Gentle Promise


32' Allied Seawind MK II Ketch

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:


Builder: Allied Seawind

Designer: Tom Gilmer



LOA: 32'

LWL: 26' 6"

Beam: 10' 4

Displacement: 14600

Draft: 4' 6

Ballast: 5800



Engine(s): Westerbeke

Engine(s) HP: 27

Engine Model: #4-91

Hours: 2000

Cruising Speed: 6.5 knots

Max Speed: 8 knots



Fuel: 45 gal.

Water: 50 gal.

Holding: 3 gal.



One double berth in V-berth, one double berth on starboard settee, Raritan manual head with approved 3 gal.holding tank. Separate forward salon sink. Interior finish is teak, cherry and white. Dickenson Newport diesel cabin heater. Cabin barometer. Dinette table that comfortably seats four adults. Cabin oil lamp.

Electronics/Navigation Equipment

Raytheon 16 mile radar, Magellan 5000-D GPS, Aries windvane, Autopilot, depth finder, knot log with water temp. VHF radio, ICOM MK II SSB/Ham world transceiver with auto antenna tuner Standard AM/FM cassette with surround sound. Two compasses.

Electrical System

Five batteries, four for house, Trojan group 30 series and one for engine start, two years old. Redwing wind generator. Two 53 watt Siemens solar panels. Heart interface smart electrical monitoring system with LED readout for batteries and alternative energy systems.

Mechanical Equipment/Engine Details

Westerbeke diesel engine, model #4-91 with approximately 2000 hrs on engine, 4 cylinders, naturally aspirated. Complete engine gauges.

Deck Equipment

Simpson Lawrence Hyspeed windlass. One 35# CQR anchor with 225'of 5/16" chain, one 33# Bruce anchor with 125' of 3/8" chain and 250'line. One 22# Danforth anchor for the stern with 50' of 5/16" chain and 200' of 1/2" rope. Four person beaufort offshore life raft. Whisker pole, lifesling. 8' inflatable dinghy with 4 h.p. Evinrude outboard. Heinson boom brake. Port and starboard life jack lines. Two heavy weather strobes. Fire extinguishers. MOB bag with necessities including EPIRB. Brand new lifelines. Edson rack and pinion steering with a wheel. Emergency tiller also provided.


Force 10 two burner propane stove with oven and broiler and separate dedicated propane tank. Adler Barbour Cold machine 12Volt refrigerator with freezer. Deep stainless steel galley sink.

Sail Inventory

Main with three reef points, mizzen with two reef points, storm jib, woking jib, genoa, cruising genaker. All sails with bags and covers. Winches-two Barient, two speed # 24, one Barient two speed # 17, one Barient one speed # 10. Aluminum main and mizzen masts.


Last haul out and bottom paint-December of 2000.Hull from water line down was sandblasted, sanded and expoxied with West System in 1999. New LP paint was applied to hull in 1994. Transmission completely rebuilt in 1991. See additional upgrades. "Gentle Promise" has been very highly maintained by extremely particular owners. This ketch has cruised Canada, Washington, Oregon, California and thousands of miles of Mexican waters, as well as offshore voyages. She is ready to go cruising now.