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2004 Island Packet 485

  • 52 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Pensacola, FL, US

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  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485
  • 2004 Island Packet 485


Legendary Island Packet Flagship

"MOONDANCE" Is Gorgeous


The IP485 is a palatial three stateroom, two head blue water cruiser known for its high level of safety, build quality, comfort and seakeeping abilities.   She is easy to single-hand with three electric winches, all lines led to the cockpit, a manageable sail plan, bow thruster, and newer modern electronics.    Her robust solar array can run two refrigerators and one freezer as well as most auxiliary power needs.  With a LOA of 52', a draft of 5' 3", a mast height of 63' 6", and 300 gallons of fuel and water you can go almost anywhere.    

Moondance is equipped with all of the available factory exterior options including bow thruster, electric winch package, extending boom (for lifting a dingy out of the water and onto the aft deck) and a new bimini and dodger with a full enclosure.   The air conditioning units provide 48,000BTU's of cooling or reverse-cycle heat to the vessel. 


Highlights Include:

  • NEW! All Exterior Brightwork Stripped and Refinished 7/2023
  • NEW! Paguro- Mas Power Genset (Manufactured in Italy-) 8/2023
  • NEW! Hull Compounded and Waxed to a Mirror Finish.  8/2023 (Absolutely Gorgeous- see photos and Video)
  • NEW! Bottom Painted 8/2023 (Bottom is Flawless!)
  • (3) Three Electric Winches in Cockpit
  • NEW Cockpit Enclosure w/ Seamark Vinyl Backed Sunbrella (2021)
  • Dinghy Davits + Crane Lifting System Inside Boom
  • Two Refrigerator/ Freezers + Separate Beverage Drawer
  • Bow Thruster
  • (3) Separate Air Conditioners, Total 48,000 Btu's
  • Raymarine Axiom 12" Plotter & Radar (NEW 2019)
  • Autopilot, SSB and AIS
  • Lighthouse 1501 Stainless Windlass W/ Mantus and Bruce Anchors
  • White Ultrasuede Leather Interior
  • 10' Achilles RIB W/ 9.9 Yamaha
  • Fiberglass Water and Waste Tanks
Disclaimer: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(8999688)


Basic Information

Island Packet
Pensacola, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
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Hull Color:
Bob Johnson
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

52 ft - 15.85 meter
51 ft 7 in - 15.72 meter
15 ft 4 in - 4.67 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft 3 in - 1.6 meter
Bridge Clearance:
63 ft 6 in - 19.35 meter
Dry Weight:
39000 lbs


Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
110 (Individual), 110 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
300 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
300 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
60 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:
Captains Cabin:
Crew Cabins:
Crew Berths:
Crew Sleeps:
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Starting forward is a large private stateroom with island berth and abundant storage.   There is an assortment of lockers, cabinets, drawers and shelves.  A door provides private access to the adjacent head to port.

The forward head features a VacuFlush toilet, separate shower stall and Corian vanity countertop with an integrally molded sink.

To starboard is a third cabin configured as High/Low Bunks.  The berth can also be converted into a single large lower bunk.  There is plently of light and storage everywhere you look. 

Next aft is the roomy main salon with panoramic views through an array of large windows. To port and starboard are full length settees with the starboard settee convertible to a double berth. Island Packet's signature bulkhead-mounted dining table stows against the forward bulkhead.  The port side features a small coffee table that can be moved to either side of the salon. 

Next aft to port is the comfortable navigation station featuring a high backed swivel armchair, large navigation desk with storage beneath, chart storage and a wet locker.

To port is the gourmet galley with Corian counter surfaces. The open galley layout provides ample room for two to work comfortably.  The refrigerator and freezer are in separate adjacent compartments, each controlled by individual thermostats.  There is an additional drawer style refrigerator ideally sized for beverages.   Engine access is through a doorway under the sink.  

Next aft is the owner's stateroom with a queen-sized island berth and plenty of cabinets, lockers, drawers and shelves, as well as a dressing chair to starboard.

