Fountaine Pajot Bahia 46 Catamaran for Sale
by Graeme Judell
This (privately owned) catamaran is known for its ability to sail.
Confortable, spacious and in exceptional condition.
46 feet (14.04m.) x 24 feet (7.4m.) 4 foot draft (1.3m).
In ready-to-go condition!
A little history!
As a result of a recently replaced faulty fitting, the entire rig was lost overboard in 2017. The hulls suffered no damage. (The gel-coat scratches have been professionally repaired)
The Rig:- Mast, Boom, mast winches, all running and standing rigging, radar, instruments have been replaced.
Fully battened mainsail, lazy bag and jib. ALL NEW IN 2018.
+ Asymetric spinnaker with sleeve.
Gennaker on furler both can be run from the bowsprit or from the bow pullies.
Raymarine P70 autopilot with spare drive unit. (2014)
Raymarine multisystem GPS Radar AIS with touch screen (2016)
Wind (apparent/true speed and direction)
Depth, Boat speed and heading, COG + SOG. 3 separate units.
Compass (magnetic) "Contest".
Wifi multiplex distributes signals to computers and an ipad (included).
giving repeat instruments in cabin or saloon.
Iridium Satellite telephone with deck antennae.
AIS Vesper watch mate transceiver with GPS intergrated.
VHF radio west marine 5600 with distress calling button.
EPIRB McMurdo Fastfind 406 Mz.
Man over board McMurdo SAT smartfind with AIS.
Plastimo life-raft 10 person in transom (2008)
2 self inflating life jackets with harness integrated +10 conventional PFD
Flat screen TV in Saloon.
Stereo with saloon and cockpit speakers.
4 x 150 watt solar panels on the davits.
9 x 160 Amph Batteries new 2017.
2 x 80 amp alternators.
Shore power charger 50 amp Xantrex.
Victron 12v to 220 v inverter 2800 watt.
Semi-rigid dingy with 18hp Toshiba. Fast enough to wake board!
Water-maker 60 l/h. (desalinator can be run entirely by solar panels from 10am to 4pm on a sunny day.)
Fridge + freezer 2 water cooled very efficient compressors. (solar panels are more than adequate to keep food frozen and the fridge cold in even in the hottest conditions.
40 kg spade anchor with 75 meters of 12mm (heavy) galvanized chain. Second 35 kg Delta anchor + 8 kg aluminum anchor.
Numerous mooring lines, + 100 m. x 35 mm. hawser rope.
Large cockpit with full set of cockpit cushions.
The raised helm station has a cushioned seat large enough for 2/3 people.
Semi rigid Bimini with removable clear plastic panels all round.
Also with removable sun shade / mosquito screens all round.
2 x 40 HP Yanmar 3 cylinder diesels with ST50 saildrives and 3 bladed Kiwiprops. in great working order.
2 fresh water tanks total capacity 860 liters.
4 double cabins with ensuit bathrooms, plus 4 single berths.
4 Jabsco heads in each bathroom, 1 with Y valve to holding tank.
Pressurised hot and cold fresh water to galley, 4 bathrooms (showers and hand basins) and deck shower.
2 full sets of diving equipment. Bottles, regulators, gauges, stabilisation jackets, dive computers, spear guns, masks, flippers etc.
There are numerous more spare parts, eg:
Spare autopilot drive. New;
Spare water membrane new €400;
Numerous spare head parts;
Large medical kit;
Sail repair kit;
Clips, shackles, pulleys etc;
Spare spectra steering lines;
Full galley inventory. Plates, glasses, pressure cooker, pots, pans, cutlery, soda stream etc;
2 outboard fuel tanks;
10 x 10 liter Diesel Jerry cans;
A good deck brush;
Karsher high pressure water cleaner;
Paper Charts for most of the world, Pacific Atlantic Med Caribbean US etc;
and the list goes on...
Basically the boat is ready to go for long term live aboard cruising.
Australian registered (Sydney).
European VAT and Australian import taxes not paid.
The waterline length of the Bahia gives this yacht its exceptional sailing ability. It pitches far less than slightly smaller models. A real gain in speed and comfort.
The best Bahia on the market. Ready to sail. Visible on the hard in the South of France.
Asking Price €230,000
Please click here to contact the owner (Graeme Judell) by email...