• 15.2 m
  • 1989
  • Hong Kong
  • $200,000


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: TASWELL
  • Category: Cruising/Racing Sailboat
  • Model: Taswell 49
  • Model Year: 1989
  • YearBuilt: 1989
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Bimini Top
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/8 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 49' 11" (15.20m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 15' 0" (4.57m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 5' 11" (1.80m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 5
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: 8
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: GRP
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Bill Dixon
  • Hull Color: Dark Blue
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH DTE
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Yacht Introduction & Description

'Dream' is best described as a quality production yacht, designed by internationally renowned Naval Architect Bill Dixon and constructed in the Tashing Yacht Co. shipyard in Taiwan. Designed along the lines of a Tayana, this blue water cruiser has records of high performance racing and also long distance blue water cruising capabilities

The vessel is built to a high specification of construction and internal fittings. The yacht design offers a scoop teak-laid transom with center cockpit and Sparcraft Label 3-spreader mast.

Recently received servicing and maintenance, description of jobs is provided

A viewing is highly recommended


Double master with ensuite head and shower
Double forward guest with V-berth
Guest cabin with twin bunk formation
Guest day head with shower

Mahogany wood interior with white head linings. Teak and holly floor throughout

Brand new (April 2016) sofa cushions and mattress covers


Mariner Regal gas oven with 3 ring gas burners
Top loading fridge and freezer units (engine driven option)
Rasonic microwave
Stainless steel sink
Storage cupboards


Yanmar marine single diesel engine. 
Onan 6.5 kva, model #65MDKDP26501B

Electrical Equipment

Battery charger (new) with Battery and Heart Interface controls
6 new batteries, in three separate banks. 1 for hydraulic, 1 for service bank and 1 for engine start bank


Most of the Navtronics were upgraded in 2009 including:

Raymarine 80 Multi Nav Display
Raymarine E120 Multi Nav Display
Raymarine Seatalk HS Network Switch
Raymarine AIS 250 Receiver
Raymarine Life tag and Base Station
Navp 9.5 Navpod blank
Raymarine Raystar 125 GPS Sensor
Garmin Rino 110 GPS/FRS/GMRS
RD418D 4kw 18" Digital Radome model E92130
Raymarine DSM 300 Digital Sounder
Raymarine ST6002 Plus control head
Raymarine B744V transducer

2010 upgrade:

Navionics Goldcharts for Raymarine E. Series
35xG -for HK to Philippines
31xG for Philippines

Other equipment:

Navman GPS & Aerial
ICOM VHF set xIC M45
B&G Hydra 2000 instrumentation for wind speed, direction, depth and boat speed
B&G Hydra 330 Autopilot

Deck Equipment, Rigging & Sails

Sail Inventory:

2011 Set of Sails purchased:

UK Halsey Main Sail, (in good condition)
UK Halsey Genoa, (has damage on the luff and will need repairing)
UK Halsey Strom Sails (perfect condition, never used)

Previous sail inventory:

x2 Spinnakers – both are still in working order

x1 #1 size Dacron Genoa Jib –still in working order
x1 smaller Dacron working jib -  still in working order
x1 Dacron cutter jib rigged with hanks for use on the inner forestay – seldom used, in good condition

Deck Equipment and Rigging:

Maxwell Nilsson power windlass x 1000 watts
75lb CQR anchor with 200' galvanised chain & 1 spare 45lb CQR & 5m chain
Four Lewmar ST winches ST66 (2x power) and ST46 x2
Twin Barient mast winches no.28
Hydraulic forestay and backstay tensioners
New forestay furler and foils
Removed fixed doghouse and replaced with stainless steel brackets and large bimini cover and dodger for extra protection
Kato alloy dinghy davits
Inner forestay cutter for second sail
New lifelines

Navtec rod rigging 
Sparcraft blue label custom built 3 spreader mast (64 ft)

All running rigging recently replaced
Dye tested all rod rigging in 2011

The mast was lifted at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club shipyard in 2005, it was fully serviced and dye tested

Main sail includes lazy jacks and sail bag

Maintenance & Servicing Work Details

The owners rebuilt the engine in 2011 and it has been little used since then.
All the cylinder linings were replaced with original parts purchased from Yanmar in Japan.
Lifeline safety system: all the stanchions pulled in 2011 and the pins replaced with new stainless steel.
Interior has been kept dry with dehumidifier.  
Hull is in very good shape - Haul out and new antifoul completed September 2015. All thru-hulls functional.
Watermaker has never been used (remains in a stored state).

Most current maintenance and servicing work (April 2016):
- Hydraulics - full service and repair
- Repaired a leaking fuel tank
- Replaced old flooring with new flooring
- Locker veneers replaced with new
- Polished foggy salon windows
- Bedded chain plate covers
- Bedded deck fittings and hardware, including filler tubes, pad eyes, aft chain plate port side
- Re-bedded starboard aft stay and port forward stanchion bases
- Re-bedded bolts through toe rail

Full service of engine and genset