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1981 Nicholson 39

Oriental, North Carolina, United States
$50,000 USD

THIS BOAT WAS PURCHASED 2 YEARS AGO AND HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO FALL INTO DISREPAIR. SAILS ARE ESSENTIALLY NEW AND THE BOAT HAS CUMMINS POWER WITH DUAL AC/HEAT FULL ELECTRONICS AND A REPAINT. THAT SAID, SHE WILL NEED A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF REFITTING INCLUDING ALL SOFTGOODS. 

BOTTOM BARRIER COATED

NEW NEIL PRYDE CRUISING SAILS

RUNNING RIGGING

CUMMINS 65HP DIESEL

MAX PROP

DRIVE SAVER

CHARTPLOTTER / RADAR / AUTOPILOT

AC-HEAT

INVERTER

COMPLETE PAINT TOPSIDES AND DECKS

BIMINI / DODGER

WINDLASS

COMPLETELY NEW GALLEY

AND ON AND ON!

NANCY AND MIKE DRAUGHAN   336-601-5970CELL

STACY AND ROBERT HALL  252-622-1292CELL

Please contact Mike Draughan at (252) 249-0090

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Dimensions
LOA: 39 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 6 in

Engines
Total Power: 65 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: CUMMINS
Engine Model: 3.3
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 900
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 65 HP

Tanks
Holding Tanks: 2 (30 Gallons)

Accommodations
Number of heads: 2

VESSEL DETAILS

Accommodations:

Hull #63, “SAIL ON” is the last Camper and Nicholson’s 39 Center Cockpit made. Sail On is an exceptional boat, as seen in the details below, but more than that offers a cruising couple or family a boat which is roomy, easy to handle and above all, seaworthy. As one descends the companionway from the very secure and comfortable center cockpit you find yourself in a completely remodeled and refinished interior. Oyster bulkheads with solid wood trim, doors and galley table (the original solid wood blank for which was $800.00) offer a cozy, but well lit interior with a large aft facing chart/nav table and L-shaped settee to port opposing an equally wide starboard settee. The starboard settee provides a sea berth via a forward trotter box. Continuing forward through the bulkhead and solid companionway door is the guest stateroom area with in-suite head and loads of storage. This area is accented with wood ceilings and solid trim as in the salon. To starboard of the companionway and aft is the fantastic galley that features dual freezer/refrigeration, LP stove/oven, custom cabinetry/dishes and a tambour door crockery garage. This area is also light and airy with custom corian counters as the finishing touch. Once again, loads of storage and light make this galley unique. Engine room access is located here in addition to the sail locker and a cockpit sole hatch. Further aft is the master stateroom suite with private head and huge master berth double to starboard and single to port. There is a dedicated Captain’s desk here in addition to even more storage. Though we have tried to relate the value and desirability of this boat, it can only be fully understood by getting aboard. If your list is for an affordable and ready to go cruising boat with a divided rig that makes operation easy even for seasoned sailors, this is your boat.

 

 

Electronics:

Garmin 4212 +4208(dashboard mounted) GPS maps

Garmin GPS, hand held GPS, GPS map 76CX

Garmin HD 18 radar with gimballed mount

Simrad AC42 Autopilot with remote

Simrad RC42 rate compass, Simrad 1C 20 wind instruments

Simrad VHF radio/AIS/ hand held remote

I Com M710 SSB

Standard Horizon hand held VHS radio

EPIRB ACR Global Fix (10 year battery)

Hand held depth meter

Hand held wind instrument

Garmin Blue Charts – U.S , Canada, Bermuda, E&W Caribbean

Sony Stereo XM radio

 

Electrical:

All wiring replace in boat and mast

Blue Seas Electric panel 18DC, 6 AC with main breakers

22 installed LED light fixtures

50 amp Charles battery charger

Freedom 20 charger /inverter

10 golf cart batteries (dual battery banks) 750 amp-hrs

16,000 BTU Mermaid A/C/heat

6 gallon 115V AC/ heat exchanger water heater

Watermaker 600 gallon a day

Kubota diesel SM4-4EB Series Z482 (dual 150A alternators)

Built in Freezer-Kollmann dual charged holding plate 115V AC or engine driven

 

Galley:

Hot/cold pressure water

Top loading fridge and freezer

5” insulation for fridge and freezer

Engine driven and 120volt refrigeration

3-burner stove/oven

Extensive and deep pantry storage

Custom fiddles and cabinets for ship’s china

Tambour door crockery garage

Numerous drawers and lockers

Dedicated ship’s china

 

Plumbing:

600 GPD watermaker

Numerous Henderson heavy duty manual pumps

High output automatic electric bilge pumps

12 gallon water heater

Pressure hot/cold water to Galley and both heads

Sails and Rigging: (2016-2017) except where noted

2 year old set Neil Pryde “Cruise Plus” sails  

135 Genoa with luff foam and 2 reefing points

Full batton main with 2 reefing points

Full triradial colorful Spinnaker

Full batton Mizzen

Horizon 145 light weight Genoa

Orange self tending storm jib (2018)

Sail covers

Main sail lazy jacks

New forestay

2016 Profurl roller furling (furling line leads to its own enclosed winch)

Rechromed all turnbuckles

Replaced all running rigging

Strong track added to main and mizzen masts

Completely rerigged with Norseman terminals (2000)

Replaced all blocks

Rebedded all hardware

Lazy jacks

Overhauled and rechromed primary winches

Five new winches added

C350 Profurl

CQR 35 -250’-5/16 chain

CQR 35 – 20’ – 5/16 chain

250’ 9/16 nylon line

Lofrans Tigress Windlass with remote

 

Hull: (from 2015/16)

