WHITBY 55 KETCH, 1985, large volume sailing yacht. All GRP with teak on cockpit seats. Yanmar 177hp diesel engine, bow thruster, generator, air conditioning. Ketch rig with in-mast furling main and mizzen. Sleeps 6 in 3 double cabins, with large master cabin aft, en-suite, 2 forward cabins sharing Jack and Jill en-suite. Crew cabin in the bow, currently used for storage. B&G and Raymarine navigation equipment, safety gear, tender and outboard. Ideal liveaboard and for cruising the islands. Well looked after but some work to be done.
WHITBY 55 KETCH, 1985.
LOA: 16.76m LWL: 13.72m BEAM: 4.7m DRAFT: 2.1m DISP: 24,494kg
Builders: Whitby Boat Works Ltd, Canada
Designer: Ted Brewer
One of only 3 built it is believed.
All GRP, with long keel. Teak covered cockpit locker seats.
Yanmar 4LH-DTE 177hp diesel engine. Engine from 1996.
Engine hours at 06/18 of 1,191. Engine serviced July, 2017.
Hydraulic American Bow Thruster bow thruster.
Shaft drive (stainless steel) to 3-bladed fixed propeller.
Fuel capacity 2,273 litres in 2 GRP tanks
Water capacity of 1,818 litres in 2 GRP tanks
110/220v electrical systems, split on 2 phases
12v electrical system
Dolphin 12v 100a battery charger
Northern Lights 20kw generator, hours of 3,1725 at 06/18
2 x marine air conditioning units
Engine start batteries
12v engine alternator
Hot and cold pressurised water
Water heated by shore power/water heater or engine
Ketch rig with in-mast furling main and in-mast furling mizzen.
Anodised aluminium main mast and mizzen.
Roller furling genoa
Anodised aluminium spinnaker pole on main mast.
9 x winches, 2 of which are electric
4 x Harken Barbarossa cockpit winches
Sleeps up to 6 in 3 double cabins. Large master cabin aft with Queen size berth, chart table, hanging lockers plus further storage. Spacious en-suite with Sealand electric WC, hand basin and shower. Two forward cabins, one with a double (port) and one with upper/lower bunks, sharing a Jack and Jill en-suite, with Sealand electric WC, hand basin and shower. Crew accommodation in the bow, but currently being used for storage.
B&G Hecta depth sounder
B&G Hornet 4 speed and log
B&G Hornet 4 wind speed and direction
Raymarine radar and radar detector
Raymarine E120 plotter
B&G Helmster 740 autopilot
Furuno DC2000 compass
Raytheon Nav398 GPS
Ray220 Hailer VHF
Miele G832SC dishwasher
4-burner Force 10 cooker
Panasonic Madame Grille microwave oven
Crockery and cutlery for up to 10 people
Sony TV DVD player
5 x TVs
Edison bronze electric and manual bilge pumps
3 x fire extinguishers
3 x lifejackets
2 x Horseshoe life rings
2 x round liferings
Maxwell 12v electric windlass
Anchor and chain
Outboard engine bracket
Yamaha 4-stroke 20hp outboard engine, 2015
Large collection of tools and spares
Spacious boat, good liveaboard as well as for exploring the islands.
Well looked after, but as always on an older boat, still jobs to do. Substantial boat.
I am moving back to the UK and looking for a fast sale, hence the price. Delivery is also available.
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