This Aquafibre Ideal 45 is a fantastic Broads cruiser with comfortable accommodation for up to 7 in four cabins. Perfect as a liveaboard or for larger families

Key Features

  • Shore Power & Inverter
  • Current River Toll 2021/22
  • Boat Safety Scheme 2022
  • Pump Out Toilet & Holding Tank

About this Boat

A unique design with a very large sun deck, ideal for adding outside seating or sunbathing. There is a folding radar arch and wide decks all around the boat with a wide beam offering good stability.

Entrance is via sliding doors leading to the saloon, with seating for up to 5. This includes a double helmsman seat, a garden-style sofa and a hairdressers chair, there is plenty of cupboards and shelves.

The Galley is starboard and comprises a full-sized Beko cooker, Waeco fridge, stainless steel sink and drainer with a pressurised water system and a filtered tap.

Going forward, there is a double cabin with a washbasin, seating and storage. Additional cabin starboard with bunk beds and extra storage. Separate toilet and shower compartment with a holding tank.

Spacious aft master cabin with a double berth and a brand new mattress, seating, washbasin, dressing table and mini wardrobe. There is also another cabin with bunk beds and storage and an additional toilet compartment.

Fitted with a BMC1.8  37hp inboard diesel engine with shaft drive.

Also equipped with shore power, 2000W inverter and gas heating.

Current River Toll paid 2021/22 and Boat Safety Scheme Certificate valid until February 2022.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP normally act as Broker for the Vendor who unless otherwise stated, is not selling in the course of business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and to have at his/her own expense a survey carried out by a qualified surveyor to check the condition and description of the boat thoroughly prior to completing the purchase.

Deposits paid prior to the survey taking place, are non-refundable, except for when the surveyor discovers a severe material defect.

Waterside Marine Sales LLP cannot be held responsible for any fault that is found with a boat after it has been purchased.

A buyer may have redress to his or her surveyor, if the fault that is found was missed when the survey was carried out.


Name Aquafibre 45 Ideal - Magnifique
Manufacturer Aquafibre
Model 45 Ideal
Year Built 1987
Engine BMC 1.8
Construction GRP
Drive Shaft
Fuel Type Diesel
Berths 7
Length 45ft
Beam 12ft 5"
Air Draft 8ft
Draft ?

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Here’s what our customers say…

“Good service from two dedicated staff Lynne and Alex both helped us through the boat sale and kept us informed of offers etc.”

Mr and Mrs Banks

“Lynne and Alex have been brilliant throughout my time at Waterside, they were honest and helpful during the purchase, during the lockdown they were thoughtful in the care of my boat while I was ill, and were on top of things throughout the sale. I couldn't recommend them more highly. ”


“Very helpful and considerate, excellent quick sale and good communication throughout. ”


“We have been delighted with the friendly service from Waterside Marine, both on the purchase and sale of our boat.”

Mr and Mrs Leggett

“Alex and Lynne were very helpful at every stage of selling our craft and buying a new one, a very professional service affording a quick sale and happy Customers all round, well done and thank you.”

Mr Ward

“Lynne and Alex, many thanks for a smooth and speedy sale, excellent work, it was a pleasure dealing with you.”

K Bacon

“Thanks for a prompt and efficient service to facilitate an early sale, the photos on the web site were excellent. ”


“Thank you for the quick sale Lynne and Alex, photos were on the internet straight away and boat was sold within the week. Always very helpful whatever the request. ”

P Curtin

“A very efficient and helpful service from both Lynne and Alex. Our boat was on the website within 24 hours and sold within the next 24 hours. All the paperwork completed and funds transferred quickly, thanks Lynne.”

Trevor and Sue Hale

“Very pleased with Waterside Marine Sales. After taking our boat to Potter Heigham they quickly took the photos, put the boat on line and it sold within a week. Alex and staff were very helpful and knowledgeable. A great team.”

A Brace