37VT31 Sully
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HIN: OEY370310685
Hull Laid: June 1985
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
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Lorre and Jerry July 2019
Leaving North Myrtle Beach July 2019
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Bolton Sanford March 2023 Sully Charleston, SC
Jerald and Lorre Jones January 2019 March 2023 Titan Hilton Head, SC
Smokey and Clara Stage September 2007 January 2019 Titan Edenton, NC
Debbie Ellis-Shaw 1996 September 2007 Sir Teady Dover, NH
Ed Parker 1996 Sea Hawk Marblehead, MA
Associated Marine Institutes
Charles T DePuy1 1985 Naples, FL

About the Owners (current and former)

Jerry and Lorre Jones: purchased Titan in Jan 2019, and keep her on Hilton Head Island, S.C. They currently live in Fayette County, GA and have two daughters and 5 grandchildren.

Titan, December 2018, Columbia NC

Titan Upgrades summary, not all inclusive
-Hull/paint, 2/19-5/19, had Titan pulled at boatyard in Wanchese N.C., Hull taken own to fiberglass and refaired, freeing ports reglassed, epoxy and barrier coated, bottom paint and all exterior blue paint redone.
-Exhaust,2/19-5/19, Exhaust system replaced from muffler aft.
-Packing gland, 2/19-5/19, Packing gland replaced with PFTE material.
-Electronics, 5/19, All New Garmin Electronics, Chartplotter, Autopilot, AIS, Nema 2000, 2x Transducers, 1 digital, 1 analog, extra depth finder display, extra GMI 20 display head (to operate autopilot if Chartplotter in full screen mode), New Phantom24 radar. New LED Spotlight.
-New refrigeration, 6/19, new compressor unit, new copper lines, cooling unit.
-Wave wifi system installed with wifi and cellular antennas, Verizon sim chip used.
-Solar, 9/19, New 4x100W Renogy solar panels on Plothouse roof, new EPPT charge controller.
-Inverter/Charger, 9/19, New Victron Multiplus 12/2000/80-50 120V VE bus, Inverter Charger
-Batteries/ wiring 9/19, New 3x4D Deep Cycle batteries, DC power supply converted to 1 House Bank for starting and house needs.
-Air conditioning, 9/19, 2x Dometic 16000 BTU A/C, reverse cycle heat units installed.
-Teak deck 9/20-3/21, New ½” Burmese Teak deck installed, quarter sawn, no screws or bungs!
-Cap rail and exterior teak repaired and refinished 9/20-3/21, 12-14 Coats of Epifanes Marine Varnish used.
-Doors, 9/20-3/21, disassembled, redone, refinished with 12-14 coats of Epifanes Marine Varnish.
-Mast, boom, mast gallows, Davit mounts,Navigation lights, rear teak steps to dinghy deck, 9/20-3/21, redone, new lights, rewired, refinished with 12-14 coats of Epifanes Marine Varnish.
-Salon and Pilothouse 5/21, , new cushions, new foam, Sunbrella covers.
-Floor panels,5/21, all removable floor panels in salon stripped and refinished.
-New Television in Salon, new Microwave.
-Dinghy stripped, primed , painted, new Suzuki 2hp, 4 stroke engine.
-Raw water pump replaced, Slurpee dry bilge system, new pump


  • "L" shaped salon settee
  • Galley to port
  • Pilot house has single engine-room floor-hatch to port
  • Pilothouse Teak/Koa Table
  • Engine access through stateroom steps to Dual Racor Filters
  • Stateroom has King V-Berth (no seat), with hanging clothes closet on port side and chest of drawers on starboard side


  • Bottom soda blasted, faired with fiberglass, epoxy coated, barrier coated, and bottom painted with Sea Hawk Tropicote, 2141EX(04/2019)
  • Hull sanded, primed and painted Awlcraft 2000, Carinthia Blue, AWL-F5359, (04/2019)
  • Eyebrow visor and top of stack (all blue parts) primed and painted (04/2019)
  • Freeing ports ground and reglassed and painted Alexseal Oyster White, T-9128, (04/2019)
  • Rudder and prop coated with Pettit Barnacle Barrier (04/2019)

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Cummins 4BT3.9M 100hp turbocharged diesel engine (Ser# 44129450), 1350 hours (2/06) ***Engine hours: best available info: a posting on lnvt.org at 02/06 showed 1350hrs, Key Stage at purchase 09/07 hour meter showed 301.5hrs, Jerald Jones at purchase 01/19 hour meter showed 912.0hrs. Hour meter appears to have been replaced prior to Key Stage purchase, estimate at 1400, which would put total time at 2312 for 01/2019.
  • Borg Warner Transmission 2.57:1 (Transmission fluid changed 07/2019, with 962.0 hrs on Tach)
  • Aquadrive CVA vibration isolator and driveshaft/engine/transmission alignment system
  • Engine exhaust system (replaced 03/2019)
  • Vetus Bow thrusters
  • Dual Racor 500 fuel filters, water sensor probes
  • Fuel polishing/transfer system (2008)
  • Oil change pump system (2008)
  • Tankage
      • 180g (approx.) diesel in 3 aluminum tanks: port aft, stbd fwd, and stbd aft (new 2008)
      • 150g water in 2 original stainless steel tanks, Hatches replaced with 6” Beckson plastic deck plates (8/2019)
      • 30g grey water plastic tank (new 2008) replaces port fwd fuel tank
      • Black water holding tank
      • 1 x 30lb aluminum LP cylinder
  • SeaStar Hydraulic Steering (with a 150 hydraulic ram)
  • Vacuflush head
  • Pressurized fresh water system with expansion tank
  • Water heater (from 120 VAC or engine cooling water)
  • Heavy duty auxiliary 12V Bilge pump 2008
  • High water bilge alarm
  • Firebox Manual /Automatic Fire Extinguisher System Engine Room (serviced/inspected 02/2019)
  • Slurpee Dry Bilge System (new Shurflo 4138-111-E65 pump 01/2020)


