SOLD | 1983 Island Packet 26 MKII

(SOLD) 1983 Island Packet 26 MKII

Price just reduced from $15,900 to $12,900!  Seller wants to see "Miranda" be the next Island Packet 26 sold!

One of the vessels which made Island Packet Yachts famous was the classic Island Packet 26, where it all began.  They became known for building stout craft with traditional lines and styling, large amounts of living space relative to the size of the vessel, and a comfortable cruising platform as well, on the forefront of what most all of the new designs are offering today.

"Miranda" is hull #46 in the build series and she is a MKII model.  Her current owners have had  many recent system improvements and upgrades during their ownership with the boat - engine rebuilt, recent bottom work with fresh barrier coats and bottom paint, and a new Harken roller furler for the headsail to name a few.  Please be sure to click on the full specs tab for all of the details on this fine Island Packet 26 MKII!


  • Manufacturer:Island Packet
  • Model: 26 MKII
  • Year: 1983
  • Category: Sail
  • Condition: Used
  • Location: Tracys Landing US
  • Vessel Name:Miranda
  • Hull Material:Fiberglass
  • Designer:Walter Scott & Robert Johnson
  • Make:Yanmar
  • Model:2GM
  • Engines(s):1
  • Hours:
  • Engine Type:Inboard
  • Fuel Type:diesel
  • Horsepower:15|horsepower
  • Total Heads:1
  • Length:26 ft
  • Beam:10.42 ft
  • Draft - max:3.67 ft
  • Bridge Clearance:38 ft
  • Fuel Tank:18|gallon
  • Fresh Water Tank:31|gallon
  • Holding Tank:18|gallon



Accommodations & Layout

Beginning below in the bow there is a large V-berth with head just aft to starboard.  Opposite the head there is the port settee which has storage behind and below.  Stepping a bit further aft brings you in to the main salon, and there is a comfortable settee to starboard, again with storage behind and below.  A bulkhead mounted table offers flexible dining options as well.  L-shaped galley is aft to port, and offers a stainless steel sink, ice box, and two burner alcohol stove.

Exterior Construction

  • 100% hand laid fiberglass construction throughout
  • Two-tone deck - creamy white w/tan molded nonskid
  • Creamy white hull w/gold cove and blue boot stripes
  • Teak rub rail & deck cap with s/s striker strip
  • Teak hand rails, deck and cockpit trim
  • Removable cockpit sole hatches (2) - secured and sealed

Sails, Rigging, and Deck Hardware

  • Wheel steering - Edson rack & pinion w/molded seat 
  • Sails: Mainsail new in 2017.  Headsail cleaned and thoroughly checked in 2017.
  • Harken roller furling system for headsail new in 2018.
  • Running rigging replaced in 2016.
  • Staysail and boom convey (not shown in photos).
  • Halyard winches (2) and jib sheet winches (2) - Lewmar
  • Main sheet traveler w/roller bearing car & cam cleat
  • Welded s/s bow rail, stem rail, stanchions
  • Double lifelines with quick release hooks
  • Anchor roller with deck pipe to forepeak
  • Springline cleats
  • Anodized spars

15HP Yanmar Diesel

  • Engine removed from the boat and rebuilt by Zimmerman Marine over the winter of 2018-2019
  • New engine mounts installed in 2018


  • Foredeck hatch - Lewmar Superhatch (aluminum & Lexan)
  • Six (6) opening Lexan ports with screens
  • Oversized v-berth - 6’ 6” wide
  • Enclosed head with fiberglass shower pan & drain
  • Vanity in head w/sink and foot water pump and mirror
  • Cedar lined hanging locker w/shelf over
  • Pull-out double starboard settee
  • Drop table in main salon: folds against teak bulkhead rack
  • Thick (5”) cushions upholstered in navy blue fabric with white piping - new in 2017
  • Teak bulkheads, cabinetry, trim
  • Teak and holly sole


  • Ice box - large volume, front loading, heavily insulated
  • Alcohol range with cutting board cover
  • Deep s/s sink with foot water pump
  • Hide-away trash bin
  • Dish rack
  • Folding counter extension
  • Large storage area above and below counter

Electrical & Electronics

  • Electric tachometer, fuel gauge, engine monitoring and warning system - cockpit mounted
  • Two (2) 12V marine batteries - new in 2019
  • Heavy duty Deluxe master 12V electric panel w/four way battery switch, circuit breakers, and a battery test system
  • Garmin GPS Map 498 - Intermittent operation
  • Depth sounder - new in 2017
  • Clarion Stereo - new in 2017
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF - new in 2018


31 Gallons of fresh water

18 Gallons of fuel

12 Gallon Holding Tank

Vessel Bottom

  • In 2015 the bottom was found to have osmotic blisters.  The bottom was stripped down, blisters removed, bottom dried, spots filled, fresh barrier coats and bottom paint were applied by Zimmerman Marine.  Bottom has been great since this work was completed, and the boat has been stored on land each winter since that time.

DisclaimerThe 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.

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