Bristol 47.7 Center Cockpit 1992 $295,000.00 USD

[1 of 79 Photos]
Previous Next
$295,000.00 USD
Alert me of new listings from this seller


Please Note: This fine offering is available for a limited time only ! Bristol is the word to best describe the condition of this 47.7 Bristol ?Iridium?. Her  excellent condition is due to the very high level of maintenance she has received from her current owners and the exceptionally high quality of original construction expected from Bristol Yachts. This vessel also underwent a total refit in 2009 that included a new Yanmar 4JH4-TE 75 hp. and now has 1450 hours, upgrades and replacement of the sails and rod rigging. In 2012, her centreboard system was reinforced and improved. Please review the entire specifications listed and contact our office for additional information and an appointment to view this spectacular yacht.

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.

Sails, Rigging and Ground Tackle
  • Standing Rod rigging replaced in 2009
  • New Carol Hasse Sails in 2009 (1045 square feet sail area with Main and Genoa)
  • Staysail
  • Storm Stay Sail
  • Storm Tri-Sail
  • Genniker with Sock
  • Carbon Fibre Spinnaker Pole
  • Removable Inner Forestay & Running Backstays
  • Lewmar winches: 2 x 56; 3 x 46; 1 x 44; 1 x 36
  • Boom Vang
  • 40 kg Rocna Anchor with 260' of chain
  • 20 kg Bruce Anchor
  • 7 kg Delta Anchor
  • 10' RIB Inflatable Dinghy
  • Mercury 9.9 hp Four Stroke Outboard Engine

Comfort and Luxury Features
  • Dry Zone 120 Volt Dehumidifier
  • 2 - Marine Air Reverse Cycle Air Conditioners (20,000 BTU total)
  • 2 - Samsung Flat Screen Televisions
  • DVD Player
  • Webasto Central Heating
  • Specta 300 - 12 GPH water maker plumbed into two tanks with separate automatic shutoffs
  • Side Power 8 HP Bow Thruster
  • 1 1/4" Stainless Steel Frame Bimini and Dodger with Full Canvas cockpit enclosure
  • Lectrasan waste water sterilizer
  • Pioneer Stereo
  • Electric Furling Main Sail
  • 2 - Power Lewmar 66 winches
  • Electric Groco Toilets
  • Canvas Covers for all Teak Toe Rails, Dorade Boxes, Handrails and Hatches
  • Winch operated Centerboard greatly reduces rolling in heavy seas
  • With Centerboard down the vessel's maximum draft is 11'6"

Safety Features

Iridium has well engineered and installed safety features. She is equipped with a 6 person Zodiac life raft and life sling. She is also equipped with a satellite telephone, Single Sideband radio with Pactor modem, AIS with both receive and transmit capabilities along with a mast mounted fog-horn and hailer. The rear lifeline gates open for easy retrieval and there is a permanently mounted man over-board ladder that can be lowered from the water.

  • Dedicated Lifting Davit with Winch
  • Rear Deck Gate and Rigid Boarding Ladder
  • Cockpit set up with separate radar, chart plotter and VHF radio
  • Emergency Back-up tiller
  • Six Man Zodiac Life Raft in Rigid Case on deck
  • Fire Extinguisher in Each Cabin
  • Halon Self-acting Extinguisher in the Engine Room
  • Propane Gas Detector
  • Smoke Detector
  • Locking Latches or straps on all lockers, floorboards and doors

Engine and Mechanical

The engine is a 2009 4JH4-TE Yanmar diesel with 1450 hours. The engine propels the boat at 6 knots at 2200 RPM, with a maxium speed of 8 knots at 3300 RPM. The fuel burn is 1 GPH at cruise and 1.8 GPH at top speed. The engine access is excellent from all sides. There are dedicated lights for ease of maintenance of engine, transmission and generator. With her 172 gallon fuel capacity this yacht has a cruising range of 700 miles under power alone..

  • Yanmar 4JH4-TE  Diesel Engine
  • Aqua Drive
  • Westerbeke 8 KW Generator -1992 (2214 hours)
  • Powerline 160 amp alternator
  • Dual Racor Filters for Yanmar, Single Racor Filter for Westerbeke Genset
  • Dripless Shaft Seal
  • Galvanic Isolator 60 amp / 120 Volt
  • Magma Battery Charger / Inverter 3200 w
  • 6 - 6 volt Batteries in series providing 630 amp hours (2016)
  • 2 - Sharp 170 Solar Panels
  • Solar Boost Max Power Tracking Charge Controller
  • 1 - 30 amp Smart Plug 120 Volt Shore Power Connectors
  • 1 - 50 amp electrical ship to shore service
  • Max Prop 18 with Spurs Line Cutter


The galley is located to starboard of the companionway. It is well organized and combines lots of accessible counter space while still providing the cook with the security of a compact "U" shaped cooking station. There is a Grunert 120 Volt refrigerator with top and bottom access. On the port side of the salon is a large Grunert 120 Volt freezer with the same practical luxury of two doors.

The Force 10 propane stove has 3 burners, oven and solenoid and was new in 2009. Above and slightly forward of the stove is a Spacemaker II Microwave. The deep double stainless steel sinks are connected to a 10 gallon hot water heater.

Lots of storage for pots and pans, cooking utensils, small appliances and food is available in multiple drawers and lockers.  


There is an abundance of natural light from the screened opening port lights and overhead hatches. The interior is beautifully finished with cherry combined with genuine teak and holly floor. To starboard and aft is a well thought out galley with ample space.

The salon has a flat screen TV on a moveable bracket on the port side bulkhead.  Between the opposing settees is a drop leaf table with built in storage for cutlery and bottles. Above, behind, and below the settees is an abundance of storage. The two settees convert to one single and one double berth.

Port forward of the salon is the guest head with shower and vanity. Across from it is a bank of drawers and a hanging locker.

The guest cabin V-berth  is generously sized and will comfortably sleep two six foot sailors. It has both two sets of drawers and two cedar lined hanging lockers for storage.

On the port side aft of the main salon is a full-sized navigation station with lift up desk for charts, navigation tools etc. Above it are the main radar, VHF, SSB, Pactor Modem and Sat phone. On  the bulkhead in the passageway aft is the electrical control panel. Below it three doors open to provide excellent access to the well-lit engine room which also contains the Westerbeke 8kw generator and Aqua drive.

Continuing aft is the owner's stateroom with a queen sized centerline bed with custom mattress and walk around access. Opening ports and overhead hatches in this roomy cabin provide plenty of light and fresh air. A second flat screen TV is mounted on the rear bulkhead. The cabin has variable speed fans and ample locker and drawer space with a large lighted cedar lined hanging locker and a full length mirror.

Off the owner's master cabin is a private head with vanity and stand alone full sized shower. Sound isolation from the master cabin to the salon is excellent and there is ample headroom throughout the yacht.

Recent Upgrades

Torrid 10 gallon hot water tank - 2018

Sanitation Lines - replaced 2017

6 - AGM Batteries - 2016

Lectrasan Rebuilt

Salon Cushions Replaced - 2017

Mercury 9.9 - Rebuilt - 2018

8 AWG - Ship to Shore cables - 2018

LED Lights changed

4 AWG Cables to windlass - 2016

Lewmar V-5 Windlass - 2016

4 AWG Cables from batteries to inverter - 2018

Sails 2009 - Stay sail, tri-sail, storm tri-sail, furling Yankee, furling main sail

Dealers Logo