A TRUE BLUE WATER CLASSIC
This is a true blue water classic, built from 1982 - 1997 with 89 hulls completed. It is a superb boat for world wide cruising, with ample space for all possible equipment. Her clean flush deck is highly appreciated.
"For those continually on the lookout for a sailing yacht with extended cruising capability, or one to live aboard for long periods of time, the Hallberg-Rassy 49 offers the ideal combination of rugged construction, unusual comfort both on deck and below, and excellent handling characteristics on all points of sail. The Hallberg-Rassy 49 is a yachtman's yacht" - Yachting Magazine
Highlights for this beautiful live aboard cruiser include:
First class workmanship in select African mahogany, hand rubbed in five coats of varnish and treated to a silk smooth finish. New fitted upholstery covers in salon and fwd cabin 2012. aft cabin upholstery redone in 2012.
Fore Cabin: Two comfortable berths, length 2. 05m (6’-9”). Stowage room below in lockers and there are lockers above berths. There is one bureau to starboard and one locker to port. The door between the fore cabin and the passageway can be closed water tight to form a collision bulkhead. In the port locker is a steel ships safe for the protection of personal and ships valuables. One opening deck hatch, two opening portlights, and one dorade vent.
Office: On the starboard side is a custom built office with an L-shaped desk and return with storage under both hinged desktops, 4 hanging file drawers, 5 storage lockers, tool and parts storage and hanging locker. One opening deck hatch, opening portlight and one dorade vent.
Forward Head: Groco 24V electric toilet convertible to manual raw water pump if needed, china wash basin, mirror and separate shower stall. Lockers below basin and above the vanity counter. There is a single 20-gallon stainless steel holding tank with overboard dump valves servicing this head. One opening portlight, one opening deck hatch and one dorade vent.
Main Salon: There is an L-settee on the starboard side. A large table with folding leafs. A settee on port side and a pilot berth over the starboard outside settee. There is stowage behind the backrests of the outboard settees. There are two opening deck hatches and four opening portlights. Headroom is 6’5”
Weems & Plath Admiral Series quartz clock and barometer
Stereo speakers in main salon and cockpit
Navigation station: large chart table with chart locker below. Drawers and custom built panel for installation of navigation and communications equipment. Electrical switchboard and automatic circuit breaker panel is aft the navigation station. Aft of nav station is large, well insulated freezer chest with two cold plates. Storage locker below nav seat. Tank Tender water and diesel fuel gauges starboard of nav station.
Aft cabin and passageway: Passageway headroom is 5’9” with access to engine room to starboard and hanging laundry locker with Splendide washer/dryer to port. Aft cabin with 6’4” headroom has one modified queen berth to starboard with settee to port. Hanging locker and bureau with drawers to port. Lockers port, starboard and aft above the berth and settee with drawers below the berth
Aft Head: Jabsco quiet-flush electric toilet, china wash basin, mirror and separate shower stall. Lockers below basin and above the vanity counter. There is a single 20-gallon holding tank with overboard dump valves servicing this head.
Ventilation: All 12 portlights can be opened and are provided with aluminum storm covers. Six opening moonlight deck hatches with translucent fabric covers. Five teak dorade vents.
Hull: GRP using Isophthalic polyester resin, paint color: Awlgrip (2019), cream (H8002), flag blue (G5002) sheer strip above the rub strake and boot top. Underwater hull treated with Interlux Barrier Coat 12/2018 as a preventative measure. Built in longitudinal stringers and tanks in GRP, ballast keel in lead molded in and completely protect in GRP. Rudder blade in GRP, rudder main shaft in 55 mm stainless steel carried in roller bearings. Heavy cast rudder fittings in bronze attach the rudder blade to the shaft and skeg.
Deck and Superstructure: The deck is GRP-sandwich construction with 35-mm polyvinyl closed cell foam as core material for strength and insulation. Color: Awlgrip cream & blue. Hull and deck completely joined by overlapping GRP laminate. Bulwark formed in the deck and hull moldings and fitted with a solid capping in teak. Handrails, companionway, hatch guides, sole and seats in cockpit are all in solid teak. Laid deck on top of the GRP deck is ½” Burmese teak replaced in December 2018. The deck is provided with four 1” scuppers draining below the waterline.
Spars and Rigging:
Engine and Genset:
Tankage: Diesel tank 118 gallons in main salon, plus two (2) tanks at 80 gallons under salon settes - total fuel at 278 gallons
Fresh water tank and system:
12 Volt battery charger
Two 24 V solar panels mounted on hard top with controller 2016
110 VAC 30 amp shore power connection
Deck Lockers: Forward on anchor locker with drain, sub divided with a lower space for chain and an upper for fenders and lines easily accessible from the deck. There is a raw water deck and anchor wash fitting located in the anchor locker. Amidships is a separate locker for the propane gas bottles, which is vented overboard. Space for sails, lines, fenders in one locker accessible from the cockpit. There is one locker aft with two hatches on the aft deck, which is sealed from the interior of the vessel.
Steering: Pedestal steering, chain and sprocket system with stainless wire transmission to heavy quadrant 6” sheaves in bronze and cable conduit are used to route the cable. Elkhide covered stainless steering wheel with adjustable friction brake.
Cockpit: Self-bailing, watertight cockpit with chart tables in the front at the companionway. Instrument displays in the forward coaming above the sliding hatch with speed, wind, depth, autopilot and GPS displays plus VHF and stereo speakers alongside Volvo Engine control panel and Garmin chart plotter. Elkhide covered stainless steel steering wheel on an aluminum pedestal. Seats covered in teak decking and floor covered with a teak grate. Smaller recessed shelves port and starboard in the cockpit coaming for winch handles etc. There are two 50 mm scuppers for draining. Permanent wind screens in heat-treated glass in aluminum frames. The front panel can be opened. Integral with wind screen is the custom built full cockpit hard top of high strength construction. Cockpit hard top is complete with side curtains for foul weather protection while at sea or moored. Hard top supports solar panels and main boom crutch as well as providing grab handles and rain water collection.
ICOM IC –M810 SSB Radio with AT-130 Antenna Tuner
Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/CPS GX 2200 VHF Radio
Standard Horizon RAM 3+ remote VHF Microphone
Furuno GP-39 GPS 2019
Pioneer AM/FM/CD/USB/BT Stereo Radio
Speakers in salon and cockpit
LG DVD Player
The hull was built according to Lloyd’s specifications for “Certificate of Hull Construction” and under the personal supervision of Lloyd’s surveyor in the respects of the hull, deck and superstructures in GRP, main bulkheads, engine foundations, chain plates, rudder and fittings, and built in water tank.