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1984 Island Packet 31

Daytona Beach, Florida


 Boat just returned to dock from East Coast Cruise.

The IP 31 is one of the most spacious well rounded boats in this size category. Perfect for the single hander, the couple, or a small family, this boat will cruise far or near with one or many.

New Chain Plates and Standing Rigging in 2022.

Bimini, Dodger, Davits, Refrigeration, Marine Air Conditioning are just a few of the notable extras.

This boat has only had three owners in its life and is ready for its next one.

Please take a moment to visit the "Full Specs / Additional Details" to learn more about this vessel.

Some recent upgrades;

Precision Main loose foot w/ full batons. 

135 Genoa re-stitched. 

All running rigging runs aft with internal halyards on mast. 

Primary anchor 55lbs. Rocna anchor w/ 200’ G4 5/16” chain.

Secondary anchor; 33lb Bruce anchor 250’ 5/8 rode.    

Manual windlass gypsy.   

Fore stay and Harkin roller furling.  

742 Garmin plotter with Southern chip with Airmar transducer.  

4 SS rail rodholders. 

Yanmar fuel system with 500 series Racor. 

Seawater pump assy .

Four(4) new Yanmar Motor Mounts. 

SS side boarding ladder removable.  

Raritan manual head and hoses with y valves. 

Gusher Head holding tank pump.   

Head shower Faucet.  

Galley sink Faucet.       

Two(2) 175 watt Renergy flexable solar panels and 2 Epever MPPT 20-amp controllers. 

Three(3) 100Amp AGM batteries.

One(1) 100 Amp lithium iron phosphate. 

All battery cable is double 0.    

Rule 1500 bilge pump with auto switch and panel switch. 

Two(2) digital volt meters.  

Digital TV antenna. 

27 inch Vizio smart TV.

Running rigging and chain plates were renewed in 2013.  

All ports replaced. 

Canvas covers for hatches.  

Helm and engine instrument panel. 

Bimini top rugged SS frame with aft helm awning.  

600 lbs. SS dingy davits.   

SS outboard engine hoist.  

Cockpit cushions.

Raymarine digital depth meter and transducer.  

Cockpit teak table.  

12k btu Dometic air conditioning.  

Seafrost holding plate refrigeration 12-volt.

Interior lighting LED.   

Four(4) 12-volt fans.

Many engine & spare parts.



Basic Boat Info

Make: Island Packet
Model: 31
Year: 1984
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Island Packet
Designer: Bob Johnson
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: TDL31982H484
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 31 ft
Length Overall: 31 ft
Waterline Length: 27'5 ft
Beam: 11'5 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 11,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 44 ft
Ballast: 4,500 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GM30F
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1984
  • Engine Hours: 2300


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 70 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 14 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Cruisers, Sloop, Racers and Cruisers


Capt. Dennis Dodge-Broker

ABOUT THE BROKER: Dennis Dodge began his career by enlisting in the USCG. During his nine year enlistment, Capt. Dodge performed USCG inspections on vessels and boat manufacturing facilities. After his Honorable Discharge, Capt. Dodge began a 23 year Marine Survey career. Thirty plus years onboard different makes and models of vessels enables input not known by most sales individuals. This background along with his strong desire to satisfy his clients, makes for the perfect combination. Please give Dennis a call to discuss your boating needs or situation.
Advantage Yacht Sales & Service Inc.


Advantage Yacht Sales & Service Inc.
Advantage Yacht Sales & Service Inc. 16300 SW Famel Ave
Indiantown, Florida, US, 34956
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.


As you descend the companionway steps from the large and spacious cockpit a feeling of openness and spaciousness greets you.

To port is the well appointed galley with wonderful countertop space, multiples of drawers and lockers, large top loading refrigeration box, 2 burner stove with oven, double stainless steel sinks, and well thought out touches that make time in the galley feel effortless. 


  • Large wrap-around design
  • Formica surfaces
  • Teak sea rails on all edges
  • Top loading 12v Refrigeration 
  • Gimbaled two-burner Stainless Steel LPG stove with oven
  • Pot and pan locker under stove
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Hot & cold pressure water tap
  • Hideaway trash bin
  • Deluxe teak dish rack & cutlery drawers
  • Large storage areas above & below counter
  • Storage drawer

Starboard of the galley is the fold down nav station and quarter berth featuring a large double berth, which doubles as the nav station seat. The nav table folds down out of the way to give good access to the berth. Next to the nav table is the A/C D/C electrical panels, and electronics area.

