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 Yacht  Laminic

MAVERICK 440: Laminic


SOLD - September 2021


Hull no. #003


Launch Date: 14 September 2009


Moored: Cape Town, South Africa


Price ZAR : R5.5 million

Engine hours:  1 650

Generator hours:  1 680


SOLD - 27 September 2021

The Maverick Life is about sailing to anywhere your heart desires with family and friends. Laminic has been enjoying the Maverick Life and was lovingly cared for over the years.


Launched in Cape Town, South Africa on 14th September 2009 as a Maverick 400, she has had two owners since new.


The first owner lovingly cared for her under his watchful eye when she was moored in Abu Dhabi. She enjoyed leisure sailing locally and entertaining with friends & family.   


She then was sailed back to Cape Town, South Africa, and was extended to a Maverick 440 in the Maverick factory, detailed and new factory installed options added was relaunched in July 2016. 

Her current owner kept her in Langebaan, on the West Coast of South Africa and like her previous owner enjoyed leisure sailing locally with family and friends.  Due to the close relationship with the factory the yacht was well maintained.

Laminic is fully equipped to open the next chapter in her life as a pleasure sailing craft for family and friends that is capable of long distance blue water cruising.

Laminic is certified under the European Recreational Craft Directive as CE Category A:  Open Ocean.  The hand craftmanship can be appreciated in the real kudo leather finishes and real wood veneers set on Marine Grade honeycomb for further weight savings.  This owners version 3-cabin / 2 head interior layout is well thought out to be ergonomic in a yacht that is easy to sail & operate as a couple or family.  The stylish, elegant decor has a timelss quality with a warm appeal.  This presents a rare opportunity to the discerning buyer who is looking for a Maverick 440 to start enjoying the Maverick Life.


Key Specs

Year Launched: 14 September 2009 as a Maverick 400
Year relaunched:  July 2016 as a Maverick 440
Length Overall: 13,3 m /43.6 ft
Length waterline: 12.3 m / 40.3 Ft
Beam:  7,45 m /24,5 ft
Draft: 1 m /3,2 ft
Mast height above waterline: 18.7 m / 61.35 Ft
Displacement Approx: 13.335 kg (26'670 lb) 12,550 kg / 27,670 lb fully equipped
Fuel Capacity: 2 x 400 lt / 2 x 106 US gal
Fresh Water Capacity: 2 x 500 lt / 2 x 132 US gal
Motors: 2 x 29HP Yanmar
Main sail: 68 m² / 731.9 sq ft
Genoa: 43 m² / 462.8 sq ft
CE certified Category A

Options extras included are


  • Satellite dish - the owner has never used this equipment and it is therefore not tested to be in a working condition


  • 3,1m Mercury inflatable tender with 5hp Yamaha 2-stroke outboard engine. 



  • 220V Aquamarine water maker, 1.4 LPM



  • 2 x Air condition units:  27,000 BTU in saloon & 16,000 BTU in master cabin






  • 1 x 9Kw Fisher Panda 10000 PMS inverted power marine silenced genset



  • 2 x size 44 Lewmar electric winches





  • Screecher halyard

  • Majestic TV antenna bracket

  • Additional conduit

  • Storm stay & staysail halyard

  • Upgrade to LED Tri colour

  • Fit batcar track



  • 2 x 29HP Yanmar Diesel Engines with 90 Amp Alternators 




Standard Maverick  Specification at date of launch excluding optional extras above. 


  • The broad flat hulls are a composite sandwich
    construction, using hand laid stitched fabrics with balsa as the core.

  • All resins, chop strand mat & stitched quad axle mat are
    approved by Lloyds, SABS and ISO 9002.

  • Balanced spade rudders and sacrificial low profile slim
    line keel foils are unique.

  • Epoxy primer is applied below the water line to protect
    GRP against osmosis – followed by 2 coats of antifouling.

  • All sea-cocks are double clamped below waterline.

