1974 Fales Navigator
Sorceress is a well equipped, salty down-east style wheelhouse Motorsailer with bridge, a full keel that draws only 3.5' and 1900 lb displacement with 600 lb ballast that contributes to its considerable seaworthiness. These fiberglass hauls were made thicker and sturdier than modern design. Davits on the canoe stern hold a 10' Trinka saliling dinghy with teak floor boards brand new (never used), sail and rigging. Sorceress has a new bow-thruster, a new windlass, hydraulic steering, auto-pilot, roller furling, Lectra-San and other amenities. There's a surprisingly abundant storage space through this sturdy vessel. She's a comfortable cruiser with a respectable d/l ratio 259, and a minimum cruising range (without using sails) 338 statue miles with 10% reserve. The all-over length is 35' from pulpit to stern (not including the dinghy on stern davits.The hull length is 33' waterline is 32' (Thus the vessel is labelled a Fales 32/33).
The fuel tanks and propane are filled. The engine and transmission fluid have been changed on June 17, 2020, and June 20th the diver cleaned the hull and reported the zincs are in good shape. Sorceress is cruise ready.
Full instruments and controls on bridge and in wheelhouse. Full sail control from bridge. Spacious cockpit with generous storage in lazarette. Comfortable wheelhouse with chart table. Large v-births and hanging lockers in forward cabin. Table and seats in salon convert to double berth. Two-burner gas stove and broiler. Microwave oven. Top loading fridge/freezer. Spacious head/shower with Lectra-San. Solid, raised-panel teak doors to cabin and head.Generous storage throughout. Algrip deck needs touch-up.
Hull is solid and clean; hull speed 7.5 knots. Roller furling; 110% Genoa and Main in good condition. All rigging replaced; in good condition. New Lewmar windlass; Fortress, CQR anchors, and 40 lb Lewmar Claw, plus 2 small lunch-hooks. 60' chain on one line; 10' on the other. Bimini top over cockpit; cover for bridge, and awning over boom. (All Sunbrella). Perkins 4-108; 2500 hours, .9 to 1.5 gph, 370 mile range with 10% reserve at 7 mph. Rebuilt Velvet Drive transmission; new shaft and bearings.