COCKTAILS AND DREAMS

50' Hudson 1985

$196,900

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50' Hudson 1985 Cocktails and Dreams

BROKER DESCRIPTION

 $22,000 Price Reduction.  Absolutely Beautiful Boat At A Fantastic Price!

 

Exceptionally Well Maintained and Equipped 

Blue Water World Cruiser

"Cocktails and Dreams" Is Ready and Waiting

 

Be Sure to Check Out The Walk through Video!

 

Cocktails and Dreams is a outstanding example of the Legendary William Garden designed blue water cruiser.  She is a later model three stateroom "Venice" design with a center cockpit and pilot house.  She has only had two owners and has already circumnavigated the globe.   

Cocktails and Dreams has just returned from a three year long Caribbean cruise and is ready and equipped to head out again.  The vessel has an extensive list of top of the line equipment and literally needs nothing added other than provisions.  

Take a look at the full specs, then come see her in person.  Prepare to be impressed!

 

Highlights Include:

  • Ford Lehman 90hp Diesel (Replaced in 2015, 786 hours)
  • 9KW Kohler Genset (New 2011, 423 hours)
  • Bow Thruster
  • New Cockpit Enclosure (2018)
  • NEW Aluminum Masts (NEW 2011)
  • Katadyn 160D 12V Watermaker (8GPH)
  • Three Air Conditioning Units
  • 440 Watts of Solar Panels and 180A High Output Alternator
  • Hard Top With Full Enclosure for Cockpit 
  • Updated Garmin Electronics, SSB Radio, Pactor Modem and Sat Phone
  • 280 Gallons Each of Fuel and Water in Fiberglass Tanks
  • Stainless Dinghy Davits and 2016 12' West Marine Hypalon RIB 350 with 20hp Suzuki 4 Stroke  Outboard
  • Splendid Washer/ Dryer
  • Feb 2018 Survey Available To Potential Buyers

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Builder:

Hudson

Model:

Force 50 Venice

Cruise Speed:

0 KTS

Max Speed:

0 KTS

Range NMI:

0

Beam:

14' 1"

Engine Details:

Ford Lehman 2722E

Engine 1:

2015 786.00 HRS 90.00 HP

Engine 2:

2015 786.00 HRS 90.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

280 GAL

Water Capacity:

280 GAL

DETAILS

 

Entering from the center cockpit companionway, you enter the pilothouse. The entire interior of the vessel is finished with solid teak everywhere you look. The pilothouse is home to a large dinette with solid teak table and bench seating with leather upholstery to port, an open galley to starboard and a helm forward.  Walking forward down two steps is the main salon with L-shaped settees to either side, various storage lockers and a cabinet with a washer/dryer.  Moving forward to port is the forward head with separate shower.  Opposite the head is a private guest stateroom to starboard.  All the way forward is an additional guest stateroom with over/ under single bunks to starboard and a workbench to port.  Moving aft from the pilothouse, you enter the master aft stateroom with center line queen berth and private head to port.  There is an abundance of storage throughout the vessel in custom sold teak cabinetry, drawers and lockers. The entire vessel is air conditioned via three separate reverse cycle units.



Pilothouse And Salon

The large pilothouse features wrap-around windows and plenty of headroom.  It shares space with a very well equipped and spacious galley.  Engine room access is through multiple hatches in the teak parquet floors.   The main salon is down two steps from the pilothouse, and offers plenty of comfortable seating for conversation and a large flat screen television.  There are solid teak cabinets throughout and a large opening hatch.

  • Full engine controls and wheel at lower pilothouse

  • Garmin chart plotter and VHF

  • Large teak dinette table with removable bench seating

  • Navigation station

  • Electrical breaker panels are centrally located in the pilothouse and Salon

  • 16,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning

 

 

Galley

The enormous galley takes up the entire starboard side of the pilothouse.  The galley features beautifully finished epoxy counter tops, plenty of space for food prep, a large pantry, multiple cabinets, and a separate top loading refrigerator and freezer.

