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Name: Compound Interest
Builder: LIEN HWA
Model: Like Little Harbor
Length: 78' 0" (23m)
Beam: 18' 5" (5.61m)
Year Built / Refit: 2000
Speed: 9 / 11
Engines: 2 x Cummins 6BT5.9M
Staterooms: 3
Flag: USA
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Compound Interest is 78' LIEN HWA 2000 sailing boat classical and modern at the same time.
Some of the additional information:

 - New Quantum 115% genoa and Quantum mainsail
 - Futuno FRS 1000A radar/plotter
 - 2 x Barient self-tailing Hydraulic primaries

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78' LIEN HWA 2000


The Main Salon is amidships, just forward and up five steps from the aft guest cabins. To port is an entertainment center, ice maker and a large U-shaped dinette with seating for eight. There are storage cabinets below and behind the dinette. To starboard is a settee with storage below and behind.


The galley of the is forward and down two steps from the main salon. The large U-shaped galley is to port and opposite to starboard is a fore and aft facing dinette
Helm Stations:
There are two helm stations, one portside forward in the pilothouse and the second in the aft section of the center cockpit, both with main engine instrumentation.

  • Sea Recovery SRC 600 water maker
  • Force 10, 4-burner gimbaled propane stove & oven with exhaust blower & stainless steel protection behind stove
  • Grunert top & side loading refrigerator
  • Grunert top loading freezer
  • Malber WD810 washer & dryer
  • Amanda “Radar Range” microwave oven
  • Mr. Coffee coffeemaker
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Salt and freshwater faucets and Galleymaid manual foot pump
  • Maranetics propane switch
  • Full small kitchen appliances
  • Force 10, Propane BBQ grill 

Master Stateroom

The Master Stateroom is all the way aft. In the forward portion of the stateroom, there is a large double berth to starboard and a single berth/settee to port. There is a television with DVD player on the starboard side of the Master Stateroom. Aft of the berths are hanging lockers port and starboard. In the aft portion of the stateroom there is a split head (shower and sink to port and head and sink to starboard) separated by a short hallway leading aft and up four steps to a private aft cockpit.

Guest Staterooms

There are two guest cabins immediately forward of the owner’s. The two cabins are mirror images of each other and each one contains two berths’ outboard – a lower and upper single. There are hanging lockers along the inboard side of each cabin. There is a head in the forward section of each cabin with separate shower.

There are two additional guest/crew staterooms forward. The port cabin has two berths (single lower and upper), hanging locker and a substantial amount of storage.

The starboard cabin has two berths outboard (double lower & single upper), hanging locker, good storage space and ensuite head with shower. There is a Malber washer/dryer in this head. The forepeak is accessed through a water tight door in the forward bulkhead. There is good storage in this area for halyards and fluids.


  • Furuno FRS 1000A radar/plotter
  • Furuno GP 31 GPS Navigator
  • Furuno 208 Mark 2 weatherfax
  • Furuno FS 1503 SSB radio
  • Furuno NX 3000 navtex receiver
  • KVH TracPhone 25 satellite phone
  • Simrad Robertson AP 22 autopilot
  • Autohelm ST7000 autopilot
  • Autohelm TriData depth/knot/trip
  • Autohelm wind speed & direction
  • Autohelm joystick steering
  • Ritchie compass
  • Two Icom IC M502 VHF radios
  • Plastimo handheld compass


  • Furuno FRS 1000 radar
  • Simrad Robertson AP 22 repeater
  • Autohelm ST7000 autopilot
  • Autohelm TriData depth/knot/trip
  • Autohelm wind speed & direction
  • Ritchie compass
  • Fax Machine

Deck Equipment

  • The main foredeck is overlaid with Teak planking. The planks are 2” wide and fastened fore and aft on 12” centers
  • 13’ dinghy with a 15 HP Yamaha 2-stroke outboard
  • Ground Tackle:
  • Muir VRC4500 electric windlass
  • 400’ of ¾” chain
  • Sipe boarding ladder
  • Aft Passarelle
  • Propane locker (port forward) with two aluminum propane tanks
  • Large aft lazarette for storage

Sails and Rigging

  • Equipped for cruising with an aluminum 2-spreader Hood roller furling spar
  • Hood roller furling gear on headstay
  • Mast is painted white
  • Navtec boom vang
  • Two boom mounted deck lights


  • Quantum mainsail – new
  • Neil Pryde mainsail
  • Quantum 115% genoa – new
  • Neil Pryde storm jib
  • Neil Pryde spanker/staysail


  • 2 x Barient self-tailing Hydraulic primaries
  • 2 x Barient 37 self-tailing secondary, backstay & traveler
  • 2 x Barient 37 self-tailing Hydraulic mainsheet & outhaul
  • 2 x Barient 32 self-tailing halyard
  • Four Spinlocks for locking halyards

Safety And Fire Protection

  • 10-person Switlick liferaft – Solas B, current certification – mounted in hard canister on deck
  • 406 MHz EPIRB by ACR
  • Proper lifelines and railings around entire perimeter of yacht
  • Man overboard marker pole
  • Minimum of 14 lifejackets
  • Ample in-date fire extinguishers throughout the yacht
  • International running lights per rule
  • Ample up to date flares
  • Proper horn and bell

Electrical System

  • 20 KW Westerbeke WTA20 generator
  • 8KW Westerbeke BTD8 generator
  • 1 x 4D gel generator battery for each generator
  • 1 x 8D gel battery for each main engine
  • 24-volt battery bank (4 x 8D gel batteries)
  • 6 x 8D gel house batteries
  • Each battery bank has its own dedicated charger as well as charging from each main engine

Engine /Mechanical Equipment

Walk-in engine room with good all around access for maintenance. 


Fuel & water manifolds with transfer pumps
Workbench with vice and storage units to rear
Water heater #1
Built in fire extinguisher 
20 KW generator

HP hydraulic unit
24-volt battery bank
Water heater #2