Reichel Pugh Aquila 45

215,000 Tax Paid | Med Italy


  • Make Reichel Pugh
  • Model Aquila 45
  • Year 2011
  • LOA 45ft/14m
  • Class Performance Sail
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 28980
  • Name Katsu


"KATSU" the Reichel Pugh 45 is now for sale.

Built in 2011, she offers a huge amount of potential on the race track, whilst not overly-compromising on comfort below decks.
Great successes under ORC and IRC, she is a potent weapon offshore and is a much more forgiving platform, that is far more manageable compared to the newest breed of flyers on the market.
Lots of 2018, 2019 and 2020 upgrades - really a strong all round package at this price point!



"KATSU" the 2011 Reichel Pugh head-turner is now FOR SALE.

Built by the Sino Eagle Group in China, who were previously awarded Asian boat builder of the year for the Aquila line of yachts, built the boat to strict ISO compliance and constantly overseen by the design team to ensure the highest standards were reached.


Hull: Vacuum bagged EGlass/Epoxy/Foam core composite construction with carbon reinforcements in way of chain plates, keel head area, bottom hull stiffeners, rudder bearing, and bowsprit flanges.

Deck: Vacuum bagged, EGlass/Epoxy/Foam core composite construction with carbon reinforcements in way of chain plates, mast collar, forestay, rudder bearing, bowsprit bonding area. EGlass reinforcement in way of navigation instrument, deck gear, chain plates, backstay plates, and solid E plates in way of all bolting

RECENT WORK; 2018-2019
Full respray - Hull, topsides, deck (March 2018).
New carbon floorboards and washboard (May 2019)

Race hull anti-foul paint and polish
New Quantum race sails - 2019.
Fusion Square top Main
Fusion J1 light
Mast head Cableless Code 0
RW1000 Superlight Jib
New B&G mast head wand

New Gori 2 blade racing propeller
New fuel tank
New water tank

Winter Service
All winches
Freshwater system
Bilge pumps
Mast jack
Inspect all sea valves

New service battery
Upgrade interior lights
New cockpit speakers

2020 Work
Full deck non-skid repaint (White)
Rudder bearing service and replacement.

IRC 2018 - TCC 1.234
ORC 2018 - GPH 503.3

Spars & Rigging

Southern Spars Grand Prix two-piece carbon mast
Southern Spars Grand Prix carbon boom with two reef setup.
Carbon Fiber moulded bowsprit.

Split backstay configuration to allow for square top mainsail.
Gas vang including purchase system.
Holmatro mast jacking system - Serviced 2019 seals replaced
5 x mast base shims
Standing Rod Rigging.
Aero Foil Tuff Luff
4 Spectra halyards.
Hella LED tricolor mast head
Complete Dyneema rope package.
Main sheet and Reefing systems supplied with Spinlock Clutches.

Mast survey - Dec 17'

Sail Inventory


2019 Quantum Fusion Square Top
2014 Saturn Offshore Square top- 2 reefs - offshore
2012 Millenium 100% Carbon Square top, no reefs- inshore
Delivery Mainsail
Storm Tri-sail

A0 - 2019 Quantum Mast head without luff cable
A1 - 2018 Saturn Sails (max apparent wind speed 12 knots)
A2: 2014 Asymetrical Arix 600/500
A5 - 2018 Saturn Sails
Code Zero: Anti toque Rope and Equiplite Furler
Spinnaker Staysail: 2012 with furler

Super light Jib - 2019 Quantum RW1000
J1 - 2019 Quantum Fusion
J1 - 2018 Saturn Sails
J2 - 2018 Saturn Sails
Dacron Delivery Jib:
Dacron Storm Jib

Various older club sails


Deck Gear;
6 Harken 50.2 STA two speed winches
2 Harken 530.3 TCR UD winches
1 Harken MX Grinding pedestal
3 Harken winch handles
1 Spinlock jammer ZS0810 aluminum fitted to mast
1 Spinlock jammer XCS 0814 aluminum fitted to mast
Complete Harken deck gear
2 carbon steering pedestals;
4 Spectra steering lines;
2 steering chains
2 McConaughy carbon steering wheels

B&G 4 HV20/20 displays on mast bracket
2 H3000 high resolution graphical displays
1 ZEUS Multifunction display 8”
1 B&G Med SD Nav Card
1 Forestay load pin and amplifier
1 Wind wand/depth sensor/ speed sensor from B&G - NEW 2019
1 CPU Automated Identification System B&G - NEW 2019
2 waterproof cockpit speakers – panel switch to allow VHF or Sound system to cockpit - NEW 2019
Automated Identification System B&G (AIS)
1 house battery 200 amp - NEW 2019
1 starter battery 100 amp
1 battery monitor panel

Engine :
Yanmar 3YM30
Gori folding propeller - 2 blade racing - NEW 2019
Sail drive leg - New seals 2018.
12 volt blower in engine room
Fuel Tank : 23.25 gallons - NEW 2019
Racor fuel filter
Water Tank : 23.25 gallons - NEW 2019
Jabsco fresh water pump


All interior furniture is composed of E-Class wet layup,vacuum bagged in female moulds.
All edges are closed up with lamination under vacuum.
Mattresses: Red fabric
Forward Berth: Large V double Berth
Aft Berths (2): Large Double Berth
Chart Table: Facing Forward, White finish
Flooring: New carbon lightweight floorboards.
Companionway: Plexi glass with locks/Large hatch slider
Companionway Steps: Sandwich light weight construction

2 burner cooker on ss tray
Carbon sink
CD/MP3 player with 2 speakers
2 x V forepeak cushions berth
8 x Saloon cushions and back rests padded.
4 x Aft berth cushions mattresses covered

1 starter battery 100 amp
2 batteries
1 battery monitor panel
5 electric bilge pumps
1 manual bilge pump
Mastervolt charge master/ inverter
AC/DC electrical panels
Marinco shore power socket and 30 amp shore power cable
1 x 12 volt socket
1 x 240 volt socket
Under water Torch and Charger

LED lamps
LED courtesy
LED fexible chart table lamp
LED light/shower head and manual

Safety Equipment
12 man Ocean Safety liferaft (CSS certified)
2 Danbouy. RORC approved
1 horseshoe buoy CE certified
13 Lifejackets with harness CSS certified
Emergency steering tiller
2 x Jackstays
Boarding ladder
Flares (assorted)
Wooden plugs
Portable extinguisher

Stainless Steel guard lines port and starboard and aft.
2 Foot rails
6 folding pad eyes
4 cam cleats
Custom cradle and splashes.
Horn Anchor 50m anchor rope
Deck Set of dock lines
8 Fenders
8 Fender Covers
Fender Skirt UV Skirt

Safety kit was scrutinized and passed for RMSR 2020. NO guarantees given from seller.

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Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.