  • LPG Gimballed Princess three burner stove and oven (NEW 2012)

  • 12V Waco top loading refrigerator (NEW 2015)

  • 12V Waco top loading freezer (NEW 2017)

  • Double basin stainless steel sink with pressurized hot and cold water

  • Kenmore Microwave

  • Two #10 propane tanks mounted in dedicated locker in cockpit

  • Freshwater filtration system

  • Dedicated LPG Tank for BBQ



Forward Staterooms

Two staterooms are located forward of the main salon.  The forward-most stateroom offers over and under single bunks to starboard, and a workbench to port.  Access to the anchor chain locker is all the way forward. An additional private stateroom is to starboard with a double berth and plenty of storage lockers.  

  • 12,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning unit



Aft Master Stateroom

The aft master stateroom is spacious, and utilizes the full beam of the vessel.   The queen size berth is center-line facing fore and aft.  The stateroom offers its own 12,000 BTU air conditioning unit for climate control.  The berth features a very comfortable innerspring mattress and numerous drawers, cabinets and hanging lockers. 

  • 12,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning unit
  • Private head with separate shower stall



Forward Head

  • 12V electric head w/ holding tank

  • Separate shower stall

  • Mirrored vanity

  • Marble counter top
  • Single wash basin with hot and cold pressurized water

  • 20 Gallon Holding Tank



Aft Head

  • Manual Jabsco head

  • Marble counter top
  • Mirrored vanity

  • Single wash basin with hot and cold pressurized water

  • 20 Gallon holding tank

  • Separate shower stall/ wet locker



Cockpit

  • Custom fiberglass hardtop (NEW 2011)

  • Varnished teak cockpit coaming

  • Full electronics and bow thruster controls

  • Full Isinglass Enclosure- (NEW 2018)

  • Hydraulic steering

  • Fiberglass hard top




Hull and Deck

  • Hull painted with Awlgrip in 2008

  • Hull barrier Coated 2008

  • Teak decks painted with “Deck Over” paint for ease of ownership.  NO LEAKS

  • Dolphin striker rebuilt (NEW 2012)

  • Bottom Painted 2014

  • Rudder rebuilt 2017




Electronics

  • Garmin 5212 at upper helm.  Chartplotter/ sounder/ radar functions

  • Garmin 740s at pilothouse.

  • Garmin HD 24NM Radar mounted on mizzen mast

  • Raymarine ST7000 Hydraulic Autopilot  (NEW Pump 2018)

  • Icom ICM304 VHF at pilothouse

  • Icom M802 SSB Radio with Insulated backstay anntenna

  • Pactor Modem for electronic communication via SSB

  • Garmin GMI10 wind system (Needs news transducer)

  • LG 36" LCD television on salon

  • 13” LCD television in master stateroom

  • Ritchie compass at each helm

  • ACR EPIRB

  • (2) Handheld VHF’s

  • Inmarsat Satellite Phone (All Software up to date)





Electrical

  • Katadyn 12V Watermaker (8gph-  runs off solar panels!)

  • (2) two Sanyo 220W Solar Panels mounted above dinghy davits (New 2010)

  • AirX Wind Generator (Non Funtional)

  • Three battery banks consisting of (2) Mastervolt 220AH AGM house bank, (1) Mastervolt 220AH AGM for engine starting, (1) Ggp 27 Starting battery for generator (ALL NEW 2016)

  • (2) Grp 24 batteries wired in series to produce 24V for bow thruster  (NEW 2017)

  • 24V battery charger for bow thruster battery bank

  • Magnum ME 3112 Inverter/ charger with battery monitor

  • PowerTech 180A High Output Alternator with external regulator (Rebuilt 2018)

  • Spare alternator

  • Xantrex 40A 220V charger for European use

  • (2) Two 30A 120V shore power inlets

  • Most interior lights converted to LED or fluorescent

  • LED navigation lights

  • LED spreader lights




Mechanical

  • Ford Lehman 2722E, 90HP Diesel (Replaced with re-manufactured engine in 2015-  786 hours)

  • Kohler 9EOZD 9KW Genset (New 2013-  450 hours)

