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2014 Dale Nelson Classic 45


Dale Nelson Classic 45
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Cruising
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Stern
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Side View
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Cruising
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Side View
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Cockpit
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Cockpit
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Storage
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Helm
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Interior
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Saloon
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Galley
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Master Cabin
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Guest Cabin
Dale Nelson Classic 45 Heads
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Boat Description

A stunningly individual signature. A new design from the keel up but with the same lineage as the DALE Nelson 38, the 45 offers everything the Nelson name stands for, and DALE’s unique levels of craftsmanship rejoice in the relaxed style of the timeless design.

Boat Details
Beam 14 ft 1 inMax Draft 4 ft 1 in
Dry Weight 33070 lbHull Material Fiberglass
Hull Shape Semi DisplacementFuel Capacity 500 gal
Length Overall 44 ft 3 inNumber of Heads 2
Water Capacity 74 gal   
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Deck and Hull

  • Teak laid decks and cockpit sole
  • Teak toe-rail capping
  • Deck fittings:
  • Stainless steel anchor in stainless steel stemhead carrier
  • 50 metres anchor chain
  • Stainless steel foredeck centre bollard
  • 3 fairleads to bow
  • Wear plates to side and aft mooring cleats
  • 4 pairs of stainless steel mooring cleats
  • Electric windlass
  • Deck hatch on either side of foredeck
  • Navigation lights to International Standards
  • Anchor light
  • Stainless steel pulpit and outboard rail
  • Timber mast - hinged
  • Boat hook
  • 6 fenders
  • 4 mooring lines
  • Horn
  • Boarding platform with teak grating and stainless steel swim ladder


  • Forward and aft seating
  • Stowage lockers
  • Stowage compartment to cockpit sole
  • Two access hatches to cockpit sole
  • Teak laid decking to seating
  • Teak to cockpit coaming
  • Curved stainless steel rails to aft end of wheelhouse with glass panels
  • Steps to side decks

Wheelhouse and Saloon

  • Console full width with removable chart table
  • Helmsman’s position with comprehensive instrumentation
  • Helmsman’s seat, upholstered in leather
  • Magnetic compass
  • Drinks locker
  • U-shaped sofa with table
  • Navigator’s seat, upholstered in leather
  • Chart table and chart stowage
  • Chart light
  • Saloon door opening into wheelhouse
  • Electrically operated drop down bulkhead to port side
  • Hydraulic steering
  • 3 windscreen wipers with intermittent wipe
  • Windscreen washers to all forward screens
  • Electronic engine controls with synchronise facility
  • Battery voltage meter
  • Fuel gauges
  • Freshwater and black water gauges
  • Raymarine E120 chartplotter / 4KW Raydome
  • Raymarine S3G autopilot with ST6001+ control
  • Raymarine RAY 240E VHF with DSC
  • Raymarine ST60 tridata system
  • 12V socket


Master Cabin

  • 5’6’’ double berth
  • Hanging locker
  • Dressing table
  • Seating
  • Stowage lockers and drawers
  • Skylight hatch with blind

Master Heads and Shower

  • Wash basin with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Lockers and shelves
  • Mirror

Guest Cabin

  • Twin berths
  • Hanging locker
  • Stowage lockers and drawers
  • Stowage beneath berths
  • Skylight hatch with blind

Guest Heads and Shower

  • Wash basin with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Lockers and shelves
  • Mirror


  • Corian work top with fiddle rail, waste bin access
  • Corian sink with mixer tap and sink cover
  • 2 ring hob and oven (electric)
  • Pressurised hot and cold water
  • Electric refrigerator
  • Stowage lockers and drawers
  • Glass and china racks
  • Skylight hatch


  • Twin Yanmar 6LY3-STE 440hp (standard) flexibly mounted engines
  • Primary fuel filters
  • Sea water strainers
  • Fresh water pump
  • Automatic fire extinguisher


  • 240V AC distribution system including 70A battery charger and connection to hot water tank immersion heater and shore power
  • 6KVA generator
  • 240V plug points to cabins, galley and wheelhouse
  • Diesel cabin heater system
  • Manual bilge pump to engine room
  • Six automatic electric bilge pumps
  • Holding tank connected to both toilets with overboard deck and underwater discharge
  • Trim tabs
  • Automatic engine room fire extinguisher
  • Four handheld fire extinguishers to interior
  • One handheld fire extinguisher to aft peak
  • Fire blanket
  • Emergency steering
  • Sacrificial anode system
  • Epoxy coating to hull
  • Antifouling