43’ Sailing catamaran for sale
by owner. Pro Kennex 420 / 445
It was launch from the boatyard as a Pro Kennex 420 model. But it is basically a Pro Kennex 445 with shorter transoms. Same molds used, same hulls, interior
, layout, width, installations, sail plan, everything.
Please do not compare with wooden catamarans (plywood core
or balsa core
, like Lagoon
, Fountain Pajot, etc)
is USD 260.000.- / € 223.000.-
6 cabins. 4 double berth with private head
+ 2 single
berth cabins with door access from fore doble berth cabins and hatch
access from deck
Located currently in Mexico
(Isla Mujeres) on a private mooring
(included in price
, if sold
while the boat
is in Isla Mujeres).
Most likely sailing plan is (in order to arrange for visiting):
(San Blas) from December 2021 to March 2022. USA (Florida) on April 2022. Altantic crossing to Portugal
in May 2022. Ibiza from June to September 2022. Portugal
(Algarve) from October to November 2022. Atlantic crossing
, from Portugal to Caribbean
, December 2022.
Ready to sail anywhere in the world right now.
The biggest catamaran cockpit
of his range.
The widest (24.7' / 7.5 mts) catamaran
of his range (this width if usually found in 50 foot or larger catamarans). Catamaran safety
and stability is given by its width!!!
There is no wood
, balsa anywhere in the superstructure (deck, walls, bulkheads, reinforcements) of this boat
was used in the interior
furniture only. It is all built in polyester resin over Airex (closed cells PVC foam), using vacuum bag and infusion technics. Hulls below waterline are solid fiberglass
. Very light, reliable and durable.
All the bulkheads (8 per hull) are built in fiberglass
over Airex sheets
and glassed to the hull
. Not sika-glued like most mass production catamarans.
Designed by the world renowned Van Peteghem and Lauriot Prevost (VPLP). Was built in France
in 1992. The boat is capable of sailing around the world. This catamaran has had many upgrades over the years from new sails
to galley stove
and new engine
In the last 2 years a full deep refit
New custom built hard top bimini
, made of Nidacore and fiberglass (no plywood or balsa). Designed for solar
and rain water
collection. Gelcoat paint
underneath and polyurethane
and nonskid on top.
New sunbrella cockpit
New curtom built fiberglass and Nidacore dinghy davits
(no plywood or balsa), gelcoat
New Nidacore and fiberglass cockpit table, gelcoat painted.
. 7 coats of Gelcoat (everything but deck
, original nonskid surface kept).
New solar panels
(1800 watts) and 3 victron energy MPPT
New Victron Energy Multiplus 3000 watts 120 volts pure sine inverter/charger.
New 4x220 amp/h deep cycle AGM
Victron Energy batteries
. Existing 3x110 AGM batteries
still working fine. Total battery service battery
capacity 1200 amp/h.
New Bottom paint
(one coat of pure west system epoxy
+ 3 coats of epoxy
barrier coat primer + 3 coats of high content cupper antifouling). No need bottom paint
for at least 4 more years.
All new (12) underwater thru hulls.
All new (20) hutches plexiglass lens + new rubber seals
All new (12) portlights
All New (12) fiberglass custom built portlight rain covers.
Most of the plexiglass windows replaced. Rest of the windows are cutted and ready to be replaces. Not done yet because not leaking.
New sumbrella window covers.
New trampoline nets.
New ceiling lining and walls lining (faux leather fabric
used) replaced (more than a 200 mts/yards of fabric)
New upholstery in dinnette and cockpit.
New furniture varnish
New door frames varnish
New furniture formica laminates.
New rigid core PVC plank floating floor (water proof) in 6 cabins, dinnete, galley
New window frames polyurethane
New heads furnitures paint and formica laminates.
New head marine
New sinks and faussets in 4 heads.
New double stainless steel
sink and faussets in galley.
New drawers and furnitures doors locks.
New 12 volts fans in the 6 cabins.
New top load 5 kg (11 pounds) electric washing
All new flash mount ceiling LED natural lightning
(cabins, galley, dinnette, cockpit).
maker: New membrane, new seal kit and o’rings replaced and new water pump
on spectra ventura 150 deluxe (one water pump
and one head pump
as spare). With Z-brane system.
All 6 winches serviced in september 2021 (cleaned and greased).
was inspected, cleaned and serviced in october 2019. New brushes
installed and new oil
All new kitchen appliances
(2 pounds bread maker,
New plates, cups and glasses for 8 people (never used)
New heavy dutty singer sewing machine
are in very good conditions.
was inspected by a rigger in November 2020 and no observations were received. Previous owner replaced in 2008.
Jerry cans for 220 liters (55 gallons).
