Bridges Point 24 – 1998 Joel White Design, Wade Dow Built

Bridges Point 24    (See Photos Below)

NAME:  Bear  TYPE: Bridges Point 24           YEAR: 1998

BUILDER: Wade Dow, Bridges Point Boat Yard    DESIGNER: Joel White

COMMENTS:  The Bridges Point 24 design has been a very popular weekender/daysailer.  She is a wonderful example of Joel White’s designs built by Maine Boat builder Wade Dow.  New Awlgrip Finish 2006, Complete exterior varnish and wood finish August 2013, Toe rails removed, stripped, refinished & re-bedded August 2013. Diesel flushed & winterized, oil and filter changed, & fuel storage treated November 2013.

DISPLACEMENT: 3,944 lbs   BALLAST: 2,100 lbs

LOA: 24’ 0”                                      BEAM: 7’ 9”

LWL:18’ 8”                                       DRAFT: 3’ 5”

SAIL AREA : 278 SQ. FT           JIB: 130% Genoa

ENGINE: Yanmar GM 10 Diesel, 9HP FUEL: 6 Gallons

CONSTRUCTION:  Hand laid molded fiberglass deck and cabin, green hull, internal lead ballast, solid fiberglass rudder and structural girders.  ‘Metalmast’  spars are painted Oyster white aluminum with internal rope halyards, Mast is keel stepped, aluminum boom painted Oyster white, forward cabin V Berth  with cushions (Beige) and shelves,  Lewmar opening hatch and screen  forward for ventilation, Companion-way screen for additional ventilation.  Four bronze port lights, Awlgrip white boot top, varnished teak exterior trim, all bronze deck hardware includes 8” bronze bow cleat, two bronze bow chocks, two bronze stern cleats and chocks.   Cockpit has fiberglass contoured seats. Small galley to port has stainless steel sink and cooler. Marine portable toilet at foot of V-berth. Teak varnished drop boards. Located in Northampton, Massachusetts.  Should you wish to visit and look over this exceptional boat, feel free to call 413-335-6402or e-mail


mainsail  (178 sq ft)  Mainsail cover

jib 130% furling with UV Cover

roller furling

Two bronze  #16 self-tailing  sheet winches

Two bronze # 6 winches – one for Jib halyard and one for main halyard

Internal rope halyards, Stainless steel stays and chromed turnbuckles

Harken blocks and traveler Back stay adjuster, Boom vang

STEERING:  Varnished tiller steering


Standard Horizon Explorer VHF with mic,  1- 12 V Battery, Navigation lights

EQUIPMENT:     Wind vane, Bulkhead mount compass, Porta-potti, Whale bilge pump, V-Berth cushions, mainsail cover, Braided dock lines, Anchor, Chain and Rhode

Boat can be sold with or without the trailer shown.Profile1 Bright Coaming BEAR 1 Cockpit 3 Tiller Bright Coaming & Winch Cockpit 1 Diesel 1 Cabin Port Cabin Starboard Port Profile From Bow

Located in Northampton, Massachusetts.  Should you wish to inspect the boat see “BEAR” feel free to call 413-335-6402 or e-mail