Captain Ed Marill, Marathon, Florida 33050

SIESTA Detailed Information

and Equipment List

CSY 44 WT SIESTA features and additions:


CSY 44 factory additions:

Light oak paneling in main salon

Parkay teak wood cabin sole

Divided anchor lockers forward on forepeak

Comfort, and convenience:

  • Brand new Awlgrip hull paint job. No name on the transom after new paint job in May 2018
  • Custom-fitted fiberglass cockpit hardtop with canvas extension aft over aluminum custom frame, with six additional top frame custom handholds. Aft aluminum frame holds canvas top, but is also essential for safety moving along sides to aft deck
  • Custom eyebrow canvas piece forward of hardtop for additional shade and companionway rain protection
  • Removable or roll-up eisenglass three-part windshield with removable mesh covers for protection from sun
  • Partial cockpit side curtains with eisenglass for protection and dryness
  • Custom sturdy aluminum and “starboard” plastic boarding platform, with foldable swim ladder 
  • Custom heavy-duty aluminum handhold to protect binnacle and provide support for crew while in cockpit. The structure also provides a convenient way to mount multiple electronic instruments for navigation and entertainment using RAM Mount devices.
  • S/S Mounting cradle on deck for mounting six-man raft (raft sold)
  • Standard CSY 44 WT double spreader rigging was cut 18” to facilitate passage under 65’ nominal clearance fixed bridges. Sails modified accordingly. Only forestay and backstay were cut. The rest of the rigging geometry, spreaders and shrouds remained intact. Aluminum mast steps were installed for assist in climbing the mast. All work was professionally supervised and performed by SVENSEN’s Boat Yard in San Francisco, a yard known for its high quality custom work. Also, at the same time, mast steps were added to the mast for easier climbing for inspecting rigging and repairs.
  • All six sturdy fiberglass hatches fitted with NicroFico solar intake or exhaust (reversible) solar-powered vents to allow good ventilation 24/7 when boat is not being used, or when weather prevents opening the hatches
  • Premium sound system with bluetooth input and cockpit waterproof hi fidelity speakers and 1Kw amplifier.32’ flat screen high-quality low-drain Samsung TV with BlueRay DVD player
  • Upgraded (2005) FORCE 10 Stainless Steel Stove with oven, with dual propane tanks on cockpit compartments, ducted to exterior
  • Full workshop in engine room, with work table and vise for working on projects without getting dirt and grease all over the boat
  • Custom PVC/stainless steel cable rigging steps on port side shrouds to aid lookout in shallow water navigationEasy maintenance, very reliable LAVAC manual pump heads, forward and aft. Head spare parts on board. Never needed.
  • Custom luxurious naugahyde matching captain’s chair, with arm and lumbar support, providing great all-around high visibility and comfort for hours at the helm
  • Heavy duty s/s reinforced davits to support hard AVON inflatable with new Yamaha 2-stroke 15 hp engine 
  • Aft utility mast with winch for use as hoist for outboard, and support for various antennas, aft deck light, electric horns, aft navigation light and secondary anchor light, as well as halyard for flying the ship’s ensign flag.Low-draw Spectra watermaker (installed at factory year 2000), requiring low power and capable of 18/gal per hour fresh water production
  • New 800 watt microwave
  • New Delta galley water faucet with built-in extendable spray nozzle
  • Two large deck lockers for on-deck storage, some CSY WT’s have only one.
  • Fishing rod holders and portable fish cleaning table
  • MAGMA s/s Party Size BBQ, mounted on stern pulpit,  with spare regulators and burners



  • Touch-screen Garmin touch-screen chart plotter Model 740S with integral Sonar depth-finder display
  • Backup Garmin 386 Color chart plotter mounted on binnacle as a backup
  • Raymarine Wind Indicator
  • Raymarine Tri-Data: depth, speed and water temperature
  • Raymarine Multi-display head at navigation station below
  • New Windex wind indicator at masthead.
  • New (2018) state-of-the-art Garmin autopilot system (GHP Reactor 40, powerful hydraulic linear ram, and GHC 20 helm control and rudder reference display). Features powerful linear hydraulic ram independently connected to rudder post quadrant for complete steering backup, if failure of main cable steering system. The system features intelligent rudder rate technology, full integration with Garmin plotters, minimal setup, auto reaction to sea conditions.
  • Binoculars and hand-bearing compass
  • Backkup integrated Aquasignal tri-color navigation lights at masthead, includes emergency strobe light and programmable LED bright anchor light 
  • Dual LED bright masthead forward deck light and aft deck, providing full bright deck lights with low-power LED consumption.
  • LED low-drain lights below decks, throughout the boat in addition to Alpenglow white/red teak-framed fixtures


Communication Systems:

  • Standard Horizon Matrix GX2000 VHF radio with full remote control mike at cockpit binnacle. VHF antenna mounted on masthead with 8Gauge stranded wire for max reach.
  • ICOM 718 ham/ssb radio with automatic tuner and insulated backstay for antenna.
  • Megaphone with siren portable device

Cutter rig sails:

  • HARKEN roller-furling mainsail aft of mast, furled from the cockpit. This roller-fuller system can be easily removed to revert back to the original, traditional mainsail with Statpack stowage. I have the original mainsail, if buyer would like to have it.
  • Two HARKEN cruising roller furling systems for control of main jib and jib staysail, replacing original FAMET systems on boat when purchased. Furling lines are lead into the cockpit for easy reefing or stowage safely from inside the cockpit.
  • Adjustable running backstays option to support staysail in heave weather
  • Upgraded (2014) LEWMAR 48 new generation primary genoa two-speed self-tailing winches, replacing the original ones.
  • Upgraded (2016) LEWMAR 50 two-speed self-tailing winch on starboard cockpit, dedicated to sheeting the mainsheet outhaul and trimming the staysail from the cockpit
  • Upgraded (2014) LEWMAR 40 two-speed self-tailing winch, for jib and staysail roller furler and boom topping lift
  • Two LEWMAR 16 two-speed winches for main, jib and jib staysail halyards, mounted on the main mast
  • LEWMAR 8 single-speed for operating hoist on aft utility mast


Machinery and Electrical:

  • Perkins 4-236 85hp naturally-aspirated diesel power, installed in San Francisco in 2000, with 5797 hours. Borg Wagner Velvet Drive transmission with 3-1 reduction gear. 1 1/2 stainless steel shaft with fixed three-blade bronze propeller 24’ diameter x 18” pitch
  • New (2015) Phasor 3.5Kw diesel generator, using the well-known reliable Kabota engine (uses one quart of diesel per hour), with 118 hours and remote control panel. The generator is capable of running the a/c system when you really need it: during heavy rain, very humid hot temperature and mosquito invasion. Generator is totally independent of main engine.
  • Main 100 gal monel diesel tank under cockpit in front of engine, and 50 gal auxiliary fiberglass diesel tank located under v-bunks, fitted with electrical transfer pump with cutoff valve, fitted with its own, separate fuel filter.
  • Upgraded (2007) Dual Racor secondary twin filters, with vacuum gauge to check fuel flow and allow immediate switchover to the alternate filter for easy filter replacement while underway.
  • New (2015) 3.5 Kw Xantrex Freedom SW 3012 Intelligent Inverter Charger system, with detailed remote monitoring screen at nav station. This unit supplies 110V throughout the boat, and 3-step customizable charging for more efficient charging and longer battery life.
  • New (2017) Blue Sea Systems SI-ACR Automatic Charging Relay with Start Isolation to allow a single charging source to correctly charge both the house batteries and the starting batter at the same time. Sometimes referred to as a battery combiner.
  • New (2014) TM 2025 Bogart Engineering Battery monitoring system, which allows real-time monitoring of the voltage and amperage going in our out of the ship’s battery systems. It also has an accumulator function to provide how much ampere-hour power the boat uses overnight while at anchor
  • Upgraded (2000) powerful Lofrans Falkon Windlass with inline resettable fuse and the new IMTRA Control Box (2014), cable accessible from forward deck, thru forward hatc
  • Upgraded (2000) ProStar-30 solar power controller regulator in engine room, already wired for solar panels affixed over davits. Original panels were damaged and never replaced.
  • All original thru-hull seacocks replaced (2011) with high-quality brass ball-valves. Other than main engine and fwd and aft heads, which have their own thru-hull fittings, all other salt-water intake is through a single filter, with a custom manifold having separate ball valves for generator, refrigerator/freezer cooling, water maker, and salt water wash down and galley sink salt water wash.
  • Newly-upgraded (2018) 110V refrigerator/freezer cooling system, with three holding plates: two in freezer and one large one in the fridge. System is water cooled or air cooled when boat is hauled out of the water.
  • Custom Marine CruiseAire 16,000 BTU a/c system, with single compressor in engine room for less noise, and two evaporator/air handlers, ducted for v-berths, main salon and aft cabin.
  • New (2018) twin Marine Deep Cycle 8D Gel batteries from West Marine and new (2018) Group 31 Optima Starting Battery
  • Custom (2004) electrical panel with analog amperage and voltage displays to select power input from shore using a single 30amp input,  or dual 30amp inputs for maximum power availability, and for generator power input.



  • New external chainplates, replacing the original internal chainplates that are more vulnerable to corrosion. 
  • Custom panel for operating dual electric bilge pump system (auto/manual) and integral resettable digital counter to keep track of frequency of operation when boat is left in the water for a few days, unattended.
  • Boat is set up so that all the sails can be operated from inside the cockpit