48' 10" (14.88m)

MERRYN 2012 48' 10" GRAND SOLEIL Cruising Sailboat

Saint Helier Channel Islands £295,000 GBP

The 2012 48' 10" GRAND SOLEIL Grand Soleil 50 Cruising Sailboat MERRYN is a sail boat for sale located in Saint Helier, Channel Islands.

Fantastic looking Judel/Vrolijk Grand Soleil 50 that is still in her first ownership and which has been cherished from Day One. Built for a most experienced owner who has had her set up for fast, rewarding, shorthanded sailing. She has a great teak interior, carbon wheels, great electronics and lots of extras and clever touches that make her into the special yacht that she is.

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LENGTH 48' 10" (14.88m)
BUILT 2012
BEAM 14' 11" (4.55m)
DRAFT 8' 4" (2.54m)
LOCATION Saint Helier, Channel Islands
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RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean”


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • GRP hull, deck and superstructure
  • Deck, coach roof & cockpit sole have teak laid decks.
  • Stripes on coachroof and hull in silver metallic.
  • Hull windows port and starboard.
  • 3 x Coats of epoxy on underwater profile, plus navy antifouling.
  • Last antifouled and hull polished June 2022. Also at the same time, 90% of hull fittings were replaced.


Keel & Rudder:

  • Lead keel.


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • 1 x Volvo 75hp diesel engine.


Maintenance & Performance:

  • All machinery aboard MERRYN have been serviced in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations.
  • Engine fully serviced 2021.


Propulsion & Steering:

  • VIP 140 Duo Max Power bow thruster.
  • 3 bladed Flex-o-hold folding propeller.
  • Ambassador rope stripper.
  • 2 Solimar carbon steering wheels.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems

  • 12v ship’s systems.
  • Waterproof 12V DC power point in cockpit.
  • Car type 12V plug at chart table.
  • Individual Harken circuit breakers for electric winches (6 x).
  • DC distribution 500.


Battery Banks:

  • Engine start battery.
  • Additional battery.
  • ALL batteries were replaced in 2019.
  • Battery mate 1602 IG.


Battery Chargers:

  • Mastervolt auto battery charger and display Masterview Easy.



  • Mastervolt main alternator 12/130A on the main engine.


Shore Power:

  • 220v shore supply with ring main for 220v domestic equipment.


Other Electrical:

  • Mass sine inverter 2000w.
  • Master shunt 500.
  • 2 x Flexible solar panels, which give 90 amp hours.

Plumbing Systems

  • Seawater electric pump for deck and anchor washing.


Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • Pressurised hot and cold water system with accumulator.
  • Calorifer for hot water with 220v immersion.



  • Spectra Newport 400 Mk II watermaker making 65 litres per hour.



  • Total capacity of 290 litres (63.79 gallons).


Fresh water:

  • Total capacity of 460 litres (101.18 gallons).


Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:

  • 65 litre holding tank with electrical exhaust pump for front WC.
  • Connection for the aft WC to the forward WC holding tank.

Navigation Equipment

  • Raymarine package including: I70 (2 x multifunction displays) depth sounder; speed-log, wind instruments.
  • Auto pilot I70 SPX 30 linear 2 hydraulic.
  • Raymarine 55E VHF; VHF external waterproof loudspeaker in cockpit.
  • Additional I70 display.
  • Raystar GPS antenna 125 Seatalk.
  • Raymarine digital radome RD418D radar antenna 24 miles on mast.
  • Two white loudspeakers in cockpit.
  • Furuno GP-33 GPS navigator.
  • Yeoman plotter.
  • Sea-me active radar target enhancer.
  • Raymarine E7 chart plotter at binnacle.
  • Stainless steel chartplotter support mounting on binnacle.
  • Raymarine E125 at chart table.
  • Raymarine AIS TX/RX.
  • Iridium satellite system, plus computer and separate screen.

Domestic Equipment


  • Washing machine.



  • Fresh water foot pump at sink.
  • Fridge with holding plate.
  • GN cooker.
  • The galley comes complete with all cutlery, glasses and crockery - complete for six.



  • 2 x Electric toilet Jabsco silent version salt water flush, large bowl fresh water flushing.


Heating & Ventilation:

  • Eberspacher heating system.
  • Eberspacher outlet in aft head.



  • Stereo radio set RDS with 2 loudspeakers in saloon (this model can operate the compact disc player) including DVD.
  • TV antennae.
  • Remote control for stereo in the cockpit.
  • LCD TV 32” installed on main bulkhead in the main saloon.
  • Bluetooth added 2021.



  • Quick LED cabin lights and Hella LED navigation lights.
  • Lopolight nav. table light.
  • Sensor automatic lights in saloon and heads.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • Teak interior joinery.
  • Cabin sole board finished in simulated teak and holly spline.
  • Acrylic washboard in lieu of standard.
  • 2 x Extra opening portholes for aft cabins.
  • Galley work top covered with synthetic stone (Champagne).
  • Heads work top covered with synthetic stone (Champagne).
  • Splash screen that fits between galley and settee.
  • Magnetic door stops.
  • Cream synthetic leather upholstery in main saloon.
  • Cream synthetic leather upholstery in the sleeping cabins.
  • Safe in owner’s cabin.
  • 2 x Hull windows in saloon (non-standard).
  • Seating in saloon renewed (2017).
  • Custom-made bed linen for three cabins included.

Deck Equipment


  • 3-spreader mast which is deck stepped.
  • Rigid vang.
  • Hydraulic backstay adjuster.
  • Deck spinnaker gear.
  • Carbon spinnaker pole and all halyards.
  • Racing deck gear; German mainsheet system, Harken genoa tracks with adjustable ball bearing cars, deck spinnaker gear and sheets.
  • Facnor furling was replaced in 2017.
  • New lazy jacks 2021.



  • 2 x Electric Harken winches for genoa sheets 60.2STEA radial (pair).
  • 2 x Electric Harken winches on coachroof 50.2 STEA radial (pair) for halyards.
  • 2 x Electric winches for German mainsheet.


Sails (All North Sails):

  • Fully battened main with three reefing points and larger Ronstan cars, plus spares. Serviced and laundered by North 2021.
    • Genoa 140%.
    • Genoa 98%.
    • North Code Zero.



  • 1 x Flush Lewmar hatch at forward end of coachroof.
  • Electrically operated opening transom with deck shower and bathing ladder with remote control – this can also be operated manually.
  • New stainless steel boarding ladder designed for the bow (2017).
  • Windex.
  • Opening side-gate in the guardrail on starboard.
  • Opening side-gate in the guardrail on portside.
  • Cockpit side lockers with gas struts.
  • Carbon foldable 2 metre gangway.
  • Cockpit table with winter cover.
  • Stainless steel coachroof grabrails.
  • Bow pad eye for MPS.
  • Complete range of Harken spares.


Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • Anchor windlass remote control in cockpit.
  • Anchor chain counter.
  • Stainless steel anchor and chain.
  • Spare anchor.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • NV sprayhood (2017).
  • NV bimini top with sun awning (2017).
  • Mast cover (2017).
  • Mainsail cover 2021.
  • The helm covers have recently been replaced (2022).


Tender & Outboard:

  • Zodiac rib, plus 5hp outboard.


Safety Equipment:

  • Gas detector and cut off.

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