The Morris 46 Seaforth is a beautiful example of the Ocean Series 46, with two double berth cabins, a large aft head with separate shower and wet locker, a spacious galley, and well laid-out cockpit. Built in 2001, she has only been used seasonally in the Northeast and was always stored inside a heated building and maintained to the highest standards by Morris Yachts. Featured in Ferenc Mate’s book The World’s Best Sailboats, she has a beautiful Herreshoff-style interior with rich, gloss varnished mahogany trim and white panels, which keep the interior bright on all days. 



  • loa 46'
  • beam 12'9"
  • draft 5'6"
  • fuel capacity 77 gallons
  • water capacity 160 gallons
  • designed by Morris Yachts
  • builder Morris Yachts
  • model Ocean Series
  • year 2001
  • configuration 2 cabins, 2 heads
  • location Southwest Harbor, Maine
  • boat engine Yanmar
  • horsepower 56


Forward Cabin & Head

There is a large centerline berth with two opening S/S framed ports and optional S/S framed overhead hatch. The berth has four drawers and two foot lockers below. There is a hanging locker with cork lining and shelves. There is beautiful Mahogany hull sheathing fastened to “Rib-Kore” frames with closed cell foam insulation. Full-length open shelves above each berth with fiddles provides adequate storage. There is a new custom mattress with custom sheets and mattress pads.

Lift-top storage lockers are located outboard port and starboard of bunk, plus a fan for comfort.

This cabin has its own vanity with a Corian countertop, S/S 16” x 10” oval sink, pressure hot & cold water with mixer valve. There is an angled mirror with mahogany frame and medicine cabinet, plus a 110v outlet.

Aft Cabin 

This cabin has a large double quarter berth with lee cloths, custom mattress with custom sheets and mattress pads (2018).  There is a hanging locker with cork liner, plus overhead chart storage cabinet. There is also a small storage cabinet and a mahogany framed mirror behind the door. There is also a dresser with counter top locker, two drawers and foot locker.

For ventilation and light there is an opening S/S framed port to cockpit, one to side deck and a cabin top SS framed hatch. Additionally there is a 6’ shelf outboard with fiddle, a  carbon monoxide detector (2018), reading lights and a fan.

Aft head

This head features a Raritan Elegancce Vortex Vac Electric Head ( 2018) w/ Black water tank sensor and Corian countertops. The vanity has a S/S highly polished oval sink, hot & cold pressure water, with a manual foot pump and folding faucet for cold water. There is a separate shower stall with acrylic hi-fold door and seat and oiled teak trim. For storage there is a wet hanging locker. A cabin top S/S framed overhead hatch & opening S/S framed port light provide ventilation & light.

Main Salon

  • U-shaped ultra leather bolstered dinette to port
  • Optional custom table with sliding top, folding leaves, a drawer, and built-in liquor
  • Leather bolstered settee to starboard (pulls out to create a berth with lee cloth)
  • Storage lockers outboard, lockers and book shelves above
  • Wood molding at deck/trunk cabin side fashioned to serve as drip ledge and
  • S/S framed ports and optional SS framed overhead hatches
  • Vented locker doors
  • Overhead handholds by galley and dinette on centerline
  • Mahogany post at fwd end of galley
  • A/C for comfort ( new 2019)
  • Zarcor Port light Shades Throughout (2018)
  • LED bulbs Throughout (2018)
  • Lee clothes in aft cabin and starboard main cabin


  • Secure U shaped galley
  • Force-10 three burner propane stove with oven and broiler and SS crash bar
  • Trident propane system monitor and alarm (2018)
  • Frigoboat DC refrigeration system ( 2019)
  • Large top-loading fridge with separate freezer
  • Icebox has 4” of insulation
  • Corian countertops
  • Polished double stainless steel sink.
  • Galley fresh and salt water foot pumps with folding faucets
  • Seagull filtered water faucet
  • Ice box drain plumbed to aft shower sump
  • Hot & cold pressure water with spray rinse
  • Fresh water pump/expansion tank (2019)
  • Optional drawer under companionway
  • Abundant storage
  • Microwave
  • Task lighting over galley counter


  • ICOM Command Mic mounted in cockpit
  • ICOM M502 VHF in nav station
  • Depthsounder dedicated circuit breaker
  • B&G Depth/Wind/Wind/Speed instruments (above companionway in seahood)
  • B&G Repeater (nav. station)
  • Raymarine Axiom 9 and 12 chart plotters with external sd/usb and Raynet network
    switch ( 2019)
  • Ship module multiplexer 3E N2K ( 2019)
  • ICOM MC 710 SSB
  • Robertson AP20 autopilot with two control heads (helm and nav station)
  • Sony AM/FM/CD stereo with two interior speakers
  • 4G booster ( 2018)
  • WiFi booster ( 2018)
  • WiFi router ( 2018)
  • AIS Vesper Marine Vision 2 ( 2018) with external antenna and vhf splitter


  • Side Power Bow Thruster
  • 30 amp 120 volt inlet and shore power cord
  • 12 volt panel with circuit breakers, indicating lights, digital volt and ammeter
  • 120 volt panel with voltmeter
  • AGM battery dedicated for engine starting. (2018)
  • Multi-stage voltage regulator. Balmar 614 (2019)
  • 140 amp alternator
  • Battery charger (back-up)
  • Emergency switching system to parallel both battery banks
  • Dynaplate connected to bonding system
  • Electrical bonding to all tanks, pulpits, chainplates, and pedestal
  • Ground strap bonded to hull to create ground plane for SSB
  • Optional extra interior lighting
  • Courtesy lights at companionway
  • Upgraded Spreader lights
  • Steaming/foredeck light
  • Tri-color masthead light
  • (1) Carbon Monoxide detector (aft cabin – 2018)
  • 12-volt cigarette style outlets in cockpit winch pocket and foredeck locker
  • Victron battery monitor ( 2019)
  • Victron DC to DC charger for start battery (2019)
  • Victron lithium battery bank 300ah ( 2019)
  • Galvanic Isolator (2018)
  • Victron Multiplus Inverter/Charger ( 2019)
  • Victron Color Control GX and Multi control panel( 2019)
  • Flexible solar panels with mppt solar controllers 680 watts ( 2018)
  • Propane control/detector ( 2018)Marine carbon monoxide detector ( 2018)


  • Doyle mainsail Cradle with lazy jacks (2018)
  • North Norlam 135% furling jib
  • North staysail and storm staysail
  • North tri-sail
  • North gennaker with snuffer


  • Aluminum mast (supported by discontinuous rod rigging) and boom awlgripped
    “Snow White”
  • Mast secured to mast step
  • Double air foil spreaders
  • Harken headsail furler
  • Adjustable Harken Big Boat genoa cars
  • Removable hoistable wire/T-900 inner forestay
  • Running backstays
  • Manual backstay adjuster
  • Forespar vang (control run to cockpit)
  • Topping lift
  • Traveler
  • Optional Tri-sail track with halyard, cheek block, rope clutch, and cleat on mast
  • Masthead windex
  • Optional Boom preventer
  • Optional Carbon Fiber whisker pole with mast storage track
  • Spreader flag halyards
  • Main sheet run to starboard cockpit winch
  • Turnbuckles fitted to custom made chainplates with welded cover plates thru bolted
    at bulkheads and deck
  • The following are controlled from the cockpit: Genoa furling line, main halyard, main
    sheet (double ended), preventer, staysail sheets, genoa sheets, two reefs, and vang

Morris 46 Seaforth sailing


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