1978 Kelly Peterson Center cockpit

  • 44 ft
  • Sloop
  • Ensenada, MX

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                                            NEW TO THE MARKET!

                                         THIS KP-44 IS A MUST SEE!

                                      Owner spent $38,000 on 2014 Refit 

                                                & $16,000 on 2017 Refit



                                 DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS BEAUTY!

Amazingly Beautiful World Cruiser Priced to Sell.. Captain owned & owner has meticulously maintained this Kelly Peterson 44'. Don't miss out on this beauty. I have never seen a vessel so well cared for like this one. Owner is only selling his sailboat for he will be working at sea away from the boat for several years.


                                                         2013 / 2014 refit

-Galley Refrigeration & freezer separate  X2  compressor units Vitrifrigo new 2013

-Double sink stainless new 2013

-2 burner Taylor propane oven / stove w/girdle and mini broiler on board previous to buying

- 12 volt Presure water system

-Foot pump sea water

-Trident LP gas control and detection system  

-Electronics  All new 2013 

-B&G T8  plotter / 4G radar

-Uniden UM 380 VHF cockpit & ICOM IC - m45 VHF at Nav. Station. On board previous to buying.

-Sony Blue tooth stereo Garmin 126 GPS  on board previous on board previous to buying.

-Simrad TP 22 tiller pilot & Simrad TP 10 tiller pilot

-Garmin Delorme inReach Explorer

 Electrical System  All new in 2012 and 2013  

-Blue seas electrical panel 29 DC breakers 8 AC breakers

-Zantrex Link pro  battery monitoring system

-X 3    GPL8D AGM Lifeline house batteries total amp hours 765

-X 1    GPL31  AGM Lifeline cranking

-X 2    Kyocera 144 watt solar panels

-Blue sky solar boost 2000 E  Charge controller

-Newmar GI 30 Galzanic isolator

-Newmar PT - 40U  3 stage 110 v charger

-Sterling Power pro charge ultra 3 stage 110 v charger 2018  Back up.

-Blue seas automatic charging relay

-Blue seas remote charging switch

-New tinned marine grade wiring in 2012

-Xantrex freedom marine 30 charge / inverter

-30 amp shore power cord


-Last bottom paint 2018    

 Sails and rigging  

-Very fresh cruising main 

-125 % Genoa New 2018 Lee sails  Porfurl roller furling Stay sail new 2018  Lee sails hank on

 Engine and  mechanical  

-Engine room gutted and refit

-Old rott iron ful tank removed and new battery box tabbed into hull.

-Reinsulate with sound proofing  

-2013 head comes off for inspection all good shave and valve grind

-Rebuild high Presure fuel pump and injectors

-New dual racors and 2 inline fuellift pumps

-New sea strainer

-New 30 amp altenarors

-New hoses and clamps and belts

-New fuel system. Lines ,valves, hose clamps etc.

-New exhaust hose.

-New wiring harness

-New manual Gusher pump 2013



-Striped deck of all hardware and wood except sliding hatch bases.

-Fiberglassed in plywood for hatches to replace wood frames.

-Same for windlass base.

-Removed deck drains. Cut in holes thru deck combing and fiberglass.

-Rebuilt doghouse forward of dodger with new plywood frame under teak.

 Rebed & caulk teak.

-Recaulk cockpit teak and slider hatches.

-New teak and SS Dorade vents for both heads. New 1" SS tube guards.

-Stripped wood and apply 10 coats of Allbrite varnish.

-New paint  Interlux Bright side.

-Rebed all hardware.

-New SS cleats

-Replaced wood port rings with SS. New glass and gaskets.

-Replaced cockpit combing openings with hatches for dry storage.

-Rebuilt instrument panel and ignition panel. New switches.

-Service all winches. - 1" SS rail for solar panel mounting.

-Mount solar panels.

-Aluminum backing plate for staysail under foredeck.

-New VHF and stereo speakers in cockpit. New red LED foot lights.

-New LED tri light /anchor light combo top of mast.

-New VHF antenna top of mast.

-Installed navpod and plotter / radar in cockpit. Install 4G radar up mast.

