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Moonbird Morgan 462 Ketch

FOR SALE – MORGAN 462 KETCH, 1981 – “MOONBIRD” – READY TO CRUISE!“Moonbird” is an absolutely beautiful Morgan 462 Ketch located in the Marshall Islands; some of the finest cruising waters in the world!  She has been exquisitely kept by her attentive owners and is fully fitted to take you anywhere.  Everything you need to cruise is already there and in excellent condition.  Her wide 13′ 6″ beam is carried well forward enabling an astounding amount of living space in her smartly designed floorplan and makes her well suited for accommodations of up to 6 adults among three berths.  “Moonbird” was the last of the Morgans built before the company was acquired by Catalina Yachts and therefore her hull was built with extra think fiberglass.  The modified fin keel draws 6′ 6″, she has a skeg protected rudder, corded decking, and keel stepped masts.  Living accommodations include the owner’s stateroom aft, spacious v-berth with removable center cushion, and a queen-sized pull out settee.  “Moonbird” has two heads, each equipped with Raritan PH II toilet and stainless steel sink.  The aft head has a full bathtub and shower while the forward head has a pull out faucet for showers.  Amidship to port is a large utility work space complete with pull out drawers and cabinetry for tools and maintenance items and a fully outfitted navigation station with Lowrance GPS, Standard Horizon VHF with AIS & DSC, ICOM 802 HF radio, and Pactor modem for integration with a laptop computer.  Amidship starboard is a galley sure to make any cruiser envious and is equipped with a Force 10 three burner stove with safety bars, oven and broiler, propane shut-off valve, deep double basin stainless steel sink, microwave, foldout prep station, spice rack, dry locker and provision drawer under the Technautics Cool Blue freezer (4 cu ft.) and refrigerator (4 cu ft.). An added pull out shelve and drawers for cooking items was added by the owners.  Forward of the galley is a beautifully crafted wrap around dinette with folding table and double settee that converts into a very comfortable double berth while underway!  Her entire cabin is trimmed in a very tasteful turquoise pallet with coordinating tile in the galley that compliments the woodwork beautifully.For extended voyages “Moonbird” is loaded with all the features serious cruisers desire including 11 GPH Village Marine modular Little Wonder water maker to keep the large 110 gallon water tank topped off, 11 gallon water heater, a custom made hard dodger with fishing rod holders, solar and wind power systems to compliment the high capacity 7.6 kW Westerbeke generator, and an air compressor with hookah regulator for diving on her hull. Her electrical system also includes a Magnum 3000 inverter, Charles Marine 80 amp battery charger, and 6 battery house bank with additional dedicated batteries to the engine, windlass, and generator, and an auxiliary Honda 2000 portable generator.The cockpit is outfitted with Lewmar winches, Garhauer traveler for the mainsheet, Garhauer cars and blocks, #16 winch on the cockpit coaming for the Bamar roller furler line, and a Garhauer hoist on the aft deck.  All lines run neatly back to the cockpit making her not only a pleasure to sail but safe when the seas kick-up.  At the helm she has a Raritan rudder position indicator, Interphase forward scanning sonar, Furuno chartplotter integrated with radar, CPT autopilot, Ritchie compass, and a folding H&L cockpit table.  The turquoise theme carries onto her deck with c-cushions in the cockpit and matching sail covers and canvas.“Moonbird” is as fine of a cruiser as they come and would make the perfect yacht for the voyage of a lifetime!  Her attentive owners have cared for her well.  She is priced to sell and ready for her next adventure.  For further information or to arrange a showing please contact the listing broker today, all offers will be considered!  Fair winds and following seas!
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