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2004 St Francis 44 MK II

Mystic, United States

$349,000

Video tour linked within this listing. Imiola is absolutely turn-key with many big upgrades since Sept 2019 including new running rigging, standing rigging, Raymarine electronic package, trampoline, anchor, chain, heads, (4) thru-hulls, (3) sea cocks, bottom paint, compound, wax and detailing! You could literally move aboard and start provisioning for a trip south on the day you close. 

  • Proven Ocean Passagemaker! Self sufficient with solar, watermaker and Custom Hardtop with full enclosure
  • Designed by Angelo Lavranos and custom made in South Africa, she has had 4 owners who each have upgraded and maintained her to a high standard. 
  • She has travelled from South Africa to Bahamas, Florida to Turkey and back, Chesapeake, Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean, and now is a rare catamaran available in New England. 
  • Owner version, 3 cabin 2 head layout
  • Custom fiberglass hardtop and enclosure
  • 2 Zones Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle Heat
  • Arch with dingy and davits
  • Self sufficient at anchor with watermaker, solar panels
  • Both US 110V and European 220V plugs
  • Updated Sails
  • New batteries
  • 2019 Raymarine electronics package
  • GPS, HD Radar, Autopilot, Wind, Speed, Depth
  • Tons of Safety Equipment, Liferaft, Drogue, Ditch kit, etc...
  • Please read the comprehensive listing for details and ownership history

Basic Boat Info

Price: $349,000
Make: St Francis
Model: 44 MK II
Year: 2004
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: XGF44042B404
Has Hull ID: Yes

Dimensions

Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44 ft
Beam: 23'6 ft
Bridge Clearance: 62 ft
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3YGM30
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade
  • Year: 2004
  • Engine Hours: 2350
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GM30
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 2 Blade
  • Year: 2004
  • Engine Hours: 2350
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 54hp

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal

Other

Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Sail
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Catamaran, Cruisers

Contact

Jonathan Smith CPYB
Prestige Yacht Sales

Office

Prestige Yacht Sales - Mystic Location
2 Washington Street
Mystic, Connecticut, US, 06355
Tel:860-245-5551
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


Boat History

This St Francis 44 MK II was custom made in South Africa and sailed to Georgetown, Bahamas by the first owners who then dropped the anchor and used her as a floating condo for 4 years, putting 500 hours on the engines charging batteries and heating water.

The second owner purchased her in 2008 in Florida and equipped her with all new Raymarine electronics, watermaker, batteries and installed a custom rub rail.   She spent every hurricane season in Rio Dulce.  In 2010 they did an extensive $55K outfitting in preparation of an Atlantic voyage.  This included the custom hardtop bimini, full enclosure, Isolation transformer, wind generator, upgraded to 50A shore power, new bottom with barrier coat and bottom paint and serviced all systems. She then travelled to Turkey and the Med and back to Florida after completing their dream cruise.

The third owners purchased her in 2013 with 1400 hours on the engines and continued to update for comfortable cruising.   Additional captain seat added in cockpit, fresh awlgrip paint on deck, new sails, batteries, etc.   They cruised her for 5 years in the Bahamas and Eastern Caribbean using her during the winter months of January - March and storing her on the hard for the other 9 months. She had been maintained to a high standard and was listed for ale in Fort Pierce, FL.

The current owner since 2019 is very experienced having cruised between New England and the Southern cruising grounds on his prior yachts. With plans to extensively cruise the St Francis, he invested over $100K in upgrades for cruising safety and reliability including new standing rigging, running rigging, saildrives, full electronics package, trampoline, heads, (4) thru-hulls, (3) seacocks, new bottom paint, complete compound, wax, and detailing before sailing her north to Mystic, CT in the spring of 2020. He told me it was his fastest and most comfortable trip north ever. A change in life-plans requires him to take a break from sailing and he is now offering this St. Francis for sale.        

