Located in one of the world’s sailing capitals, Independence offers the opportunity for immediate cruising and sailing enjoyment. This is a rare opportunity to own a Charlie Morgan/ Nelson Marek Sloop. Designed for exceptional speed and comfort with accommodations for six. With a Keel Centerboard she she draws (4’10”) allowing for access to shallower harbors and estuaries. Stand out features include: New running rigging 2019, New Interior lighting, low engine hours Designed for comfort and cruise class racing, base PHRF 117 Independence is a boat anyone would be proud to own. .
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Wide and roomy interior. Roomy v-berth and large quarter berth. Large bulkhead mounted teak dinette table with leaves . Two settees in tasteful blue upholstery Port and starboard that can be used as berths. Hanging locker. Large storage areas behind the settees. Sleeps a total of 6. Designed for comfort, the entire interior is done in teak and ash. Teak and holly sole has been refinished. . Formica galley counter. 8 opening ports and hatches, all Bomar. hatches. An unbelievable amount of stowage. .
The Owner's Stateroom is forward with a double V-berth and a cedar-lined hanging locker.
Proceeding aft to starboard, is the Head with sink and shower with separate sump pump. There is access to the head from either the forward owner stateroom or from the main salon.
In the Main Salon there are two settees P&S with covered storage behind. Storage is easily reached under those berths. There is a fold-down bulkhead mounted dining table, and the starboard settee folds out to a large double berth.
The U-shaped Galley is to port of the companionway, and to starboard is a complete navigation desk. Behind the Nav Station is a roomy single quarter berth with good ventilation.
The well-apportioned U-shaped galley to to port of the companionway. There is ample stowage room and counterspace with accessible dish and pot storage. Large ice box., very clean alcohol stove and oven that are not operable. . The U-shape provides a "pass-through" island to the dining area in the main salon and a safe area for food preparation even when underway.
Perfect size, interior volume and performacne to be an ideal boat for a cruising couple , family or for a more demanding club racing with comfortable interior. Her centerboard configuration makes it very desireable with only a 4'8" draft for shallow waters cruising while increasing performance and pointing ability as the centerboard is lowered when needed.
traveler on bridge deck
Danforth anchor and rode
Dock Lines / fenders
2005 Westerbeke with extremely low hours 135
Extensive upgrades 2019
Bottom scraped barrier coated and painted 2020
dodger frame only
mast, bow and stern lights rewired
interior lights all LED
Mainsail in nice condition
2012 Genoa 120 on furler
Blue canvas sailcover,
all new running rigging Viper and Sta-set.
new centerboard line
mast , bow and stern lights
$1800 on lines
raw water pump
engine hoses and belts
$3000 on engine refresh
cabin sole refinished
some parts replaced, mostly nice all tasteful
Very clean interior.
Bottom scraped barrier coated and painted