Ananda, 45-foot Pilothouse Ketch
by David L. Stetson
(Columbus, OH; Marlborough, MA, USA)
Ananda, built in 1979, is a sturdy, carvel-planked ketch that needs some work, but can provide a solid live-aboard for someone willing and able to do the work.
She recently lost her bowsprit in a New England nor'easter, she has pockets of rot to be repaired, and some of her laminated ribs are no longer glued.
She has an 80 hp Ford Lehman diesel that runs smoothly and strong, a Raymarine sonar/GPS/radar system, VHF radio, two 60lb CQR anchors, one 40b Danforth, and one 100lb hurricane anchor.
She has about $15,000 worth of lead in her keel.
If I could get that sum for her, everything else comes free.
She lies in Portsmouth, RI now and she needs a new home soon.
Make me an offer.