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Old 19-10-2009, 10:45   #1
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For Sale: 40' Challenger Ketch

Kalliope is a 1974 Challenger 40' staysail ketch, Robert Perry designed, Howard Stern constructed.
She is clean, well-maintained and ready to go cruising immediately. Kalliope is a bright, open boat, a comfortable place to be whether at anchor, at sea, or at the dock. She is stable at sea; she has circumnavigated the world as well as cruised the Eastern US coast and Bahamas. She is easy to singlehand as all control lines (headsail, staysail, mainsail, mizzen) are cockpit rigged. A watertight bulkhead separates the forward sail/anchor chain locker; makes a safer boat, keeps sails out of the living area and also houses the holding tank. All systems on Kalliope are well thought-out and nicely integrated. Kalliope is an exceptional, safe blue-water cruiser that is fun to live in, as well as to sail. Price $70,000.

Draft 5'6"
LOA 39'11"
LWL 34'
Beam 12' 10"
Engine: Perkins 4-107 Diesel
Fresh Water Capacity 150 Gallons
Little Village 150-Gallon a day Watermaker
Fuel Capacity 110 Gallons

3 75-watt solar panels
Four Winds wind generator
MASE 2500 diesel generator with separate 13 gallon fuel tank
Prosine 1000i 230V 1000W inverter
Heart Interface 2000W Inverter
Tow generator
2 Lifeline AGM size 8-D batteries
100 Amp charger
110 VAC & 220 capability with both US & Australia/New Zealand electrical sockets

55 lb Delta Quick-Set and
30 kg. Bruce Claw in dual anchor rollers
35 lb. hi-tensile Danforth
2 small Danforths for the dinghy

Sail inventory. all replaced, 2004:
storm trysail with mast track
mizzen sail
120% genoa
riding sail

Glacier Bay separate refrigerator and freezer w/ programmable 12V DC-operated, super-efficient custom holding plate design
built-in microwave
2-burner Force 10 stove with oven and broiler (with 2 20-lb. propane tanks in separate vented locker)
double stainless-steel sinks
Good storage and counter space

Master berth-double
Salon table converts to queen size
3-5 Single Crew bunks
6'6” headroom in most of the cabin, 6' in the remainder

Other Equipment:
10'2" West Marine (Zodiac) dinghy with Yamaha 8hp 4-stroke outboard, both new in 2008
mast steps at both masts
crow's nest at the main mast
lazy jacks @ both main and mizzen mast
4'6" bowsprit
running rigging replaced 2006-2008
Harken roller furling (new 2007)
Acco 3/8 chain (new 2006)
Maxwell 2000 windlass gypsy (new 2006)
Awl-Grip hull and topsides with non-skid 2006
bottom painted Pettit Vivid (2009)
Plastimo 4-person liferaft (new 2006)
ACR Globalfix EPIRB (2007)
Garmin chartplotter (2006)All LED lights (sensibulb in cabin & Dr. LED exterior nav light) fitted 2007-2008
Furuno GPS Navigator
Garmin GPS 120 XL
JCR LCD Radar 1500
Uniden VHF at nav station and in cockpit with separate antennas
ICOM IC-728 SSB with tuner and Pactor modem
New custom prop 2007
spare feathering prop
radar reflector
full bimini attached to the dodger, which has a fitted protective shade cover
mainmast shade cover and various cockpit privacy screens
stern platform with custom dinghy davits
2 boarding ladders (one stainless, one custom stainless and teak)
permanent jack-line in cockpit
salon table custom built in Australia; raises out-of-the way to the ceiling or lowers into a queen-sized bed, and is infinitely adjustable to any (table or otherwise) height in between
Over 60 separate clean dry storage areas
spares and backups for all major mechanical, electrical and navigational systems

For more photos, please go to Challenger 40 Ketch Kalliope - Home Thanks!
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Old 19-10-2009, 11:06   #2
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Seems like exactly what I'm looking for. The cockpit looks like it has a wierd layout, do you have any other pics and can you tell me where the boat is located?
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She is located near Supply, NC. Cockpit has two captain's chairs, which can be changed to three different spots, one of which is at the helm. Other than that, pretty normal layout, I think. More pics at the website listed above. Thanks!
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