Alutec Custom Built 48 Sloop for Sale in Greece for €299,900 (£273,884)

15 m
€299,900 (£273,884)
4.4 m
Tax Status
Tax Paid
Draft Max
2.2 m
Fin Keel
Engine Make
Perkins Sabre
Hull Material
Engine Model
Boat Type
Engine Count
RB Ref
Williams and Smithells
Contact Name
Mark Ellyatt
Broker Office
Williams and Smithells Ltd
+44 (0)1329 827 053
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About this Alutec Custom Built 48

Custom built 48ft steel cutter rigged sloop. This is one of the most impressive yachts we have seen in decades. She has everything for serious ocean cruising in abundance, beautifully cared for and maintained.  Built to circumnavigate a true blue water cruiser by Alutec Marine Ltd, Scotland to William Bollard design between, finally commissioned in 2012.  2019 Rig report.

Custom built 48ft steel cutter rigged sloop. This is one of the most impressive yachts we have seen in decades. She has everything for serious ocean cruising in abundance, beautifully cared for and maintained.  Built to circumnavigate a true blue water cruiser by Alutec Marine Ltd, Scotland to William Bollard design between, finally commissioned in 2012.  2019 Rig report. With such a wealth of equipment please read the full specification below to see how incredibly well equipped she is. More detailed information and construction photos available on request. Based in Agios Nikolaos, Crete Euros 299,900 VAT paid


Custom built cutter rigged sloopMild steel hull, insulated with 2” ThinsulateRound BilgeDeck - Cork – Stazo Marinedeck 2000 laid on 1/2” Marine Ply bonded & fastened with friction welded studs on steel deckKeel – Fin & skeg of mild steel, lead poured, filled with Kluber preservative oilRudder - Balanced, skeg mounted and oil filledWhitlock Cobra steering, with 40” leather bound twin spoke SS wheel

Hull built with 4mm. mild steel on one-metre spaced frames with 5mm. garboard and stainless inserts around fairleads, freeing ports and under stainless toe rail.Externally welded tapping plates for bolting on fittings negate through deck holes save for life raft & anchor equipmentThe doghouse is marine-grade aluminiumThe eighth vessel constructed by Alutec Marine Limited (which also built M V POLAR BOUND for British Explorer David Cowper, see Yachting World Article October 2016)


Perkins Sabre M92 90hp (supplied 2000 commissioned 2007)Engine # AR50 750U 1000 15G Aquadrive with Bruntons Autolock shaft breakBruntons H6 3 bladed 22” autopropEngine Hours 1050 April 2019

Hurth gearbox - HSW 450 A2/2.0 2.03:1 reduction M92: – spare engine hoses, fuel and oil filters, Jabsco Impeller, Alternator and PTO belts.Serviced according to user manual, recorded in Ship's Log

Generator - Whispergen PPS 16-24 MD 800 wattsWindgen – Eclectic Energy Duogen Water/Wind 24 volt, 6 amp.Watermaker – Spectra 380c approx. 55 lph (not commissioned, requires final installation)


Domestic Batts - Six Sonnenschein SL110 Gel Total – 330 at 24 volts 01/04/16Engine Starter Batts -Two Optima Redtop Each 44 a/h, 730 cca, giving 24 volts 4 years oldGenerator Starts from Domestic BankAdditional Batts - One for Wallas cooker Sonnenschein A500 cyclic gel 76 3 years old12v & 24v DC & 240v AC systems onboard

Charging from Solar Panels,Duogen,Prestolite Engine Alternator,Whispergen.Two x Victron Phoenix Multi-plus sinewave inverter chargersInverter Wattage -Two x 24v. 3000w. 70Amps. (6 kw)3 x Solbian Solar Panels 420w totalShore Power Marinco 16 amp Plus 25 metres Artic 3-core cable Selection of three pin round weather proof m & f plugs

Two x Safeshore Marine Galvanic IsolatorsDomestic battery status monitor on Whispergen panelMorvern DC/DC converter isolated 24-12 volt, 150/200 watts for charging cooker batteryCTEK MXS 7 amp, 240 volt-12 volt mains charger, for cooker batteryVictron BMV 700 monitor shows cooker battery statusVictron Orion DC/DC converter isolated 24 – 12 volt, 360 watts, for VHF, SSB and panel.Three x Genasun GV-Boost controllers for Solbian inputLVM regulator for DuogenM G Duff electro-eliminator bridging propeller shaft and hullAC – 3-core copper tinned Ship WiringDC - Silicone sheathed twin core, tinned copper wire

