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1973 Spencer 44 Center Cockpit

17 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Rugged offshore cruiser, well-equipped and offshore proven with numerous upgrades and spares.

Centre cockpit cutter with aft cabin and two heads and two showers, spacious and comfortable but able to tick off 150 mile days while on a passage. Winner of the Darwin to Ambon offshore rally! Completely refitted for a 2(# removed) voyage to New Zealand, and ready to head offshore again.

Equipment on Board:

•Icom HAM/SSB radio, with Pactor Modem for email at sea
•Furuno Weather FAX
•Furuno Radar
•406MHz EPIRB (with GPS)
•2 x Depth Sounders, Wind Instrument, Knot Log, 2 x Garmin GPS
•PUR 35 Watermaker
•4 man DBC offshore liferaft
•Hydraulic Steering with 2 x hydraulic Autopilots (Benmar/Cetec Robertson)
•Autohelm Windvane
•Carries 750 litres of Diesel, 450 litres of water
•920 AH battery bank, with Amp-Hour meter, 2500W ProMariner inverter/charger, and 4 x 75W solar panels
•Alpenglow cabin lights
•LED anchor light
•Holding tank with macerator overboard discharge deck pumpout
•Nine cubic foot freezer upright fridge (12V or engine driven)
•4 burner Force 10 stove with oven
•Custom teak cockpit table
•Solid stainless steel rails
•Hard dodger with enclosed cockpit (great for NW cruising, and keeps the sun off in the tropics)
•Rocna anchor with 300′ of 3/8″ high test chain as primary, secondary rode plus 2 other anchors, as well as Sea Anchor with 600’ of ¾” rode
•New battened Main in 2003, Drifter-Reacher, Roller Furling, Spare foresail
•Spare alternator, Spare starter, Spare windlass motor, All service manuals and documentation.
•Many spares for engine and systems

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