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2002 DeFever Raised Pilothouse SE

Merritt Island, Florida


(LOCATION: Merritt Island FL) This DeFever 49 Raised Pilothouse SE is a serious blue water cruiser with classic style and accommodations. She is heavily built and designed to take you anywhere, in any weather, and do with comfort and style. Whether you are planning a weekend getaway, to live-aboard, or cruise to the islands this 49’ LRC is ready to accommodate. She features a flybridge, aft deck, pilothouse, large open salon, and two staterooms to insure room, comfort, and convenience.

On deck we start at the top with a flybridge with hinged radar arch. The upper helm station has dual helm seats and stainless steel destroyer wheel. Guest seating provides open air space to relax or entertain. A Magnum grill provides a spot to prepare that fresh catch. The deck space behind the bridge is home for the 10.2' Achilles RIB with 20-hp Honda outboard, stainless steel dinghy davit, and 6-man life raft. Below is an open aft deck with hardtop and wet bar.. The aft deck makes a great place to relax, entertain, or dine alfresco. Wide side decks lead forward, there's a ladder down to the swim platform, and  a doorway to the salon.

The salon is open, airy, with teak finish and parquet floors with galley forward. The galley features teak cabinets, Corian counter top, stainless steel double sink, Princess range with oven, microwave / convection oven, and Sears refrigerator/freezer. Teak cabinets house a laundry with washer and dryer.The traditional U-shape puts everything at arm's length and open counter includes the chef with everyone in the salon. Forward and up is pilothouse with lower station, side deck access, settee with table, ice maker,and teak & holly sole.

There are two staterooms. The master stateroom features queen berth with custom mattress,  under-berth storage, night stand, custom cabinets, and hanging lockers. The en suite head has toilet, vanity with mirror, and shower stall with seat. The guest stateroom has upper and lower berths, under berth storage and hanging locker. The guest / day head has toilet, mirrored vanity, linen closet, and shower stall.

Gypsies in the House is powered by twin 225-hp John Deere turbo diesel engines designed for economical and dependable performance. Mechanical features include Marine Air reverse cycle HVAC, Westerbeke 12.5-kW generator, hydraulic steering, hydraulic engine controls, Racor dual fuel filters, Fireboy automatic fire suppression, Wesmar bow thruster, Naiad stabilizers, Accusynch engine synchronizers, and MSD sanitary system with VacuFlush heads, holding tank, and macerator. Electronics include Raymarine open array 72 nm radar, Raystar 120 GPS receiver, Robertson AP20 autopilot, Robertson AP22 autopilot, Raymarine ST60 tridata display, Standard Horizon Spectrum VHF with WX, hailer, foghorn, IC, Standard Horizon RAM MIC, Standard Horizon 240SW hailer speaker, Jensen AM/FM/WX sound system the CD changer and Poly Planar speakers, Icom IC-M710RT SSB MF/HF transceiver, Icom AT 130 SSB tuner, Litton / Guest EPIRB. She is well equipped, professionally maintained, and ready to cruise.  Call now for more information and to schedule a showing of this DeFever 49.

Blue Water Trawler and Great Loop capable with arch down !!!

Best of both worlds.

People, she is top notch, ready to go and priced under market !

Make the appointment to see her. You will be glad you did.



Basic Boat Info

Price: $329,900
Boat Name: Gypsies in the Palace
Make: DeFever
Model: Raised Pilothouse SE
Year: 2002
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 49 ft
Length Overall: 49'9 ft
Waterline Length: 43'9 ft
Beam: 15 ft
Max Draft: 5'8 ft
Dry Weight: 50,000 lb
Single Berths: 5
Double Berths: 1
Twin Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: John Deere
  • Model: Turbo diesel
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 225hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2002
  • Engine Hours: 2926
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: John Deere
  • Model: Turbo diesel
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 225hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2002
  • Engine Hours: 2734
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 450hp
Cruising Speed: 8 kn
Maximum Speed: 9.5 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,000 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 450 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Trawlers, Motor Yachts


John Zappone

Contact John at the number below.

If you would like more information
or to schedule a showing of this vessel
Please call or e-mail
John Zappone
Let me help sell your boat or find your dream boat.

To discuss a position with a premier broker, speak with Peter today at 866-375-7281.
World Class Yacht Sales, Inc.


Corporate Office - New Port Richey
2523 Permit Place
New Port Richey, Florida, US, 34655

Master Stateroom
  • Queen berth with mirrored bulkhead
  • Under-berth storage
  • Dual nightstands with overhead cabinets
  • Hanging lockers
  • Custom teak vanity
  • En suite with VacuFlush head, mirrored vanity, and shower stall with teak seat
Guest Stateroom
  • Upper and lower single berths
  • Under-berth storage
  • Drawer storage
  • Hanging locker
  • Guest / day head with VacuFlush head, mirrored vanity, linen closet, and shower stall
  • Large windows with Duell honeycomb shades
  • Teak parquet floors
  • Teak doors to aft deck
  • Port side settee
  • U-shaped galley
  • Laundry cabinet with Bosch washer and dryer
  • Princess stainless steel LPG range with oven
  • Panasonic microwave / convection oven
  • GE compact dishwasher
  • Summit refrigerator with freezer
  • Corian counter
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Seagull drinking water filter
  • Lower station with teak wheel
  • Port and starboard pilot doors
  • L-shaped settee with under-seat storage
  • Dining table
  • Chart table with drawer storage
  • Chart light
  • U-Line ice maker
  • Open flybridge with hinged radar arch
  • Upper station with stainless steel destroyer wheel
  • Dual helm seats
  • Guest seating
  • 6-person lift raft
  • Achilles 10.2 RIB dinghy
  • Honda 20 outboard
  • Stainless steel davit
  • Magnum bbq grill
  • LPG locker
Deck & Hull
  • Stainless steel bow rail
  • Walk around main deck
  • Non-skid decks
  • Two deck storage lockers
  • Portuguese bridge with three storage lockers
  • Pilothouse
  • Flybridge
  • Covered aft deck with wet bar
  • Transom shower
  • Swim platform with ladder
  • Raymarine open array 72 nm radar
  • Raystar 120 GPS receiver
  • Robertson AP20 autopilot
  • Robertson AP22 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST60 tridata display
  • Standard Horizon Spectrum VHF with WX, hailer, foghorn, IC
  • Standard Horizon RAM MIC
  • Standard Horizon 240SW hailer speaker
  • Jensen AM/FM/WX sound system the CD changer
  • Poly Planar speakers
  • Icom IC-M710RT SSB MF/HF transceiver
  • Icom AT 130 SSB tuner
  • Litton / Guest EPIRB
Mechanical & Electrical
  • Twin John Deere 225-hp FWC turbo diesel engines
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Hydraulic engine controls
  • Racor dual fuel filters
  • Fireboy automatic fire supression
  • Wesmar bow thruster
  • Naiad stabilizers
  • Accusynch engine synchronizers
  • Westerbeke 12.5-kW generator ( 2597 hours)
  • Dual voltage electrical system
  • Marine Air reverse cycle HVAC with digital controls
  • MSD sanitary system with VacuFlush heads, holding tank, and macerator

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.

Additional Contact Information

$ 40,000 Price Reduction!

Owner Says SELL NOW!

Brokers, this listing is available for co-brokerage at 50/50. Courtesy showings are available by appointment after signed co-op. Subject to appropriate licensing (CA/FL) where required.

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