Unique wooden motorsailer FOR SALE - $45K (US)
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Workboat bones with classic yacht style. Bronze fastened, 11 tons of teak hull and deck, yacal frames, and ipol floors. She is a centerboard sloop of 36’ LOA, 11’ beam, 4’ draft board up and beefy Beta-Kubota 50 hp with approx. 2300 hours.
She was designed by Walter McInnis as a “one-off”, built in Hong Kong in 1961 and then shipped to Boston to the Eldredge-McInnis yard for final outfitting. Search “Walter McInnis” for a closer look at the accomplishments of these two men who started in the early 1900s designing yachts and fishing boats, as well as designing and building for the Coast Guard and Navy during World War II.
Visit “Memsahib’s Story “ to see the previous owner's blog of her life since the mid 70’s until 2014. Owners of this unique vessel have documented many of the special touches applied throughout her life, and she is looking for her next caretaker.
She is now moored on the south coast of Puerto Rico in Bahia de Patillas.
US Doc #1104576
Major Maintenance and Upgrades Since the April 2014 survey
May 2017 Standing rigging replaced
June 2017 Autopilot installed. Raymarine EV 200 Sail with EV 1 sensor, P70 control head, and Type 1 linear drive
July 2017 Renogy 100 watt solar panels (2) and 40A charge controller
Aug 2017 Relocated power panel and complete cabin re-wire
Sep 2017 Hurricane Maria No damage!
May 2019 Cockpit roof replaced
Aug 2019 Hauled for bottom and topside paint
May 2023 Group 27 battery bank replaced Diehard
Equipment stem to stern
Delta 40# plow with 100’ 5/16 BB chain and 100’ 3/8 line
Lewmar Pro series 1000 windlass
Vetus 5512 bow thruster with 5 ¾ dia. prop
Raritan toilet to macerator to 10 gal holding tank
Whale 500 GPH shower system
Medical kit/ditch bag
Two 20 ft 30 A shore cords
Origi 6000 two burner and oven alcohol stove
EPIRB Acr Rib-36
Life Sling and horseshoe
Seward S1200 water heater
20 A Charles Charger
Lewmar 43 two speed winches
Technodrive TMC 260 transmission
AquaDrive transmission to shaft anti-vibration coupling
8’ shellback dinghy with 2 hp Honda outboard
Fortress Guardian 29# anchor
Uniden Atlantis 250 hand-held VHF
Standard Horizon GX2150 helm mounted VHF
Raymarine c70 chartplotter
Raymarine i40 wind instrument
This boat will speak to only the wooden boat aficionado. She is one of a kind and she is full of the things that only a knowledgeable few will understand and appreciate. Don't forget to click on the 2014 survey and the full selection of photos linked above. If you would like to speak to the current owner, contact Steve at sfmadden5282 at hotmail.com.
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