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Shannon Yachts are respected around the world as proven offshore cruising boats.  These are some of the features which have made them admired and respected by Shannon owners and sailing enthusiasts everywhere.  This boat has a real WOW! factor

Striking appearance
  • Beautiful classic lines - turns heads in marinas everywhere!
  • Golden teak bright work above, warm mahogany below
  • Rich leather upholstery on settees, teak and holly cabin sole
  • Bright bronze ports & brass oil lamps add to the interior beauty.
Comfortable offshore
  • Full keel provides a sea-kindly motion and good tracking.
  • Rudder and propeller fully protected by keel
  • Full complement of equipment for safe and comfortable passage-making
Versatile rig:
  • Ketch-cutter rig provides many options for trades & heavy weather
  • Easily balanced helm
  • Drifter for light winds; Yankee/mizzen for heavy weather

 



Sistership

Berths
  • Two sea-berths located in the center of the boat
  • Snug quarter-berth near the navigation area.
  • Queen sized berth forward for comfort when stationary
Set up for sailing by 2 people.
  • Main and mizzen halyards & reefing lines led to cockpit
  • Headsails are on roller furling gear
  • Sails are easy for 2 people to handle under way & ashore.
Redundancy
  • Navigation: Primary and handheld GPS
  • Steering: Autopilot, windvane, backup autopilot, and emergency tiller
  • Depth Sounders: Two independent depth sounders
  • Bilge Pumps: Primary, backup, engine-driven and two manual bilge pumps
  • Fresh Water: Electric and manual pumps
 
Worldwide Power System
  • Equipped for marinas with 120 or 240 VAC power.
  • Inverters provide 120 and 240 VAC for all appliances
  • Appliances can operate on ship or shore power
 
Excellent Ventilation
  • Two (2) opening hatches and eight (8) opening ports
  • Four (4) dorades in main salon and head.
  • Good ventilation eliminates condensation, mold and mildew
Great Support from the Manufacturer
  • Shannon Yachts is still in business after 30 years.  It has been a great help and comfort to us to be able to contact them and receive timely answers to questions and info about hard-to-find parts.
 

 

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