FREEDOM II is entered from the large swim deck at the stern with staples for protection. From the swim deck, you enter an aft deck with room for a couple of chairs and table for relaxing and enjoying the view while at the dock or at anchor.
Entering the vessels from the aft deck, entry is through a 30” stainless steel sliding door into the main salon with stunning 360-degree views from everywhere on the main deck, including the salon, galley and dinette,
The salon has seating for 6 on a leather covered, L shaped sofa bed settee to port with a teak coffee table and Valance lighting.
Features include an entertainment center to starboard, with a 42” Sharp flat screen tv and a large wine cooler to keep your wine cool and ready to drink. The sole is teak and holly with area rugs for beauty and ease of cleaning.
There is a large L-shaped galley forward of the salon to port with plenty of cabinets, stainless appliances and teak and holly flooring. The countertop is a beautiful cream colored granite with double stainless-steel sink and 2 burner propane stove. The galley is also equipped with a 2 drawer fridge and 2 drawer freezer, as well as a drawer dishwasher. There is ample storage both below the counter and hanging from the ceiling for all your galley needs.
Other galley features include:
To starboard and across from the galley is a comfortable dinette with seating for four and teak tabletop. Seating at the dinette gives you a lovely view of the outside and easy access to the galley.
Forward of the dinette is a unique lounge area with a queen-sized bed perfect for relaxing and sleeping under the stars. This is unique to this boat, as the original owner chose to eliminate the interior helm and gain this great lounge area.
The staterooms are located forward of the galley and dinette and down a set of curved stairs, where you will find the master stateroom with ensuite head and two quest staterooms and bathroom.
The master stateroom is located all the way forward and on centerline. There is an over-size 6’-9” queen bed and ample storage with an in-suite head and separate shower.
The VIP stateroom is at the bottom of the stairs on the starboard side. It rivals the size of the master stateroom with a queen-size bed and plenty of room. The head is accessed from inside the stateroom.
Port Guest Stateroom
The second guest stateroom is at the bottom of the stairs on the port side. It has a single berth, storage and washer/drier.
There are two heads in the sleeping area. Both have separate stall showers and electric heads.
The Skyloungs is easily accessed from molded in stairs on the starboard side of the cockpit. It has an expansive 3 window windshield and sliding side and aft windows. Entry into the Skylounge is through a 30" stainless-steel and glass door with an exterior grab rail. Inside the Skyloungs, there is an L-shaped leather settee with seating for 6 with under-seat storage and a beautiful teak table.
The entertainment cabinet to starboard contains a U-Line refrigerator and icemaker, sink and storage with a full length grab rail on the front of the cabinet.
The helm area is designed for comfort and full 360-degre visibility. There are a pair of high quality Stidd helm chairs with are rests and foot rests. The entire Skylounge is air oonditioned and heated with a 24,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning. In addition, there are forward facing helm fans, 3 windshield wipers and a 24" overhead hatch for ventilation.
Highlights of the Skylounge include:
Behind the Skyloungs is a large deck used for dinghy storage and seating. There is a two person bench seat behind the stairs and railing for safety. The dinghy is stowed on the prt side and lifted by an electric 1000 lbs crane.
The deck is FRP with molded non-skid. The foredeck is accessed by the port and starboard partially covered side decks and has solid 1 ½" rails all the way around for safety. The foredeck gives access to the heavy-duty anchoring system with a Maxwell windlass and anchor. .
Swim Deck and Cockpit
The aft swim deck and cockpit are accessed from the salon. The aft cockpit has plenty of room for fishing and other activities. There is a sink and abundant storage.
The cockpit is fullwidth aft, accessed by a large swim platform, a transom door and equipped with rod holders and large, built-in custom storage cabinets.
The hull was designed by Howard Apolonio. The hull is a F.R.P. hand-layed, gel coated with solid fiberglass below the waterline. The hull is vacuum bagged from waterline up. The first 3 layers use acid proof resin. The decks & superstructure are balsa and Nida Core cored. The bottom is protected with four coats of epoxy barrier treatment.
Exterior Hardware & Fittings
FREEDOM II is outfitted with only the best equipment and hardware. Following are some of the hardware and fittings:
FREEDOM II is equipped to operate equally well at sea or dockside: 50 amp 120 volt AC shore connections with shore cable of 50' length. Incoming electric protection is provided by isolation transformer.
FREEDOM II is equipped with complete state-of-the-art electronics that will take you anywhere.
Half height engine room accessible through hatch in cockpit. Full access to engines, generator and mechanical and electrical equipment with tool boxes and tools.