45' Garden 1972



To Learn More Contact

Ron Housman



Full Name *
Email *
Phone Number *



45' Garden 1972 Bequia Chief


You won't find a boat like this just anywhere! This classic has stunning traditional lines, an absolutely beautiful interior, and is tough and ready to go! "Bequia Chief" is an open water cruiser or a great liveaboard.

Teak deck has been replaced with new 3/4" teak as well as the plywood and reglassed before reteaking. There have been many upgrades! 

  • 7012 Garmin Chart plotter, with 3D charts, 2012
  • Model 10 wind speed and direction, 2012
  • Echopilot depth sounder, 2012
  • XM weather receiver, 2012
  • Icom AIS receiver/transponder, 2012
  • Icom VHF with remote station, 2012
  • MasterVolt 2500 Watt Inverter/100 Amp Charger
  • Mastervolt AGM Slimline batteries
  • 400 hours since engine rebuild (4,600 before)
  • Jacklines
  • 2 AC units
  • Convection oven
  • Granite countertops
  • Both heads beautifully tiled
  • Isotherm refrigerator
  • 2 freezers
  • Washer/ dryer
  • Fisher Panda 2014 model 8KW Genset
  • Vetus bow thruster

Much more! Call today to see this beauty!





Duncan Marine Freedom 45 Ketch

Cruise Speed:


Max Speed:


Range NMI:



13' 7"

Engine Details:

Wesrterbeke W80

Engine 1:

1972 80.00 HP

Engine 2:

1972 80.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

200 GAL

Water Capacity:

200 GAL


Starting aft - Master Stateroom: Athwartship queen berth is surrounded by six lockers to starboard with fiddled shelf above, book shelf aft, and six lockers to port with fiddled shelf above. Stern windows add light and a "Captain Ron" romance to this stateroom. To starboard you'll find incredible storage with 4 drawers, 6 locker bureau with fiddled shelf above. The portside has a 4 drawer, 4 locker bureau and the built-in Splendide washer/ dryer combo. The bulkhead features a Dickinson solid fuel heater. The settee/ dressing seat just forward of the berth surrounds an expandable drop leaf table that serves as the below decks dining table which easily seats 4-6. The ensuite head is forward to port and has a tiled shower with teak floor grate, granite topped vanity, ss sink, electric full size head, makeup mirror, designer faucet, medicine cabinet, 3 lockers and a  mirrored bulkhead locker. Two drop down door lockers access the engine compartment. A deck prism and screened portlight allow light and ventilation. An oil lamp and 12v & 110v fans complete the ambiance.

Walk through to Salon: Outboard side locker houses the generator and has a "hidden" locker above and fiddled shelf on top. Adjacent is a hanging locker with more shelving hullside. Inboard is the drop-down door access to the engine room.

Salon Starboard side: Dedicated nav station with seat, flip up chart table, six upper drawers, storage bin, and 3 drawers below. Here you will find the VHF, SSB, AIS, 12v fan and the electrical panel. Entertainment center is adjacent forward. Further forward is the settee with pilot berth. Three drawer storage under the pilot berth. Drawer and bulk storage under the settee. Bookshelves abound. Carved wood bulkhead with Dickinson diesel heater below. 

Portside: Galley at companionway base. Forward of the galley are two reclining chairs, bookshelves outboard, bulkhead storage shelves, plate and dishware storage and a wine glass rack. Oil lamp provides ambiance.

Guest Cabin: Starboard single berth with drawer storage under. Private fully tiled head to port with granite topped vanity, ss sink, 4 lockers, teak grated shower, huge storage shelf, manual head, shaving mirror, deck prism and screened opening port.

Work shop/ storage: Next forward is the sail locker, storage locker and workbench. Full forward is the anchor locker access.

  • Princess 3 burner gimbaled stove w/ oven
  • Kenmore convection microwave oven
  • IsoTherm 12v/110v upright refrigerator/ freezer w/ holding plate
  • IsoTherm 110v icemaker
  • Splendide clothes washer/ dryer combo
  • Double S/S sink
  • Hot/ cold pressure water
  • 110v water heater & engine heat exchanger
  • Granite counter tops
  • Designer faucet set
  • (8) Lockers, (4) Drawers
  • (4) Spice racks
  • Filtered water tap
  • Built-in trash receptacle
  • Xintex propane control & fume detector
  • Copper aft bulkhead

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. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Other Yachts for Sale


36' Tayana 1978

Marco Island, Florida


44' Hudson 1979

Punta Gorda, Florida


44' Wellington 1981

Fort Lauderdale, Florida