About this Sailboat:
HEART OF TEXAS is a Hunter Passage 450 modified for extensive cruising. She has never been chartered and the owners have lived on and maintained her continuously since leaving Texas in 2002.
The standard equipment on a Passage 450 has been supplemented by Raytheon RL70C Plus chart plotter/ radar displays at the helm and navigation station, Raymarine ST6001 autopilot with controls at the helm and navigation station, an 8kw Kohler generator, three 120 watt Kyocera solar panels and controller, a KISS wind generator, a Spectra Newport 400 water maker with Z-Guard and automatic controls, an ICOM SSB and tuner with a Dynaplate and copper foil ground, Pactor III and other computer connections at the navigation station, a Seagull water filter, a storm stay sail with roller furling, an asymmetrical spinnaker with sock, a Forespar telescoping whisker pole with mounting track on the mast, a stainless steel arch and davit system on the stern for the Caribe 10 ft. dinghy with Suzuki 15 hp outboard. isinglass and screen enclosures and cushions for the cockpit, convertible biminis over cockpit and aft deck, bow cover, cabinets over forward berth, Givens six person life raft, GPS EPIRB, MOB pole and strobe light, Lifesling, Magma Newport gas grill, fishing pole holders, fish cleaning station, second anchor light on stern arch, Maxprop, Spur prop shaft cutter, arch docking lights, RAM VHF remote microphone/speaker, hailer, TV/Radio antenna, plus many other items.
Equipment on Board:
Many items have been upgraded from the standard package including the Xantrex 2500 inverter/battery charger, Link 2000 battery controller/monitor, Balmar 70-110 alternator and controller, Racor 500 fuel filter with vacuum gauge , Groco sea water strainers for engine and generator, 55 lb, Delta anchor with 300 ft. of 3/8 high test chain plus 200 ft. of rope rode, 45 lb. Barnacle anchor with 200 ft. of 3/8 high test chain plus 200 ft. of rope rode, Fortress 23 anchor mounted on stern railing with 10 ft. of coated chain and 150 ft. rope rode, sea water wash down at the anchor locker, fresh water hose outlet on transom, SCUBA tank holders fiber glassed in the transom locker, extra bilge pumps, enhanced DC refrigeration/freezer system, a sitting area with coffee table in addition to the dining table, multiple CD disk changer and iPod connector to the sound system, 17″ Toshiba flat screen TV/computer screen with built in DVD player, electric fresh water aft head, screen hinges, plus many other items too numerous to list.