61' 4" (18.69m)


Lymington United Kingdom £394,950 GBP

The 2004 61' 4" CARA MARINE Cara Marine 18M Cabin Cruiser Cruising Yacht HOUND OF ROYAL CLARENCE is a boat for sale located in Lymington, United Kingdom.

Beautifully-presented Cara Marine 18M from 2004, running twin HamJet 362 drives off Caterpillar C-12 diesels. Massively built to Cat.A, with patrol boat hull integrity, three great cabins and a superb interior. Her wheelhouse opens aft for stunning views, and she has been diligently maintained by a highly experienced long-term Owner. With recent Coppercoat, jet and engine services - she is completely prepared for her next adventure.

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LENGTH 61' 4" (18.69m)
BUILT 2004
BEAM 16' 1" (4.9m)
DRAFT 2' 7" (0.79m)
MAX SPEED 28 Knots
LOCATION Lymington, 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” for 12 persons on board.


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Hull, deck and superstructure are massively-constructed glass reinforced plastic mouldings constructed in accordance with Lloyds-approved drawings.
  • Isophthalic gelcoats are used for increased resilience to moisture ingress and are backed up with three layers of isophthalic resin followed by the main laminate of specially designed combination matts and unidirectional wovings.
  • The hull topsides are solid laminate for long term durability.
  • All frames, bulkheads and floors are individually bonded-in for added strength.
  • Ivory gelcoat to hull, topsides and superstructure (excellent gloss level to surface).
  • Teak-capped toe-rails surrounding full walk-around decks.
  • Teak laid side decks, fore-deck sunbathing area, bathing platform, steps and cockpit areas.
  • Lifted March 2022 for hull polishing and new antifouling to jet-drives & new anodes throughout.
  • Hull stripped back by SymBlast in 2019, surface prepared and Copper-Coat applied for 2021 season (July 2021 launch-off following shore storage for 3 years previously).
  • Jet-drive components stripped down, and grilles cleaned and re-coated with antifouling during same period (see drive section later).
  • Bathing platform hatches allow direct access to jets for inspection and maintenance.


Engines & Gearboxes:

  • 2 x Caterpillar C12 diesel engines – rated to 704HP @ 2300RPM.
  • 6-cylinder inline 4-stroke diesel, 12 litre capacity, turbo-charges and after-cooled.
  • Engine hours – c.380 at August 2022.
  • Cruising Speed: 20 - 22 knots approx.
  • Max Speed: 28 knots approx.
  • Engines with electronic controls and instruments.
  • Additional engine monitoring gauges mounted to engine blocks with emergency engine stops in engine bay.
  • Halyard stainless steel exhaust elbows (improved flexible gaiters 2021).
  • Underwater main engine exhausts.
  • Halyard HMI exhaust alert system with alarms at console.
  • Dual Parker Racor 681 LPH-flow fuel filters (with pressure gauges) for main engines.
  • Generator and main engine sea strainers (engine strainer access improved to allow near-instant access).
  • Fuel filter for generator.
  • 2 x Altair Vega engine room air intake separators, plus 2 automatic forced air extraction fans to engine space.
  • Sound insulation.
  • Seacocks on underwater through-hull fittings.
  • Engine room monitoring camera (linked to main console Raymarine MFD).


Propulsion & Steering:

  • Hypro Marine hydraulic system to controls with dual lever throttle and bucket controls for precision maneouvring in challenging conditions.
  • New hydraulic hoses and seal in 2019.
  • Slow-vessel mode for precise close-quarters handling.
  • Hamilton 362 jet drives (returned to HamJet 2021 for full factory refurbishment in 2021, including new impellers, seals and anodes). Bedding-in service by HamJet March 2022.
  • Sidepower bow thruster and remote control - fitted 2021 by Osmotech. (NB: remote also operates windlass.)
  • Electro-hydraulic Bennett trims tabs, with Bennett rocker controls to console (stripped down with new seals in 2021).



  • Annual engine servicing by Black Gang Marine to Caterpillars, regardless of operating hours.
  • Jet servicing by Hamilton Jet (see above for factory servicing detail).
  • In addition to above:
  • 2018 – Greenham Marine supplied and fitted new Raymarine System. Also rewired all bridge controls, hi-fi, TV, new LED navigation lights and cockpit lighting.
  • 2019 – full refurbishment of all teak in cockpit, new hatches and headlining throughout cockpit.
  • 2020/21 - New stainless ram for passerelle + full service of pump and lift system.
  • Full strip down/re-build of HFL/Isuzu generator (belt and braces for planned trip to Scillies ’22)
  • New fridges installed Feb 2022 to galley.
  • New fwd. head Vacuflush system installed + new fresh water pump (February 2022).
  • Engine aftercooler cores & anodes replaced (as per Caterpillar service schedule) in August 2022.
  • Rebuilt with new seals and gaskets, & engine anodes replaced July 2022.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems:

