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Maramu is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Amel and designed by Henri Amel\xa0&\xa0Jacques Carteau. Her first hull was built in 1978 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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AMEL MARAMU 46 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft13.80 m / 45.28 ft
Builder(s)Chantiers Amel
Designer(s)H. Amel & J. Carteau
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built288
First Hull Built1978
Last Hull Built1989
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle helm wheel
RudderSingle rudder on skeg
CockpitCenter cockpit
Rigging TypeKetch Marconi (in-mast furling mainsail) masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)2
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal1080 L / 285.3 gal
Ballast Ratio27.45


Overall Length (LOA) 13.80 m / 45.28 ft
Hull Length13.8 m / 45.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.90 m / 35.75 ft
Beam (width)4 m / 13.08 ft
Draft1.95 m / 6.2 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 14000 kg / 30865 lb
Maximum Displacement12723 kg / 28050 lb
Ballast Weight4000 kg / 8818 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.01 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.73
Comfort Ratio36.58
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)274.07
Ballast Ratio27.45
Sail Area to Displacement17.98
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement16.87 m²/T / 182 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement23.76 m²/T / 256 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL17 m / 55.10 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Reported Sail Area95.97 m² / 1033.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area98 m² / 1055 ft²
Downwind Sail Area138 m² / 1485 ft²
Mainsail Area27 m² / 291 ft²
Genoa Area56 m² / 603 ft²
I46.5 ft * 14.14 m
J15.1 ft * 4.59 m
P41.5 ft * 12.62 m
E13.6 ft * 4.13 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Engine(s) Power60 HP
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity480 L / 126.8 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.5 ft * 1.95 m