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2000 Hunter 290

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St Augustine, FL
Listed: 10-14-2021
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$38,500 US

The owner bought this boat in 2011

General condition and any additional information

This boat has travelled from the Florida Panhandle to St Augustine and back several times through the Okeechobee Waterway and around the Keys and even to Cuba. It was purchased with the Great Loop in mind (deck stepped mast) but plans have changed and now this well maintained boat with lots of upgrades is available for the first time in over 10 years. Current owner has documented all maintenance and travel since purchased in June 2011, and has lived aboard since Apr 2019. This vessel has no liens and is currently USCG documented.

The boat is located at a slip in a marina with parking within one mile of downtown St Augustine with an assumable slip, an incredible deal in St Augustine. All systems are in great shape. Many extras are included on this sail away ready boat, and additional photos provided upon request. JD Power NADA Value Report for St Johns County as of 10/5/21 is $57,900. Asking $38,500.

Needs new prop (current one works but damaged from electrolysis), engine compartment blower (inoperable), and water heater needs replaced (works but has very slow leak).

Standard features

This Hunter 290 is a great cruiser with a wide beam and lots of interior and exterior living space with potential for coastal cruising or even island hopping that’s well equipped just in time for the beautiful Florida fall and winter sailing seasons! Features include amenities not found on larger boats like 62 headroom, two private staterooms, navigation station, stand up head with shower, full service galley, large salon with a dinette that converts to a berth, accented with beautiful hardwood and plenty of storage! Multiple hatches and portlights with screens offer excellent ventilation. The diesel sips fuel (1/3 gal/hour), and the bridge friendly mast height and shallow draft winged keel allows for exploring places big boats cant go. She performs well on any point of sail, and is very responsive to input from sail trim and helm.

The Hunter 290 has a large bimini-shaded cockpit that allows guests to participate or kick back and relax. Closed cell cockpit cushions make seating comfortable while Cadet Gray Sunbrella covers protect the helm and life sling from the elements when not in use. The stern rail seats with built in drink holders offer the best view in on the boat. The Bose speakers mounted under the stern rail seats provide great sound while remaining out of the way, and the wired stereo remote allows for control of the music without leaving the cockpit.

The pedestal houses instruments, steering wheel, engine controls, compass, drink holders, twin drop down tables that allow for cockpit dining, and there is plenty of storage under the seating. The helm seat hinges aft, leading onto the walk-through “sugar scoop” transom complete with a retractable stainless steel swim ladder with a cockpit shower for rinsing in hot or cold fresh water. Above the cockpit is the integrated arch where the mainsheet and traveler attaches. This layout keeps the cockpit clear, uncluttered, and ready for action.

The Hunter 290 has a large Edson steering wheel with rack and pinion steering, composite rudder with steel shaft, and two self-tailing cabin-top winches. The roller furling genoa and roller furling in-mast Selden mainsail make for easy single handed sailing. Draft is a 4’5” winged lead keel. The B and R fractional rig with its swept-back spreaders eliminates the need for a backstay. All running rigging is led aft to the cockpit to make things easier for a shorthanded crew. Going forward, the nonskid side decks are easy to maneuver due to the innovative rig.

Vessel Name: Just Enough
Boat Type: Cruiser
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Designer: Hunter Design Team
Type of Keel: Draft wing keel
Propeller Type: 2 blade
Propulsion: 1 18HP Inboard Yanmar 2GM20F diesel engine
Transmission: Direct Drive

Length: 29’ LOA: 28’6” LWL: 26’11” Beam: 10’9” Draft: 4’5” Bridge Clearance: 42’6”
Dry Weight: 6796 lbs Displacement 7400 lbs Ballast: 2550 lbs

Fuel Tank: 20 gallon Fresh Water Tank: 40 gallon Black Water Holding Tank: 20 gallon

Cabins: 2 Berths: 3 Sleeps: 6 Heads: 1
L-settee to starboard
Upholstered loveseat opposite
Teak table w/folding leaf and in-table storage that lowers to convert to berth
Full galley
Built-in navigation station with AC and DC electrical panel
Queen-size berth aft with cedar-lined hanging closet, cabinets, and under berth storage
V-berth with filler with under berth storage lockers
Teak and holly laminate sole
Private head w/shower and Jabsco manual head
3 opening hatches w/ screens, 4 opening ports w/ screens, and 3 fixed ports
6 halogen reading lights
All factory original Lewmar hatch opening screens
Cushions including a cushion for the salon settee table that converts it to a berth

Accessible from all sides, the engine is installed amidships under the steps.
18HP Inboard Yanmar 2GM20F diesel engine
Hours: 1145.3

