SOLD - Skookum 53 Passagemaker - SOLD

Starting with Ed Monk’s hell-for-stout commercial fishing vessel hull, the SEA RAVEN was commissioned instead as a completely self sustaining passage making motor vessel of the type made famous by Robert Beebe’s book,“Voyaging Under Power”. With her efficient and seaworthy hull design, 5000 mile range, stabilizers and on-board watermaking system, this yacht can take you anywhere safely and comfortably. If your goal is to cruise from one interesting place in the world to another, the SEA RAVEN will do the job for you with maximum safety coupled with minimum effort and expense.
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Hull - Full keel fiberglass. Built in 1978 by Skookum Marine of Port Townsend, Washington. Overall length 53’, Beam 15.3’, Draft 7’ 6”
Propulsion - Detroit diesel 471 [1,700 hrs on major overhaul]. Capital Gear 2.929:1 gear. Four-blade, 34" diameter, 24" pitch propeller. Cruise speed - 8 knots at 1250 rpm burning 2.8 gallons per hour
Fuel - 1800 gallons diesel in four fiberglass tanks [650, 650, 250, 250 gallons]. Range - Approx 5,000 NM
Fresh water system - 500 gallon fiberglass tank with Paragon Senior water pump and Par backup pump. 15 gallon per hour reverse osmosis watermaker [Sure beats packing those 5 gallon Jerry jugs across the beach]. 30 gallon hot water tank [electric]. Activated charcoal water filter.
Electrical - 120 volt ac - 12 kva Onan diesel generator. 5 kva Onan cruise generator driven by hydraulics from the main engine. 24 volt/2000 watt inverter [movies at night and coffee in the morning without runninggenerator].
Electrical - 24 volt dc - Four 8D batteries for main engine start and house. 24 volt alternator. Heavy duty 24 volt battery charger [Inverter also acts as 24 volt battery charger].
Electrical - 12 volt dc - Two 120 amp-hr batteries for generator starting and electronics.Anchor windless - Manual/Hydraulic [ Best of both worlds]
Ground tackle - 75 lb plow with 400 ft 3/8" BBB chain

- 75 lb Danforth with 30 ft chain and 300 ft 5/8" nylon line
- 20 lb Danforth with 20 ft chain and 600 ft 5/8" nylon line
- 18 lb Danforth with 10 ft chain and 500 ft 1/2" nylon line

Dinghy - California Inflatables 11 ft "Storm". 6 hp Evenrude outboard.
Deck Hardware - Aluminum mast for antennas, stabilizers, and steadying sail.
- Retractable stabilizer poles and foils.
- Dinghy davit with winch.
- Two manual winches on aft deck.

Electronics - VHF radio. HF radio. Furuno and Seascan radar’s. GPS. Loran. Satnav. Color Depth Sounder/Fish finder. Depth sounder. Depth talker. Weatherfax demodulator. Loudhailer.
Heating - Two electric heaters. High Seas diesel heater.
Head - Wilcox-Crittenden toilet. Brass wash basin. Shower [6' 4" standup].
Staterooms - Master- Queen sized bed. Large mirrors. Two closets.
- Guest Stateroom - In forepeak with two large V-bunks.

Galley- Amidships [Keeps the cook happy]. Princess electric stove [3 burner & oven]. Large capacity top loading refrigerator. 20 cu ft freezer with super insulation. Trash compactor. Washer/Dryer. Ample storage.
Salon - Aft of helm at deck level. Large picture windows. Entertainment center. Settee makes down into doublebunk. Adjustable Coffee/Dining table
Contact - Dale Putnam
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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