About this Sailboat:
Is the Bruckmann 50 a Sailing Yacht or a Motor Yacht? You choose. Either way, you’re right!
Under power, the Bruckmann 50 will outperfrom most similar sized trawlers, yet it can also sail better than many cruising sailboats. Reaching, in approximately 15 knots of breeze, you will be rewarded with speeds approaching 10 knots! The occassional use of both sail and power will deliver speed, comfort and a surprising degree of economy.
The Bruckmann 50 MKII is a semi-custom yacht, built to order. You will be actively involved in her layout,interor/exterior finishes and equipment specifications.
This is a serious boat for those who love the lure of sailing fast in a seakindly vessel, with the spaciousness and comfort of a trawler, and the flexibility to sail, or power, to arrive on schedule.
The Bruckmann 50, designed by Mark Ellis, has been highly praised for its sailing ability and handsome appearance as well as for its functional and expansive accommodations. It has proven to be, first and foremost, a swift and balanced bluewater sailor with the added advantages of excellent speed under power and amenities far beyond those found on most sailing cruisers.
Maximum Draft: 6’0″
Engine Brand: John Deer
Engine(s) HP: 200
Engine Model: 6068TFM75
Cruising Speed: 8-10 kts
Maximum Speed: 12 kts
Fuel Tanks: 250 gal.
Water: 2×100 gal.
Holding Tanks: 40 gal.
Equipment on Board:
Accommodations: Although the Bruckmann 50 MKII has a standard interior layout, ordering a new boat allows you to customize it to your liking. the standard interior is in the Herreshoff style with white bulkheads and satin varnished teak or mahogany trim and doors. The quality of the workmanship is what you would expect in a custom yacht. The fit and finish rival the workmanship of the best. Working directly with the builder, you can make it suit your personal taste. A brief description of the most popular interior layout follows.
Pilothouse: You enter the pilothouse by simply walking through the sliding door. They are on the same level so there are no companionway stairs to negotiate. Your view from the pilothouse is a panoramic 360 degrees. The pilothouse helm is forward to starboard with a dedicated helm seat, instrument panel and chart table. In adverse conditions, simply move forward to the interior helm station and avoid the fowl weather gear and rain boots.
Aft of the helm is room for a lounge chair with a ottoman or a built in settee. To port is a u-shaped settee with a custom finished dining table.
Office, Den, or Third Stateroom: To starboard, opposite the galley is a unique area, perfect for customization. make it an office, make it a den with a built in desk and settee, or even a third stateroom with a pocket door.
Guest Stateroom: Further forward on the starboard side is a proper guest cabin featuring a double berth, hanging locker, and built in night table and drawers. The guest head is to port.
Heads: The Bruckmann MKII has two heads serving both the Master and the Guest staterooms, with a stand-up shower in between them both. Located on the port side, each stateroom has a private access door.
Master Stateroom: The owner’s master stateroom is forward with room for either a v-berth or a centerline queen. Built-in furniture in the master stateroom may include a dressing seat and table or settee, a night table, hanging locker(s, drawers and shelf lockers, or even a built-in flat screen cabinet.
Galley: The u-shaped galley is forward of the pilothouse and to port, only two steps down from the pilothouse. The high ceiling is open to the pilothouse adding ventilation and light.
Electronics: The selection of electronic and communications equipment is your option. There is no limit to the electronics available.
Deck: Options might include a custom stainless steel radar arch, a Kato engine lift or dinghy davits.
Mechanical Equipment and Engine Details: Options include an 8kw generator, 150-600 gal/day water maker, John Deer 200 HP diesel engine, bow thruster.