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Wauquiez 48 Pilot Saloon

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Boat ref 551

Boat Reference 551    
Boat Name Helen Mary Gee Build Year 1997
Boat Price 195,000 GBP VAT Status Paid
Hull Construction Fibreglass Lying Southern Spain
Builder Wauquiez Designer
LOA 14.9m LWL 12.5m
Deaft 2.15m Beam 4.5m
Displacement 17000kg Ballast 5000kg
Engine(s) Single Engine Horsepower 100
Fuel Type Diesel Fuel Tankage 600 Litres
Water Tankage 800 Litres Holding  Yes

General Description

'Helen Mary Gee'. Wauquiez 48 Pilot Saloon, hull no. 4 built in France in 1997 and commissioned in 1998, by Wauquiez to a Berret/Racoupeau design. White GRP hull and superstructure, teak decks & cockpit seating, shoal draft, lead bulb keel and wheel steering. Tanks: Fuel : 220lt, fresh water: 660lt, waste water : holding tanks for both heads.


Teak interior joinery with dark blue Alcantara upholstery. Large airy raised saloon giving panoramic views, comfortable settee around folding dining table with free-standing seating on fourth side of table. Large chart table. Fully equipped galley one step down from saloon area with 4 x burner Force 10 gas cooker & oven, extractor fan over, microwave, new electric refrigerator (2013), floor chiller converted to fridge/freezer with new economical fride unit (2013), hot & cold pressurised water, s/s double sink with mixer tap, crockery & glasses. Bosch washing machine. Air conditioning with 2 x main pumps to all cabins. Double cabin forward with en suite heads (electric) & separate shower compartment with heated towel rail. Two cabins aft, one with double berth and one with two single bunk berths. Second heads (electric) & shower compartment. Lee cloths & bedding. Sony CD/radio with cockpit speakers. Video & screen. Clock & barometer. LED lighting throughout.


Volvo TMD 31, 100hp diesel engine (approx. 1000 hours run, serviced 2012) with 12v & 24v alternators. Gear box with micro command dual engine controls. Direct drive, 3 x bladed MaxProp propeller, rope cutter and 10hp bowthruster (serviced 2012). 24v and 12v battery chargers (new Victron), 12 x 12v service batteries & 2 x 12v start batteries (renewed 2012. Fischer Panda 10kw generator (263 hours run, serviced 2012) in own insulated box. Shore power. Manual & automatic bilge pumps.


Masthead sloop rig with two headsail furling system, three spreaders, white painted aluminium Sparcraft mast with s/s wire standing rigging (mast out and rig checked 2010). Profurl manual furling for outer genoa, Profurl manual furling self-tacker and bobstay/sprit for furling Code Zero. Slab reefing, hydraulic backstay adjustment (backstay taken to transom). Mainsail cover. Hydraulic boomvang. 2 x spinnaker poles (1 x mounted on mast) & whisker pole
Sails: by WitteWongel - fully battened mainsail on Harken cars, genoa, self tacker, spinnaker, cruising chute and Code Zero. All sails in good condition.
Winches: All Lewmar: 2 x electric 64STE primary, 2 x electric 48STE secondary, 1 x electric halyard and 1 x manual 44ST halyard.


Plastimo compass, B & G Hydra 2000 echo sounder, log, wind instruments.
Sailor VHF with cockpit speaker. AP Navigator Mk 10 DGPS (SAIT), Raytheon SSB transceiver FS-1550, SAIT radar, Raymarine ST8001 autopilot with electric ram. PC nav system, Furuno DFAX 207 weatherfax, Wifi for tablet, InMarsatC, Raytheon 430 loudhailer/foghorn. EPIRB - but needs replacing. Work in progress to set up wifi from nav.centre to cockpit for iPad/tablet (2013).


Pulpit, pushpit, sprayhood and extension with separate bimini, white sun awning over boom and foredeck and winter cover. Swimming ladder extending to form a passarelle, scoop transom. Hot/cold deck shower, cockpit table and smaller table on pedestal. Zodiac 8 man liferaft (service 2010, till 2013) stored on foredeck. 2 x horseshoe rings, jackstays, Jonbuoy, 3 x fire extinguishers. 8' rubber dinghy and 3.5hp outboard engine, davits, 2 x anchors with 80m chain. Electric Lofrans windlass (serviced 2012), mooring warps, fenders, vents, 2 x boat hooks, pushpit seats, mooring cleats amidships, guard rail openings both sides, cockpit cushions. Black mesh solar screens for windows and grey window blackout covers, harness lifelines, mast steps (for 4m), s/s rail at mast. 14 x Wichard eyes on deck. Davits.


'Mary Helen Gee' has had two owners and spent time in Portugal with her first owner before returning to Belgium where she was bought in 2009 by her current owner. Part 1 British registered. She has been well maintained and is well equipped for blue water cruising.

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. 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 this 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. The vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.