1994 Shannon 39

A$  155,149*
Beaufort, SC
Interested in this boat? Tel: 401-253-2441
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Located In:
Beaufort, SC
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Current Price:
US$ 114,500 (A$  155,149) 


Specifications, Equipment and Information:



Builder: Shannon Boat Company, Bristol, RI

                       Designer: Walter Schulz



LOA: 41'7

LWL: 32'10

Beam: 12'

Displacement: 18,700 #

Draft: 5'6

Bridge Clearance: 60'

Ballast: 6,900 # internal solid lead



Engine: Single Yanmar Diesel

Engine(s) HP: 51

Engine Model: 4JH-2E

Hours: 3675 hours


2017: Fuel injectors rebuilt, engine compression test, new cutlass bearing and propeller tuned. 



Fuel: 60 gallons

Water: 120 gallons



Accommodations The Shannon 39 features an efficient hull shape, enhanced interior volume and great sail characteristics. Her interior is light and airy with large, heavy duty, stainless steel opening ports and hatches and a Herreshof white bulkhead interior with generous teak trim work. The master stateroom is forward with a large V-berth. Next aft is the main salon with a settee and pilot berth to starboard and an L-shaped dinette to starboard. The U-shaped galley follows to starboard and the head and shower are to port. The Nav station is just forward of the head.

  • The Owner's Cabin has a large V-berth with filler. Each berth is fitted with lee cloths. There are drawers underneath, a large hanging locker to starboard and additional drawers to port. Natural light and ventilation is provided by two port holes and a large overhead hatch. There is access to the anchor locker thru a teak louvered door in the forward bulkhead. There is an electric fan at the foot of the bed for air circulation.


The main salon has a settee to port with a fold down pilot berth above and storage behind. Forward of this is a hanging locker with the TV locker above. There is a teak drop-leaf table mounted on the centerline. To Starboard is an L-shaped dinette that converts to a queen berth. Outboard are three storage lockers. The center locker houses the stereo system and has cut outs for wine storage. A clock and barometer are mounted on the forward bulkhead. Seven port holes and an overhead hatch provide natural lighting and ventilation.

  • AM/FM/speakers
  • Espar Diesel heater ducted throughout the boat
  • New hot water heater
  • The head is divided into two compartments. Upon first entering you step into the vanity are with a stainless sink with storage below and a mirror with storage behind. A large port hole provides ventilation and natural light. Next aft is the head and shower area with an overhead hatch for ventilation and natural light. The head sole is done in tile. Manual toilet with holding tank.


The nav station has a proper chart table with two large stoage lockers below with chart storage racks.


Galley The well laid out galley is to starboard in a U-shaped pattern with large double Stainless sink facing forward with storage below and outboard. The stove is along the side with three storage lockers behind with custom racks for glasses and plates. The refrigerator/freezer is HUGE with access from the top and the front with more storage above.

  • Sea Frost engine driven refrigerator and freezer with two holding plates
  • Microwave oven
  • Pressure hot and cold water system
  • Force 10 three burner propane stove w/oven
  • Fuel shut off
  • Water heater (New)
  • Double stainless sinks


Electronics The electronics are divided between the Nav station and the cockpit. The Shannon 39’s electronics are mounted on the cabin bulkhead to starboard of the companionway.

Garman 4010 GPS/Chart Plotter/Radar 10 inch color screen with handheld remote (2012)

Autohelm ST-50 Tridata & wind direction and speed

Icom VHF

Icom SSB-digital



  • 110V AC electrical system
  • 1500 watt Inverter/battery charger 
  • Dockside electrical shore cord
  •     12V DC electrical system
  •      DC lighting system

Four 6 volt golf cart batteries wired 12 volt house bank

One 12 volt starting battery

2015: New Balmar alternator installed, new Xantrex Battery monitor gauge


Sail/Mast/Rigging The Shannon 39 is rigged for cruising with the "Scutter" rig. She has two masthead forestays. One fixed at the bow and the other on the bow sprit. New Stackpack and lazy jack lines, miscellaneous new canvas covers (mast boot, hatch, handrails etc.) and three (3) new sail halyards. Rod rigging inspected spring 2016 – one rod cap replaced.


  • Mainsail w/ 2 reefs and lazy jacks
  • 125% genoa
  • 100% jib like new
  • 80% yankee (2000)
  • 2 Harken roller furling units
  • 2 Lewmar 54 self-tailing primary winches
  • 2 Lewmar 40 self-tailing secondary winches
  • Lewmar 44 self-tailing mainsheet winch
  • Lewmar 40 self-tailing halyard/reef winch
  • 2 Lewmar 24 halyard winches on mast
  • Navtec stainless steel rod rigging
  • Aluminum mast stepped on keel
  • Aluminum boom


Dimension: I: 52'3", J: 15'0",P: 47'0",E: 15'3"


Deck GPS/chart plotter/radar mounted in cockpit near companionway. There are deep storage lockers to port and starboard. Two 10lb. propane tanks are located under the helm seat. There are 5 chrome winches that bring the jib sheets and main sheet back to the helm for ease of handling. Another winch is on the cabin top for the main halyard and reef lines. A boarding platform / swim ladder folds down from the transom. An Edson dinghy engine crane is mounted on the starboard side of the cockpit. Lifesling mounted on rail.


  • Edson pedestal steering
  • Cockpit bimini
  • New dodger
  • Teak folding cockpit table
  • Lofrans Tigress windlass
  • Waterproof, cockpit speakers
  • New Awlgrip blue boot top stripe
  • 4 Lifejackets
  • Whale gusher manual bilge pump
  • Dock lines
  • Bow pulpit, stern rail, lifelines and stanchions
  • Fenders


             CQR 45lb.100ft 3/8 BBB chain, 200ft nylon    rode

             Claw 10Kg. 20ft 5/16 chain, 200ft nylon rode




  • Manual, cockpit engine controls
  • Groco raw water sea strainer
  • Engine hour meter
  • Fuel filter
  • Bilge pump
  • Fresh water cooling system
  • Holding tank
  • Engine temperature alarm
  • Emergency engine stop
  • Fuel shut off valve
  • Whale shower sump pump


Additional The Shannon 39, “Old Spice”, is an excellent shorthanded / long distance cruiser. She is loaded with high quality gear and accessories for offshore cruising. She is in very good condition and her interior shows like nearly new. She is competitively priced and offers are encouraged. 


Excluded from sale

Life raft (negotiable)


Disclaimer The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Please contact Shannon Brokerage at 401-253-2441

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