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Birchwood TS 49

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Boat REF# 103017
removed from sale
Length 15.84m (52'0")
Year 1991
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Sleeping berths 6
Engine 2 x diesel 475hp, Caterpillar 3208 (1991)
Lying Kent


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Extra Details

Designer Birchwood
Builder Birchwood
Lying Kent
Fuel capacity 4,412.0 ltr (970.6 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 909.1 ltr (200.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 181.8 ltr (40.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 475hp
Engine make and model Caterpillar 3208 (1991)
Engine Hours engine1:   817    engine2:   1014
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive shaft
Prop(s) Bronze
Fuel consumption (approx) 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 14 knots
Max speed (approx) 21 knots
Generator output 10KVA

Engine room.
Inverter - 3.5kw .
4 ventilation fans.
Aluminium flooring.
Raw water strainers.
Vetus Bowthruster 7.5HP
Sound proofing.
Cathode protection.


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Length 15.84m (52'0")
LWL 14.81m (48'7")
Beam 4.85m (15'11")
Draft Min 1.27m (4'2")
Draft Max 1.27m (4'2")
Airdraft 6.00m (19'8")
Displacement 18,290kg (40,329.5lbs)
Headroom 1.98m (6'6")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems

240 volt, 9 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


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Construction GRP
Underwater profile Semi-Displacement
Finish Gelcoat finish

Stainless steel pulpit.
Teak decking to parts.
Access ladder to bathing platform.
Flybridge helm position and covers.
Radar Mast.
Antifouled 2011.
Vetus Bowthruster.


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 3
Shower 3
Heads 3 heads (Vac flush)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick

Beautifully appointed with a really swish and spacious saloon.
Please note that the cabin heating is catered for by 3 reverse cylcle airconditioning units. Wardrobes, cabinets & hanging lockers.
Ensuite facilities.
Well upholstered seats and beds.
Circular coffee table adjustable for full dining.
Extractor fan to kitchen hob.

2 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Cockpit cover tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick

Electric windlass
1 anchors
100.00m (328'1") of chain
Avon 3.1 dinghy (1996)
9.9hp outboard, Mercury, Long shaft (1996)
Deck cleats.
Hand rails cabin roof and side decks.
Heavy duty aluminium fendering.
Large pantograph wipers on each of 3 screens.
Fresh water screen washers.

Safety Equipment

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Liferaft tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
Safety harnesses tick
Horn tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

5 bilge pumps (2 manual / 3 electric)

Smoke alarms x 2 .

Broker's Comments

These boat details are subject to contract.
This Birchwood is a very well presented vessel, solid and seakindly. Great value for money and the best example of this model that I have ever seen. She is bright, airey and spacious with very good headroom. She would suit a family or boat share as she provides privacy with the aft and forward double cabins. The main saloon provides a great social area This is complemented by the additional rear deck and flybridge area for sunbathing and get togethers. Those diesel Caterpillar's will whisk you off to distant shores effortlessly. I have been out on this Birchwood TS49 and she handles beautifully, virtually turning on a sixpence. For those who are mad about boats,She would make an ideal liveaboard too. Part exchange would be considered.

This Birchwood TS 49 has been personally photographed and viewed by Suzzanne McDonald of Boatshed Kent. Click here for contact details.
Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.