The Benello 44, built in Italy in 1970, is a composite fiberglass performance sailboat built to a Sparkman & Stephens design, which became known as the very succsesful Swan 44. The previous owner purchased the vessel in 1991 in San Diego and has cruised the vessel extensively including New Zealand, Australia, Indian Ocean, the Red Sea, Mediterranean, across the Atlantic and back to San Diego (check out her travel blog! swanya. blogspot. mx).
Totally rebuilt 1995 and constantly upgraded untill 2014, she has classic lines with original hardwood interior in stunning condition. MEL is a fully equipped cutter for extended blue water cruising. Her exceptional seaworthiness combined with striking beauty in excellent condition makes her a complete offshore package. Be sure to click on full specs to see all she has to offer!
Mel is not currently at our dock, but is available for showings by appointment. Let the experienced team at La Paz Yachts, the experts in yacht ownership here in Mexico, show you how easy it is to start your cruising dreams, right here in the heart of paradise.
Tom and Cindy are the team who lead and make you comfortable with the process of buying or selling in Mexico. They are respected and loved members of the cruising community in La Paz. Their honesty and integrity are much appreciated by buyers and sellers.
La Paz Yachts Division of Mazatlan Marine Center Tom & Cindy Marina de la Paz La Paz, BCS, Mexico 23000 Toll-free 1-855-225-2729 Other Local (612) 123-1948 EMAIL US email@example.com
Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think!
Call for details.
Please contact Tom Murray at 011 52 (612) 123-1948
Spécifications, Équipements et informations supplémentaires:
Mast, Boom: • 3 Barlow 24 two speed, halyards, reefing • 1 Barient 22 two speed, halyard • 2 Maxwell 20 two speed, spinnaker pole topping lifts • 1 Lewmar 16 two speed, mainsail clew out haul
All integrated B&G Nmea2000 system new 2014: • B&G Zeus touch 7 chart plotter in cockpit • 3 x B&G T41 displays (2 in cockpit, 1 at nav station • B&G Triton masthead wind sensor • B&G 4G broadband radar • B&G Thru-hull Xduce • B&G V50 VHF/AIS • B&G H50 wireless VHF handset • Actisence USB to Nmea2000 adapter for PC at nav station • B&G Triton high current autopilot with remote control • B&G Triton Compass RC42N
Furuno GP33 GPS Navigator Nmea2000, 2014
Dell All In One PC at nav station, 2014 (upgraded to Windows 10 2015)
MaxSea navigation software 2014
E-Charts, 2014: • MM3-VNA-027 TZ Vector C-Map charts. Central America, Caribbean • MM3-VNA-024 US West coast, Hawaii and Baja Mexico
Kennwood TS 50 SSB/Ham radio with: • Pactor lll Modem • Shakespear Auto Tuner • Back stay antenna • Dyna plates for grounding
Nasa Marine Navtex Pro Plus
Nasa Marine Meteoman, 2014
Viking 6 man offshore life raft ISO9650, 2014 (next inspection 06-2017)
Holding tank for dock pump out or manual outboard dump
Diverter valve for toilet / shower sump, 2014
SS Water heater 120V/60Hz, 2014
Vantage Marine Baja,120V/60Hz, rated at 700gallons per day. Membrane renewed 2009
Bilge Pumps 1 Rule 2000 12V with float switch and 3 way switch, 2009 1 Henderson MK5 manual pump operated inside 1 Whale Gusher 15 manual pump operated at helm
Anchoring and Mooring
Simpson / Lawrence V.T. 2000 windlass
Twin SS bow rollers
45lb Manson Supreme Main anchor (re galvanized 2014)
45lb genuine Bruce (re galvanized 2014)
50lb Danforth Anchor
80m 5/16 high tensile chain with 20mm ¾ nylon rode in dedicated locker for main anchor
25m 5/16 high tensile chain with 80m ¾ nylon rode in dedicated locker for secondary anchor
Removable anchor roller on aft deck
10lb folding grapnel with chain for dingy
6 ¾ nylon mooring lines, 2014
10 fenders with cover
Telescopic boat hook
Cabin / Galley
Smev gimbaled SS gas cooker, 3 burners, grill and oven, 2005
20lb aluminum gas tank in sealed compartment with electric solenoid shut off system
120V commercial refrigerator with sea water cooling
12V Isotherm freezer with seawater cooling
12 V Blender, 2014
2 hot/cold pressured showers (1 cockpit, 1 head)
Espacher diesel forced air heater, 2005
Radio/CD player with cockpit speakers, 2014
LCD TV, 2014
Shakespeare Omni directional TV antenna
120V vacuum cleaner
12V Hella fan over main bed
Main cabin table
Additional Equipment, Miscellaneous
Zodiac 3.2m Inflatable 2005, good condition
Yamaha 15hp two stroke outboard 2005
Yamaha 2hp two stroke outboard 2007
Various canvas and covers
Aries self steering
Various paper charts
Teak grating in aft cockpit
5 x 20l diesel jerry cans carried in a permanent rack in the fore peak
Fishing rod with SS rod holder in aft cockpit
Various spare parts for engine, generator
Rebuilt raw water pump for engine
Assorted Fuel and oil filters, engine and generator spare belts
Spare filters for water maker
Assorted stainless steel screws, shackles and rigging hardware
The boat is presently in dry storage in Puerto Escondido, Loreto, BCA, Mexico, clean and in good to excellent condition, maintained by the owner in regular intervals.
Hull Material is GRP / Airex Sandwich / C Flex on Inner Laminate, with skeg hung rudder
Anti foul is Interlux Ultra red, renewed November 2014.
Engine and generator are serviced March 2015. (Impeller, filters and oil change)
A survey, dated October 2014 is available.
A delivery to US East or West Coast, Caribbean or Europe is possible.
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.