This boat was a pioneer in performance cruising design. Drawn for Jack Kelly Yachts by Doug Peterson, the 44 debuted as a dedicated cruiser that could sail well in any wind. Today, in many major cruising ports you can find one of the over 200 44s originally built. Owners have nothing but praise for the performance achieved by this moderate-displacement bluewater design - 180-mile days are not uncommon.
The Peterson 44 features a low-profile center cockpit that remains pleasing to the eye and keeps weight low physically as well as visually. The long-fin keel with cutaway forefoot and afterbody reduces wetted surface for good light-air performance and provides a shorter turning radius. A full-size molded-in skeg supports the rudder and provides good protection during the occasional grounding. Protected also is the prop, mounted in an aperture between the skeg and the rudder. Displacement of 30,000 pounds (10,000 of this is buried in encapsulated lead ballast) gives the Peterson 44 an easy motion at sea.
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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 46 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 11 in
Total Power: 64 HP
Engine Brand: Vetus
Year Built: 2006
Engine Model: VH4.65
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 64 HP
Number of heads: 2
LOD 43' 10"
LWL 38' 8"
Beam 12' 11"
Draft 6' 4"
Displacement - 30,000lbs.
Ballast - 10,000lbs. of Encapsulated Lead - Gives Her an Easy Motion at Sea
Center Cockpit Sloop
Center Cockpit Pedestal Helm
Hull Type - Round Bilge with Raked Bow
Keel - Long Fin Keel with Cutaway Forefoot & Afterbody - This reduces the Wetted Surface, Makes for Good Light Air Performance and Provides a Tight Turning Radius
Full Sized Fiberglass Molded Skeg Rudder Provides Good Protection Against Groundings & Protects the Propeller Mounted in an Appetite Between the Skeg and Rudder
Hull Material - Fiberglass Construction
Deck-To-Hull Joint - SlipFlange
Decking - Painted Non-Skid Fiberglass - NEW November 2016
Designed by Doug Peterson
Built by Jack Kelly Yachts in Taiwan
FUEL - 55 Gallons in 2 Aluminum Tanks Located Starboard-Side & Port-Side of Engine Room with Line-of-Sight Gauge - NEW 1980 (Portside Fuel Tank in Engine Room is Currently Abandoned)
DOMESTIC WATER - 145 Gallons in 2 Stainless Steel Tanks - Located Under Cabin Seats Port & Starboard of Mast - NEW May 2019
HOT WATER TANK - 11 Gallons - Heated by Engine or 110Volt AC
WASTE HOLDING - 30 Gallons in 1 Polyethylene Tank - NEW May 2019
2 in Forward Berth, 2 on Convertible Dinette, 1 on Salon Settee, 2 in Aft Stateroom
Hot & Cold Pressure Water System
Seaward Hot Water Tank
Double Stainless Steel Galley Sinks
Refrigerator/Freezer 9 Cubic Feet - Engine Driven Cold-Plate System - 1 Cold-Plate in Refrigerator Compartment & 1 Cold-Plate in Freezer Compartment
Adler Barbour System in Refrigerator Powered by Soar Panels
SeaWard Princess 3-Burner Propane Cooktop/Oven
Propane Tanks and Fuel Lines - NEW
GE Turntable Microwave Oven
Dickinson Newport Bulkhead Heater with Day Tank Filled From Engine Diesel Tank by 12Volt DC Pump
Bottom Paint - NEW July 2017 (However the Boat was out of the Water on the Hard for 1 Year)
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.