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2009 Leopard 46  ‘La Vie’

‘Owners Version’

Built by Robertson and Caine, and designed by renowned architects Moreli and Melvin. The Leopard 46 owners Version is a blue water cruising catamaran that combines spacious living accommodation, high quality fittings & great sailing performance.

The raised helm station is located under the hardtop, with open access to the cockpit, a great feature of this model are the internal stairs from helm station to cockpit. Main haylard leads back to helm, for ease of single handling sailing. All controls are electric winches. Excellent visibility & ease of manoeuvres. The starboard hull is entirely dedicated to the owner, with a large private cabin.

There’s also a study area, separate head & shower room & attractive wood finishes throughout. The port hull accommodates two spacious guest cabins each with ensuite head & separate shower. Along with a connecting single crew cabin or child’s cabin. The signature ‘walk-through’ access to the roomy cockpit & aft swim platform connecting the two transoms.

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Specifications

Make: LEOPARD 46
Model/Year: 2009
Name: ‘LA VIE’
Builder/Designer: Robertson & Caine
Designer: Morrelli and Melvin
LOA: 46 feet 4 inches
LWL: 44 feet 7 inches
LOA: 46 feet 4 inches 
Beam: 24 feet 10 inches
Number of double berths: 3
Number of single berths: 1
Number of Heads: 3
Drive Type: Sail Drive
Power: 54 hp
Maximum Draft: 4 feet 5 inches
Dry Weight: 24,206 lbs
Max Load Capacity: 13,271 lbs

RIGGING /SAILS:

  • Working Sail Area: 1593.00 sqft
  • Running Rigging Mainsheet (4:1 purchase)
  • Mainsheet traveller line (4:1 purchase) Main boom topping lift
  • Mainsail outhaul and 2 reefs
  • 2 x Genoa sheets
  • 3 x Halyards (main, genoa & spare)
  • NEW Rigging COMPLETE including Martingale 2018
  • Sparcraft natural anodized mast
  • Sparcraft natural anodized crossbeam
  • Windex wind indicator
  • Profurl genoa furler
  • Full battened mainsail with three reefs
  • Furling genoa Asymetrical spinnaker (As New)
  • Winch handle pocket

SAIL & RIG:

  • ASY Spinnaker with sock
  • Spinaker halyards +running gear
  • Main halyard lines in Dyneema
  • Roller reefing line
  • Gib sheets dyneema
  • Excellent condition Trampoline
  • Rigging including Martinigale Completed 2018

ENGINES AND SYSTEMS:

  • 2 x Yanmar 4JH4AE 54Hp inboard diesels
  • Engine hours – 2000 (as of August 2020)
  • 3 blade props
  • Morse double lever throttle/ gearshift control
  • 2 x Engine room ventilation fans and ducting
  • SD 50 Sail drives
  • 2 x Fuel deck filers
  • 2 x Fuel filter/ water separators
  • 2 x Fuel tanks aluminium 158 USgal/ 600Ltr total capacity plus 4 x 25 litre jugs = 100 litre
  • 2 x Exhaust skin fitings (s/s)
  • 2 x Exhaust waterlocks
  • 2 x Cooling water inlet strained

UPGRADES:

  • Saildrive seals + oil New Anodes
  • Rudder Shafts
  • Lower rudder bearings
  • Diesel Lift Pump + impellors/ oil filter/ primary diesel filter/ secondary diesel filter on Generator Yanmar diesel filter housing starboard engine
  • NEW Lithuim Battery system installed 2018 GBS500ah with 7 inch LCD internal monitor 2020. Shows volts/ state of charge/ charging usage/ individual cell monitoring for voltage & temperature. (Equivalent to 1050ah AGM batteries) Installing Lithium has reduced weight capacity by approx 100 kg. Expected lifespan 15 years

NAVIGATION EXTERNAL:

