A classic Halsey Herreshoff and Gary Hoyt designed centerboard ketch. She's a great blue water sailor loaded for cruising. Luxurious accommodations for up to six, with two private staterooms. Recently painted dark blue hull, newer interior fabrics, diesel forced air cabin heater, separate refrigeration and freezer compartments, 6-man life raft, hard bottom inflatable dinghy with outboard motor, and much more. Her proud owners are retiring from sailing, so everything goes with the boat.
4' 10" Draft with the centerboard up. 9' draft with the centerboard down.
1980 Perkins 4-108 50HP diesel engine with 5,430 hours, freshwater cooled, 6.5 knot cruising speed, 7.5 knot top speed, new transmission ( 2013 ), 70 gallon aluminum fuel tank, fixed 2-blade bronze propeller, hydraulic Edson wheel steering system, emergency tiller. Excellent engine access.
12 volt and 110 volt electrical systems. Two isolated battery banks with parallel switch. 4 batteries in the house battery bank, 1 starting battery for main engine. Up-graded 100 AMP high output engine alternator with smart regulator, inverter / battery charger, 110 volt shore power system with 50' shore power cord, AC outlets, Link 10 battery monitor, 2 solar panels mounted on top of dodger, LED cabin lights, masthead tri-color light, steaming light, anchor light, navigation lights.
Hot and cold pressure water system, manual fresh water pump at galley sink, 225 gallon water capacity in 2 aluminum tanks, 3 sinks, shower in head compartment has a full wrap around shower curtain, shower sump pump, Raritan manual marine head with 25 gallon holding tank, sea water deck wash down system on bow.
ACCOMMODATIONS for 6. The forward stateroom includes: double V-berth with filler cushion, shelves, drawers, storage lockers, and hanging locker. The aft stateroom includes: an offset double berth to port, storage lockers, drawers, 2 hanging lockers, private access to head compartment, companionway to cockpit, and walk thru to main salon. Two single settee berths in the main salon.
NAVIGATOR'S STATION is located opposite the aft double berth to starboard, with quick and easy access to the cockpit.
HEAD COMPARTMENT has access from both the main salon and the aft cabin. A wrap around shower curtain keeps the head compartment dry.
MAIN SALON includes: L-shaped dinette to starboard, port settee, large folding teak dinette table with fiddles, entertainment center, abundant storage, shelves, cabinets, storage lockers. Aft in the main salon is a companionway ladder providing access thru a large hatch to foredeck.
GALLEY just aft of the main salon includes: gimbaled 3-burner Hillerange propane stove with oven and broiler, two 20 LB. propane tanks stored in cockpit locker. Double stainless steel sinks with pressure and manual water pumps. Great storage lockers, shelves, drawers and countertop space. Opposite the starboard L-shape galley to port are more storage lockers, shelves, countertop space. and separate refrigerator and freezer compartments. Adler Barbour 12 volt refrigeration system. Sea Frost freezer with holding plates is engine driven.
INTERIOR DECOR: Beautiful teak trim, teak and holly cabin sole, decorator throw rugs, newer light blue interior fabrics.
VENTILATION: 4 hatches with screens, 7 opening ports with screens, 1 hatch ventilator, 1 dorade vent, 4 cabin fans. Wallace diesel forced air cabin heater.
Danforth binnacle compass, RayMarine ST 60+ Tri-data system ( Knot meter, log, depth sounder with alarm ), RayMarine ST 60+ wind speed and wind direction indicator, RayMarine Smart Pilot ST-6001 autopilot with remote, Standard Horizon VHF radio telephone, West Marine hand held VHF radio telephone, AM / FM stereo system, flat screen TV, TV antenna, DVD player, VHS player, Wirie WI-FI antenna, brass clock and barometer.
Intel 64 Adam 1.66 GHZ 4 GB RAM with 20" screen computer, for GPS and electronic charts.
Mainsail, Mizzen, Large Staysail, Storm Staysail.
Tapered aluminum free standing Main and Mizzen masts, Sitka spruce wishbone booms for main and mizzen, single line jiffy reefing for main and mizzen sails, all control lines are led to the cockpit housetop stoppers and winches, Barient 27 and Barient 21 self tailing winches for control lines on housetop, Merriman centerboard winch on housetop,
Bow pulpit, stern rail, double stainless steel lifelines with boarding gates port and starboard, manual and electric bilge pumps, 5 hand held fire extinguishers, Life Sling man-over-board safety pack, Class 1 EPIRB, fog horn, ship's bell, flare kit, emergency tiller, life jackets, radar reflector, bosun's chair, 44 LB. Bruce anchor with 120' of 5/16" chain and 100' of 5/8" rope anchor rode, 35 LB. Plow anchor with 10' of chain and 100' of rope anchor rode, 35 LB. Fortress anchor. Viking 6-man life raft with canister.
Fenders, dock lines, swim ladder, boarding step / fender board, Teak binnacle drink holder, teak cockpit grate, teak flag staff with ensign, stainless steel BBQ grill, boat hook, outboard motor bracket on stern rail, outboard davit on stern rail. bow anchor roller, Merriman 555 manual anchor windlass. White cockpit cushions. 2 large cockpit lockers.
Hard top dodger with 2 solar panels on top ( 2010 ), removable front and side curtains for dodger ( 2012 ). Bimini top with sail viewing window, and sun screen side curtains for bimini( 2011 ). All exterior canvas is tan Sunbrella.
Caribe Lite 9' RIB hard bottom inflatable dinghy with 15 HP Mercury outboard motor.