1979 Aquacraft 45 Ketch

Purchased:  March 1, 2014 in Ingleside, Texas

A Ketch has two masts and three sails.

Keel:  Full keel with partially balanced rudder attached

Steering:  Hydraulic plus emergency tiller and bypass valve

Jib:  Roller furling 140% genoa

Main: 2 reef points

Mizzen:  2 reefing points and running backstays

Length:  44.8 feet

LWL:  39.3 feet  (not measured yet, calculated from hull speed below)

Beam:  13 feet

Draft:  5 feet  (not confirmed)

Displacement:  28,000 lbs to 31,000 lbs  (data from different sources)

Theoretical Hull Speed:  8.4 knots   (1.34 X sq root of LWL in feet)

Diesel Engine:  Perkins 4-236

Fuel Tank:  140 gallons

Fresh Water:  140 gallons

Holding Tank:  Unknown size

Births:  Double birth in stern castle, double V-birth in the bow, single birth starboard side of engine room under cockpit

Toilets:  2 heads with showers, sinks, mirrors, hot and cold fresh water

Galley:  Propane stove with oven, double sink, hot and cold fresh water, 12 volt freezer and refrigerator, cabinets, and drawers

Air Conditioning:  120 volt cooling and heating.  Uses sea water like a land based heat pump.

Instruments:  SSB radio, VHF radio, wind, speed, depth, radar, GPS

Lifeboat:  Six person Givens

One of the listings for the boat - saved for list of equipment and several photos

Pre-purchase Photos & General Condition at Time of Purchase

Maintenance Progress and Upgrades

Post Purchase Photos and Projects by Judikay