Island Packet
48' / 14.63m

United States
LOOKING FOR SOME SOCIAL DISTANCING? CHECK OUT THIS ISLAND PACKET 485 One of Island Packet's Most Popular Models at a "Fantastic Price"
Fiberglass Hull
Vessel ID# 2785070
$235,000 USD
€208,069 Euros
CA$301,054 CAD
£177,606 GBP

Data Sheet
LOA 48' (14.63 meters)
Type power
Year 2003
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Full Details

Island Packet's popular center cockpit 485 is the perfect boat for anyone who has the cruising dream. Her roomy well designed interior will be a dream for long term cruising or living aboard. Have a look at the full specifications and photos then give us a call to set a time to see this bluewater cruising boat. 




Forward is a larger luxurious stateroom with island berth and abundant storage with an assortment of lockers, cabinets, drawers and shelves. A door provides private access to the adjacent head to port.

The head features a VacuFlush toilet, separate shower stall and Corian vanity countertop with integrally molded sink.

To starboard is the unique third cabin configured as an Office with convertible Bunk. Excellent area for guests and can also be utilized for storage.

Next aft is the roomy main salon with panoramic views through an array of large windows. To port and starboard are full length settees with the starboard settee convertible to a double berth. Island Packet's signature bulkhead-mounted dining table stows against the forward bulkhead.

Next aft to port is the very impressive navigation station featuring a high backed swivel armchair, large navigation desk with storage beneath, chart storage and a wet locker.

To port is the gourmet galley with Corian counter surfaces. The open galley layout provides ample room for two to work comfortably. The refrigerator and freezer are in separate adjacent compartments, each controlled by individual thermostats. There is a 3-burner LPG stove with oven.

Next aft is the owner's stateroom with a queen-sized island berth and plenty of cabinets, lockers, drawers and shelves, as well as a dressing chair to starboard.

The private aft head is ensuite and features Corian countertops with integrally molded sink, VacuFlush toilet and separate shower stall.


The Galley has a great layout and is so easy to use. It has more counter space of any vessel I’ve ever seen. The diamond nonskid makes it safe and supper easy to clean.


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120/240V AC dockside power system services two 50 amp 120V shipboard systems through a UL listed Charles C-Power marine isolation transformer for added safety and flexibility. Electrical DC grounding/bonding system for rig and underwater metals. 


Deck and Hull

The foredeck has recessed gunwales for safety and is easy to walk around the whole ship with handholds everywhere. The aft deck is huge and has plenty of storage space and room for sitting, lounging and storing the dinghy during passages. The Swim Platform has beautiful steps that come down from each side and offers an ABYC approved swim ladder which can be deployed by a swimmer in the water.

Sails and Rigging

 This Cutter rig is a good combination for cruising and so easy to use under various conditions. All lines lead aft to cockpit for safety and ease of handling.  


Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE 100 HP Turbo Diesel Engine

Safety Systems and Gear

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Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the saleDetails of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time. 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 about this vessel, please contact Josh Carson.
We look forward to working with you!

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Josh Carson

Yacht Broker
1035 Riverside Drive
Palmetto Florida 34221 United States
Office: 1-941-776-0616
Fax: 1-941-776-0604
Cell: 1-941-348-9050

Josh Carson has spent his entire life on or around boats. He was raised on Anna Maria, FL and has been a licensed yacht broker with a 100-ton USCG Captains License for over 30 years, logged nearly 75,000 offshore miles from South America to Rhode Island, every Caribbean island in-between, and the majority of the Gulf. He spent the last 22 years in the Caribbean selling yachts with his family owned yacht brokerage as well as forming and operating his own successful crewed charter yacht company. He has owned many yachts over the years with the last one being an Irwin 68.

Josh choose to join the Whiteaker team with high aspirations and to utilize his vast firsthand knowledge and experience. We believe he will complement our already well established company. We also believe you will find Josh a valuable asset to both the buyers and the sellers’ needs, while enjoying a hands on working experience with a fellow sailor.