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2009 Hunter 45DS

  • 45 ft
  • Racer and Cruiser
  • Palmetto, FL, US

Yacht price




The Hunter 45 Deck Salon's oversized port lights provide natural light to complement the rich woodwork and airy plan, and the wraparound windshield provides a panoramic view and sleek exterior profile. The Glenn Henderson designed hull is solidly constructed and shaped for lively performance and a smooth ride, even in rough sea conditions. On deck, dual helm stations deliver the ultimate in comfort, control, and visibility for the captain. Hunter's stainless steel traveler arch, B & R rig and a unique double ended mainsheet system provide the crew with effortless sail handling. The large galley will enable you to entertain and create memorable meals from provisions held in the huge storage areas. An expanded aft stateroom features a queen size berth, large hanging locker, opening ports, ample storage, and private access to the aft head. Forward, your guests will enjoy the pullman style cabin with double berth. The open vanity is separated from the private head and shower located in the forepeak. The Hunter 45DS will elevate your sailing enjoyment to a whole new level.


Stella Maris has been meticulously maintained by two owners since new.  She is equipped for comfortable extended cruising, weekend cruising, or live aboard.  Electric winches and in mast furling make her easy to single hand. Her 5' draft allows for easy cruising in the Bahamas, Florida and the US eastern seaboard.


Don't miss this opportunity to own an incredibly equipped, easy to sail, comfortable yacht at a great price.

  • Diesel generator
  • Bow thruster
  • Watermaker
  • Full electronics with digital radar, AIS transceiver,
  • Electric winches
  • In mast furling
  • 2016 RIB and 9.8 hp Tohatsu outboard
  • Fresh bottom paint 2016
  • Solar Power
  • Heavy Duty Davits
  • Complete Canvas Package


Basic Information

Palmetto, FL, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Stella Maris
Boat Type:
Racer and Cruiser
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

45 ft - 13.72 meter
45 ft - 13.72 meter
14 ft 6 in - 4.42 meter
Draft - max:
Bridge Clearance:
60 ft 7 in - 18.46 meter
Dry Weight:


Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Fuel Type:
75 (Individual), 75 (combined)
Max Speed:

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
66 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
140 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
50 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
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Captains Cabin:
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Stella Maris has a lovely two stateroom interior with large forward stateroom and owner's stateroom aft.  The forward guest stateroom features numerous lockers, a large overhead opening hatch, and side ports with screens. On portside is a head with stall shower. Amidships is the salon with circular settee to port and inlaid dinette table. On starboard is a fore and aft settee and a 32 inch flat screen TV. The Hunter 45 DS salon has an open feel with numerous hatches and wrap around windows. Galley is aft to starboard. The navigation area is next to port with navigation table with built-in systems. There is excellent access to the engine and genset.  Aft of the nav area is an custom designed area for the water maker. The owners stateroom aft features a beautiful full queen berth with vanity, side storage, full head and separate stall shower. Vessel is in excellent condition.

  • Custom built hidden gun cabinet with lock
  • Air conditioners:  (1)Marine Marvair reverse Cycle, model SPB16RCB2, and (1) Dometic 10,000 BTU in aft cabin (2019)
  • Custom mattresses:  8" premium plush mattresses
  • Additional Bose speakers:  Mounted in bulkhead over microwave
  • Sirius satellite radio
  • TV for main salon, 32" flat screen Samsung (2016)




This newly designed interior gives a spacious feel to an already comfortable salon. Beautiful inlaid table with leaf converts to a double berth in salon when needed. Overhead hatches with screens provide ventilation to the main salon.

  • Accord shades
  • Cabin lighting
  • Deck side windows, (4) fixed with shades
  • Deck windshield ports, fixed
  • Deluxe cushion artificial leather (2019)
  • Dinette table convertible to berth
  • (2) Dorade vents
  • Electrical outlets, AC and DC
  • Gloss finish cherry woodwork
  • Handrails, hardwood on both sides
  • Hatch, deck, opening
  • Ports (2), Hull, fixed
  • (2) Smoke and (3) carbon monoxide detectors
  • Storage lockers on hull sides
  • Storage shelving


Forward Guest Stateroom and Head


Walk in V-berth with hanging locker, seating area aft of berth, and two hatches with screens.

