This Beautiful Bluewater Cruiser has had two successive owners who took all of the well-known qualities and spaciousness of Hunter's flagship center cockpit and enhanced them with many additions and custom built improvements. The Hunter 456 Passage model offers a superb combination of comfort and livability with a hull design that is fast and sea kindly. She is very well equipped with all the important gear required to enjoy the cruising lifestyle or weekend sailing. The included inventory is highlighted by the following: Marine Air conditioning in two zones, Kohler generator, in-mast main furling, headsail roller furling, 740 gal per day water maker, Heart inverter, Yanmar engine, tender on davits, upgraded electronics package and so much more!! Please review the complete listing for the full details about this truly special offering.
The Hunter Passage 456 was designed, engineered and built to provide owners with the ultimate in comfort and live-aboard-ability. This is without doubt one of the most comprehensively equipped Live Aboard Sailboats affording comfort all around. The spacious saloon is both well ventilated and well-lit with its many ports and hatches. Dining, entertaining, or just relaxing is all easily accomplished aboard the 456 CC. Moving aft from the saloon, the mid cabin head is positioned in starboard passageway to maintain access from the saloon and cockpit areas as well as private access from Master cabin. Corian counters, plentiful storage, and an easy-to-clean finish makes the head practical and good-looking. The owner's suite offers superb accommodations in an expansive area and has been redesigned to effect provision of full size (120 volt) washer dryer. A real queen-size, firm innerspring/foam mattress (new 2015) adorns the master berth while a large amount of hanging lockers and shelving provide great storage. Further custom made aft cabin large Linen cupboard fitted 2014 along with Bedside bookshelf. The combination shower/bathtub lie behind the custom glazed shower door on port side.
The Hunter Passage 456 also has a forward guest stateroom with a double berth and a full set of 6 drawers and hanging locker space with twin door storage cupboard forward, plus a private head (freshwater flush) with shower.
The fully equipped galley has Corian-fiddled counters and a dual opening, large (top and front) refrigerator for quick and easy access. Additional removable shelves fitted to fridge. A deep ‘well’ Freezer, - top-opening is fitted outboard. Twin stainless sinks, a gimbaled range and oven, with grill (in oven), plus a microwave (2014) will thrill any chef. Secure storage and non-slip flooring makes cooking in a seaway safe and easy! The main salon has four additional storage cupboards (professionally fitted) built in above port side settee matching existing galley cupboards (2014).
6' 11" headroom
Convertible, high gloss dinette table (three position on compression-mast)
Dinette table converts to double berth (with extra berth cushions aboard *)
* NOTE: Extra cushions normally stored in Aft Cabin under deck Port side
Interior white/cream leatherette comfort seat back & cushions
Ottoman Seat, dinette seating inboard with storage under
Convertible, fold-down table at port settee
(10) Storage lockers with lift-up doors
Extra storage behind P and S seat back cushions.
Large salon window lights forward and P and S
Sealed teak and holly sole
32 inch VIZIO LED (low power consumption) flat screen color TV
with TV remote and masthead aerial (2014)
Stereo Radio/CD player and speakers
Tool cupboard forward port and under Port side settee
Navigation Station - Chart Table
Analogue Fuel Tank Gauge (2014)
Xantrex battery monitor coupled to Xantrex FREEDOM 2000 inverter/charger
AIS 1000 Class B transceiver auto. ID system and distress button
12V chart table light
Twin Deck head mounted LED lights over SALOON table
Fan mounted s/side fwd.
LPG FORCE 10 three burner gimballed stove with oven and grill (in-oven)
LPG 12 volt solenoid operated gas supply control unit
Double stainless sinks.
Pressurized Fresh Water system
Storage cabinets and 4 drawers under worktops and sink
Triple (bright) LED lights over galley stove & sinks –(2016)
(3) LED lights over galley
Local 12 volt mini halogen light for night sailing use over sink
Large capacity (extra shelves) Refrigeration with large deep freezer
Fridge and freezer fitted with fan assisted extra cooling with Electric Locker (2015)
11 gallon hot water heater (2012) – c/w engine feed and 120 volts
Large Kitchen Roll holder
Stowage rack for cups/plates etc, overhead cupboards port side.
Queen berth with new innerspring mattress new 2015
Leatherette bed head board (new 2014)
New mattress covers (2017)
Reverse cycle air conditioning under berth supplies aft cabin/ head
2 Large cedar lined hanging lockers stbd side
1 large locker with shelves stbd side.
