1974 Dreadnought 32

Santa Barbara, California, United States
$18,800 USD
Condition: good

Please contact owner Sarah-- Email Address: swilkerson123@yahoo.com
- Phone: 303-667-6530.
Boat Location: Santa Barbara, California.
1974 Dreadnought 32 This is one of only about 80 Dreadnought 32s ever made. Designed by William Crealock, it is a Fiberglass Replica of an original Tahiti ketch 32 that circumnavigated the globe twice. Includes GPS, AM/FM/CD Stereo with USB, VHF Radio, she's a sturdy double-ender, now sloop rigged, made for cruising with maximum comfort and safety, with minimum effort and risk. Built of hand laid fiberglass, she's easy to handle, rigged for single handed sailing, and responsive at the helm. MollyBs Particulars Clean, Dry, Comfortable and Seriously Spacious Wood Interior with Teak Flooring, Full Galley, and Lots of Storage. Full Gauges, and a Separate Compass. Rigging, and the 3 Sails with 2 Winches, are in good condition. Sleeps 4, and the Queen-Sized Mid-Aft Cabin is fitted with a 32 Roku TV and Dehumidifier. Forward Head & Shower, with no v-berth. Rebuilt and New Seacocks Thru-Hulls on the way. Recently Rebuilt in 2015 50hp Perkins 4.108 Diesel Engine. Newer and Professionally Installed Electrical System. Price negotiable based on desired furnishings/technology. Bilge Pump, Sump Pump, Coast Guard Safety Package, Anchor, Windlass, and Rigid Bottom Dinghy with 4hp Mariner Engine. To see what makes Molly B special, contact Sarah- Text is preferred. This 1974 Dreadnought was built locally in Carpinteria, California. There is about 83 total in existence. They were built by William Crealock one of the world's most experienced, respected and prolific designers of offshore sailing yachts.
This Cruiser is a good bluewater sailboat. She is designed and rigged for single-handed sailing. The Dreadnought 32 is a Crealock-designed traditional, heavy-displacement, double-ended cruising sailboat based on the Tahiti Ketch making it more stable in extreme weather and storms.

Equipment:
The Dreadnought is extremely hardy and roomy. She's comfortable for 2 to liveaboard with a queen-sized bed with a new memory foam mattress. For entertainment, there's a 32 " TCL Roku TV 1080 pixels.
In the galley, there's lots of table space and a wood-burning stove that can be used for heating or cooking. There is adequate space to add a cooler or refrigerator since if you choose.
A dehumidifier was added to keep the boat dry and smelling fresh at all times.
An 80-watt solar panel with a 400-watt wind generator charges the batteries. There's also a charge controller for the generator and solar panels. AC shore power charger ProMariner 1250P is included.
Netting has been added for safety that's wrapped around the entire boat so it's safe for everyone even children.
Take advantage of owning this antique1974 Dreadnought 32 sailboat made for cruising with maximum comfort and safety and minimum effort and risk.
Dinghy included: 2005 9 ft Mercury.
Information On Condition -
This 1974 Dreadnought is in good condition for her age.
Everything works except for the water heater in the engine room. The engine has a heat exchanger that will work for heating water.
A new memory foam mattress added June 2019.

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About the Dreadnought 32

Designers
John G. Hanna
William Crealock
Builder
Dreadnought Boatworks (USA)
Associations
?
# Built
83
Hull Type
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 11 / 9.8 m
Waterline Length
29 11 / 9.1 m
Beam
10 0 / 3.1 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
19,980 lbs / 9,063 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
631.9 ft2 / 58.7 m2
Total Sail Area
631.8 ft2 / 58.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
280.6 ft2 / 26.1 m2
P
33 5 / 10.2 m
E
16 9 / 5.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
351.3 ft2 / 32.6 m2
I
38 5 / 11.7 m
J
18 2 / 5.6 m
Forestay Length
42 7 / 13 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Saab
Model
?
HP
10
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.34 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.73
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
330.36
heavy
Comfort Ratio
46.66
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.47
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Design based on the orginal 1932 TAHITI KETCH with redesigned rig by Crealock (cutter or ketch). Many were sold in ‘kit’ form for owner completion. Dreadnought Boatworks was located in Carpenteria CA, USA.

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