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Specifications

Name: Susannah Gale
Builder: PASSPORT YACHTS
Model: 456 Center Cockpit
Length: 45' 0" (13m)
Beam: 14' 2" (4.32m)
Year Built / Refit: 1999
Engines: 1 x Yanmar 4JH2-TE Turbocharged
Staterooms: 2
Flag: USA
 
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Description

"Susannah Gale" is a stellar example of one the best and most luxurious bluewater cruising boats designed by Bob Perry.She features comfort, safety, seaworthiness, and performance all wrapped up in a luxurious package. With her in-boom roller-furling mainsail, her furling job, and all lines lead back to electric winches in the cockpit, she can be easily sailed solo. But her elegant details and comfortable layout make her perfect for a couple or a cruising family.

Her two-cabin layout features a large v-berth forward with its own private head and stall shower, and a spacious queen-sized centerline berth aft, with a private head and shower. The high quality of her construction is evident everywhere you look, from the joinery to the stainless steel portholes to the solid structure of the deck and hull. This is a very special boat, and one that you could sail to exotic ports tomorrow and be assured that you were perfectly outfitted and equipped. Her loving owners have spared no expense, and it shows! 

The following is a list of her highlights, but please see the full descriptions for complete details!

So much more! No detail has been spared in outfitting this boat and making her one of the most well-equipped and nicest cruising boats on the market.

Boat Name
Susannah Gale
Specs
Builder: Passport Yachts
Designer: Robert Perry
Keel: Fin
Dimensions
LOA: 45 ft 6 in
Beam: 14 ft 2 in
LWL: 37 ft 4 in
Maximum Draft: 5 ft 4 in
Displacement: 25600 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 64 ft 0 in
Engines
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Yanmar
Year Built: 1999
Engine Model: 4JH2-TE Turbocharged
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3600
Propeller: Folding propeller
Engine Power: 62 HP
Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: Stainless steel (130 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: Aluminum (115 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (50 Gallons)
Accommodations
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Electronics
GPS
Depthsounder
Autopilot
TV set
VCR
Radio
Navigation center
VHF
Repeater(s)
Wind speed and direction
Compass
Plotter
DVD player
CD player
Cockpit speakers
Log-speedometer
Sails
Trisail
Fully battened mainsail
Furling mainsail
Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker
Storm jib
Furling genoa
Genoa
Rigging
Steering wheel
Electric winch
Inside Equipment
Battery charger
Oven
Refrigerator
Hot water
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Heating
Electric head
Microwave oven
Deep freezer
Air conditioning
Electrical Equipment
Inverter
Generator
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 110V
Outside Equipment/Extras
Tender
Liferaft
Outboard engine brackets
Teak cockpit
Davits
Cockpit table
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Electric windlass
Covers
Genoa cover
Cockpit cover
Bimini Top
Mainsail cover

Luxurious Accommodations

From the very moment you descend the stairs from the cockpit into the luxurious interior of this ship, you are surrounded by the warm colors of fine teak and transported to a time when boats were built to the highest standards of quality. This is not the "plastic" interior you see on many new boats. The interior of the Passport 456 is all class.

The galley is to starboard and features a large amount of counter space and storage. It will thrill the seagoing chef! To port, is a large nav station with features, such as an electronic barograph and an SSB Radio, not found in modern nav stations. However, all the modern instruments are there as well, with redundancies for everything. The hallway to port continues aft into the spacious aft cabin, which features a centerline queen-sized bed that sits underneath two portholes and an opening hatch for ventilation while at anchor. There is a full hanging locker lined with teak, and all the storage you would ever need for long term cruising and/or living aboard.

The private aft head features Corian countertops, a stall shower, towels monogrammed with the name of the boat, an electric head, and plenty of space.

Moving forward once again, the salon opens up to feature a large table to port (which also folds town to a bed OR can be replaced by a smaller cocktail table should you desire) and seating for 6 or more. To starboard, a TV is stowed discreetly in its own cabinet, there is more seating, and there is a lovely lit cabinet for cocktail glasses sitting  beside a top-of-the-line Chelsea brass clock and barometer.

