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Island Packet 45 - SOLD

£154,950 GBP

One owner from new

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Lying: United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer / modelIsland Packet 45 - SOLD
New or usedUsed
Price£154,950 GBP
Tax / VAT statusPaid / included
Price commentOne owner from new
LyingLymington, United Kingdom


Length overall13.79 m
Length waterline11.46 m
Beam4.06 m
Draft1.47 m
Displacement12,882 kg
KeelLong keel


Island Packet 45 For Sale.

Sorry, unfortunately this yacht is now SOLD

Do you have a similar yacht for sale? If so we are always seeking quality cruising yachts for active buyers, especially in the Solent and surrounding areas. For more details please see the Sell Your Yacht Section

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The Island Packet 45 is an iconic high-quality cruising yacht, immensely capable yet easily handled by just two and with exceptionally high levels of comfort.

It is no wonder that when first introduced, the IP 45 won Cruising Boat of the Year and was described by the judges as follows:

“The 45's elegant but practical interior achieves a great balance between the desire for all the comforts of home ashore and the necessities of life at sea.”

“Detailed attention to the demands of real-world cruising, toughness for hard use and heavy seas, comfort underway and at anchor… it all adds up to what cruising people need in a boat.”

“As judged, the Island Packet 45 represents terrific value and overall superb execution.”

Vivamus is a beautifully presented example and has had just one owner from new.

More details are in the full specification section but her notable highlights include:

Eberspacher cabin heating
Yanmar 62hp Engine – with circa 1200 hours
Engine Serviced annually and fitted with a fuel purifier
Brunton 3 bladed autoprop
PAGURO 4000 4.6KW Generator – New in 2016
Cutter rigged
All sail controls and reefing lines led back to the cockpit
Mainsail – New in 2018 – virtually unused
Furling staysail - 2017 - used once
Cruising chute - Rollgen - 2009 - little used
Raymarine Radar, Plotter and Instruments
Cockpit enclosure/bimini
Lodestar dinghy
Torqeedo outboard - brand new - never been used
Antifouled - Spring 2019
Winchrite electric winch adaptor

Viewing is highly recommended.

LYING: Lymington

Available to view by appointment, please contact John Rodriguez Yachts


Boat Name: Vivamus

Make & Model: Island Packet 45

Year: Built 1999 – Launched 2000

Hull Material: GRP

Keel Type: Long

Length Overall: 13.79m

Length Over Waterline: 11.46m

Beam: 4.06m

Draft: 1.47m

Displacement: 12,882 Kg

Fuel Tankage: 530 L

Water Tankage: 909 L

Engine Model: Yanmar

Engine HP: 62 HP

Engine Hours: Circa 1200

Age of Standing Rigging: Original

Antifouled: Spring 2019


Number of Separate Sleeping Cabins (Excluding Saloon): 2

Number of Double Or Single Berths (Excluding Saloon): 2 Doubles

Number of Double Or Single Berths In Saloon: 1 Double, 1 Occasional Single

Number of Heads: 2 heads and shower

Interior & Domestic:

Eberspacher cabin heating
Teak and holly cabin sole
Carpets to saloon, forward and aft cabins
Pressurised hot and cold water
Teak joinery
Sixteen opening ports
Seven deck hatches
909L water tank
150L holding tank

Forward Cabin:

Double berth
Ensuite heads compartment
Marine WC basin and shower


L-Shaped settee berth - with infill
Fold down double leaf saloon table with drinks cabinet
Single Settee Berth Opposite.