Selden Mast (height from waterline 42’6”) with lightly used in-mast furling Doyle mainsail with Cadet Gray Sunbrella UV protection (custom made by JSI)
110% Doyle genoa with lightly used Cadet Gray Sunbrella UV protection (custom made by JSI)
Selden Furlex 100S head sail roller furling unit
Running rigging including spare spinnaker halyard
2 16# self-tailing Lewmar winches
Harken mainsheet traveler
Selden rigid boom vang
Recent rigging inspection and furling gear lubed by inspector

Force 10 gimballed 2 burner propane stove and oven
4.25 lb stainless steel propane tank stored outside in a ABYC-approved outside vented propane locker
Single stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water system
Overhead dish holder and cabinet storage

Garmin GPSMap 741xs Chartplotter - NMEA 183 and 2000 capable
Raymarine ST4000+ Autopilot
Galvanic isolator (inspected July 2021)
2 AGM Diehard Platinum batteries
Automatic bilge pump (installed Feb 2018)
Seaward Electric/Heat Exchanger Water Heater
Aqua Meter Prestige Class Compass

Edson steering wheel and rack and pinion steering system
Lewmar Delta Anchor w/ 35’ chain and 100’ rode
Stainless steel bow roller and bow rail
Telescoping stainless steel transom swim ladder
Cockpit transom shower with pressurized hot and cold fresh water
Lazerette storage with dedicated exterior vented propane locker
Cockpit pedestal with Cadet Gray Sunbrella cover and 2 drop-leaf tables

Extra gear included

100 watt Flexi solar panel and Tracer AN series 40 amp MPPT Solar Charge Controller (added Mar 2019)

New, unused 4.25 lb stainless steel propane tank purchased May 2020

Spare headsail and mainsail

Battery monitor

Lewmar Delta Anchor w/ 35’ chain and 100’ rode

Lifesling 2 with Cadet Gray Sunbrella cover

Cockpit Cushions, life jackets and throwable devices, dock lines, fenders, and telescoping boat hook

Teak flagstaff and American flag

All ship’s papers and manuals

Flares, flare gun, and 2 fire extinguishers

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

Custom-made red oak swing door with stain-glass applique, key lock and tinted acrylic companionway sliding hatch
Two Bose indoor/outdoor speakers (installed under stern rail seats Mar 2020)
Fusion Marine Stereo installed in navigation station and wired cockpit remote
Teak safety grab handles have all been replaced with stainless steel so no need to refinish them ever again.
Bimini in Cadet Gray Sunbrella (replaced Oct 2019)
Custom-made foredeck and boom awnings in lightweight, waterproof material provides shade over 75% of deck (added Aug 2019)
All exterior wood refinished with 3 coats of Cetol (Mar 2020)

Upholstered loveseat and L-shaped settee both have additional storage access behind settee backs
6 LED low-wattage bi-color overhead lights (switchable between white or red)
Ocean Marine 10,000BTU water cooled heating and air conditioning system
A/C water pump (professionally installed Oct 2020)
ProNautic 12-30P battery charger
Starboard main salon and port aft cabin deadlights (professionally replaced June 2020)

Top loading refrigerator/freezer with new Vitrifrigo refrigeration and freezer system (condenser, cold plate, and lines professionally installed May 2021)
Mounted steel plate and magnetic spice storage containers
Large mounted knife block
Custom-cut wooden stovetop cutting board and starboard sink cutting board

Emergency engine cable stop (replaced Oct 2020)
Fresh water engine pump (replaced Jan 2021)
New exhaust hose (replaced July 2020)
New mixing elbow assembly (replaced July 2020)
New strut (professionally installed June 2020)
Cutlass bearing (professionally realigned June 2020)
PSS Shaft seal (replaced Apr 2016 and professionally cleaned and rebuilt June 2020)

B and G Tritan2 Wind, Depth, and Speed with DST800 and two head units (professionally installed with warranty Aug 2020)
Standard Horizon GX2400GPS VHF with AIS receiver with masthead VHF antenna (professionally installed with warranty Aug 2020)
NMEA 2000 backbone (professionally installed with warranty Aug 2020)
Tachometer (replaced Jan 2021) old one read 1145.3 hours
Raymarine ST4000+ Autopilot (control unit replaced Oct 2021)
2 SCAD TM1 Freshwater and Blackwater Holding Tank monitors (installed Aug 2020)
Marine Beam LED tricolor/anchor light (professionally installed Aug 2020)
Balmar Alternator and ARS-5 Multi-Stage Voltage Regulator
Smart Plug electrical power cord input with 30 Amp power cord

2 coats of Bluewater SCX Copper Pro 67 Royal Blue bottom paint (professionally applied Jun 2020)
Bottom cleaned monthly by local dive service

New macerator installed 2019
Smart Plug electrical power cord input with 30 Amp power cord
110 volt flat screen Samsung television mounted on bulkhead in main salon
500 Watt inverter for television
Two speakers installed in main salon

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