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2006 Hunter 45 Center Cockpit

  • 46 ft
  • Cruiser
  • Antigua, AG

Yacht price



This 2006 Hunter 45 Centre Cockpit is presented for sale in excellent condition. She underwent an extensive refit in 2017 including new standing rigging, new electrics and the addition of Copper coat anti-fouling. 

She has an impressive inventory, fully equipped for long distance cruising with a generator, watermaker, and solar panels. She also includes homely luxuries such as washing machine and tumble dryer.

The two cabin layout of this Hunter 45 CC provides very generously sized cabins, each featuring a large ensuite bathroom with separate shower cubicles.


Basic Information

45 Center Cockpit
Antigua, AG
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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Hunter Design Team
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Dimensions & Weight

46 ft - 14.02 meter
44 ft 3 in - 13.49 meter
14 ft 6 in - 4.42 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft - 1.52 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:
50565 lbs


4 JH3-TE
Cruise Speed:
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Fuel Type:
75 (Individual), 75 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
275 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
564 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
182 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
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Captains Cabin:
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This Hunter 45 Centre Cockpit is powered by a Yanmar 4JH3-TE 75hp engine

Also in the engine room is a Fisher Panda 4.5Kw generator with sound enclosure, a ECHO Tec watermaker and a Bauer Junior dive compressor fitted with an additional capacitor start facility to enable it to run from the generator. 

Additional mechanicl equipment includes: engine and generator sea water strainers; 12v bilge blower; sea water pump for electric heads and deck/anchor wach hose in anchor locker; the engine is fitted with electric oil change system.

To ensure ease of maintenance, the engine room is accessible from three sides: under the companionway stairs, behind swing-down chest in aft cabin, and in the corridor from the main saloon to aft cabin. The engine room has an automatic fire extinguisher with engine shut down system plus extinguisher opening in side access door.

Sails and rigging

Rigging on this Hunter 45 CC includes a Selden Mast with B&R rigging, her standing rigging was replaced in 2017. All running rigging was removed and replaced as necessary in 2017, all mast fittings were also removed and checked.

She has a solid Boom Vang, a main sheet traveller on a stainless steel arc and all lines are led back to the cockpit. 

There is a bowsprit attachment for cruising chute. Roller drum with continuous line lead aft to portside cleat. Pole rigged and stored on the mast.

Sails include:

North Sails in-mast furling mainsail (2013 - lightly used)

North Sails Furlex head sail (2013 - lightly used)

Jeckell cruising chute with Bamar RLG-Code No.10 furling system (good condition)

Spare Doyle Sails main and genoa, overhauled by North sails in 2013 (good condition)

Deck Gear

Winches on this Hunter 45 CC include:

  • Electric halyard winch (starboard side companionway)
  • Manual halyard winch (port side companionway)
  • Electric port and starboard sheet winches

Anchorage on this Hunter 45 CC includes:

  • Stainless steel stem head fitting with twin bow rollers (removed repaired and strengthened 2017)
  • Simpson Lawrence vertical anchor windless with two deck foot switches and linked to a Lofrans remote
  • Control and chain counter
  • Main anchor 20KG Delta on 40m 10mm chain (new 2015) spare 5/16 gypsy. Stbd side bow roller.
  • Secondary anchor mounted on port side bow roller, 20Kg Bruce with15m of 5/16 chain spliced to
  • 100m of 25mm warp
  • Spare 25Kg delta copy
  • Spare 100m of20mm anchor plat warp
  • 5Kg Bruce dinghy anchor with trip buoy
  • Stainless steel chain hook spaced to snubber
  • Anchor windless handle
  • Sea water outlet from sea water pump
  • Anchor wash down hose
  • Hose for deck washing and fire fighting, long enough to reach the stern of the boat
  • Note main anchor chain falls to lower anchor locker through hawser pipe


Deck gear on board this Hunter 45 CC includes:

