The Hunter Passage 450 was designed, engineered and built to provide the owners the ultimate in comfort and livability. The spacious salon is both well ventilated and well lit with its many ports, hatches and the innovative Hunter windshield. Dining, entertaining, or just relaxing is all easily accomplished aboard the 450.
Moving aft from the salon, the mid-cabin head is positioned to enhance access from the salon and cockpit areas. Corian counters, plentiful storage and an easy-to-clean finish make the head practical and good looking.
The owner's suite offers superb accommodations in an expansive area. A real queen-size, memory foam mattress (new in June 2008) adorns the master berth while a huge amount of hanging lockers and shelving provide great storage. The combination shower and bathtub lie behind the custom shower door and the desk/computer station is perfect for the mobile executive.
Forward, you'll find the guest stateroom with a full-size double berth and a full set of drawers and hanging lockers plus a private head with shower. Extended cruising or living aboard, the fully equipped galley makes it so easy. Wide Corian fiddled counters give plenty of prep space and the dual opening refrigerator makes access quick and easy. Twin stainless sinks, a convenient cutting board, gimbaled range and oven plus a microwave will thrill any chef. Secure storage and non-slip flooring makes cooking in a seaway safe and easy. The Passage 450...beauty, strength and comfort - stem to stern.
Bimini Top - Bimini top on stainless frame with windshield and two enclosures, one isinglass and one screen to provide year round comfort.
Satellite Phone (Westinghouse)
Loud Hailer w/ mast speaker and fog signals
35 lb Danforth with rode (stored aft)
Deep split anchor locker
60 lb CQR 100' chain, 100' rode
Double offset anchor rollers
44 lb CQR 100' chain, 100' rode
Stern rail seats
Insulated covers for all overhead hatches
Dinghy motor davit
Upper lifeline replaced with stainless tubing all around the deck
SRM-4D house batteries (2) new Sep 2008
SRM-24 starting battery new Sep 2008
Yippee HiHo is a very well equipped and maintained Hunter 450. She features many extras including; water-maker, inner forestay (with storm jib), wind generator, all cushions and mattresses have been replaced and recovered with designer fabrics. The split anchor locker, offset dual anchor rollers, and electric windlass from the factory are complimented by the stainless steel top rail added to the lifelines, wind generator, dinghy motor davit and large bimini with both screen and isinglass enclosures added since she was built. Add to this the large bronze top loading strainers, two CQR and one Danforth anchors, canvas covers for all hatches, companionway, winches and helm, the cockpit and sundeck cushions and more and you have a boat that is ready to take you and the family cruising in style and comfort.
Starting aft, the owner's suite features a queen size bed with a custom memory foam mattress (June 2008,) a separate shower/tub, the Splendide washer dryer, two hanging lockers, lots of cabinets, computer desk / vanity, and when the mattress was replaced the bedspread, headboard and cushions were all replaced with new designer custom pieces.
The aft head is in the passage way to the aft cabin and features an aft facing head and a Corian topped vanity. This head has two entrances, one from the passageway and a private entrance from the aft cabin.
The nav station is next forward with RADAR display, tank monitors, weather-fax and, lots of storage.
The gourmet U-shaped galley is opposite the nav station and includes double stainless steel sinks, top and front loading refrigerator, separate top loading freezer, microwave, Force Ten (3) burner propane stove with oven, lots of counter space and loads of storage, drawers, cabinets, shelves etc.
In the spacious bright salon you will find a port side settee (that doubles as a sea berth) with a drop down table in the center, a large dinette to starboard that seats eight, a movable bench seat with storage inside. All seating has new cushions covered in Ultra-Leather and new curtains and throw pillows as of September 2008.
The forward guest cabin has a pullman style double berth to starboard, a dressing seat to port and loads of storage space as well as a private head in the forepeak.
On deck, the large center cockpit has all new cushions with designer covers, large bimini top with a windshield and two enclosures. All the instruments are mounted at the helm so you can see everything from behind the wheel. With RADAR, chartplotter, depth, speed, wind and, autopilot at your fingertips, and the furling genoa, inner forestay and, in-mast furling mainsail and you will have all the tools that you need to take you on your adventure! Add the water-maker, generator, air conditioning, large galley etc. and you will do it all in exceptional comfort. With the dual anchor rollers, solid top rail, jack lines, offshore life jackets, liferaft and lifesling you will also feel safe while cruising!