Balam | 2017 Fountaine Pajot SABA 50

La Paz, MX


Balam is a prime example of this celebrated model from Fountaine Pajot. Widely known for its charter-friendly layout and solid sailing performance, any Saba 50 is in high demand. Balam has the added value of being a proven financial performer in the West Coast Multihulls Mexico charter fleet, operating out of La Paz with a dedicated full-time captain and crew. She comes with all required documentation and permits for chartering in Mexico, if the new owner chooses to continue. This fully-equipped six cabin/six head adventure platform is perfectly suited to captained charters in the Sea of Cortez, and the owner could use the boat as much, or as little, as they may choose, while substantially offsetting the costs of ownership. She has never been bareboated, making her maiden voyage across the Atlantic from France as part of the ARC Rally fleet in 2017, and then on to Mexico. Shortly thereafter she was placed in charter with WCM, and has been well cared for ever since. She's a turn-key charter business opportunity! More photos available upon request.


  • Length: 50ft
  • Beam: 26' 0"
  • Draft: 4' 0"
  • Year: 2017
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Status: Active

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  • Designer: Berret/Racoupeau


  • Length Overall: 50 ft
  • Max Draft: 4' 0"
  • Beam Measure: 26' 0"


  • Total Power: 120
  • Engine Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 2971
  • Engine Power: 60 hp

  • Total Power: 120
  • Engine Brand: Volvo
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 2910
  • Engine Power: 60 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (248 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (248 Gallons)


  • Number of cabins: 6
  • Number of heads: 6


  • Spacious cockpit
  • Transom platform with swim ladder 
  • Hot & Cold shower deck shower
  • Hard Top
  • L Shape settee w/ large teak cockpit table
  • Storage under settee
  • Large lounge seating area on starboard w/storage locker below
  • Transom bench seat with large storage locker below
  • Cockpit fridge
  • BBQ

Helm Station

  • 1 Electric Self-Tailing Winch w/ high and low torque buttons
  • 1 Self-Tailing Winch
  • Helms seats 3 comfortably
  • Bimini
  • All lines lead to the helm station

Sails and Rigging

  • Mainsail
  • Genoa
  • Lazy Jacks
  • Assymetric Spinnaker
  • Bowsprit

Navigation and Electronics

  • Garmin Autopilot
  • Garmin Chartplotter
  • 2 x Garmin GPS 7410
  • Radar w/ Support
  • 2 Multi-function displays (Wind, Depth, Speed)
  • VHF w/ 2nd VHF at Helm
  • AIS
  • Compass


Starboard Aft Cabin

  • Queen-size Island Bed
  • Steps up to bed
  • Drawer below the bed 
  • Hanging Wardrobe
  • Reading lights
  • Deck Hatch
  • Port Hole 
  • Large picture-window
  • Curtains 
  • Private Ensuite Head
  • USB and 110V Outlet
  • LED lighting

Starboard Mid-Ship Cabin (Captain’s Berth)

  • Bed
  • Reading lights
  • Hatch that opens into Salon

Starboard Fore Cabin

  • Queen-size Island Bed
  • Drawer below the bed
  • Hanging Wardrobe
  • Reading lights
  • Deck Hatch
  • Port Hole
  • Large picture-window on hull side
  • Curtains
  • Private Ensuite Head
  • USB and 110V Outlet
  • LED Lighting

Port Aft Cabin Port

  • Access from the cockpit through Plexiglas door including keylock
  • Queen-size bed
  • Storage behind bed
  • Reading lights
  • Deck Hatch
  • Small Window
  • Curtains
  • Private Ensuite Head
  • USB and 110V Outlet
  • LED Lighting

Port Mid-Ship Cabin

  • Queen-size bed
  • Drawer below the bed with frontal access
  • Reading lights
  • Deck hatch & 1 porthole
  • Large picture-window on hull side
  • Curtains
  • Private Ensuite Head
  • LED Lighting 

Port Fore Cabin

  • Queen-size Island Bed
  • Drawer below the bed
  • Reading lights
  • Deck Hatch
  • Port Hole
  • Large picture-window
  • Curtains
  • Private Ensuite Head
  • USB and 110V Outlet
  • LED Lighting


  • Onan Genset 13,500kW, 110v, 60hz (approx 4,890 hrs)
  • 2000W Inverter/Charger
  • Solar Panels 4 x 90/100 W
  • Victron Energy 3600W Auito 115/230V Isolation Transformer
  • Victron Battery Monitor
  • Additional AGM Battery


  • Large countertops
  • Double stainless-steel sink
  • Top accessed trash can, bags removed through separate door
  • Pressurized hot and cold freshwater system from faucet
  • 4 burner stove with pan holder
  • Stainless gas oven
  • 2 large cupboards under the sinks
  • 1 cutlery drawer, 2 drawers
  • Island w/ 190L cold storage volume
  • 1 large storage cupboard on the starboard side of the entrance
  • 3 storage spaces underneath the floor


  • Fusion Stereo System w/ Bluetooth
  • 4 Speakers

Plumbing and Water

  • Watermaker 12V, 60L/Hr w/ Automatic Flush
  • 110V Hot Water Heater
  • Hot & Cold Deck Shower
  • 6 Manual Salt-Water Heads w/ 6 Holding Tanks

Anchor and Ground Tackle

  • Rocna 60lb Primary Anchor
  • 260′ Anchor Chain
  • Fortress FX37 Secondary Anchor
  • Anchor Bridle
  • Electric Windlass w/ Remote


  • Dinghy Davits
  • West Marine Hypalon 350 11’5″ w/ double fiberglass hull
  • Tohatu 20HP Outboard


  • Reverse cycle Air Conditioning and Heat, 40,000 BTU
  • 6 Fans
  • LED Lighting throughout


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. Hours listed may vary from actual hours due to recent use. Purchaser is encouraged to verify hours prior to purchase. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


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