Hunter – 49

Florida, United States

“Sailing Diver” is a rugged and highly desirable Hunter 49 which has been upgraded with many new features and is fully equipped and ready to cruise!  She is in fine condition.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Hull ID
Has Hull ID


49.83 ft
Length Overall
49.83 ft
Waterline Length
43.83 ft
14.75 ft
Max Draft
5.5 ft
Dry Weight
32,813 lb
Cabins Count

Engines / Speed

Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make : Yanmar
  • Model : 4JH4
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 110 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Total Engine Power
110 hp


Fuel Tanks
Fuel Tank Capacity
150 gal
Water Tanks
Water Tank Capacity
200 gal
Holding Tank Count
Holding Tank Capacity
26 gal


Heads Count
Boat Class

Additional Info

Accommodations and Layout

Enter the salon through the cockpit hatchway and down the stainless ladder.   The roomy salon has a large settee to starboard with a couch to port. The nav station is aft of this couch and all seating is covered with ultra-leather. Note the beautiful Mahogany table in the settee. The interior wood is cherry. The galley is to starboard aft of the salon settee. There are two staterooms aft with queen beds. One on the starboard side is aft of the galley. The other to port has an entrance to the port head and separate shower. There is also a door from this head to the salon to be used as a day head.


Forward is the platform centerline queen with the stall shower to port and the head to starboard. There are ample lockers and drawers.

Note the 6’9” headroom throughout the entire lower deck.


The galley is to starboard aft of the salon. It is L-shaped with Corian countertops and plenty of storage; drawers under counter and cabinets above the counter.

Double stainless-steel sinks and faucet plus filtered water faucet.

Two 12 Volt under counter refrigerators

Two 12 Volt deep freezers in the island next to ladder.

Microwave (6.22)

Force 10 stainless gimbaled 3 burner stove plus oven (propane) Napoleon stainless propane grill aft of cockpit.

Electronics and Entertainment

Cockpit Helm

Raymarine E120W GPS Plotter/Radar

Raymarine Autopilot

Raymarine tridata units

Icom Command Mic VHF (new 3.23)

Yanmar engine display (renewed custom 1.23)

Rudder angle indicator


Navigation Station (Below)

Icom M424G VHF radio (3.23)

Raymarine Autopilot remote

Raymarine E90W GPS Plotter/Radar Raymarine AIS 700 AIS Transceiver (4.23)

Shakespeare Super Halo cellular booster

12 V Stereo in cockpit overhead

LED TV in salon

Bose Lifestyle 28 Media Center w/ 4 Bose surround sound in salon.


VAC/VDC distribution panel with breakers and displays (Nav Station)

NextGen 5.5 KW genset with sound enclosure (2022 – 290 hours)

50 Amp Shorepower cable

Isolation transformer

Bow Thruster (renewed 12.23)

Magnum Energy inverter/charger

(2) Outback FLEXmax Charge Controllers; one each for solar array and wind charger. Solar Panels 1155 Watts Wind charger (re-powder coated 10.23) Mastervolt deep cycle AGM batteries (renewed 6.22) Interior halogen and led lighting with dimmer Navigation lighting

Hull and Deck

This is the shallower draft wing keel design with the “ICW friendly” mast. All halyards and sheets lead to the cockpit. There are dual helms with the engine controls to port. The large chart plotter is in the center and swivels for observation at each helm.

 The hull is solid fiberglass below waterline with cored sides above waterline.

2015 Ullman Sails 5 batten, 3 reef main sail. (cleaned, new battens 6.23)

Lazy Jack type flaking system into sail bag n boom. 110 Genoa with Furlex furling. (new sheets 7.23) Self-tacking stay sail with Furlex furling. B&R mast rig

The cabin top winch to starboard and the two aft main winches are electric.

2018 AB aluminum hull RIB with 2018 Tohatsu 18 HP 2 stroke outboard

Stainless steel dinghy davit system.

Opening portlights/hatches for each lower stateroom and head.

Bimini top with new Stratoglass and mesh screen panels (renewed 8.22)

Folding teak table in cockpit.

Large swim/dive platform with swim ladder.

Transom shower

Lewmar windlass with deck switches

Stainless anchor and galvanized chain

Docklines and fenders

Fire extinguishers.

USCG safety kit

Engine fire system

Engine Room and Systems

Yanmar 4JH4 (110 hp) Diesel engine (new alternator 7.23, hoses including exhaust 8.22)

Oil change system

Dripless shaft seal

Fuel filter/water separator.

RCI fuel polisher (6.22)

Fresh water system with hot water heater

Jabsco Quiet Flush electric toilets

3 reverse cycle air conditioning units (salon unit replaced 7.22)

Water maker (current owner never used or started)


“Sailing Diver “has been meticulously upgraded over the last two years and is the ideal Bahamas cruiser. At the last shipyard haulout (Jan 2023) the hull was sanded, then one coat primer and two coats Pettit Trinidad bottom paint was applied. Also, the driveshaft, shaft seal, and cutless bearings were replaced. The rudder was dropped and new bearings and bushings were installed. The propeller was send out for inspection. She was recently hauled (Dec 2023) to replace the bow thruster and all underwater gear was inspected and hull pressure washed.

  • 3 stateroom layout
  • Full systems operation using solar power/wind generator to charge batteries.
  • New NextGen diesel generator to run air conditioning and battery charger.
  • Bow thruster.
  • RIB and davit system.
  • Water Maker
  • Fully battened main sail instead of in-mast furling.
  • Full Bimini enclosure
  • Electric winches
  • Shallow draft and “ICW friendly” mast.


“Sailing Diver” is easy to inspect in Ft. Lauderdale. She is ready to cruise at a moment’s notice!

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