$94,900 | Dunkirk NY

General Description

Custom built William Hand design. Very solid and well constructed inside and out.

ARDEA is a custom built and designed fiberglass cutter rigged motorsailer based on the William Hand design legacy. She was launched in 1996 and has proven to be an excellent sailor as well as a comfortable cruiser with ample power and sail area.

Per the USCG documentation:

-      Gross tonnage  16

-      Net tonnage     15

-      Length            39’

-      Breadth           12’

-      Depth             51”

She features a Paul E. Luke 22” x 15” RH x 1 ½ bore x 3-blade standard taper Luke Feathering Propeller and cutter.

Isuzu C240 diesel – 4 cylinder, 4 cycle, overhead valve, inline, water cooled indirect injection – 75 hp

Engine hours:  1110

Removable Engine hatch

Full scheel keel with lead shoe

Lightning grounding through keel


Edson gear shift

Packless Sealing system shaft seal

Teleflex helm HH 1250 variable disp, cylinder HC 5350 BA175-7

Emergency tiller

Vetus Bow Thruster 2312

Gel-cell batteries with solar panel charging

Electrical panel with battery switches, monitor, battery charge controller, propane/CNG fume detector. Invertor. 12 V outlets throughout.

Furuno radar

Isotherm Magnum 4201 ASU seawater cooled refrigeration.

Paul Luke Heritage gimbaled 3 burner alcohol stove & oven

Double stainless sink in galley

Paul Luke polished brass with soapstone fireplace/cabin heater and chimney

Separate shower and head. Each has own sink

Shurflo water pump, Attwood shower sump system, Jabsco self priming macerator pump

Folding Swim/ Entry platform with Aft-deck shower system

Manual Lofrans windlass


3 anchors, tens of feet of anchor chain, hundreds of feet of anchor lines, docklines

Anchor washdown

Life ring and rail mount

Outboard motor mount for rail

Dave Bierig Sailmakers - Main full batten sail with 3 reef points – slab system, roller furling jib new August 2020, Staysail new June 2020, genoa and spinnaker hardly used. If necessary, Dave Bierig could provide dates of purchase. Sunbrella sail covers.

Standing and running rigging meticulously maintained

Navigation station and chart table

Work bench with mounted vice. Tool storage.

Nexus Multi Control – wind, log, compass, depth (several backup gauges)

Auto pilot and rudder angle indicator originally installed, but now disbanded. Have instruments and server.


VHF & antenna

Fire extinguishers

4 cigarette lighter outlets for phone charging / anchor light

Sun shades, sunbrella/ isinglass cockpit curtains

Cockpit ice chest

Drop leaf table main salon & cockpit


Large mooring bit, large fore and aft cleats

Gratings throughout


Propane rail mounted BBQ grill

Achilles LT-2 Inflatable dinghy, oars and pump

Heavy duty storage cradle

Hull, cockpit and fore deck including nonskid painted 2022. Extra paint for future projects. Bottom paint also.

Flagler Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by RCR Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

General Information

  • Boat Name Ardea
  • Manufacturer Custom
  • Model William Hand 39
  • Model Year 1997


  • LOA 39
  • Beam 12
  • Draft 6


  • Fuel Capacity --
  • Water Capacity --