Chapter Two is offered for sale after completing a 9 year circumnavigation.

An Island Packet 420 ( ) from the renowned Bob Johnson yard. Received the award for 'Best full size cruiser' in 2000 in the Cruising World Boat Of The Year competition.

One of the best equipped and maintained blue water sailing yachts on the market. She is ready to sail away for another circumnavigation. Or just exploring local waters or living aboard.

The superior quality and design of the IP420 together with all the owner added features gives you the best in safety, comfort and performance for sailing whilst also providing a comfortable, liveable and secure home.

The long list of features include 2 solar panels, 2 windgenerators, airconditioning and watermaker plus a large Rocna anchor for secure and restful nights. The hydrovane self steering, electronic autopilot, AIS transceiver, SSB and twin whisper poles ensure a safe and easy sail wherever in the world you choose to venture.

We have lived our dream now you have the opportunity to live yours.

Additional Details

Navigation & Electronics
VHF ICOM IC-M506 with cockpit Mic
SSB ICOM IC-M702 with AT130 tuner, backstay antennae and counterpoise.
Pactor PTC-IIusb (pactor 3) SSB modem
Raymarine C90 colour chart plotter at helm.
Raymarine ST-60 wind, speed and depth displays
Raymarine Autopilot with ST7002 control head and whitlock drive unit
Raymarine 2KW radar mounted on mast platform.
Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS
Vespermarine AIS watchmate 850 transceiver. Integrated with Raymarine chartplotter.
Furuno Navtex
Xantrex link 10 battery monitor
Xintex S2 propane control system and detector
Xintex carbon monoxide detector mounted in forward cabin
Wirie external wifi antennae

Electrical & Mechanical
Paguro 5000 110V generator
1800w Xantrex inverter
Echotec watermaker 430-AML-1
2 x 140 watt solar panels with NPPT controller
2 wind generators - 1 AirX and 1 Airbreeze
6x 105 amp hr AGM house batteries
1x 95amp hr engine battery
6HP Side power bow thruster
2 x Air conditioner units with reverse cycle heating - 1x 16000 BTU and 1x 7000 BTU
Dual 30AMP 110V shore power plugs with breakers
2 x Zinc savers, galvanic isolators 30amp each
100amp balmar alternator with smart multi stage regulator
Multi voltage battery charger, Sterling 60 amp smart charger
Automatic Electric bilge pump with float switch
Electric bilge pump with alarm

Below Deck
Sony radio with amplifier and switchable distribution to 4 Bose speakers
Samsung 12v TV/monitor wall mounted in saloon
Sony TV/DVD player wall mounted in forward cabin
Peek a boo port shades on all ports.
Mosquito screens for all ports
Mosquito covers for all hatches with teak surrounds
Hinged teak companion way door with plastic inserts
Stainless steel security door for companionway
2 lee cloths in saloon
Stainless steel security bar on hatch in forward cabin
5x 2 speed hela 12v fans
Seat covers in saloon and forward cabin made from Ultra leather.
Lift up bed in forward cabin with storage underneath
Navigation table with hydaulic seat
11 gallon hot water tank heated by engine and 110V.
Automatic fire extinguishers in engine and generator compartment
5x portable fire extinguishers
Weems and Plath clock and barometer wall mounted in saloon
Emergency water bladder
Multiple large storage lockers

3 burner Princess propane cooker with oven
Frigoboat keel cooled Freezer and fridge
Manual water pump/tap
Seagull drinking water tap/filter
Dual stainless steel sink
Hot and cold pressure water
Spray tap
Pull out waste bin
12V and 110V power outlets

Foward head with:
Raritan manual toilet
Shower stall with folding acrylic door and Grohe pressurised hot and cold water shower
Electric shower pump
Stainless steel sink
3 Cupboards and 2 Drawers
2 mirrors
Airconditioning outlet

Aft head with:
Raritan manual toilet
Grohe pressurised hot and cold water shower with wrap around shower curtain.
Electric shower pump
Stainless steel sink
2 Cupboards
Airconditioning outlet

Custom made ocean capable davits
Hydrovane windvane steering
AB 9ft aluminium floor dinghy with beachmaster wheels and dinghy chaps.
15HP Yamaha 2 stroke engine
Stainless steel arch with engine hoist
Stainless steel outboard engine mount
Stainless steel railing surrounding cockpit
6” Richie compass at helm station
Bow thruster controls at helm station
Full enclosure sunbrella bimini and sprayhood with side panels and roll up textiline sun shades at back. Sun covers for all window panels.
Teak drink holder
Teak folding cockpit table
Transom mounted swim ladder
Cockpit shower
2 cockpit speakers
Manual bilge pump
Offshore danbuoy with light
Lifering with light

On Deck
33kg/73lb ROCNA anchor
250ft 3/8” chain plus 150'rode
60ft 5/16” chain plus 150' rode
Lewmar V4 anchor windlass with foot controls at bow and control at helm station.
Trilense radar reflector
3 stainless steel dorades with blanking plates
2 jackstays and anchor points
LED masthead tricolour and anchor light
Masthead strobe
Bow mounted running lights
Deck light
Fortress Anchor
Sunbrella sun covers for all hatches
Anchor wash down

Sails and Rigging
Charlston Spar in mast furling
Harken roller furling genoa
Harken roller furling staysail with hoyt staysail boom.
Spinnaker with snuffer sock
Lewmar ocean series winches
2 X genoa. 1 adapted to fly without furler
1 Mainsail
1 Staysail
2 X Forespar extending spinnaker poles with mast attachments
Folding aluminium mast steps to top of mast
Main inhaul and outhaul lines are spectra/dyneema.
Maxprop feathering propeller

Docklines and fenders
Spare engine parts including alternator
Assorted Marinco shorepower cables
Other assorted spares & reference books

Water 250US gallons
Fuel 160 US gallons
Holding tank 30 US gallons (plastic) and electric macerator pump

Engine Yanmar 4JH3TE 75HP turbo charged
Engine hrs 4090
Generator hours 290

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Your Name: Mike & Karen Bury
Deale, Maryland
Island packet 420 for sale

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