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Dave Bruski (888) 558-9474 13710 NE 20th Street Bellevue Washington 98005 ? ? ? ? 1927 Ditchburn 20 Classic Wooden Speed Boat, Gentlemans Racer Vehicle Information Year: 1927 Make: Ditchburn Model: Speed Boat Condition: Used ? ? ? ? 1 of 37 ? View Large Images ? ? Description Built by Ditchburn Boats of Lake Muskoka, Ontario, the 'Malolo' (Flying Fish in Hawaiian), was originally custom built for Casper Erholm of Lake Whatcom, WA in 1927. Ditchburn Boats were known as the Rolls Royce of boats at the time and were considered to be one of the premier speed boat and yacht builders in the world. They also built racing boats, twice winning the Gold Cup and the Harmsworth Trophy once. This fabulous example is thought to be one of only about two-dozen remaining worldwide, with the majority being restored and residing in eastern Canada. Don't miss this opportunity at adding this incredible, extremely rare and highly desired Ditchburn wooden speed boat to your collection. The Malolo was referred to as a 'Gentleman's Racer'. It was exceptionally fast for its day, going 28 miles per hour. It is powered by a Grey Marine four-90 Fireball racing engine and has Dual Carburettors and High Compression. It had to run on aviation fuel at that time. The Malolo's original owner, Casper Erholm, was the son of Charles Erholm, the 'Finnish Laundry King of Bellingham', who founded Pacific Steam Laundry in 1889. In 1921, Erholm's son Casper began his apprenticeship in the family business. One can only imagine the young and entitled playboy cruising in what may have been Lake Whatcom's fastest boat. The Malolo plied the waters of Lake Whatcom from 1927 to 1959, when it suffered hull damage from hitting a dead head. It went into storage and stayed there until 2005, when its stewardship was passed to the passionate master-crafters at Glen Cove Boatworks. The restoration was undertaken by craftsmen Richard Montag, Tom Walton and Terry Buzzard, along with assistance and advice from many others, including historians from the Lake Whatcom Motor Boat Club. With an eye toward keeping this very special and rare watercraft as near to original as possible, the team painstakingly restored 'Malolo'. The result is an absolutely stunning piece of American boat building history that is sure to impress even the snobbiest boaters. The engine refurbishment was entrusted to the legendary Hy Twiford. Hy starting working with his dad at the Cleveland Yacht Club in the family boat repair business, Twiford Marine Services. He had an innate ability to fix anything, especially if it had to do with boats or boat engines. Jim Rowland of Jim's Upholstery hand-crafted the leather seats, Clawson Instruments expertly refurbished the gauges, the electrical system was restored by Ken Benthien. Larry Oliverson masterfully applied the graphics. The silver highlights are actually Palladium leaf, which is about 5-times more expensive than Gold leaf. Ditchburn Boats is the popular name for a manufacturer of wooden pleasure craft launches and racing boats located in Gravenhurst, Ontario, on Lake Muskoka. At one time the company was the largest boat manufacturer in the lake region. Ditchburn operated from 1871 until approximately the 1930s building wooden rowboats and canoes early in its history, and later gasoline-powered launches. Ditchburn is particularly known for producing high-quality mahogany launches which have become highly prized by collectors in recent years. For more information, or to discuss delivery arrangements for adding this rare and desirable, beautifully 1927 Ditchburn Speed Boat to your collection, contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales consultant today or always feel free to drop by our Bellevue, WA facility - Home to the West Coast's Most Diverse Inventory of Luxury, Exotic, Collectible and Special Interest Automobiles, (and boats), with 200+ Always on Site. ?Directions to Dealer ?Contact Us Options and Standard Features History Boat Builder: Ditchburn Boats Boat Name: Malolo Basic Information Type: Runabout Use: Fresh Water Condition: Used VIN: 30G539 Stock Number: Ditchburn Speed Boat Model: Speed Boat Make: