Amelia Little Harbor 44 1984

Saugatuck, MI


44 ft
13.67 ft
80 hp
10.75 ft


AMELIA is a beautiful example of the Ted Hood designed aft cockpit Little Harbor 44. Built capable of ocean crossings, she is set up for easy short handed sailing and daysailing with her furling in mast mainsail and electric primary winches. Her current owner of over a dozen years has continually updated her and sailed her in fresh water. Some of the upgrades includes new sails, new cushions (below and in cockpit), new head and holding tank, new dodger and canvas and much more. AMELIA has a two cabin layout, each with double berth


  • Boat Name: Little Harbor 44 1984
  • Builder: Little Harbor Yachts
  • Designer: Ted Hood
  • Location: Saugatuck, MI
  • Ballast Weight: 12,000 lb
  • Displacement Measure: 32,000 lb
Engine 1
  • Brand: Perkins
  • Engine Model: 4-254
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Power: 80|horsepower

Vessel Description



  • Hand laminated fiberglass hull with Airex core sandwich construction. Solid glass laminate in area of centerline, engine bed, rudder post and thru-hull fittings.
  • Deck is hand laminated fiberglass with sandwich construction.
  • Molded fin keel with encapsulated lead ballast and centerboard with wire pennant
  • Spade rudder
  • Flag Blue Awlgripped topsides with gold cove stripe and double white boot stripe and red bottom (hull painted 2009)(Bottom painted 2021)
  • White gelcoat deck with tan painted nonskid (where not covered with teak decking)




  • Stainless steel stemhead fitting with double anchor roller
  • Varnished teak toe rails with integrated stainless steel chocks
  • Stainless steel bow and stern rails and stanchions with double lifelines and gates port and starboard (lifelines replaced 2011)
  • Teak seat incorporated into the bowrail forward of headstay
  • Varnished teak handrails, dorade boxes, eyebrow and coaming caps (all varnish done and ready for season)
  • Laid teak decking on side decks, foredeck and cockpit
  • Painted radar post aft
  • Four large dorades with varnished dorade boxes with smoked acrylic tops allow fresh air and light below
  • Stainless steel guards for dorades
  • Five stainless steel opening overhead hatches
  • Six stainless steel opening portlights
  • Varnished teak seahood over companionway
  • Mount for liferaft on cabin top
  • Propane locker with storage for three 10 lb propane tanks
  • Forepeak locker with stainless steel deck hatch




The large aft cockpit provides ergonomic seating on long settees and in seat aft of helm.

  • A fixed table with varnished teak drop leaves provides space for eating with integrated storage and a courtesy light below
  • Integrated varnished teak handholds on table double as fiddles
  • Cockpit cushions (new 2014- dark blue w/tan piping Sunbrella)
  • Dodger with stainless steel frame and aft handrail (new 2019)
  • Bimini over helm with connecter to dodger for use at anchor or dock (new 2019)
  • Varnished teak cockpit coaming
  • Custom helm pedestal with panel for engine instruments
  • Stainless steel destroyer type wheel with elkhide cover
  • Ritchie helm binnacle with NavPod enclosure for chartplotter above
  • Storage in sail lockers accessed under cockpit settees and aft coaming lift ups




The forward cabin has a large V-berth, which converts to a double with a filler piece. There are ample lockers above and storage underneath. Next aft to port in this cabin is a sitting area with double hanging lockers outboard. Opposite is a spacious head with sink, shower and cabinetry for toilet articles. The main saloon contains a full U-shaped settee to starboard with a dining table and a centerline settee adjacent to this table. Opposite to port is a settee with a pilot berth above. The forward part of the port settee is devoted to instrumentation and the navigator’s table. The galley is aft to starboard.


The interior is finished in varnished teak with some white bulkheads, white overhead panels with teak battens and a teak and holly cabin sole


  • Light blue (Mineral Blue Sunbrella) cushions with white piping (new 2013)
  • 12v fans in each cabin for additional ventilation
  • Varnished teak sheathing boards along hull sides
  • Louvers in locker doors for ventilation
  • Raised panel passage doors
  • Custom curtains on portlights





The U-shaped galley at the base of the companionway provides ample counter and storage space.


