Tao Chiao CT 41

Price Reduced - Robust Bluewater Cruiser
Boat Name: UHURU
Summary Information:
  • LOA: 50'
  • Length on Deck: 41'
  • LWL: 32' 6''
  • Beam: 12'
  • Draft: 6'
  • Displacement: 27,500lb
  • Ballast: 9,000lb
  • Max Bridge Clearance: 55'
If you appreciate renowned classic sailboats that are well built and have the heritage to prove it, then you'll know what at Ta Chiao (CT) 41 is all about. 
These robust bluewater cruisers with a full keel have been spotted all over the globe. Hailing from the highly regarded Ta Chiao Shipyard in Taiwan, this is another fine example of the expert craftmanship and woodwork they are so known for as well as strong sailing characteristics. 

The owner of UHURU sailed this CT-41 down the coast of California, through Mexico and Central America, through the Panama Canal, over to Colombia and up through the Caribbean. He's now back on land after a three year cruise and is ready to hand the reigns over to the next adventurer. The boat's key elements were totally reworked in 2015 in preparation for his voyage and include: 

- Rebuilt Westerbeke with only 1400 hours
- All new Standing Rigging
- All new Chain Plates 
- New Windlass 
- Masts removed, repaired and painted
- Mizzen sail and Genoa only 3 years old
- All new B&G Electronics
- Like new 6 man off shore rescue life raft (only 2 years old)
- Hypalon dinghy only 3 years old 
- Yamaha 8hp 2 stroke only 2 years old 
UHURU would make a fine liveaboard or an excellent platform for adventure. The seller would prefer not to wait around and hold out for the highest bidder and would prefer to see someone get UHURU at a great price/value and go enjoy her as soon as possible.
Call today to come view the boat and get a great deal! 
Layouts and Accommodations: UHURU is unique in it's layout has either a crew quarters or storage/workshop area all the way forward. Currently this has been set up as sail storage but includes bunks for sleeping and can be easily converted. Just aft of the crew quarters is the master stateroom featuring a pullman style double berth to starboard with entrance to head and standalone shower to port. Moving further aft there is a salon with double settee which also sleeps two. In total there are berths for 5.
  • Upon descending the companionway stairs, the galley is to starboard.
  • Three burner propane stove
  • Large deep stainless steel sink
  • Pressurized Hot/Cold Water
  • Tiled counter tops
  • Isotherm 12v and 110v refrigeration
  • 120v electric ice maker
  • Triple filtered fresh water down to 1micron
Hull and Deck:
  • Rocna 45lb with 200 ft 5/16 chain
  • CQR 45lb with 50ft 5/16 chain and 150ft 3/8 rode
  • 25lb Danforth, spare/stern anchor
  • 17 gallon Trident Marine fiberglass propane tank on stern
  • Bow Sprit totally rebuilt in Nov 2018 with new wood and epoxy paint
  • Lofrans Tigres 1500w windlass, new 2016
  • New stainless steel rod lifelines from cockpit all the way forward
  • 2 x jacklines running from cockpit to stern (1 port, 1 starboard)
Total Horsepower: 40
Engine-1-description item:
  • Westerbeke W40 with 1400 hours and 3 blade bronze prop
  • Fuel: 2 x 75 gallons
  • Fresh Water: 1 x 100 gallons
  • Holding Tank: 1 x 40 gallons
Engine and Mechanical Equipment:
  • Westerbeke W40 1400 hours
  • 110v 3 gallon water heater
  • 400w inverter
  • 180w solar panel, mounted on davits
  • Rutland Wind generator (needs bearings).
  • Batteries:
  • House: Trjoan T-125 x 4
  • Engine: Marine cranking x 1 (New Jan 2019)
  • Pro Mariner 50amp battery charger for House bank
  • Sterling Power smart battery charger, connected to alternator - for Engine batte
  • Bilge pumps x 2: 1500gph and 900gph
  • shorepower cable - 30amp
  • Full Suite B&G electronics
  • Zeus 2 head unit/chartplotter
  • w/ integrated Radar
  • w/ integrated Depth
  • w/ integrated Wind Direction and Speed
  • w/ AIS integration overlay
  • Simrad Auto-pilot with Zeus 2 integration
  • **All above integrated into one clean assembly/NavPod at helm
  • ***Backup B&G Zeus 2 head unit below at Nav Station - interchangeable with helm
  • Simrad RS35 VHF with AIS
Sails and Rigging:
  • Ketch Rig
  • Mizzen Sail - 3 years old
  • Genoa 130 - 3 years old
  • Main - Good condition
  • Schaffer Roller furling
  • All new standing rigging and chain plates with reinforced backing - 3 years old
  • Barlow 26 primary winches, 2 speed
  • Barlow 20 secondary winches
  • Masts removed and refurbed/painted in 2014
  • Custom Stainless Steel Davits
  • Yamaha Enduro 2-stroke 8hp outboard (2016)
  • Walker Bay hypalon hard bottom dinghy (2015)
  • Iridium Go - Sat Phone, with external antennae on davits
  • Magma Stainless Steel grill on stern
  • 6 man life raft - Viking RescYou offshore - 2016, currently certified