Red Admiral | Morris 46' 2000

Easton, MD

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John Barbaro

John’s passion for being on the water began in college when a fraternity brother taught him how to sail. After 16 years in medical sales, John followed his passion for being on the water. He earned his USCG 100 ton Masters license with sailing and towing endorsements as well as his RYA Yachtmasters.

His new career as a luxury charter captain took him from the Carolinas, through the Bahamas and Caribbean along the entire East Coast to New England. He’s done delivery work on a variety of vessels and his experience has also taken him though sections of the Great Loop. His knowledge of systems aboard yachts was strengthened while working in the Annapolis Maryland area in technical support for Vetus –Maxwell and later as a service manager for Hinckley Yacht Services on the Chesapeake Bay.

John enjoys teaching and has his American Sailing Association instructor certification.  Combining travel with boating has brought him vast experience in wonderful destinations including Italy, Tahiti and Greece. John can help you navigate through the sales process, whether you’re buying or selling a yacht. His familiarity with sailing and power vessels of all sizes and configurations including catamarans will help you make better decisions in your search for the right yacht. He prides himself on his attention to detail while also being responsive to his clients. He looks forward to working with you on your next yacht transaction.

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Basic Info

Yacht Name: Red Admiral
Builder: Morris
Model: Ocean Series 46
Year: 2000
Location: Easton, MD
Asking Price: $395,000
Designer: Chuck Paine
Hull Material: Fiberglass

Red Admiral
A stunning example of a True Bluewater Classic

This Morris Yachts Ocean Series 46 was built to her owner's specifications in Maine by craftsmen who's goal is to build "The Finest Semi-Custom Sailboats"

Red Admiral has been lovingly maintained by her original owners over the years. Each season the owners worked together to hand varnish the Brightwork as they reflected on all the adventures they shared, and the adventures to follow. The pride of ownership shines through everywhere you look, the gleaming hull, the shiny stainless, the beautiful interior, and the thoughtful upgrades

Red Admiral is a Comfortable, Capable Blue Water Cruiser that can take you to a distant paradise, or a Caribbean Cove for a day of snorkeling and beach walks

It is now time to pass on the tradition and the future adventures to owners who can appreciate this classic with the same love and attention that these owners have over the years. A quality built, well maintained yacht such as this will pay back dividends in wonderful experiences

The owners are looking for the next stewards who can continue the family tradition to keep this beautiful example of the Morris Yachts Ocean Series 46 in the exceptional condition she has enjoyed over the years

You won't want to miss this opportunity to see this Beautiful Example of the Morris Yachts 46 Ocean Series

Red Admiral Has Everything You Need To Sail Away

  • Yanmar Diesel Motor (2965 hours)
  • Tides Marine Dripless Shaft Seal With Backup Seal
  • Stainless Prop Shaft and Gori 3 Blade Folding Propeller
  • New Dodger & Bimini Top - Spring 2019
  • Solid Rod Rigging Inspected In 2011
  • Entec West Generator (1454 Hours)
  • Spectra MPC-3000 Watermaker
  • Marine Air 16,000 BTU Reverse Cycle Heat & Air
  • Robust Lighthouse 1501 Windlass (From the helm or Foot Switches Forward)


Length: 46'
Beam: 13'
Draft: 5' 6"
Water Tank Capacity: 153 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 106 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 25 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH3E
Power: 56 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2965 Hours


As you come down the companionway you notice the light, bright interior, with polished stainless steel ports and beautiful raised panel bulkheads. Hatches are thoughtfully placed and the inviting salon with U-Shaped Settee to Port and Long Settee to Starboard is comfortable and welcoming. A furniture grade salon table can be opened to accommodate everyone sitting on either side. A pull out on the port side can be made into a berth. Cabinet doors are varnished to a high luster and drawers have high quality hardware. The upholstery looks like new without any sign of wear. The Joinery and Finish of the Mahogany interior is warm with classic attention to detail like custom draw pulls. One word describes everything you see everywhere you look, "Quality".

The well thought out galley is on the port side of the companionway. A Force 10, 3 burner propane stove/oven, double sink, Sea Frost Refrigerator/Freezer, and a small microwave make this a fully functional, easy to work in space to prepare everything from microwave popcorn to a turkey dinner at Thanksgiving!

