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1985 Nauticat 44

Hingham, Massachusetts

$165,000

PRELIMINARY LISTING - Thank you for your patience as more details and photos are added in the near future.

This Nauticat 44 underwent an extensive refit from 2003 - 2010 under the ownership of the previous owner, a former executive of Volvo who purchased PRIME TIME as a retirement project.  Renovations included the removal of the teak decks and the application of a fiberglass nonskid.  Many systems including the engine were replaced. More details of the refit will be added to this listing shortly.  A description and summary of the renovation, written by the former owner, is available by request.

PRIME TIME is now available due to a change in the current owner's plans.  A recent survey performed in 10/2020 is available on request.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: PRIME TIME
Make: Nauticat
Model: 44
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Siltala
Designer: Aarniapalo
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SLT441112
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel

Dimensions

Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 43'6 ft
Waterline Length: 37'8 ft
Beam: 12'1 ft
Max Draft: 5'11 ft
Displacement: 39,700 lb
Bridge Clearance: 56'6 ft
Ballast: 12,100 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: TAMD 41H
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 146hp
  • Year: 2010
  • Engine Hours: 1100

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 400 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 160 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 48 gal

Other

Heads Count: 2
Boat Class: Motorsailers, Ketch, Cruisers

Contact

John L. Procter, CPYB
Lawson Yachts LLC

Office

Lawson Yachts LLC
190 Lincoln Street
Hingham, Massachusetts, US, 02043
Tel:781-749-1645
Disclaimer

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.



Accommodations

Interior

All interior joinery is of satin varnished teak or teak faced marine plywood, except the surfaces of the galley counter tops and toilet compartments. Upholstery and curtains throughout are replaced 2011-2017. The floorboards are of teak faced plywood with wood striping and varnished finish. Wall-to-wall carpeting in pilothouse.

Fore cabin

Two berths. Shelves and reading lights above the berths and storage space underneath. Aluminum alloy framed hatch to provide light and ventilation. 120V outlet The forward head is located by the forward cabin and contains pressurized water, basin, and a household type full size electric marine toilet. Septic tank and a pump-out fitting on deck. Ceiling light. Storage behind and underneath of basin. A medicine cabinet is mounted on the wall behind the toilet. Finished in light laminate. One electric vent.

Salon

Dinette for up to eight persons, the table can be lowered to form a generous double berth. On port side a bar locker with a bottle rack, the bar locker door has stained glass. Space for radio and TV. Bookshelf. Storage beneath the settee. On starboard side a long settee with a shelf above and lockers.

Pilot House

The pilothouse offers panoramic all-round views through rubber framed safety glass windows and the cabin roof can be opened via a large sliding hatch. Two sliding doors, port and starboard, provide easy access to deck. Furthermore, the amount of glass in the pilot house gives bright and airy interior that you usually expects in much larger yachts.

The internal helm station with full electronics displays at hand gives weather protection while a dinette seats up to 6. The pilothouse has custom teak cabinetry and lifting floor with sound insulated panels provide excellent access to the spacious engine compartment with its 146 hp. Volvo Penta diesel engine and the 9 kW Onan generator. Large navigation/chart table for full size charts with chart storage under the lid. A logical and easy to understand electrical distribution panel is located aft at starboard side.

  • The pilot house has wall-to-wall carpeting.
  • Three two-speed heavy duty windshield wipers.
  • Locker for handbooks etc.
  • Fire extinguisher.
  • 12V and 120V outlets.

Master Stateroom

Two steps down is the aft master stateroom with a center line queen size bed and in-suite head with separate shower. Splendide Washer/Dryer Combo in connection to aft shower room. A household type full size electric marine toilet In spacious aft head, pressurized water and basin with mixer faucet. Ceiling light. One opening port, for good air circulation and light. Holding tank with a pump-out fitting on deck for easy pump-out. The owner's cabin holds a tall lighted hanging locker. Head light and reading lights. Plenty of storage in lockers. Four opening port, for good air circulation, make the cabin light and spacious. Two fixed windows at the stern. Three 120V outlets. 

