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2006 Island Packet IP485 For Sale
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Joined: 02-06-2016
Location: California USA
Posts: 23
Model: IP485
Hull #: 47
Name: Caesura
Our amazing cruise is ending at the end of this year and we will be returning the US to go back to work.

Beautiful Blue Hull IP 485 that is spectacularly equipped with a recent refit including rigging.  For those comparing the larger IPs, one of the biggest distinguishing factors of the 485 is the tankage.  340 gallons of water and 300 gallons of diesel, makes a big difference when cruising in remote locations.

Currently cruising in French Polynesia, we will be shipping her via Dockwise Yacht Transport to Ensenada, MX departing Papeete Jan 2020, arriving Ensenada Feb 2020.  The price includes the transport, the spot has been reserved and paid for.  We will bring her back to Southern California to shine and polish and put on the market with a broker.
This price is the pre-broker price, it will be listed with a broker upon arrival to the US at a higher price.

You can take delivery in French Polynesia if you like.  The DYT ship will be continuing on to Ft Lauderdale, FL and shipping can probably be arranged fairly easily.

For pictures visit our blog at svcaesura.com.

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The full description:

Boat Name Caesura

Builder: Island Packet Yachts Designer: Bob Johnson Flag of Registry: United States Keel: Full Hull Shape: Monohull

Dimensions LOA: 52 ft 7 in Beam: 15 ft 4 in LWL: 43 ft 4 in Maximum Draft: 5 ft 3 in Displacement: 39000 lbs Ballast: 16000 lbs Bridge Clearance: 63 ft 6 in Headroom: 6 ft 5 in Dry Weight: 39000 lbs

Engine Total Power: 100 HP Yanmar, Year Built: 2006 Engine Model: 4JH3HTE turbo diesel Engine Type: Inboard Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel Location: Center Engine Hours: 2075 Propeller: 3 blade fixed (New 2015) 

Tanks Fresh Water: 300 Gallons (2 x 150 gallons), Fresh Water: 40 Gallons (Head Supply), Fuel: 300 Gallons, Holding: 60 Gallons

Accommodations Number of single berths: 1 Number of double berths: 3 Number of cabins: 3 Number of heads: 2 Number of bathrooms: 2 Convertible Saloon

Raymarine chartplotter, radar, AIS, Autopilot, Depthsounder, Wind speed and direction 
Bose Premium surround sound with subwoofer and Bluetooth Cockpit speakers, VHF 

Sails 125% Genoa (Mack Sails 2019, Harken Furler) Staysail (Quantum, Harken Furler) Furling Mainsail (Mack Sails 2018)

Standing Rigging (New 2017 including turnbuckles)

Inside Equipment Oven, Washer/Dryer (Splendide 2017)
Watermaker (LWM-145, 2017)
Cruiseair Air Conditioning, 3 zones Manual Bilge Pump Electric bilge pump
Bilge High Water Alarm, Refrigerator/Freezer
Refrigerator Drawer, Electric head (2), Bow thruster, Microwave oven, Hot water Battery charger
2 USB outlets in each stateroom

Electrical Equipment Shore power inlet (50 Amp, 110v or 220v) Shore power inlet (30 Amp, 110v)
Iso-Transformer (accepts 110v or 220v, converts 220v to 110v) Generator (Maspower MP8M 8.5kW, 325 hrs) Inverter Electrical Circuit: 12V
House Bank (6 x Firefly 100Ah Carbon Foam AGM, 2017)
Engine Start (1 x Lifeline 100Ah AGM, 2017)
Generator Start (1 x Lifeline 100Ah, 2017)
Forward Bank (2 x Lifeline 100Ah, 2018)

Outside Equipment/Extras Custom stainless steel davits, Cockpit table, Solar panels (950 watts), Outboard engine bracket, Cockpit cushions, Liferaft (Winslow 4 person, needs recert), Swimming ladder, Transom shower, Lifesling Electric windlass Anchor Chain (400’, new 2017)
All external lighting upgraded to LED
Pettit SR-60 Bottom paint (Dec 2018)

Factory Installed Hard Dodger Binnacle cover Bimini Top
Original owner’s manual in factory binder.  Thorough documentation of all equipment on boat with original receipts and owners manuals neatly organized in multiple binders.

