46′ CAL 2-46



Located In: Mazatlan, Mexico
Year: 1973
Hull Material: Fiberglass

IRON ROSE is the perfect vessel to go cruising in the 40 to 50 foot range: two separate cabins with their own lockers and heads, a large main salon with a dinette that seats 6, raised above the cabin sole the 9 large windows are at eye level, a hard bottom dingy with a large outboard on davits (a must for cruising Baja!). Completely repainted inShelter Island Boatyard with imron, and a new IMax Prop installed.

Owners never intended to sell but times and physical conditions change.  Many of the tools, spare parts and books are included, all you need is your clothes and bedding to go anywhere in the world on this great vessel. She is ready to take good care of a new owner!

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.

Financial and titling transactions are conducted in the US or Canada by licensed agents. An offshore purchase means great savings and the process is more hassle-free than you may think! Call for details.

Mazatlan Yachts
Mazatlan, Mexico
011 521 (669) 994-8544


  • Iron Rose, Cal 2-46, sail number 36
  • Owner’s travel blog
  • Hull laid in October 1973
  • Sloop rigged with removable inner forestay for staysail
  • Harken roller furling on Main and Genoa
  • Sail inventory:
    Mainsail by North Sails
    Spare Main
    135% Genoa by North
    155% Genoa
    Twin Jib designed to fit in slot for roller furling
    Gennaker by North in sock 1.5 ounce
    Spinnaker recut as a Gennaker in sock 1 ounce
    Staysail by North 14 ounces for inner forestay
  • Engine: Perkins 4-236 overhauled in 2007, 1000 hours
  • Panda 6500 watt generator with remote controls
  • Outback 2000 watt inverter with 100 amp charger and remote controls
  • Spectra Malibu watermaker 150 gallons per day
  • Teak and Holly sole throughout salon and fore and aft cabin
  • Dual Racor filters with vacuum gsaupe
  • Separate Racor for Panda
  • 7 Group 31 AGM batteries for house bank
  • Optima engine start battery
  • Optima battery for Panda
  • 20 amp charger for Panda battery
  • New 11 gallon hot water heater
  • Captain Frost 12 Volt direct drive water cooled refrigerator and freezer
  • Separate freezer compartment
  • Three burner stove with oven
  • Built in microwave
  • Remote sniffer and solenoid for stove propane
  • Magma gas grill with separate propane tank
  • Solar rack with 360 wats of solar
  • Furono CRT radar mast mounted
  • Kenwood 550 Ham radio with SGC antenna coupler and insulated back stay copper grounding plate
  • Comnav 1001 auto pilot with benmar motor
  • Raymarine tridata, speed, depth and log
  • Raymarine wind speed and direction
  • Alpenglow lights throughout, with red hi/low led displays in heads and cabins and salon
  • Dynex television with dvd player
  • Harken roller furling on Main and jib
  • All control lines led aft
  • Hard Aluminum dodger
  • Bimini attached to Dodger which can be fully enclosed with either canvas and Plexiglas windows or no seeum screens
  • Stainless steel davits and hard rail all around
  • Weems & Plath Ships clock and Barometer in Salon tidal clock in companionway
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Additional teak book liquor and magazine shelfs and wine glass holder
  • Max prop folding prop (worth 1 knot under sail)
  • Teak chairs and cocktail table on poop deck aft of cockpit
  • Windows replaced in 2004 with 1/4 inch glass, covered by 3/4 inch lexan storm windows
  • Andersen 2 speed self tailing primary winches
  • 2 speed halyard winches on mast
  • U shaped raised dinette with additional storage below and behind
  • Awning over boom to solar rack for additional shade at anchor
  • Chaps on dingy
  • Full cover for dingy
  • Custom seat with storage for dingy
  • Manuals for all electronics, furling, outboard, ham set, auto pilot, alternator and regulator shop manuals for Perkins and transmission
  • Manual for watermaker and refrigeration
  • Original Owners Manual and Cal 46 association minutes and manual
  • Mast wrapped in wood veneer in salon
  • Custom storage steps in salon
  • Lots of miscellaneous pumps, parts, gaskets and tools in engine room
  • 250 gallons of stainless steel water tanks
  • 175 gallons of aluminum fuel tanks with gauges in cockpit
  • Water fixed (UV light and 5 micron and 20 micron filters) in engine room plumbed to allow watermaker and tanks to run through
  • Vacuflush heads with 35 gallon holding tank and overboard discharge with y valve
  • Spare parts for vacuflush heads and manuals
  • New digital water temperature gauge
  • Library of manuals for boat owners and cruisers
  • Brass hurricane lamp in salon
  • Magnetic knife rack
  • Spice rack
  • Shower sump in aft head
  • Non skid plates, cups and glasses
  • Assorted 110 power tools, sander, drill, sabre saw
  • Custom interior and exterior window coverings allow privacy but can see out
  • 8 opening ports with screens
  • Mast pulpits with belaying pin storage for lines
  • Running backstays for staysail and inner forestay
  • Custom bag for staysail to rig as storm sail
  • Custom bag for gennakers to attach to jack lines on bow