1987 Amel 52 Mango now for sale with DBY Boat Sales
This gorgeous classic Amel long-distance cruiser will have instant appeal upon inspection. If you are after an ocean going cruiser and long term live aboard, or just would like an extremely comfortable and beautifully fitted out boat to cruise the NSW coast, then this one has it all.
The Amel is well known to cruisers worldwide as a strong and able offshore vessel, easily sailed by a cruising couple or single handed, outfitted in a way that provides maximum comfort and safety with abundant, easily accessible storage for all the things one needs for long offshore passages.
Some history on Amel is necessary reading to understand, what a sensational boat this one is. Henri Amel was one of life’s perfectionists – even in the early 1970’s he didn’t see why long-distance cruising should be a damp, uncomfortable or strenuous experience. The result of these convictions, allied to his extensive experience at sea on both yachts and ships resulted in a distinct blueprint for serious long-distance cruising vessels that the French AMEL boat yard retains to this day. This extraordinary yard which Henri Amel left in perpetuity to his workers, is fantastic and very unusual, with a passion and single-minded approach that few modern yachts can mimic.
The Amel Mango 52 is equipped to the very highest of standards, with much equipment that would be on most manufacturer’s extras list fitted to every boat before it left the factory. This enabled the firm to maintain a consistency of quality and to quickly learn what did and didn’t work. Installation procedures could then be tweaked to improve reliability and ease of servicing or, if necessary, suppliers could be leaned on to improve their products. The end result is a high level of reliability.
She is easy to handle with her electric roller furling, and is easily maintained with her faux teak on deck and beautiful teak interior. Watertight collision bulkheads, fully weather protected helm station, full sized watertight engine room, with complete and easy access to all maintainable systems, low maintenance exterior, extremely functional interior, lots of storage space. Plus her vast range of extras listed in the inventory section ensures comfort and reliability on this very safe and secure vessel.
Karma has recently sailed from Europe to Australia and is ready to go again.