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Lindgren Shipyard Ketch 47


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Eastern Yacht Sales - Vineyard Haven

Eastern Yacht Sales, Hingham
Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, 02568
United States

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Make Lindgren Shipyard Ketch
Model 47
Year 1936
Condition Used
Price US$19,900
Type Sail
Class Ketch
Length 47 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Composite
Location Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
Keel Type enums.keel-type.kt-full
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Perkins
Engine Model Prima M60
Fuel Type Diesel
Power 60 hp
Drive Type Direct Drive
Propeller Material Bronze


 ELLINOR was built in Sweden in 1936 as a sturdy, seakindly cruising ketch. She has undergone extensive refits and upgrades over the last 20 years. An extensive history detailing back to her launching is available. ELLINOR is oak planked on bent oak ribs, every 3rd rib steel. Copper fastened. Heavy 1/4" FRP sheathing in the early 1970s. Bright spars, 2002 sails, PERKINS 60 diesel, pressure H&C water, propane 2 burner stove with oven. SEALAND holding tank system. Tiller steering. At the moment, Ellinor is in need of cosmetic attention to her exterior deck paint and varnish.

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Builder:  LINDGREN SHIPYARD Designer:  Bertil Bothen
LOA: 47 LOD Beam: 11 Max Draft:: 6
Displacement: 30,000
Engine Model: PREMA M60 FWC Fuel: Diesel Hours: 700
Engine(s) HP: 60 Cruising Speed: 5.5 knots @ 2400 rpm
Fuel: 30 Gallons Water: (2) 40 Gallon Poly Tanks Holding Tank: 8 Gallons

Accommodations and Layout

Sleeps 5, two in forward cabin V-berth w/filler piece, two in portside converting settee and one in the starboard settee. Hanging locker opposite the starboard head compartment which has a marine head to macerator and Y valve to holding tank or overboard discharge. Sink and shower with H&C pressure water. Solar powered ventilator. Navigation station aft to starboard. Centerline dining table. New interior upholstry in 2005. 
Galley aft to port with S/S sink, H&C pressure water and freshwater foot pump. PLASTIMO ATLANTIC propane 2 burner stove/oven. Well insulated icebox holds 50# of ice for long periods.


  • NAVICO Tiller Pilot
  • STANDARD HORIZON Depth & Knotmeters



Navigation lights and interior lighting. (2) Recent Marine batteries with selector switch. Shore Power. AC panel.

  • 2007 ISOTHERM 4 Gal. Water Heater
  • 2007 RULE 3700 Electric Bilge Pump
  • 110 volt outlets
  • Cabin interior lighting


Sails and Rigging

Ketch rig with 900 sq feet of sail area

Doyle 100% genoa, main and mizzen sails. Staysail. Most sail controls led to the cockpit. In 2007 the spruce masts were wooded and freshly varnished. New fur bowsprit in 2005. Spruce booms. S/S standing rigging. FURLEX jib furler. Mast step replaced in '06. Two pairs of cockpit mounted MURRY sheet winches. Assorted other sails including a "blopper" and mizzen staysail.

  • Main and Mizzen Sail Covers
  • BARIENT ST 2-Speed Halyard Winch
  • MURRY Halyard Winches, Main & Mizzen
  • Mainsail Lazy Jacks
  • SIMPSON LAWRENCE Backstay Adjusters


Hull and Deck

Green topsides, white waterline and red bottom. The hull was originally constructed of 1" oak planks on steambent oak ribs, steel every third one, cooper riveted. In 1970 the hull was covered in 1/4" fiberglass. The bottom was stripped and epoxy barrier coated in 2003. Ballast is reported to a combination of lead and concrete. Original teak over fur decks were removed in 1999 and replaced with a plywood and fiberglass glass overlay. Toerails and rubrails replaced at the same time. Freshly painted, the decks look great.

  • PROPANE Tank Locker on Deck
  • Main salon overhead opening Skylight


Ground Tackle

  • 60# BRUCE w/30' Chain & 300' Rode
  • 25# DANFORTH 15'Chain @ 150' Rode
  • New 300' of chain
  • New bowsprit chain guards/protectors
  • Simpson Lawrence manual windlass, new 2013
  • New bow and stern pulpits and lifelines
  • Danish "unsinkable" dinghy
  • Honda 4 hp outboard
  • Small Zodiac dinghy

Additional Equipment

  • COMPASS Set in Box In Cockpit
  • WHALE Manual Bilge Pump
  • 8 Lifejackets, Two Life Rings
  • Assorted Motor Spares
  • Two Oil Fired Cabin Lights
  • Two Burgee Staffs
  • SETH THOMAS Navy Ship's Clock
  • WEEMS and PLATH Barometer
  • Oil Fired Anchor Light
  • Cockpit Dining table
  • Cockpit Sunshade
  • Flare


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.

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