The keel-stepped mast is encased in teak, with a full-sized door allowing access to the step and to the wiring. The result is a protected and secure mast step that doesn't negatively affect the look if the interior.

The v-berth is lined with opening portholes and a tremendous amount of storage, and is very comfortable for two. As with the aft cabin, the forward cabin features a head with separate stall shower, Corian countertops, and an electric head.

There is enough room inside this boat to spread out, live, work, entertain, and cruise in the utmost comfort! You have to see to believe. Let's go take a tour!

Features:

  • Fine teak joinery
  • Hand-made teak louvered doors
  • Cabin and head doors of teak paneling and frame construction with beveled edges, recessed panels, and louvers
  • Solid teak and holly sole with marine-grade plywood backing
  • Dovetailed drawers
  • Padded vinyl headliners with removable internal teak battens
  • Automatic locker lights in five lockers
  • Night-light entry system
  • Red courtesy lights
  • ABI locker latches and locking floorboards
  • Teak framed screens for hatches
  • Custom lighted bottle cabinet in main salon
  • Custom lighting with Cantaloupi yacht lighs
  • Flourescent lights with teak valances in galley and bookshelves
  • Grohe Europlus fixtures and Skandvik stainless steel sinks in heads
  • Groco push-button electric toilets
  • Green marble counters in heads and on salon end table
  • White-pleated custom curtains on tracks
  • Ergonomically contoured cushions in salon
  • Sony AM/FM/CD player
  • Bose cabin speakers in salon
  • Poly-Planar speakers in cockpit
  • Chelsea brass clock and barometer in salon 

 


Galley
  • Corian countertops with undermounted sink
  • Grohe faucet with pull-out spray head
  • Skandvik double stainless steel sink
  • Fresh and salt water foot pumps
  • Seafrost 3-plate refrigeration with both engine-drive and 110 V systems
  • Force 10 Gourmet Galley 3-burner stove with oven and broiler, thermostat, and windowed oven door
  • Teak and holly sink cover
  • Panasonic microwave open
  • Side and top access to refrigerator
  • New fiberglass propane tank

Mechanical and Electrical
  • Yanmar 4-cylinder 4JH2-TE 62 Turbocharged marine diesel engine with approx. 3,600 hours
  • Racor 600 FG diesel filter
  • Fischer Panda 6000 PMI 110 volt AC generator with separate Racor filter
  • Lead foam insulation and flexible engine mounts for sound reduction
  • Bonding system to all chainplates, thru-hulls, engine, rudder and tanks
  • 1.5 inch stainless steel shaft
  • Las-Drop stuffing box
  • Shaft strut with cutlass bearing
  • Edson pedestal with dual-lever controls
  • Emergency tiller
  • Gori folding propeller with overdrive feature
  • Ocean Marine reverse-cycle heat and air conditioner, with two-zone split system (16,000 BTU and 7,000 BTU)
  • Heart Freedom 250 Inverter/Charger
  • Balmar 100-amp alternator with ARS regulator
  • Four 4D batteries in two banks
  • Interstate starting battery
  • Two Guest batter switches
  • Two 30-amp Marinco shore power inlets, two Marinco cables
  • Marinco cable TV and phone inlets and cables
  • 110 volt outlets with GFCI's in heads and galley
  • Four Hella 12-volt fans
  • Dome light and engine blower in engine compartment
  • Galvanic isolator
  • "Oil X-Changer" engine and genset oil changing system
  • Fuel polishing system with Racor 500 FG filter

Navigation and Communication

At interior nav. station:

  • Custom Newmar ES5 and ES6 control panels
  • Raymarine RL74 color chart plotter
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind
  • Vetus electric barograph
  • ICOM M-710 SSB radio with ATI auto-tuner
  • Standard Horizon hand-held VHF with mounted charger
  • Remote microphone for ICOM IC-M602 VHF Radio in cockpit
  • Phone jacks
  • 12-volt outlet
  • Combination red/white reading light

In Cockpit:

  • Edson instrument pod on Edson angled pedestal guard
  • Ritchie 5" compass with back-lighting
  • Raymarine C120W chartplotter/muiti-function display
  • Raymarina ST6000+ Type III hydraulic linear autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 Multi at pedestal
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind at pedestal
  • Raymarine ST60 Depth above companionway
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind above companionway
  • Raymarine ST60 Speed above companionway
  • All instruments linked by SeaTalk network
  • ICOM IC-M602 VHF radio in cockpit cubby
  • Sirius weather antenna installed--transferrable account available

 


Deck and Hull
  • Flag Green Awlgrip hull topsides
  • Gold Awlgrip molded-in cove stripe
  • Matterhorn White Awlgrip boot stripe
  • Seahawk black antifouling bottom paint
  • Light blue nonskid
  • Teak-planked cockpit sole in beautiful condition
  • Sugar-scoop swim platform with full-height ladder
  • Six custom cast stainless steel chocks with delrin rollers
  • Eight yachtsman-type stainless steel mooring cleats
  • Two stainless steel towing cleats on swim platform
  • 30" stainless steel stanchions with custom cast stainless bases and double-course lifelines
  • Four dorados with ABI stainless steel cowls
  • Stainless steel mast pulpit and cowl-guards
  • Secure stainless steel grab-rails on coach roof
  • Stainless steel rub rail on teak cap rail
  • Teak flagstaff with American flag
  • Winslow 6-man offshore life raft
  • Six Lewmar Ocean Series overhead hatches
  • Custom-sized Hood portlights with safety glass and stainless steel frames
  • Two Lewmar Ocean Series portlights in hull
  • Two Lewmar Ocean Series portlights in transom
  • Lexan heavy weather drop boards for companionway
  • Teak-framed drop-in screens for companionway
  • Teak slat seats on bow and stern pulpits with stainless steel frames
  • Switchable fresh and salt water washdown on deck
  • Custom fabricated stainless steel stemhead with double anchor rollers
  • Lewmar Ocean II windlass
  • 44 lb. Bulwagga anchor
  • 60 lb. CQR anchor
  • 200 feet 5/16 HT chain
  • Additional rope and chain rode setup for spare anchor
  • Fortress anchor and rode
  • Four Winchard fold-down padeyes in cockpit
  • North Sails canvas dodger with polycarbonate lenses
  • Custom full-cockpit enclosure with zip-out panels and EZ2CY connector between dodger and bimini
  • Custom-fitted bimini
  • Upgraded 1.5 " stainless steel tube stock for dodger and bimini
  • Sunbrella covers for two larger hatches and cockpit table
  • Stitched suede grip for wheel
  • Sunbrella awnings for both fore and aft of mast
  • Custom rear insect screen/sunshade for cockpit enclosure

 


Rig and Sails

The entire rig on this boat was new in 2007--including the chain plates. Everything is oversized and in excellent condition, giving you peace of mind at sea!

  • LeFiell mast to accent Shaeffer furling boom
  • Schaeffer Gamma in-boom mainsail furling system
  • Integral storm/tri-sail track
  • Spars LPU painted Matterhorn White 
  • 1x19 316 stainless steel wire rope standing rigging with Dyeform headstay--all oversized!
  • Norseman terminals with open barrel turnbuckles
  • New England Rope halyards
  • New England Rope sheets and running rigging
  • Two flag halyards
  • Stowable inner forestay with Highfield lever
  • Masthead tri-color and anchor lights
  • Backstay insulated for SSB radio
  • TV antenna on mast
  • Forespar ion diffuser at masthead
  • Windex 15
  • Two Lewmar 64 CST 2-speed electric primary winches for genoa sheets
  • Lewmar 44 CST 2-speed electric mainsheet/utility winch on coach roof
  • Lewmar 44 CST 2-speed electric halyard winch on coach roof
  • Lewmar 44 CST 2-speed halyard winch on mast
  • Lewmar 40 CST 2-speed halyard winch on mast
  • Lewmar Ocean Series 2 tracks and cars, with traveler upgraded to 6:1 purchase
  • Lewmar Ocean Series blocks
  • Harken #2.5 roller furling system for headstay
  • UK Halsey fully battened mainsail
  • 120# #3 furling genoa
  • North Sails dacron 4800 9.5 oz. staysail
  • North Sails 1230 sq. feet true radial gennaker (norlon 1.5 oz) with snuffer
  • Dutchman boom brake