37VT26 Victorious
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HIN: OEY370260485 more photos
Hull Laid: April 1985
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
Ken Heidi Maitland, June 2015
May 2015 Wilmington, NC
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Ken and Heidi Maitland May 2015 Victorious Cohasset, MA
Don Surratt and Ann Prentice December 2004 May 2015 Puffin Hampstead, NC
Tom and Anice Walker 2001? December 2004 Allington Castle Palm City, FL
Peter Perkins 2001? Tugboat Annie
JR Baumgartner1 1985 Tugboat Annie Ft Lauderdale, FL

About the Owners (past and present)

Ken and Heidi Maitland were owners of several sailboats from 1972 - 2010, ending with a Tayana 37. They most recently owned a Mainship 34 for 5 years before finding PUFFIN in Wilmington, NC in March 2015. (Inspiration for buying a LNVT came from seeing JOHN WILLIAMS in Merritt Island, Florida in 2012.) The Maitlands have cruised over the years in New England, alternating summer trips to Maine and Cape Cod, and then after both retired, winter trips to Florida in 2009 and 2012, Bahamas in 2009. Each summer for the last 9 years included trips to both Maine and Cape Cod.

First living in Marblehead, Massachusetts, then Cohasset, Massachusetts they now live in Duxbury, Massachusetts — all towns with good harbors!

With the name changed to VICTORIOUS, hull #26 needs some updating and refinishing. The decks have been stripped of several layers of varnish, the steering has been repaired, new batteries purchased, some redecorating has been accomplished. Solar panels, 260 watts, were added to the pilothouse roof. The main doors to the cockpit will be stripped and refinished, the mast and boom will be reinstalled in much better shape, and other innumerable projects are in the queue.


  • Straight salon settee
  • Galley to port
  • Pilot house has single engine-room floor-hatch to port
  • Stateroom has double seat to starboard

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Yanmar 4LH-DTE 170hp Turbo Diesel, 2000 hours (1/06)
  • ZF Marine Transmission
  • Right hand prop 23x18
  • Cipriano (Teleflex) Hydraulic steering (w/200 steering ram)
  • Single Raycor 900 fuel filter
  • Tankage
      • 150g diesel in 2 aluminum tanks (1995)
      • 150g water in 2 original aluminum tanks
      • 21g holding tank (a replacement) in welded plastic under stateroom bunk
  • Packing Gland
  • Cruisair 16000Btu split system heat pump. Compressor under sink and outboard. Two evaporators (galley and stateroom)
  • 2 electric bilge pumps with helm indicator lights and a Whale manual bilge pump
  • 2 Groco sea water strainers (engine and gen set)
  • Khalenberg Air Whistle
  • Raritan Head
  • Pressurized fresh water system
  • Water heater 10 gallon (from 120 VAC or engine cooling water)


  • 75A Alternator
  • Automatic 3-step Deep Cycle voltage regulator
  • Onan 4 KW generator
  • Xantrex Inverter/Charger
  • Link-10 Battery Monitor
  • 4 Trojan 6V 105 wetcell batteries (house bank and start bank)
  • 120VAC battery charger


  • Laminate counter tops
  • Frigaboat refrigerator/freezer with two side accesses
  • 3 burner electric stove and oven
  • 2 burner alcohol
  • Pull out drawer under stove


  • Raytheon 12 mile radar
  • Garmin GPS chartplotter
  • Furuno GPS
  • Datamarine depth
  • Cetek/Benmar Autopilot
  • Standard marine VHF
  • Furuno SSB
  • Jensen AM/FM/CD stereo with speakers in salon


  • Maxwell Windlass
  • 65# Forfjord anchor with 200' 8G chain
  • 37lb Fortress and 200' of 5/8" nylon rode
  • 65lb Bruce and 20' chain and 200' of 5/8 nylon line
  • Pressure salt-water washdown at bow
  • Fresh hot/cold water bibb in stern
  • 7.8 RIB with 5hp 4-stroke Honda outboard
  • New (2016) Wood mast and boom aft of stack

Original Purchase Information2

Date Ordered Buyer Hull Laid OEY's Cost to Build3 Shipping Cost from Taiwan Date Shipped Date Arrived in US Closing Sale Date Misc. Expenses4 Admiralty Ltd. Profit Approximate Delivered Price5
unknown Victory Tugs of FL. 4/85 $61,293.00 $8,647.00 unknown unknown 07/10/85 $1,405.17 $8,056.60 $79,401.77

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