This Nicholson 48 is a grand cruiser ,stylish ,fast, comfortable and safe in all conditions.She carries a MCA code zero rating so is a genuine go any where Yacht.
Cleopatra Nikita's present owner has maintained and updated her over his 21 years of ownership and she is now in extremely good condition and ready to go on new adventures.
She sleeps 8 crew in comfort. With two heads with hot showers in each, one is en- suite from the master double cabin in the rear. She has ample storage for the long term cruising requirements .
Her warm air heating and air conditioning help to keep the most demanding crew happy and comfortable.
Her standing rigging has been replaced within the last 10 years and her teak decks were sanded and re - caulked in 2009. The Borg Warner gear box was replaced with a re conditioned one in 2009 and a new Auto prop was fitted in 2013.
This Nicholson 48 is the best cruiser of her size currently on the market. She can be viewed in Saint Carles Marina, Spain.
The Nicholson 48 provides real comfort for the long term cruiser . She has all the luxuries needed to keep the most demanding crew happy. Heating and air-conditioning, hot showers in both heads and a deck shower, a great galley with refrigerator , cold box, microwave, cooker and plenty of dry storage. A substantial wet locker for oilies and sea boots. Each cabin has a full length wardrobe with under berth storage to meet the demands of the full time cruiser. Saloon, galley and aft cabin now have LED lighting and she has red lights throughout.
She sleeps 8 in total. The forward cabin is large with a twin berth, the saloon provides a large double. There is a very secure sea berth in the passage cabin midships.
The wonderful owners aft cabin has a large double and a single. The double berth has been widened by the current owners and is considerably wider then the standard double shown on the plan .
The saloon has ample book shelves and cupboard storage and seats 8 comfortably. The dinning table folds in two and has fiddles.
The whole of the interior of Cleopatra Nikita is fitted out in quality teak and this gives her a warm and cosy feeling throughout.
Cleopatra Nikita has had her winches upgraded to two speed self tailing units
2 x Lewmar 50St 2 speed
1 x Lewmar 30St 2 speed
1 x Lewmar 40ST 2 speed
1 x Lewmar 16ST 2 speed
2 x Lewmar 40TS 2 speed
2 x Spinnaker 40st 2 speed
2 x mainmast halyards 40St 2 speed
All her standing rigging has been changed over the last ten years including a new Harken genoa furler in 2004 also her hull has been copper coated . She had a new mizzen mast in 2006 and a new mizzen sail from Hood in 2004 which is in good condition.The Autoprop was new in 2013 along with a Shaftlok in 2015.
In 2013 she had a new Mastervolt battery charger and new 24v wiring for all charging circuits. In 2012 her main switch panel was re-wired.
Her battery bank consists of 4 x 135ah batteries for house use, 2 x 75ah batteries for engine start and 1x 12v battery for the generator.
Cleopatra's windows were reconditioned in 2009 and she has had her Lewmar ocean hatches reconditioned as well.
In 2014 the owner replaced all the guard wires around the deck with side gates amidships and life raft launching gates aft and added 100m of new anchor chain.
Twin life rings with safety lights and Rorc offshore Danbuoy
Life sling in bag
Tribuckle MOB recovery device
Jackstays fore and aft
Strike shield lightning protection on main and mizzen masts
Offshore flare pack in date
5 x Fire extinguishers in date
Automatic engine room extinguisher system with cockpit indicator light
Icom hand held VHF
Kannad safelink EPIRB.
Sea anchor with pre-prepared harness
Co alarm in saloon and aft cabin
Lymington, Hampshire SO41 3AT