  • Off white Formica countertops and bulkheads with teak trim
  • Double undermounted stainless steel sink with single lever faucet and sprayer
  • 110v outlets
  • Shipmate three burner propane stove and oven with remote gas fuel shut off and LP leak detector (new LP tanks 2017)
  • Refrigerator with Crosby refrigeration
  • Folding counter extension inboard of sink




There is a large nav station at the aft end of the port settee in the main cabin. It incorporates navigation electronics and a chart table with storage below top




The large main cabin incorporates nav station to port with a settee and pilot berth outboard and a dinette to starboard


  • U-shaped settee to starboard with teak drop leaf gimballed dining table
  • Centerline settee provides seating inboard of table and hinges up to provide access to engine
  • Excellent storage in shelves and lockers




The forward cabin has a large v-berth with filler to convert to full width double berth


  • Storage for v-berth filler on forward bulkhead
  • Lockers and shelved above berth along sheer
  • Opening overhead hatch and portlights provide excellent ventilation and natural light
  • Storage in drawers and lockers aft of berth




The large aft cabin has a double berth with removable filler to create a v-berth


  • Storage in drawers and lockers forward of berth
  • Chart storage in locker above berth
  • Shelf above berth outboard
  • Bulkhead mounted reading lights
  • Opening port provides natural light and ventilation




The head has white Formica counters and bulkheads with varnished teak trim


  • Jabsco manual head (new 2018: head, macerator pump, all head hoses, 25gal bladder tank)
  • White porcelain sink with hot and cold pressure water
  • Manual cold water faucet
  • Separate shower fixture
  • Storage in lockers and drawers outboard



  • 1994 Perkins 80 hp diesel engine – in process of getting new fuel pump, new alternator, oil and filter change and fuel systems flushed and cleaned
  • 1 ¼” stainless steel shaft with 3 bladed Max Prop
  • Dual Racor fuel filter system for main engine
  • Westerbeke 4 kW three cylinder generator in insulated sound box
  • Propane pressure regulator and gauge with solenoid shut off
  • Crosby engine driven & AC powered refrigeration system
  • 110 gallon fuel capacity in fiberglass tanks
  • 275 gallon fresh water in fiberglass tanks
  • Bladder holding tank
  • Whale Y-valves for head discharge to holding tank or overboard where allowed
  • Stainless steel hot water heater
  • Fresh water pump




  • 12v and 110v systems on boat
  • Bass Electrical panel with analog meters for AC an DC loads and breakers for 12v and 110v circuits
  • New alternator 2022
  • 30 amp shore cord connector with cord
  • 650-watt stand alone inverter
  • Pro-Mariner battery charger
  • 110v outlets
  • New house and start batteries 2018




  • Raymarine C80 color chartplotter/radar at helm
  • (2) B&G Hercules 690 Hydra multi instrument displays at companionway
  • B&G analog instrument displays for wind direction, magnified wind and cross track error
  • Ritchie powerdamp compass at helm
  • Autohelm autopilot
  • Icom M80 VHF
  • SEA SSB radio






  • Hood aluminum double spreader electric stowaway furling mast and boom
  • Mast, boom and spinnaker pole painted to match deck
  • Stainless steel standing rigging
  • Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Hydraulic boom vang
  • Spinnaker pole with storage on mast
  • Hood Sea Furl genoa furler
  • Navtec hydraulic system for vang and backstay



  • Barient 36 stainless steel self-tailing primary and 28 stainless steel self-tailing secondary winches in cockpit
  • Barient 23 stainless steel self-tailing winches on cabin top for outhaul and main sheet
  • Merriman reel wire winch for center board pennant
  • Lewmar stainless steel self-tailing winches on cabin for outhaul and main sheet
  • Barient halyard winches on mast




  • North furling main w/ vertical battens (new 2014)
  • North furling genoa (new 2014)
  • Doyle gennaker with sock
  • No. 4 jib
  • Storm staysail and storm trysail
  • Tri-radial traditional spinnaker



  • GROUND TACKLE: 33lb Galvanized Bruce anchor in bow roller with chain/rope rode
  • Lighthouse vertical electric windlass with rope gypsy over rope/chain gypsy
  • Secondary Danforth anchor with rode
  • MOM-8 overboard module
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Whale manual bilge pump
  • Submersible automatic electric bilge pump – (new 2021)
  • Emergency tiller
  • Lifejackets
  • Liferaft (DSB OCEAN 6 Person New 2009-out of inspection)



  • Sunbrella sun cover for cockpit helm and table
  • Teak outboard mount on stern rail
  • Removable outboard motor hoist on stern rail
  • Sunbrella sun covers for teak handrails and dorade boxes
  • Docklines and fenders
  • Two fenderboards
  • Clock and barometer and combination humidity temperature display

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