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Saracen, wooden catch built 1967 in Split, Croatia, designed by Sieb van der Meer, was one of the few yachts in Adriaric privatelly manufactured and owned. Hosted Orson Welles on his historic journey together with many years of enjoying on Croatian sun. Still alive and well maintained in the hands of Naval Professor on the Split University.


Dimensions   13,56 x 3,56 x 1,80 (m)
Material   wood
Built   1967
Engine(s)   1 x RAKOVICA PERKINS IMR diesel
HP/Kw   69 (hp), 50,72 (kw)
Lying   not at sales office
Sales information   De Valk Istria
Status   sold

General - CLASSIC KETCH 45'

Model   CLASSIC KETCH 45'  
Type   sailing yacht  
LOA (m)   13,56
Beam (m)   3,56
Draft (m)   1,80
Year built   1967
Launched   1967
Country   Croatia  
Designer   S. M. v. d. Meer
Displacement (t)   14
Ballast (tonnes)   lead  4
CE norm   NA
Hull material   wood  
Hull colour   white  
Hull shape   S-bilged  
Superstructure material   wood  
Deck material   teak  
Deck finish   cork  ACM 49 AMORIM
Deckhatch   yes
Portholes   yes
Fuel tank (litre)   250
Freshwater tank (litre)   800
Blackwater tank (litre)   no


Cabins   2
Berths   8
Interior   mahogany  
Floor   woodprint  
Doghouse   yes
Saloon   yes
Aft Cabin   yes
Galley   yes
Countertop   wood  
Sink   stainless steel  
Cooker   calor gas  
Oven   yes
Fridge   yes
Hot water system   220V + engine  
Owners cabin   twin single  Aft
Wardrobe   hanging and shelves  
Toilet   yes


No of engines   1
Type   IMR
HP   69
kW   50.72
Fuel   diesel  
Year installed   1977
Year of overhaul   2019
Maximum speed (kn)   9
Cruising speed (kn)   6
Consumption (l/hr)   4,5
Engine cooling system   seawater  
Drive   shaft  
Engine controls   yes
Gearbox   mechanical  
Propeller type   fixed  
Propeller blades   3
Manual bilge pump   yes
Electrical installation   yes
Batteries   yes
Start battery   110Ah
Service battery   300 Ah
Shorepower   with cable  
Extra info   12V AC TO 220 DC  Motor Generator


Depth sounder   Autohelm
VHF   Raytheon RAY 98E
GPS   Garmin 128


Fixed windscreen   yes
Cockpit cover   yes
Sun awning   yes
Winter cover   yes
Cockpit table   yes
Gangway   yes
Anchor   Brittany  
Anchor chain   yes
Windlass   yes
Capstan   yes
Sea railing   wire  
Grab rail (superstructure)   wood  
Pushpit   yes
Pulpit   yes
Lifejackets   yes
Safety harness   yes
Horn   yes
Binocular   yes
Radar reflector   yes
Fenders   yes
Mooring lines   yes
Radio   yes


Rigging   ketch  
Standing rigging   wire  
Material mast   aluminium  
Mainsail   Elvstrom 32 m2
Mainsail cover   yes
Cutterstay   yes
Mizzen   Elvstrom 12 m2
Jib   Elvstrom 22 m2
Genoa   32m2
Genoa furler   yes
Cutter furler   yes
Spinnaker   120 m2
Reefing System   slabreefing  
Boomvang   yes
Primary sheet winch   Lewmar ST
Secondary sheet winch   Lewmar
Halyard winches   yes
Reefing winch   yes
Spi-pole   aluminium  


These particulars are given in good faith as supplied but cannot be guaranteed and cannot be used for contracts.