1981 Custom Auxiliary Cutter located in Connecticut for sale

48' Custom Auxiliary Cutter



Extremeley high quality cruising auxiliary, built in 1981, classed Maltese Cross 100 A1 LMC and constructed by the noted Williams Yard in Falmouth, England. Love of Liberty incoporates the favored aspects of some of the most respected and well proved sailing vessels of our time. Her designer and sole oner dew upon 40 plus years of racing and cruising experience to conceive this attractive, spactious, comfortable, and versatile offshore sailing vessel.


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Love of Liberty is a well-traveled sailing vessel and has proven to be exceedingly comfortable in a seaway, is swell balanced, directionally stable, responsive and close winded. Since launching, she has safely taken her owner over countless miles of open water including the Mediterranean, English Channel, Brittany coast, Caribbean, and Pacific Northwest. Her hull has a simplified clipper bow with rounded canoe stern, elegant sheer with a moderate Deadrise and easy round bilges. She has a cutaway forefoot shallow keel with centerboard, separate skeg protected semi balanced rudder. The deck layout is simple, yet very functional. A deep cockpit offers comfortable seating, and is especially accommodating under demanding sea conditions. Her teak flush decks have generous camber, are easy to move about and the placement of deck fittings is well thought out and very practical. A simple, very strong, single spreader mast; cutter rigged is placed well aft to facilitate to the boat's easy motion in adverse conditions.

Below decks, Love of Liberty combines a well-designed, open, airy atmosphere, replete with ample storage for extended live aboard suitability and passage making. The interior is beautifully executed in hand rubbed varnished joiner work, which includes species of teak, pine, cedar and spruce with a painted V groove main and teak aft bulkheads. The quality of the joinery is that which is only found on custom yachts. Locker doors in the main salon and forward cabin are raised panel. Overall, the boat has a very New England styled interior that exudes traditional charm.

An exceptional galley lies to port that is very easy to manage, even in the worst of sea conditions. Opposite the galley to starboard is a full sized navigation table with chart stowage below. A single quarter berth is aft of the chart table and serves as seating for the navigator. A large salon is complimented with transom berths port and starboard. The port berth pulls out to a double. On centerline is a birds eye maple wood finished dinette table with drop leafs on each side. A Luke Soapstone solid fuel cabin heater with elegant tiled heat shield is against the forward bulkhead. The head lies forward, is very large and functions in such a way to incorporate the sink basin counter and additional area into the forward cabin, providing privacy from the main salon, yet closing off the water closet. The forward stateroom features a 54" wide double bed and has proven to her owner to be the most comfortable berthing while underway. It is the preferred location while under power and is remarkably comfortable in trying sea conditions while beating to windward. A generous foc'sle accommodates all the boat's unbent sails, awning, spare inflatable dinghy, spares, and bosunís equipment. The chain locker is self-stowing and completely accessible.

Ventilation is provided through six opening ports on the cabin trunk, five opening deck hatches, and six Dorade vents. Her Airex cored hull and deck provide and insulated environment which stays cool in the tropics and otherwise totally free of condensation.

Location: Stonington, Connecticut


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