1988 Brewer 44

Miami, Florida, United States
$139,000 USD
Condition: Excellent
Water Maker
40 gallons/hour water maker installed in 2019
Solar Panels
660 watts of solar panels installed in 2019
Recent Survey
Survey on June 25, 2020, values boat at $155K and rated it “above average” condition

Beautiful, capable and seakindly Brewer 44 center cockpit sailboat. Well outfitted for cruising with watermaker and extensive solar power. Recently back back from Panama to US East Coast, this boat is ready to go sailing. Live-aboard owner is USCG liscensed captain and ABYC certified technician.

Out of water survey, dated 6-25-2020 values boat at $155K and rated it “above average” condition, “structurally sound, well-appointed, and cosmetically good condition.”

This model boasts a reverse transom (swim platform) and separate shower in the aft head.

Accommodations

Aft stateroom features queen size bed, amazing storage, and enclosed head with separate shower and its own companionway to the cockpit. V-Berth has extender to maximize sleeping space. Roomy bright salon with two settees and built-in bar. Head in main salon with second shower.

Mechanical Equipment

5KW Westerbeke generator with 2200 engine hours. Generator, engine, bilges, and engine room recently painted. New drive shaft, cutlass bearing, dripless shaft seal, and coupler plate 2012.

Additional Equipment

New fuel tank (replaced one of two) with a bladder tank in 2019.

New watermaker, 40 gallons per hour in 2019.

Rain water deck collection system.

New air-conditioners 2017-2018.

Autopilot linear drive replaced 2020.

New solar panels and arch, 660 watts in 2019.

Batteries, flooded lead acid 2020

VHS with AIS receive in 2018.

New steering system 2010, new steering cable 2020.

Rocna anchor, 73 lb. in 2016

Anchor windlass rebuild with new motor, 2015.

Two battery chargers 2018.

Freshwater system, 2015

Heads (toilets) 2015

Heads plumbing 2016.

Original seacocks, but they are cleaned, greased, and maintained. Many (most) seawater hoses replaced in last 3 years.

WiFi booster

Navigation Systems

Raymarine electronics package including ST60 instruments and Autohelm autopilot. 4kw Radar on tilt-adjustable mount.

Deck and Hull Equipment

Standing rigging (2009)

Chainplates (2019)

Sails (mainsail, staysail, 90% working jib, genoa, asymmetrical with ATN sleeve) are from approx 2006 and in good shape. Suncovers replaced (furling headsails).

New mainboom stack pack sail cover 2020

Mainsail luff track 2019

New bimini, strataglass enclosure, cockpit cushions, 2016

Bottom paint 2020

Galley Equipment

U Shaped galley with stainless steel sinks, 3-burner LPG stove and oven (New Force 10 Stove 2010), microwave, Separate Seafrost refrigerator and deep-freezer systems (new in 2010). Fridge has top and bottom access to cold box. Freezer has 5-7” foam insulation and about 7 square feet of storage, which allows for efficient storage for months of frozen provisions. Portholes are at eye level for a good view while cooking.

Dinghy not included

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Specs

Designer
Edward S. Brewer
Builder
Ft. Myers Yacht & Shipbuilding
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Stub + Centerboard
Rudder
Spade
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
43 11 / 13.4 m
Waterline Length
35 0 / 10.7 m
Beam
13 5 / 4.1 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m 8 11 / 2.7 m
Displacement
29,000 lb / 13,154 kg
Ballast
12,000 lb / 5,443 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
955′² / 88.7 m²
Total Sail Area
955′² / 88.7 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
461′² / 42.9 m²
P
47 6 / 14.5 m
E
19 5 / 5.9 m
Mast Height
60 0 / 18.3 m
Foresail
Sail Area
493′² / 45.8 m²
I
54 9 / 16.7 m
J
18 0 / 5.5 m
Forestay Length
57 8 / 17.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4.236
HP
62
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
125 gal / 473 l
Engine Hours
4500

Accomodations

Water Capacity
200 gal / 757 l
Holding Tank Capacity
12 gal / 45 l
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.93 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.19
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
41.38
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
301.96
heavy
Comfort Ratio
36.85
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.76
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The BREWER 44 is a stretched version of the BREWER 12.8 with a reverse transom and a slightly different keel/CB and sailplan.


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