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1988 Island Packet 31

Willsboro, New York







Basic Boat Info

Price: $54,000 (Sale Pending)
Make: Island Packet
Model: 31
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31 ft
Beam: 11'6 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft
Displacement: 11,000 lb
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GM30F
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Engine Hours: 1839


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 46 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 14 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers, Cutter


John Andrews
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Boats R Fun
29 Klein Way
Willsboro, New York, US, 12996-4049
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.

General Description

This vessel is a 100% FRESH-WATER EXPERIENCED cutter-rigged, blue water-capable cruiser built with a solid reputation as a seaworthy sailing craft. 

She is in excellent condition!!!

Construction attributes include a balloon closed cell resin core on the decks that do not allow water intrusion like balsa cores. 


The IP31 features a large “U” shaped galley, a good-sized head and, for enjoyment and/or entertaining, a bulkhead-mounted table

The V Berth is spacious with an opening hatch and portlight and there is plenty of storage with a hanging locker on port of entrance, shelves on either side and 2 cabinets under the berth. There are 2 reading lights.

The head is aft on starboard and includes a sink, shower, commode, teak towel holder, two mirrors and cabinet. There is an opening port and hatch.

The Main Saloon features an “L” shaped settee on starboard that converts to a double berth. There is a straight settee across on port with a hanging locker forward of it. The dining table stores on starboard saloon bulkhead when not in use. There is an opening hatch, 4 opening ports, 4 reading lights and 1 12Volt fan for light and ventilation.

The “U-shaped galley is on the port side with double sink, 3 burner propane stove & oven, large top loading, double door ice box and refrigerator, lots of storage and a single opening port.

A quarter berth suitable for a couple includes a forward facing Nav Station. The cleverly designed quarter berth becomes a seat for the nav. table. There are 2 opening ports and an opening hatch. The deep Cockpit provides security & is long enough for entertaining and sleeping.


This vessel is an extremely roomy 31 footer. You can comfortably sleep 4, but can also accommodate 6 if need be with a convertible saloon that affords plenty of room for guests. 

Forward v-berth with removable filler cushion

Large open salon with unique, large fold down table with wine and liquor storage rack

Pull out sleeping berth conversion in salon

Navigation table

Excellent ventilation with 4 hatches and screened ports

Hanging locker forward and in v-berth cabin

Roomy cockpit over 7’ with custom cushions, cockpit cold water shower

Marine head with stainless steel sink, two mirrors, vanity with teak cabinets over and under

Shower (hot and cold) with teak wood seat and curtain

Cockpit shower (cold water)


U-shaped design with Formica surfaces, teak sea rail edges

3 burner propane stove (gimbaled) with oven and cutting board top

Cold Plate Alder-Barber 11 cubic foot refrigeration/freezer, shelf and divider, heavily insulated w/ dual voltage cold plate system

Refrigeration compressor located below the port cockpit locker

Double stainless steel sinks with hot and cold pressurized water and manual hand pump

Built-in trash receptacle

Finished teak drawers and shelves, large dry storage locker

Teak paper towel holder

Many teak storage lockers and areas


Garmin GPSMAP 740s Chartplotter

Garmin XM Weather Antenna

Tic-Tac wireless wind speed and wind direction meter

Fully rigged single sideband radio                                                                        

Radar backstay self leveler mount (no radar unit – can be easily added to Garmin GPS

St 4000 Autopilot

ICOM 56 VHF plus portable handheld VHF

Water tank gauge, engine hours, bilge pump control

Marine stereo hook-up w/ 4 internal Bose speakers

Compass, pedestal mounted with binnacle




4-way battery switch, circuit breakers for 12v DC cord and 115v AC systems, battery test system, reverse polarity protection light

115v AC shore power with dockside power cord

Xantrex 40 amp battery charger with external electric battery gage at nav station

All lights, cabin and navigation, are LED

Hot water heater, 6 gallon marine type with engine heat exchanger and 115v AC operations

Converter/battery charger

Three Optima AGM batteries (deep cycle) – new 2017

Automatic bilge pump with float switch

Entire rig and all underwater metals electrically bonded


Sails & Rigging

Keel stepped mast

New full batten mainsail (2018) with double reef points and burgundy sail cover

Newer radial dacron130% jib with burgundy luff tape, Custom made by Shore Sails,  Rigged on Harken roller furler

Spare roller reefing 110% jib

Staysail on Harken roller furler for cutter rig 

Garhauer solid boom vang

Jib sheet winches (2) Lewmar 40c, 2 speed

Main sheet winch (1) Lewmar 7c

Halyard winches (2) Lewmar 7c

Main sheet traveler with roller bearing car, adjustable stops

Welded stainless double bow rail and stern rail, stanchions

Double lifelines with quick release hooks aft and on port and starboard sides

Anchor roller with deck pipe to forepeak

Lofrans manual Windlass

Harken lazy jack system

Double through mast mainsail reefing system led to cockpit

Six 10” mooring cleats, chocks forward

Twin backstays for easy stern boarding and unobstructed helm seating

Topping lift adjustable at mast

Keel stepped mast, all anodized spars

Telescoping whisker pole


Cream-colored gelcoat and burgundy boot stripe,  Built solidly to Island Packet standards, the topsides are fiberglass reinforced for rigidity with adequate non-skid on the flat working decks and cabin sole. A well designed, secure hull to deck joint fabrication, along with all sail control lines that are led aft to the cockpit make for a comfortable cruiser with a minimum of crew movement and ease of solo sailing.



Burgundy sail cover for main

Sunbrella Dodger and Bimini with zip-on side and stern Eisinglass window enclosures with screens


Weems & Plath Clock & Barometer

Hot/Cold Pressure Water

Owner's Manuals

Weems & Plath Oil Lamp

Port Light Screens

Cockpit shower/wash-down installed

Racor twin fuel polishing system

Bowsprit platform is equipped with an anchor roller allowing ground tackle to be easily retrieved and stored, always ready for immediate use.

Lofrans manual windlass

Garhauer dingy outboard lift on stern rail

Two aluminum 10lb propane tanks located in port side cockpit locker

To many new spare parts to mention including new starter, filters, belts, impellers, injectors, riser, etc.

Cockpit cushions in excellent condition


Danforth Plow anchor, 20’ chain, 80’ ¾” nylon rode

Fortress FX16 anchor

Taylor Made bumpers

Fire extinguishers


Personal floatation devices

Roll-Up Three Person Inflatable Dinghy (slats) – West Marine - 2011

Yamaha 4hp 4 stroke outboard (internal gas tank) - 2011

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.

Disclaimer This calculator is intended solely for general informational purposes, and to provide a rough estimate based on the information you provide. You should not base your decision on this estimate alone.