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CHB 45 Pilothouse Trawler

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Boat REF# 176577
removed from sale
Length 13.72m (45'0")
Year 1979
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Sleeping berths 4
Engine 2 x diesel 250hp, Perkins MT275TI (1998)
Lying Portland, OR USA - Shown by Appointment


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Extra Details

Builder Chung Hwa
Lying Portland, OR USA - Shown by Appointment
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Fuel capacity 2,818.2 ltr (620.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Water capacity 2,045.5 ltr (450.0 USG) Total - 3 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 250hp
Engine make and model Perkins MT275TI (1998)
Engine Hours engine1:   2050    engine2:   2000    engine3:   Onan 8 kw
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Bronze 4-blade propellers
Fuel consumption (approx) 11.4 ltr (2.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 8 knots
Max speed (approx) 12 knots
Generator output 8KVA
Engine spares tick

Engines were replaced with two new Perkins in 1998. Both Twin Disc transmissions, shafts, and four new stainless tanks and associated hardware were installed at that time. August 2015 new zincs were installed as well as having both 4-blade propellers computer balanced.
Twin Disc transmissions; Glendinning engine synchronizer; Floscan fuel rate measurement; Trace 2500 watt inverter.


Length 13.72m (45'0")
LWL 12.14m (39'10")
Beam 4.50m (14'9")
Draft Min 1.37m (4'6")
Displacement 17,010kg (37,506.4lbs)
Storage In water

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 9 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator Onan 8 kw generator


Construction GRP
Underwater profile Full-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

A heavily built raised Pilothouse Trawler design with walkaround side decks, a huge boat deck and an enclosed flybridge. No indication of window leaks. Teak exterior decks are reported to be laid over solid fiberglass. Interior is nicely crafted with abundant teak joinery.

Hauled, bottom painted and new zincs summer 2014.


Total # of berths 4
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads (Electric)
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Boarding is from astern via the swim platform through the transom door:

The cockpit is of an adequate size for sitting or entertaining, and includes a cockpit sink and a full enclosure. Steps up ease access to the side decks.

The salon is entered through double teak doors, and features free-standing chairs, custom bar with icemaker, a couch, an entertainment centers, and a small fold-out dining table. Lots of windows for visibility and light. The galley has a breakfast bar and lots of counter space and storage. Double sink, propane stove, microwave and refrigerator/freezer.

The raised pilothouse has port and starboard side entry doors. A custom leather upholstered raised settee with table where the crew and Captain can interact while underway. Bookshelf storage is located behind the helmsman. The helm station is to starboard, and the custom navigation table to port. The navigation table lifts up and provides chart storage. Very good forward visibility.

The companionway forward, with yards of beautiful joinery, accesses the guest stateroom to port with over/under single bunks. The head is across to starboard, and has a separate shower stall.

The master stateroom is most forward, with a queen pedestal bed, lots of storage lockers and drawers, and a wash basin.

Cabin heat from an Espar forced-air diesel-fired furnace.

Personal artwork aboard is not included in the sale.

0 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

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Raytheon radar; ComNav autopilot; Raymarine depth sounders (2); Nobeltec navigation software; Sony VAIO laptop; Garmin chartplotter; redundant GPS antennas.

Deck Gear

Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
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Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bimini tick

Plath windlass
2 anchors
(1 Bruce-type; 1 Danforth)
45.72m (150'0") of chain
60.96m (200'0") of rode
Apex dinghy (2010)
20hp outboard, Nissan, Short shaft (2010)
Roskelley/Olsson crane davit for dinghy.


The Apex dinghy is a center console operated 2010 rib dinghy with a 20HP Nissan outboard.

Safety Equipment

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Horn tick
Swim ladder tick
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2 bilge pumps (0 manual / 2 electric)

Engine room fire suppression system.

Broker's Comments

This CHB 45 Pilothouse Trawler is great design for Northwest boating in all seasons. The raised pilothouse provides terrific visibility while underway.

The boat appears to have had excellent care, and the owners have made some very attractive additions with the pilothouse settee and the bar in the salon.

She has been cruised extensively in the Portland Oregon area and has been up the Columbia River into Idaho...

The engine compartment is well-organized and clean. The Perkins engines were installed new in 1998 and show evidence of good care (see photos!). Extras include an Onan generator and Espar heat. During winters the sellers have kept the boat in covered fresh water moorage. A great live aboard vessel as demonstrated by the owners living on the boat during the past ten summers.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This CHB 45 Pilothouse Trawler has been personally photographed and viewed by Patrick McGillivary 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.