1 hanging locker port side
Large bunk-side shelf with 3 under-shelf lockers –(port side
(8) opening ports and one large 24 inch opening deck hatch all with mosquito screens
Sealed teak and holly cabin sole.
Stowage for Gennaker at starboard side
Aft hinged doorway to engine and gearbox with ‘Medicine cupboard above’
Bulkhead fan at fore end
2 new over-bed fans with inbuilt LED lights fitted July 2016.
Flat screen TV – Magnavox 12 volts available on board –not fitted!
Head: separate door to mid-ships head with freshwater flush (2014)
Vanity work top with Corian countertop and sink with cupboard under and mirrored flap-down cupboard locker over
Large combination tub and shower behind a custom glazed shower door
Double berth with 7" innerspring mattress
Six large drawers under berth
6' 5" headroom
Seat on port side
Sealed teak and holly sole
Full head fresh water flush with shower and shower curtain
12V electric fan mounted forward.
Large amount of storage spaces under forward double berth
Aircon outlet in cabin and head
Twin Vanity unit and sink with twin mirrored cupboards and Corian countertop
Storage cupboard forward under sink plus two additional bulkhead cupboards
Full cockpit enclosure with screens (Eisenglass) in fair condition which zip to large, full length Bimini cover (new 2013) New acrylic windows (2016)
Pedestal Mounted 33 inch Lewmar Stainless steering wheel, rudder with rod and U/J joints steering gear.
Steering wheel brake
Pedestal mounted pod for Furuno MDF 12 Chart Plotter with overlay Radar. Both recently serviced by Marine Electronics Ltd
AIS overlays on chart plotter New 2011
Single lever Yanmar engine control.
Lighted Danforth magnetic compass (switch on main board)
FURUNO MDF 12 Chartplotter (fitted 2010) at Helm station with all Raymarine equip interconnected through Multiplexer. USB lead to Chart table
Raymarine ST7001 autopilot mounted
Raymarine depth sounder ST60S Display (New April 2016)
Raymarine speed and distance ST60S Display (New April 2016)
Raymarine wind speed indicator with new Masthead sensors June 2016
Raymarine VHF type RAY 53 c/w DSC function
Autopilot, VHF are integrated to the Raymarine GPS.
Separate push-pit mounted Furuno GPS antenna for Chart Plotter
Additional, high speed Furuno Compass type VP 500 fitted under aft bunk
Twin Cockpit coaming lockers
LPG gas tank locker p/side + two aluminum LPG 10lb tanks – one new 2015
Folding cockpit table.
Additional Cockpit table (fits through wheel from aft) Seats 8 in total
Twin Line storage wells P and S
Twin cockpit drains under deck panel aft
Manual bilge pump- Handle stowed in port side aft cockpit locker
Custom glazed (unbreakable polycarbonate) companionway ‘slats’ (3) smoked - with custom teak stowage racks inside companionway as well as teak framed screens
Lockable sliding hatch to companionway
Twin 12 volt cigarette lighter sockets also in companionway
Kohler 8 KW Generator w/ 1349 hours
Double Dockside 30 AMP power supply with 30 amp w/various cords
50 amp adapter with twin 30 amp adapter
30 amp to 15 amp connector
(4) 50 Amp shore power cables
12V battery selector switch – batteries 1-2-off
Xantrex 2000 FREEDOM watt inverter/ battery charger
Xantrex Battery monitoring system at chart table
2 sets house batteries, ea – 4 x 6 volt Trojan 115 amp/hr. (2016)
(1) 115 amp/hr engine start battery– (2017)
Solar trickle battery charger, deck mounted behind mast under Boom vang for engine start battery.
Suzuki DF15S short shaft 15HP outboard c/w fuel tank & in-line filter.
AB RIB/Dinghy (10’6”) Fully refurbished July 2016 on aft Davits
SOLAS ‘A’ 6 man Life Raft Deck mounted (aft of cockpit in cradle) new 2015
Split (P and S) bow anchor well for rode and chain
Fitted with Manson 60 lb main anchor w/ Anchorlift SS 3/8" swivel on 150' feet 3/8" chain.
