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1999 Hallberg-Rassy 46
Hull Number: 126
Hailing Port:  San Francisco, CA
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Specs, Equipment and Information
    Hull Material: Fiberglass                     Designer: German Frers

    Dimensions (from HR Specifications)
    LOA: 48' 6"                                     LWL: 39' 0"                   Beam: 14' 3"
    Displacement: 16.5 Tons                Draft: 6' 2"                    Ballast: 6.6 Tons

    Engine
    110hp Yanmar 4LH-TE Turbo Diesel

    Tankage
    Fuel: 174 gallons (660 litres)                 Water: 243 gallons (920 litres)

    General
  • Number of Cabins:   3
  • Number of Heads:    2
  • Number of Berths:    7
  • Keel:                        Long Fin
  • Steering:                  Whitlock rod

Overview
    This Hallberg-Rassy 46 was factory delivered as a complete turnkey offshore cruising yacht.  No
    expense was spared on the initial construction or in the continued maintenance and improvements.  
    She has crossed the Atlantic, cruised the Caribbean for two seasons, and also cruised in Mexico, the
    Pacific Northwest and Northern California.  She has been continually upgraded with an improved
    sailing and cruising inventory and is ready for any adventure.

Certificate
    Delivered with a CE certificate and a CE plaque for Category A (unlimited ocean voyages).  The boat
    was built under supervision of a Germanischer Lloyd representative.  Germanischer Lloyd has
    extended the Hull Construction Certificate to full certification.  GL checked the hull, deck and
    bulkheads, as well as electronics installation, engine installation, rigging, steering system, safety
    equipment, stability range and more.

Hull
    The hull is white GRP (color #1000) with a blue stripe (color #1560).  A rub strake with brass strip is
    located below the blue stripe.  She is built with longitudinal stringers and is insulated above the
    waterline.  The lead ballast keel is attached with stainless bolts.  The rudder blade is GRP with an
    80mm stainless steel shaft.  Heavy cast rudder fittings in bronze.  

Below Decks
    First class workmanship in selected mahogany, hand rubbed and treated to a silk smooth finish.  Sole
    boards in teak with holly strips, varnished and with carpet. The ceiling is lined with panels.  Wooden
    inner frames for skylights.  Upholstery is factory upgraded Dinamica in tan/taupe, carpets are
    blue/grey and curtains are cream.  Dual Webasto diesel heating system with heating vents throughout
    boat.

    Galley Seagoing galley, arranged so one can work safely even in heavy seas.  Deep, double sinks.  
    Two well-insulated fridge boxes with Frigoboat sea water cooled 24v electric compressors.  Each has a
    dual thermostat for use as a refrigerator or freezer.  Pressure hot and cold water.  Freshwater foot
    pump at galley as reserve.  Drawers (including silverware compartments and knife holders), separate
    cabinets for china and glass, plus stowage for pots, pans, etc.  Opening porthole.  Gimbaled gas
    FORCE 10 range with three burners and counter-top insert.  Xintex propane solenoid.  Microwave
    oven.  Seagull water filter for drinking water at sink.  Two hammocks for stowage.

    Main Cabin Two armchairs to starboard separated by a drink table with drawers and a cabinet with
    decorative glass doors.  Varnished magazine rack.  Stereo radio with CD changer and auxiliary input
    for DVD and iPOD.  Louvered cabinets and shelves above chairs.  SHARP flat screen TV.  DVD player
    and iPOD dock.  "L" shaped settee berth around dinning table to port with wine/liquor bottle stowage in
    the table.  Two directors chairs (in matching fabric) for additional seating at table. Stowage above and
    below seating. Six opening side windows in coach roof, large central deck hatch.  Main companionway
    hatch lockable from the outside with key or inside with latches.  Binocular rack just inside main
    companionway.  Locking safe for valuables.

