1982 Kong & Halvorsen Island Gypsy

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Yacht Overview

Make: Kong & Halvorsen

Model: Island Gypsy

Year: 1982

Length: 51′

Located In: Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 9029897


“Our Way” is a 1982 Kong & Halvorsen 51 Island Gypsy. This 51 Island Gypsy offers a spacious three-stateroom, three-head layout, with an open U-shaped galley and a large adjoining salon. Its knowledgeable owners have maintained and upgraded this vessel over the last 30-plus years of ownership, making it turnkey and ready for its next owners. This vessel is loop-capable with its folding mast and bimini top, while only burning 10 GPH at 8.5 knots.


Full Specs

Boat Name

Our Way


LOA: 51
Beam: 16.42 ft
Maximum Draft: 10 ft


Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: TAMD60B
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 226|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Volvo
Engine Model: TAMD60B
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 226|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (450 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (1200 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3

Layout Main Deck

The interior of this vessel can be entered from the aft cockpit doors, or through the port and starboard sliding helm station doors.

The spacious salon offers a large L-shaped sofa and a built-in entertainment center to starboard, with a movable dining table. To port and aft, you will find the stairway that leads to the master stateroom, just forward of the stairway are two recliner chairs and a side table with storage.

Forward of the salon is the open U-shaped galley with updated appliances, including a stove, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and trash compactor. The teak cabinetry offers ample storage throughout, while the teak floors warm up the entire space and continue into the helm area.

The helm station is on the centerline with all operating systems close by. To port is a sliding entry door and the stairs to the lower staterooms. To starboard is a sliding entry door and ladder leading to the flybridge. Just behind the helm is a collapsible captain’s chair.

Lower Deck Accommodations

There are three staterooms and heads all located on the lower decks.

Starting at the front of this vessel, you will find the first guest stateroom, which offers a sizable V-berth bunk, a large hanging closet and plenty of drawer space throughout. There is an on-suite head to starboard that offers a sizable shower stall, vanity with ample storage above/below and toilet.

Just aft of the forward guest starboard, you will find the VIP stateroom. The spacious VIP offers a queen-size bed, with a single Pullman-style bunk above. There is a large hanging closet to the left and draw space to right of the bed. In front of the bed and to the port side is a built-in desk area with ample storage and entry into the on-suite head. The full on-suite head offers a sizable shower stall, vanity with ample storage above/below and toilet.

Entry to the engine room is through a fire-rated door in the VIP stateroom. The stand-up engine room offers full access to both sides of both motors and machinery equipment.

The master stateroom is located aft, with stairs leading to it from the salon. This spacious master offers a centerline queen berth with draw storage below and built-in nightstands to either side with storage. To the port side, you will find a large hanging closet, ample draw space and a vanity area. To the starboard side, you will find an additional hanging closet and ample draw space as well. There is a linen closet with a washer/dryer located inside. The on-suite head offers a large shower stall, vanity with ample storage above/below and toilet.

Note: The boat has 3 water-cooled AC systems, plus an additional fully vented portable 110 AC unit for extra cooling overnight in the master stateroom. No need for a generator or shore power when using the additional AC unit.


The Flybridge offers a spacious deck, with a large seating area, a steering station with instrumentation, a tender crane, a folding bimini top and a hinged mast. The folding mast and bimini top, qualifies this vessel for the "Great Loop.”

Exterior Main Deck

The main deck's exterior offers a large covered aft deck with built-in cabinetry. A ladder to the aft leads down to the swim platform and a ladder forward starboard leads to the flybridge. There are fully covered, large side decks on either side that lead to the bow. The large bow area offers spacious bench seating with storage beneath.

Helm and Electronics

• Naiad stabilizers
• VHF Standard GX2100 x 2
• Anritus radar
• Furuno GP31 GPS
• Dell Computer Chart Plotter
• Cetec Benmar 210 Auto Helm
• Probe Depth Sounder
• Danforth Compass
• Kenwood Single Sideband radio
• Del Navigation Computer
• Camslead 4 Camera System
• Invertor 3000

Deck and Hull

• FRP construction
• 12-inch Stainless Steel cleats x 8
• Windlass with 40 lb. plow anchor
• Davit
• The hull bottom was painted in April of 2023
• All through hull valves were serviced April of 2023
• The hull above the waterline was painted in 2018
• The hull below the waterline was planned, sanded, faired, inspected, sealed, and painted in 2018
• All teak handrails have been stripped, prepped, and painted with Awlgrip to reduce maintenance 2018
• All teak decking was removed, decks were inspected, fiber-glassed, faired, and non-skip painted 2018


• Electrical System 12-Volt,
• Shore power - 2 x 220-Volt, 50-Amp
• Northern Lights Generator 20 KW 110/220 (hours - 77820
• Lead acid batteries

Galley and Appliances

• Electrical System 12-Volt
• Shore power - 2 x 220-Volt, 50-Amp
• Northern Lights Generator 20 KW 110/220 (hours - 77820)
• Lead acid batteries

Safety Equipment

• Halcyon fire system to engine room
• Fire extinguishers x 5
• Bilge pumps x 3

Notable Features and Upgrades

• Cruisair AC x 3 + a portable 110 A/C unit for aft cabin
• Freshwater wash down, water softener on deck for wash downs
• Morse controls
• Propeller shaft 2" stainless steel
• Plough anchor, 40#, 300’ ¾” braid and 150’ chain
• Hydraulic steering
• Seaward Hot water system, 11-gallons
• Watermaker – 600 GPD
• Heads x 3 Electro Sam System
• 32" TV’s x 3
• Twin Volvo diesels with straight shaft drives. Fuel burn is ten gallons per hour at 8.5 knots, tank capacity is 1200 gallons
• 4 Fuel Tanks (all tanks replaced in 2018 with aluminum tanks)
• Naiad stabilizers
• Hang on rail Sat TV with 3 x 30" Samsung flat screen monitor.
• New insulated headliner to all cabins on both levels
• Upgraded refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, and compactor. New washer dryer installed.
• All new LED lighting throughout
• All new carpet throughout

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.