Finesse

Owner: C.F. Koehler
Homeport: San Diego, CA
L.O.A.: 52'
Beam: 14'6"
Draft: 5'/7' w/centerboard
Year: 1958
Type: AUXILIARY KETCH
Designer: SPARKMAN & STEPHENS
Builder: ABEKING-RASMUSSEN
Construction: MAHOGANY PLANKS OVER OAK FRAMES.


Historic Highlights/Interesting Information: This yacht was built for Cornelius Crane of the Crane Plumbing fortune, exclusively to cruise the South Pacific and circumnavigate the globe. Mr. Crane sailed the boat extensively for the final 10 years of his life in the South Pacific. Finesse has a range of 2000nm under power and has virtually unlimited range under sail. Her design is highly acclaimed and was built to Lloyd’s A1 Yacht Standards.