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- MYSTIC, CT
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- Current Price:
- US$ 59,990
A great opportunity for the right person lies on Mystic River, CT; a 1969 mahogany planked Grand Banks Classic aft cabin fly bridge trawler with twin Ford Lehman diesels. This is a rare opportunity to buy into a classic wood vessel at a great price.
There is no other boat that has attracted such a loyal following of conscientious boaters than the Classic Grand Banks Fly Bridge Trawler. Her distinctive good looks, remarkable workmanship, and ageless design make this boat stand out from all the other trawler yachts. Her timeless good looks and comfortable accommodations make this yacht stand out amongst a harbor full of today’s plastic wonders.
Katharine is wood, Philippines Mahogany on Yacal frames and bronze fastened. No fiberglass hull slap at anchor during the night, just the kindly soft groans and the security of a solid planked hull that make wood boats so dear. Built by the true artisans of American Marine in Hong Kong in 1969, this boat has all of the classic details that are missed by the modern trawler yachts today. The beautiful bright work transom and fine Teak side rails and trim accent her ruggedly beautiful profile. The aft cabin and spacious cockpit give easy access to the comfortable flying bridge for those of us who dread those daunting ladders to the bridge. Wide decks and proper height rails make for easy and safe egress to the foredeck. Solid teak planked decks over plywood decks with bronze fittings are the height of old world nautical beauty. Even launching a hard dingy from the Sitka spruce mast and boom is the essence of old time yachtsmanship.
Below, the three level cabins make for a surprising light and airy main saloon with big opening windows and a starboard side door for cross ventilation. The lower helm station is fully functional and comfortable for poor weather sailing. The “up” galley to port boasts an enormous refrigerator and a full size two burner propane range. Built in cupboards and drawers give plenty of storage while the starboard ell seating around the adjustable and folding table opposite the port side bench seat give seating for six or more. The original teak cabinetry and parquet floors highlight the traditional comfort of this big trawler living area.
Forward and down three steps are the forward cabin with traditional vee berths and attached head with sink. Again teak built in cupboards and lockers highlight the charm of trawler living. An overhead hatch gives good ventilation at anchor or underway.
Aft, and down three steps, is the aft owner’s cabin, again with teak built in cupboards, lockers and drawers. To starboard is a double bunk while to port is a single berth. The large adjoining head is comfortable and sports a head, sink, and hot and cold shower. This is a very comfortable cabin on a vessel renowned for being comfortable.
Beneath convenient hatches in the main salon are two Ford Lehman diesels and a typical marine engine room with full access to tanks, batteries, pumps and compressors.
Please contact the listing broker,
Robert Moore, (203) 858 3858 to discuss this boat or any other boat.
This boat is shown by appointment only.
Please contact Robert Moore at (203)858-3858
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 36’4” BEAM: 12’2” DRAFT: 3’11”
WEIGHT: 23,300 LBS
HULL MATERIAL: WOOD DECK MATERIAL: TEAK OVER PLYWOOD
TANKAGE FUEL: 340g WATER: 140g WASTE: 28g
ENGINES AND MACHINERY
NUMBER OF DRIVE ENGINES: 2
MANUFACTURER: FORD LEHMAN MODEL: 6 CYCLINDER HORSE POWER: 2 X 120
FUEL: DIESEL HOURS: 5400 DRIVE TYPE: DIRECT
CRUISING RPM: 1800 CRUISING SPEED: 8kn FUEL CONSUMPTION: 6 gph
MAXIMUM RPM: 2500 MAXIMUM SPEED: 10kn
COOLING SYSTEM: FRESH WATER
GENERATOR: WESTERBEKE 4KW Hours 3755
BATTERY STARTING: 2 X GROUP 31 (2014) HOUSE: 4 X 6VLT: WET CELLSWITCH: PARALLEL
SHIPS VOLTAGE DC: 12v SHIPS VOLTAGE AC: 110v
SHORE POWER AMPS: 30a NUMBER OF INLETS: 1 CORD LENGTH: 50’
BILGE PUMPS:2 ELECTRIC, BILGE BLOWERS: 1 BATTERY CHARGER: 30 AM (2014)
A/C - HEATING TYPE: ARTIC MARINE AIR REVERSE CYCLE
PRESSURE WATER SYSTEM: HOT WATER SYSTEM ENGINE/110V
SLEEPS2 IN FORWARD STATEROOM AND 3 IN AFT STAEROOM AND 2 IN SALON AREA
HEADS: 2 HEAD: 2 ELECTRIC SHOWER: 1 SINKS: 2
GALLEY AREA: REFRIGERATOR: DC
COOKTOP: 2 BURNERPROPANE
SALON AREAS: ADJUSTABLE TABLE: SEATS 6 PERSONS
DECK AREAS FLYING BRIDGE SEATS:6 WITH FULL HELM
PILOT HOUSE SEATS:8 WITH FULL HELM
BOW PULPIT BOW RAIL STERN RAIL SWIM PLATFORM
PRIMARY ANCHOR: 35# CQR CHAIN LENGTH: 20’ RODE LENGTH: 150’
SECONDARY ANCHOR: 20 # DANFORTH
ANCHOR WINDLASS: IDEAL
ELECTRONICS, NAVIGATION AND SAFETY
CHARTPLOTTER: FURUNO NAVNET COLOR 10 INCH
CHARTPLOTTER (BRIDGE) GARMIN 180 MAP B/W
DEPTH FINDER: FURUNO NAVNET ANALOG DEPTH SOUNDER
DEPTH FINDER (BRIDGE): FURUNO ECHO SOUNDER LS4100 BW FISHFINDER
RADAR: FURUNO NAVNET MODEL 1823
VHF RADIO: STANDARD HORIZONECLIPSE
FIRE EXTINGUISHER/S: 3
LIFE RINGS: 1 LIFE JACKETS: 4 HORN BELL
CANVAS COLOR: BLUE BIMINI TOP BRIDGE ENCLOSURE
OWNERS NOTES: HULL # 36-129
AIRCONDITIONING INSTALLED 2011
REFRIGERATION REPLACED 2010
1” PHILIPPINE CARVEL MAHOGANY PLANKING OVER SAWN YACAL FRAMES, BRONZE FASTENED
BRONZE THROUGH HULL FITTINGS, BRONZE DECK FITTINGS
TEAK DECKS OVER PLYWOOD
TEAK SWIM PLATFORM
TEAK INTERIOR CABINETRY, TEAK PARQUET INTERIOR DECKS
SITKA SPRUCE MAST AND BOOM
TRANSMISSIONS ARE BORG WARNER VELVET DRIVE 1.91:1 REDUCTION
2 DANFORTH COMPASSES
BRIDGE REFRIGERATOR (110)
AC AND DC PANNELS UPGRADED IN 2010
BLOCKHEATERS BOTH DIESELS
ENGINE BATTERIES REPLACED 2014
AFT HEAD AND HOLDING TANKS REPLACED 2010
SALON HEADLINER LED OVERHEAD LIGHTS 2010
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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