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1961 Garden Porpoise Ketch Used Classic Wooden Boat For Sale in Vancouver Featured

Mast

Mast Configuration
Two Mast
Single Mast Type
Other
Two-Mast Type
Ketch
Hull Configuration
Full keel
Sail Handing and Equipment Comments

BUILDER: BEL AIRE SHIPYARD, Vancouver, B.C. 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:

DC SYSTEM:  The vessel's 12 volt system consists of; one model 4D 12 volt lead acid battery for engine start, two model 8D 12 volt lead acid batteries for house service. House circuits are plastic coated copper wire, protected by individual fuses and a sparkproof master switch. 12 volt power is provided by an alternator, belt driven from the main engine and a XANTREX model FREEDOM

15 75 amp automatic battery charger/inverter. A LINK 1000 DC monitor is installed.

AC SYSTEM:  The vessel's 3 wire, 120 volt system consists of a master circuit breaker and plastic coated cable to standard outlets.

A XANTREX model FREEDOM 15 inverter provides 1500 watts of120 volt electricity

NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT:

International rule navigation lights, SMITH 7 day clock and aneroid barometer DANFORTH wind speed indicator FURUNO model 1830 radar, WINDEX masthead wind direction indicator, FURUNO model NETNAV global positioning system receiver/chart plotter/depth sounder, WAGNER model SE autopilot,  PANASONIC model G2220 VHF radio, RITCHIE 6" compass, WAGNER rudder angle indicator

 SAFETY EQUIPMENT:

Complies with Canada Coast Guard requirements, XINTEX model S2 explosive vapor detector with dual sensors, HOMELITE emergency bilge/fire pump with pick-up hose and fire hose with nozzle

 

Spars and Rigging Comments

SAILING EQUIPMENT:

The vessel was designed by WILLIAM GARDEN as a PORPOISE and rigged as a masthead cutter ketch with spruce booms and keel stepped spruce masts. Standing rigging is 1 x 19 stainless steel wire to turnbuckles and stainless steel chain plates.

WINCHES: Bronze jib sheets x 2, HARKEN #40 two speed self tailing s'sail sheet, HARKEN #40 self tailing main sheet, Single speed mizzen halyard Single speed main halyard BARLOW# 17 s'sail halyard BARLOW# 16 jib halyard, SAILS:  The sail inventory consists of NORTH Main sail, NORTH Genoa NORTH S'sail DOYLE Mizzen, MISCELLANEOUS: HARKEN jib & s'sail furling systems, Main sail boom crutch, Box section spruce spars, solid spruce booms

DECK MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT:

Stainless steel bow pulpit, Wood bowsprit, Two wood deck boxes, GENERAL ELECTRIC 12 volt anchor winch with rope drum and chain gypsy, 200 feet chain and Danforth anchor, Four bronze opening ports,  acrylic and plastic spray dodger Acrylic winter cover, Steel dinghy davits, minto dinghy.

MACHINERY: MAIN ENGINE:

Prime motive power is provided by a MITSUBISHI model S4E2 four cylinder marine diesel engine with fresh water cooling and 12 volt start, capable of producing 67 hp @3,000 rpm. Engine exhaust is discharged via a fiberglass muffler through the transom. Power is transmitted through a reduction gear to a 20" x 18" three blade bronze propeller via a 1   1/4" dia. stainless steel propeller shaft. The shaft exits the keel via a neoprene cutless bearing. The fuel system comprises a black iron tank secured under the cockpit. Fuel is supplied to the engine via a valved neoprene line. Ventilation is provided by natural draught.

ENGINE INSTRUMENTS:  tachometer, water temperature, oil pressure, volts

GENERAL CONDITION:

In 2007 the vessel was drydocked at Race Rocks Yacht Services, West Vancouver for refit work. Work completed included;

  • Refinishing the hull exterior with seams recaulked as necessary,
  • Decks refinished,
  • Interior repainted,
  • Electrical systems upgraded including new distribution panel.

