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48' C&C Landfall Pilothouse Cutter 1982

$ 130,000

Recalada is a C&C 48' Landfall Pilothouse Cutter listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Darren Sell. Darren can be reached at 1-561-351-7333 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Pilothouse and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.


This 1982 C&C Landfall is one of the few currently on the market that is turn key, ready to set sail as she is a true pilothouse! She had regular maintenance and regular updates between 2014 and today.

"Recalada" was built in the United States in Rhode Island in 1982 by C&C Yachts, designed by Rob Ball. 24 examples completed during its production run between 1980 and 1982. The design is now out of production.

Proven blue-water vessel, rigged for short-handed sailing as a true cutter with fully battened mainsail, yankee and self-tacking staysail. US built in Rhode Island, she is fast, comfortable and easy to sail by a cruising couple. Modern flush-mounted cast acrylic windows provide a 360 view from the pilothouse, with inside steering, engine and autopilot controls for comfortable and safe watches. The gourmet galley is equipped with a 4-burner gimballed stove, infrared oven, microwave and large double stainless sink. Provision for months with the stand-up SS cold plate fridge (7.6 cubic feet), rock solid SS cold plate freezer (3.6 cubic feet) and extensive cupboard and storage space. All bunks and settees have new upholstery and foam. Cast acrylic hatch lenses and new portlights with cam closures for easy opening and closing provide maximum ventilation throughout the vessel. She is fully autonomous at anchor and has offshore grade ground tackle for confident anchoring. Ready to Cruise with this true blue water vessel!


  • Price: $ 130,000
  • Builder: C&C
  • Model: Landfall Pilothouse Cutter
  • Location: Tahiti, French Polynesia
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 48 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 48 ft
  • Beam: 14' 0"
  • Category: Pilothouse
  • Water Capacity: 225 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 205 gals
  • Engine Details: Perkins 4.236
  • Engine 1: 1982 5100.00 HRS 85.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Sleeps 7 - 2 double cabins each with private head.