Ditchburn Year: 1927 Length / Beam Length (Feet): 20 Beam (Feet): 5 Condition Fully Restored Hull Type Hull Material: Wood Engine Single / Gas/Petrol Grey Fireball Four 90 Engine Type: Single Inboard Engine Make: Gray Marine Engine Model: Gray Four 90 Fireball Primary Fuel Type: Gas Drivetrain Propeller Shaft Electronics Speedometer Oil Pressure Gauges Volt Gauges Fuel Gauges Interior Soft Butter Yellow Vynal Seating Exterior Yellow Trim Color: Brown And Yellow Trailer Comes With Trailer Contact Park Place LTD 13710 NE 20th Street Bellevue Washington 98005 View Map Ask for:Dave Bruski Contact: ?Contact Us Toll Phone:(888) 558-9474 Primary Phone:(425) 503-0980 Hours Mon-Sat:08:00 AM-07:00 PM PST Sunday:10:00 AM-06:00 PM PST Terms Placing a Bid: Your bid constitutes a legally binding contract to purchase this vehicle. 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Here is your chance to own one of the best classic yacht sailboats ever built. Designed by the famous Phillip Rhodes and built by Cheoy Lee to Loyd's of London standards. Tai-Pan has recently undergone many years and dollars in restoration and improvements preparing her to be the ideal live aboard, local cruiser, or global circumnavigator. To sweeten this deal, many extras have been added since its last posting, including, but not limited to a 2 hp Honda outboard motor, an 8' Walker Bay dinghy, a Bombard 7' inflatable dinghy, a Seldon 19' extendable whisker pole for wing-on-wing downwind sailing with two jibs, a 650 watt Honda generator, a new handheld VHF radio.Tai-Pan is rigged and ready to sail off into the horizon today. Tai-Pan has new bottom paint, new boot stripe, new buffed & waxed hull. New exterior bright work with long lasting Cetol. New caulking on teak deck. Recent cockpit exterior paint. Recent complete interior paint and bright work. Tai-Pan is now turn key ready for circumnavigating the globe or just enjoying the beautiful NW. All mechanics, electronics, plumbing, motors, sails, rigging, ground tackle, etc. are in fine working condition. New drive axle packing also.Tai-Pan's list of improvements is long. Read them carefully. If you have any questions or would like to view many more photos and videos of Tai-Pan, please contact me through ebay or phone (360-510-8000).This auction is for serious buyers only. Please don't bid on Tai-Pan unless you are serious and capable of becoming her new caretaker For many more photos and videos of Tai-Pan please contact me for links. Year: 1967Current Price: US $37,000.00Location: The Landings at Colony Wharf, 1001 C St., Bellingham, WA.Hull Number #1902. Boat ID #902Certificate of Documentation Number: 1240012Washington State I.D. #WN2475JE Boat DetailsRig Type: Masthead SloopDesigner: Phillip Rhodes Builder: Cheoy Lee shipyard Ltd. (HK)Dry Weight (Disp) 20,750 lbHull Type: Long keel (3/4 Keel) Hull Material: FiberglassDraft: 6'Ballast weight/type: 7,900/Iron enclosed Beam: 10.9' LOA: 39.75' / 12.12mLWL: 29'Max Seating 10 Headroom: 6'5" Engine/Fuel Type: Single dieselEngine Make PerkinsEngine Model 4-108Engine Year 1989Engine Hours = 1015Fuel Capacity 40 gal.Water Capacity=100 gal. (two 50 gal fiberglass tanks). Accommodations:Spacious interior with three private access cabins and six berths.Forward V-berths converts into single bed, with hanging locker, sink, drawers and plenty of storageFive large size dorades (four over cabin, one over Lazarette) keeps boat interior fresh and dry year round. Never any musky boat smell. Navigation Electronics:All new electronics set up with quick disconnects. Chart Plotter: Standard Horizon CP 1801 with AIS and with C-MAP MAX NT CANADA WEST (NA-mO25.10)Raymarine X-5 Auto wheel Pilot w display (on removable console) $1300.00 (parts only)GPS: WAAS GPS antenna in Standard Horizon CP 1801 VHS: Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GX2100BDepth Sounder: Standard Horizon BRonze thru hull triducer DST526Radar: FurunoTwo Back-up VHF radios: Cobra Marmc, MR-F80, D.S.C., & Icom IC-M55Uniden MH120 hand held VHF radio DC gauges for all three battery banks and solar panelsRecent professionally wired charging systemAC Socket switchAC Heater witchLED interior lights and masthead light Steering:SS Wheel