50' Shannon sail Cruising Sailboat 1981 Yacht for Sale

Shannon sail Details:

  • Vessel Length: 50 feet
  • Vessel Builder: Shannon
  • Vessel Model: sail
  • Vessel Year: 1981
  • Vessel Name: Fidele LLC
  • Vessel Type: Cruising Sailboat
  • Vessel Price: $ Contact for Price
  • Vessel Location: Merritt Island/Cape Canav Florida USA
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    Vessel Specifications

    Builder: Shannon

    Model: sail

    Type: Cruising Sailboat Ketch

    LOA: 50' 11

    Engine Details: 1 x Perkins 4-236

    Engine Details: Inboard - deisel

    Beam: 14' 3

    Draft: 5'-7

    Cruise Speed: 7 Knots

    Max Speed: 8 Knots

    Water Capacity: 288

    Displacement: 39,000


    Fidele is a world class Shannon bluewater cruising yacht that is exceptionally strong in an extensive list of upgrades and electronics. the entire interior, as well, has been refurbished in 1992 in the Herreshoff style with white laminate and solid teak trim. The salon settees were upgraded with high density foam and top grade grain leather in 2006. The result is a light and airy interior.

    The Shannon boatbuilding company based in Bristol R.I. has been building high quality yachts for over fifty years. The Shannon 50 is regarded as one of their finest and most versatile ketch rigged models, and is preferred by many blue water, shorthanded sailors. Her unique deck layout with an aft cockpit and double companionway, which provides safety offshore and privacy below. It has been said that 70% of the time on a sailing yacht is spent in the cockpit, Fidele's large deep cockpit is an especially valued feature.

    Fidele is a beautiful example of quality craftsmanship in a traditionally designed yacht, that is a head turner in any harbor. Fidele is ready to cruise and awaiting her next adventure.



    "Fidele" sleeps 6 owners and guests in 3 staterooms, plus 2 dinette and 1 settee berths, for a total of 9 berths. The master stateroom is aft with head, stall shower, and pullman double berth. Also, there are two guest staterooms including i guest head. The spacious double V-berth forward has it's own head. Next aft is the salon with l-shaped settee to port and straight settee to starboard with a drop leaf table with storage. Aft of the salon is a U-shaped galley. Opposite the galley is the second guest stateroom with upper and lower berths. Fidele has two entry's to the aft cabin. One, a mid-ship companionway, and a second entry by way of the cockpit to the master cabin and Nav Center. Fidele is an ocean cruising yacht of high caliber set up for comfortable and spacious cruising.


    U-shaped galley with plenty of counter space. Excellent natural light and ventilation from two large opening ports. 3 burner force 10 propane stove with oven. Microwave, 12V refrigerator and freezer. Double stainless galley sink. 2 10lb propane tanks. Gas detector with alarm.


    ICOM ICM 700 pro. Insulated backstay. Raytheon E80 chart plotter/radar. Raytheon seatalk high speed interface. Horizon Quest VHF Xantrex 3000 watt inverter with remote panel. Raymarine X-30 smart autopilot. Fishfinder and depth, Raymarine ST60 wind indicator, speed and depth.
    12v DC and 120V Ac electric system with breaker panel.
    All new wiring 1991.
    8 maintenance free batteries.
     Freedom inverter/charger.


    Fiberglass sandwich deck. All exterior teak was replaced and revarnished 1998, and then painted over to reduce maintenance. Should new owner desire, paint can be removed and brightwork restored.. Non skid refinished 1999. Ideal 3VC bi-directional electric windlass w/ remote installed at helm. 60lb CQR at bow.300ft high tensile chain. 200 ft rope rode. 60lb Delta. 60lb Bruce. 35lb Danforth. Wesmar 24 volt twin prop bow thruster. ABI Centerboard winch. Edson steering. Zodiac 10ft inflatable. Teak cockpit table. Cockpit shower.
    2 Lewmar 65 self tailing primary winches.
    2 Lewmar 48 self tailing primary winches.
    1 Lewmar 44 self tailing main sheet winch.
    2 Lewmar 16 self tailing primary winches on mizzen.
    All canvas and cushions are flag blue. Full cockpit dodger with isinglass windows. cockpit bimini new 2005. forward cockpit dodger. hatch covers. handrail covers. sheet bags port and starboard.  cockpit awning. cockpit cushions.Cockpit converts to queen sized bed outdoor berth, with cushions.

    Engine and Mechanical Details

    Perkins 4-236 85 hp naturally aspirated engine.
    Fuel tanks 150 gal.
    Fresh water tank 80 gal.
    Holding tank 45 gal.
    PLEASE NOTE: all tanks have been recently re-done, and do not leak.

    Additional Details

    Aluminum mainmast and mizzen repainted 2010. All standing rigging and turnbuckles replaced 2010. Gaurhauer boom new 1998. Harken roller furling. Folding mast steps. Harken mainsheet traveler. Harken mizzen traveler. Harken furling system for staysail. Spinaker sheets and guys.
    UK Mainsail, fully battened. UK fully battened mizzen. Dutchman sail handling on main and mizzen. UK roller furling stay sail. Yankee. UK mizzen staysail. UK assymetrical staysail. Storm jib. Storm trysail.

    Mechanical Disclaimer

    * Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on this website.


    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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