  • (2) Memory foam mattresses
  • Jabsco electric Quiet head system with fresh water flush
  • Teak slats forward
  • Cabin lighting
  • Hanging locker, cedar lined
  • Hatch, deck opening
  • (3) Storage cabinets
  • Storage shelving
  • Storage compartment under berth
  • (2) Storage drawers


Captain's Stateroom and head


The owner's stateroom features 14' beam and settees both sides of the queen size berth with headboard. Other amenities include a vanity with seating to port, two hanging lockers, and six opening ports with screens for ventilation.

Aft Head:

  • Access door, dual
  • Electrical outlets, AC and DC
  • Hatch, opening
  • Port, opening, frosted
  • Shower stall with adjustable shower head and seat
  • Sump pump
  • Storage compartments
  • Vanity with Corian countertop



Nicely incorporated into the vessel, the galley provides the chef with great counter space to cook and entertain without being left out of the conversation in the salon. Corian counter tops, stainless equipment, and loads of storage for all the galley needs.

  • Corian countertops with backsplash
  • Isotherm model CR63F front opening stainless steel refrigerator and separate built in freezer with 12v air cooled compressors (2019)
  • Double stainless steel sinks with cutting board
  • 3 burner LPG gimbaled stove with oven
  • LPG tank storage for two bottles
  • Waste bin, built-in
  • Electrical outlets AC and DC
  • Fresh water system, pressurized hot and cold
  • Chrome faucet, pull out, dual function
  • Charcoal water filter:  Mounted ahead of the water manifold
  • Microwave with coffee maker
  • Port with screen
  • Hatch
  • Storage bin, under sole
  • (4) Storage cabinets
  • Storage cabinet, dish, vented and self-draining
  • (6) Storage drawers
  • Storage shelving 
  • Six place settings of dishes




  • Fuel capacity: 66 gallons
  • Water capacity: 140 gallons in 3 tanks
  • Holding tank  w/ 12v macerator pump capacity: 50 gallons
  • Water heater: 11 gallon Kumma SS (2017)
  • Fresh water storage tanks:  Dura Cast, #100 PE Natural, thickness.200


Nav Station and Electronics


Forward facing chart table build in seat. Built-in nav instruments and equipment panel. 

  • Chart table, opening
  • Seat, wood contoured with storage
  • Electrical outlets, AC and DC
  • Adjustable chart light
  • Simpli-Panel 12 volt switching system
  • Bookshelf
  • Group 27 AGM battery for chart plotter placed in stern


  • VHF Marine Transciever:  IC-M504A
  • Raymarine Evolution autopilot
  • Raymarine AIS 650 Class B Transceiver (2015)
  • Raymarine DSM 30 HD Digital Sounder Module
  • Raymarine Radar Quantum model E702210 Radome Antenna (2018)
  • Raymarine SeaTalk HS Network Switch
  • Raymarine SR150 Sirius Weather System (2019)
  • Raymarine ES127 12"Color Touch Screen MFD (2018)
  • (2) Raymarine I70 multifunction display with AIS (2018)
  • Raymarine ITC-5 Transducer converter model E70010 (2018)
  • Sirius XM Satellite radio and antenna
  • Raymarine model E70284) Sonar (2018)
  • Fuel gauge:  Second gauge installed at Nav Station
  • Speed/Depth Sensor:  Raymarine model 20-399-01 (2018)
  • Depth Transducer:  Airmar - Model 30-386-02
  • Remote mic at helm: Command MICII HM-162B/SW
  • Compasses:  Danforth Global Balance - Card System Compass, Model C401DWB



  • Generator:  Fischer Panda, Model PMS 6000 ND 621 hours
  • With new digital panel (2017)
  • Inverter/Charger: Xantrex Freedom 25, Model 81-2511-12
  • Generator kit: Generator spare parts
  • (3) Grape Solar 180 watt panels with Grape Solar 40 amp PWM charge controller. 540 amps total solar power
  • (3 ) 4D Lifeline AGM batteries (2018) 603 total amp hrs.
  • Group 24 AGM start battery for engine (2018)
  • Cable TV inlet
  • (2) 30amp 120v shore power inlets
  • (2)  Charles Marine isolation transformers Model ISO-G2
  • (2) 30amp 50' shore power cords
  • (2) 30amp 15' shore power cords
  •  Assorted pigtails and adapters 50amp-30amp,30amp-(2) 30 amp splitter


