"CHALLENGE " is a beautiful sailing yacht with an impeccable pedigree. Custom designed at Sparkman & Stephens by Olin Stephens and built in Aluminum by Burger Boat Company. She is a stirring performer as well as being very pleasing in layout and decor below. "Challenge" is admirably outfitted for extensive cruising or simply day sailing and entertaining friends. She features teak decks, 7.7KW Genset, HOOD STOWAWAY mast w/ internal electric furling, Harken Unit 3 self-furling headsail.
DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
Speed / Weight
Hull & Deck
SPARKMAN & STEPHENS
Coast Guard #:
Guest SR/S: 3/6
- Crew R/B/S: 0/0/2
63' 7" (19.38m)
45' 0" (13.72m)
14' 0" (4.27m)
9' 0" (2.74m)
Cruise Speed RPM:
Cruise Speed Range:
Max Speed RPM:
Max Speed Range:
Spark and Stephens
The vessels cabins offer excellent privacy. Foredeck and guest cabin share forward head. Toilets are Wilcox Crittenden completely restored and original with the boat.
The main saloon can be reached either from the owners cabin or an on deck hatch. The navigation station is located to port and offers ample storage for charts and associated gear. The saloon features settee berths port and starboard as well as upper sea berths that have been known to provide the best accommodations in a blow. In the center of the saloon is a gambled dining table. The port side lower berth can be widened to sleep two. Forward to starboard is an entertainment center with tape and CD player, as well as a TV and VCR system.
Owners cabin is aft entered from the cockpit, a port side berth can sleep two, to starboard is a single berth.
Refit included addition of v-berthing double in forepeak. Forward to port is a head with separate stall shower. Forward to starboard, is a guest cabin with upper and lower double berths with a small vanity and a hanging locker. Note, all berths are equipped with either lee cloths or lee boards.
Galley is forward with deck access. Top loading refrigerator, front loading freezer. The double galley sink is starboard with a three burner propane stove with oven and a lot of stowage. Gas cover above galley underneath the hatch slide storage.
2 TV's with multi-system - DVD/CD players
20" Sharp TV in dinette DVD/CD
Vizio TV in master bedroom with Boss DVD/CD player
Stereo System in owner bedroom
Stereo system in dinette area (chart table)
Simrad GPS/Chart plotter
Stephens single sideband radio
2 VHF radios
RADAR: FURUNO Ray Marine ST60 MULTY 24 mile radar
Xantrex link 10 pro
DEPTH/SPEED/WIND: Ray Marine ST60 complete package new
Radio: hand held VHF
Sea 22 single band radio telephone
Positioning: FURUNO FM2610 Radar
SIMRAD CP30 GPS
Paper charts and plotting instruments
Compass: magnetic and electronic.
The engine room is located under the master owner cabin floor were is possible to access engine transmission and fuel system. Including fuel pump and fuel tankage.
Hand bilge pump and salt water pump. Electric 2) bilge pumps, fresh water pump, sewage pump, sump pump and fuel transfer pump.
Engine and System
Yanmar 4LH HTE 145 HP (2001) Diesel. Marine high speed. Close cooled. Warner reverse reduction gear.
Propeller: Three blade feathering
Engine Hours: 100
Fuel Consumption: 2 GPH
All new plumbing system with 12V pump on demand. New hard pipes with new faucets throughout.
2 Dorade boxes for 1: Engine Room
2: Guest Quarters
Water Tanks: Aluminum
Fuel Tanks: Aluminum
Black water tanks: None
Wiring: Marine revised and upgraded type. Stranded and plastic insulated. Loomed.
Batteries: One 12-volt and eight 6-volt Secured in spill proof box with battery cell recovery caps. Location of switchboard: 110 VAC and 12 VDC sub and master breaker panel in house. Master batter switches. Trace inverter battery charger.
110 system, oversize wiring throughout the vessel, plus panel with meters and breakers.
2.5 KW Xantrex Trace Inverter
Lofran Model 2000 windlass, 100lb.
Bruce Anchor with 300ft chain and amply rode
Dodger, Full awning, Doghouse dodgers and Bimini
Switlick 8 person life raft in canister with provisions.
Life Jackets: 10 Adult type II, Infant and child
Switlick 8 man canister life raft
Navigation lights: to international rule
Achilles 11' with 15HP Yamaha 2 stroke - 20 hours
Hard Bottom RIB
In Mast Furling mainsail, w/135% genoa, Spinnaker, with MPS cruising kite, 120% genoa (new 5/98) storm sails. Spinnaker and MPS, both have snuffing devices.
Hood stowaway mast with internal electric furling
All spars are aluminum with white epoxy paint
Standing rigging is all of the highest quality S/S
Manual adjustable backstay
Assorted sheets, blocks and hardware for mainsail, headsail and cruising spinnaker
Fourteen sheet and halyard winches. BARIENT, TWO #737 TWO SPEED/SELF TAIL, TWO #35R, ONE #22, TWO #10 AND THREE #28.
Harken Unit 3 Furling headsail system Charles shore power isolation transformers to control galvanic corrosion on aluminum.
Cable steering system with large Quadrant.
Access from Master Stateroom