For those whom love all the specs on a boat, enjoy the meaty read below.
Details in a nutshell;
Bodega was originally named Pass Rider. There were 3 previous owners, the first 2 kept her in bristol condition and recorded detailed journals, which we appreciate and refer to often. The last owner not so much, rarely sailed or tended to the boat, so she was a tad wounded when we found her.
She is a beamy 37' 1983 Endeavour created to handle any sea and deep blue water passages. She is desigend to stay upright, comfortable when rough, has a shoul draft, and will probably out-survive her owners.
The Endeavour is a design combining the talents of Ted Irwin, Dennis Robbins, and Bob Johnson (founder of Island Packet).
Bodega is a 1983 plan B fiberglass, which was the last year the Endeavour 37' was made.
The shoal draft keel is 8,000 lbs of lead with a long mold, and is encapsulating the ballast not needing nor using any bolts, one of our favorite factors in deciding on this vessel.
The spade rudder is positioned far aft for good maneuverability.
The bowsprit is long for handeling sails and ground tackle, can easily be converted into a cutter.
The side decks are of good width and unrestricted for easy rushing around.
10 opening port lights, 3 opening hatches.
The large cockpit is surrounded with a high wraparound, imparting a sense of security. The cockpit is slightly large for most blue water vessels, yet it has a good bridge deck and pair of drains. The advantage to her high sides is remaining more dry.
The Endeavour ranks low in capsizing ratio and high in comfort ratio amongst vast seas.
Beam - 11'7
Draft - 4'6
Displacement - 21,000 lbs.
Ballast - 8,000 lbs.
Diesel - 55 gal
Water - 100 gal
The galley is to starboard.
The aft cabin is to port along with the connecting navagation station and includes a privet door.
The head is to port
Engine is under the companionway and has all around access.
The forward V-birth has a private door to the head and to the salon
The salon table folds out of sight into the bulkhead when not in use, opening up the salon area