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World Yachts, Inc

15415 Woodbridge Road
United States

Fax:  262-436-1765

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1972 Palmer Johnson Sloop


Jacksonville,FL,United States

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Stb side hull
Deck looking aft
Deck looking forward
Aft stateroom comapnionway
Aft stateroom companionway & seat
Aft stateroom port bunk
Aft cabin looking forward
Port side main saloon
Main companionway
Main saloon
Main saloon
Navigators cabin
Navigators cabin
Main Head
Forward cabin port side
Forward cabin Stb side
Accommodation drawing
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Rarely do we get an opportunity to represent such a desirable vessel. Designed by McCurdy & Rhodes and handcrafted by Palmer Johnson "AKKA" she is the best in pedigree. From an era when these types of custom built boats were designed for safety, style and comfort, perhaps AKKA's biggest attribute is her sailing characteristics, whether it be winning both Mackinaw races only a month after her launch or to be crossing oceans in modern times, AKKA is a yachtsman's dream. For those yachtsman seeking a proper yacht or a family "flagship", This vessel is highly recommended

Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Aluminum 
Engine Make Volvo PentaEngine Model TAMD31S 
Length at Waterline 45 ft 6 inLength Overall 61 ft 
Engine Hours 60Number of Engines 1 

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For Sale by

World Yachts, Inc

15415 Woodbridge Road
United States

Fax:  262-436-1765


Beam: 14
Max Draft: 11
Displacement: 63,237


Total Power: 100


Fuel: 250
Fresh Water: 240


Starting aft is the full beam owners stateroom with a large berth to starboard and a standard size berth to port with cockpit companionway ladder access and a seat between the two. There are ample lockers and drawers for storage. A large en-suite head is to starboard. Moving forward on port is the Navigation table with plenty of storage for charts books, etc, continuing forward is the galley with lots of drawers & lockers for storage. Accross the galley is the main saloon consisting of a center line and starboard settes with a large drop leaf varnished table between. There is access to center cockpit just aft of the centerline settee. Starboard and aft is a stateroom with port & starboard bunks. Forward of the galley is the main head. forward is a large full beam stateroom with port and starboard bunks with pilot berths above both. Moving forward are fold down pipe berths and plenty of storage for sails, tools, extra supplies, etc. The interior is of varnished teak with teak & holly sole.


  • The galley is amidships on the port side.
  • Force 10 gimballed 3 burner stove with oven & broiler.
  • Solenoid valve and control
  • Stainless steel sink
  • Hot & cold pressurized water
  • Saltwater foot pump
  • Refrigerated ice box

Electronics and Navigation

  • 2 B&G Hercules 690's
  • Furuno Radar
  • Furuno GP-1650 Plotter
  • Magnavox MX100 GPS
  • Standard Horizon VHF
  • Icom IC-M710 MF/HF receiver
  • Main cabin companionway/B&G 690
  • B&G Hydra 2
  • B&B Hercules 690
  • Furuno Radar
  • B&G wind speed
  • B&G wind direction
  • B&G depth
  • 3 Danforth Constellation compasses
  • B&G Hydra autopilot


Batteries: Eight six volt lead acid batteries connected in series / parallel for ships service. One 12 volt battery for engine cranking contained in covered container forward of main engine.
  • AC 120 Volt electrical system
  • AC shorepower cord
  • Large main breaker panel
  • Transformer with reverse polarity indicator
  • DC electrical system
  • Xantrex Heart interface freedom marineinverter charger
  • Alternator on engine

Entertainment Equipment

  • Alpine AM FM with Cassette player
  • Alpine CD changer
  • Panasonic 13'' TV
  • Hitachi VHS


  • Forward of mast, 2 Barient 28's
  • Mast Mounted, 3 Barient 28's & 1 27
  • Aft of Mast on deck, Barient cross linked coffee grinder type
  • Forward end of main cabin top, 2 Barient 28's
  • Forward cockpit sides, 2 Barinet 35's
  • Forward end of aft cabin top, 3 Barient 28's

Mast & Sails

Hall replacement, 1995, Keel stepped Aluminum mast & boom, Repainted 2005 Stainless steel rod standing rigging
  • Two Head sails
  • One genoa
  • one miansail
  • four spinnakers
  • one storm jib


  • New Volvo Penta 100 hp marine diesel
  • Single lever engine control
  • Dual Racor fuel filters
  • PSS dripless shaft seal
  • Max Prop 24" 3-blade self feathering
  • Stainless steel peop shaft 1.75"
  • Village Marine water maker
  • Espar heating system
  • Electric Rule 3700gph bilge pump
  • Gusher manual bilge pump


  • Dock lines
  • fenders
  • fire extinguishers
  • Four aluminum Lpg tanks
  • Two anchors with chain & rode
  • Halon system in engine room.
  • CO monitor
  • Viking eight man life raft
  • Type I life jackets
  • Lifesling at stren rail.


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.