A robust sailing platform with unsurpassed versatility, the Hunter 49 can be configured to cruise around the harbor, or cruise around the world in comfort.
Solid construction, a high ballast ratio and a stout B & R rig are the basic elements that make this flagship capable and safe for the bluewater cruise of your dreams.
Fortunately many attributes that make a boat comfortable for long distance cruising also make shorter trips more pleasant. Dual helm stations provide outstanding visibility and a multitude of seating options.
The fractional sail plan is integrated with Hunters trademark cockpit Traveler Arch and a proven deck layout maximizes ease of handling under sail, especially for shorthanded crews.
The large balanced rudder and shaft driven steering system deliver pinpoint maneuverability and fingertip control, even under full sail. Never has a boat so large been so easy to handle with confidence in every condition.
Below-decks, an efficient floorplan is executed in furniture quality woodwork for a bright interior that is as functional as it is beautiful. Incredible storage capacity, easy systems access and a deep bilge sump demonstrate that attention to detail below the surface remains a priority for your extended enjoyment of this amazingly capable cruising platform.