: Achilles (made in Japan) Fiberglass bottom, hypalon tubes 3.1 mts. Outboard Mercury
15 hp 2 strokes. Sumbrella covers (tubes and outboard) done in october 2020.
Two double kayaks with 4 paddles.
The cockpit entree to the saloon
and galley is through aluminium/prexiglass doors with vertical hinges and can open to double width when wanted. The saloon with 6 ft plus head-room, has seating for 8. The saloon table has a fiberglass fridge cabinet underneath. Compressor
and plate were not installed.
There is a built-in seating on three sides with a large amount of storage
underneath. A navigation
table is adjacent to the saloon table, of which the top opens-up to access the washing
To the right of the navigation
table is the Raytheon
24 mile radar
, VHF radio
, Hi-Seas Icom
, Boss 644UA MP3-compatible Am/Fm radio & CD, and a simrad GPS
The galley with 6 ft. head-room, has a new stainless steel
double sink, 4 burner stainless steel
and stainless steel oven
There is a plentiful amount of storage
for glasses, dishes, food
, etc. on the shelves and in drawers below the burner, the oven
, and the 66 inch separator counter/cabinet in the galley area. The freezer
is built-in to the bulkhead located below the large port/window in the Galley area. Second freezer
is a portable 12v/110v Engel.
They each have separate doors and total about 5 cubic feet and the system DC compressor
(Danfoss) controlled by a digital programmable thermostat. The 2 propane tanks
that supply the 4 burner stove and the oven are located in a locker outside in the cockpit starboard side which has open ventilation in the bottom.
The propane tanks
connect to a Trident Marine
L.P. gas duel control & detection system including alarm
sensors there and inside in and under the gas burners.
Two separate water tanks (one in each keel) each with a 400 lts capacity have separate pumps with individual on/off switches located in the saloon and each tank has a check-valve in the line, allowing either tank to supply water to any outlet on the boat without any effect on the other tank.
Port and Starboard Hulls:
On each side of the saloon is a stairway leading to the berthing in the hulls with headroom
6 ft. plus throughout. Each hull
has 3 separate cabins, each with its own entry door. Two cabins have a double size berth and private head, wash basin with storage under, and a shower
. Each shower area has a drain area and sump pump
(there is also a fifth shower, at the outside steps aft on the starboard side, good for washing off the salt
after swimming. The 4 cabins have both hanging cabinets and drawer cabinets for clothes. as well as a seat with storage under. The two aft cabins each have a writing desk with storage for paper, pads, pens, etc. In the forepeak of each hull is a single berth cabin
for a total of 10 berths on board.
Both 30 hp diesel
(straight shaft transmission) are in very good working conditions. Might need a cosmetic touch up paint job, but starting right away and not consuming oil
. Located in the aft of each hull are the huge engine
rooms, with a watertight bulkhead (airex and fiberglas) separating them from the rest of the boat. Entry is by a large hatch
from above at the top of the steps. Both engines are 30 hp 3 cylinder diesels. The port engine is a beta marine
type BD1005, the starboard engine a Perkins
. The footprint, dimensions, weight, HP, are the same. Transmissions are Hurth
ZF-15 miv (2.134: 1) v-drive, propelling 16 inch 3 blade
propellers. The steering
is rack and pinion.
Height about 60ft above the water. Fixed Bridges on ICW
have 65ft clearance at mean High Water. The Main is Heavy Duty, Loose Footed with Lazy Jacks, an outhaul
and three Reefing Lines from the sail over sheaves go through the Boom to cams at the Mast
. The main sail cover
is a Mack Pack (with lazy jack) with both a Zipper and Twist Snaps. Material SUNBRELLA®. The Jib/Genoa is PROFURL Furling
and sail cover
material is SUNBRELLA fabric
. There are 2 Asymmetric
spinnakers, including sheets
, blocks, etc.
All Winches are Andersen, Two Speed, and Self Tailing
. Six total, Two 52ST, and Four 46ST.
The cockpit has a nearly 4x5ft table (Nidacore, new) )that can seat 8 people. Yet, by folding down the leafs, it collapses to just 8 inches x 5ft. Underneath the sitting areas are large deep storage lockers. Below the Deck is the "Garage”. Lifting either of the 2 Deck Grates allows access to storage spaces, each about 3ftx 10ft.x 1.5ft. Running to the stern, where each half of the "Garage" has its own opening hatch, large enough to store a Surf Board, outboard
, etc. Can be accessed from above or via the Deck Grates.
: Pro Kennex Multicoques.
: Van Petheghem/Lauriot Prévost
Make/Model: Pro Kennex 420
Year Built: 1992
Construction: Vacuum-bagged process and composite sandwich technique including the use of carbon-fibre technology
: 42 ft 9 in (13.15 m.)
