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Amazing Grace II
Beneteau 50

Specs, Equipment and Information

Boat Name

Amazing Grace II

Specs


Builder: Beneteau
Keel: Fin


Dimensions

  • LOA: 50 ft 0 in
  • BEAM: 14 ft 7 in
  • Draft: 6 ft 3 in
  • Bridge Clearance: 64 ft 5 in
  • Headroom: 6 ft 6 in


DESCRIPTION

  • BOAT NAME: Amazing Grace II
  • FLAG OF REGISTRY: USA
  • IS THE NAME TO BE RETAINED: Yes - The name can stay with the boat
  • MAKE/MODEL: Beneteau 50, Model 503 - 3 Cabin Owner's Layout
  • DESIGNER: Bruce Farr
  • BUILDER: Beneteau
  • WHERE BUILT: France
  • YEAR BUILT: 1996
  • MODEL YEAR: 1996
  • YEAR/MONTH COMMISSIONED: 1996
  • FLAG: USA
  • LOA: 50 ft or M 15.48
  • LWL: 47 ft or M 13.85
  • BEAM: 14 ft 7 in or M 4.48
  • DRAFT: 6 ft or M 1.80
  • DISPLACEMENT: 27000lbs or 13000kg
  • KEEL BALLAST: 6700lbs or 3040kg
  • OWNERS: 3
  • DOCUMENTED: Yes

CONSTRUCTION


ENGINE

  • NO OF ENGINES: 1
  • MAKE/AGE: Perkins Original
  • HP: 85
  • FUEL: Diesel
  • NO. OF CYLINDERS: 4
  • COOLING SYSTEM: Heat exchanger
  • LAST SERVICED: 2012/06/26, Serviced every 100 hours of run time.
  • HOURS RUN/DATE: 5500 Estimated - 2012/06/06, 425 since overall
  • TYPE OF GEAR BOX: Ziff, new in 2010.
  • DRIVE TO PROP: Direct shaft drive
  • TYPE OF PROP: 3 blade fixed prop, replaced in 2010 - spare on boat, spare prop-nut, key etc.

ELECTRICS

  • VOLTAGE: 120V/12V, bow thruster 24V
  • NO OF BATTERIES: 3 house, 1 engine starter, 1 generator starter, 2 AGM bow thruster
  • CAPACITY: 660Ah house, 150Ah engine starter, 150Ah generator starter, 240Ah bow thruster
  • YEAR: House batteries replaced in 2010, engine and generator new in 2012, bow thruster replaced in 2009.
  • METHOD OF CHARGING: Alternator for house and engine stater, shore or generator for all.
  • ALTERNATOR: Dual 12V/40Ah
  • SHORE POWER: Yes, 50 Amp
  • SHORE POWER CABLE: Yes, dual 30 Amp with 50 Amp adapter(s)
  • BATTERY CHARGER: Yes, 2 of them, 1 for generator starter and bow thruster, one for house and main engine
  • INVERTER: Yes, 1700 Watt, Inverter will power outlets throughout boat
  • SOLAR PANELS: Yes, 420 Watt, can produce 150 Amp-Hour of power or more.
  • 120V OUTLETS: Extensive 120 V panel with outlets throughout boat
  • NOTE: Boat has been completely bonded

GENERATOR

  • GENERATOR: Yes
  • MAKE: Norpro 6.5 KVA, 75 A 120 V, 730 hrs as of 2012-June-19.
  • note: Can run both air conditioners and fridge.
  • FUEL: Diesel
  • NO. OF CYLINDERS: 3
  • COOLING SYSTEM: Heat exchanger
  • LAST SERVICED: 2012/06/06, Serviced every 6 months.
  • HOURS RUN/DATE: 730 as of 2012-June-19.
  • CONTROLS: In main salon.

