Used Island Trader 45 Ketch Sailboat For Sale 28 pictures

United Yacht Sales presents this Ketch 1979 Island Trader 45 boat for sale.

  • Price drop! Originally listed at $50,000 now only $41,000
  • Powered by single Ford Lehman / 700 hrs
  • The boat located in Vero Beach, Florida (map below) and ready for viewing
  • The listing has been updated and on a market since Apr 2nd 2021

Contact United Yacht Sales with any questions about this Island Trader 45 by filling up the Contact form or call (772) 272-1792

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Great liveaboard potential!

This William Harden designed Island Trader, built in Taiwan needs a new owner to love it. Current owners job has not allowed him to spend as much time on her as wanted and wants to see it go to a new owner ASAP. There is not a lot of paperwork to go along with this vessel, however once you walk through, you can see that she was very loved and has had a lot of upgrades already, including a new 2010 Ford Lehman engine with less than 700 hours, with some minor deferred maintenance caught up on, this will be a beautiful comfortable liveaboard! The huge aft cabin and enlarged head, to include sperate shower, well-appointed galley and beautiful hand carved wooded interior makes this a must see boat for anyone wishing for a great sailing liveaboard. ICW friendly too!


Main Saloon:

Beautiful woodwork though out, newer custom cushions, lots of storage, great natural lighting. Teak and Holly sole. Interior in great shape!


  – Fridge
  – Freezer
  – Stove/oven
  – Microwave
  – Sink
  – Lots of storage

Master Stateroom:

Huge aft cabin, lots of storage, beautiful woodwork throughout

Guest Stateroom:



Ketch rig/wooden masts Dinghy with outboard 52’ Bridge Clearance Full sail appointment Roller furling Wenches


  – Ray Marine E80 Chart plotter
  – GPS
  – Depth
  – VHF
  – Compass

Engine, Electrical, Mechanical Equipment

  – (2) Air conditioning units
  – Windlass
  – Bilge pump
  – Direct Velvet drive, Borg Warner
  – 2010 Ford Lehman 700 hours
  – Northern Lights 5kw 100 hours
  – Circuit breaker
  – Shore power
  – Battery charger
  – AC electrical panel

Broker's Comments

This is not a project boat, but a boat with projects. The rigging does need to be addressed due to its age (unknown, but not new, not original). The boat needs: deck paint, rebedding of stations, new batteries and a few other deferred maintenance items. The seller is very motivated to sell this vessel as he recognizes it needs a new, energetic owner to improve its current condition to become a beautiful classic once again.

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


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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Approximate boat location – Vero Beach, Florida

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United Yacht Sales

(772) 272-1792
/ Stuart, FL

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