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76' Baltic
Unknown, Florida
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For Sale

Sales Rep: Ben Knowles
Telephone: 860-415-8282


Designed by Scott Kaufmann, Tabasco is an exceptional performance cruising yacht that is intended for short-handed sailing and has shoal draft capabilities, so you'll never be limited by lack of crew or depth.  Tabasco has been maintained professionally in top condition since new; she recently spent the winter at Front Street Shipyard in Maine to get a new generator, A/C units, bottom paint with epoxy barrier coat, and much more. Tabasco has been actively cruised, proving her abilities crossing oceans and functioning as a self-sustained cruising home in many of the most exotic places in the world. She is considered one of the finest sailing yachts available on the market today.


TABASCO is a true world-class cruiser.  She was designed and built by an extremely experienced racing and cruising yachtsman to be the ultimate performance cruising platform.  Her modern fiberglass hull form and powerful rig make her fast on all points of sail.  The keel/centerboard configuration maximizes performance, yet gives her the gunk holing abilities of a much smaller yacht. 

On the main deck, there are two cockpits.  Aft is the helm cockpit with a bimini; forward is the owner's cockpit, well set-up for dining or relaxing.  This area leads down to the raised pilothouse.  The interior is done beautifully in high gloss teak.  There are teak and holly cabin soles throughout.  Tobasco is a very warm and airy yacht. 

Below decks, the owner and guest staterooms are forward of the raised pilothouse. MASTER STATEROOM with centerline queen is forward, with private ensuite head and stall shower to starboard.  A complete entertainment center, including a flat-screen TV, is in the master.  Also, there is a double hanging locker to starboard, and desk/vanity, clothes locker, and drawers to port. 

  • Centerline queen berth
  • Vanity/desk
  • 24" LCD flat panel TV
  • Satellite TV
  • CD/DVD
  • Head
  • Shower

Moving aft down the hallway, a full-size SAUNA/SHOWER is to port.  Regularly used as a large shower stall, switch on the heating element and enjoy.

Athrwartships the sauna is the GUEST HEAD with a shower to starboard.  Equipped with a sink vanity with mirror above and storage below.  This head can be accessed throughout the starboard guest stateroom or the walkway.  

The port and starboard GUEST STATEROOMS each have a double berth, cupboards, and a hanging locker.  All cabins have blackout screens installed, as well as reverse-cycle A/C.

The Entry to port side of engine room is under the stairs up to the pilothouse. 

The RAISED PILOTHOUSE is ideal for viewing, dining, or relaxing, and large windows offer outstanding views.  L-shaped settee, bookshelf, and entertainment center to port.  Wet bar and TV to starboard.  Forward is the navigation station and an inside helm station.  A large center hatch provides access to the main engine room.

  • Wet bar and 32" LCD retractable TV to starboard
  • Entertainment center
  • Fully integrated AV system to port
  • Settee and table
  • Fully adjustable helm chair to starboard
  • Inside helm station to starboard
  • NAV station 
  • Large, full windows

Moving aft and down from the pilothouse is a hallway.  To starboard is the CAPTAIN'S CABIN with upper and lower berths.  AC and DC breaker panels are to port with washer underneath.  Entry to the starboard side engine room is under the stairs to the aft hall. 

  • Upper and lower berths
  • B&G remote navigation display
  • Ensuite head and shower

To port is a large and complete gourmet GALLEY. The galley has a huge counter space with all the amenities one would expect at home. Storage is plentiful and the fridge and freezer are commercial grade. Food can be easily passed up on deck from the galley so you can take full advantage of a nice evening. Fridge and freezer cold plates run off 220V AC commercial compressor and/or engine-driven compressor.

  • Double sinks
  • Microwave oven
  • Miele dishwasher
  • Trash compactor
  • Custom four-burner propane stove with large oven and broiler
  • Double-door refrigerator
  • Freezer

All the way aft is a large DINING SALON with seating for eight.  There are pilot berths above and outboard of the dining settee.  An aft companionway provides access to the center cockpit.  The galley is also accessible from the aft salon.

  • Ice maker
  • Wine cabinet
  • Crystal and china cabinet
  • Seating for eight
  • Aft companionway access to center cockpit
  • Excellent lighting
  • Temperature controlled
Navigation and Electronics

Pilothouse Electronics:

  • Furuno 48 mile radar (New '07) w/ Furuno NAv Net 2x Charplotter; pilothouse and helm display
  • Northstar 951X GPS
  • B&G Hydra two-wind, speed, and depth
  • Two B&G wind direction displays 
  • B&S compass
  • Icom VHF
  • AutoPilot: Simrad AP24 
  • Nobeltec VNS navigation software and charts
  • AIS Software Marpan integrated w/ Nobeltec
  • 2007 marine PC w/ 17" Flat panel display/OCENS navigation/weather software
  • Exalto windscreen wiper

Audio-visual System:

