46' 1" (14.05m)

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LITTLE TOY - 2007 46' 1" DALE NELSON Dale Classic 45
Largs United Kingdom
£465,000 GBP

The 2007 46' 1" DALE NELSON Dale Classic 45 Motor Yacht LITTLE TOY is a boat for sale located in Largs, United Kingdom. Exceptional build, design and execution. Dale Nelson Classic 45 LITTLE TOY on shafts powered by twin CAT C9s (575HP). On centre stage in her marina in Scotland and presenting beautifully. Fully equipped with heating, thrusters, teak cockpit, side decks and transom, Siemens appliances, American cherry joinery, freshly painted hull (2017) and a very long list of extras. All in very straight order and professionally maintained. Will not disappoint on sea trail! Contact the yacht broker to receive more information or schedule a showing of this yacht for sale in today!

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LENGTH 46' 1" (14.05m)
BEAM 14' 4" (4.37m)
LOCATION Largs, United Kingdom
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RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC or RCDII (2013/53/EU as appropriate (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean” (or Cat B – whichever is appropriate)


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Solid laminate Vinylester to hull moulding.
  • Epoxy treatment to bottom before antifouling.
  • Rubber D fendering.
  • Spray-rail moulded into the hull.
  • Additional timber spray-rail fitted.
  • Veneered varnished teak transpm.
  • Teak to Toe-rail with caulked joints.
  • Teak to side-decks and cockpit sole, cockpit steps and locker tops.
  • Teak to bathing platform.
  • The hull was re-painted with blue Awlgrip by Dale Yachts (2017).
  •  White gelcoat to GRP superstructure.
  • Antifouling and anodes (March 2020).


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • Caterpillar Acert C 9 x 2 575hp engines with Twin Disc MG5085A gearbox.
  • Engine SVM mode reduces horsepower for slow speed manovering.
  • CAT marine power display and VDO gauges.
  • Mather Micro Commander Electronic engine controls.
  • Manufacture engine alarms.
  • Centreline tread plates finished in Pirelli rubber matting and capped with varnished teak cappings.
  • Flexible hose wet exhaust system, main engine exhaust mufflers, with HMI engine exhaust temperature alarm system.


Maintenance & Performance:

  • Engine Hours: Port 1,491, Starboard 1,490 (September 2020)
  • Engines serviced March 2019.


Propulsion & Steering:

  • Electro-hydraulic Trim tabs.
  • Sleipner bow and stern thrusters with controls at interior helm position.
  • Yacht controller located in the cockpit port side.
  • Hydraulic steering system.
  • Stainless steel steering wheel covered in elk skin.
  • Emergency tiller.
  • Four bladed Hyperform propellers (port replaced June 2019).
  • Rope cutters.
  • Stern seals (replaced 2013).
  • Greasers fitted to rudder tubes.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems:

  • 12volt sockets.
  • 24V electrics.
  • AC distribution system including combined inverter (2500w)/battery charger (120amp).
  • 240 plug points throughout including engine room and in the aft peak for the dinghy inflator/deflator.
  • Galvanic isolator fitted.


Battery Banks:

  • 24V Powermax 110ah engine and domestic batteries (6).
  • 12V Powermax 110ah generator start battery.
  • Engine/domestic battery link switch.
  • Victron Battery controller to monitor engine and domestic batteries.
  • New batteries (2 off) October 2018.


Battery Chargers:

  • Voltage sensitive relays to allow charging of both banks of batteries by both engines.
  • Victron Energy 24V/ 3000VA / 70Ah battery charger with inverter (charge the domestic and engine batteries).
  • Victron Energy 24V 8Ah battery charger (charge the generator battery).



  • 2 x 110Amp alternator.



  • Kohler 6Kva Generator with remote digital control panel at main console.
  • Remote digital panel with low oil pressure sender.
  • Generator Hours: 388
  • Generator serviced March 2019.


