Used Rough Water 37 Downeast Fishing Boat For Sale 21 pictures

Seattle Yachts presents this Downeast 1987 Rough Water 37 boat for sale.

  • This Rough Water 37 offered at $89,000
  • Powered by twin Yanmar 4JHA-STP / 350 hrs
  • The boat located in Seattle, Washington (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Nov 11th 2020

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"Rough Ready" is an Ed Monk designed Downeast semi-displacement coastal cruising yacht that offers trawler fuel economy with the added advantage of a 20 knot top speed.

Newer modern Yanmar 4JHA-STP 240HP diesel engines with only 350 hours power the yacht, attached to ZF-Hurth 2.04-1 ration transmissions. This is a major upgrade over the original installed power system.

Vessel Overview

The Roughwater 37 is a Downeast style vessel, designed by Ed Monk with a semi-displacement hull that offers exceptional performance with minimal power and fuel efficiency at trawler speeds.

Repowered with twin modern Yanmar 4JHA-STP 240HP diesel engines and ZF Hurth 2.04-1 ratio transmissions, the vessel will cruise comfortably at 16 knots with a top of 20.

The cabin arrangement offers a sleeping capacity for 6 adults in the forward stateroom and the two convertible settees. The upper and lower salons have a cozy and open feel, by utilizing a combination of beautiful teak cabinetry, large windows and light wall finishes.

The vessel has a beautiful blue Awlgrip painted hull.


The interior is a bright and cozy space, well lit by the use of large windows in the upper and lower salons. The cabinetry is handcrafted teak with solid teak flooring and bright wall finishes.

Access to the main salon and lower helm area is via a sliding cockpit door. The upper salon has beautiful teak flooring, a portside convertible settee, settee end table and the vessels lower helm station. The space offers excellent visibility for the helmsperson and guests with its large windows.

The lower salon, a couple of steps down from the upper salon features solid teak flooring, a u-shaped convertible portside settee, a fully outfitted galley, a head with shower and the owners stateroom.

Forward stateroom

  – Large v-berth with filler
  – Reading lights
  – Hanging locker
  – Port starboard storage shelves
  – Cabinet storage
  – Skylight

Lower salon

  – U-shaped convertible settee with beautiful blue upholstery
  – Teak settee table
  – Head
  – Galley
  – Solid teak flooring
  – 120VAC duplexes
  – 12VDC lighting
  – Diesel head outlet
  – 2X Opening windows
  – Large flat screen TV

Upper salon

  – Portside convertible settee
  – Settee end table
  – Solid teak flooring
  – Lower helm station with helmseat
  – Sliding salon access door
  – Port starboard opening windows


  – Vanity with drawer and cabinet storage
  – Stainless steel sink and shower control
  – Teak grate flooring
  – Techma electric toilet
  – Diesel heat
  – Opening window
  – 120V duplex
  – 12VDC light
  – Shower


The galley is located on the starboard side of the lower salon. It features a Norcold refrigerator, Magic Chef 3 burner range/oven, large countertop with a under-counter stainless steel sink and single lever faucet.

  – Norcold refrigerator/freezer
  – Magic Chef 3-burner propane oven
  – Newmar propane safety detector
  – Under-counter stainless steel sink with single lever chrome faucet
  – Diesel heat thermostat control
  – 3X Storage lockers
  – 4X Storage drawers
  – Dish Cup cupboard storage bins
  – HunterDouglas blinds
  – 2X 120V duplexes
  – Solid teak flooring
  – Opening window

Navigation Equipment

The navigational equipment includes equipment from Garmin, Northstar and Furuno that includes radar, GPS, VHF, Depth sounder and autopilot.

  – Garmin GPSMAP at the upper helm with built-in GPS
  – Northstar chart plotter


Electrical power of "Rough Ready" is supplied via 120V/30A shore power, a Northern Lights generator and the ships 12VDC batteries. All electric power is managed through a AC/DC distribution panel that is located at the lower helm.

  – Northern Lights 6kw generator
  – Shore Power: 120V/30Amp
  – Smart Plug shore power inlet
  – Smart Plug 50' 120V/30A shore power cord
  – 6 Gallon 120VAC hot water heater
  – Newmar 30A battery charger
  – 12VDC lighting
  – 120VAC duplexes throughout the vessel.
  – West Marine 25PSI 12VDC freshwater pump
  – House batteries
  – Engine start batteries
  – Generator start battery
  – Newer Techma toilet - 5-years
  – Newer holding tank hoses
  – Underwater lights - blue in color
  – Blue accent lighting in the cockpit
  – 2X Auto bilge pumps
  – 1X Manual bilge pump

Engines and Mechanical

Propulsion power is supplied by modern twin Yanmar 4JHA-STP 240HP diesel engines that offer a top cruising speed of 16 knots and a top speed of 20.

  – Twin Yanmar 4JHA_STP 240HP @ 3300RPM diesel engines
  – Port serial number - 56580 stbd - 56579
  – Engine hours - 350
  – New engine v-belts
  – 80 Amp 12VDC alternators
  – ZF Hurth 2.04-1 ratio transmissions
  – Dual Racor/Parker fuel/water separator filtration - mains
  – Racor/parker fuel/water separation filtration - generator
  – 2019 - Yanmar heat exchanger aftercooler service
  – 5-years ago - the shafts, propellers were checked/trued
  – 5-yeras ago - new shaft seals
  – Propellers - 21" x 18", 4-bladed bronze
  – 1.75" main shafts
  – Cast bronze I-struts
  – Fuel capacity 300 gallons - 2X 150 gal black iron tanks
  – Water capacity
  – Holding tank with overboard discharge deck discharge
  – Newer holding tank lines
  – Trim tabs
  – Morse hydraulic steering system - dual helm controls
  – Webasto diesel heating system - forced air

Safety & Anchoring

  – Maxwell Nilsson vertical windlass
  – New Vulcan anchor
  – 250' BBB anchor chain
  – Fluke style stainless steel spare anchor
  – Life jackets
  – Flares fire extinguishers
  – Hard bottom tender
  – Navigation lights

Notable Equipment

  – Stainless steel radar arch
  – Aft cockpit mini bimini cover - blue
  – Flybridge bimini top - blue
  – Stainless steel hand rails
  – Transom door
  – Stern tie system
  – Magna BBQ
  – Modern 240HP Yanmar diesel engines
  – Blue Awlgrip painted hull

Brokers Comments

Rough Ready is an exceptionally well equipped vessel with newer modern Yanmar diesel power, affordably priced to sell fast.


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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Approximate boat location – Seattle, Washington

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Seattle Yachts

(206) 457-1900
/ Seattle, WA

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