Sly-San | Hylas 45' 1994

Fort Pierce, FL

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George Eberhard

George Eberhard has owned and operated sail and power boats for over 35 years. From club racing in the Midwest, to sailing the Great Lakes, to charter boat captain in the Caribbean, his passion for boating is very evident in the enthusiasm he brings to his brokerage career. Prior to his joining David Walters Yachts, George had a very successful career in Advertising and Marketing where he was responsible for client development and new product design.

As a professional yacht broker, George is especially attentive to client needs and expectations. One of his specialties is the extra time he spends with each client to better understand their needs. His thorough research enables him to suggest options to consider, and point out value where it exists. George's dedication and persistence allow him to help clients find just the right sail or power yacht.

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Basic Info

Yacht Name: Sly-San
Builder: Hylas
Model: 45.5
Year: 1994
Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Asking Price: $179,000
Designer: German Frers
Hull Material: Fiberglass

SLY-SAN is a beautiful well maintained Hylas 45.5.  Designed by German Frers and built by Queen Long Marine, she is  the perfect cruising boat for a couple with great separation of cabin space and a complete list of equipment. Her solar generation is set up to remain on the hook practically indefinitely. Her solar output will handle her power needs with the exception of Air conditioning.  All refrigeration, lights (all LED), entertainment and electronics handled by the solar output.  Her topsides were painted in late 2013 and look great.  The small amount of teak, cockpit seats and transom steps have been redone and are in excellent condition.  Her extensive inventory of sails are in very good condition.  She has an updated Yanmar engine with 1393 hours at the time of this listing.  SLY-San is in  great condition and ready for her next adventure.  Her current owner has enjoyed her for 12 years and is ready to move on. SLY-SAN IS A MUST SEE FOR ANY SERIOUS BUYER.


Length: 45'
Beam: 13' 6
Draft: 6' 6
Water Tank Capacity: 200 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 75 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar
Engine Model: 2011 4JH-4TE
Power: 75 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 1393 Hours

Hull & Deck

  • Completely hand laminated fiberglass hull built from one-piece mold to provide a strong seamless monolithic structure.
  • Airex cored and hand laminated deck with solid glass around mast area and all through-bolted areas.
  • Interior of hull sealed with epoxy.
  • Molded contrasting non-skid on deck.
  • The gel-coat was peeled and replaced with West system barrier coating and new bottom paint (micron 66) was applied in October 2013. The latest bottom paint (Micron 66) was applied in April 2019. This was done even with two surveys 5 years apart showing the hull to be in good condition with no blisters.
  • Topsides were repainted with original Awlgrip also in October 2013.
  • Teak settees were re-glued (no more screws) and re-caulked.
  • Transom teak steps completely replaced and glued.
  • Bimini, dodger, transition and side panels to primary winches.
  • Cockpit duckboard stripped, Oiled and sealed in 2019.


Deck Features

  • Two Lewmar 58 two-speed self-tailing primary winches.
  • Two Lewmar 48 two-speed self-tailing secondary winches.
  • One Lewmar 44 two-speed self-tailing mainsheet which.
  • Two Lewmar 44 two-speed self-tailing main reefing winches.
  • Three Lewmar 43 two-speed winches (at the mast).
  • 2200 Maxwell Vertical electric windlass with dedicated battery.
  • Double stainless steel anchor roller (long and short) with double hawse.
  • Divided chain locker to accommodate the chain from two anchors.
  • Welded stainless steel double bow and stern pulpits.
  • Double lifelines with gates port and starboard.
  • Closed-cell cockpit cushions with 6 removable stainless steel back rests and cushions.
  • Custom teak cockpit table and drink holder.
  • Long fixed port lights in main salon in addition to opening ports.
  • Garhauer Dinghy davits with 2 solar panels.
  • Garhauer Outboard Hoist
  • New BBQ with dedicated 20 lbs Aluminium tank.
  • Bracket for outboard motor.
  • Boarding ladder that fits into boarding gates.
  • Two stainless steel dorades.
  • Eight Stainless-Steel opening ports.
  • Five Stainless-Steel deck hatches.
  • Three lazarette hatches.



  • Yanmar 4JH-4TE 75 HP fresh-water cooled diesel (1393 Hours)
  • Dual Racor filter system, with electric priming pumps.
  • Max-Prop propeller (3 blades, 19 inches).
  • 1 ½ inch Stainless Steel drive shaft with PSS.
  • Full engine gauge panel (C panel).
  • Insulated engine room, with 8 quick removable access doors.
  • Morse single lever control.


