1978 Samson C-baron 55 For Sale

$33,400
Stock #245920 -
Under Contract
Under Contract
$33,400

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Boat Details

Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Samson
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
C-baron 55
Length (LOA):
55'
Beam:
13' 6"
Draft:
90"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
245920
Location:
La Conner, Washington
(near Bellingham)
Status:
Under Contract
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Sailboat Details
Covers - Sail:
Reefing Mainsail:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Mizzen:
Genoa:
Old
Cutter Jibs:
2
Blocks:
Boom:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Mast:
Mizzen Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Standing Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
6 In Cockpit - 4 More
"C-baron 55 ferro-cement Ketch with wheelhouse. large Yellow Cedar deck recently painted!"

The Samson 51 has is a well-built yacht with a strong hull and good ones. Her layout would make for an outstanding nautical liveaboard or a classic vessel for charter. She has a solid Ferro-cement hull which makes her steady in all kinds of conditions. She sails very upright on her full keel because...more

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1978 Samson C-baron 55 Ketch Sailboat in La Conner, Washington

Stock #245920

The Samson 51 has is a well-built yacht with a strong hull and good ones. Her layout would make for an outstanding nautical liveaboard or a classic vessel for charter. She has a solid Ferro-cement hull which makes her steady in all kinds of conditions. She sails very upright on her full keel because she has a very low center of gravity and a 30-ton weight. The Samson ketch rigged with two aluminum masts and stainless steel stays.

The deck is made of double planked yellow cedar and the bulkheads are made of Swamp Ash. The interior is made of tach and mahogany. Inside there are three full-size bunks and one single bunk. Step outside to a beautiful wheelhouse. The galley is large with plenty of space and countertops. The galley has a 10-gallon hot water heater, a refrigerator, and a propane stove/oven. Next to the galley is a fold-out dining table and the settee provides a comfortable place to enjoy your morning coffee. The dinette has a full chart of the local Puget Sound waters set into the tabletop The Samson is powered by a Westerbeke 115 hp, 6 cylinder diesel engine. On deck, she has both solar panels and a portable generator to for all of your electrical needs.

The Samson is a very unique ketch with great headroom and a very spacious flat deck. This is a one-of-a-kind vessel and ready for her next owner who can bring her back to her full beauty and glory.

Thailand Handcarved Trim

flat deck - lots of room

Liveaboard layout

Extremely Stable in all Sailing Conditions

Hand Sewn Hanks on the cutter sails and reacher

Information On Condition

Engine Issue; thought to be the Head Gasket

Engine Turns over and runs

Needs new batteries

Hull needs new paint and needs new zincs

Tach needs to hooked up to the alternator

New Alternator - Needs to be hooked up to batteries

Oil Temp needs sensor checked

Approximate boat location: La Conner, Washington


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Basic Details
Year:
1978
Type:
Sail
Brand:
Samson
Category:
Ketch/Ketch Sailboat
Model:
C-baron 55
Length (LOA):
55'
Hours:
--
Stock #:
245920
Location:
La Conner, Washington
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
1
Brand:
Westerbeke Diesel
Size:
115 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
60 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
5 mph
Maximum Speed:
9 mph
Fuel Consump.:
2.5 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Closed Water Cooling Sys.:
Rudder:
Throttle/shift: Mech:
Starting Type:
Electric
Macerator:
Built Into Electric Head
Bilge Pump:
Aft
Number Of Eng Cylinders:
6
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
4 - 2 Are Not Connected To Fuel System
Maximum Engine RPM:
25000
Holding Tanks:
1
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
55'
Length at Water:
48'
Beam:
13' 6"
Min. Draft:
90"
Weight:
66,000 lbs
Bridge Clearance:
60'
NavigationalNav. Equipment
GPS Antenna:
Compass:
Separate Depth Sounder:
VHF:
VHF Antenna:
Navigation Lights:
LED
Fish Finder:
Hummingbird - Needs Transducer Attached
GPS / Plotter:
Handheld
Deck Features
Anchor Locker:
Anchor Light:
BBQ Grill:
Bell:
Bow Rail:
Cleats - Fixed:
Cockpit Table:
Compartment Storage:
Rub Rails:
Sea Cocks:
Toe Rail:
Transom - Closed:
Spreader Lights:
Unknown If Working
Windlass:
Manual
Dinghy Lift:
Manual
Downrigger:
Manual
Full Enclosure:
Hardtop - Wheelhouse
Steering Wheel:
Cable
Anchor:
4 Anchors
Propane Tanks:
3 - Dedicated To Stove/oven And Heater
Anchor Rode:
100 Feet Chain
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Emergency Tiller:
ElectricalElec. Components
Oil Pressure Gauge:
Parallel Capability:
Shore Power:
Shore Power Cord:
Shower Sump Pump:
Solar Panel:
Stereo:
Storage Locker Lights:
Tachometer:
Volt Meter:
Water Heater:
Water Temp Gauge:
110v AC Outlets:
12 V DC Outlets:
AC Electric Panel:
Battery Switch:
Battery Charger:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Horn:
Hour Meter:
Fuel Gauge:
Tube
Inverter:
900 Watt
Number Of Batteries:
3 - Needs New Batteries
Sails
Covers - Sail:
Reefing Mainsail:
Rigged For Single Handed:
Mizzen:
Genoa:
Old
Cutter Jibs:
2
Rigging
Blocks:
Boom:
Chain Plates:
Forestay:
Mast:
Mizzen Mast:
Rigging Hardware:
Running Rigging:
Sheet Roller Cars:
Standing Rigging:
Winches - Manual:
6 In Cockpit - 4 More
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
20
# Cabins:
3
Sleep. Capacity:
7
# Berths:
4
Water Capacity:
175 gals
Waste Capacity:
40 gals
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
No
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Cabin Lighting:
Cabinets:
Carpet - Cabin:
Dinette:
Fridge Icebox:
Hanging Locker:
Mirror:
Pressurized Water System:
Salon:
Settee:
Shower:
Sink - Galley:
Stateroom - Aft:
Stateroom - Forward:
Wood Stove:
Wet Locker:
Heat:
Propene Portable
Stove / Oven:
Propane
Head:
Electric
Heater:
Built Into Engine Coolant System
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Ferro-Cement
Hull Shape:
Full Keel
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
Needs New Hull Paint
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