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1972 CAL 2-46

$78,000 USD

  • $78,000 USD
  • Available
  • Used
  • Ketch
  • 1972
  • CAL
  • 2-46
  • Santa Cruz, California, US
  • Sail
  • 46ft / 14.02 m
  • 12ft 6in / 3.81 m
  • 1
  • Perkins
  • Inboard
  • 2000
  • Diesel
  • 2015-08-21
  • 2016-03-25
  • 1892753

Designed by well known naval architect C. William Lapworth, this California-built strong, solid sought-after performance blue water cruiser was also meant to be comfortable and livable in her three roomy, attractive staterooms. Powered by a Perkins 85 hp diesel (serviced July, 2015) and equipped with two fuel tanks, 270 gallon total capacity, she was built for distance. Offshore sailors recognize a self-sufficient passage maker, so no wonder that sister ships to Willow are found in many parts of the world, Alaska included. The bottom, prop and zincs are regularly inspected by a diver with cleaning and zinc replacement as needed.

A one year slip sublease in the Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor is a possibility.



Bright and airy interior

Vinyl overhead

Wood trim throughout

Large windows, providing plenty of natural light

6’5” headroom

Large raised V-berth forward with four drawers under, large hatch overhead

Enclosed head with shower, sink, mirrored vanity

Raised salon two steps up

Full nav station with chart drawer, electrical outlet, drawers and lockers

Raised L-shaped settee with a high-low table, convertible to double berth, to port

Galley to starboard

Hanging and storage lockers to starboard

Enclosed machinery compartment to port

Large master stateroom aft with settee and two single berths

Drawers and ensuite head with shower stall, sink, mirrored vanity

Overhead hatch and side opening ports

Large stand-up engine room

Full set of cushions, including cockpit

Director’s chair

Helm chair on pedestals


Hot/cold pressure system

Overhead hatch

Formica counter tops

S/S double sinks


Hillerange propane three-burner stove/oven

Kenmore microwave

Icebox with Adler Barbour refrigeration

Numerous drawers and lockers

Water heater


One-piece fiberglass hull with non-skid decking

Foredeck with anchor locker and hatch

Maxwell HR 10 anchor winch

13” side decks, allowing complete walk around a split trunk cabin arrangement

Center cockpit with soft top enclosure

Forward trunk with three large wood framed side windows

Cabin top with ventilation hatches, main mast and wood grab rails

Aft trunk with separate ventilation, escape hatch and mizzenmast placement

Companionway hatch with drop boards

Pedestal mounted wheel steering

Port cockpit seat opening to machinery compartment below

Stern deck with lazarette hatch

Modified fin keel

Spade rudder

3-bladed prop

Double life lines, new 2014


Standing rigging replaced 2001

Ketch rig

Forespar roller furling head sail and main sail

Aluminum spars

Keel stepped main mast

Internal halyards

Mizzen mast mounted on aft cabin top bridge deck

S/S 1x19 wire standing rigging, replaced 2001

90% jib, Santa Cruz Sails, 2005

Mainsail, 2000

Cruising drifter, Ullman Sails, 2006

Mizzensail, North Sails

Mizzen staysail


Flag halyard

Boom vang

Lewmar and Barlow winches in cockpit

Barient and barlow winches on cabin top

Barient winches mounted on mast

Barlow winches on mizzen mast

Winch handles


AC/DC systems

Battery system, 2006

Statpower True 40 amp. battery charger

Delco 55 amp. alternator belt, driven off the engine

Motorola 55 amp. alternator belt, driven off the generator

21v electric windlass with line and chain gypsy

Northern Lights 8 kw generator with appr. 1,500 hours

Ventilation fan

Numerous outlets and cabin lights


Ritchie compass on binnacle

Raymarine C-80 chart plotter/radar/GPS, 2005

Raytheon radar antenna

Garmin 240 Blue video fish finder/depth sounder


Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF


APEX inflatable dinghy

CQR #45 plow anchor/chain/line in forward chain  locker

Danforth #18 anchor/chain/line

Spare Danforth anchor/chain/line

USCG approved safety gear

West Marine telescopic boat pole

Wempe clock and barometer

Schultz quartz clock

Kenwood AM/FM cassette/stereo

Eberspacher diesel forced air heater

PAR 12v bilge pump

Guzzler manual bilge pump

Emergency tiller

CAL boat owner’s manual

Misc. tools for boat use


The spinnaker is not included in the sale of the boat and its inventory.

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.

For Sale By Pacific Yachts

413 Lake Avenue
Santa Cruz, California, 95062