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1997 Hallberg-Rassy 46

location icon Henan
Year 1997
Length 46'0 ft / 14.02 m
Builder/Manufacturer Hallberg-Rassy

An incredible match ready Hallberg-Rassy 46, Sunwave has recently enjoyed an extensive refit in 2017 on the island of her creation in Sweden by Hallberg-Rassy specialists, Adams Boat Care.


Year Built 1997
Category Sail
Length Overall 46'0 ft / 14.02 m
Beam 14'3 ft / 4.34 m
Max Draft 6'2 ft / 1.88 m
Liferaft Capacity 6
Cabins 4
Cabin Headroom 6'6 ft / 1.98 m
Electrical System 24 V
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Min Draft 6'2 ft / 1.88 m
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 95 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 660 L
Fuel Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 920 L
Water Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Holding Tanks 2
Holding Tank Cap. 45 L
Holding Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Ballast 6,600 kg
Displacement 16,500 kg
Windlass Electric
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Rope Cutter: true
Model: TMD31
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 95hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze, Folding
Year: 1997

First class workmanship in selected teak, handrubbed and treated to a silk smooth finish.  The cabin sole is varnished teak with holly stripes.  The ceiling is lined with panels.  Wooden inner frames for skylights.  Webasto heaters provide warm air heating throughout the boat.  Beige upholstery. Blue curtains and carpet all replaced by Petterson (2017).  LED lighting throughout (2017), including low level and bookcase LED strip lighting. Blackout blinds for skylights, renewed 2017.

Two comfortable armchairs to starboard, straight settee to port with lee-cloth. Stowage below port settee and behind both seatbacks.  Dropleaf table on centreline with bottle stowage.  Ship's clock and barometer in brass. Custom glass cupboard (2017). Stereo/CD player. Fold away flat screen TV/DVD (2012). Red LED lighting for night sailing. Headroom 1.97m

Seagoing galley with double sinks (Taps and sinks renewed 2017)  Insulated coolbox with custom basket system for ease of use. Freezer compartment behind navigator's seat (Compressor and plates replaced (2017).  Pressurised hot and cold water, pressure chamber renewed 2017, foot pump, also for fresh water, as reserve.  Drawers, separate lockers for china and glass, plus stowage for pots and pans etc.  Opening porthole.  Gimballed Force 10 three-burner gas cooker with oven and grill (2009)

Chart table, 108x73cm with drawers, lockers etc.  Curved navigators seat.  Aft of this, freezer compartment, Wempe barometer, cupboard and hanging locker.  Electric switch panel ,renewed 2017

Lying fwd and to starboard. In white laminate.  Separate shower (New fittings 2017) with curtain, pump action sea toilet with new holding tank and valves (2017) with additional deck pump out. China wash-basin (Fittings renewed 2017). with hot and cold running water, worktop and cupboard.  The shower waste is pumped overboard via filter-less drain pump (New 2017).  Opening window in the shower.  Mirror (New 2017) and light. 

Comfortable crew cabin on port side of corridor, opposite fwd heads compartment. Two bunks with individual reading lights. Mirror mounted on bulk head.

Traditional forepeak with v-berth and infil to create double berth. Storage above and below bunk and small vanity unit to starboard.

Berths port and starboard, on starboard side extra wide.  Hanging locker in the walkthrough.  Lockers and shelves under the sidedecks.  Stowage under the berths. Headroom 1.92m.  4 windows, three of them are opening.  Safe for securing valuables. Custom chart stowage above berths. Stereo/cd player Door to the main cabin, headroom in the walkthrough 1.91m.

AFT HEADS COMPARTMET Separate shower (New fittings 2017) with curtain, pump action sea toilet with new holding tank and valves (2017) with additional deck pump out. China wash-basin (Fitting renewed 2017). with hot and cold running water, worktop and cupboard.  The shower waste is pumped overboard via filter-less drain pump (New 2017).  Opening window in the shower.  Mirror (New 2017) and light. 

Mechanical & electrical Systems:

Engine room stripped, repainted and refitted (2017)
VOLVO PENTA TMD 31 95HP 4 cylinder diesel engine, fresh water cooled (removed and overhauled 2017)
Single lever stainless steel engine control (2017)
35mm stainless steel shaft
Fibreglass exhaust separator (2017)
New engine mounts (2017)
Rope cutter
Fixed electric oil drain pump for engine, gearbox sand generator (2017)
Aquadrive antivibration system (2017)
Gori 3-bladed folding propeller
Sleipner SE 130 250 bow thruster (2011) with foot controls at helm
Fischer panda 5000i Neo 240v Genset (2017)
Stainless steel fuel tank cleaned 2017
Enwa MT3200 SSH watermaker 133l per hour (2017)
Webasto Airtop 32 double heating system, serviced 2017 and new fuel pumps.
Mastervolt shore cable and deck socket (2017)
230v ring main and immersion heater
Freshwater pressure vessel renewed 2017
Stainless steel freshwater tank cleaned 2017
All freshwater/greywater/blackwater hoses renewed 2017

Mastervolt 12/19 alternator with 3-step Alpha Pro regulator (2017)
Mastervolt 24/75 alternator with 3-step Alpha Pro II regulator (2017)
Mastervolt MASS Combi Ultra 24/3500-100 Charger/inverter (2017)
New Electric distribution panel at chart table
5x Gel batteries 12v/140Ah (2018)
1x Deep cycle AGM battery 12v/150Ah (2018)
12v, 24v and 240v sockets throughout

