The Carver 500 is a terrific boat to live aboard and enjoy coastal cruising with note this boat has cruised the Bahamas. This layout with an aft master stateroom with access to a big cockpit, enclosed helm with a big aft deck and a hardtop , roomy salon and open galley and VIP with a separate bath – is very desirable and easy to live aboard in comfort.
Her interior teak wood paneling is in fine condition without leaks or stains. She has benefitted from many upgrades including Glendinning electronic controls, renewed refrigerator and ice maker (aft deck)
Beam: 15.33 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.58 ft
Dry Weight: 36,000 lb
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (680 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (70 Gallon)
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Offering a spacious and comfortable interior that is sure to please, you will note the galley and the salon are on the same level. This provides fun cooking in the galley while entertaining friends in the salon. Her 2-stateroom layout offers both VIP forward and Master stateroom aft both with full queen berths and heads. She will make the perfect condo on the water and a fine coastal cruising yacht.
The 500 Cockpit also has a phenomenal deck layout. There are molded steps lead down to the functional cockpit with direct access to the master stateroom and a walk-thru transom door with an oversized integral swim platform. Topside the Flybridge is comfortably arranged and provides plenty of seating around the helm console. Additional features include wing doors to wide side decks, and easily accessed engine room.
Her economical and dependable 450-hp Cummins diesels will cruise at 18 knots (about 21 knots top). She rides on a conventional modified V-hull with a relatively wide beam and a shallow keel for directional stability.
Blinds and drapes
Cork flooring throughout – easy to re-surface with laminate or carpet
Princess stove and oven
Raritan ice maker (aft deck) (upgrade)
Norcold Drink fridge (aft deck) (upgrade)
Electronics and Entertainment
Garmin 3210 plotter (needs replacement)
Garmin depth sounder module
Lowrance gps (old unit but works as redundant sonar)
Standard Vhf w/hailer (Helm and Salon)
Pepwave wifi system
Intellian satellite tv system
Samsung TV (salon)
Led TV (msr, aft deck
Kohler genset (1855 hrs)
Tripp Lite inverter
240/120 VAC distribution panel (with voltage and amp meters)
12 vdc distribution panel
50 amp shore cord
New 8d batteries and charger
Jabsco spotlight (remote helm)
Aft deck LED lighting
Hull and Deck
The deck layout features an enclosed aft deck and flybridge, both with hardtops and wing-doors to the walkaround decks. A door from the aft deck leads down stairs to the cockpit. The master stateroom has sliding doors open to the cockpit.
Hull and superstructure gelcoat is in fine condition (no cracks) and polished 9.22
Fresh Bottom job with Micron - 3.23
Windlass with anchor and chain
The helm area is enclosed by glass windows with opening side windows. It is air conditioned.
The aft deck area has opening sliding windows and wing doors. It is air conditioned.
Screen covers over front windows forward of helm and below forward of salon
SS handrail walkaround decks with fender racks and paddleboard racks
Engine Room and Systems
Cummins 6CTA 8.3 – M2 diesel engines (815 hours). Engines and genset fire right up!
Glendinning electronic controls (the best!)
Racor fuel/water separators
Oil change system
Dripless shaft seals
Fireboy engine room suppression system
Fresh water system w hot water heater
Air-conditioning with digital controls (5 zone)
The Carver 500 is a terrific boat to live aboard and enjoy coastal cruising – although this boat has cruised the Bahamas.
This layout with an aft master stateroom with access to a big cockpit, enclosed helm with a big aft deck and a hardtop , roomy salon and open galley and VIP with a separate bath – is very desirable and easy to live aboard in comfort.
Her interior teak wood paneling is in fine condition without leaks or stains. She has benefitted from many upgrades including Glendinning electronic controls, renewed refrigerator and ice maker (aft deck).
The gelcoat is also in very nice condition.
A desirable slip in the coveted Marco Island Yacht Club is available for lease (no liveaboard but liberal with staying aboard 2-3 weeks).
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