Hylas Collection
2001 Hylas 46 - Moondancer

Hylas Collection / Moondancer

2001 Hylas 46 For Sale

Moondancer is a perfect example of a quality design combined with all the amenities for cruising comfort. The owners, who have meticulously maintained and continuously updated her systems are ready to sell this well respected design. This boat is awaiting another proud owner and is prepared for her next blue water adventure. Set up as a cutter rig this boat can be easily sailed from the cockpit. Her primary systems use 12 volts and are sustained by an abundance of power from the on board solar panels and wind generator mounted on her custom arch. This vessel is self sufficient in any anchorage. Tried and tested, this Frers designed hull is a worthy candidate for any serious cruising adventure.

2001 Hylas 46

VESSEL NAME: Moondancer
LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL
BUILDER: Queen Long Marine
DESIGNER: German Frers

PRICE: Please Inquire




Yanmar 4JH3-TE
Single Diesel / Direct Drive
75 Horsepower


Fuel: 172 Gallons (Stainless Steel)
Fresh Water: 130 Gallons (Stainless Steel)
Holding: 27 Gallons (Fiverglass)


LOA: 46 ft 3 in
BEAM: 13 ft 9 in
LWL: 40 ft 0 in
MAXIMUM DRAFT: 6 ft 6 in
DISPLACEMENT: 27,777 lbs Dry Load
BALLAST: 12,347 lbs

Exterior Photos

Interior Photos

Mechanical Photos

2001 Hylas 46 / Moondancer
Specs & Details

Hull & Deck

  • Topsides Painted with Royal Blue Awlgrip (New 2018)
  • Custom Stainless Steel Arch with Davits and Engine Hoist. Including Mount for Solar Panels and Wind Generator.
  • Cabin Dorades with Stainless Steel Guards
  • Life Lines (Replace 2009)
  • Fresh and Salt Water Wash Down System
  • Propane Locker two 10 LB tanks (New 2018)
  • Teak Rubrail with Solid Stainless Steel Striker Plate (New 2018)
  • Bottom Paint Micron 66. (2018)
  • Barrier Coat (2016)
  • Two Wichard Padeyes in Cockpit
  • Teak Outboard Rail Mount
  • Two Opening Aft Cabin Ports
  • Two Opening Cockpit Ports
  • Sail and Anchor Locker
  • Aluminum Toe Rail
  • Teak Planking on Cockpit Sole and Seats
  • Solid Hand-laid Fiberglass Layup with No Core with Vinylester Resins & Isophthalic Gelocoat
  • Hull Laid-up with Two Epoxy Barrier Coats Below the Waterline
  • Watertight Collision Bulkhead Forward of Forward Cabin with Independent Overboard Drainage
  • Watertight Stern Sections Across Aft Lazarettes and Stern Locker
  • Divided Anchor Locker
  • Large Aft Stern Lazarettes, Port and Starboard with Dual Bailey Latches
  • Stern Garage with Dedicated Rule Auto bilge Pump
  • Solid Lead Keel with Solid 1-1/2 Inch Stainless Steel Keel Bolts Cast-In
  • Semi Skegged Rudder with Rudder Plane above Keel Plane (New  2018)
  • Sold GRP Fiberglass in all Areas of the Deck for Deck Fittings & Stress Areas
  • Moulded Contrasting Non Skid in Beige
  • Solid Stainless Stemhead Fitting with Split Bow Roller
  • Solid Stainless Striker Plates for Bow Protection
  • Salt Water Washdown in Anchor Locker for Anchor Washdown And Fresh Water Wash Down.
  • Two Pairs of Stainless Steel Bow Cleats. Pair of Midships Cleats and Pair of Stern Cleats.
  • Six Closed Chocks
  • 30″ High Stanchions with Double Lifelines
  • Side Boarding Ladder with Port & Starboard Side Mounting Brackets and Teak Steps.
  • Mainship 316 Stainless Overhead Hatches & Ports Throughout


