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Boat to swap in Greece (Ref: 3547)

52ft Classic British MotorYacht

Price: £80,000


A well maintained and presented English motor-yacht located in South of France, Marseilles. Ideally situated to enjoy idyllic holidays in the Med or cruise the French canals... A spacious and versatile vessel offering extended cruising opportunities or holidays in the sun.

Overall Length: 52ft 6ins :: Waterline: 47ft 6ins :: Beam: 15ft :: Draught: 5ft :: Displacement: 40 Tons T M

Engine: Twin 115hp Perkins Diesel Engines :: Designer: J Francis Jones :: Builder: Dagless Ltd. Wisbech :: Location: CORFU

Berths: Six / Eight Berths :: Year: 1964


Lady Coppelia was built for S A Singleton of Maenporth, Near Falmouth in 1964 and subsequently registered in Falmouth, official number 305217. In the late 1960's Godfrey Hope of Deganwy began the second registered owner mooring Lady Coppelia in Conway, North Wales. The previous owner bought the boat in 2000 and based her in Marmaris to extensively cruise The Med and the Red Sea. Following a four-month refit and survey dated January 2016 she was purchased by the current owner and moved to her current mooring in Corfu.

Lady Coppelia is one of the immensely popular and well-built motor-yachts resulting from the collaboration between the talent naval architect J Francis Jones and Dagless Yacht Builders.

Carvel iroko hull on oak timbers and frames. Iroko laid decks and mahogany superstructure.

Lady Coppelia has benefited from a partial refit over 4 months (October 2015 to January 2016).The refit has included, hull structural considerations including:

  • New backing timber and securing bolts for A Brackets aft
  • Frame repair and one doubled timber aft
  • Removal of rubbing strakes
  • Attention to topside timber concerns,
  • 85% of upper rubbing strakes to Port and Starboard are new.
  • Bilge areas have been opened for the length of the vessel for cleaning and attention as required.
  • Topsides painted.

Forward Cabin (Crew’s Quarters) with overlapping berths with stowage under, access to chain locker, opening deck hatch, and 4 opening ports in the hull.  Finished with Mahogany veneers and solid trim, painted bulkheads, hull linings and overheads with carpet over planked cabin sole.

Large stowage lower aft to Starboard

Ensuite Heads to Port with ceramic, free-standing sink with hot and cold pressure water, Jabsco manual head unit discharged direct to sea and finished with tiles, laminates and painted surfaces.

Galley with timber counter (new 2009/2010), single stainless steel sink with drain board and pressure hot and cold water supply set in the counter top, front loading refrigerator by Electrolux, fixed four-burner gas cooker with grill and oven, with ventilator/extractor. Opposite is a retro-fit area with U Shaped counter/office with top loading cold box with evaporator plate and plastic inner lining, washing machine by Candy and office work area. Access to seacocks underneath. Light and ventilation are supplied by four fixed hull windows and opening deck hatch.

Galley area is finished with painted surfaces, laminate, mahogany veneers and solid trim, vinyl overhead and vinyl on the planked cabin sole. Large storage locker under the cabin sole.

Four steps lead up to the deck saloon.

Deck Saloon with fitted sideboards, cupboards and drawers under to Port & Starboard. L shaped settee with stowage under to Port aft with drop leaf Mahogany table. The main cabin finished with Mahogany veneers, solid trim, painted surfaces, vinyl overhead with grabrails and fitted carpet. Eight fixed windows & two opening windows with screens.

Access to wheelhouse Starboard aft and five steps lead down to aft passageway and stern accommodation.

Workshop to Starboard, engine room access with workbench, stowage, Paloma Gas Hot water heater. Light via a fixed window in the hull finished with painted surfaces and Mahogany fiddle rail on the workbench.

Twin Berth Guest Cabin opposite with athwartship upper berth with drawers under, outboard lower berth with 2 opening hull windows above. Large hanging locker forward.  Finished with Mahogany veneers, solid trim, painted surfaces and fitted carpet.

Aft Heads to Starboard with hip bath, oval sink with hot and cold pressure water set in plywood vanity finished with laminate with solid Mahogany trim. Finish includes tiles around bath and painted surfaces, Teak & Holly cabin sole; light and ventilation via opening hull window/porthole. Blake manual heads discharged directly to sea or holding tank.

Owner’s Aft Stateroom, with a ¾ berth to Starboard, single berth to Port. Cupboards and large hanging locker forward. Mahogany veneer and solid trim dressing table with drawers & mirror centreline aft, two opening windows in hull plus opening deck hatch. Finished with Mahogany veneered joinery, solid trim, painted surfaces, vinyl overhead and fitted carpet.

Steering locker access under timber counter, centre.  Holding tank under Starboard berth. The aft sleeping cabins are fitted with Air-conditioning

Wheelhouse is accessed from the deck saloon via six steps and is on the level of the main deck with 6 fixed windows. Kent Clear View Screen. 2 opening windows and door aft to Starboard leading to the aft deck.

Port helm position with timber spoked wheel, full engine instrumentation including tachometer, water temperature & oil pressure gauges, ammeter for each engine and stop cables.

Well-engineered solid rod steering system with bevel gears and universal joints. 2 1⁄4 inch rudder shaft, greased rudder gland, upper load bearing assembly. Provision for emergency tiller

The engine room located under the main cabin is in a very clean and tidy condition seldom found on much newer yachts. The engine room is partially fitted with sound insulation.

Two (2) fresh water cooled marine six( 6) cylinder diesel engines by Perkins. They are mounted on flexible engine mounts to steel plates on timber fore & aft main engine bearers. They drive two 23.6 X 17.5 three blade counter rotating bronze propellers on 1.75inch bronze shafts via sealed stern tubes with white metal bearings, stern packing gland, semi-flexible coupling & Newage hydraulic gear. Total engine hours are 5886.

  • Engine, main propulsion, Port - Perkins 6-354
  • Gearbox, main propulsion, Port - Newage
  • Engine, main propulsion, STBD - Perkins 6-254
  • Gearbox, main propulsion, Stbd - Newage

Raw water is supplied via dedicated seacocks with attached bronze strainers. Port intake seacock is bronze or similar. The Starboard intake seacock is a glass re-enforced plastic ball action valve by Patay on a bronze or similar thru-hull. It is normally not advised to use plastic seacock in an engine room however since this valve is low down and the engine room is protected by three (3) automatic Halon Fire Extinguishers the risk is considered minimal.

The engines are fitted with wet exhaust systems utilizing S.S. dry risers with water injection with short runs of flexible exhaust hose exiting the yacht just on the waterline to Port &Starboard. Exhausts fitted with exhaust temperature alarm by Index Marine.

Engine instruments for each engine included tachometer, water temperature & oil pressure gauges, ammeter.

Shut off valves for the fuel system are on the tanks via flexible fuel lines to CAV Filters, one for each engine. Plus two engine mounted fuel filters.

  • Diesel  -    Three(3) welded steel – 2700Litres total Capacity (engine room)
  • Water  -    One(1) welded steel – 900 Litres (engine room)

One(1) Stainless welded steel – 200 Litres(Guest cabin)

  • Holding  - One(1) Plastic tank 300 litres (under starboard berth aft cabin)

Re-wired to modern standards and is protected by new breakers for 12V, 24V and 220V, all are located in the engine room. Wiring is run and secured in a professional manner.

Contact us for more information, more photographs or to arrange an appointment to view.

Price: £80,000

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