Price AU $329,500


AU $329,500
With its exceptional build quality, impressive performance, and luxurious finish, it it little wonder why the Dehler 44 was voted European Yacht of the year shortly after its launch. Designed by Simonis & Voogd, the highly reputed German Dehler brand created a truely versatile vessel which is equally suited to long range cruising in comfort, and the highest level of inshore and offshore racing. Boasting refined aesthetics and innovative features, these quality vessels are highly sought after. This vessel is a superb example of the design and presents in excellent condition throughout. Owned by a highly experience marine professional, it has been maintained and upgraded to a very high standard. Following an extensive refit in 2022, the vessel has enjoyed impressive race results including competing double handed in the 2022 Sydney to Hobart Race, winning Div 1 of Sail Port Stephens and the 2023 Maria Island Race, has has been the Tasmanian Offshore Champion Yacht for the 2023/2024 season. In between races, the owner has enjoyed comfortable family cruising, and recently returned from exploring Port Davey on Tasmania's rugged South West Coast. Highly equipped, and significantly upgraded, this impressive package includes NEW 2023 CARBON MAIN, GENOA, AND J4, NEW 2023 SYMMETRICAL SPINNAKER, NEW 2022 RAYMARINE AXIOM+ 7 RV CHART PLOTTER, NEW CUSTOM INTERIOR CUSHIONS COVERS FOR PROTECTION WHEN RACING, NEW 2016 FLEXOFOLD PROP, HULL, KEEL AND RUDDER PROFESSIONALLY FAIRED FOR A GRAND-PRIX FINISH, the list goes on. This exceptional vessel now presents are rare opportunity to enjoy a yacht that quite simply can do it all. Ready to put its next owner on the podium, with luxurious family cruising between races, this is a vessel not to miss!

Stepping inside, the attention to detail is immediately apparent and undoubtedly differentiates the Dehler quality from its competition. Originally commissioned to be shown at the Sydney Boat Show, this vessel features the upgraded 'Avantegarde' interior styling with stunning Blond Teak and Wenge cabin sole. The superb modern LED lighting, innovative narrow strip skylights, and extensive hatches create a bright and luxurious ambience. The central saloon is a great space to relax or entertain. To port is the generous folding leaf dinette, with seating for up to 10 on the neatly upholstered settees. The well appointed galley is set up for easy use at sea and features a 4 burner gas stove with oven, top loading and upright fridge/freezers, Corian bench tops, double bowl sink with H/C pressurised water, and plenty of storage for extended stays onboard. This vessel is the three cabin layout, and features an exceptional owner's stateroom forward. Complete with semi-island double bed, seating areas, and full ensuite with electric toilet, shower, and vanity. Aft are two generous double cabins, with adjacent full bathroom to starboard. The interior package is complete with a true navigators chart table, sure to impress the most discerning sailor.

Outside, the cockpit easily transforms for cruising, entertaining, and serious racing. With an innovative cockpit table that seamlessly lowers into the cockpit sole, retractable spray dodger that folds down flush into the cabin top, and removable cruising helm seats and bimini, the conversion is simple. Ideal for shorthanded sailing, the vessel is also easily managed with the 6 Harken self tailing winches (with one electric cabin top winch), flush mounted headsail furler, Raymarine autopilot, and boom bag with lazy jacks. The modern twin helm arrangement provides easy walk through access to the dock, and the flush mounted pull out swim ladder is both stylish and functional. The vessel also boasts flush mounted hatches, under deck runs for halyards and controls lines, and quality 'Nomen' folding cleats, creating a clean and modern exterior. The quality laid teak decks are in excellent condition, and there is even in-boom cockpit lighting for enjoying nights in your favourite anchorage.

This vessel is powered by the well maintained 55HP Volvo Penta with only 900hrs on the clock. This is paired with a saildrive with the NEW 2016 Flexofold 2 blade prop, and provides easy cruising at 7 knots.

With its impressive recent race results, and superb presentation, this vessel presents a unique opportunity to make your sailing dreams a reality. For more information please call Jo Breen on 0432031100 or John Radonic on 0459322862.