  • Selden In Mast Furling  
  • Selden Furlex Head Sail
  • Selden Furlex Staysail.
  • Selden Boom and Vang
  • 1X19 Stainless Steel Wire Standing Rigging with Norsman Fittings. (Replaced Outter Stays 2012)
  • Schaeffer Double Turning Blocks
  • Staysail and Genoa Tracks (Inboard of Shrouds)
  • Harken Mainsail Traveler
  • Selden Spinnaker Pole
  • Running back Stays with Lewmar Blocks
  • 2 Lewmar # 54 ST Electric Primaries in Cockpit (For Headsail)
  • 1 Lewmar # 44 ST Two Speed Mainsheet Winch
  • 2 Lewmar # 44 Winches on the Mast
  • 1 Lewmar # 44 Winch for the Boom Vang and the Out haul.
  • 2 Lewmar #48 ST Two Speed Secondary Winches.
  • 2 Stainless Steel Winch Handles
  • Keel Stepped Selden Aluminum Mast
  • Topping Lift

Ground Tackle

  • 60 Lb Manson Supreme Anchor with 250 FT of 3/8th G4 Chain
  • 66 Lb Bruce Anchor with 250 ft of Nylon Rode and 50 FT of Chain.
  • Windlass – Maxwell 2200 with Bow Controls & Cockpit Controls (New Motor 2019)
  • Stainless Steel Deck Plate
  • Two Pair of Stainless Steel Bow Cleats, Pair of Midships Cleats and Pair of Stern Cleats.

Sails & Canvas


  • Mack Furling Mainsail (New 2017)
  • Hood Furling Vectron Genoa (UV Cover replaced 2014)
  • Hood Furling Vectron Staysail (UV cover replaced 2014)
  • Spinnaker (Light Use)


  • Sunbrella Bimini   – (New 2017)
  • Sumbrella Dodger with Eisenglass (New 2017)
  • Sumbrella Full Enclosure with Eisenglass (New 2017)
  • Hatch Covers Sunbrella
  • Teak Cabin Top Handrails Cover Sunbrella
  • Winch & Windless Covers in Sunbrella
  • Helm & Companion Way Covers in Sunbrella
  • Cockpit Cushions (New 2014)
  • Folding Seat Backs with Cushions
  • Fenders with dark blue covers

General Interior

  • Traditional Style Panel Passageway Doors
  • Traditional Styled Cabinets and Locker Doors
  • Teak and holly Cabin Sole with high Gloss Finish
  • Hanging Lockers
  • Teak removable Overhead Hatch Screens
  • Window Shades
  • Matte Finished Interior
  • Wahlee Stone Counter Tops
  • Standard Removable Headliner
  • Lamp Style Push Button Cabinet & Drawer Latches
  • Stainless Steel Door and Cabinet Hardware


  • Traditional Style Cabinet & Locker Doors
  • Teak and Holly sole in high gloss finish
  • Main Salon Table with Inlay & removable leaf
  • Mast Wrap with Door & Storage
  • Starboard Settee Cabinet
  •  Flatscreen TV
  • Handrails Port & Starboard Sides
  • Settee Fabric Ultraleather
  • Teak Removable Overhead Hatch Screens
  •  Window Shades
  • Crusiair Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle
  • Central Vacuum System (New 2014)
  • Full Length Starboard Settee Pulls Out an Additional 9″ for Sea Berth
  • Two 12 Volt Fans
  • Headroom 6′ 8″

Nav Station

  • Port Facing Nav Station with Swing Out Chair
  • Instrument Panel hinged at Bottom
  • Nav Station with Bi-Fold Top
  • 12 Volt Outlet
  • Two 110 Volt Outlets
  • Instruments and Systems Labeled
  • 1 12 Volt Fan