  • 24V ships battery systems with 12V droppers/converters as required.
  • 220V ring main with shore power (32a supply).
  • Primary DC link box with HRC fuse links for all high capacity DC circuits and incorporating shunt and voltage take off to panel incorporating maintained supplies for bilge pumps etc.
  • 24V DC control and distribution panel compromising: analogue voltmeter & ammeter for battery state, isolator breakers, holding tank controls, fresh water tank status, alarms (bilge & fire), and domestic pump switching.
  • Electrical system and controls refit in 2018 by Greenham Marine.


Battery Banks:

  • Main bank of 6 batteries (new 2021) for total capacity of 1000Ah.
  • 24V deep cycle service battery system (10 x 115Ah).
  • 24V port (4 x 115Ah) & starboard (4 x 115Ah) starter battery systems for main engines and generators.
  • Battery isolator switches & battery link switch.


Battery Chargers:

  • Victron Scylla-TG 240V 24V/50A automatic battery charger.



  • Heavy-duty high-output 24V DC 60Amp alternators on main engines.



  • HFL 13.5kw 12V DC/220V AC generator in engine bay.
  • Fully stripped down in 2022, new heat exchanger, hoses and seals fitted.
  • Running hours: c. 135 at March 2022.
  • HMI water separator /silencer system for generator.
  • Racor R20P fuel/water separator for generator.


Shore Power:

  • 32A shore inlet to cockpit, with shore power cable.


Other Electrical:

  • Garbage compactor fitted to galley sink.

Plumbing Systems

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • Pressurized 24V DC water system (pump system renewed for 2021).
  • Hot water supply via 70 litre insulated hot water cylinder with 220V AC immersion heater element with 5 litre accumulator.
  • Hot/cold shower on aft platform.


Bilge Pumps:

  • The yacht is divided into four watertight compartments (Forward galley bilge, tank bay bilge, aft bilge and engine bay bilge). Each compartment is serviced by an electric bilge pump (controlled from DC panel by galley), with automatic/manual control and high level LED/acoustic alarms.
  • Additionally, the engine room is further protected by a second high capacity manual Whale water pump and fire hose (under helm seat) and an auto bilge pump at main console.
  • All pumps serviced annually.


  • Specific tank space below lower saloon cabin sole with large access hatch for excellent, direct access.
  • Chequer-plate walkway over centreline with tanks and pumps positioned outboard and forward.
  • 2021 - Tanks emptied, treated and flushed 2021, all fuel hoses replaced.



  • 4 x 820 litre (180 Imp. gallons) painted aluminium fuel tanks (totalling 3280 litres / 720 Imp. gallons) located in tank bay in two banks of two tanks (port & starboard), sized for easy removal (with no structural work) with top inspection covers and sight gauges. All tanks tied down with stainless retaining straps.
  • Tanks connected via manifold system with shut-offs at base of tank – new and improved 2021.
  • Emergency fuel shut-off at aft deck level.
  • Analogue tank gauges (port & starboard banks) at console.
  • Stainless steel deck fillers.


Fresh water:

  • 2 x 500 litre (110 Imp. gallon) stainless steel water tanks (totalling 1000 litres / 220 Imp. gallons) located in tank bay to port & starboard.
  • Analogue tank gauge at AC/DC panel.
  • Stainless steel deck filler.


Holding tank:

  • All showers and sinks discharge directly overboard via 24vDC sump pumps.
  • Both heads direct via Vacuflush to black water tank.
  • Stainless steel black water holding tank located above centreline in tank bay.

Navigation Equipment


  • Caterpillar electronic engine controls & displays.
  • Raymarine Axiom HybridTouch MFD (2018), linked to closed Raymarine Quantum radar scanner (2018) and AIS.
  • Navionics Platinum charting (2022).
  • Simrad AP20 auto pilot with rudder angle indicator.
  • Raymarine ST60 Wind analogue display.
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata digital depth and speed display.
  • Simrad RFC35 fluxgate compass.
  • Plastimo Offshore 135 steering compass.
  • Raymarine cameras to engine space and saloon (2018).


Communications Equipment:

  • Icom IC-M330 DSC VHF at console (2018).
  • Simrad HD52 handheld DSC VHF with TC52 charging holster in saloon.
  • Two electric signal horns.

Domestic Equipment

  • Chromed electrically-heated towel rail to both heads compartments.
  • Hotpoint BWD12 1200 Spin washer/drier to port of main galley.
  • Vitrifrigo C115 refrigerator (dual voltage) with freezer compartments to cockpit.
  • Stainless steel sink with hot/cold mixer tap to cockpit.