    Navigation Station The control for all systems is centered to this area.  Chart table, 108 x 73 cm with
    drawers and cabinets.  Instrument shelf for comfortably angled instruments (see detailed inventory).
    Cushioned navigator's seat.  The electric switchboard, with circuit breakers and light diodes indicating
    circuits in use, is situated directly aft of the navigation table. 12v/24v DC & 110v/220v AC outlets
    provide for flexible power supply.  Freezer, cupboard and wet-locker aft of nav seat.  Walk-through to
    aft cabin has double doors to access large engine room, and a cabinet containing watermaker
    controls, 220v breakers, a 110v powerstrip for accessories and a custom tool rack.  

    Heads Fore and aft: heads/shower compartments in white laminate.  Separate shower with curtain and
    towel racks in each.  Showers are drained through strainers and pumped overboard without going to
    the bilge.  Jabsco Quiet Flush Electric large bowl toilets with holding tanks and convenient valves to
    control discharge.  China wash-basin with hot and cold running water, counter top and cabinet.  The
    floor is a formed GRP-showerstall pumped overboard. Opening ports in both heads.  A large mirror
    with light.  Washing machine in cabinet in forward head.

    Forward Twin Cabin on port side with over/under bunks.  Upper bunk folds up.  Storage below lower
    bunk.  Hanging locker, night stand/cabinet, cabinets over bunk, and large mirror.  Head on starboard
    side with a separate walk through between twin cabin and head.

    V-berth has port and starboard berths with removable infill section between berths.  Hinged openings
    on bunks for easy access to large stowage area.  Lights and movable fans for all bunks.  Gear
    hammocks by each berth.

    Aft Cabin Double berth on starboard, single berth to port with small seat between.  Two hanging
    lockers and cabinets all around both bunks and aft.  Sprung mattresses in light blue/grey.  Stowage
    under the berth.  Four ports, three of them open.  Headroom in the walk-through and the aft cabin is 6'
    3".  Gear hammock by small berth on port side.  

    Berths  Fabric in light blue/grey.  Lee cloths, pillows and 2 full sets of sheets for all berths.

    Ventilation  4 hatches plus main hatch/companion way, all with mosquito screens.  Breeze boosters
    for all 4 hatches.  Custom storage for all mosquito screens and breeze boosters.  13 portholes, twelve
    of them opening.  6 dorade vents with plugs for heavy weather.  One large dorade vent with mushroom
    cap forward.  24v Hella Jet fans -- 3 fixed and 4 movable.  All lockers and cabinets equipped with
    louvered doors and a vented panel in the companionway.

Mechanical Systems
    Large engine room provides easy access to all sides of engine and other mechanical equipment, and
    is fully sound insulated.  

    Engine Yanmar 4LH-TE 110 HP 4 cylinder, direct injected marine diesel with turbocharger.  The
    engine is fresh water cooled and equipped with oil cooler.  Single lever control for RPM and gear shift
    at pedestal.  Shaft drive through reduction gearbox with reverse gear.  AquaDrive thrust bearing
    bonded into the hull in the engine room takes the drive loads allowing softer engine mounts to reduce
    engine noise and vibration.  Cutlass water-lubricated rubber shaft bearing.  Dual Racor filters and
    manual diesel tank scavenger pump installed in engine room, along with dedicated oil change pump
    for engine and genset.  Ambassador Rope stripper.  Gori 3 blade folding propeller with overdrive gear
    (new 9/04 with improved larger zincs) and spare 3 fixed blade prop.

    Bowthruster 10hp Sidepower with controls on engine control lever in cockpit.

    Generator FISCHER PANDA 06 KB 230v 50Hz 6KW diesel generator. Freshwater cooled.  Installed in
    the sound-proofed engine room in its own sound shield.

    Shore Connection with power cable and Marinco plug and socket.

    Watermaker  ENWA 30 l/hr watermaker with 7 day programmable rinse timer to avoid pickling.  All
    controls and filters are located in easily accessible hallway cabinet.  Numerous spare components on
    hand.

