1958 Kettenburg Motorsailer 47 San Diego, CA
Posted on April 5, 2018 / 269
Price : $29,000
Builder | Manufacturer : Kettenburg Motorsailer
Condition : Used
Year : 1958
Length : 47ft
Model : 47
Hull Material : Wood
Fuel Type : Diesel
Engine/s : Single Inboard
Engine Make : Catapillar
Engine Model : FWC D311
Max Speed : 8 kn
Cruising Speed : 7 kn
LOA : 47'
Beam : 13.5
Cabin Headroom : 6.17
1958 Kettenburg Motorsailer 47
1958 Kettenburg Motorsailer 47

47′ Kettenburg Motorsailer ’58 “Walden”

WALDEN is a beautiful vessel that truly brings the romance of sailing to life. Originally built to the highest standards by Kettenburg Marine in San Diego. 

She is a mahogany classic that must be seen to be appreciated, and at this price.


V berth forward, pullman berth amidships with ensuite head. Next aft is the open salon with large windows for great visibility. Ice box to starboard, galley area to port forward. L shaped settee to port, and straight settee to starboard.

  • Top- and front-loading Norcold 12V refrigeration
  • Hot/cold pressure water
  • Single deep S/S sink
Electronics and Navigation
  • Top- and front-loading Norcold 12V refrigeration
  • Hot/cold pressure water
  • Single deep S/S sink
  • 60-lb S/S CQR anchor
  • Plath electric windlass
  • Covers for sail, hatch, rail, pedestal and windlass
  • Running, steaming, anchor and spreader lights
  • Boom gallows
  • Teak grate in cockpit
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Dinghy chocks (in storage)
  • Varnished cap rails
  • 8″ bulwarks with mooring line hawses and cleats
Engine and Mechanical
  • Estimated 110-hp
  • Raw water sea strainer
  • Racor fuel filters
  • 2-12v bilge pumps
  • Velvet Drive CR2 hydraulic transmission
  • Manual wheel steering
  • Manual marine head
  • New Vantage Marine watermaker
  • (2) fuel gauges, RPM, oil pressure, water temp and pyrometer
Electrical System
  • 12VDC and 110VAC systems
  • (3) 8D batteries
  • Battery parallel switch
  • Battery charger
  • 6.4-kW Fischer-Panda generator
  • Freedom marine inverter/charger
Sails and Rigging
  • Fully-battened mainsail
  • Jib
  • Harken roller furling on jib
  • Double-spreader, keel-stepped wood mast
  • (2) Lewmar 52ST primaries
  • (1) Lewmar 40ST mainsheet winch
  • (3) halyard winches on mast

All seller’s personal effects are excluded from the sale of the vessel.

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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