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Nelson 45 (1991)

Slicing her way along the Irish coast cruising at 18 knots at ease.. Gorgeous looking craft

Type Fine entry Semi displacement with three quarter length keel. round blige. flat transom . twin helm controls with twin straight shaft drive. Dimensions Loa 45' Beam 13' Draught 3'9" Displacement 16.5 Tons.
Built Heavy, Near commercial spec, hand laid GRP to hull and deck with Teak faced interior fit out and solid Teak edge mouldings. Designed by TT designs. and moulded by Tylers , completed by Seaward marine to a very high standard. Engines Ford Sabres 370hp six cylinder turbo diesels with just 1100 hours running on them. they give over 22 knots with ease but comfortable cruising is to be had at 17-18 knots.. ( or less !) drive through Twin Disc, Hydraulic boxes. 507a model,
Tanks Four Fuel tanks, Total 460 Gallons capacity. two at each aft quarter of boat, built in GRP tanks with big inspection hatches.. and two midships tanks in Engine space. 150 Gallons fresh water under saloon floor, NO holding tanks fitted Toilets are straight to sea.. ( plenty of room to fit bladder type waste tank if required.) Berths Two forward, double conversion to saloon dinette, and double cabin aft. 6in total.



Sat at her pontoon berth near Colleraine

on her way from the boat lfit to her storage shed..

neat details forward, big solid bow roller , CQR anchor, deck switches to electric windlass

nice grab rails all along coachroof top, twin deck hatches..note lots of nice static s/s vents

wynn straight line wipers to each of her flat screens.

close up on the screens, note the decent fresh water screen wash delivery tubes, and you can also see the screen demister heater element connections..

wheelhouse roof, looking forward, twin deck hatches.. nice tall mast well supported.., note there is a full deck hatch that would allow an engine out if ever required

Great Mast with struts at the aft end, open array scanner on the platform forward, nice mast to carry the nav lights, GPS antenna, "visiball " radar reflector, deck flood lights,

port side deck, wonderful air intakes.. and up here means there should be less chance of the taking salt water spray in, gate in the side rails..

stem , note the nice stainless cheek plate wrapped round the stem, see also how clean the waterline is..and the teak rails are in beautiful order

aft end, big extending arm davits, carrying a rib with recent outboard, the swimming ladder drops down

recent , in fact barely used the small four stroke sits on the avon rib

solid swim platform aft, fender rings top of shot, again note the Teak badging is immaculate

cabin entry doors from aft deck, helm to stb, forward facing screen,

nice controls, recent dsc vhf, canopy over makes running her from up here fine in a variety of weathers,

co-pilot seat to port, nice teak deck,,

aft deck lcoker boxes,, with cushions ( in the boat ) here she just has covers on, teak deck,

stb side, teak cappings all round,

nice view of the dinghy in her davits and you can see the gate in the cappings.

port side detail, decent size alloy cleats with two fairleads


so starting from forward in side, smoked perspex hatch to chain locker

easy access and easy to get at base of windlass. Smart Teak based interior

twin vee berth layout, beautiful details, hot air outlet forward, nice drawers and lockers under and over

stunning woodwork, deck vents in all areas..

looking aft in fore cabin

forward heads / shower

good space for the shower

these are the cushions for the aft locker boxes

dineet set to port, will drop to a berth if required

look at the neat systems, behind the dinnette access to under steering and various electrics

under the aft seat base. easy access to water pumps, waste tank pump out etc..

galley set to stb side, corian work surfaces..

looking forward to stb,



great cooker, grill and oven...

fridge with freezer/ice box,,

cool storage lockers under surfaces..

hatches over saloon, sun blinds..

aft bulkhead galley side, battery controls and generator selectors..etc

domestic panel of breakers on stb side by steps..

there is a screen sun blind in side the screen,,to keep fade to a minimum.

helm set to port,

excellent view through the flat screens and side windows.. (opening)

stb side access t back of selector panel

Fabulous damped seats, serious ability in a lumpy sea.. the boat slices through all but serious seas..


port side locker in saloon

houses the drinks locker

locker aft house the flat screen and dvd etc..

access each side low down lets you get to the fuel shut offs..

settee stb side,, very nice..

chart drawer under

all the original engine books, etc are aboard..

looking aft down the steps on the port side,

wonderful aft double bed.. set over to the port side

better view

dressing seat set to stb aft corner great stowage

easy access to aft steering gear, note the bar heater in here

fuel tanks under bed and seat each side, huge inspection hatches..

en-suite set to stb side..

electric heads..

seat in shower cubicle.. all clean and very smart in here..

hanging lockers port side by steps up to saloon

and another set to the right of the steps..

daily access to immaculate engin eroom..gas strut on hatch

clean units inspire

all clean and tidy in here

generator set aft on the centreline

port aft behind engine.. note fabulous frames .. huge strong build, note the underwater exhaust exits, and easy acces to water strainers and fuel seperators

packed stern glands with spray covers /protectors..

big eberspacher diesel fired central heating unit set up port side

such a hansom craft... happy pootling along at 8 knots sipping fuel.. or pushing through the rough stuff at a powerful 18 knots .. she will push on to over 20 knots if required..

Ready to Go...

Electronics Furuno Radar 1930 36 mile, with Open array scanner, Cetrek Autopilot with repeater, Furuno 500 GPS, Philips AP Navigator D-GPS, Cetreck 320 Digital speed log with repeater, Cetrek 333 Digital electronic compass, to upper helm, Sestrel steering compass to lower helm, Navico Axis RT 1200 VHF lower with Icom M56 to upper, Nasa navtaex, Visiball radar reflector, Searchlight, Screen demisters in screens. ( elements), WYnn straight line wipers. fresh water screen wash. 8 x 12v Bartteries
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History In The same ownership for 9 years,
Broker's Comments What a wonderfull feeling of safety aboard one of these fine craft. Smart, hansome looks with "Businesslike" feel. One of the most seakindly cruisers available to us.. the legendary fine entry hulls make for soft comfortable passages even when its a bit lumpy.. and at this length there is also some space inside !! . see the videowalk by clicking on the following link .....http://youtu.be/HMFle1slrlI:

Afloat Northern Ireland. £145,000 SOLD

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