  • Side Power 24V Bow Thruster (Motor replaced 2013- New gear box 2017)

  • Maxwell HWC2200 12V Windlass with controls at helm, bow and wireless remote

  • Hydraulic steering with two helms and oil reservoir (helm pumps and steering ram rebuilt)

  • 1 ½” Stainless shaft

  • Cutlass bearing and flex coupler (NEW 2015)

  • New Ford Lehman heat exchangers (NEW 2015)

  • New exhaust hose (NEW 2015)

  • (2) Two Marine Air 12,000 BTU and (1) 16,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning units

  • 12V Jabsco water pressure pump

  • Two primary electric and one emergency manual bilge pump

  • Bilge pump counter

  • Three blade fixed blade propeller

  • Electric fuel lift pump

  • Racor filters for engine and genset

  • Bronze raw water strainers



Sails and Rigging

  • Original wooden masts replaced with Aluminum (NEW 2011)

  • All new internal halyards (2011)

  • Rigging Inspected and partially replaced where needed (NEW 2011)

  • In boom furling system installed, but sails have been converted to Tides Marine Strong Track traditional setup with lazy jacks and stack packs (NEW 2012). Simple to convert back to in boom furling if desired.

  • Forespar rigid boom vang for mainsail

  • Chainplates removed and inspected (2011)

  • 110% Genoa with Profurl unit (NEW 2015)

  • Full batten main and mizzen sail (Very good condition)

  • Staysail with self tending boom

  • Asymmetrical spinnaker with associated gear

  • Whisker pole mounted on mast
  • (2) No 27 Barlow self tailing primary winches

  • (1) 12V Electric Winch

  • Full isinglass enclosure (New 2018)

  • Storm sails



Additional Equipment

  • Fresh water shower on stern

     

  • 100 lb primary plow anchor w/ 300’ chain

  • Danforth secondary anchor w/ 200’ rode

  • 2016 West Marine RIB350 Hypalon Dinghy (NEW 2017)

  • Suzuki 20HP 4 Stroke outboard

  • Custom fiberglass cockpit hardtop with enclosure 

  • Isinglass cockpit panels replaced (NEW 2017)

  • Yellow Sunbrella Cockpit Canvas

  • Custom heavy duty stainless dinghy davits (NEW 2012)

  • Stainless lifelines replaced
  • Magma BBQ w/ dedicated LPG tank

  • Lexan crash panels for pilothouse windows

  • 12V Fans throughout

  • Industrial sewing machine

  • Many cruising spare parts and tools are included with vessel

  • Spare motor for windlass

  • Cruising guides

  • 200’ ¾ braided line

  • Wind scoops for ventilation at anchor
  • Sun shade for deck while at anchor
  • Life raft in canister (Needs re certification)

 

Cocktails and Dreams is a fantastic example of the Legendary William Garden designed blue water cruiser.  She is a later model three stateroom "Venice" design with a center cockpit and pilot house.  She has only had two owners, and has already circumnavigated the globe.   She has just returned from a three year long Caribbean cruise, and is ready and waiting to head out again.  The vessel has an extensive list of top of the line equipment, and literally needs nothing added other than provisions.  

Come take and look and prepare to be impressed!

 

Highlights Include:

  • Ford Lehman 90hp Diesel (Replaced in 2015, 786 hours)
  • 9KW Kohler Genset (New 2011, 423 hours)
  • Bow Thruster
  • Aluminum Masts (NEW 2011)
  • Katadyn 160D 12V Watermaker 
  • Three Air Conditioning Units
  • Solar Panels
  • High Output Alternator
  • Hard Top With Full Enclosure for Cockpit 
  • Updated Garmin Chart plotters, Radar and Wind  
  • 280 Gallons Each of Fuel and Water in Fiberglass Tanks
  • Stainless Dinghy Davits and 2016 12' West Marine Hypalon RIB 350 with 20hp Suzuki 4 Stroke  Outboard
  • Splendid Washer/ Dryer
  • Feb 2018 Survey Available To Potential Buyers

 



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. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

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