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1978 Hallberg-Rassy 41 Ketch

Leros, Greece


The prestigious Hallberg-Rassy 41 Ketch, a marvel of marine engineering, offering you an unparalleled sailing experience. This stunning vessel strikes a unique balance between traditional design and contemporary features, with its sturdy construction, sleek lines, and meticulous finish. A product of Swedish craftsmanship and renowned for its solid reliability, the Hallberg-Rassy 41 Ketch promises a voyage of comfortable and uncompromising performance on the waters.

She features a centre cockpit layout with wheel steering, a long keel, and a skeg-hung rudder. The sailboat is powered by a Volvo Penta DC-75C engine, providing 75 horsepower, with a new starter motor installed in 2022. In addition, the boat is equipped with a bow thruster and a shaft driven 3-blade prop, ensuring excellent maneuverability.

The electric system includes both 12v and 220v on-board voltage and multiple batteries for domestic use and engine start. Solar panels and a wind generator provide additional energy sources. The boat has a generous tank capacity, with two steel fuel tanks and a 1,000-liter water tank. For sailing, it boasts a ketch rigging with aluminium spars, stainless steel standing rigging, and a fixed bowsprit. The sail inventory includes a white slab reefed mainsail, genoa, mizzen, and a jib/staysail.

She comfortably sleeps six across two cabins and the saloon. It has an L-shaped seating area, a U-shaped galley, a navigation station, and two heads with showers. On deck, an electric windlass, multiple anchors, and full winter covers are included. Navigation aids comprise a range of Raymarine equipment, and a Highfields 240 UL 4-person tender with a Honda outboard engine. Safety equipment includes an 8-person life raft, fire extinguishers, bilge pumps, and life jackets.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Hallberg-Rassy
Model: 41 Ketch
Year: 1978
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Hallberg-Rassy
Designer: Olle Enderlein
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 41 ft / 12.50 m
Length Overall: 41 ft / 12.50 m
Waterline Length: 34 ft / 10.36 m
Beam: 11'8 ft / 3.56 m
Max Draft: 6 ft / 1.83 m
Displacement: 9,900 kg
Ballast: 3800 kg

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: DC-75C
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 75hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Hours: 1,663


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Ketch, Cruisers


Jonty Stubbs
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers


Williams & Smithells UK
Fareham, GB, PO16 9DR
Tel:+44 (0)1329 827 053


White GRP hull
Anti-osmosis treatment (2002)
Teak (renovated 2001) laid on GRP deck
White GRP superstructure
Centre cockpit layout
Long keel
Skeg hung rudder
Wheel steering


Volvo Penta Dc-75C (2007)
75 Horse power
1,663 hours recorded July 2023
New starter motor (2022)
Shaftdrive to 3 blade prop
Shaft replaced (2011)
Bow thruster


12v and 220v on board voltage
2 x Varta 240amp/h domestic batteries (2022)
Global SMF 1200 engine start battery (2021)
2 x Exide EP450 Dual AGM 50+50amp/h bow thruster batteries (2021)
Quick SBC700 600W battery charger
2 x Solbian SP 23 (all in one) solar panels
Silentwind Pro 400+ wind generator


2 x Steel fuel tanks 830ltrs total
1,000ltrs Water tank

Rig and Sails

Ketch rigged
Aluminium spars
Stainless steel standing rigging (original)
Fixed bowsprit

2 x Andersen 50 primary winches
2 x Andersen spinnaker winches
2 x Anderson main mast winches
2 x Anderson mizzen mast winches

White slab reefed mainsail (2006)
White roller-furling genoa (2022)
White slab reefed mizzen (2015)
White roller-furling jib/staysail (2021)
Multi-coloured cruising chute


Sleeps 4 in 2 cabins plus 2 in saloon
Forward cabin with double V-berth
Forward heads with shower and Jabsco W/C to port
Forward storage unit to starboard
Walk-through saloon with centre table
L-Shaped seating to port
Bench/sofa seating to starboard
U-shaped galley to starboard
Navigation station to port
Portside walk-through with workbench/storage
Aft master cabin with large port and starboard single berths
Storage to port
Ensuite heads with shower and Jabsco W/C to starboard
Access to master cabin also via cockpit
Webasto cabin heating


Mobilife cooker with oven, grill and 3 x hobs
Double stainless steel sink
Frigoboat Fridge with triple feed (12v, 220v and engine)
Fidge cooling plates replaced (2013)
Pots/pans/cooking utensils
Various cutlery and crockery
Clock and barometer


Electric Lofrans Tigres windlass
25kg CQR main anchor with 50m chain (chain new 2022)
30kg Admiral anchor
12.5kg Grappino anchor
8 x Fenders
Cockpit sun awning
Boarding ladder
Deck shower
Full winter covers


Raymarine binnacle compass
Raymarine E80 Master and slave plotter
Raymarine speed/log
Raymarine depth sender
Raymarine autopilot
Raymarine E80 radar
Rudder angle indicator
Macmurdo ICS NAV6 NavTex


Highfield 240 UL 4-person tender
Tender cover
Honda 2.3hp outboard (serviced 2022)


Arimar 8-person life raft
6 x Fire extinguishers
2 x Electric bilge pumps
Manual bilge pump
6 x Life jackets
Radar reflector

The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.

Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.

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This Yacht is offered for sale by Williams & Smithells International Ltd
Williams & Smithells International Ltd
Unit 3 Martins Barn,
Birdham Road,
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