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Bowman 45 cutter-rigged yacht, designed by Chuck Paine and built by Bowman Yachts Ltd, Southampton in 1994 but not put into service until after her display at the 1995 London Boat Show. Two owners since new, both of whom lived on board for extended periods and cruised extensively in European, Atlantic and Caribbean waters. Refitted by Rustlers at the start of our ownership in 2009. Two double/twin cabins (1 forward and 1 aft), 2 pipe-cots and 1 other settee berth in the saloon, all fitted with lee-cloths for convenient use at sea. Fast and very strongly built, well maintained and fully fitted out for extended short-handed cruising by a couple or small family.
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White GRP hull with blue trim line
Teak rubbing strake capped with stainless steel strip
Fittings for beaching legs (legs stored aboard in cockpit locker)
“Chuck Paine” keel with a non-encapsulated lead bulb
Skeg-hung, semi-balanced rudder
White with extensive yellow coloured non-slip areas
Strongly constructed stainless steel pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and lifelines are at
least 30 inches (76cm) high, for crew safety
Sprayhood and bimini with zip-on side and rear panels
All tracks, blocks etc are Lewmar Ocean range. Yankee track holds 2 separate cars on
each side for flexibility
Deck-mounted Lewmar 2000 windlass with controls on the foredeck and duplicated at the helm
Heavy duty Lewmar chain snubber
Gas locker to port, aft of the cockpit, hold 3 x gas bottles and drains overboard.
Fuel and chain locker to starboard, aft of the cockpit, also drains overboard. Hawse
pipe for leading chain from aft chain locker to the stern anchor roller
Cockpit has the original teak decks in excellent condition (all bonded, not screwed)
Two very large cockpit lockers, one on starboard side and one aft of the helm
Two small open lockers each side, to the inside of the cockpit coaming
Folding cockpit table attached to the steering pedestal
Engine control panel to port
Raymarine ST7002 autopilot control unit to starboard
Manual bilge pump to starboard
Cassens & Plath steering compass in hooded binnacle
Edson chain and wire system with Autohelm/Raymarine autopilot
Aries wind-vane self-steering with spare rudder and spare wind-vane
Original Kemp keel-stepped mast with mast steps, two sets of straight spreaders
Kemp boom and kicker
Twin, single-ended spinnaker poles by Kemp
Standing rigging (1x19 10mm) replaced by RIGGERS-UK in 2009 in Falmouth.
Single insulated (1x19 10mm) backstay and 1x19 12mm check-stays rather than
Flying forestay (1x19 8mm) with Wichard ratchet tensioner, sets just aft of forestay for hanked sails.
1 x spinnaker halyard,
2 x yankee halyards,
1 x staysail halyard,
1 x halyard for hanked sails
2 x pole uphauls
Lewmar rope clutches and 2 x Lewmar winches on the mast.
Reefing lines, mainsail topping lift, mainsail uphaul and downhaul (continuous main halyard), kicker line and staysail sheets led back to the cockpit and controlled by 12 x Lewmar rope clutches and 2 x Lewmar winches next to the companionway.
All 2-speed, self-tailing.
2 x Lewmar 44 on the mast for halyards (except main) and pole uphauls
2 x Lewmar 44 next to the companionway for the main halyard, topping lift, reefing
lines and staysail sheets
1 x Lewmar 40 by the helm for the mainsheet
2 x Lewmar 58 primary winches for yankee sheets
2 x Lewmar 44 secondary on the cockpit coaming for furling lines etc
Yankee on Harken Mk II furler, 46.5 sq m (500 sq ft), Doyle (Barbados) 2012 and hanked on second yankee of same dimensions Hood original 1994 but lightly used
Hanked on multi-purpose genoa, 66.4 sq m (714 sq ft), Hood original 1994
Staysail on Harken Mk II Furler, 15.9 sq m (171 sq ft), Ullman Sails August 2015
Mainsail 39.5 sq m (425 sq ft), 5 full-length battens on Harken cars, 2-line slab
reefing, Ullman Sails September 2014.
