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44' Norseman 447 Cutter

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Boat Name: 44' Norseman 447 Cutter
Year: 1985
Price: 159500
Located in Marina del Rey, CA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Single diesel

The Norseman 447 is built in the Ta Shing Shipyard and designed by Bob Perry, who states that this is his "masterpiece" of sailboat designs. One of the most customized Norsemans to come from the factory with a unique split berth forward offering additional storage. New chain plates, turn buckles and standing rigging (2016), with the mast and boom freshly painted. Recent service on the Lehman diesel and Westerbeke generator. Long time owners have maintained the vessel in Yacht Club fashion. Must see to appreciate. 

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

44' Norseman 447 Cutter


Total Power: 61HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Lehman
Engine Model: Lehman
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 4048
Engine Power: 61 HP


13 ft


Water Tanks: (120 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (128 Gallons)
Black Water Tanks: (24 Gallons)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2


Builder: Norseman Yachts -Ta Shing Yacht Building Co.
Designer: Bob Perry


The interior cabinetry is flawless grain Burmese teak with laminated curved doorways and cabinet trim. Drawers have dovetail corners adding strength to the joints. The entire cabin sole is teak & holly with protective cut and bound carpet over.  Salon cushions (2014).

Aft of the chain locker in the forepeak are two single berths with cabinets & shelves port and starboard. There is an opening Goiot hatch overhead, a deck prism, an opening port, a hanging locker to starboard and a pocket door for privacy which slides on Teflon

Forward head follows to port with Groco electric marine toilet, stainless sink, teak floor grate, sump pump, mirrored cabinet and an opening port. Opposite to starboard is another hanging locker.

Salon is next with a U-shaped settee & dinette to port. The varnished teak dinette has a hi-lo base and a fold up leaf. Opposite to starboard is a single settee which converts to over/under berths. There are shelves and lockers outboard of both settees, and a color TV to port. Navigation area follows to starboard with electrical panel outboard, a swivel seat and 2 deck prisms for natural light. U-shaped cruising galley is to port of the companionway.

Aft of the Navigation area is the passageway to the owner’s aft cabin with a wet locker. Outboard on the passageway is the generator in a sound insulated compartment. Inboard on the passageway is the main engine accessible through two large hinged doors.

Owner’s aft cabin has a full beam berth with drawers below. There are two hanging lockers to starboard, cabinets & shelves port and starboard, an opening port to starboard, two port lights on the transom and an opening Goiot hatch overhead. There is a mirrored bulkhead and an adjoining head to port with separate stall shower, stainless sink, Groco electric marine toilet, two opening ports, and a mirrored cabinet. From the salon on center is the companionway with five steps leading up to the oval center cockpit.


  • Force 10 stainless 4-burner LPG stove & oven (two 20 liter fiberglass tanks)
  • Stainless hand rail in front of stove with tie down for fanny strap
  • Crosby cold plate top & front loading refrigerator with 5" insulation
  • Crosby cold plate top loading freezer with 5" insulation
  • Double stainless sinks with pressure hot & cold water from single lever faucet
  • Manual fresh & salt water via foot pumps
  • Sharp Carousel microwave convection oven
  • Stainless slide out trash bin
  • Marinetics LP solenoid switch
  • 12 volt fan
  • Abundant counter and storage area

Electronics and Navigation

  • Furuno 1700 radar
  • RDI Radar Watch- MK1 alarm system
  • Furuno weather fax (fax-208A)
  • Micrologic ML-250 GPS plotter
  • Robertson AP-100DL autopilot w/cockpit remote
  • Icom IC-M80 VHF radio
  • Icom IC-756 Ham radio
  • Sea 222 SSB radio
  • Sea SSB tuner for backstay
  • Brooks & Gatehouse System Hercules 390 - knot, log, wind angle & wind speed
  • Brooks & Gatehouse Hercules 2 System 290 depth w/alarm
  • B&G remotes at helm & main stateroom (additional spare remote not installed)
  • Weems & Plath ships clock and barometer (main bulkhead)
  • Inclinometer at navigation area
  • Vizio 24' Flat screen TV with mast mounted omni directional antenna 


