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1978 23m Pilot House Ketch Don Brooke 77

$750,000 USD

  • $750,000 USD
  • Daniel Voorhees
  • Active
  • Used
  • Motor Sailor Pilot Houses
  • 1978
  • 23m Pilot House Ketch
  • Don Brooke 77
  • Kawthaung, MM
  • Sail
  • 77ft 1in / 23.50 m
  • 18ft 1in / 5.51 m
  • Steel
  • 2015-08-17
  • 2016-07-07
  • 2247219

This Dan Brooke- designed 78’ (23 m.) full-keel ketch is now in immaculate condition having been completely re-fit over the last two years. Currently being well cared for by her 3 full-time crew. Accommodations include a luxurious master with sofa and ensuite, two guest cabins and two crew quarters for four crew. The comprehensive package of navigation is all new and is comprised of Garmin, Simrad, B&G and Raymarine top of the line equipment.

Stepping aboard and cruising in this solid global blue-water cruiser feels like home away from home. With all of the modern conveniences, including heating and air conditioning, laundry washing machine, a beautiful, warm teak interior, several comfortable and expansive seating areas, and a full galley built to handle a volume of charter guests.

The extensive list of technical systems include hydraulic and electric sail handling controls, autopilot, radar, bow thruster, dive compressor, inverter and a 12 kw power generation system. She has a tender with 25 hp outboard, two liferafts, a passerelle and much more.

Her sail & rigging inventory include furling main, mizzen and jib, fully battened main, storm jib and spinnaker with pole.

An excellent option for providing your charter guests with the utmost in a memorable and spacious cruising vessel or as a safe and voluminous luxury yacht for a circumnavigating family.


LOA: 23.50 m

Beam: 5.50 m

Minimum Draft: 2.44 m

Maximum Draft: 2.44 m

Ballast: 64000 kgs

Freeboard: 1.21 m


Engine 1:

Engine Brand: Gardner - (London)

Year Built: 1975

Engine Model: 6LXB

Engine Type: Inboard

Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

Engine Hours: 93236

Propeller: Folding propeller

Drive Type: Direct Drive

Engine Power: 110 HP


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (3000 Litres)

Fuel Tanks: 1 (3000 Litres)

Holding Tanks: 2 (200 Litres)


Number of twin berths: 3

Number of double berths: 1

Number of cabins: 4

Number of heads: 3

Number of bathrooms: 3


Log-speedometer - Simrad

Cockpit speakers

Radar - Garmin

CD player

GPS - Garmin & Raymarine

VHF - VHF Marine - IC-M505 HF/SSB Digital radio tel: 235



DVD player - Philips

TV set - Samsung 32inch LCD TV

Autopilot - B & G H300

Plotter - Garmin 5012 - CS & Raymarine C120

Depthsounder - Simrad

Wind speed and direction - Simrad IS20 Analog


Storm jib

Furling genoa


Furling mainsail - & Mizzen

Fully battened mainsail


Spinnaker pole

Steering wheel

Tiller - For emergencies

Electric winch

Hydraulic winch - Fuller for head sail and stay sail

Additional Information

Inside Equipment

Hot water - 3xKUU ma model 11856


Air compressor

Microwave oven - Convection Microwave - NN CF770M

Fresh water maker - 2L Per min

Air conditioning

Deep freezer

Oven - Force 10

Battery charger - Victron charger & inverter

Electric bilge pump - Rule 1500/2000 Pumps

Bow thruster - SP240 TCI

Washing machine


Sea water pump

Electrical Equipment

Generator - Onan MDL 3 (12KVA)


Shore power inlet - 230V

Electrical Circuit: 12V

Outside Equipment/Extras

Swimming ladder

Cockpit table - Teak folding table

Tender - 4.1M RIB with Yamaha 25hp

Liferaft - X2 -12P & 8P

Teak sidedecks

Teak cockpit

Cockpit cushions


Total Liferaft Capacity: 20

Electric windlass


Mainsail cover

Cockpit cover

Genoa cover

Bimini Top

Additional Inventory included

  • Three complete deep sea diving sets with 4 bottles
  •  Drager DE dive compressor
  • 100 Satellite phone
  • Sailor 500/250 fleet broad band


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 United Yacht Sales

110 SW Atlanta Avenue
Stuart, Florida, 34994