32′ Bill Tripp Sloop
Freya (formerly Fiery Jubilee), a Bill Tripp design, was built by Iverson in 1959. Over the years, this boat has been well cared for and benefited from routine annual care to systems and finishes. Her fine lines and balanced design allow Freya to be equally at home daysailing or racing. Her practical accommodations make this an appealing option for a cruising couple. Freya has been well maintained by Rockport Marine and is currently stored in Northport, ME.
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Designer: Bill Tripp, Jr.
Mahogany planking on oak frames, structural keel, and backbone, bronze fastened. Fiberglassed plywood deck with varnished mahogany trim. Self-bailing painted and varnished cockpit with bridge deck. White hull with red boottop, blue bottom, and beige deck. Freya has benefited from significant upgrading and repair from Rockport Marine in 2003 and Northeast Boat in 2009.
27-hp Yanmar diesel engine, rebuilt in 2003 by Orr’s Island. New propeller shaft 2014.
Plastic fuel tank; 2 Monel water tanks under settees, approx. 30 gal. each; holding tank in head.
12V lighting and starting systems with engine alternator, 2 batteries, and master switch.
Sleeps 4 in 1 forward V-berth and 2 singles. Single head, no shower. The galley features a stainless steel icebox. The interior is finished in paint and varnish, with a varnished cabin sole. Ventilation is provided by hatches/slides, opening ports, and ventilators.
Sails & Rigging
Masthead sloop rig with keel-stepped painted hollow aluminum spar (approx. height 42′ from waterline), stainless steel standing rigging to bronze turnbuckles and swaged terminals. Rope sheets and halyards, 2003 Harken jib roller-furling system, jiffy reefing, spinnaker/whisker pole with gear, Harken hardware, boom vang, genoa tracks, snatch blocks, Lewmar self-tailing halyard and sheet winches.
Danforth anchor with chain.
Bell, horn, flares, horseshoe ring, strobe light, searchlight, docking lines, boathook, 3 fenders, spreader lights, boarding ladder, sail covers, bow pulpit and stern rail, single lifelines, cockpit cushions.
Electronics & Navigation
2009 Ritchie Navigator compass, GPS, speed/log.
- New keel bolts, new maststep made of vertical bronze plate and wood, new garboards.
- Rebuilt Yanmar diesel and new fuel tank installed.
- New standing rigging, new lifelines, new running rigging. Aluminum boom. New boom vang.
- Harken roller furling for headsail.
- 2003–New mainsail and roller furling 110 jib from Bohndell Sails and Rigging
- 2005–New mainsail and 150 genoa, only used for racing, from Pope Sails
- 2007–New spinnaker from Maine Sailing Partners
2005–New head installed.
- New stem. Twelve new plank ends. Six new planks along the tuck. Fifty percent of covering boards replaced. New toe rails. New floor timbers under cockpit. 16 frames backed with bronze strapping. New cockpit and footwell, bridge deck and middle section of deck replaced. Forward end of cabin trunk reworked and rebedded. Boat re-caulked.
- New trim down below.
- New Dynel covering on whole deck.
- Whole boat stripped to bare wood and recoated.
FREYA is a wonderful boat. She has beautiful lines, moves well in a light breeze, and stands up to a hard blow. Her previous owner reports that she was competitive in the classic yacht circuit. She’s carried me up, down, and all around the Maine Coast.