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  • Location: River Dart
  • Year: 1989
  • LOA: 44'11" (13.70m)
  • Beam: 0' 0'' (0.00m)
  • Berths: 8
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 171107
  • Heads: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Watertank Size: 50 Litres
  • Engine Make: Yanmar
  • Horsepower: 38hp
  • Drive Type: Saildrive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tank Size: 140 Litres
  • Cruise Speed: 7k
  • Top Speed: 8k

Broker Remarks

Castro 45 for sale.
JUNO IV is a famous race boat from 1989. Campaigned very successfully with a string of championship wins that include; Sardinia Cup, Admirals Cup, Kings Cup Spain. Juno is a 100% carbon composite built race boat that cost over £1m at launch.

Now in private ownership, this yacht has been fitted for cruiser/racing with electric bow windlass, manageable deck gear, cooker, toilet & sleeping for 8. The carbon fibre theme has been maintained with a minimalistic open plan accommodation - all recent work has been over seen by a surveyor.
A completely new carbon fibre rig and stainless steel rod rigging was installed 2010 with new running rigging and systems that include a stacpac & recent purpose built North carbon sails. Also new (2013 - cruising sails from Doyle) - she can be handles short handed.  Navigation package from 2011 is a Simrad chartplotter & radar and there is a new shore power & battery charging system.
This is a head turning cruiser / racer with pedigree that has undergone a complete makeover and refit taking some 8000 man hours.


Open plan internal accommodation with modern carbon fibre finish
All new upholstery in black water resistent hard wearing material
New foam to bunks with 2 layers
Manual heads at bow of boat
ENO 2 burner gas cooker
Fridge - keel cooled - large unit in galley
LED internal lighting
Varnished teak flooring

Mechanical and Rigging

Full carbon fibre construction
New rudder built 2009 with new rudder bearings
Hull topsides painted 2010 in gunmetal metalic marine paint

Deck Gear
Bow roller with double rollers custom made 2009
Electric anchor windlass fitted 2010
All new deck winches (Self tailing Lewmar) fitted 2010
7 deck hatches fitted to allow light to accommodation
New carbon wheel system installed with steering binnacle
Carbon toerail fitted during refit
9mm teak decking to cockpit deck area
New clutches all round
Pop up mooring cleats

Yanmar 38hp engin ein very good condition
New sail drive diaphram 2009
New bearings to sail drive unit - 2010
2 blade folding prop
Sterling shore power system with 240V ring main & battery charger
2 x domestic batteries
1 x dedicated engine battery
Pressurised cold water system to galley sink
Manual bilge pumps
Electric bilge pump

Full carbon 4 spreader rig with new rod S/S rigging
Carbon boom
Stackpac system to main
Main sail with Harken car system
Complete set of running rigging (new 2009)
Gas strut kicker

All North
3 DL main excellent condition
3 DL Number 3 excellent condition
Kevlar main 2 reefs in stack pack on boat
no, 1
no, 2
no, 3
Two x spinnakers both in good condition


Simrad radar chartplotter system (12') - screen at chart table (all new 2011)
Nexus Autopilot
Nexus Wind
Nexus Depth
Battery monitoring system


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Disclaimer : EQ Marine Ltd t/a Network Yacht Brokers Dartmouth offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.