  • 110 volt AC and 12 volt DC systems
  • Electrical panel with circuit breakers
  • Westerbeke 4.4KW generator - Hours 1716 
  • Service May 2017 - Oil & fuel filters
  • Spare - Raw water pump
  • Trace 2500 watt inverter/charger w/RC 2000 remote
  • Batteries - Six Group 31 marine batteries arranged into two banks for approximately 630 amp-hours
  • Pro Mariner 60 amp charger
  • Battery selector switch
  • Heavy duty engine driven alternator provides up to 125 amps using special 3 stage regulator
  • Electric hot water heater
  • Electric bilge pumps 
  • AC outlets throughout
  • DC lighting throughout
  • Reading lights over all berths
  • Courtesy lighting switch near companionway
  • Dockside power cord plus new, second power cord in traveling case for cruising


  • Fuel- 128 gallons of diesel in 2 NEW aluminum main tanks (2017) and (1) original stainless tank aft
  • Water - 120 gallons in 3 stainless tanks
  • Watermaker - 16 GPH (membranes currently pickled)
  • Waste - 24 gallons w/on deck or overboard discharge


  • Engine - Lehman 4D61, 4 cylinder, fresh water cooled (Hours 4048)
  • Service May 2017 - Oil changed in main & transmission with new fuel & oil filters. Heat exchanger checked.
  • Spares - alternator, injection pump, set of injectors, glow plugs, starter, raw water pumps, hoses & filters 
  • Three blade Maxprop 
  • Spare three blade Maxprop w/spare parts

Sails and Rigging

  • Repainted mast & boom with NEW standing rigging, turnbuckles, and chain plates (2016)
  • Aluminum double spreader keel stepped mast with internal halyards
  • Stainless tie rod below deck
  • Two spinnaker halyards
  • Stainless steel mast pulpits
  • Two jib halyards
  • Stowable inner forestay for staysail
  • Lazy jacks for main sail
  • Reckmann furling system
  • Forespar spinnaker pole mast or deck stored
  • Forespar line stopper
  • Navtec hydraulics - backstay, outhaul & downhaul
  • All Lewmar 2-speed winches, 2-55's, 3-30's, 1-46, 2-43's, 2-40's
  • Heavy mainsail w/three reefs
  • Genoa on roller furling headstay
  • Working jib for roller furling (like new)
  • Staysail - hanks on stowable inner forestay
  • Storm Jib - hanks on to inner forestay
  • Spinnaker - full cut 1/2 oz. w/dousing sleeve
  • Spinnaker - cruising 1 1/4 oz. w/dousing sleeve
  • Spinnaker - full cut 2 oz in turtle bag

Deck and Hull

  • Center cockpit with pedestal wheel steering
  • Teak cockpit grate
  • Teak cockpit table with "clip-on" leaves
  • Fiberglass cored deck with teak overlay
  • Maxwell electric windlass with deck switch & remote control inside anchor well
  • Double bow rollers
  • CQR 45 lb. bow anchor on 300' chain & rode
  • Secondary large Fortress FX-37 with 100' chain & 275' and 250' rode
  • Anchor washdown on bow
  • Stern anchor
  • Anchor rollers port and starboard on stainless steel plate
  • Stainless bow pulpit
  • Stainless stern pulpit with fold down boarding ladder
  • Goiot stainless stanchions with double life lines and boarding gates port & starboard
  • Deck prisms over galley and navigation areas
  • Emergency tiller
  • Custom dinghy davit and hoist for outboard
  • Two stern lazarette lockers
  • LPG Locker on port deck (two 5 gallon bottles)
  • West Marine inflatable dinghy with 8 hp two stroke outboard
  • Dodger with stainless hand rails - full cover & Sunbrella screens
  • Six mooring cleats
  • Inclinometer over companionway
  • Cockpit pocket with Plexiglass cover
  • Hot & cold cockpit shower


The Norseman 447, designed by Robert Perry and built in the Ta Shing Shipyard, combines speed, ease of handling and overall performance making this luxurious design the ultimate in performance cruising. The vessel has been cruised and maintained by her knowledgeable owner and many spare parts are available. Complete manuals on most equipment. 


All personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.



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.

Contact Richard Nathanson for additional information and your viewing appointment at 310-430-1769 (cell) or 949-675-8092 (office).  Motivated seller - recently reduced!

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