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1983 Vagabond 47

  • Hull Material: Fiberglass

    General Information Builder/Designer

  • Builder: Bluewater Yachts
  • Designer: William Garden


  • LOA: 47'
  • Beam: 13' 5"
  • Displacement: 40,000 lbs.
  • LWL: 36'
  • Draft: 5' 6"
  • Ballast: 12,000 lbs.


  • Engine: 85 hp Perkins
  • Generator: 7.7 Kw Westerbeke


  • Fuel: 180 gals
  • Water: 200 gals
  • Holding: 50 gal

    Description and Accommodations

  • "Moriah" is a classic blue water staysail rigged ketch with a white hull, a black top stripe, Persian Green waterline, black bottom paint and Sunbrella canvas in Persian Green. With beautiful teak interior, marble counters throughout and traditional teak and holly sole she sleeps 6 comfortably with v-berth, quarter berth, saloon and master cabin. Saloon
  • Port side settee with storage under, folding teak dining table and two directors chairs
  • Large brass kerosene lantern over table
  • Stbd settee makes into pull out berth with storage under
  • Athwartship settee
  • Comfortable custom cushions and curtains w/Jimmy Aboud fabric from Trinidad (spare extra bolt of same material)
  • Trash compactor
  • Flat screen 42" plasma Panasonic TV
  • Follow me TV
  • AC/DC Icemaker/with Bar
  • Alpine DC stereo with Bose water proof speakers w/ volume control in V-berth, master stateroom and cockpit and built in speakers in saloon
  • Plenty of light in cabin through two opening/reversing hatches w/lexan as well as 5 opening bronze portlights w/screens
  • Bookshelves and lots of stowage
  • Teak boarding ladder stows in saloon and doubles as extra shelving
  • Teak fishing rod holders
  • Easy bilge access

    Master Cabin

  • Centerline bed with side tables/stowage
  • Hanging closet/plenty of cabinets
  • Ensuite head with separate shower/tub and cabinetry
  • Vanity
  • Opening/reversing hatch
  • 2 stern bronze non opening ports and 3 opening ports all with screens


  • Queen size berth w/insert and storage under
  • Hanging closet, cabinets and lots of stowage
  • Large opening/reversing hatch with lexan and an opening bronze portlight w/screen
  • Forward head with separate stall shower Quarter/sea berth cabin
  • Captain's berth with storage under
  • Navigation/work area
  • 2 opening ports with screens
  • Storage cabinets


  • Port side walk through galley
  • Marble (green) counter tops
  • Sharp convection microwave oven
  • Force 10 propane oven w/ 3 burners
  • Black and Decker under cabinet mount coffee pot
  • 2 compartment SS sink with pressure water and foot pumps for fresh and raw water
  • Splendide washer/dryer combo
  • Glacier Bay 12v refrigeration with custom refrigerator/freezer with superior insulation for ice cream at anchor! Automatic digital temperature control with auto start feature at main engine or generator start up
  • 3 opening ports and plenty of cabinets

    Hull, Deck and Sail Equipment:

