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48' Island Packet 485 2005

$ 295,000

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Island Packet's popular center cockpit 485 is the perfect boat for anyone who has the cruising dream. She can take you anywhere in the world in comfort and style. AND with her in mast furling main, bow thruster, and electric winches she is a real breeze to handle! Have a look at the full specifications and photos then give us a call to set a time to see this bluewater cruising boat. 


Forward is a larger luxurious stateroom with island berth and abundant storage with an assortment of lockers, cabinets, drawers and shelves. A door provides private access to the adjacent head to port.

The head features a VacuFlush toilet, separate shower stall and Corian vanity countertop with integrally molded sink.

To starboard is the unique third cabin configured as an Office with convertible Bunk. Excellent area for guests and can also be utilized for storage.

Next aft is the roomy main salon with panoramic views through an array of large windows. To port and starboard are full length settees with the starboard settee convertible to a double berth. Island Packet's signature bulkhead-mounted dining table stows against the forward bulkhead.

Next aft to port is the very impressive navigation station featuring a high backed swivel armchair, large navigation desk with storage beneath, chart storage and a wet locker.

To port is the gourmet galley with Corian counter surfaces. The open galley layout provides ample room for two to work comfortably. The refrigerator and freezer are in separate adjacent compartments, each controlled by individual thermostats. There is a 3-burner LPG stove with oven.

Next aft is the owner's stateroom with a queen-sized island berth and plenty of cabinets, lockers, drawers and shelves, as well as a dressing chair to starboard.

The private aft head is ensuite and features Corian countertops with integrally molded sink, VacuFlush toilet and separate shower stall.

  • NEW Reverse Cycle CruiseAir units with a total of 44,000 BTU
  • Buff Ultra-leather upholstery
  • Screens and Shades on Ports and Hatches
  • Varnished teak and holly sole
  • Diamond nonskid in high traffic areas, galley and heads


The Galley is truly a dream to be in and so easy to use and the more counter space of any vessel I’ve ever seen. The diamond nonskid makes it safe and supper easy to clean.

  • Frigoboat Refrigerator with Danfoss 50 compressor
  • Frigoboat Freezer with Danfoss 50 compressor
  • Isotherm Refrigerated Drawer with Danfoss 35 compressor (New 10/2017)
  • Stainless Steel finish Microwave
  • Force 10 3-Burner LPG Stove with oven and broiler
  • Two LPG Tanks
  • Hide away trash bin
  • Corian countertops
  • Double Stainless Steel Sinks with Hot and Cold pressure water
  • Pressure and manual fresh water
  • Seagull Water Filter
  • Teak dish racks and cutlery drawers
  • Lots of cabinets, bins, and drawers for storage of food and cookware
  • Three opening ports


  • Trackvision G4 Satellite TV System
  • Raymarine R 80 Chart plotter at Helm
  • Raymarine R 80 Display at Nav Station
  • Cmap Charts for US, Central and South America, Caribbean and Bahamas
  • 2KW Raymarine Radar with Raydome on a Self-leveling Mast mount
  • Raymarine Wheel Pilot as Emergency backup
  • Raynav WAAS GPS300
  • Raymarine ST 290 Wind, Speed, and Depth with display mounted above companionway and at Nav
  • Raymarine ST8001 Autopilot with Lewmar Drive
  • ICOM M 601 VHF with remote mic
  • ICOM ICM 802 Single Side Band Radio and Tuner
  • Portable SSB Receiver
  • Pactor II Modem
  • AIS with Vesper Marine Watchmate Vision2 with Bluetooth for Cellphones
  • Iridium 9575 Satellite Phone 
  • Iridium 9505 Satellite Phone
  • Handheld VHF radio
  • Rogue Wave Wifi Extender
  • Two handheld GPS units
  • Two Walkie Talkie
  • ACR V4 EPIRB New 2018
  • Apple TV and Stereo system in Main Salon (2016)
  • Alpine AM/FM/CD radio and DVD Entertainment System
  • Panasonic AM/FM/CD Stereo, TV,DVD, Portable SSB receiver in Owner's Cabin
  • Weather monitor with Alarms
  • Ritchie compass


120/240V AC dockside power system services two 50 amp 120V shipboard systems through a UL listed Charles C-Power marine isolation transformer for added safety and flexibility. Electrical DC grounding/bonding system for rig and underwater metals. Pre-wired fan and speaker wires throughout interior. Messengers pre-run throughout yacht for additional wiring and electronics installation.