Storm trysail sets on separate mast track, 10.5 sq m (112 sq ft), Hood original 1994, never used in anger.
Combined masthead tri-colour and anchor light - LED Aquasignal Series 32
Bow bicolour, steaming and stern lights - Aqua signal Series 40 (incandescant)
Main engine (original) Yanmar 4JH2E (naturally aspirated), with KM4-A gearbox.
Engine output rating 33.8kW (45.3hp) continuous at 3400rpm and 37.5kW (50.3hp) peak at 3600rpm.
Heat exchanger/exhaust manifold and mixing elbow replaced 2021.
Engine hours approximately 3,100hrs
19 inch 3-bladed Maxprop Classic propeller on a 1.25 inch stainless shaft with a PSS dripless seal, connected to the engine via an Aquadrive flexible coupling.
Original fixed 3-blade propeller kept as emergency spare.
Bowthruster (original) Sleipner Sidepower (5.3kW/7hp) with twin propellers
Standard engine alternator charging through a Sterling Pro REG BW smart regulator which gives high charging rates even when the engine is idling.
Charge is split between the domestic and engine battery banks by a Sterling Pro-Split-R with a spare Vetus diode splitter.
Generator (original) Westerbeke 4.0BCD, 4kW, 220V 50Hz. Approximate engine hours 5940.
Heat exchanger replaced in 2022.
2 x Starter batteries AC Delco Voyager (M27MF) 12V (November 2019)
3 x Domestic batteries Trojan SCS225 12V 130Ah@20h each (March 2020)
Megapulse Mk 5 battery maintenance unit
Mastervolt BTM III battery monitor
Mastervolt Chargemaster 12/100-3 12V/100A battery charger works from either 120 or 230V AC source
Falcon 2-12/60 12V/60A battery charger works from either 120 or 230V AC source
560l diesel in stainless steel tank under the cockpit
Two Lucas CAV bulkhead fuel filters for the engine (switchable)
Lucas CAV bulkhead fuel filter for the generator
Lucas CAV bulkhead fuel filter for the cabin heater
Total capacity of 890l in 3 stainless steel tanks (200l under the forward bunks and 2x345l under the saloon floor)
Tank Tender (fuel and water)
Pressurized water (hot and cold) supplied by Shurflow diaphragm pump (Aquaking
Hot water supplied either by the engine or a 2kW/220V calorifier
Drinking water supplied at the galley sink by a Katadyn double filter system (ceramic+ carbon filters)
Foot pump supply of both fresh and salt water at the galley sink
33kg/73lb Rocna bow anchor (2011) with 91m/300ft of 10mmx28mm Maggi Aqua4 chain (2014) in locker accessible from forward cabin
Fortress FX37 kedge anchor mounted on the pushpit 50m 17mm 3-strand anchor warp with 5m chain stored in aft cockpit locker
30kg/66lb spare Bruce anchor stored in stern locker
9kg/20lb CQR kedge or dinghy anchor
Raymarine Smartpilot S3 with ST7002 controller at helm and ST7000 at nav desk,
ST50+ GPS and nav data and ST50+ Steering compass displays above the
B&G Hydra system measures wind speed and direction, depth and log speed
(paddlewheel) with displays above the companionway
Furuno GP-32 GPS/WAAS Navigator
Comar CSB200 Class B AIS Transponder, using the masthead VHF antenna through a
Comar AST100 splitter
Data from all the above systems is converted to NMEA as necessary, multiplexed and
fed to a 12V solid-state PC for navigation.
Furuno 1834C-BB black box radar with ARPA (Automatic radar plotting aid), the
display screen for which is shared with the navigation PC by means of a KVM switch
SEA-ME Active radar target enhancer with visible and audible indication of X-band
NAVTEX NASA Marine PC Navtex Pro 2
Vertex Standard VM-3500E DSC VHF radio with Standard Horizon remote RAM+
Standard Horizon HX270E (submersible) hand-held VHF
ICOM IC-M801E MF/HF DSC transceiver with AT-141 Automatic Antenna Tuner
SCS PTC-IIusb PACTOR modem
Almost all the lighting units are fitted with GU4 LED bulbs
The abundance of hatches and portlights, together with electric fans, assures
excellent ventilation when needed.
