1988 Hans Christian 45 Independence Trawler

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Yacht Overview

Make: Hans Christian

Model: 45 Independence Trawler

Year: 1988

Length: 45′

Located In: Foley, AL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8983379


1988 Hans Christian 45 Independence Trawler

Great Loopers Boat!

“September Morn”, a 1988 45 Hans Christian Independence Trawler, is an excellent example of a well built Raised Pilothouse. Current owner searched nearly 3 years to find this specific Cruising Trawler to meet he and his wife’s requirements. This Boat has abundant space with a 2 Stateroom, 2 Head Layout, Spacious Full Beam salon with a large Galley and a Raised Pilothouse View that’s Spectacular! Powered by a NEW Single Cummins Diesel Engine with only 62 hours and Bow Thruster. Full Electronics with a recent NEW Garmin. Bennett Trim Tabs. Many more features to explore. If you are looking for a cruising vessel that has many comforts of home, you will find it here.

Recent Improvements/Enhancements:

  • New Single Cummins Engine Turbo-Charged Diesel Engine generating 300 HP Installed Aug. 2020 with 62 Total Hours
  • New Cummins Instrument Panel
  • Vetus Bow Thruster (Newly Replaced Solenoid and Motor)
  • New Garmin 1242 Multifunction Display (2022)
  • Recent installed 16,000 BTU Dometic Reverse Cycle AC and Heater (2020)

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Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 45
Beam: 14.5 ft
Maximum Draft: 3.5 ft


Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6CTA8.3M
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 300|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (300 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (450 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (80 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Vessel Walkthrough


  • Port and Starboard Pilothouse Doors for Easy Access to Bow, Side Decks, and Upper Boat Deck
  • Fixed Teak Table for Pilothouse Meals, Also Serving as a Watch Berth in Pilothouse with Capability to be Lowered for Larger Berth or Removed
  • Screens for Each Door
  • Center Helm Station with Cushioned Captain’s Seat
  • Loud Hailer with Speakers Fore and Aft
  • 2022 Garmin 1242 Multifunction Display (12 Inch Screen) and with Dedicated Laptop Running Navionics Software, both interfacing with autopilot
  • Separate GPS Receivers in Garmin 1242 MFD and for Navionic “Captain” Laptop, with Complete Electronic Charts for U.S., Gulf of Mexico, and Bahamas Waters
  • Icom VHF Radio with MMSI Registration
  • Autopilot with Remote, Interfaced with 2022 Garmin 1242
  • Furuno Radar 48 Mile Range with Open Array
  • Raytheon Fathometer
  • "Probe" Forward Seeking Sonar
  • Kenwood AM/FM Radio with Remote 6-Disc Changer, Sirius Capable, with Bose Speakers in Pilothouse and Salon
  • Satellite Telephone with both Pilothouse Mounted and Portable Handsets
  • Windshield Wipers for Pilothouse Windows
  • Ship's Clock and Barometer


  • Starboard Salon Sofa Converts to Double Bed if Desired
  • Two Movable Rotating Easy Chairs Upholstered in Dark Green Ultrasuede
  • Signature Hans Christian Portable Teak Folding Dinner Table with Four Stow-Away Matching Teak Chairs
  • Flat Screen TV with Videodisc Player
  • Full Thickness Teak and Holly Sole Throughout Salon and Entire Interior, with Opening Hatch Boards Accessing Engine and Generator
  • Ice Maker
  • Selectors for Dedicated Engine Battery (4d Gel), House Bank (3 8d Gel), and Generator (Group 31gel), All Capable of Being Paralleled
  • Digital Controls for 3000 KW pure sine Xantrex Inverter/Charger Separate 12,000 BTU AC/Heater
  • Remote Controls for 8 KW Westerbeke Generator
  • Auto/Manual Control the Three Electric Bilge Pumps
  • Remote for AM/FM Radio
  • Twin Bose Radio/TV Speakers, Flat Screen TV with DVD player
  • Teak Door from Salon to Aft Cockpit
  • Sofa to starboard which converts to large double berth
  • Custom main circuit panel in starboard cabinet with master switches and selectors for shore power, generator and inverter, as well as AC/DC status meters for house, starting and generator battery banks


  • Full U-Shaped Galley with vertical Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Stainless Steel Stove with Oven
  • Stainless Steel Sink with Water Filter
  • Marbletop Island with Ample Counter,  Custom Bulit-In Wine Glass Compartment and Liquor/Wine Locker, Custom Cabinets above Island with Ample Storage
  • Electric Exhaust Fan Above Stove
  • Spice Rack in Pantry, Folding Teak Combination Maptable/Food Table, and Recessed Pot Holder Compartment

Master and Guest Staterooms and Heads:

  • Four Steps Down and Forward of the Salon are the Two Full Heads, each with Separate Shower Compartments, the Guest Stateroom, and the Master Stateroom off a Central Companionway
  • Guest Stateroom to Port off Companionway, Equipped with Hanging Locker, Ample Drawer Space, and Single Berth or Sofa which Converts to a Large Double with Full Head with Separate Shower Compartment
  • Master Stateroom lies Forward with Hanging Lockers Port and Starboard, ample drawers, and a Centerline Queen Bed. Master Head is En-Suite with a Separate Shower Stall and Bench. All heads are electric.  Stainless steel sinks set in marble counters in both heads.
  • Splendide Washer/Dryer Combo in Cabinet to Starboard in Master Stateroom

Forward Deck:

  • Deck Forward is Protected all Around by Molded Fiberglass Bulwarks Equipped with SS Rails Atop, Providing Excellent Safety Going Forward to Access Bow and Windlass. Molded Nonskid Surfaces.
  • Two Anchor Hawsers are Forward at Windlass, one for All-Chain Rode and one for Chain to Rope Rode
  • Custom Double Roller SS Anchor Pulpit with Danforth Anchor Starboard and Plow Port
  • Stainless Steel Anchor Striker at Bow
  • Six Stainless Steel Dorade Vents with Baffles on Main Deck, Upper Deck, and Boat Deck

Boat Deck:

  • Starboard and Port Pilotho