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2004 Frans Maas Decksalon 44

US$ 189,952*
Medemblik (NL), Netherlands
Interested in this boat? Tel: +31 (0) 168 820 208
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Steel decksalon, ready to go

Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In:
Medemblik (NL), Netherlands
Hull Material:
Current Price:
EUR  160,000 Tax Paid (US$ 189,952) 


A sturdy, solid and sustainable ship with very good sailing-capacities and almost maintenance free!

Completely build of 316 L stainless steel. Perfect for the sailor who prefers to cruise with a strong ship, rather than to grind and paint. The ship is build and fitted for blue water cruising and has proven herself during a 7 year Atlantic/Caribbean voyage. However, the ship is completely isolated and therefore also very suited for colder regions.

A practical and light interior with a large deck-saloon, functional galley and 3 double cabins and a spacious bathroom. Comfortable and spacious cockpit. About 50% of the cockpit is covered with a bimini.

This ship sails very easy close to the wind, also in very light winds. It has a self-tacking jib which makes a tacking-course very easy, all you have to do is turn the wheel ! For courses more off wind there is a big half winder, for downwind you can use both foresails together and for light winds there is a large spinnaker and of course a 60 m2 mainsail.

The engine is a low rpm engine with its own cooling water system in the keel (so no seawater pump with his problems). The propeller is a big 3 blade max-prop for high efficiency. Completely self supporting with 5 solar panels and large water and diesel tanks. There are 2 big fuel tanks, totally about 1200 litre and a day fuel tank ( ca 200 litre). The whole system is provided with many filters so it can handle diesel of any quality. The solar panels generate enough power for all the equipment including the washing machine. There is a large battery bank 6 x 120 amp/h for the moments that there is no sun. 3 fresh water tanks (together 1200 litre) that are very easy to fill with rainwater.

Of course the ship is provided with a range of navigational equipment, including an AIS transponder, SSB and 2 autopilots.

The ship is in perfect condition and ready to sail the blue waters! Upon request the ship can be delivered to her new home-port.


Brand FRANS MAAS Decksalon 44 Year 2004 Dimensions 13.50 m x 4.00 m x 2.00 m Material Steel Motor Detroit VM 75hp diesel Harbour Volendam (NL) VAT status VAT Paid Shape: round bilge Deck design: non-skid paint on stainless steel deck Superstructure: stainless steel 316 I Keel/Leeboard: fin Rudder: spade rudder Steering system: wheel with cables Windows: thermopane Load displacement (kg): appr. 17.000 kg Ballast (kg): appr. 3.500 kg lead Vertical clearance (m): appr. 24 mtrs Boatyard: Inoxy Constructions (NL) Designer: Frans Maas CE code: Not applicable Other: First owner Antifouling 2017 Anodes prop 2017 - 4cm PU foam insulation - length incl. bowsprit 15.00 mtrs. Hull tickness 10, 6 and 5 mm under water, 4 mm above water  


Material, colours: mahogany/okume white painted Upholstery, curtains: blue Saloons: deck salon with chart table Cabins: 3 double cabins Berths: 6 fixed, 1 salon Headroom: 195 cm Toilet: pump toilet Shower/bath: shower inside Sound system/TV: radio/CD player Cooking device: Plastimo 2-burner, gas Oven: gas Fridge: door model Freezer: seperate freezer (new 2011) Heating: Heatpol diesel heating Other: - washing machine - LED lights interior

Engine, electrics, water

Power: 75 hp Make: Detroit -VM 4-cyl. Number of engines: 1 Year built: 2004 Engine hours: appr. 2.800 hours Fuel: diesel Fuel tank: appr. 1.400 litres total in 3 tanks, all stainless tanks Cooling system: closed keel cooling Propulsion: shaft with Maxprop Max speed (knots): 8.8 knots Fuel consumption: appr. 3.5 l/h at cruise Voltage: 12 / 220 V Battery: 6x120 Ah service and 1x100 Ah start (new 2016) Battery charger: Quick SBC 250 Generator: Yanmar 1-cyl auxiliary engine Alternator: 60 `amp. Inverter: Victron 2.500 Watt Solar panel: 5x Water pressure system: yes Water tank: appr. 1.200 litres in 3 tanks Holding tank: appr. 150 litres Shore power: yes Serial numbers: 22B07198 Voltmeter: yes Tachometer: yes Water tank gauge: yes Fuelmeter: gauge glass Oil pressure gauge: yes Temperature meter: yes

Rig and sails

Type: sloop, aluminium mast, 3 spreaders Winches: 9x Andersen winches Sails material: Dacron Main sail: Doyle 60m2 (2012) Main sail reefing system: 3-line reef Genoa: Dolphin Sails 65m2 (2005) Genoa reefing system: Reckmann furling Fore sail: Dolphin Sails 35m2 (2005) Fore sail reefing system: Reckmann furling Spinnaker: Yes, 150m2 (2006) Mast: Hall, aluminium, all stays new 2013 Other: Backstays Doyle mainsailcover with lazy jacks (2010)

Navigation and electronics

Navigation lights: LED Compass: Navimo Log/speed: Raymarine ST60 Depth: Raymarine ST60 Wind: Raymarine ST60 Autopilot: Garmin and Raymarine tillerpilot (both 2015) Windvane steering: Arles Radar: Raymarine RL70CRC GPS: Raymarine VHF: Uniden Short wave transmitter: Icom (new 2013) incl. Pactormodem Chart plotter: Raymarine RL70CRC Charts, pilots: for plotter Other: AIS transceiver True Heading


Anchor: CQR 30 Kg and 25 Kg Windlass: Lowfrans electric with 70m chain Fenders, lines: Oars, peddles: for dinghy Exterior cushions: 4 Sprayhood: yes Bimini: bimini Tender: hardbottom Carib 30 (2004) Outboard engine: Yamaha 5hp (2011) Davits, crane: Davits


Epirb: Ocean Signal Eprirb (new 2015) Life raft: Plastimo 6 pers. (2005) Checked 2013 Bilge pump: yes Fire extinguisher: extinghuisers Gas bottle locker: yes, incl. 3 x bottle

Please mail us at or call +31 (0) 228 855 380 for more info or making an appointment for a visit.

Please contact Robert de Vries at +31 650 201 336

Interested in this boat? Tel: +31 (0) 168 820 208

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