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1981 Nauticat 44

US$ 158,252*
Meesinia, Greece
Interested in this boat? Tel: +44(0)1590 673715
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Nicely updated motorsailer

Engine/Fuel Type:
Single / diesel
Located In:
Meesinia, Greece
Hull Material:
Current Price:
EUR  139,000 Tax Paid (US$ 158,252) 

Well maintained and nicely upgraded 1981 Nauticat 44 from Siltala Yachts in Finland. 2-double cabins, plus 2-heads and a converting dinette offer flexible and comfortable accommodation for liveaboard or long-distance cruising.




MARAKATTI is a great example of this classical Finnish ketch-rigged motorsailer. Always with the same name, she originally ordered for a Belgium owner before moving through British and French ownerships and then to her current ownership from 2015.


Extensively updated since her most recent sale, her highlights include:-

  • Ketch-rigged cutter
  • 135hp Ford Lehman engine
  • Bowthruster
  • Teak decks – presently sealed to provide added protection from the sun
  • New batteries
  • Microwave oven
  • Fridge & freezer
  • Air-conditioning
  • Webasto diesel heating system
  • Electric heads
  • Radar and plotter
  • Davits with tender




RCD Status:

  • Our understanding is that the vessel is exempt from the European Union’s Recreational Craft Directive as she was first placed into use with EU waters prior to June 1998.


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • GRP hull, deck and superstructure construction.
  • Topsides repainted in Awlgrip 2001
  • Teak laid decking, forward coachroof and cockpit – Exterior teak is sealed to provide added resistance to UV.


Keel & Rudder:

  • Encapsulated long keel
  • Fully-supported rudder at aft end of long keel




Engine & gearbox:

  • Ford Lehman Super SP135 135hp diesel engine
  • Engine hours: approx 4,100 as of April 2018
  • Fresh water engine cooling via raw water intake and heat exchanger
  • Morse single lever gear/throttle control
  • Reduction gearbox to shaft drive
  • Vetus watertight shaft seal – recently replaced


Propulsion & Steering:

  • Wheel steering with hide covered stainless steel helm wheel at outside helm and wood helm wheel in pilot house
  • 12vDC Vetus bowthruster
  • 3-bladed fixed propeller




Voltage systems:

  • 12vDC primary domestic system with 12vDC starting circuit and 220v AC via shore power or generator


Battery Banks:

  • 4x Bosch 185Ah 12vDC batteries - 2016


Charging / Inverter:

  • Mastervolt 12vDC battery charger



  • Westerbeke 8kw 220vAC generator
  • Generator hours – approx 950 as of April 2018



  • 12vDC engine-mounted alternator


Other Electrical:

  • 2x solar panels




Fresh Water:

  • Hot & cold pressurised water provided via 12vDC pressure pump
  • Hot water generated via engine-driven calorifier or via 220vAC immersion heater element in well-insulated hot water tank


Bilge Pumps:

  • 2x 12vDC electric bilge pumps
  • Manual bilge pump





  • 1079 litres of fuel tank capacity in 2x tanks


Fresh Water:

  • 757 litres of fresh water capacity


Holding Tank:

  • 180 litres black water holding tank for forward heads – fitted 2017




  • Furuno radar display with closed array scanner on mizzen mast
  • Koden GPS-plotter
  • Neco autopilot – overhauled 2016
  • Analogue wind, speed and depth displays with transducers
  • Steering compasses


Communications Equipment:

  • VHF with DSC
  • 2x Handheld VHF





  • 2-burner electric stove with oven  
  • 220vAC microwave oven with grill
  • 12vDC front opening fridge
  • 12vDC/220vAC freezer
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with hot & cold pressurised water supply



  • 12vDC electric Sanimarin heads in forward heads - 2017
  • Jabsco manual marine heads in aft heads
  • Hot & cold pressurised showers


Heating & Ventilation:

  • 220vAC reverse-cycle air-conditioning – 2010
  • Webasto diesel hot air cabin heating system


  • CD/Radio with speakers - 2018




Summary of Accommodation:

  • Up to 7 berths in double cabin aft, V-berth forward with infill to create double, two settee berths in lower saloon/dinette area, one converting to a double via drop down dining table. Two heads.


Accommodation Finish:

  • Teak interior joinery throughout
  • Blue carpeting
  • Blue cloth upholstery
  • White-painted wood-slatted headlinings
  • Formica counters in galley and heads





  • Ketch rigged cutter
  • Aluminium anodised main mast, mizzen mast and booms
  • Deck-stepped spars with 2-sets of inline spreaders on main mast and 1-set of swept-back spreaders on mizzen – rig removed and inspected 2009
  • In-boom furling for mainsail
  • Slab reefing for mizzen sail
  • Stainless steel standing rigging - 2009
  • Furling genoa and staysail
  • Checkstays for main and mizzen masts
  • Block & tackle vang
  • Mainsheet track on coachroof for mainsail
  • Fixed point mainsheet for mizzen
  • Spreader lights
  • Stainless steel wire standing rigging
  • Lightning protection



  • 2x Lewmar 2-speed self-tailing primary winches at main helm
  • 1x reefing winch on main mast
  • 2x halyard winches on main mast
  • 1x reefing winch on mizzen mast



  • Dacron furling mainsail – laundered 2018
  • Dacron mizzen sail – circa 2006 and unused
  • Dacron furling yankee – checked and laundered 2017
  • Dacron furling staysail- checked and laundered 2017



  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and guardwire stanchions
  • Solid wood-capped pushpit surrounding aft deck area
  • Cockpit shower
  • Passarelle
  • Aluminium deckhead hatches
  • Davits for tender
  • 2.50m inflatable tender


Anchoring & Mooring:

  • 12vDC electric reversing anchor windlass
  • 2x bow anchors with 110m chain (re-galvanised 2017 and 100m chain (re-galvanised 2018)
  • Warps and fenders




General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.



Lying Messinia, Greece


Available to view strictly by appointment


Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00

Saturday by prior appointment


For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.


Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.


Tel: +44 (0)1590 673715 Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com

Please contact Alex Grabau at +44(0)1590 673715

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