  • The bow incorporates two collision bulkheads, one facing
    forward and the other protecting below waterline collisions.

  • Deck laminate specifications are the same as the hull.

  • Amidships boarding steps, both to port & starboard,
    includes chain plates with mid ship cleats.

  • Push pit & pulpit seats.

  • 1000W Electric anchor windlass with foot switches on

  • Deck surface has a molded non-slip finish surrounded by  toe rail.

  • 2x Fresh water tank fillers.

  • A swimming ladder on the port side doubles up as a
    safety gate, second ladder optional.

  • Pressurized hot & cold water hand shower fitted on port

  • Diesel filling caps and shore power fitting.

  • Stainless steel BBQ is an option


  • The coach roof has a skylight which allows direct sunlight into both the galley & saloon.

  • Coach roof windows are made of tinted laminate glass.

  • The hard top bimini, supported by robust, large diameter stainless steel pipes, allows access to the stack pack without obscuring the helmsman’s view of the sails.

  • Optional 2nd hatch in bimini to port side.

  • The aft bimini section allows for installation of solar

  • Spray dodger / windscreen protects the helmsman from the elements.

  • Optional: Canvas zip up panels to enclose the cockpit in foul weather or merely for privacy.

  • Sliding doors with 6.5mm laminated clear glass link the
    saloon to the large 3.5m x 2.5m cockpit which has two
    tiers of seating.

  • Sliding windows extend the serving tops from the galley.

  • The helmsman has all round visibility, a dedicated
    helmsman’s seat as well as a designer dash board.

  • Plenty of stowage lockers & self draining.

  • Custom davits are fitted for easy launching and retrieving 3.0m to 3.6m dingy. David hardware is optional.

  • The davits incorporate an aft hammock seat/lounger.

  • Cockpit table on post is standard, additional fixed table is optional.


  • Queen size extra length bed, partially walk around at normal knee level.

  • Cupboard with hanging & shelf space.

  • Large sculptured and tinted windows ensure beautiful views whilst ensuring absolute privacy.

  • 2x Opening port lights behind headboard and 1x in hull

  • Optional: 2nd fridge & freezer drawers.

  • Sliding window to cockpit with serving counter.

  • Top access garbage can.


  • Basin with vanity cabinet.

  • Manual sea toilets or optional electric upgrade.

  • Separate shower cubicle with ample head room and the added comfort of a seat.

  •  1x Opening hatch above shower and 2x port lights in hull window


  • Queen size extra length bed, with cupboard under foot
    end of bed.

  • Large cupboard & large storage space under bunk.

  • Sculptured and tinted windows ensure beautiful views
    whilst ensuring absolute privacy.

  • 3x Hatches in ceiling and a port light in window ensures good ventilation.


  • Automated Fire extinguishers in engine rooms.

  • 4x Fire extinguishers in cabins & galley.

  • Emergency tiller.

  • Basic safety equipment incl : Danbouy, MOB light, horse shoe life ring & radar reflector.


  • Comfortable upholstered seating.

  • The couch backrest folds down opening the ¾ berth for the occasional extra guests.

  • Saloon table in timber (cherry/maple/beech) lowers to
    coffee table.

  • Escape hatch in floor below table.

  • Flooring in Austrian Walnut or upgrade to Teak & Holly.

  • Chart table with internal storage space.

  • Ottoman Stool doubles up as extra seat at saloon table.

  • 12V TV.

  • Radio with 2x internal & 2x cockpit speakers.

  • AC/DC distribution board.

  • Battery isolator switch.

  • Optional Water, diesel & black water gauges.

  • Removable panels for access to electrical installation.


  • Ergonomic layout, situated on bridge deck to port side
    assuring the chef is part of the action.

  • Large contoured counter tops with a selected choice of Corrian colours & finishes.

  • 3 Plate gas stove and oven.

  • 90L 12V front loading freezer.

  • 110L 12V front loading fridge.