A quarter berth is aft to port and starboard side is a head with shower.

Forward is a comfortable V-berth with plenty of storage below and plenty of ventilation.


Hull & Deck

Chuck Paine Design Beautiful Black Hull with Gold Cove and Boot Stripes
Red Bottom Paint

  • Robust Solid Fiberglass Hull: Vinylester resin (Hydrex) and bi-axial fiberglass built of roving and mat.
  • Four full-length longitudinal's, approximately 5 inches wide and 3 inches high, cored with end grain balsa
  • Longitudinal the hull has cored balsa frames on 20-inch centers placed from bow to stern and gunwale to keel. These numerous cored ribs and 30 frames and give stiffness to the hull and provide impact protection.
  • Solid Lead Paine Morris Bulb Keel (5' 6" Draft) and partial skeg rudder provides excellent upwind performance
  • Crash Bulkhead Forward: The Forepeak Bulkhead is a crash bulkhead which creates a water-tight separation between the forepeak and the interior of the vessel.



Stunning, Functional, Well Thought Out

The Cockpit is generous and surrounded by rich varnished wood. Cockpit cushions are comfortable and you will notice that the solid tube pushpit extends all the way to the boarding gate forward of the cockpit. This is just one of the many built in safety features that Morris incorporates to make sure your passage is made not only comfortably, but more important, Safely!

  • Well protected cockpit from Spray & Sun is provided by the new Dodger & Bimini (Spring 2019)
  • Stainless Steel Lifelines extend from boarding gates forward of the cockpit to bow pulpit
  • Stainless steel chocks and cleats for docking lines at bow, stern and amidships port and starboard
  • Double stainless steel anchor roller
  • Additional chain pipe for secondary anchor chain/rode
  • Stern Stainless Steel Hawse Pipe for stern anchor
  • Inner forestay tang and tack fittings
  • Four stainless steel dorade vents with stainless steel guards (on forward set) provide ventilation to forward cabin, forward head and main cabin areas
  • Stainless steel deck fills for water, waste and fuel
  • On deck varnished teak include cap rails and cockpit table


Navigation & Electronics

  • Wood & Stainless Wheel
  • Custom Made Wood Instrument Pod
  • Raytheon ST 60 Depth, Speed & Wind
  • Stainless Richie Compass
  • Furuno Radar
  • Garmin GPS Chartplotter at the helm
  • Auto Pilot - Robertson AP22/ Oversized Rigid Quadrant Mount
  • SSB Radio - ICOM M-710
  • VHF - ICOM


Mechanical & Plumbing

Yanmar 56hp Diesel Motor 

  • 4JH3E with 2965 hour - Meticulous Owner Maintained
  • Engine is easy to access and this owner keeps the engine area spotless
  • Dual Racor Filters


  • Spectra MPC-3000
  • Currently Pickled


  • Marine Air 16,000 BTU Reverse Cycle Heat/Air

Hot Water System

  • Atlantic Marine Stainless with Pressure Relief Valve
  • 6 Gallon Capacity

Fresh Water System

  • 3 Freshwater Stainless Steel Tanks with 153 Gallon Capacity
  • Flow-Jet Accumulator Tank
  • 12 Volt on Demand Pump
  • In-Line Filter
  • Fresh Water Foot Pump

*Saltwater Pre-Wash Foot Pump as well


Electrical DC/AC

Electrical System (DC System)

  • 12V DC
  • 4 AGM Four D Batteries for house
  • One #31 AGM for engine and generator starting

Electrical (AC System)

  • Shore Power Inlets: 2 x 30 Amp shore power inlet with 50' 30 amp cord
  • Selector Switch For Generator
  • Main Breaker Double Pole Trip Free Break


  • Fresh Water Cooled Entec West 4.2 KW 1454 hours
  • Easy to access from Port side


  • Xantrex Charger/Inverter



Safety At Sea, Safety At Anchor

  • Winslow 6 Man Emergency Life Raft
  • 406 EPIRB Onboard
  • High water bilge alarm and safety switches
  • Search Light
  • First Aid Kit
  • LPG Fume Sniffer
  • Life Sling and Ladder
  • Manual Bilge Pump in Cockpit
  • PFD's
  • Horn and Bell