Living the Polynesian Dream: Off Grid Land and Yacht for US$39,630


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Categories: Homes / Dwellings, Mobility, Rural Land, Seeking

Vital statistics

Builder: Pearson Yachts
Dates: Between 1963 and 1967 About 400 boats were built.
Prices: They range from a low of $8,000 to over $30,000 for a fully upgraded boat.
LOA: 32 feet 6 inches
LWL: 22 feet 4 inches
Beam: 9 feet 3 inches
Draft: 4 feet 6 inches
Sail area: 470 square feet with a 100 percent foretriangle
Displacement: 10,300 pounds when new
Displacement-to-length ratio: 413
Sail area-to-displacement ratio: 15.8
Ballast-to-displacement ratio: 0.41
Capsize screening value: 1.7 ( below 2.0 is recommended for offshore sailing)​

Reach out to offgridjourney@gmail.com if interested in the opportunity

The extras: 3 mainsails, 3 foresails, 1 spinnaker, 250W inverter, electric Honda generator, snorkeling gear, XL hammock, 5-6 adult life jackets, 2 young child life jackets, electric winch system for the main anchor, additional anchor plus a lot of chain and ropes, a lot of fuel tanks, many unused spare parts and tools, VHF, depth sounder, wood-bottomed rubber dinghy plus 2 pairs of oars, 15hp Yamaha Outboard, Tonga import certification, plates, cups, cutlery, pots & saucepans, built-in single gas cooker plus 2 additional filled small gas tanks, 4 cotton pillows, 2 goose feather pillows, 1 silk fibre filled (summer tog) silk duvet, 1 set of bamboo bedding, and even more gear!​

Interesting fact: the protected waters ofHunga Lagoon have been known to sailors for centuries as the safest harbor in the South Pacific. The year-round summery climate and steady trade winds are ideal forsnorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, kayaking or sailing.​

The Terra & Complete Off-Grid Setup:

Plot 44 is exceptional in size & landscape due to the furrow that runs through the property and a small, mature fruit plantation consisting of pineapples, papayas, lychee & moringa olifera trees. The foundation and beginning walls for earthbag guest home Panta Rei (ancient Greek for “everything flows”) and the camp setup are also on plot 44. The trench on Plot 44 allows for easier access to build stairs into the coral rock directly down to the ocean, where the owners received planning permission to build a floating dock in order to access the property from the ocean. Another unique feature of this setup is the adjoining plot 45, providing greater possibilities with substantiallly more space and freedom to build. 

The added bonus in this unique package deal is the ability to step right into living the dream without the arduous and costly ordeal of shipping goods from overseas and paying high tariffs to Customs officials.​

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