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44′ Freedom 44 | , | asking $

44′ Freedom 44

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Single Diesel
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1982 44′ Freedom 44 

This 1982 Freedom 44 ‘LULU’ is a ‘Cat Ketch’ rig. Very unique with two free standing carbon fiber spars, so no expensive standing rigging to care for and replace every 10 or so years.  Sails are in excellent condition, batteries were changed recently and she has a Perkins 4-108.

One awesome feature if this Freedom rig is its simplicity of handling. To tack all you do is turn the wheel! – to run (downwind) with all sails drawing, just ease the sheets. There are no flapping genoas, no big winches to grind. The Freedom 44 is perfect for single or short handed sailing around the bay or across the ocean, with speed, comfort and safety.

This particular vessel ‘LULU ‘ previously ‘Jack Dusty IV’ is well known throughout the Caribbean, was owned for many years by her original owners who successfully raced in almost every regatta in the Caribbean during their long ownership and enjoyed living aboard and cruising her in the Caribbean every winter since the early 80’s until a few years ago. Her interior is very spacious, well ventilated, extremely pleasing to the eye, yet packed full of good, usable storage areas, thus lending herself to comfortable live-aboard cruising. Her exterior offers a cambered deck that is extremely easy to move about on and uncluttered, due to her lack of standing rigging, and a very large cockpit with comfortable seating. If you are looking for an affordable, easy to sail, fast, yet extremely comfortable cruiser this may well be your boat! Located in the BVI and ready for her new owner to carry on her adventures.

  • CQR 35 lb Anchor w/200′ Chain
  • Danforth 25lb Anchor w/100′ Rope
  • Simpson Lawrence, Horizon 1500 Anchor Windlass (2004)
  • Bow Anchor Rollers
  • Bow Pulpit & Rails
  • New Side Stanchions & Lifelines (2022)
  • Cockpit sunshade Sides and Rear Curtains
  • Cockpit Table
  • 2 Propane Tanks
  • Fenders and Dock Lines
  • Swim/boarding Ladder
  • Dinghy AB VS10 w/9.9 Nissan


  • Sail Area: 795 sq. ft.
  • Hood Mainsail (excellent condition)
  • Hood Mizzen sail (excellent condition)
  • Reaching Staysail
  • Large Running Staysail
  • Mainsheet Traveler
  • Small Reaching Staysail (used once)
  • 4 Barient Self Tailing Winches
  • Davit blocks, Harken #2603 & 2617, plus new braided lines (2011)
  • (2) Keel stepped, freestanding, carbon fiber masts
  • Marlowbraid halyards & sheets (2011)
  • 2 Running Backstays (used with staysails)
  • Harken Black Magic 75mm Air Blocks on all halyards, mainsail & mizzen sheets (2011)
  • Adler Barber, top & front opening 12v refrigeration unit with 2 compartments
  • Variable Speed Flow water pump
  • Pressurized fresh water
  • Hillerange Propane 3 burner stove with oven and broiler
  • Seaward 11 gallon hot water heater
  • Double Stainless Steel Sink
  • Manual Salt Water
  • Formica Countertops
  • (2) Jabsco compact heads
  • Silverware, dinnerware, pots, pans & utensils
  • Automatic Par-Jabsco bilge pump
  • Manual Par-Jabsco bilge pump
  • Edson steering wheel
  • New engine gauges for oil pressure, water temp, voltmeter and tachometer (2011)
  • Propane Shut Off Valve
  • 18??, 2 bladed Max Prop propeller
  • 12 Volt fans in all areas
  • Emergency tiller


  • Hurth Transmission Replaced (2022)
  • New Fuel Injection Pump (2022)
  • Engine professionally maintained since new
  • New ignition system (2011)
  • Spare Heat Exchanger
  • Raw Water Sea Strainer
  • Engine Alarm
  • Fuel Filter
  • Fuel Shutoff
  • Fresh Water Cooling
  • New acoustic alarms ( 2011)
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth & Speed (2011)
  • Raymarine Autopilot with ST 70 control head, smart pilot X-3 core pack and Type 2 linear drive ( 2012)
  • Ray55 VHF Radio & antenna (2011)
  • Raymarine A70D GPS (2011)
  • Raymarine ST 60 Wind (2011)
  • Ritchie Compass
  • 12 Volt DC Electrical System
  • 110 Volt AC Electrical System
  • Balmar 100 amp high output alternator with multi stage regulator (2011)
  • New Lifeline start battery and 8D House Battery (2023)
  • New Shore Power Cord (2022)
  • Solar Panel
  • Aims Corp. 800 watt inverter (2008)
  • 3 Stage Pro Tech 120v, 30 amp battery charger (2011)
  • NOTE: All battery cabling and connectors professionally replaced with new (2011)
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Length Overall
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Engine Model
Engine Type
Drive Type
Direct Drive
Fuel Type
Engine Hours 
Fresh Water Tank
2 X ()
Fuel Tank
2 X ()
Holding Tank
1 X ()
Single Berths

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