  • Steering system with balanced spade rudders, stainless steel shafts, interlinked and connected with stainless steel chain, wire and tie bar.

  • Destroyer type stainless steel wheel with brake on
    starboard side.

  • Emergency tiller.


  • Winches are all two speed and self tailing.

  • 2x Size 44 primary winches

  • 2x Size 40 secondary winches.

  • 1x Size 40 winch for roller furler and dingy davit.

  • 1x Size 40 mast winch.


  • Lockable engine compartment is easily accessible
    through wide locker lids from cockpit, has watertight
    bulkheads and independent bilge pumps.

  • 30 HP Volvo or 29 HP Yanmar fresh water cooled sail
    drives, optional upgrade to 40 Hp.

  • Fixed 2 bladed propellers, upgradeable to folding

  • Morse engine controls & engine instrument panels.

  • Exhaust systems & blowers.

  • Sound proofing.

  • Outboard motor storage bracket provided in engine

  • 2 x 400L diesel tanks under aft beds.


  • The master cabin measures 6m x 2m.

  • Queen size extra length bed; partially walk around at normal knee level.

  • Desk, bureau and seating area.

  • Dressing room with large cupboards.

  • Large sculptured and tinted windows ensure beautiful views whilst ensuring absolute privacy.

  • 1x overhead hatch, 2x port lights in hull windows and 2x opening port light behind headboard.


  • Ample head room in shower with a sitz bath & clear shower door.

  • His & her’s basin with vanity cabinet.

  • Manual sea toilets or optional electric upgrade.

  • Additional cabinets allowing for long term cruising.

  • Opening port, 2x hatches, lights & mirror.


  • The forepeak is flow coated and used for storage.

  • A water maker & genset could be installed here.


  • 2x 500L water tanks sealed with food grade epoxy

  • Hot & cold pressurized fresh water throughout.

  • 40L calorifier with element & thermostat.

  • Manual & automatic bilge pumps, grey water pumps.

  • Fresh water shower at transom.

  • 2x Manual toilets upgradeable to electric.

  • 1x Black water tank.

  • Optional 12V water maker & deck wash.


  • 1 x 9kg LPG gas cylinders with LP regulator in self ventilating forward gas locker.

  • Electric Solenoid cut off regulator with sniffer.

  • Optional BBQ on transom.


  • Magnetic bulkhead compass.

  • VHF with masthead aerial.

  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata (depth, speed & log)

  • Raymarine ST60 Wind module (wind speed & angle, true and apparent).

  • Raymarine C90W Chart Plotter

  • 24 nm Radar.

  • Raymarine ST6001+ Autopilot.


  • 2x 95 Amp hour engine batteries.

  • 6x 100 Amp hour house batteries.

  • 2x alternators.

  • Galvanic Isolator.

  • 2000W battery management & inverter package.

  • 220V Shore power cable & socket.

  • Marine combination DC/AC distribution board.

  • Cabin lights, engine room lights, cockpit lights, navigation lights, AC plug points, 12V DC plug point at nav station.


  • 20kg Delta anchor with 50m 10mm galvanized chain.

  • Second anchor 10kg Dan forth anchor with 10m 10mm
    galvanized chain & 50m 14mm anchor warp spiced onto chain.

  • 6 Cylindrical fenders.

  • 16mm Mooring warps: 4 x 8m & 4 x 6m


  • Natural anodized aluminium mast with forward
    crossbeam and compression strut.

  • Natural anodized aluminium boom.

  • 3x Mast footsteps to stack pack, optional extra to any

  • Upgrade to taller mast with 2 sets of spreaders.

  • C350 Pro-furl roller furler.

  • Bow roller between compression posts.

  • Teak walkway between compression posts.


  • Laminated Mainsail 59m², large roach, 2 reefing points,
    fully battened with lazy jacks and stack pack.

  • Laminated Genoa 36m², with UV strip on leech & foot &
    foam flattener in luff.

  • Options: Storm jib, screecher, spinnaker with dousing

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