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Old 15-03-2018, 09:36   #286
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

Romarine Cat Ketch
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Steady's Notes

The photos of the boat show an interesting looking boat, a cat ketch rig with Free Standing Masts, in what appears to be good condition inside, considering the age and asking price. The asking price is low, and is likely a factor of this being a more unusual or uncommon boat, size, age, rig, etc.

The ad says it has a Diesel engine with 600 hours (one ad says that).

As with any boat, a survey is a good idea. As with any boat, Caveat Emptor.

I like what I see in some of the photos, though I think the broker has done a poor job of showing the boat, and some photos are very poor (no good photos of the boat profile, etc.). There are more photos showing the interior and cockpit and details on the linked page.

There is no indication of the mast material (aluminum? Fiberglass? Wood?).
The designer's name is on the ad.

Ad says:
"Spacious cabin with 6'5" head room and sleeps two comfortably. Twin keel design offers very shallow draft 4' draft."
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LOA = 30'

Year = 1980

Asking Price = $5,850

Location = Westport, MA, USA
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Specifications from Sale Ad Listing

Keel: Twin Keel

Dimensions
LOA: 30 ft 0 in
Beam: 9 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 0 in

Engines
Total Power: 25 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 600
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Sail drive
Engine Power: 25 HP

Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: 35
Fuel Tanks: 12
Holding Tanks: 5
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Link to Ad with contact info
1980 Romarine Cat Ketch Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
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All photos in this post are from THIS ad for THIS boat.
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My Disclaimers and Requests

I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area. Or, if you own a similar or sister boat send me a PM. I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

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Pearson 33

Year = 1971
Asking Price = $8,500
Location = Vero Beach, FL, USA
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Description from Ad

$40k spent on upgrades
including beautiful SS ports, stanchions, bow/stern rail rigging and sails and cushionsVee berth forward, head with holding tank and basin next aft, pressure water system, settees (one converts to double), ice box, new cockpit cushions, new cabin cusins swim ladder, PFD's, safety gear, fenders, docklines, miscellaneous gear.

CONSTRUCTION: Fiberglass hull (light blue), teak toerail, cored deck, wheel steering.

ELECTRICAL: 2-12 volt batteries, 110 shorepower with cord, battery charger.

ELECTRONICS: chartplotter, VHF radio, depthsounder, compass, AM/FM stereo with cassette.
DISPLACEMENT: 10,900. lbs., BALLAST: 4,200 lbs. DRAFT: 3'11"/7'7".
ENGINE: Atomic 4 gas).
SAILS AND RIGGING: Aluminum spars, S/S standing rigging, new roller furling ( new main Mack Pack), new genoa main, halyard led aft, end boom mainsheet. Owned by 503C youth sailing school. In water, in Vero Beach
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Link to data on Sailboatdata
PEARSON 33 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd. Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 32.92' / 10.03m LWL: 25.80' / 7.86m
Beam: 10.00' / 3.05m Listed SA: 492 ft2 / 45.71 m2
Draft (max.) 7.58' / 2.31m
Draft (min.) 4.00' / 1.22m

Displacement: 10930 lbs./ 4958 kgs. Ballast: 4200 lbs. / 1905 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1: 16.04 Bal./Disp.: 38.42% Disp./Len.: 284.13
Designer: William Shaw
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Construction: FG Bal. type: Lead
First Built: 1969 Last Built: 1975 # Built:
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make: Universal Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas HP:
TANKS
Water: 60 gals. / 227 ltrs. Fuel:
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Link to Ad:
1971 Pearson 33 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com

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My Disclaimers and Requests

I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area. Or, if you own a similar or sister boat send me a PM. I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

Pearson 33'
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Steady's Notes

The photos of the boat show a nice looking, clean boat, in what appears to be good condition for this age and asking price. As with any boat, a survey is a good idea. Caveat Emptor.

I like what I see in the photos for this age and asking price.

Most importantly, several key items have been updated within the last 20 years, including the Engine, Mast, Rigging, Fuel Tank, Batteries, and less importantly, cushions.

There are more photos showing the interior and cockpit and details on the linked page.

