|Designer||Robertson and Caine Designs with Simonis|
|Builder||Robertson and Caine|
|Fuel capacity||230.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks|
|Water capacity||450.0 ltr Total - 3 Tanks|
|Holding tank capacity||60.0 ltr Total - 2 Tanks|
|Engine||2 x diesel 54hp|
|Engine make and model||Yanmar 4JH5e (2018)|
|Prop(s)||3 Blade Fixed|
|Fuel consumption (approx)||Not Recorded|
|Cruising speed (approx)||8 knots|
|Max speed (approx)||9 knots|
New Engines November 2018 only 1500 Hrs
Sloop rigged Robertson And Caine Aluminium spars (1998) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1998)
|Reefing mainsail||- Slab (unknown year) Stack Pack, Fully Battened, Lazy Jacks, 2 Reefs|
|Headsail||- Furling (unknown year)|
12 volt battery, 240 shore power voltage, 6 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator
|Total # of berths||10|
|No. of double berths||5|
|Air conditioning||2 Air conditioning Units|
|Heads||4 heads (Manual)|
3 burner propane Stove
|Pressurised water system|
|Hot water system|
3 burner propane Stove
2 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans windlass
100.00m of chain
AB Aluminium dinghy (2017)
30hp outboard, Tohatsu, Short shaft (unknown year)
4 bilge pumps (2 manual / 2 electric)
The Robertson & Caine Leopard 4500 needs no introduction: Cat of the year 1998 when launched and, in my view, still one of the best Cats if not the best ever made for many reasons, along with the 4700 which followed which is the same boat with longer swim platform.
I have personally lived and run these boats when they they were part of the The Moorings fleet. These boats were delivered on their own bottoms from Cape Town, SA to all The Moorings bases. Solid dependable and quick.
The on-deck layout is superb; it combines a huge cockpit with comfortable seating for 10 and easy handling whilst under sail. Below deck is simple but a perfectly designed layout with good saloon. the table of which drops to make a bed with interchangeable size tables, and large galley.
All 4 cabins are equal size with own heads and shower plus this example has aft Cabin AC.
These models are getting rarer to find given the age and finding them in good condition is getting harder. This example does need some improvements but has been in regular use up until May. However, she has had new engines and instruments in November 2018, now with on 1500hrs
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