Note: The two Phoenix Multiplus charger/inverters are installed to produce 6KVA, which is required to start the Bauer Electric Diving Compressor (Diving Compressor, available for separate purchase)


Fuel: Two x skin tanks (connected to sump tank) 450 Litres each. Mild steelWater: Three tanks total. Two to port – together 373 ltrs one to St'bd – 375. Stainless SteelGauges: Hart Pneumo Tank Tender for water and fuel

Rig And Sails

Masthead Cutter RigMast: 314 x 210 Cross section. Awlgrip White, Deck SteppedDouble stainless steel spreadersSS folding mast steps to lower spreader50 watt LED floodlightJabsco 146L searchlight – cockpit sweep controlForespar Lightning Master static dissipator

Rigging New 2010, 10 & 12 mm stainless wire with Stalok shroud & stay turnbuckles.2019 - The mast has been built up where necessary and re-coated with International Perfection (Professional). Most stainless steel fittings and winches were removed in the process. A rig inspection certificate (April 2019 available).Genoa - Schaeffer 3100 furler with 5mm twin groove foil Boom - Atlantic Spars 200 x 115 cross section, Awlgrip White,3 point slab reefing SS grab rail port & starboardStaysail self- tacking boom, Awlgrip White Twin Running Sail poles Awlgrip White Mast stowed Spars by Atlantic Spars in Aluminium

Winches:Genoa Sheet - One port, One Starboard, Lewmar 64CS TCruising Chute Sheet - Led from turning blocks to Genoa winches Halyards - Two Lewmar 48 STReefing - One Lewmar 44Main - One port, one starboard Lewmar 30 CSTAdditional winches:Port- Staysail Sheet Lewmar 50 CSTStarboard- Schaeffer furling Lewmar 50 CST

All sails from 2009Mainsail: 3 point Slab, White 9.52 cloth, by Saturn Sails, Largs, ScotlandGenoa:Schaeffer Furler, White 8.46 with sun cover by Saturn, 135% overlapStaysail: White 9.52 by Saturn, hankedCruising Chute: White, green, turquoise & blue ML15 by Saturn,Tri-radial with squeezerStorm Jib: Orange, 10.2 by SaturnStorm Trysail: Orange with callsign MGKK9, 10.2 by Saturn, with dedicated mast trackTwin Yankees: White with 5mm round luff lead to suit Schaeffer foil, 9.3 by Hong Kong Sails

Additional Rig/Winch/Sails Information:Selden Rod Kicker VangDutchman Boom BrakeLemar Synchro Blocks and Schaeffer Blocks as neededMainsheet – Lewmar clutches port & starboardSpinlock Halyard clutches


Accom for eight in total, 2 doubles one forward,one aft, 4 singles in total(two in saloon, one in forecabin, one in aft cabin)Dark Blue Alcantara upholsteryAmerican Cherry interior throughout by A&R Way Limited, Classic Yacht Restorers & Wooden Boat BuildersWarm air heating from Whispergen ducted to saloon, cabins and both headsC-Warm,Twin coil calorifier, 50 litres2 showers2 Blakes Lavac Zenith headsAvg Headroom: 195cm. saloon, 180cm. forecabin, 175cm. aft cabin

Epifanes Rubbed Effect (matt) in all accommodationAfrican Mahogany, polished, folding saloon tableAfrican Mahogany, oiled worktop in galleyAfrican Walnut, oiled Sole boardsTwo teak folding chairs stowed outboard to port in saloonLow level red LED nightlights throughoutNatural Mat Mattresses with rubberised coir underlay on fwd double, saloon lower, double & single in aft cabin, all with quilted mattress toppers.Cockpit Cushions in Blue/White striped Sunbrella – new 2015


