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Dickies International Boat Sales

Hen Dy, Port Penrhyn
Gwynedd, LL57 4HN
United Kingdom

Fax:  +44 (0)1248 354169

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1987 Custom Ketch 50

£199,000 (Listed price: US$297,963)

North Wales,United Kingdom

Photo 1
Navigation station
Main saloon
Master cabin
Master cabin
Walk through bunks
Heads 1
Heads 2
Towards the companionway
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Colvic Custom built 50' ketch rigged sailing cruiser licensed for 12 plus crew. Major re-fit undertaken in last 4 years incl. New engine (Deutz 85hp), sails and epoxy treatment. Lying North Wales

Boat Details
Fuel DieselHull Material Fiberglass 
Beam 13 ft 6 inMax Draft 6 ft 
Engine Make 1 X 85.0 DeutzDT4.29, DieselFuel Capacity 85 gal 
Length at Waterline 42 ftLength Overall 50 ft 
Engine Hours 60Number of Engines 1 
For Sale by

Hen Dy, Port Penrhyn
Gwynedd, LL57 4HN
United Kingdom

Fax:  +44 (0)1248 354169


Ballast: 6.5 Tons
Displacement: 24.55 Tons

Cabin Types:

Accommodation consists of 8 guest berths.
Crew cabin in focsul with 2 berths. 2 forward cabins with 2 berths in each the port cabin converts to a double. Cabin with 2 berths to starboard and owners master cabin aft.
Galley consists of 4 burner gimbled gas cooker, 110L fridge and stainless steel sink with pressurised hot and cold water supply.
Separate heads and shower compartments forward and another heads compartment ensuite to owners cabin.
Navigation station to starboard midship.

General Comments

  • Number of Cabins: 4
  • Number of Heads: 2
  • Number of Berths: 8
  • Number of Crew Berths: 2
  • Keel: Long Keel
  • Steering: Wheel
  • Mechanical Systems:

    1 x Deutz DT4.29 85hp diesel engine via conventional shaft drive to a 3 bladed propeller.
    8 x batteries giving 500 amp/hours.
    Shore power.
    2.5 kva inverter.


    Ketch rigged with aluminium spars and stainless steel standing rigging. Slab reefed main and mizzen, Giot furling gear on genoa.
    6 x sails (3 new 2002). Cruising chute. 7 x lewmar winches.

    Deck Equipment:

    Anchor with chain and warp
    4hp hydraulic windlass
    2 x 24 volt wind generators
    Cockpit cover
    Guard wire
    2 x sail cover
    2 x boarding ladders
    Sprayhood (new 2005)
    Sun Awning

    Navigation Equipment:

    2 x Plastimo compass
    Stowe echosounder
    Furuno 1831 radar
    2 x Garmin GPS, Dell computer with world wide electronics charts.
    2 x Icom VHF
    Stowe log/speed/wind instrument
    Radar reflector Autohelm autopilot
    Navigation lights

    Safety Equipment:

    Gas detector
    2 x lifebuoys
    2 x 6 man liferaft
    12 x safety harnesses
    2 x bilge pump

    Service History & Construction:

    'Nauta' was designed by John Bennet Associates. The present owner commissioned a local Master boat builder to complete the structural work under the supervision of Mr David Snowdon, who is a famous yacht designer and surveyor. The brief was to produce a Blue Water Yacht which could sail the world in safety and comfort and finance itself by being equipped for the charter market. 'Nauta' is fully licensed by the D.T.I category 2; for 12 persons, plus crew.
    In the last 4 years 'Nauta' has undergone a major refit; the Vutus Deutz (oil cooled) engine has 200 hours of use and is still under warranty. All sails have been replaced as has the sprayhood. A Duere 16hp bow thruster is fitted. The entire hull has had 5 coats of SFE applied.


    'Nauta' is fully equipped with everything, bedding, cutlery, lifejckets etc, for 12 people to either sail or charter anywhere you wish to go. It is due to injury and illness that the current owner is selling.


    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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