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Happenstance
50' Carver 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht 1997

$ 153,975

Happenstance is a Carver 50' 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Greg Haught. Greg can be reached at 1-772-475-6030 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 Motor Yachts and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

“Happenstance” is a fine example of Carvers 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht. She rides on a conventional modified V-hull with a relatively wide beam and a shallow keel for directional stability. Offering a spacious and comfortable interior that is sure to please you will note the galley and the salon are on the same level. This provides fun cooking in the galley while entertaining friends in the salon. Her two-stateroom layout offers both VIP forward and Master stateroom aft both with full queen berths and heads. She will make the perfect condo on the water and/or long-range cruising yacht. The 500 Cockpit MY also has an excellent deck layout. Molded steps lead down to the functional cockpit with direct access to the master stateroom, a walk-thru transom door, an oversized integral swim platform and hydraulic lift. Topside the Flybridge is comfortably arranged and provides plenty of seating around the helm console. Additional features include wing doors to wide side decks, a good-sized engine room and side exhausts. Her economical and dependable 420-hp Cummins diesels will cruise at 18 knots (about 21 knots top). “Happenstance” is new to the market and is in beautiful condition. She has been afforded the best of care by her knowledgeable owners and it shows.

Tender 2002 Caribe C10X with 9.8 HP Tohatsu 4 stroke included

Specifications

  • Price USD:$ 153,975
  • Builder: Carver
  • Model: 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht
  • Location: Stuart, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 49 ft 7 in
  • Display Length: 50 ft
  • Beam: 15' 4"
  • Category: Motor Yachts
  • Water Capacity: 200 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 688 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins 6CTA 8.3
  • Engine 1: 1997 2835.00 HRS 420.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1997 2835.00 HRS 420.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

The modern and spacious Carver 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht is built for comfort, livability and entertaining.  

Starting aft is the functional cockpit with a walk-thru transom door, an oversized integral swim platform and direct access to the master stateroom (a very convenient feature lacking in most cockpit yachts).  Aft of the integral swim platform there is a hydraulic platform for the yachts tender as well as facilitating easy swimming and diving.

From the cockpit, you proceed up the stairs into a fully enclosed sundeck.  This spacious deck area features wing doors to side decks, wet bar with liquor storage, icemaker and built-in refrigerator.  On the starboard side, up 3 stairs, is the fully enclosed Flybridge.  

The Flybridge is the center of command and is comfortably arranged with a walk around helm console, ample seating, and plenty of storage.

From the Sundeck and down 3 stairs you enter the main salon and galley area, you will be struck by the natural lighting and custom feel of this yacht.  The U-shaped galley to port is extremely functional and includes beautiful Corian counters and plenty of cabinet and drawer storage.  The grand salon has an L shaped settee to starboard which converts to a double berth and a recliner. The dining area is forward of the galley to port. 

Forward is the guest stateroom and a guest head.  The VIP stateroom has a center line berth, cedar-lined hanging lockers, built in TV, independently controlled A/C and heating and a private entrance to the guest head.  The guest head has a large shower/tub combination, Vacuflush toilet and a vanity with sink and mirrors.

The master stateroom can be found aft of the main salon and includes a walk around queen bed, 3 cedar-lined hanging lockers, built in drawers and a rear entrance to the aft cockpit.  In the master head, there are separate compartments for the stall shower and the toilet.  The built-in vanity can either be part of the stateroom or closed off for privacy. 

All staterooms feature built in reading lights, phone jacks and CO monitors. 

The grand salon and dining areas are very spacious, open and airy. It and the dining area are tastefully decorated and comfortable for all aboard. The salon has an L-shaped settee to starboard which converts to a double berth and has a recliner. The dining area is forward of the galley to port and has a Flexsteel table and two chairs. 

SALON

  • Samsung flat screen HD TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Custom blinds
  • Custom wood flooring
  • LED 12 V lighting
  • Air-conditioning with digital control
  • AC/DC breaker panel
  • Storage in sole
  • Built in magazine rack
  • Window opens in Salon and Galley for cross ventilation

DINING AREA

  • Dining table
  • (2) padded dining chairs

The Galley aboard is well equipped and sure to please the chef. U shaped and aft to the port in the main salon area it offers excellent counter space and storage along with all the comforts of home.

  • Marvel Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Princess (3) burner Electric stove and oven
  • Sharp Convection\Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher Kenmore Elite
  • Double sink
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Electrical outlets
  • Excellent storage
  • 12 V lighting
  • Water level monitor

The master stateroom and head can be found aft of the main salon and includes a walk around queen bed, 3 cedar-lined hanging lockers, built in drawers and a rear entrance to the aft cockpit. The owner is sure to feel at home with a custom queen mattress and tasteful décor.  In the master head, there are separate compartments for the stall shower and the toilet.  The built-in vanity can either be part of the stateroom or closed off for privacy. 

MASTER  STATEROOM

  • Air-conditioning with Ecobee smart control.
  • LED 12 V lighting
  • Aft deck access with screen for door
  • Samsung flat screen HD TV
  • Cedar hanging lockers x 3
  • Built in safe
  • Vanity on port side
  • Custom queen mattress with storage under
  • Central Vacuum

MASTER HEAD

  • Vanity with sink and mirrors
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Separate stall shower
  • Separate toilet with door
  • Vacuflush toilet
  • 12 V lighting
  • Electrical receptacle
  • Exhaust fan

Forward is the guest stateroom and a guest head.  The guest stateroom has a center line berth, cedar-lined hanging lockers, independently controlled A/C and heating and a private entrance to the guest head.  The guest head has a large shower/tub combination, Vacuflush toilet and a vanity with sink and mirrors.

