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Aluminium Blue Water Cruiser Meta Areson

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Boat REF# 120714
Sold / Unavailable
LOA 12.76m (41'10")
Year 1993
Construction Aluminium
Underwater profile wing keel
Berths 5
Engine 1 x Diesel 60hp, Kubota / Nanni 6280 HE (1993)
Lying Phuket / Thailand


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Extra Details

Designer Jean-Pierre Brouns
Builder Meta
Lying Phuket / Thailand
Fuel capacity 455.0 ltr (100.1 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 1,060.0 ltr (233.2 G) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 40.0 ltr (8.8 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 00/00/2003


Engine 1 x Diesel 60hp
Engine make and model Kubota / Nanni 6280 HE (1993)
Engine Hours engine1:   3700
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Prop(s) 3 Blade Aluminium
Fuel consumption (approx) 3.5 ltr (0.8 G) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
Generator output 4.4KVA
Engine spares tick
Water-maker tick

1500w Inverter.
House batteries are 6 x 2v giving 600 A/h
Engine start is 1 x 140 A/h
Watermaker is Pur Survivor 4 L/h
Spare Propellor


LOA 12.76m (41'10")
LWL 10.00m (32'10")
Beam 3.99m (13'1")
Draft Min 1.54m (5'1")
Draft Max 1.70m (5'7")
Airdraft 15.00m (49'3")
Displacement 14,940kg (32,942.7lbs)
Headroom 1.90m (6'3")
Storage On marina


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Sloop rigged Z Spars Aluminium spars (1995) with stainless steel standing rigging (1995)


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Mainsail Ket - Inmast (2007)
Headsail - Furling (2007)
Other sails Solent Jib 31sq/m (2003)
Spinnaker 95sq/m (2000)
Spinnaker gear tick

Mainsail is 37sq/m & Genoa (Reacher) 66sq/m

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 7 batteries charged by: engine, wind generator, solar panels, shore power, generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Aluminium
Underwater profile wing keel
Finish Paint finish

2 x Water tanks with capacities of 198 L & 332 L giving a total capacity of 530 L.


Total # of berths 5
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 1
Shower 1
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units
Heads 1 heads (Manual)
Cooker tick
Grill tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick

Cabin Heating has not been used for many years and would probably require servicing.
Master cabin forward with separate shower and heads compartment. Quater berth stb'd pulls out to make a double berth and there is a pilot berth on the port side.

2 burner gas cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Echo sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sprayhood tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick
Bimini tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans windlass (with remote control)
3 anchors
(Bugle / Brittany / Fortress)
75.00m (246'1") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of warp
Cholamark 2.6m dinghy (2007)
4hp outboard, Yamaha 2 Stroke, Short Shaft (1999)

Safety Equipment

Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Searchlight tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (2 manual / 1 Electric)

Life raft was last serviced 2003

Broker's Comments

I see many Yachts that I would like to own, but If i were looking for a yacht in the 40 ft - 45 ft range to go cruising this very pretty Meta Areson would be near the top of the list. She has an unusual but very attractive and practical layout for a couple with occasional guests, made from Aluminium which I think is a fantastic, if somewhat expensive material for building boats, she has an all furling rig and even a bow thruster to make boat handling a breeze.
She has just been slipped for a bottom job and appears to have been very well maintained.

*** Huge price reduction makes this a very desirable boat indeed ***

These boat details are subject to contract.

Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

For more information on this Meta Areson and other great boats for sale in Phuket / Thailand please contact the yacht sales team.

This Aluminium Blue Water Cruiser Meta Areson has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan of Boatshed Phuket. 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.

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