Boat Details

The Hanse 455 has become one of the most sought after models in the award winning range.  A solidly built, fast, easy to sail cruising yacht with great looks.

Equity is one of the last examples built, is in really great condition and is packed with upgrades.  Bow and stern thruster, Electric winches, Furling gennaker, full Navigation suite and much more.

Delivered and serviced from launch in 2018 by Inspiration Marine Group - UK Hanse Dealership




LOA 14.04m
LWL 12.20m
Beam 4.38m
Draft 2.25m
Displacement 11,700kg

Hull, Deck & Keel

  • GRP hull with balsa core above the waterline and solid laminate below.  Vinylester resins in outer laminates for additional strength and osmosis prevention
  • White gelcoat finish with dark grey hull stripes
  • GRP deck with balsa core.  Vinylester resins in outer laminates for additional strength and osmosis prevention
  • Flexiteek on coachroof top with white non slip decking on side decks
  • Flexiteek on cockpit floor, seating and bathing platform
  • Cast iron T speed keel with low centre of gravity bulb design
  • GRP sandwich rudder with sea water resistant aluminium stock and self aligning needle bearings

Deck Equipment

  • Large folding bathing platform finished with Flexiteek
  • Dedicated liferaft stowage
  • Gas bottle storage
  • 2 x Lewmar electric winches
  • 2 x Lewmar manual winches
  • 2 Spinlock Jammer banks for line holding
  • Rope tail storage bins
  • Cockpit table with upgrade to fridge storage
  • Black composite Y spoke steering wheels
  • 2 x cockpit lockets
  • Multiple deck hatches for great ventilation
  • Opening coachroof windows
  • Huge foredeck sail/storage locker with fully laminated watertight bulkhead
  • 12v electric anchor windlass with handheld remote control
  • 25kg Rocna anchor upgrade with 60m chain
  • 6 x retractable mooring cleats
  • Side gates to guardwires for easier side access
  • Gas BBQ installation in cockpit

Interior & Accommodation

Equity has the most sought after Cherrywood interior with the teak and holly striped flooring.  Upgraded Florence upholstery with some custom upgrades to further enhance the comfort make this a great place to spend time.

LED lighting, a full blind and flyscreen set, carpets in the sleeping cabins, Warm air heating system and more.


  • Saloon table with lowering function to create additional sleeping space in saloon
  • U shaped seating with custom extended backrest
  • Extensive cupboard storage
  • Under seat storage


  • L shaped galley on starboard side with additional galley furniture piece
  • 3 Burner hob with oven
  • Large 135 litre fridge
  • Twin sinks
  • Great storage
  • Microwave
  • Additional domestic sockets

Navigation Station

  • Chart table on port side
  • Fold down navigators seat
  • Switching for both 12v and 230v systems
  • iPad mount system (iPad not included)

Forward Cabin

  • Large island style owner's bed
  • Mattress upgrade
  • Large dedicated shower cubicle on starboard side
  • Heads on portside with wash basin and cupboard storage
  • Fresh water flush electric toilet upgrade

Aft Cabins

  • 2 x double aft cabins
  • wardrobe and additional cupboard storage


  • Large day heads on port side
  • Separated shower cubicle
  • Fresh water flush electric toilet upgrade

Navigation Equipment

  • 2 x B&G Zeus2 9 inch chart plotters at steering positions
  • 2 x B&G Triton multifunction displays at helm positions
  • B&G Vulcan chart plotter at chart table
  • B&G Autopilot system
  • B&G Autopilot remote control
  • B&G Radar system on mast
  • AIS Transponder
  • B&G V50 VHF at chart table with H50 handheld unit
  • B&G iPad link system
  • B&G signal splitter for AIS, FM/AM & VHF
  • Aerial at masthead

Machinery & Propulsion

  • Yanmar 4JH57 diesel engine (763 hours at point of listing)
  • Yanmar saildrive
  • 3 blade folding prop
  • Retractable bow thruster
  • Retractable stern thruster
  • Eberspacher warm air heating system (2 x 4kw)
  • Ambassador rope stripper

Rig & Sails


  • Selden aluminium mast with in mast furling system
  • Selden Furlex forestay
  • Mechanical backstay adjuster
  • Selden rodkicker vang
  • Dyneema halyard upgrade to main and jib
  • Gennaker halyard


  • Elvstrom FCL (Fast Cruising Laminate) Tri-radial main sail - full vertical battens
  • Elvstrom FCL (Fast Cruising Laminate) Tri-radial self tacking jib - vertical leech battens
  • Elvstrom Furlstrom - furling gennaker

Electrical Systems

  • 12v system with switch panel at chart table
  • 230v system with shore power lead, 230v domestic sockets, switch panel at chart table and galvanic isolator
  • 2 x 142ah domestic batteries
  • 1 x 90ah engine start battery
  • Dedicated battery banks for both bow thruster and stern thruster
  • Battery charger
  • 2,000 watt inverter charger upgrade
  • Battery monitoring system at chart table
  • Water, Fuel and holding tank gauges
  • Waterproof 230v socket in sail locker

Audio Visual

  • LED TV mounted on main bulkhead
  • TV aerial at masthead
  • Fusion stereo system with both interior and exterior speakers
  • Fusion remote control in cockpit
  • Fusion DAB radio module upgrade
  • HDMI lead from TV to chart table

Plumbing & Tankage

  • Fresh water tank - 450 litres
  • Fuel tank - 210 litres
  • Holding tanks x 2 - 30 litres
  • Hot water tank - 30 litres
  • Water heating from both engine cooling and 230v immersion
  • Hot and cold cockpit shower

Canvas work

  • Sprayhood with additional roll up  centre screen and additional grabrails
  • Cockpit Enclosure
  • Covers for steering pedestals and cockpit table
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Foredeck sunbed cushions

Safety Equipment

  • Gas & C02 alarm
  • Jackstay lifelines
  • Radar reflector on mast
  • Horseshoe and light set
  • Emergency ladder

Additional Equipment

  • Winch handles
  • Fenders
  • Warps

Ships Papers

  • Builders Certificate in favour of supplying dealership
  • Bill of Sale - supplying dealership to current owner
  • Purchase invoice illustrating VAT inclusive sale
  • Declaration of CE conformity

Please Note:

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.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner's specific needs.

Whilst we make best effort to obtain documentation from Vendors it is advisable to check what is available before travelling to view or making an offer.

Contact Us

Hamble Office

Tel: +44 23 8045 5714

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Chandlery Building,
Hamble Point Marina ,
GB, SO31 4NB

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