African Cats GreenCat 445
almost fossil fuel free
Year 2010
Length 44 ft
Price EUR 500,000
Located in Unknown, Netherlands
GreenCat 445 Sail IJsselmeer

Boat Details
Fuel OtherHull Material Composite 
Hull Shape CatamaranBeam 24 ft 6 in 
Draft Board/Drive Up 4 ftDry Weight 16800 lb 
Max Seating Capacity 8Engine Make Green-Motion 
Engine Model 10 kWEngine Year 2010 
Fuel Capacity 53 galLength at Waterline 42 ft 7 in 
Length on Deck 44 ft 7 inLength Overall 44 ft 7 in 
Number of Heads 2Holding Tank Size 14.70 gal 
Water Capacity 80 galEngine Hours 120 
Number of Berths 3Number of Engines 2 
Max Bridge Clearance 70 ft    


For those of you who are searching for a fantastic, fast, comfortable live-aboard (world-) cruiser and hybrid sailing catamaran, this is an offer you should consider thoroughly. The "Green eMotion" is the first fossil free sailing catamaran equipped with  the Green-Motion electric retractable propulsion and generating system. 

She was launched in Durban SouthAfricaand was sailed come to The Netherlands by professional crew in spring 2010. The yacht was mainly used for testing, demonstration and show purposes. The GreenCat 445 is built in glass, carbon, Twaron aramid, and PVC foam with epoxy resin infusion and is designed by Angelo Lavranos.  

This Luxury complete cruising catamaran has 2 cabins (king sized beds) with separate bathrooms and showers and many extra's like 6 solar panels (1600 watt), wind generator eclectic D400, Carbon mast, North sails, Quooker, Garmin HD 12 inch, GPS radar, AIS, water maker, sailing dingy, dishwasher, electric toilets, 2th Colour GPS chart plotter etc. This sailing catamaran was built in 2009/2010.  

 "Green eMotion" is a very nice, fast, luxurious safe, comfortable green sailing catamaran with the Green-Motion propulsion an regeneration system. She is equipped with 2 large cabin,so easly 6 people could sail her togeter as easy and can be sailed single handled. The vessel has every possible option for Hybrid sailing, adding comfort and ease of sailing and to living on board  for a vacantion and or year around. 


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Manufacturer Provided Description

This GreenCat 445 is the first fossil free sailing catamaran equipped with Green-Motion propulsion and generation system Launched in December 2009 in Durban SouthAfrica. The Green-Motion system proved its reliability when this GreenCat 445 sailed across the Atlantic to Europe in spring 2010.

The GreenCat 445 is building in basalt, carbon, Twaron aramid, and PVC foam with epoxy resin infusion and design by Angelo Lavranos and Gideon Goudsmit.  This Luxury complete cruising catamaran has 2 cabins with separate bathrooms and shower.



  • Leather upholstered cushions
  • Storage in seating modules
  • Freezer under saloon seat (160 litres)
  • Electric carbon and veneer dining table and seating for 8 to be lowered for extra king size bed
  • Spray painted and veneer finish
  • All Lighting dimmable LED
  • Cork and holly flooring


  • Induction electric stove
  • Electric oven  and  microwave combination
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge-Freezer
  • Stainless steel double sink
  • Triple basins
  • Pressurised hot and cold water
  • Quooker 3 liter  ( boiling water tap )
  • Seawater tap
  • Spray painted and fineer finish
  • Large working areas
  • Corian work surfaces rails and fiddles
  • Storage in 4 cabinets
  • Locker below oven


  • King size double bunk with split mattress 2.20 X 1.80
  • Spray painted, vinyl  and veneer finish
  • Ample shelf space and hanging locker and huge storage area under bunk 1000 litre.
  • Cabin and reading lights (LED)
  • Cave lockers for laundry
  • Step with leather seat cover
  • Stainless steel handrails


  • Marine toilet lightweight electric.
  • Stainless steel wash basin and shower with pressurised hot and cold water
  • Separate shower with integrated shower grate and sump
  • Spray painted and veneer finish
  • Vanity dual cabinet with mirror’s
  • Corian in bathroom for the floors and sink bases
  • Aluminium anodized handrail and towel rail


  • Engine start batteries Lightweight 60 AH
  • 100 ah Alternator on each engine
  • Ships load batteries (12V) AGM 4 x 150 AH total 600 AH
  • Circuit breaker panel 42 switches
  • Battery isolator switches
  • Ceiling, reading and neon lights in each cabin
  • Bathroom neon lights
  • LED spreader Deck light and Cockpit light
  • 12 or 24 volt outlets in each cabin, chart table
  • LED navigation lights for energy saving deck light and steaming light
  • LED night light lighting thu out dimmable
  • Solar vents in Bathroom, cabins and saloon
  • Stereo radio CD player with speakers in saloon and cockpit
  • Electrics windlass 1000 w with 25kg steel anchor type Rocna with 20 m stainless steel 8 mm chaun and 50 m polyester with lead weighted anchor line
  • 4 solar panels integrated in Bimini and 2 solar panels on bridge
  • Wind generator D400


  • Basic safety equipment: flares, first aid kit and 2 life rings 2x escape hatches in forward bathrooms
  • Automatic fire extinguishers in engine rooms
  • 3 fire extinguishers in hulls and saloon
  • 1 fire blanket
  • 4 life vests
  • 2 safety harnesses
  • 3 fire extinguishers in hulls and saloon
  • Safety webbing Dyneema on deck, saloon and between hulls
  • 1 safety buoy

GREEN-MOTION retracrable propulsion system

  • Electric 2x 10Kw retractable motogens
  • 1x 144 to 24 volt 30 amps converter
  • 10 amps shore charger 230 ac-144 dc
  • 2x LCD screen for amperage, volts, rpm and temperature
  • 6 x 160 amp 25.2 volt lithium ion batteries in series
  • 2 x hydraulic actuators
  • 3 blade high efficient propellers on retractable legs, inspection possible from aft deck


  • Bow pulpits with seats push pits on stern
  • Brackets for two life ring buoys and bracket for overboard light
  • Stanchions and stanchion bases
  • Swim ladder
  • Grab rails on coach roof
  • Double guard wires


  • 2 x Primary winches on console Holmatro 44ST
  • 2 x Secondary winches for Genoa Holmatro 44 ST
  • 1 x Manual winches Holmatro 48ST for Halyards Elec