Ad says:
"She had a new 30-HP Yanmar 3YM30 installed in 2004, new fuel tank in 2006, new interior cushions in 2007, new mast and rigging in 1998 and 2 new gel batteries in 2013. She comes with a mainsail and a 150 furling Genoa. Great for sailing in those skinny waters as she only draws 4-feet with the centerboard up."
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[LOA = 33'

Year = 1973

Location = Greenport, NY, USA

Asking Price = $10,000
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Specifications from Sailboatdata

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd. Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 32.92' / 10.03m LWL: 25.80' / 7.86m
Beam: 10.00' / 3.05m Listed SA: 492 ft2 / 45.71 m2
Draft (max.) 7.58' / 2.31m Draft (min.) 4.00' / 1.22m
Displacement: 10930 lbs./ 4958 kgs. Ballast: 4200 lbs. / 1905 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1: 16.04 Bal./Disp.: 38.42% Disp./Len.: 284.13
Designer: William Shaw
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Construction: FG Bal. type: Lead
First Built: 1969 Last Built: 1975 # Built:
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make: Universal Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas HP:
TANKS
Water: 60 gals. / 227 ltrs. Fuel:
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Link to Ad with contact info for owner. FSBO
1973 Pearson 33 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
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All photos in this post are from THIS ad for THIS boat.
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My Disclaimers and Requests

I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area. Or, if you own a similar or sister boat send me a PM. I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

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Brief Notice (no time for full profile):

Pearson 33

Year = 1971
Asking Price = $8,500
Location = Vero Beach, FL, USA
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Description from Ad

$40k spent on upgrades
including beautiful SS ports, stanchions, bow/stern rail rigging and sails and cushionsVee berth forward, head with holding tank and basin next aft, pressure water system, settees (one converts to double), ice box, new cockpit cushions, new cabin cusins swim ladder, PFD's, safety gear, fenders, docklines, miscellaneous gear.

CONSTRUCTION: Fiberglass hull (light blue), teak toerail, cored deck, wheel steering.

ELECTRICAL: 2-12 volt batteries, 110 shorepower with cord, battery charger.

ELECTRONICS: chartplotter, VHF radio, depthsounder, compass, AM/FM stereo with cassette.
DISPLACEMENT: 10,900. lbs., BALLAST: 4,200 lbs. DRAFT: 3'11"/7'7".
ENGINE: Atomic 4 gas).
SAILS AND RIGGING: Aluminum spars, S/S standing rigging, new roller furling ( new main Mack Pack), new genoa main, halyard led aft, end boom mainsheet. Owned by 503C youth sailing school. In water, in Vero Beach
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Link to data on Sailboatdata
PEARSON 33 sailboat specifications and details on sailboatdata.com

Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd. Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 32.92' / 10.03m LWL: 25.80' / 7.86m
Beam: 10.00' / 3.05m Listed SA: 492 ft2 / 45.71 m2
Draft (max.) 7.58' / 2.31m
Draft (min.) 4.00' / 1.22m

Displacement: 10930 lbs./ 4958 kgs. Ballast: 4200 lbs. / 1905 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1: 16.04 Bal./Disp.: 38.42% Disp./Len.: 284.13
Designer: William Shaw
Builder: Pearson Yachts (USA)
Construction: FG Bal. type: Lead
First Built: 1969 Last Built: 1975 # Built:
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make: Universal Model: Atomic 4
Type: Gas HP:
TANKS
Water: 60 gals. / 227 ltrs. Fuel:
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Link to Ad:
1971 Pearson 33 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com

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My Disclaimers and Requests

I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area. Or, if you own a similar or sister boat send me a PM. I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
I sailed in tandem with one of these back in 1971 from Great Inauga to Monte Christie DR in 1971 upwind in big seas. The foredeck developed a 4ft long leaky crack. oh well we still made it!
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Just curious, is there a reason no one ever posts any of the modern production boats in here? Is it just "assumed" everyone knows which of those work best for this type of cruising?
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Just curious, is there a reason no one ever posts any of the modern production boats in here? Is it just "assumed" everyone knows which of those work best for this type of cruising?
I believe it's due to the fact that there are so few shallow draft sailboats being designed and built. There are few notable European designs of centerboard and lifting keel boats and in the US the scarcity continues. With Seguin and Hobie among the few here. In years past, every large body of shallow water in the US had their own local designs and builders. Skipjacks, sharpies and bugeyes were all quite well known and used every day for commerce and pleasure.
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I believe it's due to the fact that there are so few shallow draft sailboats being designed and built. There are few notable European designs of centerboard and lifting keel boats and in the US the scarcity continues. With Seguin and Hobie among the few here. In years past, every large body of shallow water in the US had their own local designs and builders. Skipjacks, sharpies and bugeyes were all quite well known and used every day for commerce and pleasure.

Very good answer.
Thanks for adding your comment to this discussion thread.
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As is shown in this thread, there are some relatively shallow draft boats (less than 6' was my call) available on the market, but as pointed out, they may be older designs, or intended for local conditions and possibly for protected waters (bays, etc.).
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Endeavour 35
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Steady's Notes

The photos of the boat show a nice looking boat, in what appears to be good condition. As with any boat, a survey is a good idea. Caveat Emptor.

I like what I see in the photos. There are more photos showing the interior and cockpit and details on the linked page.