Shore Power:

  • Shore power with earth leakage protection, and connection to hot water immersion tank.
  • Shore power lead.


Other Electrical:

  • Three pantograph windscreen wipers and washers, with intermittent control.
  • Sacrificial anode system.

Plumbing Systems

Bilge Pumps:

  • Five electric and two manual bilge pumps fitted through the vessel with alarms at helm position.
  • Manual bilge pump in engine room with suction from port and starboard sides.
  • Bilge alarm system in the engine room with indicators at helm position.



  • Total capacity of 2,728 litres (600 gallons).
  • Fuel carried in two centreline tanks.
  • Separ primary fuel system with change-over function to allow fuel feed from either or both tanks.
  • Suction pipe fitted to bottom of both fuel tanks with change-over switch from hand-pump.


Fresh water:

  • Total capacity of 338 litres (74 gallons).
  • Hot Water tank (75L)
  • Raw and fresh water deck wash system.


Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:

  • Black water system with holding tank (110L) connected to forward toilet, with deck discharge or macerator and “direct to sea” options.
  • Grey waste tank (16L).

Navigation Equipment

  • Raymarine E120 Colour Chart plotter/Radar, with 4Kw radome.
  • Raymarine E80 Chartplotter/Radar repeater.
  • Raymarine 2KW 18” Raydome.
  • ST 60 depth, speed and log system, with ST 60 graphic display at pilot position.
  • Raystar GPS beacon.
  • Raymarine S3G Auto pilot with ST6001+ colour pilot control, and wireless remote control.
  • Comar AIS transceiver system (upgraded to transmit and receive).
  • ST 60 Wind speed and direction indicator.
  • Standard Horizon VHF radio (new 2017).
  • Sea-me active radar reflector.
  • High definition depth sounder type E66080.
  • Navtex ICS Nav 6 Plus (LCD).
  • Remote control searchlight with joystick controls at inner helm.
  • Magnetic steering compass at helm.
  • Air horn.

Domestic Equipment

  • Isothem Fridge with freezer to wheelhouse/saloon.



  • Moulded stainless steel sink with lift out Corian top.
  • Isothem Fridge to galley lower unit.
  • Siemens electric two plate hob with fiddle rail.
  • Siemens electric oven.



  • En-suite toilet and shower with electric Tecma toilet.
  • Shower with electric discharge from grey water waste tank.
  • Fresh water supply to toilet.


Heating & Ventilation:

  • Eberspacher D5L diesel cabin heater, including outlets to all areas including heads.
  • Three permanently fitted tube heaters with thermostats in engine room and aft peak, and permanently mounted “dry-pal” de-humidifiers fitted in aft peak and galley/dinette.



  • Pioneer CD radio with one pair of speakers in dinette and additional external stereo speakers fitted in wheelhouse.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • Interior timber, high gloss, American Cherry.
  • Grab handles throughout.
  • Interior fittings and hardware in chrome finish.
  • Timber veneer floor to wheelhouse and galley.
  • Leather upholstered interior helm console with carbon fibre effect inset panels.
  • Five square hatches fitted to forward coach roof with blinds / flyscreens.
  • Two hatches to wheelhouse roof with blinds and flyscreens.
  • Wheelhouse windows green tinted glass.
  • Port-lights green tinted glass.
  • Wheelhouse forward side windows slide opening – aft side windows fixed with green tinted glass.
  • Wheel-house front windows double-glazed.
  • Ventilators to each cabin, toilets and aft peak.


Description of layout from forwards:


Cabin and Heads:

  • Forward double master cabin, with interior sprung mattress and upholstered side seat.
  • Full storage in upper and lower side lockers.
  • Extra large hanging locker.
  • En-suite toilet and shower with electric Tecma toilet, shower and stowage lockers.



  • Corian Galley top.
  • Hot and cold mixer tap.
  • Top entry in galley top for waste bin.
  • Moulded Corian fiddle to galley top.
  • Upper outboard lockers and lower cupboards and storage spaces.



