'Sarah', a Pearson 424 Ketch for Sale
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'Sarah', my Pearson 424 ketch is bluewater-proven having completed a circumnavigation of the Atlantic, and a return trip to Bermuda. She's currently located in St. Augustine, Florida, USA.
Built in 1978, she is hull #2.
Gear and equipment includes:
- A 2008 4-cylinder Yanmar;
- A Solent Stay with staysail and storm jib;
- An asymmetrical spinnaker in sock;
- A Monitor Self-Steering Windvane;
- SSB Radio;
- A Feathering propellor;
- An AB aluminum bottom RIB;
- A 9.9 Mariner outboard;
- Newer winches;
This Pearson 424 ketch is offered for sale complete with lots of spare parts and tools.
'Sarah' is a very solid well-equipped example of a Pearson 424 ketch as you can see from the photos below. She still needs some attention but really just add-ons and custom features to make her all your own. She's priced accordingly, allowing for the needed items to make her yours.
For example, the following needs improvement:
- Sail covers and dodger are functional but could be replaced;
- Needs bottom job;
- Jib is a composite sail and not is great shape but still very useable;
- Interior cushions still functional but could use a refresh;
- Generator hasn’t been run since 2015;
- Air conditioning needs to be replaced;
- Running rigging is worn and dirty.
The saloon, looking forward
Stemhead arrangement provides for deployment of twin anchors
V-berth in the forecabin
Aft cockpit with wheel steering
'Sarah' in her slip
The companionway with double-berth on the port side
A 4-cylinder Yanmar diesel engine was fitted in 2008
The navigation station
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