1983 Norseman 447 CC Cutter

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Tracys Landing - Hhn, MD

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Class Sails
Category Cruisers, Center Cockpit
Year 1983
Make Norseman
Length 45'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Tracys Landing - Hhn, MD


The forward guest cabin has a double berth with storage underneath, hanging locker, and privacy door which allows private access to the forward head and shower.

The main saloon has a U shaped settee on port with a dinette table which converts to a double berth. On starboard is a single settee that converts to a berth with a lee cloth. Both sides of the saloon include numerous deep cabinets with plenty of storage. A 32 TV is mounted in the forward starboard side of the main saloon. Floors are teak throughout, refinished beautifully in Phuket.

The galley is located directly aft of the main saloon to port. It is fully equipped with a gimbaled stove/oven/broiler, refrigerator, freezer, microwave oven, and generous storage.

The nav station, opposite the galley, has a chair and desk with fold-up nav-computer tray to clear the desk for paper work. The B&G networked instruments, AIS, SSB Radio with Pactor Modem, VHF radio and radar are used in this position as well as the cockpit.

The companionway to the aft master stateroom provides double-door access to the engine room. The other side has another hanging locker, and the central air conditioner/heat pump with air handling ducts to the main saloon and master stateroom.

The master stateroom features a centerline king berth with large under-bed storage, hanging locker, and private head with separate shower stall.

Electrical and Mechanical:

  • 30 Amp shore power receptacle and cables.
  • Foreign Power Transformer 220 VAC to 110 VAC
  • AC/DC distribution panel
  • Heart Freedom 20 inverter- charger
  • Four Winds wind generator
  • Nature Power 15 Watts solar panel for maintaining batteries during lay-up
  • 3 Batteries, 8D, 225 Amp Hours each
  • Xantrex battery monitor
  • Battery Configuration Switches, Select 1, 2, or 3 batteries for house use or starting
  • 130 Amps engine alternator
  • 200 Amps Kubota DC generator with internal voltage regulator wired as a spare
  • Balmar MC-614 Multi-Stage voltage regulators, used to control the Kubota and main engine alternators for battery charging
  • Redundant spare voltage regulator may also be wired directly to provide separate regulators for main engine and Kubota alternators
  • Starting battery isolation charger, Ecco Charger
  • Bilge pump & float switch #1, main
  • Bilge pump & float switch #2, redundant, pumps if water rises above #1; uses separate wiring and plumbing


  • Top loading refrigerator and top loading freezer, redundantly cooled by AC driven compressor or belt driven compressor
  • Force 10 3-burner propane stove and oven
  • Double bowl stainless sink
  • Galley fan
  • Salt and fresh water foot pumps
  • Water purifier in galley
  • Abundant storage cabinets and drawers


  • Aft Head - electric flush with macerator
  • Forward Head  - manual flush Groco toilet
  • Holding Tank - connected to forward head with deck pump-out
  • Hot and cold showers in both heads
  • Water Heater - 120 VAC heats from shore or Kubota power via inverter.
  • Fresh water foot pumps in both heads

Engines and Machinery:

  • Pugeot-Leaman 61 HP 4 cylinder diesel engine (2005)
  • Borg-Warner V-drive transmission
  • Dripless coupling
  • MaxProp 3-blade self-feathering adjustable pitch
  • Spare fixed 3-blade prop
  • Kubota auxillary 2 cylinder diesel engine with belt drive for:
    • 200 Amp Alternator
    • Refrigeration compressor, via electric clutch
    • Watermaker high pressure pump, via electric clutch
  • Primary Fuel Filters - Dual Racor secondary fuel filters, at engine and Kubota auxillar


  • B&G Network Displays, GPS, Wind, Speed, Depth
  • B&G Autopilot control, Pilot Instrument
  • Cockpit Nav Screen, Acer 15 flat screen display
  • Monitor Windvane Conrol
  • Anchor Windless Remote Switch
  • VHF #2, with whip antenna on arch, port
  • Dodger, bimini, full zip-in cockpit enclosure
  • (2) Sunshades - one from mast to stern, and another from mast to bow - both full width

Deck and Hull:

  • All-fiberglass cream colored hull with Claret red stripe
  • Non-skid, Timberline, no teak decking
  • (5) Deck lockers
  • (2) Aluminum propane tanks
  • Fuel rack at mast for 6 x 5 gal jerry cans
  • Custom stainless arch with dinghy-lift davits, radar, wind generator, solar cell, antennas, lights, and siren
  • Fin keel with skeg-hung rudder
  • Maxprop 3-blade, self-feathering 18" prop (new in 2011)

