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1978 Islander Sloop

San Pedro, United States


A classic from the desk of Robert Perry, "Into The Mystic" evidences pride of ownership. She's been lightly used by her current owners and well maintained through their 12 years of stewardship. Powered by a Perkins 4-108 diesel, she has a tabernacled mast, pedestal helm, inverter, Raymarine GPS/chart plotter, Benmar autopilot and a dodger with cockpit bimini, She's ready to take you sailing. See full specs for more information.

Price just reduced to $35,000 March 2021.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Into The Mystic
Make: Islander
Model: Sloop
Year: 1978
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Islander Yachts
Designer: Alan Gurney
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 36 ft
Length Overall: 36'1 ft
Waterline Length: 28'3 ft
Beam: 11'2 ft
Max Draft: 6 ft
Displacement: 13,450 lb
Ballast: 5,450 lb
Double Berths: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: 4-108
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1978
  • Engine Hours: 1344
  • Engine Location: Center


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 32 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 54 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity:


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Manual
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers


Helen Kaz
The Shoreline Yacht Group


The Shoreline Yacht Group
Cabrillo Marina 210 Whaler's Walk, Suite 123
San Pedro, California, US, 90731


The v-berth forward is large with shelving around and a hanging locker. Adjacent to port is the enclosed head compartment, comprising a manual head, shower with wand, vanity with washbasin, teak cabinets faced with rattan and a teak grate.

Across from the head is a hanging locker  Moving aft, the portside settee doubles as a fold out berth and abuts the nav station. The dinette table neatly slots/folds into the bulkhead when not in use. Aft of the chart table/nav station there is a long quarter berth.

To starboard, a long straight settee leads to the galley, with DC refrigeration, 3-burner CNG stove with oven and microwave. 

Lots of nicely kept teak cabinetry faced with rattan and a teak sole.

  • Raymarine C120 radar/plotter/sounder
  • Benmar CS 21R autopilot
  • Icom M-59 VHF 
  • Standard Horizon speed/log/timer
  • TV
Sail Gear
  • Dacron full batten mains'l
  • Roller furling jib with cover
  • Roller furling headstay
  • Roller traveler
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Backstay adjuster
  • Lazy jacks
  • SS radar mast
  • Mast tabernacle system
  • 2 x Barinet 27 STC primary winches
  • 2 x B20C halyard winches
  • 1 x B18C main sheet winch
Additional Information
  • 33 lb Bruce anchor, 50' chain + approx 150' rode
  • 2 speed manual Simpson Lawence windlass
  • 13 lb Danforth stern anchor
  • Dodger with hand rails
  • Cockpit bimini
  • Sunbrella covers for dodger, pedestal, companionway, varnished rails
  • Swim ladder
  • Emergency tiller
  • 1800 watt inverter
  • Marine multi battery charger
  • Solar vent
  • 6" compass
  • Clock and barometer
Excluded from the Sale

The outboard engine seen in some pictures is not included with the sale.


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.

Additional Contact Information

For more information and an appointment to view contact listing broker Helen Kaz: 310-254-4081

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