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1988 Aquarius 45' Great Escape

$ 129,000

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Great Escape is a 1988 Aquarius 45' 45 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Frank Esposito. Frank can be reached at 1-772-263-2727 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Aquarius Yachts and similar boats. With over 250 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

This Aquarius 45 has many upgrades over the years. If you're considering the Great Loop, cruising the Caribbean, or just have a love to be on the water in a roomy comfortable, dependable, economical vessel look no further. She has been upgraded with the sought-after Cummins engine package, 2 very spacious staterooms with en-suite heads. She is absolutely one of the finer layouts available in the market. She has golden teak interior and beautiful parquet flooring throughout; she is a gorgeous boat ready to host the whole gang!


  • Price USD:$ 129,000
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  • Location:

    Coral Gables, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 45 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 45 ft
  • Beam: 14' 8"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 295 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 570 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins CTA
  • Engine 1: 2006 527.00 HRS 450.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2006 528.00 HRS 450.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

Galley down to port with excellent galley storage and countertop:

  • Large Micro/Convection Oven
  • Induction Cooktop with Williams-Sonoma Induction Compatible Cookware
  • 110V/12V Nova Kool Galley Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Large polished double SS sinks
  • U-Shaped Dinette seating for six
  • Delta faucet
  • Abundant storage
  • Queen island berth
  • En-suite head and shower
  • Upgraded freshwater head
  • Oversized walk in closet
  • Newer 10,000 BTU reverse cycle A/C
  • Egress hatch to aft deck
  • Queen island centerline walk around berth
  • His and hers hanging lockers
  • Shelves and drawers
  • En-suite head and shower with double door that shares for day head
  • Hatch

Wide side decks for easy access to the foredeck through wing doors port and starboard.

  • Ground Tackle includes 200’ 3/8 chain
  • FG anchor pulpit with single roller
  • Danforth anchor
  • C.Q.R. 50 lb. Plow Anchor with chain and rode
  • Lewmar Electric anchor windlass
  • Two FG deck boxes
  • Four fender holders with fenders
  • Canvas cover for windlass
  • Aluminum Tide Rider boarding ramp
  • Factory sundeck hard top
  • Swim ladder
  • Fiberglass swim platform
  • Garmin XS GPSmap
  • Raymarine E80
  • Icom ICM-100 VHF
  • Icom ic-m506 VHF
  • Raymarine ST8002 Auto Pilot
  • Datamarine speed/log
  • Datamarine digital depth finder
  • Garmin hd digital radar
  • Uniden digital depth finder
  • Fusion MS-NRX300 Stereo
  • JL audio speakers
  • Ritchie compass
  • Jabsco search light
  • M3 KVH trac vision
  • 120ac/12vdc panel
  • 120V/30Amp Shore Power Service
  • 8 KW Kohler Generator with 1,054 hours
  • Batteries/Charger 
  • Two 8D Batteries
  • One maintenance free generator start
  • Newmar HDM 50 Charger
  • Hot Water Heater

Re-powered in 2006 with NEW twin 450 hp Cummins 6CTA 8.3 diesels and ZF 280A marine gears.

During the re-power the engine room was totally refit and re-insulated including the following:

  • Sea water strainers
  • Two Racor 900FG fuel filters-engines
  • One Racor 500FG fuel filter-generator
  • Engine control harnesses
  • Engine throttle and shift cables
  • Shaft couplings
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Propellers
  • Prop shafts
  • All engine gauges
  • Port forward AC condensing unit
  • Starboard aft AC condensing unit
  • And much more
  • All service is up to date
  • Three Marine air Reverse Cycle AC units with digital controls

"Great Escape" has had continuous maintenance and upgrades throughout her life some of her upgrades are:

  • Installed Purasan toilet system in forward head
  • Holding tank fittings replaced
  • All sanitary hoses replaced
  • Macerator replaced
  • All porthole windows replaced
  • All hatches replaced
  • All windows rebeded
  • Racor vacuum gauge kits installed in engine room
  • New starboard marine HVAC and new port HVAC controller installed
  • Fusion marine stereo and speakers, salon and flybridge
  • New Lewmar H3 windlass and chain rode (3/8 HT chain and 8 strand 5/8 rope, 150 feet each)
  • New Cutlass bearings, shaft seals, hoses, port and starboard transmission cooler; props reworked
  • New bottom paint
  • Convection oven and induction cooktop with Williams-Sonoma induction compatible cookware
  • New 110V/12V Nova Kool galley refrigerator/freezer
  • Custom Solid wood boat window blinds in salon
  • (2) Canadian Dutailier chairs in salon
  • New interior upholstery
  • Window tint and exterior fwd window sunshade
  • Barometer and Tide dials
  • Replaced lights with LEDs
  • New LED running lights
  • 40” HD LED TV
  • Smart Plugs for shore power connections and New Y-power cord
  • Garmin Radar and chart plotter
  • Flybridge cushions and upholstery replaced
  • Sundeck drink refrigerator aft deck
  • U-Line ice maker
  • Freshwater heads
  • Headliner
  • Seller's Personal Items

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.