|Location||St. Petersburg, Florida|
|Length at Water Line||40 ft 4 in|
|Beam||12 ft 11 in|
|Min. Draft||6 ft 4 in|
|Displacement (Dry Load)||30500 lb|
|Engine Make||Ford Lehman|
|Engine Model||Super 90|
|Drive Type||Direct Drive|
|Fresh Water Tanks||1|
Major Price Reduction! If you are looking for a tough go anywhere cruising yacht the this is it. The Liberty 458 is an excellent offshore , center cockpit,live aboard cruiser with a great heritige. Built into the proven hull design of a Jack Kelly 44 (with over 200 hulls sailing) Peter Hoyt designed the interior and deck to an extended hull version. Started in the early 1980's Liberty Yachts , to mean 'Freedom', built 31 boats ending in 1988. They were built to a higher standard that Taiwan boats at the time , in the Shin Fa boat yard.
This is hull # 20 . She is owned by an experienced cruising couple who purchased the yacht in 2009 and have sailed the Caribbean and Central America extensively . This model features the 2-cabin layout with the office/convertible settee version forward. No teak decks, fuel tanks replaced. Many upgrades and improvements have been made by her current owners during their travels.
This is a superb live a board boat built tough to take you wherever you desire. Set up to be self sufficient as well as easily handled by two. Lots of luxurious room so you can spend lots of time without being underfoot. No teak decks. Whether you are planning your cruise now or down the road, this is a must see boat. Owned by a cruising couple who have upgraded and kept 'Susurra' in condition to go sailing at a moments notice.
This boat is ready to go cruising wherever you want to go. Easy to show in St. Petersburg Florida.
Sleeps 4 owners and guests in 2 staterooms, plus 1 dinette and 1 settee berth for a total of 6 berths. Luxurious appointments with teak bulkheads, teak and holly sole, teak railings and detailing, soft headliner.
The owner's stateroom is aft, and very private, with the walk-thru and center cockpit layout. The queen sized berth is athwartship with easy access on seat/steps, great view aft thru opening ports on transom, port & starboard, and large overhead hatch all provide great ventilation. There is lots of storage including his-hers hanging lockers, and drawers. The head with separate shower closes off from the cabin, so the sink/vanity can be used when occupied.
Forward thru the walkway is a workbench/storage area outboard, and triple door access to the large engine compartment inboard, and electric controls above, including additional 110v panel for the new air conditioning. Just forward is the large Nav station with swing out stool, and lots of electronics including a 15" Samsung LCD monitor set up for your PC computer and nav programs, Raymarine RL70C, SSB radio, Raypilot 650 (with remote at helm), VHF, Stereo with SPS-4 speaker selection system, and more.
Main salon is just forward, a liquor cabinet with teak and glass door, then a long settee to port with additional storage above, outboard, and under settee, plus TV in a bulkhead cabinet, which hooks to a portable DVD player. The U-shaped dinette is across to starboard with large teak table, which has brackets to move the swivel nav stool and forward cabin desk stool for additional seating. Again, storage outboard, above, and under.
The galley is aft, to starboard of the companionway steps. The u-shaped galley features marble counter tops, deep double stainless steel sinks, propane stove with oven, top and front loading refrigerated box, top loading freezer, and workable space under a seaway convenient to the cockpit.
Forward is the office-2nd cabin, which is large and spacious with a long settee to starboard (which converts to a berth) and an upper berth outboard, with storage under. The desk is to port with a swing out stool, cabinetry above for computer and monitor, hanging locker just aft, and more cabinetry forward.
Thru the bulkhead door forward is the second head and sink vanity with marble top and stainless steel sink, medicine cabinet above. There is a hand-held shower, which is plumbed with a drain. The louvered doors above and forward gain easy access to the large chain and storage deck locker. This is storage you have to see to appreciate.
A very solid and well-built boat. Lots of opening ports and hatches provide light and ventilation. The solid teak and attention to detail make for that luxurious yet traditional feel.
The Liberty 45 is an excellent offshore, livaboard center cockpit, live a board cruiser with a great heritage. Built into the proven hull design of the Jack Kelly 44 (with over 200 hulls sailing) Peter Hoyt designed the interior and deck to an extended hull version. Started in the early 1980's, Liberty Yachts, to mean "freedom", built 31 boats ending in 1988. They were built to a higher standard than Taiwan boats of the time, in the Shin Fa yard.
This is hull 20 which the previous and this owner continually maintained and upgraded the boat. This is the 2-cabin model with office/convertible settee version forward. No teak decks, new fuel tanks, new batteries, new canvas (including additional bimini for aft deck). There is lots of equipment including huge ground tackle package, upgraded electronics, air conditioning/reverse cycle heat, 5KW generator, graphite whisker pole, and much more.
- Upholstery Replaced
- Additional Mattress in aft berth
Galley is modern, bright and well equipped for offshore cruising including conveniences such as microwave oven and a double stainless steel sink.
Navigation Station Electronics
- SPS-4 Speaker selection system
- Speakers in Salon, Cockpit and Aft Berth
- Kenwood Radio/CD IPOD Player new in 2011
- 'Popcorn' media tank (hard drive plus USB and CAT5 connections; for additional digital movies on hard drives.
- 2 Flat Screen TV's , 12v aft cabin, Samsung 110v in Salon
- 2 Mariner Folding Bicycles
Rigging and Sails
Engine and Mechanical Details
Spare Parts / Equipment
'Susurra' is a proven blue water yacht that is very well equipped. Below is a partial list to the many spare parts onboard this solid cruising yacht.
- Alternator, Regulator, Propane Solenoids
- Water maker filters and membrane
- Spare oil, air and fuel filters for both Engine and Generator
- Fuel pumps, raw water pumps,1200w Inverter
- Spare dock lines, Halyards, Sheets, Etc.
- Raw Water Pump for Genset
- 4 Five gallon Fuel jerry cans
- 3 Five gallon Water jerry cans
- 2 Two and a half gallon gas cans
- Hoses, clamps,screws,bolts,miscellaneous hardwareand fittings.
- Various wire, connectors and electrical parts.
'Susurra' has a lot to offer the discriminating yachtsman. As you can see from the detailed equipment list , this yacht is well equipped including many spare parts essential to a successful cruise.
Items known to not be working at this time are;
- Wind Speed / Direction Indicator
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. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.