Fair Weather

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Name: Fair Weather
Builder: DURBECK
Length: 46' 0" (14m)
Year Built / Refit: 1979
Staterooms: 2
Flag: US
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Charter potential for day charters!!!   Huge center cockpit and aft deck could accomodate benches.  Spacious liveaboard...Great cabin ketch model, layout B.  Proven world traveller from Florida to New Zealand to Alaska to Hawaii, Carribean and now in Fort Pierce Florida.   This is a solidly built hand laid FRP "reef crusher"!   PRICE DROP REFLECTS THAT ENGINE NEEDS A REBUILD OR REPLACEMENT.  The boat has been on the hard and the engine has not been able to start. OFFERS ENCOURAGED!

 Full boat records and manuals.The current owner is a mechanic engineer who prepared to circumnavigate and was only able to spend two years in the Caribbean. Illness forces sale.  This is a great opportunity to customize this bluewater boat to your specifications.  

Accommodations & Layout

  • Great cabin ketch layout B
  • Stainglass panel in companionway hatch
  • double sided galley to starboard at companionway entry
  • Forward facing nav desk opposite
  • Newport Dickerson Diesel heater
  • Salon features a U shaped dinette with teak dining table to starboard and bench settee opposite
  • Brass bell
  • Apenglow red/white overhead lighting, some are LED
  • Stainglass panel insert in door leading to aft cabin
  • Bunk beds to port with ensuite head and generous storage opposite
  • Large anchor locker forward
  • Midship passageway provides engine room access inboard and workbench and storage outboard
  • Centerline master berth aft
  • (4) bronze opening stern portlights
  • Dockside air conditioning unit
  • 4 Bomar opening hatches 10 Bronze opening ports
  • Side seats with underneath storage
  • Bank of drawers underneath
  • Lockers on both sides, port side is sail locker
  • Private aft head and shower
  • Lectra san head aft
  • Manual head forward with direct overboard and 15 gal holding tank


  • Deep top loading Adler Barbour refrigeration and freezer
  • Propane stove and oven
  • Double SS sinks
  • Corian countertops around sinks
  • Pantry and dish cabinets
  • Wall mounted cutting board and plate storage
  • Watermaker
  • 100 + 90 gal water tanks

Deck & Hull

  • new bow sprit (2017)
  • Teak grate catwalk refurbished (2017)
  • windlass
  • Anchors
  • Flush deck
  • Center cockpit
  • Dodger and Bimini with side enclosure
  • Flush aft deck
  • Teak Stern Rails
  • Self steering system 
  • Safety bars around mast
  • Sailing dingy
  • Evirude
  • Hooka rig

Sails & Rigging

  • Sails in great condition!
  • Large inventory of sails. Have seen little use since new. 
  • Main sail, 3 reef points,( new 2003)
  • Roller furling genoa - Lee Sails - 2002, 2 yrs of use
  • Mizzen sail (2004)
  • Staysail (2004)
  • Storm trisail, new unused
  • Very small storm staysail, good condition
  • (2) downwind sails
  • Spare older sails
  • Main mast keel stepped, mast step good condition
  • Standing rigging inspected in Trinidad (2005), only headstay replaced
  • Needs new running rigging


  • (4) Solar panels
  • (2) solar controllers
  • Air Marine Wind generator, needs blades
  • (6) golf cart batteries for house bank 
  • (2) start batteries (1) Windlass battery
  • Needs all new batteries
  • Electric panel - new 2004
  • Boat re-wired (2004)
  • 12V system
  • GFCI plugs
  • 12V fans


  • PRICE DROP REFLECTS THAT ENGINE NEEDS A REBUILD OR REPLACEMENT.  The boat has been on the hard and the engine has not been able to start.
  • 85 hp Perkins diesel
  • Rebuilt top end 2004, rings, injectors, alternator rebuilt
  • Watermaker

Electronics & Navigation

  • SSB 
  • GPS
  • Radar
  • electronics are dated and not warrantied for operation


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.