    SCUBA Compressor  Nuvair 220v SCUBA compressor with softstart.  AC powered (shore power or
    genset).  Fills standard SCUBA tank in less than 30 minutes.

Electrical Systems
    Accepts either 220v or 110v shore power using a Mastervolt Soft Start and Mastervolt Isolation/step-
    up transformer to support 220/110VAC 24/12VDC systems (see block diagram for details).  Numerous
    well-placed outlets for all circuits located throughout the boat.  A factory wiring diagram book is
    included.

    220VAC has heavy-duty circuit running off shore power or genset, and light duty circuit running off
    Mastervolt Mass Combi Inverter/Charger (2500/2.5KVA) with remote panel.

    110VAC Mastervolt inverter (24VDC/110VAC/1KVA).

    24VDC 4 x Discover AGM 245ah batteries for 490ah 24v main house bank (new 10/06).  Charges from
    Mastervolt Mass Combi Inverter/Charger or Balmar 65amp alternator with Balmar MC-624 3-stage
    programmable voltage regulator.  Working used backup alternator is included as spare.

    12VDC 1 x Discover AGM 290ah battery for 12v house service (new 10/06). 1 x Discover AGM 114ah
    battery for 12v engine start (new 10/06), with emergency start switch.  Both charge from Mastervolt
    12v charger (35A/12V, new 10/06).  100amp 12v Balmar alternator with external Balmer 612 3-stage
    regulator and built-in regulator as a back-up.  Original Hitachi 80a alternator with built-in regulator as a
    spare.

Electronics
    Completely outfitted for safety, control and communications:

  • Suunto Steering compass with light on pedestal
  • Simrad/Robertson AP300X Autopilot with 3 control stations and two drive units. Drive unit selectable
    from helm.
  • AP300DLX controller at helm
  • AP300DLX controller at nav station
  • AP300CX controller at windscreen
  • Whitlock DV120 drive unit for rod steering in engine room
  • Simrad HLD2000 linear drive unit on quadrant
  • Garmin 192C GPS/Plotter @ helm w/ power and NMEA wiring to nav station
  • ShipModul Bluetooth NMEA multiplexer mounted on back of nav station breaker panel
  • PC wiring for autopilot (RS-232 plug at nav station)
  • Autopilot input selector switch (PC or GPS)
  • GPS selector switch (Simrad or Garmin)
  • Rategyrocompass RFCS5R
  • Simrad GPS/DGPS GN 32
  • Simrad IS11 log, depth, wind, central at windscreen
  • Simad multifunction display in master cabin
  • Simrad VHF - Shipmate RS 8300 Dual SOS
  • Handset at helm
  • Speaker at windscreen
  • Handset and speaker at nav station
  • Spare handset
  • Pre-programmed loudhailer, Raymarine 430
  • Satellite communications:  Thrane & Thrane Inmarsat-C/Mini-M dual mode transceiver
  • RR Pacific antenna (GSM/VHF/TV/SSB Weatherfax/AM/FM)
  • ICOM 802 SSB with AT-140 autotuner (new system 12/06)
  • Insulated backstay
  • Simrad/Anritsu RA771-3 radar
  • CRT radar display at nav station
  • 8" LCD radar repeater in cockpit
  • Spare 8" LCD repeater
  • Furuno weatherfax FAX 208 Mk2
  • Speedtech Electronic barometer
  • RadioShack clock and wireless 4-location temp gauge (ambient, fridge, freezer and engine room)
  • PC RAM mount w/ wiring & 15" flat panel display

Spars
    Sloop rig, dual spreaders.  Spars and rigging from Selden.  Hydraulic Main and Headsail reefing and
    furling from Selden with furling controls at helm.  Removable inner forestay with staysail halyard and
    running backstays (new high tech line-only runners, 7/07).  Stainless steel rigging screws with silver
    anodized aluminum protectors.  Spinnaker pole stowed on mast with heel lift and topping lift.  All
    internal halyards; decklight;  Signal halyard; 2x boom lights for cockpit lighting; second jib halyard;
    Blipper radar reflector.  Halyard bar at mast base for halyard stowage.  Stainless steel bowsprit for
    asymmetric headsails.  Preventer lines affixed to each side of boom.

