This Morgan Nelson Marek 454 centerboard cruiser/racer is the favorite model for very comfortable cruising and competitive racing in local and blue water. Step aboard and you'll recognize why couples, families and friends love the thoughtful teak interior layout that easily accommodates 6 in 2 private spacious cabins and 2 on salon convertible settees, plus 2 private heads. Deck is layed out for racing with 14 winches, hydraulic adjustable boom vang and backstay and rod rigging, as well as for casual single handed cruising with all lines led aft to cockpit.
WALK THROUGH TOUR
Admire this Nelson Marek 454 design from dock. Step aboard amidship and proceed forward inside double lifelines while observing clean nonskid deck and aluminum toe rail. Notice heavy duty rod standing rigging, lazy jack mainsail flaking system, 14 winches with all lines led aft to cockpit. At bow, note bow pulpit, anchor locker, and jib on Harken roller furler. As you move aft portside, notice the boarding ladder at cockpit. Enter cockpit and sit under bimini on comfortable well cushioned helm seat that serves as access to generator and steering. Note the captain's relatively clear sight lines from this cockpit seat.
Move forward in cockpit and down companionway 8 steps to beautiful mahogany interior with teak and holly sole. Observe well designed navigation station to starboard across from L-shaped galley. Turn aft at navigation station to enter aft head. Exit head through second private door to aft cabin with generous queen berth, settee and ample locker and cabinet storage.
Return to salon through private cabin door. Pass galley to port and move forward to comfortable, cushioned settees to port and starboard surrounding large table. Perfect layout for relaxing, entertaining friends and family, and holding racing crew updates. Observe shelves and cabinets above settees.
Proceed forward and open door to forward head to starboard. Exit through private door to forward cabin. Note comfortable queen v-berth, settee and ample storage in hanging lockers, cabinets and shelves. Exit forward cabin through private door aft to salon.
Lots of room for entertaining family and friends as well as and managing your racing crew. Enjoy gathering around spacious cockpit or interior salon settees. You'll appreciate the classic mahogany interior with teak and holly sole and very generous storage. Sleep 6 in 2 comfortable private cabin queen berths and 2 convertible salon settees. Keep comfortable with 2 airconditioning/heating units powered by shorepower or generator.
L-shaped galley fully equipped for any gourmet chef or casual cook to prepare complete dinners and snacks with friends and family. Plenty of countertop space for preparation and clean up. You'll appreciate ample storage cabinets and drawers.
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ENGINE AND MECHANICAL
SAILS AND RIGGING
DECK AND HULL
This Morgan Nelson Marek 454 has maintained its lovely interior with lavish mahogany throughout. She accommodates 4-6 people very comfortably on a long or short cruise. If you're looking for a trusty, comfortable bluewater yacht that can also bring in racing trophies, this is your boat. You will be pleased with the thoughtful layout above and below decks. She's priced for you to add new electronics and other updates as desired.
For a thorough understanding of this Morgan Nelson Marek 454 design, see Southwinds magazine 2008 review:
Note personal items excluded.
|Model:||NELSON MAREK 454|
|Coast Guard #:||N/A|
|Accomodations:||Guest SR/S: 2/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0|
|LOA:||45' 0" (13.72m)|
|LWL:||36' 9" (11.20m)|
|LOD:||0' 0" (0.00m)|
|Beam:||13' 4" (4.06m)|
|Min Draft:||36' 9" (11.20m)|
|Clearance:||63' 0" (19.20m)|
|Cruise Speed RPM:||--|
|Cruise Speed Range:||--|
|Max Speed RPM:||--|
|Max Speed Range:||--|
|Water Capacity:||200 Gallons|
|Holding Tank:||40 Gallons|
|Fuel Capacity:||100 Gallons|
|Model:||4JH2E fresh water cooled|
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