Cruising Catamarans For Sale

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Asking: $245,000

Location: Puerto Montt, Chile

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S/V Rataplan is a Chile based 1997 Crowther 43 catamaran for sale by owner

Launched in 1997, S/V Rataplan has completed a 10 year circumnavigation (Tahiti, Europe, Asia, Chile). Currently in Puerto Montt - Chiloe, Chile, the boat has undergone a major refit in 2010, including new paint, Gory propeller (3 blades), Yanmar engines (3YM), deck, cockpit, aluminum, full galley, sails and instruments. The rig has been fully inspected and updated. Her equipment has been continuously upgraded (Chart Plotter, AIS, Autopilot, Lewnar, Honda Marine by her owners. The boat is Chile documented (CB 3650 , Iqui 1758) with all taxes paid. Rataplan is ready to take you on the adventure of a lifetime.

The raised central helm station gives perfect 360 degree visibility and all the control lines are within easy reach. Even a reduced crew can easily manoeuvre (one person). Her spacious aft cockpit is protected . Passage to and from the saloon and galley is unhampered. The large dining table can either be set in the saloon or in the cockpit, or can also be stowed in a cleverly designed . The large L-shaped galley faces the cockpit and it has been designed as a professional area where the chef will be able to reveal all his skills. The saloon also provides a 360 degree panoramic view and provides a superb living space. The cabins (4) have queen-size central beds, and feature large hull fixed windows which allow in lots of natural light while offering an unequalled view. Cabin ventilation is assured by numerous opening portholes and hatches.

Hulls, decks and pilothouse are constructed from vacuum bagged SP Systems Ampreg epoxy resin and high performance glass laminate cored with Corecell foam. Polyester and high quality anti-osmotic resin FRP construction. Balsa core hull, solid laminate under water line,white gel coat, Balsa core bridge deck and deck, gel coat , solid laminate inner liners. Laminated marine plywood bulkheads. Rataplan is a product of Alwoplast (Chilean company under German management and located in Valdivia, Chile)

Crowther 43 Cruising Catamaran

A Fly by of this Crowther 43 Catamaran

S/V Rataplan Boat Photos Page

Designer: Lock Crowther
Builder: Alwoplast in Valdivia, Chile
Year Built: 1997
Construction: Polyester and high quality anti-osmotic resin FRP construction, solid laminate under water line
Flag of Registry Chile
Length Overall: 42 FT 8 inches
LWL: 40 FT
Beam: 20 FT 8 inches
Draft: 2 FT 6 inches
Displacement: 22,000 lbs
Keel: twin daggerboards
Mast height: 62 FT 4 inches
Cabins: 4
Heads: 2
Interior Headroom: (6 FT 5 in)
Engines: 2 x Yanmar 3YM30 30 Hp diesel engines, coupled to Yanmar SD20 sail drives
Engine Hours: 1000 hrs
Propellers: Gory 3 blade Propellers
Fuel Capacity: 2 x 140L (37 gal.) Stainless fueltanks
Fresh water capacity: 500L : 2 x 250 liter tanks

Crowther 43 Catamaran

Crowther 43 Catamaran under Sail

Boat Inventory


  • Polyester and high quality anti-osmotic resin FRP construction. Balsa core hull, solid laminate under water line,white gel coat, Balsa core bridge deck and deck, gel coat , solid laminate inner liners
  • Laminated marine plywood bulkheads


  • New Galley in salón
  • Synthetic resin countertop
  • Double s/s sink and Storage under sink
  • 3 burner stove / oven with grill (LPG)
  • 12V fridge 130L / 34 US Gallons


  • Electronics & Others
  • Chart Plotter C120 W RayMarine
  • ST70 Color controlhead (rotary rudder reference sensor include)
  • Autopilot X-30 CorePack
  • Radar RayMarine
  • GPS (2x) GPS Sensor 125 Plus AIS System
  • HF receiver, Radio/CD player (old) and VHF Raymarine 2180 + 2 Radio Handy
  • Honda Marine generator 2.000 Watts 220 – 12 Volts

Electrical System:

  • Main 12V electrical panel without PMMA door on port side of salon next to companionway
  • Ammeter, voltmeter, circuit breakers, back lighting, water gauge, 12V outlet
  • 2 engine start batteries: 12 v- 110 Amp
  • 4 house batteries: 12 v-140 Amp
  • Battery charge splitter
  • Inverter (12 / 220 Volts) 2.000 Watts


  • 1 Electric Winche Lewmar H3 Anchor Windlass in anchor locker
  • Delta (25 kg)
  • Bruce (16 kg)
  • Fortress (7kg, alu.)

Sails & Standing Rigging:

  • 1 Full batten 61 m² (650 ft²) ( Dacron® full batten mainsail (Lidgard Sail, New Zeland 2010)
  • 1 Jib 29 m² (310 ft²) (furling genoa UV protection . Working jib 12,8 m² (138 ft²)
  • 14 m /62’4” aluminium mast withouth mainsail track and ball-bearing battcars
  • Double spreader rig
  • anodized aluminium boom
  • 2 high shrouds with chafeguards
  • 2 lower shrouds with chafeguards
  • 1 forestay furler 400
  • mainsail lazy-jacks


  • 8 mooring cleats
  • 3 Manual Winches 40 Harnk STC
  • Trampolín Trampolin (France) (Bow safety net with knot-less nylon netting)
  • Aft cockpit
  • Large cockpit usable as deck salon
  • T-shape foredeck seating area with generator locker
  • Removable varnished small cockpit table accommodates)


  • 500L : 2 x 250 Jabco (2 water tanks) No WaterMaker
  • pressurized freshwater system.
  • 2 Hot water heaters (10 gls ea.)

Engines & Propellers:

  • 2 30 HP sail drive SD 20 ( HP saildrive diesel engines . Yanmar 3YM30 ea. With Engine controls at helm station)
  • 2 Gory Propeller, 3 blades (2015)
  • Soundproofed engine compartments, soundproof access panels
  • 2 RACO Sea water filter)
  • 2 x 140 l (37 gal.) Stainless fueltanks


  • 3.1m Hypalon inflatable dinghy
  • 2 Tohatsu Outboard 10 and 3.5 HP 2T)

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