LWL : 40 ft 4 in (12.3 m.)
Beam : 24 ft 7 in (7.5 m.)
: 4 ft 0 in (1.2 m.)
Mast Height: 60' 0" (18.3 m.)
: 18000 lbs / 8165kg
Sails: Heavy Duty, Loose Footed, Full batten Mainsail
: PROFURL Furling
, 500 sf, Sunbrella cover
Spinnakers : 2 ( Asymmetrical 1120 sf) (Triradial 1240 sf)
"Mack Pack" Sunbrella cover
Engines: 2 x Diesel (Starbd. Perkins
3 cyl. 30 hp. Port, Beta Marine
3 cyl. 30 hp. coupled to V-Drive, Hurth
Keels: 2 (approx. 2 ft. x 12 ft)
Freeboard: 6 ft.(1.83m)
: 34 (all open/close)
Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 2800 RPM
Water Tank: 2 (Stainless, in keels) 100 gallons / 380 ltr.
: 2 x 75 Gallons (570 ltr.)
: 1 x 21 gal. (160 ltr)
Double Berths: 4
Showers: 5 - ( 4 in cabins, 1 deck shower at rear boarding area)
4 Double cabins with 8 Berths
Berth in each Hull Forepeak (making 10 total)
showers : 5 (4 in cabins, 1 at aft boarding area)
: 7ft 2”
Fans in each cabin
Tons of storage under central seating area
Hanging closets and dresser drawers
Reading Lights over Berths
Doors to all cabins
Doors to all Heads
at each helm
meters at helm.
IC-M422 Icom VHF
Radio at helm (separate antenna
Self-Steering Fleming WIND VANE
INTERPHASE COLOR 1200 ft. Forward Looking 600 ft. Depth
SONAR UNIT (stoped working suddenly last year. Must be checked by a technician.
ICOM IC-M700 PRO Single Side-Band Radio and ICOM antenna
Tuner (currently not installed).
24 Mile Raytheon Radar
2 x VHF Radio
4 burner stove
Fridge 5 cu. ft
TRIDENT Marine L.P. Gas Control
Gas Detection System with Alarm
2 cutlery drawers
XANTREX LINK 2000 Battery Monitor
Victron Energy Battery monitor
6 large Solar Panels
(1800 watts total) and 3 MPPT
Victron Energy regulators.
Automatic Battery Switch Combiner
3 150 amp hour AGM house batteries
4 220 amp hour AGM victron Energy 2019 house batteries.
2 150 amp hour deep cycle start batteries
30 amp SOUTHWEST WIND GENERATOR
2 pressure pumps (1 for each water tank)
4 x 12V automatic bilge
2 x manual bilge
Custom built Nidacore and fiberglass hard top bimini
2 Steering Stations (1 each hull}
5 Ft. table (folding Leafs)
Seating for 8+
Large Storage lockers under seating
Large Storage below cockpit deck
Custom 2021 sumbrella cushions
for all seatings.
Horseshoe Throw Life Saver
Engine & Mechanical:
SPECTRA VENTURA 150 Gal. per day WATERMAKER
Hot water system (11 gal hot water heater
and engine heat exchanger)
Diesel Engine: Starbd. Perkins 3 cyl. 30 hp.
Diesel Engine: Port, Beta Marine 3 cyl. 30 hp
Water tanks: 2 (in keels) about 800 lts. total
tanks: 400 lts total.
Deck & Equipment
5 Andersen 2 Speed, Self Tailing
Andersen 2 Speed, Self Tailing Winch
Custom Sun Screen
for Saloon Ports
Lots of spare parts
Custom built fiberglass dinghy davits
Stainless steel Outboard crane.
LOFRAN 1200 WATT ANCHOR
250 ft 3/8 Hi-Test Galvanized Anchor
Stainless steel 60 pounds custom built anchor
20 pounds aluminium spare anchor.
Fenders and dock
10 Person Inflatable Liferaft
(last check is expire)
(PLB new in 2019)
18 life vests (2 autoinflatable)
11 diesel jerry cans
2 Makita 115V orbital sanders.
1 Makita cordless drill.
1 Makita cordless impact driver.
1 115V generic drill.
1 Makita 115V Angle Grinder.
1 Weller 115V soldering iron.
1 115V Dremel multitool, 1 115V generic heat gun.
Several electric and mechanical materials and tools.
*Charter (at standard charter
prices) with captain
and cook (current owners) can be arranged for potential buyers. Actual buyer will receive complete charter
*Delivery by current
owner possible, after contract
(free of fees
or payment, marinas
and diesel expenses only on buyer).