Sunshine | Blue Water 60 Ketch | 60ft

Manitowoc, WI, US



"Sunshine" is a 1996 Bluewater 60 Pilothouse Cutter Rig Ketch built by American Marine Composites in Clear Water FL and designed by Paul Skilowitz.  The vessel is built for long range ocean circumnavigation, featuring two (2) steering stations, one (1) in the aft cockpit, and one (1) forward in raised pilothouse.  "Sunshine" features 5 full adult berths forward in two guest staterooms and a large owners stateroom with queen sized berth aft.  Vessel is rigged with a two keel stepped aluminum masts with a double spreader configuration.   

In 2010 "Sunshine" received a new Awlgrip paint job on her hull in dark green in 2010 along with Awlgrip paint and non skid topside also in 2010.  Additionally a Side Power bow thruster was added.  

"Sunshine" has been partially refit and is being sold "as is".  Survey from 2016 is available.

Here is a great opportunity to put your finishing touches on this beautiful vessel.



  • Length: 60ft
  • Builder: American Marine Composites
  • Beam: 16' 3"
  • Year: 1996
  • Displacement: 50200.00 lbs
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Engine: (1) Yanmar, 154 hp

Sunshine | Blue Water 60 Ketch | 60ft


Manitowoc, WI, US



  • Builder: American Marine Composites
  • Designer: Paul Skilowitz
  • Keel: Fin Keel


  • Length Overall: 60.00 ft
  • Length Waterline: 53.42 ft
  • Displacement: 50200.00 lb
  • Beam Measure: 16' 3"


  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4LH-DTE
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 154 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 2 (100 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 4 (100 Gallons)


  • Number of heads: 2

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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Brad Eckhardt. - 920-682-5117


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