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1985 Herreshoff 47 Golden Ball For Sale

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Boat Details

Year:
1985
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Herreshoff
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
47 Golden Ball
Length (LOA):
46' 6"
Beam:
11'
Draft:
32"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
224138
Location:
Bokeelia, Florida
(near Cape Coral)
Status:
Available
Air Conditioning:
Yes (2)
Storage Status:
In the water††
Reason for Selling:
other interests
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Main Sail:
Hood Sails:
Backstay:
Boom:
Forestay:
Mast:
Mizzen Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
"Charming classic Herreshoff 47' Golden Ball leeboard Ketch with a 2'8" draft with the boards up!"

Classic 47-foot Sailing Yacht

L. Francis Herreshoff designed sensible cruising yachts as with this Leeboard Ketch design # 107 made for shallow waters off the coast.

1985 Goldenball located in Bokeelia, FL used in the Florida Keys for Scout High Adventure Sails.

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1985 Herreshoff 47 Golden Ball Ketch Sailboat in Bokeelia, Florida

Stock #224138

Classic 47-foot Sailing Yacht

L. Francis Herreshoff designed sensible cruising yachts as with this Leeboard Ketch design # 107 made for shallow waters off the coast.

1985 Goldenball located in Bokeelia, FL used in the Florida Keys for Scout High Adventure Sails.

When you climb aboard marvel at the array of refined details like Sitka spruce masts and the bronze hardware.
Jib, Main, and Mizzen Sails all have lines leading to the cockpit.

Aft of cockpit separate Captain /crew quarters with two bunks.

Leeboards were built in 2005 which is the same year as the
Twin diesel Yanmars.

As you step further into the Mahogany superstructure finished in hi-gloss varnish in the cabin you will be transported to old-world charm with custom cabinetry.
In the Galley on the starboard side with stove and burners above custom shelves. The freezer and refrigerator are on the port side.

The nav table sits aft port of the refrigerator and freezer.

With a stationed large center table that converts into the width of the table cribbage board and wine storage inside: makes a very large proper table.

The previous owner replaced the nineteen portholes with the current bronze.

One forward head

A/C in the main cabin.

Swim ladder onboard.

This is a cool boat for exploring the shoal waters, whether on the Gulf Coast, the Keys, or the Bahamas. Well built with safety and priority.

Check out the other designs from designer L. Francis Herreshoff

https://research.mysticseaport.org/coll/spcoll038/#head39357856

Information On Condition

This boat is all ready, set GO! With maintence schedule the captains has been following.

In August she was hauled out: sandblasted the hull and painted.
Oil changed in July 2020

The Bronze Props were sent to the manufacture for a rebuild.

Tiller steering and leeboards with Rich Mahogany interior make this a yacht-filled with old-world charm.

Maintained by a professional captain. ( Ten Years)

Twin Diesel Yanmars

Varnish work scheduled in the next coming months.

Standard rigging replaced two years ago.

Used as a charter boat for Boy Scouts. General maintenance and upkeep. Everything is in working order.

Approximate boat location: Bokeelia, Florida


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Basic Details
Year:
1985
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Herreshoff
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
47 Golden Ball
Length (LOA):
46' 6"
Hours:
2,500
(as of 11/1/2020)
Stock #:
224138
Location:
Bokeelia, Florida
Storage Status:
In the water ††
(as of 10/14/2020)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Year:
2005
Brand:
Yanmar
Model:
3JH4E
Hours:
2,500
(as of 11/1/2020)
Size (each):
39 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
70 gals
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
46' 6"
Length at Water:
40' 9"
Beam:
11'
Min. Draft:
32"
Cockpit Location:
Center
Weight:
35,000 lbs
NavigationalNav. Equipment
VHF:
Deck Features
Anchor:
Anchor Locker:
BBQ Grill:
Bimini:
Bow Pulpit:
Cleats - Fixed:
Spreader Lights:
Swim Ladder:
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Fume Detector:
Gas/fume Detector:
Spotlight:
Handheld
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Main Sail:
Hood Sails:
Rigging
Backstay:
Boom:
Forestay:
Mast:
Mizzen Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
9
# Cabins:
2
Sleep. Capacity:
6
# Berths:
4
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
70 gals
Waste Capacity:
35 gals
Generator:
No
Air Conditioning:
Yes (2)
(Mermaid Air)
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Freezer:
Head:
Nav Station:
Port Holes:
Refrigerator:
Salon:
Settee:
Stove / Oven:
Water System - Foot Pump:
ConstructionConst. Features
Designer:
L. Francis Herreshoff
Hull Material:
Wood
Hull Shape:
Monohull
Hull Hours:
2500 ††††
Exterior Color:
White Hull
Interior Color:
Rich Wood
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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