Momentum, a 1976 Fisher 30, has been sold!  [Why?]
April 2015

The final steps of the project will continue.

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Momentum is an exceptional Fisher 30.  She has been entirely rebuilt and refinished using only the best materials, with high-end and comprehensive systems (all new and unused), custom cherry interior, and excellent attention to detail.  Essentially a new boat in all critical ways, she combines her excellent original hull and deck (originally built in 1976 by Fisher Yachts in England) with all-new mechanical, comfort, and electronics systems, making her perhaps the finest Fisher 30 anywhere.  She is a unique and special vessel, available immediately and ready for your cruising plans with only a minimal shakedown of her new and as yet-untested systems.

An extensive and detailed description of the reconstruction process and systems installations is available at the following link, along with the final work completed after the boat was sold in 2015:

Location:  Stored indoors in Whitefield, Maine, USA (March 2015)


2014 Marine Survey available:  2014 Marine Survey (3.1 Mb PDF File)


All exterior surfaces professionally renewed

Hull refinished with Alexseal LPU Flag Blue
Deck refinished with Alexseal LPU Snow White and beige nonskid
All exterior brightwork stripped and gloss varnish renewed
Caprail rebedded and refinished
3 Aluminum opening deck hatches
Smoked acrylic pilothouse roof window
New center opening pilothouse window
New aluminum sliding pilothouse door
14 aluminum windows
New lifelines and stanchion caps

Note:  Hull exterior photos from April 2014




Interior, Pilothouse, Galley

Interior completely rebuilt with new galley and dinette layout, full v-berth, and varnished cherry throughout, all surfaces replaced or renewed

New cabin sole structure and mahogany cabin sole
Rebuilt head compartment with Lavac toilet and shower
Custom galley with Dickenson 3-burner propane range and storage
Engel refrigerator
Sink with hot and cold pressure water, fresh and salt water manual taps
Numerous storage compartments
New foam and cushions
Removable overhead




All systems brand new and completely replaced to high standard.  Commissioning and shakedown required.

Beta Marine 38 HP 4-cylinder diesel engine (new, never operated)
100-Amp alternator
Remote oil filter
New 1-1/4" SS propeller shaft and bronze 18RH13 3-blade propeller
New stuffing box
Single lever engine control
Sacrificial coupling and flexible engine mounts
New fuel tanks:  2 saddle tanks outboard of engine room and one centerline tank
New water tanks:  2 saddle tanks outboard of engine room and single forward tank
Isotemp 6-gallon water heater:  120V; engine-fired; diesel boiler-fired
Webasto diesel boiler (hydronic heat system) with two fan heaters (pilothouse and saloon)
Engine-fired heating capability
Electric pressure water pump plus manual foot pumps in galley
Sea Star hydraulic steering system
All new bronze seacocks, through hulls, hoses, wiring
Racor dual diesel fuel filter system and custom intake/return manifolds
Bronze sea strainer
2" HD Soundown engine room insulation
3X fuel tanks and distribution system, new; estimated total capacity 125 US gallons






All new Simrad commercial-type networked electronics suite in custom enclosures.  Commissioning and shakedown required.

Simrad NSE-8 GPS chartplotter display in custom console
Navionics Gold charts plus standard chart package
Simrad BSM-1 depsounder/fishfinder module and 2" bronze through hull transducer
Simrad BR-24 broadband radar 3G
Simrad AP24 autopilot, hydraulic
Simrad windspeed, direction, and depth gauges
Lowrance auxiliary GPS
Simrad VHF radio
Simrad AIS system


Electrical and Plumbing

All components of all systems new and never used.  Commissioning and shakedown required.

Paneltronics circuit breaker switch panel with enclosure
Wiring to ABYC standards
2x 6-volt house battery bank (225 aH)
Marine starting battery 12 V with combiner
Engine room battery boxes (room for expansion)
Whale electric bilge pump
Henderson manual bilge pump
Alpenglow LED interior lighting
Aquasignal running lights
Raritan Hold-n-Treat waste system
Lavac manual toilet
3x water tanks, new; estimated total capacity 150 US gallons
Salt water deck wash fitting






Rigging and spars have been inspected and renewed as necessary.  New running rigging and final details to be completed.

Original ketch rig; Kemp spars, repainted (Alexseal).  Standing rigging in good condition.
Selden main boom (new) with Rodkicker vang, internal reefing and outhaul
Selden mizzen boom (new), internal reefing and outhaul
Custom aluminum mast tabernacle
Furlex roller furler
Main, jib, mizzen and cruising spinnaker in good condition
Mast wiring and lighting replaced
Selden goosenecks main and mizzen
New spreader bases and spreaders (Mainmast)

Note:  Spars photos from spring 2014.  New photos to be added when weather allows.

Other Equipment

Ideal bronze 12V anchor windlass, model CWM with bronze wildcat, capstain, and foot switches.  Needs a few installation parts and final wiring and installation.

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