Key Yachting
Key Yachting Ltd,
Hamble Hampshire, SO31 4NB
Tel:+44 (0)23 8045 5669
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2016 Nautitech 46 Open

location icon Hamble, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Year 2016
Length 45 ft / 13.71 m

This 2016 Nautitech 46 Open is a proven world traveller, having completed the 2018 ARC+ she is fully specified for crossing oceans in comfort!

She was kitted out by Key Yachting before her journey to the Caribbean, ex 'Offbeat' has had one owner from new and has been customised with top of the range equipment. After a season of Caribbean island hopping she was shipped back to her home port of Hamble where she is currently afloat.  

She benefits from a full suit of North Sails including a NorLam tour UltraX square-top mainsail and furling jib as well as G-zero and G2 downwind sails with furler to be flown on a lowerable bowsprit and a 2018 prototype North Dacron 'Tradewind' sail, to further enhance the brilliant performance of the Nautitech 46.

Her B&G electronics include a 9" Zeus2 plotter at each helm and 12" Zeus2 at the chart table. In addition to the B&G autopilot, with 3 controllers this boat also has a secondary autopilot fitted with Raymarine head unit and controller which is electronically isolated for lightning protection. For long distance travel she benefits from a comprehensive communication system. This includes Digital Yacht 4G connect pro, Cobham Sailor 250 Fleet Broadband, IP phone and RedBox Wifi extender with RedBox Optimizer Premium as well as, B&G VHF, AIS and radar. With the Digital Yacht, Fleet Broadband and extenders for internal WiFi, housed in a custom comms cabinet behind the chart table. 

No expense has been spared with the inventory and upgrades of this boat. Included in the sale is a comprehensive safety kit, upgraded dyneema halyards and sheets, newly re-proofed cockpit enclosure and Highfield CL310 tender with Hypalon tubes and Mariner 9.9hp outboard (serviced 2019). 

Meticulously maintained and ready to sail, ex 'Offbeat' presents a brilliant opportunity to get on the water summer in a Nautitech 46 Open! Contact Key Yachting now, exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for Nautitech, to arrange your viewing on the water in Hamble.


Year Built 2016
Category Sail
Length Overall 45 ft / 13.71 m
Beam 24'9 ft / 7.54 m
Max Draft 4'9 ft / 1.45 m
Liferaft Capacity 8
Cabins 3
Cabin Headroom 6'3 ft / 1.90 m
Convertible Saloon 1
Double Berths 5
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Other
Drive Type Sail
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 78.90 hp
Fuel Tanks 2
Fuel Tank Cap. 300 L
Water Tanks 2
Water Tank Cap. 300 L
Holding Tanks 2
Holding Tank Cap. 85 L
Windlass Electric
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Year: 2016
Engine Hours: 384
Model: D2-40
Type: Inboard
Engine Power: 40hp
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Volvo Penta
Drive Type: SailDrive
Fuel: Diesel
Year: 2016
Engine Hours: 376
Model: D2-40
Type: Inboard
Engine Power: 40hp
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Folding
Engine Location: Starboard
Hull, Deck and Cockpit


  • Constructed in sandwich vacuum infused GRP 
  • White hull, deck and superstructure with grey moulded hull stipe
  • Foam-cored GRP bonded stub keels
  • Pre-balanced rudders with stainless steel stock
  • Hull windows with opening portholes
  • Copper coated underwater area (re-activated and patches repainted 2020)
  • Transom bumpers


Cockpit and Deck

  • Deck constructed from vacuum infused GRP with integrated non-skid
  • Flexiteak deck through cockpit and transom steps
  • 2 helm stations with stainless steel helm seats
  • Covers for helm stations, instruments and helm seats
  • Carbonautica composite wheels in black
  • Stern hatches to engine compartments
  • Cockpit shower (hot and cold) on stbd transom
  • Folding bathing ladder to stbd transom
  • 10 person teak dining table in cockpit- lowerable into double berth including upholstery 
  • Cockpit seating with seat cushions and backrests in cockpit, with large storage lockers beneath
  • White painted davits with cleats for tender with additional safety straps 
  • 8 opening deck hatches
  • Fixed stainless steel guardrails port and stbd, opening guardrails behind helm
  • Anodised aluminium front beam with integrated bow roller
  • Pulpits with seats in teak
  • Netting laced to hull and front beam
  • Large, water-tight bow lockers (tiled floor and step ladder into port bow)
  • 6 aluminium fixed mooring cleats, with 2 additional Seasmart pop-up bow cleats
  • Anchor locker and 2 large foredeck lockers
  • Front-deck lounge with foldable cushions and drinks storage
  • Cockpit enclosure 
  • Mosquito netting for cockpit enclosure
  • Exterior mesh screens for saloon windows
  • Deck freshwater pump and Hoselock connector + hose on foredeck
  • Deck saltwater pump and Hoselock connector on foredeck