TANKAGE

  • NO OF FUEL TANKS: 2
  • MATERIAL: Stainless Steel
  • CAPACITY OF FUEL TANKS: Gallons: 127, Litres: 500
  • NO OF WATER TANKS: 4
  • MATERIAL: Fibreglass
  • CAPACITY OF WATER TANKS: Gallons: 270, Litres: 1,000
  • HOLDING TANKS: Yes, 3
  • CAPACITY OF HOLDING TANKS: Gallons: 28 in 3 tanks

WATER SYSTEMS

  • PRESSURISED: Fresh water 35Psi pumps (with backup), pumps replaced in 2011
  • MANUAL: None
  • ACCUMULATOR: Yes, replaced in 2009.
  • WATER HEATING SYSTEM: Yes, both engine and 120 V shore power, replaced in 2010

RIG

  • TYPE: Sloop.
  • SPAR MAKER: Sparcraft.
  • SPAR MATERIAL: Aluminium.
  • STANDING RIGGING MATERIAL: Stainless steel wire.
  • LAST REPLACED: October 2011 by East Port Yatch Services, Annapolis, MD.
  • RUNNING RIGGING MATERIAL: Core braided line, inspected by Eastport in 2012 all newer than 2009.
  • MAINSAIL REEFING: Three quick reefing points, reaf 1 on mast, reaf 2 and 3 lead to cockpit.
  • HEADSAIL ROLLER FURLING: Profurl, replaced in 2011 by Eastport.
  • SPINNAKER POLE: Yes, Aluminum - on mast for storage.

SAILS

  • TYPE: Genoa
  • MAKER: Doyle
  • YEAR: 2004
  • TYPE: Main
  • MAKER: Quantum
  • YEAR: 2006
  • TYPE: Lose footed full batten main.
  • TYPE: Stack Pack
  • MAKER: Quantum, very nice custom design
  • YEAR: 2009
  • LINES IN COCKPIT: Yes, lines except jib halyard, topping lift and 1st reef on main are lead to cockpit.

WINCHES

  • GENOA WINCHES: 2
  • MAKE: Lewmar
  • SPEED: 66
  • SELF TAILING: Yes
  • ELECTRIC: No
  • SHEET WINCHES: 1
  • MAKE: Lewmar
  • SPEED: 44
  • SELF TAILING: Yes
  • ELECTRIC: No
  • HALYARD WINCHES: 1
  • MAKE: Lewmar
  • SPEED: 50
  • SELF TAILING: Yes
  • ELECTRIC: Yes, electric motor professionally inspected in 2010
  • MISC. WINCHES: 3 on mast, 1 for reefing.
  • MAKE: Lewmar
  • SPEED: 44
  • SELF TAILING: 2 Yes, 1 No
  • ELECTRIC: No

ACCOMMODATION


GROUND TACKLE

  • PRIMARY ANCHOR: Delta 84 LB with 130 feed of chain and 300 feet of rope.
  • SECONDARY ANCHOR: Delta 45 LB with 40 feet of chain and 200 feet of rope.
  • STERN ANCHOR: Danforth with 10 feet of chain and 300 feet of rope.
  • WINDLASS: Electric, Lofrans Falcon
  • MAKE: Lofrans Falcon 1500W/12V
  • OTHER GROUND TACKLE: None

NAVIGATION AIDS

  • CHART PLOTTER: Garmin 545s
  • AGE: 2009, updated with current software and charts
  • AUTO PILOT: Yes, replaced in 2011. New X30 compuer,
    Fluxgate Compass, Rudder Indicator and Type 2
    Long Linear Drive Motor. Raymarine X30/ST 7100
    head connected via NMEA 183 to Chartplotter.
  • AGE: 2011 - replaced at Eastport Yacht Services near Annopolis
  • RADAR: JRC 1500 with integrated chart plotter
  • AGE: 2001
  • AIS: ARC Class B Transmitting - Configuration software included
  • AGE: 2009, updated with current software
  • COMPASS: 2 Plastimo Olympic 135
  • AGE: Original
  • ECHOSOUNDER: Raymarine Tridata ST60
  • AGE: Original
  • DEPTHSOUNDER: Raymarine Tridata ST60
  • AGE: Original
  • SPEED: Raymarine Tridata ST 60
  • AGE: Original
  • LOG: Raymarine Tridata ST 60
  • AGE: Original
  • WIND: Raymarine, Windex
  • AGE: 2011, replace when mast was rewired in October 2011
  • VHF: ICOM 502 with remote mike in cockpit, Standard Horizon Eclipse + DSC
  • AGE: 2001, 2011

