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Price: $54,900
Brand: Island Packet
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1988
Length: 31 ft.
Name: Hennepin
Location: Au Gres, MI



1988 Island Packet 31

Brokers Comments:
As one of the largest 31 foot boats you will ever see, the Island Packet 31 stands out with volume and storage unlike anything her size. Hennepin is a 1988 upgraded one owner, meticulously maintained, absolutely pristine condition vessel. Original equipment from the factory such as lines led aft and stainless-steel ports. You may find others out there for less money, but Hennepin is the best value as compared to many others that are showing their age. If you want a stiff sailing classic with the versatility of a split rig and the history of continued good care, look no further.

Contact Dave Regnet at RCR Yachts 419-202-0201,

General Specifications:
Hull Type: Long Keel
Rig Type: Cutter
LOA: 31.00'
LWL: 27.75'
Beam: 11.60'
Displacement: 11000 lbs.
Ballast: 4500 lbs.
Designer: Robert K. Johnson
Builder: Island Packet Yachts (USA)
Water: 70 gals.
Fuel: 25 gals.
Holding: 14 gals.
Bridge Clearance: 43.5 feet
Auxiliary: Yanmar, 3GM 30 F 30HP

The Island Packet 31 offers more interior volume than any boat of it’s size. Starting forward, there is a spacious v-berth, sleeping two with hanging locker to port. The head is next aft to starboard with access door to the main salon and forward cabin, The main salon has a teak and holly sole, bulkhead mounted table, “L” shaped settee to starboard which converts to a double and facing settee which sleeps one to port. Underneath, behind and above both of these settees is storage and there is a hanging locker, also. To port of the companionway is the “U” shaped galley. To starboard is the nav table and single quarterberth.

The "U" shaped galley is to port of the companionway and is a safe place for the cook to work.
Double bowl stainless steel sinks
Hot and cold pressure water
Hand operated fresh water pump
Two burner propane stove with oven
Refrigerated Ice Box
Large Dry Hold
Corelle dishes, 4 place settings
Silverware for 8
Pot & Pans
Electric hot plate, 2 burner
Electric coffee pot
Stove top coffee pot

Deck and Hull:
Island Packets have wonderfully wide decks with outboard shrouds and good handrails allowing safe egress forward.
Dodger with Hand Rails (new 2015)
Cockpit Awning
Cockpit Table
Cockpit Shower
Dock Lines, Gold Braid (4) 20’, (2) 10’, (1) 30’
Fenders (5)
Double Anchor Roller
CQR (25LB) with 22’ Chain and 110’ Rode (Gold Braid)
Barbeque grill
Dinghy Davits

Sails & Rigging:
Main Sail, full battens with two Reef Points and Cover
130% Genoa on Harkin Roller Furler
Staysail on Harkin Roller Furler
4:1 Traveler Control System
Self-Tailing Primary winches
Boom Vang

Lowrance 9” Elite GPS Chartploter
Depth, Distance, Course etc.
Navico Autopilot (Navico Wheel Pilot 4000)
VHF Radio

Spare Parts, oil filters, fuel filters, air filters
Winch Handles 1 stainless, 1 floating
Boat and Equipment Manuals
Clock and Barometer (Wheems and Plath)
Stainless Steel Screens New 2016
Bosun's Chair
Dress Ship Courtesy Flags
Coast Guard Gear
Chart Books, Lakes Erie, Michigan, Huron & Superior
Life Jackets and Harnesses
Ships Bell
Stainless Steel Air Horn
Shore Power Cords, 25’ & 50’
Hull Waxed, spring and fall every year


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Dave Regnet - Sales & Brokerage

Sandusky, Ohio


Phone: 419-202-0201

Dave Regnet learned to sail when he was 8 at summer camp on Lake Chautaugua. He returned 7 more summers because sailing (and teaching others to sail) became his passion. Dave grew up in Buffalo where he has been active in the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club since the early 1980s. In 2007, Dave moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth area and became active in the Lake Grapevine Sailing Club. Returning north in 2010, Dave and his wife, Rebecca, joined the St. Marys Boat Club located on Grand Lake St. Marys. He was club champion in 2017. Dave’s retirement from over 30 years in manufacturing, sales management, and plant operations allows him to pursue his passion for boating by adding value to buyers and sailors alike in the Sandusky area of Lake Erie.