Harvest Moon Specifications

Harvest Moon sailing off the coast of Maine

The Harvest Moon is a 1986 42' Vagabond ketch. Specifications are:

LOA: 41' 08"                     DRAFT:  5'- 06"                                SAIL AREA:  871 SF.
LWL: 34' 00"                    BALLAST:  9,200 LBS.                     WATER CAP. 140 GAL.
BEAM: 12' 10"                 DISPL: 28,500 LBS.                           FUEL CAP: 100 GAL.

EQUIPMENT:  61hp. Lehman diesel, new 6 kw Northern Lights diesel generator, (Oct 2005), air/heat, new refrigeration, new microwave, new 11 gallon hot water heater, new faucets, propane stove, new class 1 EPIRB, liferaft, new forespar whisker pole,  new cockpit enclosure, all new cushions below, etc.

  All new Icom M 602 VHF, all new Ray Marine GPS, Radar, Wind, Speed, Depth, hydrostatic release E-pirb, Inverter, KVH TV satellite receiver, Jensen 10 CD stereo with 6 speakers, etc.

She is a center cockpit ketch with a new full enclosure. This beautiful sailboat has a solid teak interior, with exceptional joinery and is ideal for the weekend or the world. The great aft cabin has a queen-sized berth, 2 hanging lockers with lights and a mirrored dressing area. Two complete heads with showers are conveniently located fore and aft. The galley on port provides a well-ventilated efficient working space with 4 opening portlites and a fan. The roomy main saloon with its teak oval table and functional navigation area provides comfort and convenient living space.


New (8/1/05) All new ultra suede cushions and backrests in main salon, all new berthing cushions

New (2/1/06) Toshiba 23" flat panel TV with DVD

New (6/1/07) KVH TV satellite receiver


·  New (05/2005) Refrigeration unit by Frigo Boat, w/ top and and front loading access, and new freezer, (2/1/06).

·  Propane stove - 3 Burner with oven

·  Hot and cold pressure water

·  New (10/2005), 11 gallon hot water heater

·  New (6/1/07) Sharp microwave oven

·  Double stainless steel sinks


·  New (10/2005) 23" flat panel TV with built in DVD player

·  New (10/2005) Jensen MCDA1 AM/FM 10 disk Stereo system,  200 watt cockpit speakers, 2 new speakers in main salon,  2 new in aft   stateroom.

·  Full chart table & swing out seat

·  New (05/2005) Icom IC-M602 VHF Radio - DSC

·  New (05/2005) Ray Marine Radar and suit of instruments:

·   New (05/2005) Ray Marine depth, speed and distance log, radar, apparent wind

·  Autohelm 7000 autopilot

·  New (05/2005) Hailer, automatic fog horn

   New (10/2005) Wireless remote control spot light mounted on bow rail

   New (6/1/07) Elec. horn on spreaders

·  Compass


·  New (10/05) Northern Lights 6KW Diesel Generator.

·  New (05/2005) All major wiring has been replaced.

·  Newmar 60 Amp automatic battery charger, Balmar 1500 watt inverter

·  4 Way switching for shore/generator/inverter/off selector switch

·  New (05/2005) Batteries: (2) 8 D AGM house bank, 1 engine start, new generator and anchor windless batteries, total of 9 batteries, 8 new 

·  Dockside Electrical Cable

·  12V Cabin fans

·  Full 12V DC and 120V AC electrical systems

·  New (05/2005) Mast Head lightening disperser


<>·  Lehman 4D61 61hp diesel engine, with new twin  Racor filters, (New  2/1/06), new secondary filter housing and raw water pump, May, 2009

Hurth transmission

·  New (10/2009) Engine room blower

·  Fuel shut off valves for engine and stove

   New (10/2005) Fireboy Auto fire extinguising system with both diesel shut down wiring

·  Air Conditioning/heat (19000 BTU reverse cycle)

·  Pressure water system

·  (3) Bilge pumps (2 automatic, 1 manual) All in working order

·  New (05/2005) (2) new heads, one electric, with showers, 2 holding tanks, new waste piping throughout, new macerators, new Y-valves   and bronze vented loops for both heads. USCG compliant holding tanks


·  Equipped for cruising

·  Aluminum masts and booms with all
(05/2005)  all  SS  rigging

·  New (05/2005) Pro Furl Roller furling for Genoa

·  New (05/2005) Sails:  Main, mizzen, #2 Genoa. Staysail new (10/2005).

·  New (06/2007) 4 Harken winches


·  Fiberglass nonskid deck

·  Dual anchor rollers on bow

   New (05/2005) Bow rail and P&S Lifelines and gates 

·  Salt water deck washdown system

·  Teak rub rail w/ bronze chafe strip, Teak caprail with 4 coats of Cetol, 4/2008

·  New (6/2007) Bimini top, with full cockpit enclosure curtains of strata glass

·  Anchors: 45# Bruce; 35# Plow; Fortress with chain and rode

·  Lighthouse 1510 electric windlass

·  4 person Avon 4 life raft double floor & E Pack (inspected 10/09)

·  Inflatable rigid botton Dinghy w/ 6 HP Yamaha OB Motor

·  New (08/2009) Boarding ladder

·  New (05/2005) Navigation lights

·  Deck lights

·  New (10/2005) wireless remote controlled Search light

·  New (05/2005) Fenders & dock lines

·  New (05/2005) (8), type 1 offshore commercial Life jackets & USCG gear

·  Insect screens for ports & hatches and cockpit enclosure