1988
Year
LITTLE HARBOR
Builder
53' (16.15m)
Length
3
Cabins

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L'EQUIPE - 1988 53' LITTLE HARBOR 53 Ketch Rig
Shelburne Vermont United States
$425,000 USD


The 1988 53' LITTLE HARBOR 53 Ketch Rig Cruising Sailboat L'EQUIPE is a sail yacht for sale located in Shelburne, Vermont, USA. Center cockpit shoal-draft Ted Hood design, beautifully cared for by just two owners. New Yanmar power with only 270 hours. Three staterooms with owner’s aft. All sail handling controls located right at helm. Top-notch condition – freshwater boat for the last 10 years. Come see her and you’ll want her all the more. Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this 1988 53' LITTLE HARBOR 53 Ketch Rig Cruising Sailboat L'EQUIPE yacht for sale in Shelburne, Vermont, USA today!

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LENGTH 53' (16.15m)
BUILDER LITTLE HARBOR
ASKING PRICE $425,000 USD
BUILT (REFIT) 1988 (2005)
BEAM 15' 1" (4.60m)
DRAFT N/A
MX SPEED N/A
CRUISING SPEED 8 Knots 9 MPH
CABINS 3
GROSS TONNAGE 0.00
DISPLACEMENT 49,000 Lbs
LOCATION Shelburne, Vermont, USA
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FULL SPECIFICATIONS

INTRODUCTION

Designed and built as a ketch, L’EQUIPE has the reduced rig height that permits cruising the U.S. Intercoastal Waterway, making her unique to her breed. L’EQUIPE has had just two ownerships since new and has been kept in truly top-notch condition. In 2004-05 she underwent a comprehensive refit which included new sails, a new generator and wiring, along with Awlgrip for the topsides, deck and spars and more. L’EQUIPE awaits her next owner to enjoy her and all that makes the famed Little Harbor 53 one of the most exceptional sailing yachts ever.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Three staterooms, two heads with stall showers in a rich teak interior.

Beginning forward is a large fo’c’sle with hand tools, power tools, spares, and a paint locker. Also stored here are covers for all exterior varnish. This area is accessible both from the interior and the deck.

Next aft is the guest head and shower followed by two GUEST CABINS, each with over/under berths.

The MAIN SALOON offers a circular seating area to starboard around a teak table. Opposite to port is a settee/berth.

The three Lexan hull ports on either side of the saloon, as well as numerous hatches and opening ports, make this area bright and airy. A built-in 20-bottle wine locker is located under the Nav Station.

The GALLEY is aft of the saloon on port and is walk-through to the aft cabin.

Galley Equipment includes:

  • Grunert refrigeration and freezers, each with a compressor, 110v AC
  • Frigoboat 12 volt refrigeration unit (fitted into Grunert units)
  • Separate refrigeration/freezer in the bar area
  • 4-burner stainless steel propane stove with oven
  • Stainless double sinks
  • Microwave oven
  • Toaster oven
  • Tremendous storage
  • Built-in trash container

The NAV STATION is located adjacent to the companionway and to starboard. The navigation desk is full size, has storage within, full instrumentation and ease of access to electrical panels.

The MASTER HEAD is aft with marble countertops, a separate stall shower, and new electric toilet (2018).

The MASTER STATEROOM is aft with oversized berths to port and starboard with a small settee between. Cedar lined hanging lockers, numerous drawers and bookshelves.

As with all Little Harbors, "L' EQUIPE" offers the highest quality teak joinerwork, teak and holly cabin soles and excellent storage.

DECK AND HULL CONSTRUCTION

On the deck, there is a spacious and comfortable midship cockpit with coaming, and a passageway by the helm for ease of access from the deck. A huge lazarette aft serves as a great storage area, while a separate locker houses two 20 lb. propane tanks. Centerboard configuration offer minimum draft of 5’-8” with board up and maximum draft of 11’ with board down.

  • Hand-laid fiberglass hull with Airex foam core construction
  • Molded-in fiberglass fuel and water tanks and centerboard trunk
  • Internal cast lead ballast
  • Hand-laid fiberglass deck with Divinycell core construction and 5/8" teak overlay
  • Varnished teak exterior trim with highest quality stainless steel portlights, hatches and cowl ventilators
  • Hull finish is Dark Blue Awlgrip
  • Deck house is White, and the coach roof non-skid is Sand
  • Varnished teak rubrail with stainless steel striker
  • Bottom is epoxy coated

DECK EQUIPMENT

  • (2) Dodgers (2016)
  • (2) Biminis (2016)
  • Teak cockpit table with (2) stowable extensions
  • Cockpit cushions
  • 75 lb. CQR anchor with 250' all chain rode
  • (2) 20 lb. propane tanks
  • Deck shower
  • Dinghy with 15 hp Mercury outboard
  • Built-in flag locker with full set of flags

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • 110v AC system, 12 V DC system with Bass custom switch panel
  • (8) House batteries, 1,050 amp hours
  • (1) Engine start battery
  • (1) Generator start battery
  • 135 Alternator for house batteries
  • 55 Amp engine alternator
  • Freedom 10 Inverter
  • 80 Amp battery charger
  • Wind generator on mizzen for charging batteries
  • Ample Power ESP battery charging system
  • (2) 50 Amp shore power cords with adaptors
  • Waterproof 12v DC deck outlet
  • Note: Yacht is capable of either 50 or 60 cycle; shore power use

ELECTRONICS AND NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT

  • Full Raymarine sailing instruments with dimmer, MFD in aft stateroom
  • GPS
  • (2) Icom/Titan VHF
  • Raymarine E 120 at Nav Station and E 80 at helm
  • Radar
  • Icom VHF
  • Icom SSB
  • Robertson autopilot
  • EPIRB 406
  • Temp gauge
  • Electric fog horn
  • TV antenna
  • Radar reflector
  • Multi-system TV/VCR with worldwide station reception
  • Custom installation for pedestal instruments

ENGINE/MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT

  • Yanmar 108 hp engine (Hours: 270)
  • Boat has been in fresh water since engine was replaced in 2009
  • Westerbeke 8KW generator (Hours: 420)
  • Reverse-cycle air conditioning, approx. 30,000 BTU's
  • Built-in oil change pump for both genset and main engine
  • Side power bow thruster
  • Maxwell 200H anchor windlass
  • 3-blade Gori prop with overdrive

SAILS AND RIGGING

Rigging:

  • Ketch rig with Hood Stoway spars
  • Hood electric Stoway main
  • Hood manual Stoway mizzen
  • Reckmann head sail furler
  • Headstay
  • Stainless steel rod rigging
  • Navtec Hydraulic boom vang and backstay
  • Staysail package with removable inner forestay
  • Folding mast steps to top of mast

Sails:

  • (2) Stoway mainsails, crescent cut
  • 130% Genoa
  • 95% Yankee
  • 100% Jib
  • Stoway mizzen
  • Fore staysail
  • MPS
  • Spinnaker
  • Gennaker
  • Storm staysail

Winches:

  • (2) Barient 32 self-tailing electric primaries
  • (2) Barient 28 self-tailing secondaries
  • (2) Barient 32 self-tailing electric, main/outhaul
  • (4) Barient 21 self-tailing halyards
  • Reckmann electric jib furler

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Winter cradle
  • Full winter cover with zippers and metal supports
  • Covers for all varnished parts, stem to stern
  • Numerous spare parts

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

  • Avon 10-person life raft in cannister

EXCLUSIONS

The owner's personal effects are excluded from the sale.

Listing Marketed by

Ted Hood
Wellington Yacht Partners, LLC
One Maritime Drive Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 02871 USA

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