Salthouse 46ft Bluewater ketch

A comfortable bluewater cruiser from the drawing board of Bob Salthouse.
This series of yachts were built in South Korea and this vessel was fully equipped with imported American equipment by her first owner.
She has a very spacious aft master cabin with its own private head and separate shower stall ... plus a generous forward stateroom which also has its own head and shower. She can accommodate two couples in privacy and comfort ... plus the saloon table with the sofa converts to another double berth for any extra guests.

The ketch rig is ideal for passage making and this vessel is well equipped throughout.

LOA: 14.0 metres (46 feet)
Beam: 4.2 metres (13.8 feet)
Draft: 1.8 metres (5.9 feet)
Year launched: 1984
Designer: Salthouse
Builder: Dong-Sung
Hull type: Fibreglass
No. of berths: 6

Manufacturer: Dong-Sung Inc. Korea
Design/Architect: Salthouse Brothers, New Zealand
Model: Venus 46
Hull Type: Fiberglass
Length Over All: 46ft
Beam (width): 13.6ft
Bridge Clearance: 58ft
Draft (water depth): 6ft
Displacement: 17 GRT
Ballast: 6 tonnes
Engine Model/Maker: Ford Lehman (Newly refurbished engine fitted 2007 - has been very well maintained) 4 Cylinders
Engine Hours: 3,100 (Serviced June 2016)
Horsepower: 85
Cruising Speed (knots): 6.5
Fuel Capacity (gallons): 190
Water Tank (gallons): 170
Holding Tank (gallons): 40

Aluminium masts
Stainless steel rod rigging
Mainsail with in-mast furler
Genoa on Pro furl P40 furler
Staysail with Pro Furl furler
Stom jib
Ray marine electronics
ICOM SSB / HF radio
VHF - x 2
Wind instrumentation
Tender and outboard
Two anchors etc

The Venus 46 has a good deck layout and a great center cockpit with deep sides which makes it comfortable in any seas. The cockpit features full instruments and has four large storage lockers plus an ice cooler. There is good protection with a NEW bimini (2015) and a solid aluminum hard bimini which keeps the sun and the wet weather out. There's a large vertical windlass with stainless chain guard on deck and there are two deck hatches aft for ample storage, including one for the outboard engine, gas and propane.

Don Salthouse
Mobile: 0274 957 174
Mike Vitali
Mobile: 021 469 239

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