37VT67 Brave Duck
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HIN: OEY370670987 more photos
Hull Laid: September 1987
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
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Phil and Nancy de l'Etoile
Winners 2011 LNVT Tug Trek Trophy
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Smoke Stack Art

Well it looks like now is the time! The Brave Duck is for sale. The price $170,000. If you have any questions or need any clarification, give a call.

There’s definitely some sadness here, but the time is right for us to move on. As has become a custom, it’s not at all unusual for LNVT alumni to show up at the annual rendezvous-ies. I’m certain that this will apply to us as well!

Phil de l’Etoile
West Sacramento, CA

916-698-2056 (Cell)
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Owner History

Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Phil and Nancy de l'Etoile Jan 13, 2004 Brave Duck San Francisco
Edward Lewis & Margery Robinson Jan 13, 2004 Tugether San Francisco
Tom Black 1988 Seattle Boat Show Josh Anne Seattle

Layout

  • "L" shaped salon sette
  • Mehrkens Galley (i.e. galley to starboard)
  • Pilot house has two engine-room floor-hatch to starboard
  • Engine access through stateroom steps
  • Stateroom has enlarged berth w/modified single seat setee to starboard
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Wheelhouse Bench

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Cummins 4BT3.9M turbocharged diesel engine, 1700 hours (1/08)
  • Borg Warner Velvet Drive Transmission, Replacement (08/2012):Model AS14-72C Ser # 1498, Ratio 2.57:1, Previous:Model 10.17.012, Ser #6305, Ratio 2.57:1)
  • 24x21 Propeller
  • Dual Raycor 500 fuel filters
  • Tankage
      • 160g diesel in 4 original black iron, with fuel monitoring and polishing system
      • 110g water in 2 bladders (TurtlePac) with 30 psi ShurFlo Model 182-200 Accumulator Tank
      • 28g Poly holding tank under berth w/ Dometic 4 stage monitor
      • 1 25lb aluminum LP cylinders
  • PSS dripless prop shaft seal
  • 2 electric bilge pumps without helm indicator lights and a
  • manual bilge pump
  • Groco ARG 1250 sea water strainer
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Air horn
  • Vacuflush & Purisan head
  • Pressurized fresh water system with expansion tank
  • Seaward S1200 - 11 gal. water heater (from 120 VAC or engine cooling water)
  • Added a propeller zinc (Size H)
  • Wheelhouse Mounted Air Conditioner
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Air Conditioner

Electrical

  • Balmar Alternator 150A Model 621-150 SR-IG and external 3-step Deep Cycle Automatic voltage regulator
  • House Bank =4 sets of 2 Trogan 6V T105 Golf Cart Batteries (Total 900 AH), (2011)
  • Starting Bank =1 Group 27, wet cell, 1000 MCA
  • Charles 50A 120VAC Battery charger
  • Charles Isolation Transformer 30 amp
  • All LED Lighting Inside and Outside
  • Galvanic Isolator (7/2013)
  • 15 Circuit Additional Sub-Panel For Electronics and Fuel Panel
  • 30A Connector for air conditioner
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Air Conditioner Shore Power

Stateroom and Salon

  • Enlarged the berth
  • Added wood shelving
  • Added window pulls
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Window Pulls

Galley

  • Corian-type counter tops
  • Adler Barbour Refrigerator/freezer with top and side access,
  • VD-1542 Lg Vertical Evaporator, Danfoss D35F Compressor CU 86 (8.8 cu ' cooling)
  • 3 burner gas stove and oven
  • Automatic LP shutoff and leak detector
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Salon and Galley

Electronics

  • RADAR— 2 Raymarine 90W 9" Displays w/4kw, 24" Digital Dome (2010) and Sea Talk High Speed Network Switch, Gyro Plus 2 transducer & fluxgate compass
  • GPS-Standard Horizon GSU-5H Smart DGPS Receiver (12/14/2010)
  • GPS :Raymarine RS130
  • AutoPilot - Raymarine P70R (2014) Power Head: EV-400, Control Head: E22167, w/Hynautic HH 5275 Helm Pump, 2 counteracting K-19 16.6 cu in Rams in Lazarette
  • AIS - Comar CSB Class B (07/2010)
  • VHF -Standard Horizon GX 12605AB,
  • Sounder Raymarine DSM 30 W/ B60 Tranducer w/12° tilt
  • PC Monitor: Big Bay 15" High Bright w/4.3 Amp Voltage Regulator & Power Cable
  • AM/FM/CD stereo with Bose speakers in pilot house and salon
  • Electronic Fuel Selection/Polishing System Displayed on Helm Panel
  • Dual Electro Guard Impressed current cathodic protection, Model 620B with second anode.
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Large Navigation Screen

Deck

  • Windlass Lofrans Progress II, Verticle Post , w/LW6963-5/16 RC Gipsey, Power Rating 1,540 lbs, Working Load 330 lbs, 49 ft/min retrieval (w/load)
  • 275' 5/16 G40 HG Hi Test Chain, (303 lbs) Working Load Limit = 3,900 lbs, Breaking Strength = 11,700 lbs
  • Anchors 45 lb Danforth, Auxiliary (in Lazzarett) 22 lb Bruce
  • Fresh hot/cold water bibb in stern
  • Wood mast and boom aft of stack
    • Electric winch to raise/lower mast
  • 1.25" rails on stern and upper deck
  • Washdown Pump FloJet Model 4325-143L, 4 gal/min, 40 psi (bow)
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Upper Deck Railsfrontawning10.jpg
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Midship Cleatsmastwinch16.jpg
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Extended Boarding Ladder Stored

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