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Rustler Bowman 45 - SOLD

£199,950 GBP

Simply stunning

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Lying: United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer / modelRustler Bowman 45 - SOLD
NameFine Fleur
DesignerChuck Paine
New or usedUsed
Price£199,950 GBP
Tax / VAT statusPaid / included
Price commentSimply stunning
LyingHamble, United Kingdom


Length overall13.78 m
Displacement12,505 kg
KeelFin keel


Sorry, unfortunately this yacht is now SOLD

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Rustler Bowman 45 For Sale.

Highly desirable and rare to the market, Fine Fleur is a Rustler completed Bowman 45, built in 2006 and launched in 2007.

She is a superbly constructed and seaworthy yacht, well set up for long-distance blue water cruising (complete with twin poles for twin headsail downwind sailing) and also equally at home as a high-quality cruising yacht for exploring local waters.

Designed by the legendary Chuck Paine she is not only beautiful to look at, but she is also beautifully finished down below, with two large double cabins, two heads, a huge galley and a very comfortable saloon.

Her owner comments... "she is a beautiful, satisfying and rewarding yacht to sail"

Viewing is highly recommended.

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

62 HP Nanni 5280 HE diesel engine -Serviced 2019
3-bladed Max-Prop
Sleipner 95 kg Bowthruster
Electric halyard winch on Coachroof
Twin downwind poles with matched Yankee sails
Mastervolt 3.5kw Whisper Generator
Spectra Cape Horn Xtreme Water Maker
B&G Instruments
Furuno Radar / Plotter
Iridium Sat Phone
EPIRB – Serviced May 2018
Liferaft – Serviced May 2018

LYING: Hamble

Available to view by appointment, please contact John Rodriguez Yachts


Boat Name: Fine Fleur

Make & Model: Rustler Bowman 45

Hull Material: GRP

Year: 2006 Launched 2007

Length Overall: 13.78m

Length Over Waterline: 11.14

Beam: 3.96

Draft: 1.81

Keel Type: Lead Fin

Displacement: 12,505 kg

Fuel Tankage: 700 ltrs

Water Tankage: 600 ltrs

Engine Model: Nanni 5280 HE (62hp) diesel engine with 2.74 : 1 mechanical gearbox

Engine HP: 62HP

Date Last Engine Service: Spring 2019

Age Of Standing Rigging: Original

Date Last Antifouled: 2019


The interior joinery is constructed from high quality materials and in accordance with good yacht practice. All locker door and drawers have secure catches, hanging lockers have rails and hooks, cabin doors are fitted with high quality furniture and retaining catches.
All cabin woodwork is finished with a satin finish varnish.

Number of Separate Sleeping Cabins: 2 Large Double Cabins. Two addition single berths and two pipecots in saloon

Total Number of Berths: 8 including pipe cots

Number of Heads: 2


Panasonic stainless steel 220 volt Microwave
Frigoboat with fan and keel cooled unit.
C37BT top opening compressor freezer under starboard saloon berth
Force 10 gas cooker with 3 burners, grill and oven. Fitted with gimbles and fiddles.
Two stainless steel sinks.
Hot and cold pressurised system with standby hand-pump


Moulded in accordance with C.W. Paine construction drawings. The lay-up is comprised of isophthalic gel coat (double gel), colour Oxford Blue, with complexes of chopped strand matt (CSM) and woven rovings, hand laid with isophthalic resin on the first two layers. Bulkheads are of 15mm marine grade plywood primed and bonded to the hull and deck with 2.4kg/m2 CSM. Longitudinal stiffening stringers are foam cored with 2.4kg/m2 CSM and unidirectional roving reinforcement. Construction drawings are approved by Lloyd's Register of Shipping.


Moulded in accordance with C.W. Paine construction drawings. Off-white isophthalic gel with non-slip areas moulded in. The lay-up is of chopped strand matt and woven rovings with non-woven polyester core, stiffening and insulation. Teak laid decks (bonded not screwed).


MAIN - Fully battened with 3 reefs in 9.55 oz.Dacron. (39.48 sq.mtrs.). Loose footed
YANKEE - In 8.57 oz.Dacron, furling, 49 sq.mtrs. on Schaefer 3100
STAYSAIL - In 9.55 oz.Dacron, 16.5 sq.mtrs. hanked on.
MAINSAIL COVER - In acrylic (sunbrella fabric) to match sprayhood.

Other sails:

2nd Yankee (matched for twin running headsails) 115%
Storm staysail 8.0 sq.mtrs. Orange Dacron
MPG with Rollgen furling system. 2.1 oz. Nylon. 65.2 sq. mtrs. Red, White and Blue
MPS Assymetric spinnaker to fit rollgen system. 1.5 oz. Nylon. 128 sq. mtrs. Blue and White.


1 x 19 stainless steel wire with swaged ends.
Main forestay - 10mm diameter with Schaeffer furling gear fitted.
Cap shrouds - 10mm diameter.
Intermediate shrouds - 10mm diameter to deck.
Foreward lowers - 10mm diameter.
Aft lowers - 10mm diameter.
Backstay - 10mm diameter with insulators and Harken backstay adjuster.
Inner forestay - 8mm diameter 1 x 19 7mm diameter wire check stays for heavy weather use.
Swagged terminals top and bottom and Gibb 16mm s/s rigging screws and toggles.