  • Stainless steel Passerelle fitting for forward use when bow-to
  • Folding Teak and Aluminium Passerelle with removable hand rails (stored on aft swim deck)
  • Stainless steel pulpit
  • Bi-colour nav light fitted to front of pulpit
  • Stainless steel stanchions with twin PVC covered safety line and gate
  • Deck fittings for two holding tanks, three water tanks and fuel tank
  • Deck socket at mast base for extra removable low level LED anchor light (plus light)
  • Stainless steel aft push-pits with seats and drinks holders
  • 4 man Ocean Safety life raft fitted to stern rail in canister (certificated to 08/2020)
  • Fore-deck anchor locker
  • 2 aft deck lockers
  • Stainless steel main sheet arch with traveller, all lines lead to cockpit
  • Large locking custom fibreglass deck box behind cockpit with teak inlay (will hold 2 folding bikes
  • and loads more)
  • Stainless steel solar panel mounting arch with 3 x 140watt panels
  • 2x 100watt solar panels fitted to port and starboard pushpits
  • Stern light mounted to solar panel arch (high to show clear of dinghy when lifted on davits)
  • Fixed stainless and teak stern ladder to swim platform with gate
  • Stainless swim ladder from swim platform
  • Stowage mounting for Passerelle on swim platform
  • Forward, Aft and 2 mid spring cleats each side
  • Dorade vents to saloon
  • Shore power connection on stern
  • Waterproof mains socket to stbd cockpit coaming
  • Twin aft LED deck lights
  • LED cockpit light
  • Pair of Simpson 250Kg capacity stainless steel Davits
  • Vhf radio antenna mounted to solar panel arch for backup VHF radio on nav station
  • Badboy WiFi antenna fitted two solar panel arch
  • Shakespeare SSB whip antenna fitted to stainless steel pole extension mount
  • SSB 2nd receiver antenna fitted to solar panel arch
  • ICVS Navtex receiver antenna on port push-pit
  • Raymarine GPS antenna on port push-pit
  • Floating rescue line in holder port side push-pit
  • Horse shoe buoy with light (new 2017)
  • Stainless steel gas BBQ grill fitted to starboard push-pit
  • Hot and cold transom shower
  • LPG vented and drained gas locker holds 2 x US gas bottles or with included adaptor 
  • Camping Gas bottles (4 on board)


The cockpit of this Hunter 45CC features a teak deck, lift-up cockpit tables and cockpit seating with teak inlay and cockpit cushions. The cockpit is sheltered by a sprayhood and bimini with removable sides and full cockpit enclosure.

The cockpit helm position is equipped with electronics including ICOM VHF hand mic; Raymarine E80 multi function display mounted in Lewmar pod on binnacle; ST60 Log, Wind, Depth; auto pilot remote control handset; compass with red light; fuel gauge; bow thruster control; anchor remote & chain counter; and new fuel sensor fitted 2018

Red light night time cockpit illumination can be switched at binnacle. Two lazerette lockers aft of the helm provide plentiful storage space; there are also two cockpit sound systems. A sliding glass companionway door gives way to the interior.


Saloon and Galley

The saloon of this Hunter 45 Centre Cockpit is finished with the upgraded teak joinery package, with a laminated gloss Teak & Holly cabin sole. There is oyster leather upholstery, and a high gloss teak table with extension leaf, also a pull-out chest seat under table. 

The saloon and galley benefit from 2.1m of headroom. This Hunter 45 CC provides seating for guests and a large dining table which benefits from an extender panel to accommodate more guests. The seating/dining area also has the option to convert into an additional large double bed. 

The galley is well equipped with:

  • Twin sink with pull out hot & cold spray tap
  • In-line carbon water filter, with spare
  • Corian counter tops
  • Continuous Teak handrail and stainless steel grab rails
  • Glazed front dish cabinet with internal LED light and dryer fan
  • 3 burner gimballed Princess cocker with oven plus fiddles
  • Over cooker extractor with light
  • LPG remote switch control
  • LED Red night light switch
  • Ceiling light dimmer switch
  • Micro wave (240 volt)
  • mini electric oven, toaster, induction hob & kettle (240 volt)
  • Yogurt maker
  • Brita filter jug (and spare filters)
  • 12 volt Fridge
  • 12 volt Freezer
  • New led temperature controls on fridge and freezer
  • Waeco 50ltr portable fridge-freezer box 12/240volt
  • Deep counter top access insulated cooler bin with drain to aft shower
  • Counter top access rubbish bin
  • 3 large draws
  • 7 large cupboards
  • Sliding glass fronted spice/glass cupboard with locking pins
  • Glass fronted drinks cupboard
  • Crockery, cutlery, glasses and mugs
  • Full set of Hunter branded crockery (unused)


Accommodation on board this Hunter 45 CC is provided in two cabins each with ensuite bathrooms.

