"KATHLEEN IV, a 50 foot Wesmac hull that was finished off for a knowledgeable owner and debuted at the 2008 show and was selected by Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Magazine as one of the Boats of the Year. The boat features twin Hamilton jets and myriad other state-of-the-art niceties and is the fourth for the same owner" ~ US Harbors Web Site
This distinctive and elegant Wesmac 50 is one of the finest down-east style boats available on today's market. Built for a yachtsman by New England craftsmen, this yacht exemplifies the attention to detail that Wesmac and Johanson Boatworks built a reputation on. Kathleen IV is simply put a powerful and elegant cruising yacht in above average condition.
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"Start to Finish Wesmac 50 / Kathleen IV
The bare hull arrived at our facility in the spring of 2005 and was launched on August 5th 2008. Her maiden voyage included a presentation at the 2008 Maine Boats, Homes and Harbors Boat Show in Rockland. Many thanks to those who contributed their expertise to this project: the gracious owners for their impeccable taste in interior design, the entire crew at Johanson Boatworks, and engineering by Mark Fitzgerald.
Phase One: The project began with precision engineering and design work of the hull; lowering the bow for increased visibility and adding the nacelles to the hull for the jets. Installation systems: Fuel and Tanks, Engines and Jets, A/C, Water, Watermaker, Waste & Holding Tanks / Pumps, Washer / Dryer, Central Drainage, Espar, Thruster, Generator, Mufflers and Windlass with Bow Roller Assembly.
Phase Two: Construction & Fairing of the Cabin House, Salon Sole, Interior Partitions Below, Aft Cockpit Gridwork and Engine Insulation
Phase Three: Finishing the Cockpit and Lockers, Winterback, install Windows & Hatches, build the Cabin Interior, Cabinetry; Install Headliners, Galley, Wiring and Plumbing, Electronics and Steering System; Awlgrip, and final Finishwork.
Final: Launch and Test Runs." ~ From Johanson Boatworks Website
Kathleen IV is a single owner yacht that has been yard maintained since new. The hull was built by Wesmac and delivered to Johanson Boatworks where her deck and interior where installed. The hull features:
The deck and superstructure where custom built by Johanson Boatworks using sandwich foam core construction for the deck, superstructure and pilot salon roof. The cockpit, decks and superstructure features:
Weather Decks/Superstructure Sides
Pilot Salon Roof
24 Volt DC System
12 Volt DC System
120 Volt AC System
Great visibility, ventilation and functionality with classic charm best describes Kathleen's interior. Her Hereshoff-styling with cherry trim and cabinetry offset by white paneling, accentuate the clean lines and bright, open and airy feel of her interior. Key features that continue through out the interior include:
Stepping through the aft opening door from the cockpit, you enter Katheen's large pilot salon that features a large galley to port. The galley runs the port side of the pilot salon terminating at the back of the co-pilot seat. Attention has been made to maintain visibility while not sacrificing functionality of the galley. Key features of the the galley are:
Continuing forward of the galley on the port side is the co-pilot station with a double raised bench seat with adjustable arm rests that offer exceptional visibility and comfort. This area also features:
The large helm station sits to the starboard of the co-pilot station and boast a 360 degree view, well laid out controls and access to mechanical and electrical systems this area is well designed for comfortable cruising. The helm station also features:
Moving aft from the helm station is the salon/dining table with its adjustable legs that are push button actuated. Like all areas of the pilot salon this area features great visibility and is well thought out for comfort and functionality. This area also features:
As you drop down the companionway steps from the pilot salon, immediately to port is Kathleen's head and walk in stall shower. Large and open this area features:
Continuing forward, through the lower companionway, you enter the forward cabin with her center-line bunk. The inside of the hull is treated with cherry slats and white paneling giving the cabin a luxurious feel with great light. This area is also highlighted by:
As you leave the forward cabin, heading aft, to starboard is the guest cabin that features great usage of space while not sacrificing storage. This cabin boasts:
Returning to the pilot salon and opening the deck hatch below the sole you enter a large expansive space that offers the opportunity for additional storage space or adding what ever you may want for mechanical equipment. Presently this area is used for storage and:
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