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50' Hudson Force 50


PEGASUS is one of the last Hudson Force 50's built, and is a full keeled pilothouse cutter ketch from the drawing board of William Garden.  It is a beautifully presented traditional blue water centre cockpit sailing yacht.  This versatile yacht is at home in deep water oceans and has a full keel and fiberglass hull.

 Much sought after Venice designed layout.


This is a go anywhere sailboat with a touch of the traditional, complete with a long bowsprit and wooden spars.  Teak abounds above and below decks.  Easy engine room access with 90hp Ford Lehman, fiberglass tanks holding 180 gallons of fuel and 75 gallons of fresh water.

  • Make: Hudson
  • Model: Force 50
  • Year: 1987
  • Length: 50ft
  • Name: PEGASUS
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: San francisco, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Ketch
  • Keel: Full Keel
  • LOA: 65 feet
  • LWL: 39 feet
  • Beam: 14.17 feet
  • Bridge Clearance: 65 feet
  • Max Draft: 6.17 feet
  • Cabin Headroom: 6.33 feet
  • Ballast: 12000 pounds
  • Displacement: 52000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Ford Lehman
  • EngineModel: 2712E - 4.15 Litre
  • EngineYear: 1987
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 180 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 1
  • Water Tank Capacity: 75 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Single Berths: 1
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions


There are three staterooms.  The master is aft with a private head, two double guest cabins forward with shared head and step in shower.  Pilothouse with inside helm station and lower saloon with desk . L-shaped settee to starboard.  Going forward to starboard is a double guest cabin and to port is the head and shower.  Forward is an upper and lower bunk to starboard, workbench and cupboards to port.

Forced Air Heating
  • Espar Dual Source heating
  • Hydronic Coolant Heat from the engine when operating
  • Espar Airtronic Air Heater diesel heat
  • Rite Temp thermostatically controlled system
Autopilot & Helm Stations
  • Simrad Marine Electronics Autopilot
  • Navico JB 8000 Controller "Powerpilot"
  • Fluxgate compass
  • Dual Helm Stations cockpit and pilothouse
  • Dual Engine Controls cockpit and pilothouse
  • Garmin GPS MAP 220
  • Standard Horizon Wind WS 150
  • Standard Horizon Speed
  • Navico DS 200 Depth
  • (2) Raytheon R 20 Radar
  • Raymarine Ruder Angle indicator
  • Interphase PROBE forward facing sonar
  • (2) RAY - 77 VHF FM Radiotelephone
  • Raynav-570 Loran
DC System Battery Charger & Inverter
  • Heart Interface Inverter
  • Truecharge Battery Charger 40 amp
  • Microprocessor Statpower battery voltage display
  • 2 x Group 27 Start Batteries in Bank 1
  • 4 x 6V Deep Cycle House Bank 2
  • 4 x 6V Deep Cycle House Bank 3
Sails & Spars & Rigging
  • Main, Mizzen, 200 % Genoa and Staysail made by Doyle Sails NEW in 2007
  • Club footed jib
  • Wooden spars and booms
  • Asymmetrical downwind spinnaker with dousing cone
  • Full set of canvas sail covers and cockpit dodger
  • New standing rigging 2004
Bow Thurster
  • Side Shift Bow Thruster installed 2004
Dinghy and Outboard
  • 12' AVON RIB
  • 25hp Mercury outboard four stroke
  • Electric start with new battery in box
  • fiberglass seat midships
  • Davits on the stern
  • Full cover for the dinghy
  • SPECIFICATIONS Salt rejection (average) 98.4% (min. 96%) Output (gal) 1.5 gal/h (± 15%) Dimensions (in) 16 x 15 x 7 Weight (oz) 25 Technology Reverse osmosis Power requirements 12 V / 4 A  
Audio Sound System
  • Denon AM/FM sound system
  • CD Disk Changer
  • Denon Amplifier and Zone selection

Additional Features


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

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Bill Adams

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