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2003 Custom Lion 46

  • 46 ft
  • Power Catamaran
  • Dennis, MA, US

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     Built by Robertson & Caine and designed by Alexander Simonis, the Lion 46 was at the front of the power catamaran movement emphasizing comfortable, efficient cruising with exceptional usage of space over thee decks. Taking the efficiencies created by the power catamaran design even further, the current owner installed foils to add additional lift, performance and efficiencies to this hull. With Marebe's many upgrades she offers fantastic value on today's market. 



Basic Information

Lion 46
Dennis, MA, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
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Boat Type:
Power Catamaran
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Dimensions & Weight

46 ft - 14.02 meter
45 ft 7 in - 13.89 meter
17 ft 5 in - 5.31 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 8 in - 1.12 meter
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Cruise Speed:
Joystick Control:
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Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Fuel Type:
370 (Individual), 740 (combined)
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Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
360 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
170 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Holding Tank:


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Manufacturer Provided Description

     "The new Lion 46 power catamaran features three spacious levels with impressive features, in addition to the integral benefits of its catamaran design. A huge fly bridge with fully equipped steering station provides superb views over the water. The upper deck houses a spacious salon and galley area aft and a pilothouse with inside steering station forward. The port and starboard hulls house two generous guest cabins on each side, each with private en suite head and shower." ~ Lion 46 Brochure



  • Engines replaced
  • Shafts replaced
  • Drippless gland added
  • Propellers replaced (spare propellers available)
  • Foils added increasing cruising speed from 16 to 21 knots
  • Folding windshield on flybridge added, providing top comfort in all conditions
  • Stainless steel rudders and rudder stocks added
  • Hydraulic cylinders for the rudders replaced
  • Winch to hoist dinghy added
  • Electrical cylinders to open engine hatches added
  • Bilge pumps replaced
  • Seawater pumps for AC system added
  • Independent Racor filter for genset added
  • Independent fuel lines for genset, avoiding malfunctioning and interference with main engine when fuel tank was less than half full added


  • Aluminum tank for hydraulic oil of steering system replaced
  • Fuel and battery level gauges upgraded
  • Holding tank level transducers added


  • Radar upgraded
  • Sonar upgraded
  • New extra powerful sonar transducer with fairing block, ensures absolute best sonar performance at all speeds and sea conditions
  • Autopilot upgraded
  • Plotters at both helm stations upgraded

     Deck Hardware

  • Anchor replaced
  • Windlass upgraded

     Hull and Deck

  • Windshield wiper added
  • Round corner windows replaced


  • Gel batteries added
  • Battery charger-inverter added
  • Spare battery charger added
  • LED lights added throughout, triple house battery life
  • New wiring to remove all fuses from behind the fridge, and to provide charging to all batteries from all sources: each engine, genset, shore power will charge each battery
  • New breaker panel at each helm station to provide better and safer power distribution while avoiding inline fuses


  • Fridge upgraded
  • Induction cooktop added
  • Dining table replaced
  • Upholstery in salon replaced
  • Upholstery in flybridge replaced
  • Captain’s chair upgraded
  • Faucets in all heads, kitchen sink, flybridge sink upgraded
  • Hot-cold shower in cockpit added


     The Lion 46 Marebe has an advanced composite GRP sandwich construction using high quality materials and incorporating a vacuum bonded foam core, providing high compression and impact resistance. The hull is white gelcoat with a painted blue boot stripe. The topsides feature:

  • Molded plastic rub-rail with stainless steel cap-rail port and starboard
  • (4) Small port lights port and starboard
  • Large oblong port lights port and starboard
  • Outboard aft cleat port and starboard
  • Stainless steel handrails
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits
  • Fixed cleats on the port and starboard transom
  • Flooding swim ladder on port transom
  • Ruprail built into the mold surrounding the aft and outboard port and starboard hull with stainless steel cap rail

    Below the water line Marebe features a modern hull shape with molded tunnels for the props and rudders and added foils mounted between the hulls forward and aft offering exceptional lift for the boat and significantly increasing performance. Also featured below the waterline:

  • Blue anti-fouling
  • Stainless steel rudders port and starboard
  • Hull zincs on transom port and starboard
  • (4) Blade fixed props port and starboard
  • Bridal U-bolts inboard of port and starboard hull 


     The Lion 46 featured textured GRP decks with large swim/loading platforms on the transoms port and starboard with access to the cockpit up (3) steps into the cockpit. Entering the cockpit, Marebe features:

  • Molded bench cockpit seat with upholstered bottom and back cushions
  • Stainless steel hand rail around the back and sides of the molded bench seat
  • Locker storage below bench seating
  • Forward opening engine hatches port and starboard
  • Overhead lighting
  • Molded locker storage below fly bridge ladder
  • Stainless steel fly-bridge ladder with GRP treads
  • (3) Stainless steel rod holders on aft edge of fly bridge deck
  • Stainless steel dinghy davits with electric winch

     Up three steps, port and starboard outboard, you enter the protected weather deck with a stainless-steel hand rail outboard and the bulwark inboard, with stainless steel hand-rails, offering protected passage forward even in adverse conditions. Forward or the weather decks are the large open foredeck featuring:

  • Midships bow cleats port and starboard
  • Stainless steel handrails surrounding port, starboard and forward wing bridge
  • Search light port and starboard mounted on rails
  • Bow cleats port and starboard
  • Stainless steel fender holders port and starboard
  • Aft opening chain locker with horizontal electric Lofrans Tigres windlass, operated by a hand held remote control 
  • Recessed seating area
  • (2) Aluminum frames deck hatches with acrylic lenses
  • Textilene covers for wing-bridge wrap around windows


     Returning to the cockpit and stepping up the stainless steel and GRP ladder to the fly-bridge you enter a large open deck area that offers great usable space for operating the vessel, lounging dining and general family time. This area also features:

  • Folding windshield on fly-bridge, providing comfort in all conditions
  • Stainless steel handrails surrounding flybridge
  • Molded surround seating with upholstered seating and bolsters
  • GRP single leaf table with inset cup holders
  • Single basin sink with pressurized hot/cold fresh water
  • Molded sink cabinet with Corian worktop and locker storage below
  • Helm station with suite of electronics and secondary helm and throttle
  • Sun cover for helm and seating

Salon and Wingbridge Deck

     Returning the wingbridge cockpit you enter the salon/pilot salon through the sliding door. As you enter this salon, the aisle galley runs along the port side facing outboard ending at the companionway steps that access the lower cabins to port. Forward of the companionways on the wingbridge is a double settee to port and the internal helm station to starboard. Turning back to the transom to starboard in the semi circular dinette with wood table and upholstered seating.

     The galley with black Corian counters offers great visibility in a central location. Moving forward from the sliding doors this area features:

  • Over and under fridge/freezer 
  • Electrical panels and gauges (see electrical)
  • Locker storage above microwave
  • Microwave
  • Induction cook-top
  • Stainless steel rails around cook-top
  •  Stainless steel double basin sink with hot/cold pressurized freshwater with single lever mixer head
  • Locker storage above and below work surface

     Moving forward the past the companionway is a upholstered double aft facing settee this area also features:

  • Built in storage locker with Corian work surfaces
  • Overhead lighting
  • TV
  • Vents below platform

     Next to the settee is the lower helm station. with exceptional visibility and and unparalleled protection from the elements. This area features:

  • Suite of electronics
  • Slave helm and throttle



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Disclaimer: 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/her agents, or his/her surveyors, to instigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.