Abeking and Rasmussen Abeking & Rasmussen
Year 1962
Length 39 ft
Price US$59,500
Located in Cape Cod, MA
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Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Wood 
Engine Make WesterbekeEngine Model 4 Cycle 
Length at Waterline 27 ft 9 inLength Overall 39 ft 
Number of Engines 1    


“Bandicoot” is a particularly elegant Abeking & Rasmussen Sloop, built to the highest standards for a very experienced American yachtsman and maintained without regard to cost since new; she has had an extensive refit recently (details to follow shortly) and is launched and ready for the 2012 season. “Bandicoot” has several unique and attractive features:

- Raised saloon with galley and dinette and nearly 360 degrees visibility.
- Fine sailing performance with shoal draft (4’7”) versatility.

Abeking & Rasmussen has produced some of the finest yachts ever built, combining excellence in design with the finest methods and materials in construction.

“Bandicoot” is recommended to those who seek a pedigree classic wooden yacht for daysailing, cruising or participation in classic yacht regattas

Max Draft: 4'7"/7'

Total Power: 33 hp

Fuel: 18 Gal tin/copper
Fresh Water: 75 gal in 3 tin/copper

Sleeps up to six in unique layout; V-berth forward with storage in locker and shelves; enclosed head next aft to starboard with marine head, holding tanks with Y-valve, wash basin and storage; hanging lockers opposite the head; next aft are port and starboard bunks with a Luke soap stone heating stove and excellent storage in caned lockers and drawers; next aft is the galley to port with a U-shaped settee opposite; this settee affords excellent visibility and light throughout six windows and also converts to a double berth. Interior finish is varnished teak and white paneling with a solid teak sole. All new cushions and upholstery 2007.

  • Large stainless steel lined icebox
  • 2 Burner alcohol stove (gimbaled)
  • Ample storage for galley gear

  • Autohelm depth finder
  • Lowrance global Map GPS
  • Danforth compass
  • VHF Radio

  • Westerbeke 33 hp FWC diesel 4 cyl, removed and top end rebuilt in 2007

  • 2 x 12 Volt batteries with master switch and engine alternator

  • Varnished spruce spars
  • Bronze Abeking sheet and halyard winches
  • Stainless steel standing rigging
  • Jiffy reefing
  • Mainsail 2001
  • 130% Genoa with sun cover
  • Schaefer headsail furling ? 2001
  • Working jib
  • Storm jib
  • Spinnaker

1 1/4 ? tight seamed mahogany planking, bronze fastened to laminated oak frames; laid teak decks, varnished mahogany house, trim stainless steel centerboard, centerboard trunk, floors and keel bolts replace 2004 thru 2007.

  • Cockpit table
  • Recent tan dodger
  • Boarding ladder
  • Manual electric bilge pumps
  • 2 Anchors with chain and rode
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Awning
  • Fenders and dock lines

?Bandicoot? was custom built for a very knowledgeable yachtsman by the famous Abeking Rasmussen yard. She has been in the same extended family since new and has been used for day sailing and light cruising and always maintained to very high standards.

Recent work includes new keel bolts, centerboard and CB box, interior and exterior refinishing, engine overhaul, etc.

?Bandicoot? is highly recommended to those who seek an elegant pedigreed classic for cruising and day sailing in style

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.