Columbia SA

Just relaunched this year after a total refit

Just relaunched this year after a total refit

The sailing vessel “Avalon” is a well maintained 1975 double-ended sailboat that is ready for travel, live aboard, or to be used for business as a charter vessel.

The boat is 64 feet long and fifteen feet wide with a draft of five and a half with its full keel.

This sturdy vessel is built with 2” thick mahogany planks over 5” x 5” ribs.

It is all freshly painted off-white hull with a wide mahogany top rail on deck.

All the wood is in good condition.

The boat was recently relaunched after a two year refit and the bottom is cleaned monthly.

It has 6' 6” headroom throughout with many large opening ports in each cabin.

The boat is currently rigged as sloop but it can rigged as a cutter.

The steering station is behind the aft cabin that has a captains chair and seating on each side.

It also has a large bimini to block the sun.

There is also a large center cockpit that can be set up with a large table.

The cockpit has a front companionway that leads down to the main cabin in front and another companionway in the rear that leads to the aft cabin.

There is a wide walk around deck on each side with tall gunnels that give the boat a secure feeling in any sea.

Forward is a bow pulpit with a large 12 volt Ideal electric windless.

The windless has been recently serviced.
It has a large anchor with 100 foot of ½ chain and a 150 foot nylon rode.
There is also a grapple anchor for very rocky bottom aboard the boat.
The boat has an anchor snubber.

From the center cockpit you can go down into the main cabin where the galley is to port with a three burner propane stove and sink.
It also has a large food pantry.

Opposite the galley is a navigation station to starboard and it also has a large refrigerated ice box on the starboard side as well.

Just forward is the main salon with a dinette to starboard and a large settee to port that converts to a berth.

There is a private cabin forward with the head to starboard and a large sink and large cabinet to port.

There is a very large vee-berth forward with a door between it and the main cabin.

There is a passageway that links the forward and aft cabins.

The aft cabin has a queen size centerline berth.

It has a large combination head and shower to starboard with a large sink and cabinet on the port side.

There is plenty storage and cabinetry through the boat.

The boat has had many mechanical and electrical upgrades over the years.

The auxiliary is a 4-236 Perkins diesel in excellent working condition.

It has a automatic Haylon fire extinguisher in the engine room.

It carries 300 gallons of diesel in stainless steel tanks.
The tanks were recently removed inspected, cleaned and reinstalled.

The boat carries 100 gallons of water in plastic tanks.

It has a VHS radio in the main cabin and one at the helm station.
It also has a new handheld VHS.

It has a Raymarine chartplotter as well as a Raymarine depth finder.

It has a new EPIRP that is registered to the boat.

The boat has up to date safety equipment and flares etc.
There is an emergency tiller.

The boat comes with a RIB inflatable dinghy with a Mercury 9.9 outboard.

There are solar panels that go with the boat.

The owner has 30 years worth of spare parts and specialized tools for the boat that conveys with the sell of the boat.

The current owner has owned the boat for over 30 years but feels this is the time in his life to get back to other adventures.

This boat has sailed as far as South America, Belize, the Bahamas, and all parts of Florida.

It was a repeated winner in several classic boat races.

The boat was relaunched after a two year refit which included a total hull refastening last year.

The boat just completed a trip down the coast of Florida and then to the Dry Tortugas and back.

It is lying in Green Cove Springs Florida and is ready to show to the next owners.

Priced at $68,000.00 or best reasonable offer.

I posted this for my friend who owns the boat.

He can be contacted at 305 three zero four 1214. Ask for Capt Dan.

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Sep 06, 2022
Nice wooden sailing ship!
by: Bas Vossen

How about the sails?
Any woodworm?
Lowest price?
Willing to swap?


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