Samson C Strutter 50' Ketch
Samson C Strutter 50' Ketch for sale | 15.24m (50'0") | 1974 | 1x diesel 75hp | Ferro Cement Construction | Long Keel underwater profile | 5 sleeping berths | Boat REF# 171716
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|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
|Engine||1 x diesel 75hp, Isuzu (1974)|
|Lying||Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment|
|Designer||Cece Norris N. A.|
Seattle, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
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|Fuel capacity||954.5 ltr (210.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||1,363.6 ltr (300.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||318.2 ltr (70.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks|
|Engine||1 x diesel 75hp|
|Engine make and model||Isuzu (1974)|
|Engine Hours||engine1: 600|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||8.2 ltr (1.8 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed|
|Cruising speed (approx)||6.5 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||8 knots|
Total engine hours indicated by meter are 2800. The engine was rebuilt in 2001 at 2200 hours, with 600 hours since that time. New engine mounts rebuilt injectors, and all hoses replaced.
Borg Wamer Velvet drive transmission rebuilt in 1987. 1.5" Aquamet prop shaft replaced in 2001.
New exhaust system replaced in 2010.
All appears to be in excellent mechanical condition.
Two solar panels ( ARCO 70 watts each unit)
1500 watt inverter.
750 amp hour house battery bank. Two start batteries. Six battery house bank, comprised of 6 volt deep cycle batteries.
McCarron VMI 40 amp charger.
|Draft Min||2.11m (6'11")|
Ketch rigged Wood spars (1978) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (unknown year)
|Reefing mainsail||Northwyn Sails - Slab (1978) 2 Reefs|
|Headsail||Northwyn Sail - Hank On (1978)|
|Other sails||main (1978)|
|80% jib (1978)|
|120% jib (1982)|
Vessel launched in 1974. Masts and rigging installed in 1978 with mainsail, mizzen, foresail and 80% jib.
A 120% jib was added in 1982. Complete standing rigging renewed in 1992. Halyards replaced in 2000 (5/8 dacron).
Sitka Spruce box masts and spreaders by Gene Sheppard Millworks finished with Imron paint in 1992. Varnished booms.
12 volt, 6 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power
|Underwater profile||Long Keel|
LOD 48'6" LOA 54'6" LWL 41'
Samson ferro-cement 50' ketch. Full/Long keel classic Samson C-Strutter design by Cece Norris. Professionally-finished, fair and graceful ferro-cement hull and deck. Note especially the repairability and the fire resistance of ferro-cement construction! Epoxy-coated exterior and interior. Polyurethane painted exterior hull finish. Hull constructed with cold rolled steel armature with 7 mesh layers. This vessel appears in excellent condition. Original builder / owner with complete and documented build schedules. Cabin frame construction with primed painted steel and fully insulated. Interior finishes include teak, mahogany, yellow cedar, cedar, oak and marine plywood.
|Total # of berths||5|
|No. of double berths||2|
|No. of single berths||1|
|Heads||1 heads (Manual)|
|Manual water system|
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
|Raw water wash|
Designed for long range cruising and living aboard. This two stateroom vessel includes an aft double berth cabin, a single berth forward cabin and a large salon with a pull out double berth, galley, dining settee, and comfortable seating both port and starboard for seven. Cedar lined closets. The head is located just aft of the forward stateroom. It has a separate tiled shower with a built-in seat, a Wilcox-Crittenden Skipper VI manual head, and a single basin vanity with good storage.
The galley is outfitted with a custom leaded glass china cabinet by Northwest Glass artist Michael Kennedy. It is truly stunning! Dickinson Adriatic diesel cooking stove with heating coils to the hot water tank provide an excellent cooking appliance as well as cabin heating. The stove is fed with fuel from a day tank with hand and electric pump. Excellent galley storage. A new Adler Barbour refrigerator in 2011. Sharp R-5575 Microwave. A Kenyon alcohol stove top cooker is provided for warm weather use.
The salon and galley feature oak cabin soles.
The pilothouse features a large chart table, large bright windows and a quarter berth perfect for use as a reading area. Teak soles match the teak pilot house design. Just aft is a shop with workbench and tool storage.
The aft cabin double berth has a custom Michael Kennedy leaded glass gallery window.
3 burner diesel Stove
Wagner autopilot, Lowrance flasher-type depth sounder, Standard Horizon Titan GX2320s VHF. A buyer will likely plan to update and add to the electronics suite.
4 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
Manual Nevins bronze 2 gear drive windlass
(75# Danforth - 50kg Bruce)
91.44m (300'0") of chain
60.96m (200'0") of rode
Rowing / Sailing GRP dinghy (unknown year)
Full set of sail covers. Barient and Lewmar halyard and sheet winches (10 total ), including 1 reefing winch. Stainless steel rigging and chain plates. Hard top polycarbonate dodger. Anchors include 75# Danforth with 300' of BBB chain. Second anchor is a 50kg Bruce-type with 50' BBB chain and 200' nylon rode. Galvanized steel bowsprit and stainless bow pulpit. Fore and aft storage deck storage. Teak cockpit benches with galvanized steel frames, and full Sunbrella covers.
3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)
Fire extinguishers, CO2 engine room flooding system, life lines, Blipper radar detector, life sling, man overboard pole, life ring, adult and children life jackets.
Mahogany and steel back-up tiller.