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Beaufort NC Boats for Sale

1984 Morgan 454

Fuel type
Havelock, NC

Your Day on the Water just got better!

Loligo served us faithfully for 26 years as a mobile base for our marine biology research.  We are selling her because of age, (ours not hers).  We love her sailing performance, (fast even in the hands of two 70+ scientists), spacious comfort, ample tankage, shallow draft board-up, hot showers…

Shallow draft capability with 5′ board-up and 7.5′ board-down.

She is ready for her next great adventure!  You too could be cruising to the islands or beyond…

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Basic Info

Year: 1984

Make: Morgan

Model: 454

Class: Cruiser

Length: 45

Fuel Type: Diesel

Contact Information

Please contact Beaufort Yacht Sales at 252-728-3155

Accommodations Below

  • Aft cabin centerline queen with hanging locker, private head with handheld shower, and overboard discharge toilet (legal 3 miles off shore)
  • Forward V-berth queen with hanging locker, separate head with handheld shower and Raritan Lectra-San type 1 MSD with automatic salt feed system for brackish waters
  • Hot/cold pressure water (Shore power or engine heat)
  • Bright and airy salon with a expandable table, settee, convertible settee/berth, pilot berth
  • Galley features storage racks, a 2-burner propane stove with oven, ice box, and S/S sink.
  • Nav station to starboard with chart table
  • Generous 6’5″ headroom

Electronics & Navigation Equipment

  • Simrad autopilot
  • Simrad wind, speed, depth
  • Danforth Constellation compass
  • ICOM VHF with command-mic at helm with spare mic
  • Waterproof/rechargeable Standard Horizon VHF
  • 12 disc CD player
  • Pioneer AM/FM stereo with Cerwin-Vega speakers

Electrical & Mechanical

  • 12v DC, 110v AC systems
  • 30 amp shore power cable
  • 50 amp to 30 amp adpater
  • Battery monitor
  • Battery charger
  • Each battery supported by an MPPT (maximum power point tracking) solar charge controller tuned to its characteristics
  • 230 Ah lithium iron phosphate house bank (LiFePO4)
  • 80 Ah AGM starting battery
  • 110v charger optional
  • 1000w inverter available
  • Isolator
  • 100amp alternator
  • 100w solar panels (2)
  • LED nav lights (power and sail), spreader lights, and interior lighting
  • Macerator: Integral to Lectra-San MSD
  • Y-valve and holding tank available
  • Fresh water engine cooling
  • Racor fuel prefilter with water separator
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps
  • Bilge blower
  • Shower sump pumps (2)
  • Oil change system with engine mounted hand pump and remote mount for oil filter
  • Dripless shaft log
  • Propane supply hose provided for cabin heater
  • Engine alarm
  • 40 BC dry chemical fire extinguisher (4)
  • 10# CO2 fire extinguisher for galley and engine room

Sails & Rigging

  • Main with two reefs
  • Slab reefing type
  • Yankee, staysail and 150 Genoa
  • Traveler for mainsheet
  • Sail cover (2023)
  • 1×19 wire standing rigging
  • Boom vangs for main and staysail
  • Yankee has Harken roller furling
  • Riding sail
  • Turnbuckle backstay adjuster
  • Lewmar 55# primary sheet winches (2)
  • Lewmar 44# halyard winches (2)
  • Lewmar 40# main/staysail sheets and reefing winches (3)

On Deck

  • Bow and stern pulpits
  • Opening screened ports (6)
  • Hatches (5) – with detachable magnetic bug nets
  • Opening ports and main forehatches have UV sun shades
  • Dodger with full enclosure zip-in bug netting and roll up window (2021)
  • Saltwater wash down
  • Manual windlass
  • Swim ladder
  • Fortress FX 37# anchor
  • Fortress FX 23# anchor
  • Danforth 25# anchor
  • CQR 45# anchor
  • Three 3/4″ x 200′ rodes with 20′ 3/8″ BBB chain for anchors in use
  • 8′ Coleman 900XS inflatable dingy
  • Johnson 4hp 2-stroke outboard motor
  • Magma Marine charcoal kettle grill clamps to the taffrail
  • Two Mustang auto-inflating PFD with integral harnesses fitted with Kong safety tethers
  • Lifesling
  • All USCG required items
  • 14+ additional PFDs


Welikera rechargeable vacuum cleaner

Sunshades for main & forehatches, opening ports

Magnetic bug nets for hatches, zip-in nets for dodger

Spares for engine (filters, gaskets, RW impellers) and head toilets

Drill pump for water, hand pump for oils

Water softener salt for Lectra-San brine tank

Coleman inflatable dinghy with pump, oars, and number boards

Johnson 4 hp 2-cycle outboard with gas tank and hose

Life vests (2 Mustang auto-inflate with Kong safety tethers, + others of various sizes

Manuals for engine, solar panel charge controllers, many other components

Plumbing spares for water and LPG

Riding sail

Solar panels (2 x 100W) with hardware to suspend from lifelines

Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) solar charge controllers for AGM (starting) and LiFePO4 (house)

Emergency tiller, blocks and control lines

Mud palms for large Fortress anchor

Spare main and jib halyards (rigged)

Horns (Freon and mouth-operated)

Water hose, compact roll-up type

LPG tanks (2 x 11 lb) and regulator with safety gas sensor

Auto anchor light

Remote high bilge water alarm (loud beeper, flashing blue light)

Spare centerboard pendant and control line

Staysail reefing:  web loop for tack cringle

Sail bags

Spare turnbuckle boots and caps

Inverters for small 110V loads (e.g., phone chargers)

Chart packs:  Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, Norfolk to Florida

Radar reflector (Davis)

New telltales (with  rigging supplies)

Fender boards (2) with new lines

Additional matching upholstery fabric sufficient to repair any cushion in main cabin

2-cycle oil for outboard, diesel fuel preservatives

Emergency plugs for through-hulls

Rebuild kit for Whale manual bilge pump in cockpit

12V spotlights (2)


Safety harnesses, light-duty (4)

Lewmar winch handles (3)

Throwable square floating cushions (6)

Binoculars (Tasco 7 x 35)

Handheld VHF (Standard Horizon floating rechargeable)

Emergency antenna for nav station VHF

Simnet cable accessories

Spare aft lifelines (Pelican hooks too large for toggles of existing forward lifelines)



Tool kits

Holding tanks (rigid polyethylene and bladder type, for operation in no-discharge zones)

110V Inverter, 1000W

5-gal Jerry cans (3)

For ascending mast, dedicated halyard, climbing harness and ascenders

Misc cookware

Wine glasses, polycarbonate (set of 8)

Nonskid placemats

Weems & Plath navigation kit, parallel rules, 1-hand dividers

“Sun Sail” triangular sunshade

Emergency rigging cutter


Bin of hose clamps, misc sizes

Sail and upholstery repair kits

Quantities of cordage and marine electrical cable


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.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Beta Marine

Engine Model: B-43

Engine Year: 2012

Total Power: 43hp

Fuel Type:

Engine 2

Engine Make:

Engine Model:

Engine Year:

Total Power:

Fuel Type:


Speed & Distance

Cruising Speed:

Max Speed:


Length Overall: 45

Length on Deck:

Max Draft: 7′ 5″ board dn – 5′ board up

Beam: 13 4

Cabin Headroom:6 5


Fresh Water Tank: 200 gal

Fuel Tank: 100 gal

Holding Tank:


Heads 2

Contact Information


$80 000

Contact Broker Sonny Conover