Essex Boat Works, LLC

2011 Catalina 445

  • 44 ft
  • Sloop
  • Essex, CT, US

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Mast Transit is offered by her second owner and has known light use having been sailed occasionally in the Chesapeake Bay and New England waters. She appears to be in exceptional condition professionally maintained and stored & covered on the hard in off seasons. Her rich wood interior and ultraleather fabric is in like new condition. This Catalina 445 3 Cabin has all the right equipment and she is ready to cruise.
  • Bow Thruster 
  • Fisher Panda Generator 
  • Electric Primary Winches
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Selden In-Mast Furling
  • Furling Genoa 
  • Full Canvas
  • Full Electronics
Recent $10,000.00 price reduction, now asking $289,000.00


Basic Information

Essex, CT, US
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Dimensions & Weight

44 ft - 13.41 meter
13 ft 7 in - 4.14 meter
Draft - max:
5 ft - 1.52 meter
Bridge Clearance:
63 ft 10 in - 19.46 meter
Dry Weight:
24500 lbs


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Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
54 (Individual), 54 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
66 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
178 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
54 gallons - 1 tank(s)


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The interior is constructed of teak and teak veneers, hand-finished with durable clear varnishes, highlighting the woods natural beauty. The cabin sole is a teak and holly textured high pressure laminate. There is a large U-shaped dinette with a folding table that converts to a sea berth. The dining table converts from a full dining size to a cocktail dimensions with fold-in leaves. To starboard, there is settee that converts from two chairs and a game table to an outboard sea berth. Aft of this berth is a nav station and electrical panel with voltage metering. The top two switches are dedicated to cabin lights, easing those black-night searches. The nav station includes a recessed, covered laptop locker and a long drawer for charts. A Fusion tuner, CD player, and Bose speakers in the main cabin and cockpit.


This large L-shaped galley is conveniently located to port at the foot of the companionway steps. It features a stainless steel Gourmet 3-burner propane stove and oven. There is a Princess range hood w/light and recirculating air filter. The double stainless steel sink has hot and cold pressure water w/sprayer. There are two 12 volt refrigerators. One front loading that can become a freezer and the other is top loading with a freezer. There is an insulated dry goods locker. There are composite counter tops and lots of dedicated storage. There is a custom wine drawer, custom cabinet for glassware, a Contoure microwave oven and built-in coffee maker and pot.

Owner's Stateroom

Designed for liveaboard comfort and safety. The owner?s cabin is forward for privacy and optimum natural ventilation. There?s a large Island style queen berth w/innerspring mattress. There is a large cedar lined hanging locker starboard. There is seating to port and starboard of the berth and a private entrance to the head. This is a two head boat, with the heads on opposite sides of the boat. This insures that one head is usable at all times. There is a Toshiba flat screen TV in this cabin.

Guest Cabin

This cabin, aft and to starboard, has a large berth angled for easy access and greater headroom. There is a large hanging locker as well. The second aft head, with entrance from the guest head is conveniently located at the foot of the companionway steps. There is an innerspring mattress with custom sheets and copious storage.

Port Flex Cabin

The third sleeping cabin is flexible as it can easily be converted from over/under bunks to a storage area or to a workroom with bench and anything in between. It?s perfect for liveaboards who always need more room for storage or large families as well. This unique feature is only found on the Catalina 445.