Large, well-placed hand-holds throughout allow safe movement in a seaway.
Blakes seacocks on all domestic underwater through-hulls.
Double/twin berths with storage either side and underneath; vanity cabinets on
either side; chest of drawers and hanging wardrobe with chart storage locker above;
underfloor storage; electric fan
To port side with hip-bath/shower, sink and vanity cupboard; SOBA
Babynova 1000 washing machine; Porta-potti chemical toilet fits over the hip-bath for
use in port or on the hard
U-shape settee around a table with folding leaves and bottle
storage; two levels of storage below the settee
Bookshelf behind the settee together with two storage cupboards
Concealed pipe-cot rolls out over the settee and settee itself can be used as a berth, fitted with a lee cloth
Precision analogue barograph.
Newport diesel cabin heater with stainless day tank filled by
electric pump from main diesel tank
Armchair with storage behind and two levels of storage below
Desk with cupboards below at either end and additional storage below the floor; piano
stool with storage provides seating for the desk, fitted with bolts to secure it on
MEOS 19.2" flat-screen 12V TV with multiple inputs above the desk, together with Alpine CDE-193BT entertainment system (radio/CD-player/USB input) and additional storage space behind
Concealed pipe-cot rolls out over the desk
J-shape galley on port side, safe and convenient for use at sea, with large Corian
worksurfaces with fiddles
Twin stainless steel sink with pressurized mixer tap and three level storage below
Foot pumped fresh and saltwater taps, drinking water tap (Katadyn filtered)
Three levelstorage below
GN-Espace gimballed stove with 4 burners, oven and grill
Large two-level storage locker with top access
Large refrigerator and freezer compartment, fitted with 4 baskets with both top and front access
Dedicated storage for tableware together with additional storage behind the worksurfaces and stove
Panels below the main galley worksurface give access to all sides of the engine below; Electric domestic fan
Large outboard-facing navigation station to starboard with attached swivel chair
Large chart table incorporating a large chart storage area as well as smaller drawers and
Navigation instruments as listed
Main electrical systems switchboards
Isotherm 12V air-cooled Compact Classic provides cooling to a very well insulated
200l refrigerator compartment, including a 13l freezer
Additional spare Danfoss compressor provides refrigeration only through a flat
To starboard with Lavac marine toilet and associated
Henderson Mk 5 sanitation pump. Valves select input to the pump (toilet bowl or
holding tank) and output from the pump (overboard or holding tank), washbasin,
vanity unit and other storage. The compartment is set up to also be used as a second
shower, if desired.
Access through aft heads compartment
Aft facing workbench to starboard including large bench vice and electric bench grinder
Generator located under workbench
Electric domestic fan.
Drained wet locker outboard of maintenance area
Double berth cabin to port with storage outboard of and underneath the
Vanity unit with storage and drawers
Hanging wardrobe and shelves
Electric domestic fan
Centrally located, aft of companionway steps that fold up to give access to the front of the fuel tank and the fuel supply system. Fuel tank has separate take-offs for engine, generator and cabin heater day tank, as well as a sump drain
4 x bulkhead-mounted primary fuel filters, 1 each for generator and cabin heater and a choice of 2 for the engine.
Electric pump for transferring fuel to the cabin heater day tank.
RULE 3700 with RULE Eco-Switch air-operated automatic bilge-pump switch operating
optical and audible alarm
Henderson Mk 5 manual bilge pump
Jabsco 1750 portable electric bilge pump, with long hose and lead
Sea-Safe 4 man liferaft with SOLAS grab bag. Hull replaced under warranty when last serviced in Nov 2017 (manufactured Aug 2017) next service planned for spring 2022.
Numerous fire extinguishers
AB Alumina 9.5 RIB with front locker, unpainted (Nov 2015)
Tohatsu M9.8B 2-stroke 9.8hp outboard motor (Nov 2015) fully serviced November 2019
Motorlock security device, security cable and stainless steel chain painter
Extensive selection of spares
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