Boat Details


1981 37' Roughwater Trawler

37' X 11' 7" X 4'

Asking Price....$59,000


View the Data Sheet for this vessel                      Listing Broker: David Franz  907-209-6136

  General: ID: 1824  
Affordable Comfort and Steadfastness. Looking for the perfect combination of reliable comfort and economical cruising with true classic lines? This Roughwater 37 , is the perfect option. Redesigned in the late 1970 s she sports a state of the art fiberglass hull that mimics the original wood design rendering an eye catching timeless beauty. With an 11-foot beam and traditional cabin styling, this vessel is roomy and well appointed.

Grizzly Bear is the model of traditional craftsmanship. A sliding glass door leads from the aft deck to the main helm station located on the starboard side. A new captains chair sits before the handsome helm station. On the port side is an original first mates chair and behind that a built in bench with deep cushion that provides storage and seating. Above head storage for fishing rods and charts keep tools within reach. A privacy door lifts to revel the roomy wrap around dinette and over sized table that converts to a double berth. The galley boasts built in teak shelves, teak accented cabinets and drawers, a large Formica counter top, a refrigerator/freezer, Magic 3 burner stove and oven and stainless steel sink. Large windows with custom window coverings throughout the boat flood the vessel with light. A full sized head with expansive storage cabinets and drawers which also includes a large window and stainless steel sink is forward of the galley. A 10-gallon hot water tank insures a warm shower after a great day on the water. The v-berth has even more storage including lipped shelves and cavernous cabinets and deep fabric cushions for sleeping comfort. A hull porthole provides additional light.

 Engine and Mechanical:
Approximately 200 low hours are on the Perkins single diesel 225 hp engines. Known for reliability and economical use of fuel; cruise at 10 knots with a range of up to 800 miles. Two 115-gallon fuel tanks and two 50-gallon fresh water tanks allow for more time on the water and less provisioning. Considered a very easily sailed vessel, the bow thruster on Grizzly Bear will make docking even easier. She has a long boat length keel that assists the Wagner Hydraulic steering with Morse Controls in even the toughest seas rendering a comfortable and stable ride. Created with 10 layers of hand laid fiberglass and roving, this Roughwater vessel is stout and built to last.

 Electrical and Electronics:
From the interior main helm, utilize the array of electronics built into the teak helm. A Cetec Benmar course setter, Garmin 182C GPS/ plotter, Sitex depth sounder and radar and a Uniden LTD715 VHF radio accompany the Richie compass in exploring unknown waters. The Red dot heater and forced air furnace provide warm air on the stormiest of days. The electrical panel for monitoring and operating other systems are right there at the helm.

 Notes and Extras:
An eye catching shiny red hull and bright white upper hull emphasizes the rewarding lines of Grizzly Bear. A freezer and extra storage locker nestle in the aft cockpit, which was designed for maximum comfort and functionality. A handsome teak safety rail and transom doors provide mobility and stability on the walk around side decks. The multi- stepped design affords ample room for the davit and 10 Caribe dingy with 15hp Johnson motor topside, and room for the two necky single kayaks also included with this beautiful vessel. Handsome teak rails offer multiple ties down spots for additional equipment. Two anchors with appropriate chain and rode are easily dropped with the Captain Anchor windless. At $65,000, Grizzly Bear affords the unique combination of reliability, economy and comfort. Enjoy many days on the water with family and friends cruising with this sea worthy vessel. Contact us today for your personal showing of this classic beauty.


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