This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter named New Dawn is a large Dutch built well equipped cruiser, with all the necessary equipment for long distance cruising in comfort and safety. She has been carefully, thoughtfully designed and equipped for a couple to cruise in comfort with all the necessary modern facilities and is geared for ease of short handed berthing.
This Cat 'B' vessel is designed to either cruise offshore or inland waters of Europe and has been to the French, Belgium, Dutch and German canals (no pilot required on Rhine), the Baltic, the Thames and the East Coast of the UK. She has been owned since new by the present owners who have kept her in excellent condition, which is reflected in the admiring glances from all who see her.
This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter has a spacious owners aft cabin layout with ensuite shower and ensuite toilet facilities. In addition a double forward cabin again ensuite with toilet and shower. The large double glazed comfortable saloon area gives excellent views of your surroundings and has adjacent a galley, which has all you require.
The helm and co-pilot positions has seats which will keep you comfortable in any conditions and are fully adjustable. With her excellent climate controls and, upgraded insulation this vessel is at home in both high and low temperature cruising grounds, keeping the crew comfortable in any conditions. Anyone wishing to purchase a competent cruising vessel should not miss the opportunity this boat delivers.
This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter sleeps four comfortably and has an owner's aft cabin with a V berth in the forward cabin.
Clima reverse air conditioning system is fitted supplying hot or cold air to aft cabin and saloon.
Also fitted is a Kabola boiler central heating system which supplies heating via radiators to all compartments and also an additional hot water supply.
Large carpeted saloon area with two Stressless recliners. (not included in sale)
Dining table to port.
Storage cupboards all around the saloon area giving envious capacity.
A folded desk section is fitted to the rear of the saloon when additional work surfaces are required or home office.
All windows are double glazed with frames also insulated.
Also fitted to the windows are heat reflective blinds and full wrap around lined curtains.
Island bed with Dunlopillo matress and fitted with Bedflex battens.
Two full hanging wardrobes with numerous lockers on both port and starboard sides.
Storage under island bed.
Shower compartment to port with heated towel rail.
Toilet compartment to starboard with electric toilet, wash hand basin finished in Corian surfaces and heated towel rail.
Tall hanging locker in passageway
Forward Starboard Cabin
Cabin has a large V berth fitted with sandwich foam mattresses and Bedflex battens.
Ensuite toilet, shower, wash hand basin finished in Corian surfaces and heated towel rail.
The very well equipped galley with large storage capacity is located forward of the saloon on a lower level.
Counter tops are finished in attractive Corian with dish drain.
Single stainless steel sink, pressurised hot and cold water with additional filtered cold water tap.
Siemens 4 burner induction hob with Siemens extractor hood.
Siemens HB880570 oven, grill and microwave.
Front loaded Waeco refrigerator.
Front loaded Waeco 80 litre freezer.
Siemens ST65T350 dishwasher.
Bosch washing machine and Bosch tumble dryer. (located in cupboard in passageway to aft cabin)
Raymarine C120 chartplotter/radar
Rathmarine ST60 Log/Speed/Wind/Depth/Compass,
Raymarine ST7001 autohelm with S100 remote control
Nasa AIS radar receiver
Anchor and chain
Vetus hydraulic windlass
Simrad RS82 VHF DSC radio
Smoke and CO2 detectors x 2
Electric bilge pump
Manaul bilge pump x 2
Fire extinguisher x 6
Automatic engine fire extinguisher system
Deck lights and step lights
CAB and hydraulically damped fully adjustable helm and co-pilot seating
Texalarm burglar alarm
Enclosed cockpit cover
Sprayhood and bimini
Mosquito screens for all hatches and portholes.
Crane with capacity to lift a motor scooter/motor bike
Fenders and warps
Satellite dish and box
Flat screen TV
Powered by twin PerkinsM135 135hp diesel engines with 917 hours of use at time of listing.
Both engines fitted with hydraulic pumps.
Shaft drives to Exalto 4 bladed propellors with plastimo 40mm rope cutters.
Bow and stern 160 Kgf hydraulic thrusters.
Serviced annually by Aquanaut until 2011 and then by owner until present.
This Aquanaut 1500 Drifter was built in 2005 by Aquanaut Yachting Holland.
Hull, deck and coach roof are constructed in steel.
Integrated bathing platform.
The interior is fitted out in cherry and carpeted in blue with the exception of the galley which has a teak and ash sole.
Saloon windows double glazed with insulated frames and upgraded insulation package.
Escape hatches fitted in galley and forward cabin.
12V + 24V battery packs (11 batteries - renewed 2010)
Mastervolt Whisper 12 Ultra 12kVA generator
2500W Mastervolt Invertor
230V shorepower and cable.
230V battery charger 75amp management system.
Fuel 4000 litre capacity in two steel tanks.
Water 800 litre capacity in two stainless steel tanks.
Holding 400 litre capacity in two stainless steel tanks.
Pressurised hot and cold water system.
Kabola B12 hot water and central heating system
Calorifier supplying hot water either from engine or immerser.