Romany Rye is a Herreshoff Didikai 36 designed by L. Francis Herreshoff and built by Huber Wethy, Long Island, New York in 1964. She is carvel planked with Mahogany, her stem and stern are White Oak, her frames are stem bent White Oak and her deck is 3/4″ Ply covered in Dynel cloth, resin and painted.
Romany Rye was sailed extensively on the east coast by the current owners who brought her to WA in 2017. She had her fuel polished in June (2018), new Bottom Paint (2018), fresh SeaGold Varnish on masts and bulwarks (2018), masts were pulled and serviced with new VHF cable and antennae (2018), new House Battery (2018). The boat was re-wired in 2005.
Romany Rye is powered by 3-cylinder Yanmar 3HMF 27HP. She has a Strong Seal Dripless Shaft Gland, 2 Group 27 Batteries that are charged by the alternator and the Guest ChargePro 15amp Battery Charger. She has 3 bilge pumps and a High Water Alarm: 1-1100GPH Rule, 1-2000GPH Rule and a Fixed Diaphragm Manual Bilge Pump. For navigation she has a Furuno GPS Navigator, Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF, Furuno LCD-LS 6000 Depthsounder as well as a Danforth Compass, and Weems & Plath Barometer and Ship’s Clock. Also included B&G Vulcan 7 Chartplotter and the B&G V50 VHF and AIG (both New and still in the box).
Her main and mizzen mast are boxed Spruce construction. For sails she has a battened, Main, Battened Mizzen and Working Jib. She has 2 Lewmar 40 Self Tailing Primary Winches in the cockpit. On the bow she has a Lofrans Royal Manual Windlass, a 15kg Bruce and a 22lb Danforth as well as 5/16″ chain with 100′ of 5/8″ rode and 25′ 1/4″ chain with 200′ rope rode. She also includes 4 Sospenders Inflatable PFD’s with harnesses and jack lines.
Romany Rye is beautiful on deck and down below and has been well cared for by her current owners. She is ready for her next voyagers!
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