This 37 foot Tayana cutter rigged sloop was constructed in 1983 and is located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.The Tayana 37 is one of Robert Perry's most successful designs, with close to 600 boats completed to date. The Tayana 37, with its double-ended stern, trunk cabin and cutaway full keel, has proven to be an outstanding off-shore passage-maker. To its legions of owners and admirers alike, the Tayana 37 has achieved a cult status, and is considered by many to be a modern sailing classic. The popularity of this recognized blue water veteran, make the 37 Tayana an exciting choice for those with limited budgets, but with unlimited cruising plans. One could say the boat was designed to ignite imaginations of tropical sunsets in exotic locations; think loads of teak and a beautiful custom interior, wrapped into traditional double-ender hull with a full keel. Beneath the alluring romance, you?ll find a boat that is solidly built, and indeed many Tayana 37s can be found on the blue water cruising circuit around the world.Solid hand laid FRP hull with modified full keel, internally ballasted with full keel and fully balanced skeg hung rudder. The deck is cored FRP with the exception of areas of high load and stress, where the deck is solid fiberglass and backing plates have been utilized. THETIS is a one owner, well maintained and equipped example of this proven blue water cruiser. Since purchased, she has been stored indoors each winter, and many upgrades have been made including a new Yanmar diesel in 2000, and all new North NorDac sails purchased in 2004. Her accommodation plan is the ?cutter? version with a slight variation in that the starboard quarter berth was removed and a storage area added. THETIS is a simple cruising boat for ocean voyaging. Her owner went out of his way to keep her systems as simple and basic as possible for self-sufficiency; so as to stay in remote locations for long periods of time. Equipped with an OETIS self-steering rig, THETIS can be sailed single or short handed.More information and photos available upon request.