About this Sailboat:
Here is a sweet 1970 Morgan 34 centerboard sloop with recent upgrades including a new Yanmar Diesel (2009) lying in Clinton CT. This boat is on the hard for easy inspection of her newly refinished bottom. All major systems have been recently upgraded, and she is ready for another 40 years of cruising.
Designed by Charles Morgan, and built by Morgan Yachts in 1970, Serena has the classic lines of the traditional sailing sloop. The flag blue topsides enhance her long overhangs and lovely shear. The full keel houses the centerboard for a remarkable shallow draft (39) solid and stable sailor with exceptional sailing qualities. Her condition is excellent, she is ready to be put back in the water and ready to sail.
It is not often that you can find a truly well found sailor equally able to cruise down east, or, with her shallow draft, be perfectly comfortable cruising the Bahamas. Serena is solidly built, well maintained and has had her wiring redone to meet ABYS in the very recent past. The 2009 Yanmar diesel alone makes this boat stand out from other cruisers in her class. At 34 feet and 14 tons, she is a solid steady sailor big enough to take offshore and small enough to be easily single or double handed. With the board down, she sails beautifully to weather and tracks in a cross sea. She has all the sailing characteristics of a much larger vessel with the ease and economy of a smaller auxiliary sloop.
Two aft double quarter berths provide comfortable sea berths while underway. The CNG gimbaled oven and three burner stove are just what you need for hot meals on a transit to Bermuda or a month cruising Penobscot bays upper reaches. Serena has undergone a no nonsense refit and is truly a well equipped able sailor, a perfect cruiser for weekends afloat, a months cruise, or a passage to the West Indies, or even a live aboard.
Serena is seriously for sale, and available for your inspection in Clinton, Connecticut.
Equipment on Board:
LOA: 34 BEAM: 10 10 DRAFT: 3 3 / 7 9
DISLACEMENT: 28,000 lbs
TANKAGE FUEL: 20 g (MONEL) WATER: 90 g WASTE: 30 g
ENGINES AND MACHINERY
NUMBER OF DRIVE ENGINES: 1
MANUFACTURER: YANMAR MODEL: 2009 HORSE POWER: 27
FUEL: DIESEL HOURS: 100 DRIVE TYPE: DIRECT
CRUISING SPEED: 5 kn
COOLING SYSTEM: FRESH WATER (CLOSED)
BATTERY STARTING: 1 HOUSE: 2 TYPE: WET CELL SWITCH: PARALLEL
SHIPS VOLTAGE DC: 12 v SHIPS VOLTAGE AC: 110 v
SHORE POWER AMPS: 30 NUMBER OF INLETS: 1 CORD LENGTH: 50
BILGE PUMPS: 2 ELECTRIC BATTERY CHARGER:
PRESSURE WATER SYSTEM HOT WATER SYSTEM: 110 v / ENGINE
SLEEPS TOTAL: 8 FORWARD BERTHS: 2 SALON BERTHS: 2 AFT BERTHS: 4
HEADS: 1 HEAD: MANUAL SINKS: 1
GALLEY AREA: ICE BOX:
COOKTOP: SHIPMATE CNG
SALON AREAS: DINETTE TABLE SEATS 6 PERSONS
DECK AREAS COCKPIT SEATS: 8
BOW RAIL STERN RAIL SWIM LADDER
PRIMARY ANCHOR: DANFORTH CHAIN LENGTH: 12 RODE LENGTH: 150
SECONDARY ANCHOR: DANFORTH
ELECTRONICS, NAVIGATION AND SAFETY
DEPTH/ SPEED/ TEMP: RAYMARINE MODEL: ST40
VHF RADIO: ICOM
TRICOLOR MAST HEAD LIGHT
FIRE SUPRESSION SYSTEM
LIFE RINGS: 1 LIFE JACKETS: 4 BELL
CANVAS COLOR: NAVY BLUE DODGER BINNACLE COVER COCKPIT AWNING
V-berth forward sleeps 2 with storage below, 6 opening ports and 3 opening hatches for lots of cabin airflow. Next aft to port is head with shower and 2 large hanging lockers to starboard. Galley runs along starboard with lots of storage and refrigerator style ice box in the main salon across from a large u-shaped dinette that lowers into a large double bunk. There are two quarter berths large enough to sleep two each.
The ports are all upgraded to Bomar opening style with screens.
New Teak and Holly floor throughout.
New countertop, and smoked plexi glass storage behind counter.
All teak refinished
Cushions are newer red and blue striped to match exterior color palette
Upgraded Shipmate CNG gas stove with 3 stove top burners, 2 tanks, water heater (engine & shore power), and pressure water system with brand new water pump.
Stern pulpit mounted GPS antenna, Icom Marine Radio (mast head antenna), 2007 Raymarine Depth/Speed/Temp with traducer.
Completely updated electrical system compliant to ABYC standards-2 Parallel Battery Switches, 100A over-current protection fuses, circuit breaker switches, battery isolation system for charging, 2 Deep Cycle batteries (recent), 1 Starting battery (recent). Masthead anchor and tri-color, spreader lights, deck mounted running lights.
Newer Hood Roller Furling, Stainless standing rigging, Schaefer Lazy Jacks, keel stepped aluminum mast.
Sobstad Mainsail with double reef, Sobstad 150% Genoa, Drifter with sock, sail cover to match boats canvas.
2 (upgraded) Lewmar 44 ST 2 speeds (SELF TAILING), (upgraded) Lewmar Main Halyard winch, Barient Jib halyard winch, spinlock clutches
Edson Pedestal with engine controls, large Danforth compass, and quick release stainless wheel for added cockpit room at anchor. New Racor Fuel filter system, Halon Fire Control System, 2 Electric Bilge Pumps, New Sea Cocks throughout, new stainless steering cable, emergency tiller, (upgraded) Graco head with recent new waste lines throughout.