  • Raymarine Chartplotter / Radar with AIS class B Transponder / receiver
  • Raymarine Log / Speed
  • Raymarine Wind Speed and Direction
  • Raymarine Autopilot Compass
  • VHF Raymarine at Navigation Station & Helm Station
  • Cockpit speakers

NAVIGATION INTERNAL:

  • Chart table surface with light
  • Instrument and switch panel
  • Raymarine Chartplotter / Radar with AIS VESPER Marine class B Transponder / Receiver Radar Raymarine
  • Raymarine VHF
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • AM Radio and CD player

 

SALOON:

A spacious, one level floor extends from the cockpit area into the saloon for easy, uninterrupted level access into the salon. This is a feature often overlooked on many sailing catamarans. Inside to starboard lies the Owner’s Cabin with large bathroom with separate shower forward. A very comfortable and useful couch adorns a small study area. Port side is the guest Master Suite and the forward guest double, each with an ensuite. The galley is central between the saloon and cockpit to provide brilliant flow through for entertaining or while under passage.

  • Cherry panelite finishes with solid trims
  • Cream interior soft furnishing
  • Saloon table and settee to seat (8) people
  • Saloon table can covert to a coffee table
  • Saloon table can convert to large bed
  • Wear resistant flooring
  • Overhead LED lighting
  • Ample ventilation through forward facing all-weather hatches
  • Stowage space under setee
  • Recessed roller blinds over hatches
  • Pioneer TV [size please]

GALLEY:

  • Cream modern Corian heat-resistant galley worktop surfaces
  • Single lever mixer faucet new 2020
  • Double s/s sink
  • Dish and cutlery drying recess with drainage
  • Corian cover for drying recess
  • 2-door front-opening fridge/ freezer 12v refrigeration
  • Force 10 Gas cooker 3 – burner oven & broiler
  • Gas solenoid shut – of valve with control at switch panel & warning light at cooker
  • Gas cylinder & regulator in dedicated locker
  • Separate garbage bin locker with top access Stowage space in shelf lockers & drawer units Corian bar counter
  • Fully Equipped Ready to go Kitchen kettle/ toaster/ pressure cooker/ blender/ plates/ kitchen utensils/ glasses/ cups/ serving trays/ storage containers/ napkins/ place mats everything you require for a cruising lifestyle.
  • 5 x Fire Extinguisher
  • 1 x Fire Blanket
  • BBQ Gas Kumma cockpit with 2 x 10 kg and 1 x 5 kg bottles

ACCOMMODATION:

  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Number of heads: 3
  • Three queen cabins. +1 big single ‘connecting’ cabin for crew quarter forward portside.
  • 3 ensuite bathrooms all with separate shower & toilet (head).
  • Starboard owners cabin big bathroom/shower + desk + full size wardrobe + extra cupboards + private area with couch with underneath storage.
  • 4 Fans in cabins & saloon.

ADDITIONAL UPGRADES:

  • Cherry wood table, wood flooring + huge garage starboard forward for the toys.
  • Cherrywood varnish all areas required
  • Refurbished hatch blinds
  • Replaced NEW hatch lewmar seals
  • Crockery, cutlery and glasses /Premier 32inch TV
  • Cockpit cushions

INTERNAL SYSTEMS:

  • Toilet assembly port stern/port forward
  • Toilet Motor/ Macerator Pump Starboard forward head
  • Port side complete replacement of discharge pipes from holding tanks to seacocks
  • Starboard complete replacement of discharge pipe from Marcerator to holding tank/ to seacock
  • Seacock for A/C system
  • New switches and shower pump switches
  • New shower drain pumps
  • LED lighting
  • Galley Tap
  • Basin & Shower taps with fittings
  • Re gas Seafrost fridge/freezer
  • Re-gas to A/C units
  • CPV to Seafrost Freezer & Refrigerator Pressure wash pump.