SIMPSON LAWRENCE Horizon 1500 electric anchor windlass (overhauled April 2016)- with deck mounted foot controls (new 3/8" chain and gypsy wheel fitted 2010)- Dual offset anchor rollers on heavy Stainless Bowsprit
Spare 44 lb Fortress Anchor port bow locker plus c/w 180 feet 3/4” nylon rode
Spare 40 lb Delta/Danforth anchor with 50 feet 5/16ths spare chain
Spare 60 feet 5/16ths galvanized chain in Port Anchor Locker
Further10 Lb. Fortress Kedge Anchor mounted in own bracket on pushpit
Six Opening deck hatches, all with canvas covers
All Opening ports can be fitted with mosquito screens
Stainless steel bow and stern pulpits/pushpit railings
Double lifelines with three gates (one aft to transom)
Stern pulpit seats with cup holders and cushions
Large port and starboard aft deck sun cushions
Large, deck mounted ‘Ice Box‘ for stowage of ropes, hoses, cables etc
Hot and cold transom mounted shower
Twin A and B shore power sockets (30 AMP)-new inserts 2015
Transom mounted telephone socket
Transom mounted Swim platform with fold down SS ladder.
Two very large transom lockers, extraordinary amount of stowage space !
Twin Shoreline isolation transformers for shore power feeds
Transom mounted, custom made, HD SS dinghy davit system with new falls 2014
Custom made (over Dinghy), on”tipping fore and aft ” mountings (for maximum solar gain) of three HD KYOCERA 135 watt Solar Panels fitted 2010 (center panel, 2013) Solar panels fitted and wired through STECA 30 AMP solar controller at forward chart locker in saloon. Solar panels can produce up to 23-26 amp/hours charging in summer.
Transom mounted AIR-X ‘Wind’ generator on 15 ft mast, replaced July 2016
Port side outboard-engine mounting bracket and Davit Crane c/w falls
Mast mounted radar antenna 4KW FURUNO type DRS4D in Radome
Spreader light on fore side of mast
FIRDELL Blipper marine radar reflector mounted on mast forward.
TV antenna fitted to main mast forward
Masthead VHF antenna
Masthead combined Aqua Signal 40 running light/anchor light (New 2012)
Aquasignal 40 combined Port & Starboard Steaming Nav light on Pulpit
Sails & Rigging
New construction SELDEN mast fitted 2012 with all new standing rigging, & mast base platec/w In-mast SELDEN furling system
SELDEN Pro-Furling system with 110% furling Genoa.
All working lines/running rigging led back to Cockpit
Mainsail Reef Points identified on Boom with reflective tapes
Boom Vang- new 2008
Mast struts/cross trees with new 2012 (backstayless)
(4) flag halyards to lower cross trees
Alloy Mast steps to lower cross trees
Sparlight 18 ft extendable spinnaker pole on mast with mast track
(2) two speed self-tailing (Lewmar ST44) halyard winches
(2) two speed self-tailing genoa (Lewmar ST48) sheet winches
Inboard Genoa tracks with cars mounted on coach roof.
Harken adjustable mainsheet traveler mounted on HUNTER designed arch
Windex wind indicator at masthead– new 2014
Stainless steel wire standing rigging all renewed 2012 By Florida main dealer for Selden
Running rigging 3 yrs old
Sails: UK BRAND main and genoa with Profurl roller reefing led back to cockpit starboard side outboard.
ULLMAN Gennaker in red white and blue with separate sheets and heavy duty sail sock
(2) Marine Air Systems air conditioning system (16,000 and 12,000 BTU) c/w Digital thermostats and reverse cycle heating.
HRO WATERMAKER with 32 GPH output fitted under saloon deck and port side saloon seating. (120 Volt) Fully refurbished with new membranes etc ($4,300, 2016)
12 volt stereo system and speakers
Engine and Generator OIL pump-out/in system.
Freshwater engine cooling system
2 Charles Marine 3.8KVA Iso Guard Shoreline Isolation transformers in transom locker
AUTOPROP Variable Pitch Propeller for instant thrust ahead/astern
New centre Anode and shaft anodes fitted July 2016
Engine and generator serviced 7/16- oil/filters/fuel filters
Bottom has been treated underwater with COPPERCOAT anti- Foul Paint which had been over-coated in accordance with MFR in July 2016.
Two portable horizontal rubbing bar fenders for mooring to piles.
