50' Beneteau Cruising Sloop For Sale
At anchor in Martinique, with an economic hurricane season surveillance scheme accepted by the insurers, this renowned Beneteau cruiser is comprehensively equipped. Just bring your suitcase and sail away. The spacious interior is finished in hardwood and the converted master cabin offers an unparalleled level of luxury for a boat of this size. For sale by the second owner, a chartered marine engineer, and benefitting from an ultra reliable Perkins engine. A key feature is the massive fixed bimini/arch/davits construction with wind and sun screens providing a huge all weather living area. They don't make boats like this any more. A must visit!
7k Cruising Speed - 11k Max speed
Engine Perkins 4236 - 85 HP
22'" Bronze Propeller and spare
205 Gallon Fuel Capacity
300 Gallon Water Capacity
20 Gal Holding Tank
Spinnaker and Pole
Anchor and Rode
Bow Rollers (2)
Varnished Wood Interior
Corion Work Surfaces
Good Points to Consider:
It is a large, comfortable boat built at a time when boats were made of heavier and better quality materials. Present owners are the boat’s second owners. The previous owners lived onboard for 14 years. The mainsail is old but even with this the boat achieves good speeds in any reasonable wind with 10.5 knots seen on a broad reach.
It has a large fixed bimini made from aluminium tubing covering the entire cockpit area. This has removable windscreens at the front and sunscreens on the other sides. The UV resistant canvas top cover was replaced in 2015. Rails are included for the mounting of solar panels.
The same large diameter aluminium tubing is used to form a large rear arch and davits with mounts for a radar and wind generator. There is a lifting point for an outboard motor.
The hull gel coat from the water line up was renewed in 2005 so the boat looks good for its age.
A Maxprop folding propeller has been fitted which reduces the drag when sailing and would cost $4K today.
A dripless shaft seal is fitted.
It has a reliable low tech Perkins 4236 engine which runs well and has 60psi oil pressure.
A 160watt solar panel is fitted and there is space for another four on the bimini frame
It has two new engine batteries in 2017 and four Trojan deep cycle house batteries replaced in 2017 and still under guarantee.
There are a large quantity of spare parts held onboard including a full set of injectors and spare pumps for the engine, a propeller and cutlass bearing and spare motor for the windlass.
The quality of the internal woodwork far exceeds that of more modern Beneteaus.
Cockpit cushions were and replaced in 2017.
It has a Doyle 135% furling genoa in good condition plus a spare smaller genoa in heavier material.
The stack pack mainsail cover was serviced in 2017 with new zips fitted.
It has a spinnaker and pole that have hardly been used.
The two fwd cabins have been converted to a single huge master cabin with a desk and additional seating and storage. There is internal access from this cabin to the two berth crew cabin in the forepeak which is used for storage.
All the hatches have sliding mosquito screens and the main companionway also has a mosquito screen that can replace the normal two piece plexiglass door.
The boat has very large capacity for both fuel and water. A fifth water tank has been converted to take fuel giving capacities of 775 litres of diesel and 1134 litres of water.
There is an engine driven watermaker with a capacity of 65ltr/hr.
There are 4 heads/showers plus a deck shower. One head has a holding tank and one is used as a laundry with a twin tub washing machine which works well.
It has very large cockpit lockers, a useful rope locker outboard on the port side plus two lockers in the stern plus a locker beneath the bathing ladder that takes three fuel containers.
There are cooling fans throughout the boat.
Curtains in the saloon and main cabin replaced in 2017.
There is a 1800 watt, 110v, 60 Hz inverter providing mains power to sockets throughout the boat plus a larger 3Kw inverter.
There is a modern flat screen TV with remote control wall mounted in the saloon.
Many of the sail control lines were replaced in 2017.
The boat is fully equipped with linen and domestic equipment plates, pots and pans etc.
It has always been a non smoking boat.
The original two fwd cabins have been converted to a huge master cabin with large bed, desk and lots of storage space plus internal access to the two berth crew cabin in the forepeak.
Maxprop folding propeller said to give an extra knot when sailing and would cost about 4K dollars today.
There are two inverters one at 1800 w and another at 3000w.
LEWMAR 65 genoa winches
LEWMAR 30 for roller fuller
2 LEWMAR 40 plus LEWMAR 30 at mast. There are a host of engine and other spares included.
There is a 65 ltr per hour engine driven water-maker and solar panels. With regard to the galley there are both fresh and sea water foot pumps as well as a pressurised hot, cold and filtered water tap. There are a toaster and a microwave oven and a food mixer/chopper/blender.
Good size and quality fixed Bimini structure and the rear arch with davits and windscreens for the front and sunscreens for the sides and back making the cockpit a large all weather living area.
In addition to the Raymarine 390 gps there is a Raymarine C90 widescreen plotter at the helm with imbedded "rest of the world" charts and an SD card with charts for the whole of the US.
There are safety rails at the mast
The large genoa has a foam insert in the luff to improve the shape when partially furled.
There is a brass clock, barometer and thermometer.
There is a large flat screen TV.
The house and engine batteries were replaced this year.
The boat will be sold with all Iinen and domestic equipment included making it fully equipped for living aboard.
50' Beneteau Cruising Sloop For Sale
CONTACT MYLES MCGRATH
Seal Harbor Road
St. George, ME 04859