El Shaddai

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Name: El Shaddai
Model: Custom Ketch
Length: 53' 0" (16m)
Beam: 16' 0" (4.88m)
Year Built / Refit: 2011
Engines: 1 x Perkins 6.354
Staterooms: 3
Flag: United States
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Heavy Duty World Cruiser

El Shaddai, a design by world renowned naval architect Bruce Roberts, was painstakingly built by her owner in  2011 to be capable of circumnavigating in safety and comfort. Whether you want to sail the world or just the Caribbean this is the boat that can do it.  In addition to her classic lines she is built with exceptional strength and capacity. If you want a boat that's comfortable, safe El Shaddai is it.

Boat Name
El Shaddai
Builder: Bruce Roberts
Designer: Bruce Roberts
Flag of Registry: United States
Keel: Fin
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 55 ft 0 in
Beam: 16 ft 0 in
LWL: 48 ft 0 in
Length on Deck: 53 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 7 ft 0 in
Displacement: 55000 lbs
Ballast: 16000 lbs

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Perkins
Year Built: 2011
Engine Model: 6.354
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 135 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (110 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (375 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (35 Gallons)

Number of double berths: 4
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3

Cockpit speakers
Wind speed and direction
Navigation center
TV set

Furling genoa
Battened mainsail
Steering wheel
Spinnaker pole

Inside Equipment
Microwave oven
Deep freezer
Marine head
Air conditioning
Fresh water maker
Bow thruster
Manual bilge pump
Battery charger
Hot water
Electric bilge pump
Washing machine
Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Outside Equipment/Extras
Cockpit table
Wind generator
Cockpit shower
Swimming ladder
Solar panel
Electric windlass

Mainsail cover
Genoa cover
Bimini Top
Cockpit cover


From the cockpit step down a few steps into the pilothouse. The helm is to starboard and a settee/berth is to port. The settee converts into a large double berth. Just behind the helm seat is a diesel cabin heater. A few steps further down lead to the saloon. Immediately to starboard is a U-shaped galley. Opposite is the nav station. The pilothouse is open to the galley, nav station and saloon below. Just forward of the nav station is a U-shaped dinette. Forward and opposite the dinette is the owner's head and shower. The vee berth is the owner's stateroom. A companionway leads aft from the pilothouse to two guest staterooms. Each has a private head with shower.

  • 3 private staterooms with ensuite heads and showers
  • Accommodations for 8 in 4 queen berths
  • Dining for 6 at the dinette
  • 2 MarineAir 16,000 btu air conditioners
  • Pilothouse for comfort underway in any weather
  • Galley is open to saloon, nav station and pilothouse
  • In northern climates pilothouse is kept warm and toasty underway with diesel cabin heater

  • Princess 3 burner propane stove with oven
  • 12 volt Adler Barbour top opening refrigerator
  • 12 volt Technautics Cool Blue top opening freezer
  • Emerson microwave oven
  • Galley fully equipped with cutlery, dinnerware, pots, pans and utensils
  • Cruise RO AC watermaker
  • Splendide washer/dryer
  • Dockside fresh water

Deck and Hull
  • Cockpit has large benches and table for entertaining
  • Bimini for sun protection
  • Outside helm is at rear of cockpit with great views in all directions
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits
  • Deck shower
  • Salt water washdown for anchor
  • 1500 watt Lighthouse stainless steel windlass - NEW 2012!
  • 80# Mason Supreme anchor with 380' 3/8" Hi Test chain rode!
  • 45# Delta anchor with 20' 3/8"Hi Test chain and 150' rope rode - NEW 2013!
  • 66# Bruce anchor
  • 75# CQR anchor
  • 9.5' AB aluminum dinghy
  • 9.8 hp Tohatsu outboard engine - NEW 2013!
  • 4.9 hp Mercury outboard engine
  • Maxima barbeque
  • 3 sunshade covers to cover the deck
  • Storage cover for the pilothouse

Electronics and Navigation
  • Garmin 4212 chartplotter
  • Garmin GHP Class B autopilot
  • Garmin GMR 18 HD radar
  • Garmin GPS 20
  • Garmin depth sounder and speed indicator
  • Garmin GWS 10 and GWIND wind instruments
  • Garmin AIS receiver
  • Garmin compass
  • ICOM M802 Marine SSB radio with DSC and distress button
  • ICOM IC-M504 VHF radio with DSC
  • ACR 406 EPIRB
  • West Marine WM 4000 stereo and West Marine speakers - NEW 2013!
  • Vizio flat screen TV

  • 6 West Marine 6 volt batteries in house bank for a total of 775 Amp hours
  • 2 12 volt Exide engine start batteries in 1 bank - NEW 2015!
  • 3 12 volt Exide and Marine Mariner windlass batteries in 1 bank - NEW 2015-2016!
  • Koehler 6 eod diesel generator - NEW 2012!
  • 4 Sunwise, Solarwell Innova solar panels - NEW 2013-2015!
  • MaxPower 12/50/3 wind generator - NEW 2012!
  • Xantrex Freedom SW 3000 inverter - NEW 2012!
  • Mastervolt Chargemaster battery charger - NEW 2012!
  • Victron Bmv 6025 voltage/amp meter - NEW 2012!
  • 5 kw Seapower engine drive AC generator

Engine and Mechanical
  • Perkins 6.354 135 hp diesel engine - less than 600 hours!
  • Max Power bow thruster - NEW 2014!
  • 3 blade fixed bronze propeller
  • 2 MarineAir 16,000 btu air conditioners

Sails and Rigging
  • Selden aluminum main mast
  • Selden aluminum mizzen mast
  • Selden roller furler for genoa
  • Wire standing rigging with StaLock mechanical terminals
  • Spinnaker pole
  • Rigid boom vang
  • 2 Lewmar 50 self tailing winches in cockpit
  • 2 Barient winches at mast
  • Sailrite mainsail - good condition
  • Sailrite mizzen sail - good condition
  • Sailrite furling jib sail - good condition
  • Sailrite hanked on staysail - good condition
  • Sailrite spinnaker - NEW condition!