Two Polyfoam rectangular fender foam boards
Three large Ball fenders
(6) HD Polyfoam fenders
(8) mooring lines
(2) Heavy duty anchor stopper lines and 3/8ths chain hooks
Custom made twin teak-framed companionway slot in covers with mesh vents
Custom made varnished plywood Heavy Weather drop-in solid weather board.
(2) jack lines running full length of deck (P and S)
Two Ply boards port and stbd side decks for 8 additional fuel tanks stowage
Heavy copper wire HF radio antenna-rigged from masthead to dinghy davits to stbd side transom locker
Topping lift to boom
Ensign staff on davits and on lower end of HF antenna set-up
AIS antenna and independent GPS on Dinghy Davits
ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES ON BOARD DECEMBER 2016:
AB ‘RIB’ DINGHY 10 FEET 6 INCH, COMPLETELY OVERHAULED FEB 2016 WITH ALL NEW TOPSIDES, RUBBING BAND, HANDLES ETC ($1400) C/W:
3 OFF DINGHY LIFE JACKETS IN HOLDALL UNDER SEAT)
10 LBS DINGHY ANCHOR ON 12 FEET STAINLESS STEEL CHAIN AND LINE
DINGHY HYPALON REPAIR KIT WITH LARGE PIECE EXTRA MATERIAL
(2) DINGHY PAINTER LINE
1 DINGHY ‘HOOK-ON’ PAINTER WITH PORT/STBD STAINLESS “U” BOLTS ON TRANSOM
1 DINGHY ‘FOLD DOWN’ 3 STEP TRANSOM LADDER
1 SET TWO DINGHY OARS WITH ‘CAPTURE ‘ROW-LOCKS
1 “VERTICAL” HAND DINGHY PUMP
1 X 120 VOLT DINGHY INFLATION PUMP - AFT CABIN
ONE ‘SOFT’ SEAT CUSHION (FIXED TO SEAT)
6 OFF SEAGO LIFE 275N JACKETS C/W HOODS AND LIGHTS TO ISO 12402-2
48 INCH PARASAIL SEA ANCHOR
FULL SET OF RORC OCEAN FLARES (OOD)
LIFESLING MAN OVERBOARD RECOVERY SYSTEM
DITCH BAG CONTAINING:
KANNAD SAFELINK PERSONAL DISTRESS BEACON (NEW 2014)
GME MT410G Personal Locator Beacon PLB EPIRB
PLUS Additional SAFETY GEAR (ALL WITH TOTAL VALUE $1000+ USD)
(5) CUSTOM MADE LEE CLOTHES WITH TUBE STIFFENERS/SECURING LINES
MAN OVERBOARD HORSESHOE LIFEBUOY WITH LIGHT (WATER ACTIVATED)
(3) FIRST AID KITS
(1) 12V @ 500,000 CANDELA RECHARGEABLE TORCHES
130 FEET ONE INCH PLATED NYLON TOWING LINE
(2) 200 FEET ONE INCH PLATED NYLON DROGUE LINES WITH HARD EYES
STORM JIB NEW 2014 (UNUSED)
4 X FIRE EXTINQUISHERS
SPARE GAS BOTTLES & REGULATOR FOR BBQ
BOSUN’S CHAIR SEAT
(2) ADDITIONAL 30 AMP SHOREPOWER LEADS (PLUS TWO IN USE)
(1) 50 AMP TO TWIN 30 AMP ADAPTER CABLE
(1) 30 AMP TO 20 AMP ADAPTER CABLE
(3) STAINLESS WIRE CABLES FOR EXTRA ‘SUN AWNING’ (NOT ON BOARD)
(1) LARGE ICEBOX ON AFT DECK
MANY ADDITIONAL LINES (EX HALYARDS ETC)
WOODEN WORKTOP (INSIDE LID) FITS ON STBD SIDE AFT DECK SEAT
FUEL TRANSFER (FROM Portable DECK TANKS) SELF SYPHONING PIPE
Specifications, with Equipment and Information:
- Manufacturer: HUNTER
- Model: 456 Passage
- Length: 45' 0"
- Max Height: 63
- LOA: 45' 0"
- LWL: 39.6666' 0"
- BEAM: 14' 0"
- DRAFT: 5.5' 0"
- Engine(s): 4JH3TBE
- Fuel: 100 Gal
- Water: 200 Gal
- Holding: 50 Gal
- Hull Construction: Fiberglass
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