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Left: Stowage space above and below
means you won't have to leave much
behind when heading out on extended
cruises.

Above: Note the handholds on the
bulkhead and the above - Bavaria does
an excellent job of anticipating what it
will be like moving about under way.

won't be so bad. Our test boat had the
larger engine and we powered back to
the slip at 2500 rpm, reaching 7.1 knots
on the flat water of the Bay. Wide-open
throttle brought us to 3200 rpm and 8.1
knots with a 3-blade fixed propeller.

Six can squeeze together for a formal dinner at the port side dinette.

feet - another nod to keeping everyone
sure-footed, safe and comfortable.
The tall 9/10ths fractional rig kept us
on our toes since there's a lot of sail area
but with the self-tacking jib and the
well-placed winches, it wasn't hard for
one person to be in control. The C45
comes with four options of sails from
basic Dacron all the way up to Elvstrom
Epex Extreme Vacuum laminated sails
for the seriously ambitious.
The tacks were swift and snappy and
required little real effort on our part.
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That said, it's difficult to open up a good
slot with a self-tacking jib that curves in
on itself when sheeted in tight and acts
as a brake. For serious racers, an overlapping jib will offer more versatility in
the sail plan.
When the Wind dieS
Not every day is made for sailing so the
C45 comes with a 57-hp Yanmar diesel
with Saildrive. However, if you really
want to make tracks, upgrade to the 80hp engine and even bashing to weather

lovely living
Despite the aggressive exterior aesthetic,
the Bavaria C45 is plush and well
thought out below. In fact, the interior
offers nearly 600 square feet of luxurious accommodation with a choice of
3-5 cabins and 1-2 heads. For maximum
sleeping capacity, the aft head can be
spec'd as an over/under cabin but that
will leave eight people to share the forward head, and outside of a packed
charter, most families won't put up with
that. The nav desk is sacrificed if a
shower stall is added to the aft head and
again, that works on charter but for a
cruising family, a dedicated space for
ship's business is usually appreciated.
In the owner's version, an island bed
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting April 2020

At the Helm: An Entertaining Thought on Creating a Culture of Safety
Club Review: Burlington Sailing & Boating Club
Special Feature: Safety at Sea
Power Review: Regal 33 Express
Sail Review: Bavaria C45
Power Review: Grady-White 235 DC
The Port Hole: April 2020
Special Feature: Planning a Cruise with PORTS Cruising Guide
Crossing The Line: Head to Canada’s New Year-round Boating Paradise
Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Intro
Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting April 2020 - At the Helm: An Entertaining Thought on Creating a Culture of Safety
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Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Club Review: Burlington Sailing & Boating Club
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Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Special Feature: Safety at Sea
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Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Power Review: Regal 33 Express
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Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Sail Review: Bavaria C45
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Canadian Yachting April 2020 - Power Review: Grady-White 235 DC
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