Tribalance | 2016 Neel 45

Whangarei, NZ


Tribalance’s owners have completed their cruising dreams and want this stunning NEEL 45 to go to someone who appreciates all the advantages of trimaran cruising.

Trimarans have gained a reputation for their elegance, speed, safety and comfort, and it is no accident that a well-known YouTube family has recently jumped ship for a one of them! NEEL leads the blue water trimaran industry, designing and manufacturing yachts that combine unequalled comfort on board and incredible sailing pleasure.

The NEEL 45 has all the great attributes these yachts enjoy: space, light, modern design, loft look, storage areas, speed, safety and comfort at sea.

Tribalance has a range of options and chosen by her present and owners, who equipped her to be the perfect liveaboard blue-water yacht.  They have cruised the Pacific enjoying her tailormade fully protected bimini, oversized mini-keel for additional performance, water maker, solar power, upgraded Simrad navigation systems, Mastervolt lithium battery bank, bow thruster and much more.

The cockpit is large and comfortable with twin tables that seats large groups. The helm offers excellent visibility in all directions, and once the sliding doors are opened the yacht offers an expansive loft-like feeling with twin master cabins featuring awesome views from the bridge deck and a spacious third bow cabin. The central galley has all the facilities one could want and leads to a lounge area with a view to die for.

Tribalance features Coppercoat antifouling and was recently hauled to touch up and service all systems. With low engine hours, new saildrive in 2019 with new rigging in 2021, she is absolutely ready to step aboard and sail away. Once you sail a proper cruising trimaran, you’ll never look back.

Currently cruising the Lying in New Zealand, her owners are ready to do video walkthroughs as necessary and are flexible when it comes to timing for a completion.

Visit the Multihull Solutions website for full inventory and further information, and contact the team to arrange an inspection.


  • Length: 47ft
  • Builder: NEEL Trimarans
  • Beam: 27' 11"
  • Draft: 4' 0"
  • Year: 2016
  • Hull: Fiberglass
  • Status: Active

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  • Builder: NEEL Trimarans
  • Designer: Joubert Nivelt
  • Keel: Fin Keel


  • Length Overall: 44 ft
  • Max Draft: 4' 0"
  • Cabin Head room measure: 6' 6"
  • Beam Measure: 27' 11"


  • Total Power: 55
  • Engine Brand: Volvo
  • Year Built: 2016
  • Engine Model: D2-55
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 1400
  • Engine Power: 55 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (300 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (300 Gallons)


  • Number of cabins: 3
  • Number of heads: 1

Inventory – Tribalance

Vessel Name – Tribalance

Make – Neel Trimaran

Model – 45

Year – 2016

Length – 13.41m / 44.00ft                          

Beam – 8.53m / 27.99ft                

Draft – 1.22m / 4.00ft                   

Air Height – 19.2m / 62.99ft                       

Displacement – 8,500 Kg

Fuel Capacity – 300 L

Water Capacity – 500 L

Hull Material – GRP Composite

Deck Material – GRP Composite

Keel Type – Fin

Designe – Joubert Nivelt

Builder – Neel Trimarans

HIN – FRNEL45018C616

Number of Helms & Position – 1 Semi raised

Tax Status & Paid Where – Not, Paid

Lying – New Zealand

Last Antifouling – 2021 Coppercoat



Number of Engines – 1

Engine Make – Volvo

Engine Model – D2-55

Horsepower – 55 Hp

Engine Year/s – 2016

1st Engine Hours – 1,400 Hrs

Last Service – March 2023

Fuel Type – Diesel

Propellers – Folding

Thrusters – Lewmar bow

Drive Type – Saildrive new 2019

Steering System – Cable



Cabins – 3 Double

Double Berths – 3

Head Height – 2.00m / 6.56ft

Notes – Convertible lounge / table starboard cockpit



Showers – 1 Plus transom

Heads – 1

Heads Type – Electric new motor 2022

Holding Tanks – 50 L

Hot Water Capacity – 40 L



Galley Location – Saloon

Refrigeration – Top loading 53 L in galley

Freezer – Top loading 35 L in galley 2021

Stove – 3 Burner new 2022


Sink – Double stainless steel

Notes – Carbon water filter



Depth Sounder – B&G Triton

Log – B&G Triton

Autopilot – B&G

Wind Instruments – B&G Triton

Radar – Simrad 3G

Chartplotter – B&G Zeus 2

AIS Auto ID System – NAIS 400


VHF – Simrad RS12 and handheld

Stereo – Fusion RA210 with Bluetooth

Notes – “Racing line” chart table, GoFree WiFi, electric barograph



Battery House – 360 Ah Mastervolt Lithium

Battery Engine – 2 x 70 Ah engine and thruster

Battery Charger – Mastervolt 12/70-3


Electrical Equipment

Watermaker – Desolator 60 L / Hrs

Solar Panels – 660w Solbian with 6 x Victron MPPT regulator

Alternator – Volvo and Mastervolt Alpha 12v 130A

Shore Power     


Sail Inventory

Mast Material – Aluminium Z spar, fractional

Standing Rig Material – Stainless steel

Standing Rig Age – 2021

Main Sails – Full batten Incidence good condition

Headsails – Incidence Genoa, Incidence on furler

Screecher / Gennaker – Incidence Gennaker on furler


Furlers – Facnor FX 200

Winches = Standard plus gennaker on port, Lewmar

Notes – New running rigging 2021


Safety Equipment

Bilge Manual – 1

Bilge Electric – 4

Life Raft – Plastimo Offshore 8 pax serviced 2022


Notes – Dyneema lifelines 2021


Ground Tackle

Anchor – Rocna 25 Kg

Chain / Rope – 60m 10mm chain 2022

Spare Anchor – Cobra 20 Kg

Chain / Rope – 10m of 10mm chain plus rode

Windlass – Lewmar


Deck Gear & Accessories

Tender – Highfield 290 2022

Tender Outboard – Suzuki 15 Hp 2022

Davits / Platform – Davits

Deck Shower    

Bimini – Enclosure

Enclosures – Cockpit tent and sun awning

Notes – Flexiteek in cockpit, new trampolines 2022

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.

The Multihull Company is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel but may be listed with another brokerage company.


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