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Freedom 28 - Cat Ketch

Location: Kingston, Ontaio

Price: $21,500 CDN

Freedom 28 Title

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Make of Vessel:Hughes North Star

Manufacturer: Hughes, Brampton, ON, Canada
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
Name of Vessel: Cadenza II
Hull Description: Fiberglass
Model Year: 1976

Builders Dimensions:
Builders LOA: 43’6” 
Builder's LOD: 39’
Builder's LWL 32'6'
Builder's Beam: 13'4"
Builders Draft: 5'0"
Displacement: 28,000 lbs
Ballast: 9,000 lbs
Sail Area 786 Sq. Ft.
Hull - white
Deck - white
Boot/Cove - blue stripes
Full Cockpit canvas enclosure
Large engine compartment below the cockpit is easily accessed from inside or the starboard sail locker. All systems easily accessible.

1 Asymetrical spinnaker with snuffing sock
1 Storm Jib 
1 Hank-on stay sail for inner fore stay 
1 Furling genoa (with reefing pocket on the luff)
2 Whisker poles (for running wing on wing)
1 Main sail (fully battened)
1 Storm tri-sail
1 Mizzen sail 

1 x 20 kg CQR (on bow anchor carrier)
1 x 20 kg Bruce (on bow anchor carrier)
Primary chain - 150’ x 3/8” high tensile
Secondary chain – 150’ x 1/4’ high tensile (Aft cabin locker)
Rope Rode 300’ (Aft cabin locker) 
1 x 20 kg Danforth anchor collapsible (folded stowed in Aft cabin locker) 
1 x 48” Fortress anchor (folded stowed in Aft cabin locker)
12v WINDLASS on fore deck with rope rode winch and chain gypsy with wheel clutch-free fall down, foot deck button switch for power operation up.
MONITOR wind vane steering

Radios and Electronics:
1 x ICOM Ham Radio c/w antenna tuner and Long Wire Antenna
1 ICOM Marine VHF Radio c/w distress and safety watch system
1 FURONO GPS (Nav Station) 
1 SIMRAD WP30 Wheel Pilot c/w spare drive belts
1 FURONO Radar (Nav Station) Condition unknown
1 VHF Hand Held Radios
2 Hand Held Personal Radios

Deck Fittings:
Fresh water deck plate port side at main shrouds
Pump Out deck plates -
Stbd side near main shrouds for fwd holding tank (25 USG)
Stbd side Mizzen shroud for aft holding tank (25 USG)
Diesel fuel deck plate (under helm seat)
Macerator Pump (for aft holding tank) located in sail locker, discharge through
the thru hull seacock (under aft head vanity sink) for offshore cruising 

Yanmar 4 cyl 56 hp 4 JH3E. Repowered in 1999/2000
Parts and Service Manuals on board 
90 amp Balmar alternator and Zehr ramp up regulator
Spare engine drive-belts

RH 18” x 13 pitch fixed blade
Prop shaft 1 1/4” (tapered)

Fuel System: 
Single RACOR Fuel Filter with electric fuel pump
310 litre fuel tank

Batteries & Charging System:
House Bank 3 x 12 volt x 120 amp/hrs deep cycle marine batteries 
1 x 12 volt x 120 amp/hrs deep cycle marine starting battery dual select switch and master breaker 
XANTREX Freedom H.F. 1800 Shore power charger/inverter 2000
2 x 50’ 30 amp shore power cords 
Assortment of connectors (for assortment of power sources)
Depth Sounder
Solar Panels 1x 40w : 2x75w connected to batteries through XM C35 xantrex regulator
Total = 190w combined output and can generate 11 amp/hrs in idea conditions

EZ KOLD Refrigeration with freezer box (Cold Plate System)
GALLEYMAID 3 burner stove with oven – propane. 
2 x 10lb propane tanks with external solenoid isolation switch. 
Built in igniters are out of service and cannot be repaired as per Galleymaid.
Galley ventilation, opening port to cockpit area and main companionway hatch
120v .9cf Microwave
1 x 120v Electric Kettle
1 x 120v Toaster
DVD/ AM/FM Radio Player
19” flat screen TV
3 x 60 USG water tanks (under main cabin sole and settee berth)
Cabin Cushions new with new foam filler in all cabins (2012)

Forward Cabin: 
This area consists of a large queen size v-berth with ample storage underneath and 2 large slider cupboards above. There is also a vanity with drawers and latching cupboard to port as well as a large hanging locker. To starboard is a full head with sink. There are also cupboards for storage in this head.

Aft Cabin:
The aft owner's cabin can be accessed from the cockpit or the main cabin. It is separated from the main cabin by the engine compartment and consists of a very large king size berth, head, sink, a hanging locker, dressing / bureau with drawers and cupboard as well as 2 large banks of sliders for storage. 
Ventilation is from the overhead opening hatch and the aft companionway.

Bilge Pumps:
1 low level electric pump c/w float switch
1 high level electric pump c/w float switch and high level alarm
1 manual whale pump on bulk head stb side of companion way steps
1 manual bilge pump stb side cockpit combing  
Bottom (below water line) peeled and epoxyed in 1999.
Triatic Stay with rope tail (halyard) fed through a block atop mizzen mast down to a stopper at bottom of mizzen mast. (Precludes climbing mizzen mast to connect Traitic Stay)

Winches x 2 Barlow 28 in cockpit 2 speed
Main Mast for jib halyard winch Barlow 18
Main Mast main halyard winch Lewmar #8 2 speed self tailing
Boom reefing winch Lewmar #7
Main Sheet winch mounted on deck Barlow 22 2 speed
Mizzen Mast – Halyard winch Barlow #16

1 Main cabin heater (engine coolant provides heat)
5 gallon water heater 120v and engine coolant (heat source)
12G Flare Gun with current dated Flares
1 x 9’ Amphibian inflatable dinghy (condition unknown)
9.9 hp Suzuki 2 Str outboard motor - oil injection (condition unknown)
2.5hp Suzuki 2 Str outboard motor (condition unknown)
3 x 2lb KIDE Fire extinguishers
Assorted hand tools and electrical tools
1 Multi Tester

Miscellaneous continued:
Pig skin covered wheel helm
3 large opening hatches overhead
8 fixed side ports
Stainless steel pushpit 
Stainless steel removable stbd side boarding ladder (stowed in V berth cabin)
Stainless steel pulpit
Life ring 
Side rub rails 6” under the tow rail
U shaped dinette
Single stainless steel galley sink
Generous galley cupboards
Main cabin book shelves
Nav Station
Sexton and Reduction Tables
Boston Ships Clock with chimes mounted in brass case
Boston Barometer mounted in brass case
Drop-down cockpit table
Unique custom companionway step/storage unit (with liquor draw incorporated)
Custom Folding Steel Cradle 



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