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1973 Island Trader Raised Salon Ketch

$47,500 USD

  • $47,500 USD
  • Christopher Toye
  • Active
  • Used
  • Ketch
  • 1973
  • Island Trader
  • Raised Salon Ketch
  • Key West, Florida, US
  • Sail
  • 41ft / 12.50 m
  • 12ft 2in / 3.71 m
  • Ford Lehman
  • 2712e
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-07-14
  • 2016-10-02
  • 1876857

(LOCATION: Key West FL) This Island Trader 41 raised salon ketch is a William Garden design with teak interior. She has an aft cockpit, raised salon with full galley and accommodations for five. Whether you are planning a weekend getaway, a cruise to the islands, or are looking to live aboard this 41 is ready to accommodate.

On deck we have a large aft cockpit with bimini top and room to relax or entertain. Dinghy davits hold a tender for thin water access. There is a new aluminum mast and boom main, jib, and mizzen with traveler. Ground tackle includes a 22# Bruce anchor with chain and a 40# Bruce. Teak decks have been upgraded to a West epoxy decks for long life and good looks.

The cockpit entry brings you a few steps down to an open salon finished in teak with lots of natural light. The salon features a L-shaped convertible dinette to port with quarter berth to starboard, There is a full galley to starboard with teak cabinets, Corian counter, sink, top loading ice box with new Dometic refrigeration unit, a microwave oven, and separate pantry forward.

The stateroom is forward with a pullman berth with under-berth storage, drawer storage, and hanging locker. The head compartment has head, shower, and vanity. The bow is home to a sail / workroom with additional storage.

Auxiliary power is provided by the a 85-hp Ford Lehman diesel engine. Continual maintenance and upgrades have maintained her functionality and good looks. You have to see her to appreciate her, so call now for more information and to schedule a showing of this timeless Island Trader Raised Salon Ketch.



"Spellbound" 1973 41' Island Trader with raised salon. Overall length is 53' with bow sprit and davits and she has a 6 1/2 ft draft. This clipper bow William Garden design is a classic blue water sailing boat, the full keel design making her sea kindly and stable. The teak interior is in very good condition and is comfortable, warm and cozy with spacious raised salon/galley area, carved teak doors and lots of storage and headroom. She has a new Dometic in box refrigeration unit in galley. Teak decks were removed and replaced with west system epoxy, a thick fiberglass deck added over the subdeck and helm has a beautiful teak wheel. New aluminum masts were installed May 2015 as well as new engine wiring and mechanical gauges, starting and house batteries, new freshwater system and primary and secondary bilge pumps. She features a starboard side Pullman full/queen berth, starboard quarter berth and has a drop down table that converts to a double bed at settee. She comfortably sleeps 3, but could accommodate 5, making her perfect for an oceanfront live aboard, rental, charter boat, or for the sailing enthusiast on short or long term voyages. Engine is Ford Lehman 85 horsepower diesel.

 If you are looking to step onboard and sail away, this is the sailboat for you. Don't miss out.

Owner is Professional Captain and willing to deliver to Eastern seaboard of United States for negotiated fee.




Enter from large comfortable aft cockpit covered by a large bimini, galley to Starboard with sizeable top load refrigerator/freezer, new large Corian countertop with 1" ledge to keep liquid on the counter and off the floor.  Microwave and adequate storage under galley counter.  To Port is a large L-Shaped settee with up/down table.  Moving forward from galley there is a large pantry next to double step leading down to beautifully carved teak doors leading into large walk-in head and separate walk-in shower to Port.  To Starboard is a double pullman berth with lots of storage above and below.  Moving forward to port is a large hanging locker and entry to the sail/workroom which has several storage cabinets including a second full size hanging locker.  Forward up two steps is access through the forward crash bulkhead into the rode locker.    



  • ANCHOR:  22 lbs. Bruce with 5/16" chain and 3/4" rode
  • ANCHOR 2:  40 lbs. Danfoth with 5/16" chain and 3/4" rode
  • WINDLASS: Mechanical 
  • NAV LIGHTS: Separate all AquaSignal series 25
  • LIFELINES: Stainless coated 
  • DECK MATERIAL : Fiberglass with traction
  • 3 round bronze port holes 
  • 4 rectangular bronze port holes
  • 2  deck hatches
  • Large forward hatch 
  • Sampson post on bow


  • MAIN
  • JIB: Roller Harken
  • TYPES OF SAILS: Cruise equipped    
  • MAST: Aluminum


  • BATTERIES: 4 6V Golf Cart (new July 2015), 2 12V starting (new February 2015)
  • ALTERNATOR: 85 amp
  • AC VOLTAGES: 110V at 60 Hertz
  • BATTERY CHARGER: Dytek Marine automatic
  • Dockside electrical cable



  • BILGE PUMP: (1) Primary Rule 500 auto, (2) Secondaries Rule 1000 on float switch with high water alarm 
  • FUEL FILTER: Racor    
  • HEAD TYPE: Jabsco Quiet Flush Electric Head (new June 2015)
  • HOLDING TANK: Gravity and Pump out 
  • PROPELLER: 3 blade bronze
  • STEERING: Mechanical.
  • TRANSMISSION: Borg-Warner Velvet Drive



  • All USCG Required Safety Gear in good condition.
  • VHF: Standard Horizon 



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 World Class Yacht Sales, Inc.

1673 Oak Park Court
Tarpon Springs, Florida, 34689