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1977 Bowman 46 Yawl

location icon Preveza, Greece
Year 1977
Length 45'9 ft / 13.95 m
Price
£42,066

 

The Bowman 46 is a GRP yawl rigged, centre cockpit cruising yacht, a classic Holman & Pye design with graceful line aimed for blue water sailing. Built by Tyler Boat Building Company in 1977.Purchased by her present boatbuilder/engineer owner in 2013, “Corazon” has undergone a substantial mechanical overhaul, including rigging, engine overhaul, steering etc. There remains some final internal finishing. Laid up ashore for the last two years.

 

Specifications

Year Built 1977
Category Sail
Length Overall 45'9 ft / 13.95 m
Beam 12'1 ft / 3.69 m
Max Draft 6'11 ft / 2.10 m
Liferaft Capacity 4
Electrical System 12 V
Construction Fiberglass
Keel Fin Keel
Min Draft 6'11 ft / 2.10 m
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 39.50 hp
Cruising Speed 6 kn
Maximum Speed 7.5 kn
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 320 L
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 800 L
Dry Weight 10,659 kg
Displacement Type Dry Load
Windlass Electric
Tax Status Paid

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Mercedes
Model: OM636
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 40hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1977
Construction
  • White GRP hull – original gel coat, with teak rubbing strake.

  • Encapsulated lead long fin keel

  • Skeg supported rudder with hydraulic wheel steering

             (New wheel, pedestal and hydraulics 2014)

  • White GRP deck and low profile coachroof

  • Self-draining centre cockpit

  • Teak laid decks – refurbished 2014/15

  • Teak laid cockpit seats, teak sole grating.

  • Teak internal joinery

Engine
  • Mercedes OM636 40hp 4 cylinder diesel engine

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    Closed circuit cooling with heat exchanger & wet exhaust

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     Reversing reduction gearbox

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    Shaft driven 3 bladed propeller

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    Last serviced 2018

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    Engine stripped, overhauled 2014 with new fuel return lines, heat exchanger,

                  exhaust bend, head gasket and exhaust lagging etc.

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    Cruising speed 6kts, max 7.5kts

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    Engine access from cockpit sole, locker and walkway to aft cabin.

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    New Engine ignition panel 2014

Tankage
  • Fuel -                   320L in integral tank, leaned, new pipework & filters 2014.

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    Freshwater –      800L approx. in 4 integral tanks

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    Hot water tank – 25 litres heated by engine and immersion heater

Electrics
  • 12 volt system

    4 x 110 ah domestic, 1 x 150 ah engine and 1 x 110 ah windlass batteries,  

    Batteries probably due for renewal.

    Distribution panel – new

    Charging by engine driven alternator and solar panel with regulator.

    Interior and navigation lights inc bow, stern, steaming and anchor light.

     

  • 220 volt system –

    Shore power cable and socket,RCB

    Ring main with 4outlets,

    Dolphin 12v 40 amp marine battery charger

    Immersion heater in calorifier tank

Navigation Equipment
  • Plastimo Olympic 135 binnacle steering compass

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    Autohelm depth sounder
  • Log/boat speed

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    NASA Marine Target windspeed/direction

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    Raymarine Smart pilot autopilot  with hydraulic drive to quadrant

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    Navman  DSC VHF radio (requires GPS)

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    Sailor VHF radio                             

  • Masthead Hawk wind indicator

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    Clock & barometer

Spars and Rigging
  • Yawl rigged.

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    Deck stepped main and mizzen masts, both with mast steps fitted.

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    Main mast stepped in tabernacle

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    Spars stripped and epoxy coated – white gloss finish

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    Slab reefing booms

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    Roller furling headsail system

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    Standing rigging replaced 2015

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    Running rigging replaced 2015

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    Winches

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    2 x electric Lewmar ST Genoa winches

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    2 x ST secondary winches

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    3 x halyard winches at masts

Sails
  • Mainsail – slab reefing

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    Furling Genoa

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    Mizzen

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    Spinnaker

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    Blue mainsail cover

         Sails reported as in fair condition

Accommodation
  • Up to seven berths in 2 cabins plus saloon.
  • Blue Faux Suede upholstery

  • Varnished teak joinery

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    Forecabin with V berth

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    Forward heads compartment to port

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    Large saloon with central table

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    C shaped galley with

     

        Gimballed gas cooker with oven

        220v Microwave

        S/s sink with hot & cold water supply

       12v front opening fridge

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    Chart table outboard facing, storage and instruments

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    Storage lockers in walkway to aft cabin

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    Aft cabin with 2 x double berths – mattresses required

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    Aft en-suite heads compartment

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    Work required to complete the internal refurbishment

        Aft cabin 2 x double mattresses required

        Saloon side lockers to be re-fitted (in storage locally)

        Saloon side deck head liners require fitting (in storage locally)

        Owner reports varnish-work fair but could do with re-varnish.

Deck Equipment
  • S/s pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardwires.

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    Teak laid decks with teak toe rail

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    Double bow roller

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    35kg Delta anchor and 110m of 10mm chain

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    Danforth kedge anchor

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    Lofrans electric anchor windlass – dedicated battery in chain locker.

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    Bow, stern and spring mooring cleats.

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    Opening deck hatches – replaced 2015

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    Deep centre cockpit with cave locker to port

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    New steering pedestal with s/s & teak wheel.

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    Cockpit table

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    Teak laid seats, teak grating to sole.

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    Lockers in backrests

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    Aft deck with deep lazarette locker.

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    Deck shower.

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    Boarding ladder

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    Mooring warps and fenders

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    5 hp outboard engine (no dinghy)

Safety Equipment

 

  • Liferaft –requires service

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    Manual and electric bilge pumps.

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    Lifebuoys

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    Search light

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    Radar reflector

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    Fire blanket

Disclaimer

In this instance Fox’s Yacht Sales are acting as brokers for the vendor.  The vendor has provided the information and whilst we endeavour to ensure the accuracy, the details are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed.  Any prospective purchaser is advised to check the boat specification thoroughly and to employ at their expense a qualified marine surveyor and/or engineer to check the specification and condition of this craft and its equipment.