Ketch rigged and incredibly strong, this yacht was originally built and raced by Ted Hood in the late 60's. She was successfully changed over to a cruising yacht in the late 70's, and has cruised around the Pacific since. Construction is mahogany on oak frames, double diagonal planked to the above the turn of the bilge.
She is reluctantly offered for sale by her owners who have maintained her in great shape for the past 28 years. She is now reduced.......
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 48 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 7 ft 0 in
Fresh Water Tanks: (100 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (140 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2
Number of heads: 1
Number of bathrooms: 1
Mercedes OM636 48hp Diesel (Completely Rebuilt in 1996 and in excellent running order), Cruise Speed 6knts, Max Speed 7knts, Bronze Rack and Pinion Steering, 2 Blade Bronze Propeller, NEW Rudder Bearings in 2008, Sealed Roller Bearing
Under the companionway steps, the engine room is accessible for servicing. Alot of the equipment runs off the hydraulics which are located in the Cockpit. The engine compartment is lined with sound insulation and wire wesh for easy mounting of wire and equipment. There is also access through the cockpit lazarettes. Fuel filter on the engine also - the fuel is filtered three times before it goes to the engine. Sight Gauges on the Fuel and Water Tanks
WATER: 1x Monel 100gal Water Tank Under the Saloon Floor
Dinghy and Outboard
Fatty Knees 8' Hard Dinghy with Sailing Rig and Sail and 1x Yamaha 2hp, 1x Mariner 15hp Both in Good Condition
6 Berths in Total = 2x Cabins, V Berth Forward, Large Saloon with Gimballed Table, 2x Opening Bronze Ports (One above the Galley and One Opposite), Large Wooden Opening Hatches in the Main Saloon and above the Berth in the Fwd Stateroom, Blue Velour Material and Cushion Covers(The Main Saloon needs Re-Upholstering)
Galley to Port, Good Work Spaces and Stowage, Microwave, (All fittings are of top quality and mostly original giving her a timeless feel and warmth), Pressure Hot/Cold Water, Propane Hot Water Heater, Luke 3 Burner Propane Stainless Steel Stove and Oven (Original Equipment, but completely rebuilt with NEW Burners, Tops and Grates), 1x Stainless Steel Sink, Fresh Water Pump, Blender, Mixer, Plates etc, Ventilation Fan
Huge Fridge and Freezer Space Custom Built in New Zealand in 1996. Large Stainless Steel Box with 4 to 6" of closed insulation, top loading with easy access shelves. Eutectic system with hydraulic run (engine driven) Tacoma Pump. They run it for 1/2hr morning and evening in the deep tropics to keep ice cream frozen
1x 60lb CQR Anchor & 1x 45lb CQR Anchor (Both on the Bow), 75lb Fisherman Anchor, 50lb Fisherman Anchor, Dinghy Anchors, 300' Chain for the Main Anchor, Extra Chain for the Second Anchor, Lots of Rode and Dock Lines, Lofrans Anchor Windlass, Tiger Electric Anchor Windlass
Full Safety Equipment, 3x Fire Extinguishers - 1x large in the Hanging Lockers Fwd, 1x in Galley, 1x in the Quarter Berth, Horseshoe Life Ring, MOB Pole, 6x Life Jackets, 2x Older Style EPIRBs, Personal Strobe, Large Drogue with 300' of 3/4" Line in Bag, Toyo 4 Man Hard Pack with Cover Life Raft (Needs a Safety Check), 1x Rule 3500GPH Bilge Pump, 1x Rule 1500GPH Bilge Pump, 1x Edson Bronze Manual Pump Mounted in the Bilge, There are extra Smaller Rule Bilge Pumps for Emergencies in the Lockers, Engine Water Pump can act as an Emergency Bilge Pump
