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With one owner from new she was originally built in 2009/10 as a 40ft Cruiser style boat by MNB Boat Builders, but then was extended by Colecraft and refitted by Kate Boats in 2012. She was originally fabricated from 10/6/4mm steel.

She was repainted in Green and cream livery in 2019, she has chrome mushroom vents and windows along with other deck fittings,. There is a large rear deck which is of a square design which give you much more space it has a pram style canopy over the rear deck with windows to allow light in.  In 2019 she had 6 anodes replaced along with 2 coats of blacking.

Height to Cabin Centre 6ft 4” (1.97m)

Galley (7.4ft/2.26m):

Entrance from the rear deck is down three ladder style steps, each side is flanked by a cupboard before the galley units which run down each side of the boat.  The units are limed oak effect with a specked worktop. To the left hand side is a number of drawers and cupboard next to which is a 12v shoreline fridge.  Above is set a stainless steel sink , and at the end is a tall unit with space for a dustbin and open storage shelves . On the opposite side is a large under counter cupboard with workspace over, beyond which is a  freestanding Hotpoint/Creda cooker with 4 rings oven and grill.

Saloon (17ft/5.2m):

This large airy saloon is set in to two areas, one which can be used for free standing furniture of your choice and the other containing an L shaped dinette.

In the centre set on a  tiled hearth is a Morso squirrel stove. The whole area is a light open and airy space which feels like it should belong to a boat much bigger then 50ft.

The L shaped dinette is covered in a red valour type material and has storage underneath, it can be converted to a double bed for occasional use and has a table for dining. At the end of the dinette is a low storage cupboard and there is a corner cupboard by the galley which has the TV sat on it.

Bathroom (3.9ft/1.20m excluding shower):

Set is a side cabin is the bathroom.  To one side is a shower cubicle with a glazed door, it has brown marble effect style wet wall, on the opposite wall is a corner a vanity unit with basin, and a Thetford cassette toilet. The basin has a mirror above and holders for soap and tooth brushes.

Bedroom (8.5ft/2.6m):

The last cabin contains the bedroom, comprising of a fixed double bed with storage under, it also has cupboards above and  a wardrobe at the foot of the bed, with a corner cupboard opposite before the front doors leading out. There are two small drop down shelves on either side of the bed, just big enough for a cup.

Engine Room & Electrics:

Under the rear deck is a beta 38 with a declared running hours of 1150 with a PRM 150 gearbox. There is 1 starter battery and 4 domestic batteries, along with a landline connection with a galvanic isolator, there is also a 2 kw inverter.

There is a diesel boiler with 3 radiators along with a solid fuel stove in the saloon.

Other Equipment :

2 x 6kg gas bottles, mooring equipment, anchor, life ring, water hose with reel, carpet sweeper, stove fan.




50ft /15.24m Cruiser Style 2009/10
Hull  by MNB/Colecraft
F/O by MNB/Kate Boats
2/4 Berth Reverse Layout

Diesel heating & S/F Stove


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