  • Double cabin forward with head, hanging locker
  • Saloon U-Shaped convertible into a double bed on port side
  • Galley to starboard
  • Main saloon/pilothouse has chart table starboard and pilot-berth to port
  • Double aft cabin with head and independent shower, two hanging lockers
  • (3) Stainless steel fresh water tanks: total 852 L (225 gallons)
  • Cruise RO 40 gallons/hour (150 ltrs) AC water maker installed for easy stand-up access
  • Raritan 12 gallon hot water heater (heated by engine, electric or Espar)
  • Hot/cold pressure water
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Espar Hydronic 10 diesel boiler cabin heater with fans (on standby)
  • 4 x 12v Hella fans
  • 1 x 230v (Euro) room fan with 500 watt adapter
  • 1 x 110v room fan
  • Technautics CoolBlue/Danfoss 7 cubic foot fridge with cold plate
  • Technautics CoolBlue/Danfoss 3.6 cubic foot freezer with cold plate
  • Fridge and freezer boxes are insulated with 6" of polystyrene rigid foam (very efficient in Tropical Environments)
  • (2) Danfoss digital refrigeration compressor control modules (2018)
  • BroadWater 4-burner stainless steel gimballed galley stove, infrared oven burner, works with propane or butane
  • 2 x 20 lb (10kg) propane/butane tanks in vented lockers aft with Polynesian/Euro fill adapter
  • Galley located Gas alarm with solenoid tank switch
  • West Bend 900W Microwave
  • Two Manual Toilets, one Jabsco (aft), one Raritan (forward)
  • 15 Gallon holding tank with macerator pump for OB discharge and deck fitting for pump-out (on standby)
  • Standing stainless steel rod rigging (new by Svendsen's, San Francisco in 2012)
  • Vectran running rigging (2016)
  • Aluminum mast with Navtec continuous rod rigging
  • Full battened mainsail UK Sails (2016)
  • North Sails yankee (renovated by North Sails Sausalito in 2011)
  • Self-tacking hanked on staysail with storm sail reef point by Far East Sails (2018)
  • Quantum Sails 120 tri radial cut genoa (renovated by North Sails Sausalito in 2012)
  • Quantum gennaker with ATN Sock (good condition)
  • Harken furler (headsail)
  • Self-tailing Lewmar winches
  • Mast pulled, inspected, re-wired and painted. All work by Svendsen's, San Francisco (2012).
  • Fully Battened Mainsail, UK Sails San Diego Mainsail has two reef points with the second being in the same location as a standard 3rd reef. Reefing leach uses low friction rings on cringles for smooth running. Haylards and reefing controlled easily at mast. Stackpack with Lazy Jacks.
  • Tides Marine mainsail track
  • Mast sissy bars
  • Stay sail new in 2018 - self-tacking with deck track by Garhauer
  • Removable inner forestay
  • Adjustable big-boat fairlead track by Garhauer (2018)
  • Muir Jaguar 2500 Windlass (motor and gearbox 2018, chain gypsy (chain wheel) 2016)
  • Main Anchor: 80 lb (37kg) Manson Boss Primary on bow anchor roller + 300 ft 3/8' (100m 10mm) Primary Chain • Rode (2018), New double bow rollers (2019)
  • Secondary anchor: 35 lb (16kg) Bruce on stern roller aft + 25 ft 3/8 chain + 150 ft 8 plait nylon rode aft
  • Fortress FX37 anchor stored in v-berth forward locker with 300 ft (100m) 3/4" nylon rode
  • Garmin chart plotter with all NMEA data Wireless/WiFi through ActiSense
  • Garmin depth sounder with forward looking sonar
  • Simrad AP20 hydraulic autopilot
  • Simrad AP27 at cockpit helm
  • Simrad AP16 at inside helm
  • Auto pilot steering controlled by Masthead Transducer through compass or wind angle
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Furuno 32 mile radar
  • Garmin GPS
  • ICOM IC-718 SSB/HAM auto tuner radio
  • Amped SR600EX fixed mast WiFi antenna and repeater
  • 230V (Euro) and 110V (US) shore power
  • 1000 amp hour house battery bank – 8 x 6 Volt flooded, with water miser caps (2018)
  • 1 x 4D flooded starting battery for engine and genset 200 amp hours (2018)
  • Xantrex 2500 inverter charger (110V)
  • Christec 40amp (220V) euro standard battery charger, wired to shore power
  • Solar Panels: total 550W. Schnieder Electric 60amp MPPT Controller
  • Onan generator 5kw (930 h) with remote control panel on the electrical panel
  • Air Breeze Marine X wind turbine, 400W, outputs 15 – 20 Amps in 15-20 knots windspeed
  • Xantrex Link 2000 battery monitor
  • Ample Power Energy battery monitor
  • House, Engine and Combined master battery switches
  • Perkins 4.236 with 85 HP - 5,100 hours (1982)
  • 205 gallons (776 liters) in 3 stainless steel fuel tanks with transfer pump
  • Racore fuel filters
  • Consumption 1.5 L / h at 1800 rpm
  • Maximum speed 8.5 kts and cruise speed 7 kts
  • Feathering MaxProp
  • PYI Dripless Shaft Seal
  • Borg Warner V drive
  • Redundant hydraulic and cable quadrant steering system
  • Balmar ARS5 external alternator regulator (2016)
  • Halon automatic fire extinguisher system
  • Perkins cylinder head top end, valve job (2014)
  • New oil cooler (2014)
  • Raw water pump (2014)
  • Exhaust elbow (2014)
  • Fresh water pump with spare onboard (2018)
  • PYI dripless shaft seal with new bellows installed (Jan. 2019)
  • All machinery serviced at 200 hours or 6 months
  • Genset through hull raw water strainer installed (Jan. 2019)
  • Sunbrella Bimini, Sunbrella Foredeck shade cover, external soft Sunbrella fabric removable windshield cover
  • Convertible awning with telescopic Forespar poles
  • Dual Helms (cockpit and pilothouse) – custom leather coverings
  • Large, deep cockpit lazarette to port, shallow lazarette to starboard
  • Edson Starboard folding cockpit table
  • Edson portable transom boarding step
  • Step-Away SS boarding ladder (three section) – starboard side mounted
  • Pressure Fresh water in cockpit
  • Pressure Seawater in anchor locker
  • Cockpit cushions plus closed cell throwable cushions
  • Boat hook
  • Fenders
  • Bowsprit with seat
  • (2) Scotty Rod holders with rail mounts
  • Dickinson Marine Sea-B-Que - rail mounted with propane or butane – stowable for passage
  • Port and starboard SS board or kayak stanchion racks
  • All windows and hatches replaced in 2014 with 3/8 (10mm) cast acrylic mounted flush with up-to-date marine construction standards utilizing 3M VHB tape and Dow Corning 995 structural sealant
  • Beckson port lights retrofitted with cam locks, new gaskets (2018)
  • Interior curtains: Sunbrella shade for UV protection
  • New foam and upholstery on all bunks and settees changed (2015)
  • Numerous spare parts for engine, genset, rigging, electrical, general hardware and maintenance
  • Tool storage locker serves as inside helm step
  • Last bottom paint in Jan. 2019 TechniMarine Papeete, (3 coats Sherwin Williams Seaguard anti fouling paint) keel was faired and PYI shaft seal bellows replaced at the same time
  • Achilles SPD-330E dinghy, aluminum floor, can be stored in 2 bags below decks on passage. Total weight less than 100 lbs. (45kg) (2016)
  • Outboard Motor: Mercury Sea Pro 15 HP 2 stroke with 5 gallon (20 L) tank, 75 lbs.(34 kg) (2015)
  • Outboard engine hoist and stern pulpit mount with lock – option to store in lazarette on passage
  • Custom stainless steel davits with multi-purchase hoists

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


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