1960 Custom Amphibicon Controversy
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- Located In:
- Mount Desert, ME
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- Current Price:
- US$ 3,500
This classic Controversy was designed by both Farnham Butler of the Mount Desert Yacht Yard and Cy Hamlin, Naval Architect, in the early 1950s. 123 boats were built from 1954 to 1974, and this one, Heartstones, is one of them. She is Hull #94 built by Vator in Finland in 1960. She is in good condition, having been upgraded by her current owner and last sailed in 2016. Lots of room above and below and a nice rig for sailing ease!
Please contact Kathe Newman Walton at (207) 244-5560
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 25 ft 5 in
Beam: 7 ft 9 in
Minimum Draft: 2 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 0 in
Displacement: 3900 lbs
Number of heads: 1
Built in 1960 in Finland by Vator, this boat is cedar strip planked, edge nailed and glued. Oak keel, stem, and frame. Her decks are fiberglass covered plywood. She has an iron keel with 6 bolts--2 new in 2013. Solid fiberglass centerboard, built in 2014 as well as a new centerboard trunk cap. Canvas cabintop over varnished mahogany cabinsides, toe rails, and coamings. Fixed port lights for good lighting.
Yamaha 6 HP, mid-1990s, Outboard. 2-stroke, long shaft, set in well aft.
Fuel: 12 gallons in two portable plastic tanks.
Water: 12 gallons in SS tank.
Holding: 6-gallon plastic tank.
Sails and Rigging
Deck-mounted Aluminum Mast and Boom, Harken Jib Furler, Spinnaker Pole.
Sails: Main, Jib, and Spinnaker in good condition. Spare main, jib, and genoa.
Bronze Jib winches, port and starboard. Dacron running rigging, SS standing rigging.
12V battery for bilge pump (800 gph)
Aft of rope locker below are two 6'6" vee berths with cushions, lockers below, cabintop hatch for ventilation. Next aft to port is manual head, and to starboard is hanging locker. Galley area is next aft with SS sink and ice box to port and 2-burner alcohol stove to starboard. Lockers and drawers below and outboard shelves provide storage. In aft cabin are two 6'6" settees with cushions, port and starboard, custom dining table in between. Cabin finished in Herreshoff style of white bulkheads and ceiling with varnished teak trim and gray painted sole. 6' headroom under canvas cabintop.
Up 2 steps into the cockpit. Seating for 4-6, tiller steering. Outboard motor is in stern deck well. Lifelines on SS stanchions. SS bow rail around foredeck.
Custom frame for cover
Anchor, chain & rode
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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