The private aft head is ensuite and features Corian countertops with integrally molded sink, VacuFlush toilet and separate shower stall.


Full Specs


  • (2) Adler Barbour 12V Top Loading Refrigerator/ Freezers

  • Separate refrigerated drawer for easy quick access to drinks, etc (separate compressor)

  • Stainless Steel finish Microwave

  • Force 10 3-Burner LPG Stove with oven and broiler (NEW 3/2023!)

  • (2) LPG Tanks

  • Hide away trash bin

  • Corian countertops w/ fiddles

  • Double S/S Sinks

  • Pressure and manual fresh water

  • Teak dish racks and cutlery drawers

  • Plenty of cabinets, bins, spice racks, drawers for storage of food, and cookware


Rigging and Sails

  • Two (2) electric primary winches (Harken 62-2, 2-speed) 

  • One (1) Electric mainsheet winch (Harken 48E)

  • Cutter rig 63' 5" Bridge Clearance

  • In Mast furling mainsail (new 2017)

  • Furling staysail w/ Hoyt self-tacking boom

  • 110% Yankee Tri-sail (new 2020)



  • Raymarine Axiom 12 Chartplotter with AIS (New 2019)

  • Raymarine Quantum Color radar with Bluetooth (New 2019)

  • ICOM ICM 802 SSB with ICOM auto-tune antenna tuner

  • Autohelm ST60 Wind, Speed and Depth in companionway pod

  • Raymarine Color Display Autopilot 

  • Standard Horizon GX2200 VHF with ram mic; AIS equipped; hailer and foghorn

  • Alpine AM/FM/CD stereo system with Bose speakers

  • Panasonic 19" flat screen TV in salon

  • Ritchie SP-5 compass at helm


Hull and Deck:

  • Bottom painted 8/2023

  • Hull buffed and waxed to mirror finished 8/2023
  • Custom cockpit canvas dodger/bimini with enclosure panels for cold/wet sailing (NEW 2021)

  • Swim ladder

  • Lighthouse 1501 stainless steel windlass

  • Mantus anchor with 200' 5/16" HT chain (New 2018)

  • Bruce 60# anchor with 100' 5/16" HT chain and 150' 5/8 nylon rode

  • Factory Extendo-boom option for lifting the dinghy

  • Hot and cold stern shower

  • EPIRB, Ditch Bag,  Life Sling, life jackets, bell, etc.

  • 6-Person Liferaft (not currently certified)

  • Kato upgraded heavy duty davits with solar panels



  • 50AMP and 30AMP shore power connectors

  • (6) Trojan AGM House Batteries: (2019)

  • Dedicated engine start battery

  • Dedicated pair of batteries for the thruster/windlass

  • Xantrax voltage and amp monitor

  • Link 10 Battery monitor

  • Charles 50 amp battery charger/converter output through isolators for other batteries

  • Victron Blue-Solar Charger Controller with Bluetooth

  • Two solar panels, 620 watts total

  • 12V outlets throughout

  • Oil change system

  • Dry bilge pump in addition to two high capacity bilge pumps

  • Charles Isolation Transformer



  • Yanmar 4JH3-HTBE 110HP diesel engine (Clean and Well Maintained)

  • Side power 7HP bow thruster updated with new prop

  • NEW! Paguro (Mas Power) 6500 Diesel Genset. Only 49 Decibels.   Runs all three A/C's.  NEW 8/2023
  • Python drive flexible shaft coupler

  • Air conditioning system (3 Marine Air units totaling 48,000BTU's) with reverse cycle heat; 1000GPH water pump


Additional Equipment

  • Achillies 10' Hypalon RIB W/ 9.9hp Yamaha


Manufacturer Provided Description

The Island Packet 485 builds on the exemplary qualities that have made Island Packet yachts respected and admired around the world. Naval architect Bob Johnson created the IP485 by combining the superior comfort, ease of use, seakeeping and safety that have always been the foundation of the Island Packet concept, along with the innovative features and stunning good looks that will again set benchmarks for the cruising sailor.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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  • August 2023 Haul Out



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