  • Solid fiberglass hull and deck with teak decking overlay
  • Full keel
  • June 2008 haulout including new bottom paint (Micron 66), cutlass bearing checked and good, sacrificial zincs; hull sides, with fresh awlgrip; hull underbody and rudder/prop in excellent condition
  • Full length (2 each side) bronze covered teak rub rails
  • Lifelines replaced with upper/lower stainless steel rails
  • Stern top rail teak with Sunbrella cover
  • 4 opening/reversing teak/lexan deck hatches w/Sunbrella covers and screens
  • 15 opening bronze portlights with screens
  • 5 Dorades with bronze cover plates
  • Maxwell 3500 dual chain/dual rope windlass with power up/down foot controls and remote control at pedestal
  • Teak anchor davit with dual anchor system
  • Port side: Fortress 55X with 100' 7/16" BBB chain and " nylon twist line
  • Starboard: 44lb Bruce with 200' 7/16" BBB chain and 300' 3/4" nylon twist line
  • Anchor snubber
  • Spare 45 lb CQR anchor
  • Ketch Rigged
  • Roller furling Yankee jib
  • Staysail with aluminum Isomat self tacking boom
  • Isomat aluminum main and mizzen mast
  • Main sail with:
  • Doyle Stack pack sail handling system
  • 3 reef points with easy reefing system
  • 3 Main mast mounted Barlow #23 winches
  • Spare halyards
  • Teak pin rail
  • Mizzen sail with:
  • Doyle Stack pack sail handling system
  • 3 reef points with easy reefing system
  • Mast mounted Barlow #23
  • Spare halyards
  • Center Cockpit
  • Fully enclosed with Sunbrella covers for all Isenglass and screening
  • Cushions with Sunbrella covers
  • Cockpit low level lighting
  • All sheets go to helm
  • Self tailing Barlow winches include: (2) #28 and (2) #27
  • Fresh and raw water deck washdown
  • 3 forward deck boxes one serving as propane locker with (2) propane tanks and safety solenoid
  • 2 BP 85 watt Solar panels with custom ss swing out swivel mounts
  • Four Winds generator top of mizzen mount with remote brake and top of mast steps for ease of access
  • Full suncover
  • 2 large aft custom teak/fiberglass deck boxes with full Sunbrella covers and cushions for seating
  • Walk-through on stern w/ss boarding ladder
  • Teak boarding ladder for side entry w/storage place below in saloon
  • St. Croix SS dinghy davits
  • Caribe 11'6" dinghy with Sunbrella cover ("dinghy PJ's") and fold down bimini
  • 15 hp Yamaha outboard/rail mount
  • Magma Party Size grill/rail mount/Sunbrella Cover
  • Deck Lighting/running lights
  • Fenders, docklines,
  • Lifesling MOB, MOB pole, ring bouys, Lifejackets
  • Many miscellaneous items including extra marine vinyl and Persian Green Sunbrella


  • Perkins 85 hp diesel 4.236
  • Many spares including: gasket kit, starter, pumps, injectors
  • Good engine access through galley, work room and saloon
  • Insulated engine room

    Westerbeke 7.7 KW generator

  • Numerous spare parts
  • Racor Fuel Filter system
  • Electric fuel pump system
  • Perkins oil changing manual pump on engine
  • Halon in engine room
  • Engine room blower
  • Hynautic Hydraulic Steering with spare ready to install hoses taped at location
  • Emergency tiller
  • Spare prop and shaft (2) SS water tanks
  • Pressurized hot and cold water with accumulator tank and dual pumps
  • Hot water heater with alternate engine heated system
  • Forward and stern manual heads with holding tank
  • Automatic 3500 Rule Bilge pump main bilge
  • Automatic 1500 Rule Bilge pump fwd bilge
  • Whale Manual Bilge pump
  • High Water alarm
  • (2) Marine Air reverse cycle air conditioning/heating units
  • Spectra Watermaker (12v) 16 gallon per hour with digital control and automatic cleaning cycle


  • Robertson 3000 Autopilot
  • Datamarine depth sounder
  • Datamarine wind direction/speed
  • Datamarine trip/speed log
  • Interphase Twinscope Sonar
  • Furuno Radar
  • Raytheon Differential GPS
  • Backup Yeoman chart plotter
  • (2) VHF ICOM radios one in cockpit and one at nav station
  • ICOM 710 SSB with Pactor II computer interface for email
  • Standard Handheld VHF radio with charger
  • Danforth lighted Compass


  • 2 8D House batteries, Isolated engine starting battery, isolated generator battery, 2 isolated bow thruster/windlass batteries
  • ProSine 3000watt Inverter/charger
  • Backup charger
  • High Output alternator
  • Full 12v electrical system with breaker panel
  • Full 120v electrical system with breaker panel
  • (2) 30amp power cords
  • 50 amp to 30 amp splitter
  • 110v to 30 amp power cord adaptor
  • Telephone and cable cords
  • Lightning protection w/masthead mounted anode and grounding plate
  • Lighted engine room
  • 2 BP Solar Panels with SS rail mount system for best sun angle
  • 12v fans throughout boat including in fore and aft heads
  • 12v lighting throughout
  • Four Winds Wind generator, mizzen mounted with braking and low wind start system, with spare blades and replacement parts

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