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2008 Jeanneau 45' Sun Odyssey 45 DS



2008 Jeanneau

45' Sun Odyssey 45 DS-MELUSINA

For Sale

Flag of Registry: United States


Sun Odyssey 45DS - MELUSINA-- One Owner-- She is ready to be sailed away by her new owners. She has been lightly cruised, only 368 engine hrs, Chesapeake Bay only, and has never been chartered. A viable long range cruiser, she is the two stateroom owner's version and equipped with all factory options.
  • One Owner Since New.
  • Owner Motivated; Bring All Offers
  • Shoal draft keel (5'4")
  • 75 HP Yanmar, 
  • Bow thruster
  • Upgraded house battery bank (all new 5 AGMs 2017), Inverter
  • - In-mast furling main sail
    - BRAND NEW Quantum main sail and foresail (still at Quantum shop - never been installed)
    - Two-cabin layout
    - Harken Electric winch
    - Unique custom paint on hull (maroon)
    - Custom cockpit cushions fitted to unique bi-level deck salon layout, including back cushions in cockpit, and also behind captain?s seats (by wheels)
    - Custom deck cushions, for laying out on the top deck just behind the mast
    - Full sets of surrounds for the cockpit, including one set of screens and one set eisenglass
    - Upgraded solid teak cockpit table, with folding leaves
    - Magnum propane BBQ grill and accessories included; attaches to back of boat with bracket
    - Brand new dock lines (5) - never been used, just purchased
    - Brand new innovative boat hook by Hook & Moor (
    - Fender holders (holds 4) that can be attached to railing
    - Jabsco electric heads (2)
    - Upgraded outdoor speakers (new in 2017)
    - Wiring for lighting inside bimini (through the bimini frame)
  • Vessel purchase includes Jones Act Waiver !
  • Melusina will be available for showings starting April 20, 2018. 


Quick Specs

Type: Sail

Year: 2008

Beam: 14' 4"

Draft Max: 5' 4"


Heads: 2

Cruise Speed (knots): 8

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Flag: United States

Stabilizers: None

Fuel Tank Capacity (Gallons): 63

Fresh Water Capacity (Gallons): 162

Holding Tank Capacity (Gallons): 34


Engine 1

  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4JH4E
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Sail
  • Power HP: 0.00
  • Power KW: 0.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 0.00

Engine 2

Full Details


The galley is large and functional with considerable storage cabinets above the counter and drawers below. The features include the double SS sink with hot/cold pressure water, a large refrigerator with small freezer and top and front access and an oversized separate freezer compartment. The propane stove has 4 burners and large oven. Tucked away inside the aft cabinet is an installed microwave.

Engine & Mechanical

The engine is an upgraded optional reliable Yanmar 75hp with about 368 hours located under the companionway. The access is provided by the removable companionway, a water tight hatch in the aft shower, removable panels in the aft cabin and a fourth access in the galley. A dripless stuffing box is easily accessed under a sole panel between the aft berths engine panels.  


The electronics are a Raymarine suite of systems with ST-60 Graphic display and Autopilot on the port helm and ST-60 Tridata and AWI at the starboard. A Garmin 740S chartplotter is located at the cockpit table amidship for viewing from either helm.

The VHF is an Icom ICM422 with a RAM mic at the helm. The stereo is MP3 compatible. And the TV has a DVD player built-in.

The nav station is combined with the electrical and electronic systems.   


The electrical power comes from a single 50A shore power connection to a 60A battery charger. The are two a/c units that can be run off shore power.
All new AGM batteries installed 2017.

Sails & Rigging

The rig includes a standard in-mast Selden furling main sail and a 140% genoa on a Harken furler. 
Mainsail and furling genoa with UV cover are NEW from Quantum Sails Annapolis.   

The control lines all run to the cockpit on Harken gear. There a two Harken 53 two speed genoa winches and two Harken 44 winches on the coach roof to handle the mainsail. The main furling is controlled by one of the Harken 44's which has electric 2-speed control. The genoa fairlead cars are controllable with lines lead to the cockpit.


On of the best features of the DS models is the large cockpit with the dual helms and open transom. The folding cockpit table provides access on both sides for serving guests. There is a custom bimini, connector and dodger combined with full eisenglass enclosure with screens. In addition are new custom cushions to add comfort the cockpit as well as for the 2 helm seats aft of the wheels.

Deck Gear

The ground tackle is a Delta anchor with chain and rope rode on a Quick electric windlass with controls on the fore deck. Teak toerail and lifeline gates P&S. Multiple fenders and new dock lines are included as present on the yacht.


Melusina is the desired 2 stateroom owner's version.  The master aft stateroom features the king-size berth, bedside nightstands, many cabinets and drawers for storage, and a large Sharp flat screen TV with DVD player mounted on the forward wall. The ensuite head and shower are portside for added privacy, an electric head is installed.
The salon is bright and spacious with the added feature of the raised sole and larger "cat-eye" windows. The L-shaped galley is a step down to starboard of the companionway and the nav station is to port. A convertible dinette is forward and across from a comfortable settee.

The entire interior is controlled with by two Marine Aire systems (one in the aft cabin and one in the salon/fwd cabin. In addition, there are 6 - 12V fans located in all berths and the salon.

The forward stateroom features a large v-berth with multiple storage areas.  The ensuite head and shower offers privacy for your guests. Overhead hatch and multiple windows keep this cabin feeling spacious and bright.

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. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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