44' Kelly Peterson 1979



New Orleans, Louisiana

1979 Kelly Peterson 44 Features:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Chainplates 2015
  • Inverter 
  • Stainless Steel Ports 2012
  • Bomar Hatches 2012
  • Hull, Deck & Spars Awlgrip 2006
  • Engine MOH 2001
  • Garmin Plotter & Radar 2012
  • SSB


A collaboration between designer Doug Peterson and yacht broker Jack Kelly birthed the Kelly Peterson 44, she was quite ahead of her time at her introduction in 1975. A long distance center-cockpit cruiser by design, she has earned a reputation for speedy passages. 180 miles days are not uncommon, with useful performance coming in all wind conditions and points of sail.

Today the design is a classic, Kelly Petersons have traveled far and wide and are often seen in far flung locations the world over, especially in the South Pacific. Many have circumnavigated.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Murray Yacht Sales. 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

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Layout: Two Cabin, Two Head

Air Conditioning: Yes

Ports: Opening, Stainless Steel 2012

Hatches: Opening, Bomar 2012

Cabin Sole: Teak & Holly

Nav Station: To Starboard

Dinette Table: To Port

Settee(s): To Starboard


Master Cabin: Aft with Queen berth, custom mattress & En Suite Head

Guest Cabin(s): Fwd with Head

Headroom: 6’4”

Head(s): Two with Showers


Stove/Oven: Propane, 3 burner

Refrigeration: Seafrost 2016

Freezer: Seafrost 2016

Microwave Oven: Panasonic

Sink: Double,Stainless

Water: Hot & Cold

Water Heater: Yes


Plotter: Garmin 740W 2012


Radar: Garmin 18/24 on stern mast 2012


Stereo: Sony w/600amp and (2) speakers

TV: Sharp 15”

Compass: Yes

Insulated Backstay


12v system: Yes

110v system: Yes

Electrical Panel: Paneltronics AC/DC panel installed in 2012

Battery Charger/Inverter: Xantrek 3000w, Power Monitor and Control Panel

Batteries: (4) Group 31 house, Group 31 engine

Shore Power: (2) 30amp service

Generator: Next Gen 3.5 with Soundshield 2015, not currently operable

Alternator: Ampteck 130amp 3 stage alternator w/controller

Interior Lights: Yes

Nav Lights: Yes

12v Outlet(s): Yes


Main: Hood Dacron

Genoa: Hood 135% Dacron

Trysail: Storm

Yankee: Hood

Staysail: Hood

Spinnaker: Hood cruising spinnaker

Spars: White, Awlgrip in 2006

Roller Furling: Harken

Roller Furling: Harken


Primary Winches: (2) Lewmar #55 Self Tailing

Halyard Winches: (2) Lewmar #42 Self Tailing

Mainsheet Winch: Lewmar #44 Self Tailing

Mast & Boom Winches: (2) Lewmar #40, Lewmar #30, Lewmar #16 & Lewmar #10

Backstay: Yes

Spinnaker/Whisker Pole: Yes

Standing Rigging: Replaced in 2006

Chainplates: Replaced in 2015

Mast Height: 60’


Hull Color: White, Awlgrip 2006

Deck Color: Two Tone, Awlgrip 2006

Draft: 6’4”

Canvas: Bimin & Dodger, canvas will need to be replaced

Cushions: Cockpit

Covers: Main & Deck

Cockpit Table: Yes

Anchor: Fortress FX-37 with 25’ of BBB chain & 150’ of rode

Anchor: Fortress FX-23 with 100’ of rode

Anchor: Barnacle 45# with 150’ of BBB chain

Windlass: Electric Lofrans

Locker(s): Yes


Misc: Stanchions & bases replaced in 2006

Exterior wood: Teak, finish breaking down

Outboard Engine: 25hp Engine

Bottom: Painted 12/2018


Engine: Perkins 4.154 62hp, MOH in 2001

Engine: Valve adjustment, water hoses, belts, fuel line replaced in 2015

Air Conditioning: Aft Cabin, CruiseAir 7,000 btu reverse cycle w/digital controls, installed in 2006

Air Conditioning: Salon & V Berth, CruiseAir 10,000 btu reverse cycle w/digital controls, installed in 2006 (currently non operable)

Steering: Wheel

Stuffing box/gland: Traditional

Water Heater: 11 gallon

Bilge Pump(s): Yes

Spare Parts: Yes

Head: (2) Manual Marine Toilets

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.

Contact Info

Contact Chuck Newman

Chuck Newman


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