NW Yachtnet - Olympia
700 Marine Drive NE Suite 105
Olympia, Washington, US, 98501
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1979 DeFever 49 Pilothouse

location icon Tacoma, Washington
Year 1979
Length 49 ft

The words "Pride in Ownership" don't even begin to describe this immaculately, boat house kept 1979 Defever Pilothouse that is now available for sale. The current owners have meticulously cared for this vessel over the past 16 years, with complete records of all maintenance, repairs and upgrades. Don't miss this opportunity to own a great NW cruiser. Contact me for more info or to set up a walkthrough of this beautiful vessel.


Shown by appointment only


Year Built 1979
Category Power
Length Overall 49 ft
Beam 15 ft
Max Draft 4'8 ft
Cabins 2
Double Berths 1
Construction Fiberglass
Hull ID HGN99919M79F
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 240 hp
Cruising Speed 7.5 kn
Prop. Cruise Speed 1650
Fuel Tanks 4
Fuel Tank Cap. 800 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Steel
Water Tanks 2
Water Tank Cap. 400 gal
Water Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 40 gal
Holding Tank Mat. Plastic
Dry Weight 85,000 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Lehman
Model: 120
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 120hp
Type: Inboard
Year: 1979
Engine Hours: 3700
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Lehman
Model: 120
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 120hp
Type: Inboard
Year: 1979
Engine Hours: 3700
Engine Location: Starboard

:ength 49'

Beam 15'

Engine and Mechanical area

Twin 120hp Ford Lehman diesel engines (3700 hrs. as of 6/4/22)

Webasto Hydronic hot water boiler DBW2010 w/Racor 500FGSS filter

            (Complete rebuild 2020-for hydronic heating system)

Engine cranking batteries (2)

6 deep cycle 6vdc house batteries (new 2021)

Engine room lights (6)

Engine room blower (2)

Fuel tanks (4 X 200 gallons)

Fuel transfer pumps (2)

Fuel tank gauge glass (4)

Fuel tank isolation valves (4)

Vacuum gauges on fuel filters w/tell tale feature

Oil change pumping system (Both Lehmans, transmissions and generator)

Engine fresh water purge system for Lehmans and generator.

Redundant Dahl fuel filters

Automatic bilge pump (3)

Manual bilge pump (1)

Holding tank (40 Gal) with (new 2021) macerator pump

Stainless water tanks (2 X 200 gallons)

Fresh water pump (new 2018)

Fresh water filtration and purification system w/UV sterilizer

8 gallon water heater (heated electrically and by diesel engine while underway)

Work bench w/vise

Onan 7.5KW gen-set, sound shield and muffler (494 hrs. as of 6/5/22)

Start battery Group 31 (new 2018)

3000W Magnum inverter/charger w/Link battery monitor (new 2014)

120V AC outlets (12)

Lighting 12V throughout interior and exterior (All LED’s)


Salon, Dinette and Galley

Wood blinds for windows

Television with two mounting locations

Two La-Z-Boy recliner chairs w/reading lights

Teak credenza

L Shaped dinette (new cushions, foam & fabric 2016) storage underneath

Teak dining table

Double stainless sink in galley

Faucet w/pull out spout

Electric 3 burner stove w/oven

Toaster oven

Norco TEKII dual electric refrigerator/freezer AC & DC model DE/461

Garbage disposal

Trash compactor


Drawers in galley (6)

Overhead cabinets in galley (6)

Exhaust fan above stove vented overboard

Splendide combo clothes washer/dryer (new 2021)

Large pantry with vented door


Tracy International captain’s chair w/gas spring pneumatic pedestal

Sitex Radar

Furuno LS-6100 depth finder/fish finder (New 2012)

Standard Horizon VHF w/hailer, AIS (New 2014)

Galaxy VHF antenna (New 2017)

GPS (2)

Lap Top w/Rosepoint Navigation w/AIS

Rudder angle indicator

AM/FM/CD/Sirius stereo with speakers in pilothouse, salon and flybridge

U-Line Ice Maker (new 2018)

A/C outlets (2)

D/C outlets (1)

Red/White chart light (2) LED

Red/White night lights over instruments (2) LED

AC & DC electrical panel w/red LED lights

Horn Control

Defrost Fan 12VDC (4)

Pantograph wiper (3)

Watch berth (new foam and upholstery 2016)

Setee (new foam and upholstery 2016)

Sunbrella covers (10) for all pilothouse windows (New 2020)

Staterooms and Heads

Heads (2)


Master head

Shower and bathtub

Lights (2) LED

Stainless sink

Screened porthole (2)

Medicine cabinet

Storage drawer (2)

AC outlet (1)

New sink fixtures (2015)



Guest head

Stainless sink

Screened porthole (1)

Medicine cabinet

Storage drawer

AC outlet (1)

New sink fixtures (2015)



Master Stateroom:


Table lamps (2) LED

Reading lights (2) LED

Queen island bed (New 2014)

Storage under bed

Hanging locker-lighted (3)

Opening, screened, curtained porthole (2)

Storage drawers (11)


Guest Stateroom:


Bunk beds (New upholstery 2020)

Reading lights (2) LED

Overhead light (1) LED

Storage drawers (7)

Hanging locker-lighted (1)

Storage lockers (1)

Flybridge and Decks



Courtesy lights (1) LED

Fresh & sea water wash down deck fittings (New raw water pump 2018)

Ideal windlass Model CHWSO (New wildcat 2019)

300’ 3/8” BBB anchor chain & 350’ ¾” 3 strand nylon (New 2018)

Sunbrella covers for windlass, teak hand rail and deck hatches

Deck storage hatch and forward cabin ventilation deck hatch w/gas assist shocks


Boat Deck: (Complete refit by Delta Marine/Diamond Painting 2012)


Stainless perimeter railing including kayak racks (New 2012)

8cf freezer with sunbrella cover (New 2014)

Complete deck rebuild including polyurethane Awlgrip and non-skid finish. (2012)

Custom recessed D-rings for securing crab and prawn pots

Custom fiberglass perimeter for water diversion and railing fastener bedding


Flybridge: (Complete makeover with Awlgrip LP, non-skid and carpet 2021)


Furuno LS-6100 depth finder/fish finder (New 2008)

Big Bay Technology computer and monitor for Rosepoint Navigation (New 2020)

Hydraulic steering and engine/transmission controls

Instrumentation including temp./pressure/volts/RPM/rudder angle indicator

Horn control

New stereo speakers with rocker on/off switch (2020)

Complete refinish of all surfaces including false stack and mast.

Tender fuel storage compartment w/sunbrella cover 20 gal.

All new cushions and upholstery (2020)

Flybridge sunbrella cover (New 2020)

Captain seat (New 2020)


Lower Decks:


All lower decks were stripped of teak, glassed and finished with Sterling LP and

            non-skid (2007)

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.
Additional Contact Information

Charlie Kemp