Howard Ford Marine Sales
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Woodbridge, Suffolk, GB, IP12 1BP
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2008 Dale Nelson Classic 45

location icon Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Year 2008
Length 46'1 ft / 14.05 m
Builder/Manufacturer Dale Motor Yachts
Price
£480,000

The Dale Nelson Classic 45 is a quality hand built motor yacht of timeless traditional design.  This particular example was built for her owners to an extremely extensive specification, including many upgrades and has been regularly maintained with no expense spared. Presented in superb condition with very light use from new. A rare opportunity to purchase a true Gentleman's  Classic Motor Yacht at a substantial saving over the cost of a new build.

Please contact Howard Ford Marine Sales to discuss detailed specification.

Specifications

Year Built 2008
Category Power
Length Overall 46'1 ft / 14.05 m
Length Of Deck 46'1 ft / 14.05 m
Beam 14'4 ft / 4.36 m
Max Draft 4'1 ft / 1.24 m
Cabins 3
Double Berths 1
Construction Fiberglass
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 1,134.30 hp
Maximum Speed 28 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 500 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 80 L
Holding Tanks 1
Bridge Clearance 9'10 ft / 3.00 m

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Caterpillar
Rope Cutter: true
Model: Acert C9
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 575hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade
Year: 2008
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Caterpillar
Rope Cutter: true
Model: Acert C9
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 575hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade
Year: 2008
Engine Location: Starboard
Accommodations

The accommodation offers up to four berths in two separate cabins. 

Access to saloon via single door with electrically operated power down bulkhead beside. Sliding power roof and slide opening wheelhouse forward side windows. Leather upholstered U shaped seating area to port with storage beneath, folding leaf table and power assisted dual helm seat with bottle and glass stowage beneath offering increased seating area to saloon and dinette when not in use and moved forward. Leather seating to starboard side with navigators seat and bookrack.  Locker to aft side of wheelhouse with 19" LCD TV on electrically operated mechanical lift with Raymarine 37 STV Satellite TV system and DVD player.

Steps leading down and forward with galley to starboard side. Corian worktops in Blackberry Ice colour, moulded 1 1/2 sinks with hot and cold pressurised water supply and Quooker type permanently hot tap, Refrigerator, Siemens Domino ET512502E ceramic hob Siemens HB86K570B multi-function oven with microwave.

Guest Cabin to port with sprung twin mattresses,  ensuite heads with Tecma electric toilet to holding tank, vanity sink and shower.

Forward double owners cabin with sprung upholstered mattress, upholstered side seat, hanging locker and TV. ensuite heads with Tecma electric toilet to holding tank, vanity unit with hardwood cherry worktop and shower.

American Cherry finish with cherry veneer floor. LED lighting. Blinds to side and rear windows

Mechanical Systems

Twin Caterpillar Acert C9 six cylinder 575hp diesel engines with upgraded twin disc MGX5065A electronic quick-shift gearbox, electric troll, CAT MSCS control system, CAT marine power display and VDO gauges, water cooled exhaust elbow, crankshaft pulley 3 groove fitted to one engine, gearbox PTO fitted to one engine.  Fresh water cooled. Electric start. Shaft drive to fixed four bladed propellers.. Hydraulic steering with emergency tiller. Flex mounts. Rope cutters. Sure seal stern tube seals. Wandering remote engine control system in cockpit. QL Electro hydraulic trim tabs. Spare engine keys.

Sleipner bow and stern thrusters with controls at interior helm position and remote control.

Kohler 6Kva Generator

Webasto C5 combined heating/air conditioning, 1 x 24000 BTU in wheelhouse, 1 x 6000 BTU in Guest Cabin, 1 x 9000 BTU in forward cabin.

Dehumidifiers fitted in aft peak and guest cabin

Alternator charging to 6 x 12 volt batteries

12 volt switch panel

Combined Invertor (3000w)/Battery charger (70 amp)

Battery state monitor for domestic batteries.

240 volt shore power

Immersion heater

Deck Equipment

Electric anchor windlass with interior and foredeck controls

30kg Stainless steel claw anchor with 50m galvanised steel chain

Chain gypsy and rope drum with interior and foredeck controls

Removable Scanstrut compact dual power mast with stainless steel arch

Stem head carrier with stainless steel bow protector plate

Pair of super-yacht full length mooring cleats to fore deck

Two pairs of pop up mooring cleats to side deck

Bollard type mooring cleats to aft deck

3 x Fairleads to bow

Chafing plates

Centre bollard to foredeck

Stainless steel push pit, grab rails, stanchions and guard wires

Teak cockpit coamings

Bimini

Cockpit awning

Cockpit cushions

Hot and cold transom shower

Various warps & fenders

Overall boat cover for winter storage

Teak outboard stowage bracket in aft peak - portside

Stainless steel flagstaff fitted to transom

Boarding platform with teak grating and stainless steel boarding ladder.

Navigation Equipment

Steering compass

Raymarine E120 Colour Chart Plotter/Radar with 4kw Radome and Raystar GPS beacon

Raymarine S3G Autopilot with ST6001+ pilot control

Raymarine 240E VHF Radio with aerial

ST70 Speed, depth and wind displays

Radar reflector

CD/Radio

Safety Equipment

Fire extinguishers (expiry dates unknown)

Automatic fire extinguisher system to engine room (expiry date unknown)

Fire blanket

5 x Electrical bilge pumps

1 x Manual bilge pump

Radar reflector

Navigation lights

Air horn

Comments

The Dale Nelson Classic 45 is a quality hand built motor yacht of timeless traditional design.  This particular example was built for her owners to an extremely extensive specification, including many upgrades and has been regularly maintained with no expense spared. Presented in superb condition with very light use from new. A rare opportunity to purchase a true Gentleman's  Classic Motor Yacht at a substantial saving over the cost of a new build. Please contact Howard Ford to discuss detailed specification. Viewing by appointment through Howard Ford Marine Sales.

Construction

Built in 2008 by Dale Motor Yachts of Neyland, Pembrokeshire. Blue GRP Vinylester semi-displacement hull (epoxy treatment below waterline before antifouling) with white GRP superstructure, teak side decks and cockpit sole. Large sociable self draining cockpit with L shaped locker/seating area to port side, cockpit table with insulated lockers, additional cockpit lockers with teak tops to starboard side. Teak cockpit coamings. Boarding platform with teak grating.

Disclaimer

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.