GENERAL EQUIPMENT

  • GAS DETECTOR: None
  • SEARCHLIGHT: Yes
  • HORN: Yes, hand held
  • GANGWAY: None
  • FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT: Yes, 3 fire extinguishers
  • BILGE PUMPS: Yes, Manual 1, Electric 4
  • SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Yes, Life Jackets, EPIRB,
    Revere Offshore Ocean Xtreme Life Raft
    with Automatic Hydrostatic Release
  • NAVIGATION LIGHTS: Yes
  • GUARDWIRES/PULPIT/PUSHPIT: Yes
  • SPRAYHOOD/DODGERS: Yes, Full Enclosure, EZ2CY on front is perfectly clear.
  • SUN AWNING: Yes, Full Enclosure, EZ2CY on front is perfectly clear.
  • RADIO / Single Side Band: Yes - ICOM 710 Pro with automatic antenna tuner. Ground plane replaced in 2011.
  • RADIO / VHF: Yes - ICOM 500 with remote in cockpit.
  • RADIO / VHF: Yes - Standard Horizon antenna at top of mast
  • RADIO / CD: Yes - poly-planar
  • RADIO / AM/FM: Yes - Poly-Planar Marine Radio/CD Player and AM via SSB radio
  • DAVITS: Yes
  • SWIMMING LADDER: Yes
  • BIMINI: Yes, Full Enclosure
  • DINGHY: No
  • OUTBOARD: No
  • OUTBOARD ENGINE BRACKET: Yes, on rail.
  • OUTBOARD ENGINE LIFT: Yes.
  • FENDERS: Yes, 8, 2 very large, 6 large
  • BOAT HOOK: Yes, 3
  • ENGINE SPARES: Yes, extensive - see list of spairs
  • CUTLERY/CROCKERY/UTENSILS: Yes
  • LIFERAFT: Yes, 4 person, new in 2009. Has hydrostatic automatic deployment. Mounted on deck.
  • CLOCK/BAROMETER: Yes
  • SOLENOID: Yes, operates from main breaker panel in salon
  • DECK LIGHTS: Yes, mounted on spreaders new in 2011
  • COCKPIT LIGHTS: Yes, switch in cockpit
  • FANS: Yes, 7. Two in main salon, the rest in cabins near beds
  • TELEVISION: Yes, flat screen mounted in main salon
  • DVD PLAYER: Yes, new in 2010
  • INVERTER: Yes, 1700 Watt
  • CD PLAYER: Yes, Poly-Planar marine Radio/CD Player
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING: Additional interior lighting with red lights
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING: Interior lighting converted to LEDs - low power
  • COCKPIT LIGHT: Yes, switch on engine panel
  • PAPER TOWEL HOLDER: Yes, in galley paper towel holder that will not dump the paper towels.
  • MICROWAVE: Microwave nicely mounted in kitchen
  • COCKPIT TABLE: Yes, Cockpit Table Seats 6 Comfortably
  • COCKPIT CUSHIONS: Yes, Cockpit Cushions for all seats
  • FENDERS: Yes, 5, 2 very large.
  • DOCK LINES: Yes, 7/8" braid on braid.
  • POWER CORD: Yes, 2 40' with 50 amp adapter.


NOTES

  • NOTE: 11 Through Hulls - all the ones that showed any sign of wear or had stiff through hull valves - replaced in 2011 and 2012.