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1998  Hunter Passage 450

Hunter 40 waiting for you at the dock  ......  This has to be one of the cleanest, best equipped Hunter 450 CC Passages to ever hit the market. Generator, reverse cycle heat and air conditioning, radar and chartplotter, full Offshore cockpit enclosure with screens and windows, roller furling main and genoa.

A great cruising layout with two private staterooms, two full heads, a wonderful galley and a huge amount of well organized and accessible storage.

The master stateroom is aft with a large centerline island queen bed. As you enter you are Hunter 450 Passage beautiful salon - click herestruck by the traditional elegance and comfort. There are built in night stands on both sides of the head of the berth. Great places for lights, clock and all your personal items. Both sides of the cabin are lined with storage including a large cedar lined hanging locker, with a full out desk / dressing table to starboard, large cedar lined hanging lockers, plus large shelves and dresser drawers. The aft cabin has 6' 5" of headroom, great ventilation with 6 opening hatches and ports. All ports and hatches have screens.

There is a private head in the master stateroom with separate shower and shower sump. It has Corian countertops, vanity with sink and mirror, and plenty of storage. Each head has its own 24 gallon holding tank.

As you move forward to starboard, the passageway leads forward to the salon. Along the outboard side of the passageway there is first a large cedar lined hanging locker. Next forward is the nav station with more storage, and room for any additional electronics that you might want to install. The seat for the nav station is contoured teak for secure and comfortable seating in any kind of seaway.

On the inside of this passage, is the electrical control center for the boat and access to the engine compartment.
Hunter Passage 450 - master stateroom - click here
The wrap around galley is in the port aft area of the salon. It features Corian countertops, a huge icebox with refrigeration with freezer along the rear bulkhead. The refrigerator has both top and front opening access, and the separate freezer has top access. Both are lighted to make finding what you need so easy ! As the galley wraps forward, there are double S.S.sinks with a cutting board and a gimbaled 3 burner Force 10 CNG stove with oven with a custom cutting board. There is lots of storage in the built-in cabinets behind the counter along the whole length of the galley, and a built in wastebasket. Next forward is your working countertop, with more storage for your larger items under the Corian countertops.

A microwave is mounted above the countertop.

The engine compartment forms the base of the companionway. It is easily accessible from all 4 sides. This arrangement makes routine maintenance and inspection a breeze. There is plenty of additional room in the engine compartment for additional accessories.

The gracious main salon features a spacious and comfortable beautiful upgraded cream leather wrap around settee along the forward starboard area of the salon, with a matching leather settee to port. Custom window treatments and pillows add to the beauty. A generous beautiful high gloss finished dining table, with an additional centerline bench for more seating,For larger picture of the Hunter 450 Passage forward stateroom - click here allows you to entertain or just hang out with all the space you need. There is a sealed teak and holly cabin sole, which along with the rich interior woodwork, gives the the cabin an open yet traditional feeling. There are numerous opening hatches, several large opening ports (all with screens) for lots of light and ventilation. The main salon has 6' 6" headroom.

The forward stateroom is a good sized double pullman berth to starboard. This cabin has a large cedar lined hanging locker, large shelves and dresser drawers, and a built in book rack.

The second head is forward of the guest stateroom. It also has Corian countertops, a vanity with sink, a shower with sump, it's own holding tank and macerator.

A well designed, and beautifully outfitted interior to take your friends and family anywhere in comfort. And (almost) everything goes with the boat. Just move onboard. Dishes, silverware, all the beautiful decorator items, the pots and pans, the rugs and pillows..... everything, it is truly ready to go.

Features at-a-glance
LOD .................... 44' 3"Click here for a larger view of the Hunter 450 galley
LWL .................... 38' 8"
Beam .................... 14' 0"
Draft ...................... 5' 8"
Displ .......... 26,000 # approx.
Ballast ........   9,500  # approx.

24 mi Raytheon Radar New in 2000
Chartplotter/GPS Ratheon Raychart 620 upgraded in 2002
New Seaworthy cockpit speakers SEA-4623 in 2005
Digital knotmeter with log
Digital depthsounder with alarm
VHF radio with antenna
AM/FM/CD player with speakers
TV/VCR (12 volt)
Stereo AM/FM/CD with speakers and individual controls in all cabins and the cockpit (4 sets of speakers)

Deck and Hull
Full Off-shore Enclosure w/screens 2001 & safety grab railsClick here to see the Hunter Passage 450 spacious cockpit
Canvas Store custom winter cover, new in 2001
3 blade feathering Max Prop and line cutter, new in 2002
Lewmar folding wheel, new in 2003 + original wheel
6 person Winslow Offshore life raft, new in 2001
New Pelican case for life raft, new in 2005
Cockpit cushions, closed cell foam with comfort covers
Cockpit drink holders
2 full sets dock lines
2 Anchors (Danforth & Quickset)
2-300 ft Anchor rodes with chains
9 fenders,new in 2004
2 post fenders, new in 2004
Dock equip (wheel and line caddy)
Bottom re-done, corn-blasted, new barrier coat, fresh
Interlux Micron-Xtra with Biolux ( fresh or salt approved) 2003
New West Marine 10 ft. inflatable dinghy, new in 2004
Stern rail Magma grill, grill table & custom extendable brackets
Custom teak cockpit table + original table
Teak custom companionway hatch doors w/screens
3 Boat hooks, dock hoses, deck brushes, cleaning products
4 hp 4-cycle Yanmar outboard motor New in 2001

Sails and Rigging
5 winch handles (one two-handed)
Stern rail motor mount
Dock steps 2001
Sobstad X-HP Asymmetrical Spinnaker & turning blocks New in 2001
Preventer (soft vang)

Mechanical & Electrical
Generator - *KW
Dockside shore power w/ cords 2 30 amp inputs, including splitters for 50/125 and 50/250 shorepower
Built in solar panel on sea hood
2 battery banks with switch
2 4D house batteries in one bank
1 engine starting battery
Inverter/battery charger 50 amps
Electric automatic bilge pump
2 shower sump pumps
Gauges for fuel, water and holding tank levels

1 set West Marine Model 38 auto-inflate Sospenders with built-in safety harness
3 sets West Marine Model 38 Sospenders
2 Trem Safety Harnesses
4 tethers (one stretchable)
2 offshore Type I Life Jackets (both equipped with lights & whistles)
Man overboard bag includes:
12 guage flare gun
3 extended burn time Orion flares
3 Skyblazer Model 20 R-8 hand-held aerial meteor flares
Orion distress flag
Olin handheld flare
Numberous other misc flares
Above 6 items all packed in an Olin waterproof container

Uniden marine VHF radio
Lifesling & horseshoe
Wooden plugs for thru-hulls.
West Marine Offshore 6 person Winslow liferaft purchased in 2001, re-packed in 2004, with new Pelican case in 2005.]

Motivated sellers .... ready to go.  Fully equipped for cruising or liveaboard.
Email for more pictures ...... inside and out !!