- New cockpit sun cover -mounting of hydro vane.    

  Engine room  

-Removed softpatch in cockpit. -removed engine and old black iron fuel tank.

-Strip down engine room.

-Tab in new house battery bank box port side of engine were black iron tank was.

-Painted & reinsulate engine room.

-Installed dual racor system.    

  Engine work.  

-Removed head for inspection & Cylinder walls look good.

-Very light shave on bottom and valve grind cleanup.

-Reinstalled with new head gasket set.

-Rebuilt injector pump and new injector nozzles. New fuel lines.

-New belts and hoses.

-New rawwater pump.

-New alternator W/ new spare alternator

-New wiring harness.

-Rebuilt starter and new starter solenoid.

-New alarm kit. High temp.  Low oil Presure.  

Galley refit.  

-Stripped out galley.

-Reinsulate fridge / freezer box with polyisosyanurate foam.

-Fiber glass interior and paint.

-Build new double seal hatch lids and lay down new counter top.

-New compressor units under sink . X2 -new double SS sink.

-New taps. -new foot pump .Salt water.

-Replaced wood cabinet sliders with Plexiglass.

-Installed LED strip lighting in cabinets.

-Rebuilt wood port frames.

-Cut off bottom of entrance latter for easy bilge access. 

-Install propane detection system.  

 Salon and forward.  

-Stripped down all wood and vinyl on ceilings.

-New varnish and paint.

-Insulate cieling  with closed cell foam.

-Replaced vinyl on ceilings with removable wood panels for access to deckhardware.

-Replaced small wood shelf in v-berth with full length shelf.

-Painted out intire bilge area.

-Rebuilt nav station and installed new blue seas electrical panel and pro link battery monitoring system.

-All new tinned wire installed for 12 v and 110 v components.

-New plumbing thru out. Hoses and pumps.

-Installed a little wonder watermaker.

-Installed  new Maxwell dual direction soliniod for anchor windlass.

-Installed  200 amp breaker switch for anchor windlass. -new jabsco manual flush toilet.

-New sink taps.   

 2017 refit.   


-SS brackets for propane tanks on aft pulpit

-SS seats and propane solonoid base for aft pulpit.

-Jerry can brackets on mast pulpit railing. Securing straps. Interior companion way and aft cabin.  

-New pantry and dive locker.

-Strip down aft cabin.

-Removed vinyl on cieling and do same panel configuration as in forwad of boat.

-Painted out entire aft cabin.

-Built new cabinets above shelf by the bed.

-Stripped and paint out aft head.

-Rebuilt vacu flush toilet.

-Installed LED strip lighting in all closets in the intire boat.

-New 1 1/2 " conduit for electrical wire ran from the nav station all the way around to the galley with tracker line for pulling new wire thru.   

Main salon.  

- Replaced old tanks under floor with new SS tanks. Two fuel forward under setter and two water under galley. New hoses and fittings for all.

-Rebuild starb. settee into pullout bed.


Other Items Included

-Lewmar 14 self tailing winch

-2018 yamaha 4h 4 stroke & 10' impact inflatable airfloor tender new in 2018

-Honda 1000i generator new 2014

-Tank tender new 2014

-150% reacher sail came with boat opon purchase & Good condition

-Emergency tiller

-Hydrovane new 2014

-Maxwell dual direction soliniod for anchor windass new 2014 &
200 amp breaker switch for anchor windlass new 2014

-4 Costal life jackets 

-2 Inflatable life jackets

-Weems & Plath night distress signal new 2018

-18 "Samsung tv aft cabin

New 2014
Dome lights converted to LED . Half are dual red and white.

Extensive fishing gear. Both deep water & coastal casting.





Basic Information

Kelly Peterson
Center cockpit
Ensenada, MX
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Dimensions & Weight

44 ft - 13.41 meter
44 ft - 13.41 meter
12 ft 11 in - 3.94 meter
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6 ft 4 in - 1.93 meter
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60 (Individual), 60 (combined)
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117 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
132 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
20 gallons - 2 tank(s)


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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.


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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(6975736)