  • 120v AC and 12v DC distribution panel with master and individual breakers
  • Northern Lights M673KL3 6.8kw Generator with 1850 hours, with Dedicated Start Battery
  • Norther Lights Spare Parts Package
  • Three Kyocera Solar panels with 405 watts combined
  • Blue Sea Systems Solar Controller
  • Six Lifeline 125amp AGM GPL-31XT Batteries made in USA
  • Dedicated Engine Start Battery
  • Outback Inverter/charger to control House Bank Batteries
  • Charles Charger for Engine and Generator Batteries
  • Blue Sky IPN Pro Remote Charge Controller and Battery System monitor in Aft cabin
  • Spare Flexible Solar Charging Panel
  • Electric Heads & Macerator
  • Scorpion Battery monitor in aft cabin
  • Numerous 12v Charging outlets through out the vessel an in Cockpit


Deck and Hull

The foredeck has recessed gunwales for safety and is easy to walk around the whole ship with handholds everywhere. The aft deck is huge and has plenty of storage space and room for sitting, lounging and storing the dinghy during passages. The Swim Platform has beautiful steps that come down from each side and offers an ABYC approved swim ladder which can be deployed by a swimmer in the water.

  • Side Power Bow Thruster
  • Stainless Steel Bow Pulpit with dual anchor rollers
  • Muir Cheetah 12v Horizontal Anchor Windlass with two gypsies and up and down foot switches
  • Rocna 55 lb anchor with 275 feet of chain (2015)
  • CQR Anchor with 600 ft of chain and rode
  • 66 lb Bruce anchor
  • Two Fortress anchors
  • Anchor locker access Hatch
  • Extendo-Boom Feature for Lifting and Deploying Dinghy
  • Ten Foot Zodiac Dinghy
  • 4 hp Torquedo Electric dinghy motor with two batteries and two chargers
  • Six person Offshore Elite Life Raft with current Certification
  • Four dorades with smoked plexiglass covers and chrome cowl vents with Stainless Steel guards
  • Two aft deck lockers (one for propane and one miscellaneous storage)
  • Hatch access to VERY Large below decks storage "Garage" on Aft Deck also accessible from Aft Cabin
  • Cockpit Cushions
  • Cockpit Table
  • Double lifelines with gates port and starboard
  • Deluxe Lewmar Steering Pedestal with Custom Instrument Pod
  • Instrument Cluster over Companion Way
  • Gale Ridder Sea anchor and rode
  • Flopper Stoppers
  • Grappling Hook and Line
  • Bimini and Dodger with Isinglass and Screen enclosure
  • Canvass Pedestal cover
  • Canvas Line Bags
  • Kato Dinghy Davit System and Tackle
  • Davis Outboard Motor Lift and Tackle
  • Folding Swim Ladder
  • Folding Gangway
  • Hot and Cold Stern Shower
  • Magma Avalon propane BBQ with Canvass Cover
  • Fold-down bench with cushion on stern rail
  • Emergency steering deck plate on aft deck
  • Fenders and lines
  • Four Spare Diesel Cans
  • Four Spare Water Cans

Sails and Rigging

 This Cutter rig is a good combination for cruising and so easy to use under various conditions. All lines lead aft to cockpit for safety and ease of handling. Electric winches make it even easier!

  • Quantum 110% Genoa on Harken Roller furler
  • Quantum Staysail on Harken Roller furler and Hoyt Self tacking boom
  • In Mast Roller furling Quantum Main Sail on a Double Spreader Keel Steeped Mast
  • 1x19 strand Stainless Steel Rigging
  • Two Electric Primary Lewmar 64 CST two speed winches
  • Lewmar Electric 48 CST Mainsheet winch which can also be used for deploying and furling the mainsail
  • Lewmar 48 ST Cabintop winch
  • Two Lewmar 32 Mast mounted winches
  • Lewmar 16 Mast mounted winch
  • Forespar whisker pole mounted on mast
  • Rigid boom vang
  • Spinlock sheet stoppers
  • Dutchman Boom Brake
  • Loos Gauge
  • ATN Mastclimber Bosun’s Chair
  • Spare Blocks and Lines


Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE 100 HP Turbo Diesel Engine with 1975 Hours

  • Max Prop 3 Blade Feathering Propeller
  • Sidepower Bow Thruster with joystick control on pedestal
  • Three MarineAir Air Conditioning Units (4800 BTU total)
  • Village Marine Tech Little Wonder 300 Gallon per Day Watermaker
  • Dual Racor 500 fuel filters with Three-way Selector valve
  • Oil pressure, water temp, and RPM gauges
  • Electric fuel primer pump
  • Stainless Steel Prop Shaft
  • Dripless Packing Gland (2013)
  • Python Drive on Engine shaft
  • New Cutlass Bearing (12/2018)
  • Fireboy Automatic Fire Suppression System
  • 21 x 16 RH bronze 3-blade propeller (Spare)
  • Additional Spare Propeller
  • Dual Electric Bilge Pumps (2016)
  • Extra Emergency Bilge Pump
  • Ozone Generator
  • BOSS Propane Heater


  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fume Detector
  • MOB System
  • Life Jackets
  • Flare Kit


Owner's personal items not listed here are not a part of the saleDetails of this vessel are offered in good faith but we cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. While efforts are made to keep this listing up to date, information provided at the time of listing is subject to change if the vessel is on the market for an extended time. 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.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Whiteaker Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 295,000
  • Builder:

    Island Packet

  • Model:


  • Location:

    Palmetto, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 48 ft in
  • Display Length: 48 ft
  • Beam: --
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --


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