Sparkman & Stephens 52'
FINESSE

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‘Finesse’

Sparkman & Stephens

Ketch

52' Feet

12 Passengers 

About

Designed exclusively for world cruising by Sparkman and Stephens in 1958,

Finesse exemplifies yachting of a bygone era. Although technically a

motorsailer, her powerful ketch rig drives her along at a respectable clip in a

gentle breeze. When the wind has gone, her sturdy and dependable diesel

engine propels her quietly to your next destination. Finesse provides you with

the romance of sailing, the dependability and safety of a motor yacht, and the

self-sufficiency of a small ship, allowing you to cruise as far as your imagination

can take you.

 

Comfortable layout

Unlike modern boats, Finesse provides you with a spacious layout, surrounded by the warmth of varnished wood and solid teak decks. There is ample room for sunbathing on deck or relaxing in the semi-enclosed pilot house where you can take a turn at the helm, or try your skills at navigation. The light and spacious raised main salon provides a comfortable place for relaxing and dining as you watch the scenery go by through large roll down windows.

 

Amenities

Cruising aboard Finesse, you can enjoy many of the luxuries found at home, while at sea. Hot fresh water showers, air-conditioning, and ice for your drinks, just to name a few. As the sunset signals, the end of another fine day of cruising you can enjoy frozen cocktails and fresh appetizers while your gourmet meal is being prepared.

 

Essential Specifications
  • Designed and built: 1958

  • Fresh Water: 400 gallons

  • Hull Construction: Mahogany over oak frame

  • Cruising range, engine only: 1300 NMI

  • Dimensions: LOA 52′, Beam 14′, Draft 4’3″ centerboard up; 8′ centerboard down

  • Cruising speed: 8 Knots

  • Rig: Ketch

  • Electronics: Radar, Auto pilot, LoranC, GPS, SSB, VHF, EPRIB, Television, AM/FM Cassette Stereo

  • Main Engine: 160 HP Detroit Diesel

  • Fuel Capacity: 600 gallons

  • Auxiliary Generating Plant: 7.5 KW

619.222.0981  I  charters@koehlerkraft.com  I  2726-87 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92106

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