steering with Raymarine auto pilot X-5Aries Steering Wind Vane model #5, with rudder, five separate wind vanes, and a new Aries Circumnavigator Vane hinge to facilitate raising rudder while cruising. This wind vane will sail Tai-Pan for you around the world. It works excellent and is fun to use. ($3,000 parts/labor)Signet electronic wind direction indicator recently serviced and working fineWind indicator arrow on mast headSignet wind speed indicator serviced, but not hooked up.4" Danforth Constellation cockpit compass3" Kelven White Corsair compass in salon Engine:Perkins 50 HP runs excellent w no smoke and only 1015 hours.300 hours ago Entire engine exhaust system replaced100 hours ago:installed new throttle cables, New rebuilt starter and alternator50 hours ago:rebuilt entire fuel injection system. Including new rebuilt CAV fuel injection pump ($1460 parts and labor), rebuilt fuel injectors ($525), new electric ($310) and manual ($90) fuel pumps,all new fuel hoses, cleaned fuel tank and added second fuel tank clean-out hole behind diesel tank baffle. Added New cockpit diesel tank access. Filtered all diesel fuelAdded new air filter system, New water pump and thermostat. New glow plug for quick starts in cold weather added.Installed air vacuum pump for engine compartment, with switch in sail locker starboard side.Rudder shaft stuffing box freshly repacked.Tai-Pan has a 12" brass prop, which may appear too small for a boat this size, but It pushes Tai-Pan 5.5-6 knots and interferes very little while sailing. Charging SystemsIn 2004 Tai-Pan's electrical charging system was recently rewired by Rasmussen Marine Electric. Inc. for AC and DC charging. This involved installing new Phase Three model PT-14 3 stage smart charger, two battery banks (house and starter), New breaker switch for windlass, charging solinoid, volt and temp guages in cockpit, FWD bilge pump, new ground bar and wiring, with new electric switches charging, outlets, and heating. (Total cost $3,268.24),I later added a third house battery bank and three solar panels (18 w, 23 w, & 48 w) hooked separately to each battery bank w separate battery controllers. Deck:Tai-Pan has a cosmetic teak deck overlaying a solid wood deck, which is covered on both sides with fiberglas. The teak deck is tough as nails and as long as she is well caulked with Boat Life Teak Deck Sealant, her deck should stay high and dry many years to come.Recently added another scupper on both port and starboard side, to aid water drainage. Entire deck appears hard and firm, with no signs of damage to underlayment. Sails: Tai-Pan is a simple mast head sloop with a Hood twin grooved jib roller furling system? The only sails Tai-Pan really needs to go sailing are her main sail, her furling jib. However, because my plans were to circumnavigate on Tai-Pan, I have added much to her sail inventory and her rigging.Her sail inventory now consists of:Two main sails, Two Furling Genoas approximately 150% (One low cut light, and one high cut heavier sail.One Storm sail hanks onto an inner forestay with two running back stays during extreme weather conditions.One Trysail that fits on separate mast track for extreme stormy weather. One large Melges asymmetrical sail with spinnaker sock that fits on removable bow sprit.One small drifter sail (multicolored) that attaches to bow spritOne inner forestay sail w 28' of leach for cruising.One 100% yankee hank on jib sail that fits new solent stay that has not yet been installed, but has all the attachments to do so. Spars: In 2008, I removed the Sitca Spruce mast, rebonded open joints with epoxy, repainted mast, replaced old brass masthead wire sheaves with custom built Acetal (also known as Delrin) sheaves to accommodate two new main and jib halyards of VPC New England rope, which are polyester braid cover with a core of blended Vectran and MFP (polypropylene). I also replaced three old wire rope winches on mast with Barient 22's and one Barient 21. I left on wire mast up haul intact. I also installed one new spinnaker halyard and inner stay halyard of same VPC material. of same material.Tai-Pan still contains her original Sitca spruce furling boom, which would be handy for shortening