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1994 J/130 - Bermuda Ready!

  • Boat Name: DRAGONFLY 3890-MMB
  • Year: 1994
  • Current Price: US$ 199,000
  • Located in Mamaroneck, NY
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel
  • YW# 1632-2633561

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Bermuda money shot
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Powered up
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Cruising mode
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Salon to port
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Salon to starboard

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

LOA: 42 ft 7 in
LWL: 38 ft 2 in
Maximum Draft: 8 ft 5 in
Displacement: 15000 lbs
Ballast: 6750 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine(s) Total Power: 47 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (60 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (30 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (20 Gallons)



Sleeps 6:  Large, open forward cabin has V berth; dual-access head w/shower to starboard; 2 settee berths w/centerline table in main salon; nav station aft to port; large, L-shaped galley to starboard; walk-in storage locker aft; large double aft cabin to port

Teak & holly cabin sole (refinished 2005), white laminate interior w/varnished teak trim, main & aft bulkheads w/vertical teak battens; 2 hanging lockers; interior cushions re-upholstered 2013 


Double s/s sink, fresh water foot pump

2006 2-Burner propane stove w/oven

Large top-loading Seafrost non-freon refrigeration unit (overhauled 2006)

Counter space, storage

Hot & cold pressure water

6 gal. Engine/110V water heater

60 gal. Water capacity in 2 30 gal. bladders 


Standard Horizon VHF at nav station, 2011 antenna

Auto pilot

Raytheon RL70 GPS/radar below deck

Raytheon E120 GPS/radar on deck

2011 Aluminum radar pole

Ockam racing instruments:  3 Magnum displays at mast, 4 Matrix displays at spray hood, spare Matrix display

2 Compasses (binnacle, electronic)

Thrane satellite phone, VHF FB150 antenna


Ground plate & insulated backstay for SSB (no radio)

2010 AIS transceiver

2011 Mast wiring & conduit

2011 Clarion stereo w/JL amp, wired remote at helm, 2 new speakers in cabin, 2 new speakers in cockpit

2011 TV/DVD player 


3 2011 AGM batteries (2 house, 1 engine)

1 Independent battery for LED tri-color at masthead

Heart Interface Freedom 25 2500 watt inverter/130 amp charger

Powered USB outlet at nav station

Circuit breaker panel

Navigation lights

Cabin lights


Fiberglass hull & deck; 8/04 black Awlgrip hull, green boottop, blue cove stripe; 4/05 bottom completely stripped, refaired, barrier coated, Baltoplate bottom paint; white/gray 2-tone decks

Light & ventilation provided by 4 hatches (2012 forward), 8 opening ports

Cabin top re-cored 2010 


PHRF - 30     IRC - 1.119


2012 UK titanium powerhead offshore main w/2 reefs

2013 Recut UK tape drive offshore main w/2 reefs

1999 Kevlar delivery main w/Dutchman

2012 9 oz. Storm trysail


2013 UK titanium/carbon heavy #1

2010 UK matrix heavy #1 in "ok condition"

2010 UK matrix light #1 in "poor condition"

2011 UK tape drive jib top

2011 UK carbon jib top staysail

2011 North 3DL #3 jib

2012 UK tape drive aramid #4

2012 9 oz. Storm jib


2012 UK 3Z (Airx 900)

2010 North 2A/4A (Airx 600 X 700)

2010 North Code 0

1990's 1A

2004 Doyle .5 oz. VMG

2010 Spinnaker staysail

2010 UK 5A (Airx 900)

Masthead rig

Hall Spars carbon fiber mast (painted white) w/Harken batt-car system

2010 G10 mast step

New winch/clutches at mast, port side

2010 Rod rigging

Most running rigging replaced 2010 - 2012

2010 Kevlar backstay

2012 Harken carbon foil

2012 Check stays

Hydraulic backstay adjuster

Hall boom vang

4/06 Harken roller furling (roller furling & headstay currently removed)

7 Lewmar self-tailing winches include #58 primaries, #48 secondaries, 2 #44 mainsheet, #44 halyard

New seal & bearing at sprit pole

Fin keel

Spade rudder

2005 Rudder bearings

Bow & stern pulpits

2006 Double lifelines

Stern boarding gate

Stern-mounted swim ladder 


Wheel steering, guard, brake

Emergency tiller

Yanmar 3JH2TE 47 HP diesel inboard

Kanzaki transmission, 2.64:1 reduction

30 gal. Steel fuel tank

Martec 2-blade prop (prop & cutlass reconditioned 2010)

Fuel filter

Water filter

Water temperature, oil pressure, amp/volt alarms

Amp/volt gauge

Manual head w/20 gal. holding tank, Y-valve (2011 tank & hoses)

2 Manual bilge pumps

Electric bilge pump


Winslow 10-man raft, dodger (needs new canvas), custom 2012 Hathaway offshore dodger (covers companionway only), cockpit shower, dock lines, fenders


2013 Block Island Race Week - 1st Place - IRC 3

2013 Edlu Race - 2nd Place, IRC 1

2012 Newport Bermuda Race - 4th Place, Class 9 - 27th out of 130, IRC

2012 Block Island Race - 1st Place, IRC 45

2010 Around Long Island Race DOUBLEHANDED - 1st Place

2006 Block Island Race - 1st in Class, IRC

2006 NYYC Annual Regatta - tied for 1st in Class - ended up 2nd in Class, IRC

2006 Bermuda Race - 1st in Class, IRC

2006 Bermuda Race - 2nd in Class, ORR

2006 Onion Patch Trophy - 1st Place Winning Team

2000 Around Long Island Race - 1st Overall, PHRF - 1st in Class, PHRF - 1st in Class, IRC - 2nd Overall, IRC


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.

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At the dock
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At the dock
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At the dock
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Dragonfly on the hard

Last Revised: Apr 09, 2014

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