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1984 45 (ft.) MORGAN YACHTS 45

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General Information

Listing# 124531

Apollo Beach, FL, United States
Boat Type
Model Year
45 (ft.)
Hull Material
Fuel Type
Engine Model
M40 B
Number of Engines
Engine Type
Engine Hours

General Details

The Morgan / Nelson Marek 454 is a fast and spacious cruising boat. Large quantities of storage (52 lockers) and tankage capacity (200 USG water,100 USG fuel and 66 USG sewage) make  an excellent boat for those contempating the live-aboard life either full time or for longer term cruising. With the centerboard up  the boat has the shoal draft capacity of  smaller boats and makes extended Bahamas and ICW cruising a real option. Siobhan 11 has enjoyed major and extensive upgrades in the last 3-4 years and is ready to go wherever her new owner wants to take her !


Specifications and upgrades
Manufacturer: Morgan Yachts,Designer: Nelson/Marek, Year 1984, Model 454. LOA: 45', Beam: 13'2", Draft: 5.2' '/7.8' , Air Draft: 62' (full fuel and water) Displacement: 22,500# Ballast: 10,000#, Tankage: 100 USG fuel, 200 USG water, 66 USG sewage. Engine: Universal M40B diesel 37HP 725 hours, Generator Norpro 5.0 KW diesel 910 hours, Tender: 7.5' Achilles inflatable SPD-2AD. Bottom Coating:  Copper Coat Antifouling on hull, July, 2011; Trinidad antifouling on counterbalanced spade rudder, May2012; Trinidad antifouling on centerboard, May, 2012.  Bulkheads:   Additional modified klegecel stiffened bulkhead added to nose  of boat approx 3’ aft of Stem fitting as stiffener to anchor locker with access door from Forward V Berth;  removal of  FRP clamshell anchor locker with FRP reinforced with Carbon fiber  skin over clamshell anchor locker doors  to render smooth deck for surface mounting of new windlass, September 2011.  New Lewmar Windlass installed December 2011. Below waterline thru hulls:  All below waterline thru hulls replaced with new marelon thru hulls July 2011.  Closure devices:  Marelon seacocks, new 2011.  Propeller Shaft Stuffing Box:  Dripless PSS Shaft seal New July 2011.   Machinery Exhausts:  FRP tube port for main engine. Bronze thru hull stbd. Forward for generator new 2011.   A ppendages   Propeller:  16” Maxprop Eco Wind 4 blade4 bronse.  New July, 2011.  Propeller Shaft:  11/4” Tapered Stainless Steel.  New, July 2011.  Keel Coolers:  Two Sintered Bronze FrigoBoat  Keel coolers; one for refrigerator, one for Freezer.   Located Port forward  hull.   New July 2011.  Sacrificial Anodes:  Zinc Button on Propeller shaft strut, zinc hub on propeller, zinc collar on propeller shaft, two zinc buttons on each keel cooler.  Bow Pulpit:  Stainless Steel Custom welded with two anchor rollers. New 2011. Hatches:   5 Bowmar with Lexan lights and 3 X FRP Hinged guttered in cockpit.  Deck Chain Pipes/Spill Pipes:  1 on foredeck and 1 incorporated into windlass New 2011.  Access Plates:  2 x plastic Pi Hi type for propane locker access. New August 2011.  Chain Plates:  Shroud Plates are stainless steel assemblies and penetrate deck. New May 2012.  Back stay modified from single to double backstay with new backstay plates July 2011.  Forestay incorporated onto new custom Bow pulpit July 2011.   Lifeline and Stanchions:  Lifeline Bases, Stanchions, and Lifelines new October, 2011. Superstructure   Arch, Davit, T-Top,Solar Panel mounts:  Custom combination Arch, Davit T-Top and Solar panel mounts fabricated /installed October 2011.  Features include: Outboard motor storage bracket;  12:1 purchase of manual dinghy lift with travelers to allow dinghy to move fore and aft to clear transom, and utilize transom step handrails as davits, with dinghy braced to arch for safe transit in extreme weather;   Laced-on T-top with eisenglass panels to allow direct observation of Mainsail while sailing with internal eisenglass cover;  Both white and Blue 12 volt led exterior lighting of Cockpit;  2 x Kyocera 240 watt solar panels(New February 2012) with MPPT Charge Controller (new February 2012) into new (February 2012 ) Magnum MagnaSine MS 2000 pure sine wave charge Controller(New Feb 2012) into 4 x Lifeline 4D agm house batteries(2 new with new mounts March 2012, 2 new 2009), with provisions for a third solar panel if desired. WIFI Antenna with boat specific Hotspot(new December 2011);  Mast for future addition of wind generator currently used as a satellite dish mast);  Mounting platform for mounting of any KVH, Raymarine, Seatel or similar Antennas for either satellite TV, satellite Internet, or Satellite Telephone;   2 x water resistant stereo cockpit speakers for boat entertainment system.   