Forward of dinette, is fitted with stainless steel double sink, hot and cold pressure water, three burner gas stove with oven (gimballed). Burners and oven have flame guards and electronic spark ignition. Gas Control Panel with remote shut-off valve and gas detection system. 65 l top loading 12V compressor driven refrigerator. Standing stainless steel Refrigerator/Freezer 120V AC/12V DC. Microwave Owen. Ice Maker. Plenty of working space of Durant surface, several drawers, shelves and lockers. Cutting board. Drawers for silverware. Trash pail. One aluminum framed hatch on deck to provide light and ventilation to this area. Fresh water monitoring panel. Fire extinguisher and fire blanket.

Galley

Forward of dinette, is fitted with stainless steel double sink, hot and cold pressure water, three burner gas stove with oven (gimballed). Burners and oven have flame guards and electronic spark ignition. Gas Control Panel with remote shut-off valve and gas detection system. 65 l top loading 12V compressor driven refrigerator. Standing stainless steel Refrigerator/Freezer 120V AC/12V DC. Microwave Owen. Ice Maker. Plenty of working space of Durant surface, several drawers, shelves and lockers. Cutting board. Drawers for silverware. Trash pail. One aluminum framed hatch on deck to provide light and ventilation to this area. Fresh water monitoring panel. Fire extinguisher and fire blanket.

 

Deck

Deck and Superstructure

The deck and superstructure are of 100 % hand laminated GRP construction. Non-skid deck surface. Handrail is made of teak with stainless steel stanchions. Pilot house windows are of toughened safety-glass suspended in rubber frames. Boarding gates aft, starboard and port. A stainless steel folding ladder can be moved to eater side for easier boarding. Stainless steel stem head fitting. Rubbing strake of teak. Anchor box forward. The cockpit has full seating and steering station with controls and navigation instruments. The cockpit has two benches with lockers. The genoa winches are in the front of the bench. Swim platform with swim ladder and boarding ladder.

Equipment
  • Anchors and Lines 1 × 35 kg (77 lbs..) Delta anchor with 275 ft. anchor chain.
  • Anchor box One forward.
  • Bar locker In saloon with bottle rack etc.
  • Batteries 4 × 115 Ah for service and 4 × 90 Ah for Bow Thruster and Windlass.
  • Bilge pump Manual and two automatic electric bilge pumps.
  • Telescopic boarding ladder at stern.
  • Bollards 2 forward 2 midships and 2 aft.
  • Depth sounder Airmar DST 200
  • Electric outlets 12V and 120V, in fwd. cabin, aft cabin, wheelhouse and cockpit
  • Emergency steering Direct to rudderstock.
  • Fairleads, anodized alloy, 2 forward, 2 midships and 2 aft.
  • Fenders 4 medium size fenders and 4 large fenders.
  • Fire extinguishers 2 × 2 kg (4 lbs..), 1 × 5 kg (10 lbs..)
  • Gas storage with drainage for gas bottles, starboard and port, under step to aft deck.
  • Holding tanks, appr. 2 X 90, one with emptying from deck or to sea with electric pump.
  • Electric marine horn with push button inside
  • Analogue instruments: 1 tachometer, 1 engine oil pressure gauge, 1 water temperature gauge, 1
  • volt meter, 2 fuel gauges, 1 engine hour meter, 1 gear oil pressure gauge,
  • Lifebuoy 2 horseshoe type.
  • Zodiac Coastal 4-person Life Raft (Due for repacking) The raft is sited in a stainless steel holder on fore deck, it is protected by a canvas cover
  • Stainless steel stanchions
  • Lifesling Mounted at stern.
  • U-shaped rescue buoy Two buoys mounted on the aft deck handrail.
  • Rescue heaving lines
  • Life vests with stroboscope lights.  Two inflatable vests included.
  • .Distress Flag
  •  2 x PLB The buoyant AquaLink™ Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) broadcasts a unique registered distress signal that not only tells rescuers where you are, but who you are, and then lets them “home in” on your location with its built-in, super bright LED strobe light that increases visibility.
  • EPIRB Note. Batteries are due for replacement
  • ORION Deluxe HP Alert Locate Flare Kit
  • Hazard Alert Radio
  • Back-up/emergency VHF radio.
  • Streamlight Fire Vulcan LED
  • West Marine Bosun`s Chair
  • Gunwale-Mounted Boarding Ladder
  • Jabsco Porta Quick Oil Changer
  • Line Cutter the HOOKNIFE
  • Water and Diesel Jerrycans
    • 2 x Heavy Duty 6'-14' Floating & Telescoping Boat Hook
    • Handrail of teak, gate on aft, starboard and port.
    • Led-navigation and anchor lights according to international rules
    • Flood lights
    • Reading lights at berths Indirect lights in galley and saloon
    • Log Simrad
    • Mooring warps 4 × 15 m (4 × 49?)
    • Navigation table In pilothouse, storage space for charts
    • St. Croix Marine Tip-up Glue-less Davit System.
    • Garhauer LD6-1M W/34 Lifting Davit for dinghy outboard. Stainless Steel Blocks. Tubing diameter is 1-3/4", height is 64" and arm length is 34". It has a 5/16" X 60' line and single handed controls. Lifting capacity is 100 lbs.
    • Dinghy: West Marine PSB – 275 (new 2018) Performance Segmented Floor Inflatable Sport Boat
    • Tohatsu 6-HP four stroke outboard is a clean-running 6-HP four-stroke engine that meets the tough EPA 2006 standards for outboard emissions, it provides a powerful, smooth-running performance and impressive fuel economy, using less than half a gallon of fuel per hour when run wide open at 5-6,000 RPM. Weighing in at just 55 lbs. Tohatsu's 6-HP four-stroke motors are among the lightest in their class. Features include a well-engineered lubricating system, thermostatically controlled water cooling and through the prop exhaust.
    • A set of Owners and Service Manuals, Parts books and general instructions for all major system onboard is included.
    •  Well organized documentation of accessories and equipment installed     during the renovation.
    •  Force10 Stow & Go BBQ 160 Sq. In. 
Electrical