The interior of the boat appears very clean, and compared to most boats of this age and asking price, it appears very good (interior condition).

This model's head compartment has a small separate shower stall (with seat).

Take note that this boat has a shortened rig (described below) (less than 50').

Ad indicates this boat has a 27 hp Yanmar Diesel (1984)
Yanmar diesel model 3HMF 27hp
Fresh water cooled
Upgraded alternator
Racor fuel filter
Sea strainer

Ad equipment list says: "16000 BTU Cruisair reverse cycle marine air and heat"

Ad says:
"Her interior has been upgraded with new port lights throughout, reupholstered cushions, newer galley faucet and shower head. The rig has been slightly shortened to allow her to manage under all 50 ft bridges. An upgraded aluminum fuel tank has been added, as well as the running rigging."
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LOA = 35'

Year = 1984

Location = Niceville,Florida, USA

Asking Price = $29,900
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Specifications for this model, from Sailboatdata
Hull Type: Fin with rudder on skeg Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 35.42' / 10.80m LWL: 29.50' / 8.99m
Beam: 12.17' / 3.71m Listed SA: 678 ft2 / 62.99 m2
Draft (max.) 4.92' / 1.50m Draft (min.)
Displacement: 13250 lbs./ 6010 kgs. Ballast: 5630 lbs. / 2554 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1: 19.44 Bal./Disp.: 42.50% Disp./Len.: 230.41
Designer: Bruce Kelley
Builder: Endeavour Yacht Corp. (USA)
Construction: FG Bal. type:
First Built: 1983 Last Built: 1987 # Built: 300
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make: Perkins Model:
Type: Diesel HP:
TANKS
Water: 76 gals. / 288 ltrs. Fuel: 33 gals. / 125 ltrs.

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Link to Ad with contact info
1984 Endeavour Sloop Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
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All photos in this post are from THIS ad for THIS boat.
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My Disclaimers and Requests

I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area.
IF you have a sister boat, I encourage you to post some comments about it in this thread.
IF you own a similar or sister boat, I would enjoy sailing on it with you, because I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

Saw this interesting boat today online.

Adding it here because it is still in a "Like New" condition and it has a Lifting Keel with minimum draft of only 4 feet.
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Aluminum Expedition Boat

Custom Boat design.

Hull Material = ALUMINUM

Built 2014

LOA = 53'
Beam = 15'
Draft = 4'

Location = Virginia

Seller's Description:

loa 56'4" - lwl 49'3 - beam 15'1" - WL beam 12'3" - draft bd up 4'00" - bd down 11'3" - displ full load 42,000 lbs - ballast (lead) 10,000 lbs - (other) 4,500 lbs - total ballast 14,500 lbs - ballast/displ 34.5% - AVS 138 - CSF 1.67 - CR 37.6 - D/L 172 - Sa/D 15.24electronics; by Raymarine: ST8002 autopilot w/commercial hydraulic pump - handheld SmartController Wireless Remote - RA148D HD radar: 48" open array; 1.85 degree beamwidth; 72-mile range - two-station E120 Networked Display w/ Seatalk2 Keyboard - ST60 Plus Instrument Pack w/Graphic Display - Ray 218 VHF/Loudhailer w/RayMic Full Function second station - CAM100 and CAM50 cameras - mechanical: Volvo Penta 3D-110, 110 hp with 24.6 hrs - Python Drive flexible coupler - 1 1/2" Aquamet shaft - PSS shaft seal secured by shaft collar - 24" three-bladed Max- Prop (pitch adjustable in water) - fuel system: 430 gallons diesel in two tanks plus 40 gallons in polishing day-tank with Racor 1000MA - range under power: 2,400 to 2,800 miles - steering - Vetus hydraulic steering driving three balanced rudders - commercial Lewmar autopilot cylinder - plumbing: water tankage: 885 gals - manifold w/transfer pump permits use of wing tanks as water ballast tanks - 65 gal grey water tank -102 gal holding - 70 gpm AC plumbed into central bilge pumping system and doubling as washdown pump - 170 gpm Pacer/Honda bilge pump plumbed into central bilge pumping system and doubling as fire-fighting pump - Isotherm 11 gal water heater with two heat exchangers - electrical: two 12 v panels; three 24 v panels; one AC panel, totaling 126 circuits and breakers - twelve Trojan L-16H 6 v 435 AH batts: 12 v bank w/870 amp hours; two 24 v banks w/870 amp hours; or total at 12 v would be 2,610 amp hours - 24 v to 12 v converter - 140 amp 12 v alternator - 150 amp 24 v alternator - solar panels: 270 watts 12 v panels; 540 watts 24 v panels - two Morningstar Pro 30 charge controllers - two Magnum inverter/chargers: 2,800 watts at 12 v and 4,000 watts at 24 v - 4/0 primary wiring - displayed at helm - EchoPilot FLS Platinum sonar w/real time readings -
security: aluminum construction - crash box - double bottom aft to skeg - collision blkhd fwd w/watertight door - watertight blkhd aft w/watertight door- watertight cofferdam for transducers - 2" thick alum pocket door for companionway - 40" high 1 1/4" mast pedestals - 40" high stanchions with triple lifelines - 320 gpm bilge pumping capacity - all below WL welds (over 300 lineal feet) dye tested - ballast enclosures pressure tested - ground tackle: 100-lbs Luke - 88-lbs Delta - 75-lbs CQR - 55-lbs Delta - 35-lbs Delta - 22-lbs Danforth HT - 200' Acco 1/2" HT chain - 80' Acco 3/8" chain - 50' Acco 5/16" HT chain - three Muir electric windlasses- dinghy: 11'-6" AB aluminum RIB - sails and spars: Quantum 562-sq.ft.fully battened mainsail:used 12 hrs- Quantum 500-sq.ft.jib:used 10 hrs.- Quantum 1,060-sq.ft.reacher: used 3 hrs- Hood 370-sq.ft. jibtop:used 15 hrs.-Lewmar winches: 58 electric; 48 electric - Selden spars, standing rigging and boom vang - two Furlex furlers - comfort: windshield, hardtop, fully enclosed heated cockpit - 10 deck hatches - 8 opening ports - 14 3" dia dorade vents - 42,000 BTU Espar coolant heating system - 8 Hella Marine Turbo fans.

