This Sparkman & Stephens 45 Cutter has a solid laminated hull using polyester resins. While the deck is a sandwich with balsa core. Born from the design deck of S&S in the late sixties. This magnificent and seaworthy sailing boat has been very carefully maintained by the present owner for more then 20 years. She is now ready and waiting for her new owners to enjoy the sunshine cruising the Mediterranean offers and we now welcome all serious inquiries and viewing requests..
Paroa is one of the five hulls built in the Benello yard, but due to the death of Mr. Benello the hull was moved to Cala Galera and completed on the behalf of CBS yard who actually did buy the mould stamp. - The Hull and deck of 'Paroa III' are exactly the same according the original drawings of S&S.
Is organized in two fore cabins and one aft cabin, that together can sleep 6/7 people, in comfortable well sized berths (6’9” x 2’10”). 2 Heads one of which with shower,
The saloon is situated on the port side and has a C shape sitting sofa and a folding table, which can accommodate up to 8 people, The galley is situated on the starboard side in front of the saloon. It has a double sink, a stove oven equipped with grill and double burner hob with safety ignition system, refrigerator with a Dunfoss compressor system water cooled.
The Chart table is large enough to accommodate navigation chart and equipped with stowage for charts books and instruments.
The stowage is good in all areas with attractive arrangement of shelves, drawers and lockers. The interior is paneled in wood, which makes it warm and attractive in a traditional way. Head room is 6’5” (1,90 m).
Raymarine ST50 Speed - Log + ST50 Wind & Close hauled/VMG
Autopilot Raymarine ST6000
Eco NASA & Seafarer
Compass Type White Star Riviera (2007)
GPS Garmin and Magellan
Radio AM/FM + MP3
EPRB 406/120 Mhz
MF SSB Radio and active antenna (to be installed)
Inverter 12 Vdc to 230 Vac.
Barometer and clock.
Mercedes diesel OM260 Power 60 HP
The engine was completely overhauled in 2007.
3 blades propeller built by Italian company Radice.
Since then the engine has accumulated 800 hours running.
Fuel consumption: mean 4 l/h.
S. S. Shaft.
The access to the engine is good from front and both side, removing the panels is easy and no screwdriver is required.
At 2.000 rpm the engine will develop 60% of its power and in normal sea conditions reach a speed of 6/6.3 knots.
Tankage: Fuel tank 50 gal 190 l
Fresh Water 120 gal 450 l
Waste(Black Water) 12 gal 45 l
The water distribution has a pressurised circuit and an independent circuit with foot operated pumps.
Batteries 4 x 108Ah – 12 V.
Connected in two sets of two batteries.
Possibility to commute from one set to the other for service and engine start.
Battery charger 40 A / 12 V
220 V shore plug and thermomagnetic circuit breaker.
Solar panel Power 75W, with its own battery charger regulator.
The electrical system is based on a wiring configuration of Insulated return, One pole grounded.
The main switchboard panel is located in the chart table zone.
Inverter 12 V DC to 220 V AC
The deck has been fitted with brand new Trademaster system during the winter 2011/2012 .
The side deck are wide with grab rails.
On the foredeck is a deep chain locker, a Lofrans Tigres 1200 Watt Winlass, with two bow roller and a bowsprit for the gennaker.
The cockpit has a traditional S&S configuration with the helmsman area aft besides the boom sheet traveler rail. Lockers under seat.
The gas storage is secure and with room for two bottles.
There are 7 winches: three on the mast for halyards (two Barlow and one Harken ST).
In the cockpit are two Barlow winches for the staysail and two Barlow winches (3 speed) for the Genoa/Yankees sheets.
All rigging shrouds are made by the Italian company Teci, all are 3/8” φ 1x19, with the backstay tensioner.
The turnbuckles are Hasselfors.
Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and handrail - all in Stainless Steel marine grade.
2 x bow-roller
Hatches, portholes & skylights in good serviceable condition.
Boarding swimming ladder
Steering Wheel at helmsman area in the aft cockpit
Sprayhood: new 2015 in Finike
Sun-Awning: new 2015 in Finike
Bimini: new 2015 in Finike
Sun cover: new 2015 in Finike
New Gangway in teak. 2015 in Finike
Watertight locker in cockpit for storage
Gas safe locker in cockpit for 2 bottles
Set of canvas covers for wheel, winches, gangway, stern-roller.
Windlass – LOFRANS TIGRES 1200W (new 2003) with remote control
N° 2 Anchors: CQR 65 lbs (75 m / 10mm chain + 25 m Dynema rope), Danfort 40 lbs.
Liferaft 8 people – canister
Tender X-CAPE 250. New 2015 in Finike
Outboard Tohatsu 2,5HP, 4 stroke: new 2015 in Finike
N° 7 Fenders
N° 4 Fire extinguishers
Num 2 Marine type manual toilet ORVEA Mod. Ocean 79 Rigging
Rigging type –Masthead sloop cutter rig. Mast, boom & Spars – keel stepped mast in Aluminum alloy with 2 sets of spars.
Standing Rigging – S.S. wire by Italian company TECI; it features Ø 3/8”x 1/19 shrouds with a backstay tensioner and HASSELFORS turnbuckles
Running Rigging – all lines in serviceable condition
Roller Furling - on Genoa
7 x Winches; 3 on mast for halyards (2x BARLOW + HARKEN ST); in the cockpit 2 x BARLOW for staysail sheets Plus 2 x BARLOW FOR Genoa & Yankees sheets. Mast and rigging have been serviced in Marmaris in 2015: the mast has been removed and a new basement built.
Rich set of spare parts too many to list.
Main Sail 388 sq.ft. 36.10 m2
Fore 100% triang 511 sq.ft. 47.50 m2
N°1 Light genoa 780 sq.ft. 72.40 m2
N°2 Med. Genoa 760 sq.ft. 70.65 m2
N°1 Yankee 605 sq.ft. 56.20 m2
N°2 Yankee 528 sq.ft. 49.05 m2
Staysail 257 sq.ft 23.85 m2 Storm
Jib 140 sq.ft 13.00 m2
Gennaker 820 sq.ft. 76.20 m2
Note: N°1 and N°2 Genoa are not available in the boat sail guard robe.
Beating out against a 19/20 knots of apparent wind with full sail she makes just under 7 knots.