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1974 45 Columbia 45' Motorsailor Sloop

Semper Fi

Semper Fi

1974 45 Columbia

45' Motorsailor Sloop-Semper Fi

For Sale

Flag of Registry: United States


The Classic Styling of this 45’ Motorsailor are yours to enjoy aboard this Sparkling Clean, Totally refurbished and reconditioned yacht, loaded with Updated features for either long range cruising or liveaboard.  Known for the very spacious deck and cabin space “Semper Fi” has a 12’4’’ Beam, offering two large staterooms, Two heads, separate shower stall in the aft cabin, well equipped full Galley with Dual Holding plate Refrigeration, Three Reverse Cycle AC Units, and all cabinetry and woodwork has been beautifully refinished through out the boat.  New Carpeting, New Upholstery for the Berths and Dining area, and Custom Aluminum Frames with Tempered Glass in the Salon.  Since Semper Fi is currently unfurnished, your décor choices are limited only by your imagination and expertise. 

On deck, Newer bottom paint and epoxy, Custom Helm Seat, New Stanchions, aft and bow pulpits, Matching Sunbrella Bimini, Hatch covers, Helm cover, Sail Covers and Window covers. She has an Electric Windlass, Generator, Removable SS Davits, All Sails are rigged Aft for single handed sailing, She is Shoal Draft, Has Roller Furling, and  includes an Asymetric Spinnaker. Electronics include JRC Color Radar with Chartplotter, ST6000 Autopilot, Depth, VHF with wireless Mic, and She is powered by an 85hp Perkins. Her Wide beam makes cruising and liveaboard extremely comfortable and stable and she is exceptionally clean and ready for a new owner.

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Quick Specs

Type: Sail

Year: 1974

Beam: 12' 4"

Draft Max: 5' 3"

Draft Min: 5' 3"


Heads: 2

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Flag: United States

Stabilizers: None

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gallons): 135

Fresh Water Capacity (Gallons): 120


Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Perkins
  • Engine Model: 4-236
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 85.00
  • Power KW: 63.38
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 0.00

Engine 2

Full Details

Deck Equipment

Shoal Draft

Anchor Platform

CRQ Anchor

200 ft Anchor Chain

New Stanchions, Aft and Bow Pulpits

Bottom Paint & Epoxied, filled & faired 2014

Removable SS St. Croix Davits

Maxwell 2000 Anchor Windlass

Anchor Locker

Propane Tank Locker on Aft Deck

Custom Swivel Helm Seat  Added behind wheel

Sunbrella Bimini

Sumbrella Hatch Cover

Sunbrella Sail Covers

Sunbrella Helm Cover

Sunbrella Winch Covers

New Custom Aluminum Frames w/Tempered Glass in Salon Windows

Multiple Winches




Hot/Cold Pressure Fresh Water

Force 10 Propane Oven/Stove combo

110v & Engine Driven Holding Plate Refrigeration

Microwave Oven

Water Heater

S/S Sink

Corian Shower Stall and Countertops

Drop Down  Dinette

New Upholstery Dinette Seating

New Upholstery on Both Berths

I had the entire interior taken apart to hand sand all bulkheads and overhead for repaint. 



6.5 KW Onan Generator (needs some work.  Was running earlier this year)  Price dropped due to this issue.

(2) New 8D Batteries

Xantrex Battery Charger/Inverter w/Smartlink monitor

Electrical Panel in Salon



St-6000 Autopilot

Depth Sounder

Knot Meter

JRC Color Radar w/ Chart Plotter at Helm

VHF w/ Wireless Remote Mic




Single 85hp Perkins Diesel

New starter Jan 2018

2 new 8D Batteries Jan 2018

(3) Reverse Cycle AC Units

(16,000 BTU, 12000 BTU, 5000 BTU)

(2) Heads One Electric, One Manual

Hydraulic Steering

135 gal Fuel Tank

120 Gal. Water Tank

Holding Tanks

Dripless Shaft Seal

6+ PFD’s

Bilge Pumps

 Hobbs meters  Top one says 432.1  Engine Bottom one   244.4  Gen   Owner changes oil at least 2 times a year but doesn't read hour meters so I expect they are not updated.  Boat not used much in last 3- 4 years.


Sails & Rigging

main and jib were new in 2001. 

The spinnaker was made about 2005. It was used a couple of times.

new furling system 2005

head stay.  aft stay new 2005

Additional Information

Deck fill deck plates and hoses were added to allow fuel and water to be done on deck vs the original interior fuel and water fill points in the salon.  Modernization and better engineering.


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.

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