1989 Liberty 49

Long Island Sound, United States
$258,000 USD
Condition: excellent

Liberty 49s were built for long distance bluewater cruising. Jolly Mon has done just that. Safely delivering her crew around the world in comfort and style. This is hull number 13 of 13, and as the last 49 built, it incorporates all the finest amenities. How many sailboats do you know of that have a stained glass window in a bulkhead, or a bathtub in the master cabin? For all the details about Liberty 49s, go to libertyyachts.net for info on how this unique boat and her smaller sisterships the 458 came to be. More pictures available on request.

Equipment: Way too much to list easily, but this boat has had recent significant updates:including new Seldon mast, boom, standing and running rigging, new main sail, new 8 kw generator with sound shield, new Lifeline batteries, new water heater, new airco systems, new Fuelboss fuel system and manifold system serving 4 stainless fuel tanks (approx 200 gallons), up to date electronics including digital radar, new autopilot , factory refurbished 3 blade maxprop, 24 volt bow thruster, 95 hours on major engine rebuild, and much more As you can see from the picture there is a hard dodger and bimini with full removable enclosures and insect screening. The boat comes with a 10 ft hyphalon inflatable dinghy and 5 hp Mercury outboard.

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About the Liberty 49

Designer
Stan Huntingford
Builder
Shing Fa Boatbuilding Co., Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
13
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
48 9 / 14.9 m
Waterline Length
41 4 / 12.6 m
Beam
14 0 / 4.3 m
Draft
6 3 / 1.9 m
Displacement
38,000 lbs / 17,237 kg
Ballast
12,400 lbs / 5,625 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
1,179 ft2 / 109.5 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Ford
Model
Lehman
HP
90
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
200 gal / 757 l
Engine Hours
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
300 gal / 1,136 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.62 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.69
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
32.63
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
238.73
moderate
Comfort Ratio
39.76
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.67
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

An extended and enlarged version of the earlier LIBERTY 458 which, in turn, is thought to have shared origins with the PETERSON 44.

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