising speed if desired. Also, there is a flush engine access instead of a raised engine box. Extra lockers were built into the cockpit as were the refrigerator, place for stove and S/S sink. Attractive white wicker helm and companion seats were installed. Below, she has a custom Nav table and much larger enclosed head with new fresh water W.C. She is truly a Custom Dyer 29. Please call 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.

 

DISCLAIMER TO BOARD VESSEL: In the event the Buyer boards the vessel either on land or in the water without a broker or owner, the Buyer(s) agrees and understands he boards at his sole risk and liability.