  • Outboard lockers.
  • Outboard bookshelf with fiddle and rail.
  • Upholstered dinette “U” shaped seating with removable section to give more space for sleeping.
  • Drawer to forward section opening towards galley.
  • Dinette table - Bezenzoni pedestal, with allowance for 2” infill cushion on top of table.
  • Privacy curtain.



  • Leather covered console at helm position with carbon fibre effect inset panels for instruments.
  • Leather helm and pilot seats to port with leather navigator seat to starboard – all fitted with sliders.
  • Helm/pilot seat base electrically operated to move forward to provide more seating space whilst in harbour.
  • Stowage within helm/pilot seat base including drinks cabinet for drinks and glasses.
  • Bookcase and storage for navigational instruments and pencils to right of navigator seat.
  • Fridge and stowage for charts and removable chart table within navigator seat base.
  • Timber footrests at helm and navigator position.
  • Leather “U” shaped and side seating with folding leaf table and Bezenzoni adjustable pedestal, (converts to berth with infill cushion), storage lockers beneath seating.
  • Handrails.
  • Three pantograph windscreen wipers with intermittent control and washer system.
  • Wiper controls at helm and to the right of the navigator seat.
  • Lighting throughout.
  • Wooden steps to galley with stowage below.
  • Electrically operated drop down portside aft window bulkhead.
  • Barometer and clock.
  • Oceanair blinds fitted to all windows.


Engine Room:

  • Two extractor fans.
  • HMI main engine exhaust temperature alarms.
  • High quality soundproofing.
  • Engine room ladder.
  • Centre line crawl plates finished in Pirelli matting and varnished teak cappings.
  • Stowage box in engine room for spares.
  • Engine room painted out in white bilge paint.

Cockpit Fit Out – Extended Outboard for Greater Space

  • Fitted with second station engine control wandering lead system which also controls bow and stern thrusters.
  • Fully fitted side and corner seating and storage beneath.
  • Stowage compartment to cockpit sole for dinghy.
  • Two access and stowage hatches.
  • Saltwater wash system fitted to cockpit area.
  • Freshwater outlet to cockpit for cold water.

Deck Equipment


  • Exterior handrails to forward coach-roof.
  • Exterior handrails wheelhouse coach-roof.
  • Grab-rail to aft end of wheelhouse wings with green tinted glass panel.
  • Grab handle to front of wheelhouse.
  • Hinge down spruce timber mast.
  • Boarding platform with teak grating and stainless steel swim ladder.
  • Various spares.
  • Grab handles in fore deck and aft peak lockers for securing fender lanyard.


Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • Stem-head carrier with stainless steel bow protector plate.
  • One pair of super-yacht mooring cleats to fore deck.
  • Two pairs of pop up mooring cleats to side deck.
  • One pair of bollard type mooring cleats to aft deck.
  • Three fairleads to bow.
  • Chafing plates.
  • Centre bollard to foredeck.
  • Electric anchor windlass with 50m stainless steel chain.
  • Chain gypsy with interior and foredeck controls.
  • 30kg stainless steel claw anchor.
  • Chain Locker accessed through forward deck hatch.
  • Fender pad eyes and wear plates fitted to side of cockpit.
  • Mooring lines.
  • Fenders.
  • Boat hook.
  • Lemwar Chain counter (fitted March 2018).


Tender & Outboard:

  • Weaver snap davit system – removed and stored onboard.
  • Teak outboard stowage bracket in aft peak.


Safety Equipment:

  • 6 man Seago offshore cannister life-raft – (service date to be confirmed).


Fire-fighting equipment:

  • Automatic fire extinguisher system to engine room.
  • 5 fire extinguishers throughout the boat.
  • Fire blanket in galley.

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Robert Steadman
Berthon International
The Shipyard Lymington, United Kingdom

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