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47' Caliber LRC 1999

$ 209,000

Braveheart is a Caliber 47' LRC listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Cutter and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.


The Caliber 47 Long-Range Cruiser combines the storage requirements of long ocean passages with the practical realities of coastal cruising and living aboard. Like many modern cruising boats, the 47 has a relatively shallow but long keel and a sturdy rudder/skeg combination aft.

Hull construction is solid fiberglass with vinylester resin in the first layup, after the outer gelcoat, and GP polyester resin in the remaining laminates. The deck and cabin top are both cored with 3-inch squares of ¾-inch plywood for lightness and strength. The midship cockpit is ample, with a large steering pedestal in its center. The steering wheel is in front of the pedestal’s instrument pod, its spokes are curved aft, bringing the outer rim outside the pedestal and making the engine and instrument controls easily accessible without having to reach around, or over, the wheel.

Below deck, the layout provides luxurious and comfortable accommodations for four people. The forward cabin has a head, a separate shower stall, and two spacious stowage lockers. The main saloon, which is amidships, has a large fold-down table with an L-Shaped settee to port, seating to starboard and a forward-facing nav station at the foot of the companionway to starboard. The master head (with shower) is immediately aft to starboard, just forward of the master stateroom. The long L-Shaped galley, with freezer and refrigerator, is in the portside walk-through to the master stateroom. The engine room, between the galley and owner’s head, is large and well laid out. Water and fuel controls and filters are grouped together and have back-up systems in case of clogs or failures. A sea chest handles all water intakes and requires only one through hull below the waterline. I have sailed a 47 on flat water in winds of 8 to 12 knots, with gust up to 18. In the puffs the boat heeled a little before accelerating, but weather helm was not excessive. The boat tracked well on all points of sail and was maneuverable under both sail and power. Most boats are compromises, but the Caliber 47LRC is built to go either to sea or harbor-to-harbor in comfort.

What sets Caliber apart from the fleet of her rivals? Is it her swiftness? Her seaworthiness and durability? Her exceptional stability and comfort? As Caliber owners know, it is the artful combination of these qualities, which enables a Caliber to perform beyond the limits that constrain so many others. The Caliber 47 LRC meets all those expectations of a cruiser. The 47 LRC has features like Water Tight Collision Bulkhead, Water-Tight Rudder Dam, Flexible Fuel System, Safety Sea Chest, Convertible Cutter Rig, In mast furling, Generator, Watermaker, Solar Cells and much more.

The current owners are extremely meticulous. Maintaining all the systems and the overall condition was a priority. The next owner will greatly benefit from their attention to detail. This Caliber 47LRC is worth an inspection. The Caliber 47 Long Range Cruiser is the definition of a true-blue water cruiser. Seaworthy and good looking! Of the 25 47 LRCs made, All are still on the water providing extraordinary safety and comfort for the owners. The added fuel and water capacities allow ease of travel and the large center cockpit layout and spacious interior allow for ease of living while the convertible cutter rig with in-mast furling mainsail allows for ease of sailing and the mast is only 63’ making BRAVEHEART intracoastal waterway friendly.

BRAVEHEART has been meticulously maintained by her fastidious owner and has special upgrades and updates that distinguish her from the other Caliber 47s. A complete list is available from the listing broker.


  • Price: $ 209,000
  • Days on Market: 530
  • Builder: Caliber
  • Model: LRC
  • Location: New Bern, North Carolina, United States
  • Type: Sail
  • LOA: 47 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 47 ft
  • Beam: 13' 2"
  • Category: Cutter
  • Water Capacity: 250 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 250 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4JH3TE75
  • Engine 1: 1999 3200.00 HRS 75.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

The main salon takes full advantage of 6'6" headroom and a wide beam to provide an expansive living area. The bulkhead-mounted dining table folds up for even more floor space. The navigation station is positioned facing forward with plenty of cabinet space to accommodate a full range of electronic navigation equipment. There is a starboard settee and an L-Shaped settee to port covered in ultra-suede. The forward stateroom features a generous offset berth with adequate storage. There is a roomy head with separate shower stall enclosed by plexiglass doors. The aft cabin which is well separated from the main salon, offering an easily accessible island berth, cedar-lined hanging lockers and abundant storage. There is a washer/dryer installed in the starboard locker. The efficient galley is ideally situated for ease of cooking and entertaining.