  • B&K reference to 30 tuner and controller
  • Two B&K amps
  • Creston wireless control system
  • KVH G6 satellite TV
  • 32" Sharp Aquos LCD TV (pilothouse)
  • 24" Samsung LCD TV (master stateroom)
  • Alpine mini-DVD/CD player
  • Panasonic multi-format DVD
  • Exterior speakers (cockpit and helm)
  • Speakers (port and starboard guest cabins and aft salon)
  • Alpine car CD player (galley)
  • Sirius satellite radio
Electrical Equipment
  • Start batteries: 200AH 24V
  • House batteries: 24V DC 880AH 16x6V LifeLine maintenance-free
  • Two Mastervolt 24V/100A battery chargers
  • 110V AC/220V 60 cycle single-phase AC
  • One 4kW Trace Inverter/Charger
  • One high output alternator w/ noise suppression on main engine for house bank
  • One 30amp Alternator w/ noise suppression on main engine for starter bank
Deck & Hull
  • Center cockpit for outside dining and entertaining under awning
  • Admiralty pattern storm anchor w/ rode
  • 140 lb CQR w/ 420 ft 10mm galvanized chain (both re-galvanized in Long Beach '02)
  • Passerelle
  • Avon eight-man life raft
  • Nautica 12'6" RIB w/ Kevlar hull and 50hp four-stroke Yamaha (New '02)
  • EPIRB Category I
  • Lofrans 24V electric windlass (rebuilt Fall '07 w/ New motor)
  • 12 Lifejackets
  • One MOM 8 Lifering
  • Arch removed and new dinghy storage and launch frame fitted (New Zealand '03)
  • Arch supports SAT TV, Satcom, Radar, GPS, VHF, and Sat C antennae
  • Fold-away propane BBQ installed into arch
  • SSB antenna integral to backstay
  • New Bimini in short (racing) or extended (tropical) configuration (spring '05)
  • New rudder ('99)
  • Teak decks refinished (fall '07)
  • Category One offshore equipment
Sails and Rigging

TABASCO's rig was rebuilt at the Newport Shipyard in 2007:

  • Rondal triple spreader hydraulic furling mast (updated '07)
  • Mast unstepped and inspected (painted '07)
  • Navtec standing rigging  (new '07)
  • All hydraulics rebuilt in '07
  • Reckman Hydraulic Furler installed for Staysail '07
  • Rondal hydraulic genoa sail furling system w/ Rondal powerpac -updated/rebuilt '13
  • Rondal hydraulic mainsail furling system w/ Rondal powerpac upgraded '07
  • Navtec hydraulic Baby Stay adjuster
  • Navtec hydraulic Inner Forestay adjuster
  • Navtec hydraulic master control panel
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Navtec hydraulic boom vang adjuster
  • Running rigging is Spectra and Kevlar -- constantly upgraded


  • Barient Commander winches powered hydraulic system
  • Powerpac serviced 2014
  • Hydraulic mainsheet winch
  • Hydraulic main outhaul winch
  • Hydraulic centerboard lifting system
  • (2) Harken hydraulic primary winches
  • (2) Harken hydraulic secondary winches
  • Harken hydraulic halyard winch (new spring '02)
  • Harken main traveler system w/ two Harken winches (all-new spring '02)
  • (6) halyard winches at mast
  • Coffee grinder pedestal -- cross-linked for racing and as mechanical backing to hydraulics


  • All sails in excellent condition
  • DOYLE main sail NEW spring '11 
  • North Sails genoa new spring '03 128% 
  • North Sails staysail (hank-on)
  • North Sails #2 Jib '08
  • North Sails Staysail '08
  • North Sails gennaker (red)
  • Dacron storm jib and trysail
Engine and Mechnical Equipment
  • Single Mercedes 280hp N/A diesel; zero-hour rebuilt Oct '01; full service records and oil testing since rebuild; currently 22,412
  • Hunderstadt 36" three-blade variable pitch propeller
  • Twin disc gearbox removed, disassembled, and inspected Oct. '00; all OK
  • New MicroCommander electronic engine controls
  • MarineAir Systems chilled water reverse-cycle air conditioning throughout vessel (installed new compressors '13)
  • Hydraulic steering (pilothouse)
  • Hydraulic assisted chain (aft cockpit)
  • 20kW Northern Lights generator with sound shield (NEW '01): 3,435 hours
  • 30kW Northern Lights generator with sound shield (NEW '14:) 45 hours
  • Jabsco crash pump on port generator
  • Comprehensive spare parts for most equipment
  • Two 1200 gallon-per-day Sea Recovery watermakers
  • Halon fire control (engine room)
  • Two Groco Paragon Senireo 24V freshwater pumps
  • 30 gallon 4500 W Stainless steel hot water system w/ heat exchanger (new Summer '05)
  • Two Headhunter full-size toilets forward; 70 gallon black water tank
  • Crew head aft Exalto 24V macerator type direct overboard discharge
  • Richfield 16hp retractable hydraulic bow thruster; powered by PTO off front of main engine
Extensive Refit in Summer '07
  • Mast unstepped and stripped; all new fittings and new rod rigging installed
  • New mast lights (LED) installed; new wiring
  • Hull was Awlgripped w/ two clear coats applied; Hull was stripped, fared, primed
  • Bottom stripped and painted
  • Hunderstadt prop removed, serviced, and "speed" applied to blades and shaft
  • All Hydraulics rebuilt
  • AC rebuilt
  • All generators, engine inspected and serviced; all in outstanding condition
  • Reckman furling staysail installed; new fittings for all powerpacks
  • All winches services and rebuilt where necessary
  • New radar, charplotter, weather software, computers, and display screens installed both in pilothouse and at helm; AIS, OCENS, MARPA, SYRENS
  • New varnish
Front Street Shipyard refit (2013-14)
  • New 30kW Northern Lights generator
  • Stripped, faired, epoxy barrier coated and painted bottom 
  • Serviced centerboard
  • New A/C compressors 
  • New interior hardware 
  • Service power pack

Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed. 


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.

Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Length: 76' 0"
- LOA: 76' 0"
- BEAM: 19' 3"
- DRAFT: 11' 0"
- Engine(s): Mercedes-Benz OM 422 V8
- Hours: 22412
- HP: 280
- Fuel: 1070 gallons
- Water: 412 gallons
- Holding: 70 gallons
- Hull Construction: Fiberglass
- Manufacturer: Baltic
- Model: Custom 76 Cutter
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Details of this vessel are offered in good faith by the Company. The Information cannot be guaranteed; therefore it is up to the Buyer, his Agents, or his Surveyors to verify.

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