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2004 Grand Soleil 45

$194,911 Listed price: £125,000 Burnham on Crouch, United Kingdom
Make Grand Soleil
Model 45
Year 2004
Condition Used
Price £125,000
Type Sail
Class Cruiser (Sail)
Length 45 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Burnham on Crouch, United Kingdom
LOA 45 ft 7 in
Length at Water Line 39 ft 4 in
Beam 14 ft
Max Draft 7 ft 6 in
Keel Type Fin
Displacement 9600 kg
Ballast 3100 kg
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 4JH3E
Fuel Type Diesel
Power 56 hp
Drive Type Sail Drive
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Designer Judel & Vrolijk
Builder Grand Soleil
Fuel Tanks 1 x 208 liters
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 401 liters
Holding Tanks 1
Hull Shape Monohull


Rare opportunity to acquire a Grand Soleil 45 at a very competitive price with a good level of equipment and well presented ashore. The price has just been seriously reduced for a quick sale.

Viewing by appointment only through our Essex office on: (01621) 785600.

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Twin double aft cabin, owners fore cabin layout offering up to 9 berths in three cabins plus saloon, with 6'5" max. headroom. Forecabin with island double berth, two seats, and large hanging locker. Ensuite heads compartment with separate shower area, marine heads, washbasin and storage lockers. Saloon consisting of a C-shaped seating area to port, table with storage, small settee berth opposite and excellent storage facilities. Galley aft to port equipped with an Eno cooker with 3-burners, grill and oven, twin stainless steel sinks, large refrigerator and ample storage. Two double cabins aft both with hanging lockers and stowage, and a pilot berth in the starboard cabin. Pressurised hot and cold water system throughout via calorifier and immersion heater. Eberspacher diesel heating system. Excellent ventilation provided by six opening deck hatches with hatch covers. Blue upholstery and matching curtains.

Mechanical Systems

Located under companionway/cockpit in vented and soundproofed compartment, Yanmar 4JH3E 56hp 4-cylinder marine diesel engine (new engine mounts 2014). Fresh water cooled via heat exchanger. Single lever engine control with electric start. Saildrive (new 2014) to 3-bladed fixed propeller. The engine has been well maintained and was last serviced in April 2012.

Electrical Systems

4 x 12v Batteries (3 x 110ah new 2010, 1 x 85ah new 2012) charged via engine alternator. Shorepower system with ring mains, immersion heater for water heating and battery charger. Full cabin lighting. Inverter. NASA BM-1 battery monitoring system (new 2014).

Spars & Sails

Fractional (7/8ths) sloop rig. Sparcraft anodised aluminium mast with triple spreaders and boom with kicker. Stainless steel standing rigging with backstay adjuster. Terylene running rigging (new 2009/12). Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. Facnor headsail furling system. 2 x Harken 56 self tailing sheet winches. 2 x Harken 46 halyard winches.

  • Mainsail (fully battened) - Wilkinson - 2011 - Excellent / as new
  • Furling Genoa - North Sails - 2007 - Excellent
  • Storm Trisail - North Sails - 2007 - Excellent / as new
  • Cruising chute - North Sails - 2004 - Excellent / as new

Deck Equipment

  • 25kg Anchor with 25m chain and 75m of warp
  • Quick electric anchor windlass
  • Stainless steel pulpit, pushpit and stanchions
  • Stainless steel bathing ladder
  • Mainsail cover and sprayhood (new October 2014) in blue
  • 8 x Fenders
  • Various warps

Navigation Equipment

  • Binnacle compass
  • ICOM M505 DSC VHF radio
  • Raymarine ST60 echo sounder
  • Raymarine ST60 speed/log
  • Raymarine ST60 wind instrument
  • Raymarine C80 chart plotter at chart table
  • Raymarine C70 chart plotter at binnacle
  • Handheld VHF radio
  • Stereo CD/radio system
  • Clock and barometer
  • Navigation lights
  • Masthead tricolour
  • Various charts

Safety Equipment

  • 4 x Fire extinguishers
  • Fireblanket
  • Foghorn
  • First aid kit
  • 4 x Harness eyes
  • Manual and electric bilge pumps
  • Automatic electric bilge pump (new 2014)

Additional Equipment

  • Inflatable dinghy and Honda 2.5hp 4-stroke petrol outboard


Grand Soleil 45 built in 2004 by Cantiere del Pardo to a design by Judel & Vrolijk. Blue GRP hull with white superstructure and teak laid decks. Deep draft lead fin keel. Wheel steering to spade rudder. Self draining aft cockpit. 

Manufacturer Provided Description

2 IMS World Championships, 3 IMS European Championships, 3 IMS Italian Championships, 2 times winner at the Copa del Rey and also the Fastnet Race; these are the results of our yachts during the last 3 years in the most challenging and prominent regattas in Europe. Cantiere del Pardo clearly realizes that a high level regatta provides the best test-bed for materials, the study of sail plans, positioning and sizing of deck hardware, the hydrodynamic tuning of all immersed appendages and the ideal calculation and dimension of the keel. The results obtained by Grand Soleil represent, without reserve, the quality of the work achieved.

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