1997 Custom 39' (11.89 m) William Hand 39
Dunkirk, New York, United States
Custom built William Hand design. Very solid and well constructed inside and out.
- Fiberglass Hull
- HIN/IMO: nyzp5203f797
ARDEA is a custom built and designed fiberglass cutter rigged motorsailer based on the William Hand design legacy. She was launched in 1996 and has proven to be an excellent sailor as well as a comfortable cruiser with ample power and sail area.
Per the USCG documentation:
- Gross tonnage 16
- Net tonnage 15
- Length 39’
- Breadth 12’
- Depth 51”
She features a Paul E. Luke 22” x 15” RH x 1 ½ bore x 3-blade standard taper Luke Feathering Propeller and cutter.
Isuzu C240 diesel – 4 cylinder, 4 cycle, overhead valve, inline, water cooled indirect injection – 75 hp
Engine hours: 1110
Removable Engine hatch
Full scheel keel with lead shoe
Lightning grounding through keel
Edson gear shift
Packless Sealing system shaft seal
Teleflex helm HH 1250 variable disp, cylinder HC 5350 BA175-7
Vetus Bow Thruster 2312
Gel-cell batteries with solar panel charging
Electrical panel with battery switches, monitor, battery charge controller, propane/CNG fume detector. Invertor. 12 V outlets throughout.
Isotherm Magnum 4201 ASU seawater cooled refrigeration.
Paul Luke Heritage gimbaled 3 burner alcohol stove & oven
Double stainless sink in galley
Paul Luke polished brass with soapstone fireplace/cabin heater and chimney
Separate shower and head. Each has own sink
Shurflo water pump, Attwood shower sump system, Jabsco self priming macerator pump
Folding Swim/ Entry platform with Aft-deck shower system
Manual Lofrans windlass
3 anchors, tens of feet of anchor chain, hundreds of feet of anchor lines, docklines
Life ring and rail mount
Outboard motor mount for rail
Dave Bierig Sailmakers - Main full batten sail with 3 reef points – slab system, roller furling jib new August 2020, Staysail new June 2020, genoa and spinnaker hardly used. If necessary, Dave Bierig could provide dates of purchase. Sunbrella sail covers.
Standing and running rigging meticulously maintained
Navigation station and chart table
Work bench with mounted vice. Tool storage.
Nexus Multi Control – wind, log, compass, depth (several backup gauges)
Auto pilot and rudder angle indicator originally installed, but now disbanded. Have instruments and server.
VHF & antenna
4 cigarette lighter outlets for phone charging / anchor light
Sun shades, sunbrella/ isinglass cockpit curtains
Cockpit ice chest
Drop leaf table main salon & cockpit
Large mooring bit, large fore and aft cleats
Propane rail mounted BBQ grill
Achilles LT-2 Inflatable dinghy, oars and pump
Heavy duty storage cradle
Hull, cockpit and fore deck including nonskid painted 2022. Extra paint for future projects. Bottom paint also.
LOA: 39' (11.89 Meters)
Type: Sail- Used
Draft Max: 6'
Fuel Type: Diesel
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Gross Tonnage: 16
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RCR Youngstown Office is our corporate headquarters where all of our business operations flow through. This is the site of our original store dating back to 1972, with an indoor heated showroom and offices above. It is our home office where our management and administrative staff work. Tim Finkle is the broker at this location.
Tim Finkle CPYB
Sales & Marketing Manager
Tim joined RCR Yachts in February 2014. He grew up in Youngstown, learning to sail in the Youngstown YC Jr. Sailing program. After leaving the area to attend Connecticut College and then work in New York City for 8 years, he decided to move home and follow his passion for boating. He actively races his J/70 “Junior” all over the country and locally as a member of the Youngstown Yacht Club, where he is on the board of directors. He is the co-chair of the CanAm Challenge that hosts a one-design regatta each July at YYC. Tim is also on the board for Sail America. He works out of the Youngstown and Buffalo offices and lives in Lewiston with his wife Aly and kids Cole & Louise.