Water system

  • Pressurised hot and cold water system
  • Hot water via engine-cooling (60L)
  • 2x 300L water tanks 
  • Fresh water level indicator
  • 2x 85L holding tanks (1 per hull)
  • Electric and manual bilge pumps to each hull
  • Electric bilge pumps in both engine compartments
  • 2x Volvo Penta D2-40 engines with saildrives
  • Engines in soundproofed compartments
  • Upgraded 3 blade folding propellors
  • Engines serviced in 2019/20
  • Electric throttles to both helm positions
  • 2x 115Ah alternators 
  • 2x 300L fuel tanks
  • Engine hours-       Port: 384.5 hrs Starboard: 376.7 hrs
Spars, Rigging and Deck Gear
  • Deckhouse stepped anodised aluminium mast with 2 sets of spreaders- painted white
  • Anodised aluminium boom- painted white
  • Mainsheet traveller on coachroof, with traveller control lines and mainsheet led down to stbd aft beam
  • Self-tacking furling jib with track mounted on forward coachroof
  • 3 Electric Lewmar EVO aluminium self-tailing winches in cockpit 
  • 2 winch handles and pockets in cockpit
  • Lowerable bow sprit with tackline and gennaker gear
  • CX 25 Selden furler for G Zero (2016)
  • Upgraded dyneema main halyard (2018), spinnaker sheets and tack line (2018)
  • Upgraded dyneema spinnaker halyard with additional chafe protections (new 2020, unused)
  • Additional spinlock cleat at mast (new 2020, unused)
  • 2 boom preventers with dyneema loop boom attachement (with additional deck pulleys and deck gear, 2018)
  • Deck padeyes on foredeck sides for downwind sheeting with snatch block (2018)
  • 3 reefs led back to helms
  • 2016 North Sails Square Top Mainsail in NorLam Tour UltraX NLU350 (serviced 2019 and upgraded wear strips)

  • 2016 North Sails Self-tacking Furling Jib in NorLam Tour UltraX NLU450 (serviced 2019 and upgraded wear strips)

  • 2016 North Sails G-Zero Gennaker in NorLam Code Xi Xi06 CDT

  • 2016  G2 Running Gennaker NorLon NO 150 (including snuffer)

  • 2018 North Tradewind Sail (prototype) in Dacron (with new Cable Stay fitted 2019)

  • Additional Soromap ball-bearing mast slides for mainsail intermediates
  • Lazy bag/ stack pack system (new sail cover 2019)
Electrical Systems


  • 4x 12V 140Ah gel service batteries
  • 2x 12V 90Ah engine batteries
  • Shore power system 230V/20A with 15m shore cable and 32/16A cable adapter (additional shore power meter and 240V socket adapter)
  • 80A battery charger
  • Victron Phoenix Compact Inverter 12/2000 230V
  • 220V plugs in cabins, galley and saloon
  • 12V plugs in cabins and saloon
  • Galvanic isolators
  • 12V electrical panel at port companionway
  • 230V electrical service panel in port aft cabin
  • 4x Solbian SXp 145W solar panels mounted on coachroof each with dedicated Victron MPPT 75/15 controller
  • Paguro 4SY generator, 4.0kVA output with remote starter panel
  • Shorepower to generator 240 circuit switch
  • Victron color control GX advanced battery monitor

Electronics and Navigation

  • 2x B&G Zeus2 9" multi function displays at helm stations with world basemap
  • B&G Zeus2 12" multi function display at chat table with world basemap
  • B&G 3G broadband radar
  • 2x B&G Triton T41 digital displays at helm stations
  • B&G Triton T41 display at chart table
  • B&G Go free WiFi wireless module
  • Primary autopilot- B&G DD15 drive (on port rudder) Jefa low friction direct drive,  RC42 compass and 3x B&G autopilot controls at chart table and helm stations
  • Secondary (backup) autopilot- B&G DD15 drive (on stbd rudder) Jefa low friction direct drive, Raymarine head unit (stbd engine compartment), Raymarine autopilot controlled at stbd helm (electronically isolated for lightning protection) 
  • B&G V90 BB VHF, AIS RX system
  • B&G VHF wireless H40 handset  with powered dock at helmstations and in cabin
  • NSPL-400 VHF antenna
  • NAIS-400 System class B-AIS W/GPS antenna
  • Secondary VHF antenna at masthead
  • Custom comms cabinet behind chart table:
  • 4G Digital Yacht connect pro, with dual external antennae 
  • Satellite Cobham Sailor 250 fleet broadband
  • IP phone handset at chart table, regular portable phone handsets in cabin and saloon
  • Redport WiFi extender (linked to Redport Optimizer premium)

