99,950 Tax Paid | Portimao Portugal


  • Make SKYE
  • Model 51
  • Year 1982
  • LOA 51ft/16m
  • Class Cruiser Racer
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Cutter
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 39786
  • Name Montauk Lights


1982 Kauffman&Ladd Ocean Cruiser Racer Skye 51 Cutter


Originally Commissioned by Patience Wales, the long time editor of Sail Magazine and successfully campaigned in the Newport Bermuda races under her original name Boston Light, she was re - named Montauk Light and is now part one Jersey Registered. She is an ideal long distance cruising yacht with a reliable and safe sea keeping character. Below decks the woodwork in Birma teak is timeless . She offers a spacious and open layout, yet has cabins with privacy when needed. She has berths suitable for offshore passage making as well as for when in port. Her nav station and galley are both well thought out and offer a secure area in a seaway. MONTAUK LIGHT offers 6 berths with the ability to use the u-shaped dinette in the salon for more berths if necessary. Her Groco heads were factory rebuilt 2020.
This is a very nicely maintained and consistently updated Blue water yacht.Her owners have sailed her extensively and she is well equipped to go anywhere. TAX Paid in the USA. Just arrived in the EU

If you are in search of a world wide cruising boat at a very reasonable price, then Montauk Light should be at the top of your list. She is currently in full commission and ready to sail. Contact Roger Bailey on +34 693 555 696 or email on [email protected]


Skye 51 Cutter Ocean Cruiser Racer
Designed by Kauffman&Ladd
Built by Mao Ta Shipyard (Taiwan) in 1982

LOA 51 ft / 15.54 M
Length waterline 42.92 ft / 13.08 M
Beam 14.25 ft / 4.34 M
Draft (Max) 7.0 ft / 2.13 M

Water 200 gals / 757 L

All dimensions approx


Sails and Rigging

• New standing rigging 2015
• New chainplates 2015
• New Harken roller furling 2015
• Mast and boom painted 2015
• New telescoping whisker pole 2014 - Aluminum with carbon extension mounted on track on the mast
• Removable bow sprit for asymmetrical spin
• Double spreader keel stepped mast
• Inner forestay
• Primary and secondary self tailing winches on cockpit coaming
• Halyard winches on deck at the mast
• Stainless steel bracing bars at the mast
• Navtec hydraulic boom vang and backstay adjuster
• Inboard and outboard headsail tracks
• Running backstays/checkstays

• New 2021 Dacron Mainsail with 2 reefs
• 110% roller furling jib - 2015
• Asymmetrical spinnaker - 1998
• Staysail
• Storm Staysail
• Storm trysail on separate track
• Sea anchor


MONTAUK LIGHT offers 6 berths in 2 cabins in total

Port side aft double owners cabin with separate day heads with shower
Forward starboard double guest cabin with private en suite with shower
Single Forward area
Single Main Saloon

(With the ability to use the u-shaped dinette in the salon for 2 berths if needed)



• Perkins 4236 inboard diesel engine
• V-drive transmission - Rebuilt 2015
• Oil cooler - Rebuilt 2015
• Heat Exchanger - rebuilt 2015
• Fischer Panda 12V generator - new 2001
• New Refrigeration - 2020


Electronics and Navigation

• Ships compass - rebuilt 2020
• Garmin chartplotter and radar - new 2020
• Garmin wind instrument - new 2020
• Garmin knotmeter - new 2020
• AIS in Garmin plotter @ helm - new 2020
• Simrad autopilot with independent mount
• SSB radio with Pactor modem for e-mail access - new 2014
• Standard VHF radio
• Depth finder
• Northstar 941 GPS/chartplotter
• Simrad Plotter with AIS @ nav station
• Galvanic isolator
• LED spreader lights

Major Refit

In 2000-2002, MONTAUK LIGHT underwent an extensive refit. Her teak decks were removed, faired, glassed and painted.
She had the following work done:
• New teak installed in cockpit
• Entire deck painted
• Hull awlgripped
• New Lewmar forward hatch
• New Lewmar hatch in forward head
• New Lewmar hatch in aft head
• New interior 110 wiring and outlets
• New charger/inverter - Prosine 2000 watt
• New fiberglass dorade boxes
• New Lexan side ports
• Increased storage under nav seat
• Rebuilt Edson steering systemNew Edson binnacle
• New hatches and port installed
• Three (3) New fuel tanks
• 1 new water tank
• Much new deck hardware installed
• New taller (36") stanchions and lifelines with gates
• Added engine hatch in cockpit for total engine access (Submarine Hatch)
• Ample power regulator and battery monitor
• All new overhead panels
• Relocated New house batteries with new switches (4/2022)
• Relocated starting batteries with new switches
• Added hydraulic autopilot system independent of cable steering
• New hydraulic hoses for backstay and boom vang
• Propane locker rebuilt
• Stainless lift raft cradle on sea hood

In 2015, she had a rigging refit:
• Mast and boom painted
• New standing rigging
• New chainplates
• New running rigging

Additional Information

• 3 blade Max Prop - rebuilt and added grease fitting
• Dodger
• Bimini over helm with extension to boom
• 8 man life raft - stored in cradle on cabin house - inspected 2020
• MOM 8A - inspected 2020
• EPIRB with GPS
• Lofrans Tigress electric windlass - New 2017
• Danforth anchor with 250' 3/8" HT chain
• Misc. engine spares - raw water pump, starter, two (2) injectors, belts, filters, etc.
• Life jackets, flares, first aid kit, fire extinguishers, assorted safety gear
• Docklines and fenders
• Bilge Pump - Manual or Automatic

Recent Upgrades

• New Mainsail (One Sails 2021)
• New running rigging 2021
• 66 lbs. Bruce Anchor 150ft chain 2021
• 340 Watt Solar Panels with Victron charge controller 2021
• 10' Dinghy with 8hp Yamaha outboard
• Extensive tools / galley equipment etc

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