This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter named New Dawn is a large Dutch built well equipped cruiser, with all the necessary equipment for long distance cruising in comfort and safety. She has been carefully, thoughtfully designed and equipped for a couple to cruise in comfort with all the necessary modern facilities and is geared for ease of short handed berthing.
This Cat 'B' vessel is designed to either cruise offshore or inland waters of Europe and has been to the French, Belgium, Dutch and German canals (no pilot required on Rhine), the Baltic, the Thames and the East Coast of the UK. She has been owned since new by the present owners who have kept her in excellent condition, which is reflected in the admiring glances from all who see her.
This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter has a spacious owners aft cabin layout with ensuite shower and ensuite toilet facilities. In addition a double forward cabin again ensuite with toilet and shower. The large double glazed comfortable saloon area gives excellent views of your surroundings and has adjacent a galley, which has all you require.
The helm and co-pilot positions has seats which will keep you comfortable in any conditions and are fully adjustable. With her excellent climate controls and, upgraded insulation this vessel is at home in both high and low temperature cruising grounds, keeping the crew comfortable in any conditions. Anyone wishing to purchase a competent cruising vessel should not miss the opportunity this boat delivers.
This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter sleeps four comfortably and has an owner's aft cabin with a V berth in the forward cabin. Clima reverse air conditioning system is fitted supplying hot or cold air to aft cabin and saloon. Also fitted is a Kabola boiler central heating system which supplies heating via radiators to all compartments and also an additional hot water supply.
Saloon: Large carpeted saloon area with two Stressless recliners. (not included in sale) Dining table to port. Storage cupboards all around the saloon area giving envious capacity. A folded desk section is fitted to the rear of the saloon when additional work surfaces are required or home office. All windows are double glazed with frames also insulated. Also fitted to the windows are heat reflective blinds and full wrap around lined curtains.
Owner's Cabin Island bed with Dunlopillo mattress and fitted with Bedflex battens. Two full hanging wardrobes with numerous lockers on both port and starboard sides. Storage under island bed. Shower compartment to port with heated towel rail. Toilet compartment to starboard with electric toilet, wash hand basin finished in Corian surfaces and heated towel rail. Tall hanging locker in the passageway
Forward Starboard Cabin The cabin has a large V berth fitted with sandwich foam mattresses and Bedflex battens. Ensuite toilet, shower, wash hand basin finished in Corian surfaces and heated towel rail.
Galley: The very well equipped galley with large storage capacity is located forward of the saloon on a lower level. Countertops are finished in beautiful Corian with dish drain. Single stainless steel sink with pressurised hot and cold water and additional filtered cold water tap. Siemens 4 burner induction hob with Siemens extractor hood. Siemens HB880570 oven, grill and microwave. Front loaded Waeco refrigerator. Front loaded Waeco 80 litre freezer. Siemens ST65T350 dishwasher. Bosch washing machine and Bosch tumble dryer. (located in a cupboard in the passageway to aft cabin)
Powered by twin PerkinsM135 135hp diesel engines with 917 hours of use at the time of listing. Both engines fitted with hydraulic pumps. Shaft drives to Exalto 4 bladed propellors with plastimo 40mm rope cutters. Bow and stern 160 Kgf hydraulic thrusters. Serviced annually by Aquanaut until 2011 and then by the owner until present. Construction: This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter was built in 2005 by Aquanaut Yachting Holland. Hull, deck and coach roof are constructed in steel. Integrated bathing platform. The interior is fitted out in cherry and carpeted in blue except for the galley which has a teak and ash sole. Saloon windows double glazed with insulated frames and upgraded insulation package. Escape hatches fitted in the galley and forward cabin.
Tankage: Fuel 4000 litre capacity in two steel tanks. Water 800 litre capacity in two stainless steel tanks. Holding 400-litre capacity in two stainless steel tanks. Calorifier tank
Water System: Pressurised hot and cold water system. Kabola B12 hot water and central heating system Calorifier supplying hot water either from engine or immersion.
Navigation Aids: Raymarine C120 chart plotter/radar Raymarine ST60 Log/Speed/Wind/Depth/Compass, Raymarine ST7001 autohelm with S100 remote control Nasa AIS radar receiver
Ground Tackle: Anchor and chain Vetus hydraulic windlass
Safety Equipment: Simrad RS82 VHF DSC radio Clipper Navtex Radiotelex Weatherman Smoke and CO2 detectors x 2 Seago danbuoy Lifering Electric bilge pump Manual bilge pump x 2 Fire blanket Fire extinguisher x 6 Automatic engine fire extinguisher system Radar reflector Deck lights and step lights Horn
General Inventory: CAB and hydraulically damped fully adjustable helm and co-pilot seating Texalarm burglar alarm Enclosed cockpit cover Sprayhood and bimini Tonneau cover Mosquito screens for all hatches and portholes. Med screens Navigation lights Crane with the capacity to lift a motor scooter/motorbike Barometer Boarding ladder Fenders and warps Satellite dish and box Flat screen TV
Contact NYB Newcastle
Network Yacht Brokers Newcastle
Royal Quays Marina
Albert Edward Dock
Coble Dene Road
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