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45′ Island Packet 45 | , | asking $

45′ Island Packet 45

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38' Island Packet 380 Antares

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BVI Yacht Sales Overview

1997 45′ Island Packet ‘Gypsy Soul’

You simply have to see this Island Packet to really appreciate it!!

This IP 45 was sailed exclusively in fresh water until 2017. Throughout its life in Lake Michigan, she was in heated storage during the winter months. Since then, her owners have lightly used her and meticulously maintained her. This care of ownership makes Gypsy Soul appear as if she has just come out of the factory. Its impressive!
With one of the most innovative, practical and well-appointed interiors to ever appear in a yacht of this size range, Gypsy Soul accommodations are focused on both the requirements of extended cruising and a comfortable lifestyle when spending time aboard.
Among her many attributes are Gypsy Soul pristine interior, Low-Hours on Engine and Generator, Solar Panels, Wind Generator, Air Conditioning, Max Prop 4 blade, Bow Thruster, 2017 Main and Genoa in great condition, Water maker, Custom Dinghy Davits and Solar array, and Custom Swim Platform.
  • Air Conditioning- (2) 14,000 BTU & 11,000 cruisair heating and cooling
  • LED lighting throughout
  • 12v fans throughout
  • Large windows and ports for natural light and ventilation
  • Shades on all ports and hatches
  • Screens for all ports,hatches & companion way
  • Spacious main salon with comfortable seating and large foldable dining table
  • Well-equipped galley with plenty of storage and counter space
  • Private aft cabin with queen-sized berth and ensuite head
  • Forward cabin with pullman berth and additional head
  • Ample storage throughout the boat, including hanging lockers and drawers
  • High-quality sound system with speakers throughout the boat
  • Holding tank and sanitation hoses 2017
  • Yanmar 4jh2-te Turbo
  • 62HP
  • Engine hours 2094
  • Oil change system for engine and generator
  • Racor Fuel water separator with vacuum gauge
  • Algex filter on main engine
  • Intake strainer- Bronze
  • Propellor- 4 blade Maxprop 2018
  • Engine control panel- recessed in cockpit with monitor and warning systems
  • Single lever control- binnacle mounter
  • Bow thruster- 8HP with joy stick
  • Steering system- rack and pinion direct steering
  • Bilge pump- Manual and automatic
  • High water float switch- Rulamatic
  • Airconditioning- (2) 14,000 BTU & 11,000 cruisair heating and cooling
  • Pressurised water system
  • Shower sump pumps -(2)with strainers
  • Transom shower
  • Tank watch- holding tank
  • Tank Level gauge- Fuel and water
  • Windlass- Muir cheetah
  • Rain man gas powered water maker. 22.5 gallons per hr. 2022
  • Starting forward the anchor locker is accessed through the forward cabin head. There is a center divider, to keep the chain and rope rodes organized.The large Forward Owner’s Head is spacious with plenty of storage. It has a manual marine toilet, shower with seat, large wrap around counter, vanity with polished stainless steel sink and mirror. There are two opening ports and an opening hatch.The Owner’s Cabin follows aft with privacy doors to the head and salon. There is a large Pullman berth to starboard with storage lockers and teak-lined drawers under as well as shelving along the hull side. To port there is additional storage, a large cedar lined hanging locker and teak bureau. There is excellent ventilation with four opening ports, a large opening hatch, and 2 dorados.

    Next aft, the large Main Salon has a L-shaped settee to starboard that converts to a double berth. The dining table stores against the bulkhead when not in use. There is a comfortable settee on the port side that can be used as a sea berth. There IP is 45 is renowned for its storage, under and behind settees are very large storage lockers with teak cabinets and bookshelves above both settees. Ventilation is excellent with the large overhead hatch, numerous ports, and 2 dorades. For safety, there is an overhead handrail on each side of the salon.

    The Nav Station is on the starboard side. It features a large table with chart storage tray, nav light, nav/electronics, cabinets, master 12 Volt and 110 Volt electric panels, storage bins, wet locker and a swivel seat.

    The Aft Head doubles up as a day head with a access from the saloon by day and a private head to the aft cabin when guests are on board. It has a manual marine toilet, shower with curtain, vanity, sink, mirror and storage. There is an opening port and overhead hatch.

    The Aft Cabin is on the port side. There is a double berth, seat, cedar-lined hanging locker, bureau, and a shelf. The cabin has three opening ports and an overhead hatch.

