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"ILLUSION lll"

Citation 39

Designed to give racing performance & cruising luxury

An adventure in design, combining the silk sailing performance of a racing yacht with unbelievably comfortable cruising accommodations for 6 people. The Citation 39 features a quickly driven hull design that carries her beam well aft, graceful and fair of line.

She is sea kindly in her handling and with her large sailplane, sporting 897 sq. ft. with mainsail and of 17000lb displacement, she is very fast and agile in any fleet.

Deck Layout

The deck area is very large and unobstructed. with cruising conveniences like the anchor well In the foredeck and inboard chainplates built right In. Five on deck hatches of smoked plexiglass and seven opening ports insure adequate ventilation and an abundance of sunlight below.

Pulpit "Illusion"

The standard safety equipment on deck includes custom welded bow pulpit, taff rail, life-line stanchions, and lifelines.
The cockpit of the Citation 39 Is designed to be the centre of on deck activity with its generous seating arrangement, it will easily accommodate eight people. The mainsheet track, which on many sloops is an obstruction to cockpit traffic is mounted on the cabin top of the 39 with the mainsheet winch located on the cockpit coaming aside the companionway for easy sail trim from the cockpit. the jib sheet winches are located on the outer comings, port ant starboard.
The wheel pedestal houses the engine controls as well as the steering linkage for the conventional dual-sheaved steering mechanism. the pedestal is also equipped with stainless steel wheel, binnacle mounted compass, and teak drink rack.
Beneath the cockpit Seats are two large sail lockers, a propane locker, and a lazarette beneath the helmsman saddle which also provides access to the rudder post and quadrant. The cockpit is also equipped with an engine access hatch In the sole aft of the companionway. two cockpit drains, two alcoves In the coaming for winch handles, etc, and a manual bilge pump with waterproof cover plate.

Interior Fitout


As you Enter through the companionway. the navigator's station is immediately to port, fully equipped with flip top chart table, bookshelves, 12V cabin lights and a full sized quarter berth with plenty of head and foot room.

Interior of "Illusion"

The galley Is located directly to starboard of the companionway ant is complete in every respect, designed to make food preparation easier for the sea chef with generous working space provided by the large U shaped counter top. The galley is thoroughly equipped with everything you may need: extra deep double stainless sinks with pressure water, 100 gallon water reserve, 3 burner gimbaled propane stove with oven, double ice box with counter top access, in-counter staples bin, drawer banks and below counter stowage, dish locker, and a large pantry locker. Plenty of light and ventilation in galley is provided by a hatch directly overhead, an opening port to the cockpit, and a large fixed port to starboard.





The Main salon is quite spacious, well lit, and ventilated by two deck hatches and two opening ports. To port, there is a full sized settee/berth with shelf behind and a teak faced locker/drawer bank forward. To starboard is a large L shaped settee that converts to a double berth. A stationary mounted dining table is located In the centre of the salon, with folding leaves that open for dining service to convert both settees into a deluxe dining ensemble seating six.

Forpeak Lockers

Forward of the main bulkhead, the head compartment is situated to starboard and is completely equipped for cruising with marine toilet with holding tank. Stainless sink and shower with pressure water, medicine chest locker with mirror, clothes hamper, and teak sole grate are all standard equipment. The head compartment door also latches across the passageway to provide privacy in the forward cabin.
The forward cabin is equipped with a hanging locker and bureau with drawer bark to port, another bureau to starboard, and a large V birth forward. There is plenty or headroom with the cabin trunk carried well forward and the forward cabin has a teak hatch and two opening ports, providing light and air circulation.

"Illusion"

Page Two "Specifications"

Page Three "Inventory"

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