Sails and Rigging


  • Mast height (furling): 60' 8"
  • I : 47.92 ft J : 14.67 ft P : 46.50 ft E : 20.75 ft Working Sail Area : 962.00 sq ft
  • Winch: reefing and out haul Lewmar #40, 2-speed, self-tailing, upgraded to electric
  • Boom vang
  • Reefing system, dual single line led aft
  • Inboard jib tracks with adjustable cars
  • Internal halyards led to cockpit
  • Jib furling system, 110% jib with acrylic sun cover serviced (2018)
  • In-Mast furling system with vertical battens serviced (2018)
  • Main sheet purchase system, double-ended
  • Mast, Selden, B&R with fractional sailplan
  • Rigging line stoppers and organizers, 2 sets
  • Traveler, arch mounted for main sheet
  • Winch handles (2)
  • Winches (2) rigging, 2-speed self tailing #40 Lewmar electric winches
  • Winches (2) jib at helm, 2-speed, self tailing Lewmar #48
  • Windex wind indicator
  • Running rigging except halyards replaced (2016)
  • Dolye spinnaker with sock, spinnaker halyard and sheet (2018)



  • Bimini:  Additional SS tubing for frame, custom canvas over companionway
  • Full size dodger Strataglass full enclosure with side curtains (2018)
  • Custom covers:  Winch covers, dual helm covers, cockpit table cover, sliding top over companionway as well as the instruments mounted in the sea hood.
  • Swim platform with stainless steel telescoping ladder
  • Cockpit traveler arch, stainless steel with mainsheet traveler 
  • Cockpit / transom shower with hot and cold fresh water
  • Custom Sunbrella cockpit cushions (2018)

Hull and Deck


Wide open deck with a sexy no nonsense appeal. Good seating in cockpit and for lounging on the deck or stern. Easily boarded via the stern swim platform

  • Haul out for bottom paint and speed prop (2016)
  • Anchor roller, double offset
  • Bruce 66 pound anchor with 120 " 5/16 chain and 140" 5/8 rope rode
  • Delta type 55# anchor  with 30' chain and 150' rope rode
  • Danforth type 18# anchor with 15"chain and 50" rope rode
  • Anchor well with space for rode and chain
  • Anchor windlass: Lewmar RKI-50-FOC25
  • Bow pulpit, stainless steel
  • Deck, handrails, stainless steel
  • Lifelines, Double with 3 gates and stainless steel stanchions
  • (2) Dorade vents
  • Fresh water hook-up, dockside
  • (5) Hatches, opening with screens
  • HKT Kevlar hull reinforcement
  • Hull, FRP/balsa sandwich above waterline, solid FRP bottom
  • Hull, structural grid reinforcement
  • Keel, shoal
  • Maxguard gelcoats for UV protection
  • Mooring cleats, (8) stainless steel
  • Nonskid deck
  • (2)Ports,fixed 
  • (8) Ports openings with screens
  • Rub rail, full wrap with stainless steel insert
  • Rudder, balanced spade with stainless steel shaft
  • Through bolted hull to deck joint
  • Davit:  purchased from Hunter, custom base plates


Engine and Mechanical


  • Watermaker:  Seafari Mini 170 12 GPH         110VAC with fresh water flush option
  • Bow thruster: Side Power model (8.4hp) SE100
  • Engine:  Yanmar, Turbo model 4JH4-TE, 75hp 950 hours
  • Three blade propeller, 18/15 pitch bronze (2019)
  • X-Change-R oil change system (2019)
  • 80 amp alternator on engine
  • Engine spares:alternator, starter, belts, hoses, and filters
  • (2) Racor type 80 fuel filters for engine and generator


Safety Equipment


  • Global fix IPRO 406 Mhz EPIRB with GPS)
  • (3) Carbon monoxide and (2) smoke detectors
  • Emergency tiller
  • (2) Fire extinguishers
  • Fire extinguishing system, automatic hypalon engine room needs recertified)
  • Fog bell
  • GFI receptacles
  • Hand-held flares
  • Primary bilge pump 1500 gph
  • High bilge water alarm and secondary bilge pump 4000 gph
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Life jackets (6)
  • NMMA Certification on all systems
  • (4) manual inflatable with harness
  • Horseshoe and Life Sling systems




  • Dinghy:  Westmarine RIB 10"3" inflatable(2016)
  • Dinghy motor:  Tohatsu - 9.8 HP


The Company 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.

Advanced co brokerage Florida Sail is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Massey Yacht Sales & Service.


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Disclaimer: This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.(7255292)

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