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Lafitte 44

Asking Price

NZD $239,000




Opua, Bay of Islands Marina

Beautiful on the eye and a joy to be aboard, this Lafitte 44 cutter is designed to sail the world in comfort. A strong and safe build, ‘Three Sheets’ is the perfect ocean cruiser. Meticulously maintained with a major refit in 2018, this boat is an oldie but a goodie.

Practical, comfortable and a great sailor, she has a long fin keel and skeg-hung rudder, and has enjoyed many ocean passages and island cruising through her lifetime. Her adventures have taken her from Turkey to the Panama Canal and across the Pacific.

Her 3 cabin layout includes v berth forward sings starboard aft quarter berth and a queen port quarter berth – perfect for a couple or family.  

Her owners have taken great pride and care of her, with regular maintenance carried out.  Her latest upgrades include:

  • New Mainsail and Headsail in 2018
  • New Rigging in 2018
  • GRP overlaid with Teak decking re-grooved and re-caulked in 2017

‘Three Sheets’ has a solid GRP hull with Airex filled frames and stringers, all bulkheads glassed in. 

With an extensive inventory, this boat is set up and ready to go for long passages in comfort and self-sufficiency.  

Some of her features include:

Yanmar engine
Bow thruster
Ssb radio
Quantum radar and AIS (new in 2018)
2kw Honda Generator
Solar Panels
Wind generator
Gennaker and Storm Jib
new Dodger, Bimini and Stack Pack
Complete Safety Gear ready to go
Extensive spare parts
Raymarine hybrid touch chart plotter

Contact Robbs for viewing in the Bay of Islands Marina, Opua


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  • Accommodation: 3 Cabins
  • Beam: 3.86
  • Draft: 2.1
  • Length Over All: 13.50
  • Build Design: Robert Perry
  • Year: 1981
  • Construction: Solid GRP
  • Fuel Capacity: 460L
  • Engines: Yanmar
  • Max Engine Power (Hp): 54

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