TEST: Hunter 45 DS

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Forget the whirlwind boat test, the token twilight race or the quasi harbour cruise. Our resident sailor, ALLAN WHITING,

TEST: Hunter 45 DS
TEST: Hunter 45 DS


PRICE AS TESTED
$553,600

OPTIONS FITTED
Mariner Package (electric halyard/mainsheet winch, freezer, in-mast furling, inverter, memory foam mattress in owner’s cabin, quiet-flush heads, Raymarine ST-60 wind instruments, bimini, Bose sound system, three-burner stove, flat-panel TV), deep keel, epoxy barrier coat, spray dodger, super-digi TV antennae, engine upgrade, autopilot, swivelling chartplotter at helm

PRICED FROM
$495,000

GENERAL
Material: FRP monolithic and balsa sandwich hull, and plywood sandwich deck
Type: Monohull
Length overall: 13.66m
Hull length: 12.83m
Waterline length: 11.94m
Beam: 4.42m
Draft: 1.52m (1.98m optional)
Weight: 10,403kg

CAPACITIES
Berths: Two doubles (tri-cabin layout optional)
Fuel: 193lt
Water: 529lt

SAILS
Sail area: 89.37m2 (standard); 85.94m2 (with boom-roller furling main); 90.58m2 (with mast-furling main with vertical battens); asymmetric spinnaker optional

ENGINE
Make/model: Yanmar diesel 4JH4E (4JH4GTBE optional)
Type: Shaft drive
Rated HP: 54hp (75hp optional)
Prop: Fixed three-blade

SUPPLIED BY
US Yachts Pty Ltd,
Sydney By Sail Festival Pontoon,
Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW
Post: P.O. Box Q1195, QVB, Sydney, NSW, 1230
Website: www.usyachts.com.au

 


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