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General Information

Listing# 133833

Stamford, CT, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
22 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Number of Engines

General Details

Here is a shoal draft 1988 22 foot CAL 22 fractional rig sloop, fin keel, transom mount rudder, powered with an 8HP Johnson Sailmaster outboard in excellent running order in Stamford, CT. This sailing yacht is offered with a marina slip in Stamford CT, for sale to qualified buyers, or rent to non residents.

When you are ready to move up to the stability, sail-carrying power and safety of an externally ballasted keelboat, the CAL 22 is a most logical step. C. Raymond Hunt has designed this shoal draft fin keel sloop, a wonderfully efficient pocket cruiser perfect for near shore waters.

To make sailing easy, this Cal 22 comes equipped with all sail handling lines lead to the cockpit. The main halyard and a single piece reefing line allow the mainsail area to be reduced in less than a minute without ever leaving the security of the cockpit. The 130% Genoa, on a roller furling gear, is designed and cut with vertical panels for efficiency when partially furled.

The CAL 22 is a “bigger” boat in many respects when compared to center boarders in the same size range. Because the boat is heavier and the rig is bigger, spar sections are stronger and rigging beefier.

The CAL 22 concept was developed with the understanding that most use of this size boat is as a daysailer, but weekend and overnight accommodations are also important. There is an enormous 7’2” cockpit encompassing contoured seats and surrounded by coaming and deck surfaces that are comfortable underneath you. The mainsheet traveler allows sail set adjustment because it is far aft on a rail. Beneath one cockpit seat is the fuel tank locker, and under the other cockpit seat is storage for sails, gear, anchor, outboard, etc.

The accommodation below is for overnighting, weekending, or longer cruises. There is a privacy curtain to separate the vee berth forward from those aft in the saloon. A galley unit with water supply and swing table is situated just aft of the vee berths, and enjoys ample sitting head room. The bunks are oversized for adults.

These CAL 22’s are extremely fast even by today’s standards. Terrific in light air, the CAL 22 is an easy sailing fast boat that can clean up in the club racing circuit. This CAL 22 is in nice condition, clean and well maintained. The sails are well sailed, but should hold up for the next few years. The Johnson Outboard replaced the earlier Honda outboard, and starts easily, runs well though we have no idea how many hours have been clocked. The teak trim and toe rails are good shape though it is time for them to be wooded and refinished. Keel bolts were recently tightened and the keel refared, the bilge is absolutely dry.

Here is a lovely small cruiser/daysailer in excellent condition and ready to take a young family on lifetime adventures. Should you be convenient to Stamford, CT, there is a dedicated marina slip already earmarked for this boat on lovely Long Island Sound.


MAKE: Cal 22                      MODEL:  22 shoal draft               YEAR: 1988 LOA:     22’0”                             LWL:  19’ 7”                   BEAM:  7’8”       DRAFT:  2’ 10”                          DISPLACEMENT:  2,275 lbs      BALLAST:  950 lbs        SAIL AREA: 277 sqft BRIDGE CLEARENCE:  32’8”                 HULL MATERIAL: FRP               DECK MATERIAL: FRP TANKAGE FUEL:  6gal              WATER: 5gal                WASTE: 2gal ENGINES AND MACHINERY NUMBER OF DRIVE ENGINES:1                      MANUFACTURER: Johnson       MODEL: Sailmaster       HORSE POWER: 8        Able to charge battery FUEL:   gasoline                        HOURS:  unknown         DRIVE TYPE: outboard             CRUISING SPEED: 6+ knots     FUEL CONSUMPTION: next to nothing COOLING SYSTEM:      RAW BATTERY STARTING:    0          HOUSE:  1        TYPE:   wet cell            SWITCH: none SHIPS VOLTAGE DC:   12v                                           BILGE PUMPS:none                 BATTERY CHARGER: from outboard motor ACCOMMODATIONS SLEEPS           TOTAL: 4         FORWARD BERTHS: 2              SALON BERTHS: 2       HEADS:  Porti pottie in forepeak           GALLEY AREA:                        SS SINK with water ICE BOX:          Cooler under companionway                  COOKTOP:       PROPANE one burner SALON AREAS:            SWING TABLE:             SEATS4 PERSONS                                     STEREO SOUND SYSTEM        DECK AREAS               COCKPIT                      SEATS:            6         BOW RAIL        STERN RAIL     SWIM LADDER             PRIMARY ANCHOR: Danforth                CHAIN LENGTH: 6’        RODE LENGTH: 100’                 ELECTRONICS, NAVIGATION AND SAFETY GPS:                            GARMIN HAND HELD   DEPTH FINDER:           DATA MARINE              LOG:                            DATA MARINE VHF RADIO:                 RAY JEFF        SPOT LIGHT                 HAND HELD FIRE EXTINGUISHER/S:  1        LIFE RINGS:  1              LIFE JACKETS:4          FLARES           HORN   CANVAS CANVAS COLOR: BLUE  MAIN SAIL COVER   OWNERS NOTES:   FRACTIONAL SHOAL DRAFT SLOOP ROLLER FURLING GENOA GENOA 130% DACRON – GOOD CONDITION MAIN SAIL DACRON – GOOD CONDITION PRIMARY WINCHES  -  BARIENT 10P FIN KEEL TRANSOM HUNG RUDDER TILLER STEERING – TILLER TAMER DESIGNER C. RAYMOND HUNT NO SPINNAKER GEAR
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.
Please contact the listing broker, Robert Moore, (203) 858 3858 to discuss this boat or any other boat. This boat is shown by appointment only.