1973 Bowman 46 Sloop

US$ 49,500
Irvington, VA
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Classic British Design

Year:
1973
Length:
46'
Engine/Fuel Type:
Single / diesel
Located In:
Irvington, VA
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
YW#:
6944-3125809
Current Price:
US$ 49,500 


Aurelia is a classic blue water cruiser of the highest ranking and would suit a couple, looking for an older boat that has pedigree of design, build and performance. David Cooper of the famed English design firm Holman and Pye penned the design for a client seeking a fast but tough cruising boat that could be produced in a variety of versions. The Bowman 46, of which approximately 50 were built in the early 70’s, came with a choice of yawl or sloop rigs and centerboard or deep keel versions. Another variation on the design was an aft cockpit sloop rigged boat named the Bowman Corsair. Aurelia is a center cockpit, deep (7’) draft version with encapsulated lead keel and she is sloop rigged.
In a design review of classic cruisers published in February 2005, Yachting World had the following to say about the Bowman 46: “An undeniably elegant sheer line, subtle tumblehome, classic counter and a low aspect coachroof all add up to give her timeless appeal. What’s more is that she sails beautifully – her performance to windward particularly impressed us … close reaching in under 10 knots of breeze at 6 – 7 knots … for hours on end we could leave the wheel untouched as she sailed herself – always better than we could. Thanks to a fine entry and longish fin keel, her seakindliness added to her appeal. She eats up most short seas without being slowed … we set of from St Maarten into 35 knots true to windward. She rode nicely over the building sea… her downwind behaviour was impeccable … she surfed easily down heavy seas during a following gale – so well balanced and always responsive to the helm.”
Aurelia’s owners have done many upgrades over their years of ownership, but realizing that their bluewater ambitions are over, are keen to pass her on to new owners who will use her for her intended role. Here is the opportunity to own a rare classic at an extremely reasonable price.




Hi, I am Jonathan Hutchings, the listing broker for this yacht. Please call my mobile (804) 436 4484 for most prompt attention. I am a Certified Professional Yacht Broker (CPYB) and take pride in listing quality yachts. I inspect all the boats I list, where possible take all the photos and represent the boats as accurately as possible. I am an experienced cruiser and racer who has crossed the Atlantic several times and who understands boat buyer's needs. Feel free to call me at any time to discuss this listing. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Jonathan Hutchings (CPYB) 
Annapolis Yacht Sales, Deltaville, VA
jonathan@annapolisyachtsales.com

(804) 776 7575 (office) 
(804) 436 4484 (cell)

www.annapolisyachtsales.com



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