Ventillation,Air Conditioning, Heaters, Ovens and Ranges   General Ventillation:   Natural .  Engine Room Ventillation:  Natural.  Air Conditioner and Heater:  1600 BTU   reverse cycle  Dometic Cruisair Turbo Vector  Air Conditioner with SMX electronic controls. New May 2011.    Oven:  Panasonic Stainless Steel Microwave oven New May, 2011.    Range & Grills:  Seaward Princess 2 burner propane gimbaled Stainless Steel range.   New May, 2011.   Bilge Pumping Systems Pumps:  Manual and automatic 12 volt Rule 1500 GPH and  Par Manual and automatic 12 volt diapham pump.   Emergency Dewatering System:   “Y” type valve connected to Pickup tube  with strainer in bilge to divert water to raw water intake of Main propulsion engine. New June, 2012. Ground Tackle Anchor:  40 Lb Plow type.  Rodes:  150’ 3/8” BBB chain (New March,  2011) with 200’ 12 strand 5/8” nylon Megabraid ( NewOctober, 2011).  Windlass:  Lewmar  H3 12 volt Electric windlass with Footswitches forward, and up/off/down rocker switch in cockpit new December, 2011.   Propulsion Main Engine:   Universal M40B 150V 4 cylinder diesel, new 2007.   Starting Power:  Optima 12 Volt Spiral wound  Blue Top  Group 27 AGM Battery (New Sept 2012)    Propeller Shaft Couplings:  Flex face type at V Drive. New 2009.    Spars and Rigging Spars:  Double spreader aluminum mast with internal reefing boom and spinnaker pole track.  Spar Rebuilt 2010 with new lighting , cabling, and sheeves.  Mast Steps:  On Keelson.    Spar coatings: Annodised with IMRON pint system.  Standing Rigging:  1 x 19 5/8” Stainless Steel wire with  double shrouds(new 2010)  and double  backstays (new 2011).  Teerminal Fittings:  Stainless steel swages.  New, 2010.  Furler:   Hood Sea Furl 5 New 2010.  Chain Plates:  Stainless Steel flat bar, New 2012 for shroud plates, New 2011 for fore and back stay plates.  Winches:   2 x Lewmar  ST 30, 2 x Lewmar ST 43, 2 x Lewmar ST 55.  Block and Fairleads:    Schaeffer Blocks  and Mainsheet traveler assembly.  Stay Tensioners:  Stainless steel turnbuckles.   Sails and Canvass Sails:   Mack sail “Mackpack” Main and 120 Furling Genoa. New May 2012.  Unknown Spinnaker and  spinnaker pole.  Sail Covers:  Sunbrella main sail cover and jib sunshade. New May, 2012.  Other Canvas:  Custom lace on Bimini Top with eisenglass windows in top; new August, 2011.  Sunbrella winch covers, Sunbrellas spray Dodger.   Steering and Control System Engine Controls:  Edson double lever on pedestal New Sept, 2011.  Steering:  Edson chain and cable to quadrant with Lewmar folding stainless steel destroyer wheel (New April, 2010) and Edson pedestal (new October, 2011). Fuel System Tanks:  2 x50 USG welded Aluminum.  Port tank for both generator and engine, Starboard tank for engine only.  Shut off Valves:  Inline.   Electrical System Voltages:  12 volt D.C. and 120 volts A.C. @ 60 Hz.  Wiring:  Thermoplastic insulated marine type.  Rewired 2010-2012 to current ABYC spec’s.  lighting:   12 volt.  Circuit Protection:   Thermohydraulic marin circuit breakers and buss fuses.  GFCI  A.C. outlets.  Shoreline Entrances:  2 x 30 Amp 120 volt plus Phone and CATV on starboard stern.  Battery Banks:  4 x 4D 4HD 12 volt AGM, 1 series 27 12 volt AGM, 1 12 volt AGM for generator start.  2 of 4 4D AGM New 2009, 2 4D AGM new March 2012. 12 volt series 27 AGM new June 2012.  12 volt AGM for generator start new may 2012.   Battery Disconnects:  Rotary type switches.  New October 2010.  Battery chargers:  Magnum Magnasine MS 2000 Inverter/charger (New March 2012).  For  house bank and augmented by two Kyocera 240 watt solar panels with MPPT charge controller.  SeaPro 6  110 volt charger for generator battery New 2010.   Inverters:  Magnum Magnasine MS2000 inverter/charger. New March 2012.  Metering:  D.C analog volt meter and ammeter.  2 x A.C. analog voltmeters.  Magnum digital A.C. volts/amps, D.C. Volts/amps.  Genset:  Norpro 5.0 Kw model 5NY Diesel. Custom installed under forward bunk in sound insulated compartment New 2010.  Starting Power: 12 Volt.  Genset Exhaust:  To waterlift type muffler to stbd. Hull side forward with stainless steel  ball valve shut off system.   Potable Water System Tanks:  1x 100 USG aluminum (Stbd side). 1 x 100 USG Stainless Steel (Port Side) New June 2010.  Level Gauging:  Hart Tank Tender pneumatic Instrument.  