By appointment only
Robert Perry Designed
Cutter Ketch Rigged
Original Iron Fuel Tanks Replaced with Aluminum Tanks
Teak Ratlines and Crows Nest
3 Marine Reverse Cycle AC/Heaters
Ford Lehman Diesel
Redundant Auto Pilots
Often referred to as a “pirate ship”, the Robert Perry designed CT 54 is as “salty” and traditional as it gets and with her low freeboard, striking sheer and graceful lines she is bound to attract attention wherever she goes. She is a true voyager, robustly built, well-mannered offshore, capable of safely taking you anywhere that stirs your heart.
In 1981, Ta Chiao made huge improvements in the layup of the deck. Previous models suffered from the “leaky teaky” decks caused by sealant failure where the decks where screwed into the coring.
The new and much improved design features 2 ½” plywood coring with ¾” fiberglass above and below for a total of a 4” thick deck. With ¾” of fiberglass on top, the deck screws don’t penetrate the wood coring. This eliminated the deck leak and core rot issues which were common on the earlier models. Vickie Marie is a 1982 model.
Vickie Marie has only had two owners and her current owners are moving inland necessitating her sale. She is a wonderfully balanced and safe offshore voyager and is ready for her next owner to take her to distant shores.
Bob Perry on the sea trial of the first CT 54 built. “Blasting around San Francisco Bay on my very first design was something I’ll never forget…the helm balance was perfect…”
Contact the listing broker today to schedule a time to see Vickie Marie.
The CT54 offers comfortable cruising with its spacious layout offering a private aft cabin with Queen-size bed, full-equipped galley, separate dining area, beautiful main salon and two additional guest cabins forward. All accommodations are cooled (and heated) via three reverse-cycle marine air conditioning units.
Owner’s Stateroom (aft)
Galley and Dining Area
The large galley is located to port aft of the main salon with the dining/breakfast area to starboard. A large chest refrigerator freezer is centerline. The galley has the following features:
The teak dining table to starboard is surrounded by a u-shaped settee which comfortably seats 6 adults and may be lowered to convert to a double guest berth.
Port Guest Cabin
Starboard Guest Cabin
Port Head and Center Shower
Located below decks are the following:
On deck are the following:
The original black iron fuel tanks have been replaced with aluminum tanks. The water tanks are stainless steel and the holding tanks are plastic.
This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.
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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