As reported in our survey report #P0/1021-09 the following upgrades were competed

  • New running rigging
  • New winches, new head sails furling systems,
  • New electronics

Subsequent to out 2009 report the following upgrades were completed: Rebuilt galley area including new stove, cabinetry & counter top, ESPAR hot water circulating system

New domestic water heater, Toilet holding tank system, Refinishing spars & servicing standing rig, Refinishing exterior brightwork, Force 10 Stove/Oven

UNDERWATER SURFACE:  Good condition. New anti-fouling coatings were applied and anodic zincs replaced annually.

Ballast

STRUCTURAL DETAILS:

CONFIGURATION: round bilge displacement, HULL MATERIAL: carved planked yellow cedar, BALLAST: 9,000 lb lead + lead ingots, HULL FRAMING: 21/2" bent oak ribs on 14" centers, HULL FASTENERS: silicon bronze screws,   BULKHEADS: five partial transverse, DECKS: plywood with teak strips over , SUPERSTRUCTURE: mahogany, DECK BEAMS: 1 1/2" x 2" yellow cedar on 24" centers BULWARKS: 4" teak, INTERIOR FINISH: white painted with mahogany trim 

 

 

Overview

Price
20000.00
Type Of Boat
Sail
Make
Garden
Model
Porpoise Ketch
Year
1961
LOA (feet)
44
Deck Material
Teak
Hull Material
Yellow Cedar

Location

City
Vancouver
Province/State
BC
Country
CA
Contact Number
6048361236

Engine

Engine Make
Mitsubishi
Engine Model
Marine Diesel S4E2
Engine Year
1992
Horsepower
67
Cooling
Seawater Cooling (Raw Lake)
Fuel Type
Diesel

General

Boat Survey
Yes
Survey Date
June, 2019
Trailer
No
Trailer Make
Trailer Model
Trailer Year
Cradle
No
Winter Cover
Yes
Dinghy
Yes
Dinghy Make
Minto
Cabins (number)
1
Head
One
Manual Head
No
Electric Head
Yes
Fire Extinguisher
Yes
Color of Canvas
Navy
Dodger (Forward)
Yes
Closure (Vertical)
No
Bridge Cover
No
Bimini (after)
No
Camper Back
No
Sleeps (Number of People)
4
Holding Tanks (total number)
Yes
Water Tanks
Yes

Further Comments

OMEGA" is a William Garden designed, custom built ketch of wood construction throughout, having a clipper bow, round bilges to a full keel and transom stern.
The decks comprise a foredeck with bowsprit, foc's'le escape hatch and main mast installation. Next aft is the raised cabin superstructure and cockpit and mizzen mast installation. Side decks lead to a small aft deck.

Below decks there is a chain locker in the forepeak followed by the foc's'le with marine toilet forward and enclosed heads to port - to starboard is a stowage locker. The forward accommodation cabin is next aft with single berth to port and settee and pilot berth to starboard. Next aft to starboard is the galley and to port the dinette. Abaft the dinette midships is the engine installation followed by port and starboard quarter berths.

GENERAL CONDITION:

In 2007 the vessel was drydocked at Race Rocks Yacht Services, West Vancouver for refit work. Work completed included;

  • Refinishing the hull exterior with seams recaulked as necessary,
  • Decks refinished,
  • Interior repainted,
  • Electrical systems upgraded including new distribution panel.

As reported in our survey report #P0/1021-09 the following upgrades were competed

  • New running rigging
  • New winches, new head sails furling systems,
  • New electronics

Subsequent to out 2009 report the following upgrades were completed: Rebuilt galley area including new stove, cabinetry & counter top, ESPAR hot water circulating system, New domestic water heater, Toilet holding tank system, Refinishing spars & servicing standing rig, Refinishing exterior brightwork, Force 10 Stove/Oven

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