|In near Bristol condition, this 1983 Tall Rig Version, genuine Charlie Morgan, Morgan is a sea kindly, Full Keeled, Ketch rigged, Ultra strong, blue water cruiser. One of the last built by the Morgan Boatyard, being six hulls from the end of Morgan production. This classic, ubiquitous, cruiser has been continuously and extensively refitted over the last twelve years by a local Ft. Lauderdale shipwright. The gorgeous result has been used to attract most of his work.
Large luxuriant aft owners stateroom with large double berth. Includes en suite head, with washbasin, dressing/changing seat, numerous volumous closets and storage, aft stairs to cockpit. Under the aft berth is a large drawer, more storage area as well as the equipment for hydraulic steering, and AC compressor, for central air conditioning (21,000 BTU reverse cycle air/heat). Amidships, Engine-Generator room, chart table and storage (water tank underneath), deep freezer and navigation chart area, hot water heater. Also amidships is the full service galley including refrigerator, Force 10 propane stove, and microwave, refrigerator, large double stainless steel sink. A large open salon, with the main companionway to the cockpit, enjoys the wide 14 beam, has a Teak and Holly sole, commodious pantry storage, display shelves, couch to port, dinning area to stbd (easily seats 5). A TV, DVD, stereo with AM, FM, CD, IPod and TV inputs , 2 Bose speakers ( 2 more in cockpit). A large private forward stateroom V Berth which can be closed off for the privacy of guests. Storage shelves, two drawers and four opening storage spaces, also large closet and storage opposite forward head, with washbasin. There are numerous 12V fans and brass light fixtures throughout this lovely yacht. Additionally there are five large opening hatches located throughout the ship providing excellent ventilation. The Morgan OI 416 is easily one of the best laid out cruising yachts ever produced, her commodious beam also makes her one of the largest 40 footers around.
The Seaotter has a full compliment of state of the art electronic/navtronic gear including. A brand spanking new Ray Marine C140W MFD, brand new high deff. 48 mile Radar, ST60 Depth, Speed, Apparent Wind Indicator, ST 6000 S3G heavy duty autopilot. The battery bank consists of four deep cycle 6-volt golf cart batteries in the main bank; the Genset also has an independent starting battery. The electrical panel is located in the walk through and includes a computerized controller for the inverter, battery charger, also digital multi-meters.
Starting forward there is a Lofrans electric windlass, w 45 lb. CQR articulated plow anchor, 250 of 3/8 High Test chain, also a 300 of secondary rode consisting of 50 of 3/8 High test chain and 250 of 5/8 3 strand Nylon. There are 2 additional nylon rodes 200 long. A stainless steel bow pulpit with night running lights and Profurl foresail roller furling. A large open foredeck with teak grab rails, double lifelines and Stainless Steel stanchions leads to a large enclosed center cockpit with full bimini, windshield, and full textaline cockpit enclosure. The cockpit has full cushions, two Bose speakers, propane locker, a pilot seat locker. The cockpit also has a fresh water shower. A central binnacle houses all of the engine controls (Tachometer, Voltmeter, Water Temp, Oil Pressure and Engine hour meter). Also, toggle switches for exterior lights and engine blower, the ships wheel, and navigational instruments including very large MFD, Radar, Depth, Speed, Apparent Wind Indicator, and Autopilot. Aft there are two large fiberglass deck storage boxes for storage, the emergency life raft, Stainless steel swim ladder, Stainless Fender and life ring holder, Bar B Q, also a Sta