This Bristol 51.1 was factory built to enhance functionality of the vessel, while maintaining her beauty and seaworthyness. Her draft (board up) is 5' and the mast is ICW capable. Both aluminum fuel tanks were replaced in 2012.She's the perfect balance for both inshore and offshore use.
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The saloon is has a long portside settee that extends to form a double berth. A U-shaped dinette, to starboard, wraps around a lovely teak dining table. Storage is abundant, in the form of lockers, shelving, and cubbies. A guest cabin is forward, and features a V-berth w/filler, vanity, and plenty of storage. The second guest cabin has over/under berths and storage, including a tall hanging locker. These cabins share the forward head compartment that includes a separate shower stall. The aft cabin is totally private, and has an island queen berth, seating area, and storage for long voyages. An ensuite head compartment completes the "Captains Stateroom". The passageway from the aft cabin to the main living area offers generous access to the engine room and generator. This area also contains a Combo-Matic 2000 washer/dryer combination, as well as the navigation station and several storage lockers.
All teak was hand-chosen, quarter-cut and satin varnished.
(9) custom S/S opening ports including 2 large ones w/screens
The galley is located to port, at the base of the companionway ladder. It was designed with maximum efficiency & safety in mind and features plenty of places for the cook to brace while at sea. Sinks are located near the centerline for good drainage, and loads of storage and counterspace are provided.
Large refrigerator/freezer with top and front-loading capabilities
SeaFrost holding plate refrigeration operated with 110v or by engine.
Double S/S sinks with H/C pressure water & macerator
Datamarine Link 5000 knotmeter/log, windspeed & direction, depth
Raytheon 90 VHF radio w/remote mic in master strm.
Raytheon Raster scan R40 32 mi radar (needs new scanner)
Datamarine chart link
SEA 222 Stevens SSB
Furuno 841 radar 36 mi
Northstar 951 X GPS
Garmin 176 GPS MAP @ helm station (Inop)
Simrad AP 35 autopilot (control head & RAM unit replaced '08)
Uniden Polaris VHF radio ('08) with H/H
Furuno weatherfax w/separate antenna
Globalfix Ipro 406mhz EPIRB ('11)
Globalstar satellite phone
SAILS & RIGGING
Quantum Mainsail (new '09)
Hood electric Stoway mast
Doyle-Allen 140% genoa (new '09)
Hood MPS w/sock
Harken roller furling system
(2) Barient electric 36ST primary winches
(2) Barient 28ST winches
(1) Barient 27ST winch
(1) Barient 24ST winch
Navtec S/S rod standing rigging
Inner forestay w/staysail stay
Navtec hydraulics panel on pedestal for hydraulic boom vang & backstay adjuster
Westerbeke 12.5 kw generator (1896 hrs)
(3) 8-D AGM batteries ('10)
(1) gel cell battery for genset ('11)
Xantrex Freedom 20 2000w invertor/charger
Xantrex Link 2000 monitor
Main 12v panel equipped w/vapor-proof battery selector switches
110/220v system w/separate electrical panel
Shorepower connection w/cords
AC outlets w/GFCI's
Deck & Hull
Solid fiberglass hull construction with fiberglass sandwich deck. All bulkheads are glassed both to the hull and to the deck for added strength. Extra tall double lifelines installed with higher grade 316 stainless steel stanchions. There is a split chain locker with shelf, and a custom double roller S/S stem head fitting. A deck hatch just aft of the windlass accesses more deck storage.
Plastimo Offshore Six person liferaft ('07)
Ideal anchor windlass
Dual bow rollers
30 kg Bruce anchor w/250' chain & 250' nylon rode
Manson Supreme anchor ('07)
(4) Varnished teak dorade boxes with S/S guards
Stern deck shower
(2) aft deck boxes
S/S swim ladder w/teak steps
Tri-color masthead light
Spreader lights w/remote from master stateroom (thwarts unwanted intruders)
Fireboy automatic engine fire extinguishing system
(2) heavy-duty electric bilge pumps
(2) Whale Gusher manual bilge pumps
Electric oil change system
Transmission rebuilt ('09)
Engine heat exchanger ('11)
Water heater ('11)
Variable speed freshwater pump ('11)
Many spare parts convey
This Bristol 51.1 was built for an experienced Bristol 45.5 sailor who was ready to move up. The keel was modified to reduce the draft to 5' (board up) and the mast was shortened a bit to permit traveling on the ICW. All port lights are custom and all have screens.
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.
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