Aquastar 45

149,950 Tax Paid | River Hamble, Nr Southampton United Kingdom


  • Make Aquastar
  • Model 45
  • Year 1998
  • LOA 45ft/14m
  • Class Semi-Displacement
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Engine Twin Diesel
  • Drive Shaft Drives
  • Layout Flybridge
  • Berths 7
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 29703
  • Name Fleur d'Ecosse


For sale 1998 Aquastar 45. Aquastar are renowned for being excellent sea going semi displacements vessels, this particular example comes with twin Volvo TAMD 63P 370Hp engines, bow and stern thrusters, generator, heating, electric davits and more.


Designed by Geoff Wilson and Ken Freivokh and built by Aquastar, Guernsey
Excellent example of this renowned Category B semi-displacement motor yacht

GRP hull, deck and superstructure
Blue hull colour, professionally resprayed in 2009 in Awlgrip
Teak laid side decks, fore deck and aft deck
Teak to side decks and aft deck replaced by Aquastar in 2007
Teak trim sections and capping rail
Rubber 'D' fender port and starboard
Dual helm stations
Shaft drive
2019 - Hull sanded and two coats of copper coat were applied in line with manufacturer's recommendations

LOA 45'3" (13.9m)
LWL 42'0" (12.8m)
BEAM 15'0" (4.57m)
DRAUGHT 3'9" (1.14m)
AIR DRAUGHT 12'6" (3.81m)
DISPLACEMENT 15.5 tonnes light, 18.5 tonnes loaded

Above figures approximate



Forward guest cabin with V-berth
Stowage beneath berth plus hanging locker and cupboards

Forward heads with access from cabin and lower companionway
Heads comprises electric flush toilet (new 2022), thermostatic power shower with teak grating, wash basin plus lockers and cupboards
Holding tank to forward heads

U-shaped galley to port with 4-burner gas hob plus oven, microwave convection oven, fridge and twin stainless steel sinks
Corian worktops plus extensive draw, locker and cupboard storage space
Dinette opposite galley with white leather upholstered seating around high gloss teak table
Seating for up to six with storage under
Table drops down to convert to double berth

Steps up to saloon with double helm to starboard and chart table to port
Saloon settee to port with central height adjustable coffee table
Forward end of settee converts into twin navigators seat
Settee can double as occasional single berth
Folding leaves on coffee table allow for conversion into large dining table
Additional two seat sofa to starboard
TV cabinet housing TV and DVD player. New CD player with speakers in saloon headlining
Saloon offers excellent storage through a variety of cupboards, lockers and shelves

Steps down to owners cabin aft with large centre line double bed, dressing table with mirror, extensive storage (total of 27 lockers and cupboards) plus engine room access
Ensuite heads with electric flush toilet (new 2022), dedicated thermostatic power shower (new shower bilge pump August 2022, wash basin plus lockers and storage
Holding tank to aft heads

Interior joinery in high quality teak with high gloss finish
Sand coloured over carpets with teak and holly effect interior flooring
Cream leather upholstery
Brass effect bright work
New Mikuni heating system feeding radiators fitted October 2022.

Steps up from saloon for access to aft deck and flybridge
Long bench seat to aft deck with ventilated gas locker and good general storage
Steps up to flybridge helm with double seat which is reversible to join the main seating area around table
Teak laid bathing platform with stairs to sidedecks both port and starboard
Stainless steel guardrails to side decks with access gates port and starboard
Sliding window to lower helm station with all windows removed and resealed in 2008


Engine hrs approx. 1800
Last full engine service July 2022
Last full gearboxes service January 2020
Injector complete overhaul and refurb Feb 2020
Cruising speed approximately 16 knots
Maximum speed approximately 22 knots
Shaft drive through ZF Padova gearboxes
4-bladed bronze propellers with rope cutters to the stainless steel shafts (New port shaft and propellers 2019)
Trim tabs, new 2013
Dual station Hobelt engine controls
Wet exhausts for quieter running
New engine exhaust elbows October 2019
Bow and stern thrusters with helm and remote controls

1. There are two batteries in a box next to the bow thruster, they are shared with the anchor/deck winch. (New August 2022)
2. There is a start battery for each engine stored aft of each engine (New August 2022)
3. Aft cabin under the bed is generator start battery 1x 110amp (New October 2022)
4. Aft cabin under the bed are 4 x 110amp Service batteries that also power the davits and stern thruster, and invertor (New 2022)
6Kva generator - (Full-service October 2022)
2000w inverter
80 amp 3 battery bank electronic smart charger (New 2019)
Shore power

Fuel capacity approximately 500 gallons (2,250 litres)
Fresh water capacity 150 gallons (675 litres)
2 x holding tanks
Above figures approximate

Hot and cold pressurised water throughout
Heated by engine calorifier (starboard engine) or via 220v immersion heater element


Flybridge helm:
Steering compass
Autohelm multifunction screen
Raymarine ST6000+ autopilot
Engine start and stop controls.
Engine rev counters
Steering Compass
Bow thruster control, plus hand held remote bow and stern thruster control.
Trim Tab controls
Kobelt throttles
Raymarine ST6000+ Autopilot
Raymarine RL70 GPS/Chart Plotter
New Marinco stainless horn August 2022

Lower helm:
Steering compass
Tridata log, speed & depth
Raymarine RL80 GPS chartplotter and repeater from 2004
Reversing camera with separate screen
Raymarine 7000 autopilot
Icom 601 DSC VHF radio
Garmin Radar and chart plotter GPSMAP 5012
Raymarine RL80 GPS/Chart Plotter and repeater RL70 on flybridge
ICOM 601 DSC VHF radio
Tridata speed, log and depth
Radar reflector
Hot air demisters
Pantograph wipers
Bow and Stern Thrusters
CCTV display with camera on radar arch.
Trim Tab controls
Kobelt throttles

New stainless steel anchor August 2022
Anchor with 50 metres of chain
Electric windlass with deck mounted and remote controls

Simpson Lawrence electric davits capacity 225Kg (overhauled and serviced 2019)
Aluminium yacht legs to allow the boat to dry out
Stainless steel grab rails to coachroof and flybridge helm sides
Stainless folding radar arch housing radar scanner, TV aerial, radar reflector, GPS antenna and reversing camera
3 x pantograph windscreen wipers with fresh water washers
Windscreen demisters to lower helm
White dodgers to aft deck
Blue canvas aft deck seating covers
Blue canvas flybridge covers
6 person canister liferaft, (Servicing out of date)
Horseshoe lifebuoy
3 x automatic bilge pumps plus 1 x manual bilge pump
Warps and fenders

• 12v LED lighting in engine room controlled from switch panel on lower helm
• Hot and cold swim shower on bathing platform
• Twin bronze rudders
• Hydraulic steering
• 12v anchor windlass battery x2 located above bow thruster and shared with bow thruster
• Filtered water tap in galley
• Electric razor socket in forward and aft heads
• Shower sump tray in forward heads and aft heads
• Hip bath shower base in aft cabin

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