sail or raising boom to accompany a high bimini.Original Sitca spruce spinnaker pole. Removable Bow Sprit added for flying Asymetrical or Code Zero sails off spinnaker halyard.Two extendable 19' whisker poles for downwind sailing wing-on-wing with two jibs, either both attached to the twin grooved Hood furler, or attached to the new Solent stay, which has yet to be installed. One white 4"x19' extending aluminum whisker pole stored on starboard deck, and one Seldon Sweden built aluminum whisker pole. One Heavy duty spinaker pole track attached to the mast, with pin-style toggle car to fit whisker poleOne aluminum extendable Forespar light air whisker pole 2" x 16.5' that I use for loading dinghy onto foredeck. Rigging: Winches: Two Barient 28 winches, Four Barient 22 winches, Two Barient 22 and one Barient 21 halyard winches on Mast, SS Steering wheel Furler: Hood furling system with twin grooved jib furler for flying double head sails. This twin grooved type of furler also allows sailing with the jib reefed to any position.Shrouds: 5/16" 1/19 SS with 5/8" eyes and six new Sta-lok terminals on bottom endsRecently added inner forestay with two running back stays for storm jib or any other inner foresailCustom Built Heavy Duty SS Mast Stepback stay with insulator for SS Radio antenna, one separate tri-sail track installed on mast, with tri-sailone removable bow sprit for flying asymetrical sail with sockTai-Pan's original chainplates had all been replaced prior to my ownership of Tai-Pan. After purchasing Tai-Pan, I removed and inspected one chainplate found no signs of wear or deterioration. I am now confident that all the chainplates are in similar fine condition.Tai-pan's extras contain one extra new forestay with toggles and mast-hound ready to install as a Solent stay, if new owner ever desires. A full set of mast steps are also included with Tai-Pan, if new owner desires these steps to go to top of mast.All bulkheads appear in fine condition.Original deck winches include two Barient 28's and four Barient 22's.All SS swaged 5/16" shroud terminals ends were removed in 2009 and replaced with new Sta-Lok Long eyes to fit 5/16" wire with 5/8" pins. ($700) Ground TackleIdeal anchor windlass recently rebuilt, painted, and new solinoid added45 LB SS CQR anchor with 175' 5/16" chain and 200' of 5/8" line stored in chain locker on bow.44 LB Claw (Bruce Style) with separate chain and nylon line.25 LB Dansforth Stern anchor (stored on transom) with rode and chain stored in starboard side cockpit sail lockerExtra 17 LB Dansforth stern anchor175' of 5/16" extra chain stored inside keel.250' 3/4" anchor rode stored in Lazarette New anchor roller installed 2012.New anchor wash down system installed 2012 Holding TanksTwo 50 gal. fiberglass water tanks set in keel sump, making more durableOne 40 gal. diesel tankOne 6 gal. black water tank with direct pump out pipe, macerator pump elimination, or direct into the seaOne ten gallon shower tank Cabin InteriorWith 6'5" headroom. Three ceiling and one large companionway hatches. Four air circulating dorads in cabin (one over transom), keep air fresh and clean without that musky boat smell. Like new vinyl ceiling throughout cabin. Recent complete professional paint job throughout cabin with Interlux primer and two coats Interlux Premium Yacht Enamel ($400 supplies and one month labor).All the finest cabinetry, trim, and flooring of ancient Burmese teak. The interior is warm, bright, and endearing to say the least. Galley/salon: Two sinks with water on demand from new high pressure electric pump and one manual pump. Three Burner CSI gimbaled stove/oven with electric solenoid control for extra safety ($150 parts only)Two horizontal aluminum 2.3 US gallon LPG tanks hooked up with electric soinoid switch feed stove. (One tank stored in LPG box on bow, and one stored inside cockpit steering seat box.)Recent addition of a Norcold DC powered & raw water cooled refrigerator/freezer with six inch refer insulation ($800 parts only).Hanging locker with refrigerator motor inside and sliding teak louvered doorA spacious dining area with folding dinette table, surrounding cushions, and much storage underneath.Toshiba TV with built