1981 Choate 44 For Sale

$50,000
$27,500
Stock #165200 -
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$27,500
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Boat Details

Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Category:
Model:
44
Length (LOA):
43' 8"
Beam:
13' 4"
Draft:
94"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
165200
Location:
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:
Halyard Winches:
4
Sheet Winches:
4
Reefing Mainsail:
3 Reef Points
Spinnaker:
2: Light And Heavy
Genoa:
2 - #3's
Spinnaker Sheets:
2
Boom Vang:
Blocks:
Winches:
Sloop Rig:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Lazy Jacks:
Forestay:
Removable Inner Forestay
Chain Plates:
Massive
Backstay:
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 Cla...more

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1981 Choate 44 Cutter 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 and a hydraulic backstay.

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

Information On Condition

Currently used as a live-aboard cruising boat. Per the owner, the boat is in overall good shape and the features of the boat and the engine are working as expected and with no major issues. This vessel is in need of a bottom job and some other cleaning and overdue maintenance.

Running and standing rigging all replaced in 2012.

Approximate boat location: Key West, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1981
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Category:
Model:
44
Length (LOA):
43' 8"
Hours:
--
Stock #:
165200
Location:
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:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
11 mph
Maximum Speed:
13 mph
Fuel Consump.:
0.5 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Brand:
Hurth
Drive Model:
630-V
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
Water Tanks:
3
Number Of Fuel 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
Navigation Lights:
Masthead Light::
GPS Antenna:
Running Lights:
Compass:
Wind Instrument:
VHF Antenna:
Sound System:
SIRIUS/XM Ready:
Stereo No Current Contract
Autopilot:
Raymarine
GPS / Plotter:
Raymarine
VHF:
Icom
Radar:
3G
AIS System:
2 Way
Deck Features
Windlass:
Isinglass:
Dodger:
Anchor:
30 Kilo SS Bruce
Anchor Rode:
125 Ft
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Safety Harnesses:
Life Ring:
EPIRB:
Distress Flag:
Cockpit Life Sling:
Carbon Monoxide Detector:
Tow Harness:
For Dingy
Inflatable Raft:
6 Man Offshore
Life Jackets:
12
ElectricalElec. Components
Water Temp Gauge:
Volt Meter:
USB Port:
Shore Power:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Night Lighting:
Iphone AUX Plug-in:
Hour Meter:
Deck Lighting:
Transducer:
Tridata
Stereo:
Sony
Bluetooth:
Sony
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
Battery Switch:
2
Solar Panel:
2
Shore Power Cord:
2
12 V DC Outlets:
2
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Storm Jib:
Spinnaker Gear:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Halyard Winches:
4
Sheet Winches:
4
Reefing Mainsail:
3 Reef Points
Spinnaker:
2: Light And Heavy
Genoa:
2 - #3's
Spinnaker Sheets:
2
Rigging
Boom Vang:
Blocks:
Winches:
Sloop Rig:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Lazy Jacks:
Forestay:
Removable Inner Forestay
Chain Plates:
Massive
Backstay:
Hydraulic Babystay
Mast:
Aluminum 2012
Boom:
Aluminum
Running Rigging:
2012
Standing Rigging:
2012
Accommodations & Passengers
# Cabins:
1
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
57 gals
Waste Capacity:
10 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
No
Pet-Free:
Toilet Manual Flush:
Stove / Oven:
Sink - Cabin:
Pressurized Water System:
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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