ST FRANCIS CATAMARAN 44  

AU $275,000 Now reduced
Finance
Length
44' - 13.41m
Location
Geelong Region Apollo Bay VIC
Launch Year
1996
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Foam sandwich

Description: St Francis Catamaran 44
Cruising cat has circumnavigated and cruised extensively around Bass Strait and Tasmania.
Safe, comfortable, seaworthy & fast passagemaker, well equipped and with many spares.
Designed by Angelo Lavranos and professionally built in foam sandwich by St Francis marine, Sth Africa- hull no. 22
4 DBL cabins with ensuites, 1 used as storage & laundry.
Secure galley down,
Workshop/library,
Large saloon with nav. Station.
Large fully enclosed cockpit.
Engines, batteries, fuel& water are all midships keeping bow & stern light for stability and performance. Easily sailed by a crew of two
Props are positioned just aft of midships with a 30┬░ lean into central tunnel. This gives excellent manoeuvrability in tight marinas etc - can turn on its own centre axis.
St Francis 44's are well known in USA & internationally as one of the most
capable circumnavigators of their class. Knynsa 44 now uses St Francis 44 hull moulds for their new luxury catamarans.

Region
Victoria
Location
Geelong Region Apollo Bay VIC
Usage
Cruising, Live Aboard
Launch Year
1996
HIN
Auwwa13996h
Rego
ON858367
Rego Expiry
02/12/2024
Designer
Angelo Lavranos
Builder
St Francis marine, Sth Africa
Length
44' - 13.41m
Beam
7.2 m
Draft
. 9m
Displacement
7000 kg dry, 10000 kg wet.
Keel / Ballast
Mini keels
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Foam sandwich
Deck Material
Foam sandwich/grp
Engine Make
Yanmar
Engine
Yanmar 3YM30 (2008) SD20 saidrives (2008 ) Engines easily accessed by removable panels in workshop & galley
Number Engines
2
Horsepower
2 X 30
Fuel Type
Diesel
Engine Hours
2647
2nd Engine Hrs
2665
Fuel Consumption
2 lph X 2 @ 6 knots (2300 rpm)
Max Speed
12 - 15 sail - 8 motor
Cruise Speed
6 - 7
Propulsion
Yanmar SD20 Saildrives.
Thrusters
No
Genset
No
Fuel
400 L
Water
500L
Accommodation
4 DBL cabins w/ensuites.
1 cabin used for storage, pantry & laundry.
Saloon with nav/workstation, large table seats 8, leather lounge.
Diesel heater.
Cabins
2 x Queen sized bed cabins forward. Cupboards & lockers, ensuites with sitz baths, showers, toilets & basins. Double aft cabin, lockers, ensuite w/shower, basin & composting toilet.
Aft storage /pantry cabin - laundry with basin & washing machine.
(Can be easily converted back to accommodation. )
Starboard midships workshop with tools, bench grinder, vice etc. Ships papers& manuals above workbench. Galley port / midships.
Berths
6-8
Galley
Port down galley, H/C DBL sink, water filter, microwave, cupboards, front open fridge/freezer. (2024)
2 m bench space, lockers.
Salt water pressureoutlet to sink & deck.
Pantry lockers.
3 burner gas stove w/oven & grill
Refrigeration
Minus 10 fridge/freezer (saloon),
85 l front opening fridge/freezer in galley (2024)
Freezer
Large Minus 10 fridge/freezer
Stove
Force 10 - 3 burner gas, grill & oven
Water Maker
Spectra Ventura 150 (2007)
Hotwater System
Isotemp, engine&240V. (2019)
Shower
4 h/C fresh showers- 1h/c aft deck
Toilet
2 X pump out, 1 X composting
Entertainment
Digital TV with movie hard drive(2021)
Radio /cd
Air Conditioning
Saloon diesel heater (2021)
Dinghy
Aquapro divemaster rib retubed 2015
Outboard
Yamaha 15 (2008)
Covers
Sunbrella covers for saloon & hatches.
Insect screens for ports & hatches. Large awning & shade screens. Complete zip up clears for cockpit.
Zip up boom mainsail cover with lazyjacks.
Ground Tackle
Lofrans anchor winch 1500W(2010). 60LB Manson supreme anchor
85Mx10MM chain
80LB storm anchor
35LB plough anchor, chain & warp. Sea anchor.
Safety Gear
4 fire ext, 2 fire blankets, air horn, 8 harnesses, flares (exp), drogue,
Parachute sea anchor (2015) Manual watermaker, EPIRB,
Radar reflector, Bourke seabrake,
air horn, 6 inflating vests, many other life preservers.
Bilge Pumps
2 ├Śmanual, 2 x electric
Life Raft
No
Epirb
2
Life Jackets
6x Atlantic adult, many others
Flares
15 (exp)
Fire Protection
4 fire extinguishers, 2 fire blankets.
Electrics
2 large davit mounted solar panels,
1 X portable solar panel,
2 X wind generators,
2 X Balmar 100 Amp alternators,
2000 watt 240V inverter.
Heart Interface 110V/240V, 2000W inverter / charger
7 X 120 AH AGM batteries (2016)
Electronics
AIS Vesper Watchmate 850(2015) AIS Comar(2010).
B&G Vulcan plotter(2021) --
9" touchscreen & electronic charts in both Seamap & Navionics for all of Aust. & NZ.
World set of paper charts (200)
Cruising guides and books.
ICOM IC-M23 handheld VHF(2016), Standard Horizon Quest VHF(2007)W/cockpit repeater. ICOM IC-M700 PRO SSB H. F Transceiver.
Furuno 1715 - 17 ML Radar. (2013) Lewmarine ST 6000 autopilot Lewmarine wheelpilot
Raymarine sailing instruments
Forward looking sonar ( needs service)
Sail Inventory
Fully battened Dacron main(2015) Furling genoa 110% Quantum - USA (2013)
Asymmetric spinnaker in sock(2002)
Furling staysail (heavy).
Hood hank on staysail.
Storm jib - (as new).
Mast / Rigging
Allspar mast, built in steps,
DBL swept back spreaders,
DBL Diamond stays.
Standing rigging replaced 2017. Sparcraft boom with internal reef lines.
Deck Gear
Spinnaker pole, fenders, dock lines etc. Spare sheets, halyards, running & Standing rigging parts, blocks, shackles etc
Remarks
Antifoul due late 2024.
Deck repolished !
2 folding bikes.
Headroom;
Saloon 1940 centre, 1800 sides.
Hulls 1800, Cockpit 2200.
World set of paper charts (200)
Cruising guides & books.
Many spares


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R Radford
Apollo Bay
VIC 3233 Australia


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