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44' Island Gypsy Aft Cabin Motoryacht 1997

$ 159,900

PAINT BY NUMBER offers two Staterooms, each with an En-Suite Head and Shower, generous aft covered and enclosed Sundeck space and a huge comfortable Flybridge. She offers plenty of room for Owners and their Guests. And she has the capability to spend extended time away from the dock by virtue of her economical Cummins diesels, Westerbeke genset, abundant storage and refrigeration.

The fully enclosed aft Sundeck is ideal for most any weather, as is the Flybridge. The electric stern davit is perfect for island hopping and carrying your dinghy rather than towing. There is plenty of room for entertaining or just spending some quiet time.

PAINT BY NUMBER gives you the opportunity to cruise or liveaboard in comfort and style with a modest investment.

Easy to see in Stuart, Florida - 45 minutes north of the West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI). Call Bill Watson for more information and to arrange for your tour aboard PAINT BY NUMBER.


  • Builder: Island Gypsy
  • Model: Aft Cabin Motoryacht
  • Location: Stuart, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 44 ft 3 in
  • Display Length: 44 ft
  • Price: $ 159,900
  • Beam: 15' 4"
  • Category: Trawlers
  • Water Capacity: 400 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 670 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins 6BTA 5.9M
  • Engine 1: HRS 220.00 HP
  • Engine 2: HRS 220.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

A superlative aft-cabin motoryacht layout with sleeping accommodations for four in two cabins. Owners cabin is aft with vanity/workstation and hanging lockers and drawer storage. There is an En-Suite Head and separate enclosed Shower. The Saloon is located center with lots of lounging space and the up-Galley is located to port of the companionway. It is a U-shaped with overhead storage and a counter opening to the settee with table and inside steering station in the Saloon. Forward and down of the Main Saloon is a second head to starboard with the large V-berth Guest Stateroom is in the bow. There are substantial hanging lockers. Entranceway to the engine room is through a door in the aft of the Guest Stateroom. Teak and holly cabin soles throughout.

  • Autohelm autopilot
  • Garmin GPS Map RC530 chart plotter
  • Teak wheel steering
  • Ritchie compass
  • Anchor winch control
  • Genset remote panel
  • Full Cummins Instrument panel
  • Horizon Intrepid VHF radio
  • (3) Windshield wiper controls

Gourmet Galley is part of the Saloon area where all the action is. There is a lot of countertop space and more than abundant storage in cabinets both lower and overhead and drawers. Sink has a telescoping spray water fixture.

  • New Frigidaire 2 door refrigerator and freezer
  • Engel top loading refrigerator/freezer – new compressor (in countertop)
  • Ariston (4) burner propane stove with vented hood
  • Freshwater system – new pump and anti-hammer tank
  • Water heater
  • Corian built-in large sink
  • Corian counter
  • 110v electric portable grill (can use inside or outside)
  • The galley is “fully found” with included dishware, flatware, wine glasses, glasses, pots, pans, etc.

The large Saloon is located mid-ship and includes the galley and the lower steering station. There is a starboard side door leading to the deck, aft starboard stairs leading to the Sundeck, centerline aft stairs leading down to the Master Stateroom and forward centerline stairs leading to the Guest Stateroom and engine room.

  • Panasonic television with built-in VCR and FM radio
  • Ekornes stressless chair and ottoman
  • A national ductless air conditioning unit
  • Stereo system
  • AM/FM tuner w/tape player
  • L-Shaped Settee with storage beneath
  • New Fusion radio with XM Sirius
  • (2) Speakers w/volume
  • Forward Opening windshield window
  • (6) Opening sliding side windows
  • LG 42” flat screen TV

Centerline Island Queen Berth. Pillow top mattress, built-in end tables and (2) DC brass lamps. Lots of storage and opening windows/portholes. The master head is en-suite and features a Vacuflush toilet, ceramic sink and separate stall Shower.

  • Island Queen berth with a custom bedspread
  • National ductless air conditioner
  • (2) Nightstands built-in
  • Hanging locker
  • Custom curtains
  • (2) Dressers built-in
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Lots of storage in drawers, cabinets and lockers
  • Full-length mirror
  • (2) Speakers
  • Vacuflush toilet, Stall Shower and Corian counter tops
  • New shower pump

The Guest Stateroom is located in the bow down the companionway steps centerline from the Saloon. The Day/Guest Head is located immediately at the bottom of the steps; the V-berth located directly forward and the door entrance to the engine room and a quarter-berth is around the steps to portside. Lots of storage in hanging lockers, drawers and cabinets. Three sliding opening portholes and an overhead screened hatch allow lots of light and air.

