This is a 56’ fiberglass, ketch rigged sailboat. The vessel sleeps six in three cabins plus one settee berth with two heads and two showers. Aluminum masts, spreaders and booms. Stainless steel standing rigging with bronze and stainless steel turnbuckles and fittings. Stainless steel bow and stern pulpits with double stainless steel lifelines on stainless steel stanchions. Center cockpit with hydraulic wheel steering. Inboard diesel auxiliary engine. Hydraulic aluminum dinghy deck with remote control.
With over 30 years of crusing, racing and sail making experience, Gregg is ideally suited to advise customers in all aspects of vessel acquisition, rigging and maintenance. Our firm also offers complete vessel maintenance, refitting and repair services, helping buyers and sellers to facilitate successful transactions and smoothly transition vessel ownership. To arrange a viewing of this or other vessels, please call Gregg at 941.730.6096.
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This vessel was featured in the June 2008 edition of Latitudes & Attitudes magazine.
Please contact Gregg Knighton at 941.730.6096
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Designer: Stepan Seaton
LOA: 56 ft 0 in
Beam: 15 ft 7 in
LWL: 44 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 6 in
Bridge Clearance: 63 ft 0 in
Forward forepeak anchor locker and sail storage – one head aft of sail storage with center shower and hanging storage. Two staterooms, one port and one starboard aft of forward head and shower. Main salon with port side U-shaped dinette and starboard two Ekornes lounge chairs. Navigation station starboard side aft of main salon, L-shaped galley port side aft of main salon. One utility/engine room starboard side aft of navigation station. One large aft cabin with center queen bed and private head and shower.
The L-shaped galley is to port in the passageway with three opening ports, air conditioning outlet, and one fan for ventilation. There are several storage lockers, drawers and plenty of counter space. Grunert cold plate top loading refrigerator & freezer Double stainless steel sinks WAECO built-in wall-mounted refrigerator for quick access w pressure hot & cold water Sharp Carousel built-in microwave convection oven. Single lever faucet Manual water pump & overflow Broan Trash compactor Taylors’ 2-burner w/ griddle & gimbaled stove Fresh water filter Propane Shut-off switch High Intensity AC & DC lighting
Simrad/Anritsu Radar Garmin GPS chartplotter at helm Robertson Autopilot w/rudder angle indicator Simrad Shipmate GN30 GPS ICOM VHF/Hailer radio at helm FloScan Diesel fuel flow meter Simrad digital depth/knotmeter ICOM handheld VHF w/distance log w/repeaters Simrad digital wind speed & angle Sony AM/FM/10-disc CD player Viso flat screen TV w/remote Wi-Fi amplified antenna Sanyo TV w/remote Cellphone amplified antenna ICOM HF IC-M710 Marine Receiver TV amplified antenna Link to Laptop computer. DVD Player Globalstar satellite phone w/ Internet
110 volt AC and 12 volt DC systems. Electrical Panel at the nav station. Freedom 3000 watt batter charger/inverter Kohler 8KW Generator Heart Interface Link-2000 R battery monitor SidePower bowthruster Grunert 110 volt refrigerator/freezer WAECO 110volt/12DC wall refrigerator Three AC reverse cycle air conditioner/heaters 110 volt ground fault outlets throughout
Deck & Topsides
Deck areas are spacious with both stainless steel bow and stern pulpits with double lifelines and three boarding gates. There is a comfortable center cockpit with colorful flow-thru cushions and throw-pillows. Nonskid teak cockpit flooring, starboard opening, and binnacle wheel steering with single lever control and a helm seat are included. There is also an emergency 23# Fortress stern anchor ready to go and a Force 10 propane barbeque.
Plath 110V electric bow winch Hot & cold deck shower in lazarette 75# CQR with 300” 3/8” chain 65# Bruce with 165’ of 3/8 chain & 200’ Two fordeck storage lockers nylon rope Two aftdeck lazarettes Two 20lb propane tanks in sealed locker Two boarding ladders Five fenders High-pressure fresh/salt water anchor washdown Force 10 Barbeque 23# Fortress stern anchor with 150’ nylon rode. Three boarding gates 55# Fortress anchor spare Teak varnished hand rails and cap rails. Beaufort 6-man life raft Teak fold-up cockpit table & drinkholders Sunbrella covers for all seven hatches 10 opening ports with screens Custom flow-thru cockpit cushions Ensign Stainless steel frame bimini top with full side enclosures One fender step
Sails & Rigging
All sails are roller furling and the controls for the genoa and mainsail lead into the cockpit. Using the portable electric winchdriver, short-handed sailing is easy.
Main sail 130% high-cut Genoa Mizzen sail Gennaker Staysail Windex Two Lewmar #65 ST 2speed genoa winches Removable staysail One Lewmar #48 ST 2speed main sheet winch Radar reflector One Lewmar #42 ST 2speed genoa roller furling winch Lightning difusion brush One Lewmar #40 ST 2speed main roller furling winch Deck lights for and aft Five Lewmar ST 2speed winches on Mizzen Hailer Four Lewmar ST 3speed winches on the Main mast Two flag halyards
Ford-American Diesel Engine 139HP (new 5/06) Kohler 8KW generator TwinDisc transmission (new 5/06) Racor fuel filter system 3-blade prop (new) spare 3-blade prop Spectra Catalina 300 watermaker New rudder Splendide vented washer/dryer Bench grinder Workbench with vise Four gray-water pumps & strainers Shaft cutter Single lever controls at helm Hydraulic steering Pressure water system Holding tank Macerator Electric oil pumpout
Dinghy & Hydro-Deck We installed the dinghy lift because of the high freeboard.
12’ aluminum Duroboat dinghy Yamaha 25 hp 2006 electric-start Hydro-Lift aluminum dinghy deck w/remote control two six gallon gas tanks Steering station one one gallon spare gas tank Anchor canvas gunwale guard
Five smoke detectors Two carbon monoxide detectors ACR satellite 406 EPIRB Fourteen life preservers Five Fire Extinguishers Five new bilge pumps Beaufort 6-man life raft One Lifesling Man Overboard Preserver Man overboard Pole Two horseshoe preservers Two throwable preservers All below waterline sea-cocks replaced Grates on all seawater intakes
Forepeak The forepeak locker is accessed through the external forward hatch behind the windlass. Sail & line storage Come-along tool 8D battery for windlass and bowthruster Hi-pressure fresh/salt water washdown Automatic bilge pump for anchor washdown pump Bowthruster control Life preserver storage 55# Fortress anchor Spare wire rigging
Disclaimer 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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