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Balance Catamaran 451 : Rendezvous

PRICE: $519,000 USD

Currently sailing around Malaysia.

                                      

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UPDATED INVENTORY: AUGUST 2023: BRAND NEW MAIN SAIL AND JIB FITTED IN PHUKET. FULL ENGINE SERVICE.

Attention sailors! 

Are you ready to experience the ultimate in comfort and performance sailing while minimizing your environmental impact? Then look no further than this upgraded 2016 Balance 451, the perfect vessel for extended cruising and liveaboard adventures.

Rendezvous is an exceptional catamaran and has been upgraded with custom installed lithium batteries and a large solar panel array, providing you with a self-sufficient electric power source and minimizing the use of diesel fuel. This environmentally friendly feature makes Rendezvous an excellent choice for those who want to sail in harmony with nature.

Step aboard and you'll be greeted by a spacious and comfortable interior, designed with your comfort and convenience in mind. Three private cabins provide ample space to rest and relax, while two well-appointed bathrooms ensure that you feel refreshed and revitalized throughout your journey.
But the true magic of the Balance 451 lies in its sailing performance. 

With its advanced sail plan, lightweight construction, and innovative "Forward Cockpit" design, this boat provides a thrilling and exhilarating sailing experience like no other. Whether you're navigating challenging offshore conditions or gliding effortlessly along the coast, Rendezvous delivers the speed, agility, and precision that you need to truly enjoy your time on the water.
Every sailor deserves the very best. That's why Rendezvous is the ultimate balance in a sailing catamaran, combining comfort, performance, and environmental responsibility into one unforgettable package. 

Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a truly exceptional vessel.

 

She is a ready to go, go anywhere boat with a great inventory and consistent upkeep and maintenance.

Please contact me today for more information or if you would like to organise a viewing appointment.

( Please contact me directly for current short video walkthroughs ) 

INVENTORY

Name: RENDEZVOUS

Vessel type: Catamaran

Designer: Roger Hill and Philipp Berman

Brand: Balance Catamaran

Builder: Balance Catamaran

Model 451

Year constructed : 2016

Length over all: 44''.6' 

Beam: 23.33ft
Draft Daggerboards up: 2ft 7in/0.80m, Daggerboards down: 6ft
Displacement: 18,500lbs / 8,391kgs
Vessel Location: Cruising Thailand And Malaysia (Region Asia)
Hull Material: Fibreglass/GRP
Decks Material: Fiberglass

ENGINE: 
Standard Engines: 2x40hp Volvo D2-40 Diesels with Sail Drive Features
Engine Make: Volvo
Number Engines: 2
Horsepower: 40hp
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 2509 (port)
Engine Hours (2nd Engine): 2459 (starboard)
Propulsion: Volvo folding propellers
Fuel: Fuel Tank 112.27 Gallons / 425 litres
Water: Water Capacity: 90 US gallons / 350 litres


Dinghy: 3.1m Highfield hypolon dingy w/ aluminum bottom
Outboard: Mercury 15HP 2 stroke dingy motor. New 2020

Covers: Removable clear panels.
Removable sunshades for entire boat

ACCOMODATION
OWNERS VERSION, 1 double  berth and a single berth in the aft office area, and a head on the port side. Another double in the starboard hull, with walk in shower and private head.
Cabins: 3  cabins layout with office desk in port, aft cabin
All LED lighting
6 Berths
2 Shower
2 Toilet: Electric Head Electric, Fresh Or Salt Water Toilets

ENTERTAINMENT:
TV and computer monitor
Fusion 755 Marine Stereo w/ upgraded speakers
Air Conditioning (2, Port/Starboard) Dometic With SmartStart Technology

GALLEY:
Microwave
BBQ Grill-Magma propane (outdoor)
Kitchen and cockpit sinks
Coffee maker
2 Refrigerators
1 Fridge/Freezer in galley, 1 in Cockpitr
Stove : Oven 3 Burner Stove Top. Propane Oven, Induction Cooktop
Water-Maker: Cape Horn Extreme watermaker, 17GPH 24v
Hot Water: Yes

GROUND TACKLE
Primary Anchor - Rocna 33kg + 180ft 3/8" C4 Anchor Chain + 200ft 5/8" Yale braid rope.
Secondary Anchor - Fortress FX37 + 50ft chain +200ft nylon rope.
Safety Anchor - Paratech Sea Anchor + bridle + rod
Lewmar CPX3 Electric Windlass
Bilge Pumps: Electric and manual Bilge Pumps
Life Raft: 6 Man Viking RescuYou Premium Life Raft With Auto Release
EpirbACR Epirb


ELECTRICS
Inverter: Victron 24/70/3000 Inverter/Charger 120V
Victron Smartsolar 150/70 MPPT

BATTERIES:
Victron BMV-712 battery monitor
123/Smart BMS control LiFePO4 Batteries
CALB LiFePO4 batteries 400ah @ 24V New 2019
Victron 24/70/3000 inverter/charger 120V
Victron Skyla-I 220V battery charger
Start Batteries 12V x 2 (new 2021)

1360 Watts of solar on custom arch

ELECTRONICS/ NAVIGATION
Depthsounder: Dual Depth Sounders
Computer: Computer Monitor
TV Set: yes
GPS: Raymarine ACU-400
Cockpit Speakers: Fusion 755 Marine Stereo W/ Upgraded Speakers
Upgraded Raymarine Electronics, with radar, autopilot, AIS, dual depth sounders
Upgraded Raymarine ACU-400 auto-pilot &       pumps for more robust performance
Icomm 802.1 HF Marine Radio
Raymarine Ray55 VHF Radio and cockpit handset
Victron Color Controller GX
ACR EPIRB

SAIL INVENTORY: 
Single spreader aluminium mast and boom. Carbon Fibre Bow Sprit.
Fully Battened Mainsail: 706.6 ft2/65.63m2
Self Tending Jib: 206.7ft2/24.22m2
Self tending blade jib on curved track
Screecher: 711.6ft2/66.1m2
Large roller furling screecher to sail in winds as low as 5kt on all points of sail and reaching 16kts +
Spinnaker: 1,367sq ft

Dual daggerboards allow for better upwind angles, reduced leeway and off wind sailing with less effort due to greatly reduced hydrodynamic drag

MAST/ RIGGING:
Height Off Deck: 56ft 6in/17.22m
Mast Height Off Water: 62ft 11in/19.19m Specifications
1 power winch and 3 manual Lewmar winches
Manage the mainsail halyard and all reefing lines at a single station positioned aft of the helm seat with an electric winch Galley and Cockpit

DECK GEAR:
1 power winch and 3 manual Lewmar winches
Lightweight, sturdy hardtop bimini with helm seat cover offering total protection for the skipper in bad weather, or open air sailing in good weather.
The helm seat is totally adjustable so that people of varying heights can achieve perfect visibility to all four corners
Aft cockpit is spacious and open with excellent flow from the salon galley, includes a day sink, day fridge
Lightweight foam core construction, vinylester resins, foam panels and epoxy bulkheads with carbon fiber reinforcements.
UV window covers black

Clear panels for protection from wind/rain, removable
Sunshades for entire boat for use while anchored, removable

Premium Grade Trampolines
Custom Dinghy Davits

Remarks:
2 x 5kg aluminium propane tanks
Currently there are no solar panels on the bimini. However, the wires are run and a Victron Bluesolar 100/50 MPPT is installed for that purpose. So if you want more solar, just add panels and you are good to go.

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