  • Schott Ceran 4-zone ceramic hob in stainless steel surround, with Whirlpool overhead extractor/light.
  • Stainless steel Panasonic Inverter Dimensions 4 combination oven/microwaves (2018).
  • Stainless steel sink with garbage disposal.
  • Stainless steel hot/cold mixer tap.
  • Concealed dishwasher.
  • Twin Vitrifrigo C115 refrigerators (dual voltage) with freezer compartments (new 2022).
  • Mottled white Corian worktops to galley.
  • Opening port-lights port & starboard.
  • Plentiful storage and power supplies.



  • Fresh water hot and cold shower on swim platform.
  • 2 x Sealand Vacu-flush freshwater marine wcs.
  • 2 x showers with pressure-balanced shower valves.


Heating & Ventilation:

  • HFL Coolmaxx reverse-cycle air-conditioning system: 3 compressor units to aft cabins, forward cabin and saloon (compressor not operating) - providing cooling and heating, with dehumidifier setting.
  • System was serviced and winterized prior to 2019 haul out – will require re-commissioning prior to use.
  • 24V DC Altair 3-stage salt-removing ventilation/air filtration system above each engine.
  • Plentiful opening port-lights (Rutgerson) and overhead hatches (two to wheelhouse (re-bedded 2021),



  • LG 32” LED flat screen TV to main saloon with Glomex signal amplifier.
  • Huawei B525 4G 300Mbps wifi router with booster aerial to roof.
  • Alpine hi-fi system with Fusion subwoofer linked to Fusion interior (saloon and galley) and exterior (helm & aft deck) loudspeakers.



  • Interior and exterior courtesy lighting.
  • Recessed 24V LED lighting throughout.
  • Reading lights to all cabins.
  • Chart light with overhead red night lens.
  • 240V and 24V lighting in engine room.
  • LED navigation lights (new 2018)


Description of layout from forwards:


Forward Master Cabin:

  • Large double centreline berth, storage for large foredeck cushion below.
  • Deckhead trimmed in cream headlining, with cream side panels, blue carpeting and cabinetry in beautifully finished yacht-standard cherry joinery with blond inserts.
  • Stowage beneath berth and in cupboards surrounding berth at eye level.
  • Twin hanging lockers to port with integral shelving with further single hanging locker to starboard.
  • Side-counters to port & starboard of double berth.
  • Full length mirror.
  • Access to en-suite heads.
  • Ventilation via opening sideports and deckhead hatch.
  • Opening sky-light overhead & two opening side port-lights.
  • Built in drawer storage.
  • Individual room temperature control.
  • Reading lights.
  • Privacy/blackout blinds.


Forward Master En-suite Heads:

  • White Corian countertop.
  • Sealand Vacu-flush marine toilet.
  • Shower with safety door.
  • Pressure-balanced shower valves.
  • Electrically-heated towel radiator.
  • Cupboard with storage.
  • Bulkhead mirror.
  • Powered ventilation over shower & opening side port-light.
  • Laminated teak flooring.
  • Privacy curtains.


Port Guest Twin Cabin:

  • Twin single berths lying cross-ships and fore and aft in L-formation.
  • Large double hanging locker, with eye-level lockers to aft bulkhead and nightstand by port-side berth.
  • Overhead lighting.
  • Reading lights.
  • Room temperature control shared with starboard cabin in lobby.
  • Two opening port-lights.
  • Privacy curtains.


Port Guest Heads:

  • White Corian countertop.
  • Sealand Vacu-flush marine toilet.
  • Shower with safety door.
  • Pressure-balanced shower valves.
  • Electrically-heated towel radiator.
  • Cupboard with storage.
  • Bulkhead mirror.
  • Powered ventilation & opening side port-light.
  • Laminated teak flooring.
  • Privacy curtains.


Starboard Guest Twin Cabin:

  • Twin single berths lying fore and aft.
  • Large double hanging locker forward, with eye-level lockers to aft bulkhead and desk forward of starboard-side berth.
  • Overhead lighting.
  • Room temperature control shared with port guest cabin in lobby.
  • Reading lights.
  • Three opening port-lights.
  • Privacy curtains.


Main Saloon Lounge:

  • Custom raised sofa to starboard with blue luxury piped fabric upholstery, sofa seats six, with a further two seats on upholstered seats.
  • Laminated teak flooring.
  • Cherrywood table (can convert to occasional double berth).
  • Further coffee area to port with cosy sofa and table.
  • LG 32” LED flat screen TV to main saloon with Glomex signal amplifier.
  • Stainless steel-framed windows offering stunning views.
  • Eye-level storage lockers to port (NY Plaza Hotel locker handles are not included in the sale…).
  • Entertainment kit, drinks and glassware drawers in sideboard lockers to port.
  • Privacy curtains with blackout lining.
  • Individual room temperature control.