in DVD player attached to wall ($225 parts only)Two gimbaled gas lights hanging on salon wall.All LED electric lighting throughout.Two AC and three DC outlets in salon.Newport (by Dickinson) wood burning stove with exhaust system. ($600 parts only) HeadOne almost new Jabsco marine head with all new plumbing hoses and clamps, with exits via direct overboard, or into 6 gal holding tank with exits to deck or through new Sureflo 13 GPM Macerator Pump to overboard. Separate shower with its own ten gallon holding tank. One sink with exit overboard. One opening port with new window visor outside allows window to be left open on rainy days.All new Interlux paint on walls and over original dark teak wall board -- for brightness and to match salon. Fore-cabinPrivate access teak door with teak cabinets, three drawers, and hanging locker.One sink with over-board outlet and teak storage cabinets above and belowOne V-birth with two beds, or converts to single double bed.Plenty of storage under V births and in cabinets.One large opening ceiling hatch with new weather stripping.Two large port holes. One opens with new window visor allowing port hole to remain open during rain.One mirrorOne DC outlet Rear cabinTwo large quarter bunks with storage and teak drawers underneathOne hanging lockerAll new Interlux white paint on bunk walls and ceiling over bunks.Navigation table and engine access door.One opening ceiling hatch One opening large port hole with new exterior window visorTwo VHF radios, fuse boxes, electronics indicators.One exhaust fan under starboard bunkOne exhaust fan in engine compartmentOne DC outletTwo AC outletsNew electric bilge pump ($275 parts only)New manual bilge pump ($85 parts only) LAZARETTE Lazarette hatch with one dorade recently rebuilt. 225' Anchor rode, Radar reflector, Barbecue, gas canister, teak folding boarding ladder. CockpitLarge cockpit with Fresh paint, two sail locker with six coast guard approved life vests, two anchors and tackle, dock lines, extra line. SS Wheel steering with Raymarine auto pilot X-5. All navigation electronics with quick disconnectors attached to steering pedestal. Four cockpit drains (two extras recently installed for offshore). Two diesel tank clean-out holes on cockpit floor. Hull Tai-Pan's super well built hull (3/4" at sheer to 2" around keel) used the finest fiberglass compounds before limits were imposed, all hand applied over layers of fiberglass matt, and all done to Lloyds of London rigid 100 standards, which were before the minimum standards were even known, is one more of Tai-Pan's major construction feats to provide that extra security in the open water.Hull Gel coat recent wax/buff, new boot stripe, new ablative bottom coatCurrently restoring upper trim Paint All new interior wall paint with Interlux Premium Enamel. Mast recently removed and painted. Cabin top and cockpit recently painted with Interlux Brightside Exterior Paint BrightworkFresh bright work on exterior and interior using tough and long lasting Cetol. Updates not mentioned:2011 Installed SS Boom gallows on cabin roof2011 Installed custom built Lexon dodger surrounding companionway2012 installed used Cockpit bimini2012 Installed new companionway bimini Boat Inventory:One 8' Walker Bay dinghy.One 2hp Honda Outboard --runs excellentOne 650 hp Honda generatorBombard AX2 Inflatable Dinghy with oars, 55 LBS, 600 LB weight limit (Value $500.00)Solent stay hardware including mast hound, new 5/16" x 1/19 SS forestay, new SS turnbuckle w 5/8" eyesThree sets of block & tackle (1/2", 5/8", & 3/4")All the boat tools and extra hardware includedTwo emergency main rudder steering systems. One, the original bent galvanized pipe system that fits in the anchor locker in the bow. The second is a SS 3/4" drive socket wrench with 1 1/4" socket on a 3/4" swivel that fits nicer and will last much longer in an emergency situation.Extra Mast climbing gear with two Petri climbing devices with two body vests and extras.Aluminum grilled companionway door, for safety and circulation at night.One bear spray for defence.One carpenters belt with two bags for working on mast.Six FendersSix Life Vests, coast guard approvedSix Dock LinesTeak folding swim ladder5 