Navigation Station:

  • Large fold down table
  • Electronics cabinet w. master AC-DC electrical panels
  • Owner installed equipment (see Electronics)
  • Chart stowage drawer beneath settee

Forward of the nav station and galley is the large and open main salon.  The salon's facing, pull-out settees, allow for warm, friendly, face to face conversation. The storage below and behind them let you bring along everything you need and even a little you don't. Enjoy a proper meal with friends on the large fold down dining table, or fold it in half for a cozy romantic dinner for two. When you are finished it folds out of the way against the bulkhead giving you full use of the salon.  The teak and holly soles give the salon a rich feel while the molded overhead headliner is easy to clean, and with 6'4" in between them you will have plenty of headroom throughout the vessel. 

Main Salon:

  • Interior Cushions and Upholstery Factory
  • Pullout double settee berth to port
  • Single settee berth to starboard
  • Teak cabinets & bookshelves outboard of both settees
  • Large stowage areas behind & under each settee
  • Cedar lined hanging locker w. shelf over (Shelving added in locker for better stowage options)
  • Deluxe drop leaf table folds against bulkhead rack (w. bottle stowage)
  • Unobstructed varnished teak & holly sole (Needs Refinishing)
  • Large overhead hatch
  • Numerous opening ports with custom covers
  • Overhead hand rails
  • Removable teak companionway ladder w. engine access from all sides
  • Storage rack for companionway drop boards under nav table
  • Molded slip resistant cabin sole adjacent to companionway, galley & nav station
  • Draining grate in front of ladder (Teak grate lifts out for dust pan)
  • Teak bulkheads, cabinetry, and trim with hand-rubbed oil finish
  • Teak louvered cabin & locker doors
  • Push button safety latches on locker doors
  • Molded fiberglass interior headliner with textured finish accented by teak trim
  • Teak & holly sole in main salon, and forward & aft cabins with varnish finish

Forward of the salon to starboard is the head with shower featuring a large vanity, stainless sink, storage cabinets, and easy to clean fiberglass walls. 

Head separate stall shower:

  • Electric drain pump
  • Teak trim
  • Large vanity with polished stainless steel sink
  • Storage cabinets
  • Molded fiberglass interior headliner with textured finish
  • Integral recessed lighting

Forward of the head is the private forward stateroom featuring a large 6'6" V-berth, cedar lined hanging locker, shelving, plus great lighting and ventilation from two opening ports and an opening overhead hatch. After a long day of sailing, or just some fun relaxing in the sun, the forward stateroom is a great place to rest and recharge for the exciting day ahead.

Forward Cabin:

  • Privacy doors to salon & head compartment.
  • Large double V-berth w. full-length teak shelves outboard
  • Large stowage lockers under V-berth
  • Generous cedar lined hanging locker w. shelf over
  • Two opening ports plus overhead hatch.
  • Varnished teak and holly sole

U-shaped galley to port of the companionway.

  • 12v Refrigeration w. split box and insulation
  • Teak dish racks, pot storage, drawers
  • Ample galley storage
  • 2 burner stainless LPG stove & oven
  • Double S.S.sinks
  • H&C pressure water & manual pump
  • Trash bin, towel racks


  • Apellco VHF
  • Garmin 742 GPS Plotter w/ Southern Chip
  • Raymarine ST Series Wind, Depth, & Speed
  • Autohelm Belt Driven Autopilot
  • Ritchie Compass
  • CD/AM/FM Radio Stereo System


  • (3) Group 31 AGM Batteries
  • (1) 100 Amp lithium iron phosphate. 
  • High Output Alternator
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery Monitor
  • Deluxe electric panels
  • Four-way battery switch
  • Reverse polarity protection
  • AC 30 amp dockside power system w. polarity and GFI protection
  • Circuit breakers for DC & AC systems
  • DC & AC gauges
  • Battery test system
  • Numerous interior outlets
  • Numerous 12V interior lamps and three courtesy lamps
  • Electrical bonding system for rig & all underwater metals
  • High-intensity running lights
  • Foredeck light mast mounted at spreaders


