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2004 DeFever 45' Pilot House

Alexandria Bay, New York


Finest DEFEVER 45' PILOTHOUSE IN THE WORLD! Bold statement, but true. Come see what a fresh water vessel that has been heated stored (8months a year) looks like. 

Fastidious owners have maintained this 45' DEFEVER to new condition!



Yacht Registry is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Starboard Yachts, Inc..

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Not Applicable
Make: DeFever
Model: 45' Pilot House
Year: 2004
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: DeFever
Designer: Arthur DeFever
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: CTF45107J304
Has Hull ID: Yes
Range: 863.08 mi


Length: 45 ft / 13.72 m
Length Overall: 45'6 ft / 13.87 m
Waterline Length: 40'6 ft / 12.34 m
Beam: 15 ft / 4.57 m
Range: 2'8 ft / 863.08 m
Max Draft: 4'4 ft / 1.32 m
Min Draft: 3.83 ft
Bridge Clearance: 15 ft / 4.57 m
Dry Weight: 50,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 110 V
Single Berths: 2
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: John Deere
  • Model: CD4045T
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2004
  • Engine Hours: 1509
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: John Deere
  • Model: CD4045T
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 150hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2004
  • Engine Hours: 1482
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 300hp
Cruising Speed: 8 kn
Propeller RPM: 1750
Maximum Speed: 11 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 500 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 250 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Holding Tank Material: GRP


Maximum Number Of Passengers: 12
Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Trawlers


Sleeps 4-6 in master stateroom forward, guest stateroom on port side, and one on sofa in saloon. 

Aft deck opens to generous salon and galley on same level. All teak parquet flooring.

Salon has large L-shaped settee with storage underneath. Adjustable high-low table and easy chair. 

U-shaped galley on same level as salon forward on port side, Walk through to pilot house steps (4) on starboard side of galley. 

Raised pilothouse features port & starboard doors, large expanse of glass windshields, sides and aft offer unparalleled visibility! Stairs from pilot house to upper deck on port side open easily through large sliding hatch. 

Access to each stateroom is down 5 steps from salon level to cabin space, head and storage. 

The 45' DEFEVER PILOTHOUSE is very easy to get around quickly and efficiently; aft doors, port and starboard doors, wide walk around areas and upper deck access are all wide and open!  This is an extremely SAFE vessel for the cruising couple.

Exterior/Aft Deck areas

*Fiberglass non-skid deck all around

*Heavy-duty anchor roller

*Maxwell VWC-2200 Windlass w/ULTRA 77# SS anchor with "flip" swivel & 280' chain 2017

*Washdown for anchor chain at foredeck

*Divided anchor locker 60/40

*Bow and spring line hawse holes with integral cleats

*Welded SS bow rail

*SS Hatch in foredeck

*Rub rail with SS striker 

*Storage locker with freshwater wash down forward

*Transom door

*Transom Hot & Cold Shower

*Lazarette hatch with lights and switch

*Two bulwark doors

*SS rail around boat deck with dinghy gate

*Aft deck molded fiberglass canopy for shade

*Port & starboard aft & forward boarding gates!

*Aft access to upper deck

*Nick Jackson 1000 lb low profile davit w/re-build power source.

*11 foot AB Aluminum RIB/25 HP Yamaha 4S OB (5 hours) w/cover 2019

*Aft Deck Phyfertex screens to aft enclosures.

*Aft deck wet bar/storage lockers.

*AERE Inflatable fenders (4-12"X29" & 2-30" balls)



*Twin John Deere 150hp Diesel Engine (1509port & 1482 Stb hours), complete service records and all maintenance current.

*Westerbeke 8KW Generator (657 hours)

*SEA KEEPER 6 gyro stabilizer (2018) Incredible stability in rough sea conditons.

*Four bladed bronze propellers

*Intermediate & aft struts with cutlass bearings

*PSS dripless shaft seals

*Bronze sea-cocks with double hose clamps

*Heavy duty welded steel channel engine beds on full-length stringers

*Welded steel FRP coated fuel tanks with sight gauges and inspection ports

*Fuel supply/return management manifold

*FRP Aqualift mufflers

*FRP drip pans under engines

*Dual RACOR fuel filters

*Raw water strainers

*Teleflex Hydraulic Steering

*All fuel and water lines copper (except where flexible hose is necessary)

*Welded SS water tanks with sight gauges and inspection ports

*Aluminum foam insulation in engine room, whisper quiet!

*Oil Change pump for engines/generator

*VETUS Bow Thruster Model 160 24V (2010)

*AQUA Alarm with dash warning lights (each engine) 3/2017

*Glendinning Electronic engine controller w/JOY STICK controls/ 3/2017 

 *Firebouy engine room auto fire supression system w/helm manual activator (2018)

*Northstar 12V AGM batteries (2) for bow thruster 4/2019

*8D AGM Engine Batteries (2) 6/2019

Electrical System

*Fore & aft 220 Volt service 

*Westerbeke 8 KW Generator in hush box (252 hours) w/generator smart battery

*2 8-D Engine Batteries (June 2019)

*4-12 volt AGM  House Batteries 

*Victron 12/2000/120 Smart Charger/Inverter 

*DC voltage and load meters

*Circuit breaker panels for 110volt systems & 12 volt systems

*Engine room lighting

*Bonding system and transom zinc

*Two engine room blowers

*International rule navigation lights

*Shower sump pump

*THREE Auto-Electric high capacity bilge pumps

*High bilge water alarms

*Three electric windshield wipers

*Electric horn

*12 volt lighting and 110volt outlets throughout the vessel.