Dorades keep interior air fresh, clean, and fungus freeOne Spot lightThree Boat Hooks1 old Mast sail cover3 hatch coversThree winch handles ( one lockable)Three fire extinguishers (one each room)Two swinging oil lamps in GalleyComplete set of cockpit cushions showing wearSS barbequeExtra anchor rode in transom and anchor chain in keel Complete Safety Gear Inventory (include sails here) 1 first aid kit, 1 Survival kit, 12 ga. Launcher and Red Aerial Signals, Locate-4 Handheld Signal Pack, 3 Red Aerial Flares, Distress Flag, Quarentine Flag (Yellow), 4 extra hand red flares, 3 hand held meteor signals, 2 push button signal horns, 1 distress blinking light, 1 waterproof personal marker light, 1 whistle, 2 American Flags Sailing AbilityThe best part about Tai-Pan is her sea kindly sailing ability in all sea conditions. As recently stated in Good Old Boats magazine, the Rhodes Reliants (Offshore 40 sisterships), with her narrow beam, slack bilge, and moderate freeboard, has a remarkable sea kindly sailing ability. Please read the PDF file from Good Old Boats included in Tai-Pan's sharing folder I will upon request. With her sloop rig, she sails fast and points into the wind very well.Comfort factor of 44.95CapsizeRatio of 1.53Six sister-ships have circumnavigated Offshore preparationsTai-Pan has many added features for offshore blue water sailing, including: two extra cockpit drains (incase she gets pooped); an Aries self-steering wind-vane with six extra vanes and rudder hinge; 6 new staylock stay connectors on all shrouds (extends shroud life and makes it easy to change shrouds); back stay with insulator for SS Radio antenna; inner forestay for storm jib, yankee jib, or stay sail; one new Solent stay with all hardware ready to install on mast comes with a 100% hank-on jib; one tri-sail with separate mast track installed; one removable bow sprit for flying asymmetrical sail with sock; one manual water pump (along with electric pump); three solar panels for three separate battery banks; all new halyards and sheeting lines. For more pictures, videos, or to answer any questions, please contact me via email or my phone as listed on this posting.
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Moving abroad. Must sell this season. Here is your chance to own one of the best sailing, most.well built, and most beautiful yachts ever built for a small fraction of its true value. Designed by Phillip L. Rhodes, Tai-Pan was built by Cheoy Lee Boatyards in Hong Kong in 1967 to stringent Lloyds of London A-100 standards. Year: 1967Current Price: US $39,000.00Location: The Landings at Colony Wharf, 1001 C St., Bellingham, WA.Hull Number and Boat ID #902Certificate of Documentation Number: 1240012Washington State I.D. #WN2475JE Boat DetailsRig Type: Masthead SloopDesigner: Phillip Rhodes Builder: Cheoy Lee shipyard Ltd. (HK)Dry Weight (Disp) 20,750 lbHull Type: Long keel (3/4 Keel) Hull Material: FiberglassDraft: 6'Ballast weight/type: The online stated weight for the Offshore 40 is 2900 lbs. / 1315 kgs of iron. A recent Tai-Pan survey states 7,900 lbs ballast and her keel conatins lead. I added 200' of extra anchor chain into the keel for storage, which stiffens the boat just enough to keep the crew relaxed on a rough day with full sails. Beam: 10.9' LOA: 39.75' / 12.12mLWL: 29'Max Seating 10 Headroom: 6'5" Engine/Fuel Type: Single dieselEngine Make PerkinsEngine Model 4-108Engine Year 1989Engine Hours = 1015Fuel Capacity 40 gal.Water Capacity=100 gal. (two 50 gal fiberglass tanks). Accommodations:Spacious interior with three private access cabins and six berths.Forward V-berths converts into single bed, with hanging locker, sink, drawers and plenty of storage Galley & SalonWater on demand with electric pump or a backup manual hand driven water faucetThree burner propane marine grade stove (CSI Gas Systems Inc.) with ovenPropane auto shut off solinoid installedNorcold DC powered raw water cooled refrigeratorFive dorads keep the boat cool and dry year round. Never any of that moldy smell on this boat.Folding dining table with surrounding cushions and storage, converts into large double bed. Toshiba TV with built in DVD player. Head1 Head with 6 gal holding tank