2019 new Wallas 87D combined hob and oven is currently being installed April 2019.Two S/S sinks welded into worktop with splashback & fiddlesFrigoboat fridge 120 litres Amori, S/S.Frigomatic W35F sea-water cooled compressor Bespoke chest freezer, S/S, circa 120 litres. Frigomatic W50F sea water cooled compressorCutlery: Set of 12 SS in dedicated slotted drawerCrockery: Set of 8 White Porcelain in dedicated galley lockerLinn Classic CD/DVD player with 2 speakers in saloon & 2 in doghouse (amp boost for latter)Blaupunkt RadioLoewe DVD screen14” for Linn ClassicClock: Vion 5” SS, quartz mechanismBarometer: Vion 5” SS Aneroid

240 volt Eumenia 1000F washing machineGimballed Chrome Oil LampHella Two-speed 6” fans in galley, forward and aft cabinsOne Twin AC socket each in fore & aft cabin and saloonThree Twin AC sockets in galleyOne single AC socket in workshop and lazaretteElectric Kettle & ToasterBreeze Bandit wind scoop3 x Breeze Booster wind scoops for portlightsInsect screens or nets for all Lewmar hatches & port lightsTwo Di Blasi folding bicycles (in dedicated locker)


60lb CQR anchor, Simpson Lawrence 90m chain, 11mm gauge35 kg Bruce anchor (stowed below) ~ 10m x 11mm. Chain + 90m nylon line, 25mm 3 strand nylon line10.6 kg kedge Fortress anchor Aluminium 80m nylon, 10m 8mm ss wire shackled to 16mm double braid nylonLewmar windlass, Ocean Capstan 3 mounted on SS plinth. Electric/Manual 24 volt electric and manual

Warps: Eight Fenders: 5 htm cylindrical + 2 roundPasarelle: One x 2 metre foldingBoat Hook: One telescopic aluminiumBoarding Ladder: Fixed on transom Swimming Platform: Hinged on stern ladderBoarding Ladder: Dixon side-boarding ladder (secured at either gate) Deck Shower: One on quarter deckSpray Hood: Fixed doghouse Bimini: Cockpit awningWinter Covers: Stone Acrylic Mainsail & staysail covers, Stone Acrylic cockpit tent Davits: Single swivelling Simpson davits on Starboard Quarter (mainly for Outboard motor)Navigation Lights: Lopo LED Horn: ACI Air Horn on Targa

Lewmar Chain stopper forward, mounted on SS plinthSalt water deck wash with 1/2” layflat hose - midships deck lockerElectric 3 1/2” Lewmar warping winch centre line on quarterdeckFleming auxiliary rudder servo-powered s/s self steering systemDetachable kedge s/s roller fairlead (starboard quarter)Bauer Junior II HP air, electric driven, diving compressor in LazaretteDetachable, folding varnished Cockpit tableTwo x 22.5 litre SS jerry cans (bracketed outboard on port & st'bd pushpit)25m 1/2” hose with portable filter for water ship, plus 25m Layflat hose extensionBow boarding ladder & detachable teak grating over bow rollerSolent Bosun's ChairMediterranean awning, stone waxed canvasSpare new Lewmar Ocean Capstan Motor Gearbox


Compass:Suunto F – 135/K Speed Log: Airmar ST650Wind Indicator: SimradEchosounder: Airmar GPS: SimradPlotter: Simrad CX44 (Nav. Station ) Autopilot: Simrad AP26 NavTex ICS Nav6Radar Simrad DX45 Radome VHF ICOM IC-M505 with remote hand-held control at helmSSB Radio: ICOM IC-M801E with Pactor Modem Sat Comms: Antenna only AD510-1- mounted & wired to connect at Nav Station with Iridium 9505A handset

Simrad DS34 Plotter Repeater at helmSimrad IS15 “Multi” displays Wind, Helm and Depth in Doghouse.IS15 Compass display at Nav. StationPlastimo SX200 Hand Held VHFICOM loud hailer on targa controlled through VHFTwo Motorola “talkabout” handsets


Avon Rover Hypalon 2.8m tender with air floorStainless steel Bruce anchor, chain and rode stowed in fitted bag under thwartStored on Foredeck inflated or rolled & stowed aft athwartships on winch deck for passageSpare pair of oarsSpare pair of paddles

Yamaha 6hp Outboard - Last serviced April 2019Clamped on removable bracket across pushpit gate or stowed in lazarette for passage


