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1985 Bristol 45.5

17 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Designer: Ted Hood
Engines: WESTERBEKE 70 HP. (Hrs: 5-5,200)
Cruising speed: 7 kts.
Fuel: 150 US Gal. Water: 240 US Gal. Holding: 2×25 US Gal.

Accomodations, General

DESTINY is a solid, well-maintained yacht that has had only three owners. She underwent a general refit in 1999, including Flag Blue Awlgrip, that brought her back to Bristol condition and has been lovingly maintained by the current owners

Generously proportioned with 6’8” of headroom DESTINY can easily accommodate taller sailors and has a light, spacious feel below.

DESTINY has a custom Aft-Cabin configuration, featuring Queen-size berth and upholstered settee. Excellent storage space includes a large hanging locker and a built-in set of drawers.

There is an L-shaped settee with a drop leaf dining table to port. Between the port settee and Nav Station is the large freezer unit and bottle storage cabinet. A straight settee to starboard pulls out to become a single berth. Excellent storage is found above, behind & underneath the settees on both sides. There is a large hanging locker with shelf space.

The Main Salon upholstery (1999) has high quality, washable ULTRASUEDE covers in light beige color.

The Galley (1999) located to starboard at the foot of the companionway is “U” shaped with Force 10 4-burner stainless stove/oven, GE microwave and Corian counters.

DESTINY’S Guest Cabin features a large “V” berth and excellent storage space. ULTRASUEDE covers (2008) are WASHABLE. The head with handheld shower is ensuite & has a 2nd door from the Main Salon,

Equipment on Board:

Rigging, standing: Stainless steel wire standing rigging with Stayloc turnbuckles (2008)

Winches (LEWMAR):

Sails: Mainsail, Genoa, 120% cruising, Genneker, Storm main, Storm jib,
• HOOD Stowaway spar & boom system, electric/manual, roller furling for mainsail (Awlgrip white 1999)
• Tapered spreaders (1 set)
• PROFURL roller-furling for headsails
• HARKEN “Quick Vang”, mechanical
• NAVTEC hydraulic backstay adjuster HARKEN mainsheet traveler, adjustable with cross-hauls
• Whisker pole
• Genoa tracks, MERRIMAN “T’ 1.25
• Jib/Genoa and Spinnaker halyards (2008)
• Mainsheet
• Mainsail outhaul (2008)

DESTINY is outfitted with a comprehensive and upgraded performance and navigation electronics system.
• NOBELTEC radar & chartplotter system with display at Nav Station or flat screen display visible from companionway
• Laptop computer with Nimblenavigator with CM93 charts of the world, integrated GPS tracking and AIS
• Radome, 2KW (2005)
• AIS (receive only) with separate VHF antenna on mast

Electrical: DESTINY has a 12VDC interior power system, an inverter.

Power Generation:
• Diesel generator, WESTERBEKE 4 KW AC with sound shield (approx. 3,600 hrs.)
• Engine alternators, 2×55 AH

• WESTERBEKE 70 FWC diesel engine w/2:1 Short Profile sailing transmission
• MAXPROP (3) blade feathering propeller

• Reverse-cycle heat & air-conditioning, CRUISAIR, w/ (3) zones–Aft Cabin, Fwd. Cabin & Salon
• Refrigeration (2) SEAFROST 12V Evaporation Plate Refrigerator/Freezer compressor for each (2008)
• SLIEPNER “Sidepower” electric bow-thruster (1999)
• Anchor windlass, 1500 Watt LOFRENS (2011)

DESTINY is a USCG documented vessel, No. 684695. There are no liens on the boat which is confirmed on the Documentation, a copy of which can be provided.

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