This is the only Knysna 480 for sale. All the others are out cruising and exploring the world!
Sognare was designed by world famous naval architect, Angelo Lavranos, and semi-custom built by Knysna Yachts, of South Africa.
Sognare is in excellent condition and has been constantly upgraded to be lived on in absolute comfort. Bring your clothing and food. We have lived aboard for 3 1/2 years. Anything that needed repairs was immediately done..first class. Everything is ready to go. Life Has changed. Moving to power boat.
Sognare has spent the last three winters in the Exumas. Her shallow draft allowed us to anchor in the most beautiful, secluded anchorages. The addition of a new davit system(12/15)allowed the installation of new solar panels(12/15), a wind generator(upgraded 12/16), and with additional batteries, months of living on the hook are very easy.A Rocna anchor and 230 feet of chain, helps to make for relaxed sleep. Lofrans Tigress windlass. Motor serviced 07/17. New solenoid, 07/17. Wireless remote installed 06/17.
She sailed on her bottom from Cape Town, South Africa. Original owner said they left on a nice day...only 18 foot waves. She is built and fully equipped for blue water sailing, anywhere in the world. She has been sailed throughout the Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida, up the east coast, the Hudson River, and even Lake Champlain.
This is the owner's version, with four queen size berths and three heads with huge walk in showers. New Spectra watermaker(12/16)and new hot water heater(05/17) allows all the hot showers needed to keep everyone happy. Tecma electric heads. Plus a new deck shower(5/17) For those nice warm nights.
New LED lights in salon(07/2017).
Fresh water wash down on bow. Sea water transom wash down installed 06/17.
Splendide washer/dryer, plus outdoor solar dryer.
Icom M-802 SSB and Pactor modem. Globalstar satellite exterior mounted antenna. Wifi booster.
Plenty of room for food. Isotherm freezer, with keep cool drawers, and two refrigerators (replaced 07/15 and 03/17) provide lots of room for all the mahi you can catch.
Elevated helm station provides great visibility on a very comfortable seat. New, custom Eisenglass dodgers (08/15). Stored inside and flat. New cockpit cushions(08/15)
Northern Lights 10kw generator(598 hrs). 3 air conditioners. Nuteak in cockpit.
Wide decks and LED spreader lights(2015)provide safe walking on the decks.
12/16:Underwater lights, bottom painted, all new thru-hulls,and new seals in saildrives.
5 sails. two spinnakers. 1 has sock, and other Selden, top down furler 12/15. Storm jib, never used. Sail pack w/lazy jacks. 8 Lewmar winches. 2 electric. Cleaned and greased 08/16.