37VT28 Lady Katie
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HIN: OEY370280585 more photos
Hull Laid: May 1985
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
Capt. Bill & Katie Horwitz
On the hard for repairs (2013)
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Capt. Bill & Katie Horwitz August 2005 Lady Katie Clearwater, FL
Unknown est. 2003 August 2005 Annabel Lee Clearwater, FL
Ed and Jackie Geserick est. 2003 Annabel Lee Lake Mary, FL & St. Michaels, MD
Paul and Becky Curtis Annabel Lee St. Michaels, MD

About the Owners (current and former)

Capt. Bill & Katie Horwitz: We purchased #28 formerly Annabelle Lee about four years ago in Clearwater Beach Florida. She was renovated in the salon with beautiful Italian leather (My wife Katie, whom the boat is now named "Lady Katie") insisted on the retro fit as a condition for purchase . Also added freshwater head and 2nd AC unit in berth and relocated new AC amidships near galley which increased efficiency. (It's hot here in Florida!)

I am a seasoned skipper……ex USCG and 100 ton Master….HOWEVER… as a happily retired guy with "lots of projects" on my plate, most of our boating is limited to sunset cruises on the Gulf of Mexico …..usually of duration limited to the amount of gourmet cheese and wine aboard! I first fell in love with LNVT when I saw a new one at the Miami Boat show in the mid 80's. Unfortunately I passed on that one and bought a 49' Pilothouse Marine trader for the added space and to better fit my living aboard status for the next five years….BIG MISTAKE! I now feel the LNVT would have offered comparable space and certainly more ability for cruising… (from a July 2009 email)


  • Galley to port
  • Custom leather interior

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • 165 Hp Mercruiser-Cummins w/ 700 hours (installed in 2000)
  • New transmission (installed in 2000)
  • 4 Kw Northern Lights generator w/ 130 hours (installed 2004)
  • Two Cruisair AC units w/ SMX controls
  • Fresh water head
  • Holding tank w/ new sanitation hoses and Y-valves
  • Oil change system
  • Vetus bow thruster
  • Kahlenberg air horns


  • Stereo w/ Bose speakers
  • Two Plasma TV's


  • Grunet holding plate refrigeration
  • Propane stove
  • Remote propane on/off switch


  • Radar,GPS Color Chartplotter, VHF, 2 Depthfinders, Hailer, Auto fog
  • Simrad Autopilot w/ handheld remote
  • Carlisle spotlight
  • Tank Tender fuel level monitors


  • Aluminum mast
  • SS window frames
  • Aft deck bimini
  • Nicro vents
  • Dorade vents
  • Windlass

Original Purchase Information1

Date Ordered Buyer Hull Laid OEY's Cost to Build2 Shipping Cost from Taiwan Date Shipped Date Arrived in US Closing Sale Date Misc. Expenses3 Admiralty Ltd. Profit Approximate Delivered Price4
04/02/85 Boathouse 5/85 $56,827.00 $8,647.00 07/04/85 08/07/85 08/15/85 $2,088.97 $8,059.03 $75,622.00

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