Sails and Rigging:

  • North fully battened mainsail (2001)
  • Doyle Stack Pack with lazy jacks (2001)
  • Removeable stack pack boom cover (providing UV protection for Stack Pack)
  • Sobstad jib with Pro-furl roller-reefer.
  • Roler furling genoa
  • Staysail (Cutter) with Harken roller-reefer
  • Whisker-pole for use with jib or staysail
  • Drifter-reacher sail with sock.
  • Telescoping spinnaker pole
  • Navtec hydraulic back stay - cylinder not installed, but stored under aft bed
  • Navtec hydraulic boom vang
  • Cap shroud chainplates replaced in 2010 with 316 stainless steel
  • Rod standing rigging re-headed in 2013
  • Wire jib and staysail stays (new in 2001)
  • Insulated SSB Antenna, in backstay
  • (2) Mast Winches.
  • (4) Deck Winches
  • (7) Cockpit Winches including 2 over-sized Lewmar ST65 primary winches.
  • Aluminum mast - approximately 62 air draft including antennas
  • Mast steps
  • Radar reflector at port spreader
  • Maxwell 3500 anchor windless (oversized for this size boat)
  • 325 ' Chain, 300' nylon rodes
  • Dual anchor rollers
  • (4) Anchors including a Bugel 33Kg, primary anchor for South Pacific coral anchorages

Electronics and Navigation:

Nav Station -

  • B&G Network with GPS, Wind, Speed, Depth displays at nav station and cockpit plus autopilot control and display at helm
  • Depth transducer plus wired spare, under galley floor
  • Autopilot, B&G Network, steering to heading, wind angle, or route. Hydraulics have been upgraded using heavy-duty motor, pump, and cylinder.
  • Autopilot B&G hydraulic Blue Ram spare - could be used if its DC motor is replaced (stored under aft bed)
  • Nav Computer Mount, secures your laptop navigation computer on a fold-down, swing-out tray to share desk space between navigation or computer work and paper work.
  • USB 4-Port Expander, connects your navigation computer to GPS G19, GPS G18, AIS, and SSB Radio Pactor Modem.
  • GPS #1, Garmin 19, mounted on arch, portside. Nav Panel selectable for B&G Nav
  • GPS #2, Garmin 18, mounted in main saloon, starboard. nav panel selectable for B&G Nav
  • GPS #3, Milltech Hocky puck, dedicated to AIS, mounted in main saloon, starboard
  • GPS #4, B&G, mounted on arch, starboard side. (Wired spare)
  • GPS #5, ­Garmin 478, mounted behind nav station panel under starboard deck. (Wired spare)
  • AIS Transceiver, AMEC Camino-101 Class B
  • AIS Receiver, Milltech Smart Radio (spare)
  • SSB Modem, Pactor 3, weather, email and other data communications over SSB radio
  • Icom M 710 SSB Radio with Antenna Tuner, at stern, under bed, and backstay antenna.
  • Furuno 26 mile radar
  • Richie fluxgate compass for digital heading t
Additional Features
  • Dinghy - 96" RIB fiberglass hull, Hypalon tubes, fitted tube covers (2012)
  • Foldown "beach wheels" mounted on dinghy transom
  • Nissan 9.9 hp 2stroke motor
  • Life Raft, 4 person  (2013)
  • Mast-climbing safety bucket
  • Docklines, fenders, and Coast Guard safety equipment
  • Jack lines.
  • Spare 250ft of rode
  • MOB pole (Dan Bouy)
  • Mooring pole



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.

Contact Information

Contact Keith Mayes at keith@annapolisyachtsales.com or 301-503-4634 (mobile) for an appointment.

Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Bridge Clearance
Max Draft
Length at Waterline
Engine Make Pugeot-Leaman
Engine Model Auxillary
Engine Year 2005
Total Power 76hp
Engine Hours 1370
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1983 Norseman 447 CC Cutter

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  • Two zone reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Kubota auxiliary engine and generator
  • 35 gallon/hour water maker
  • Redundant electronics and systems
  • Hard dodger, Sunbrella bimini, and complete zip-in cockpit enclosure
  • (2) Sunshades - one from mast to stern, and another from mast to bow - both full width
  • Electric windlass
  • RIB dinghy and o/b motor
  • Life raft
  • LED bulbs for navigation and interior lighting
  • 3-Blade feathering Maxprop (new in 2011)
  • NO TEAK DECKS on this boat - EVER!
  • Cap shroud chain plates were replaced in 2010 with 316 stainless steel
  • Several new through hull fittings and valves (September 2017)
  • New bottom paint June 2017
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