Neff Yacht Sales / Used 30 foot PORTSMOUTH FB Cruiser Cruiser - Sweet Thing


Sweet Thing

1989 • 30' (9.14 m) • Cruiser
United States

$59,900 USD

Sweet Thing a Royal Lowell designed Downeaster has been meticulously maintained powered by a 250 HP Cummins turbo diesel with 700 hours is ready for her next owner. Presently located on the Branford River with recent upgrades that make this Fly Bridge Downeast Cruiser a dream to operate to enjoy cruising with family and friends. A spacious cockpit area with a teak sliding door to enter into the salon seating to port, galley to starboard and lower helm with bench seating plus a portable companion seat. There are large opening windows on three sides and 3 large windshields ( the center one opens). The cabin sole is teak and holly that has 2 fresh coats of Epihanes. Going below there is a hanging locker and vanity to port. To starboard is the roomy head and shower. Forward are spacious V berths with attractive teak battens. There is abundant storage drawers and compartments through out the interior.


Vessel Information

Model: FB Cruiser
Model Year: 1989
Type: MotorBoat
Category: Cruiser
Sub Category: Downeast
Condition: Used

LOA: 30' (9.14 m)
Beam Feet: 0' (0.00 m)
Draft Feet: 0' (0.00 m)
Engine Info: 250 HP, Single, Inboard, Diesel, Cummins
Staterooms: 1

Location: Branford, Connecticut United States
City: Branford
Country: United States


Hull and Deck

  • Downeast design
  • Full length keel with bronze skeg
  • White gel-coated hull w/blue boot stripe
  • Teak bowsprit with new Maxwell windlass & Lewmar anchor
  • SS bow rail
  • Large self bailing cockpit
  • Teak sliding cabin door
  • Two Freeman manhole type deck hatches
  • Port and starboard cockpit storage lockers
  • Large on deck cockpit storage box
  • Teak coverboards
  • SS flybridge ladder and rails
  • Two Pompanette helm seats on flybridge
  • New Bimini top flybridge cover and cockpit awning
  • Teak transom platform with swim ladder


  • Freshwater cooled Cummins 6BTA59M diesel engine
  • Upper and lower helm stations
  • Full engine instrumentation
  • Racor fuel filter / water separator
  • Vernatone fiberglass muffler
  • 4 blade bronze propeller on 1.5" SS shaft ( Reconditioned 2019 by Hale)
  • Dual engine controls
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Internal sea strainer
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Shower sump pump
  • Emergency engine driven bilge pumping ability
  • Waste holding tank with o/b and deck pump outs


  • 110V AC - 30 AMP power system with dockside core
  • 12V DC power system w/two 4D AGM Batteries
  • New Pro Mariner Battery Monitor
  • Battery selector switch
  • New Pro Mariner battery charger
  • AC and DC circuit breaker panels
  • GFI protected outlets
  • Cable TV connector

Navigation and Electronics

  • Ritchie Powerdamp compasses at both stations
  • Garmin 741xs GPS chart plotter
  • Datamarine depthfinder at both stations ( new paddle wheel)
  • Garmin 200 VHF marine radio lower station
  • Raytheon R10X radar at lower station
  • Garmin 545GPS chartplotter lower station


  • Galley located to starboard in salon
  • Norcold DC251E dual voltage refrigerator
  • Single burner Kenyon butane portable stove
  • Corian galley counter top with integral sink and new faucet

About Us

So you have made the decision to buy a yacht. Now it's time to make an even bigger decision and choose the right brokerage. Whether you are moving up in size, moving down in size or a first time boat buyer it is important to get the right support. Buying a vessel is a big decision, usually a $100,000 + decision. So having trust and confidence in your yacht broker is key.

Contact Us