Derwent Boat Sales offers the information on this vessel including condition, in good faith as provided by the Owner/Vendor. While confident about the accuracy we cannot Guarantee or Warrant it but will assist any prospective purchaser verify this as part of the purchase process.
Hobart TAS
Family, Cruising, Racing
Simonis & Voogd
Dehler Yachts
44' 11" - 13.70m
Keel / Ballast
Fin with bulb
Hull Material
Deck Material
GRP with laid Teak
Volvo Penta D2-55/150S 55HP Diesel Engine
Engine Make
Volvo Penta
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
Number Engines
Cruise Speed
7 Knots
Saildrive with NEW 2016 Flexofold 2 blade folding prop
180L in 2 x Stainless steel tanks
400L in 2 x Stainless steel tanks
Superbly appointed "U" Shaped galley located on the port side. This is complete with generous refrigeration / freezer, garbage compartment and Corian bench tops.
Isotherm Stainless Steel front opening refrigeration with 85 L capacity and top loading fridge/freezer of 80 L capacity
Force 10 3 burner gas stove with oven
Hot Water System
Hot water from 240V and engine
Superb accommodation for cruising with family and friends. This three cabin layout features a master stateroom forward and twin aft cabins to port and starboard with double berths.
Custom Leather like covers for all interrior cushions creates a comfortable environment to relax, and protect the upholstery whilst racing (these are currently in place and feature in the photos).
All internal lighting is created by energy efficient LED lighting.
3 private double cabins
6 plus additional accommodation in the saloon when required
3 x Hot and Cold showers including cockpit
2 x enclosed heads with Jabsco quiet flush electric toilets connected to holding tanks
Blaupunkt sound system with internal and external speakers
Removable Bimini,
Retractable Spray dodger,
Boom cover,
Full boat cover (bow to stern),
Full set of custom cushion covers for all interior cushions,
Custom made interior carpet for cabin sole,
Over boom sun shade.
Ground Tackle
Lewmar H3 electric anchor winch
20kg Delta anchor with 60m of chain
Bilge Pumps
Electric and manual bilge pumps
Coastal Flare Kit
Fire Protection
Fire Extinguisher
12V and 240V systems throughout
NEW 2024 2 x 12V Delkor MF200 House batteries
1 x 12V 85AH sealed engine battery
240V Shore Power system with 50amp battery charger
NEW 2022 Raymarine AXIOM+ 7 RV, Multi-function 7" Display Chart-plotter
Raytheon ST60 Package for wind, speed and depth with displays in cockpit,
Raymarine ST7000 Autopilot
Raychart GPS 435 mounted at navigation station,
Watchmate XB-8000 AIS Transponder Module and associated components
AIS - VHF Antenna Splitter with 2 patch leads
ICOM 304 DSC VHF radio
2 x Cockpit Compasses
Sail Inventory
Main sails:
NEW 2023 Wilfer OEM Sail Limited - Carbon laminated - 3 reefs
Doyle Kevlar fully battened mainsail,
Norths C-Cut Dacron mainsail with 2 reefs.

NEW 2023 Wilfer OEM Sail Limited - Carbon laminated Medium genoa
NEW 2023 Wilfer OEM Sail Limited - Carbon laminated - J4
Norths #1 light Kevlar Genoa
Norths #1 Medium Kevlar Genoa
Doyle #2 carbon/technora stratis Genoa
Norths #3 Kevlar heavy Genoa
Norths 105% C-Cut Dacron furling jib

NEW 2023 Wilfer OEM Sail Limited - 1 OZ symmetrical
Norths symmetric spinnaker
Norths asymmetric fractional spinnaker
Mast / Rigging
Selden 9/10 keel stepped triple spreader swept back aluminium mast
Rod rigging (full rig service with die testing Aug 15)
Furlex headsail furling system
Hulmatro hydraulic backstay adjuster
Single line reefing system
Solid boom vang
Carbon fibre spinnaker pole
Upgraded running rigging with spinnaker gear.
Deck Gear
The "Flush" clean decks of the Dehler 44 laid in teak.
LED navigation lights set inconspicuously in front of the Flush mounted S/S furlex furling unit with under deck drum and the foldaway anchor system.
Flush mounted "Rondal" hatches with Teak trim and folding "Nomen" cleats,
Under deck runs for halyards and control lines leading aft to the cockpit winches,
Twin helms with pedestals and folding foot plates,
Walk through transom with foldaway swim ladder,
Removable transom boxes (perfect for cruising),
6 Harken self tailing winches with 1 electric cabin top winch,
In-boom cockpit lighting.

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