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1983 Bristol 45.5 Center Cockpit

location icon Annapolis, Maryland
Year 1983
Length 45 ft


Designed by Ted Hood, the Bristol 45.5 is widely regarded as the epitome of luxurious/classic center cockpit cruisers.   Her renowned Bristol quality and seakindly design makes a durable and rugged blue water vessel - suitable for a wide range of conditions.

With her stunning blue hull, bright varnish, and history of fastidious maintenance, NO QUESTIONS stands out among the hundreds of Bristol Yachts currently afloat.


Year Built 1983
Category Sail
Length Overall 45'5 ft
Beam 14'4 ft
Double Berths 2
Construction Fiberglass
Min Draft 4'11 ft
Engines 1
Fuel Tanks 5
Water Tanks 4
Displacement 34,660 lb
Bridge Clearance 60 ft

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Westerbeke
Fuel: Diesel
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Engine Hours: 1650


Additional Info and Photos Available Soon

  • Lightly used on the northern Chesapeake
  • Stunning navy blue hull -w/ rugged teak rubrails
  • Shoal draft -w/ centerboard for increased sea-kindliness and upwind efficiency
  • Exquisite varnished teak bright work
  • Continually/Professionally maintained
  • low hours on Westerbeke diesel
  • Northern Lights genset
  • Rigged for short handed sailing - with lines & controls accessible in cockpit.  
  • Electric in-mast furling mainsail
  • 130% furling genoa
  • Two Lewmar #65 winches; Two secondary winches and mainsheet winch
  • Ideal electric anchor windlass
  • 30A and 50A shorepower
  • 5 Diesel fuel tanks; 4 water tanks

          **  Sleeps 6 comfortably **

  • Varnished teak interior joinery throughout
  • Two-zone reverse-cycle AC/heat
  • AC and LED/DC lighting throughout
  • Private owner’s stateroom and separate shower
  • Upgraded upholstery
  • Updated Nav station
  • Two Freezers and one refrigeration
  • Electric Stove and Microwave
  • Two heads equipped with Lectrsan equipment (No holding tanks)
  • Excellent storage throughout - in numerous drawers, lockers, and cabinets

Potential purchasers should assume that any items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be correct but cannot be guaranteed. Specifications are provided for information purposes. Data was obtained from sources believed reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Engine hours are approximate, may be reported verbally by the seller, and are recorded at the time and date of the original listing of this vessel. Owner's use during the time of this listing may affect the total engine hours upon a prospective buyer's inspection. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his/her agents or his/her surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes or withdrawal from market without notice.