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Kettle Two is lightly used for local cruising in southern New England. The Austin Parker 54 Fly is a big 54' yacht. The curvy, unmistakable lines of the Austin Parker immediately reveal its character: both inside and outside, elegance and sophistication blend with modern, functional design to place this craft beyond fashion and cliché.
Performance is excellent: cruising speed of 30 knots plus with very reasonable fuel consumption thanks to the combination of the two 900 HP MAN engines, the light weight and the optimized lines of the hull. The 740 gallons of fuel delivers a long range with 159 gallon of freshwater aboard.
On the outside, she has a large cockpit served by a roomy, submersible bathing platform and the hangar for the tender. The interior is furnished in a warm, comfortable and Italian contemporary style. Quality construction and sophisticated solutions are particularly noticeable in the interiors, such as the spacious saloon furnished with leather sofas, given added prestige by the separate galley located just underneath the companion way leading to the cabins; an elegant steel and glass handrail assists access to the galley and the below-deck accommodation.
The cabins are elegant, finished in leather and wood. The owner’s cabin has the bed at the side and has its own en-suite bathroom, while the two guest cabins have twin beds and a separate bathroom. The layout comprises 3 cabins, 2 heads, captains accommodation with toilet, sink and AC under the cockpit settee cover.
Recent expensive work includes new electronics package to Garmin spring (2020) and a stern thruster was added 2019. Also, MAN diesel interval service work was performed by MAN specialists 2020/2021.
The engine room is accessed from the cockpit by means of a large hatch, while the carefully designed layout of the engines and systems allows trouble-free inspection of all parts.
KETEL TWO is a gorgeous boat with five living areas including the cockpit, bow and sun pad, Salon, Flybridge and staterooms below. She is a large volume boat with lovely appointments including painted and textured surfaces that are soothing and inviting and fully exhibit the best of Italian design and execution.
One level step in from the cockpit you enter a salon that exudes grace and comfort. A U-shaped settee to stbd has storage under and the table has two leaves to fold out to sit six or more for dinner. Opposite to port is along cabinet with TV on lift, and storage under for liquor and glasses. Up a step to the helm with a large double helm bench with flip up bolster for support if standing. The helm console is in carbon and well laid out and visibility from the helm is excellent. Two overhead deck hatches serve as skylights for added light and air in the cabin.
Down several stairs is a beautiful galley which is has a cathedral ceiling effect under the overhang of the windshields. There is a large single basin polished stainless steel sink, plenty of counter space, a four burner electric cooktop and microwave convection oven. Fwd is a full size refrigerator and freezer with painted panels as covers to match the interior decor. Two opening portlights and an oven vent add air.
Three staterooms below include a master cabin forward with the island berth offset to port, large windows, two opening portlights and lockers and hanging locker. There is direct access to an en suite head with large ceramic basin sink, bidet, toilet, and tiled stall shower with waterfall head and shower wand.
Across from the galley is a day head with sink, toilet, and tiled stall shower. Down two steps you find matching guest cabins to port and stbd, each with two twin beds. Plumbing is ready in a cabinet for your future washer/drier.
All bedrooms and the salon have TVs. The interior decor is a mix of fabric textured and lacquer painted surfaces.
On the Exterior, there is a submersible swim platform and up three stairs through a transom door into the cockpit which features a long L shaped settee to stbd with two movable stools and a table to sit six or eight for cocktails and dinner. There is a cockpit fridge to port. The deck walkways are wide and look great in teak decking. A huge sun pad is secured to the bow. The flybridge has a U shaped settee to stbd with hi-lo table and a double bench seat at the helm.
A captains cabin is located under the stbd settee seat in the cockpit and features a berth, shower, toilet and fold-down sink. At present, this space is used for storage.
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.