Thursday 31 March 2011

Pick of the week - Clara-Em

This weeks pick is one I really like.  She's from Rugby Boats
Positives : the layout is exactly what we're after, good price, cross double

Negatives: no dinette (maybe you could fit a half dinette?)

Name: Clara-Em
Price:  £49,950
Style: Trad
Length: 57ft
Berths: 4
Shell builder: Stoke-on-Trent
Fit out: Stoke-on-Trent
Steel thicknesses: 10/6/4
Year: 2005
Boat Safety: September 2013
Engine: Beta B43 43hp 4 cylinder diesel
Hours recorded: 409
Gearbox: PRM 150
Fuel tank: Capacity not known
Last blacked: 2008
Anodes: 4
Engine serviced: By owner to schedule
Tank & capacity: Stainless steel unknown capacity
Stove: Bubble diesel fired stove
Central Heating: Bubble stove feeding 5 radiators
Hot Water: Calorifier heated by engine, Bubble stove and immersion heater
Alternators: Twin 12v: 1x 45A, 1x 95A
Batteries: 3x 110Ah leisure, 1x 110Ah starter battery
Inverter/charger: Sterling 1500w inverter, Sterling battery charger
230v: Shoreline and inverter, 13A sockets throughout
Lighting: Ceiling recessed halogen minispots throughout
Gas: 2 x 13kg propane bottles
Insulation: Sprayfoam
Ceiling: Pine T&G
Cabin sides: Ash faced ply
Hull sides: Pine T&G
Flooring: Wood laminate
Windows etc: 7 aluminium framed with drop back hoppers, 2 brass rimmed portholes
Side doors: 1 set in galley
Seating: 1 leather and wood easy chair with stool, folding table and chairs
Cooking: Freestanding gas oven and hob
Fridge: LEC 230v
Washing machine: Easilogic
Galley worktops: Laminate
WC: Sani-marin pump out
Shower: Fully tiled with glass door and mixer taps
Basin: Ceramic basin set in vanity unit
Berths: Extending cross double in bedroom, fold down double in rear cabin


Peter Berry said...

Very low engine hours on a lovely Beta engine. I particularly like the traditional boatman's cabin at the stern. We have a folding table just like that in preference to a dinette, our chairs fold up and slide underneath. The electrical set up probably wouldn't support a washing machine though.

Elly and Mick said...

Peter, I really like the boatman's cabin too. This boat would be high on our list if we were buying today!
We've pretty much decided we'll budget a few thousand pounds for upgrading electrics on the boat we buy. If it doesn't need it, then that's a bonus.
I'd still prefer some sort of permanent seating for eating/writing.

paul said...

And at $78,000 pretty good value. I really hope this exchange rate keeps up or gets better!

Elly and Mick said...

Paul, we think this one's great value. Do you guys check the exchange rates each day like we do?! I'm sure you'll be right, but with possibly a couple of years to wait, we can only keep our fingers crossed.