Karass | Bristol 41' 1986

Falmouth, MA

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John Osetek

David Walters Yachts is pleased to announce the opening of their Newport, RI, office with John Osetek at the helm. John's on the water experience is a varied as his marine business experience, from racing Thisles on Lake Ontario as a teenager to acting as operations officer aboard a fleet tanker during his service in the US Navy.

With over thirty years in the marine industry assisting clients in buying, selling, financing and building power and sailing yachts, John's experience and expertise run from runabouts and day sailers to custom world cruisers. His ten plus years with Alden Yachts make him a valuable resource for current Alden owners or those interested in purchasing an Alden.

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Basic Info

Yacht Name: Karass
Builder: Bristol
Model: 41.1
Year: 1986
Location: Falmouth, MA
Asking Price: $110,000
Hull Material: Fiberglass

Excellent example of the classic Bristol 41.1. Meticulously maintained and inside stored in the off season, "Karass" is a must see for the sailor looking for acapable coastal cruiser, in exceptional condition.


Length: 41'
Beam: 13'
Draft: 4' 6
Water Tank Capacity: 180 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 120 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 10 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Westerbeke
Power: 52 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1500 Hours

Hull & Deck

  • Oversize Edson stainless wheel on binnacle
  • Swim ladder on stern pulpit
  • Bruce anchor (44 lbs) and chain/anchor line mounted on bow
  • Danforth anchor (deck locker) and chain/line rode
  • Chrome Dorade vents (2)
  • All purpose lazarette storage aft and to starboard; shallow lazarette to port
  • Radar reflector
  • Teak outboard engine bracket/ aft pulpit
  • Dodger: many replacements; probably on #4 or 5
  • Grill
  • External propane storage with propane tanks (2)
  • Windsurfer racks
  • Centerboard; cable replaced intermittently during hauling; never broke



"KARASS" has a two stateroom two head layout. The salon has been modified and has a L-shaped settee to port and settee with pilot berth to starboard. A total of eight berths are present with this layout. Port settee pulls out to make a double berth.

There is a L- shaped galley and nav center to starboard.

One head is aft of the V berth to starboard.

Second head is forward of the aft quarter cabin.


Sails & Rigging

  • Genoa No. 3 (Doyle Sailmakers) (Tri-Radial Rolling Furler Genoa 135%; 2006); New UV Cover (2015)
  • Working jib (Doyle Sailmakers) (Yankee Rolling Furler Jib, folds to storm jib 100%; 1988)
  • Drifter, Reacher (Doyle Sailmakers) Nylon, Red/White/Black; 1987; with sock and rigging; ATN snuffer/sleeve installed in 2015
  • Main (Doyle Sailmakers) Durasail (2003) 2 standard and 2 full length battens
  • Sail Cover Sunbrella (Black)
  • Lazy Jacks (Harken)
  • Harken Jib Roller Furler
  • Reefing lines: mainsail w/ 2 reef points
  • Battens
  • Two sets of clips in pad eyes in the cockpit


  • Lewmar #55 (jib) (2); self-tailing
  • Lewmar #40 main halyard and jib halyard; on mast
  • Lewmar main sheet
  • Lewmar centerboard winch
  • Lewmar boom (reefing)



  • Raymarine C120 Nav Display with Navionics digital charts
  • Raymarine GPS 125
  • Raymarine RD218 radar antenna (mast mounted), 4 KW
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind System
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth System
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed System
  • Raymarine Autopilot Model Evolution Type 2 (2017): Edson tiller link to Quadrant
  • Raymarine ST60 Graphics Display
  • Stereo and speakers



  • 110 v electrical panel
  • Shore power cable (30 amp)



  • (3): 120 amp
  • (2) for house; 55 amp for engine



  • (2): Engine (55 amp)
  • House (135 amp)
  • Battery charger in aft cabin locker
  • Danish light fixtures
  • Alternator (spare) (55 amp)



  • Rule bilge pump (2019)
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Shower Drain pumps (2) (rebuilt 2019)
  • Head fixtures/faucets (2018)
  • Raritan hot water heater (6 gal)
  • Pressure H/C water



  • 60 gal diesel fuel: port
  • 60 gal diesel fuel: starboard
  • 50 gal water tank: port
  • 50 gal water tank: starboard
  • 80 gal water tank: forward, under V-berth
  • 10 gal holding tank: main salon under settee with pump and deck fitting



  • Tasco stove/oven
  • Dual sink with pressure H/C faucet and back up manual pump
  • Reefer
  • Galley storage


Additional Equipment

  • Horseshoe Buoy
  • Life Sling
  • Binnacle with Richie compass
  • Bumpers (4)
  • Dock lines
  • Barometer
  • Life preservers
  • Harnesses
  • Spare parts for engine, heads, electrical
  • Fire extinguishers including remote operated fire suppression system for the engine compartment
  • Emergency tiller


Soft Goods

  • Cushions, cockpit
  • Mattresses/cushions: main salon, aft cabin, forward cabin, nav station
  • Curtains
  • Pillows