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61′ Bolger Shallow Draft Motorsailor

Miss Nina is a 61 ft. pilothouse ketch designed by Phil Bolger and built  in 1996 by Brad Story in Essex Massachusetts.  She is a beautiful shallow draft vessel designed to allow for plenty of space down below, in her pilothouse, and on deck.  She carries over 1,200 square feet of sail, is stable and comfortable when the wind is up, and her rig is set up to be easily handled.  With her twin diesel engines she can cruise at eight knots when the wind is not cooperating.  Built and maintained to the highest standards and with updated systems Miss Nina surveys to “as new” condition.  She is the perfect boat for family cruising, live-aboard, or potential charter business.

LOA: 61 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 6 in
LWL: 50 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 55 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 8 in
Displacement: 44000 lbs Full Load
Ballast: 16000 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 56 ft 6 in
Headroom: 7 ft 0 in
Total Power: 150 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: B4
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Engine Power: 75 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: B4
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Engine Power: 75 HPCruising Speed: 8 knots
Maximum Speed: 9 knots 


Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Aluminum
Fuel Tanks: 2 Aluminum
Holding Tanks: 2 Plastic



Number of double berths: 3
Number of heads: 2
Seating Capacity: 12



TV set
Wind speed and direction



Furling genoa
Furling mainsail



Steering wheel
Electric winch



Inside Equipment
Battery charger
Hot water
Marine head
Bow thruster
Electric bilge pump



Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V





Outside Equipment/Extras
Cockpit cushions
Electric windlass

Sails and Rigging
Sails all in new condition
Roller furling jib
Club footed staysail
Main furled in mast

Mizzen furled in mast

Solid / stainless steel rod standing rigging

Double braid running rigging new in 2010

General Overview
With a beautifully appointed, executed and maintained interior, a spacious pilothouse, and ample space in the cockpit and on deck, Miss Nina is the perfect boat for coastal exploration.  The added benefit of shallow draft allow this 61 ft. boat access to tidal areas unapproachable to sailboats half her size. The mast height of 56 ft. 6 in. allows Miss Nina to travel anywhere in the Intracoastal Waterway. This boat is in excellent condition and with its updated systems, rig and amenities makes for a perfect cruiser, live-aboard, or charter vessel.Considering Miss Nina’s draft and rig height, this is an ideal vessel for sailing the coast of Maine in the summer and cruising to the Bahamas come September. This is a floating home fit for family or couple looking to travel the coastline with the comforts of home.
Price $390,000
Name Miss Nina
Type Sail, Motor, Motor Sailer
Length 61 ft
Hull Material Wood
Designer Phil Bolger
Classification Ketch

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