Leeway | 1997 Island Packet Packet Cat

Douglas, MI, US


The 1997 35 Island Packet Cat is a versatile catamaran designed for adventure and comfort. Its spacious deck layout and well-appointed interior offer ample room for relaxation. The signature DeltaPod under the midsection/foredeck decreases discomfort from wave impacts, provides a great deal of storage not found on other cats of this size, and lowers the main cabin to provide more headroom. These simple changes add up in major ways to increase comfort while cruising or entertaining.

Complete with full electronics including autopilot, chart plotter, radar, AWI, depth and speed. This is a long time knowledgeable-owner yacht, maintained in yacht condition with equipment for offshore cruising and island hopping with autonomy and security. Additionally, it's great for a weekend cottage at the docks, out exploring lakes, or taking on the great loop. This boat has cruised the eastern seaboard and ventured all the way to the west coast of Michigan. ICW friendly and fully equipped, she's turnkey ready for her next adventure.


  • Length: 35ft
  • Builder: Island Packet
  • Beam: 15' 0"
  • Draft: 2' 6"
  • Year: 1997
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Speed: 8
  • Status: Active

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  • Builder: Island Packet
  • Designer: Bob Johnson


  • Length Overall: 35 ft
  • Max Draft: 2' 6"
  • Beam Measure: 15' 0"


  • Total Power: 54
  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 3GM30F
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1690
  • Engine Power: 27 hp

  • Total Power: 54
  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 3GM30F
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1720
  • Engine Power: 27 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (55 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (55 Gallons)


LOA 35′,Beam 15′, Draft 2.5′, Displacement 12,500lbs


Fuel Capacity: 55gal, Water Capacity: 140gal, Holding Tank: 35 gal

Interior Layout and Amenities

Sleeps six in two double staterooms with the saloon dinette converting to a double bed. The queen berth in the master features an ensuite head with shower and 10″ bathtub. Additionally, it has a pocket door that converts the starboard hull into your own private suite. The port cabin almost mirrors the starboard master, but the head also doubles as the day head. The interior reflects ash trim and veneered bulkheads. The U-shaped galley keeps the chef in the action, whether it be entertaining or sailing. The saloon features an L shaped seating area with the dinette, and the navigation station is across from the galley.

  • 1 Fresh & 1 Saltwater manual head
  • Raritan PH-II heads x 2
  • Holding Tank 35gal centerboard under helm station binnacle


  • Stainless Steel Sink and 2 burner Hillerange LPG stove with oven
  • 12V Adler Barbour Cold Machine fridge/freezer
  • Gas alarm/auto shutoff
  • Microwave and standard kitchen ware
  • Seward 6gal hot water heater with electric and engine heat exchanger
  • Galley sink water filter
  • Dockside water inlet

Mast, Rigging and Sails

  • Aluminum mast with Stainless Steel standing rigging
  • all running rigging replaced in 2021
  • Quantum CXI 10 Triradial Laminate roller furling main (2020)
  • Quantum CXI 10 Triradial Laminate Headsail (2020)
  • Quantum Spinnaker (2020)
  • Sparcraft roller furling main
  • Harken jib furler
  • 6 Lewmar winches
    • #48 2 spd self-tailing primary x2
    • #30 2 spd self-tailing secondaries x 2
    • #16 halyard mast mounted x 2
  • Spare sails Sobstad main, Sobstad RF genoa 160%

On Deck

Stainless stanchions with double lifelines, gates on port and starboard, Stainless destroyer wheel, emergency tiller, walkaround side decks fenders and docklines, USCG required safety equipment, lifesling and life jackets.

Custom dinghy davits with integral enclosure frame, full aluminum cockpit enclosure with fly screens, hatch screens, cockpit cushions, lexan bifold companionway door, custom cockpit table.

Ground tackle: Rocna 33 plow anchor with chain, spare danforth 2500 and a Lofrans Tigres 12V windlass with foredeck foot and helm controls; raw water anchor washdown system


Yanmar 3GM30F x 2, Approximately 1690/1720 Hours, 27HP, dripless shaft seals, propellers are 15″ Bronze Michigan Wheels (3 Blade Fixed)


House batteries 12V: 5 – 200A Interstate AGM, Engine 2 – 200A Interstate AGM (2022)

Generator: Fischer Panda 6kW, 575 hrs

Xantrax Freedom 25 Converter/Inverter, Heart Interface Link 2000 battery monitor

  • Raymarine ST6000 Tridata Depth
  • Raymarine ST6000 Tridata Speed/log
  • Raymarine ST6000 Autopilot with remote
  • Raymarine ST6000 AWI
  • Raymarine E-80 Chartplotter/radar display with GPS receiver and Seatalk
  • Bluetooth Stereo with Bose Speakers in saloon and cockpit
  • Quest GX1500 DSC VHF radiotelephone w RAM
  • Standard Horizon HX870 handheld VHF

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.


Riley Dunn


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