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Columbia 32 For Sale

Gulfport, MS
United States

32.00 SF
Year Built

The Columbia 32, a carbon fiber sport boat, is remarkably versatile – perfectly suited for day sailing, family outings and buoy racing - it can even be configured to be a true pocket ocean racer. The Columbia 32 is extremely light carrying a PHRF 72 rating. Featuring a lifting keel, this light weight flyer is road series regatta friendly - is easy to trailer, set up, and pack for “away” regattas.

Great Escape is a well maintained proven race winner with new sails, electronics, outboard engine, and road ready trailer. Super smooth Balto Plate bottom in near perfect condition; stored indoors. This is a true turn-key ready race boat!

  • Columbia Carbon 32 Compromise
  • Columbia Carbon 32 Convenient


    The Carbon 32 has a lifting keel and is easily trailered so you can dry store your sailboat and even take your sailboat to all your favorite sailing destinations.

  • Columbia Carbon 32

    Carbon Fiber

    The Carbon 32 hull and deck are made from carbon fiber and we use vacuum resin infusion to produce a stiffer and lighter sailboat.

  • Columbia Carbon 32 Cutting Edge

    Cutting Edge

    Your Carbon 32 deserves the latest in sailing innovation, from textile clutches, to synthetic rigging, to electric propulsion.

  • Columbia Carbon 32 Competitive


    The Carbon 32, from Kernan Yacht Design, has a proven hull design and will be assembled by experienced sailboat builders making it a worry free experience compared to the unknown of one-off custom sailboat.

Boat Name
Great Escape

Keel: Bulb

LOA: 32 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 1 in
LWL: 27 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 6 in
Ballast: 1776 lbs

Total Power: 6 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Nissan
Engine Type: Outboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Gas/Petrol
Propeller: 2 blade propeller
Drive Type: V Drive
Engine Power: 6 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (25 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (15 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 4
Number of heads: 1

Electrical Equipment
Electrical Circuit: 12V

Hull - Deck - Rigging
  • The Hull is Vacuum Resin Infused construction with PVC foam core
  • The deck is Vacuum Resin Infused Carbon Fiber with end grain balsa core with monolithic or high density reinforcements
  • Large, self-bailing cockpit
  • Lightweight, end-grain balsa-cored vacuum resin-infused companionway hatch
  • Retractable, high-aspect ratio bulb keel.
  • Vacuum resin-infused, high aspect ratio carbon-fiber rudder and carbon-fiber tiller
  • Carbon hatch boards
  • Custom, fabricated stainless steel bow & stern pulpits.
  • Double lifelines – stainless steel.
  • Fixed backstay with flicker – split port and starboard
  • Boom kicker with 12:1 cascading vang.
  • Custom Stainless Steel chain plates.
  • Custom, 7/8 fractional tapered aluminum mast
  • Hinged SS mast step.
  • Custom aluminum boom with 2 reef points and internal mainsail outhaul.
  • Carbon fiber retractable bowsprit.
  • PBO standing rigging
  • New Harken twin groove head stay foil

Sail Inventory

All NEW North sails

  • Main
  • 3Di Jib
  • 2 x Spinnakers

Electronics - Navigation
  • Tacktick with wireless micronet
  • Raymarine chart plotter
  • Clarion stereo with cockpit speakers

  • Main salon w/ folding drop-down table
  • 2 settees convertible to upper & lower pilot berths
  • Galley w/ 75 lb. icebox & stainless ssteel sink
  • Enclosed head compartment
  • Carpeting and 4" fabric cushions throughout

Additional Equipment
  • Double axle trailer w/ box and ladder
  • Heavy duty rudder bag

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Thomas Sitzmann
310 Magothy Rd
Severna Park MD 21146
United States
Sail1Design Thomas Sitzmann
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A lifelong sailor, Tom Sitzmann brings a broad range of sailing experience to Sail1Design. Tom has a great deal of dinghy and PHRF racing experience, competing successfully in the Laser, J/24, and J/22, winning several regional and district championships in those classes, both in New England and the Mid-Atlantic. While in Maine Tom also won several PHRF regattas aboard his J/24 & J/33, and more recently in his J/120.
Also a lifelong educator, Tom has coached sailing and directed sailing programs from Maine to Annapolis, and was an assistant offshore & dinghy coach at the USNA, head intercollegiate coach at Bowdoin College, and currently head coach at Severn School, where he guided the team to a National championship, the first and only Chesapeake Bay school ever to win the prestigious Mallory Trophy.
Tom ‘s offshore experience includes many distance races in New England, a transatlantic passage, a celestially-guided Marion-Bermuda Race, and most recently he brought his family to Bermuda aboard their J/120 Airwaves.
Tom's focus with Sail1Design is managing the Brokerage Marketplace, and Sail1Design's Career Center & Job Board. You can reach Tom at

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