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  • Year 1976
  • HIN yc44122106760
  • Location Vanuatu
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LOA 44¡¯
LWL 38¡¯8¡±
Beam 12¡¯11¡±
Draft 6¡¯4¡±
Ballast 10,000lbs.
Displacement 30,000

Sail Area 1100 Sq.ft.
Cutter Rig
Hauled 2006
Designer Douglas Peterson
Built by Jack Kelly

Full Batten Main 2006
120 Genoa 2006
Heavy weather Staysail 2006
100 Jib 2004
Storm Jib
Gennaker 2003

Furuno 32 mile Radar/Plotter
Simrad Robertson AP20 ( Auto Pilot)
Garmin GPS/Antenna
Wind speed Indicator/direction
Depth sounder 2
Masthead Tri Light
Steamer Lights
Spreader Lights
SSB/Ham Radio/Tuner/Email

Ground Tackle
Electric Windlass
45 lb.CQR Anchor
2 (Dan forth) Anchors
Bow Twin Rollers
3 sets extra chain/rode sys
Stern Anchor roller

Yanmar 88 hp. 2002
2 Alternators (75)(135)
Racor Filter
Fuel Pump
3¡±exhaust system
Flex Coupler
3 Blade Fixed Prop

Dinghey & Equipment
Computer Monitor/TV/DVD
720Amps.hrs. House battery
Smart Regulator
¡°E¡±meter battery monitor
1750 Inverter 110 power (2006)
VHF Radio/Antenna
Carribe 10¡¯Rib Dinghy (2005)
8hp Yamaha Outboard
6 person Life Raft
Stereo system/interior/exterior speakers Flares/MOB sling
Aft. & Beam Stainless Steel Boarding ladder Village Marine Water maker 5 gal./hr.
Litton EPIRB
Stainless Steel Solar Dinghy Davits

Deck Fittings/Rigging
Stowable Lazy Jack System
Harkin Main Sheet traveler
Running Backstays
Spinnaker Pole
Pro Furl furling head sail
Facnor Furling staysail
Internal Halyards
Mast Winches
Backstay Antenna Isolators
6 self tailing winches

Varnished Interior
Aft. Custom Mattress
Opening stern ports aft. Cabin
Vacu-Flush Head Forward
New Aft. Head
Freezer Frigomatic Refrigerator ( Capri 50F) 2006
Water Tanks Meter
Pressure Water Tank
Separate Water maker Tank
Propane Stainless Steel Stove
Custom Aft. House Battery Box
Coran Counter Tops
Custom Storage Areas

Other Equipment
Hard Dodger Cockpit (2006) Cockpit table
100 gals. Fuel tank
160 gal. Water tank
Mast Safety Bars
3 (80 amps.)Solar Panels
Fiberglass non -skid Decks
Teak Wheel & cockpit grate
Bimini Cockpit Cover
Cockpit Sun Screens
3 Weather Barometers
Propane BBQ
2 Propane tanks
Spare Parts, Tools, Misc.

Contact: Dick Wotruba E- both)
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Crusader was built in Tawain1976, hull#122. It was the 22nd of 200 Peterson’s designed and built by Jack Kelly and Doug Peterson. The boat was a pioneer in performance cruising designs. Crusader features a low -profile center cockpit with a 12-13 ft. beam. The long fin keel with cutaway forefoot and afterbody reduces wetted surface for good light air performance. A full molded in skig supports the rudder provides good protection during an occasional grounding. Displacement 30,000 lbs.,(10,000 of this buried in the lead ballast) gives Crusader easy motion at sea. Crusader has two heads with showers, one with a Vacu Flush (Sealand), two staterooms, great galley with refrigerator and two freezers, and a brand new Yanmar 88hsp. motor. On board are custom cabinetry ,watermaker, autopilot, radar, two computers for navigation and E-mail through the SSB ham, and VCR /DVD for extra entertainment. Sails include a large Purple/White gennaker, storm jib, stay sail, Yankee jib, and a full batten double reef main sail. On deck of this cutter rig are davits, solar panels, electric windless bimini, and a dodger. We are the third owners of this well equipped Peterson 44.


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