$1,250,000 | Charleston SC

General Description

Moonshine is a great opportunity if you are looking for a reasonably priced 5 stateroom yacht in excellent condition. She is a two owner boat in great mechanical condition. She offers a great layout with crew forward allowing plenty of space for the engine room aft making it easy to service her low hour CAT 3412's and Northern Lights generators. This layout is great also for owner operators as as the forward crew area can be used as extra guest area with 2 additional staterooms and office. Moonshine is an excellent sea boat, a true testament for the excellent sea capabilities of a Tom Fexas design hull.



Moonshine has plenty of space for a larger family or for entertaining. From Spacious aft deck designed for 'al fresco' dining you will enter to a large salon. With free standing furniture in salon and dining area you will have an opportunity to create space of your own. Forward galley combined with a large settee is perfect for family time and morning coffee. Forward of the galley and pilot house is access stairs to the crew area. 2 crew staterooms sleeps 4. Crew has a large crew lounge that also houses an extra large freezer for the longer voyages. From the salon goes a beautiful spiral staircase down to the staterooms. Extra spacious master is full beam and has a beautiful natural stone finished his and her bathrooms with a walk through double shower. The other 2 staterooms have plenty of space with en suite bathrooms.

The engine room is very spacious making any service an easier task. She has low hour 3412 Caterpillars and Northern Lights generators. All tanks are integral fiberglass tanks with no worries about corrosion. Tanks are acting as a double bottom as well. From swim platform you have access to 2 large storage pods, one being originally designed for a jet ski. Moonshine comes with plenty of spare parts including spare props. She is ready for a long cruise.       

Moonshine is US duty paid vessel and is available for all buyer's. She is available for viewings in beautiful and historic Charleston, SC. 


The main salon is accessed from the aft deck where you will pass through a glass sliding door with a polished stainless steel frame. As you step into this very spacious area one will immediately notice the large windows to the port and starboard side giving a great view while either sitting or standing. The port side of the salon has a large blue freestanding leather sectional sofa. Window treatment with Hunter Douglas Duet shades and valance. In front of the sofa is coffee table chest for storage. To the starboard side, a custom cherry television cabinet with two upholstered swivel barrel chairs on either side of the television.

The audio visual cabinet just forward of the TV includes:

  • Mitsubishi VHS
  • New Denon bluetooth stereo receiver
  • New Sony 250 CD changer

Forward of the main salon is the dining area with a free standing solid cherry wood table with seating for eight. There is a built in buffet for storage with a black granite top accented by two pillars and a mirrored accent panel.

To the starboard side, just forward of the dining area is a wood spiral stairway leading up to the flybridge and down to the master and two guest staterooms.


Forward on the main deck is the large open country galley with a bar height eat in countertop and two bar stools. To the starboard is a country dining area with built in upholstered L-shaped seating and storage underneath. The sole is solid teak & holly. The cabinets are a cherry wood and the countertops Corian. There is a lot of natural light through the forward windshield and surrounding windows. A small folding flat screen TV mounted under the cabinet lets the chef enjoy entertainment while preparing meals. Full size stainless steel appliances make this galley as functional as your home.

  • Whirlpool Refrigerator and Freezer with ice and water in door
  • Frigidaire SS oven & flat glass stove top
  • Fisher Paykel upper & lower dishwasher backsplash unit - Upgrade
  • Kitchenaid Microwave oven overhead
  • Cherry cabinets
  • Large spare pantry in crew area - Upgrade
  • Coffee maker
  • Faucet, Double SS sink and instant hot water
Day Head

Just forward of the spiral stairs and opposite the galley on the main deck, is the day head with a cherry wood pocket door and a window for natural light. The granite countertop is complemented by the nickel plated sink and wallpaper. Granite sole with mother of pearl inlay. The head system is Galley Maid throughout. Ventilation fans in all heads.


The lower helm station is located just forward of the galley and has a sidedeck access both port and starboard.  The electronics include:

  • Simrad EQ33
  • Garmin GMI 10
  • Northstar 962
  • Furuno radar 72 mile
  • B & G Speed & Depth
  • B & G wind
  • Robertson autopilot AP 20
  • Sea 857 Hailer
  • Remote for watermaker
  • 12V electrical
  • Sony CD radio
  • Camera for engine room and aft deck
  • Ships security system
  • ICOM304 VHF
  • SAT TV with 4 decoders (master, salon, crew, staterooms)
  • Hynautic power steering
  • Single lever controls @ three stations (aft deck, flybridge and forward)
  • Bow thruster is a 25 HP Naiad hydraulic PTO type driven off generator
  • In house phone system
  • Dual ACR spotlight controls
  • Analog Gauges with Cat monitors
  • Both closed and open array radars (Garmin & Furuno)
Master Stateroom

Following the stairs down from the dining area you will arrive at an elegant marble foyer with access to the master, VIP and twin guest staterooms.

