Motorsailers 1980 Lancer Yachts 44 Motorsailor boat for sale at a glance:

  • Offered by Ludington Yacht Sales for $124,900
  • Powered by twin 1980 Perkins 4-108 / 50 hp
  • The boat located in Whitehall, Michigan
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This Lancer 44 Motorsailer has been continuously UPGRADED since 2014 by her very knowledgeable current owners that have spared no expense to bring her up to exceptional condition.
This exceptional FRESH WATER ONLY Lancer 44 Motorsailer is the Best of Both Worlds. Extend your boating season in the Comfort of the Air Conditioned / Heated Pilothouse, where you are protected from the Baking Sun and Rain. For those Tired of Living below deck in a Conventional Sailboat, the Raised Pilothouse Offer a 360 degree View. All Sailing and Piloting Controls are Conveniently Routed to the Indoor Steering Station, thus Increasing the Safety and Comfort of All on Board.
This Lancer 44 has been in the FRESH WATER of the Great Lakes since New. She is Powered by the Optional Twin Perkins 4-108 Fresh Water Cooled Diesels REBUILT in 2015-16 winter layup have 222 Port- 207Stb. Hours since rebuild. Cruising at 2800 RPM she will get 4 Miles Per Gallon and average about 7.5 Knots. Some of her Features Include Vetus Bow Thruster, Universal 6.5 KW Rebuilt Generator, Harken Roller Furling Headsail and a Harken Roller Furling Unit for the Mainsail

Accommodations & Layout

The master stateroom is forward with a centerline queen size island bed.  Lots of storage and a huge hanging locker.

Next aft to port is the guest stateroom with a generous double bed as a lower berth and a single bunk above.  Across from the guest stateroom is the head with shower.

Next aft on port is the huge U-shaped galley.  There is a oversize refrigerator with freezer and a deep freeze with a cold plate.  She has a 3 burner propane stove and  hot and cold pressure water.  Across from the galley to starboard is the navigation station.  This location puts the nav station  just in front of the helm.

Three steps up to the main salon and pilothouse.  To port along the galley bulkhead, is the dining area.  This is a beautiful custom built dinette with nice cushions and storage throughout. To starboard is the helm with captain's chair on a rotating base and the main seating area is aft to port.  This is a great open living area, with lots of light and newer windows with screens.   To starboard aft the salon opens to the rear deck cockpit.


  – White Formica Counter Tops
  – Double SS Sinks
  – Hot Cold Pressure Water
  – New oversize Refrigerator w/Freezer
  – Hillerange 3 Burner Stove w/Oven
  – GE Space Saver Microwave
  – Cold Plate Box Refrigerator
  – Ample Counter Top Space
  – Great Cabinet Storage Space


  – Raytheon 24 Mile Radar
  – Raymarine VHF Radio
  – Raymarine Hailer
  – Raymarine Light House Multi Display Nav Center 
  – Raymarine Wind
  – Raymarine Depth
  – Raymarine Speed
  – Ritchie Compass
  – Benmar Cetec Autopilot upgraded Brain Box
  – Rudder Indicator
  – Fusion AM/FM/CD Radio
  – Search Light
  – Inside Outside Stereo Speakers
  – Tank Watch System
  – Vetus Bow Thruster


  – Teak Holly Sole
  – Over/Under Bunks Guest Cabin
  – New Pilothouse Carpet
  – Screens for Hatches w/Day Night Shades
  – 12Volt Lights
  – 110Volt Lights
  – 2New Marine Air/Heat Units

  – New Mainsalon Windows w/Screens


  – Thetford Techma Electric Marine Head w/ Tank Watch Sailing Mode
  – Hot Cold Pressure Water
  – Vanity w/SS Sink
  – Large Counter Top Space
  – Ample Storage Above Below

Deck & Hull

  – Aluminium Spar (Deck Stepped)
  – SS Wire Rigging
  – Wide Side Decks
  – Large Bow Storage Space
  – SS Bow Rail
  – Double Lifelines
  – Electric Windlass
  – Windshield Wiper
  – Spreader Lights
  – Life Sling
  – Fresh Water Hook Up Power Hook up Bow Stern
  – External Aft Deck H/C Shower
  – Swim Platform
  – Cockpit Door to Swim Platform
  – New Aft Bimini 
  – 7 Batteries- 4 House 3 Starting 
  – Harken Headsail Roller Furling
  – Harken Mainsail Roller Furling Unit
  – Harken Jib Track
  – Harken Mainsail Track

  – New Pilot House Side windows w/Screens


Upgrades during our ownership:

Raymarine integrated helm package including:

Flat panel touchscreen display





High-def bottom profiler/fishfinder

Sailing package

Speed, water temp, depth

Custom mahogany helm console

Repeater screen in Nav Station (iPad)

Raymarine VHF

Integrated with helm software

Remote mic and controls in Nav Station

Fusion sound system, integrated with Raymarine helm package

Flowscan fuel consumption gauges, port and stbd

New MarinAire HVAC systems x 2 (pilothouse and staterooms)

New oversized refrigerator/freezer in galley

Thetford Techma electric head with tank sensors and sailing mode

Boarding stairs, articulated, 4 steps, self-leveling, with handrail

New glass pilothouse side windows x 4, sliding with screens

New pilothouse carpeting and Oriental runner in lower level hallway

Recent complete rebuild of both Perkins diesels

New engine room sound insulation

New engine room LED lighting

Plexiglass cover for battery storage tray (7 batteries: 4 house, starting for each engine genset)

New battery disconnects for each engine, genset, and bowthruster/windlass

Selectable bow and stern power, water, CATV connections

Voltage isolator transformers for both shorepower lines

New mast LED lighting

New TV and Blue Ray player in master stateroom

Life raft with hard shell and hydrostatic launcher

Rotating fighting chair base for helm seat to allow it to be moved away from helm

Broker Comments

This Beautiful FRESH WATER Motorsailer has Great Fuel Economy and a Very Large Bright Interior Layout. This would be the IDEAL boat for the GREAT LOOP She is a MUST SEE.


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.

Approximate boat location – Whitehall, Mi 49461
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