Deck Equipment:

Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guard wires in stainless steel
Entry gates port and starboard
12mm vacuum glued teak deck (new 2017)
Twin bow rollers
75lb CQR anchor with 60m heavy galvanised chain
Lofrans 1500 Electric windlass with stainless steel foot controls (2017)
2 x LEWMAR 64CST electric primary winches, serviced 2017
2x LEWMAR 44CST mainsheet winches (one electric), serviced 2017
Lewmar stainless steel electric winch controls (2017)
Fixed windscreen with opening centre section
New control panel on steering pedestal 2017
Chart tables, companionway and steering pedestal  top re-varnished 2017

Sprayhood and cockpit tent (2017)
Bimini on stainless steel frames (2000)
Fitted cockpit cushions 
Teak pushpit seats
Teak outboard bracket
Hot & cold fresh water shower at transom, mixer replaced 2017
Built in Bruce stern anchor -windlass not working
Stern anchor tape reel
Stainless steel and teak passarelle (2017)
Selden hydraulic furling mainsail and genoa units serviced 2017 
New mooring cleats 2017
All window glass replaced 2017
All deck hatches and dorades replaced 2017

Spars and Sails:

Twin spreader sloop rig from SELDEN
All standing rigging replaced 2017
All running rigging replaced 2017
Selden hydraulic furling mainsail, unit serviced 2017
Selden hydraulic furling genoa, unit serviced 2017
Stainless steel detachable bowsprit (2017)
Navtec hydraulic backstay tensioner (2015)
Whisker pole (2017)
Removable inner forestay
LED spreader lights
LED cockpit boom light
All navigation and deck lights LED (2017)

Elvestrom Mainsail
Elvestrom Furling genoa
Elvestrom Working Jib
Elvestrom Cutter Sail
Elvestrom Storm jib
Furling gennaker (2012)

Navigation Equipment:

Raymarine E125 Multi function display at chart table (2012)
Raymarine Raystar GPS (2012)
aymarine 18" 4 kw HD Radome mouted on stainless steel strut on transom (2012)
Raymarine AIS650 Class B transponder (2012)
Echomax Active-XS dual band radar reflector (2012)
Raymarine E7 Multi function display mounted at chart table (2017)
Icom IC-M505 VHF/DSC (2012)
Icom IC-M505 VHF.DSC mounted at steering pedestal (2012)
ICS Nav6 plus navtex (2012)
Icom M710 SSB (2000)
Insulated back stay SSB antenna (2017)
4x Raymarine i70 colour display over companionway (2014)
1x Raymarine i70 colour display at chart table (2014)
1x Raymarine p70 colour autopilot head unit at steering pedestal (2014)
Raymarine Raypilot Linear drive, renewed 2012
Raymarine wind  TX (2014)
Iridium Helix fitted mast antenna (2017)
Red box HighPower wifi (2017)
Combi antenna in mast for FM/AM/TV/VHF

Safety Equipment:

Transworld Yachts Sailing Ltd provide no guarantees or warranties for the safety equipment listed below. When available, inspection certificates will be provided. Transworld Yachts Sailing Ltd recommends all safety equipment is inspected and tested by an appropriately qualified technician before use.

Viking6 man life raft (2017)
'See in dark jackstays' (2017)
Inflatable Danbuoy (2017)
Life buoy (2017)
3x Fire extinguishers
Gas alarm and auto shut off (2017)
Fire blanket
McMurdo E3 SOS Rescue EPIRB (Serviced until 2020)
High capacity bilge pump- pedestal controlled
Electric bilge pump - float controlled
Jabsco Amazon Manual bilge pump (2017)


Coppercoat antifouling (2017)
New brass rubbing strakes (2017)
Blue stirpes repainted (2017)
All underwater thru-hull fittings renewed with bronze 2017
All above water thru-hull fitting renewed 2017

Manufacturer Provided Description

Shorthanded sailing is easy in this modern cruiser. It is both high-pointing and fast, but also seakindly. It is a boat made to go around the world or cruise local waters. There is space for all the modern comfort aids. Hull and deck are GRP, built under supervision of Lloyd's Register of Shipping. A Lloyd's certificate is supplied with each boat. The hull is insulated above the water line. Deck is GRP sandwich construction, 35mm for strength and insulation. The lead keel is attached with stainless steel bolts. The mast is stepped on a base on the cabintop directly over a reinforced bulk head. Cockpit protected by permanent windscreens in tempered glass in light alloy frames. The middle pane opens. Sprayhood in synthetic material with aluminum frames. Hardtop is available as an option. Handrails, companionway, hatch guides, sole and seats in cockpit are all in solid Bangkok teak. The cabin is done in selected teak, hand-rubbed and treated to a silk smooth finish. The seagoing galley so arranged that one can work safely even in heavy seas, and has deep, double sinks and a well-insulated icebox.

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Additional Contact Information

Transworld Yachts are the Hallberg-Rassy dealer for the UK and Ireland specialising in new and used boat sales.  We also manage refit and repair projects and carry a range of spare parts and yacht accessories. You can visit us at Hamble Point Marina which is situated at the mouth of the Hamble River, you can phone us on +44 (0) 2380 454000 or visit our website at: http://www.transworldyachts.co.uk/boats-for-sale/