"CLASSIC" John Alden designed ketch. A proven performance offshore cruiser that has been maintained to the highest standards. Built by Palmer Johnson with a georgeous full teak interior. Recent up-grades include: New carbon fiber rigs with rod rigging, Harken hardware, sails, electronics, deck refirbishing, new electrical system and much more. This vessel is ready to go sailing anywhere in comfort, BUT --- She also won the Chicago-Mac Race overall in 2003 and 2005. "RETREIVER" is a class act that must be seen.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder: Palmer Johnson
Designer: John Alden
LOA: 52 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 6 in
LWL: 36 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 0 in
Displacement: 36000 lbs
Ballast: 13000 lbs
Engine Brand: Mercedes Benz Diesel
Engine Model: WM 80 W
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 5200
1980 Mercedes Benz WM 80 W 80 Hp diesel engine with 5200 hours, 7.5 knot cruising speed, 8.5 knot maximum speed, 120 gallon fuel tankage, fresh water cooling system, 2-blade Martec folding propeller, wheel steering system.
12 volt, 24 volt and 110 volt electrical systems. The complete electrical system was replaced in 2005 including: all wiring, batteries, battery charger, inverter, and master breaker panels. 24 volt engine starting system, 110 volt shore power system with 3 - 50' 30 amp shore power cords, 110 volt outlets through out vessel, electralysis monitoring system, cabin lights, spreader lights, foredeck light, aft deck light, full navigation lights.
Hot and cold pressure water system with 280 gallon water capacity, 3 sinks,( the galley sink has pressure water-- plus -- manual fresh and sea water pumps ), 2 showers, 2 Wilcox Crittenden manual marine heads with 50 gallon holding tank, fore deck and aft deck wash down systems, dockside water hook-up.
Accommodations for 8. The forward stateroom includes: a double V-berth, storage lockers, drawers, and hanging locker, and private access to the forward head compartment. The aft stateroom includes: a double berth to port and a wide single berth to starboard, storage lockers, drawers, 2 hanging lockers, and a private aft head compartment. The main salon includes: L-shaped dinette with a folding teak dinette table to port, a settee and pilot berth to starboard, exception storage and georgeous teak. The galley includes:Stainless steel HilleRange 3 burner propane stove with oven, Grunert holding plate refrigeration and seperate freezer units, deep double stainless steel sinks, great countertop and storage space. Dishes, silverware, glasses, pots and pans are all included. Opposite the galley to starboard is a very comfortable sit-down navigator's station with full electronics in view and new electronic panels on the side. Interior decor: exceptional teak interior, teak and holly cabin sole, green flec fabrics, decorator pillows, off white curtians, and exceptional storage through out. Ventilation is provided by: 3 hatches, 1 opening port, 6 dorade vents with stainless steel guards, 2 cabin ventilators.( All with screens.). Hi Seas stainless steel diesel cabin heater, Marine Air reverse cycle heat/air conditioning system.
Danforth binnacle compass, additional Danforth compass above the owner's berth, Ockam Matryx system with 4 repeaters ( located at the helm, cockpit, and nav. station ) including: ( Depth, speed, log, wind speed and direction, plus ). 2002 Raytheon RL 70 C radar/chart plotter w/radome replaced 2004, Cetrek Pilot 740 autopilot at helm and Cetrek pilot 730 autopilot at the navigator's station, ICOM IC-M602 VHF radio telephone, Brookes and Gatehouse wind direction/close hulled indicator, Samsung SyncMaster 930B Flat screen w/ key board ( computer for GPS navigation at the navigator's station ), Compact Disc Player. Chelsea brass clock and barometer.
MAINSAILS: --Quantum Fusion-kevlar full battened main with 3 reef pionts, lazy jacks system and" Antal Mast Slider System ( 2005 ). Mainsail-- Spectra full battened ( 1998 ). MIZZENS: -- Quantum Fusion-kevlar full battened mizzen with reef pionts and lazy jack system and Antal mast slider system ( 2005 ). Mizzen -- Spectra full battened ( 1998 ). GENOAS:145% furling ( 2006 ), Racing genoa ( 2003 ), Spectra genoa ( 1998 ). SPINNAKERS: 3/4 oz. Tri-radial ( 2006 ), cruising spinnaker with shoot scoop (2006 ), 3/4 oz. assemetric spinnaker (2003 ), 1- 1/2 oz. assymetric spinnaker ( 2003 ), all-purpose spinnaker ( 2000 ). Tri-radial cruising ( 1999 ). SPINNAKER STAYSAIL: ( 2003 ). GENOA STAYSAIL: ( 2003 ).
RIGGING and HARDWARE
Custom carbon fiber masts and booms with rod rigging . Main mast is a double spreader rig, mizzen mast is a single spreader rig. Reaching strut, spinnaker pole, Navtec hydraulic main mast backstay adjuster and boom vang, mizzen mast running backs and boom vang, Harken genoa roller furling system, main and mizzen Harken traveler systems, Antal ( bat cars ) mast slider systems fom main and mizzen, jiffy reefing systems for main and mizzen with full battens and lazy jacks, Harken ( tracks, hardware, and blocks ), Spinnlock stoppers, 16 Barient winches ( 11 of which are selftailers ). The vessel's updated rigging and hardware has optimized her performance as well as simplified her ability to be short handed.
Bow pulpit, stern rail, double lifelines with boarding gates port and starboard, stainless steel mast guard rails, manual and electric bilge pumps, bilge blower, hand held fire extinguishers, automatic engine room extinguishing system, horseshoe life ring, Life Sling man overboard safety pack, Switlik MOM 8-A man overboard safety module, man overboard light, fog horn, ship's bell, flare kit, emergency tiller, life jackets, Bruce anchor with anchor rode mounted on bow anchor roller, Danforth anchor with rode mounted in foredeck anchor locker, radar reflector, Xintex carbon monoxide detector, Winslow 12-man life raft.
Fenders, dock lines, close cell foam cockpit cushions, cockpit table, cockpit awning, dodgers for aft cabin companionway and main salon companionway, swim ladder, passerrel, boat hook, flag staff with ensign. There are 2 cockpit lockers, 3 aft deck lockers, and one large foredeck sail locker ( all lined with teak battens to keep gear away from the hull and other equipment ). New blue exterior canvas ( 2008 ) includes: all sail covers and binnacle wheel cover. Edson dinghy davits, Caribi hardbottom inflatable dinghy
This classic John Alden designed ketch has been beautifully maintained and updated. A superb blend of sailing performance and an elegant teak interior. She's capable of off-shore blue water cruising, an easily handled day sailor , or a thrill to take racing.
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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