Chart Area:

Forward facing chart table
Fully adjustable chart seat

Galley Area:

Double Stainless Steel Sinks.
Cooker with oven
Microwave oven
Top Loading Fridge with freezer compartment

Aft Cabin:

Double Berth
Access to heads and shower


Yanmar 62hp
Freshwater cooled
Shaft drive
Brunton 3 bladed autoprop
Rope cutter
Bowthruster - QL
530L fuel tank
Engine Serviced annually and fitted with a fuel purifier
Exhaust elbow modified to exit over rear quarter


4 x 12v domestic batteries - 2014
1 x 12v engine battery - 2016
Shore power
Alternator charging
Battery charger
Battery monitor
PAGURO 4000 4.6KW Generator – New 2016


Autopilot - Raymarine ST 6000
Chartplotter/GPS/Radar - Raymarine C120 can be removed and located at the chart table
AIS receive
Wind - Raymarine ST 60
Speed - Raymarine ST 60
Depth - Raymarine ST 60

Chart Table:
Chartplotter/GPS/Radar - Raymarine C120 can be removed and located in the cockpit
DSC/VHF Radio - Vertex Standard VM 3500E
Multi screen - Raymarine ST60
Navtex - ICS Nav 6


Cutter rigged
Stainless steel standing rigging - original
Twin backstays for easy stern boarding & unobstructed helm seating
Keel Stepped Silver Anodised Mast and Boom
Inmast reefing mainsail
Foresail and staysail furling gear
Self Tacking staysail boom
Rod kicker
Scott boom break fitted
All sail controls and reefing lines led back to the cockpit
Spinnaker halyard
Spare Mainsail halyard


Mainsail - 2018 - unused
Furling Genoa now cut to a Yankee - original - laundered and checked annually by Saunders
Furling staysail - 2017 - used once
Cruising chute - Rollgen - 2009 - little used

Sail area:

IJPE : 928.92 sq ft
I : 54.92 ft
J : 18.67 ft
P : 47.50 ft
E : 17.50 ft


Wheel steering
GRP deck
Simpson Lawrence electric anchor winch
Anchor bollard on bowsprit
Double bow roller
Anchor with chain
Pulpit with step to allow for boarding from the bow
Stern anchor and chain with stern roller
Stern gate with quick release hook
Leather covered wheel
Stern rail seats
Foldaway teak grated table and drinks holder at wheel
Bathing ladder
Cockpit shower


2 x Lewmar 44ST coachroof winches
1 x Lewmar 16ST coachroof winch
2 x Lewmar 54ST primary winches
2 x Lewmar 16ST secondary winches


Electric and manual bilge pumps
Mast ladder hoisted using spare halyard

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.


Sprayhood with grabrail
Cockpit enclosure/bimini


Lodestar dinghy
Torqeedo outboard - brand new - never been used
Antifouled - Spring 2019
Winchrite electric winch adaptor


One owner from new
Builders certificate
Statement of origin
Bill of Sale
Evidence of VAT status
Evidence of RCD status


The 45 offers exceptional safety and seakeeping, unmatched comfort and livability, superb craftsmanship and materials, and sparkling performance. The exclusive Full Foil Keel unifies the performance of modern hull and foil designs with the superior seakeeping, comfort and safety of a traditional long keel.

This design adds numerous benefits for the cruising sailor: superior protection from damage or fouling for both rudder and prop, immensely strong integral hull and keel construction, and moderate draft with exceptional stability.

The cutter rig used has furling systems on both the genoa and self-tending staysail. Three manageable sails allow a small crew to set a variety of well-balanced combinations for comfort, safety and performance over a wide range of wind and sea conditions.

The 45's innovative, practical and well-appointed accommodations are focused on both the requirements of extended cruising and a comfortable lifestyle when living aboard.

The entire interior conveys a sense of comfort and style in a harmonious blend of designer fabrics, textures and surfaces. Carefully selected teak, chosen for both grain pattern and color, is meticulously hand-crafted and varnished for a furniture quality fit and finish.

The engine is easily accessible. Extensive sound reduction measures include lead-lined foam insulation and gasketed doors.

The hull of the 45 is built of solid triaxial laminate, providing the highest level of impact and puncture resistance and over twice the tensile strength of conventional woven roving laminates. The deck is cored with PolyCore, an extremely tough inorganic matrix of glass microspheres and resin that is impervious to rot and delamination.

Lying: Lymington

Available to view by appointment

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Saturday by prior appointment

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Saturday by prior appointment.