52' Kristen 52 Pilothouse "Forever & Ever"

Built in 1995 for the manufacturer’s owner/builder, this steel pilothouse sloop is exceptionally well designed and maintained for extensive local and global cruising or live aboard. Full dual station controls in the spacious cockpit and pilothouse. Comfortably designed and warmly appointed below, teak and red cedar joinery run throughout. Luxurious master stateroom has queen sized walk around berth, ample storage, ensuite head with Jacuzzi tub/shower, laundry. Forward stateroom has private head and separate shower with 2 bunks. Galley with convenient dinette. Big and bright salon with large settee leads to fully enclosed cockpit for all weather cruising and entertaining. Stand up engine room with work space houses the Isuzu main and generator. 1G/hr for 7.5 knots cruising speed. 10’ Dinghy with 20hp motor, only 5 hours of use. Very well equipped and ready to sail offshore or become an excellent home on the water. 1 owner for past 18 years.

Hull Polished, Bottom sand blasted and faired, new epoxy and anti-fouling barrier coats, zinced - August 2015.

Year Current Price Location Hull Material Engine/Fuel Type
1995 SOLD! Victoria, BC Steel Isuzu/Diesel

Additional Specs, Equipment & Information:


 Kristen Yachts / Bruce Roberts    


LOA: 52 ft
Beam:  15 ft 4 in
Draft:  7 ft


Isuzu Horsepower: 128 hp
Engine Model: 6BD1


Fuel: 400 G Water: 400G
Holding: 40 G


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52 Kristen Video Tour

General Arrangement:
It has chain locker and fo’c’s’le with over & under berths to starboard, settee and storage to port and head and shower flanking the passageway. Next aft is the galley to port with dinette opposite. Three steps up is the salon which has full exterior view all ‘round, starboard helm and navigation station and a large U-shaped settee and table to port. Starboard aft in the salon are steps up to the cockpit and down to a passage-way which leads to the aft cabin. Two berths are set outboard in the passage.
The aft cabin has a ‘queen double’ berth aft and storage closets all around. An ensuite head is entered to port and features a JACUZZI tub and washer/drier on center.
A door to forward in the head accesses the engine room which is under the cockpit .It has stand-up headroom and a workbench to port, and crawling access to starboard. The generator is mounted to starboard aft in an insulated box.
The deck is spacious with a low trunk cabin, teak hard dodger at the cockpit which has a light plywood hard top and drop curtains all around;, wheel steering forward, drop leaf table on center and U shaped seating.
At the reverse transom are curved stairs each side, to a short ‘sugar scoop’ swim grid.


  • Builder: Christensen Yachts
  • Designer: Bruce Roberts
  • Flag of Registry: Canada
  • Keel: Fin
  • Hull Shape: Monohull

  • LOA: 52 ft 0 in
  • Beam: 15 ft 4 in
  • LWL: 47 ft 6 in
  • Length on Deck: 47 ft 6 in
  • Maximum Draft: 7 ft 0 in
  • Displacement: 57000 lbs
  • Ballast: 12000 lbs
  • Headroom: 6 ft 6 in

Main Engine
  • Engine Brand: Isuzu
  • Year Built: 1995
  • Engine Model: Marine 6BD1
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 2880
  • Propeller: 3 blade propeller
  • Drive Type: Hurth HSW 630-H, 2.78 ratio
  • Engine Power: 128 HP
  • Sound Enclosure
  • Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 1800 RPM
  • Consumption: 1G/Hr @1800
  • Rebuild of cylinder head, valves, glow plugs and injectors in 2002

  • Brand:Isuzu/Stamford
  • Model:3KC1- 3 cyl
  • Kw: 8.4
  • Age:1995/Rebuilt in 2008 @600hrs
  • Hours:625, 25 since rebuild

  • Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Stainless steel , 400G total
  • Fuel Tanks: 2 Stainless steel 400G total
  • Holding Tanks: 1 Plastic 40 Gallons

  • Number of single berths: 4
  • Number of double berths: 1, Queen
  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Number of heads: 2
  • Seating Capacity: 12

Electrical Equipment

  • Electrical Circuit: 12V
  • Leece Neville 150A alternator
  • Heart 2000W inverter w/100A charger
  • Link 2000 battery monitor
  • Xantrex Digital Echo Charge Charger
  • 2x Siemens 65 W solar panels with ASC voltage regulator
  • 120V outlets

Ground Tackle

  • 75lb CQR
  • 3/8” galvanized chain 400’
  • Maxwell 12V winch

Domestic Equipment
  • Stove: Force 10 4 burner range and oven, propane, gimballed
  • Microwave: Citizen 120VAC
  • Refrigeration: Nova Kool 12V freezer/fridge in counter
  • Cabin Heater: Hurricane CO85D, diesel fired 45,000 BTU
  • Hot Water: Paloma PH6DP propane fired on demand heater
  • Laundry: Splendide 110VAC washer/dryer
  • Heads:2 x vacuflush
  • Domestic water: 12V pressure pump and accumulator

Propane System
  • 4 x 20lb bottles
  • Pressure regulator
  • Remote activation valve control

  • 1 x RULE 2000 gph and 2 x 3700 gph, 12 VDC submersible automatic
  • 2 x WHALE 12 VDC positive displacement-type shower/bath discharge pumps

  • Autohelm ST50 instruments: Speed, Depth, Temp, Windspeed/direction at helm
  • Autohelm ST 50 multi repeater at navigation station
  • Comnav 2001 Autopilot (Outside helm) with hydraulic ram and remote control (Inside helm)
  • Comnav 211 Rudder Indicator (Inside/ outside helm)
  • Sitex T-170 24 mile Radar
  • Sitex Navadd 9000T GPS /Plotter (onboard but not installed)
  • Lowrance Elite 4 HD GPS Chartplotter
  • Standard Horizon CP190iNC GPS Chartplotter
  • Standard Horizon Omni VHF
  • Standard Horizon GX1000S VHF with DSC
  • Dual electric horn with fog mate, automatic horn blower
  • Icom M706MK IIG SSB/ Ham Radio, with build in tuner and back stay antenna
  • Onboard computer with monitor, with navigational Nobeltec Ocean Vision software
  • Pactor Modem IIe
  • Compass

  • Mast:YACHTECH double spreader, deck stepped aluminum mast and boom
  • Standing rigging:1 x 19 Stainless steel wire with cold rolled swage ends to chromed bronze open barrel turnbuckles
  • Chain plates: Welded tangs at toerails
  • HARKEN roller jib furling
  • Forespar mechanical boom vang
  • EASY-FURL mainsail furling,
  • Genoa Whisker pole on track
  • Winches: LEWMAR self-tailing
  • Sails:Mainsail and 120% furling genoa


  • 2006 AB 10VS 10’ molded fiberglass inflatable
  • 2010 20 Hp electric start, 5 engine hours

  • Pioneer am/fm, tape and 6disc CD changer
  • Insignia 27” flatscreen TV/DVD combo

  • 2 Liferings
  • High Seas rescue collar
  • MOB pole
  • Epirb
  • Aqualarm alarm system:bilge, engine, fire
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire Axe














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