2016 Knysna 500 SE
Just Arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Beautiful 2016 Knysna 500SE Owners Version Layout, Ready to Sail Away!
Second Chance is a rare opportunity to own this highly upgraded, turn-key blue-water live-aboard, three cabin, three head cruising catamaran. Built to premier standards and proven ocean crossing sailing vessel, fully outfitted and ready to cruise. It sails like a dream and is easily handled with sheets and halyards running to the helm. It's in amazing condition and has been impeccably maintained from its systems to the stainless. The layout of the boat is excellent for a cruising couple and their guests. The systems have been upgraded to allow independent, off-the-grid, comfortable living. The 2.5kw solar, generator, and alternator charging systems feeding into ample lithium batteries make for simple and efficient energy management. The water-maker and sizable storage tanks ensure access to clean water when offshore or at anchor. The queen-sized berths, sizable cabins and attached heads with large separate shower areas provide comfortable accommodations for owner and guests. Enjoy the attention to detail on the interior with real maple wood custom cabinetry and trim that are warm, bright and homey, with huge windows and hatches creating excellent airflow and natural light. From romantic dining for two, to hosting a dozen people, the boat has plenty space inside and out. This turn-key ocean-going sailing catamaran will get you on the water immediately to start your sailing adventure, in comfort and style.
She has tons of recent upgrades including:
- Electrical - upgraded in 2021 with 1,000ah of Battleborn lithium LifePO4 batteries
- Two 3,000 watt 230v Victron charger / inverters One 3,000 watt 120v Victron charger / inverter.
- Both European and American power outlets are available on the boat!
She is set up to run the entire boat from the lithium batteries and inverters, including the two new Velair high efficiency AC/heat units, Watermaker, Washing Machine, and hot water heater.
- 2.5kw of solar
- 9kw Kohler generator
- Two 130amp Mastervolt Alternators, new in 2021, charge while motoring.
- All high amperage wiring was re-engineered and upgraded where needed in 2021 to US ABYC standards
- New Victron battery monitor and a Victron Color Connect allow local monitoring of all electrical demand and charging, and if the boat is connected to an internet source the electrical can be monitored remotely.
- Four 365 watt LG solar panels on a custom arch at the aft end of the cockpit roof added in 2019. Two 375 watt REC Solar panels on the cockpit roof added in 2021.
- Four walk on Solara panels on the center of the cockpit roof that are original to the boat. We have seen several days where the output exceeded the rating in the mid-day sun.
- Two new Velair 16k btu AC / Heat units in 2021. Highly efficient variable speed drive air units that automatically ramp up or down depending on need, with approximately 300 watt use in low speed.
- New Isotherm combi refrigerator / freezer in 2021.
- New Kiwi Grip decking on the transoms and catwalk in 2022.
- New LED lighting in the cockpit, salon, and cabins in 2020.
- New Sirocco Elite fans in the cabins and at the galley. Super smooth and quiet fans with DC brushless motors.
- New Panasonic inverter technology Microwave in 2021.
- New raw water pump 2022 -Port engine. Spare pump in inventory.
- New engine start batteries 2021 -Optima blue top.
- New generator start battery 2020.
- New pressure gauges on Racor engine filters 2022.Custom sunshade for entire foredeck and trampolinesnew in 2021.New smart TVs in salon and master cabin in 2021.New Standard Horizon VHF Radio in salon and full function remote microphone at helm in 2021.
- Highfield 360 dinghy with 25hp Yamaha new in 2021.Light weight aluminum bottom.
The list goes on... you will not be disappointed in this Beautiful Knysna 500SE. Pride of Ownership shows. Contact Us for your private viewing in Fort Lauderdale today. Buyers Brokers Welcome!
Advanced co brokerage Florida Sail is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Catamaran Brokerage.(8365429)
- 500 SE
- Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
- Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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- Second Chance
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- 50 ft - 15.24 meter
- 52 ft 5 in - 15.98 meter
- 28 ft 2 in - 8.59 meter
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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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