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For more photos and detailed list of items call Frank @ 305-310-4910 or write to Have you been dreaming of going cruising but have never owned a sailboat and are hesitating because of the $$$ and the weeks of hard work required to properly outfit a boat?

Well, I've got just the sailboat you need.

She was designed and built by Bill Hardin, " Pioneer of the Taiwan Boat Building Industry," as a True Blue Water Sailboat, back when "cruising" was almost unknown.

At 32,000 lbs. and 8500 lbs. of ballast and a full keel w/ 5' 8" draft, she's very seaworthy, reliable and comfortable in the high seas.

She is also a pleasure to live on, because she's so spacious and so well laid out and she has more storage than you could possibly imagine.

She's also fully furnished and well equipped for you to move aboard and go cruise the islands as I did for many years.

All you'll need to bring are your clothes and groceries, because I have removed only my personal items and am leaving everything else behind in totally reconditioned drawers, lockers and storage compartments.

Topside from Stern to Bow: New 10 ft.

Mercury rib dinghy on davits & 15 HP Yamaha outboard, 45 lb Danforth stern anchor w/ 150' of 1/2" line, AIR Marine 400 watt wind generator, Danforth compass, Autohelm Speed & Depth, Raymarine Auto Pilot, Garmin GPS, 4 Harken self tailing winches, 2 Bose speakers, New Mainsail w/ Strong Sail Track & Slide System & Mack Pack Lazy Jack system, New s.s. chain plates, surfaced mounted and bolted through the hull.

Rigging is all s.s. w/ Staylock fittings, Muir Cougar windlass for a 45 lb steel Spade w/ 200' of 3/8" chain & a 60 lb. aluminum Spade w/ 300' of 3/4" line, 130% Genny & a Staysail on Harken Reefing & Furling Systems.

A Gennaker w/ sleeve is below.

Below Deck from Stern to Bow; Masters' Queen size bed, w/ 2 large hanging closets, 7 lockers, 13 drawers for all the clothes the "Admiral" would ever dream of having w/ her. 2 Bose speakers.

Main head w/ exhaust fan, sink, separate shower, Splendide Washer/Dryer.

Included are sheets, many towels, napkins etc….

Engine room w/ 6 removable doors to access the 65 HP Ford Lehman, 100 amp.

Balmar alternator, 30 amp.

Raritan battery charger, refrigeration equipment, 4.2 kw.

Entec West diesel generator in a sound insulated enclosure.

Above the engine room, a Statpower 1000w. inverter, Charles 40 amp. battery charger, Xantrex battery monitor. 5 cu.ft. freezer and 6 cu.ft. refrigerator, microwave, VHF radio, Icom SSB Transceiver, ACR distress light, 1 million watts floodlight, flares, harnesses, binos, navigation tools, 3 fire extinguishers, 10 life jackets, charts, etc…..

Main Cabin: Galley w/ Force 10 stove w/ 3 burners, oven w/ broiler, 2 s.s.sinks w/ filtered water, set of new dishes for 8, pressure cooker, 12 v. blender, Cuisinart chopper, all the s.s. pots and pans & utensils needed to cook and serve the meals.

L shaped settee w. a folding table, King Air 16,000 BTU A/C & Heat system, Little Wonder 12 v. 6 gal/hr water maker, Boston clock & Barometer, EPIRB w/ GPS 4 fiberglass tanks hold 180 gal. diesel and 180 gal. water, a 6 gal. water heater, four 6 v. & one 12 v. batteries.

Salon: Three adjustable settees/berths, chairs, Dynex 19" flat panel TV, Technics receiver w/ cassette & CD players, Toshiba DVD player, Panasonic VHF player, 2 JBL speakers.

Forepeak w/ Workshop: That's right, a workbench w/ vises and clamps, hand tools mounted on both sides, ample drawers behind for s.s. screws, bolts, drill bits etc…. and ample storage below for more hand & electric tools.

It has to be seen to be appreciated for the ease with which you'll be able to work on any project you undertake!

I cut the crew berth in half and built the shop 28 years ago and have never regretted it.

Head w/ a sink, large cabinet for snorkeliing equipment which are included. 75 gal. holding tank w/ ample storage and 2 large shelves above it.

Last haul-out was in February 2013.

Basic Information
Length:45' 2"
More Details
Engine:Ford Lehman 4d 220
Engine Count:Single
Engine Hours:6000
Hull Material:Glass
Beam:13' 4"
Draft:5' 8"
Condition:Very Good

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