Sale info

Vanessa is now For Sale £295.000 open to offers.
Contact: Mark Wightman Tel.: 0044 7395934542

Classic motor yacht vanessa

Length 53 Ft. Beam 12 Ft.  Draught 4 Ft.  Air draught  11.5  Ft.

Construction     Teak double diagonal on Oak beams.

Superstructure Teak. Decks house roof new 2014

Decks        Teak 
Renewed  (rear 2014 front 2022)

1953 by Grayham Bunn boatyard in Wroxham. Custom made for the Chairman of
Grayham Bunn Ltd. Made from the finest Teak imported from Burma before the
second world war.


Engines     (2) Perkins Sabre M92B  64KW (85.6 bhp)fitted new 2014  + new shafts with PSS shaft seals and new propellers.

Generator          Whisper 5 kw  2014

Batteries   (Service 4 x 260 amp)  (Starter 4 x 100 amp)  ( Generator 1 x 80 amp)

Diesel tanks       Stainless steel 2 x 415 lt.

Water tanks      900 lt. Stainless steel 2014

Waste tank        200 lt. stainless steel 2014

Heating              Kabola central heating system with
                           7 radiators. 2018

Air condition    Master cabin only 2023

Hot water tank 60lt. Heated by: 230V. Engine. Kabola.

Showers             2

Bath                   1

Toilets                 2 Electric

Anchor winch   Yes. new 2015  with 100 mt. chain, 2 anchors

Bilge pumps      4

Galvanic isolator       Yes

Fire prevention          Firetrace
Automatic extinguish system. 7 fire extinguishers. Smoke detectors, Co2 and
heat detectors. CCTV. All Wi-Fi linked to mobile phone.

Gas                              Yes.
Haztec gas alarm & control system. (Safety control certificate new 2022)




Radios                         2 Hand held ICOM IC-M 35.  1 VHF Sailor

AIS/ GPS                   Yes ICOM Transponder MA-500TR

Plotter                         Laptop,
Charts world wide.

Autopilot                     Yes
Raymarine duel control positions

Depth Sounder          Yes
Raymarine duel control positions.

Steering position        Two, one inside, one on rear deck


GasBurner                 Two rings with safety lid

Fridge                          Yes Miele

Freezer                        Yes Miele

Ice maker                    Yes Miele

Microwave                  Yes. Siemens Microwave combi, Oven grill.

Dishwasher                 Yes Siemens


Electric kettle and toaster

TV-smart                   2. One in decks house, hidden behind seat with TV lift. One in master cabin

Stereo                          Yes

Safe                              Yes

Solar panels                Four
“extra flat flexi” 2023 mounted on decks house roof.

Boarding ladder        Stainless steel teak steps mounted on Stern new 2023, adapted to take teak gangway for stern

Teak side boarding ladder
with steps down to bathing platform. 

One small boarding step.

Vanessa work completed 2011 -2023

Hull striped, corked where necessary and repainted. (repainted 3 times last painted 2022)

Old Engines and shafts removed. New engines fitted, Perkins Sabre M92B, new shafts, PSS shaft seals, rope cutters fitted, new propellers fitted. New exhaust system fitted

All old steel water tanks removed.

Stainless steel Fuel tanks cleaned and new sensors fitted

All Bilges cleaned and painted

New stainless steel water tanks and stainless steel waste tank fitted. With pump out/ or suck out.

New sinks and surround fitted in both cabins.

New electric toilets fitted

New pluming and new 60lt hot water boiler fitted. Hot water heated from engine or electric 230v or central heating unit.

New heating fitted 2012  Kabola HR 400 combi 230V / 24V Unit changed in 2019 to HR 400 combi 230V. As no parts available for the old 24V control box

Decks house roof removed, new beams and roof fitted.

Rear deck removed, new beams, marine ply and new teak deck fitted

Front deck removed some new beams fitted. Marine ply fitted, then old original teak refitted.

Side decks redone.

New mast fitted

All old electrics removed and completely rewired.

New anchor winch and 100 mt chain installed.

New 24v / 12v switch panel fitted.

New generator fitted. 2013 Whisper 5kw

All interior wood work striped and revarnished.

All windows removed and renewed

Everything chrome re done. Window frames, search lights, helm, compass, ceiling lights, lamps, handrail fittings, Bell, door handles. Etc.

New redesigned kitchen fitted. With fridge, deepfreeze with icemaker, dishwasher, microwave oven combi

Teak flooring in bathroom, kitchen, and front cabin

Automatic pilot fitted. Raymarine

AIS transponder fitted, ICOM MA-500TR with external GPS arial and USB output to laptop.

New carpets ( 2 times)

Engine room insulated with sound and fire protection system.

Automatic Fire extinguisher system fitted.

Google home system fitted. With CCTV and fire detection, central heating controller.

Teak window frame fitted to decks house  wind screen.

Canopy with stainless steel frame and rear deck sun cover

Davits replaced with classic type davits

New rudder blocks. One new stainless steel rudder stem port side.

Interior lighting, original lamp fitting converted to take LED

New fitted seating in saloon

TV with lift built into back of salon seat.

Hubba X4 WiFi system with external arial.

Washing/dryer fitted in small front cabin

Batteries new and have been replaced every 4 years

New mattress’s, master cabin renewed 2020

Seating and table on aft deck designed and fitted.

Extra stainless steel hand rail fitted to stern deck area, can be removed.

Boat complete cover made by Jeckells

Covers for all varnished woodwork, including hand rail, made by Jeckells

Blinds fitted with vanessa artwork

Instant hot water system for front taps and bathroom.

Racor type double filters for main engines and generator

New DIN fuel pipes to main tanks and engines

Battery charger inverter combi.  Victron 70 amp charger/2500w inverter

Stern boarding ladder. New 2023

Side boarding platform and steps teak

Gangway teak with hand rail

All Interior ceilings new with insulation fitted.

Both bathrooms renovated. 2023

Hull repainted 4 times last time end 2022

Antifouling new end of 2022

Out side woodwork oiled with D2 every year

Complete Winter cover

Summer covers for decks house, rear seats, rear table.