For Sale: Custom 44? Sharpie Schooner

Dreaming of coastal cruising, living aboard, gunkholing in the Florida Keys, Bahamas and beyond?

If so, “Island Girl” is ready, willing and able to make your seagoing dreams come true!

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This brilliant custom schooner rigged Sharpie Exuma 44′ is loaded with salty character and unique features.

Her long, lean, slippery profile provides both shallow draft (2′ 10″!) and great seagoing characteristics.

Two separate cabins and a large cockpit with tiller steering are optimized for simple coastal cruising and enjoying the island liveaboard lifestyle.

Two freestanding rigs with lazy jacks keep the sailplan simple and crew friendly.

This vessel is currently cruising in the Bahamas and is easy to inspect by appointment.

BACKGROUND:
The builder, Reuel Parker, featured this vessel in his book “The New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding – From Lofting to Launching”.

A major refit in 2010 perfected her for cruising in the Bahamas, which the current owner has enjoyed doing each off season.

ON DECK:
Bow pulpit with two anchor rollers and manual windlass (chain or rope)

Large anchor locker
Deck hatch access with three built in steps
Pegs outboard – to hang docklines

Wide walkways with tall bulwarks
Cabintop handrails

Large cockpit with tiller steering
Two large seat lockers
Large storage locker under cockpit sole
Propane locker
Large top loading ice chest – accessible from both cockpit and galley
cockpit bimini
custom dinghy davits

FORWARD CABIN:
Large double berth forward on centerline – drawers beneath
Double wide hanging lockers with cane fronts – both sides
Large double berth aft and to staboard
One overhead opening hatch
Five opening ports – 1 oval forward, 4 rectangular – P&S
Overhead and reading lights
Fans

Open air head with composting marine head – privacy curtains
Oval sink
Ample storage shelves outboard and aft

AFT CABIN:
Wraparound settee forward and to starboard – with bookshelves forward
Short settee forward and to port – with shelf above
Drop leaf table on centerline forward
One overhead opening hatch
Two opening rectangular ports
Four large fixed windows
Overhead and reading lights
fans

Galley outboard to port:
Magic Chef four burner propane stove and oven
Long countertop with storage outboard and beneath
Two deep sinks – two foot pumps
Large top loading icechest – accessible from both cockpit and galley – 12v referbox
Spicerack aft

Nav station at base of the companionway and to starboard
Chart table with storage beneath hinged top
Two swiveling chart lights
12v outlet

Interior features:
Inside of cabintop overhead and most flat surfaces are white
Many ribs, handrails, inside of cabintop ceilings, fiddles and trim are varnished
Epoxied sole is inside of hull – no bilges

SAILS & RIGGING:
Two freestanding rigs
Full battened sails
Lazy jacks
Both sails are self-tending

CONSTRUCTION:
Coldmolded hull and deck
Douglas Fir

HULL:
White topsides
Offwhite deck
Centerboard
Barn door style rudder – tiller steering

DIMENSIONS:
LOA: 43′ 9″
LWL: 40′
Beam: 12′
Draft: 2′ 10″/6′ 1″
Displacement: 22,000 lbs
Ballast: 7,000 lbs

ELECTRONICS:
Garmin GPS
Garmin depthsounder
Autohelm Tiller Autopilot
Ritchie bulkhead mounted compass
Standard Horizon VHF radio
Uniden handheld VHF radio
AM/FM/CD stereo
Satellite 406 EPIRB

MECHANICAL:
2006 Yanmar 44hp diesel inboard – freshwater cooled
Phase 3 battery charger
12v and 110v systems
110v outlets

FUN GEAR:
AB Dinghy with Nissan 18hp outboard engine
Kayak

LOOSE GEAR:
Anchor, chain and rode
Lines and fenders
Fire extinguishers
Personal gear and tools do not convey

Please call or email for additional information, to schedule a personal inspection and for “Brilliant” yacht brokerage services.

Jon Shattuck
Yacht Broker
Brilliant Yachts, Inc.
843-276-0852 cell/text
yachts@brilliantyachts.com

Disclaimer:
Brilliant Yachts offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice

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