Puffin is Hull # 47 of the well regarded Dyercraft/Dyer 29s and was built in 1969. She features a Downeast hardtop cabin arrangement and is powered with a 315hp.Crusader gas engine. Ideally suited for day trips and 'weekender" coastal cruising, she was well designed by Nicholas Potter and strongly built by Dyer Boats in Warren, RI Puffin is ready to provide many more seasons of pleasureable boating.
LOA: 29’ LWL: 26’ Beam: 9’6” Draft: 7,800 lbs.
Hand laid fiberglass hull, superstructure and liners without cores Hand laid fiberglass deck wih Balsa core
Head and storage forward, dinette converts to double berth starboard, hanging locker and galley to port, up three steps to the starboard helm position, companion seat to port, down one step to the cockpit.
315 hp. Crusader CH350 8 cylinder gas motor Fresh water cooled. Exhaust risers, Centek FRP mufflers and hoses all replaced (2010) 70-amp alternator. Borg Warner 1.91:1 Reduction Gear (rebuilt 2011) Morse single lever control. VDO gauges. Floscan gph gauge. Hynautic hydraulic steering with wheel.
Fuel: 110 gallons in three tanks. 40 gallons each in port & starboard Monel cylindrical tanks plus 30 gallons in polyethylene tank installed on centerline under cockpit sole (in 2013)
Water: 10 gallons in S/S tank under bottom companionway step. Whale hand pumps in galley and head
Hardware & Equipment
S/S bow rail & wood handrails on cabin sides Foredeck hatch, and opening ports in galley/dinette Simpson Lawrence 12-volt electric windlass. 15 lb. CQR anchor on bow roller with chain and rode. 18 lb. Danforth anchor with chain & rode. 5” Danforth Express Compass. (2) AFI 12-volt wipers White vinyl and isinglass zippered enclosure for sides and back of steering station.
Galley & Head systems
Nova-Kool model R2600 ice box (new 2009). Glowmaster GM1300 single burner butane stove Groco toilet, 14 gallon Vetus holding tank). Y-valve to deck pump-out or overboard (2009).
Electrical and Electronics
(2) 12-volt lead /acid batteries located in Forward engine space Vapor Proof Battery switch. Distribution panel with toggles and fuses Apelco VHF radio, Lowrance Global Map 3200 GPS, Furuno GP-30 GPS, Garmin GPS map 478 GPS. Simrad RA772UA radar, Standard Horizon depth Si-Tex SP-70 Autopilot, Dytek ST 1000 Sea temp.
(4) Type 11 Adult P.F.D.s (2) ABC 1 Portable extinguishers Kidde fixed extinguisher system w/pneumatic control head (no current inspection) Orion Plus-4 Flare kit First Aid kit – Basic Coastal. (2) hand held air horns Guest 12-volt search light mounted on Hardtop. Remote control at helm.