LOW KEY is located on the hard at Mason's Island Mystic, Connecticut. The Bristol 41.1 remains a well appreciated and regarded Ted Hood design. Quality built with master craftsmanship to a thoroughly high standard. Hood stow mast, Hood genoa furling, Quantum sails (main new 2011). Well equipped: Autohelm instruments, Autohelm ST 7000 autopilot, Raytheon radar and GPS chartplotter.
The Westerbeke diesel needs to be replaced (cracked block) therefore the low asking price. A rebuilt or new Yanmar 4JH57 or Beta engine would be a perfect fix and fit.
A classic center cockpit racer-cruiser with shoal draught and an intelligent cruising layout with two staterooms. New (2005) Sunbrella Bimini and dodger.
The Bristol 41.1 is a seaworthy, blue water ready yacht, the shallow draught extends her cruising potential, the centerboard (when the pennant is repaired) maximizing performance.
Please call Howard Taylor to make an appointment at 860 884-9924.
The Bristol 41.1 can accommodate six crew in fore and aft staterooms and utilizing two settee berths in the main saloon. Absolutely perfect for two cruising couples. Low Key's interior is finished in teak. The forward stateroom has a large V-berth (7 feet long) with insert, there is plenty of stowage above and below berth. Opening Bowmar hatch for ambient light and ventilation. Private door to head/shower with vanity and cabinets to port. Small dresser (stowage below), hanging locker to starboard. In the main saloon the centerline drop leaf table can seat 6. There is an L-shaped settee to port and two bench seats to starboard with table that can be converted into a long settee/berth. Cabinets (with louvered and glass doors) and shelving outboard. The galley is located to port in a walkthrough configuration. The well laid out navigation station (with bench) is abaft the portside settee. 6'8" headroom in main saloon. Passing through the galley to the after master stateroom with king size berth, two hanging lockers, full sized dresser, drawers and locker stowage. Access to private head and shower. Teak and holly sole throughout. Opening ports, four fixed ports. Hatches in main saloon and aft cabin. 12 volt reading lamps. Upholstery is blue. Cloth overhead
Full sized galley equipped with double stainless steel sink, hot and cold pressured water, a Force Ten three burner gimbaled propane stove and oven, more than ample Formica counter space, stowage for provisions outboard, louvered sliding pantry doors, Alder Barbour 12 volt refrigeration, over sized ice box.
Shallow draught (4'6") with centerboard (10'0" board down). Centerboard needs new pennant system engineered. The Bristol 41.1 is substantially built: The solid fiberglass hull is hand lay-up with alternate layers of mat and woven roving. The deck is hand laid mat and cloth with balsa core. There are three stainless steel water tanks (Two under main cabin sole, one forward beneath V berth). One 6 gallon hot water tank under nav station bench. One holding tank with Y-valve. The hull is modified fin keel with rudder skeg mounted. The topsides are navy blue awlgrip. All deck hardware is stainless steel.
Sloop rigged and Hood stow aluminium mast stepped on keel. Sails new in 1997: Quantum mainsail (2011) , Other sails 1997: 135% Quantum genoa on Hood Seafurl roller furling, Quantum 150% genoa. Stainless steel wire rigging, mainsheet traveller,
Electronics and navigation
Four 12 volt batteries (one dedicated to engine) located under aft berth, 110 volt AC outlets (five) in cabins. 30 amp battery charger. 110 volt shore power cable. Bass AC/DC breaker panel. Guest master switches. Bilge pump
1981 50 HP Westerbeke diesel engine has cracked block and should be replaced either with a rebuilt or new engine. Suggested replacements: Yanmar 4JH57 or Westerbeke. Freshwater cooled. Feathering Maxi Prop. Fuel tanks are located aft under berth.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
83 Windward Lane
Bristol, RI 02809