Overview and Basic Specifications

Overview and Basic Specifications


When the original owners of this beautiful Cordova 45 placed the build order, they included a long list of factory upgrades and options. The first was twin Cummins QSB 440hp diesel engines and this was followed by a 600kg lift hydraulic swim platform and a 350kg lift hydraulic davit on the flybridge. 

The list continues below:

Stainless steel tender cradle on the flybridge

3.3m centre console RIB tender with 20 hp 4 stroke outboard

Stainless steel cradle for jet-ski or tender on the swim platform

Removable 50 mm stainless railings on swim platform with storage sockets at base of transom

BBQ and bait board fitted to stainless railings

Upgrade from teak to FRP capping railings to greatly reduce exterior timber maintenance

Cockpit seat and removable table

Breezeway covers on windscreen, side windows and around the cockpit

Flybridge Clears and Sunbrella covers over console and helm chair

Track Sat Dome with Vast Box for Sat TV

In addition to the items listed above, the current owner has recently replaced the House batteries with two 350amp/hr dry cell units, giving a capacity of 700amp/hrs for House power. Main engine start batteries were also replaced with two, 155amp/hr/1000 cca, dry cell cranking batteries. There is also two original 200 amp/hr cranking bafor the bow thruster and anchor windlass (still in good condition) and a new 85amp/hr for the generator. 

Basic Specifications:

Length OA - 14.55m - 48ft                                                  

Beam OA  - 4.38m  - 14ft 4in

Max Draft - 1.2m  - 4ft

Displacement  - 17 tonnes (approx)

Fuel Capacity - 2,280 lts

Water Capacity  - 1.330 lts

Holding Tank Capacity  - 140lts

Main Engines - 2 x Cummins QSB5.9 440hp (approx. 510 hours)

Engine/Gear Controls  - Cummins DTS Electronic  

Generator - Onan 7kw 220v / 50hz

Bow Thruster - Side Power SE 100/185 12v

Air-conditioning  - Cruise Air - 1 x 16,000 btu plus 1 x 20,000 btu  

Navigation Electronics - Raymarine E127 12” Plotter/fish finder/Radar        

Trim Tabs  - Bennett

Davit Crane  - ADC 350kg full hydraulic slew, boom and luff

Swim Platform - ADC Hydraulic raise and lower

Tender - AB 3.3m RIB centre console/20hp 4 stroke Mercury

Steering  - Hynautic Manual Hydraulic

Windlass  - Muir HR 2500

Chain Counters - Auto Anchor x 2

Anchor - 55 lb Self Aligning Stainless Steel

Anchor Chain - 100m x 10mm gal anchor chain

Flybridge Clears - Strata Glass x 3 sides 

Batteries  - 200amp/hr x 7 plus 95amp/hr x 1

Inverter  - 2500 watt  


Large helm area covered by an FRP hardtop, with clears on front and both sides. Single central helm chair, with ample seating in two “L” shaped lounges with a small FRP table. Full analogue engine instrumentation at helm with central Raymarine GPS Chart Plotter/Fish Finder/Radar display, Auto Pilot, VHF marine radio, chain counter, electronic engine controls, engine start/stop, bow thruster control, trim tab controls, spot light controls and Fusion sound system controls. Timber wheel on steering helm. Storage area under flybridge brow and under lounge seating. Wet Bar aft of seating area with storage under, an FRP lid, a 12v bar fridge, sink including hot/cold taps and electric BBQ grill. An ADC full hydraulic function crane is fitted on the starboard side aft flybridge deck and a stainless tender cradle is fitted outside the aft railings, with an AB 3.3m RIB tender and 20hp 4 stroke Mercury outboard.


Modern all electric galley opposite the lower helm station, featuring Isotherm stainless double door fridge/freezer, double stainless steel sink with quality faucet, two burner ceramic cooktop, convection micro-wave oven, Staron bench tops with built in rubbish storage. Various storage cupboards and drawers including overhead cupboard on port side. Opening port side window with insect screen, teak and holly timber flooring. “U” shaped lounge with teak top hi-low dining table, sliding opening windows with insect screens, air conditioned, various storage doors and draws, pop up TV from cabinet on starboard side. Roll down blinds on windows and aft double stainless doors.


The master cabin is forward featuring double bed and adjoining ensuite. The guest cabin is situated on the port side fitted with two single beds. There is also an infill which converts the beds to a large double size. The single two-way bathroom, with seperate full size shower cubicle, has an access door from the companionway making it versatile for use as a day head if required. All portholes are insect screened and there are 12v wall fans as well as air-conditioning.

                                                                       Cockpit and Swim Platform:

The cockpit has a moulded FRP staircase leading up to the flybridge deck through a stainless hatch. There is also a deck hatch, giving access to the Lazaretto and a stainless seat across the transom with Sunbrella covered cushions. There is an FRP chest fridge with adjustable temperature control on the starboard side, a storage cupboard under the staircase on the port side, a transom door which gives access to the swim platform and a fixed pedestal table, with stainless leg and teak table top with folding leaves.The ADC hydraulic swim platform is an excellent feature which gives easy access to the water for swimming, as well as providing a “raise and lower” platform for tenders or jet skis to be carried and easily launched to the water.