Hardware
  • 2 x Lewmar CST44 self tailing Halyard winches
  • 1 x Lewmar 8C for spinnaker pole lift
  • Selden Rod kicker with gas spring
  • Navtec hydraulic backstay tensioner

Sails
    An expansive set of sails allows for optimum sail selection in any wind conditions.

  • Elvstrom vertical battened main (new 6/03, 20% additional sail area)
  • Elvstrom original non-battened main
  • Quantum heavy air working jib (new 2007)
  • Elvstrom working jib
  • Elvstrom 135% Genoa
  • Elvstrom storm jib for cutter stay
  • Elvstrom tri-radial heavy air spinnaker w/ ATN sock
  • Quantum light air asymmetric spinnaker w/ ATN sock
  • Elvstrom furling cruising spinnaker (code zero)

Deck Equipment
    Solid laid teak deck with bulwark formed in the deck and hull moldings and fitted with a solid capping in
    teak.  Handrails, companionway, hatch guides, sole and seats in cockpit, and bathing platform are all
    in solid Bangkok teak.  Laid teak deck on top of the GRP deck and coach roof.  The deck is provided
    with four 1" scuppers draining below the waterline.  Separate compartment starboard of the cockpit for
    dual propane tanks, includes a propane pressure system with 2 tank connectors with pressure gauges
    and a tank selector switch.  Stemhead fitting with two incorporated anchor rollers.  Maxwell anchor
    rode chain stopper and custom stainless steel deck protector.  Fore and custom-extended aft pulpit of
    open type. Custom aft dorade cages.  International navigation lights plus tri-color toplight with all round
    white at masthead (anchor light).  Double lifelines on seven pairs of stainless stanchions. Gates
    amidships port and starboard, and aft; all with Pelican hook openings.  Bimini with stainless steel
    frame.  Granny bars at mast. Teak folding helm step.  

    Dodger Trademark Hallberg-Rassy hard dodger of GRP with laid teak on top in solid Bangkok teak.  
    Five large windows in tempered glass in light alloy frames, center window opens for ventilation.  Dual
    light fixtures under dodger.  Teak handholds port and starboard on top of dodger roof.  Full cockpit
    enclosure in synthetic material with aluminum frames and plastic windows.  Varnished teak cockpit
    trays under dodger with varnished teak drink holders port and starboard.  Sea & Symphony stereo
    speakers under dodger.

    Ground Tackle Lofrans 1200W electric anchor capstan winch with motor protected below deck and
    canvas cover.  Operated from foot controls at bow or buttons at helm.  75lb CQR Primary anchor with
    300' 3/8" chain marked at 20' intervals.  20KG Bruce secondary anchor with 45' 3/8" chain + 190'
    rode, all marked at 20' intervals.  FX-55 32lb Fortress anchor with third anchor rode of 25' 3/8" chain
    and 250' rode.  Anchor bridle with chain grabber and 2 x 25' 5/8" rode with leather chafe gear.  
    Draining bow locker for anchor chain and space also for fenders, lines, etc.  Approx. 825 ltr at bow.

Hardware
  • Two 40 cm polished cleats forward and aft
  • Two 30 cm cleats amidships for spring lines
  • Fittings for emergency tiller
  • Genoa car track with double travelers and double foot blocks
  • Mainsheet traveler 4:1
  • Mainsheet winches -- one Lewmar 44 CEST electric self tailing and one Lewmar 44 CST self tailing
  • Two Genoa winches -- Lewmar 64 CEST Electric self tailing

