The custom cold-molded yacht 'Splendor' was designed and built by the late Gerry Driscoll of Driscoll Custom Boats on Shelter Island in San Diego, California. She was started in the late 1970's and took several years to be completed. Driscoll was a perfectionist and this was to be his personal yacht. The boat was the family yacht until she was purchased by her second and current owner, Americas Cup legend Dennis Conner. 

Her woodwork is unparalleled, with the main salon made from a single plank of wood so the grain matches. The teak in her interior is perfectly varnished to a glass-like finish. Recently the yacht went through an entire refit with new topside paint and a new bottom, newer self-tailing Harken electric winches, mast refit and painted, and new rigging.

Splendor enjoys full time maintenance and is truly one of the finest classic sailing yachts available in the world.


Name: SPLENDER Current Price: $ 349,000
Year: 1984 Engine Model: Driscoll Yachts
Length: 48 ft Gross Weight: 20,000 lb
Hull Material: Composite Fuel Capacity: 40 gallon
Boat Category: Sail Location: San Diego-CA
Fuel Type: diesel Engine Manufacturer: Perkins
Beam: 13 ft Max Speed: 8 kn
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers

Listed by The Chandlery Yacht SalesTHIS BOAT IS SUBJECT TO AN EXCLUSIVE LISTING AGREEMENT WITH THE CHANDLERY YACHT SALES (805) 965-4538 AND IS NOT OFFERED FOR SALE BY SIMON YACHTS, INC.. Simon Yachts, Inc. is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.


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