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1979 Hudson Force 50

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Wonderful liveboard cruiser. Wm Garden design pilothouse.
Fiberglass hull, teak deck. Classic style and character. Spacious layout: five cabins and two heads one with full shower. Upper and lower S/S 1″ lifelines.
Aft cabin with head, sleeps two with plenty of storage. Large galley/dining area, 6’4″ headroom with overhead handrails. Lower main salon, entertainment area, desk, setee and table converts to sleep two, plus oodles of storage.
Lower mid-cabin sleeps two with over/under storage and a spacious hanging locker.
To port of mid-cabin is a full head with separate full shower.
Forward V-birth has two bunks on starboard and desk and storage on port. Chain locker forward.

Equipment on Board:

Two heads – Type: Overboard and Y-valve.
One head with full shower
40 gal holding tank with pump-out system. Fiberglass hull. Teak decking (core replaced in 1997). 270 gal water tanks, 25 gph Aqua Marine Water maker, 220 gal diesel S/S tanks (new2006).
Antartica diesel heater with 6 gal day tank (with fill pump for day tank). Welded 1″ stainless steel, double life lines – full boat length. Boarding ladder.
Fixed stern ladder. 80 HP diesel Ford Lehman Engine. Borg Warner 71C transmission.
200 amp Alternator.
Fresh water cooling system.
Fuel filters – Dahl dual primary. Bilge pump (2): One 12v auto & 1 manual.
Raw water sea strainer.
Batteries and Electrical System: 8 – 6 v deep cycle, 260 amp total, 1000 amp hrs house batteries and 1 – 8D starting battery. Switches: 3 banks with individual on/off. Amp-hour battery charger. Smart Reg – Ample Power 3-step. Dockside electric cables: 75’w/30; 20, 15 amp adapters. Electrical system: 12v and 110v. Inverter: Power Bright 3000 watt. Marinetic system for propane stove and water heater. Paloma propane instant water heater. 10-gal propane tanks with electric shutoff. Propane Force-10 cook stove/oven. Refrigerator: DC water cooled. Electric Windless: Maxwell 2200 v up/down plus remote. 300 ft chain: (3/8”); 75 lb CQR; 45 lb CQR type plow; and, 45 lb Danford
Bow rollers (dual). Masts: Main: wood, keel stepped with alum spreaders.
Mizzen: wood, deck stepped.
Standing rigging: wire.
Pin rails on main and mizzen masts. Sails: Lee (Dacron): Mainsail, Staysail, Mizzen. Pro-Furl jib roller furling head sail. Sail area approx. 1500 sq ft. Traveler – Mainsheet. Harken Winches: Barlow, 3 – #28 ST; 1 – #25; 1 – #24. Barient: 2 – #21.
Boom Brake. Upsized navigation lights. Tri-color on mast. Spreader lights: Main and mizzen masts.
Lifelines: Double 1” tubing stainless steel, full length of boat. Gates: Port and Starboard. Pulpit: stainless steel. Dinghy Davits: Stainless steel (manual operation). Deck Wash-Down: fresh and saltwater. Nova Lift: Stainless steel mounted on stern. Covers:
Bimini over steering station. Dodger over companion way. Sail covers. Various porthole hatch screens. Blinds in Pilothouse area. Lexan over exterior pilothouse windows.
Dinghy cover. Dinghy: 9ft RIB Achilles. 18hp Nissan motor. Motor mount affixed to stern. Propeller: 24 LH15. Steering wheel independent hydraulic. Auto Pilot with remote. Inside, Outside VHF Radios.
Depth Sounder. GPS Chart Plotters. SSB ICOM 710 with Pactor modem. Radar. Loud Hailer. Safety Equipment:
Life Jackets – 10 adults.
Life Sling. Life rings.
EPIRB – ACR Satellite 406.
Life Raft: Plastimo, 4 man (repacked ’07). Strobe Light.
Jack Lines. Additional equipment and spare parts too numerous to list.

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