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1980 Whitby 41ft  Hona Lele

Mike Fauser
Whiteaker Yacht Sales

41' (12.80m) Whitby - Hona Lele

1980 - Used
Palmetto, FL USA

Hona Lele is a Ted Brewer Design. A Well Designed Canadian Boat Built to Safely Cross Oceans in Comfort.

  • $ 68,000
    $ 83,705
    £ 48,939

Vessel ID: 2779441


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Honu Lele has 2 cabins and two heads, and an exceptionally spacious salon and galley. When you step into the cockpit you are in the center of an area that is large enough for 10 people. Walk forward down the companionway into the large main salon. To port is the galley then the L shape settee, which doubles as a queen berth, then a custom teak bulkhead mounted dining table with shelved storage behind, the large forward head is situated for access from the main salon or from the forward Stateroom. To starboard of the companionway is the nav station with built in seat and custom teak nav table, then forward is a large single settee/berth with a separate cabin/cocktail table. The closet/pantry is forward and as you enter the V berth there is a large hanging closet. Exceptional storage is available everywhere.

Main Salon settees have storage below and comfortably seat 6-8. The new salon cushions enhance the entire boat. All new opening ports. 3 Reading lights and nav table light. 

Galley is to port of companionway which allows the cook to be part of the party. Double stainless sinks, hot/cold pressure water, dish drain, 110 volt outlet, 12v fan, three burner propane stove with oven/broiler, LP gas control, Adler Barbour 12volt refrigerator/freezer. Abundant drawers, cabinets and lockers allow for ample storage

Master Stateroom is accessed by starboard walkthrough or cockpit companionway and has athwartship queen berth with bulk storage below; bookshelves, drawers, cabinets & hanging lockers, ladder access to cockpit. two reading lights, 110 volt outlet and 6'2" standing headroom. Access to a private large head with vanity, sink and shower from Owners aft stateroom.

Forward Stateroom is a large V-berth with bulk storage below; large shelf and hanging locker, drawers, and cabinets port and starboard, 110 volt outlet, and 6'3" standing headroom. Two 12V reading lights.

Cockpit has a full surround seating area with covered 2" closed cell foam cushions, and ample storage in sail locker and built in ice cooler. The steering station is pedestal mounted centerline. Forest green Sunbrella bimini w/ rigid aluminum frame, Strataglass dodger and a full cockjpit enclosure (2009) which create another living space in any weather.

  • Main Hatch Air Conditioning.
  • Three Opening Hatches
  • Twelve Opening Ports


  • Adler Barbour 12v Refrigeration.
  • Three burner LPG Stove and Oven
  • Dual Stainless Steel Sink with Single lever faucet 
  • Hot water Heater



  • Raymarine ST 6000+ autopilot @ helm
  • Speed, depth, wind gauges
  • Standard Horizon GX2100 VHF at Nav station
  • 7" compass @ helm
  • Dual AM/FM/CD stereo with Speakers in Main salon
  • Samsung flat screen TV 


The engine has its own starting battery and there are Three 12 v house batteries 

  • New 110v Electric panel
  • New 12v Electric panel
  • Switched 110 volt shore power system
  • Xantrex Charger Inverter 
  • One 50' Shore power cords 30amp 125v
  • Two 75 Watt solar panels with Blue Sky Solar Boost


Engine room is located amidships with access from double doors at the starboard walkthrough. Engine room is huge and insulated for sound and well ventilated for heat and fumes. Engine hours 7250 Ford Lehman 80 HP diesel with SS shaft and 3 blade prop

  • Lever throttle control at pedestal
  • Hydraulic steering


  • New St. Croix Davits
  • New Bimini Bows
  • Solid non-skid fiberglass decks
  • Twelve Opening ports
  • Three Opening hatches
  • Fore and aft companionways with wood hatch boards
  • Port and Starboard amidships lifeline gates
  • Transom swim ladder
  • Rub rail

Sails and Rigging

The Center Cockpit Ketch rig is a very easy boat to single hand as all lines are near the helm seat. 

  • Fancor Roller Furling Genoa
  • Sails are not original but age unknown.


Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the saleDetails of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time. 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.

1980 Whitby 41ft  Hona Lele

Mike Fauser

Yacht Sales
Whiteaker Yacht Sales

1035 Riverside Drive
Palmetto FL 34221 USA



Mike Fauser started sailing in 1974 while he was training at the Seafarer's International Merchant Marine School Piney Point Maryland. In 1980 he began sailing as a Bareboat Skipper in the Virgin Islands where the love of sailing really took hold. He moved to Florida in 1998 to escape the cold winters of the Midwest. In 1999 he received his USCG Captains license and became an ASA instructor. He then managed the Sunsail Tampa Bay Charter operation for a year and moved into yacht sales for Sunsail World Wide. He worked for a local yacht dealer for several years before starting his own yacht brokerage with Sam Sevier in 2004. In 2005 he joined the Island Packet dealer in Florida and has been a Certified Island Packet Salesman for many years. He has served as the Commodore for the Manatee Sailing Association and is well known and respected in the sailing community.

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This listing is presented to you courtesy of a professional yacht brokerage member. It is offered as a convenience on this website to its visitors and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel. 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.

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