Electrical System

  • Deluxe circuit breaker panel.
  • Separate battery banks for ship’s service (2 Lifeline 4-D, 210 Amp hours each, new 2018 ), engine start and anchor windlass. All batteries are AGM.
  • 120 volt ac power system, 2 - 30 amp.
  • Heart Interface 2000 watt inverter w/integral battery charger (100 amp).
  • One 100 amp Balmar alternator with controller. Plus Dual Charge system.
  • One 80 amp spare Yanmar alternator (new).
  • 2 - 140 Watt (each) Kyocera solar panels.
  • LED lighting throughout the entire boat, including Tri and anchor lights.
  • 2 dockside 50 feet electrical cables.
  • Four 12-volt fans.
  • Two Cruisair Marine HVAC systems. One 16,000 BTU for main salon and V-berth, one 7,000 BTU located in aft stateroom. Both Ac units need serviced. Owner prefers to live off grid and hasn’t used them. Both units look very new and lightly used.



  • Approx. 200 gallon fresh water supply in 5 tanks - 4 tanks are plastic (replaced in 2006) & 1 tank is stainless steel
  • 75 gallon fuel capacity in two Stainless Steel tanks - cleaned Dec. 2015
  • 6 gallon Seaward Stainless Steel hot water heater.(120 volt & heat exchanger).
  • 12 volt fresh water pump.
  • Two 12 volt pumps with automatic mode. One bilge, one sump.
  • Whale manual bilge pump.
  • Aft deck and aft head showers (hot & cold fresh water).
  • Wash down pump for forward anchor (sea water).


Spars & Rigging

  • 10mm standing rigging (new October 2012).
  • Full-batten mainsail with three reefing points.
  • 140% genoa.
  • 110% jib.
  • Asymetrical spinnaker.
  • Symetrical spinnaker.
  • Storm Jib. (lightly used)
  • Storm topsail. (lightly used)
  • Spare main, spare jib.
  • All sails in very good condition.
  • Mainsail jiffy reefing with boom jam cleats.
  • Custom anodized aluminum mast and boom.
  • Furlex roller furling system with extra large drum.
  • Two spinnaker poles. One is extendable.


Electronics & Navigation

  • Danforth compass.
  • RayMarine ST50 depth, speed, wind, log.
  • RayMarine ST6000 + below decks linear drive autopilot.
  • Furuno GP 1650 Color GPS Plotter with cable to connect to a laptop. At nav station.
  • JVC 12 disk CD player/radio with 6 speakers.
  • Standard Horizon CP390 color Chart plotter with AIS in cockpit.
  • Standard Horizon Matrix 2100 VHF radio w/remote mike in cockpit.
  • Icom M700PRO single sideband radio w/ Signalink modem.
  • Xantrex inverter/charger remote control.
  • Xantrex energy monitor.
  • Blue Sky solar charge controller (MPPT).


Interior & Main Salon

  • Two passageways leading aft from main salon to aft cabin.
  • All teak interior including bulkheads and trim.
  • Solid ½” teak sole.
  • Solid teak doors throughout.
  • Epifanes throughout interior
  • Large dining table.
  • Large settee.



  • Seaward Princess three-burner, gimbaled propane stove with oven with dedicated 20 lbs Aluminium Propane tank.
  • 12 Volt Adler Barber evaporator plate with compressor in addition to cold plate in refrigerator.
  • 120 Volt Seafrost cold plate freezer/refrigeration system, water and air cooled.
  • Double-sided working galley with great counter space.
  • New burners on cooktop
  • Stainless sink.
  • Hot and cold pressure water.
  • Foot operated fresh water auxiliary pump.



  • 2 Heads
  • Hot and cold pressure water for sinks, aft head and exterior showers.
  • 2 - Y valve systems with manual overboard discharge in addition to pump-out per head.
  • 20 gal. each holding tanks.


Forward Stateroom

  • Double size berth with mattress.
  • Hanging locker
  • Drawers and stowage areas provided under berth.
  • Private access to forward head.
  • Good ventilation & light.


Aft Stateroom

  • Queen size centerline berth.
  • Generous stowage areas and drawers.
  • Private head with shower.
  • Hanging locker.
  • Dual access to main salon.
  • Good ventilation & light.


Additional Features & Equipment

  • Stainless steel plate at bow edge for protection from anchors.
  • Stainless steel plate on deck at bow for protection from anchor chain.
  • Complete ground tackle package: 45-pound Delta primary anchor with 120’ of 3/8 inch chain spliced with 150 feet of ¾ inch nylon rode, FX-37 Fortress secondary with 12 feet of
  • 3/8 inch stainless steel chain and 150 feet of ¾ inch nylon rode. 45-pound CQR spare anchor.
  • Man overboard pole
  • Good inventory of spare parts