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NEW HORIZONS41' Bristol 41.1 CC 1985

$ 149,000

Best equipped and nicest center cockpit 41.1 this brokerage has seen in decades. Absolute pleasure to represent.

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Wellington Yacht Partners. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 149,000
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    41.1 CC

  • Year:


  • Location:

    Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 41 ft 1 in
  • Display Length: 41 ft
  • Beam: 13'
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 160 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 100 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4JH5E
  • Engine 1: 2011 53.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

NEW HORIZONS is an iconic Ted Hood design, and one of the later hulls built at Bristol Marine in Bristol, Rhode Island. The Bristol 41.1 is a phenomenal coastal cruising sailboat with true shoal draft thanks to her keel / centerboard arrangement. With the board up the draft is only 4’-6” and with the board down the draft stretches to 10’-6”, allowing for great upwind sailing performance. Capable of offshore work as well, many Bristols have sailed up and down the U.S. East Coast from New England to the Bahamas and Caribbean - with more than a handful up in the Great Lakes also. The 41.1 is a perfect size boat for two couples to cruise with two great cabins and two heads and showers and plenty of privacy thanks to her center cockpit. Additional berthing in the main salon for kids and overflow guests and offshore sailing. A very handsome boat with just the right proportions, she sails remarkably well in light air yet is stiff enough to handle places like Buzzards Bay where the chop is steep and there is wind aplenty. NEW HORIZONS has many custom touches including hull ports in the main salon, recent stainless davits for carrying a tender and in-boom furling for ease of handling without any loss in performance.


Easily managed by a couple, NEW HORIZONS truly excels for shorthanded sailing with modern in-boom furling coupled with an electric halyard winch, electric windlass, roller furling genoa, davits etc.

NEW HORIZONS is a very special example of her class! Indoor heated storage for the past twelve years with excellent care from The Concordia Company in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

She has 6’-4” of headroom and can comfortably sleep seven adults in two cabins and the main salon.



The main salon has an L-shaped settee to port and a facing settee to starboard. Each settee pulls out to form a wider bunk. A beautifully varnished drop-leaf table is located between the settees that will easily seat six people. Starboard forward salon locker with shelves and light. Behind both settees are storage cabinets that have all been painted, and customized with additional teak shelving with fiddles for more organized storage including a teak CD rack. The upper cabinets have been lined with teak. Behind the starboard settee is a custom wine locker that securely holds wine bottles and glasses as well as two glass decanters. This is all built of teak, with custom beveled-glass front door panels, and is internally illuminated.


All teak is in excellent condition with a beautiful hand rubbed finish; horizontal trim is high gloss, offering a “classic” look to the interior. There are very tasteful neutral curtains (lined) on all ports and port lights.


Lewmar hull-mounted fixed portlights with custom teak trim rings add to the available light below and make for beautiful views of the water at anchor as well as underway, a feature rarely seen on this model boat. There is a 13” TV/DVD system with remote for viewing in the main salon (not in service). A large aft-facing custom nav station is located to port with beautiful custom teak panels and modern state-of-the-art electronics as detailed below. There is additional storage underneath the chart table and also excellent access to the generator room.


The cabin sole is beautifully varnished teak and holly and has excellent access ports to the area below the cabin floor for wiring, pumps, sea strainers, tanks etc. The interior cushions are covered in beautiful bone-colored leather with a very traditional settee back pleating. Teak binoculars holder mounted on table leg.


The main salon has excellent ventilation with two opening ports with custom teak screens and two opening upgraded SS ports with screens. There are three bronze lanterns for additional illumination.



The ‘Alley Galley” is to starboard and is located between the main salon  and aft cabin. It features a 3-burner gimbaled, propane Force 10 stove (new 1997) with oven and broiler.

  • Marinetics propane safety solenoid
  • Large top-load ice box with additional shelves and SeaFrost 12V refrigeration/ freezer (2022) with oversized holding plate and custom larger freezer area (2002)
  • Custom shelves and design
  • Double SS sinks; single lever faucet; filtered water and foot pump for fresh water
  • Custom installed Tappan microwave oven
  • Tile back splash
  • Numerous lockers, cupboards and drawers for ample storage and organization
  • Custom spice rack; paper towel holder; cutting board that fits on top of one sink
  • Additional upgraded Alpenglow low amperage night/day teak lighting
  • Stainless opening port to cockpit above sink with SS screen



The fore cabin has a large V-berth with custom fitted sheets, cedar-lined hanging locker, drawers and lockers along the length of the V-berth, port and starboard. The cabin has doors into the main cabin as well as the forward head. The cushions have been updated and covered with tan Sunbrella and there is a custom mattress topper that fits over the cushion for added comfort. The forward head is equipped with a head, sink, toilet and shower with updated shower control fixtures.



