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1981 John Spencer Custom 52

Listing ID3028925
Sale Price$75,000 USD [ Convert To CAD ]
Seller POP Yachts
Category Sloop Sailboats
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Located Avila Beach, California, US
Stock Number238786
Length52ft / 15.85 m
Beam13ft / 3.96 m
Engine MakeYanmar
Engine Model3qm30
Engine TypeInboard
Engine HP28

- Stock #238786 -

Boat is a cold-molded boat built in 1982 in New Zealand by the company of Yotsports.

This 1981 Custom Built John Spencer 52 is one of only 5 of this custom-built design in the world. The Spencer design is cherished around the world as being renowned for boats like "Ragtime". This cold-molded racer/cruiser is built strong, light, and fast with accommodations that allow the boat to be traveled globally.

This John Spencer originally sailed from New Zealand to the United States. She has sailed numerous trips to Hawaii. She handles like a giant dingy. This 52' has resided in California, first in San Francisco and currently in Ventura,

This Custom Built is hard chined and cold molded. She is made out of Kauri wood, an indigenous wood from New Zealand.

She has a single long cockpit, hard dodger, and a swim step/sugar scoop

The engine runs great! The hours unknown.

The rudder is a Carl Schumacher designed Cal 40 rudder with 18" added. It is built by the FOSS Company in Newport California made out of sandwich foam construction. It's beautiful. it was built in 2010.

The rigging is 10 years old and is in excellent working condition with 316 stainless and Norseman fittings. The rigger who put it in gave a recent inspection and found no issues.

The accommodations include 3 cabins and 7 berths that will sleep 8. There are a large dinette and sofa. The Galley includes a stove, microwave, and 4 iceboxes. There is also a barbeque on deck for outdoor cooking.

This is a wonderful opportunity to own this unique Custom Built John Spencer 52 sailboat and plan a trip to sail around the world or to some of your favorite places.

We are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats. If you have a passion for our product and like the idea of working from home, please visit SellBoatsAndRVs [dot] com to learn more.

This listing has now been on the market 30 days. If you are thinking of making an offer, go ahead and submit it today! Let's make a deal!

Reason for selling is health issues.

At Pop Yachts, we will always provide you with a TRUE representation of every vessel we market. We encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. Any offer to purchase is ALWAYS subject to satisfactory survey results.

You have questions? We have answers. Call us at (213) 984-2628 to discuss this boat.

Selling your boat has never been easier. At Pop Yachts, we literally sell thousands of units every year all over the country. Call (855) 218-2805 and we'll get started selling your boat today.

Take a look at ALL ***330 PICTURES*** of this vessel on our main website at POPYACHTS DOT COM. We appreciate that you took your time to look at our advertisement and we look forward to speaking with you!

ConditionThis 1981 Custom Built John Spencer is currently on a mooring. Everything functions according to the owner. Upgrades by owner: Rebuilt the rudder post & hull repair with 3/4 inch mahogany New Forced Air Heater New 300 Watt Solar System New 3000 watt Inverter, can run the microwave Bottom paint 3 coats of bottom paint & new zinc November 2019 Above Waterline Hull Painted New Rigging Backstay $10,000 invested to restore to operational 4 New Deep cycle Batteries 11/19 New Portable Generator included Needs: Reupholster inside cushions Repaint cockpit (Replace center windshield) Replace Salt Water Washdown Outlets

Navigational Equipment - Autopilot
- Compass
- GPS / Plotter
- GPS Antenna
- Masthead Light:
- Navigation Lights
- Radar Dome
- Separate Depth Sounder
- VHF Antenna
- VHF Speaker

Mechanical - Bilge Pump
- Holding Tanks
- Macerator
- Number Of Eng Cylinders (3)
- Number Of Fuel Tanks (3)
- Rudder
- Throttle/shift: Mech

Electrical Systems - 110v AC Outlets
- 12 V DC Outlets
- AC Electric Panel
- Battery Switch
- Battery Tender
- Circuit Breaker Panel
- Cockpit Accent Lighting
- Courtesy Lights
- Fuse Panel
- Inverter (3000)
- Number Of Batteries (5)
- Shore Power
- Shore Power Cord
- Solar Panel (300 Watt)
- Stereo
- Tachometer
- Water Heater
- Water Temp Gauge

Accommodations - Cabin Lighting
- Cabinets
- Dinette
- Hanging Locker
- Head
- Heat
- Ice Box
- Microwave
- Mirror
- Pressurized Water System
- Refrigerator
- Salon
- Settee
- Shower
- Sink - Cabin
- Stateroom - Aft
- Stove
- V Berth
- Water System - Foot Pump (Saltwater)

Construction - Bottom Paint Antifouling

Deck Gear - Anchor
- Anchor Rode
- BBQ Grill
- Bench Seat
- City Water Hookup
- Cleats - Fixed
- Propane Tanks
- Raw Water Washdown
- Sea Cocks
- Self Bailing Cockpit
- Spreader Lights
- Steering Wheel
- Swim Platform
- Toe Rail
- Transom Shower
- Windlass
- Windlass Locker

Safety Equipment - Engine Kill Switch
- Grab Rails
- High Bilge Water Alarm
- Life Sling
- Liferaft
- Propane Storage Locker
- Sump Pump

Sails - Covers - Sail
- Dodger (Hard)
- Downhaul
- Genoa
- Main Sail
- Reefing Mainsail
- Rigged For Single Handed
- Roller Furling Jib
- Spinnaker Sheets
- Storm Jib

Rigging - Backstay
- Boom
- Chain Plates
- Forestay
- Lazy Jacks
- Lifelines
- Mast
- Pennant Flag Halyard
- Running Rigging
- Sloop Rig
- Spinnaker Pole
- Winches - Manual

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