RFD Beaufort Survival Flatpack liferaft4 man Last Serviced 01/04/17Fire Blanket in galley5 x Fire ExtinguishersElectric Bilge Pumps: One Rule 2000 with bilge alarmManual Bilge Pumps: TwoSingle Engine PTO Bilge pump Grab BagJack Stays: Nylon Webbing, cockpit to staysail post, port & st'bdFlares (In-date) noneRadar Reflector Tri-lens on mast Emergency Tiller: Reverse Tiller arm controlled by port & starboard tackles

Life Buoys:Two rings ~ one with strobe lightTwo horse-shoe ~ both with flashing lightDan Buoy:Ocean Safety RORC telescopic Danbuoy with fixed light

No gas on board

Additional Safety information

Eleven x deadlights for coaming portlights40 metre Balcan emergency throwing lineFour clip-on life linesTwo safety harnessesChalwyn Oil Hurricane LanternAquasignal signalling spotlight12mm wire croppersNote: Grab bag, flares and life jackets + lines ~ dedicated stowage under helm seat. Waterproof buoyant grab & flare containers.

(The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.)

Title Documents And Tax

Listed below are the documents/or copies of what we have seen on listing this yacht.

British Certificate of Registry – Part 1 – Title RegistryBuilders CertificateCompliance with RCD for Declaration of ConformityBritish HMRC Customs letter from 2006 declaring the yacht VAT paid in EU, Customs having inspected all build invoices relating to vat on the materials purchased.

Surveyors Murray Cormack Associates (RINA) stood by the vessel throughout the Alutec build, designing structural improvements where considered appropriate with an emphasis on weld quality inspection.

The following Quality Assurance Certificates are held:Hull plate, stringers, etc: British Steel 43A plateWelder Approval TestWeight of lead poured in keelWeight of lead keel bulbShot-blasting and application of Awlgrip Epoxy Primer3M Inspection of Thinsulate insulation with product specificationMoody Yachts International Limited statement on Marinedeck installationPerkins Engine ValidationBradney Chain 11mm x 90m, hot dipped galvanisedWhispergen Generator commissioning

Equipment For Separate Purchase

• Twin Aluminium diving cylinders plus demand valves, etc.• "Spare Air" diving cylinder • Kannad Marine Safelink PLB• "Sardine" Woodburner Stove + flues• Heavy weather "Para Drogue" c.w. 80 m 16mm nylon braid• Aere 18" inflatable fenders x 2• Portable manual 1 1/4" salvage pump• Steiner 7 x 50 Commander Binoculars• Reeds Sewing Machine• Cobb Barbecue

Brokers Comments, Background And History

Cruising History2011 – Sea Trials West of Scotland, based at Portavadie, Argyll2012 – Scotland to Lisbon2103 – Lisbon to Sicily, via Ceuta, Balearics, Corsica & Sardinia2014 – Sicily to Crete via Croatia, Montenegro, Corfu, and Peloponnese2015 – 2019 – Aegean Islands, wintering in Crete

Brokers Comments:‘In the many years we have been inspecting, valuing and selling yachts, we rarely see a yacht which has had this level of thought and craftsmanship poured into every aspect of the build and commissioning. Further, the fact that the owners were heavily involved right from the start and now continue to lavish such care and attention on their yacht is clearly evident in her current condition throughout. A better example of this type of ‘ready for anything / go-anywhere’ sailing vessel would be hard to find….’

Reason for SaleBoat built to circumnavigate but health issues intervened, so settled for a less challenging life based in Greece, age also being a consideration

Owners' Background:Both sailed from an early age.Both : Regular sailing - UK, West Indies, Mediterranean, Indian Ocean. Kept a Fisher in West Scotland.

10 years RN, specialising in Diving, Bomb & Mine Disposal, with regular recreational sailing. Thereafter, from 1971, a career of project management in professional offshore diving, specialist work vessels and pioneering subsea activities.

Disclaimer And Travelling To Inspect

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith, in this case we are acting as Brokers only.  Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Please contact Williams and Smithells to book an appointment to inspect any yacht before you book flights or pay for travel. This is to ensure you have a confirmed booking in our diary with the right amount of time allocated to inspect the yachts you want. Our yachts are not all in one marina, yard or harbour and in season do change locations. To avoid disappointment, call or email before you make travel plans. 


DesignerWilliam Bollard
Drive Transmission DescriptionDirect
Engine Horse Power92.0
Engine Hours1050
Engine Year2000
Propeller Type3 Blade


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