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Moorings 4500

The Moorings 4500 is a 45’ catamaran sailboat designed by Alexander Simonis and Maarten Voogd. She was built by Robertson and Caine (South Africa) and made of GRP (glass reinforced polyester). The production started in 2017 .

The Moorings 4500 belongs to the The Moorings range. The Moorings 4500 has also been marketed as Moorings 4500.

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Moorings 4500's   Main Features
Model Moorings 4500
Type of hull Catamaran
Category Offshore cruising catamaran
Shipyard
Designer Alexander Simonis
Maarten Voogd
Range The Moorings
Construction GRP (glass reinforced polyester)
First built hull 2017
Last built hull Still in production
Appendages Skeg :
Skegs
Helm 1 wheel
Rudder 2 spade rudders
Cockpit Aft cockpit
Unsinkable No
Trailerable No
EC certification A
Standard public price ex. VAT (indicative only)
N/A
Moorings 4500's   Main dimensions
Length overall 45’
Hull length 45’
Waterline length 42’ 11”
Beam (width) 24’ 1”
Draft 4’ 11”
Mast height from DWL 70’
Light displacement 31967 lbs
Capacity 10141 lbs
Moorings 4500's   Rig and sails
Upwind sail area 1328 sq.ft
Mainsail area 786 sq.ft
Genoa area 543 sq.ft
Rigging type Sloop Marconi (square top mainsail) 9/10
Rotating spars No
Mast position Deck stepped mast
Spars Mast and boom in Aluminum
Standing rigging 1x19 strand wire continuous
Number of levels of spreaders 1
Spreaders angle Swept-back (diamond)
Moorings 4500's   Performances
Upwind sail area to displacementiThe ratio sail area to displacement is obtained by dividing the sail area by the boat's displaced volume to the power two-thirds.
The ratio sail area to displacement can be used to compare the relative sail plan of different sailboats no matter what their size. Upwind : under 18 the ratio indicates a cruise oriented sailboat with limited performances especially in light wind, while over 23 it indicates a fast sailboat.
20.75
Displacement-Length ratio (DLR)iThe Displacement Length ratio is a figure that points out the boat's weight compared to its waterline length. DLR is obtained by dividing the boat's displacement in tons by the cube of one one-hundredth of the waterline length (in feet).
The DLR can be used to compare the relative mass of different sailboats no matter what their length: a DLR less than 180 is indicative of a really light sailboat (race boat made for planning), while a DLR greater than 300 is indicative of a heavy cruising sailboat.
184
Moorings 4500's   Auxiliary engine
Engine(s) 2
Engine type Inboard engine
Engine 45 HP
Fuel type Diesel
Fuel tank capacity 184.9 gal
Moorings 4500's   Accommodation
Cabin(s) (min/max) 3 / 5
Berth(s) (min/max) 6 / 11
Head(s) (min/max) 3 / 5
Fresh water tank capacity 206.1 gal
Holding tank capacity 44.9 gal
Moorings 4500's   Saloon
Maximum headroom 6’ 7”
Moorings 4500's   Fore cabin
Maximum headroom 6’ 2”
Berth length 6’ 7”
Berth width 4’ 7”
Moorings 4500's   Aft cabin
Maximum headroom 6’ 2”
Berth length 6’ 7”
Berth width 5’

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