  • One piece fiberglass hull with end grain balsa core sandwich construction above waterline, and vinyl ester integrated barrier to resist osmosis blistering
  • One piece fiberglass deck with end grain balsa core and molded-in diamond pattern non-skid surfaces
  • One piece fiberglass deck liner finished in non-glare texture
  • One piece fiberglass hull liner with satin finish
  • Five-part construction: Dedicated fiberglass sub sole grid provides the backbone of a ruggedly built boat
  • Strike Zone: Featuring a watertight collision bulkhead forward and high density foam below the water line
  • Deep Defense Rudder System: Superior construction with a stainless steel welded structure glassed to the rudder blade and off center seam for impact resistance
  • Secure Socket Mast Support: Heavy duty stainless steel chain plate system that facilitates perfect load resolution and watertight integrity
  • Leaded Wing Keel: Absorbs impact for safety and requires less maintenance than cast iron or other keel materials, stainless steel attaching bolts
  • Knitted Fiberglass Fabrics: Creates a stronger laminate without additional weight
  • >Internal Flange Hull to Deck Joint: Capped with a slotted toe rail and provides superior impact resistance
  • >Low Profile Deck Cabin Design: Sleek appearance and low windage; durable diamond skid pattern adds an element of safely
  • Wide Weather Decks: Allows effortless movement forward
  • Oversized Traveler and Winches: Ease of sail handling in most all conditions
  • Solid Teak Interiors and Laminates: Hand finished with satin and high gloss varnish, easy to repair or refinish
  • Plush Innerspring Mattresses: Standard
  • Filter Locker: Raw water filter, fuel/water separator and coolant reservoir in dedicated locker for easy access
  • Newly Designed Navigation Panel: Consistent design with additional circuits for additional options.
  • Built-in Amp Draw Digital Meter: Helps monitor electrical usage
Sail Handling and Rigging
  • Selden Spars with double spreader mast
  • Selden In-Mast Mainsail Furling System
  • Doyle 135% roller furling genoa with UV protection - Furlex 300S furler
  • Internal pre-stretched Dacron halyards
  • (1) Electric Lewmar 46 mainsail winch on cabin top to starboard, chrome
  • (1) 2 speed Lewmar 46 self tailing winch on cabin top to port, chrome
  • Winch Handles
  • Mainsheet Ball Bearing Garhauer Block System
  • Rigid boom vang
  • P&S adjustable genoa tracks inboard with ball bearing blocks, 13' 9" long
  • All halyards led aft to self tailing winches and sheet stoppers

Sail Area I : 53' 6"
  • J: 15' 8"
  • P : 51' 6"
  • E : 17' 0"
  • Main: 498 sq. ft.
  • Genoa: 540 sq. ft. (135%)
Hull & Deck
  • Dual station pedestal steering with leather covered 32" destroyer wheels
  • Removable Bi-fold companionway doors
  • Water-tight Collision Bulkhead at bow
  • 27" Double lifelines with gates port and starboard
  • Varnished teak folding cockpit table with stainless steel grab handles and center storage
  • Canvas package includes dodger w/window covers, Bimini, connecting panel, and covers for both helms, and cockpit table
  • Huge cockpit locker
  • Centrally mounted electronics
  • Stainless steel aft rail with integral OB engine mount and two observation seats
  • Rigid PVC rub rail with stainless steel rubstrake
  • Single lever engine controls mounted on starboard side with steering brake in wheel hub
  • Emergency tiller
  • Manual bilge pump and high water alarm
  • Midship Spring line cleats with chocks
  • Mooring cleats, two forward and two aft with chocks
  • Quick Electric anchor windlass with power up and down foot switches
  • Large Double anchor roller on foredeck
  • Bowsprit
  • Large divided anchor locker for below deck chain and rode storage
  • Stainless steel hand rails on cabin top
  • Extruded aluminum toe rail
  • LPG storage locker for (2) 10lb. tanks
  • Walk through transom, swim platform and telescoping boarding ladder with stainless steel hand rails 
  • 32" Flatscreen TV with dedicated Inverter and DVD player in main saloon
  • Jenson DVD player
  • Raymarine ST 60+ multifunction displays in cockpit (2)
  • Raymarine ST 70 autopilot
  • Raymarine E120W color chartplotter at helm in rotating pod
  • Raymarine 24" Radar with mast mounted dome
  • Fusion stereo with iPod dock and remote in cockpit
  • Bose speakers in main saloon and cockpit
  • Icom VHF w/ remote
  • 4.5 KW Fisher PandeDiesel generator with sound shield
  • (3) heavy duty 8D, 12 volt marine deep cycle batteries
  • (2) (16,000 btu) marine reverse cycle air-conditioning with digital thermostats
  • (2) Electric freshwater heads
  • Dual 30 amp 110 volt shore power cords
  • Shore power galvanic isolator
  • Ground fault circuit protection
  • 40 amp battery charger/inverter
  • 6.5 hp bow Thruster with separate battery
  • 110 volt, 11 gal hot water heater with engine heat exchange
  • Electric bilge pump with float switch
  • Electric anchor windlass
  • Pressure fresh water system with filter and tank selection valves for (3) tanks
  • 12 volt ships service with lighted panel
  • Bilge blower and Ventilation System
  • Illuminated Compass in Cockpit Table
  • Centrally Mounted Engine Instruments
  • AC duplex receptacles throughout the vessel
The following are excluded from the offering; Owners personal belongings, tools, loose galley and other items. Any items seen aboard or in photos that are not specifically mentioned in this listing should be considered excluded.Disclaimer
The Company offers 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.


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Essex Boat Works, LLC

Essex, CT, US

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Disclaimer: The Company offers 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.(6330681)