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1975 Ta Chiao CT-54 Staysail Ketch

Titusville, Florida


This is a unique boat the boat has 4 staterooms, 2 heads Engine was replaced in 1995

The current owner has been living on the boat for over 2 years. When you see the boat it does look cluttered inside and on the deck and it is somewhat a of a project boat. The front staterooms were used exclusively for storage. The owner had a survey done October 2017 (available upon request) the surveyor estimated current market value at $80,000

Electronics:  Speed, Dept, wind speed and direction, and Autopilot

Electric head Brand new.   (just ordered a replacement, should be here in a couple of days, and the head being replaced will be rebuilt for the forward head.) Inverters 2 Aft deck awning  Sail covers and lazy jacks.

The owner is elderly and wants the boat sold. But the boat is very solid and worthy of a look

Basic Boat Info

Price: $72,500
Make: Ta Chiao
Model: CT-54 Staysail Ketch
Year: 1975
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 54 ft
Length Overall: 60 ft
Length Of Deck: 50 ft
Waterline Length: 42'6 ft
Beam: 15'3 ft
Min Draft: 6'6 ft
Displacement: 57,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 61 ft
Free Board: 3'8 ft
Ballast: 16,500 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Single Berths: 3
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Ford Lehman
  • Model: 6 cylinder 4 cycle
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 120hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1995
Displacement Type: Full Load


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 150 gal
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 150 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Ketch, Other


Mark Rosen
Email Mark at
Brightwater Yacht Brokers Inc.


Brightwater Yacht Brokers Inc.
311 Channel Drive
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, US, 08742
Tel:(732) 456-2050

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

Mark Rosen

609 558 5858

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