A fast and comfortable ocean cruiser, ideal for two couples.

PAX Sceptre 41 1987 4 w/ Head & shower $3500
Rockland or
Rockport, Maine
Comments from guests: "Really impressed with your ownership of Pax and Pax herself.  I think we were very lucky to connect with Pax and you."  "Thanks for the great Maine sail. We thoroughly enjoyed our time on Pax."  "We've been having a wonderful time on PAX,"  "We thought PAX was most comfortable, easy to sail, well equipped and a memory maker indeed! We had a good time aboard her."  "We had a lovely time on your very comfortable boat, and we were delighted with all the food and galley provisions you left on board."  "....your tool supply was great, which is a compliment coming from him."


Design Sceptre 41
Designer Hein Driehuyzen
Builder Sceptre - British Columbia, CN
Hull Construction Fiberglass
Year Built 1987
Rigging Cutter
LOA 41'
LWL 36'
Beam 12' 8"
Draft 6' 1"
Displacement 21,500 lbs.  Bal/disp 40.46%
Weight N/A
Ballast 8,700 lbs.
Yanmar® 4JH TE Turbo Diesel–
55HP 6K cruise at 1 GPH
Sail Area 816 sq ft. SA/Disp 16.75, plus staysail
Water Capacity 190 US Gallons
Fuel Capacity 106.5 US Gallons
Holding Tank1 1 - 80 US Gallon Tanks 
  • 2 private staterooms 6'3" berths
  • Raised deck salon affording great views of anchorages
  • Convertible settee
  • Separate Head and shower
  • All linens included
  • Twin Helms - Cockpit and below deck
  • 4 Dorade® ventilators, opening ports in each cabin, overhead hatches
  • Fans-Hella® 12V fans, 3” main cabin
  • Lavac® vacuum toilet with Henderson® pump
  • Dual MXDM70 CD player, radio in main cabin – speakers in main cabin and in cockpit with separate controls
  • 3 burner Force® Ten gimbaled stainless steel propane stove with oven 
  • Sentry® propane sentinel
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with pressure water faucet and extension
  • Generous lockers and drawer
  • Settings for six- plus extensive gourmet pans, utensils and Chicago cutlery as well as basic spices
  • 2 Refer units:
    • Technautics 12v refrigerator / freezer with holding plate system,
    • Norcold® AC/DC 5 cu. ft. refrigerator
  • Technautics 12v refrigerator / freezer with holding plate system, in addition there is a Norcold® AC/DC 5 cu. ft. refrigerator
  • Two 80 gallon aluminum tanks with tank tender water monitor
  • Backup Manual Foot Water Pumps for fresh and saltwater in galley
  • Shurflo® water pump with Groco® accumulator tank
  • Seaward® S700 6 gallon water heater in engine room heat exchanger from engine 
  • Sailing Systems–all sail handling from cockpit
  • Mast–59’ Isomat aluminum extrusion with molded in spinnaker car track
  • Boom–Isomat aluminum boom–mid-boom sheeting–reefing lines internal
  • Spinnaker Pole–mounted vertically on front of mast
  • Boom Vang: Hall Spars solid aluminum vang–control line led aft to dodger 
  • Edson® Pedestal w/40” wheel–cable to radial drive on rudder post
  • Cockpit Table–custom solid teak folding table off Edson® pedestal
  • Cushions
  • Outdoor stern hold/cold shower on swim platform
  • Six 6V AGM® house batteries (660 AH) & one 12V engine starting battery
  • Victron Centaur® 30A shore charger
  • Balmar® Duo-Charge battery proportioner–corrects charge to each bank of batteries
  • Balmar® programmable regulator–tapered charge from engine
  • AC/DC Electrical Panel at chart table with circuit breakers
  • DC 12V outlets – at companionway and at chart table
