Boat Details

Hurrah is a familiar boat in the Southern California racing community, she is the only Choate 40 still racing the United States. She is race ready with a very competitive sail inventory (over 30K spent in the last 3 years). Hurrah has a competitive SoCal PHRF rating of 81/84/81. The Choate 40 was one of the most iconic racing yachts of the IOR era, and she is ready to race or cruise tomorrow.

 Hurrah is fresh out of the shipyard with new bottom paint, deck nonskid, and other work/upgrades.

NEW Rod Rigging by Sea Tec. ($10K)



Sails and Rigging

All NEW Rod Rigging by Sea Tek Rigging. (4/2018)- $10,000.

New Garhauer Boom Vang (2019)

New Garhauer Adjustable Genoa Lead System.

Navtec Hydraulic Backstay adjuster.

Harken Roller Furling.

10 Winches : (6) Lewmar 24 2spST deck winches, makes for easy, efficient pit work.

                      (2) Lewmar 55 3sp primary winches and (2) Lewmar 48 2spST secondaries.

Sails:  Ullman Dacron Main with Harken Mast Cars.

#1(155%) and #2 (140%) Ullman Carbon GPL-LS Genoas. 

(2) Kevlar #3's, Dacron #4

Newer Ullman .75 oz symmetrical spinnaker,  Newer .75 oz reaching spinnaker.

Ullman Code Zero,  Ullman Asymmetrical A2

Spinnaker Staysail / Windseeker,  Genoa Staysail.

Short-Hoist Dacron roller furling cruising jib (130%)


Yanmar Diesel  3J2HE,  37hp,  FWC.  New in 1997.

(3) Marine Batteries,  Lewco Automatic Charger. Wired for 12V DC and 110V AC.

Furuno GPS,  Standard Horizon VHF,  New Bluetooth Stereo w/ Cockpit Speakers.

Raymarine Knotmeter/Log/Sea Temp.


(2) Double berths and (5) Single berths. Navigation station. Hurrah has an open accommodating layout that works well for sleeping crew on overnight races as well as family Catalina cruising.

The interior cushions are in need of replacement . We are happy to compensate the new owner for the new upholstery so they can have the new decor to their tastes.  

Galley has double SS sinks, a large reefer/freezer ice box, CNG Stove/Oven.

Enclosed head and sink. Holding tank has deck and overboard discharge.


Deck Equipment

(2) Anchors with line and rode.  Man Overboard Module.  Mahogany Swim Ladder.

Emergency tiller.  New forward deck hatch. Lots of extra sheets, halyards ect.


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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


  • BuilderChoate
  • LocationUnited States
  • Built1979
  • Price£22,834
  • Length12.2 m
  • Hull MaterialFiberglass
  • Beam3.81 m
  • Max Draft2.31 m
  • Dry Weight16,000 lb
  • Ballast Weight6,000 lb

Contact Seller

Denison Yachting
6400 E. Marina Drive Long Beach 90803 United States
View all boats from this seller Email Call562-594-9716