Forward Cabin:

  • 1.85m headroom
  • Sprung mattress V berth
  • Leather covered lounging chair with stowage below
  • Double door wardrobe with hanging rail and shelves
  • Double door cupboard below bed with access to Water Maker boost pump and sea cock/strainer
  • Main water tank below bed (new tank sensor fitted 2018)
  • Access to forward lower locker with 8" bow-thruster & hot water radiator
  • Heating pipes down both side of mattress
  • Large Lewmar deck hatch with night shade and mosquito screen
  • Small Lewmar deck hatch with night shade and mosquito screen
  • Side shelves with fiddles
  • Removable shelf for sail stowage with retaining cover
  • Access to lower chain locker on front bulkhead
  • 2 LED ceiling lights
  • 2 reading lights
  • 1 x 12 volt socket
  • 3 x 240 volt sockets 1 x hot air outlet
  • 1 x red lED night light
  • Forward sea cocks Log impeller and echo sounder sender below lift out floor panel
  • Forward shower pump/tank below lift out floor panel
  • Stowage below lift out floor panel

Forward Cabin En-suite:

  • Jabsco quiet flush electric head
  • Hot & cold water to vanity
  • Corian Counter tops
  • Mirrored double door medicine cabinet with film star lights over
  • Hot water towel rail
  • Lewmar small deck hatch with night shade and mosquito screen
  • 12 volt socket
  • 240 volt socket
  • Double stowage shelf
  • Glazed window to shower
  • Double door shower screen to separate shower with adjustable shower riser, hot and cold mixer
  • Teak slated lift out floor
  • Teak slated shower seat with soap shelf behind
  • 12 volt shower pump below forward cabin floor
  • Macerator Discharge with "Y" valve below floor panel in forward cabin
  • Pump out point on deck for holding tank
  • Extensive first aid kit


Aft cabin:

  • 1.85m headroom
  • Full walk-around bed
  • Sprung mattress
  • Large Lewmar deck hatch with night shade and mosquito screen
  • 5 Lewmar opening port lights with blinds and mosquito screens
  • 2 Lewmar lower port lights with night screens (only to be used in port as these are below deck level)
  • Leather covered lounging chair to port and starboard with stowage below
  • Wardrobe with hanging rail and stowage shelf above (Epson printer stowed here) - port side
  • Wardrobe with hanging rail and stowage shelf above - starboard side
  • 4 large pull out draws below foot of bed
  • Roll out dresser with 3 draws, 1 cupboard, 2 stowage shelves and Corian counter top
  • This gives access to the aft end of engine, gearbox and shaft seal
  • Night stands each side of bed with pull out draw and Corian counter top
  • Dressing table with large mirror and LED reading light
  • Lift up dressing table top, stowage below
  • Lift off head board access to aft compartment
  • Lift up bed with access to under bed compartment
  • Co detector
  • 2 x 12 volt sockets 2 x 240 volt sockets
  • 1 LED red night light
  • 2 x bedside wall lights
  • 5x LED ceiling lights
  • 2 x LED reading lights
  • 1 double wall switch for ceiling lights
  • 1 hot water radiator
  • 1 x hot air outlet

Aft Cabin En-suite

  • Jabsco quiet flush electric head
  • 1 Lewmar port light with mosquito screen
  • Large double mirrored wall cabinet with stowage below and shelf above
  • Vanity with hot and cold mixer tap
  • Corian counter tops
  • Under sink cupboard with Macerator Discharge "Y" valve
  • Holding tank below floor in galley
  • Macerator below floor under stairs
  • Pump out point on deck
  • Lift out teak grate in floor to stowage below
  • LED ceiling light
  • Glazed door to large shower
  • Fully sealed fibre glass room integral with shower tray (no leaks)
  • Hot & Cold mixer tap with shower head on riser rail
  • Lift out Teak grate floor
  • Water tight door access to shower drain tank pump (new 2017)
  • LED ceiling light
  • Removable wall panel for access to starboard side engine room
  • Glazed door to fully automatic washing machine (new 2015 Candy 7Kg 1200rpm spin)


Note aft vanity, shower and washing machine drain into 10ltr holding tank under floor in saloon and are pumped overboard by the shower drain pump (this system was installed new in 2017). 