264mm x 136mm anodised silver aluminium alloy section.
Tangs to all standing rigging.
One genoa halyard - internal.
One main halyard - internal, led to cockpit.
One staysail halyard - internal, led to cockpit.
One main boom topping lift - internal, led to cockpit.
Lazyjacks Kicking strap tang.
Fixed gooseneck.
Spinnaker track and fittings.
One Lewmar triple stopper port side above winch.
One Lewmar 48 CST genoa halyard winch.
Triwhite masthead, steaming and deck flood lights. Standard Aquasignal with LED bulbs
Three 152mm cleats for halyards port & stb'd.


200mm x 117mm anodised silver aluminium alloy section with single line reefing
outhaul sheaves and topping lift attachment at aft end with four sheaves, together with a stopper, at the foreward end.
4 reef point lines led to cockpit.
Kicking strap attachment.
Lazyjack attachments (3).
Fixed gooseneck.
Rod kicking strap.
Twin mast stowing poles.


Two Lewmar 44CST winches mounted either side of the companionway coachroof, together with associated clutches, to control reefing and halyard lines lead aft together with the staysail sheets. One electric for main halyard.
Two Lewmar 58CST winches mounted either side of the cockpit for genoa or yankee sheets.
Two Lewmar 48CST spinnaker winches.


Lewmar Sprint 1500 electric anchor windlass with warping drum and up and down foot controls on the foredeck and at helm
Main anchor - one 60 lbs Delta Anchor.
Main anchor chain - 90 metres 3/8" , 9.5mm calibrated short link chain.
Kedge anchor - 20 kgs Fortress, 25mtrs 9.5mm chain and 40mtrs 16mm warp


Sleipner 95 kg bowthruster
3-bladed Max-prop with fixed prop as spare
Stripper rope cutter


240V Shore Power. Input socket in starboard cockpit coaming locker.
Mastervolt 12/80 mass sine charger.
Engine - one 12 volt heavy duty battery renewed in 2017
Domestic - 2 @ 546 amp Rolls Series 5000 batteries


Charging, Main engine - a 60 amp (at 12 volt) alternator operates through an electronic charge control system giving maximum charge to engine battery. A second 100 amp alternator is fitted through the electronic charge control to domestic batteries. A Mastervolt - 80 amp (at 12 volt) charger charges engine starting and domestic batteries.
Mastervolt inverter (2000W).
Mastervolt IVET 3.5 220/110 volt transformer.

Mastervolt Whisper 3.5kw seawater cooled generator with remote starting panel, fitted with sound shield and enclosed in a sound insulated compartment. Serviced 2019


B&G H3000 Sonic speed with analogue repeater and NMEA graphic full function display.
B&G H3000 with analogue repeater and water temperature sensor.
B&G H3000 with analogue speed and 360 repeaters.
B&G H3000 Autopilot with Halcyon compass
Furuno Radar / Plotter (Navnet 10.4) with GPS aerial and 4 kw (602mm) Scanner including PC 500 remote heading sensor for MARPA (Aerial pole)
Furuno 32 GPS with aerial. (Aerial Pole)
Icom VHF with DSC (Mast) M 505 including hand command mic.
VHF cockpit speaker VHF emergency aerial (Aerial pole)
Icom 801E SSB with DMGS (Backstay)
Inmarsat 3000 E inc screen and keyboard. (Aerial pole) Distress button box
x 2 Iridium Phone (inc fixed and mobile 9505A) (Aerial pole)
USB socket connected to the Iridium black box for Laptop
Pioneer stereo single CD Radio with saloon and cockpit speakers (Memory to maintained circuit) Furuno Weatherfax receiver for Navnet (Aerial pole)
Icom M71 Hand held VHF.
Connection box and two flush mount kits Switch fitted between main VHF and emergency aerials
Navtex NX 300


Spectra Cape Horn Xtreme (two pump model). Inlet diverter valves, brine and product for chemical rinsing, also manual back flushing. Diverter to both water tanks and sampling facility at galley sink.


Life raft - Viking 6UKSL. Serviced 2nd May 2018
EPIRB – serviced 2nd May 2018
Emergency tiller (in stainless steel) and deck plate
4 fixings in cockpit for life harnesses
Ocean safety horseshoe lifebouy, holder and light (Yellow)
Plastimo danbouy, holder and light
Kim MOB - yellow valise
Safety ladder - (on pushpit) -- Plastimo

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.


Bailey Marine fuel and water filler fittings
Vents for tanks and engine extraction
Deck eyes for halyard stowage
Ensign staff
Two 3 mtr fender skirts in dark blue
Wheel and pedestal cover in blue
Mosquito screen for companionway
Cockpit table (folding to pedestal)
Passerelle (stowable in locker)
Outboard Lift Davit
Kim MOB - yellow valise
Safety ladder - (on pushpit)
Vent boxes / Handrails / Coachroof trim / Toerails – varnished
Avon Tender


Fine Fleur is reassuringly safe and a secure passage maker. She is a beautiful, satisfying and rewarding yacht to sail.

Lying: Hamble UK

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