The Saga 409 is truly a breakthrough design! The designer, Tony Castro, has taken a no compromise approach to combining cruising comfort and safety with powerful performance and offshore seakindliness. She will set standards for yacht designers well into this century. The 409 represents the 2nd generation of the breakthrough Saga series, and takes to another level the intent of the original Saga 43, to be a fast passagemaker!
Below decks the 409 features an expansive, bright main saloon with fine cherry joinery and leather upholstery. With her many large windows, portlights and hatches, the living spaces are among the most open, bright and cheery of any sailing yacht!
With her many upgrades and fastidious maintenance, RIGEL represent a rare opportunity among sailing yachts on the brokerage market. Notable features include:
Breakthrough design -- fast passagemaker
Beautiful cherry joinery belowdecks
Low maintenance (no teak) on deck
Spacious accommodations; ample sunlight and ventilation
AC/heat; extra sails and electronics
Please contact Rod Rowan, CPYB at 410-269-0939
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 40 ft 8 in
Beam: 12 ft 5 in
LWL: 36 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 10 in
Displacement: 19000 lbs
Ballast: 7300 lbs
Throughout:Fine cherry joinery, teak & holly cabin sole, AC/heat, Hella fans, Large portlights - and opening ports and hatches- for light and ventilation,
Owner's stateroom, forward, with V-berth private entrance to shower/head. Ample storage includes: 2 large drawers and large lockers beneath V-berth, chart storage, overhead shelves, port and starboard, and cedar-lined hanging lockers.
Enclosed head (Vacuflush) with shower, to port, with vanity/sink and integral molded shower-stall -w/ curved, sliding acrylic door.
Spacious main cabin, in raised-salon amidships (6'9" headroom), with L-shape dinette and fold-up table to port; settee/berth to starboard - both with Ultraleather upholstery on 5" cushions; lee-cloths on berths; storage behind and beneath settees; cabinets and bookshelves outboard; overhead grabrails throughout.
Private guest stateroom, aft to starboard. Cedar-lined hanging locker and additional storage; 4" foam berth cushion -w/ designer fabric. Ventilation via opening hatch and port.
Galley, aft to port (see below)
Spacious Corian countertops; ample cabinetry and drawerspace
Sea Frost 12V/110V refrigeration - side and top loading compartment
SS mainsheet arch -w/ windshield forward & dodger aft
Helm bimini connects to dodger
3 Large cockpit lockers
Muir 1250 electric anchor windlass -w/ up/down switches and remote
Rugged SS bow platform
Delta anchor -w/ chain and rode
Double hawse-pipe -to divided chain locker
Heavy duty stainless transom mounted steel antenna arch
2 integral fiberglass dorade boxes -w/ low-profile 4" SS cowls.
6 large, laminated, polycarbonate windows
Seven white powder-coated Moonlight hatches with bug screens
Captive safety pin secures acrylic hatch boards in heavy weather
Recessed engine control panel; molded recesses for cockpit instrumentation.
Self-draining, Life-raft locker; USCG approved propane tank storage locker.
Safety locker -for outboard gas
Walk-out boarding platform -w/ hinged door; SS swim ladder
SS Bow pulpit and sternrail 30" high lifeline stanchions, port and starboard lifeline gates
Custom SS mast pulpits.
Stainless steel welded grabrails -on coachroof
Four 10" mooring cleats, two 10" spring-line cleats
4 padeyes in cockpit -for harnesses
Webbed jacklines - port and starboard on padeyes
MANUFACTERER'S SPECS -- Highlights
Raised saloon with bright, open cabins
Kevlar & E-glass construction
ACC carbon fiber rudder and post
Walkthru transon w/ swim platform
Heavy duty 30" lifelines and rails
Most rails are tall sturdy 1-1/4" ss tubing
Wraparound stern pulpit
Arch mounted mainsheet traveler
105% Spectra jib w/Shaeffer furling
Full batten Spectra mainsail
Luxurious cherry joinery belowdecks
Centerline berth in owner's stateroom
Separate stall shower
Much, much more!
Potential purchasers should assume that any items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his/her agents or his/her surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes or withdrawal from market without notice.