51' Beneteau 1987 - Idylle 51 - YS200064

General Description

The Beneteau line has always been known for the highest quality of construction paired with thoroughbred performance. Proven liveaboard long range offshore capable cruising design. "Owners" layout features three staterooms and three heads. Owners stateroom is forward with Island queen. Two private guest staterooms aft. Forward in the peak of the bow is the private crew cabin with two single bunks. Large comfortable salon is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing. Everything on the boat shows old-school of building seaworthy boats, from thick hull, to huge stringers, large winches, blocks etc...

Actual Condition

It is reported that the boat sustained minimal damage in hurricane. It was on the hard at the time and did not take on any water. The mast broke and has since been fully repaired. Transmission is new.
Needs following to be installed:
pulpit, some stanchions, gates, two big hatches for upgrade in front cabin and a new hatch in salon for better ventilation) to be installed (all these items come with the boat).
Some interior needs to be varnished. Masking has started for painting the deck, which can be completed by buyer or present owner when under agreement. Hull is Awlgrip Moondust.
Additional info:
The mast was professionally repaired by a rigging expert. All standing rigging has either been replaced or checked out. During the storm the boat ended up leaning on another boat. There were some scratches on the hull that have been fixed. The stanchions and forward pulpit were damaged but are in the process of being repaired. The boat is in sailing condition. Perkins engine only has about 300 hours since rebuild. This is a great blue water yacht.
Please inspect carefully before making an offer.


12v Watermaker, solar panels on a custom SS frame and new batteries.
Sprayhood bimini lazy bag and UV cover of jib and water line in same Sunbrella brown color.
Furling head sail /main sail and asymmetric spinnaker in average but sailing condition .
No generator, DC water maker not checked but reported low hours.
RAYMARINEELECTRONICS ST40 Raymarine plotter, 120 radar, VHF stereo,
Simrad auto pilot, and Dinghy Davits

A trailer is not included in this sale.

Engine(s) Condition

Engine has about 300 hours since rebuild.

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  • Year: 1987
  • Make: Beneteau
  • Model: Idylle 51
  • Model Type: Sloop
  • Length: 51'
  • Beam: 15'
  • Draft: 7'
  • Engine(s): Single Perkins 300 hours, 85 hp
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Fuel Tankage: 100 gal
  • Water Tankage: 200 gal
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Location: Port de Plaisance, St. Maarten
  • Boat Name: "ZEST"
  • Stock #: YS200064
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