  • 6 Gal. Water heater
  • Pressure water system
  • Hot & cold water tap in galley & head
  • Manual water pump in galley
  • LPG stove system w. remote solenoid shutoff
  • Marine head with sanitation hose, direct overboard discharge or bypass valve into holding tank
  • 14 gallon (US)  holding tank w. sealed interior, deck pump out fitting
  • 60 gallon (US) welded marine aluminum fresh water tank w. deck fill, gauges at panel & tank
  • 20 gallon (US) welded marine aluminum fuel tank w. shutoff valve, deck fill, gauges in cockpit & tank
  • Fuel & water tankage below cabin sole maximizing storage space & minimizing trim changes
  • Deck fittings for water, fuel, waste - stainless steel w. deck key
  • Electric bilge pump w. auto switch integral w. master panel
  • Manual bilge pump - heavy duty (1 1-2" hose) mounted in cockpit near helm
  • Shower drain pump
  • Icebox drain pump
  • UL approved bronze thru-bolted flanged seacocks on all thru-hulls below waterline

The large aft cockpit is perfect for entertaining, relaxing and commanding the vessel. The helm is well laid out with engine controls and electronics in easy reach.


  • Bimini and Dodger
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Edson rack & pinion direct system with wheel brake
  • Stainless steel wheel
  • Engine controls 
  • Emergency tiller w. storage brackets
  • Ritchie SP-5 pedestal mounted compass
  • Custom Island Packet nav grid

The deck layout is functional and easy to traverse making moving about under sail or at anchor safe and effortless. Anchoring is made easy with a wonderful windlass and ground tackle package. While at anchor the tender and davit setup allows for easy deployment and storage utilizing davits. 


  • S.S. Dingy Davits
  • 35# CQR Anchor w. Chain & Rode
  • 30# Bruce Anchor w. Chain & Rode
  • Manual Windlass
  • Welded stainless steel double bow rail & stern rail
  • Stainless Steel Stanchions
  • Stern rail with stainless steel flagstaff holder and stainless steel staff
  • Double lifelines w. side gates
  • Full-length teak cabin top hand rails
  • Stern gate w. quick release hook
  • Two stainless steel anchor rollers w. chocks and hinged deck pipes to forepeak
  • Four mooring cleats
  • Two spring line cleats
  • Chocks & stainless steel chafe guards
  • Twin backstays for easy stern boarding & unobstructed helm seating
  • Multiple Opening ports
  • Three deck hatches - Lewmar (acrylic & aluminum)
  • Large forepeak with overhead deck pipes, drain to bilge, and center divider
  • Contoured cockpit seats
  • Coaming storage boxes and bins
  • Seat hatches with hasps and locks
  • Molded helm seat
  • Molded fiberglass sliding companionway hatch w. sea hood
  • Companionway drop boards of solid teak
  • LPG deck storage bin
Sails and Rigging

Keel stepped anodized Mast


  • New Fully Batten Precision loose foot Main Sail (2021) 
  • 130 Super Sailmakers Furling Genoa (re-stitched)
  • Lazy Jacks
  • Sail Cover
  • Standing Rigging Reported Changed 2013
  • Chain Plates Reported Changed 2013
  • Genoa & staysail Sunbrella Sacrificial Sun Panels
  • Genoa gear, including tracks, blocks, sheets and New Harkin Furling system
  • Lewmar Ocean Series sheet winches
  • Lewmar Ocean Series halyard winches
  • Lewmar Ocean Series 2-speed sheet winches
  • Main halyard led to cockpit
  • All halyards internal
  • Convenient coaming storage bins for lines
  • Midboom sheeting for unobstructed cockpit & dodger installation
  • Main sheet traveler
  • Adjustable topping lift


  • 27 hp Yanmar three-cylinder, fresh water cooled, diesel 2372 hrs.
  • Rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fiberglass bed with integral oil drip pan
  • 3-blade prop
  • Racor 500 Fuel filter / water separator
  • Sound control in engine compartment
  • Gasketed access cover and doors
  • Bronze engine intake strainer
  • Recessed cockpit instrument panel
  • Engine control mounted on pedestal
  • Marine Air Conditioning
  • (2) Fire Extinguishers
  • (6) Life Jackets
  • Stainless Steel Dingy Davits


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.
Additional Contact Information

For more information please call 772-284-2628

All showings are by appointment only. 

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