2003 Bavaria 44

by Steve Green
Published: September 18, 2020 (2 years ago)
Livingston, Guatemala
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Bavaria yacht 45’8″ 3 cabin liveaboard blue water cruiser with solar panels, wind generator and water maker in good condition. spare set of sails plus spinnaker and rigged pole.
Between January 2017 and May 2019 we have sailed about 5000 miles and fitted an engine hour counter which now reads around 800 hours since May 2017. The previous owners had not used her much so she is in very good order and has never been chartered.
The internal layout, as you can see by the photos, is very clean, bright, spacious and is in good order. The galley has an efficient fridge unit, new gas hob and cooker, double sink and a lot of storage space in the eye level lockers and under the seats. There is over 6′ headroom through saloon and front cabin plus entrance to both rear cabins.
Price now includes stand alone Rainman Water maker and generator new in 2018.
Since buying her we have maintained, improved and renewed various parts such as:
Raymarine A9 chartplotter February2017
New CQR anchor & 70 m 10mm chain
Lewmar 150 w windlass.
Rigging checked and repair 2018.
Wind generator – Rutland 914i February 2019
Restitched bimini and spray hood(dodger) new centre piece for full protection.
Main sail restitched
Lazy bag restitched and repaired
New domestic batteries October 2018.
Water separator and extra fuel filter fitted
New sea water impeller housing & new exhaust elbow May 2018.
Engine Volvo Penta D2 diesel 55 Horse power with sail drive rubber seal replaced 2017
New fridge unit. New gas cooker and hob.
New Budget Marine dinghy
Suzuxi 6hp 4 stroke outboard 2017
All new crockery & cutlery plus bedding and linen 2017 & 2018
Second hand Magna gas BBQ fitted on pushpit.
The yacht has two gas lockers in rear cockpit. Two large cockpit lockers containing tools, diesel and petrol cans. Also spare oils, cleaning equipment, snorkelling equipment, emergency tiller, bolt cutters, radar reflector, deck broom, hose, buckets etc. The yacht also has numerous charts, navigation books for the Carribbean , Cuba, trinida and Tobago plus charts and courtesy flags, binoculars and various navigational instrument sich as hand bearing compass etc. Other spares and tools inculde glue gun, wood carving set, fibre glass repair kit, dinghy repair, electric meter, and lots of other useful things.
The wind generator and 3 solar panels with battery monitor provides electric power when engine not in use.
The batteries are under the seat in front of the chart table and are easily accessible as is all the wiring behind the electric panel. There is a flat screen TV which we would link to a laptop computer for films but there is wiring in place for external reception. There is a laptop ( screen cracked) previously used for navigation but has lots of music on which can be linked and played through the music system, radio and CD player.
The two heads are very similar to wet rooms with sink and shower unit plus Jabsco pump toilet systems. The front cabin has a small wardrobe, eye level lockers, a double bed with shelving either side, storage space and water tanks underneath, The en-suite heads are spacious, bright and easy to maintain.
LOA 45′ 9″ LWL 37′ 7″ – Sail area 1,012 sq ft main and genoa –
Rig – The vessel is sloop rigged with twin spreaders and a self furling fore sail.
Beam 13′ 11″
Draught 6′ 4″
Engine Volvo Penta D2 diesel 55 Horse power with sail drive rubber seal replaced 2017.