Parameter Spec
Length Overall 45' 8"
Length on waterline 40' 4"
Beam 40' 4"
Standard Draft 6'4"
Shoal Draft 5'10"
Displacement 30,500 lbs.
Ballast 11,000 lbs.
Tankage - Water, approx. 240 gallons
Tankage - Fuel, approx. 165 gallons
Sail Area (100%) 1,059 sq. ft.



Hand-laminated 24 oz. woven roving alternated with 1.5 oz. mat, producing 13 layers at the rail, 15 layers at the turn of the bilge and 17 layers at the keel. 5/8'' closed cell polyurethane foam added to inner skin covered by 2 layers of 1.5 oz. mat. All Bulkheads and floors are bonded to the hull.


Single unit hand-laminated 24 oz. woven roving alternated with 1.5 oz. mat. Balsa sandwich core construction. Non-skid surface molded in on housetop. Teak decks bedded in Thaikol or equal, using stainless steel self-tapping screws. The cockpit seats and coaming tops are flush-inlaid teak. 45# CQR-type anchor. Molded-in LPG tank storage locker, vented overboard.


Two piece internal iron, cast to minimum tolerances, imbedded and fiberglassed into reinforced hull sections.


Hand-laminated 24 oz. woven roving and 1.5 oz. mat tapered to 1/2'' at the trailing edge. Rudder shaft is 2'' solid stainless steel. Skeg fitted with cast bronze shoe. Teflon bushings at shoe and stuffing box.

Mast & Boom

U.S. aluminium extrusion, LPU painted. Tapered airfoil section aluminium spreaders. Boom has internal outhaul, ''jiffy' reefing and topping lift. Spreader lights are included.

Standing Rigging

U.S. Rigging, all 1 x 19 construction with swaged terminals and Merriman turnbuckles


Internal halyards furnished by Sparmaker.

Thru Hulls

Bronze, electrically bonded to ship's bonding system.

Deck Hardware

Double stainless steel bow and stern pulpits, with transom ladder, and double vinyl-coated lifelines. Gates, port and starboard, with 30'' stanchions. All blocks are from Schaefer. Nicro Fico roller bearing mainsheet traveler; two 8' genoa tracks and two 4' staysail tracks. Schaefer double turning blocks, triple sheave deck organizers and triple sheet stoppers. All deck hardware drilled and tapped into backing plates. Six custom bronze hawse fairleads with cleats. 12 opening ports, stainless steel boarding ladder, 6 dorades.

Bow Roller

Custom-made stainless steel with double bronze rollers to fit 45# CQR-type or Bruce anchors with fast pins to secure anchor when stored.

Portlights, Hatches & Ventilation

12 bronze self-draining 7'' x 18'' opening ports with screens plus four large fixed windows with bronze exterior frames and teak interior frames, 5 aluminium opening hatches, 3 large 24'' x 24'' and 2 small 12'' x 18'', 6 SS dorade ventilators with bug screens. All portholes and hatches are opening.


Standard working sails consist of the mainsail with two rows of reef points, 120% genoa and staysail. White mainsail boom cover.


Lewmar self-tailing chrome-bronze winches. Two 10'' lock-in handles

Parameter Spec
Genoa Sheet Outhaul 2 #52 S.T.
Staysail Sheet 2 #40 S.T.
Mainsheet 1 # 43 S.T.
Housetop Variable 1 #40 S.T.
Jib Halyard 1 #40
Main Halyard 1 #40
Staysail Halyard 1 #40
Reefing 1 #40
Outhaul 1 #7

Electrical System

Two heavy duty, 110 amp,12V marine batteries with master battery switch, Ocean Industries electrical panel for both 12V DC and 110V AC systems, four meters, battery condition meter and reverse polarity lamp, all circuits on circuit breakers plus provisions for additional breakers. Numerous custom brass bulkhead reading lights plus overhead dome lights. 30 amp shore connector for 110V AC system. 110V AC outlets throughout the yacht. Anchor and running light on the mast plus running lights on the bow and stern pulpits. Red courtesy night lights in aft cabin, galley, salon, forward stateroom and forward WC.

Plumbing System

PAR pressure water pump and PAR shower sump pump with auto-switches. Marine head with holding tank. Pressure hot and cold water in the galley and in the WCs. Manual fresh water and salt water foot pumps in galley. Deep double stainless steel sink in the galley with single lever faucet. 110V AC hot water heater plus heat exchanger for hot water from engine cooling system. All hot water is plumbed through copper pipes and all cold water through Nylon-reinforced vinyl wall tubing.

Steering System

Pedestal steering system with white pedestal, 36'' teak rimmed destroyer steering wheel, engine controls mounted on pedestal. Hydraulic steering and stainless steel pedestal guard. Emergency steering tiller also provided.


Ford Lehman 90 H.P., 4-cylinder diesel engine, freshwater cooled with Borg Warner 2:1 reduction gear. Deluxe instrument panel with engine alarm system, built-in wetlift exhaust system. Morse engine throttle and engine shift control cables. Tree-blade propeller, 20'' x 14''. Separate Racor fuel filter separator.

Teak and "holly" cabinsole. All interior bulkheads covered with solid teak vertical staving. All ceilings covered with solid horizontal teak battens. Marble countertops in the galley and the heads. Customer-selected cloth-covered 4'' foam cushions. Salon table and chart table are teak. Five coats of polyurethane varnish, hand rubbed on all surfaces.


Stove compartment stainless steel lined. 8 cubic ft. of divided refrigerator/freezer with Lexan shelves and double door toploading as well as front access. Urethane foam insulation 3'' thick. Cutting board with inlaid plastic, large drawers and storage lockers. Microwave cabinet - out of "traffic".


The following schematics are taken from the original brochure. Rigging Plan includes roller furling foresails, with all lines led aft to self tailing winches. The deck plan features the uncluttered walking and lounging space needed for comfort and safety. The interior floorplan is well thought out and versatile. Some Liberty 458 differ from the plan shown in that the port side salon is designed with one long settee and end table cabinet instead of the two chairs shown here.