- stock #215564 - big, beautiful, roomy, fully fitted out and ready to sail or liveaboard or both! this 1974 columbia 45 motorersailer has had a thorough and complete overhaul and renovation within the last few years. the current owners have owned this sloop for 30 years and lived on her at one time for 12 years. columbia yachts is one of the earliest, largest, and most successful american builders of production fiberglass sailing yachts. this sloop is powered by a single perkins 4-107, 53 hp diesel engine when not under sail with an estimated 1000 hours on the engine. the owners report that the engine starts every time. the columbia is built on a racing hull and does very well heading into the wind. the owner says you can sail this boat anywhere in the world and live a comfortable sailing life. this columbia is well equipped and sails close to the wind. the deep draft makes her stable at anchor. the owner has sailed in 55-knot winds and 30-foot seas while he was at the helm. in his first gale she never even creaked or had an objection and powered through. the columbia 45 has a larger open living space than many sailboats. the salon is spacious and open with tempered glass windows. the main cabin windows are 3/8 inch thick on the port and starboard and 1/2 thick on the forward main cabin providing you with an always clear visual experience and uv protection. the salon opens to the galley and dinette. the galley has a sink, a 4 burner stove, oven, microwave, and refrigerator/freezer with ice maker. the cabin is a comfortable place to gather with plenty of seating throughout. the aft stateroom features a solid teak privacy door separate head with a standup shower with a privacy door, sink and extra counter space, and large vanity storage. the forward v-berth with a privacy curtain provides privacy. the forward nature's head has the option adjoining the forward v-berth or being available for the main living area. the convertible dinette and 2 berths in the cockpit provide additional sleeping options. the extra-large cockpit with a custom hard dodger has been a favorite space to gather for the owners to enjoy morning coffee and the amazing views. it is also the perfect area to enjoy the sights and fresh air while at the helm with plenty of room for passenger participation. the roll-down windowed enclosure offers safe heaven from adverse weather and a bonus of additional living space. take the opportunity to make an offer on this customized 1974 columbia 45 motorsailer. many have chosen to raise a family on this size and style of boat. start dreaming of the life you will enjoy and the memories you will make. we are looking for people all over the country who share our love for boats. if you have a passion for our product and like the idea of working from home, please visit sellboatsandrvs [dot] com to learn more. this listing has now been on the market 30 days. if you are thinking of making an offer, go ahead and submit it today! let's make a deal! reason for selling is moving to power. at pop yachts, we will always provide you with a true representation of every vessel we market. we encourage all buyers to schedule a survey for an independent analysis. any offer to purchase is always subject to satisfactory survey results. you have questions? we have answers. call us at 001 979-256-2628 to discuss this boat. selling your boat has never been easier. at pop yachts, we literally sell thousands of units every year all over the country. call 001 855-218-2805 and we'll get started selling your boat today. take a look at all ***359 pictures*** of this vessel, and a video, on our main website at popyachts dot com. we appreciate that you took your time to look at our advertisement and we look forward to speaking with you!