1996 Custom 73 Motorsailor73ft
Long Beach, California
Price Drop: US$50,000 (Jan 19)
|Offered By||California Yacht Company - Long Beach Yacht Center|1996 Custom 73 Motorsailor
Custom built massive Motor sailor being offered for the first time by the estate of the builder. If you are looking for a large ,extremely affordable cruiser "Rainbow" is for you. Estate sale offering.
Cooperative Listing with Long Beach Yacht Sales
Ray Jones 562-243-4157
John Adams 714-227-0682
Rainbow was built with a one design construction method, hand laid up, using appropriate layers of matte, cloth and woven roving with resin. The hull has Airex foam core and the decks are cord in balsa. The superstructure is of the same type of construction. There is a non skid pattern on the deck surface. There are transverse bulkheads, intermittent framing and longitudinal stringers along with the deck to hull joint that gives the vessel its rigidity and stiffness. This sailboat is a unique in its design and styling. There is a hard chine and a spray rail like on a power boat. It goes into a V hull and the propeller is tucked away in a Prop pocket. The vessel is a modern designed Fin keel with a skeg hung rudder and a raked bow.
Entering in the main cabin from forward section of the cockpit and down the set of stairs on the outboard port side of the main cabin there is a U-shaped galley. Across from the aft bulkhead there is a l built in cold plate freezer as well as a chart table. Running along the starboard side there's an L-shaped sofa. Forward of the galley there is a circular dinette. As you go down below to starboard there's an enclosed marine toilet with shower. To port is a cabin with a double lower berth and a single upper berth. Continuing forward there is a built -in washer dryer on the starboard side of the companionway. Stepping into the forward stateroom there's a large double berth on the center line . Beneath the forward berth is location of a bow thruster and the batteries are beneath the cabin sole. On the port side there is an enclosed marine toilet. There's also a chain locker located in the forepeak.
From the main cabin going aft there is a tunnel that runs along the starboard side to the owners stateroom. There's a large double berth on the center line and an ensuite, enclosed marine toilet and shower. Throughout the vessel there are various hanging lockers, cupboards, drawers and storage areas. In the tunnel that is going aft app there is a port side doorway that leads into the engine room. The engine room was a full standup headroom with the main engine on center line with two generators outboard and after the main propulsion unit. Batteries are located in this storage area. Beneath the main cabin sole is the location of the fuel and water tanks
Rigging and Operational Features
Main vessel operation in the cockpit which is located in the center section of the vessel behind a substantial windshield. There's adequate sailing paraphernalia, display mounted engine monitor instrumentation and navigational equipment in the adjacent area. The helm is mounted on the bulkhead with a bench pilot seat that is built for two. The cockpit has seating around its perimeter and aft. Aft of the center cockpit there is a Boston whaler mounted athwart ships, resting on wooden deck mounted chocks. There are wide decks on the port and starboard side of the cabin and continuing forward for all sail handling, anchoring and other deck side needs. There is a hot tub built in the aft deck as well. The mast is made of composite and has two sets of spreaders and stainless steel wire standing rigging. There is stainless steel wire and yacht braid running rigging and a roller furling headsail. Additional design features are on internal boom that slides out of the main boom that can be used for lifting and positioning the Boston whaler into the water from the deck.
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.
|Shore Power Inlet||✓|
|Wind Speed and Direction||✓|
|Electric Bilge Pump||✓|
|Tender||13 Boston Whaler|
|Drive Type||Direct Drive|
|Propeller Type||3 Blade|
|Length on Deck||73ft|
|Fresh Water Tank||2 x 160 gal (GRP)|
|Fuel Tank||2 x 500 gal (GRP)|
|Holding Tank||2 x 32.5 gal (GRP)|