for sale 1988 C34 Tall Rig/Wing keel + $65K in refit 2021-2023

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My family situation has changed and I am moving to a land locked area. I bought this boat in 2021 and brought it fully up to spec and then some. It is located at the Herrington Harbour North Marina in Deale, MD. Price includes slip at HH North and launch in the Spring 5K value. This is my first time listing a boat, so if I miss something important please let me know. Asking price $67500. I do realize that it's higher than the normal market, which is at around 40K but please go through the upgrades to understand the ask. I am not trying to make money here. Because there is a limitation on the number of photos here, please see more at

Year Built 1988
Category Sail
Length Overall 34'6 ft
Beam 11'9 ft
Max Draft 3'10 ft
Cabin Headroom 6'2 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID CTYP0723C888
Engines 1
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Mat. Aluminum
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Mat. Plastic
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Mat. Plastic
Ballast 5,600 lb
Displacement 12,550 lb
ENGINE: Make: Universal Diesel Model: MX25P 3 cyl Fuel: Diesel; hours ~1200 need to confirm

Upgrades that came with the boat:
Updates Include:

- New head

- New 23 GL holding tank and hoses

- Engine fresh water pump 2015

- Electric Fuel Pump 2015

- Engine Heat Exchanger 2010

- Norcold DC/AC refrigerator 2016

- 3 deep cycle group 27 batteries 2016

- New Bimini 2016

- New Engine Alternator 2016

- All navigation lights on deck and mast replaced 2016

- New marine tv antenna and wiring 2016

- New Promariner ProSport battery charger 2016

- New Whale 5600 110V water heater with engine heat exchanger 2020

- New Marinco solar power and passive vent 2020

- Raymarine St4000+ wheel autopilot 2020

- West Marine VHF radio and masthead antenna 2016

2021 upgrades professionally done at HH North by qualified vendors with receipts $45K
bottom: soda blasted, all issues addressed - $7300
16.5 BTU AC with reverse heat - 8K
Quantum tri-radial sails with sail bag - $10K
Dodger - $3500
lifelines - $1100
external sail track for Main, running rigging, MKIV Jib furling, head stay, lead reef 1 to cockpit, and other misc. $10K
Thru-hulls/hoses $3000
Flex-O-Fold prop $2000

2022 upgrades professionally done at HH North by qualified vendors with receipts $6K
Wind instrument with install 1K
Windlass with 35lb Mantus anchor and stainless steel custom frame - 5K

2023 upgrades professionally done at HH North by qualified vendors with receipts $14K
replace all standing rigging with chain plates - 10K
main hatch forward - $1500
starter and house batteries, stuffing box ~1500
foldable steering wheel - 1K


It looks like you have a nice, clean, 1988 C34 MKI. Since you asked for feedback here goes. Regardless of all the "upgrades" and money you invested in her—- unfortunately, in my opinion, your boat's value is $45k TOPS in today's marketplace. If you want to sell it you need to significantly lower your price.
1990 hull #1014, San Diego, CA,  Fin Keel,
Standard Rig


Thank you Noah for your feedback. I already have few people interested so for now will stick to the listing price. And of course it's negotiable. I fully understand that I am taking a big loss here. The only reason why I did the upgrades is my plan was to keep the boat for 10 years and then sell it.


Not that I am not rooting for you. To the contrary. "I have the nicest 1990 afloat" (according to me😎) that "has cost us over a million $" (according to my wife 😂), but the insured value is $35,000 (according to BoatUS/Geico)
I and everyone on this Forum would love for you to sell yours at $65,000. I wish you luck. Keep us posted.
1990 hull #1014, San Diego, CA,  Fin Keel,
Standard Rig