and separate shower tank and sink. Hull Built withmolden fiberglass matt to Lloyds 100 standard (3/4" at sheer to 2" around keel) and deck moldings and bonding straps joining the hull and deck. Electronics:All new electronics (except transducer) are set up with quick disconnects. Chart Plotter: Standard Horizon CP 1801 with AISAuto Pilot: Raymarine X-5 GPS: WAAS GPS antenna in Standard Horizon CP 1801 VHS: Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GX2100BDepth Sounder: Standard Horizon BRonze thru hull triducer DST526Radar: FurunoTwo Back-up VHF radios: Cobra Marmc, MR-F80, D.S.C., & Icom IC-M55DC gauges for all three battery banks and solar panelsExterior Power charging switchAC Socket switchAC Heater witchAll interior lights and masthead lights are LED Steering:Airies Steering Vane that works greatRaymarine electronic wheel steeringwind indicator arrow on mast headelectronic wind indicator in cockpitwind speed indicator needs repair 4" Danforth Constellation cockpit compass3" Kelven White Corsair compass in salon Sails: Two main sails (one stays in storage)Two Furling Genoas. One light 150% for summer sailing, & one heavy duty 150% Genoa for winter or offshore sailing.One Storm sail hanks onto an inner forestay that is only attatched during extreme weather conditions.One asymmetrical sail with spinnaker sock that fits on removable bow sprit One Trysail that fits on separate track for serious offshore stormy weather. Spars: In 2008, I removed the Sitca Spruce mast, rebonded open joints with epoxy, repainted mast, replaced old brass masthead wire sheaves with custom built Delrin sheaves to accommodate new rope halyards, installed a new VHF antenna and LED Masthead light, and replaced the old wire winches with Barient Rope winches. Installed All new VPC England halyards (Polyester Braid Cover with the core a blend of Vectran and MFP (polypropylene). Boom: The original Sitca spruce boom furls. Handy for shortening sail or raising boom to what ever height one desires. Spinnaker Pole: Original Sitca spruce spinnaker pole. Removable Bow Sprit added for flying Asymetrical or Code Zero sails off spinnaker halyard. Rigging: Winches: Two Barient 28 winches, Four Barient 22 winches, Two Barient 22 and one Barient 21 halyard winches on Mast, SS Steering wheel Furler: Hood furling system allows jib to fly furled at any size. Shrouds: 5/16" 1/19 SS with 5/8" eyes and six new Sta-lok terminals on bottom endsRecently added inner forestay with two running back stays for storm jib or any other inner foresailCustom Built Heavy Duty SS Mast Step Anchoring System Rocna 25 kilo galvanized anchor with 175' 5/16" chain and 200' of 5/8" line. 44 LB Claw (Bruce Style) with separate chain and nylon line.25 LB Dansforth Stern anchor45 LB SS CQR type anchor175' of 5/16" chain stored inside keel for extra ballast and emergency chainIdeal anchor windlass that was recently rebuilt Holding TanksTwo 50 gal. fiberglass water tanks set in keel sump, making more durableOne 40 gal. diesel tankOne 6 gal. black water tank with direct pump out pipe, macerator pump elimination, or direct into the sea Battery Banks and Charging SystemsIn 2005 Tai-Pan was professionally wired for AC or DC charging in a slip. Battery Charger: Phase Three, model PT-14, Three Stage Smart Charger.She now has three battery banks, all supported by its own separate solar panel. Two house current banks contain two six volt golf cart batteries. With one Extreme Starter Battery 9950 amp. (2011)Five DC outlets throughout boatNew Rebuilt 35 amp alternator (2009)New Rebuilt Backup 35 amp alternator (2009) Solar PanelsOne SUNSEI 18w solar panel,One SIEMENS 45w solar panel,One 45 w solar panel on starter battery.Each panel sconnected with its own 12v / 10 Amp Charge Controller Brightwork Material Used: Cetal Recent Upgrades2006 Electrical Charging system total upgrade2008 Removed and cleaned entire engine exhaust system and installed new exhaust heater hose.2008 Re-epoxied mast joints2009 Removed and replaced all old wire and rope halyards with all new New England VPC halyards2009 Removed and replaced all old wire winches with SS Barient 16 rope winches2009 Installed all new Sampson double braid sheeting lines through out boat2009 Installed 6 new Sta-loc fittings 2009 Replaced two heavy bronze mast halyard sheaves with two new light custom built Acetal (also known as Delrin) rope sheaves2008 Added 6 Sta-lok fittings on bottom of stays 2009 Installed Aries Circumnavigator Vane Gear2009 Installed one rebuilt electric 35 amp. alternator and bought one extra alternator for backup 2010 New Jabsco marine toilet2010 New macerator pump 2012 Newport (by Dickinson) wood stove that burns presto logs and keeps boat dry and warm in winter. 