Custom Ketch Cutter

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16.50m (54'2")



Underwater profile
Shallow Long Keel


1 x Diesel 72hp, Yanmar 4JH-TE (2005)

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Extra Details

Designer Carroll J Downing
Builder Downing Boat Yard USA
Lying Gibraltar
Fuel capacity 1,000.0 ltr (220.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 800.0 ltr (176.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 300.0 ltr (66.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 1 x Diesel 72hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 4JH-TE (2005)
Engine Hours Engine1: low
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 8.5KVA


LOA 16.50m (54'2")
LWL 13.80m (45'3")
Draft Max 2.00m (6'7")
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage On marina



Ketch rigged custom Wood spars (1982) with stainless steel standing rigging (unknown year)


Mainsail Unknown - Slab (unknown year)
Headsail Unknown - Furling (unknown year)


spruce pine mast, 2 sets of sails.

Electrical Systems


12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator


Construction Wood
Underwater profile Shallow Long Keel
Finish Paint finish


Fully customised mahogany planked wood boat.


Total # of berths 9
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 2
Shower 1
Heads 2 heads
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Curtains tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick


3 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bimini tick


3 halyard winches
3 sheet winches
Electric Ideal Windlass Company windlass
2 anchors
(CQR and Danforth)
25.00m (82'0") of chain
AB dinghy (unknown year)
2.5hp outboard, Suzuki 4 stroke, Short Shaft (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

Boarding ladder tick
Emergency steering tick


3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 Electric)


separate emergency bilge working off engine

Broker's Comments

This is a custom built cutter rigged ketch and therefore a unique opportunity to own a one-off wooden boat in the Mediterranean. It would suit a family wanting to travel. It has people working on it constantly. It had a major refit in 2005.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Custom Ketch Cutter has been personally photographed and viewed by Lynda Alcantara of Boatshed Gibraltar. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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