  • Located on the starboard side near the companionway steps for easy access to the cockpit and salon
  • Spacious and well-designed layout for efficient use of space
  • Double stainless-steel sink with hot and cold pressurized water
  • Top-loading refrigerator and separate freezer with ample storage capacity custom upgrade
  • Drain pump for refrigerator
  • External digital refrigerator and freezer controls
  • Princess 3 burner gimbaled LPG stove w/oven
  • Countertop filler for stove
  • Xintex S-2A LPG fume detector/alarm
  • Two propane tanks in deck locker
  • Dedicated storage for dishes, glasses, pots, and pans
  • Excellent ventilation with overhead hatch and opening ports
  • Windlass- Muir cheetah with combination chain and rode
  • Anchors
  • Primary- Delta 55 with 250chain & 150 nylon rode
  • Secondary- Max 20 with 75 chain and 250 nylon rode
  • Dinghy Anchor with chain
  • Bow rollers (2) heavy duty stainless steel
  • Mast rails – stainless steel
  • Deck hatches- 7 Lewmar
  • Portlights (16) – polished stainless steel with screens and privacy covers
  • Dorade vents (4)
  • LPG Locker- (3) 10lb flush deck
  • Handrails- teak with protective canvas covers
  • Rubrail- stainless steel
  • Double line lines with boarding gates
  • Step plates-island packet at boarding gates
  • Dodger- with opening window
  • Bimini with sighting window
  • Cockpit cushions and helm cushion 2016
  • Dinghy davit Custom 2″ stainless steel arch
  • Solar bracket custom built mounted on arch
  • Wind Generator
  • Flagpole -on arch
  • Outboard lift- on arch
  • Outboard bracket- removable custom
  • Cockpit icebox
  • Cockpit table- teak bi-fold
  • BBQ- Mounted with LPG bottle
  • Swim Platform- custom with fold down 5 step ladder
  • Custom built step and handrail on transom
  • Canvas- dark blue for helm and winches
  • Docklines (16)
  • Fenders (5)
  • Longlines (5)
  • Boathook (2)
  • Deck brush
  • Bucket
  • Dinghy Highfield 310
    Outboard Mercury 15hp
  • Generator- 6kw Fischer panda with fuel filer, hushbox and cabin control panel 434 hours
  • Shore Power cords- (2) 30 amp
  • Y adapter 50amp to 30amp
  • Heart Interface Link 2000R Digital echo charger
  • Batteries
  • House – (1) Group 27 2023 (3) AGM 8D
  • Engine- AGM
  • Solar (2) 350 watt LG Solar panels
  • Blue Solar Charge controller MPPT 100-30 2018
  • GPS- Raymarine hybrid touch
  • AIS transponder -Icom MA 500TR
  • Autopilot- Robertson AP300X
  • Wind Instrument- Simrad
  • Depth, speed and log- Simrad
  • Ritchie Compass
  • VHF – Icom at Nav station
  • VHF – Icom IC-M504 in cockpit
  • Stereo- Sony with bluetooth
  • Stereo speakers in cockpit and interior
  • Running lights- High intensity
  • Deck light- forespar
  • Mast head tricolor light
  • Anchor light
  • Electrical bonding system for all underwater metals
  • Liferaft mounted on deck (needs servicing)
  • Epirb
  • Lifesling
  • Fire extinguishers (3) handheld
  • Lifejackets (4) inflatable, (4) Vest (2) Offshore
  • Safety harness lines (3)
  • Personal Epirb (2)
  • Jacklines
  • Storm anchor- Lule 70 with 50 chain
  • Drogue – Galerider 36
  • Bosuns chair
  • Mainsail- UK 2017
  • Genoa- UK 2017
  • Stay sail (good condition)
  • Spinnaker (good condition)
  • Winches
  • Primary Winch – (2) Lewmar 54 self tailing
  • Secondary Winch- (2) Lewmar 16 self tailing
  • Cabin top Winch- (2) Lewmar 44 selftailing (1) 16 Lewmar self tailing
  • Mast Mounted- (1) Lewmar 24 (1) Lewmar 8
  • Reefing system- duel ?auto reefing? single line for both reef points led to cockpit
  • Mainsheet travler with 4/1 control system
  • Boom Vang
  • Spinnaker Halyard
  • Flag halyard
  • Adjustable topping lift
  • Split backstay
  • Roller furler Genoa
  • Roller Furler Staysail- Harken
  • Whisker Pole- Mast mounted, adjustable
  • Stay sail boom
  • Split backstay
Yacht name
Gypsy Soul
Length Overall
Max Bridge Clearance
Max Draft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Engine Type
Drive Type
Direct Drive
Fuel Type
Fresh Water Tank
240Gal (1)
Fuel Tank
144 Gal (1)
Holding Tank
45 Gal (1)

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