48' Canning Sloop - SOLD
Dimensions: 48-7 x 14 x 8-8
Aft cockpit aluminum sloop
Full compliment of racing and cruising sails. Racing sails including Main, #1, 2, 3, 4 and Asyut
are new since 2006. Includes many other sails including multiple spinnakers, main sails,
cruising sails, storm sails, etc. All racing sails inspected, reconditioned annually and can be
inspected at Doyle Sail Loft, East Greenwich, RI.
Fully category 1 offshore racing compliant. Including all safety gear, 10 man life raft serviced
annually, VHF, SSB, full B&G racing electronics including 2 B&G integrated GPS, Garmin
GPS (binnacle mounted), cockpit mounted VHF. Hydraulic backstay, yang, baby-stay.
Whisper has raced to Bermuda in approximately 24 Newport/Bermuda and Marion/Bermuda
races including 2 0 1 0 . In very challenging 2009 Marion/Bermuda race, Whisper was 2nd in
Class A, 1st in IRC, and 1st for a boat from New England. Approximately 1/3 of the fleet did not
finish the race that year because of the severe conditions.
Whisper is heavily built of aluminum and was designed to race offshore. Her bottom has been
maintained in racing condition, reconditioned, painted, burnished to smooth racing finish each
spring by knowledgeable crew. All winches completely disassembled and reconditioned each
year. New alternator June, 2010. Mast un-stepped and reconditioned winter 2009-2010.
Halyards and sheets replaced as needed, most new in last few years.
Known work items needed: Running back stays will need to be replaced. Also, radar had work
done prior to last year's race but was still not operational. Maybe issue with power getting to
antenna. All boards were replaced.
Disclaimer: ALL DETAILS BELIEVED TO BE CORRECT BUT WITHOUT GUARANTEE - VESSEL OFFERED, AS IS, WHERE IS, SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE, PRICE CHANGE, OR WITHDRAWAL WITHOUT NOTICE