LBSS proudly presents, a HAAG 45’ designed sloop “KIWI BLUE” For Sale, in excellent condition.
Built by Hough Yacht builders in NZ in 1998 in super strength steel, “KIWI BLUE” has had only two owners and the current owners have had her since 2003. Registered in New Zealand “KIWI BLUE” has been maintained to a high standard and regularly updated. She has circumnavigated New Zealand and twice cruised the Pacific, including Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia. On the second voyage she cruised Fiji and Vanuatu extensively before sailing North to the Solomon Islands, South through the Lousiades and on to Australia. “KIWI BLUE” then joined the 2014 rally through Indonesia to Singapore and has since cruised extensively throughout Malaysia and Thailand.
The hull and decks are steel with an integral lead-filled keel. She is Powered by a reliable Yanmar 4JH4HTE -110hp diesel (last serviced Jan 2018) cruising economically at 6kn at 1600rpm.
“KIWI BLUE” carries 1 x Mainsail, 1 x Furling Genoa, 1 x Furling Jib, 1 x Gennaker and a Storm Sail giving her an excellent overall ocean going performance. “KIWI BLUE” features 5 berths with the double in the saloon, a Lavac toilet, eutectic refrigeration / freezer, dual S/S sinks, and a separate shower cubicle. Electronics include a Furuno 16nm radar, Midas sounder, Coursemaster 700 autopilot, Icom ICM 45 VHF, Icom 710 HF, Vesper XB 8000 AIS (2014), Raymarine ST60 wind gear and a Northstar 538 GPS.
“KIWI BLUE” is a proven cruising yacht extremely well built and maintained and deserves consideration if you are in the market for a reasonably priced blue water cruiser. Call LBSS now to arrange an inspection as this yacht will sell quickly.