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51' Beneteau Idylle 1550 Cutter 1985 Yacht for Sale

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Beneteau Idylle 1550 Details:

  • Vessel Length: 51 feet
  • Vessel Builder: Beneteau
  • Vessel Model: Idylle 1550
  • Vessel Year: 1985
  • Vessel Name: White Diamond
  • Vessel Type: Cutter
  • Vessel Price: $139,000
  • Vessel Location: Titusville FL us
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Capt. Mark Antokas


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    Vessel Specifications

    Builder: Beneteau

    Model: Idylle 1550

    Type: Cutter Cruiser-Racer

    LOA: 51

    LWL: 38.75

    Engine Details: 1 x Perkins Sabre M92

    Engine 1: 1985 - 92 HP - 1900 Hours

    Engine Details: Inboard - Diesel

    Beam: 14.67

    Draft: 6ft

    Cruise Speed: 6 Knots

    Max Speed: 12 Knots

    Water Capacity: 200gal

    Displacement: 33500


    This Beneteau Idylle 1550, "White Diamond" has been in the same family for many years. Current owners are the second to own the boat. She is a blue water veteran, having cruised the Great Lakes, the North and South Atlantic, and the Caribbean. She has always been well maintained and is ready, for health reasons, for new owners.

    This Beneteau 51 has a raked bow, classic sheer, and flat stern. It is odd to see a Beneteau without a swim platform, but the custom made stern pulpit/radar arch with dinghy davits makes up for all in the way she presents her stern. Her toerail is the perforated aluminum and the trunk cabin is low and racy with the well aft cockpit. Underneath she has a deep, 6’ fin keel and spade rudder. The propeller is half way between the rudder and keel. She looks sexy underway with her sharp, low cutting profile. The 51 Idylle is a German Frers designed boat, and Frers always pens fast yachts.

    This Beneteau was built in France, the American built boats were noted for keel bolt issues, not this one. The deck has a 2-inch balsa core. According to the owner, the hull is 1.5 inches thick at the waterline and goes to 3 inches below the waterline illustrating the heavy construction. The keel is external. The builders used multiple molded liners to stiffen the hull stringers. Fuel tankage is stainless steel. Almost all of the Beneteau Idylle 51's were sold on a purchase and charter basis by Moorings. She is a family cruiser, through and through. Minimal charter use in it's first year. Plenty of storage space throughout and a very user friendly galley



    Seafrost refrigeration system elec 110v and 12volt
    Force 10 gimballed 3 burner lpg stove with oven Marinetics on-off switch with solenoid
    Dual SS sinks
    PUR Powersurvivor 35 water filtration system


    Large salon table with leaves
    White cushions recently replaced
    Dinette converts to berth for three
    Stained glass window panels at captains quarters and overhead hatch
    Teak interior with satin finish
    Headliner white gelcoat fiberglass
    Teak and holly sole

    Engine and Mechanical Details

    Perkins sabre model M92 91hp Diesel mod # S03651 with aprox 1900 hrs
    Throtkle controls replaced 2016
    Dripless stuffing box
    Sabre VDO panel with RPM, Voltmeter, Oil pressure alarm, temperature guage and fuel guage at cocpit.
    Hurth transmission HBW3
    Stainless steel fuel tanks (two)
    Fuel lines replaced 2016
    Aqua drive system


    six lead acid batteries, 6volt new 2016
    two starting batteries new 2016
    Emergency shut-off switch independant of main battery switch.
    freedonm battery charger HF1800
    Lestak allternators 125 amp
    8 110v outlets
    Marinco shore power 30 amp 50ft
    assorted shore power adaptors
    Honda 2000 gas generator with 30amp power cable
    Heart interface inverter Freedom 1500 new 2011
    Three solar panels total output 450 watts

    Helm and Electronics

    Pedestal steering, radial drive with cable
    42 inch ss wheel
    Emergency tiller
    Standard Horizon intrepid VHF at Nav station with cockpit remote
    Furuno 1731 mk2 24 mile Radar
    Standard Horizon GPS chartplotter 155c with supermax chips (Canada-South America)
    Digital weather receiver
    Furuno Navtex NX-300 at nav sta
    Autohelm at cockpit
    humminbird fishfinder 160
    Navman wind indicator
    ICOM  ICM 700 SSB

    Additional Details

    Keel stepped mast
    SS turnbuckles recently magnafluxed
    2 Lewmar 65 self tailing primary winches
    3 Lewmar 40 self tailing winches on mast
    All winches recently serviced
    Furlex furling system
    Reefing system custom made for boat
    Custom built boom vang
    Lewmar cam cleats
    1 mainsail
    150% Genoa
    120% Jib
    1 hank-on working jib
    Spinnaker pole


    3 Plow anchors 75-80 lbs
    200 ft of 3/8 chain
    200 feet rope rode
    Maxwell 3300 windlass with gypsy and rope rode
    Bow roller rebuilt 2016
    Brig 11ft dinghy

    Additional Details

    Forward Master cabin with queen size v-berth sleeps two to starboard with en-suite head
    Port cabin with bunk berth
    Forward bow work shop area
    Port aft full berth sleeps two with en-suite head
    Hanging lockers and storage lockers throughout

    Additional Details

    15 gal Black water holding tank
    Raritan heads
    Jabsco macerator
    Grey water thru hulls
    300 gal fresh water FRP tanks
    G&E SmartWater filter
    Raritan water heater 12 gals, 120volts, 1500 watts

    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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