Prime Time has three separate electrical systems. Completely rebuilt 2010

  • 12V DC house battery system consisting of 4 heavy duty lead acid batteries, capacity 460Ah.
  • 24V DC system for Windlass and Bow Thruster.                                                        
  • 120V AC System supplied from shore, inverter or a 9kW onboard generator.

 

The three systems are controlled from a logically planned easy to understand distribution panel, located in the Pilot House. The distribution panel consists of Blue Seas Electrical Panels, Shore power/Generator selectors, master switches and control panels for Inverter and Generator. The charging system consists of one inverter/charger two engine driven alternators one 12V/135A and one 12V/210A. Lighting throughout the yacht as needed. Running lights to international standards. 12V and 120V outlets throughout the yacht. The complete electrical system was replaced 2010. Prime Time is ready for overseas adventures, the shore power can be connected to 240V AC, the isolation transformers can easily be changed to 240V input and deliver 120V AC to the vessels system.  The generator is a 9KW Cummins Onan, was installed in 2010, and was first put into use in June, 2011. It has approximately 475 hours.

Electronics

The complete electronics system was replaced 2010 in connection to the major renovation of Prime Time. In order to avoid compatibility problem a complete Navigation System including Radar and Auto Pilot from one supplier, SIMRAD was chosen.

 

Simrad System

  • Chart plotter: NSE 12 Multifunction Display (Pilot House)
  • Chart plotter: NSE 8 Multifunctional Display (Aft Helm Station)
  • Radar: Broadband 3G Radar
  • Autopilot computer: AP42
  • Autopilot controller: AP28 (Both NSE 12 and NSE 8 have Controllers as well).
  • Rudder Feedback: RF300
  • AIS system: NAIS300 Class B AIS with its own GPS and AIS Antenna.
  • Compass: RC42 intelligent rate compass.
  • Deep sounder: Airmar DST 200
  • Log: Airmar DST200 (includes a temperature transducer)
  • GPS: GS25 GPS
  • Wind Instrument: IS 20
  • Rudder Indicator: 2 X IS 20 (one instrument on each helm station)
  • Weather Information: WM-2 Sirius Satellite Weather & Radio Module.
  • Analogue Instrument Interface: RS 211 (Supplied by Noland Engineering)
  • EPIRB Interface: AT10 Simrad to NMEA 183 converter.
  • Entertainment Interface: Sonic hub