The aft cabin is located down the passageway through the galley and features an athwartship large bunk with custom Tempur-pedic topped cushions with new Sunbrella covers and custom fitted sheets. At the foot of the bed to port there is a LCD flatscreen 12V TV/ DVD player (replaced 2016) with remote that is custom built into the cabinetry which was lined with teak. New upgraded Alpenglow day/night teak lighting fixture.

There are two hanging lockers – both cedar lined and additional storage drawers and cabinets throughout. There is a hidden compartment within the cabinetry for valuables, passports etc.


The separate aft head to port has a sink, toilet and shower with new Moen control fixture and shower head. Behind the mirror at the sink the cabinet has been customized with teak dividers for more storage and organization. AC vent in head. Raymarine Multi Flush mounted at bunk for readout of all Raymarine instrument functions. Bronze lantern; gimbaled with etched glass globe.

The boat was COMPLETLEY re-wired and upgraded by ABYC qualified electricians in 1999/2000 conforming to ABYC standards at that time including:

  • New Galvanic isolation
  • All mast wiring
  • New up graded Bass digital electrical panel
  • All new bonding through the boat
  • New Cutler Bar grounding plate on the bottom
  • Ample Power amp-hour monitor provides a readout of essential information to manage a 3-battery bank system. Functions include battery voltages, battery currents, amp hours remaining in each battery and alternator output
  • 150 amp 2nd alternator (2000) with separate volt meter to monitor alternator output at the Nav station Heart New inverter/charger (2022)
  • Upgraded Alpenglow low amperage night/day teak lighting
  • Upgraded to 50 amp shore power service and cable/phone plug added
  • Numerous 12V and 110V outlets through the boat and cockpit
  • (4) 12V fans throughout the boat
  • Weatherproof flood light plugs in cockpit and forward in anchor locker
  • Steaming light/deck light combo
  • Mast head tri-color/ anchor / strobe
  • Spreader lights for deck
  • VHF antenna masthead
  • TV/AMFM antenna at masthead 2016
  • Cellular antenna at masthead


Separate 12V group 24 AGM start battery on echo charger for shore charging:

  • (2) Separate house battery banks
  • Bank #1 = (2) 8D- AGM Batteries at 200 AH each
  • Bank #2 = (1) 8D- AGM Battery at 100 AH
  • Batteries replaced in 2018

At the Nav station:

  • Raymarine ST-60 multi-repeater for all functions of the ST-60 Instrument system
  • New masthead sending unit for ST-60 Wind (8/2011)
  • Raytheon RL-80RC color radar/ chartplotter with (6) C-Map cartridges covering the eastern coast of the United States and the Bahamas
  • Tank Tender system for monitoring all water and fuel tanks
  • Tank Sentry system for holding tank
  • Standard Horizon GX-2350 VHF
  • ICOM- M-710 SSB radio with automatic tuner and copper grounding strip throughout boat
  • Furuno GP-35 GPS unit
  • Sony CD/DVD/MP3 player with speakers in the main salon, aft cabin and cockpit, with remote at companionway
  • Simrad Autopilot interface with Raymarine/Furuno selector switch
  • Built in interface for GPS and printer
  • New Raymarine GPS 125 antenna in August 2011


In the cockpit:

  • Simrad 2005 autopilot
  • Raymarine ST-60 Wind, Depth, Speed with remote control panel
  • Raymarine RL-70CRC color radar/chart plotter repeater
  • Radar antennae 2013
  • Remote control for Maxwell Windlass
  • Remote plug for remote control mic for Standard Horizon VHF radio
  • Raymarine Hybrid Touch GPS plotter at helm 2018
  • Stainless davits 2012
  • Zodiac Cadet RIB ALU 300 (9’-11”) 2020
  • Yamaha 6hp 4-stroke outboard motor mounts to aft rail 2020
  • Topsides are white gelcoat which have enjoyed excellent maintenance over many years - still shine bright and look great
  • Beige molded non-skid
  • Later model (hull 58 of 85) with upgraded stainless steel bow stem and chalks amidship and aft
  • Custom convertible teak and SS stern seat mounted to stern pulpit
  • Reworked custom SS stern ladder with widened custom teak treads
  • Dual lazarette hatches; both with Nicro Fico stainless solar vents
  • Electric Maxwell anchor windless/captstan with cockpit remote and custom deck anchor locker for 2nd anchor with Up and Down deck foot switches
  • 200’ Chain on primary CQR 35# anchor and 20’ chain and 200’ rope on 2nd 35# Danforth
  • Anchor deck washdown in anchor well
  • Varnished teak rub rail with SS striker
  • (4) Dorade boxes with stainless cowl vents
  • All teak beautifully maintained with Epifanes high-gloss varnish, minimum (12) coats
  • Toast Sunbrella covers for dorade boxes, hand rails, helm, companionway instruments, windlass, hatches, and winches
  • Deck hardware and hatches aft re-bedded in 2019

Ergonomic cockpit for sail handling and lounging alike. Great protection from the custom dodger (white) (2015) with cockpit settees extending forward either side of companionway; a trademark Bristol design element. The folding teak table is well-executed. Winches are within reach of the helm, as is the mainsheet. Electric mainsail halyard winch located under dodger.

