44' 1961 Tripp Mercer


Last Updated: 2024-06-14

SEA FEVER is a fast, comfortable cruising sailboat.  Originally built to race with a luxury interior.  Designed by Bill Tripp ,with a centerboard, will handle offshore conditions and make safe passage to your cruising destinations.  

It's meant for sailing..... SEA FEVER has a new engine, new standing rigging, fresh bottom paint, new lifelines, new sails and freshly refurbished systems to make this fine yacht current and functional for day sailing, cruising or as a very comfortable live aboard.

Currently in Emery Cove Yacht Harbor and available for showings.


Make: Tripp
Model: Mercer
Year: 1961
Length: 44ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: Emeryville, CA

  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Racers and Cruisers
  • Keel: Centerboard
  • LOA: 44 feet
  • LWL: 30 feet
  • Beam: 11.75 feet
  • Min Draft: 4.25 feet
  • Max Draft: 9 feet
  • Ballast: 8600 pounds
  • Displacement: 27000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Mitsubishi
  • EngineModel: 55
  • EngineYear: 2019
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 100

  • Water Tank Capacity: 35 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 1
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 1

Additional Descriptions

Design and Construction

Built as a sloop, 44.0' (LOA) x 11.67' (Beam), full keel sailboat that draws 3.5' for easy access into bays, river mouths and shallow waters for anchorages, with an interior mechanical daggerboard that draws approximately 10.0' in depth for heavy weather sailing in the SF Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Improvements and Upgrades
  • New standing rigging 2018
  • New stanchions 2018
  • New 55HP Mitsubishi diesel engine 2019 less than 100 hours
Comfort and Live Aboard Ammenities
  • Custom Queen bed forward with custom sheets
  • Large opposing leather couches in the salon
  • TV Antennae and cables to the salon TV
  • 35 gallon stainless water tank
  • Large domestic size stainless galley sink
  • Pressure hot and cold water in the Galley and Head
  • African Mahogany wood finishes in the salon

Additional Features

  • • 885.00


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.

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales

415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office

3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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    For additional information and viewing of this fine quality yacht please contact listing agent Bill Adams. I am always available on my mobile phone at 4154255099 or e-mail me at