She has two-electric winches in the cockpit, one a Lewmar 42 self-tailing winch and the other a Lewmar 52 self-tailing winch. Her 10 clutches are all marked, placed smartly for easy operation, and in fantastic shape. Aeolus has 2-Lewmar 54 self-tailing winches, 2 Lewmar 44 self-tailing winches, 1 Lewmar 34 self-tailing winch. Her double spreader Seldon mast is controlled by a Seldon Rodkicker boom vang all supporting her in mast furling main sail. The genoa and staysail are controlled by Seldon Furlex 300 s’ roller furlings. She boasts approximately 1,100 square feet of sail to help power her when the wind is right. Aeolus' cruising spinnaker on a roller furling, 135 genoa, staysail, and main. Her cockpit is equipped with two-folding steering wheels for ease of movement when not underway.
Below-decks you will find she has 6' 9" of headroom, abundant natural light, and the highest quality woodwork and a highly functional extremely spacious layout. With three private cabins, two heads and a separate shower, an enormous salon with a large flatscreen and Bose Surround Sound, and a fully equipped navigation station/office area. The galley is perfect with expansive counter space, a deep double sink, two refrigerators and two large freezers, microwave oven with built in coffee pot, and a stovetop hood with fan over 3-burner propane stove and oven. The master stateroom has a centerline queen, hanging lockers and drawers, and a large shower separate from the head. The aft cabin has a built-in washer/dryer. She would be a great place to work and liveaboard.
She is powered by a low-hour, 12-kw Fischer Panda that provides enough power to keep her three air conditioners, refrigerator, freezers, lighting, and other creature comforts operational. When not using the genny, you can rely on the 3-house battery bank of 3-8D’s and a single group 32 starting battery. At the dock, you can plug the 50-amp service from the bow or the stern as well as the city water tie in. If not tied into city water, she holds 200 gallons of fresh water.
Her instrumentation array would make any captain elated. Her electronics Raymarine E120 MFD, Raymarine Radar, Raymarine ST7002 Smart Pilot, Raymarine ST60+ Speed indicator, Raymarine ST60+ Wind indicator, Raymarine ST60+ Depth sounder, and a Raymarine ST60+ Tridata Display. Aside from her appointed electronics, her turbo charged, 110 horsepower Yanmar powerplant provides plenty of power to dock or get to where you need to be when under sail is not ideal. Her feathering prop provides less drag increasing her cruising speed. She boasts a 12-kw generator to keep you powered fully under sail, under power, or on the hook which is a Lewmar windlass. Her windlass locker has a deck and anchor washdown to keep that anchor locker and deck ship-shape.
She has a full-boat winter cover to protect her during her layup period. Sale includes tender, outboard, and old Main/Genoa sails.
Haul out, Bottom paint, wax hull, clean prop, new zincs – August 2023
Replace water and waste tank sensors – July 2023
Replace port side winch power switch – June 2023
(3) House Batteries 8D-AGM-HD – June 2023
Replace Fwd Quiet Flush Toilet Soleniod – June 2023
Replace Center AC unit; New Strainer for AC water intake – April 2023
Dodger and Bimini - new Eisenglass and cleaned/protected – April 2023
Spring commissioning, port name; grease prop; install canvas – April 2023
New Genoa (Neil Pryde) – March 2023
New Main (Neil Pryde) – March 2023
New hoses for generator and engine – February 2023
Aeolus has been cherished from new! "Must be Seen" is such an overused term but it was never more accurate than in the case of this gorgeous Hunter 49...you will not be disappointed.