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1981 Choate 44 For Sale

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Stock #165200 -
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Boat Details

Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Choate
Category:
Cutter/Cutter Sailboat
Model:
44
Length (LOA):
43' 8" (13.31m)
Beam:
13' 4"
Draft:
94"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
165200
Location:
Key West, Florida
Status:
Available
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
Buying bigger boat
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Storm Jib:
Spinnaker Gear:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Sheet Winches:
4
Halyard Winches:
4
Reefing Mainsail:
3 Reef Points
Spinnaker:
2 Light And Heavy
Genoa:
2 - #3's
Spinnaker Sheets:
2
Boom Vang:
Winches:
Blocks:
Lazy Jacks:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Sloop Rig:
Forestay:
Removable Inner Forestay
Chain Plates:
Massive
Backstay:
Hydraulic Backstay And Running Backstays
Babystay:
Hydraulic Babystay
Mast:
Aluminum 2012
Boom:
Aluminum
Running Rigging:
2012
Standing Rigging:
2012
"1981 Choate 44 SPECIAL RARE SOLIDLY CONSTRUCTED RACER/CRUISER!"

Great opportunity to own this 1981 Choate 44 racing/cruiser designed by legendary America's Cup Hall of Famer Doug Peterson.

Recently arrived in Key West from the Pacific Coast she has the following features. Start with a reliable Pathfinder VW 1.6 diesel 55 horsepower engine, a Max-Prop Clas...more

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1981 Choate 44 Racer/cruiser/cutter
1981 Choate 44 Racer/cruiser/cutter
1981 Choate 44 Racer/cruiser/cutter
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1981 Choate 44 Racer/cruiser/cutter
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If you have any questions, Charles can be reached directly at (615) 948-3641 to further discuss the situation.

1981 Choate 44 Cutter Sailboat in Key West, Florida

Stock #165200

Great opportunity to own this 1981 Choate 44 racing/cruiser designed by legendary America's Cup Hall of Famer Doug Peterson.

Recently arrived in Key West from the Pacific Coast she has the following features. Start with a reliable Pathfinder VW 1.6 diesel 55 horsepower engine, a Max-Prop Classic low drag 3 blade propeller, 3-G radar, solar panels, and wind generator.

Also includes an EPIRB. Running and Standing rigging all replaced in 2012. Also includes a hydraulic backstay and running backstays.

The Choate 44 is live-aboard ready with all of the needed amenities including a full size 20 cu ft refrigerator/freezer. and a Hypalon RIB 350 dinghy.

Dinghy included: Hypalon RIB 350

Information On Condition

Currently used as a live-aboard cruising boat. Per the owner, the boat is in good shape with no major issues that require costly repairs. Rigged for racing or cruising and specifically set for taking on the rough sea conditions.

Approximate boat location: Key West, Florida


We have several active listings for Pearson, Morgan, Irwin Yachts, and Gulfstar. If you're in the Marathon, Big Pine Key, Stock Island, or Big Coppitt Key areas, please use the form on this page to let me know what you're looking for and I'll get back with you today about any other cutter sailboat / cruiser options we have locally that may meet your needs.

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Basic Details
Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Choate
Category:
Cutter/Cutter Sailboat
Model:
44
Length (LOA):
43' 8" (13.31m)
Hours:
--
Stock #:
165200
Location:
Key West, Florida
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 12/6/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Pathfinder
Model:
VW 1.6
Size:
55 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
70 gals
Propeller:
Stainless Steel
Cruising Speed:
11 mph
Maximum Speed:
13 mph
Fuel Consump.:
0.5 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Type:
V-Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Wash Down Pump:
Engine Location:
Under The Cockpit
Rudder:
Spade
Date Of Engine Service:
Self- Aug 2018
Engine Alarms:
Low Oil/high Temp
Max-prop Classic:
Low Drag Propeller
Starting Type:
Electronic
Bulk Heads:
4
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
3
Water Tanks:
3
Bilge Pump:
2
Ballast:
10000lb Keel
Cutlass Bearing:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
43' 8"
Length at Water:
34' 9"
Beam:
13' 4"
Max. Draft:
94"
Cockpit Location:
Aft
Weight:
19,800 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
65'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
VHF Antenna:
Wind Instrument:
Running Lights:
Sound System:
Autopilot:
Chartplotter:
Compass:
GPS / Plotter:
GPS Antenna:
Masthead Light::
Navigation Lights:
SIRIUS/XM Ready:
Stereo No Current Contract
VHF:
Standard Horizon
Radar:
3G
AIS System:
2 Way
Deck Features
Dodger:
Windlass:
Anchor:
30 Kilo SS Bruce
Anchor Rode:
125 Ft
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Life Ring:
Safety Harnesses:
Carbon Monoxide Detector:
Cockpit Life Sling:
Distress Flag:
EPIRB:
Tow Harness:
For Dingy
Inflatable Raft:
6 Man Offshore
Life Jackets:
12
ElectricalElec. Components
Deck Lighting:
Hour Meter:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Shore Power:
Iphone AUX Plug-in:
Night Lighting:
Stereo:
USB Port:
Volt Meter:
Water Temp Gauge:
Transducer:
Tridata
Bluetooth:
Stereo
110v AC Outlets:
7
Battery Location:
6 Adjacent To Mast
Number Of Batteries:
6
Battery Converter:
2500 Watt Charger
Inverter:
2500
Circuit Breaker Panel:
2 AC & DC
Shore Power Cord:
2
Solar Panel:
2
Battery Switch:
2
12 V DC Outlets:
2
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Storm Jib:
Spinnaker Gear:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Sheet Winches:
4
Halyard Winches:
4
Reefing Mainsail:
3 Reef Points
Spinnaker:
2 Light And Heavy
Genoa:
2 - #3's
Spinnaker Sheets:
2
Rigging
Boom Vang:
Winches:
Blocks:
Lazy Jacks:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Sloop Rig:
Forestay:
Removable Inner Forestay
Chain Plates:
Massive
Backstay:
Hydraulic Backstay And Running Backstays
Babystay:
Hydraulic Babystay
Mast:
Aluminum 2012
Boom:
Aluminum
Running Rigging:
2012
Standing Rigging:
2012
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
12
# Cabins:
1
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
57 gals
Waste Capacity:
10 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Pet-Free:
Pressurized Water System:
Sink - Cabin:
Stove / Oven:
Toilet Manual Flush:
Cabin Lighting:
TV:
21 Inch
Fridge/freezer- Full Size:
20 Cubic Ft
Head:
1
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
Doug Peterson
Hull Material:
Composite
Hull Shape:
Fin Keel/spade Rud
Exterior Color:
White W/ Red Trim
Interior Color:
Off White And Teak
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Due
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