  • Balmar MC-612 Voltage Regulator
  • Balmar 621-100-SR-IG Alternator
  • Westerbeke 3.8 kW generator
  • Link-20 Battery Monitor
  • 3 NAPA #8274 Deep Cycle, 135Ah Flooded Group 4D batteries for house bank(new 09/19)
  • Victron Multiplus Compact 2000W pure sine wave Inverter/Charger
  • Xantrex 40A 120VAC battery charger
  • Xantrex echo-charge 12/24 Volt 15 A
  • Guest 4531001 Galvanic Isolator
  • Battery isolator
  • 4 x 100W Renogy Eclipse solar panels mounted on pilot house roof, configured in 2 panels in series (bank) with 2 banks in parallel
  • Tracer A3210AN 30A MPPT Controller
  • Two, SmartPlug 30A shorepower inputs, and two 50’, 30A cords.

Galley and Salon

  • Adler Barbour refrigerator/freezer with top and side access (all components replaced 05/2019)(serviced 08/06/2019)
  • 3 burner gas stove and oven
  • New Counter Tops/Refinished Fiddles/New Brass Galley Faucet 2009
  • Cabin heater….Force 5 unit, powered by Primus stove unit, uses primus type gas bottles.
  • Two, Dometic ECD-16K air conditioning units, 16,000 btu each, one in aft lazerette for salon, one under king berth for stateroom and pilothouse. Units also have reverse cycle for heat. (New 10/2019)


  • STD Horizon GX5500S marine VHF
  • Garmin 8616xsv Chartplotter/Sonar Combo (new 04/2019)
  • Airmar B75C 600 watt bronze transducer for depth up to 500 ft (new 04/2019)
  • Garmin GMI 20 Marine Instrument Display (new 04/2019)
  • Airmar DT812 Digital Bronze transducer for above GMI-20 (new 04/2019)
  • Garmin GMR Phantom 24 Digital Pulse Doppler Radar (new 04/2019)
  • Garmin Reactor 40 Autopilot (new 04/2019)
  • Garmin AIS 800 Automatic Identification System Transceiver (new 04/2019)
  • NMEA2000 backbone interface (new 04/2019)
  • Wave Wifi Mbr 550 Marine Broadband Router (new 06/2019)
  • Wave WiFi Cellular antenna (new 06/2019)
  • Wave WiFi Rogue WiFi antenna (new 06/2019)
  • Stryker Golight 30004 LED Remote Control Searchlight (new 04/2019)
  • Seawatch 3019 Marine TV/FM antenna (new 06/2019)
  • Sony AM/FM/CD stereo with speakers in pilot house and salon


  • New Burmese 1/2" thick Teak deck installed 02/2021, no screws or bungs!
  • All exterior teak refinished with 12+ coats of Epifanes Gloss Varnish (2021)
  • Pilothouse doors removed, totally re-built and finished with Epifanes Gloss Varnish, inside and out. (2021)
  • Lofrans KOBRA Windlass
  • #6 , 65 lb Forfjord anchor with 375' BBB chain
  • #16 Fortress anchor with 10’ SS 5/16” chain lead and 200' of 1/2" nylon rode
  • 35 lb. CQR anchor
  • Seawater washdown bow, (new pump 06/2019)
  • Fresh hot/cold water in stern
  • Pilot house mounted spot light:Stryker Golight 30004 LED Remote Control Searchlight (new 04/2019)
  • St. Croix davits
  • Westmarine 9' Roll-up inflatable, (new 06/2019)
  • Wood mast and boom aft of stack, complete overhaul and refinish 05/2021.
  • Gaff rigged Steadying Sail on boom
  • Fuel vents re-routed to port bulkhead above deck, Racor LG 100 fuel/air filters each vent line
  • Camcleat/Fairlead Fender mounts, 3 each port and starboard
  • 2500 lb. 12V remote control winch with accessory battery box, mounted on stack, replaced cable with synthetic winch rope 06/2019
  • LED combination steaming/anchor light
  • LED towing lights
  • Deck lights on spreaders
  • 12 V Mast winch, solar charger for battery box
  • Emergency tiller
  • Bow Puddin'

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
05/21/85 Victory Tugs of FL. 6/85 $60,201.50 $9,791.00 unknown unknown 09/27/85 $1,769.16 $9,170.34 $80,932.00

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