At the bow is a 7' long molded pulpit with twin stainless-steel anchor runners leading to the double anchor rollers. the runners are equipped with chain locks and a single plow anchor is present. The chain runners lead back to the anchor locker with chain and rode storage. A separate electric Lewmar windlass with foot switches is mounted for each anchor position.

Two deck lockers are aft of the anchor locker and there are two 21" X 21" deck hatches (one on each side of the tabernacle mast and two 14 X 18" hatches further back). There is a total of 10 stainless steel ports around the boat.  Aft of the cockpit are two deck access storage lockers with the port locker having the fuel tank and fuel gauge. On the stern walk through there are two additional storage lockers on each side of the stainless-steel boarding ladder. On top of the housetop is a cradle and suitcase inflatable life raft and on the starboard side of the mast is a stainless-steel mast gate. Also, on the housetop are two stainless steel dorades and port and starboard catbird seats plus a stern rail mounted outboard motor bracket.

The galley provides a 10' long counter and plenty of storage for food and provisions and will please even the most discriminating chef.

  • Water filtration system
  • Frigoboat keel-cooled refrigerator and freezer new in 2016
  • Dickson propane stove and oven new in 2015
  • Propane safety switch and solenoid
  • Microwave oven
  • 12-volt DC and 120-volt AC power distribution panels
  • Northern Lights 5.5 kW generator rebuilt in 2011, now with 200 hours
  • Combination washer/dryer
  • Aqua Air Marine AC/Heat, 32,000 BTU
  • Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper SRC AWM 800, 33 gph water maker
  • Solar Panels 440 watt
  • TriStar MPPT solar panel controller
  • Heart 2500-watt inverter
  • Victron Energy battery monitor
  • Xantrex Remote Control Panel for inverter
  • Onboard stereo with remote speakers
  • Lifeline 4D and Group 27 batteries
  • 11-gallon hot water heater with engine heat exchanger
  • GFI protected receptacles
  • CO2 and smoke alarms
  • Simrad NSS7 chart plotter and radar
  • B&G autopilot with ram replaced in 2016
  • Digital Yacht AIS 2000
  • Pactor Modem PTC
  • Horizon GX1600 VHF radio with DSC and RAM Microphone
  • Engine mounted Belmar 6-Serires alternator
  • Unique sea chest for water intake vs multiple thru hull openings
  • Yanmar model 4JH3TE, 75 hp diesel engine, fresh water cooled with 3,200 hours
  • Marine transmission rebuilt in 2014
  • Aquadrive thrust bearing system
  • Stainless steel shaft
  • Maxprop folding prop
  • Caliber Double Seal Integral Keel
  • Water tight collision bulk head forward
  • Rudder dam
  • Caliber triple support rudder system
  • Stainless steel stanchions with coated lifelines
  • Anchor platform with stainless steel rollers
  • Lofrans Tigres windlass
  • Ronca, Bruce, Danforth anchors with chain and rope rode
  • (4) deck ventilation hatches and screens
  • (8) flush mounted ports
  • (10) stainless steel opening ports
  • Transom shower
  • (2) stainless steel dorades
  • Docklines and fenders
  • Propane BBQ grill
  • 9' Caribe RIB 2014 with Yamaha 9.9 HP
  • Keel stepped aluminum Seldon mast with double spreaders
  • Furling mainsail
  • Convertible cutter rig with furling
  • Topping lift
  • Selden rigid boom
  • JIB halyards
  • Seldon whisker pole installed 2017
  • Inboard shrouds for upwind sailing
  • Twin backstays
  • Insulated backstay for SSB use
  • Lewmar 58 CST upgraded primary winches
  • Lewmar 50 CST upgraded for main halyard
  • Whitlock pedestal and wheel steering

An extraordinary opportunity to purchase an up to date and ready to go Caliber 47 Long Range Cruiser. Maintained by a fastidious owner you can put your personal items onboard and go cruising!

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  • Owner's Personal Items and Property

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


Our Caliber listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 47' LRC. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker John Peterson who can answer all questions about the boat for you. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


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Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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