'Chapter Two' an Island Packet IP420


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Built in 2001, 'Chapter Two' - an Island Packet 420 from the renowned Bob Johnson yard - is offered for sale after completing a 9 year circumnavigation.

The Island Packet 420 received the award for 'Best full size cruiser' in 2000 in the Cruising World 'Boat Of The Year' competition.

One of the best equipped and maintained blue water sailing yachts on the market. She is ready to sail away for another circumnavigation. Or just exploring local waters or living aboard.

The superior quality and design of the IP420 together with all the owner added features gives you the best in safety, comfort and performance for sailing whilst also providing a comfortable, liveable and secure home.

The long list of features include 2 solar panels, 2 windgenerators, airconditioning and watermaker plus a large Rocna anchor for secure and restful nights. The hydrovane self steering, electronic autopilot, AIS transceiver, SSB and twin whisper poles ensure a safe and easy sail wherever in the world you choose to venture.

We have lived our dream now you have the opportunity to live yours!

'Chapter Two' is currently based in Deale, Maryland.

  • Hull: GRP with long keel;
  • Rig: Cutter;
  • Overall Length: 44ft 7in (13.6m);
  • Waterline Length: 37ft 4in (11.4m);
  • Beam: 14ft 3in (4.3m);
  • Draft: 4ft 10in (1.5m);
  • Displacement: 30,000lb (13,608kg).


Navigation & Electronics
  • VHF ICOM IC-M506 with cockpit Mic;
  • SSB ICOM IC-M702 with AT130 tuner, backstay antennae and counterpoise;
  • Pactor PTC-IIusb (pactor 3) SSB modem;
  • Raymarine C90 colour chart plotter at helm;
  • Raymarine ST-60 wind, speed and depth displays
  • Raymarine Autopilot with ST7002 control head and Whitlock drive unit;
  • Raymarine 2KW radar mounted on mast platform;
  • Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS;
  • Vespermarine AIS watchmate 850 transceiver. Integrated with Raymarine chartplotter;
  • Furuno Navtex;
  • Xantrex link 10 battery monitor;
  • Xintex S2 propane control system and detector;
  • Xintex carbon monoxide detector mounted in forward cabin;
  • Wirie external wifi antennae.

Electrical & Mechanical
  • Paguro 5000 110V generator;
  • 1800w Xantrex inverter;
  • Echotec watermaker 430-AML-1;
  • 2 x 140 watt solar panels with NPPT controller;
  • 2 wind generators - 1 AirX and 1 Airbreeze;
  • 6 x 105 amp hr AGM house batteries;
  • 1 x 95amp hr engine battery;
  • 6HP Side power bow thruster;
  • 2 x Air conditioner units with reverse cycle heating - 1x 16000 BTU and 1x 7000 BTU;
  • Dual 30AMP 110V shore power plugs with breakers;
  • 2 x Zinc savers, galvanic isolators 30amp each;
  • 100amp balmar alternator with smart multi stage regulator;
  • Multi voltage battery charger, Sterling 60 amp smart charger;
  • Automatic Electric bilge pump with float switch;
  • Electric bilge pump with alarm.

Below Deck
  • Sony radio with amplifier and switchable distribution to 4 Bose speakers;
  • Samsung 12v TV/monitor wall mounted in saloon;
  • Sony TV/DVD player wall mounted in forward cabin;
  • Peek a boo port shades on all ports;
  • Mosquito screens for all ports;
  • Mosquito covers for all hatches with teak surrounds;
  • Hinged teak companion way door with plastic inserts;
  • Stainless steel security door for companionway;
  • 2 lee cloths in saloon;
  • Stainless steel security bar on hatch in forward cabin;
  • 5x 2 speed hela 12v fans;
  • Seat covers in saloon and forward cabin made from Ultra leather;
  • Lift up bed in forward cabin with storage underneath;
  • Navigation table with hydaulic seat;
  • 11 gallon hot water tank heated by engine and 110V;
  • Automatic fire extinguishers in engine and generator compartment;
  • 5x portable fire extinguishers;
  • Weems and Plath clock and barometer wall mounted in saloon;
  • Emergency water bladder;
  • Multiple large storage lockers.

  • 3 burner Princess propane cooker with oven;
  • Frigoboat keel cooled Freezer and fridge;
  • Microwave;
  • Manual water pump/tap;
  • Seagull drinking water tap/filter;
  • Dual stainless steel sink;
  • Hot and cold pressure water;
  • Spray tap;
  • Pull out waste bin;
  • 12V and 110V power outlets.


Foward head with:
  • Raritan manual toilet;
  • Shower stall with folding acrylic door and Grohe pressurised hot and cold water shower;
  • Electric shower pump;
  • Stainless steel sink;
  • 3 Cupboards and 2 Drawers;
  • 2 mirrors;
  • Airconditioning outlet.

Aft head with:
  • Raritan manual toilet;
  • Grohe pressurised hot and cold water shower with wrap around shower curtain;
  • Electric shower pump;
  • Stainless steel sink;
  • 2 Cupboards;
  • Mirror;
  • Airconditioning outlet.

  • Custom made ocean capable davits;
  • Hydrovane windvane self-steering;
  • AB 9ft aluminium floor dinghy with beachmaster wheels and dinghy chaps;
  • 15HP Yamaha 2 stroke engine;
  • Stainless steel arch with engine hoist;
  • Stainless steel outboard engine mount;
  • Stainless steel railing surrounding cockpit;
  • 6” Richie compass at helm station;
  • Bow thruster controls at helm station;
  • Full enclosure sunbrella bimini and sprayhood with side panels and roll up textiline sun shades at back. Sun covers for all window panels;
  • Teak drink holder;
  • Teak folding cockpit table;
  • Transom mounted swim ladder;
  • Cockpit shower;
  • 2 cockpit speakers;
  • Manual bilge pump;
  • Offshore danbuoy with light;
  • Lifering with light.

On Deck
  • 33kg/73lb ROCNA anchor;
  • 250ft 3/8” chain plus 150'rode;
  • 60ft 5/16” chain plus 150' rode;
  • Lewmar V4 anchor windlass with foot controls at bow and control at helm station;
  • Trilense radar reflector;
  • 3 stainless steel dorades with blanking plates;
  • 2 jackstays and anchor points;
  • LED masthead tricolour and anchor light;
  • Masthead strobe;
  • Bow mounted running lights;
  • Deck light;
  • Fortress Anchor;
  • Sunbrella sun covers for all hatches;
  • Anchor wash down.

Sails and Rigging
  • Charlston Spar in mast furling;
  • Harken roller furling genoa;
  • Harken roller furling staysail with hoyt staysail boom;
  • Spinnaker with snuffer sock;
  • Lewmar ocean series winches;
  • 2 X genoa. 1 adapted to fly without furler;
  • 1 Mainsail;
  • 1 Staysail;
  • 2 X Forespar extending spinnaker poles with mast attachments;
  • Folding aluminium mast steps to top of mast;
  • Main inhaul and outhaul lines are spectra/dyneema;
  • Maxprop feathering propeller.

  • Docklines and fenders;
  • Spare engine parts including alternator;
  • Assorted Marinco shorepower cables;
  • Other assorted spares & reference books.

  • Water 250US gallons;
  • Fuel 160 US gallons;
  • Holding tank 30 US gallons (plastic) and electric macerator pump.

  • Engine Yanmar: 4JH3TE 75HP turbocharged;
  • Engine hrs: 4,100;
  • Generator hours: 340.

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