EXTERIOR EQUIPMENT:

  • Dual cockpit access to helm station
  • Electric windlass
  • 11 ft Mercury Dinghy
  • Guard wires with stanchions, bases, port & stb gates
  • Quick – Hector 1000W horizontal windlass complete with hand-held remote
  • Anchor roller fiting c/w chain wear plates
  • Liferaft locker
  • Total Liferaft Capacity: 10
  • Hard top over cockpit complete with helmsmans platform, hard top shade awnings and lighting.
  • Swim platform
  • Davits
  • Mainsail outhaul and 2 reefs
  • Swimming ladder c/w teak steps
  • Cockpit table
  • Furler jammer on deck
  • Mainsheet traveller car Lewmar Size 3
  • Mainsheet track Lewmar Size 3
  • Trampoline
  • Helmseat Lifering holder
  • c/w Antal mast slider system
  • Acrylic windows Hatches – Lewmar: 4 x Size 10, 2 x Size 40 6 x Size 60 1 x Size 60 Escape hatch 3x Size 41 Portlights – Lewmar:
  • 4 x Atlantic 32 2 x Size 1
  • Forward window louvre set
  • 2 x Spacious cockpit lockers
  • 2 x Spacious foredeck lockers
  • 2 x Pulpits fitted with seats
  • 2 x Pushpits 2 x Inner pushpits
  • Pivoting cockpit backrest
  • 2 x Coachroof handrails 2 x Coachroof grab handles
  • 4 x Hardtop supports/ grab handles
  • 9 x 330mm mooring cleats
  • 2 x winch handles 1 x Winch handle pocket at Helm
  • 2 x Genoa cars – Lewmar Size 22 x Lewmar Genoa tracks- Lewmar Size 23 x Halyard jammers on mast
  • Antal line driver for traveler control
  • 4 x Genoa and mainsheet jammers
  • 2 x Halyard winches – Lewmar 46 CST (on mast)
  • 2 x ELECTRIC Primary sheet winches at Helm – Lewmar 54 CST
  • 4 x Folding padeyes to allow for spinnaker tackle
  • 2 x Padeyes at mast step

Additional Items included

Plumbing and Tankage
  • Water tanks total capacity 800 litres
  • 1 x Hot water on Stbd.
  • 1 x Hot water on Port.
  • Pressurized hot and cold water with filtration system
  • 1 x Electric toilets with holding tanks
  • 2 x Manual toilets

Tankage 

  • Fresh Water Tanks: 2Plastic (800 Litres) Fuel Tanks: 2 Aluminum (600 Litres) Holding Tanks: 2 Aluminum (170 Litres)
Safety & General Equipment
  • 10 person liferaft Oceanic (service date May 2018)
  • Drogue Gale Rider
  • EPIRB 2018 model Kannard
  • 10 x Lifejackets
  • 1 x harness Lifering
  • Lifesling
  • Lifebouy
  • Various Plugs
  • 5 x Fire Extinguisher +FireBlanket

General Equipment

  • 7 x fenders
  • 4 x docklines
  • 4 x diesel jugs
  • 2 x water jugs
  • Assorted water toys
  • Boat hook
  • Spares: Fan Belts, Oil Filters, Water pump, Engine alternators, various shackles, screws, wiring, connectors, spare lines.
Ground Tackle & Power Generation

GROUND TACKLE:

  •  25 kg Delta anchor
  • 90 meters 10mm chain
  • Fixed Bridle
  • Oversized Fortress anchor
  • Air conditioning
  • Cruiser AC units totaling 40,000 BTU not operating
  • Hella fans in cabins

POWER GENERATION:

  • Generator/ Shore Power
  • Northern Lights 9kw 220v Generator (2700 hrs) as of August 2020
  • Shore power cable 220 volt
  • 2 x 30 Amp connector
  • NEW Xantrex 100 amp
  • 2000w Inverter
  • Circuit breakers on 220 volt input and output Solar panels
*Important information

Please Note:

*The information and specifications supplied here are believed to be correct to the best of our knowledge as provided by the current owner. Potential buyers are responsible for confirming the accuracy of this information. They should inspect the boat and have a professional survey completed.

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