2011 Aries Circumnavigator Vane hinge to facilitate raising rudder while cruising2011 Two new deck scuppers with plumbing2010 Converted all interior, exterior and masthead lights to LCD bulbs2011 Cut out extra Diesel Tank access/clean-out hole on cockpit floor2011 New high pressure water pump2011 New bilge pump2011 Boom gallows on cabin roof2011 New Perkins manual lift pump2011 New rebuilt fuel injectors on Perkins 4-1082011 New rebuilt Industrial Starter motor2012 Installed Removable bow sprit for Asymmetrical spinnaker added 2011 custom built Lexon windshield surrounding companionway2012 Installed 5 DC female sockets through out boat2011 Companion way dodger2011 Cockpit bimini2012 New rebuilt fuel injection pump2012 New air filter system on main engine2012 New engine compartment vacuum fan system2012 Added one hanging compass in rear room. Kelvin White Corsair. 2012 Rebuilt Ideal anchor windlass2012 Installed new solenoid on Windlass line2012 Installed Norcold water & air cooled refrigeration system2012 Installed new low pressure refrigerator raw water cooling pump2012 Installed anchor wash down system2013 Installed new Jabsco raw water engine pump on main engine2012 Installed new anchor roller2012 Installed two new deck drains to keep deck completely dry at all times2012 Aluminum companionway door created to for security and air circulation while owner is away. 2013 Installed two more cockpit drains for offshore sailing2013 complete interior Paint job. 2013 added eight coats of Restore deck compound to exterior deck2014 added three porthole visors recently to keep windows open while raining Boat Inventory:Custom built Lexon dodger surrounding companion way Companionway biminiSix FendersCockpit BiminiSix Life Vests, coast guard approvedSix Dock LinesTeak folding swim ladder5 Dorades keep interior air fresh, clean, and fungus freeSpot lightTwo Boat Hooks1 Mast sail cover with many patches that could be replaced3 hatch covers that could be replaced for nicer looking onesThree winch handles ( one lockable)Three fire extinquishersTwo swinging oil lamps in GalleyComplete set of cockpit cushions showing wearSS barbeque Complete Safety Gear Inventory 1 first aid kit, 1 Survival kit, 12 ga. Launcher and Red Aerial Signals, Locate-4 Handheld Signal Pack, 3 Red Aerial Flares, Distress Flag, Quarentine Flag (Yellow), 4 extra hand red flares, 3 hand held meteor signals, 2 push button signal horns, 1 distress blinking light, 1 waterproof personal marker light, 1 whistle, 2 American Flags Sailing Abilitycomfort factor of 44.95CapsizeRatio of 1.53The Offshore 40 is renown for it's superb sea friendly sailing ability. Six sister-ships have circumnavigated. Tai-Pan has many added features for offshore blue water sailing, including: two extra cockpit drains (incase she gets pooped), Aries self-steering windvane, 6 new staylock stay connectors, back stay with insulator for SS Radio antenna, inner forestay for storm sail or inner stay sail, one tri-sail with separate mast track installed, one removable bow sprit for flying asymetrical sail with sock, manual water pump (along with electric pump), three solar panels for three separate battery banks. Why am I selling Tai-PanAfter eight years reconditioning this boat with my heart, soul, and every penny i had, I met my future wife. Unfortunately, she cannot swim and is afraid of the water. She won in the end, and we are now raising our new child high in the mountains of the Philippines. And thus, this very special boat is now desperately in search of a new caretaker. For more pictures, videos, or to answer any questions, please contact me via email or my phone as listed on this craigslist posting.