"Fidele" is a world class Shannon bluewater cruising yacht that is exceptionally strong in an extensive list of upgrades and electronics. the entire interior, as well, has been refurbished in 1992 in the Herreshoff style with white laminate and solid teak trim. The salon settees were upgraded with high density foam and top grade grain leather in 2006. The result is a light and airy interior.
The Shannon boatbuilding company based in Bristol R.I. has been building high quality yachts for over fifty years. The Shannon 50 is regarded as one of their finest and most versatile ketch rigged models, and is preferred by many blue water, shorthanded sailors. Her unique deck layout with an aft cockpit and double companionway, which provides safety offshore and privacy below. It has been said that 70% of the time on a sailing yacht is spent in the cockpit, Fidele's large deep cockpit is an especially valued feature.
Fidele is a beautiful example of quality craftsmanship in a traditionally designed yacht, that is a head turner in any harbor. Fidele is ready to cruise and awaiting her next adventure.
CONTACT LISTING BROKER:
MARK ANTOKAS @ 321-432-7512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
VESSEL IS LOCATED IN: Merritt Island, FL
"Fidele" sleeps 6 owners and guests in 3 staterooms, plus 2 dinettes and 1 settee berths, for a total of 9 berths. The master stateroom is aft with head, stall shower, and pullman double berth. Also, there are two guest staterooms including I guest head. The spacious double V-berth forward has its own head. Next aft is the salon with l-shaped settee to port and straight settee to starboard with a drop leaf table with storage. Aft of the salon is a U-shaped galley. Opposite the galley is the second guest stateroom with upper and lower berths. Fidele has two entries to the aft cabin. One, a mid-ship companionway, and a second entry by way of the cockpit to the master cabin and Nav Center. Fidele is an ocean cruising yacht of high caliber set up for comfortable and spacious cruising.
U-shaped galley with plenty of counter space. Excellent natural light and ventilation from two large opening ports. 3 burner force 10 propane stove with oven. Microwave, 12V refrigerator and freezer. Double stainless galley sink. 2 10lb propane tanks. Gas detector with alarm.
ICOM ICM 700 pro. Insulated backstay. Raytheon E80 chart plotter/radar. Raytheon sea talk high speed interface. Horizon Quest VHF Xantrex 3000-watt inverter with remote panel. Raymarine X-30 smart autopilot. Fishfinder and depth, Raymarine ST60 wind indicator, speed and depth.
Fiberglass sandwich deck. All exterior teak was replaced and re-varnished 1998, and then painted over to reduce maintenance. Should new owner desire, paint can be removed and bright work restored. Non skid refinished 1999. Ideal 3VC bi-directional electric windlass w/ remote installed at helm. 60lb CQR at bow.300ft high tensile chain. 200 ft. rope rode. 60lb Delta. 60lb Bruce. 35lb Danforth. Wesmar 24-volt twin prop bow thruster. ABI Centerboard winch. Edson steering. Zodiac 10ft inflatable. Teak cockpit table. Cockpit shower.
All canvas and cushions are flag blue. Full cockpit dodger with isinglass windows. cockpit bimini new 2005. forward cockpit dodger. hatch covers. handrail covers. sheet bags port and starboard. cockpit awning. cockpit cushions. Cockpit converts to queen sized bed outdoor berth, with cushions.
Aluminum mainmast and mizzen repainted 2010. All standing rigging and turnbuckles replaced 2010. Gaurhauer boom new 1998. Harken roller furling. Folding mast steps. Harken mainsheet traveler. Harken mizzen traveler. Harken furling system for staysail. Spinnaker sheets and guys.
UK Mainsail, fully battened. UK fully battened mizzen. Dutchman sail handling on main and mizzen. UK roller furling stay sail. Yankee. UK mizzen staysail. UK asymmetrical staysail. Storm jib. Storm trysail.
* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.