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1997 Amel Santorin

Lefkas, Greece


Amel Santorin ketch (45ft) centre cockpit built 1997. A quality blue water cruiser from highly respected builders. Accom for 4/7 in 2 double cabins and saloon. Volvo 50hp engine, bowthruster, generator, electric main winch, heating. Equipped for long term cruising a powerful dynamic ketch. French Flag since 1997. Euros 120,000

Basic Boat Info

Price: €120,000
Make: Amel
Model: Santorin
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Amel
Designer: Henri Amel
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 45 ft / 13.72 m
Length Overall: 45 ft / 13.72 m
Waterline Length: 36 ft / 10.97 m
Beam: 13 ft / 3.96 m
Max Draft: 6'2 ft / 1.89 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: MD22 LB
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Location: Center


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


Williams and Smithells Ltd
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers


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


GRP hull deck and structure. Designed by Henri Amel
Centre Cockpit with fixed windscreen with spray cover + bimini
Synthetic teak decks and cockpit
Wheel steering
Long fin keel
Skeg rudder


Original 50hp Volvo MD22 LB
Hours unknown
Propeller 3 bladed, fixed
Various assorted spares



Generator (Mase) last fully run in 2017
12v & 220v systems
3 battery (2017) – 1 Group battery (2017)
2 Removable solar panels (Year 2014)
Charger (Dolphin) 12v 60A


Fuel:     400 ltrs in single steel tank
Water:   800 ltrs in PRV tank
Holding: single tank off forward heads.

Rig and Sails

Ketch rigged – Sails original 1997
Standing rigging original – 1997

Foresail and main sail furling (deck and cockpit control)
5 x Sails standard equipment (Genoa, Mainsail, Mizzen, Jib, Ballooner)

All Lewmar winches
2 x winches self-tailing – 1 winch Electric
2 x swinging boom
2 x Spinnaker/Cruising pole


Accom for 8 throughout – See layout attached
2 main cabins with double forward & aft + single
Passage to aft cabin stbd
Possible 3 berths in Saloon
2 heads – fore & aft
Solid dark wood/mahogany joinered interior
Traditional saloon with central table, offset seating to stbd with cot berth.
Nav station to stbd
Galley to port


Webasto heating (saloon and stern cabin)
Water maker not used during last two years (Aqua-Set)
Shower with warm water (boiler)
Salt water tap on kitchen sink
Fridge (2014)
Gas oven (original)



Electrical windlass (deck and cockpit control)
Delta anchor with 80 meters 8 mm chain (2014)
Spare CQR anchor
Anchor washer (deck and cockpit control)
Swim Ladder
Spray Hood
Winter cockpit cover
2+1 gas bottles
2 x Folding bike


Autohelm Autopilot (deck and cockpit control) 2009
Radar Furuno
Echo sounder/depth
Wind speed/directon
Radio/CD (Cockpit loud speaker)
Clock & Barometer
Navigation lights


Tender Plastimo (4 person + 1) 2017
Yamaha outboard motor (new 2018) + Electric inflatable


8 person inflatable liferaft, last serviced 2018
EPIRB Kannad 406
8 life jackets
3 fire extinguishers
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump
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.

Title Documents and Tax

Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.

Current original French Registration
Acte de Francisation
Titre de Navigation
Pre-dates RCD
Assumed to be TVA paid as has been on private French Flag since new which is directly linked to tax
Should the vessel be deleted from the French Flag the closure Certificate is stamped by French Customs 'Douanes'

Disclaimer and Travelling to Inspect

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Additional Contact Information

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