Hull Design / Lamination Technology
 - Exclusive, integrally molded Full Foil Keel® provides a combination of strength, stability, control, comfort, shallow water access, and passage making performance unrivalled by any other contemporary keel design, and helps protect both rudder and prop from debris and groundings.
Integral one-piece hand laminated hull and keel provides strongest possible construction.
Maximum impact resistance from 100% hand-laid, knitted fiberglass infused with a proprietary pressure fed roller application system.
Hull unified with molded interior structural grid for maximum strength.
Gelcoat – PolyClad3® - specially formulated for superior protection against osmotic blistering. New formulation also provides superior gloss retention and high resistance to fading and crazing.
Deck cored with PolyCore® - Island Packet’s proprietary material virtually eliminates rot and delamination.
Deck attached to integrally molded hull flange with bolts, lock nuts, gasket & urethane adhesive sealant. Deck hardware backed with aluminium plates throughout. Extensive molding details for all deck hardware.
Two-tone deck: low-glare light ivory with integrally molded low-glare tan diamond pattern slip resistant surface.
Mainsail: in-mast roller furling main, Mack Sails (2018)
Roller furling staysail w/ Hoyt® self-vanging boom for ease of handling, improved performance and superb adaptability. 
Genoa and staysail on Harken® furling systems.
Mainsail roller furling control lines led to Lewmar® 48CST electric winch. Spare halyard (on roller bearing masthead sheave) and mainsheet led aft to cockpit through stoppers to Lewmar® 48CST electric winch. Main halyard on mast - Lewmar® 30CST winch. Rigid boom vang w/adjustable block and tackle tensioning system. Mainsheet traveller with 4:1 control system accessible to helm station. End-boom sheeting leads forward along boom and then aft through stopper to cockpit mounted Lewmar® 48CST electric winch for unobstructed cockpit & dodger installations.
Genoa halyard winch on mast - Lewmar® 30CST, 2-speed.
Two electric primary sheet winches - Lewmar® 64CST’s, 2-speed.
Two secondary winches - Lewmar® 30CST’s.
Staysail sheet led aft to Lewmar® 48CST winch. Staysail halyard winch on mast - Lewmar® 16C.
Sail control lines accessible from cockpit.
Cockpit storage bins for sail control lines.
3 lock-in winch handles of various lengths.
Cockpit / Deck
Large swim/boarding platform with twin set of molded steps leading to aft deck. Hide-away swim ladder under flush mounted panel, hot and cold shower. Emergency boarding ladder with pull strap located in swim ladder compartment.
Large centrally located gasketed aft deck hatch opens to generous lazarette w/steps, hooks for lines, access to rudder shaft, emergency tiller covering.
Large aft deck with room for stowage of dinghy.
Integral boom lift mechanism facilitates launch/retrieve and heavy loads from dock.
Full length, ergonomically shaped cockpit seats, seat locker, two 2” cockpit scuppers, four harness padeyes, engine panel adjacent to helm in covered alcove.
Lewmar® Mamba™ geared direct drive steering system for superior reliability and control.
Includes Ritchie® southern hemisphere compass w/custom Island Packet nav grid, s/s destroyer style wheel w/leather cover, pedestal guard, single lever engine control, hinged cockpit table.
Emergency tiller w/storage brackets in lazarette (accessible from deck hatch or aft cabin).
Sliding companionway hatch with sea hood, interior latch and exterior hasp and lock. Knot/depth/wind indicators – RayMarine® ST60 wind, ST60 Depth, ST60 speed – mounted in seahood instrument pod.
Factory Installed Hard (Metal) Dodger, Solid teak drop boards, middle board with safety glass port and etched logo, board retaining pin.
Wide integral bow platform w/exclusive IP designed and patented SeaSafe® anchor rollers for fully captive, low chafe chain/rode guides, quick anchor deployment and secure storage.
Large anchor locker with overhead deck hatch (Lewmar® w/slip resistant surface) watertight bulkhead aft, drain to bilge w/shutoff valve, large, divided rode bins with hooks for lines/fenders/gear.
Recessed foredeck and wide side decks with s/s cabin top handrails.
Stern rail with fold-down bench seat & cushions, two stern gates w/quick release lifelines.
Welded s/s mast rails providing safe working at mast while at sea.
Double s/s bow & stern rails and double lifelines.
Teak cap and drip rail with stainless steel striker.
Side decks drain to boot stripe.
High impact vinyl rubrails with s/s striker.