The master is full beam stateroom with a king size bed, mirrored headboard, fitted bed covers and accent pillows.  Appointed with cherry wood and sapele inlay.  This spacious master  has plenty of storage in the cedar closets and drawers with a safe in the closet. An upholstered settee with storage is to the port side. The forward bulkhead houses the television, stereo, receiver and DVD player.

The master ensuite features a his & her head with a large luxurious marble walk through shower for two with double shower heads. To the starboard is a jacuzzi tub. The floor is marble, the wall surface is in a light colored textured covering, ceiling is in Mitsubishi "A Look" with recessed lighting and ventilation fan. Emergency access out aft through the engine room.

VIP Stateroom - Port

The portside VIP stateroom has a queen berth with a cherry night stand, custom bed covers, window treatments, valance. There is a large hanging closet with full length mirrored door, adjacent is a cherry corner cabinet, fabrica carpet, entertainment system 11" JVC with VCR combo, receiver, recessed overhead speakers, intercom telephone system. Satellite television.

The VIP head is tastefully decorated with designer slate green stone sole, cherry wood, and avonite counter tops with recessed lighting, sink, vanity, shower, head and ventilation fan. Full size stall shower.

Guest Stateroom - Stbd.

This guest stateroom features twin berths port and starboard, designer fabric bed spreads matching window treatments, valance, carpet, hanging closet, drawer storage. Entertainment consists of 11" JVC, VCR combo, with CD radio with recessed overhead speakers. Satellite television.

The guest head is tastefully decorated with blue designer stone sole, cherry wood and avonite counter tops with recessed lighting, sink, vanity storage, full size stall shower, head and ventilation fan.

Crew Quarters

The forward centerline stairs lead down to the crew foyer area. For owner operators this area gives 2 extra stateroom making this a 5 stateroom yacht. This area was customized with a 6 cabinet storage unit for pantry, cleaning supplies, spare parts, etc. A great asset to the boat! Another added feature to this area is the large brand new spare upright freezer.

The washer and dryer is starboard to the freezer.

The forward cabin has a double berth, cherry wood cabinets for storage, private head, shower and sink, hanging locker with full length mirror on the door, JVC & VCR combo with built in speakers. Alpine audio system. The walls and ceiling are Majilite with recessed lighting.

The forward head is private with a large stall shower, sink, vanity cabinet, storage below and drawers. The ceiling has recessed lighting and ventilation fan.

The crew/guest cabin to starboard has an upper and lower berth, cherry wood, private head, shower and sink. Hanging closet, drawer storage, and full length mirror, matching custom bed spreads, new carpeting and Majilite wall and ceiling coverings with recessed lighting.

The ensuite head is private with a large stall shower, sink, vanity cabinet, storage below and drawers. The ceiling is in Mitsubishi "A Look" with recessed lighting and ventilation fan. Marble flooring.


You can access the flybridge from either the aft deck or the interior spiral wood stairs. There are port and starboard L-shaped settees one with a fiberglass "coffee table" and one for dining. In addition there is a fiberglass bar top facing forwaard with 3 bar stools. There is a retractable Bimini top with full enclosure for the flybridge area. The cushions are blue and white all with new canvas covers.

  • Portside bar with 3 stools
  • Retractable Bimini Top
  • Radar Arch
  • Starboard wet bar with refrigerator and a brand new Jenair grill
  • U Line ice maker
  • Bimini with full enclosure EZ2CY forward stratoglass sides and aft curtain
  • 1 Stidd helm chair and 1 Stidd Double bench seat
  • Lots of storage under the brow and seats
Flybridge Electronics
  • Standard Horizon VLH-3000
  • 8" Richie Compass
  • Furuno Radar
  • Bow Thruster - Naiad 25 hp, twin propeller
  • ICOM M304
  • Autopilot Robertson AP-20
  • AM/FM CD player Clarion CMD5 with remote, sound system
  • (6) Speakers with (2) subwoofers (Kicker Impulse)
  • Lights on dimmer
  • Analog gauges
  • Nautical structures EZ 1500 Davit with power rotation
  • Garmin GPS 5208
  • Garmin GMI-10
  • Garmin GPS 5215
  • 2 ACR searchlight remote pads
  • New bluetooth stereo and speakers
  • Garmin radar
Aft Deck

A lovely feature on the aft deck is the hi/low custom inlaid teak wood table. There is access to the flybridge via a ladder and hatch and a built in fiberglass cabinet for storage and a fridge. Camera, volume control for speakers, overhead lights, boarding gates (port & stbd. side). There is a glass sliding door leading to the salon and a hard top over the aft deck for alfresco dining. Access to port and starboard walk-around decks for ease of maintenance and line handling while docking.

