The Bristol 45.5 CC by renowned designer Ted Hood are rarely seen for sale in Australia waters. Her stylish good looks and classic sheer turn heads in every port. Performance, stylish live-aboard comfort, and safety are assured. Equipped for short-handed cruising, she is truely a blue-water cruiser. A change of owners circumstances means that an opportunity now presents for an astute and experienced mariner to own this very special vessel. Her new owner will appreciate her spacious and comfortable accommodations. Her classic lines are the perfect compliment to her all-weather construction. This fine yacht will undoutingly make your cruising dreams come true.
Beam: 13â€™3â€� Max Draft: 4â€™11â€�/CB do
Total Power: 82 hp
Fresh Water: 180 gallons + 20 gph Wate
Single 6 cyl 82 hp diesel Pathfinder Marine 85 fresh water cooled. Stainless steel shaft with shaft saver, pillow bearing, and Max prop. The vessel also has a spare 3 bladed fixed prop. Racor 75/500 FGX/Max series fuel filters
As you enter down the companionway, the saloon is cleverly laid out with a large L-shaped settee to port, and two comfortable swivel chairs to starboard. Quality of workmanship is prevalent in the joiner work. The teak and holly sole, teak cabinetry and ultra suede upholstery gives a warm and inviting feel. The saloon is well ventilated with four opening ports and two opening hatches each with screens. Along the centre line a beautifully crafted double drop leaf teak table will dine 6 with ease. With the ability to store both behind and below the settee, and in five wall storage lockers and wet hanging locker there is ample stowage in the saloon area. As you continue to walk forward, the cabin has a traditional V-berth t for visiting guests. Four overhead lockers with additional ¾ length teak book shelves compliment the port and starboard side. The owners cabin is aft with a queen sized berth offset to starboard. Access is made easy whilst underway down the port side passageway. Stowage has been carefully planned befitting a blue water cruising yacht. The cabin is well ventilated with four opening ports and one large overhead hatch each with custom screens. Direct access to private owners head, large porcelain sink and separate stall shower with hot and cold water.
The galley is situated on the starboard side of the companionway. A step down takes you into a u-shaped galley that is secure on all points of sail. Plenty of space on the corian counter tops. Deep double centre sink with pump out, hot and cold pressure water, plus fresh cold water foot pump and salt water foot pump. Four burner Force 10 gas stove/oven/grill- propane cylinders located outside on deck beneath aft seats and draining outboard. 12 volt Isotherm by Indel Marine fridge/freezer with deep capacity. Nine drawers and lockers for cookware and provisions. Opening screened port and 12 v fan keep the galley well ventilated in tropical climates.
Dual anchor lockers, 45lb CQR with chain and rode, 60lb Bruce with chain and rode. Stainless Steel Anchor roller, Heavy duty horizontal Ideal Windlass.
Avon 6 man OS life raft inspected 2005 MOM8 Fortress Guardian Hurricane anchor FX 85 Carbon monoxide detector Xintex CMD-2M Multiple life jackets
Generator as above has remote panel and full instrumentation. It has own separate AGM starter battery-2009. Xantrex MS2000 Sine Wave inverter/Charger, Xantrex System control panel, SALT 12V Monitoring system, 12V Ships service supplied by 3 Lifeline GPL-4D AGM 210ah each-2005,12V Breaker Panel Shore power inlets for dual 30 amp 110V service Dual 30 amp cables 50’each, AC Breaker Panel Balmar High output 100amp Alternator and Balmar Smart Charger-2008 (+ spare Delco 90amp Alternator ) 3 80W Solar Panels Dual lighting system-Incandescent and fluorescent throughout Six mounted 12v fans Hot Water tank SAX 35 Liter capacity-2008 3 Disc CD/MP3 Stereo 2 salon speakers + 2 cockpit speakers
The nav station is located on port side with a large chart table and stowage beside and beneath. A collapsible jump seat has been added for course discussions and review. The vessel has a full complement of Electronics and Nav equipment. Datamarine digital depth sounder, knotmeter, wind and speed. Nobeltec Navigation System, GPS/WAAS antenna-2005, Noland NMEA Multiplexer-2005, DSL Router-2005, Nobeltec Radar-Mast mounted dome IR2 insight 2005, Raytheon Pathfinder SL70 (LCD) radar-radar arch mounted (yes 2 radars) SIMRAD AP25 Autopilot system HLD2000MK2LS Hydraulic Linear Drive-2005+ spare complete drive and motor, SIMRAD AP27 second station-2005 ICOM M700 PRO SSB with backstay antenna SGC SG230 Smartuner with backup Pactor 3 USB modem email compatible ICOM 502B VHF Waterproof, PC programmable, weather alert, command mic-2005 Edson Pedestal Liquid Compass with cover SIMRAD Gyro compass. Navigation lights standard plus spreader lights and masthead. Opposite nav station is the electrical heart plus engine and generator access through removable doors.
Mast and Rigging
Hood electric stoway mast -2002 with flute stopper Doyle Zenith Roller furling V-battened Mainsail-2005 Double ended Mainsheet traveller mounted aft of cockpit for easy access. Dual track Profurl classic elite -2001 All rigging/swages new 2002 Two mast mounted spinnaker poles All halyards run through onmast port/stbd jam cleats Two mast mounted self-tailing #44 Lewmar winches Full mast height collapsible mast steps Three flag halyards with rigging cleats All out hauls, main sheet, topping lift are controlled from cockpit via jam cleats and controlled with a Lewmar #46 self tailing winch Electric Harken #66 self tailing two speed winch with push button control in starboard cockpit Lewmar #65 self tailing on port cockpit Inboard/outboard genoa sheet tracks Custom stainless steel deck mounted genoa sheet turning blocks Merriman wire reel centerboard winch.
Heavy duty 14gpm salt water wash down pump Jabsco Upgraded higher teak toe rails, Teak rub rail with stainless steel striker. Custom stainless steel striker on cockpit combing Two chromed dorades with inserts, Three large on deck self draining removable “starboard” storage boxes. Windpilot Self Steering System Custom davits, rod holders, Flag staff Custom extended pushpit with seats Custom swim platform designed for Windpilot Radar arch-stainless steel, SS Dinghy engine hoist/man overboard hoist Stow able teak cockpit table Three winch handles, winch covers, wheel cover Outboard motor bracket Full length cockpit cushions of closed cell foam Dock lines and fenders
This Bristol is a very well equipped proven sea worthy vessel. Rigged for easy sailing by one or two people. With an impressive sailing history the owners have reluctantly presented her for sale due to work and family commitments. With some minor aesthetic touch ups and systems re-tune only this magnificent yacht is ready to go offshore/long distance again. If you would like more information or would like to arrange an inspection, please contact David Flynn or Wayne Richards. A highly recommended vessel
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.