Wheelhouse & Aft deck lounge:

  • Wheelhouse feels extremely sheltered, whilst still providing excellent all-round visibility for operation under way, with three fixed forward screens, opening side windows, and is very much the fighting deck of the ship.
  • Overhead, the wheelhouse has been recently re-trimmed in cream material, with adjustable, opening sky-lights (new 2018), to add even more ventilation and natural lighting to this space.
  • The forward console is fully trimmed in teak with companionway hatch and access door, with main controls to starboard.
  • Long upholstered bench seating to port, with useful long moulded storage locker beneath.
  • Twin adjustable helm seats sit on a custom–moulded GRP base to starboard, with lockers inset to the rear bulkhead, with refrigerator, sink, freshwater inlet, deckwash and masses of storage.
  • The deck is laid to teak, which was renovated 2019-2021, annually treated with Onward Trading Teak Oil.
  • Aft seating for six on u-shaped sofa trimmed in luxury blue vinyl upholstery, with plenty of space for extra seating on four folding occasional chairs.
  • Twin folding leaf tables with GRP tops can form one large dining table at the aft end of the cockpit, for entertaining and dining al fresco, whilst enjoying the view.
  • The whole aft area can be opened up in fine weather, or fully enclosed using a well-engineered system of canvas curtains, with a solid deck gate to port enabling fast and secure access on and off deck.

Deck Equipment

  • Engine room access hatch aft to starboard on main deck, with ladder down into main engine room.
  • Windshields made from Trend tempered safety glass, with demister operation.
  • Three heavy duty windshield wiper/washer with intermittent operation.
  • Stainless steel bow rail & stainless steel handrails.
  • Steps from aft deck level via boarding gate.
  • Twin hatch access through bathing platform to jet drive machinery allowing easy inspection.
  • Stainless steel pushpit & pulpit with guardrails along full length of sidedecks.
  • Side-boarding gates with further boarding gate aft to bathing platform.
  • Stainless steel bathing ladder stowed in pushpit bracket.
  • Stainless steel grabrails where appropriate.
  • Fontanel by Indemar stainless steel electro-hydraulic passarelle (new stainless steel hydraulic ram in 2021) at transom, also used as tender crane, with remote control unit.
  • Working/mooring lights set into transom above bathing platform.


Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:

  • Simpson Lawrence Spirit 3000 3kw 24V DC electric anchor windlass, with controls at foredeck, remote operation pendant (2021), and self-stowing stainless steel 30kg claw anchor, with anchor lock and 50m calibrated chain. Windlass fully stripped down 2018, serviced 2021.
  • Stainless steel bow fitting with single anchor roller, mounting plate for windlass and bow mooring cleats with starboard cleat doubling up as a samson post.
  • Anchor/deckwash and hose to foredeck.
  • Heavy duty polished stainless steel cleats (five per side).
  • 4 blue fenders in fender baskets & 3 large inflatable Avon fenders.
  • Braided blue Marlow warps.
  • Telescopic boat-hooks x 2.
  • Three manual fire extinguishers throughout accommodation (service annually).
  • Remote fuel cut-offs and fire hose with pump at aft wheelhouse locker.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Full aft wrap-around canvas enclosure to wheelhouse in navy blue canvas with luxury cream interior lining.
  • Canvas valeted and re-proofed annually.
  • Sunpad (white) to foredeck area (as new).


Tender & Outboard:

  • Avon 310 centre console RIB (2001 hull, new OEM Avon tubes 2019).
  • Yamaha 4-stroke 20hp outboard engine (new 2019 – under 5 hours use, winterised).
  • Lifting slings, timber chocks and canvas cover.


Security/Safety Equipment:

  • Raymarine camera CCTV system (2018).
  • 3Si Guardian Epirb fitted in bracket to aft bathing platform.
  • JonBuoy inflatable danbuoy in carbon-effect canister to aft deck (2021).
  • RFD (SOLAS B pack) 8-man liferaft with hydrostatic release and s/s frame (serviced Winter 2021).
  • Crewsaver auto MOB sling.

Fire-Fighting Equipment:

  • Automatic fire-heat detection in engine room and interior saloon.
  • Seafire automatic fire suppression system to machinery space (serviced August 2022).
  • Three manual fire extinguishers throughout accommodation (service annually).
  • Remote fuel cut-offs and fire hose with pump at aft wheelhouse locker.

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