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Bluewater 45 Flybridge Cruiser

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Boat REF# 176027
removed from sale
Length 13.72m (45'0")
Year 1978
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x gasoline 260hp, Chev 5.7 L (2002)
Lying Friday Harbor, WA USA - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Designer Bluewater
Builder Bluewater
Lying Friday Harbor, WA USA - Shown by Appointment
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Fuel capacity 1,227.3 ltr (270.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 681.8 ltr (150.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 227.3 ltr (50.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x gasoline 260hp
Engine make and model Chev 5.7 L (2002)
Engine Hours engine1:   729    engine2:   734    engine3:   495
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) 45.5 ltr (10.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8.5 knots
Max speed (approx) 14 knots
Generator output 7.5KVA

New engines and transmissions installed 2002.


Length 13.72m (45'0")
Beam 3.96m (13'0")
Draft Min 1.22m (4'0")
Displacement 8,163kg (18,000.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Built in Mora, MN USA of solid fiberglass hull construction with cored upper deck this vessel was recently refurbished with new foam core upper and fly-bridge deck.

Dimensions and capacities are not independently verified by Waterline Boats / Boatshed, and are reported from seller information and/or literature.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 2
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick

Entering the vessel from the large covered cockpit through a broad sliding glass door you see the L-shaped dinette and booth. Forward to port is a full size refrigerator / freezer unit. Across to starboard is the galley area. The galley includes great storage, a double sink, 3 burner Magic Chef propane stove and oven and microwave.

Forward of the refrigerator is the main salon with a large sleeper sofa to port and a big 40" flat screen TV to starboard. Satellite TV is wired to all TVs in the boat.

Continuing forward to the lower helm station, a complete instrumented helm station provides excellent visibility forward. Overhead is a custom chart storage drop cabinet. The custom cabinet above the helm has VHF radio, loud hailer intercom system, weather station display and 1000 watt stereo system. To starboard is a side door leading forward to the foredeck.

Going forward inside you take the stair to the forward over / under berth forward. Aft of this bunk area is a mid stateroom with two double berths (one located port and one starboard). From this stateroom is an access door leading aft to a large storage area, and access to the new hot water tank and heater system.

Counting two single berths forward, two double bunks midships, a sleeper sofa for two you can host a family reunion sleeping 8. This is a clean boat and appears to be well-maintained.

Cabin heating from a forced-air diesel fired system (which is supplied by kerosene currently for cleaner burning).

3 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick

Standar Horizon VHF
Standard Horizon GPS Chart - CPF 300i
Standard Horizon Loud Hailer / VLH 3000
SeaView 628 fish finder
Trac Vision Satellite Antenna dome.
Clarion Stereo system
Oregon Scientific Weather Station.
Second anchor in engine room with 250' braided rode.

Deck Gear

Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Bimini tick

Electric Ideal (?) windlass
1 anchors
10.67m (35'0") of chain
60.96m (200'0") of rode
Sorensen 10' dinghy (unknown year)
(Hard Dinghy)
15hp outboard, Johnson, Short shaft (unknown year)
New flybridge deck completed 2013 -- professionally-built and it shows. No Leaks!

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Gasolene Detector tick
Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick

3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 electric)

Broker's Comments

This Bluewater 45 Flybridge Cruiser is an excellent Puget Sound cruiser and/or a roomy, comfortable live-board. She appears in very good condition while having been continuously upgraded and maintained. Newer engines and transmissions with low engine hours (730) and a good selection of navigation equipment. An effective cabin heating system provides winter comfort.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Recent price peel makes this vessel a "must see"
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Bluewater 45 Flybridge Cruiser has been personally photographed and viewed by Randy Hacker of Boatshed Seattle. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.