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  • Manufacturer: Beneteau
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Year: 2002
  • LOA: 50'9" (15.47m)
  • Beam: 14' 8'' (4.47m)
  • Berths: 6
  • Draft: 2.31
  • Keel: Fin keel
  • ID no.: 171334
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heating: Eberspacher
  • Heads: 3
  • Showers: 3
  • Watertank Size: 1000 Litres
  • Engine Make: Volvo
  • Horsepower: 78hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cruise Speed: 7knots
  • Top Speed: 8knots

Broker Remarks

Beneteau 50 for sale. Huge level of equipment that makes her ready to go just about anywhere, including generator and watermaker.  Always privately owned.  A superb cruising boat designed by Bruce Farr.  This is the most popular owners version layout with the large foreward owners cabin.  Distinctive dark blue hull with unique yellow boot top, ZIPADEDODA will be noticed wherever she goes.

The current owner has bought a new suite of sails and a whisker pole for down wind fun. She is so much better put together than some of the newer boats.

She is outstanding value given her capability and high level of equipment a perfect boat for blue water sailing or short cruises in comfort.  Currently afloat in Plymouth, ready for her next adventure.


Sleeps 6 in 3 double berths in 3 cabins

  • Wild cherry stained mahogany interior joinery
  • Blue Alcantara upholstery, with removeable covers
  • Carpets throughout
  • Blinds to all hatches
  • Halogen overhead lighting
  • Eberspacher D5L ducted heating throughout
  • Additional Webasto water heating system

Galley (linear to starboard):

  • 4 x burner gas cooker with oven and grill
  • Twin stainless steel sinks with mixer taps
  • Microwave oven
  • 2 x refrigerators

Navigation area (aft of galley):

  • Chart table
  • Instrument panel


  • Dinette area (to port)
  • ‘U’ shaped seating
  • Bench seat

Owners Cabin (foreward):

  • Double centreline bed, aft facing
  • En suite heads with separate shower compartment

Walk-in locker (foreward of owners cabin):

  • Accessed from deck with space for dinghy, washing machine and sail storage
  • Can be converted to crew cabin

2 x Double Cabins (aft):

  • Double berth
  • Ensuite shower/ heads compartments

Mechanical and Rigging

Built in 2002 by Beneteau Boats in France to a design by Bruce Farr and Associates

  • Blue GRP Hull with yellow boot top
  • GRP deck and superstructure
  • Fin keel with spade rudder
  • Twin Wheel steering
  • Teak laid decks
  • Teak laid cockpit sole
  • Teak cockpit seating
  • Cast iron keel
  • Bow thruster
  • Owners version with large double cabin foreward
  • Antifouled and anodes replaced (2016)


  • Volvo Penta TMD 22 78hp diesel engine
  • Last serviced 2016
  • Fresh water cooled
  • Single lever morse control
  • 3-bladed variable pitch propeller
  • Shaft drive with ‘maintenance free’ Volvo stuffing box
  • Ambassador rope cutter
  • Cruising speed under power approximately 7 knots
  • Maximum speed under power approximately 8 knots


  • 12v system
  • 110v or 240 v shore power connection, protected with differential circuit breaker and distribution system
  • Mastervolt inverter/ battery charger
  • Mastervolt Whisper generator


  • Fuel capacity 500 litres in 2 x stainless steel tank
  • Fresh water capacity 1000 litres in 4 x polyester tanks
  • 3 x holding tanks

Water system:

  • Pressurised hot and cold water system with automatic pump and expansion tank for galley/ bathrooms
  • Fresh water foot pump at galley sink with three way valve to discharge icebox/freezer or supply seawater
  • Hot / cold water shower in cockpit
  • Webasto water heating
  • Aqua watermaker


  • Masthead Sloop rigged
  • Selden keel stepped anodised aluminium mast
  • Twin sets of swept back spreaders
  • Stainless steel standing rigging (2007)
  • Rigging screw protectors
  • Terylene running rigging
  • Rope tidy bags in cockpit
  • Harken Mk4 Unit 3 genoa furler (2015)
  • Karver cruising chute furler
  • In-mast furling mainsail system
  • Rigid vang
  • Gybe preventer
  • Whisker pole (2015)
  • Bow sprit (2015)


  • Ullman vertical battened main (2015)
  • Ullman genoa (2015)
  • North staysail
  • North furling cruising chute/ gennaker with matching battle flag
  • Storm jib


  • 2 x Lewmar 66CSTO electric genoa sheet winches
  • 1 x Lewmar 40 EST electric mainsheet winch to port on coachroof
  • 1 x Lewmar 40 CST manoeuvring winch to starboard on coachroof


Navigation Equipment:

  • 2 x pedestal mounted steering compasses
  • Raymarine wind/speed/log/ depth (2014)
  • Raymarine Auto Pilot with twin hydraulic rams
  • Raytheon RL80 C mounted in cockpit
  • ICS Nav 6 Navtex plus
  • Shipmate RS8400 DSC VHF
  • VHF speaker in cockpit
  • Hawk antennae
  • Yeoman Nav Pro
  • Iridium Immarsat Mini-M satellite phone

Anchoring and Mooring Equipment:

  • 60lb CQR anchor
  • 60m chain
  • Upgraded electric windlass with chain counter
  • Twin bow rollers
  • Warps, fenders and boathook

General Equipment:

  • Mattressses for foredeck and cockpit
  • Deck hose in anchor well
  • 3-Arch sprayhood with grabrail
  • Spare winter sprayhood
  • Bimini top
  • Wheel covers
  • Cockpit table
  • seago 2.7m inflatable dinghy
  • Marina 3.5hp 4 stroke outboard
  • De-humidifier
  • Folding access ladders at gates
  • Hatch and Dorade vent protection bars
  • Cutlery and crockery for 12

Safety Equipment:

  • Pulpit, pushpit
  • Guardwire (replaced 2016)
  • 6-person liferaft
  • 2 x EPIRB’s
  • Danbuoy
  • 2 x horseshoe lifebuoys
  • Webbing lifelines
  • 7 x harness points
  • Firdell Blipper radar reflector
  • Automatic Fire Extinguisher in engine compartment
  • 2 x electric bilge pumps
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Granny bars
  • Navigation lights
  • Full overhead deck lighting on spreaders

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