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1983 Tanton 1983

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

The Tanton 44 was designed to be a fast offshore capable cruising yacht. Here are just some of the recent upgrades:
Repowered with Perkins M-65 in 2004, with a lot of rewiring and plumbing
Hull and topsides painted 2004
Rerigged 2004
ICOM 802 SSB with Pactor Modem 2004
New AB Dinghy 2004, Evinrude 2 HP year unknown
New teak decks 2007
New main and genoa 2009
Dinghy davits (monitor vane removed but still have it) 2010
Bottom stripped and new barrier coats and bottom paint Dec 2009

Contact Randall Burg to view this fine yacht, (# removed)

Four California offices to better serve your boating needs:

Marina del Rey office – (# removed) or (# removed)(Corp. Office)
Newport office – (# removed) or (# removed)
San Diego office- (# removed) or (# removed)
Richmond office- (# removed)

Florida Toll-free: (# removed)

Equipment on Board:

Electronics& Navigation

Icom M-802 w/ DSC, Pactar III SailMail modem, auto tuner, and insulated backstay Hi-Seas antenna!!
Micrologic w/C-Map GPS
Ray R20X Radar
Icom M802 w/ DSC, Pactor III & auto tuner
ARC EPRIB 406 w/ internal GPS
Navico depth
W-H P3-C Hydraulic Autopilot
Simrad wind & Knot
EPIRB: 406
TV/Stereo w/ int. & cockpit speakers


Muit Cheeeta electric anchor windless
Freedom 2000 inverter w/ remote
Power Survivor 3500 water maker
Four Winds Wind generator
2-Electric bilge pumps
100 amp Belmar Hi-output alternator
Two-60 Watt Solarex Solar panels
Interior 12V fans


The cockpit is fitted with the vessels steering, engine gages and controls, small dinning table, and sailing instruments. It is also protected by a canvas sailing Bimini and Dodger. There is a wind vane steering systems in storage ( not installed .
Forward stainless bow rail
3 boarding gates
Dual stainless lifelines
Dual anchor bow rollers
Stainless radar arch w/ solar panels
2-44lb Bruce anchor
Fortress FH23 anchor
60 lb S/S Plow anchor
18′ ParaTech Sea Anchor
300 ft anchor chain
2-Mixed anchor chain/line anchor rodes
Full cockpit Bimini Sun Shade
Sun Shade – bow to stern
salt water washdown
Full standing room cockpit enclosure
2-Forward wet deck hatches
2-Cockpit dry hatches
large lazarette under helm seat
Seperate propane hatch in cockpit
Hew teak

New teak decks 2007!!
AB Hypalon Tender & Evenrude 2hp motor w/ davits
DBC Canister Life Raft
North Sails Nordac Main 365 square feet 3 reef points 2009
North Sails Nordac 135 furling genoa 675 square feet 2009
Hank-on Staysail
Symmetrical spinnaker and sock
Garhauer boomvang
150 furling genoa
Stay sail
Profurl head sail furling system
Keel stepped mast
4-Barlow #24’s
2-Barlow #32’s
1-Lewmar #7
100% fortriangle plus main sail area 865 square feet
Dutchman mail sail flaking system
Custom Running backstays
Bottomsiders cockpit cushions
Rerigged (both running and standing rigging) in 2004


Scanmar Monitor wind vain steering – removed to make rrom for the dingy davit – but comes with the boat!
1-Gusher mechanical bilge pump
Main engine water heater heat exchanger
Halon fire system
Edson steering system
Perkins M65 65 hp diesel new 2004!!

Diesel force air heating
Dual accumulator pressure water accumulators
Scanmar Monitor wind vane steering – removed to make room for the dingy davits – but comes with the boat!

Tanton 1983
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