80' Ketch (24.38m)
Built in 1961 by the well respected Vic Franck Boat Company in Seattle, WA. Exceptional construction of 2” Alaska yellow cedar planking, Everdur bronze fastenings and bronze floors. Designed by Ben Seaborn with project consultation and sail plan/rig by Sparkman and Stephens. Caterpillar D-333 diesel, 700 gal fuel, 600 gal water, watermaker, 10kw genset. Three large staterooms with two full heads aft, separate crew quarters forward. Spacious U-shaped cockpit, large deck house salon offers excellent visibility. Designed and built for the Boeing family, then owned by movie actor Peter Fonda, current owner has enjoyed ocean sailing adventures for the past 25 years, most recently a cruise to Tahiti and back to San Diego (2014).
Fore peak area forward with access to the anchor locker. Next aft are crew quarters with two staggered berths fitted with foam cushions. Five runged ladder leads to hatch on the foredeck. Hanging locker, with washer/dryer and storage areas. Aft of this is crew head.
Aft of the crew quarters is the galley and dining area. Dinette seats six to eight people and a hand rubbed solid teak dining table.
Engine room aft of the galley area. Engine room space is insulated with one inch think fiber sound insulation, huge work bench and abundant storage space.
From the galley, access to the main salon is via a companionway and four step stairway. The salon measures approximately sixteen by fourteen and is completely paneled with teak. The sole is varnished teak and holly. On the port side of the salon is a built-in settee. To starboard are two chairs and a hi-lo table. In front of the port settee is a hi-lo cocktail table (both hi-lo tables combine to form a dining table for eight to ten). Four large windows give excellent visibility. To port and starboard are built-in cabinets and there is much storage space throughout this area. Forward is a large navigation area with chart drawers.
Aft in the salon is an electronics area to port and cabinet to starboard. The living quarters are accessible from the aft end of the salon down two steps to a hallway which ends at the master stateroom.
The living quarters are teak and holly and paneled in hand rubbed teak. The passageway has built-in linen cabinets and houses the centerboard retracting mechanism. To port is a guest stateroom with one double and one single berth. To starboard is the second guest stateroom with one large double berth. One guest head and shower. The owner’s stateroom is aft and has two large double berths and ensuite private head with shower. There is an escape hatch in the overhead with a plexiglass skylight built in. At the aft bulkhead is a desk with bookcase. Two large hanging closets and numerous drawers complete the owner’s stateroom.
Access from below deck to the cockpit area is via a four-step stairway from the aftermost end of the salon. The cockpit is located on top of the trunk cabin and has teak decking. There are contoured seats on each side capable of seating ten people and a center steering console. The steering console has a 36” spoked teak wheel, rimmed with brass, and topped with compass in binnacle.
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2924 Emerson St.
San Diego, CA 92106