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Bavaria Cruiser 45 - SOLD

Lucy Tyler - +44(0)23 9351 0434

2011 Bavaria Cruiser 45 - SOLD



Name: 'Dark Star'
Builder: -
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Location: Port Solent, United Kingdom


LOA: 46'10" (14.27m)
Beam: 14.27 feet
Displacement: 12600 kilogram
Draft: 6.83 feet


Make / Fuel: Volvo Penta diesel
HP: 53.0
Cruising Speed: - -
Max Speed: - -


Fuel: 210 litre
Water: 360 litre
Holding: 70 litre

2011 Bavaria Cruiser 45 - SOLD

2011 Bavaria Cruiser 45 fitted with a Volvo Penta D2-55F. Dark Star has an extensive inventory with Webasto heating with 7 outlets, Selden in-mast furling and full Garmin navigation equipment including a docking camera. This is a meticulously maintained example of the popular owner's version with 3 double cabins and 3 heads. Dark Star is only in her 2nd ownership since new, she was sold by us last year and is back on the market due to the owner's change of circumstance. This is a great opportunity to purchase a well cared for and well-equipped boat. Lying in Port Solent Marina, Dark Star is available to view 7 days a week. Please call Lucy Tyler on 07848 974 062 or email to arrange a viewing. 

Rigging and Sails


  • Fractional deck-stepped with double swept back spreaders
  • Spars make/construction: Selden
  • Standing rigging: double swept back spreaders with caps and single lowers; gas strut kicker
  • Running rigging: spinnaker halyard; topping lift; adjustable backstay
  • Mainsail reefing: Selden in-mast
  • Headsail furling: Selden Furlex 300S


  • High tech offshore sails (made of D C Laminate)
  • Ultimate Sails (ex Elvström Sobstad)
  • Age of sails: 2011
  • Fully battened mainsail UV strip on headsail


  • Radar: Garmin GMR 18 HD
  • Chart plotter/ GPS: Garmin GPSMAP 7012 mounted on cockpit table in Scanstrut mounting pod with 2017 EU001R g2 Vision and EU008R g2 maps on 2 SD cards
  • Autopilot: Garmin GHP 12 with Garmin GHC 10 remote control and cockpit instrument
  • Log/Speed: supplied by Airmar DST800V retractable Triducer Multisensor with valve to any/all of the 5 GMI 10 instruments
  • Wind indicator: Garmin GWind wired masthead sensor with Garmin GND 10 NMEA 2000 converter unit
  • Windex fitted to masthead: New June 2019
  • Compass: Airmar H2183 fluxgate compass + 2 standard units by helms
  • Echosounder: Airmar DST800V retractable Triducer Multisensor with valve to any/all of the 5 GMI 10 instruments
  • VHF radio: Garmin VHF 300i with 2 Garmin GHS 10i wired handsets (chart table + cockpit)
  • Fully integrated Garmin system fitted from new 5 Garmin GMI 10 displays (4 on deck, 1 by chart table)
  • Garmin AIS 600 with switchable transmitter
  • Garmin GC10 Marine Camera mounted on the mast gives an overhead view of the front half of the boat to aid mooring on buoys or pontoons.
  • Nauticalia Barometer: New July 2019


  • 6 berths in 3 double cabins
  • Headroom: 2.06m in saloon
  • Upholstery: all in grey leather with a Navy Blue fitted covers
  • Curtains: integrated blackout blinds on all windows with additional insect screens on all horizontal windows except the 3 heads which have removable curtains
  • Flooring: one-level throughout in the standard wood
  • Chart table shares a seat with the saloon table but uses a movable backrest
  • Hanging lockers: 1 in each cabin
  • Webasto Air Top Evo 5500 air heater with an outlet in every space (7 outlets) except the forward shower
  • Heads: 3
  • Toilets type: Jabsco manual toilets; forward normal size; aft 2 compact size
  • Jabsco Par Max 2.9 Freshwater pump: New August 2019
  • Shower: 3; forward separate shower room; aft 2 are combined toilet & shower rooms
  • Holding tank: 3; each toilet has its own 70 litre holding tank
  • Cooker: upgraded 3-burner Techimpex gas oven/ grill; all gas pipes replaced 09Mar17
  • Microwave: Baumatic BTM20.5SS 20 litre
  • Galley sink: double stainless steel sink
  • Coolbox: top loading Waeco ColdMachine cooling box
  • Refrigerator: Waeco CoolMatic CR-110 front opening
  • Pioneer DVH-P4100UB radio/CD/DVD/Aux player; DVD plays into the TV; 2 speakers in saloon and 2 speakers in cockpit, selectable via unit
  • Water system: hot and cold water to all 6 outlets; galley has filtered cold water (new filter Jun18); 3 basins serve the 3 cabins; separate shower room serves front cabin; deck shower
  • Hot water heated by engine or shore power
  • Water capacity: 360 litres (150 and 210)
  • Upgraded Oak wood colour throughout
  • LG 26LV250U TV with inputs from the TV aerial, the DVD player and also from the chartplotter (mimics exactly)
  • Digital Yacht WL510 Wireless Adaptor/Antenna linked to a Netgear N150 Wireless Router WNR1000v3 supplies wifi to the entire boat once ‘tuned’ to an external source


