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Island Girl Layout and Equipment Inventory

Accommodations


"Island Girl" features the classic Morgan 43 layout with Aft Queen bed making the aft cabin a great master suite. There is a private head with shower and tub off this area. Moving forward is the port side walk through with additional hanging locker and storage compartments.  Opposite is access to the engine room which provides good engine access and tool/spare parts storage. Further forward to port is a fully equipped navigation station with full chart table and drawers.  The salon is light, bright and airy,  open to the galley located on the starboard. In the Main Cabin, the salon has a large centerline table, with two drop leaves, which seats 4-6 comfortably and an L-shaped settee to starboard. . The settees can be used to sleep three people, a double to port, single to starboard. Forward is a larger private v-berth and head with shower. A new stereo/CD player is installed on the port side and there are book shelves on both sides in back of the settee. 

 

Dinghy

When cruising the islands, your dinghy is like your car. "Island Girl" is equipped with an Achilles brand 11' hard bottom dinghy powered by a Mercury 8HP outboard. The dinghy is stored and carried on strong stern davits which keep it out of the water while sailing or at the dock.

Galley


"Island Girl's" Galley is one of the best designs found on a yacht this size. Very functional with ample storage and great access. Features include a double stainless steel sink with hot and cold pressure water and spacious counter top space, drawer and locker storage. Refrigeration; new three-burner LPG (propane) stove with oven. 
 

  • Refrigerator-Freezer-Ice Maker

  • Stainless steel double sink

  • LPG 3 burner stove w/oven

  • Pressure hot/cold fresh water

  • 20 gallon hot water heater - engine and 120v heated

  • Lots of space and storage compartments


Electronics

  • WH autopilot interfaced w/GPS

  • Navman GPS

  • Single Sideband Radio

  • Skymate Satellite Communication System/Chart Plotter/Weather Service

  • Iridium Satellite Phone

  • Island Time onboard WIFI system with onboard computer

  • Sony Stereo System CD/AM-FM/MP3

  • Forward Scanning Sonar Depth Finder

  • Wind speed indicator with AWI

  • Raytheon  radar 24 mile

  • ICOM IC-M402 VHF radio new 2005

  • ICOM Command Mic VHF radio in cockpit new 2005

  • Speed and distance log

  • Color 150 chart plotter .


Electrical System

  • 4 KW Nextgen generator

  • Large Solar panel with Blue Sky solar boost charger

  • (6) batteries - 40 amp automatic battery charger

  • Dockside 30a electrical cable

  • One 30a electrical input


Deck Equipment

 

Hull and Deck

Teak cap rail for secure footing while boarding and de-boarding.

Teak hand rails on main and aft cabin tops.

Lots of deck space for relaxing with walk around decking and fully shaded cockpit. 
White hull with red boot top & blue boot stripe;

Edson pedestal wheel steering; double lifelines with boarding gates
port, starboard, and aft;

Extra large bimini with full cockpit enclosure; 
Lewmar electric anchor windlass;

Two stainless steel boarding ladders, one stern-mounted, one side-mounted;

Six hatches; Four dorade vents; 11 opening ports. 

Deck Wash Down system
 

  • Six complete sets of Snorkel Gear (Dive masks, fins and snorkels)

  • Two rod holders

  • Galleymate Propane BBQ Grill with lots of room for barbecueing on the aft deck

  • Horseshoe & Lifesling

  • Sunscreen back of cockpit enclosure

  • Screens for all hatches

  • Cockpit table

  • Two Breeze Booster windscoops

  • 45 lb. Delta anchor w/180' 3/8 ht. chain

  • 35lb. Danforth  with 20' chain on 200' nylon rope

  • Boarding swim ladder

  • Bimini top  (fully enclosed rain screen)

  • Coast Guard safety package/SOLAS approved Type 1 PFD's and self inflating vests.

  • Revere Extreme Offshore Life Raft

  • Navigation lights

  • Side stanchions, solid at rear

  • Bow pulpit and rails

  • Cockpit cushions

  • Deck cushions

  • 3 "Go Anywhere" folding seats with back rests.

  • Fenders and lines


Engine/Mechanical Equipment

Engine room/mechanical
Perkins 4-108 50 HP fresh-water-cooled diesel engine;
fuel filters; gauges in cockpit include: water temperature, oil
pressure, tachometer & voltmeter; engine hour meter; hot water heater; three bilge pumps, two
automatic electric and one manual. 

  • (2) shower sump pumps

  • (1) manual bilge pump

  • Bilge blower

  • Fresh water cooling system

  • Manual holding tanks 

  • Racor primary and secondary fuel filters for Yanmar  & Westerbeke

  • 3 bladed Prop

  • 2 Automatic bilge pumps


Sails & Rigging


Sail inventory includes fully battened mainsail with three reef points and
130% genoa, both in like new condition; Cruising spinnaker, Hood Sea Furl roller-furling
system; Six winches including two Lewmar #48 self-tailing
genoa sheet winches, Lewmar #40 self-tailing mainsheet
winch, two mast-mounted Lewmar #16 halyard winches,  manual boom vang; aluminum mast stepped on keel; Harken boom-mounted traveller/block system for
reefing. 

  • Fully Cruise equipped

  • Main Sail  w/ three reef points

  • Cruising spinnaker/Jenniker w/sock

  • 150% Roller furling jib

  • Manual boom vang

  • Mack Pack Brand new w/lazy jacks

  • (4) self-tailing Lewmar winches, two Lewmar 52's, one Lewmar 40, one Lewmar 16


This is the very popular center cockpit version designed by Nelson Marek and manufactured by Morgan.  This hull design is very fast, maneuverable and points well.