    Chainplates made of stainless steel.  Cockpit seats and floor covered with teak. Teak pushpit seats.  
    Brass rub strakes on cap rail at all cleats and fender positions.  Instrument displays over the
    companionway (see inventory for details). Hide-covered stainless steel steering wheel on Lewmar
    pedestal.  Whitlock rod steering.  Single lever control for engine on steering pedestal, instrument
    panel with engine start near the helmsman.  Compass with light.  A highly-varnished teak cockpit-table
    is fitted on the pedestal.  Self-bailing, with two 50 mm diameter scuppers.  Large aft deck locker with
    two hatches for sails, lines, etc., is approximately 960 ltrs.  One "dry" locker in the cockpit, approx. 725
    ltrs.  Boat hook.  Winch handle pockets at helm and mast. Saltwater deck wash pump w/ quick
    disconnect at mast.  Scoop transom with bathing platform.  Stainless steel folding swim ladder and
    freshwater shower at bathing platform.  Flood light for bathing platform and aft deck.  Radar mast at
    stern with arm for mini-M phone antennae and dinghy motor hoist.

    2 sets of cockpit cushions:  1 set of Sunbrella Comfort Sling (Anitque Brass Rib pattern) with 3" foam
    (new 9/04) and one set of Bottomsider (closed cell foam).  Sunbrella covers for winches, hatches,
    helm, varnished cockpit trays, folding cockpit table, life raft, dinghy motor and prop and dinghy/davits.  
    Bottomsider cushions for cockpit trays.  Canvas sunshade for over boom.

Safety Equipment
  • Autoflug ALK2000R 6 man life raft in GRP canister (low profile) in locking cradle on deck with sunbrella
    cover
  • MOM8 (Man Overboard Module) mounted on pushpit
  • Inflatable Lifesling mounted on pushpit
  • EPIRB with built-in GPS
  • EPIRB
  • FIRDELL blipper on the mast
  • Three harness points in the cockpit
  • Web jacklines on deck with dedicated connect points
  • ACR ditch bag in cockpit locker
  • Flares in canister
  • Engine room fire suppression system
  • 5 x fire extinguishers
  • Carbon Monoxide detector in aft cabin
  • Smoke/Carbon monoxide detector in forward area
  • Burglar alarm with hatch sensors and IR motion sensor

Dinghy and Equipment
    AB Inflatables 10.5 foot aluminum hull RIB with repair kits.  Yamaha 15hp 2-stroke outboard with 5.5
    gallon tank (custom SS rack on pushpit for tank storage).  Honda 2hp 4-stroke outboard on Edson
    outboard mount in pushpit.  Tie downs in dinghy for gas tank.  Internal and external lifting/towing eyes
    in bow and both sides in stern.  Ground tackle for dinghy -- 1 folding grapnel anchor, 1 mushroom
    anchor,  10' 3/16" stainless chain with rode, 30' 5/16 chain with rode.  

    Kato removable davits on stern with 6:1 lifting tackle (includes cam and regular cleats for ease and
    safety).  Webbing with stainless buckles for securing underway.  Outboard lifting tackle on radar post
    with teak motor mount on pushpit.  Sunbrella cover for dinghy on davits and for outboard motor and
    prop.  Folding padeyes on bow of boat for dinghy tie down on offshore passages or heavy weather.

Spares
    KEWA has been on multiple cruises and is stocked with the spares necessary for offshore voyages.  
    The inventory includes:

  • Main engine water pump (used)
  • Multiple impellers, oil filters, primary and secondary fuel filters, and fan belts for main engine and
    genset
  • Spare gaskets and hoses for main engine and genset
  • Spare (used) Balmar 24v 65amp alternator
  • Spare (used) Hitachi 12v alternator
  • Spare 24v water pump
  • Spare turnbuckles
  • Simrad VHF handset
  • Prop, shaft and bowthruster zincs
  • Ropestripper service kit
  • Head rebuild kits
  • Used mainsheet and genoa sheets
  • Sea & Symphony cockpit speakers
  • Spare Furuno 8" Radar repeater

AC System Block Diagram
Forward Cabin
Forward Head
Forward Berths
Salon Seating
Salon
Galley
Nav Station
Aft of Nav Station
Aft Cabin
Aft Head
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