  • Euro-Style Cabinet and Locker Doors
  • Opening Port to Cockpit
  • Microwave Oven
  • Force 10 Three Burner Range with Oven
  • Cutlery, Dinnerware, Pots, Pans and Utensils
  • Large Stainless Steel Sink (New Moen Faucet 2018?)
  • 12 Volt Fridge and Freezer Cool Blue Compressors (New 2017)
  • Galley 7′ in Length
  • Slide out trash container
  • Freezer/Refrigeration Boxes are Both Top and Front Loading
  • Freezer/Refrigeration Boxes Equipped with Electric Pumps for Drainage
  • Back-up Fresh and Salt Water Foot Pump at Sink
  • Knife Storage
  • Galley Counters Wahlee Stone

Aft Master Cabin

  • Two Opening Ports, Behind Berth
  • Two Opening Ports, Stb and Port
  • Traditional Style Cabinet & Locker Doors
  • Solid Panel Cabin Doors
  • Teak and Holly Sole in High Gloss Finish
  • Hanging Lockers
  • Starboard Hanging Locker
  • Center line Hanging Locker
  • Port Hanging Locker with Removable Shelves
  • Split Cabinet Doors Under Berth (Water Maker Access)
  • Cruisair Air Conditioner with Reverse Cycle
  • Split Custom Mattress
  • Centerline Queen Aft Berth
  • Two 12 Volt Fans
  • Large Manship Opening Hatch
  • Two Manship Opening Ports
  • TV with DVD Player

Forward Cabin

  • Traditional Style Cabinet & Locker Doors
  • Pullman Berth – Full Size
  • Panel Storage Access to Beneath Locker Storage
  • Drawer for Clothing Starboard
  • Bookshelves/Open Storage Adjacent to Berth
  • Teak and Holly in High Gloss Finish
  • Teak Removable Overhead Hatch Screen
  • Shades
  • Crusiair Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle
  • Splendide 2000 Vented Washer Dryer
  • One 12 Volt Fan
  • Large Manship Opening Hatch
  • Three Manship Opening Ports


  • Dometic Electric Head – Forward head (New 2018)
  • Dometic Electric Head – Aft Head (New 2018)
  • Tank Tender Monitor – Aft Head (Needs Service)
  • Separate Shower Stall with Fold Down Teak Seat – Aft Head
  • 27 Gallon Dedicated Holding Tanks with Dual “Y” Valve System
  • Matte White Formica Interior
  • 110 GFI Outlet


  • Garmin GPSMAP 7610 Chart Plotter with Radar Overlay and Scanner on Arch. (New 2017)
  • SiiTech MD-1 AIS Transceiver with Antenna on Mast (New 2017)
  • US, Eastern/Western Caribbean Chips. Complete USA Charts in Plotter (New 2017)
  • Raymarine ST 6002 and X 30 Auto Pilot Located at Helm.
  • Raymarine ST60+ Wind Dpth and Speed Over Companion Way. (New 2011)
  • Raymarine Graphic ST60+ Located at Nav Station (New 2011)
  • B-619 Sonar Hub/Depth Sounder (New 2017)
  • Standard Horizon GX 2200 VHF Radio with RAM at Binnacle (New 2018)
  • Original RN-300 Chart Plotter used for GPS Position Finder and Anchor Alarm.
  • ICOM M710 SSB Radio (Service Needed)
  • Clarion Stereo with Speakers in Salon and Aft Cabin
  • Two Flat screen TV’s/DVD in Main Salon and Master Stateroom.
  • Ritchie Compass at Helm
  • Pactor Modem
  • Rogue Wave WIFI Extender and Router


