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1988 Custom Ted Brewer 52 Cutter

Long Beach, Mississippi


When you go to sea you want to be able to sail safely and comfortably.  A custom designed blue water yacht, designed by a renowned marine architect, can make that happen.  Seawife is a Ted Brewer designed fiberglass center cockpit pilothouse cutter that is set-up to make
shorthanded cruising easy.  With an all roller furling rig: Profurl electric Genoa; self-tending, roller furling staysail; Profurl in-mast mainsail, boom gallows, and electric winch, sail handling becomes a breeze.  A bow thruster ensures ease of docking too.  
Her center cockpit is comfortable & safe with a Fiberglass hard top. The interior is richly
finished with a raised salon, two private staterooms, tremendous storage, electric heads
and separate showers. The galley is functionally equipped with a Force 10, four
burner/oven, microwave, cold plate refrigerator and freezer.
Set up for cruising with 108 lockers, drawers and storage areas, 300 gallon water tank with 10gph water maker (2008), 300 gallons diesel, 14.5kw generator, 2 A/C units, and even a washer/dryer.  She has been continuously updated & upgraded since her original launch. So, don't wait, come aboard and enjoy the freedom of cruising the seas, worldwide, in a 52' home afloat!  

Basic Boat Info

Price: $199,500
Boat Name: Sea Wife
Make: Custom
Model: Ted Brewer 52 Cutter
Year: 1988
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Designer: Ted Brewer
Construction: Fiberglass
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Other


Length: 52 ft
Length Overall: 51'9 ft
Waterline Length: 47'4 ft
Beam: 14'6 ft
Max Draft: 6'6 ft
Bridge Clearance: 75 ft
Single Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: 4BT
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 155hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2007
  • Engine Hours: 770


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity:


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Pilothouse, Cutter


Menette Burns
Whelton Marine Brokerage


Whelton Marine
700 Mariner's Plaza Drive, Ste 707
Mandeville, Louisiana, US, 70448
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.

The overall design of the interior is light and airy, with hatches and opening ports in many locations of the yacht. The Décor is white with teak trim and tasteful decorating touches. In total there are 108 lockers, drawers and storage areas. A 22" TV, stereo, DVD player, printer, and two air conditioners provide all the amenities and comforts of home.
Saloon: The Raised Salon offers 360 degree visibility, with quick and easy access to the cockpit. To port is a large U-shaped dinette, which converts to a comfortable double berth. Opposite the dinette, to starboard is a unique area that doubles as a nav station on the forward end and an office at the aft end. The electrical panels and all nav instruments are located under forward section of nav station, while aft the area offers computer storage and built-in file drawers. There is a comfortable swivel chair, which adjusts higher at the pilot. In addition to eight large windows, the Raised Salon has two hatches for sail trim visibility. 
Passageway Aft: Located on the aft starboard side of the Raised Salon and down two steps is passage to the aft Master Stateroom. Located in the passageway is a work bench / chart table, outboard, and a single-unit washer/dryer inboard. 
Master Stateroom, Aft The Master Stateroom is located aft with a full king-size berth. In keeping with the original owner's philosophy of having tremendous storage, there are two very large hanging lockers and two equally large storage lockers with built-in shelving located on each side of the forward end of the berth. The forward bulkhead has a built-in shelf, additional bookshelves and tremendous stowage compartments. The stateroom has three hatches, two opening ports, and two Dorades for light and ventilation. 
Master Head
The Master Head is located forward on the port side, with two opening ports, marble
counter top, a full linen locker, full-sized Raritan Atlantis electric head (2010), storage lockers, and a separate stall shower. 

Guest Stateroom, Forward
The Guest Stateroom is located forward with an offset, full sized berth, with full-length hanging locker, two hatches, two opening ports, one dorade, numerous drawers, and storage spaces.

Guest Head
The guest head features a full-sized Raritan Atlantis electric head (2010), one opening port, one dorade, and a separate stall shower. This area may be accessed from the Guest Stateroom or directly off the Main Salon. 

Forward from the Raised Salon is a large U-shaped galley, which is well designed for
entertaining or offshore use. Ventilation in the galley is plentiful, with two hatches, one Dorade, and an opening port. 
The galley offers a great deal of counter space, multiple drawers and cabinet's, a cutting board and thermos holders. There is a gimbaled propane Force 10 stove/broiler/oven (2008), a double sink with spray and filtered water spigot, a separate,110 volt, cold plate, refrigerator and a deep freezer, even an ice maker, as well as tremendous storage.

