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Phil Rhodes Offshore 40′ For Sale

Built by Cheoy Lee, 1969.

$52,900. Available Immediately.

Bennett Brothers Yachts is located 10 minutes from the Wilmington International Airport. Wilmington is serviced daily by USAir (800-428-4322) and Delta Airlines (1-800-282-3424).

If you long to own and sail a blue-water vessel but think you cannot afford a sailboat of this quality, Siskiwit is your opportunity.

156 vessels of this class were built from 1964-1976. Given their vintage, all face common repair issues. Siskiwit has been frequently and professionally upgraded by the current owner: removal of original teak deck replaced with fiberglass; diesel rebuilt; dyform rigging; awlgrip of hull, deck, coach roof and cockpit. Upgrade of hatches and all wood ports to SS ports.

Comfortable interior and fully equipped for live-aboard family/couple. Headroom 6’5″. Ample ventilation makes for tropical comfort. Seller has lived aboard for 6+ years and cruised all the Great Lakes, Atlantic seaboard, Bahamas out islands during 26-year ownership.

Built to Lloyds of London A-100 standards. Most recent haulout was (January, 2015).