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Designed by Sparkman & Stephens for Arthur Islen as a comfortable day sailer with a deep cockpit , COURAGEOUS has proved herself fast in Classics Racing. Built by Henry B. Nevins in 1947 of double planked mahoganyon oak frames and keelsonwith bronze fastenings,she has all her original hardware and lookstoday exactlyas she did at launching.A perfect time capsule ready for her next caretaker.Each of her three owners to date has endeavored to keep her original. With moderate freeboard and clean lines, she performs well under sail while her comfortablecockpit with a removable tablemakes non sailors feel secure underway and providesold salts a place to lean back and gam at the end of the day. Wet stored this winter and easily inspected.
MK Yacht Sales would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 48' Sparkman & Stephens Nevins Sloop 1947. This yacht for sale is located in Newport, Rhode Island and priced at $295,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!
Sparkman & Stephens
Mahogany over cedar double planking above the turn of the bilge, single plank mahogany below. White oak frames and keelson. Canvas covered deck plywood deck with spruce deck beams. Mahogany cabin house, hatches and cockpit coaming. External lead ballast.The hull is painted blackwith beige deck. In 1960 a 20', bronze, I beam construction was installed under the mast step.A more extensive version of what Rod Stephens installed on his NY32 MUSTANG. 1993 boatwas refastened.
The main salon has settee berths on either side with upper pilot berth to starboard and bookshelf to port. There are eight opening ports in the cabin house sides and a butterfly hatch with screens overhead.Lockers and cabin heater stove forward to starboard and enclosed head opposite. The galley is forward of the head with stove to port and icebox and counter to starboard and opening hatch overhead. LargeV berth in forepeak with large hatch overhead.
The original Gray marine engine was replaced with a Westerbeke 4-108. (approx. 3,000 hrs) Double blade fixed prop in aperture.
VHF Radio: Handheld Depth sounder: Standard Compass: Wilfrid White 6” card in binnacle Knotmeter: Ken Speed analog Fenders and dock lines Soapstone cabin heater stove 3 burnerHeritage propanestove with oven Anchor and rode Cockpit table (removable)
Hollow, spruce mast and boom and spinnaker 1 x 19 standing rigging. Barient primaries Original Nevins winches for main sheet, mast and foredeck Hifield levers for running backstays Main 2017 Genoa 2017 Working Job 2017 Older sails Awning Cockpit cushions
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