This boat is "a sailor's Hunter"; easy to sail, and she performs! Cruising World Boat of the Year in her year, 2005. Family health issues limits family sailing, so I am moving to a dedicated racing boat.
The boat can be seen in action on Youtube by searching "Sail Escape Artist" or by clicking here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VheD1mCI74 Also on Youtube, search "Sail For The Cure".
HERE's THE MARINER'S PACKAGE "PLUS": * Double S/S Sink * Dish Drying Rack system * Front Loading Refrigeration * Front Loading Freezer * Corian Counter Top * 110v Microwave * Great Teak. The newer Hunter boats after 06 ARE NOT the same teak.
* 4D House bank (new battery for 2007). * 27 Group Starting Battery * Electric Head (upgrade! Classy!) * Innerspring mattress in the Main stateroom. * UK In Mast Furling Mainsail (SPARE - This is a NEW, SPARE mainsail...see below) * 110% Roller Furling Jib * Sunbrella Bimini Top, Winch Covers, Binnacle Cover. * Delta Anchor w/Chain and Rode, Windlass * Optional RED hull stripe/package. Distinctive.
All the other Standard Hunter Stuff (Every bit possible). HOW DOES SHE SAIL? GREAT.
EXTRA ADDED FEATURES: * North Sails (Custom)"Big Roach" Roller Furl mainsail with Carbon vertical battens, 575 s.f. * North Sails G-2 Gennaker /asymmetric spinnaker DOWNWIND CHUTE, Samson sheets, Harken tack block. * North Sails Code Zero asymmetric spinnaker / Gennaker UPWIND CHUTE with integrated Harken Furler, Samson sheets. * Harken Graphite Spinnaker blocks (Upgrade). * 40 HP Yanmar Diesel (upgrade). * Espar Hydronic (Diesel Fuel cell) Cabin Heating System * Isoguard Transformer (upgraded) * Heart/Xantrex 2500watt Inverter/Charger System (Major upgrade). * Link 1000 Digital Display for inverter and batteries. (upgrade).
* 3 Blade Max Prop (Self Feathering prop (upgrade; see www.maxprop.com: almost Zero% prop walk, 94% reverse thrust, great maneuvering, add up to 20% to your sailing speed/acceleration, awesome!) * 40" Folding Lewmar Wheel (Upgrade from Hunter's 36". Better feel, better steering!) * Raymarine ST60 Tridata Knot/Depth (upgraded) * Raymarine ST60 Graphic Display REPEATER at the Nav station (upgraded) * additional Seatalk Port at Nav Station (Seatalk Dock, Seatalk Ready). * Raymarine ST60 Wind Machine Wind angle at helm (upgrade) * Raymarine C80 Chartplotter w/GPS at helm, in Custom Pod. * New GPS antenna 2008. * Raymarine ST7001 Autopilot with remote * Raymarine Hand Held Remote Autopilot * Raymarine mast Mount 2kw Radar
* Sunbrella Bimini Top (Custom, LOW PROFILE) Khaki, Sunbrella Winch Covers, Binnacle Cover. * Lightning Arrestor in deck. * Screen/Shades built into Hatches. (Dealer upgrade, $1200, not standard).
* BOSE 3-2-1 Media Center with Subwoofer. (Dealer Upgrade. Additional CD player in cockpit. * SONY AQUOS LCD Flatscreen. (upgrade)(the better one).