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2002 Hunter 456

$145,000 USD

  • $145,000 USD
  • Edward Massey
  • Active
  • Used
  • Cruiser Racer Sailboats
  • 2002
  • Hunter
  • 456
  • Palmetto, Florida, US
  • Sail
  • 45ft / 13.72 m
  • Yanmar
  • 4jh3te
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2016-04-22
  • 2016-10-05
  • 2262116

Pura Vida is a 2002 Hunter 456. This yacht is the quintessential cruising, island hopping, explore the world live aboard. Pura Vida is owned by a knowledgeable dedicated cruising couple. They have maintained their yacht to a high standard and been careful repair or replace items when needed in a timely fashion. Some of the important features includes:

  • Whitlock mechanical steering-rack and pinon type
  • Teak interior
  • Lead shoal draft keel
  • Single lever engine throttle and transmission control
  • 7' of headroom in the main salon
  • Two 250 watt High Tec solar panels with Midnite Solar Controller
  • Xantrex battery monitor
  • Three AGM 4D batteries-200 Amp hours each
  • Dedicated engine start battery-new in Oct 2015
  • Zodiac 4 person life raft
  • Kolher 8 KW genset


The Hunter 456 is the ideal cruising yacht for a couple. It features many liveablard attributes and is engineered for extended time aboard. The sail plan is ideal for short handed sailing. The interior is large with great use of space. This yacht is well equipped, well maintained and ready to sail away. 

Engine & Mechanical

  • Yanmar 4JH3-TE 76hp diesel engine
  • 2,136 engine hours
  • Kolher 8KW diesel generator
  • 1,368 generator hours
  • Horizon 1500 electric windlass with up and down foot switches 


Magnificent owner's stateroom aft with ensuite head and stall shower. Guest stateroom forward with pullman bed and ensuite head and shower. Cloth interior, fully equipped u-shaped galley, forward facing navigation station and reverse cycle air conditioning and heat throughout.

  • Queen size bed in master stateroom with 7" thick innerspring mattress
  • Desk/Computer Table in master
  • Cloth covered interior cushions
  • 7'0" headroom in main salon, 6’5” headroom throughout
  • Oceanair shades and screens on all hatches
  • Double Berth in guest stateroom with 7” thick Innerspring Mattress
  • 6’5” Walk-Through Headroom
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning and heat throughout
  • Teak and holly cabin sole
  • Teak interior


The galley is U shaped with genuine Corian counters that are wide a give plenty of prep space. The dual opening refrigerator and freezer make access quick and easy. Twin stainless steel sinks, a convenient cutting board, gimbaled range and oven plus a microwave will make meal preparation quick and easy. Galley features include:

  • Built-In Waste Bin
  • Corian Countertops
  • Corian Spice Rack
  • Double Stainless Sinks w/Cutting Board
  • Everlast Solarium Vinyl Flooring
  • Hot/Cold Pressure Water System
  • Force 10 LPG 3 Burner Gimballed Stove w/Oven
  • Microwave
  • (6) Plates, Bowls & Mugs
  • Storage Cabinets and Drawers
  • Top and Front Loading Refrigerator w/Separate Freezer – Both Lighted


  • Garmin 3006C Chartplotter at helm
  • Blue Chart chip for Florida east coast and Bahamas
  • Navman G-Pilot 3100 autopilot
  • JRC 1800 color radar/plotter 24NM radar with 18" radome mounted on mast
  • Raymarine ST60 Digital Knotmeter w/Log
  • Raymarine ST60 Digital Depthsounder w/Alarm
  • AdvanSea 5400 Wind A-analog display w/masthead transducer
  • Icom VHF radio with RAM mic at helm
  • Stereo
  • DVD player
  • Insignia flat screen TV 


  • Two 250 watt High Tec solar panels-new May 2015
  • Midnite Solar Controler
  • Cabin Reading Lights
  • Dockside Power w/Cord, 2-30amp circuits
  • Electric Automatic Bilge Pump
  • 12 Volt Battery Switch
  • Three 4D AGM house batteries-200amp hours each
  • Dedicated Engine Starting Battery-AGM
  • 50 Gallon Waste Capacity w/Macerator Pump
  • 200 Gallon Capacity Hot/Cold Pressure Water System
  • Xantrex battery monitor
  • Freedom 20 2KW inverter and 100 amp charger
  • Isolation Transformer
  • Running Lights w/Steaming, Deck and Anchor Lights
  • (2) Shower Sump Pumps
  • Tank Gauges For Fuel, Water and Waste


  • Yanmar 76HP diesel with 2,136 hours
  • Koler  8KW generator with 1,368 hours
  • (2) MarineAire air conditioning units with digital thermostat controls-16,000 BTU and 8,000 BTU 
  • Owners stateroom with Quiet flush fresh water electric head
  • Forward stateroom head with hand pump-salt water

Sails and Rigging

  • Anodized B&R Double Spreader Mast Head Rig — Selden
  • In-mast furling mainsail-new in 2014
  • Rigid Boom Vang
  • Furlex jib furling system
  • New mainsail-July 2014
  • 110 % furling jib with blue acrylic suncover
  • Harken Adjustable Mainsheet Traveler
  • Inboard Jib Tracks w/Cars
  • Internal Halyards Led to Cockpit
  • (8) Sheet Stoppers
  • (2) Two-Speed Rigging Winch
  • (2) Two-Speed Self-Tailing Jib Sheet Winches
  • Windex Wind Indicator

Hull and Deck

  • Cockpit bimini and dodger
  • Antimonius lead shoal draft keel
  • Balanced Spade Rudder
  • Bow, Midship and Aft Mooring Cleats
  • Bronze Seacocks on Thru-Hulls Under Waterline
  • Combination Balsa Cored/ Solid Laminate Fiberglass Hull w/Structural Grid Reinforcement
  • Combination 360 degree rubrail with stainless steel friction guard
  • Dual Offset Anchor Rollers
  • (2) Dorade Type Vents
  • Dockside Freshwater Hook-Up
  • Double Life Lines w/Three Gates
  • Double Stern Rail Seats
  • Stainless Steel Bow and Stern Pulpits
  • Stainless Cabin Handrails
  • Swim Platform w/Stainless Telescoping Swim Ladder
  • Horizon 1500 Electric Anchor Windlass
  • (6) Fixed Hull Ports
  • Hot & Cold Pressure Transom Shower
  • HKT kevlar hull reinforcement
  • (2) Large Transom Lockers
  • LPG Storage For 2 - 10 lb. Bottles
  • Molded-In Two Tone Non-Skid Deck
  • (12) Opening Ports w/Screens
  • (6) Opening Deck Hatches w/Screens and Shades
  • Split Anchor Well for Rode and Chain
  • Stainless Steel Arch w/Mainsheet traveler


  • 40" wheel
  • Coaming Lockers
  • Manual Bilge Pump
  • Pedestal Wheel Steering w/Mechanical Linkage, Single Lever Engine Control, Wheel Brake, Lighted Compass and Pedestal Guard
  • Folding Cockpit Table
  • Line Storage Wells

Other Gear & Miscellaneous Items

  • Flare Kit
  • Lifesling
  • Cockpit cushions-New 2015
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Spare parts and filters
  • Danforth with 60' chain and 100' nylon rode
  • Bruce 44 with 120'x5/16 chain and 200' nylon rode
  • Service manuals
  • New owners cabin mattress-2012
  • Bottom paint-Petit Trinidad-September 2015
  • Cutlass bearing-May 2014 


Owner's personal items and artwork


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Massey Yacht Sales & Service

Regatta Pointe Marina 1015 Riverside Drive
Palmetto, Florida, 34221