Hull & Deck
  • Ted Brewer, sea-kindly design with a modified fin keel with separate skeg and rudder
  • The hull is heavily constructed in fiberglass over structural foam core. Bulkheads are 1" marine grade plywood secured with double mat on all sides. An extensive grid system of fiberglass stringers increase stiffness and strength. 
  • The hull to deck joint is secured using 3M 5200 and through bolted on 8" centers.
  • There is an external lead keel.
  • The hull is epoxy coated on both the interior and exterior. The hull is Blue Awlgrip with gold trim, 2 part linear polyurethane (2010). 
  • Teak decks were removed (2005), and Interlux Epoxy deck paint applied to the deck and non-skid.
  • NEW 4" teak toe rails (2016)
  • NEW topside deck non skid (2018)
  • 31.5" tall teak handrail with double lifelines and through bolted S/S stanchions
  • Stainless steel bow & stern pulpits
  • Stainless steel safety rails at mast
  • New deck cleats installed 2005 
  • New hatches 2005
  • Heavy-duty stainless steel dingy davits installed 2005.
  • 10 stainless steel Dorades
  • Two bow lazarettes
  • All teak interior & exterior was reworked and varnished (2009) 
  • Furuno radar (48 mile range)
  • Furuno Color Chartplotters (2) Nav Station & Helm
  • Furuno VHF radio
  • Furuno Weather Fax
  • Simrad AP 27 Autopilot
  • ICOM IC-M802 SSB and Ham Transceiver w/ ICOM fully automatic antenna tuner, Practor modem
Electrical Systems
  • Electrical system accommodates both 120 volt and 240 volt
  • 5O amp shore power service with an automatic voltage sensing transformer
  • 120V AC 50 amp system
  • 14 KW Norpro diesel generator (1998)
  • 12V DC House service is 6 Prevailer Gelcells with 990 amp hrs total 
  • 12V DC Engine and Generator starting bank is two 90 amp Prevailer Gelcells
  • Complete circuit panels with volt and amp meters for both AC and DC systems
  • Heart Interface 3000 w/ 70 amp battery charger
  • Two grounding Dynaplates in the hull (new 2007)
  • Battery parallel switches
  • 55 amp alternator on generator (new 2008)
  • 100 amp alternator on main engine
  • Guest spotlight w/ 2 outlets
  • Two Ocean Breeze air conditioning/heating units
  • Single unit washer/dryer
  • Grunert ¾ hp 110V AC holding plate refrigeration system with separate freezer and fridge
  • Village Marine Water Maker, 10GPH (2008) 
Sales & Rigging
  • Cutter-rigged with double spreaders
  • Mast and boom are finished with white AwlGrip
  • ProFurl electric furling Genoa (New motor 2019)
  • ProFurl furling on staysail
  • ProFurl furling mainsail
  • Dyform wire stays and shrouds (30% stronger than round wire)
  • Norseman swageless terminals
  • Running backstays for the staysail
  • Two separate backstays (one with SSB antenna)
  • Spinnaker pole stowed on a mast mounted Harken track
  • Mast steps up to the lower spreader
  • All lines replaced 2007 and standing rigging refurbished 2008 

  • 1237 sq. ft. sail area
  • North mainsail
  • UK 120% genoa
  • UK staysail (loose footed and self tending on a Harken track)
  • UK orange storm jib
  • Cruising spinnaker with snuffer 

Sail Inventory Detail
  • 1 Main - Condition Good - Maker: UK Hood or UK Doyle - Age: Unknown but Est. 5+
  • Jib - Condition: Excellent - Maker Quantium - Age: March 2008
  • 2 Staysails - Condition: Good - Maker; UK Hood of UK Doyle - Age: Unknown but Est 5+
  • Storm Jib - Never used and looks new - Maker: Unknown- Age: Unknown
  • Spinnaker - Never used and looks new - Maker: Unknown- Age: Unknow
  • 1 Main has Por-Furler in-Mast furling so exposure to weather is minimal
  • 2 Staysail has Profurler so exposure to weather is minimal 

  • Lewmar, all are Self-Tailing
  • Two #65 primary for headsail and running-backstays
  • #46 mainsheet 
  • #46 staysail furl
  • #46 staysail sheet
  • Three #40 (two on mast, one on stern for anchoring/docking)

Ground Tackle
  • Maxwell 3500 12V DC windlass, foot controlled (new electric motor 2009)
  • 66 lb Bruce anchor w/ 300 ' of 3/8" hi-test chain and a 60 lb CQR anchor
  • Heavy duty double stainless steel anchor rollers 
Engine & Mechanical
  • A Cummins 155 4Bt 4 cylinder turbocharged inboard marine diesel engine (2007) drives a Luke feathering propeller
  • Borg-Warner "Velvet Drive" transmission
  • Aqua Drive constant velocity shaft coupling (eliminates alignment problems and isolates vibrations)
  • PSS dripless shaft seal on the 1-3/4" propeller shaft
  • Paul Luke three-blade feathering propeller (1-3/4 x 22 x 14)
  • Side Power ST-155 twin counter-rotating propeller bow thruster (2000)
  • Two Racor fuel filters 
  • New fiberglass hardtop replaced a canvas Bimini (2009)
  • Stainless steel & teak boom gallows (refurbished 2010)
  • Swim platform with integrated ladder
  • 3/8" tempered safety glass in pilot house
  • Wheel steering
  • Edson cable steering system
  • Lighted compass
  • Lazarette for propane with two 20 lb propane tanks
  • Separate lazarette for paints and gasoline
  • MAGMA stainless steel grill
Safety Equipment
  • EPIRB, Class A, Automatic Offshore 121 MHz
  • Life Raft, Revere 6 man, Offshore SOLAS and USCG Approved with Hydrostatic
  • ACR ditch bag
  • Salt and fresh water deck wash downs
  • Fenders
  • 11' Boston Whaler dinghy
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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