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  • Sail / Catamaran
  • Fortuna / Island Spirit
  • 2001 / Used
  • 37' / 22'
  • 2001 Yanmar 3GM
  • 2001 Yanmar 3GM
  • 27 hp
  • 5539 hrs
  • Diesel

Catamaran 2001 Fortuna Island Spirit

Off Market since May 2nd 2019

To see full description of this boat from the seller click on the Seller Description tab above.

This South African cat is one of the best! Outfitted extensively, import duty paid! Recently back from the Bahamas and totally ready to go again!

Current owners have outfitted her well and loved her, and are ready to sell once they return from one last cruise in the islands.

More photos coming to listing soon!

Here are the details:

Hull Design and Manufacture

Island Spirit 37 Catamaran. Built by Fortuna Catamarans in Cape Town, South Africa, 2001.

  – Hulls are monolithic below the waterline(i.e. solid GRP below the waterline and Balsa Core elsewhere).
  – 4 double cabins, 2 heads, galley up.
  – Several coats of Petit Protect epoxy barrier (2016) coat and SR60 Ablative paint on the hulls, refresh on paint 2018.
  – Designed by Phil Southwell.
  – Fibreglass hard top bimini made from Corecell foam and GRP.
  – 4 separate water tanks.
  – Cabin top has a moulded rainwater catching system built-in.


  – U-shaped galley with large counter space, Corian finish.
  – 1 upright fridge with front opening door and small freezer box. Opposite galley
  – 1 top opening fridge. In front of Galley.
  – Propane stove, 3 burners. 2 aluminium Propane tanks in a self draining locker in the cockpit.

Spars and Rigging

  – Sparcraft mast, crossbeam, boom and rigging
  – Three reefing points with jammers built into the underside mast end of boom
  – Topping lift
  – Boom strut


  – Fully battened mainsail- average condition
  – Stack pack, new 2011
  – Roller furling genoa, new 2018
  – Large asymmetric spinnaker in a sock - good condition
  – Small symetric spinnaker in a sock - good condition: used for running dead downwind in stronger breeze
  – Storm Jib. Never used


  – 50 lb Rockna anchor with 200 feet of galvanized chain new 2018
  – 45 lb CQR anchor with 20 meters of chain and 80 meters of rope rode
  – New Windlass motor, 2018


  – Icom 718 SSB radio coupled to a MFJ deluxe versa tuner, dynaplate in starboard hull and dipole aerial attached to stay (receive only)
  – Standard Horizon Matrix VHF radio
  – Icom 422 VHF radio (spare)
  – Garmin GPS Map 1020xs Chartplotter New 2017
  – Garmin HD Radar New 2017
  – Raymarine ST 60 wind depth and tridata
  – Watchmate 1000 AIS. Transponder
  – Raymarine ST 5000 Autopilot
  – Hand held VHF radio

Electrical Equipment and Entertainment

  – Cruisair Aircon 120 volt sytem used when in marina and on shore power
  – Spectra 150 -12 Volt watermaker
  – 1500 Watt Heart Inverter Charger with Link 1000 battery monitor
  – Hot water tank connected to the Port Engine and also heats on 110 volt when connected to shorepower. New in 2011
  – KISS Wind generator
  – 6 Solar panels on the hard top Bimini approx. 400 watts
  – WestMarine music centre with 4 speakers, 2 in the cockpit and 2 in saloon
  – Flat Screen TV on a folding/swing bracket which allows viewing from both inside saloon and from cockpit (watch movies inside or outside).
  – Iridium Go! Satellite system


  – Yanmar 27 HP 3GM diesel inboards. Located under aft bunks in the Cabins. Quick easy access.
  – Port engine is fitted with high output alternator and a new hot water heater. Port 5762 hrs, STBD 5539 hrs
  – Engine panels are the upgrade type with a switch which activates a solenoid and gives immediate access to thehouse batteries if the start battery on either engine is low.
  – Yanmar Sail drives with Flexofold 3 blade folding propellors.
  – Port Engine rebuilt December 2014 by Complete Yacht Service in FT Lauderdale.

Additional Equipment

  – 9.5 foot semi rigid aluminum bottom AB dinghy. Includes dinghy chaps, New 2016
  – 15 hp Yamaha (new 2015) outboard engine
  – Mooring lines and fenders
  – Engine spares and tools
  – Trampolines New 2017
  – Full cockpit enclosure, New 2016
  – Phifertex cockpit cushions with open-cell waterproof cushions, New 2016
  – Sunbrella settee cushions, new 2016
  – Phifertex window covers, new 2016
  – Fully equipped galley
  – Life Link Man Overboard Throwable, New 2018

This is a preliminary listing - updated photos and new info coming soon! Vessel is finishing out the cruising season in the Bahamas and will return to St. Augustine, FL, in the Spring to be sold! Get on the list NOW to see her!

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Moon River

Builder: Fortuna
Designer: Phil Southwell

LOA: 37 ft 0 in
Beam: 22 ft 1 in
LWL: 35 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 11 in

Total Power: 54 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2001
Engine Model: 3GM
Engine Hours: 5539
Engine Power: 27 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 2001
Engine Model: 3GM
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 5762
Engine Power: 27 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (145 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (80 Gallons)

Number of double berths: 4
Number of cabins: 4
Number of heads: 2

Navigation center
CD player
Wind speed and direction
Cockpit speakers

Battened mainsail
Furling genoa

Steering wheel

Inside Equipment
Manual bilge pump
Battery charger
Marine head
Electric bilge pump
Air conditioning
Fresh water maker

Outside Equipment/Extras
Wind generator
Solar panel


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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