  • 12 Volt DC, 110 Volt AC
  • Northern Lights 6KW Generator with 220 hours 1-21-90 (New 2018)
  • 200 Amp Self-Regulated Auxiliary Alternator (New 2019)
  • 65 Amp Hitachi Alternator
  • (4) DECA 8 D AGM House Batteries (2016)
  • Two lead acid start batteries for generator and Engine
  • Link 20 and Link 10 Battery Monitors in Navigation Station
  • Prosine 2.5 KW Inverter with 100 Amp Charger for house batteries.
  • Silent wind – 420 Wind Generator Mounted on Arch
  • Wind Regulator (New 2020)
  • 2 100W Solar Panels Mounted on Arch (Port Solar Panel New 2020)
  • Galvanic Isolator
  • 120 Lifeline GM Deluxe Marinetics Circuit Breaker Panel at Navigation Station.
  • 125/250 Volt, 50 Amp (4) Wire Shore Power Cord
  • Adapters with Connectors.
  • 30 Amp Service Cord with Socket.
  • (7) 12 Volt Fans
  • SSB Ground Plate and Copper Grounding System
  • Rheostat for 12 Volt Lights in Salon
  • Shore Power Configuration 125 Volt 50AMP and 125/30amps
  • Two 3″ Copper Strips Running Bow to Stern, Port & Starboard for Grounding
  • All Batteries Isolated with Built-in Reverse Isolation
  • All Batteries Self Contained Strapped and Secured


  • Cruisair Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle Services Main Saloon & Forward Cabin
  • Cruisair Air Conditioning with Reverse Cycle in Aft Cabin
  • Central Vacuum System (New 2014)
  • High-water Bilge Alarm in Cockpit and Nav Station.
  • Groco Water Strainers for All Applications.
  • Fwd and Aft Electric Shower Pumps.
  • Dual Fresh Water Pressure Pumps.
  • Refrigerator and Freezer 12 volt Cool Blue Compressors. (New 2017)
  • 12 volt Spectra Watermaker 6.5 Gallons Per Hour (New 2018)
  • Splendide 2100 Vented Washer/Dryer in Forward Cabin
  • New Dometic Electric Heads (New 2018)
  • 134 Gallons of Total Water in 3 Tanks
  • 172 Gallons of Total Fuel in 4 Tanks
  • All Tanks with Dipsticks and Large Inspection Ports
  • All Tankage for Water and Fuel is Stainless Steel
  • Two Independent Pump Freshwater System
  • Two Independent 27 Gallon Holding Tanks for each Head (gauges need service)
  • 6 gallon Hot Water Heater, Heated via Engine or AC Supply
  • All Through Hull Fittings are Bronze with Seacocks or Valves and Bonded
  • Two Independent Bilge Pump Systems in Main Bilge
  • Bilge and High Water Alarm System Beneath Aft Steps
  • Electric Fuel Tank Gauges.

Engine & Gen Set

The Hylas 46 boasts supreme access to the engine room from the galley the navigation station and from a large hinged door built into the companion way steps. A dual racor system and fuel polishing pump makes it easy to polish fuel, change filters and transfer fuel between tanks. A large manifold for the fuel pick up and return is accessible under the galley sole. The 75 HP Yanmar engine provides adequate fuel efficient power to the  Gori folding propeller. An oil change pump with plumbing to both generator and engine make changing oil a simple process.

  • Yanmar 4JH3-TE 75 HP  (3,624 Hours as of 1-20)
  • Bronze Folding Gori Prop  (New 2019)
  • Northern Lights 6 KW Generator (New 2018 – 220 Hours as of 1-20)
  • Engine Alarms at Nav Station and in Cockpit
  • Tachometer, Oil Pressure and Temperature gauges at Helm
  • Walbro Electric Fuel Pump Downstream of Racor Filter with Divert to tank (New 2020)
  • Oil Change Pump for Engine and Generator
  • Oil and Filter Changed Every 150hrs
  • Four Separate Stainless Steel Fuel Tanks – Manifold Controlled- Two 51 Gallon; One 40 Gallon One 30 Gallon. Total 172 Gallons of Fuel.
  • Emergency Stop
  • Shaft Drive
  • Original Bronze Fixed 3-blade Propeller as Spare
  • Dripless Shaft Seal.  (New 2015)
  • Morse Single Lever Control System
  • Engine Room Sound Fire Retardant Insulation

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