Looking for a quality long distance cruiser or comfortable live aboard? This one fits the bill. Beautiful flag blue hull, no teak decks, and many recent upgrades. The current owner had a change of plans. This cutter features a raked stern, an aft cockpit and moderate fin keel with internal ballast. The rudder is detached, with a full skeg and stainless shoe. Her hull is heavily laid up molded fiberglass hull with molded stringers, stiffeners and transverse bulkheads.
Seaquel has a comfortable aft cockpit with an off-center companionway leading to a warm , richly varnished interior with plenty of opening hatches. The lexan ports trimmed with SS, lexan in the hatches, the overhead lining and countertops, cabin lighting and forest green upholstery and port coverings are all new in the last few years. Starting at the forward cabin, is a v-berth w/ mattress and 2 hanging lockers. Just aft and to port is the forward head. Amidships, the main salon has a U- shaped dinette to port with elegantly curved seating across from a settee to starboard with storage lockers above. The U-shaped, curved countertop galley is to port and the large chart navigation table facing to starboard is across from the galley and to starboard. A quarter berth with lee cloth is to starboard with cabinets above and below. The aft head and a closet for pantry or wet locker is located across from the quarter-berth on the port side followed by a private double cabin.
The U-shaped galley is secure at sea and large enough to be comfortable in port. It features a three burner Shipmate propane stove, newly insulated refrigeration w/ new 2002 Grunert 12v system, new double sink, faucets, and hand pump close to midline for good drainage, ample countertops with new laminate and plenty of storage.
Icom 71 0 SSB w/antenna tuner and Paktor modem for email/weatherfax (and unopened Weatherfax for Windows program), Alpha 3000 Auto pilot, Garmin GPS/Chart Plotter 180, Datamarine digital speed/log Datamarine digital depth finder w/alarm, Vigil 24 nm Radar Standard Titan 25w VHF radio Stereo radio w/cassette player, 9' color TV - VCR (2003), Marinetics 110/12v Panel, (2) 30 amp 110VAC circuits (1 for AC only) each w/50'cable, (4) 6 volt golf cart house batteries - 420 amp hours total (2003), (2) 6 volt engine starting batteries - 210 amp hours total (2003), 40 amp 3 stage True Charge Battery Charger, 16,000 BTU Marine Air Systems AC w/ reverse cycle heat, Link 10 battery monitor (not connected), Carbon monoxide monitor (not connected)
Deck Winches: Two primarys #33, two secondarys #26 Barlow, Main sheet #25 Barlow ST, Four on mast and one on boom. Double 316 SS bow pulpit ('99); double 316 SS stern rail w/ gate ('99); stanchions rebuilt and electro polished ('99); 7xl9 SS wire coated double lifelines w/ two gates ('99); 12 ss bow cleats. Muir horizontal electric Windlass; 35 lb. CQR; 35 lb. Danforth; 50' of high test 5/16 galvanized chain and 250' of 3/4 nylon line; 15' of 3/8 BBB galvanized chain and 250' of 3/4 nylon line. Canvas is tan and includes dodger, bimini, mainsail cover, and an awning that covers the boat from the mast aft. There are comfortable contoured seats with teak decking, teak grating on the cockpit sole, and a large cockpit locker under the starboard seat and 2 smaller lockers.
Sail: New 125% roller furling genoa (2003); New fully battened mainsail with 3 reef points(2003)and Battslide system; New storm staysail(2003);Yankee (original); Staysail(original)approximately 223 sq ft in excellent condition; Extra mainsail and genoa; Genoa track w/ss cars 1 1/4 aluminum by Garhauer ('98); Staysail track w/ss cars 1 aluminum by Garhauer('98); Mainsail traveler system with aluminum track, traveler car, traveler control end stop and line by Garbauer ('98). Large double turning blocks mounted to custom 316 ss bases by Garbauer ('98); Boom Vang by Garhauer ('99): removable inner forestay.
The following standing rigging was new in 1998 and all terminals are Stalock or Norsemen: 3/8 lxl9 316 SS forestay, backstay, upper and lower shrouds, 5/15 lxl9 316 SS intermediate and staysail forestay, Backstay equipped with Sailtech hydraulic backstay adjuster. Mast: Deck stepped 55' Metalmast tapered with double sets of tapered spreaders and internal halyards ('92); New genoa sheets and new staysail halyard and sheets (2003).
Very clean Perkins 4-108 diesel engine, 50 hp, located under the cabin sole near the midline of the boat. 150 amp Power Line alternator ('95); Racor secondary fuel filter; Borg Warner Velvet Drive transmission; Drivesaver coupling; 1 1/8 Monel shaft ('98); Right hand 3 blade stainless 16xll.5 Prop; All new hoses and injector adjustment ('99). Fuel tank was cleaned in 2001 and raw water pump was replaced. Engine has been maintained and oil and filters changed regularly