This Dickerson 41’ staysail ketch is a fiberglass boat and has had a major refit in 1997. The exterior hull was awl gripped in 1997 along with new chain plates, spars and rigging. It is equipped with a Yanmar 51hp diesel engine that was new in 1996. The interior is beautifully laid out with teak and holly sole floorboards, the bulkheads are birch trimmed in teak, there are 16 bronze portholes that let plenty of light and is accented by the Hereshoff white cabin tops.
Starting forward is the V-Berth guest stateroom, followed by a head to starboard and hanging locker to port. Moving aft is the main salon that has 6’ 6” headroom, there is a port side settee and a L-shaped dinette to starboard with storage behind the seating areas. The dinette table is mounted on the bulk head that provides plenty of room for dining and can be stowed away while not in use. The U-shape galley is located on the starboard side that includes a double sink and three burner stove with oven. Across from the galley to port is where you’ll find a large double refrigerator and foul weather hanging locker. Next is the companionway that leads to the engine access and master stateroom. There is a large door in the companionway that allows for plenty of room to engine access. The aft cabin stateroom is spacious and has lots of storage for your personal belongings. There is a navigation station to starboard and access to the center cockpit.
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"Desiderata" is a fiberglass staysail ketch. She underwent a major refit in 1997 at which time the hull was painted and the boat was fit with new chain plates, spars and rigging. In 1996, she was upgraded with a new 51hp Yanmar diesel.
The interior is beautifully laid out with a traditional teak and holly cabin sole. Her bulkheads are birch trimmed in teak, and 16 bronze portholes let in plenty of light and fresh air. The interior is accented and brightened by Hereshoff-style white headliner and cabin tops.
Deck & Hull
Bronze manual windlass with chain
Dual anchor rollers
Stainless steel bow and stern pulpits
Double life lines
Starting forward, you'll find the v-berth guest stateroom. Moving aft, the head is to starboard with a hanging locker to port.
Desiderata's main salon boasts 6’ 6” of headroom with a port side settee and L-shaped dinette to starboard. There is plentiful storage space behind the seat cushions. The dinette table is mounted to the bulkhead and may be stowed away while not in use.
A u-shaped galley is located to starboard and includes a double sink and three-burner stove with oven. Across from the galley to port are a large double refrigerator and foul weather hanging locker.
The walk-through aft to starboard provides access to the engine compartment and master stateroom. A large door in the companionway allows for ease of engine access. . This stateroom features a navigation station to starboard and seperate access to the cockpit.
Force 10, 3 Burner propane stove with oven
Two propane tanks (located in lockers in the cockpit)
Double stainless steel sink (with hot/cold pressure water)
Back up manual water pump
Robertson autopilot remote-control
Datamarine apparent windspeed indicator
Magellan GPS 5000D
Jenson stereo with speakers
Xantrex Marine charger/inverter
(2)110v 30-amp shore power
20 gallon hot water heater
Rule 2000 Bilge pump
Sails and Rigging
Harken MKII roller furling system
(2) Enkes AR26T two speed self-tailing winches
Self tending staysail