Big, bold and brash, the Hanse 540e has a sleek and racey look….yet is perfect for a sailing couple to handle. She boasts a clean, uncluttered teak deck, modern interiors, and a simple rig. This is a one-owner boat, equipped with many of the optional upgrades when she was commissioned – additional lead in the keel, bow thruster, clear maple floor in main cabin sole, leather sofas and settees, upgraded extra-stout anchor.
After upgrading her electronics in 2013, she did the mini-transatlantic crossing from the Mediterranean, arriving in the Caribbean in early 2014. Through the Panama Canal in February, 2014 and up to the West Coast of North America by June, 2014. She now spends 6 months cruising and off-season on the hard in Mexico.
Come and see the only Hanse 540e available in North America. Be ready to quickly set sail from the shores of the world’s best cruising grounds, the Sea of Cortez!
OULDARY is the owner-version of the 540e with significant upgrades.
The “e” in her model number refers to the hull built with prepreg fiberglass fabric in epoxy. She features a white hull, teak decks and an opening transom.
Owner’s cabin is forward with island berth, plenty of storage in hanging lockers and drawers, and en-suite head. Moving aft is the expansive Main Salon with large dinette table to port surrounded by settee, aft of which is the navigation station. To starboard is a 3-seater sofa and additional retractable ergonomic chairs. Continuing aft is the full galley. Companionway steps below center cockpit. The aft cabins feature mirrored double berths with en-suite heads.
On deck. Gorgeous teak decks throughout with uncluttered layout for ease of movement and safety. Full forward is an upgraded anchoring system with self-draining anchor locker and electric windlass. Moving aft is access to the lockable forward compartment for sail storage, watermaker, dive gear. A watertight bulkhead separates this locker from the owner’s cabin directly aft of it.
Retractable mooring cleats throughout. Teak cockpit floor, SS cockpit table with acrylic glass and chart plotter bracket. Twin steering wheels with engine controls to starboard. Electric primary winch.
Full aft is the hydraulic rear-opening panel for dinghy storage. This compartment is also accessible through a hatch on the aft deck.
OULDARY features the performance draft of 2.8 m or 9’2.5” – allowing her to sail over 200 nm a day!
The Main Salon is expansive and has a strong euro-feel. Owners selected the upgraded lighter clear maple floor for their cabin sole, and leather sofas. White bulkheads, wooden door frames. Each floor square opens up individually with a handy suction system.
Water tankage easily accessed under port and starboard settees.
Coming down the companionway, the forward-facing navigation station is to port. It includes:
Forward of the nav station and continuing to port is more storage and:
Across and to midships is access to the forward owners cabin.
To Starboard is additional leather seating in a 3-seater sofa with additional pull-out leg rests and storage under the seats. More generous storage lockers above the settees for dishes and glasses.
The Galley is to starboard of the companionway.
Behind the companionway steps is access to the engine compartment with air struts on the lifting door.
Aft to either side is access to the double guest cabins.
The galley is to starboard of the companionway and features:
Master stateroom is forward, aft of a watertight bulkhead that separates the forward storage compartment (accessible from on-deck). Centerline island queen berth and generous storage in lockers and drawers throughout, plus under-berth storage. Work area desk alongside hanging locker to starboard.
En suite head/shower features
At entry to the owners’ cabin and to port is a hidden compartment which allows easy access to mast for inspection.
Guest staterooms are aft, in mirror configuration, port and starboard. Each stateroom has double berths and en-suite head and shower:
To center by each aft cabin’s entry is an opening panel for engine access.
The 540e has a sleek and racy appearance: Genoa tracks are recessed into the deck and all six mooring cleats are collapsible. Both anchor and bow roller fold back and are tucked away in the covered chain locker. Just aft is a roomy storage area with a watertight bulkhead between it and the owner's cabin. Gates to port and starboard and aft.
The cockpit is huge, with comfortable seating around and a drop-leaf acrylic-topped table.
Two steering stations, port and starboard. Engine controls to starboard of starboard side helm. Controls for hydraulic opening transom to port of portside helm.
Full aft is a transom garage that conveniently stores the included RIB and still has room to spare for other toys.
Simrad I and II package including:
Electrical system: 12vDC / 120v and 240v AC
Other standard manufacturer equipment:
Fuel type: Diesel
Hours since new: 3000
Cruise equipped with Elvstrom sails. Fractional sloop rig.
Full manuals and receipts for all gear and upgrades
The following are NOT included in the sale: Iridium phone, computer, and owners’ personal effects
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.