1980 CT Ta Chaio 54 Ketch

US$ 199,900
MD, United States
Interested in this boat? Toll-free: 866-488-6008
Tel: (410) 263-0993
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CT 54 Ketch

Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In:
MD, United States
Hull Material:
Current Price:
US$ 199,900 

ACCOMMODATION DETAILS: Interior finish is varnished teak with a spectacular curved entry companionway stair with hand rails. She can sleep up to 11 including a convertible dinette plus additional sleeping in the large cockpit with hard dodger, companionway bimini and hard top. The galley is a chef's delight with 3 burner propane stove with oven, microwave and stainless steel lined separate refrigerator and freezer. In addition to a large open pass-thru to the saloon for the chef to be part of the company, there is additional counter space inboard of the cooking area.

EQUIPMENT DETAILS: THIS GREAT VALUE HAS JUST BEEN REDUCED TO $199,900. AND IS READY TO GO CRUISING! This classic CT54 Ketch is a gem. In addition to the fine solid teak joinery found in the traditional CT yachts, "PILGRIM" offers the following additional equipment and upgrades. Call for details.

Double SS sinks
Technautics 120v AC and engine driven SS lined refrigeration
Tehcnautics 120v AC and engine driven SS lined freezer
Avanti 1.2 CF, 120v AC refrigerator Seaward 3B
Hillerange propane stove w/ oven (2) 20lb Propane tanks
Xantrex propane controller/sensor
H&C Pressure water w/6 gallon SS hot water heater
Panasonic microwave oven Custom large bar/pass thru to saloon Opening ports

Autohelm ST50 Wind speed & direction
Autohelm ST50 Depth, speed and log
Autohelm Tri-Data repeater
Autohelm 7000 hydraulic auto pilot
(2) VHF Radios (helm & navigation station)
Raymarine radar with GPS and chart plotter
6" Ritchie compass
Sharp stereo w/ speakers
Color TV
TV Antenna

6KW Northern Lights generator
Full 12v DC service throughout w/ panel at nav station
120v AC service and outlets w/ panel at nav station
(4) 8D Gel house batteries(1) 4D Gel starting battery
Heart 2000 inverter/charger w/ Xantrax 2000 controller
Balmar 120 amp alternator w/ smart charger
50 Amp shore power service and cord
12v Cabin lights throughout
Anchor light
Strobe light
Navigation lights

    120hp Ford Lehman Diesel engine w/ Borg Warner Velvet Drive hydraulic
       transmission               .
     Engine includes 120 Amp alternator, raw water pump, Racor fuel/water separator/strainer, raw
     water strainer, alarm systems for oil pressure and water temperature, heat exchanger, fresh 
     water cooling, engine panels and controls.
Engine room sound shielding
Prop is 26", 3 bladed bronze prop w/ 1 3/4" SS shaft
Wagner hydraulic steering Emergency tiller
(2) Marine Air 16,000 BTU Reverse cycle air conditioning & heat
(2) Automatic bilge pumps w/ cycle counter
(1) Manual bilge pump
H&C Pressure water 
250 Gallons water in (2) tanks
400 Gallons fuel in (4) tanks (new 2008)
(2) Deck wash down stations

Aluminum spars with SS rigging
SS Crows nest on main mast
Mast steps to top of main mast
Ratlines on main and mizzen masts
Main mast with Profurl roller furling in mast
Profurl roller furling for jib
     Jib-Roller furling 100% Doyle on Profurl system
     Roller furling main on Profurl in mast system
     Self tending staysail
     Fully battened mizzen w/ lazy jacks
     UK Cruising spinnaker w/ dousing sock
     (1) Barlow #28 2 speed ST for main sheet
     (3) Barient #25 2 speed for halyards
     (1) Barbarossa #41.2 2 speed ST for main furling
     (1) Barlow #23 2 speed for mizzen sheet
     (1) Barient #21 for mizzen halyard
     (2) Barlow #32 2 speed ST primary sheet winches
Main and mizzen boom gallows  

Hull: Molded fiberglass hull.  Hull color is white with green boot stripe and green sheer stripe 
Deck: Molded fiberglass deck color white. Teak decks overlay applied after molding (foredeck new
     1999, aft deck new 2008) 
Hatches over cabins and saloon

Exterior hardware is stainless steel, aluminum, or bronze.
Anchors: (1) 75 lb CQR Primary anchor w/ 370' chain, (1) Bruce anchor w/ chain & nylon rode Custom hard dodger/windshield
Custom hard top over cockpit
Bimini over companionway
SS Bow pulpit
SS Rails around deck in lieu of life lines
Bow thruster
Muir Thor H-3500 12v anchor windlass
Spoked teak wheel at helm
Full sailing instruments, radar and plotter at helm
Dinghy davits w/ (2) Barlow reel winches
Gamefisher 12' dinghy w/ oars and 9.9 Johnson OB
Avon liferaft
(2) Deck wash stations
Cockpit dining table
Boarding ladder
Aft sliding boarding ladder for dinghy
Cockpit cushions
Safety equipment: Life jackets, life ring, fire extinguishers, etc.  


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.


Call or email me for a prompt response to your yachting needs. Over 40 years of experience with power and sailing yachts of all sizes.

See full specs, photos and a full video at:

Warren Campbell:  EM: warren@contemporaryyachts.com  PH: 410-268-9223

Please contact Neal Barrett at 443 994 2800

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