1964 Sparkman & Stephens Direcktor Sparkman & Stephens Custom 48 located in Connecticut for sale

48' Sparkman & Stephens Direcktor Sparkman & Stephens Custom 48


Description: Carillon is one of the finest hull shapes to come of the drawing board of Sparkman and Stephens. She was built at Derecktor during the second half of 1963 and launched in february 1964. Built as a sloop (and could still be converted back) she won class B of the Bermuda Race only four months later. She would have won the overall but for the smallest boat ever to win the race which came in 14 hours later.

The boat is well documented with original plans from S&S original building requirements by S&S as well as the yard construction logsfrom Derecktor. The hull is aluminium. Deck is teak and interior is Birds eye maple.

In 1967 Intrepid won the America's cup with an innovative fin and skeg keel. Carillon was adapted under supervision from S&S at Derecktor to the current configuration of a separate skeg hung rudder. This makes her very fast and avoids squirreling downwind. In 1968 the Mizzen mast was added, which involved reducing the boom length by about four feet. The mizzen and genoa make a good combination for coming in to port and other close manoevres. With new rig and keel she continued to win a series of offshore races (Halifax, Monhegan etc).

Her second owner replaced the original deck with 5/8 teak in 1974. This covers the cabin top and side decks.

Down below she was set up for cruising with 7 berths. Two in the forepeak (this could be converted to a double), four in the main salon of which two are easy to use, and one pilot berth on the port side. There is a classic galley, with large ice box, 3 burner luke heritage alcohol stove (convertible to propane) and double deep sink unit. There are plenty of store cupboards with sliding shelves.

Although she will celebrate her fifty fifth year in 2019, she can really be thought of as a 50 year old boat that has been used for only 20.

The engine is a 1988 Perkins 4.108. It has done 250 hours, runs excellent.

Equipment: Rig Spars and Sails
Yawl rig
- Original Derecktor alloy extruded masts awlgrip refinished 2017
- New booms commissioned 2011
- Original aluminium genoa and spinnaker poles
- 1 x 19 Stainless steel standing rigging new 2017
- New running rigging 2017
- Profurl furler new 2011 and new forestay with Stalok
- 3 x Barient 22 halyard winches
- Lewmar 40 main halyard winch
- 3x barient 10 mizzen winches
- 2 x Running backstays
- UK fully battened Mainsail very
- #1 x 8 oz genoa 28 ft , very good
- #1 x 5 oz genoa 28 ft, excellent
- 140% roller genoa - new
- Storm trysail original very good
- Storm jib original, very good
- Mizzen good
-Mizzen staysail excellent
- Asymetric spinnaker - excellent

Deck Equipment and Ground Tackle
- Edson steering pedestal and wheel, emergency tiller, spare wheel
- Lewmar anchor 35 lb
- Large two piece anchor 80 lb
- Spade anchor 65 lb
- 2 Danforth folding anchors
- 200 feet 5/8th inch anchor rode
- Muir Atlantic windlass
- 2 x Barient 32 ST main genoa winches
- 4 x Barient 28 spinnaker/runner winches
- 3 x Dorade vents and boxes
-Lewmar Mainsheet traveler and blocks
- Fenders, fender boards, ramp
- Teak washboards and Lexan see-through washboards

Mechanical Electrical and Tankage
- Perkins 4.108 engine 1988 only 250 hours
- Racor fuel filter,
- New Balmar alternator and regulator
- new 34 gallon fuel tank
- 200 gallons aluminium water tank in two parts built into the hull
- 2 x AGN 12 V DC house batteries, 1 12v starter battery
- New Blue sea fuse panel with digital display (2017)
- 8 x Iinternal bulkhead mounted lights fitted with LEDs
- 4 internal ceiling lights fitted with LEDs
- AC Mastervolt isolation transformer (110 V / 230 V) connected to Freedom charger
- New Magnum 2000W inverter/charger
- New mast electrics; LED anchor light and spreader lights
- Blue sea master panel
- Skipper 2 WC, newly commissioned with new holding tank and macerator pump

Navigation Communication and Electronics

- 4 x B&G Triton displays, 2 at helm 2 at nav station
- 12 B&G Touch display at nav station
- 7 B&G Touch display at helm
- B&G autopilot
- Raymaring Type II steering ram
- Garmin VHF 300 AIS black box radio with multiple handsets

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
(203) 327-3666


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