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General Information

Listing# 132161

Chesapeake, VA, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
41 Classic
41 (ft.)
Fuel Type
Engine Model
6 D-380 N
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

***Temporary reduction to $129,900 until 11/30/2013 when she goes back in storage. Do NOT miss this opportunity!!!***

This is a gorgeous representation of a classic early 80's Defever. Owners have been meticulous in it's care.

Forward stateroom has large vee berth with filler, full sized closet, and head with shower (no stall) to port. There is a marble vanity counter top, new gray Formica, new plumbing fixtures and a new Par manual toilet installed. Over the V berths are shelves with fiddles, 2 opening ports, and an overhead hatch.

Walk up three steps to Main salon, which features a fully instrumented lower helm station, 2 companionway doors (1 port -1 starboard), upholstered blue velvet "L" shaped convertible dinette to port, "U" shaped galley to starboard with a wet bar aft to port. Both the galley and wet bar have new Formica counter tops, sinks and faucets that look quite attractive. The teak and holly sole in the salon was refinished recently. The salon also has a sapphire blue forward windshield cover for translucent light penetration and privacy.

The master stateroom has a full sized island berth to port with cabinets and new Formica counter space outboard. There is a walk in cedar lined closet. A "study desk" and aft deck companionway with new custom doors, screen and lexan inserts. The aft head includes a marble vanity counter top, new Formica, new fixtures and a tiled tub/ shower stall. The aft toilet is an electic Le vac unit.

Teak joinery and cabinet's highlight the yacht throughout.

The well-appointed galley includes a Magic Chef 4 burner propane stove/oven combo, pressurized heated water and a dockside water system.

The "U" shaped galley features a good deal of cabinetry both above and below the new counter tops. There are dish, glass and spice racks. The "U" shape makes it possible to reach virtually anywhere in the galley from one location. This, along with the microwave, simplifies food preparation. There are new aluminum propane tanks (2) along with an electric solenoid. This also Services the Force 10 BBQ grill mounted outside. There is also a new Norcold 12v / 120v refrigerator.

Electronics Included:
-Polaris VHF radio
-Standard Horizon VHF radio with remote mic new in 2002
-Danforth compasses (2) U/S & L/S
-Depth sounders
-Apelco Fish finder, speed & distance logs new 2002
-20 mile Raytheon radar
-Garmin GPS Map 176 new in 2003
-Simrad AP21 & AP 22 Autopilot: new in 2003

Electrical System:
-12 volt (DC); 110 volt (AC)
-Onan 7.5 KW generator, Repaired 2003 (new manifold, resistors and general service)
-5 batteries with parallel switch
-40 amp automatic battery charger
-Dockside electrical cables.
-All batteries were replaced in 2010
-Extensive re wiring of the yacht to incorporate the below listed items:
New 12v interior lighting fixtures
Windbugger - wind generator for battery charging at anchor (refurbished 2002).
Heart 1000 inverter / battery charger
Siemens solar panels (2) mounted on a custom frame over davits
-New battery selector switches.
-High output alternator installed
-New shore power cables

Deck and Hull
-2 anchors -
44# Delta Plow anchor with 150'chain 150' rode
Danforth anchor with 25' chain and 150' rode
75# storm anchor with chain and rode.
-Bow pulpit with rails
-Full enclosure on bridge
-Coast guard safety package
-All teak deck re-glassed & Allgrip finish in 2009
-Hull and upper cabin painted with Allgrip in 2010
-Simpson Law electric windlass (re-built 2005)
-Fenders and lines
-Life jackets / life ring
-Navigation lights
-Search light
-Swim platform
-Windshield wipers
-New windshield wiper armature and blades.

Bottom re-glassed in June 2002.

All exterior teak was refinished in Cetol in 2011.

New canvas including: steady sail cover; Bar B Q cover
All canvas work is in Sapphire Blue.
Windshield cover in mesh Sapphire Blue.
Power Survivor 35 Water maker
Emergency tiller,
Teak swim platform with ladder
Aft deck locker dunnage box
Fly bridge cushions
Simpson Lawrence Horizon Express Windlass: NEW 1997

Mechanical Details
-Two 1000 BTU Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioning; cabin, bridge controls
-Teleflex hydraulic wheel steering
-Acoustical insulation
-3 automatic and manual bilge pumps
-Electric and manual holding tank head.

Engine Details:
-Fresh water cooling system;
-Engine alarm and emergency stop
-Fuel shut off valve
-1.8 gals/hr fuel consumption (cruising)
-1100 hours since major overhaul; Oct. "98" overhaul date
-Raw water sea strainer.
-FPS-DX-D Automated Fuel Polishing System
-Raycor fuel filters for engine and gen set
-Groco strainer
-Good bronze thru hull fittings.
-Plastic holding tank.

The engine had a full scale $11,000 rebuild in 1997-98
The air conditioning units have new compressors, hosing and ducts installed.
New port fuel tank installed in 1997.
Hydraulic steering was completely overhauled at both stations.
Engine room has been completely detailed including new ceiling fixtures, 12v fan, carpeting, sound insulation.

This boat is ready to SAIL AWAY into the sunset in many far off ports for the right person. It is impossible to mention every little thing that was done to this yacht. Every fitting was inspected and replaced if required. All hatches and ports were reviewed, refitted and glass replaced if needed. Thousands of hours were spent by knowledgeable couple preparing her for an extensive trip which now is not possible. The owners of this vessel have kept her exceptionally clean. There are detailed logs and receipts for all service and gear.


Please submit any and ALL offers - your offer may be accepted! Submit your offer today!

We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results.

Take a look at ALL ***231 PICTURES*** of this vessel, AND A VIDEO, on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM.Contact us for a free report on this vessel. We pay upfront for a report on every vessel possible, and we provide this peace of mind to our buyers at no charge and with no commitment. All you have to do is ask! At POP Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE REPRESENTATION of every vessel we market. We are a full-service brokerage company, ready to assist you in purchasing any boat anywhere! Please allow us to be your eyes and ears on the ground and assist you with your next vessel purchase. Thank you for visiting and we look forward to speaking with you!

Stock #23624


This vessel was personally visited, photographed and video'd by Christopher Croxton of POP Yachts Int'l.