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Celestial 50 Pilothouse


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7350 Edgewood Road
Annapolis, Maryland, 21403
United States

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Make Celestial
Model 50 Pilothouse
Year 1999
Condition Used
Price US$225,000
Fractional Shares 1
Type Sail
Class Motorsailer (Sail)
Length 50 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass
Location Annapolis - Bert Jabins, Maryland
LOA 50 ft
Length at Water Line 39 ft 7 in
Beam 13 ft 6 in
Max Draft 6 ft 6 in
Displacement 32340 lb
Ballast 12000 lb
Engine Make Yanmar
Fuel Type Diesel
Designer Fuhriman Group
Builder Celestial
Fuel Tanks 264 gal
Fresh Water Tanks 395 gal
Holding Tanks 60 gal


Major Price Reduction!!!  Now Asking $225K!!!!  

Seller wants boat SOLD!!!

The Celestial 50 is the epidomy of offshore construction meets roomy motorsailor that really does sail extremely well.  This boat has made Transatlantic Passages as well as sailed extensively in Northern Europe as well and the Eastcoast of the US and Caribbean.  She has a well appointed interior and has recieved constant upgrading and care by her current owners.  Here are some highlights of her equipment list:

  • New Selden boom with newish fullbattened main with Harken batcar system
  • Air/Heat throughout
  • Genset
  • Washing Machine
  • Ice Maker
  • Full set of electronics including radar, chartplotter, autopilot and more
  • Satphone
  • Lots of offshore saftey gear
  • Dinghy Davits with a newish 11 foot Achilles and a 15hp outboard
  • Extensive charts and much much more!!!

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Interior Description

The inside helm station has engine controls with provisions for mounting electronics. Large storage area beneath the pilot seat and in cabinets to starboard. a wet locker built into the starboard aft corner adjacent to the access ladder, with storage lockers above. Sliding door for easy access to salon, large fixed windows of tempered glass for easy viewing when seated, are installed on all sides of this area. The navigation area in the salon includes a teak trimmed chart table, storage beneath and sufficent bulkhead space to mount electronics, along with a swiveling navigator's stool. Refrigerator under nav table. Teak companionway ladder with non-skid treads. Wide main settee berth on the port side. Teak hi-lo dining table with single folding leaf and central stowage area. Lockable bar cabinet, Marine Air air conditioning units (16,000 & 9,000 BTU's) in salon & aft cabin. Settee lockers below and behind seating area, sail locker is accessible through the hatch in the salon, opposite of the galley there is a dinette cinverting to large single, storage below dinette seats. The forward head is accessible to the forward cabin and passageway to galley and guest cabin. The aft port head has a seperate bathtub/shower foe the owner's stateroom. The forward head and aft port to headare fitted with removable teak floor gratings. Both heads have hot/cold showers, manual pump toilets. All heads have lockers, teak towel racks, fixtures and solar powered extractor fans.

Engine Room:

Yanmar 100 HP 4 Cylinder diesel, instrumentation includes tachometer, oil pressure gauge and water temperature gauge. Exhaust system is water cooled riser type. A rule 2500 automatic bilge pump and a Kidde remote activated fire extinguisher system are fitted. The stainless Steel shaft is coupled to the gear box with an Aquadrive flexible coupling and fitted to a bronze Autoprop propeller. An audible oil pressure and temperature alarm is included as well as a spur line cutter on the shaft.  5 fire extinguishers and an automatic halogen extinguisher in the engine room.


Spacious galley with Formica counter tops; heavily insulated refrigerator and seperate freezer, with top opening, custom fitted lid and removable serving trays. Holding plates cooled from the main engine driven compresser from shore power, generatoror inverter. Chopping board and fitted racks for dishes, cups, cutlery and other untensils; generous storage area. 3-burner gimbaled and fiddled gas stove/oven, stainless steel safety bar in front of stove. Remote gas shut-off valve. Space for 2 propane tanks mounted in a deck locker, which is vented/drained. Spledid clothes washer and dryer (forward of dinette). Microwave oven, double deep stainless steel sink.


Raytheon/Autohelm navigation suite in aft cockpit; ST60 repeater for depth, speed; Panasonic Orbcomm satellite e-mail System (optional); kenwood CD/ Cassette stereo with 10 CD changer with remote speakers in salon and cockpit. ST 6000 remote for autopilot, ICOM 710 RT SSB radio (remote mounted), RL 70 RC chart plotter/radar-forward helm, Interphase probe forward looking sonar, ST 50 depth and wind speed indicator, ST 6000 autopilot, Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF radio, RL 70 RC (color) chart plotter/radar with 4kw transmitter.  Electronic charts (Maptech) for The European coast from Gibraltar and North to Bergen Norway parts of the Baltic and the British Isles, Atlantic Charts with all the Islands e.g. The Azores, Maderia, Canarie Islands, Bermuda and the East coast of USA.  Iridium Satellite phone with a modem and external antenna. Handheld VHF. IPIRB.

Sails and Rigging:

Stainless Steel standind rigging with toggles, curved mainsail Lewmar track with traveler car and traveler car outhaul tackles are provided. The controlling lines for the traveler cars brought through the forward coaming into the cockpit, stoppers are provided on the mast and deck as applicable.

  • Lee 130% furling genoa(1999)
  • Lewmar 40 CST 2-speed for main sail controls.
  • Housely fully battened main sail (2006)
  • Custom Lazy Jack System
  • Lee cruising spinnaker with sleeve (1999).
  • U.K. furling staysail (2000)
  • Rigging blocks
  • Lewmar 46 CST auxillary winch
  • Isomat aluminum, painted white mast
  • Selden boom, painted white
  • Two bales for spinnaker halyard blocks.
  • 2 Spnnaker Halyards
  • 40 CST 2-speed spinnaker/genoa halyard winch on mast.
  • 40 CST 2-speed staysail/main sail halyard winch on mast.
  • Spinnaker track and control lines
  • Furling staysail with sun cover
  • Running rope rigging
  • (2) Lewmar 58 CST genoa winches
  • Solid rod boom vang
  • Tangs for running backstays
  • Extra genoa halyard sheave and exit box.
  • Tang fitting for inner forestay and antrance/exit box for staysail halyard.


The hull in constructed with fiberglass and resins of a type approved by Lloyd's register of Shipping, for use in construction of craft under their survey. It is of sandwich construction with a balsa core. Isothalic resin is used in the hull. The ballast keel consists of four lid castings encapsulated in fiberglass and resin, 2 coats of epoxy barrier coat are applied below the waterline. Two coats of bottom paint, standard exterior finish is white gelcoat with one waterline stripe of light blue, one sheer stripe of dark blue and one cockpit accent stripe of light blue.


The deck and coach house module is constructed of fiberglass in a manner similar to the hull with areas of high stress, such as the main sail traveler track and winch mount base, foot blocks and mooring cleats composed odf solid FRP laminate and stainless steel backing plates. Standard exterior finish is Isothalic gelcoat. The deck and super structure is standard white. deck and cabin tops have molded nonskid sufaces around all hatches & hardware, large weather tight hatch aft, 3-molded cockpit lockers, teak cockpit deck, bulkheads bonded to hull & deck with fiberglass and mechanical fastners, seperate opening self-venting gas locker, two unusally large lazzerattes aft.

  • Plow 45# anchor with chain and rode
  • Danforth 40# anchor with chain and rode.
  • Windshield washers and wipers
  • Danforth 60# anchor
  • Bimini top and side screens
  • Dinghy Davits new in 2009 with 11' Acilles Dinghy and 15hp Johnson OB


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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