Engine/Mechanical Equipment

Engines: (2) Caterpillar 3412E's, 1400 hp
Generators: (2) Northern Lights 32kW, with sound shield
Bow Thruster: Naiad 25 hp proportional drive bow thruster (hydraulic)
Stabilizers: Naiad 6 sq. ft. with upgraded Multisea II control heads - dual station controls (hydraulic)


  • Galleymaid head system 
  • Remote anchor windlass
  • Air-conditioning: 2 (5) ton Marine Air reverse cycle chilled water air conditioning (except engine room), digital controls in each room, both chillers are recently replaced
  • Hynautic power hydraulic power steering
  • Engine driven emergency bilge pumping system for engine room bilges
  • Lube oil change system (24vDC) mains and gensets
  • Racor fuel filters for main engines and generators
  • Hot Water Heaters: (2) 30 gallon
  • Shafts: Aquamet 22 propeller Aquamet 22 rudder stocks Nibral shaft struts
  • Nibral propellers
  • Watermaker: Sea Rocovery 600 gpd HRO with oil water & UV filters
  • Fire Suppression System: C02 fire suppression system with automatic fire dampers for engine room air intake & exhaust
  • Cameras
  • Tank tender fuel and water monitoring system
  • Sentry battery charger
  • Workbench with sink
  • Air compressor
  • Intercom Telephone
  • Step transformer with selector switch
  • Spare Propellers

Swim platform access, with port and starboard storage or jet ski garages, is to the port side via molded stairs with teak treads.

Deck Equipment

The hull, decks and superstructure are constructed of Divinycell cored fiberglass with integral double bottom fiberglass fuel, fresh water and holding tanks. Fiberglass rub rail with stainless steel capping, Awlcraft 2000 off-white paint, Awlgrip non-skid exterior decks, Vinylester laminate and epoxy barrier on hull bottom.

  • 316 Stainless steel hand rails
  • Walk-around decks port and stb'd.
  • Fore-deck has a large sunpad.
  • Vertical anchor windlass, Maxwell 24V DC 3500 lb 3/8" chain cathead and rope capstan, deck pipe and chain stopper. Chain wash down.
  • 110 LB. Bruce anchor
  • Spare foldable Danforth anchor.
  • 30 Fathoms 3/8" high test galvanized chain
  • Marquip tide-ride ladder and Tracy steps
  • Windshield textaline cover
  • Teak aft deck
  • Starboard Jet ski storage pod w/hydraulically assisted door
  • RULE 24vDC retrieval/launch winch
  • Port dive and storage locker.
  • Stainless steel Li-shaped rails on swim platform
  • Fresh water shower, hot and cold on swim platform
  • Watertight pantograph door to engine room
  • 1 integral fuel fill, centerline on swim platform
  • Locker for shore power (100 amp on Glendenning), TV and telephone hook-up.
  • 2x8" stainless steel fold up cleats port and starboard swim platform for tender tie-up
  • Port and Starboard weathertight (5 dog) pentograph doors to pilothouse/country galley
  • 6 storage lockers on foredeck for lines and fenders.
  • New canvas covers for all outside cushions.
Electrical Equipment
  • 220/110 V AC 60 Hz AND 24/12vDC main electrical panels in E.R. and at lower helm
  • (2) ACR 100 searchlights with remote control at upper and lower stations
  • Every crew and guest area has a fire/smoke detector wired to central alarm system
  • All exterior doors and hatches are "contacted" to central alarm system
  • AC overhead light fixtures throughout
  • Valance & floor rope lighting
  • Removable emergency flashlights in each stateroom with auto on in case of A.C. power loss
  • (2) 24vDC 210 amp-hour battery banks for engine start & ship service
  • Battery parallel system at helm
  • Glendinning shore power Cablemaster 230vAC 100 amp w/cable
  • Emergency lights, 24 VDC
  • 24V DC reading lights in staterooms
  • 11OV AC receptacles; galley, heads, engine room and exterior are GFI protected
  • Automatic wardrobe lights
  • Emergency lights, 24 vDC, automatic at loss of AC power
  • (2) sets of 12vDC 175 amp-hour battery banks for generator start
  • 12vDC 20 amp battery charger

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.

General Information

  • Boat Name Moonshine
  • Manufacturer Cheoy Lee
  • Model Bravo 81
  • Model Year 2001


  • Cabins 5
  • Heads 6

Engine Information

  • Manufacturer Caterpillar
  • Model 3412
  • Hours 4200


  • LOA 81 ft
  • Beam 21.17 ft
  • Draft 5.42 ft


  • Fuel Capacity 2300|gallon
  • Water Capacity 600|gallon