|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
|Contact - Dale Putnam
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