Six 12” mooring cleats, flush mount chafe guards.
All interior lighting upgraded to LED.
Lee cloths on both settee berths.
Fifteen opening ports w/screens - polished stainless steel, safety glass. Six deck hatches with Ocean Air® screens and shades. Four Dorade style vents w/screens.
Select teak hardwoods and veneers for bulkheads, cabinetry and trim. Louvered raised panel cabin doors, extensive radius corner detailing, cedar-lined lockers and drawers.
Molded fiberglass headliner with textured finish, teak trim.
Raised main saloon with panoramic view through seven fixed safety glass windows w/polished stainless exterior steel frames. Full-length settees port and starboard with ergonomically shaped, multi-density cushions covered in premium designer upholstery, large storage areas behind and beneath. Starboard settee converts to double bunk. Port settee converts to large single bunk. Large drop-leaf table folds against bulkhead for open saloon. Numerous chrome-plated cabin sidelights with dimmers, overhead lights. Two large overhead hatches with screens/shades; overhead handrails. Varnished V-groove individual plank solid teak and oak sole.
Aft owner’s stateroom with large island berth with custom Tempur-Pedic mattress (2016). Privacy doors to passageway and private, ensuite head compartment. End of bunk lifts on gas support struts to reveal large blanket tray over large cedar-lined drawer. Teak cabinetry including generous cedar-lined hanging locker w/extra height rods outboard. Dressing seat upholstered in Ultraleather®. Chrome-plated cabin sidelights w/individual dimmers. Gasketed access door to aft lazarette. Five opening ports, one overhead hatch with screen/shade, two Dorade style vents. Varnished V-groove individual plank solid teak and oak sole.
Aft owner’s head with Corian® countertop and s/s sink. VacuFlush® head and wrap around Corian® trim. Separate shower stall w/folding acrylic door, molded seat, electric sump drain.  Two opening ports.
Forward stateroom with large island berth, privacy doors to forward passageway and head compartment. Aft end of bunk lifts on gas support struts to reveal large blanket tray. Chrome plated cabin sidelights w/individual dimmers. Bow thruster installation access under bunk. Three opening ports, overhead hatch with screen/shade. Varnished V-groove individual.
Forward head with wrap around Corian® countertop and s/s sink. VacuFlush® head, separate shower stall w/folding acrylic door, molded seat, electric sump drain. Two opening ports, one overhead hatch with screen/shade.
Second forward cabin with versatile “L”-shaped bench-height countertop. Doubles for use as desk or double berth; cabinets under, including washer/dryer.
Upholstered seat on electric swivel mount stows securely away between cabinets. Overhead hatch with screen/shade, two opening ports, one Dorade vent. Varnished V-groove individual plank solid teak and oak sole.
Separate navigation center features high backed swivel chair with armrests mounted on pedestal and covered in Ultraleather™ upholstery. Inlaid table with storage tray.
Master AC and DC electrical panels within easy reach from nav area. Hinged stowage tray for charts. Hanging wet locker adjacent to nav area and companionway w/louvered door and drain to bilge, light.
Galley features wide, walk through design for easy passage fore and aft. Corian® countertops with integral sea rails. Two moulded iceboxes w/drop front lids w/gas support struts for easy access. Frigoboat® Keel Cooler systems - refrigerator plate in large compartment; freezer plate in smaller compartment; individual digital controls allowing either to be set as fridges or freezers. Refrigerated drawer under freezer box for convenient access to frequently used items.
Gimballed 3-burner Force 10® LPG stove w/oven and griller/broiler - stainless steel deluxe safety type, sealed burner top, s/s guardrail w/harness hooks, pots and pans storage beneath. Microwave oven, slide out trash bin, deep double s/s sink, hot & cold pressure water tap, retractable spray unit, manual fresh water pump, teak dish racks and cutlery drawers, abundant cabinet and locker storage, two opening ports.
Slip resistant sole in heads, galley, nav area, and companionway (diamond pattern).
Numerous chrome-plated LED cabin sidelights with individual dimmers, courtesy lights with rocker switch at companionway, dome lights in lazarette, forepeak, iceboxes, engine room, and bilge.
SeaGull® IV water filter purifier for all sink taps (cold only).
Interior cushions made of upholstery grade, multi-density foams covered Ultraleather.
