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#10024: 1998 45.3' Morgan 45 Center Cockpit Sloop
Inventory ID: 10024 Location: Brunswick, GA
Year:  1998 Length:  45.3'
Make:  Morgan Model:  Center Cockpit Sloop
Height: N/A Beam: 13.75
Draft: 6.5 Displacement: 25225
Hull Material: Fiberglass HIN: MRYG0055L798
Engines: Single Yanmar 4JH2E Inboard Diesel Engine. Unknown if engine submerged or preserved. Oil Levels were within the dipstick marks. Visual inspection of engine oil showed that it was free of diesel fuel odor, visible metal particles and water born contaminants. No olfactory or volumetric evidence of fuel migration. Water not sighted in the oil. No battery, no power, no key, unable to test, condition unknown. Water intrusion visible, most of the engine and transmission shows signs of corrosion.
Transmission: Kanzaki 1 5/16 stainless steel shaft, shows corrosion bronze packing gland, not tested, condition unknown.
Generator/Battery: There is no generator. Batteries submerged, Battery boxes showed with water at time of inspection, in poor condition, appear in fair condition but not tested. C Charger 5000 Series 40 Amp.
Electronics: Raytheon Ray 201 VHF, Ritchie compass, Auto Helm depth , wind, indicator, Garmin GPSmap 1040xs, Autohelm GPS, Autohelm ST 7000 Auto pilot. No power to test. Appears to be in fair condition.
Ground Tackle: Lewmar Vertical Gypsy Windlass appeared in good condition, not tested.
Rigging: Fully enclosed cockpit canvas/isinglass cover in fair condition, aged.
Head: Two heads with sink, vanity, shower, and manual marine toilets, not tested.
Galley: Galley with sink, Goldstar Microwave, Adler Barbour top loading refrigerator, Princess 3 burner stove, Princess oven LPG. Galley countertop and gunwale show water damage. No appliances tested. Salon with wood interior, dinette with opposite settee, forward V-berth and aft stateroom and head. Forward V-berth cedar closet shows water damage. Master escape hatch does not close properly. Master suite aft transom window shows water damage. Teak/holly flooring shows water damage. Doors are sticking on the vessel from water damage. Upholstery, blue velvet shows some water damage, in poor to fair condition. Mattress shows some water damage. Headliner in good condition. Salon liner lighting shows water damage.
Trailer: Trailer not included.
Shipping: This item is for Pick-up Only
Shipping Information: Item sold "where is". Assistance with shipping is generally available; however, buyer is responsible for costs of preparing item for shipment and charges for loading vessel onto trailer or transport.
Description: This 1998 45' Morgan 45 Center Cockpit Sloop was partially submerged during Hurricane Matthew when rubber hose supplying water to port marine toilet failed. Water level appears to be approximately 9” above salon sole. All the sole hatches are swollen and a waterline is evident throughout the vessel. Hull in fair condition for age with shiny gelcoat. The hull sides painted finish was found in fair condition. It showed typical "wear and tear", acceptable. Noted minor cosmetic scratches in several areas. The hull sides were percussion sounded and inspected from ground level while in dry dock and no areas of suspect were found. Machinery space showed metal corrosion, battery submersion and submersion of various electrical components. Not all equipment could be tested as no power to vessel at time of inspection.


  • AC: Marine Air, 12,000 BTU, appeared in fair condition, not tested.
  • Boom, aluminum, in good condition
  • Bow nav light broken
  • Cockpit or Helm station in good condition, single pedestal
  • Deck, white with non skid, in fair condition for age.
  • Gauges and controls, Morgan, appeared in fair condition for age
  • Keel: shallow draft long fin keel and skeg hung spade rudder, general fairness good, surface condition is good, gelcoat is white with blue boot top, condition good, blue bottom coat and slight sheer.
  • Lifelines & Stanchions: stainless steel tubular rail and stanchion system surrounds the cockpit area, in good condition. 1" tubular stainless steel stanchions (appear secure), with separate bases and a two tier vinyl coated intact white 5/16" stranded stainless steel wire lifeline system (wires are free from damage) with boarding gate (function properly). Turnbuckles lubricate, pinned, and taped.
  • Mast: Aluminum Masthead sloop, Keel stepped, in good condition
  • Roller furling not unfurled, appears in good condition
  • Rudder: Rudder to skeg mount in need of maintenance
  • Sails: Roller furling Main / Roller furling Genoa. Sails were not unfurled while the boat was on the hard.
  • Swim ladder, folding aft, in good condition
  • Swim platform, sugar scoop, in good condition
  • Toe rail, aluminum, in good condition
  • Transom: Marine plywood core FRP laminate transom, fitted with outboard gate access. Reinforced, FRP transom design, in good condition.
  • Washdown: raw water, in anchor locker, appeared in good condition.
  • Water heater appeared in fair condition, 6 gallon with corrosion around the bottom.
  • Wheel & Binnacle in good condition
  • Winches in fair condition, Lewmar # 16 mast; #54 (@) on coaming, # 40(2) on the dog house. Not load up all operate smoothly by hand.
  • Windows: Hull side ports are crazed.

    9’ West inflatable dinghy and small outboard on deck included. Neither dinghy nor outboard tested. Make/model of outboard unknown.

    Florida 6% state sales tax will apply for Florida residents.

    Storage charges will accrue after the 10 day grace period. Loading fees will apply if no trailer included. Buyer is responsible for loading fees.

    No boat stands included.

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