37VT66 Salty Paws
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HIN: OEY370660986 more photos
Hull Laid: September 1986
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
Bob Ewing, May 2016
Bilge Chocks Added April 2010
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Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Bob Ewing and Jeanne Koenig 25 May, 2016 Salty Paws Boothbay Harbor, ME
John and Jeanne Niccolls Sept 18, 2005 25 May, 2016 Knock Off Herrington Harbor, MD
Fred and Linda Byrum Apr 12, 2000 Sept 18, 2005 Knock Off White Stone, VA
David P. Sanders III Apr 2, 1995 Apr 12, 2000 Tuggie Northville, MI
Julian S. Richards1 Dec 31, 1986 Apr 2, 1995 Tuggie New Orleans, LA


  • "L" shaped salon settee
  • Galley to port
  • Pilot house has single engine-room floor-hatch to port
  • Stateroom has single seat with vanity shelf to starboard
  • Teak and holly floor leveling insert at top of stateroom stairs

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Cummins 4BT3.9M turbocharged diesel engine, 2260 hours (2/06)
  • Borg Warner Transmission (rebuilt April 2011)
  • Bilge keels (12" x 9') added, May, 2010 (see photos)
  • Raycor 500 fuel filter
  • Tankage
      • 120 gallons diesel fuel in two aluminum tanks with mechanical fuel gauges (2015)
      • 150g water in 2 orginal stainless steel tanks
      • 40g holding tank (a replacement) in welded aluminum under stateroom bunk
  • PSS dripless prop shaft seal (April 2011)
  • Cutlass bearing replaced April 2011
  • Hydronic hot water heater via hotwater coil and electric elements
  • 3 electric bilge pumps with helm indicator lights
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Reverso oil changing system
  • Aqualarm raw water flow alarm
  • 2 Groco sea water strainers (engine and gen set)
  • Cable steering (replaced by Atlantic Spar and Rigging, Annapolis, summer, 2007)
  • Kahlenberg 119 Whistle, air compressor in engine room, and air storage tank in the stack.
  • Electric macerator type head with aluminum holding tank
  • Fuel polishing system with Raycor filter
  • Pressurized fresh water system with expansion tank
  • Water heater (from 120 VAC or engine cooling water) Manufacturer: Atwood 8 gallon
  • Air conditioners
        • 12,000 Btu Cruise-air split system (compressor under berth, condensers in pilothouse glove box and stateroom's hanging locker)
        • 12,000 Btu Mermaid Marine Air system in starboard lazarette (April 2011)


  • Westerbeke 8 kW generator
  • Magnum Energy Model MS2812 Pure Sine Wave Inverter/Charger, 2,800 watts; 125 amp charger (new Oct 2012)
  • Magnum Battery Monitor Kit with ME-RC remote control panel wih LCD display in wheelhouse (new Oct 2012)
  • Zantrex Digital Echo Charge, 15 amp, provides charge to Group 31 windlass battery (new Oct 2012)
  • Two D8 house batteries (replaced Sept 2012); starting battery for generator and separate battery for windlass (both new Sept 2012)
  • "Smart Plug" shore power connections (2) installed spring 2012


  • Ceramic tile counter tops
  • Adler Barbour refrigerator/freezer with top and side access (2007)
  • Seaward 3 burner flat top electric range and oven (2007)
  • Microwave oven
  • Toaster oven


  • Garmin 5212 12.1" touchscreen network chart-plotter GPS (April 2012)
  • Garmin AIS 300 Class B AIS receiver (April 2012)
  • Garmin GMR 18 HD 36nm Radar (July 2013)
  • Lowrance HDS-5x Gen2 sounder/fishfinder (April 2012)
  • Simrad autopilot
  • ICOM ICM502 marine VHF
  • AM/FM/CD stereo with speakers in pilot house and salon
  • CO detector
  • Standard Horizon 30 watt hailer and two-way loud speaker


  • "Classic" tugboat scale mast added by David Sanders in Detroit.
  • Air compressor (120 VAC) and custom air tank (tank fitted in the smoke stack) power a Kallenberg whistle.
  • Stainless steel anchor with 10' stainless steel anchor chain and 200' nylon rode
  • Maxwell Windlass
  • Seawater wash-down at bow with indicator light in wheelhouse
  • Fresh hot/cold water shower in stern
  • Pilot house mounted spot
  • Aluminum mast aft of stack—hinged
  • Life lines supported on 1.5" stanchions on upper deck
  • Upper teak decks renovated at Buster Phipps boat works in Deale, MD. New caulk and sanded.
  • Lower teak decks renovated at Buster Phipps boat works in Deale, MD. New caulk and sanded.
  • Exterior teak trim and doors refinished — winter 2015
  • System 500 St. Croix Marine Products davits on new deck mounted posts (see photo gallery)–February, 2008

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