  • V-Berths plus quarter-berth with custom bed spreads
  • Custom curtains
  • En-Suite head with VacuFlush toilet, shower and Corian counter tops
  • National ductless air conditioning unit
  • Engine room access
  • Vacuflush Head (new motor); separate shower enclosure

The aft Sundeck is totally enclosed with new Eisenglass, along with three drop-down Stamoid mesh curtains (for sunblock), and a fiberglass hardtop. There are two hard wing doors leading to the port and starboard side decks. Aft to starboard is an opening gate leading down SS and teak ladder to the swim platform. Centerline upstairs to the Flybridge and just to the right of it is doorway access downstairs to the cabin areas. In the Sundeck area is a teak table and four chairs, an apartment sized refrigerator/freezer, three small tables, and cabinet storage. New sole anti-skid paint treatment done in Sundeck. This is a great area for entertaining, lounging and eating.

Upstairs from the Sundeck is the very large Flybridge covered with a Sunbrella bimini top on SS framing. It includes the upper helm and lots of seating. This area is another great entertainment space with an L-Shaped settee with a table on starboard, and a sofa sized seat on port. Under the built-in seats is lots of storage. There is a centerline, very comfortable, Stidd helm chair with arms and footrest.

  • (2) Propane tanks in storage cabinet
  • Storage under helm console
  • Storage under L-settee and sofa settee
  • Fiberglass radar arch
  • (2) Speakers
  • New Sunbrella cushion on both settees
  • Teak sole
  • Full set of Cummins gauges
  • Garmin touchscreen 7612 Chart Plotter and Sonar with Autopilot link (can be upgraded to radar by adding Radome)
  • Icom VHF radio
  • Standard Horizon digital depth gauge
  • New Garmin autopilot
  • Bow Thruster controls
  • Anchor winch control
  • Trim tab controls
  • (2) 110v Duplex outlets
  • (1) 12v Outlet
  • SS ships style wheel steering
  • Ritchie compass
  • Separate throttle and shifter controls

Nice wide passageway forward with SS and teak railings all around. Power anchor windlass forward. Electric dinghy hoist crane on aft hardtop; electric dinghy davit on stern.

  • New Bow Thruster installed
  • Bottom painted in May 2018
  • All windows had old caulking stripped out and new caulking applied
  • Electric Davits on stern
  • AVON 11' RIB dinghy with 20hp Yamaha 4-stroke engine
  • Teak swim platform with SS telescoping swing down swim ladder
  • Chain locker access at bow
  • SS side stanchions and teak railings and cap (all teak newly varnished; 12 coats)
  • Teak swim platform
  • Bow pulpit with two anchor roller system
  • Anchor wash down system
  • (2) Boarding gates
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Horn
  • Antiskid floor in Sundeck just redone
  • Stainless steel aft side rails
  • Rub rail
  • Maxwell 1200 electric windlass
  • Rocna 40 (88 lb.) anchor with 300' chain
  • CQR 60 lb. anchor
  • Mesh windshield shades and window shades
  • Navigation lights
  • (6) 14” Heavy Duty cleats and hawse pipes at bow, mid-ship and stern
  • AC electrical system (240/110v)
  • DC electrical system (12v)
  • All batteries replaced in the past 2 years with AGM’s
  • Westerbeke 9Kw generator 1,340 hours with sound shield - fully serviced on 5/2/2018 (impellers, heat exchanger gaskets/seals, filter, zincs, etc.)
  • New Xantrex 3.0 inverter/charger with remote panel
  • True Charge Battery charger
  • New 50 amp dockside electrical cable
  • Also a 30 amp input next to the 50 amp. Can run vessel dockside off 30 amp if no 50 amp available.
  • 12-volt Lighting system

Easy access to engine room through the door in forward Stateroom. It is well lit with easy access to all equipment. The Cummins engines have been well taken care of and are of unknown hours but believed to be about 1,900. There is a new bow thruster making docking extremely easy.

  • Cummins 6BTA 5.9M 220 hp, fully serviced on 5/2/2018 (impellers, heat exchanger gaskets/seals, filter, zincs, etc.)
  • Hurth 2:1 marine gears
  • New muffler, riser and exhaust pipes on both engines
  • All hoses and belts replaced
  • SS 1 1/2" prop shafts
  • Oil X-change-R
  • Freshwater cooling system
  • (3) Racor fuel filters
  • (3) Raw water sea strainers
  • Holding tank
  • PYI dripless stuffing boxes
  • Engine room sound insulation
  • Emergency engine stop
  • Oil filter
  • (3) Bilge pumps
  • Start/Stop switch
  • (4) Fuel tanks
  • Engine mounts

*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 Island Gypsy listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 44' Aft Cabin Motoryacht. She is currently listed with United Yacht Sales broker Bill Watson 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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