45.5 ft. / 13.87m over all incl. bowsprit.
Beginning with hull 005, standard engine was a 60 hp Izusu. From Peterson 44 mold which was also used to build the Liberty 458. Passport 45’s are not associated with Passport Yachts. Peter Hoyt used the Passport export license (he was friends with Passport Yachts founder Wendell Renken) to export his yachts from Taiwan. Thank you to Larry Littlefield for information and brochure.
Primarily sold as kits. Finished boat sold as NEMO 39.
Horizon Yacht Co. was located at Largo FL, USA.
Hull length..16.40 m
Total standard sail area 192 m²
According to designer Bob Perry, only one of these yachts was built.
LOA with bowsprit: 59.0’/17.98m
Cutter SA:1390 sq.ft/129 m2
Pilot House motor sailor.
Most were finished at other yards.
Displacement with full load: 24 t
Mainsail: 47 m²
Genoa: 75 m²
Mizzensail: 29 m²
Staysail: 22 m²
‘Hard Top’ version shown in photo.
Shallow draft: 5.5’/1.7m