Nautitech 475 - “BLUE KAI ”

Nautitech 475 - “BLUE KAI ”



"Blue Kai" is a true blue water performance cruiser as witnessed by the seller's young family's extensive 18 month cruise of the Caribbean and South America.

Low engine hours, newer sail drives, solar, wind generator, watermaker, dinghy with outboard and full cruising kit make "Blue Kai" an excellent cruiser/live-aboard while retaining her performance capabilities.

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LOA: 47'
TYPE: Nautitech
MODEL: 475
YEAR: 1997
USD: $199,000
LYING: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Managing Broker
Phillip Berman

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Engine 1:
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel

  • LOD – 47’8”
  • LOA – 50’6” (solar panels can be retracted to make boat 50’ LOA for Panama canal transit)
  • LWL – 45’7”
  • Draft – 4’
  • Beam – 25’
  • Mast ht. /bridge clearance – 64’ (ICW capable)

  • Mast and Boom: Zspar
  • Standing rigging (shrouds, forestay, and about ½ of the diamond stays replaced 11/2011
  • New mainsheet, jib sheet, and jib halyard (staysetX) replaced 11/2011

  • 2 x Lewmar 44 S/T, 2-speed, cockpit primaries for jib and spinnaker sheets
  • 1 x Lewmar 48 S/T, 2-speed cockpit primary for main sheet and traveler
  • 2 x Lewmar 48 S/T, mast, P&S.

  • Jib, roller furling - North sails (good condition – new sail cover and bolt rope in 2011)
  • Main, fully-battened North sails (fair condition). I replaced all the battens with North sail square battens in 2011. Also replaced batt-car attachments on sails with new North sail batt cars and rebuilt the mast slides with new end-caps (top and bottom on each) and torlon ball bearings
  • Symmetrical spinnaker - (good condition).
  • Asymmetrical drifter - repaired - (fair condition).

  • Repowered in 2006 with naturally aspirated Volvo D2-55 hp diesels (2500 hrs each and oil changed religiously) will cruise on 1-engine at 7knts @ 3/4 gal/hr - I removed the engines in 2011 and had a Volvo mechanic refurbish with all new belts, hoses, fittings, etc.
  • Two new Volvo saildrives (2011) Port – only saildrive leg replaced. Starboard – saildrive leg and transmission replaced
  • Two new engine control panels (11/2011) – old panels only contained warning lights without voltage and temp gages. RPM/hour meters are original

  • Autostream, feathering-type, 3-bladed (can be adjusted without removing prop) Replaced zincs
  • 1 x in two years – very little electrolysis

  • 2 X 50 gal SS fuel tanks with inspection ports (inspected and cleaned in 2011)
  • 2 X 100 gals H20 (1 each under P and S V-berths)
  • Spectra 12v 150 gpd watermaker (new in 2011 and currently pickled)
  • Engine driven hot water tank under Stbd aft berth (stays hot for days)
  • Various spare water, diesel, and dinghy gas tanks

  • 1 x 80 lb galvanized home-made patent anchor + 50m x 12.5mm galvanized chain rode. + 100m x 25mm 3-stranded nylon.
  • 1 x 35 lb galvanized CQR + 25m x 12.5mm galvanized chain rode.
  • 1 x Fortress FX-37 (kedge)
  • Various spare nylon rode.
  • Lofrans Tigres 1200w 12v electric/hand windlass with drum end & gypsy (tested), controlled from foredeck. The unit appears to be original and the previous owner reported that he replaced the motor in 2010. Never had a problem in 2-years.
  • Folding grapnel dinghy anchor.
  • Note: the primary anchor and chain are HEAVY. In two years we never deployed a second anchor and drug anchor only once in Bequaia while anchored on essentially concrete

  • Aluminium cleats fitted for’d, mid-length & aft.
  • Six nylon lines
  • 6 x fenders

  • Genset : Removed but can be reinstalled easily
  • 2 x 30 litre aluminium tanks

  • 50a alternators mounted on P&S engines
  • 4 X 135 watt Kyocera solar panels and Tri-star controller (new 2011)
  • AirX Wind generator (new in 2011)
  • Xantrex battery charger 120v-220vAC/12vDC.
  • Xantrex MS2000 inverter.
  • Xantrex battery status.
  • Xantrex system controller + switchboard.
  • Shore power sockets, 125v 50a.
  • Batteries
  • Stern mounted SSB whip antenna
  • Davis “Mark 15” sextant with carrying case

  • 6 x 6V Trojan T-105 service batteries for a combined total of 650 amp/hours (new in 12/12)
  • 2 x 12v starting batteries

