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Freedom Freedom 44 Aft Cockpit Cat Ketch Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Freedom
  • Location:
  • Year: 1982
  • LOA: 44'0" (13.42m)
  • Beam: 12' 0'' (3.66m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft: 1.83
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 17730
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 2
  • Showers: 2
  • Watertank Size: 167 Gallons
  • Engine Make: Perkins 4.108
  • Horsepower: 50hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 90 Gallons
  • Engine Hours Port: 3250

Broker Remarks

Freedom 44 Aft Cockpit Cat-Ketch Sailing cruiser for sale, rarely seen on the market. An opportunity to purchase a highly desirable boat capable of crossing oceans at speed and in comfort.  Sleeps 7 in 3 cabins. This Freedom 44 is currently ashore receiving full underwater epoxy treatment.


Sleeps 7 in 2 doubles and 3 single berths in three cabins
The interior is finished in oiled teak and has ample stowage.
There is a custom navigation station
Galley area with 3 burner propane stove & oven (burners 2009) Grunert Versimatic double cabinet fridge/freezer running off dedicated alternator or shorepower Double stainless steel sink with pressurised hot & cold water and manual fresh & salt water pumps

2 heads compartments, both with hot and cold pressurised water (pump fitted 2009) Raritan marine wc's & showers Holding tanks to both heads

Mechanical and Rigging

Built in 1982 by Tillotson Pearson USA to a design by Gary Hoyt
GRP hull deck and superstructure with end-grain Balsa Core reinforcement
Hull epoxy coated (2010)
Lead fin keel with skeg hung rudder
Wheel steering
Wind-vane self steering


Perkins 4.108 50hp 4-cylinder diesel engine.
Fresh and sea water cooled.
Dual Racor fuel filters
Last serviced June 2009
Engine hours 3,250
Shaft drive to Gori folding propeller


12 volt system supplied by 4 dry-cell batteries (1-engine & 3-domestic) 110v Domestic circuit via 220/110v transformer with circuit breaker
Two pole switch allows yacht to be run direct at 110v or from 220v source via transformer
Shore power system with various US & European leads
Sterling 110/240 volt battery charger Alternator (2009)
Portable Kohler generator
2 x Flexible solar panels with regulator

Fuel capacity approx 90 UK gallons (410 litres)
Fresh water capacity approx 167 UK gallons (760 litres)

Water system:
Hot and cold pressurised water to galley and both heads compartments
Pressure pump (2009)
Hand pumped fresh and salt water to the galley
Salt water deck-wash pump (2009)


Cat-ketch fully battened rig
Unstayed carbon fibre masts
Aluminium booms with single line reefing
All control leeds lead aft to cockpit
Boom crutch


Harstick fully battened mainsail (2000)
Harstick fully battened mizzen (2000)
Main & mizzen sail covers (2006)
Spare main & mizzen, unused since service
Large staysail
Blade staysail


Navigation Aids:
Datamarine log and speed
Datamarine depth sounder 3000
Datamarine LX360 wind indicator
2 x Repeaters
Garmin Pronav GPS 100
Magnavox 4102 Satnav
Furuno 1621 radar, mizzen mast mounted
Maxi standard
Autohelm 5000 autopilot with remote and handcontrols
Navman GPS/Plotter with cockpit course repeater
Navtex receiver

Ground Tackle:
1 x 45lb CQR anchor
1 x 35LB Danforth anchor
1 x 75lb Luke yachtsman
1 x 18lb Viking (Danforth type)
1 x 18lb Northhill(Seaplane type)
1 x 3lb Viking anchor with rode for dinghy
200' 3/8th BBB chain
40' 3/8th BBB chain
2 x 7' 3/8th BBB chain
2 x 6' 3/8th Vinyl covered chain
2 x 300' gold, braided nylon 3 strand line
200' 1/2" braided line
180' Anchorlina polyester anchor webbing
Simpson Lawrence Sea Wolf electric windlass with remote control

General Equipment:
Groco G50 salt water wash down on foredeck
Weems & Plath barometer Thermometer & Hygrometer
Ships bell
Priming water temperatuire meter
Sony radio & cassette player with 3 speaker systems
Rigid inflatable dinghy
Honda 2hp four stroke outboard engine
2 x sun awnings
Gangplank/ passarelle
Tool kit
200' water hose and connectors
2 winch handles
4 snatch blocks
12 v spot lamp
9 fenders and 2 fender boards
Fender sox (2009)
Warps and boathook
2 boarding ladders
Complete set of manuals and maintenance files
Spare Parts: Running rigging and blocks Gori folding propeller Martek racing propeller Emergency tiller & handle Motorola alternator for refrigeration
Various water pump kits
Perkins engine repair kit and various spares
Spare freshwater and washdown pumps

Safety Equipment:
Givens liferaft Horseshoe lifebuoy with drogue
2 x strobe lights
3 x bilge pumps (1 electric)
Various flares
10 Kapok life vests
2 ACR personal strobe lights
Medical kit with manuals
Firdell radar reflector
Davis folding radar reflector 1 large and 1 small drogues
Wooden plugs at each skin fitting
Lead line, horn and bell

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