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1985 Nauticat 44 Motorsailer

Galveston, Texas


Grizzly is over 30 years old but looks almost new.

The Nauticat 44' is a renowned bluewater pilothouse motorsailor built by Siltala Yachts of Finland. This sturdy built spacious cruising yacht provides comfortable accommodations above and below decks. Above decks is a roomy cockpit with cushioned seating on either side of a folding table, additional deck chairs plus two Capitan chairs on either side of the helm. Below deck is another helm, spacious salon with 360-degree views, port & stbd lockable sliding doors for quick access to either side deck and a huge opening sunroof. Extremely sea worthy and transatlantic capable. Powered by a Ford Lehman 135 HP diesel engine and an 8 KW Westerbeke generator. Bow thruster. Two AC units. This 1985 cutter-rigged ketch (4 sails: main, roller-furling jib, self-tending staysail, and mizzen is a well-maintained yacht ready for either serious blue water cruising or living aboard.

Items added in last 4 years:
New Generator

Custom Davits
Satellite TV and two new TV's
Ice Maker
Wine Refrigerator
New Transmission
New canvas
New stereo w/Sat receiver
Vesper marine AIS
New outlets w/USB ports
Hyd steering overhaul
Rudder indicator
Emergency engine shut down
Replace teak decks with Flexi Teak
Replace rub rail

Added separate shower sumps (water does not go to bilge)
Replaced main and mizzen sails
Washdown pump installed in anchor locker
New anchor not on board
Custom storage shelves in engine room
Fuel transfer pump
New air conditioners
New cockpit shifter
New variable speed windshield wipers
New backup camera
LED interior lighting
New outside grill
Epirg with current registration
New electric toilets
3 new AGM 4D Batteries (10/2021)

Basic Boat Info

Make: Nauticat
Model: 44 Motorsailer
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SLT441120185
Has Hull ID: Yes
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 50 ft
Length Of Deck: 44 ft
Beam: 12'4 ft
Max Draft: 6 ft
Displacement: 34,000 lb
Single Berths: 1
Double Berths: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Ford Lehman
  • Model: 2725E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 135hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 1900
Cruising Speed: 8 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 185 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Stainless Steel
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 67 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Pilothouse, Motorsailers, Ketch


Darrell Cottle
The listing Broker for this vessel is Darrell Cottle, CPYB. He can be reached directly on his cell phone at 713-385-5567 or email for any additional information, to arrange a tour or to make an offer.
Sea Lake Yachts LLC


Sea Lake Yachts LLC
Watergate Yachting Center - Pier 3 1500 Marina Bay Dr. - Bldg. 112
Kemah, Texas, US, 77565


Access to the Wheelhouse from either side deck is through port and starboard sliding doors. A great place to relax.

Lower helm w/full electronics 
Large L-shaped settee
Opening Sunroof w/cover
Huge windows gives 360 degree view
TV and Sat radio

Galley & Dinette

Galley and U-shape dinette is forward of the Wheelhouse.

Dinette seats 6 or sleeps 2
Single berth against the starboard bulkhead
Coran counter tops
Double stainless steel sink with Moen fixtures
Keurig 2.0 coffee maker and built in Sharp microwave Clean Force 10 oven and 3 burner gas stove
Counter top access to deep fridge and freezer
Small under-counter Isotherm 12v or 110v fridge w/small          freezer
Large wine refrigerator.
Storage everywhere



V-berth is all the way forward.

Hanging lockers
Storage under berth
Easy access to guest/day head

Electrical and Electronics
  • Air conditioners - 16000 BTU and 12000 BTU
  • Low time 8 KW Westerbeke generator. 460 hrs.
  • Bow Thruster.
  • Bilge pump monitor
  • Furuno VHF radio, inside with repeater outside.
  • Furuno Nav Net C-Map. Color radar, depth and GPS with outside repeater.
  • Raymarine ST-60 Wind.
  • Furuno Intercom with Loud Hailer.
  • Neco Autopilot
  • TV1 Tracvision satellite receiver
  • Sirius sat radio with Crunch 1000w  amp. Speakers in and out
  • Back-up camera
Owner stateroom

Full Beam Owner stateroom is aft of the wheelhouse

Walkaround Queen bed
Tons of storage-hanging lockers, drawers, shelves
Split head and shower
Head to port 
Shower with seating to starboard
TV w/DVD player

On Deck
  • (2) Lewmar 46 Winches
  • Andersen-Scandinavia Two-speed # 28 winches mounted on main and mizzen mast
  • (2) CQR 46# Bow anchors
  • Flexi Teak (epoxy not screwed) decks
  • Triple Trumpet horn
  • Lifesling
  • Stainless custom davit
  • New Magma grill
  • New sails
  • Recent canvas
  • Deck chairs
  • Dual Captain chairs in cockpit
We try but..
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