Asking Price = $875,000

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More photos on the ad page.

https://www.sailboatlistings.com/photographs/66296

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My Disclaimers and Requests

I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area.
IF you have a sister boat, I encourage you to post some comments about it in this thread.
IF you own a similar or sister boat, I would enjoy sailing on it with you, because I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

Freedom 44' Cat Ketch

Year = 1983
LOA = 44'
Beam = 13'
Draft = 4'6"
Location = Florida (Port Charlotte)

Asking Price = $68,800

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Steadman's Notes

This particular design is one of my favorites. Very roomy inside. Nice flush deck. Nice cockpit. Easy rig. I almost bought one years ago, and they still catch my eye.

Unfortunately this seller has only one photo of the boat on the ad.

But, I do like to see this model of boat (and any boat) sailing under full sail.

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Link to Ad

https://www.sailboatlistings.com/view/73293

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I have no financial or other connection to this boat or the seller.
I have not seen this boat in person, nor have I sailed on it.
As with any boat, it is a good idea to research the design to learn about how they sail, common problems and owner opinions.
As with any boat, it is smart to have a qualified yacht surveyor perform a survey of the boat to assess its condition.
I am posting this to help others find boats. This one caught my eye, and I hope this thread helps others find a good fit for them.
I hope this thread proves helpful to CF Members. If so, let me know, as it is nice to know the time spent on it has helped others.
IF you purchase this boat, let me know (a PM would be OK).
IF you purchase this boat, I would enjoy seeing it, or going for a sail on it, if I am ever in your area.
IF you have a sister boat, I encourage you to post some comments about it in this thread.
IF you own a similar or sister boat, I would enjoy sailing on it with you, because I enjoy sailing on a wide variety of boats and would like to get some time on many designs, including this one.
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Old 19-10-2018, 09:42   #296
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Re: Boats with Shallow Draft for Florida, Bahamas, Chesapeake

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Freedom 44' Cat Ketch

Year = 1983
LOA = 44'
Beam = 13'
Draft = 4'6"
Location = Florida (Port Charlotte)
Everything I have seen has the draft of this model at 6'6" or somewhere close. I think this listing has a typo.
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Everything I have seen has the draft of this model at 6'6" or somewhere close. I think this listing has a typo.
Good Ketch. (sic)

You are right. Thanks for catching the error.

I copied what was on the sale ad. And the ad does say 4'6" (so it is likely a typo or mistake by the owner).

I have now looked a few more ads and on Sailboatdata.com and see the common draft listed is 6 feet (6').

Unfortunately it is too late for me to edit my post up above to correct it.

Sorry about the inaccuracy.
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Morgan 36

Year 1984
Location = Niceville Florida

Asking Price = $19,000
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Nice looking interior. Photos show someone did a good job of cleaning and updating the interior.

Shallow draft boat.
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Ad:
https://www.yachtworld.com/boats/198...tent=PBS-1Text
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Specs
Keel: Centerboard

Dimensions
LOA: 36 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 8 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 2 in
Displacement: 11000 lbs
Ballast: 5000 lbs
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