45' Hardin Cutter Ketch 1980

$36,000

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45' Hardin Cutter Ketch 1980

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Broker Description

  • Large Master Stateroom (aft) with queen sized berth and head
  • Private single cabin to starboard (midship)
  • 4 Day berths in main salon plus day berth above fridge/freezer
  • 110 lb. Claw Anchor with 200 ft. 3/8 chain on lewmar windlass
  • 45 lb. CQR Anchor with 50 ft. 1/2 chain + 250 ft. rhode
  • 80hp Ford Lehman Main Engine - burns .75 gallons at 6.5 knots, new injectors, alternator, starter, water pump, rebuilt transmission and heat exchangers
  • 1000 amp hour battery bank (10 x 6v batteries in series and parallel) with 2000 watt pure sign wave charger/inverter
  • 1600 BTU Air conditioner (New 2018)
  • 2016 Raymarine Chartplotter
  • 2016 Raymarine Autopilot (hydraulic)
  • Hull Sanded, Primed and Painted 2019 (Seattle Grey and Flag Blue)
  • Hull Bottom Painted Fall 2018
  • Fuel - 180 Gallons (2 x 90 gallon tanks)
  • Water - 180 Gallons (2 x 90 gallon tanks)
  • Holding Tank - 15 Gallon
  • 4 Burner Gimbled Cooktop with 35 lbs. propane cylinder
  • 20 cu ft fridge/freezer (located underneath bunk) plus small day fridge in galley

Bill Hardin, probably best known for being a pioneer of the Taiwanese boat building industry for the American market, penned the Hardin 45 Voyager in the late 1970s. It's a heavy displacement bluewater boat particularly well set up for cruising in comfort and style. The boats were built between 1977 and 1982 in Kaohsiung Taiwan by Hardin International and sold through their U.S. distributor, East-West Yachts in Marina Del Rey, California. Originally built and sold as the Bounty 44, the boat got an update in 1980 when Hardin made some significant changes. These included extending the boat length to 45'2" and a six inch reduction in draft from to five and a half. Along the way the transom was trimmed down and a couple of portlights in the hull were relocated to the aft cabin top. To reduce confusion to customers who often wouldn't notice the difference, dealers would refer to both boats as the Hardin 45.The boats were generally of quality construction with excellent structural integrity and good joiner work. A total of around 130 Hardin 45s were built by the time the factory closed in the mid 1980s.These center-cockpit designs had most of their attention in their beautiful and spacious interiors finished in hand crafted teak. The centrepiece of the accommodations is a split level salon giving an open and airy feel due to the copious amounts of light coming in from the raised salon glass, portlights and butterfly hatch. On the lower of the split levels were two seagoing berths. In the mid-cabin forward of this area are two pilot berths, many use this area as a storage garage while on some boats of this area was modified to make room for a larger master head with tub/shower combination. There's also large aft stateroom with an additional head. A few boats were built for chartering which crammed more berths into the layout. They had a v-berth as well as a double cabin stateroom forward of the salon.Hardin Voyager 45 Layout Options It seems most of the thought behind the design of Hardin 45 was to optimize the experience under anchor. With so much glass above deck (bringing in that all important "light and airy" feel), it's nearly essential for those planning bluewater passages to have a set of storm shutters for all of that glass. Fiberglass storm shutters were offered by the factory back in the day, but not many took the offer.At 32,000 pounds The Hardin 45 is well and truly in the heavy boat category with weak light air performance. Yet on the other end of the spectrum, with only 25% of their weight in the ballast with shoal draft keel, they don't go very far in blow. They are however very comfortable.At least one Hardin owned by Gordon and Joan Mery has been credited with a nine year circumnavigation, they commented after 38,000 miles under their keel, it isnt that fast for a boat, but she's pretty quick for a house? Another owner having single handed 10,000 miles in his Hardin confirms she is "solid slow and comfortable" and tells of an episode where he was caught in a 75 mph blow with twenty foot breaking seas saying, "I didn't go anywhere, but it was comfy."

United Yacht Sales New Jersey would love to guide you through a personal showing of this 45' Hardin Cutter Ketch 1980. This yacht for sale is located in Riviera Beach, Florida and priced at $36,000. For a showing please contact us by filling out the form on this page and we will get back to you shortly!

Specifications

Builder:

Hardin

Model:

Cutter Ketch

Cruise Speed:

Not Listed

Max Speed:

Not Listed

Range NMI:

Not Listed

Beam:

13' 4"

Engine Details:

Ford Lehman

Engine 1:

80 HP

Engine 2:

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

180 Gallons

Water Capacity:

180 Gallons

Details

*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.

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