  • Bimini (white Stamoid) with removable aft deck awning
  • Bimini has two D-rings for hanging cockpit lanterns/lights and is supported with custom adjustable vinyl-covered SS wire instead of cheaper nylon straps
  • Custom cockpit cushions (white vinyl with blue piping, Textilene mesh bottoms) and cockpit back rest at helm station
  • Companionway hatch boards: Lexan. Also teak with screens; stored in custom felt-lined racks behind companionway ladder in salon
  • Edson steering pedestal with binnacle; custom GPS mount; (2) winch handle pockets; teak wheel with elkide on center spoke
  • Teak bi-fold table; hinged on pedestal
  • (3) Teak cup holders on pedestal
  • Cubbies in coaming with teak trim
  • 12v outlets on side of comanionway instrument pod, plus 12v waterproof plug, for eg. spotlight (not tested)


  • Lewmar electric 2-speed self-tailing halyard winch with mainsheet, main halyard and reefing lines led into cockpit through Spinlock XTS power clutch
  • (4) Self-tailing and (4) Regular winches
  • Upgraded Harken mainsheet traveler with car
  • Upgraded Schaefer roller furling on genoa  2005
  • Inboard and outboard sail tracks; stainless
  • Schaefer stow boom and all associated hardware  2005
  • Upgraded HOOD YACHT SYSTEMS SS hatches with custom teak screens
  • Upgraded Newfound Metals SS portholes; fixed port lenses replaced 2018
  • Custom teak/screen companionway board
  • Milwaukee heavy duty “electric winch” drill for genoa and centerboard winches  2022
  • Genoa: 130% 2014
  • Main: Quantum Dacron mainsail (2005) Fully battened in-boom furled
  • Jib: 100% 2022
  • Spinnaker: Hood MPS Cruising Spinnaker with Hood “squeezer” (rarely used)

Major mechanical and engine room refit was undertaken in 2011 with new Yanmar engine installed and engine room virtually stripped bare and rebuilt.

  • Yanmar 4JH5E Diesel engine  New in 2011
  • New Yanmar engine panel 2022
  • Engine room walls and doors stripped and re-lined with custom teak framed new foam insulation panels with additional inch of insulation
  • Dual Racor filters with vacuum gauge
  • Dual Racor switchable fuel filters with pressure gauge  5/2011
  • Prop shaft  5/2011
  • Cutlass bearing 5/2011
  • Dripless PYI stuffing box  5/2011
  • PYI flexible shaft coupler  5/2011
  • All fuel lines and valves replaced  5/2011
  • 2nd 150 amp Alternator on custom bracket for house battery bank
  • Vetus water lift muffler 5/2011
  • 3” Wet exhaust hose to stern through custom 3” port exit  5/2011
  • Separate 12V group 24 AGM start battery
  • Exhaust fan in engine room
  • Custom storage racks in engine room and on main aft access door
  • 1-1/2 Bronze thru-hull for engine intake  5/2011
  • Groco bronze sea strainer  5/2011
  • Panda Fisher 8 kW generator: 167 hours (4/2023), with extra quiet water lift muffler and sound box
  • Separate Racor filter in engine room

Marine Air Reverse Cycle Air Conditioner/heaters with digital controllers (not in service):

  • (1)   Unit for aft cabin and main salon 16,000 BTU
  • (1)   Unit for forward cabin and main salon 14,000 BTU


  • Fresh water pump 2019
  • Propane tanks replaced 2019
  • Marinetics propane safety solenoid
  • Automatic bilge pump with float switch and cycle counter at Nav station in main bilge
  • Mast mounted radar reflector
  • MOM, stern-mounted
  • Life Sling soft case, stern-mounted
  • Horseshoe buoy, stern-mounted
  • EPIRB (not in service)
  • Flare guns and assorted flares (may be out of date)
  • Mast head mounted strobe light (in the tri-color)
  • Assorted life jackets
  • Boat hook
  • Manual bilge pump in bilge
  • Fireboy automatic Halon fire extinguisher system built in to engine room
  • Life lines New 2005
  • New galvanic isolation
  • Separate spreader light switch located in aft cabin by bunk for safety
  • Masthead strobe Light
  • Wichard folding padeyes in cockpit for harness attachment points
  • (2) Fire extinguishers in forward cabin; one built into hanging locker plus others throughout interior
  • Hawse hole cover for second anchor on foredeck
  • Owner’s manuals
  • Spares for engine and generator, and other key systems
  • Lengthy list of maintenance, repairs and re-placements since 1998

Owner's personal effects

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


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