Both heads were also extensively overhauled in the 2017 refit including removal and cleaning of all discharge pipework.


Passageway to Aft Cabin:

  • White Knight 3Kg Vented Tumble Dryer fitted to double door cabinet on Port wall with double door
  • Storage cupboard below
  • 240volt to 120 volt transformer (to 120 outlet in galley)
  • Icom SSB transceiver fitted behind panel in lower cupboard
  • Let out floor panel to under floor stowage
  • Access to Port side engine compartment
  • 12 volt Ceiling light with wall switch
  • Filing cabinet draw under captains chair with suspension folders

Navigation Equipment
  • Icom M505 VHF (serviced by Icom uk Aug 2018) command mic on steering pedestal.
  • Antenna at mast top (new 2017)
  • Raymarine 54E VHF on separate antenna mounted on solar panel arch aft.
  • Icom M802 SSB with Icom ATU mounted in aft steering space.
  • Shakespear SSB whip antenna mounted on stb davits
  • SCS PTC Pactor modem with radio control and usb pc link to chart table
  • Raymarine nav package includes
  • E80 chart plotter radar fitted to helm station in fibre glass pod
  • ST60 wind, depth, log, auto pilot control at helm station in fibre glass pod
  • ST6002 smart auto pilot coarse computer with fast gyro and rudder unit
  • Ray cart software and network to link chart plotter to windows computer at chart table.
  • AIS engine linked to E80 with separate antenna at mast top (new 2017)
  • Raymarine GPS mounted on port aft rail
  • ICS Navtex receiver and instrument repeater at nav station.
  • 2x hand held radios
  • 2x hand held GPS units
  • Personal Eperb
  • McMurdo Eperd fitted by companion way
  • Acer S19HQL LED display for repeating chart and radar using Raytech chart software
  • Swivel monitor mounting bracket
  • Epson XP750 wifi printer scaner


Navigation equipment at Nav station in order of location:

  • Manufacturers 12 volt and 240 volt control panel
  • Sterling Power management panel
  • Phoenix Multi Control Panel (Victron 1600w inverter/charger)
  • 2x amp load meters (240 volt load indicators)
  • 1x 240 volt meter
  • Fischer Panda control panel
  • Wifi on/off switch
  • Chart table 240 volt socket on/off switch
  • Mikuni central heating control panel
  • Wema Tank level indicator (water and holding tank, new sensors fitted 2017)
  • Danfoss Hortman central heating programer
  • MTY560 Solar charge monitor panel
  • ICS Navtex Receiver
  • Raymarine VHF
  • SCS Pactor Modem
  • Chart table nav light
  • Switched tube light over
  • 12 volt socket
  • Nexus NX1500 handheld VHF

Electrical Equipment
  • 3 x AGM 220Ah (fitted 02/11/2017) batteries under floor of main saloon
  • 30 amp Sterling smart charger with house & engine battery output (switched at control panel)
  • Victron Multi 1600 inverter charger (240v 1600/2000w inverter plus 70 amp charger)
  • Victron Multi controller with power sharing
  • High output (80amp) engine alternator
  • Mppt solar panel charge controller
  • 3x 140 watt plus 2x100 watt solar panels
  • 75 amp/h engine starter battery (new 2017)

Tender and Outboard

The tender and outboard on this Hunter 45 CC includes:

  • Walker Bay Genesis 310FTL rib with centre console
  • Fitted dinghy cover
  • Davit lifting points
  • Mariner 15HP 4 stroke electric start outboard with remote controls
  • New electric bilge pump (sept 2018)
  • New starter battery (sept 2018)
  • 2 no folding dinghy anchors
  • Extra long dinghy shore line, when used with the 5 Kg Bruce you can anchor the dinghy off and motor into the beach then pull the dinghy back out to the Bruce anchor, securing the beach end of the endless line with one of the folding anchors

Safety and Additional Equipment

Safety equipment onboard this Hunter 45 Centre Cockpit includes:

  • Personal EPIRB
  • McMurdo EPIRB
  • Ocean safety 4-person life raft in canister and cradle (tested Aug 2017)
  • Grab bag with Ocean Safety pack
  • Water proof flare container with selection of flares
  • 5 life jackets
  • 1 buoyancy aid
  • Throwing horse-shoe buoy (new 2017)
  • Floating line
  • Extensive medical kit
  • 3 clip on life lines Jackstays each side
  • 2 hand held VHF radios
  • 2 hand held GPS
  • 12 volt hand held search light
  • Fujinon 7x50 Binoculars with light and compass
  • Hand bearing compass

Additional Equipment:

  • Bauer 240 volt dive compressor with filter spares and oil
  • 2 x Mini B dive kits
  • Selection of dive weights
  • Dive belt
  • 1 set of dive fins Size 9 dive boots Mask & snorkle
  • 2 piece wet suit 5mm size large
  • Selection of essential tools
  • Large collection of spares including all filters and belts, toilet spares etc
  • 7 large fenders
  • 1 ball fender
  • 1 anchor chain fender large
  • 2 buckets
  • Large set of mooring lines including several extra long lines
  • Anchor ball
  • Motoring cone
  • Passive radar reflector
  • 5 diesel cans 20ltr all good
  • 1 20ltr petrol can
  • Several 5 ltr petrol cans
  • 2 25ltr water cans
  • 2 10ltr water cans 2 fuel filter funnels Fuel jiggle syphon Water jiggle syphon
  • 4 Camping Gaz Bottles, 1 Cepsa 13Kg gas bottle for BBQ
  • Echo tec
  • Full set of cooking pots and pans all able to be used with the induction hob
  • Full set of crockery cutlery classes and mugs plus original unused Hunter crockery
  • Spare in line carbon water filter
  • Tefal presser cooker
  • Bedding and original bed covers
  • Scatter cushions
  • Flag pole with British ensign
  • Signal flags
  • Numerous courtesy country flags (lots) Diver Down,Q Flag, Bahamas, Brazil, Belgium, Belize, Columbia, Córsica, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominicana, France, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Morocco, Netherlands, Netherlands Atilles, Nicarágua, Portugal, Sardinia, Spain, St Lúcia, Trinidad and Tobago, USA
  • Charts paper numerous
  • Charts electronic Navionics Gold for UK/Europe, Med, Africa, South America, Caribbean, USA
  • Cruising guides and publications
  • Admiralty List of Radio Signals (NP 283(1) 
  • Lewmar winch handles one in original wrapping
  • Ships Bell
  • Front deck tent cover with rain catcher built in

2017 Refit

During the summer of 2017 the boat underwent a comprehensive refit.

This included:

  • Stripping the underwater anti fouling back to original Gel coat
  • Moisture testing the hull (7-10%)
  • Removing the rudder, prop shaft and cutlass bearing for inspection and replacement.
  • Checking shaft alignment
  • Removal of bow thruster and inspection.
  • Inspection of all underwater through hulls.
  • Application of two coats of epoxy followed by a six coat Copper Bottom treatment.
  • The mast was removed and all fittings removed and or checked
  • New standing rigging.
  • All running rigging removed and replaced where necessary.
  • New VHF AIS antennas
  • Coax cables inspected
  • New LED nav lights, deck lights and spreader lights,
  • New windex
  • Roller reefing service and greased.
  • Any paint work touched up
  • The mast was re-stepped and rig re-tensioned. The rigging was the subsequently re-tensioned before crossing the south Atlantic
  • All electrical installation on the boat was serviced
  • 3 new 220 AH AGM batteries installed.
  • New engine start battery was fitted.
  • Engine and Generator were serviced and checked.
  • New fuel and water senders were fitted.
  • Fuel tank had an inspection hatch cut and the inside of the tank was cleaned out.
  • New fridge and freezer pumps were installed along with digital temperature monitors.
  • New water maker filters fitted and system checked
  • Addition deck and cockpit lighting was fitted.
  • New aft shower pump and holding tank installation.
  • All pipe work for heads was removed and cleaned or replace as necessary.
  • Heads were removed and overhauled.
  • Icom VHF radio serviceby Icom UK August 2018. SSB gives exceptional range, world wide coms are possible with right conditions


Nicolle Associates offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

  • As always photographs do not do justice so a viewing is highly recommended.
  • This boat is lying in Antigua.
  • © 2019 Nicolle Associates

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