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3248 Elwood Drive    ........... Racine, WI 53406
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In Illinois cell 847-338-8808


1979 CT 54 by Ta Chaio 

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  New to the market and ready to sail away, this beautiful and traditional Bob Perry designed cruiser features the preferred galley aft layout.  She has four staterooms and two heads, lending the maximum variety of cruising options.

The salon features a grand staircase leading into a very light airy and spacious salon.   The raised salon has windows on three sides, teak parquet floors, with bookcases and storage drawers and lockers lining both sides.   The walk through galley starts to port of the companionway staircase with a huge refrigerator with both top and front access and a large freezer.  The gimballed 3-burner propane stove with oven is next with lots of counter space.  Under the companionway is a large center island with a double stainless steel sink and a large work area.  As you continue around the aft part of the companionway, you reach the access doors to the master stateroom.   Then halfway around on the starboard side is the large U-shaped dinette.

Starting from forward the bow stateroom has a vee berth.  Next aft is the forward head with a central shower and access from each of the forward three staterooms.  The port forward stateroom has a double bed that pulls out to a generous berth with a vanity, lots of storage and access to a huge hanging locker.  The Starboard forward stateroom has two twin size bunks, a vanity/desk, and access to the hanging locker.  New mattress and cushions 1991.

Features at-a-glance
LOA .....................   54 '  "
LWL ....................
Beam ....................  15'  1"
Draft ......................  6' 6"
Displacement ...   54,000 lbs. approx.
Ballast ...............         lbs. approx.
Custom nav station, Furuno 1831 24 mile radar new in 1996 with the radome mounted on the mizzen mast, wheel steering with instruments custom mounted in a custom teak pod mounted at the helm .Stowe/Robertson depth sounder new in 1996, Furuno LC90 loran, B&G VHF radio at the helm new in 1996, Apelco VHF radio new in 1998, Ritchie 6" pedestal compass compass, Stowe/Robertson speed and distance log (new in 1996), Stowe/Robertson apparent wind speed and direction, Kenwood and Bose stereo..  Full electronics refit in 1996.  Instuments are interfaced.

Deck and Hull
Off white fiberglass hull with a dark green boot stripe painted by Palmer Johnson in 1998.  The hull is handlaid fiberglass with teak decks.  All spars professionally repainted (stripped, etched, primed and painted with Imron) 1995,  new bow sprit in 1995, dophin striker and bobstay, all new through hulls below the waterline in 1995, all deck hardware rebedded during 1995, new chainplate bolts new in 1995, decks and cabin top repainted 1995 in an eggshell white with contrasting beige non-skid surfaces, new trailboards new in 1995, new signboards new in 1995. Dark green sunbrella dodger and sailcover. Spreader lights, teak cockpit grate, custom binacle guard, Harken genoa track with cars new in 1995, navigation lights, rub rail, mooring bit on foredeck, anchor locker,  anchor rollers and bow chocks, anchor with chain and rode.  All new Bowmar Offshore deck hatches in 1995, new custom cabin top windows 1995, horseshoe buoy, MOB rescue system, teak storage box, extra large fenders, docking lines.  Cradle

Sails and Rigging
Ketch rigged, mainsail, mizzen, jib and club staysail.  Main mast is keel stepped and mizzen is deck stepped.  All spars are aluminum. Standing rigging is SS wire.  She has a combination of Barient and Barlow self tailing winches. Conversion of halyards from wire to dacron line in 1995 with winches and rope clutches.  Comprehensive inspection of all standing rigging in 1995.

Engine and Mechanical
IB  FWC 120hp Ford Lehman diesel engine, rebuilt in 1988, engine alarms, automatic Halon fire extinguishing system in 1996, fuel filters, fuel shut off valve for stove, fume detector, holding tanks for heads, Federal transmission coupler 1999, Sentry remote solenoid shut off for propane 1995, aluminum propane tank, new Wagner hydraulic wheel steering system in 1991, Borg-Warner transmission, new steering pump unit in 1991, new stainless steel fuel tanks in 1995, dual Racor primary fuel filters, manual and electric bilge pumps.

4 house batteries wired in series and in parallel for ample house power while cruising, engine starting battery, batteries new in 1998, 110v shore power with cables, masthead lightning protection new in 1995, 12V ship's power, new custom battery storage box new in 1996, automatic battery charger, dockside electrical cables

This is a rare opportunity.  Call now.

Asking $199,000.00  .........  located in Illinois

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Make an appointment now to see her.
New to the market, she won't last long.

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This page last updated on October 5,  1999