 

Radio System

  • VHF: Icom IC M-602
  • VHF aft station: ICOM HM127 Command Mic
  • Handhold VHF: West Marine
  • Hazard Alert Radio: SAME Weather Radio
  • Radio Beacons
  • EPIRB: ACR GlobalFix iPRO 406 MHz GPS EPIRB
  • PLB: 2 X ACR PLB-350C 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons

 

Back-up Navigation System

  • GPS: Garmin GPS 17X 0183 HSV
  • Galvanic isolator: USB2ISO (Supplied by Saelig Company, Inc).

 

Antennas

  • VHF Antenna: Galaxy 5215-C-X
  • AIS Antenna: Galaxy 5215-AIS
  • Wi-Fi Antenna: Galaxy 5248 (currently not in use)
  • TV Antenna: Glomex V9125/00. (with amplifier)
Monitoring System
  • Battery monitor: Xantrex Batmon
  • PC interface: Xantrex XBM to RS232 Interface.
  • Entertainment System
  • TV: Flat screen TV, VIZIO 21 inch 2014
  • Speakers: Total four, various brands.
  • Outdoor speakers: Bose 151
  • Subwoofer: FUSION 210W Marine Active Subwoofer.
Mechanical

Dual steering stations, one in pilothouse and one on aft deck. Turnover rate of the wheels are adjustable, normally 3?6 turns from lock to lock. Rudder of GRP, rudder stock of acid-proof steel, emergency steering by way of a tiller connected directly to the rudder stock.steering.

Plumbing

The complete water and sanitation system was replaced 2010. All through hull fittings and seacocks below waterline are made of bronze and coated with three layer of white epoxy for extended corrosion resistance. All seacocks are bounded to the vessels grounding system and hull zinc plates with a 6 AWG cable for protection against galvanic corrosion. Fresh water: 2 X 40gal. 150 L. One piece molded durable polyethylene water tanks that meet Coast Guard standards are fitted under the main saloon sole. The tanks are fitted with necessary venting. Pressurized water system. Tubing in cross-linked polyethylene Flexpipe marine-grade. Stainless steel double sink in galley, washbasins in both heads. All faucets in chrome plated brass. The shower has a thermostatic faucet mixer for supreme comfort. Both toilet compartments are supplied with Atlantes Freedom marine electric toilets, giving you the convenience of a household type toilet in a sleek one-piece molded china bowl. Holding tanks approx. 90 l with pump out fittings on deck and SeaLand bellows-type diaphragm discharge pumps for easy pump out offshore. Shower sumps. Two automatic electric bilge pumps and one manual bilge pump.

Engine Room

Easy access to the spacious engine room is via lifting floor with sound insulated panels. A telescopic stainless ladder makes it easy to climb down for maintenance. Following equipment is installed in the engine room:

  • Volvo Penta diesel engine
  •  9 kW Onan Generator
  • Borg Warner Gear Box
  • Two Fuel Tanks
  • Ventilated Battery Compartments.
  • Water Heater with Mixer
  • Fresh Water Pump
  • DS-unit
  • Pre fuel filters 2 for the engine and one for the generator.
  • Fresh water intakes and filters for engine and generator.

 All service points on the engine and generator are easy accessible. The space under the engine is separated from the rest of the bilge, possible oil leakage from the engine is confined and will not be pumped overboard, it has to be removed by hand. 

A diesel engine requires sufficient volume of air or else it will lose power. For the engine to function properly and give full power it is absolutely necessary that both the inlet and outlet air ducts are adequately dimensioned. Prime Time has an improved air intake four times larger than a standard Nauticat. The engine room most also be ventilated, so that the temperature can be kept down to a satisfactory level. To ventilate the engine room more effectively and keep the temperature at a low level, Prime Time has two heavy duty suction fans installed in the outlet air ducts. The fans are rated for continues duty. The above measures surely contributes to Prime Time’s outstanding fuel economy.