GUEST STATEROOM

  • Anchor locker access
  • Head access
  • Air-conditioning with digital control
  • Centerline queen berth with drawers and storage under
  • Hanging lockers cedar x 2
  • 2 X opening portals
  • Opening hatch overhead
  • G E Washer and dryer
  • Electrical outlets
  • Phone jack
  • 12 V lighting

HEAD

  • Vanity with sink and mirrors
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Vacuflush toilet with tank watch
  • 12 V lighting
  • Electrical receptacle
  • Exhaust fan
  • Tub and shower
  • Skylight
  • Opening portal
  • Storage

Aft is the functional cockpit with a walk-thru transom door, an oversized integral swim platform and direct access to the master stateroom (a very convenient feature lacking in most cockpit yachts).  Aft of the integral swim platform there is a hydraulic platform for the yachts tender as well as facilitating easy swimming and diving. From the cockpit, you proceed up the stairs into a fully enclosed sundeck.  This spacious deck area features wing doors to side decks, wet bar with liquor storage, icemaker and built-in refrigerator.  On the starboard side, up 3 stairs, is the fully enclosed Flybridge. The Flybridge is the center of command and is comfortably arranged with a walk around helm console, ample seating, and plenty of storage. The walk ways fore and aft are spacious with hand rails. The forward deck is large and has a pulpit with windlass and anchor.

COCKPIT

  • Custom synthetic teak sole
  • Dockside water connection
  • 50 AMP power connection and 75’ cable
  • CATV and phone connections
  • Hot and cold shower
  • Master stateroom entry door
  • Stairs to Sundeck
  • Storage box
  • Dock lines
  • Integrated swim platform
  • Hydraulic lift for tender
  • Transom door
  • Courtesy lights
  • Magma gas grill
  • Boarding handle

SUNDECK

  • Wet bar
  • Liquor storage
  • Premium Refrigerator and freezer
  • U-Line ice maker
  • Full enclosure 2014
  • Wing doors new 2012
  • 12 V lighting
  • Courtesy lighting
  • Access to Flybridge
  • Sundeck and bridge deck fully carpeted
  • Custom chart and storage box

FORWARD DECK

  • Maxwell windlass with foot controls
  • Bruce anchor
  • 80’ Chain
  • 200 Rhode
  • Fender holders
  • Fenders
  • Spotlight
  • Opening hatch
  • Horn
  • Running lights
  • Tinted Windows

The Flybridge is the center of command and is comfortably arranged with a walk around helm console, ample seating, and plenty of storage. This area offers a full array of electronics and full instrumentation for the Captain.

  • Full enclosure 2014
  • Bimini top 2018
  • Comfortable seating for Captain and guest
  • Excellent storage
  • Electrical outlets
  • Courtesy lighting
  • Custom chart table and storage
  • Raymarine ST 40 depth
  • Garmin 2006 C plotter
  • Amritsu 48 mile radar
  • Ship mate RS 8300 VHF
  • Sea Tel satellite phone
  • KVH Track vision
  • Rayline search light
  • Robertson AP 300X autopilot
  • Full instrumentation
  • Engine controls
  • Trim tabs
  • Sea star hydraulic steering
  • Ritchie compass
  • Kohler 9KW FWC Generator 3015 hours 
  • Magna Sine Magna Energy Inverter 2000 watt 2012 with auto generator start
  • 2X 8D batteries for inverter
  • 2X 8D engine start batteries 2019
  • 1X 24 battery generator start
  • Battery switches
  • Pro Mariner 60 Battery charger
  • AC /DC electrical breaker panel.
  • 50 AMP shore power connector and 75’ cable
  • AC electrical outlets with GFCI
  • LED12V lighting
  • 110 V lighting



“Happenstance” is powered by dependable and economical Cummins 420 HP diesel engines that give her a comfortable 16-17 cruise speed and around 21 on the top. Her on board systems are high quality and have been well maintained by her knowledgeable owner.

 

2X Cummins 6CTA 8.3 420 HP FWC diesel engines 2835 hours

Racor 900 MA fuel filters main engines

Racor fuel filter generator

Sea Strainers

Seacock’s

Tides Dripless shaft seals 2018

U-Lube oil change system

Sea Fire Halon fire system

Bilge blowers

Automatic/manual bilge pumps

Engine room lights

Marineair air-conditioning unit x 1 Flagship Marine x 2 all with digital controls

Vacuflush marine toilets X 2

Hot water heater 20 gallon 2019

“Happenstance” is a very clean and well-maintained Caver 500 Cockpit MY. She has been afforded the best of care by her knowledgeable owners and it shows in all areas. If you are in the market for a comfortable cruiser or live aboard, she is a must to see. She is turnkey ready for her new owners and is awaiting the change of command. 

* Waterproof laminate flooring 2017

* 8D start and house batteries 2019

* Water heater Kuuma 20 gal 2019

* LED lights 2017

* Sony head unit and speakers 2017

* Fresh water pump Jabsco 2019

* Stainless aft deck fridge 2018

* March TE-6T-MD raw water pump 2018

* Flagship Marine 20k BTU salon AC 2018

* Flagship Marine 18k BTU master stateroom 2018

* Ecobee smart thermostat 2018

* Magnum Energy auto gen start 2018

* Auto power transfer switch 2018

* Bimini Top 2018

* Custom built salon dining table 2019

* GE stainless dishwasher

* Tides Marine shaft seals 2019

* Cutlass bearings 2019

* Generator belts, water pump, heat exchanger, raw water hoses 2019

* Island time Wi-Fi setup with Dual Band Antenna 6dbi/8dbi 2.4ghz/5ghz 2018

* Netgear AC1750 r6400v2 router 2018

* Water watch smart valve water protection 2018

* 75’ 50 amp shore cord 2017

* Window tint 2018

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.

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