*Northstar 12 Volt AGM batteries (2) for Bow Thruster 4/2019.



*Teak paneling and parquet cabin sole throughout

*Teak cabinets, drawers and hanging lockers throughout

*Built in teak furniture

*Rubbed effect varnish finish

*Insulated vinyl headliner throughout (removable)

*Safety glass all windows and ports

*Sliding windows in galley

*All hardware brass, bronze or stainless steel

*Custom interior salon w/Stressless chair & foot stool

*Custom Wood blinds in salon & galley (2017)

*Halogen interior lights

*Step light fixtures

*Tinted glass in salon, galley and pilot house

*3-Zone MarineAir reverse cycle/heat through out vessel

*Central Vacuum system throughout vessel


Master Stateroom

Located in bow area with incredible teak solids and trim the MSR features walk around full queen berth w/custom mattress, storage in lockers, drawers and cupboards. There is a custom swivel stool at the vanity in MSR.

Light & breeze from screened port lights and overhead hatch plus Air/heat form MarineAir system.

*Flatscreen TV

*12 volt lighting and 110 volt outlets through out.

*Chain locker access

*Night stands with drawers

Guest StateRoom

Located on the port side the private GST features oversized over/under berths. Storage in lockers & drawers.

*Screened port lights & hatch

*Air/Heat reverse cycle

*Full Size Whirlpool Washer in custom locker w/storage.

*Full size Whirlpool Dryer in custom locker w/storage.


Located on the starboard side between MSR & GSR the head is large with generous storage in cupboard & drawers. 

*Screened port light hatch

*Wash basin w/medicine cabinet


*Teak grate, towel bar and waterproof siding and trim

*Sea-Land Vac-u-Flush head w/Y-valve

*FRP Holding Tank with macerator pump

*TankWatch System for holding tank

*Large stall shower, privacy door, seat in shower

*Exhaust blower in head


All electronics custom installed properly displayed for ease of navigation on the longest voyages.

*Danforth Constellation Compass

*ICOM m506 VHF 3/2017

*Furuno NXT Doppler Radar 3/2017

*Raymarine ST 600R Auto Pilot w/remote

*Furuno BBWX Sirius XM Satellite Weather Receiver 3/2017/ all electronics are connected via NMEA 2000 LAN

*Furuno 220X Ultrasonic wind station

*Furuno TSTouch 2, 12" MFD Plotter/Fishfinder 3/2017

*Furuno TZTouch 2, 15" MFD Plotter / Fishfinder 3/2017

*Standard Horizon Hailer

*Shakespeare SRA-50 Sirius Radio Antenna

*Pioneer DVD & CD Player

*KVH Satellite TV Dome  

*Custom Guest Spotlight with Remote

*Aqua Alarn with dash warning lights for each engine (4/2019)


*Centerline Helm Station

*Full Engine instrumentation

*Full length settee  & pilot berth cushions new in 2017

*Starway access to upper Boat Deck

*Watch Berth

*Port and starboard doors to side decks & port & starboard upper boarding gates

*Gorgeous TEAK Destroyer Ship's Wheel


*Deep Double SS sink with faucet, hot (20 gallon) & cold water pressure

*Exhaust Blower

*Extensive drawer and locker storage

*Force 10 LPG stove w/oven & safety solenoid switch

*Norcold D461 upright refrigerator/freezer

*Wet bar on aft deck cabinet

*Microwave oven built in

*Tinted glass & ventilation

*SeaGull drinking water purification galley & ice maker


Custom upgrades

*Vetus Bow Thruster Model 160 24 V Northstar AGM batteries /4/2019 

*Custom Mattresses in MSR, Guest Stateroom, Pilothouse, (2009)

*Fresh upholstery & window Wood Blinds (2017)

*Screens at entry doors (2013)

*Full aft deck enclosures-white Stamoid & Stratglass (2010)

*Phyfertex screens to aft enclosure (2012)

*Seagull drinking water purification galley and ice maker

*Custom bottle storage cabinet with designer lamp in salon (2010)

*2018 SEAKEEPER 6 Gyro Stabilizer, 120 vac /serviced June 2019

*2017 Fireboy Engine room auto fire suppression system w/helm manual activtor

*Glendinning electronic engine controls w/synchronizer & Pro-Pilot JOY STICK for easy docking controls 2017

*Electronics:  2017

Furuno TSTouch 2, 12" MFD Plotter/fishfinder

Furuno TZTouch 2, 15" MFD Plotter/fishfinder

Furuno NXT Doppler Radar

Fununo 220X / Ultrasolnic wind station

All electronics connected via NMEA 2000 LAN


Standard Horizon loud hailer

Shakesspeare SRA-50 Sirius radio antenna

*Shaft Razor line cutters on each drive shaft 4/2019

*Ultra 77# SS Anchor w/flip swivel and anchor ring

*AERE Inflatable fenders (4-12"X29" and 2-30" Balls)

*Wood cabin venetian blinds

*Northstar 12 volt AGM batteries for bow thruster 2019

*8D AGM Engine Batteries 6/2019

*4 12 volt AGM house batteries 2021.

*AB 11' ALX Aluminum RIB with console and Yamaha 25' hp 4S engine (5 hours)4/2019

*Update cushions pilot house settee

*Lift houst/craine rebuilt motor and new lift Chocks 9/2018

*Soda blast hull with new barrier coat and bottom paint 6/2018

*All maintenance is up to date



The 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.

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