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Nicholson 55

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Boat REF# 5050
This boat has been sold
Length 16.34m (53'7")
Year 1970
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 11
Engine 1 x diesel 40hp, Perkins 4108 (1970)
Lying Portsmouth Harbour


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Extra Details

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Designer Ray Wall
Builder Camper & Nicholson
Lying Portsmouth Harbour
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Engine 1 x diesel 40hp
Engine make and model Perkins 4108 (1970)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) 3 bladed fixed
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded


Length 16.34m (53'7")
Beam 4.34m (14'3")
Draft Max 2.50m (8'2")
Displacement 23,020kg (50,759.1lbs)


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Sloop rigged Proctor Aluminium spars (1985) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2001)


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Reefing mainsail Banks - Slab (2004)
Headsail - Other (2000)
Other sails No1 Genoa (unknown year)
No 2 Genoa (unknown year)
No 3 Genoa (unknown year)
No 4 Genoa (unknown year)
Storm sail (unknown year)
Trisail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 4 batteries charged by: engine, shore power


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish


Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Sink 1
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads

Sink with hot and cold fresh water as well as sea water taps.

11 sleeping berths with 0 doubles and 11 singles in 2 cabin(s) 2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

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Sail cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick

5 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
2 anchors
(CQR 55 /CQR 45)
60.00m (196'10") of chain
dinghy (unknown year)

Safety Equipment

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Fume detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Danbuoy tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

2 bilge pumps (1 manual / 1 electric)

Broker's Comments

See "more photos" to view 43 internal and external photos of this vessel. You can not beat the gorgeous lines of a Nicholson 55. This one is currently coded for charter work and is being sold as such. Photographs, analysis and comments by Peter delbridge of Boatshed Hamble.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.