Accomodations
  • She is well equipped for living aboard and comfortable cruising
  • 3 stateroom, 2 head layout
  • Generous salon and navigation station 
  • Panoramic windows
  • V shaped settee with Water Buffalo leather salon couch
  • Custom hi-gloss finish dining table with storage underneath 2008
  • Navigation station
  • Teak and carpet flooring
  • Cherrywood interior cabinets
  • Easy to maintain fiberglass interior finish
  • Double sided galley down in port hull
  • Large pantry and utility room, port aft
  • Study complete with desk, shelves and cupboards, port fwd
  • (2) Queen extra long berths, port and starboard fwd
  • Hanging lockers and storage
  • (1) 3/4 berth with upholstered bench and cabinets, stbd aft
  • Library bookshelves and cabinets, stbd hull
  • Master head features a sitz bath tub and shower in starboard fwd hull
  • Second head and shower port aft
  • Interior lighting
  • 20 Lewmar opening hatches and ports
  • (2) Escape hatches
  • 5 Cabin fans
Galley
  • Double sided galley down in port hull
  • Large pantry and storage room
  • Deep top loading, well insulated Freezer
  • Vitrofrigo Refrigerator
  • Force 10 Propane Stove/Oven/Broiler
  • (3) Fiberglass propane tanks
  • SS double sink
  • Formica countertops
Mechanical
  • (2) Yanmar diesel 27hp each engines located midship and inboard of each hull
  • 2300 hours each
  • SD20 Saildrives New 2019 with 2 bladed props
  • Cruise 7 knots, Max 8 knots
  • (2) 50 gallon fuel tanks built into the hulls
  • (2) 50 gallon water tanks built into the hulls
  • Village Marine 10 gph watermaker, 2008
  • (2) 16,000 btu reverse cycle air conditioning, 2010
  • Isotherm 7 gal hot water heater, engine exchanger
  • One manual head new 2019
  • One manual head New 2019 and 35 gal holding tank
  • (4) Automatic bilge pumps
  • (2) Manual bilge pumps
  • Extensive inventory of  spares
Sails and Rigging

 

  • New Standing Rigging 2019
  • New Running Rigging 2019
  • Doyle Mainsail, 2013, fully battened and 3 reef points
  • Harken batt cars
  • Stack pack with lazy jacks
  • Harken roller furler
  • Doyle Genoa, 2014
  • Quantum asymetrical spinaker, 2010
  • Lewmar traveller
  • Aluminum mast and boom
  • Boom vang
  • Bridge clearance 62'
  • SS wire standing rigging, good condition
  • Dacron running rigging, needs replacement
  • (2) Lewmar 52 ST two speed winches
  • Lewmar 40 ST two speed winch

 

Deck Equipment
  • New Trampoline 2019
  • Custom Fiberglass Hardtop bimini, 2010
  • Full enclosure and privacy shades
  • Captain seat at helm
  • 2nd Captain seat added to port, 2013
  • Cockpit table
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Stern Arch with dingy davits
  • Swim Platform
  • Adventure Marine dingy cradle
  • 12' AB RIB Dingy, 2008
  • 15hp Yamaha outboard, 2008
  • Lofrans Tigress windlass
  • Delta primary anchor
  • 115' 3/8" anchor chain, new 2018
  • 150' 3/4" rode
  • Fortress FX23 and Danforth type secondary anchors
  • 8" Lewmar deck cleats
  • (2) Bow pulpit seats
  • Lifeline and stanchions
  • Trampolines
  • Magma grill, 2014
  • Deck shower with hot water
  • Lines and fenders
  • Top deck was alwgripped, 2013
Electronics and Navigation

New 2019 Raymarine Electronics Package includes:

Hybridtouch Multifunction displays at helm and nav station

Smaller MFDs for speed, depth, log, etc at helm, mate staton, and nav station 

Autopilot control panels at helm and nav station

Quantum II Radar

Wind

Speed

Depth

VHF

Compass

Legacy electronics include: 

ICom HF Marine IC-M802 Single Sideband Radio 

Icom VHF IC-M506

Stand alone Raymarine RN300 GPS system display at nav station

Pioneer stereo

 

 

Electrical
  • (6) 105 amp each batteries (315AH), new 2017
  • (4) Kyocera solar panels (390 watts total)
  • Air X wind generator (not charging, likely needs wiring checked)  
  • Vitron 2000 battery charger
  • Link 10 battery monitor
  • Acme isolation transformer
  • Dual 50 amp alternators, 1 new 2018
  • Both US 110V and European 220V shore power
  • 50' 50 amp and 50' 30 amp shore power cords
  • 6 electrical outlets
Safety Equipment

 

  • 6 man Survival Liferaft
  • Drogue
  • Medical kit
  • Ditch kit
  • Flares, strobes, fog horn
  • Life vests

 

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information

Please call or text Jonathan Smith, CPYB, at 860-514-3763 or email jsmith@prestigeyachtsales.net  if you have any questions or would like to schedule a viewing.


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