1983, HANS CHRISTIAN 39 PH (Pilot House)


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This boat will take you anywhere you want – safely! The current owner did many upgrades to “Dorado” getting it ready for serious off-shore cruising and he used only the best materials, best systems and best service providers. The life lines replaced with solid stainless-steel extra high for ease of movement around the decks while under way, in boom “Schaefer” Gamma boom furling system for the mainsail, rigging replaced at 2018, a removable cutter stay for a hank-on staysail, generator, air-condition, 400 watt solar power, bow thruster, AIS, Aluminum hull semi-inflatable RIB on custom made stainless-steel davits and much more. View the full specs for more detailed info.

Buying a boat in Mexico can have some tax advantages in saving you the State Sales Tax and the boat is already where you want to start Cruising.  When buying a boat in Mexico, all of the title transfer, paperwork and funds transfers are handled in the United States by a Marine Documentation Services Company for your convenience and piece of mind.

Full Specifications

Boat Name

Builder: Hans Christian Yachts
Designer: Harwood Ives
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Full
Hull Shape: Displacement

LOA: 46 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 6 in
LWL: 33 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 37 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in
Displacement: 27585 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 59 ft 6 in

Total Power: 38 HP
Engine Brand: Isuzu
Year Built: 1983
Engine Model: 4LE1 PW-03
Engine Type: Inboard
Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Center
Engine Hours: 2300
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive

Cruising Speed: 5 knots @ 1300 RPM
Maximum Speed: 6 knots

Fresh Water Tanks: Stainless steel (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Fiberglass (225 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic (31 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 1
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Seating Capacity: 4

Depthsounder – Simrad and Signet
Log-speedometer – Signet
Plotter – 2 Garmin GPS map 741 XS
Autopilot – Alpha 3000
Compass – 2 Ritchie
GPS – Garmin
VHF – Icom IC-M506 and handheld Westmarine VHF85
Radar – Garmin

Fully battened mainsail – Taylor Sails – 2018, Like New!
Furling mainsail – In boom furling
Furling genoa – Port Townsend Sails, 2004. Good condition
Storm jib – Port Townsend Sails – Hank On staysail
Asymmetric spinnaker – Port Townsend Sails – Like new!!! In a sock

Steering wheel
Electric winch – Harken 40 ST

Inside Equipment
Bow thruster – “Side-Power” SP95Ti bow thrust with joystick control at helm station
Electric bilge pump – Rule 500 GPH with float switch
Manual bilge pump
Battery charger – “Xantrex” Freedom HFS Sine wave
Air conditioning – 12.000 BTU, “Aqua Air” AQSC 12 H
Heating – With air-condition
Hot water – Force 10 – 6 Gallons
Oven – Force 10, 3 burners
Microwave oven – Emerson
Electric head – Jabsco
Refrigerator – Sea Frost 134A DC5000 fridge/freezer. 12V. Top and side access

Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet – 125V/50 amp
Generator – Universal 6.5 D25, 3 cylinders diesel
Inverter – “Xantrex” Freedom HFS 2055 charger/Inverter 2000 Watt
Electrical Circuit: 12V

Outside Equipment/Extras
Teak cockpit
Teak sidedecks
Solar panel – 400 watt
Cockpit cushions
Swimming ladder
Davits – Stainless steel
Tender – Highfield CL290XP RIB, aluminum hull with Honda 5 HP, 4 stroke outboard motor
Electric windlass

Walk Through
There is only 1 step separating the cockpit hinged door from the interior. Coming down from the companion way to a diner style dinette on the starboard side that can comfortably seat 4 people. On the port side across is the galley. Going forward, the steering station is to the starboard while across from it is where the electrical switchboard and radios are wall mounted. Behind the switchboard bulkhead there is a small bench that gives access to a single bunk. Steps lead down to the heads and the main cabin with a double bunk on the starboard side and storage on the port side. Towards the V berth a small cabin is used for storage, hanging locker and a workshop. At the head of the boat is the access to the chain locker.

The Isuzu 4 cylinders diesel is under the floorboards as you enter the boat from the cockpit. The hours indicator shows 292 hours since the last gauge burned and was ruined. Estimated total hours as reported by the owner and using a recent survey from 2 year ago as reference, is at approx. 2300 hours.

Prop Shaft: Stainless-steel 1 ¼”. Good condition.
Engine Alarms: 12VDC Charge, oil pressure and temp. gauges on engine panel.
Stuffing Box: “PSS” Packless Sealing System Shaft seal.

Diesel, 3 cylinders, wet exhaust. Located under the floorboard left of inside helm station.
Manufacturer: “Universal” 6.5 D25.
Kilowatt Rating: 9 kW (12HP) @1800 RPM, 120 VAC, 60 Hz.
Indicated Hours: 1468.

FUEL: 2 X 100 Gallons and 1 X 25 Gallons fiberglass tanks.

WATER: 2 stainless-steel tanks with a total of 200 Gallons. Located in midship under the floorboards above the bilge.

HOLDING TANK: 1 plastic tank with capacity of 31 Gallons.

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.