  • 2 x manual pumps operated from cockpit P&S.
  • 2 x Rule 2000 gph automatic electric pumps with float switches in hull bilges
  • 2 x 12v combination shower sumps and bilge pumps (manual diverter switch) with one in each hull (4-total but two aft units are disconnected)



  • 2 x Ritchie Globemaster Powerdamp magnetic compasses at helm positions.
  • Raymarine ST60 tridata
  • Raymarine ST60 wind.
  • Raymarine ST7001 smart autopilot (new drive unit in 2010 – old unit on board as spare)
  • Nav station:
  • Standard Horizon GPS chart 170C.
  • MLR Valsat 02L GPS (Original French GPS – still works)
  • Autohelm ST60 Multi. Of the three display panels at the helm, the autohelm panel is sun-hazed but still works
  • Raymarine radio remote autopilot (new in 2011)
  • Furuno radar.
  • Barometer.
  • Chronometer
  • ICOM IC-M58 VHF with mast-head antenna.
  • ICOM IC-M710 SSB with Pactor Modem and software (new 2011). Whip antenna mounted on stern. We had excellent propagation (usually better than most folks in any given anchorage).

  • CD/stereo w/MP3 player (new in 2011) with speakers in salon and cockpit
  • Wifi bullet extender (new in 2012)
  • Hella turbo fans (x6) in berths (2-need to be replaced)

  • 10 x Plastimo adult lifejackets with whistles. (plus 4 more US Coast Guard approved jackets)
  • 8 x Adult safety harnesses
  • 2 x Child safety harnesses
  • 1 x Plastimo horseshoe lifebuoy.
  • Lifesling rescue system.
  • Forespar floating strobe light.
  • Winslow 10 person liferaft, mounted on s/s transom bracket.
  • ACR epirb (new in 2011)
  • Horn, bell
  • Ditch bag with flares and hand-held vhf
  • 2 x jack lines
  • Paratec sea anchor (14’) and drogue (new in 2011) with 200’ Ύ’ nylon rode (new 2011)
  • 3 x fire extinguishers
  • Tri-color mast-head light


Propane system:

  • Force 10 3-burner stove with oven (new in 12/12)
  • 2- 20lb fiberglass tanks with solenoid cut-off (new 2011) needs repair
  • Refrigeration:
  • 2 x Frigoboat 12v compressors 
  • 2 x SS sinks

  • 2 x electric heads (1 each P & S). Starboard head motor new in 5/2011
  • 1 x manual head (plumbed for aft Strbd head in case of lightning strike but never installed)
  • 1 x port-o- potty
  • 1 x holding tank – not installed

  • 2006 Caribe 10’ RIB (holds air well)
  • 2006 Yamaha 15 HP Enduro (I had a Yamaha mechanic replace water pump and impeller, and give it a tune-up in 2011)
  • 1 x 6 gals Yamaha fuel tank

  • New jib roller furling 
  • Walker Bay dinghy with sailing rig
  • Bottom painted in Grenada 12/2012 with 2- coats of Micron 66. On board are 2- additional gals of Sea-Mar ablative bottom paint purchased in 11/2013)
  • New spectra lifelines (2012)
  • Emergency tiller
  • New LED plug-in anchor lite (2011)
  • Replaced all salon windows and forward hatches in 2011
  • New salon window and phifertex covers (2011)
  • Custom bug nets throughout boat (2011)
  • 2 x AC units for aft cabins (removed for trip but worked fine prior to removal)
  • Daihon folding bike with tire pump
  • 2 x offshore fishing rods, fillet table, fighting belt, kill stick. 6’ SS gaff
  • 25’ heavy duty extendable boat hook
  • Tool boxes, spares (alternator, belts, etc.)
  • Shore power cord, water hose, cleaning supplies
  • Magma party-size kettle grill with bag and 3-types of attachments: rail, fishing rod holder, and table. Grill liner is rusted but still works
  • Lots of charts of the Bahamas, Florida, and the entire Caribbean
  • Bimini new in 2011 – has zip-on side curtains (x2) and aft curtain (one side curtain needs a new zipper)
  • Aluminum solar/dinghy arch – will support weight of dinghy, motor, and person simultaneously.
  • Do not ever have to remove dinghy motor from dinghy
  • Hammock
  • Complete galley with quality Italian cups/plates/ bowls/ flatware and pots & pans
  • Complete linens for all 6-berths
  • Many extra bins/containers/baskets for closets/galley and heads
  • Windsurfer Hulls and deck are all FRP foam sandwich with NO balsa - only soft spots are on Port engine cover but not structural

Disclaimer: The Multihull Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Managing Broker

Phillip Berman

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Cell Phone: 484-686-5363
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