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1962 50 ft. Kettenburg 50 $85,000 Refined Elegance!

Brokerage Listing

LOVELY THROUGHOUT!  “Marionette” was built in San Diego in 1962 by Kettenburg Boat Works. She is hull #9 of an exquisite line of sailing vessels which today still exude unparalleled class and style. She originally raced extensively, participating in two Trans~Pacific Races.  Marionette has benefited greatly from owners with unlimited resources.  Such a tasteful interior is rarely found in this price range. Two staterooms, and a remodeled head with natural a slab counter top. A TRUE BEAUTY!  Now repowered with Yanmar 75hp Turbo Diesel!  Kindly call to arrange viewing.

Specifications

  • Vessel Name: Marionette
  • Located In: Port Ludlow Marina
  • Documented Vessel ID: 289952
  • Registration #:
  • Builder: Kettenburg Boat yard
  • Model: Kettenburg 50
  • Year: 1962
  • Designer: George W. Kettenburg, Jr.
  • LOA: 52′
  • LOD: 50’6″
  • LWL:  37’6″
  • Beam:  13′
  • Draft:  6’8″
  • Displacement:  28,000 lbs
  • Gross Tons:  19
  • Hull Material: Hull – 1-1/8″ Philippine mahogany bronze screw  and monel screw fastened to 1-1/2″ x 1-7/8″ steam bent oak frames on 10″ centers. Joining every frame pair over the keel are 1-5/8″ thick floor timbers up to 16″ deep. The aft floor timbers under the cockpit on 20″ centers are 18″ deep of 1″ plywood butted & doubled on the centerline on every other frame. The 2-1/4″ x 3-7/8″ sheer clamp bolts to every frame head. The backbone includes a 12″x 12″ horn timber and 5-1/2″  x 9-1/2″ x 7″ mast step.
  • Ballast Keel: -reported to be 9000# cast lead 
  • Keel Bolts:  3/4″ bronze keel bolts
  • Keel: Fin
  • Engine 1
    • Engine Brand:  Yanmar
    • Year Built:
    • Engine Model: 4JH3
    • Engine Type: Diesel
    • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: newer, unknown
    • Engine Power: 75 hp

Accommodations

  • From bow:
  • Chain locker
  • Forward cabin – v berth 6’5″ – 4′ @ head reducing to 3′ 2 foot, shelving
  • Head to port with shower and aft to passageway past hanging lockers. Door to second head outboard & door to second cabin aft on centerline.
  • Port cabin has double berth ( 6’10” x 4′ reducing to 3′), locker & door to port head forward.
  • Passageway opens aft to main cabin with U-shaped settee & folding table forward to port and pilotberth outboard. Forward to starboard is a settee with removable backrest for berth – port berth 6’6″ x 4′ , starboard berth 6’6″ x 3’6″.
  • Galley aft to port with navigator station , chart table and electric panels to starboard. 3 burner propane stove with oven, 12V refrigeration, double stainless steel sink with pressure fresh and hot water.
  • Engine and tankage below hatches in main cabin sole.
  • Up steps aft to cockpit
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Electronics

 

  • Compass – 4″ Danforth
  • Auto-pilot – ComNav 1420 w/remote in cockpit
  • Radar – Raymarine
  • Log/Speed – Signet MK75 Knotlog
  • Wind – B & G Network WIND
  • Depth – Signet MK172 digital
  • Radios – Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC VHF, West Marine Submersible VHF 150 hand held
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Additional Equipment

SAILS AND RIGGING

  • Sails – 130% furling genoa and furling main. Inspected, recut & rehung by Hasse in 2013.
  • Mast & Rigging – double spreader 5″ x 8″ hollow box section wood mast thru partners  in cabin top to substantial mast step. Standing rigging 1×19 stainless steel wire with rotary swaged terminals and bronze turnbuckles. Forestay from masthead to stem head fitting and carries a Spin Tec roller furling drum and foil. Chainplates bolted to planking. Backstay from masthead to deck plate with tie-rod to horn timber. Mainsail furling system was built and installed just prior to the present owners purchase of “Marionette.” 
  • Winches – primary are Lewmar 44ST, mast winches are Barient 16 & Arco 40 halyard winches.  Original Barient Bronze primary and secondary winches come with boat.

Tankage :

  • Diesel: 1- 150 gallon Monel tank outboard of engine in midship bilge
  • Fresh water: 2 -100 gallon Monel in midship bilge
  • Holding: 30 gallon plastic under fwd cabin berth

Broker Contact

  • Contact: Sandy Bakken
  • Office: 360.385.4000
  • Cell: 503.475.0619