HVAC System

For maximum comfort Prime Time has two reverse cycle ducted A/C unit with a total capacity of 28,000 BTU. A 10,000 BTU unit serving the fore cabin and a 16,000 BTU unit serving the pilot house and the aft cabin, one unit was installed 2011. The other unit 2020. The units are sea water cooled and a March pump serves as a cooling pump, pumping sea water through the system. The units are reversible and produce heat when desired. Thermostats with adjustable fan speed for maximum comfort and sound level.

Bow Thruster

Brand: Volvo Penta QL

Model: QL 1200

Power: 7 hp. 10kW

Laundry

Splendide Comb-o-Matic Is an automatic washer and vented tumble dryer by Splendide. Front-loading with a stainless steel drum and an extra-large door opening for easy loading and unloading, it features 9 wash programs, 6 water temp. settings, 3 dry programs, a delay start option and a 1200 RPM max. spin speed.

Bilge Pumps

Prime Time has a bilge pump system consisting of two automatic bilge pumps mounted on a console that is detachable and can be lifted up for easy cleaning. The pumps are mounted on top of another the lowest mounted pump has a capacity of 360 gal./hr. and handles minor leakage. Sitting on top is a 2000 gal./hr. emergency pump that takes care of any major leak.

Canvas

Prime Times has canvas to protect most of the outdoor teak, all canvas made of Sunbrella highest grade fabrics with an estimated lifespan of 10 3 times longer than other outdoor fabrics on the market. Below is a list of the canvas and date installed.

  • Bimini 2012
  • Stack Packs 2014
  • Rub rail covers 2016
  • Handrail covers 2012
  • locker covers 2017
  • hatch covers 2012
  • Life raft cover 2016
  • All Pilot House windows 2012
  • Sliding doors. 2012
  • Pilot House Hatch Cover 2020
  • Winch covers 2017
  • Windlass 2014
  • Wind protection Canvas Date Unknown (Fair condition) for aft deck
  • Sun Protection Canvas Date Unknown (Fair condition covers 75% of vessel)
Sails, Spars, and Rigging

Sails

  • Ketch rigged with bowsprit and double headsails, sail area 114,0 m² 1227ft2
  • Main sail: 32,3 m² 348ft2
  • Mizzen: 13,4 m² 144ft2
  • Genoa I: 59,3 m² 638ft2
  • Genoa II: 49,4 m² 531ft2
  • Storm jib I: 13,5 m² 145ft2
  • Storm jib II: ?
  • Cruising spinnaker: 123,0 m² 1324ft2

Spars and Rigging

Silver anodized aluminum alloy spars with internal halyards and elliptical formed spreaders. Main mast boom equipped with Rodkick boom vang. Main and mizzen masts stepped on deck. Main mast is fitted with anchor, navigation, masthead and flood lights. Mizzen mast is fitted with flood lights.

  • Main mast halyards winches: 2 × Andersen 28 ST 2-speed 1 × Andersen 10
  • Mizzen mast halyard: 1 × Andersen 10
  • Mizzen mast reefing: 1 × Andersen 10
  • Sheet winches: Fore sail 2 × Lewmar 46 Main sail 2 × Lewmar 30.
  • Standing rigging: Main mast, 1 × 19 ø 8-10 mm, stainless steel wire (new 2010).
  • Mizzen mast, 1 × 19, ø 6 mm, stainless steel wire (new 2010).
  • Running rigging: Halyards NEW ENGLAND ROPES Color-Coded Sta-Set and
  • Sta-Set X? Sheets of rope (new 2011).

Chain plates and turnbuckles are of acid-proof steel. All standing rigging, turnbuckles and mizzen mast chain plates are replaced 2010.

Disclaimer

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.

Additional Contact Information

For further information, please contact John L. Procter, CPYB:

Office:  781-749-1645

Toll-free:  781-214-3632

Cell phone:  617-694-8455

E-mail: lawsonyachts@aol.com


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