LBSS proudly presents this center cockpit Tayana 47 ECLIPSEcutter rigged sloop For Sale as central agents.
ECLIPSE is a one owner 1994 model Tayana 47/48 designed by Robert Perry and built at the renowned Ta Yang Yacht Building Co Ltd in Taiwan. Featuring a one piece, hand laid GRP hull with PVC core and composite GRP/ Balsa deck the Tayana range has a well-earned reputation. She is a strong able and seaworthy blue water cruiser easily managed and sailed by a cruising couple. Powered by a 65hp well maintained Yanmar turbo diesel (2961 hours) which gives an easy 6.5kn cruising speed and 8kn top speed and she has a sparkling performance under sail due to the cutter rig which is powerful yet easily handled. The generator is a Fisher Panda 4000/ 12vdc which requires some repair.
ECLIPSE has a very good inventory of equipment on board with many new items installed over the last few years, with many spares on board for all machinery, sailing equipment, pumps etc. ECLIPSE also had a new mast and boom installed in 2013 along with all standing and running rigging and a new headsail furler is supplied for fitting.
ECLIPSE is a beautiful ocean cruising blue water yacht which does require some cosmetic attention on the outside, has several leaks in hatches and ports which will urgent attention and large areas of the internal finish will need wood work and varnishing. However, this has been taken into account in the heavily discounted asking price. She represents amazing value and will appeal to yachtsmen that are also handymen.
All the usual safety equipment is on board including a 2012 Caribe dinghy with 15hp and 2hp Yamaha’s