Storage rack for companionway drop boards.
Teak grate located at base of ladder lifts out to reveal dust tray, tray lifts for bilge access with light
100 HP Yanmar® 4JH3HTE turbo diesel - four cylinder, fresh water cooled, rubber isolation mounts on reinforced fiberglass bed with integral oil pan, mechanical fuel pump, heavy duty, high output Balmar® 100 amp twin fan alternator with battery isolator, 3 blade fixed prop (new 2015). Python® Drive flexible drive unit, packing gland (access to packing gland underneath lift-up cabinetry below aft bunk). Dual Racor® fuel filters with water separator for engine, Single Racor fuel filter for generator, jacketed fuel lines with swaged and threaded ends, auxiliary electric fuel pump w/momentary switch for bleeding lines, bronze Groco engine and generator intake strainers.
Bow thruster 7hp with Joystick control, powered by 2 separate batteries, located in the bow, close to the thruster itself for maximum electrical efficiency. This forward battery bank also powers the windlass.
Three separate Cruisaire air conditioning units with digital controls. Genset easily powers all three for an ice-cold interior in the tropics.
Batteries – All maintenance-free AGM, 100Ah.
6 x House Firefly Carbon foam batteries, new technology means no worries about operating batteries at less than 50% SOC.  (2017)
1 x Dedicated engine start, w/momentary parallel switch in cockpit for emergency starting.  Lifeline AGM (2017).
1 x Dedicated Generator start.  Lifeline AGM (2017).
2 x Forward bow thruster & windlass batteries.  Lifeline AGM (2018)
UL® listed marine pre-tinned 600V color coded and numbered wiring throughout.
Deluxe electrical panel with battery switches, gauges and breakers for DC & AC systems, battery test system, indicator lights. Electric pump, LPG, and battery charger controls.
50 amp, 120 & 240V AC dockside power system services two 50 amp 120V shipboard systems through a UL® listed Charles® C-Power marine isolation transformer for added safety and flexibility. Inlet breakers, two 50’ shore power cords, numerous interior outlets w/GFCI protection.
Charles® 5000 series 100 amp, UL® listed, temperature compensating, three stage battery charger w/remote temperature sensor.
Recessed cockpit instrument panel with tachometer, hour meter, and engine monitoring system, acrylic cover.
Electrical DC grounding/bonding system for rig and underwater metals.
Pressure water system w/hot & cold water service in galley, heads, and transom. UL® listed electric 11 gallon water heater with engine heat exchanger, insulated hot water hoses throughout.
Dedicated shower and ice box drain pumps w/ strainers.
LPG stove system w/ 2x10 pound aluminium tank in self-draining storage compartment, remote solenoid, with safety shutoff and gauge.
Fuel, water and holding tanks below cabin sole maximize storage and stability and minimize trim changes with varying fluid levels.
Tank Tender tank monitoring system for all 5 tanks (Fuel, Water x3, Holding).
Fuel tank constructed of welded, baffled, heavy wall marine grade aluminium (5052-H32) with shut off valves, s/s deck fill, and tank-mounted gauge.
ThermoCure™ fresh water tank constructed of moulded and baffled fiberglass and FDA approvable VE resins, s/s deck fill.
ThermoCure™ fiberglass holding tank 60 gal / 227 L with s/s deck pump out fitting.
Electric macerator pump w/valves for overboard discharge of holding tank.
Heavy duty Rule® 3700 electric bilge pump with auto control and premium UL® listed Ultimate® magnetic reed float switch.
UL® listed bronze thru-bolted flanged seacocks on all thru-hulls below waterline, ball valves on thru-hulls in boot stripe.
 Masthead anchor light, foredeck/steaming light and nav lights. All lights LED.
Five Hella fans conveniently located throughout the boat.
Additional Inventory – with only major items listed
Genset – Maspower MP8M 8.5kW.  (325 hrs)
Inverter – Xantrex 1800w Continuous Sine Wave.  Remote Control Panel.
Battery Monitor - Xantrex.
2 x 350w and 2 x 125w solar panels for 950w of total solar power. Victron MPPT solar controllers.
12v outlet at navstation and cockpit.
2 x USB outlets in forward and aft cabins.
Instrumentation (all Raymarine)
E120 Multifunctional display at navstation.
E80 Multifunctional display at helm.
ST60+ Knot, Depth, Wind, at cockpit.
Autopilot ST 6002 with Lewmar Mamba Drive Unit.
Smart Controller wireless autopilot remote control & Instrument repeater.
Autohelm graphic display at navstation & helm.
Universal AIS 650 (Automatic Identification System). Displays on both E120 & E80.

