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Catamaran Aluminium

£0 Sold / Unavailable
  • Boat REF#  ·  270614
  • Length  ·  17.90m
  • Year  ·  1964
  • Construction  ·  Aluminium
  • Underwater profile  ·  Multihull
  • Sleeping berths  ·  12
  • Engine  ·  2 x diesel 140hp, Yanmar 4LHA-HTE (2002)
  • Lying  ·  Portsmouth
Boatshed Portsmouth
Boatshed Portsmouth
Samantha Cassell

The boat featured is not currently for sale by Boatshed. The boat information and images presented are part of Boatshed’s back catalogue of the 20,000+ boats we have listed in the last 15 years and appear here for general information and guidance purposes about Boatshed and our boat selling systems and services

Extra Details

Builder Robert E Direcktor INC USA
Lying Portsmouth
Fuel capacity 1,156.0 ltr (254.3 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 537.0 ltr (118.1 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 110.0 ltr (24.2 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 140hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 4LHA-HTE (2002)
Engine Hours Engine1: 3822 engine2: 3822
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Saildrive
Prop(s) 3 blade max prop
Fuel consumption (approx) 7.0 ltr (1.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 7 knots
Max speed (approx) 10 knots
Generator Hours 2320

Most of the boat runs on 24V (some 12V and the generator will kick out 240V as well as shore power).
Last haul out Feb 2019. New prop and shaft anodes then as well as new prop shaft bearings and deep sea seals.


Length 17.90m
Beam 6.57m
Draft Min 1.67m
Draft Max 1.67m
Storage On marina


Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


Reefing mainsail Jeckell's - roller boom (unknown year) 3 Reefs
Other sails Staysail - Hanks (unknown year)
Spare Staysail - Hanks (unknown year)
Spare Main (unknown year)
Mizzen (unknown year)
Cruising Chute - Big (unknown year)
Cruising Chute - Small (unknown year)

Changed some of the rigging over around 10 years ago, and subsequently have done the following:

New furling unit for genoa 2011

New backstay toggles 2011

New spreaders and one bottlescrew and fork 2011

New toggles to fwd lowers (previously was removeable fitting to aid pointing ability) 2016

Cap shroud chain plates repaired (including welding) 2016

New main backstays and mizzen fwd lower 2019

Electrical Systems

240 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


Construction Aluminium
Underwater profile Multihull
Finish Paint finish

Surveyor report 2009 indicates ‘marine grade aluminium’ last thickness measurements 2009.
Last haul out Feb 2019.


Total # of berths 12
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 10
Cabin(s) 4
Sink 4
Shower 4
Heads 4 heads (Manual)

Holding tank not plumbed.

3 burner propane Stove


Pressurised water system
Hot water system

Holding tank not plumbed.

3 burner propane Stove

Deck Gear

Sail cover

4 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans Airon fitted with foot switches windlass
2 anchors
91.00m of chain
Barracuda dinghy (unknown year)

Nav Equipment

VHF DSC radio
Navigation lights
Depth sounder
Radar Reflector

Safety Equipment

Fume detector
Carbon Monoxide detector
Life jackets
Life buoys
Safety harnesses
Swim ladder
Emergency steering

10 bilge pumps (4 manual / 6 electric)

Broker's Comments

This 62ft aluminium Catamaran comes to the books having spent the last 10 years within a fleet of yachts used by a sail training charity dedicated to enabling young people aged to fulfil their life potential through experiences at sea and by breaking down the barriers they face. Was coded to MCA Cat 2, expired Jan 2020.

The yacht itself is easy to walk around on deck with a very big area in the cockpit. Internally a large airy seating area she feels spacious down below. There are four cabins with two comfy bunks in each one. There are four toilets (heads) and a kitchen (galley).

She could possibly to with a little mini refit to make her a great live aboard.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Catamaran Aluminium has been personally photographed and viewed by Steve Tyas of Boatshed Portsmouth. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

Since 2009

Why are you selling her?

change of circumstances

Where have you sailed her?

The Solent, Channel Islands, France and West Country

The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

Comments 4

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Hi Stephen, her Part 1 registration document states Gross Tonnage 44.75 and Registered Tonnage 26.79

samantha c2020-03-05 11:37:46

What is the displacement?

Stephen C2020-03-05 04:37:15

Hi Eric, thank you for your message I have emailed you directly.

samantha c2020-02-25 08:47:26

I have tried to research the building of this boat by Derecktor .

On their website they have no record of a Catamaran having been built in 1964 or 1965 of any design.

The only record they show is for a 52' Aluminum Catamaran having been built in 1963 under the Name " Stranger " for an Owner by the sir name of "Graham".

So what Documentation or Build Plates are there to support the claim of Buidler?

Is this the same boat, and if so who did the engineering & retrofit or lengthening??

If Derecktor was not the Builder who was?

Who was the Original Designer?

Eric R2020-02-23 20:00:43
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