  • DC Lighting throughout–including 2 Alpenlite® fluorescent fixtures in main cabin
  • Link 20 battery monitors with 2 banks
  • Two Raymarine® RL70C Radar with color displays and 24 mile scanner on mast
  • 1 unit at pilot station and the other under the dodger–included are chips with C-Map electronic chart for East Coast
  • Raymarine® S3G Core pack auto pilot rated for 33,000 lbs.,
  • Type 2 short linear drive to rudder quadrant, 2 ST6001 controls–inside & outside
  • Speed/Wind/Depth – Raymarine® ST60–dual systems inside & at steering pedestal
  • Garmin® GPS-Map176 at inside helm and spare Garmin® GPS 45 and spare Garmin® GPSMap 76 as backup
  • Navtex®–Furuno® NX-300 at chart table
  • AIS System-Milltech Marine® SR161 AIS receiver
  • VHF Radio–Icom® IC-M502 with Shakespeare® masthead antenna & cockpit remote
  • VHF Radio handheld–Standard Horizon® HX270S with charger
  • Loudhailer/Fog Signal–Apelco® HXL 1000 with speaker on mast
  • Radar Reflector on front of mast above radar scanner
  • 1 Ritchie® compass at outside helm and 1 Saturn® compass at inside helm
  • Navigation Lights–Perko® deck level running lights and OGM® LED tricolor/auto anchor light at masthead
  • Forward deck light on mast and spreader lights
  • Engine – Yanmar® 4JH TE Turbo Diesel – 55HP – 8.5K max – 6K cruise at 1 GPH
  • Engine room ventilation blower provided
  • Dual Racor® fuel filters/water separators with selector valve for rapid switching and fuel pressure gauge to show filter status
  • Large Groco® bronze water filter
  • Vetus® muffler water lift type
  • PSS® Lasdrop stuffing box
  • 2 aluminum fuel tanks below salon–76.5 gallon capacity, tank tender fuel monitor
Sails and Sailing Gear
  • Outside–Edson Pedestal w/40” wheel–cable to radial drive on rudder post -new cable
  • Inside – Edson Pull-Pull system to separate quadrant on rudder post
  • Mast–59’ Isomat aluminum extrusion with molded spinnaker car track
  • Harken® roller-bearing Batt-Cars for each full batten
  • Isomat® aluminum boom–mid-boom sheeting–reefing lines internal
  • Spinnaker Pole mounted vertically on front of mast
  • Hall Spars® solid aluminum vang–control line led aft to dodger
  • Standing rigging–1x19 SS wire
  • Winches–Primary 2 Barient® 32ST 3-speed–Secondary 2 Lewmar® 52ST 2-speed
  • 4   Lewmar® 40ST 2-speed under dodger for halyards and reefing
  • 1   Lewmar® 43ST on mast
  • 10 Lewmar® sheet stoppers under dodger for halyards, reefing, sail shaping
  • Harken® furlers on jib and staysail
  • Mainsail–Dacron® fully-battened, large roach–2 slab reefs run aft
  • Genoa 130% on furler
  • Staysail on furler
  • Lazy Jacks permanently rigged
  • Life Jackets–4 adult Type I PFD’s
  • Four adult SOS inflatable life jackets w/ harnesses
  • Fire Extinguishers–galley, forward cabin, aft cabin, engine room and lazarette
  • Lifesling® MOB horseshoe ring and retrieval line
  • Orion® flare Kit
  • Anchorlift 12V 1500 watt electric windlass on foredeck with footswitch and handheld remote
  • Main Anchor–60lb. Bruce on double bow roller-280’ ⅜” chain
  • Spare Anchors and Rodes–1 50lb. and 1 Fortress FX-35 anchor
  • 2 spare rodes–300’ ⅝” nylon line each with 50’ ⅜” chain
  • 8’ RIB with 5 hp 2 cycle outboard
  • Davits MarTek® SS Davits at stern
  • Magma Newport® SS rail-mounted BBQ, operates from standard propane bottles
  • 1 aluminum propane tank in stern locker with valve
Rockland or Rockport, Maine