Pressure pump:  Flojet 12 volt demand pump and whale foot pump (not connected).  Plastic accumulator tank.  Filters:  Suction strainer and Sea Pur Water filter for galley.  Water Heater:  Seaward 6 USG 120volt and engine heat exchange (New 2010)  Shore Water Entrance:  On port stern New July 2011.  Pressure Water Regulator:  Incorporated into entrance connection (new July 2011).   Sanitary Systems Toilets:  2 x Jabsco manual compact   Holding Tanks:  34 and 32 USG Duracast  New, 2009.  Holding Tank Stripping Pumps:  2 x Whale macerator pumps.  “y” Valves:  On discharge of toilets to sea direct or holding tank and on holding tanks to overboard or shore pump out connection.  Tanks Vents :   To starboard aft hull side.  Level Gauging:  Translucent tanks walls .    Layout Beginning first forward is the anchor rode locker accessed from the V berth.  Next aft is a full V berth with generator installed under the berth.  There are fiddled shelves, a storage compartment  and a hanging locker.  Next aft is the forward head to starboard, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanical locker to port.  Next aft is the main salon with bench settees port and starboard with a sea berth outboard above the starboard setee and custom cabinetry above the port setee.  Next aft is is the galley to port open to the salon forward and a Navigator’s station to starboard aft.  There is a passageway on the port side of the engine compartment under the cockpit to the aft cabin.  To starboard aft of the Navigator’s station is the aft head which has two doors creating a passageway to the aft cabin and availability as a day head.  The aft cabin has a queen berth , with hanging locker, storage compartments and fiddled shelving.  The Lazarette is next and transom last.  The entire interior is finished in rich teak paneling with beadboard oak ceilings.  There is a new Teak and Holly sole in the galley and salon installed 2011.Thegalley countertop is new Corian 2011 and has a new stainless steel sink and plumbing fixtures.  The refrigerator/freezer boxes were rebuilt 2011 with top loading, as well as front loading for the refrigerator.  The heads are FRP liner type with diverter showers and formica counter tops.  The upholstery is new 2011.   Additional Equipment List Machinery and Electrical:   12 volt outlet in cockpit Foredeck light on front of mast 12 volt spreader lights LED lighting under bimini top Dual red/white lighting at Nav station Swivel 12 volt chart light 12 volt blue courtesy sole lighting LED reading lights 2 spare altenators: 1x spare 55 amp altenator with internal regulator; 1 x 100 amp altenator requiring external regulator. Buddy box for generator, spare filters for engine and generator; spare  Racor  fuel filters Spare belts for Engine and generator Spare engine Raw water pump and rebuild kit (Pump needs rebuilt) Lewmar 12 volt  H3 gypsy and capstan windlass (New December 2011) Manual adapter for Lewmar windlass     Instruments and Electronics:   index on masthead Anchor light, tricolor, on masthead Icom 504 VHF with remote command Mike  and hailer (new 2010) Generator control panel in forward stateroom with hour meter, coolant temp meter, oil   pressure gauge, and volt meter for 12 volt start circuit. Universal engine panel with tachometer, hour meter, oil pressure gauge, coolant temp gauge, start voltage meter, and audible alarms. Raymarine St-60 Depth and speedo Raymarine X30 smart pilot autopilot with Type 2  hydraulic arm(new Sept 2011) Raymarine E120  Chart plotter with Navionics Platinum electronic charts for Eastcoast of US from Key West to New York City,  Key west, FL to Tarpon Springs, FL, Bahamas and entire carribean basin to Central America. ACR Nauticast Class B AIS transponder with dedicated masthead antenna (Antenna installed, but unit not Installed)(New 2011)   Appliances and Entertainment:   Frigo Boat 12 volt refrigeration with custom top loading freezer box and top and front loading reefer box. New June 2011. Stereo speakers in salon and cockpit. Sharp flat screen aquos HD  television Blaupunkt Miami CD 127 12 vol;t CD/AM/FM/Aux radio. WIFI receiver antenna and Hotspot transciever (New October 2011)   Deck Appliances, Fittings and Other:   Deck shower with adjustable hot and cold water in Cockpit (New August 2011). Folding cockpit table  new June, 2012   Exceptions:   Direct TV Block box receiver.  
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 more information call listing broker Frank Hamilton at 941-704-3300 or e-mail