Lighting and Amenities

  • LED lighting throughout interior and cockpit
  • LED bridgedeck spotlights
  • LED blue courtesy lights in cockpit and aft deck
  • Indirect LED lighting in aft cabin and saloon
  • Spreader lights and deck floodlight
  • LED navigation and anchor lights
  • FUSION marine audio stero system with speakers in sakoon and cockpit
  • Electric windlass with wired remote (1500w)
  • Soba washing machine in stbd hull
  • Dessalator D100 Duo Marine Watermaker (Dual 12V and 240V pumps)
  • Webasto Evo 55 Air heaters with vents to each cabin, heads, saloon and cockpit
  • 2x Dimplex coldwatcher 500 heaters for winter
  • 2x EcoAir Desiccant dehumidifiers for winter

Saloon and Galley

  • 2 sliding (lockable) glass doors from cockpit to saloon
  • Additional cockpit fridge 65L 12V
  • 2 drawer fridge/ freezer 104L/ 78L
  • Top loading fridge in galley 85L
  • C-shaped galley worktops 
  • 3 burner ENO hob with separate oven
  • Double sink with mixer tap
  • Upgraded leather upholstery in saloon
  • 3-part settee with storage
  • Throw cushions
  • 2x ottoman seats with removable tray 'coffee table'
  • Saloon convertible to double berth
  • Coachroof Zential windows
  • 2x flush hatches in deckhouse windscreen

Owners Cabin and Heads

  • Double bed and upholstered cushions with washable covers and additional custom mattress toppers
  • Storage drawer under bed
  • Hanging lockers with shelving and rails
  • Desk with seat 
  • Large heads with separate shower cubicle
  • Electric freshwater toilet
  • Lockers and mirrors 
  • Opening portlights in hull windows next to bed, desk and in heads
  • Blinds for windows and deck hatches

Starboard Cabins and Heads

Forward and aft cabins:

  • Double bed and upholstered cushions with washable covers and additional custom mattress toppers
  • Forward cabin has access hatch into converted bow cabin with upholstery, lighting and ventilation
  • Storage drawer under bed
  • Hanging lockers with shelving and rails
  • Opening portlights in hull windows next to bed and in heads
  • Private heads with sink to each cabin
  • Electric freshwater toilet in aft cabin heads
  • Manual sea water toilet in forward cabin heads
  • Shared Jack-and-Jill shower
  • Blinds for windows and deck hatches
Safety Equipment
  • Emergency tiller (modified) with control lines
  • EPIRB- transom mounted float-free (ACR globalfix pro 496mhz GPA Cat 1) (battery expires 11.04.2028)
  • 8 man Ocean Safety liferaft in cannister- in dedicated liferaft locker (requires service)
  • 2x Inflatable horseshoe with light drogue
  • Horseshoe with light drogue
  • 2x inflatable Dan Buoys
  • Telescopic Ocean Safety Offshore Dan Buoy (pushpit mounted)
  • Hacksaw mounted in cockpit locker
  • Safety knife
  • Throwing line in stainless steel holder
  • Offshore flare pack (date TBC)
  • Radar reflector
  • 2x Buckets
  • Softwood bungs at all seacocks
  • 6x 2kg dry powder fire extinguishers
  • 2kg auto fire extinguishers in each engine room
  • Fire blanket (mounted in galley)
  • Fog horn
  • Powered LED searchlight with 12v socket at each helm station
  • Jackstays for the cockpit, side decks, 2x hull to mast, cross foredeck and forestay to mast
  • Additional third pushpit guardrail in dyneema behind helm
Additional Equipment


  • Highfield Classic CL310 aluminium dual bottom tender with ORCA/Hypalon tubes with bow locker
  • With anchor and warp in forward locker
  • Dinghy wheels
  • Mariner 9.9 hp outboard (serviced 2019)
  • Additional safety straps for securing tender on davits
  • Custom hoist for tender outboard, mounted on radar pole
  • Custom outboard bracket on port transom


  • 25kg Spade S120 Galvanised steel anchor
  • 80m of 10mm chain
  • Secondary Fortress aluminium 10.6kg anchor with 15m 10mm chain and 30m 12mm warp
  • 6x mooring warps (2 extra long)
  • 8 fenders with covers
  • Mooring line snubbers
  • Operations manual written by current owner
  • Red ensign
  • Mosquito screens to all deck hatches
  • Deck brushes


  • Spares kit for Dessalator D100 watermaker 
  • Spares kit for Paguro 4SY Generator
  • Spares for Volvo engines (inc engine oil)
  • Emergency rigging repairs kit
  • Spare Jabsco 3.5 water pump
  • Spare mast car



This company, acting as brokers on behalf of the selling owner, who is a private individual. 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.