Boat Details

1977 Islander MK III 32′



Very clean Islander 32 with newer electronics’ including an AIS receiver and chart plotter, newer standing rigging, sails in above avg. condition. This boat shows like she has been well cared for. Ready to cruise the Sea of Cortez

This vessel is located in beautiful San Carlos Sonora, Mexico, A short 250 mile drive on a safe 4 lane highway from Nogales, Az. San Carlos is a known boating destination/community, featuring breathtaking scenery, quiet anchorages nearby, great fishing, diving, two marinas, 3 haul out facilities and much more.

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.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.


San Carlos Yachts
Division of Mazatlan Marine Center
Don Brame & Brisa Llanes
Edificio Marina San Carlos Local # 3
San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico 85506
Toll-free 1-855-846-7245
Our Local phone 011 52 (622) 226-0037

Detailed Information

Classic sailboat with many recent upgrades, new standing rigging, running rigging, sails and new shiny awlgrip paint over exterior hull and deck, new garmin nav and radar dome.


LOA:  32 ft

Lod:  30 ft

Lwl:  28 ft

Draft:  5 ft 6 inches

Beam:  11 ft 8 inches

Height (bridge clearance):  37 ft 

Displacement:  9 ton

Ballast:  4200 lb

Headroom:  6 ft 4 inches

Hull material:  Fiberglass

Keel type:  Deep

Engine and propulsion

Original engine, new fuel lines, fuel filters, hour meter, temp gauge.

Engine make:  Volvo Penta

Engine model:  MD7A

Engine year:  1977

Engine hours:  Unknown, hour meter installed in 2017 with 50 hrs since then

Horse power:   13.5

Cruising rpm:  1800

Cruising speed:  5.5 knots

Max speed:  6 knots

Max rpm:  2200

Range:  400 Mi

Fuel type:  Diesel

Propeller type:  Fixed 3 full blade

Tank Capacity

Fuel capacity:  29 gallons

Fuel tank material:  Aluminum

Total No. Fuel tanks:  1

Water capacity:  50 gallons

Water tank material:  Plastic

Total No. Water tanks:  1


Classic original wood in good condition. New Jabsco head, ice box with 12 V refrigeration unit keeps things cold without ice.

V-berth sleeps:  2

Dinette sleeps:  2

Quarter berth sleeps:  1 

Single berths:  3

Double berths:  1

Cabins:  1

Heads:  1


Refrigeration:  Sea frost

Stove:  Hillerange, gimbal 3 burner  and oven

Water system:  Fresh water and sea water pump to galley sink

Cooking fuel:  Propane

Sink:  Single SS

Other:  Safety strap, wood condiment rack

Electronic and Navigation Equipment

Radar:  Garmin, GMR 18 HD Radar model (14258792) new in 2016

VHF:  Standard Horizon, Eclipse GX1300

GPS:  Garmin, 741 xs Multifunction display (2016)

AIS receiver:  Standard Horizon, (included in VHF)

Depth sounder:  Garmin Airmar, P79 in hull (2016)

Knotmeter:  Garmin, GMI Marine instrument (2017) 

Plotter:  Included in Garmin (GPS)

Compass:  Pedestal and in GPS

Equipment manuals:  Yes

Electrical Systems

New Garmin GPS Map 741 multifunction display and GMR radar value pack installed 2016. Solar system keeps batteries charged and can handle more solar panels.

House bank 1:   (3) Deep cycle marine, 120 amps-hours (11/2016)

Start bank:  (1) Deep cycle starter, 120 amp-hours (11/2016)

Battery monitor:  Perko

Battery switch:  Perko

Alternator:  on engine

Inverter:  Prowatt 6, 600 watts

Solar panel:  Siemens, 75 watts

Sails & Rigging

New running rigging, main and jib, boom vang all in the last 3 years!

Main:  new 2012 full battens with adj batt slide fittings and 1 row of reef

Jib:  New 2014 Jib/Genoa Miter Cut 135% w/cover & foam

Sail material:  Main 7.62 oz HA Dacron main, Genoa 6.77 oz challenge Marblehead premium Dacron. Both sails from Mack sails

Traveler:  On deck above cabin

Boom Vang:  Barton marine series 4 (2016)

Standing rigging:  New in 2015

Lines led aft:  All

Winch:  2 Jib sheet, self tailing, Barient 2 speed

Winch:  2 Halyard, Barient 2 speed

Roller furl:  Harkens ESP (2016)

Deck Equipment

Anchor:  Mantus 35 lb

Chain length/size:  110’ 5/16       

Line length/size:  200’ 1/2

Anchor 2:  Danforth 30 lb

Nav lights:  Yes                

Spreader lights:  Yes                  

Ladder:  Attached stern

Rails:  Yes   

Swim step:  Mounted on stern

Lifelines:  2003

Deck material:  Awlgrip with anti skid, 2014

Mechanical Systems

Shaft replaced 2016

Propeller:  3 blade fixed

Extra propeller:  2 blade

Bilge blower: Yes

Fire extinguishing:  3 manual extinguishers

Fuel filters:  Racor (2016)

Transmission:  Reverse gear

Bilge pump:   manual/Johnson (Whale gusher Johnson with new float switch 1000 GPH (2017)

Steering type:  Spade rudder

Raw water sea strainer:  Yes

House fans:  Yes

Fuel shut off:  Yes

New Racor compact fuel filtration with replacement element included.

Safety Equipment

Lifejackets:  8

Lifesling: 1

Life rings:  2

Uscg safety package:  1

Epirb: New in 2016

Jacklines:  2

Harnesses:  2

Flares:  Yes

Covers & Cushions

Cabin cushions matching and in good condition. Large canvas boom cover.

Dodger:  Canvas but no frame

Wheel/tiller cover:  Custom

Cockpit:  Large canvas boom cover

Hatches:  2 covered

Cockpit cushions: 2 sumbrella

Mainsail: Full sail cover

Genoa:  Furled with sumbrella

Bug screens:  3


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