Challenge Yacht Custom Built Watermaker Unit Engine Driven 20gal/hr, 2x Fans in the Stateroom, 3x Fans in the Main Saloon, 1x Fan in the Galley, 1x Fan in the Quarterberth, 12vlt Engine Driven 75amp Alternator, 100amp Hydraulic Driven Auxilliary Alternator, 2x 40watt Solar Panels, Electric Panels are custom made with large lettering, there are several extra breakers, the boat was completely rewired in 1986 by a NASA Engineer, there is a Nav Station Panel, an Engine Panel, a Waterproof Cockpit Panel, 12vlt System, 110vlt Shore Power with 220vlt Transformer and 110vlt TRACE 1500watt (with 2000watt surge) Inverter, Boat is wired for 4 Banks but at present the boat has 2x 8D 225amp Batteries that were NEW in 2008, Boat is wired for Deep Cycle Trojan Batteries, 2x Battery Switches, Battery Monitor, DC Portable Washer (Stored in the Lazarette), Aqua Signal Mast Head and Bow Light, Bow Running Lights, Bronze Stern Light, Good Spreader Lights, Light in the Cockpit, Wood Cleats in the Cockpit were NEW in 2008, Stereo and CD Player with Built in Speakers in the Saloon and 2x Remote Waterproof Speakers for the Cockpit, TV and VHF Sony World System with Antenna, DVD Player was NEW in 2007
Electronics / Navigation
(NEW in 2008) Uniden VHF Radio with Mast Head Antenna, Ham-Kenwood SSB Radio with Swan Manual Tuner, Autohelm 7000 Pilot, Aries Windvane, Furuno 20nm Radar was NEW in 1998, Depth Sounder, 2x Transducers (Port and Stbd and a Remote Head in the Cockpit), GPS72 Garmin GPS with lots of downloaded maps of the Asia-Pacific region was NEW in 2007, Magellan GPS, Analog Signet Sailing Instrument, Analog Kenyon Knot Log
Profurl Roller Furling Headsail, Staysail was NEW in 1996, Main Sail Built in NZ in 1996 and in Very Good Condition, Mizzen from Hood Sails, Reacher is very old, Tri Sail from Hood Sails and in Very Good Condition, Storm Jib can be Reefed and is in Very Good Condition, Furling Genoa Built in NZ in 1996 150% and in Very Good Condition, Slab Reefing, Stainless Steel Stays were NEW in 1996 and are in Good Condition, Sheets for all of the Sails are in Very Good Condition
Mast & Rigging
Stainless Steel Rigging, 4x Large Original Luke Aluminium Dorade Vents - 2 in the Main Saloon, One in the Head and One near the Mast, Main Mast, Boom and Mizzen Mast are original and in Good Condition, Mizzen Boom is Wood, 4x Wood Spreaders on the Main, 2x Wood Spreaders on the Mizzen (All are in Good Condition), Aluminium Spinnaker Pole, Aluminium Reaching Strut, Walder Boom Vang
Bronze Thru Hull Fittings in Good Condition (Most of them have been recently rebuilt), Fresh and Salt Water Deck Wash, Toerail Dorades, Hatches Cockpit Combing and Deckhouse are all varnished, Toerail was NEW in 2006, Cabin Top Hatches were NEW in 2007,15 Manual Winches - 2x Barient Titanium 28 in the Cockpit, 2x Barient Aluminium 28 in the Aft Cockpit, 2x Winches for the Staysails, 2x Winches on the Boom, 1x Winch on the Foredeck, 3x Winches on the Mast, 3x Winches on the Mizzen Mast, Double Stainless Steel Life Lines with One Gate, Grey Closed Cell Foam Cockpit Cushions, Varnished Teak Foldout Custom Cockpit Table
Sparkman & Stephens Sailing Yacht - Ketch Rigged and incredibly strong, she was originally built and raced by Ted Hood in the late 60's. A successful transition to a cruising yacht has seen her voyaging around the Pacific since the late 70's. Construction is Mahogany on Oak Frames, Double Diagonal Planked to the above the turn of the bilge. Recently relaunched following repairwork below the waterline, she is reluctantly offered for sale by her owners who have maintained her in great shape for the past 28 years.
Maintained in great shape for the past 28 years, she has been raced very succesfully in the early 60's and then cruised around the Pacific since the late 70's. Bottom repainted with Jotun in May 2008.