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1965 Cheoy Lee Cheoy Lee Lion

Estimated price for orientation: 22 000 $

Category: Cruisers

Condition: Used Year: 1965
Engine Make: Yanmar diesel Make: Cheoy Lee
Engine Model: 3 cylinder 36M30F year 1993 Model: Cheoy Lee Lion
Primary Fuel Type: Diesel Type: Sailing Sloop
Fuel Capacity: 31 - 40 Gallons Length (feet): 35
For Sale By: Private Seller Beam (feet): 9
Displacement: 14,200lbs Hull Material: Fiberglass
Draft: 5'6" Use: Fresh Water
Hull: Full Keel with new Petit anti fouling April 2017 Engine Type: single inboard
Mast and Boom construction: Sitka Spruce

This classic Cheoy Lee "Lion" is a collaboration between well known ship builder Cheoy Lee and renowned British Naval Architect, Arthur Robb.  The result is a comfortable cruising yacht with outstanding performance and ease of handling.  "Cracker Jack" is a fine example of quality craftsmanship.  This boat is an exceptional find, offered at an incredible price. 1965 Cheoy Lee Lion 35' Sloop with a hull construction of fiberglass offering a full keel that draws 5'6" and an overall length of 35' and a generous beam of 8'10"MECHANICAL:  1993 Yanmar Diesel inboard with 1288 hoursSAILS AND RIGGING:  Her mast is constructed of Sitka Spruce mounted on a chrome hinged pedestal. The mast has a double set of wooden spreaders.  She also has a Sitka Spruce Boom secured to the mast with a sliding gooseneck. The boom has a roller furling system incorporated into the mast and a worm gear utilized as an outhaul.  Cracker Jack has stainless chainplates and bronze turnbuckles attaching to beautiful teak decks. Mainsail: Cut by Anson, the main is battened with two reef points and a leech line.Genoa:  Also cut by Anson with a tan colored UV cover. 150% and rigged for the Harken furling system.Pedestal with stainless wheel covered in elk hide as well as new cockpit cushions and a new Ritchie compass.Winches:  Primary winches are stainless steel two speed self tailing. There are halyard winches mounted on the port and starboard side of the mast.  one Lewmar #6 winch mounted aft on the port side for roller furling.Running rigging:  Halyards and sheets are 2 years old, low stretch line.INTERIOR:  Sleeping accommodation's (4), centerline v berth in the forward cabin in the bow. Enclosed head to starboard just aft of the v berth.  Vanity with ceramic sink with new faucet. Cold pressure water head and galley sinks. Hanging locker across port and starboard side settees.(new cushions in black Sunbrella fabric). Galley to port aft in the salon new force 10 gas stove 2 burner top- small oven with broiler.  Large ice box(self draining). Teak fold down chart table and teak fold down dining table. Bulkheads are marine plywood constructed covered with teak veneer. Teak cabinets, drawers and removable floor boards.ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:  (2) 12 VOLT Marine batteries modulated by a circuit breaker panel and 3 position battery selector switch.ELECTRONICS:  VHF radio, depth finder, knot meter, AM/FM radio, refrigerator.PROPELLER;  2 blade bronze installed, 3 blade bronze spare. Shaft 1" stainless steel with a repacked cutlass bearing may 2015.Plow anchor and Danforth anchors with ample chain and rode.CAPACITIES;  40 gallon fresh water tanks port and starboard sides of cabin. 40 gallon fuel tank cleaned and painted May 2015MISCELLANEOUS;  (1) wood stove with chimney pipe (not installed), (1) bar b q grill, (2) horse shoe life rings, dock lines, fenders, boat hook, large cockpit cover (Sunbrella).Vessel is a must see! has spent the last 10 years in fresh water (Hudson river) a real head turner- Good Luck with your bidding and please serious inquiries only.Call  718-736-3585 and ask for owner Jim for transport logistics. Cracker Jack is available for inspection or survey at Whites Marina, New Hamburg NY 12590