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1939 74′ Ortholan Argentina Classic Motorsailer Ketch

15 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

This beautifully appointed classic vessel will make you feel like a celebrity. It lends itself to comfort with four cabins which will accommodate up to 8 guests. There are two heads, located in the bow section, each with their own shower, plus a head and shower in the aft portion of the vessel. The warmth of the mahogany throughout lends itself to the feeling of being on a luxury cruising vessel of days gone by. There is substantial storage throughout the cabins in various lockers and closets. The interior has formica overhead with varnished beams. Fastenings are steel and bronze. Four (4) cabins which accommodate up to 8 guests
Two (2) heads with showers in the bow section
Crew cabin with head and shower in the aft section

The galley which is aft of the salon, is well appointed and configured for convenience with many storage drawers and cabinets, as well as good counter top space for preparing meals. Galley includes stove and oven with LP lines and regulator
Hot water tank in locker on aft deck
Custom refrigerator and deep freezer with ice maker

Equipment on Board:

Electronics & Navigational Gear
All equipment is reported to be in good condition, however updating would be desirable. Radar
Sat Naviation
Auto pilot

Hull and Deck Equipment
The hull and deck are built with 1 3/8″ Lapacho wood, with frames 2′ x 5″ doubled at 16″ in centers with a curved stern and transom. The flooring is 3′ timber wood with steel reinforcements. The deck is hand laid teak, and the boat rails are steel and varnished wood. Keel is iron and wood, skeg is bronze
External ballast is the iron keel
Superstructure is painted wood with teak trim
Deck is stainless and galvanized iron
Ground tackle: 120 lb self stowing anchor, with 1/2 inch chain

Mechanical and Engine Room
Two GM diesel engines, 120hp each with stainless steel silencers
Fresh water cooling system
One generator
One alternator
Bilge pumps and two mechanical pumps
Propellers are 26″ bronze, with three (3) blades, with 2″ stainless steel shafts
Electric fuel pump
Engine storage batteries, 2 banks, with 32v, with auxiliary battery, 4, 12v
Two firefighting extinguishers

Sailing Equipment
Stainless steel running rigging
Aluminum masts and booms
Dacron sails and spinnaker with canvas covers

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