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"Cape Athena", Sweden Yachts 45 lying Hants

Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station
Aft Cabins


Builder Sweden Yachts AB 
Year 2000 
Designers Peter Norlin/Jens Ostmann 
Certification Design Category A (Ocean) 
Builder's number SE-SWY45005A000 


Hull End grain balsa/GRP sandwich 
Epoxy treated from new
Deck End grain balsa/GRP sandwich with 12 mm teak 
Keel Fin, lead casting with antimony, stainless steel bolts 
Rudder Balanced spade, GRP with stainless steel stock 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  46ft 5ins 14.15m
Waterline Length  39ft 11.9m
Beam  13ft 9ins 4.18m
Draft  7ft 7ins 2.3m
Sail Area 1360sqft 126sqm
Displacement  32,200lbs 12,400kg
Ballast 13,900lbs 5,200kg


Sails and Spars

Selden silver anodised aluminium mast and boom and spinnaker pole
Two steps 150 cm below masthead
Selden in-mast mainsail furling
All lines led aft except for halyards
Luff groove on mainmast for trysail
Selden rod kicker
Aluminium rigging screw covers
Stainless steel standing rigging
Mainsail: crosscut 8.5 oz, (Hood) 49 sq m 

Yankee: biradial cut 6.6/7.3 oz, 57 sq m 
Staysail: biradial cut 7.3/8.0 oz, 20.5 sq m 
Sails cleaned and valeted March 2006
Trysail halyard
Sail number GBR 7615T 

Deck Equipment

20kg CQR bower anchor 60 metres all-chain, 8 mm calibrated, rope at bitter end
10kg Bruce Kedge anchor 60m Chain + Warp
Double anchor roller
Lewmar Ocean anchor winch/windlass; can be used for hoisting man aloft
Extra-large steering wheel
Suunto Steering compass 
Gates in guard-rails, port and starboard
Extra hand-holds at companionway
Washboard split 3:2:1 for safety and easy access
Opening transom/swimming platform with S/S boarding ladder
Locker for 2 LPG bottles
Locker for petrol (outboard engine)
Suunto steering compass
Whitlock Cobra steering
Cockpit table, two sizes
Split backstay with Nemo tensioners
Lewmar self-tailing winches: 2 x 54, 2 x 48, 2 x 44, 1x 40
Twelve Spinlock rope stoppers
Salt-water deckwash
Stern gangway (passarelle) with deck fitting
Back cushions at stern
Stowage on sternrail for outboard engine
Shower at transom, hot and cold
S/S rails for stowage of warps and fenders

General Equipment

SMEV cooker, oven, 3 burners, grill
Sanyo microwave and grill, 800/1000 watts
Grab handle above cooker
Galley strap with fittings
Purpose-built stowage for crockery
Corian surfaces in galley and both heads
Isotherm fridge/freezer, top loading, water-cooled, 24V operation, silent
Pots, Pans and Cutlery included
Grohe shower arrangement in fore heads, temperature dial
Raritan heads, forward and aft with holding tanks
Shower in each heads
Eberspacher heating (diesel)
Salt-water foot pumps in galley and both heads
Fitted sheets for all berths
Blinds on windows and hatches
Large outfit of minor operational and domestic spares
Complete collection of instruction/installation manuals


Volvo Penta MD22P 4 cylinder diesel 59hp (not turbo) 700 hours (June 06)
Propulsion Saildrive with 3-bladed folding propeller 
Fuel consumption is approx 1gall / hr at 6 knots 
Range approx 300nm


Diesel  250 litres. 
Fresh water 400 litres in two stainless steel tanks 
Holding tanks 60 litres in two stainless steel tanks 
Hot water 40 litres heated by engine and immersion heater when connected to shorepower.

Electrics / Electronics

Electrical systems, 24 Volts and 12 Volts
Mastervolt 400 Amp hrs service batteries, gel, no maintenance
120 Amp hrs engine starting battery, gel, no maintenance
Mastervolt battery charger, 50 Amps
Ampair trailing generator, 24V, circuitry installed during building
Mastervolt 1.5 kiloWatt inverter

B & G Hydra 2000 instrumentation:
multi-functional display at chart table
multi-functional display in cockpit
analogue displays in cockpit - boat speed, apparent wind speed, 
apparent wind direction 

Raytheon ST6000 autopilot:
control units at chart table and near steering wheel
portable remote control unit


Raytheon Pathfinder RL70 radar, display at chart table, visible from cockpit
Navtex ICS Nav 4 with paper print-out

Garmin 128 GPS

Icom IC-M59 VHF transceiver; can be switched up, down or both
Composite masthead aerial (VHF, cellular phone, TV, FM radio)
Philips TV/video combi, dual tuner, with teletext, omni aerial at masthead
Kenwood KRC677R radio/CD/cassette player with cockpit speakers and remote control
Combined tricolour light and anchor light

Shore power installation
Electrical shore-supply cable, 30 metres
Ring main 240 volts AC with sockets in all cabins
Ring main 12 volts DC with sockets in all cabins and cockpit
Odelco battery monitor

On passage the batteries are charged by an Ampair trailing generator, which provides 6 amps at 6 knots; the circuitry was built-in during construction. At anchor we run the Volvo MD22P main engine at 1500 RPM for two one-hour periods daily; this being sufficient to keep the batteries charged and to supply adequate hot water. 

Safety Gear

Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
Six-man life-raft in S/S stowage
2 x Lifebelts with lights and drogues
Boarding ladder
Webbing jackstays for harnesses, port and starboard
Harness points (four) in cockpit
Firdell Blipper radar reflector
Gas alarm
Solenoid switch for gas cut-off
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
4 x Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
First aid kit

Pains-Wessex EPIRB, Rescue 406, satellite
Gas-type fire extinguisher with connection to engine room
Kick-through escape panel in bulkhead between after cabins

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996
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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted.