0 1986 Hans Christian 41T For Sale | Grabau International Yacht Brokerage


£109,000 tax paid

Extensively upgraded and modernised.

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelHans Christian 41T
DesignerScott Sprague
Boat NameForever
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingArgyll, Scotland, United Kingdom


LOA15.54m (50'0")
LWL11.23m (36'0")
Beam4.04m (13'0")
Draft1.88m (6'0")
Hull ConstructionGRP
EngineYanmar 4JH2-THE 67hp
Keel TypeFin Keel

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    Extensively upgraded and modernised Hans Christian 41T bluewater cutter sloop. Boasting classic lines and a forgiving hull-shape, perfect for all-weathers serious ocean adventures.


    Built in Taiwan, the Hans Christian 41T is a traditional built heavyweight offshore cruiser. Finished with acres of high-quality teak joinery work above and below decks. The designs have proven immensely capable offshore cruisers with many examples having circumnavigated the globe.

    The Hans Christian 41T FOREVER has Molokai below decks layout with a master cabin and en-suite heads forward, spacious open plan saloon and double aft cabin to port aft. She benefits from extensive upgrading and modernisation of her systems in the current owner with her inventory highlights including:
    • Topsides finished in a two-pack white paint (2015)
    • Yanmar 4JH2-THE 67hp marine diesel engine (1996)
    • Twin Racor fuel filters and Algae-x filtration system
    • New cutlass bearings fitted 2014
    • Rope cutter (2015)
    • Sidepower SE100 bow thruster (2014)
    • Raymarine autopilot, S3G course computer, ST6001 control head and linear drive unit
    • Domestic and Thruster / Windlass Batteries replaced in 2021
    • Balmar alternator rebuilt 2019
    • 3 Solar panels
    • Axiom 7 plotter/radar display with mast-mounted 2kw digital scanner (2017)
    • Raymarine ST60 navigation instruments
    • Icom IC-M323G DSCVHF
    • Icom IC-M710 SSB Radio
    • Iridium GO satellite WIFI hotspot
    • Cobra HH350 floating Handheld VHF x2
    • Force 10 gas galley range, 3 burner and oven. Gimbal mounted.
    • Fridge – compressor and chiller plate new 2015
    • Freezer – compressor and chiller plate new 2015
    • Eberspacher diesel fired blown air system (2009)
    • Seago 240SL inflatable dinghy
    • Outboard – Mariner 2.5hp, 4-stroke (2019)

    Lying afloat and in commission on her mooring in Ardfern the Hans Christian 41T FOREVER is available for viewing by appointment.



    Hull Construction:
    • Heavyweight, hand consolidated GRP laminate
    • GRP formed internal structural members
    • Plywood bulkheads, finished in teak cladding
    • Encapsulated fin and skeg configuration below the waterline
    • Moulded simulated planking finish to topsides
    • Teak rubbing strakes and top planks
    • Topsides finished in a two-pack white paint (2015)
    • Below water line finished in black antifouling, applied August 2021

    Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    • Heavyweight, hand consolidated GRP laminate
    • Incorportating coachroof superstructure and self-draining cockpit
    • Moulded bulwark outboard of side deck
    • Teak capping rail
    • Teak eyebrow running around coachroof sides
    • Teak cladding to finish cockpit
    Keel & Rudder:
    • Encapsulated long fin keel
    • Skeg hung rudder


    Engine & gearbox:
    • Yanmar 4JH2-THE marine diesel engine (1996)
    • 67hp / 50.7kw @ 3,400RPM
    • 4 cylinder, turbocharger, indirectly cooled
    • Mechanical reversing marine gearbox
    • Twin lever controls mounted on pedestal
    • Dash panel with Gauges for RPM, Water temp, Oil Pressure, Voltmeter and engine hour counter
    • Twin Racor fuel filters
    • Algae-x filtration system

    Maintenance & Performance:
    • Engine last serviced August 2021
    • Engine hours at September 2021 – 4945hrs
    • Diesel injection pump serviced and re-calibrated 2015
    • Cruising speed under engine 6kts

    Propulsion & Steering:
    • Sidepower SE100 bow thruster (2014)
    • Joystick control mounted in cockpit coaming side at helm
    • Stainless steel prop shaft
    • 3 blade bronze fixed prop
    • New sterngland fitted 2014
    • New cutlass bearings fitted 2014 to P-bracket and sterntube
    • Rope cutter (2015)
    • Bronze steering pedestal
    • Stainless steel steering wheel with hardwood rim


    Voltage systems:
    • 12VDC onboard power system
    • 230VAC shore power system
    • 110VAC system

    Shore Power:
    • Single 16 amp connection
    • Extension lead to connect to shore supply
    • RCD protected system
    • Ring main

    110VAC System:
    • 230VAC-110VAC transformer
    • Water heater

    Battery Banks:
    • Engine Battery – 1x 12VDC, 110Ah, lead acid
    • Domestic Battery – 1x 12VDC, 180Ah, lead acid (2021), 1x 12VDC, 230Ah, lead acid (2021),
    • Thruster / Windlass Battery – 1x 12VDC, 180Ah, lead acid (2021)

    • Single engine driven Balmar alternator.
    • Rebuilt 2019
    • 12VDC output

    Battery Charger:
    • CTEK MX5 portable charger
    • 230VAC – 12VDC

    Wind Generator:
    • Rutland 914i – Not currently operational. Fault unknown
    • Mounted on pole on starboard aft quarter
    • Marlec charge regulator

    Solar Panel:
    • 100w Panels x3
    • Electronic charge controller/regulator

    Battery Monitor:
    • Xantrex Link 10

    • 12VDC auxiliary charging sockets


    Fresh Water:
    • Pressurised hot and cold water system
    • Mixer tap in galley
    • Mixer taps in both heads
    • Dedicated shower fitting in shower stall in forward heads
    • Manually pumped faucet at galley sink

    • System aboard with spares. Never used in current ownership

    Salt Water:
    • Manually pump faucet at galley sink

    Bilge Pumps:
    • Manual bilge pump
    • Electric bilge pump – Manual and auto switching
    • Bilge Alarm – Audiable alarm


    • Twin diesel tanks
    • Approximate capacity 350ltrs
    • Both tanks emptied and cleaned 2017/18

    Fresh Water:
    • Single freshwater tank.
    • Approximate capacity 760ltrs

    Holding Tank:
    • 3 Independent tanks

    Additional Storage Cans:
    • 8 cans in total holding Diesel and Fresh Water


    On Deck:
    • Depth – Raymarine ST60
    • Speed – Raymarine ST60
    • Wind – Raymarine ST60
    • Repeater – B&G Network NAV display
    • Plotter/Radar – Axiom 7 display with mast-mounted 2kw digital scanner (2017)
    • Raymarine ST6001 control head
    • Raymarine linear quadrant drive
    • Raymarine S3G course computer

    Below Decks:
    • Repeater – Raymarine ST60 Multi display
    • GPS#1 – Furuno GPS Navigator
    • Plotter – Simrad RA30 – Not operational

    Communications Equipment:
    • DSCVHF – Icom IC-M323G – Internal GPS
    • SSB Radio – Icom IC-M710
    • WIFI – Iridium GO satellite WIFI hotspot
    • Navtex – NASA Target Navtex Pro – NON OPERATIONAL
    • Handheld VHF – Cobra HH350 floating radio x2


    • Galley stove – Force 10 gas galley range, 3 burner and oven. Gimbal mounted.
    • Fridge – Built in under galley worktop, top and front loading (compressor and chiller plate new 2015)
    • Freezer – Built in top loading (compressor and chiller plate new 2015)
    • Double stainless steel sink
    • Mixer tap
    • Manually pump fresh and salt water taps

    • Raritan manual marine toilets x2
    • Wash hand basins x2
    • Shower stall with dedicated mixer shower fitting

    Heating & Ventilation:
    • Eberspacher diesel fired blown air system (2009)
    • Outlets in cabins, saloon and heads.
    • Thermostatic, programable cabin controller
    • Air circulating fans in cabins, galley, nav station and saloon

    • Overhead lighting throughout interior
    • Bulkhead mounted reading lights over cabin bunks
    • Low level red courtesy lighting throughout interior

    • Sony Radio head unit with DAB radio, Bluetooth and USB connectivity


    Summary of Accommodation:
    • Double cabin forward with en-suite heads
    • Saloon
    • Galley
    • Aft heads
    • Twin double aft cabins

    Accomodation Finish:
    • Interior joinery work of cherry veneered plywood with moulded solid mahogany trims finished in a Satin varnish
    • Holly soleboard with white caulking stripes
    • Bulkheads finished in a white laminate finish
    • Black quartz worktop in galley
    • Moulded GRP headlining
    • Comfort mattresses in cabins
    • Fitted bedding for all cabins

    Description of Accommodation from Forward:

    Forward Cabin:
    • V-shaped double bunk forward
    • Single bench seat to port aft of bunk.
    • Small countertop aft of bunk to starboard
    • Overhead shelves running the length of the bunks overhead, outboard port and starboard.
    • Hanging and storage lockers to port, aft of seat
    • En-suite access to forward heads on starboard side of cabin

    Forward Heads:
    • En-suite heads to forward cabin
    • Aft facing electric flush marine toilet mounted inboard forward
    • Countertop running length of compartment outboard with inset wash hand basin aft
    • Mixer tap extending for use as shower head
    • Standing room for showering aft aft end of compartment.

    • Large open plan central living space with saloon, galley and nav-station all open plan.
    • Wrap around U-shaped seating to starboard
    • Large saloon table fixed centrally.
    • Starboard settee converts to a single berth when required.
    • Table has two folding leafs with bottle storage within table base.
    • Two single, swivelling seats outboard to port providing nav station area.
    • Table provided between seats which doubles as chart table
    • Ships switch panel, plotter and DSCVHF outboard of aft seat
    • Storage provided beneath all seating units and outboard of seat backs to starboard.
    • Selection of lockers and shelves outboard of seating port and starboard.

    • Located to starboard side of companionway.
    • Large open galley with L-shaped work top.
    • Gimballed gas cooker outboard aft.
    • Large volume built in fridge with top and front loading access built in below worktop forward outboard.
    • Twin stainless steel sinks forward inboard.
    • Storage provided outboard and beneath worktop.
    • Crockery and cutlery included

    Aft Heads:
    • Located opposite galley to port
    • Inboard forward facing electric flushing marine toilet mounted aft
    • Shower stall forward with fixed showerhead fitting
    • Wet hanging locker outboard of shower stall
    • Countertop outboard with inset wash hand basin forward
    • Storage lockers outboard of countertop

    Aft Cabins:
    • Symetrical cabins port and starboard
    • Standing room at forward end of cabin.
    • Double bunk extending aft and under cockpit sole.
    • Small bench seat forward of bunk outboard with storage locker unit outboard.
    • Overhead shelve running the length of the bunk outboard overhead.


    • Deck stepped, single spreader, masthead, cutter rigged sloop.
    • Stainless steel standing rigging with chromed bronze rigging screws
    • Profurl roller reefing system on forestay for genoa
    • Profurl roller reefing system on cutter stay for staysail
    • Slab reefing mainsail
    • Harken self-tacking track and car system for staysail
    • Harken mainsheet system with track mounted forward of sprayhood
    • Genoa track and cars mounted on caprail outboard
    • All lines handled at mast

    • Primary Winches – 2x Barient 28+, two-speed, self tailing.
    • Mainsheet Winch – 1x Barient 27, two-speed, self-tailing
    • Staysail Winch – 1x Barient 17, single-speed, self-tailing
    • Mast Winches – 1x Barient 24, two-speed, self-tailing. 1x Barient 22, two-speed, self-tailing. 1x Barient 17, single-speed, self-tailing

    • Mainsail – White dacron, slab reefing
    • Genoa - White dacron with green UV strip, roller reefing
    • Staysail – White dacron with green UV strip, roller reefing
    • Spinnaker – with snuffer

    • Bowsprit forward with Stainless steel pulpit running around, teak treads to walk forward on.
    • Bulwark mounted, large diameter stainless steel stanchions supporting double tier stainless steel guardwires
    • Guardwire gates port and starboard
    • Hardwood samson posts forward for mooring and also securing bow spirit to deck.
    • Bronze Panama fairleads through bulwarks with built in cleats, forward, amidhsips and aft
    • Deck storage box at aft end of foredeck.
    • Dorade ventilators at forward end of coachroof with stainless steel hoops to protect from sheets, removable bronze cowlings
    • Bronze framed deck hatches forward
    • Self-tacking track for staysail immediately forward of mast
    • Hardwood grabrails running the length of the coachroof outboard, port and starboard
    • Stainless steel ‘granny bars’ to port and starboard sides of mast with hardwood storage boxes built in.
    • Large teak skylight/deck hatch immediately aft of mast
    • Liferaft cradle aft of skylight to starboard
    • Bronze horse spanning coachroof forward of sprayhood with mainsheet track mounted on top
    • Bronze and teak boom crutch
    • Sprayhood on stainless steel frame with full cockpit tent, side panels roll up to create bimini
    • Teak topped coamings clad in teak planking.
    • Primary winches mounted outboard of coamings.
    • Wrap around seating with elevated seat for helmsman
    • Bronze pedestal with bronze grab rail and magnetic compass mounted on top
    • Folding cockpit table secured to pedestal
    • Teak sole grating
    • Large locker beneath starboard cockpit seating
    • Folding teak boarding ladder with bronze fittings to secure on port or starboard sides

    Canvas Work:
    • Mainsail cover – stackpack type cover with lazyjacks
    • Sprayhood
    • Cockpit tent
    • Over boom sun awning
    • Fitted cushions for cockpit
    • Deck storage box cover
    • Windlass cover
    • Granny bar covers, port and starboard
    • Deck hatch cover
    • Companionway hatch garage cover
    • Liferaft cover
    • Tender Outboard Cover
    • Grabrail covers

    Anchoring & Mooring:
    • Bower Anchor – KOBRA plough anchor on chain rode.
    • Anchor Windlass – Electric windlass with plug in remote control
    • Kedge Anchor – Bruce anchor
    • Fenders – Selection aboard
    • Mooring warps – Selection aboard
    • Fender board

    • Seago 240SL inflatable dinghy
    • Outboard – Mariner 2.5hp, 4-stroke (2019)


    General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, 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 owners specific needs.

    Navigation Lights:
    • Masthead Tri-colour
    • Masthead anchor light
    • Mast mounted steaming light
    • Spreader mounted deck floodlights – Not operational
    • Low level navigation lights

    Life saving:
    • EPIRB – ACR Global FIX i PRO. 406MHz, GPS. Battery replaced 2021
    • Personal Locator Beacon x2 – New batteries fitted 2021

    Viewing arrangements

    Lying, Argyll, Scotland

    Available to view strictly by appointment

    Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
    Saturday by prior appointment

    For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

    Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

    Lead Broker: Mark Cameron
    Tel: Mobile: +44 (0)7988 763254
    Email: mark@grabauinternational.com

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