This Independence 50 is the best equipped on the market. Fresh awlgripped hull and superstructure October 2011.If you are looking for a well constructed economical passagemaker... don't miss this one!
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Designer Gary Grant & Jim Backus
LOA 50 ft 0 in
Beam 14 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft 4 ft 0 in
Engine Brand Cummins
Engine Model Diamond Series
Engine/Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Hours 1354
Fresh Water Tanks (375 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks (1060 Gallons)
Holding Tanks (87 Gallons)
Total Power 450
The hull, house and deck are hand laid unidirectional fiberglass with a balteck core in hull and deck. The core in the hull extends down to 6" above the waterline and solid fiberglass below the waterline. Vinylester resins are used in the layup. All decks are fiberglass with non-skid laid into the mold. Hull is painted navy blue. All hand rails are aluminum. All railings, windows, hatches and ports are aluminum. Exterior teak is used in the cockpit and on port and starboard deck. Total insulation from waterline up, including overhead. The optional hoist for the dinghy is stainless.
Entering the saloon through double doors with screens from the fully covered aft deck you will be greeted by warmth and light. The bulkheads are hand rubbed teak wood. The large opening windows port and starboard are equipped with drapes and mini blinds. To the port you will find a built-in entertainment cabinet. Moving forward there is a large L-shaped settee with a high-low table. To starboard is a Eurocave 36 bottle wine cooler with an icemaker below. Going forward is a large comfortable bench seat. Forward again, is a Bosch washer and dryer covered by a hand rubbed teak countertop and louvered doors.
Forward of the salon on the port side is the large U-shaped open faced galley with abundant storage.Norcold 14 cu. ft refer/freezer (AC/DC/LP)
Premier LP stove and oven with drawer broiler
Insinkerator garbage disposal
Large double porcelain sink
Seagull water filter
GE microwave oven
GE trash compactor
Charcoal filter for fresh water in galley
The master stateroom is forward and features a queen-sized island berth with generous storage, abundant hanging lockers and drawer storage. The master boasts an ensuite head with separate stall shower to starboard to ensure privacy. The head is light and bright do to the (3) opening ports and large overhead hatch. The head also includes a vacu-flush head, mirrored vanity with corian counter top and a charcoal filter system.
Guest Stateroom/Guest Head
The guest stateroom is to port and aft to the master. The guest stateroom boasts a convertable upper and lower bunk which folds down to a large L-shaped settee. There is abundant storage and a hanging locker. The guest head is opposite the guest stateroom. The guest head also has a Vacu-flush head, mirrored vanity with corian countertop and plenty of storage.
The pilothouse is up and forward from the saloon/galley area. There are opening doors port and starboard. The pilothouse is also equipped with a convertable settee with table and (2) overhead hatches. Excellent visibility.
There is plenty of space on the upper deck for entertaining and dinghy storage.Privacy screens along rails
Freezer 7 cubic feet
Galley on coach roof behind pilothouse
Hot and cold water w/sink
Retractable radar arch for 15' clearance
This Independence 50 is well equipped with electronicsIcom M127 VHF radio w/built in 10w hailer
Icom UA4 30w hailer amp for M127
Icom M59 VHF
Digital antenna wireless cell repeater
Garmin GPS back up system
ST60 wind system
Ray85001 NMEA-sea talk interface box
2 Color TV's
Flush mount shakespear 5225 8' antenna
Horn speaker for hailer
Furuno 1932MK 48 mile radar w/4KW open array ant.
Northstar 962 color differential GPS
Raytheon ST60 Tridata system w/depth and speed
ST60 depth system w/x-d second back up system
Autopilot AP2007 system
AP21 hand held remote
KVH Satellite Trac 6 TV Antenna system
Stereo sound system
The engine compartment is sound insulated to keep the living area relatively free of engine noise. All systems are well thought out and accessable.Cummins 450 HP diesel engine
Automatic fire extinguishers
Dual Racor filter system
Charles 12 KVA ISO transformer 50 amps
85000 BTU Wabatso diesel heating system
Generator underwater exhaust
Village Sqirt Series 600 gal per day water maker w/auto flush
Onan 8KW generator
8 8D 225 Amp ship service house batteries
Lighthouse windlass w/remote and counter
Twin Disc 21 transmission
Dripless shaft seal
Automatic oil change system
Fuel transfer pump
Debugging fuel cleaning system
Thermo fresh water flush for main and gen set
Air conditioning w/reverse heat 3 zone
Remote steering and power station inside aft cockpit
Trace 2500 inverter with automatic generator start
2 8D Engine start batteries
200 AMO Bomar alternator
Swim platform w/fold out ladder
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.