1984 Vagabond 47


Lantana, FL

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Class Sails
Category Cruisers, Ketch
Year 1984
Make Vagabond
Length 47'
Propulsion Type Single Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Lantana, FL
Hull and Deck

*Solid fiberglass hull & teak deck
*Full keel with attached skeg rudder
*Primary steering - Hydraulic system
*Second steering - S3G CPU, 12v ram (Upgraded 2015)
*Ketch/Cutter rig, with (6) sails
*Elevated teak bow sprit & pulpit
*Custom davit, swim platform and boarding ladder.
*4 large opening/reversing hatches
*21 round opening brass portlights
*4 large dorades on dorade boxes
*36" stanchions, SS safety wires
(with beautiful teak hand rail)
*2 beautiful varnished teak seats
(storage boxes on quarterdeck)

*Ideal Windlass (New Oversized 2015)

*Primary anchor: 66 lb Bruce
*Primary chain: 200' 3/8' BBB
*Primary rode: 150' 3/4" nylon
*Second anchor: 75 lb CQR/Plow
*Second chain: 200' 3/8" BBB
*Second rode: 150' 3/4" nylon
*Storm anchor: 75 lb Danforth
*Oversized Triple gypsy electric windlass
*Dodger, bimini, full enclosure
(Dodger izenglass new 2006)
*Sunbrella covers on all hatches
*Ratlines on portside shrouds

*11 ft Achillies tender
*15 Hp 4 stroke Yamaha outboard engine

*Brightwork covers

*Winter Covers

*Main Awning 2015

*Mizzen Awning W/ Roll Down Sides


*Galley located portside, fore & aft
*Generous 15 sq. ft. of counter space
*Plenty of cabinets & pantry space
*Generous headroom, light, ventilation
*The galley has five opening ports
*Nice Dickenson, LPG stove & oven
*LPG control and safety switching
(two 20 lb LPG tanks w guage/reg)
*Two, deep, stainless galley sinks
*Adler Barber, 6 SF refrigerator
(top loading, w holding plates)
(powered by engine & 110 VAC)
*Adler Barber. 6 SF freezer space
(front loading, holding plates)
(powered by engine & 110 VAC)
*Built-in (off counter) microwave
(Microwave is a GE 1000 watt)
*Built-in (off counter) toast oven

Electronics and Instrumentation

*Raymarine E-120 chart plotter/radar
*Plotter interfaced to Nav station
*Raymarine 4 KW, 48 nm radar (inter)
*Raymarine radar antenna mizzen mast
*Raymarine ST 60 wind speed instr.
*Raymarine ST 60 depth instrument
*Raymarine ST 60 speed/dist instr.
*Raymarine ST 6001 Auto-pilot head W/ Handheld Remote
*Raystar 125 exterior GPS antenna
*Insulated backstay SSB antenna
*Icom M602 command mike at helm
*Masthead VHF antennas (main/mizzen)
*Masthead standard windex (mainmast)
*Hailer & fog horn on mizzenmast
*Ritchie 5" binnacle compass
*Television antenna on mizzen mast.

*2 Flat Screen TVs

*Raymarine E-120 chart plotter/radar
*Plotter interfaced to helm station
*Raymarine E series interface box
*Raymarine 4 KW, 48 nm radar (inter)
*Raymarine E series remote control
(Shows all data plus steers boat)
*DSM digital fish finder, networked
(3D bottom, fish, charts, aerials)
*Navionics Platinum digital charts
*Icom M602 25w VHF 2-way radio
(w Command mike at helm station)
*Ritchie 5" globe binnacle compass
*Icom M802 SSB Marine Radio
*Alpine AM/FM/CD/DVD stereo player
*3 50 watt Alpine F200 amplifiers
*Twelve HiFi speakers through boat
*Toshiba DVD audio/movie player

*AIS Transmitter


*Two 120 VAC, 30 amp circuits
*Two 50' 30 amp, shore power cords
*Main switches & circuit breakers
*Meters & CB/distribution panel
*Xantrex Marine Battery charger & 3000 watt inverter (2015
*120 amp Balmar alternator & regulator
* (3) Solar Panels W/distribution panel
*3 Size 8-D 280 AH house batteries (2015)
*1 Group 27 100 AH start battery (2016)