  • Teak in entire cockpit and bathing platform. The remainder of the deck is GRP with antislip surface where necessary.
  • Anchor locker
  • Anchor windlass: Quick Antares AT1012D 10mm CUSTOM VER A09 with Quick CHC 1102M Chain Counter wired controller
  • Pushpit/pulpit
  • Cockpit table: teak with 2 covered stowages
  • 3 large Cockpit lockers
  • Anchor 1: New Lewmar Delta 20kg fitted 2018 with 50m of 10mm chain spliced onto 10m of 16mm 3 strand rope.
  • Anchor 2: 2011 Lewmar Delta 20kg with 9m 10mm chain.
  • Winches: Two 2-speed Lewmar EVO 45 halyard winches (1 electric & 1 manual) and two 2-speed Lewmar EVO 55 genoa winches
  • Two 2-speed Lewmar EVO 45 winches at back of cockpit: New March 2019
  • Two winch pockets to cockpit centre console: New April 2019
  • Boarding ladder
  • Hot and cold water cockpit/deck shower
  • TV aerial fitted to masthead with booster in saloon
  • Small Scanstrut aft mini mast contains; radar and most aerials, 2 deck lights for the cockpit and bathing platform, small crane useful for outboard lifting
  • Last out the water and antifouled: March 2019
  • ALL seacocks replaced and upgraded to Bronze: January 2019
  • Topsides professionally polished: January 2019


  • Inflatable 4 person Dinghy with inflatable floor
  • Suzuki DF 2.5 short shaft 4stroke outboard: New May 2019
  • All fenders and dock lines
  • Boat Hook: New March 2019
  • Shallow keel


  • Sprayhood: Large and fully removable 3-screen sprayhood with leather covered grab handle that integrates with the full enclosure; an included additional ‘backdrop’ can be attached to this to create an enclosed area around the companionway for times when the full enclosure is not fitted
  • Sprayhood refurbished with new windows: May 2019
  • Cockpit cover: 8 separate covers for the 2 helm positions, the cockpit table, the 4 winches and the MOB module
  • Bimini: large and fully removable; integrates with the full enclosure
  • Another 9 panels attach to the sprayhood and bimini to make a complete, large enclosure encompassing the entire cockpit area
  • Cockpit table cover
  • Winch covers (4)
  • Extra dodgers (2)
  • Canvas covers re waterproofed after cleaning: May 2019


  • Number of Batteries: 4 (engine, Bow thruster and 2 domestic)
  • Battery charger: Quick SBC Advanced Plus 501 FR 12V 45A
  • Inverter: Whisper Power WP Sine 12V-2000W with remote on/off panel
  • Sterling Power Products ProSave C galvanic isolator fitted
  • 2 x Hi output 12V sockets are fitted on deck, to inflate a dinghy, 1 x in the cockpit and 1 x in the forward deck locker
  • low energy bulbs fitted throughout
  • Intruder alarm


  • Volvo Penta D2-55F
  • 53HP (41kw/55PS)
  • Saildrive with 4 blade folding propeller
  • Fuel type: diesel
  • Engine hours: 1026 (on 06 October 2019)
  • Maximum speed: 8.5kt
  • Cruising speed: 8.0kt
  • Range: 258nm
  • Capacity: 210 litres
  • Date engine last serviced: March 2019
  • New engine Sump Seal: March 2019
  • Saildrive Gasket replaced: October 2018
  • Side-Power Thruster Systems SE80/185T

Safety Equipment

  • Liferaft: Ocean Safety Ocean ISO 6-man liferaft with ‘Less Than 24 Hr’ Pack in valise
  • Lifebuoys: Jon Buoy Recovery Module Mark 4 fitted with Kannad SafeLink R10 Survivor Rescue System, floating lights and Danbuoy - serviced 16Feb18
  • Radar reflector: Sea-me Dual Band Active Radar Reflector mounted on aft mini mast with an illuminated on/off switch by chart table
  • Jackstays: 2 webbing, adjustable jackstays with attachment points fore and aft on both sides
  • Intruder alarm
  • Bilge pumps: 3 pumps fitted as standard; 2 electric pumps switched at chart table, 1 in forward cockpit locker and 1 in bilge’s lowest point; 1 Whale Smartbail manual pump in cockpit fed from bilge’s lowest point
  • CE Classification A Engine bay automatic fire extinguisher 3 fire extinguishers (1 in saloon, 1 in galley, 1 on deck)
  • 4 Kidde i9060EU smoke detectors in all 3 cabins and engine compartment
  • 4 Baltic Argus 150 offshore premium 150N auto lifejackets with 4 Baltic one-hook lifelines
  • Kim safety ladder

** Please Note: Although the above safety equipment is included, it does not form part of the boat. Any purchaser is strongly advised to check the above equipment's expiry dates and fitness for purpose before use.**


Clipper Marine offer 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.