Santa Cruz 50 #1
A Very Sweet, Fun & Fast Ride.
She is well maintained and in great condition. A couple can cruise this easy sailing yacht with lots of speed & control. She is handsome, comfortable, a fierce competitor, and will inspire the most experienced race crews at the club level & major long-distance down wind events. She has performed very well in some of the most demanding races including Transpac, Lahaina Return, Kauai Channel Race and the Mexican Regattas.
She is wonderful venue for corporate events and intimate social entertaining.
She has undergone many recent up grades & equipment additions; aluminum mast & boom 2005 & marine diesel 42 hp engine 2007 with a well maintained foam core fiberglass hull.
In 2005 the following was done at KKMI over 6 months under the guidance of Bill Erkelens:
New Deck & Cabin top layout & gelcoat. All hardware removed & updated eliminating 9 winches & 8 clutches to bring the boat to modern configuration.
Steering station moved aft in cockpit
New Mast, boom, standing & running rigging, boom vang & backstay were replaced (Ballenger Spars.)
All Steering gear was renewed, large 52" destroyer wheel installed.
New 42 Gal. Fuel Cell installed with hoses & electrical.
All electronics renewed: SSB, VHF, Raymarine full functions electronics and EPIRB.
Engine replaced with Vetus 42 HP diesel.
Running rigging replaced.
All non-opening windows replaced.
All Hatches Replaced.
Nine new hatches added.
New contemporary elliptical rudder installed.
Swimstep/sugar scoop modified to blend with hull.
Bow modified for longer waterline & contemporary style.
Mainsheet system re-designed & installed.
Mast & boom pulled and inspected 2016
All standing rigging (Rod & Wire) replaced 2016
Includes lots of Racing & safety gear.
2 Mainsails (one for club racing and cruising & one carbon blend racing sail used twice)
#4 Dacron is workhorse.
Code 0 excellent
Code 2 carbon blend, our largest at 106 % excellent
Blast Reacher carbon blend used once
Wind seeker Very good
Asymmetrical Kite Very Good
Storm Jib Like new
Trisail Like new
Symmetrical Spinnakers (6+/-) in varied condition
Mast & boom have been pulled & surveyed in 2013.
Boat hauled & surveyed in 2016.
1687 A Kalauokalani Way
Honolulu, HI 96814