Engine and Mechanicals

*Perkins 4-236, 85 HP diesel, 2500 Hrs
with Dual Racor fuel filter/separators
*Engine compartment insulated, w good
engine access (front, port, starboard)
*Kohler 8kw generator, 1897 hrs (2008)
with Racor fuel filter/separator
*Generator compartment, insulated,
good access from front & rear
*1. CruiseAir reverse cycle, 16000 BTU
air cond/heater - salon & fwd cabin
*2. CruiseAir reverse cycle, 16000 BTU
air cond/heater - galley & aft cabin
*Rule auto bilge pump, 2500 GPH
*Rule auto bilge pump, 1750 GPH
*Rule auto bilge pump, 1500 GPH
(2500 & 1750 staged, (high/low)
*Manual bilge pump

*Sidepower Bow Thruster 2008

*12 V Spectra Watermaker Less than 80 hrs (2008

Sails and Rigging

*Main & mizzen masts & booms are
aluminum, w black Awlgrip (3/98)
*Standing rigging, oversized, (3/98)
*Norseman termainals, all wires, (3/98)
*Yankee - Good condition
*130% Genoa - Good condition
*Staysail - Good condition
*Mainsail - Good condition
*Mizzen - Good condition

*Mizzen Staysail

*Asymmetrical Spinnaker 2000SF - Good condition

*Sunbrella covers for all sails
*In Cockpit: 2 huge Barlow ST 36s
*2 Cathay Indust ST 22s
*Main mast: 2 Cathay Indust ST 24s
*1 Lewmar #22
*Mizzen mast: 1 Lewmar ST 8
*2 Lewmar ST 16s
*9 Dacron halyards replaced 1998
*5 Dacron sheets replaced 1998

Safety and Extras

*Plastimo 6 person life raft Certified 2015
(raft in canister and secured)
*USCG required safety equipment
*USCG approved type III PFD's (6)
*USCG required flares, (Nov 2017)
*USCG approved life ring
*USCG required fire extinguishers
*All navigation & deck lights
*Custom Sunbrella main deck awning (2014)
*Mizzen awning w roll down side curtains
*SS and teak swim platform/ Boarding ladder (2008)
*14' long robust wood boat hook
*1 Echomaster radar reflector
*Bonding: All masts, stays, shrouds
chain plates, stanchions, thru hulls all tanks, and engine are bonded.
*All manuals instruments/equipment
*Four brass oil lamps w chimneys

*New EPIRB 2015

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.
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PARADISE is going to appeal to knowledgable sailors who have offshore experience and know a well built vessel. It will also appeal to those who prefer a classic custom yacht to a mass produced lightweight coastal cruiser. PARADISE will provide comfortable safe sailing and give someone a warm home on the water.

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Nominal Length
Length Overall
Length on Deck
Max Bridge Clearance
Max Draft
Length at Waterline
Engine Make Perkins
Engine Model 250
Total Power 85hp
Engine Hours 817
Engine Type Single Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1984 Vagabond 47



This William Gardner designed blue water cruiser is ready to continue to far away places. PARADISE had an extensive refit in 2008 and is currently expertly maintained by a professional yacht captain.

This vessel is a real classic that gets attention from everyone where ever she goes. PARADISE is not only good looking, it is an vessel that was designed to be easily sailed short handed in almost any condition while giving the utmost comfort with it's 44,000 lb displacement. 

The beautiful teak interior lends a warm and inviting atmosphere for living, entertaining or voyaging.

  • Solid quality construction
  • Full keel and hung rudder for safety and comfort
  • Infinitely adjustable sail plan for any condition
  • Beautifully maintained brightwork
  • Fully equipped for living or voyaging
  • Stands out at any dock or anchorage
  • Bathtub!!!
  • Passed Oct 2017 Coast Guard Aux. Inspection


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