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S/V Eleuthera II
Recently finished a career in the Fire Service. Should be able to enjoy the water more now. Just updated my USCG license and became an ASA instructor. Brand new owner of a CSY Walkthrough. Stay Tuned, progress updates and pics to follow.
Taking a break

After getting the cabin trunk completed with new handrails and after painting the topsides, it was time for some fun on the boat. I met my son and brothers down in Palm Beach after a beautiful sail from Stuart for a fishing weekend. Here is the video:
Spinnaker Sail to Palm Beach

Now for the deck and teak...

The renovation to the topsides has begun in earnest. The plan is to prime and paint the deck using Interlux Perfection on the glossy areas and Kiwi Grip on the non-skid areas. The teak will have 7 coats of new varnish using TotalBoat Lust High-Gloss. I have taken all the parts that can come off the boat to do the prep and paint/varnish in the garage. I am replacing all the hand holds topside as well. The results are better than I expected. I figure this is a 2 to 3 month process working as weather and schedule allows. I've waited until the cooler temps to begin and now is the time.

Eleuthera is for sale - 1982 CSY 44 Walkthrough

A fine later model USCG Documented walkthrough ready to go anywhere. Everything Works! My wife and I came to the realization that we are many years away from making our cruise dreams happen so she is for sale. So many upgrades in the last few years! New bottom paint and new Awlgrip on hull. Perkins 4236 w/ only 1704 hours. Stored in Fresh Water.

Boat Name
ELEUTHERA (Grk: Freedom)
*** = new since 2010

LOA 44'-0"
LWL 36'-0"
Beam 13'-4"
Draft 5'-0" (shoal draft)
Displacement 37,000 lbs
Ballast 12,000 lbs
Mast Height above water 54'-3" (standard rig)
Fuel 95 Gals.
Water 165 Gals
Cutter rig
Designer Peter Schmitt

Hull and Deck
Hand laid solid fiberglass
Keel: Modified full
Skeg hung foil shaped rudder *** 2010

Engine Brand: Perkins
Year Built: 1996
Engine Model: 4632
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade bronze propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 85 HP
Engine Hours: 1704 since new
Stand up head room with work bench
Various spare parts
Service intervals strictly adhered to

Straight Drive System
Transmission: Hurth HBK 250
Stainless 1 ½" shaft
Fixed 3-blade propeller

6 Trojan T105 batteries @225 amp hour each*** 2014
Xantrex Freedom SW2012 12V 2000W Inverter /100Amp Charger and Control panel *** 2014
Paneltronics 12V panel with dual bus 120V
LED nav, steam and anchor lights*** 2010
Balmar 130 Amp alternator
Balmar ARS-5 voltage regulator with temp sensor *** 2013
Dual bildge pumps with high water alarm (secondary indicator lights at engine panel)
Dual Siemens 65W Solar Panel with MPT Controller
Watermaker - PUR PowerSurvivor 80E-2 - pickled

Raymarine C70 chart plotter with Navionics Gold, multiple page display *Factory reconditioned 2010
Raymarine RD218 radar *Factory reconditioned 2010
Raymarine ST60 depth *Factory reconditioned 2010
Raymarine ST60 speed *Factory reconditioned 2010
Raymarine Smartdrive direct drive autopilot with X30 corepack *** 2011
Clipper Marine wind speed/direction indicator
Standard Horizon GX2100 AIS/VHF with AIS display on chartplotter with RAM at helm, mast mounted
PA speaker horn *** 2011
Icom M802 SSB with Ham frequencies, KISS counterpoise system , stand alone SSB antenna *** 2013

Sleeps 7 comfortably, 2 in V-Berth, Single salon to Starboard, Double salon to Port. Custom 3" memory foam mattress toppers in forward and master cabins *** 2011
Full Headroom in all cabins
Webasto 5K BTU reverse cycle A\C in master cabin *** 2011
Very generous storage, Hanging lockers, Drawers throughout, Stained glass cabinet doors
6 opening hatches with built in screens, 12 opening bronze portlights and 4 non-opening 3/8" Lexan salon windows for lots of light and air!
Separate shower in forward head
Large fold-up table in salon, expands for double bed.
Oak interior, blue interior Sunbrella fabric cushions, upholstery in great condition
Navigation Station with ample shelving and storage inside for charts, manuals, etc.
High efficiency Caframo Sirocco fans throughout *** 2013
LED interior lights throughout

Fuel: 95 Gallons
Water: 180 Gallons (3 separate tanks)
Holding: 35 Gallon Dometic tank with filter system *** 2010

Seaward 3-Burner Propane Stove w/ Oven on gimble
2 propane lockers w/ 20lb. tanks
Double stainless steel sink w/ Hot/Cold Pressure Water
6 Gallons Hot water tank, engine water and electric heated
Seafrost 12V Large capacity Refrigeration and Freezer

Sail Systems
Stainless steel standing rigging-new forestay, backstay, upper and lower shrounds with Sta-Lok Terminals
*** 2011
Running rigging - double braid lines throughout *** 2011
Mainsail - fully battened with 2 deep reefing points, cockpit controlled reefing lines, lazy jacks and Sunbrella zippered sail cover
130% Rolly Tasker Genoa w/Sunbrella cover *** 2014 with Harken MKII Roller Furling
Staysail with Harken MKII Roller Furling w/Sunbrella cover
Running backstays
Lewmar self-tailing jib sheet winches, Lewmar staysail winches and line brakes
Matching Sunbrella Sail covers
FULL BOAT custom Sunbrella cover for long term storage
Brand New StrongTrack mainsail system (8/15)

Ground Tackle
Lofrans Tigress 1500W windlass *** 2013
45lb. Delta anchor with 200' 3/8" BBB chain
35lb. Bruce anchor with 60' 3/8" BBB chain and 150' 5/8" 3 strand nylon rode
1" Anchor snubber lines - port and starboard

Safety Systems
USCG Commercial inspection - *** May 2014
Manual bildge pump in cockpit
Full commercial USCG safety equipment including 8" SS bell, automatic sound signals on PA horn
ALARMS: High Bilge Water, High engine temp, AIS and Radar proximity

Epoxy bottom - 3 coats barrier with 2 coats penetrating epoxy after hull stripped
Custom FRP storage cabinet between the two aft opening hatches in the cockpit specifically designed for
Honda 2000EI generator
Dodger cockpit enclosure of eisenglass
New Awlgrip on hull ***2015 Oyster White on hull and Flag Blue on stripping
Martek 500 lb. Dinghy davits
Dinghy available for $450.00 Hard bottom hypalon.
Outboard motor lift
Cockpit cushions

Launch video on you tube 4/17/2015:

reply email: drvaughn1 at yahoo dot com
Located Stuart Florida

Paint complete

The haul-out was a great success, just a bit longer than I had hoped. She has a beautiful Awlgrip painted hull in Oyster white which is a softer white than the previous white. I also re-sealed the Lexan portlights which had developed a slight leak in a couple of spots. Of course, she also got new name graphics at the bow and stern. I put her in yesterday and sailed the first half of the trip home. How nice it was to be back in the water!

.... and more
cold, windy but sunny

Hard prep work continues. I'm done with the prep for the painter. Here is a pic of the hull prepped for paint with one coat of bottom paint and the teak re-oiled. I am hoping the weather cooperates and I can be done and in the water soon.

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