Icom IC-M 502 VHF at navstation with a repeater microphone/speaker at helm. 


Muir Cheetah windlass 3500 with capstan port side and 3/8"gypsy starboard, includes foot switches on foredeckand control at helm.. Windlass is powered by 2 separate batteries, located in the bow; close to the windlass itself for maximum electrical efficiency. (Batteries also drive 7hp Bow Thruster).
88 lb Rocna anchor.
400 feet ACCO G4 high test chain (2017)
Chain stopper - Starboard side.
Deck protection from anchor chain moment on deck installed between winch and anchor.
Electric salt water wash down pump at bow.
4 x Fire extinguishers installed.
Winslow 4 person liferaft (needs recert).
Jacklines and lanyards.
Life ring with water activated strobe.
Life sling.
Factory installed hard dodger with glass windows.
Sunbrella dodger extension.
Bimini and connector with upper Isenglass window to view sails and Windex.
Addition inset netting to fully enclose cockpit.
LED lights on underside of davit.
Outboard motor bracket on aft railing.
Sunbrella covers for all overhead hatches.
Aft pad eyes installed on deck for dingy tie downs.
Below Deck
Ocean Air blinds in settee, Peek a Boo Blinds throughout remainder of the yacht.
Leesheets installed in saloon berths.
Spares for Main Engine, Genset, zincs, etc…
Assorted rigging spares.
Sealand Toilet system spares.
Light Bulbs.
Manufacturer Provided Description
The Island Packet 485 builds on the exemplary qualities that have made Island Packet yachts respected and admired around the world. Naval architect Bob Johnson created the IP485 by combining the superior comfort, ease of use, seakeeping and safety that have always been the foundation of the Island Packet concept, along with the innovative features and stunning good looks that will again set benchmarks for the cruising sailor.

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Is Caesura still for sale and in Papeete?


Florian Andrighetto

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