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Price: $39,900
Brand: Cal
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1980
Length: 39 ft.
Name: Who Cares
Location: Sandusky, OH


Price Reduced, Offers Wanted

1980 Cal 39
“Who Cares”

Brokers Comments:
The Cal 39 is a genuine performance cruiser and is highly desirable and affordable. A well-balanced boat with a fast keel, big spade rudder, stiff rig and spacious accommodations The Cal 39 has a classic dark wood interior and is a great liveaboard boat. The Cal 39 is a very sweet sailing boat, at home in blue water or knocking about the bay. Many 39s have been retrofit into serious cruisers and owners rave about the seakindly motion and good turn of speed. The powerful hull shape can carry sail in a blow and can also be loaded up with stores without sacrificing performance.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Builder/Designer: Bill Lapworth was a true pioneer in modern yacht design and his break-out Cal 40 changed the world of sailing forever. He followed the 40 with the Cal 39 which he introduced in 1971 (production of MKII in ''78) In the years from 1971 thru 1986 Lapworth designed Cal 39's were produced in the US by Jensen Marine

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 39’ 0”
LWL: 32’ 1”
Draft: 6’ 7”
Air Draft: 60’ 11”
Tall Rig: I: 54.00', J: 16.67', P: 48.00', E: 13.75'
Displacement: 17000 lbs.
Ballast: 7000 lbs.
Designer: C. William Lapworth
Builder: Jensen Marine
Construction: FG w/balsa deck
Bal. type: Lead
Auxiliary Power: Perkins
Model: 4108
Type: Diesel
HP: 50
Water: 90 gals.
Fuel: 50 gals.

Forward cabin features a V-berth with cedar lined hanging locker.
Separate entrance to the head compartment on port.
The head has a newer marine toilet and a shower with teak grating on the sole.
Second door opens to the main cabin with another cedar lined hanging locker.
The main cabin has a wine cabinet with leaded glass door inserts.
The starboard settee has a flip-up back, creating a double berth.
The L-shaped port settee converts to a double berth.
Dining table doubles in size to seat 8 people.
U-shaped galley.
Nav table is aft of the starboard settee with a swing-out seat.
Aft is a single pilot berth.
The vessel sleeps 7.
The teak and holly cabin sole and dark wood cabinets.
Upholstery has replaced.
Teak bulkheads and cabinets are original and in good condition.

Double Stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water
Adler Barbour Cold Machine refrigeration, large capacity
Stove has been replaced with a microwave.
Lots of storage.

Extras and Upgrades:
Autohelm 5000 automatic pilot
New North 2017 Roller Furling genoa
New Harken 2017 Roller Furler
New Main sail 2017
New Mainsail Cover 2017
New Boom Tent/Sunshade
New running Rigging 2017
New Side stays 2017
New Harken mainsheet traveler 2017
New Anchor line
Marine batteries and charger replaced 2016

Contact Dave Regnet at RCR Yachts 419-202-0201,

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.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Dave Regnet - Sales & Brokerage

Sandusky, Ohio


Phone: 419-202-0201

Dave Regnet learned to sail when he was 8 at summer camp on Lake Chautaugua. He returned 7 more summers because sailing (and teaching others to sail) became his passion. Dave grew up in Buffalo where he has been active in the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club since the early 1980s. In 2007, Dave moved to the Dallas/Fort Worth area and became active in the Lake Grapevine Sailing Club. Returning north in 2010, Dave and his wife, Rebecca, joined the St. Marys Boat Club located on Grand Lake St. Marys. He was club champion in 2017. Dave’s retirement from over 30 years in manufacturing, sales management, and plant operations allows him to pursue his passion for boating by adding value to buyers and sailors alike in the Sandusky area of Lake Erie.