New through hulls and plumbing

New Stanchions and Amstel life lines

New Bow Pupit

New Teak toerail

New Stainless steel dorads-4

New Teak platforms-2

New Lewmar hatches-3

New 32” Lewmar folding helm

Dinghy davits (2018)

Bottom job- 3 coats 2000E and 2 coats Trinidad (2017)

Awl Grip paint above water line

Bimini top

Folding dodger with “boot” to cover it

 

Mechanical/Propulsion:

Cummins 65 hp model B3.3 with PRM 350 hydraulic gear set– 920 hours

3 bladed 18” Max-Prop

Secondary fuel tank with transfer pump

 

Additional Features:

5” Richie compass

4” Celestrial compass (mounted)

Fans throughout boat

Dishes and glasses

Fuel polishing system

Samsung LED flat panel TV/remote/digital antennae

3 sets of sheets (Genoa, Storm sail, Spinnaker)

6 Auto inflating life vests with harness and tethers

3 burner Force 10 propane stove/oven and broiler

2 10# Aluminum propane bottles

Propane Magma Catalina Infrared Grill/Cover

10# fiberglass propane tank

7500 Rule Automatic Bilge pump (2018)

3700 Rule Bilge pump with float switch (2018)

Bilge alarm (2018)

Jack lines

2 pair high strength snatch blocks

Spare 750 Automatic bilge pump and 3700 electric bilge pump

Spare LED light bulbs

Main diesel – fresh water pump, salt water pump, starter, Balmar alternator, Balmar regulator, 6 oil filters, 12 fuel filters, fan belts, oil pressure switch, electric fuel pump

Diesel generator – 2 spare 150 Amp Alternators, fresh water pump, gasket kit, 6 oil filters, 6 fuel filters

Tiolets – 3 Henderson Marks pump overhaul kits, 1 toilet discharge pump

 

 

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Specs

Designer
Raymond Wall
Builders
Marine Construction Ltd.
Camper & Nicholson
Associations
?
# Built
63
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
39 0 / 11.9 m
Waterline Length
28 3 / 8.6 m
Beam
11 6 / 3.5 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
18,000 lb / 8,165 kg
Ballast
7,000 lb / 3,175 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Ketch
Reported Sail Area
897′² / 83.3 m²
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Air Draft
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Ford
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
75 gal / 284 l
Engine Hours
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
125 gal / 473 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.1 kn
Classic: 7.13 kn

Hull Speed

The theoretical maximum speed that a displacement hull can move efficiently through the water is determined by it's waterline length and displacement. It may be unable to reach this speed if the boat is underpowered or heavily loaded, though it may exceed this speed given enough power. Read more.

Formula

Classic hull speed formula:

Hull Speed = 1.34 x √LWL

A more accurate formula devised by Dave Gerr in The Propeller Handbook replaces the Speed/Length ratio constant of 1.34 with a calculation based on the Displacement/Length ratio.

Max Speed/Length ratio = 8.26 ÷ Displacement/Length ratio.311
Hull Speed = Max Speed/Length ratio x √LWL

7.08 knots
Classic formula: 7.13 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.9
>20: high performance

Sail Area / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the power of the sails relative to the weight of the boat. The higher the number, the higher the performance, but the harder the boat will be to handle. This ratio is a "non-dimensional" value that facilitates comparisons between boats of different types and sizes. Read more.

Formula

SA/D = SA ÷ (D ÷ 64)2/3

  • SA: Sail area in square feet, derived by adding the mainsail area to 100% of the foretriangle area (the lateral area above the deck between the mast and the forestay).
  • D: Displacement in pounds.
20.9
<16: under powered
16-20: good performance
>20: high performance
Ballast/Displacement
38.9
<40: less stiff, less powerful

Ballast / Displacement Ratio

A measure of the stability of a boat's hull that suggests how well a monohull will stand up to its sails. The ballast displacement ratio indicates how much of the weight of a boat is placed for maximum stability against capsizing and is an indicator of stiffness and resistance to capsize.

Formula

Ballast / Displacement * 100

38.89
<40: less stiff, less powerful
>40: stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
354.0
>350: ultraheavy

Displacement / Length Ratio

A measure of the weight of the boat relative to it's length at the waterline. The higher a boat’s D/L ratio, the more easily it will carry a load and the more comfortable its motion will be. The lower a boat's ratio is, the less power it takes to drive the boat to its nominal hull speed or beyond. Read more.

Formula

D/L = (D ÷ 2240) ÷ (0.01 x LWL)³

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds.
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet
354.04
<100: ultralight
100-200: light
200-300: moderate
300-400: heavy
>400: very heavy
Comfort Ratio
33.8
30-40: moderate bluewater cruising boat

Comfort Ratio

This ratio assess how quickly and abruptly a boat’s hull reacts to waves in a significant seaway, these being the elements of a boat’s motion most likely to cause seasickness. Read more.

Formula

Comfort ratio = D ÷ (.65 x (.7 LWL + .3 LOA) x Beam1.33)

  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
  • LWL: Waterline length in feet
  • LOA: Length overall in feet
  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet
33.81
<20: lightweight racing boat
20-30: coastal cruiser
30-40: moderate bluewater cruising boat
40-50: heavy bluewater boat
>50: extremely heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.8
<2.0: better suited for ocean passages

Capsize Screening Formula

This formula attempts to indicate whether a given boat might be too wide and light to readily right itself after being overturned in extreme conditions. Read more.

Formula

CSV = Beam ÷ ³√(D / 64)

  • Beam: Width of boat at the widest point in feet
  • D: Displacement of the boat in pounds
1.76
<2: better suited for ocean passages
>2: better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Molded by Marine Construction. Finished by C&N.
Thanks to Ray Wall for photo and updated information.


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