Cookson 50

350,000 Tax Not Paid | Location: Antigua


  • Make Cookson
  • Model 50
  • Year 2005
  • LOA 50ft/15m
  • Class Performance Sail
  • Hull Carbon Fibre
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 8
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 31579


"Lee Overlay Partners" is now actively for sale.
This TURBOCHARGED Cookson 50 has an enviable race record, as do her sister ships and she is ready to challenge for yet more silverware in the upcoming Caribbean circuit in 2018.
Extensive overhaul in 2016/17, with a new, larger headed North 3Di mainsail amongst other gucci items, has brought this boat bang up to date for sail handling and IRC optimisation..

An awesome example of the worlds most successful offshore design........


LOA - 15.24m
DWL - 13.85m
Bmax - 4.3m
Draft - 3.25m
Disp - 7000kg's
IRC - TCC: 1.350

Hull Construction;
Hull is constructed in a female mould.
Construction is Carbon Fibre with Closed Cell Foam Core.
Laminates are infused with epoxy resin, consolidated under vacuum and heat cured.

Internal Structure;
Bulkheads, structural frames and longitudinals are constructed from
Carbon/E-glass laminates with closed cell foam core..
Reinforced in high load areas with carbon laminates.

Deck Construction;
Deck is constructed in female mould.
Construction is Carbon Fibre with Closed Cell Foam Core.
End Grain Balsa Core is used in areas of high compression load.
Resin infused with epoxy.

Fabricated Steel Keel Fin bonded in to fibreglass mouldings.
Lead bulb.
Rudder and rudder stock are constructed of Carbon Fibre.
Rudder bearings are self aligning.
Forward canard and canard case are carbon composite.

Recent work;
New Harken Winch Motors - 2017
New B&G H5000 processor - 2016
New Digital Switching Keel Control System - 2016
New PTO Hydraulic Pump - 2016
New hatches all round - 2016
New Windows - 2016
Keel Dye testing - 2016
New bottom paint - 2015
Split Backstay modification - 2015


High Modulus, fractional carbon fibre mast.
Two sets of alloy, black anodised, 20º swept back spreaders.
Mast step, alloy rocking base plate with slots fore and aft for adjustment

Carbon boom with two internal reef lines complete with jammers located at inboard end
Carbon retractable bowsprit with bobstay.

Mechanical adjustable vang
4:1 Outhaul
Alloy jacking bar
"German style" main sheet system

Discontinuous rod standing rigging - replaced in 2015.
Rigging screws
Topmast back stay, 12mm Vectran - split to twin back stays in 2015, to allows larger square top mainsail.
Tuff luff head stay with twin grooves.

Halyard Set New last 2 years
Kite sheets New 2016
Jib Sheets New 2016
Snatch Blocks
Handy Billy Good
Mooring Line New 2016
Assorted spares and delivery sheets.


Sail Inventory;

North 3Di Endurance offshore mainsail with Harken luff hardware - 2016 - Very good condition.
North 3DL pin head main - 2010
Quantum pin head - OLD
Dacron delivery main - OLD
Quantum trysail - Fine

North 3Di Endurance J2 - 2018 - brand new.
North 3Di Endurance J3 - 2018 - brand new.
Evolution J1 - 2012 - Tired.
Evolution J4 - 2012 - OK.
Evolution JT - 2012 - Tired.
Dacron Delivery Jib - OK. Needs battens.
Quantum Storm Jib - Fine.
Genoa Staysail - battened - OK.

Quantum A0 - OLD - with cable.
North FR0 - 2016 - Very good - not on a furler.
Quantum A1.5 - Good shape - OK.
North A2 - 2018 - brand new.
Evolution A2 - OK.
Quantum A3 - Tired.
Doyle A4 - 2015 - Good.

Quantum R7 - Older but very efficient.
Spin stay sail - with furler.


Harken Pit Winches 48/2.
Harken Backstay winches 48/2.
Harken Primary Winches 60/3 hydraulic - new motor 2017.
Harken Mainsheet Winches 60/3.
Harken Jib and Main car tracks.
Spinlock Clutches.

Navigation Equipment:
B&G H5000 - New 2016.
5 x 20:20 mast displays.
2 x FFD Cockpit mounted.
2 x FFD Pedestal mounted.
1 x FFD Navigation table mounted.
Panasonic ToughBook.
Deckman V8.
Fixed GPS.

1 x Yanmar 4JH4-CE 54hp diesel engine with sail drive unit – SD50.
Engine box is situated aft of companionway stairs between aft berths.
Engine instrument panel including tachometer and hour meter is mounted at navigation station.
Displays include temperature and oil pressure systems.
Throttle and gear control unit situated at helm station.
Remote engine start and stop button are locate on each steering pedestal.

Twin carbon wheels fitted to carbon pedestals, aluminium steering heads with vectran steering and carbon quadrant.
Helmsman foot chocks.
Compasses mounted on cabin bulkhead either side of companionway.
2-Bladed folding propeller.
Emergency tiller.


Forward double berth.
Hanging locker and gear storage lockers.
Single Bunks aft Port and Starboard.
Aft portside has hanging locker and gear storage lockers.
Double bunks.
Pipecots installed aft and/or main saloon area.
Forward cabin divider to enclose cabin.
Aft port cabin divider to enclose cabin.

Settee berth to port and L shaped settee berth to starboard with storage under cushions.
Dining table.

Enclosed forward starboard head with lightweight marine toilet.
Moulded vanity with wash basin and cupboard below.
Lockers above vanity for storage.

Large L shaped galley with carbon finished bench tops is equipped with two burner gas stove, grill and oven.
Double stainless steel sinks, mixer taps for pressurised water.
Two top loading ice boxes.
Overhead cabinet for food storage or galley equipment.
Three draws and cupboard below sinks for storage.

Navigation and Chart Table
Navigation seat and chart table area.
Chart table is finished in clear carbon and has a hinged lid with storage below.
Cupboard underneath for storage.
Navigation panel mounted on port side of table customised for client’s requirements.

Cushions are made from 100mm foam.
Upholstery is covered in macrosuede or similar.

Electrical Systems:
Main switch board for service facilities and navigation equipment.
12 volt 20 way DC distribution panel and circuit breakers.
Emergency switch for crossover house battery to engine start battery.

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
Cold pressurised water.
Spectre Rowboat water maker.

2 x Manual bilge pumps.
Total capacity of 170 litres in 1 x Vetus diesel tank.
Shut off valve, water separator and deck fill cap.

Total capacity of 400 litres in 2 x 200 litre water bladders.
Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:
Total capacity of 30 litres in 1 x toilet waste holding tank.

Cradle with rachet straps.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpits.
Custom Carbon/Eglass/Foam companionway hatch and washboard.
Forward Hatch – 620mm x 620mm
Cockpit hatch in lazarette – 511mm x 511mm
2 x Cockpit port lights.
Windex with light, steaming light.

Container included with sale.
Workbench with wooden top.
Fitted and fixed racking.
Storage boxes.
1 x New carbon wheel.
1 x Repaired carbon wheel.
Enerpac mast jack.
Tool kit.
Power tools.
Engine spares.
Electrical spares.
Roll top sailing bags for spares; electrical, boat building, rigging, water maker and engine

life jackets
carbon ultra light - 8 man
standard life raft - 6 man
horse shoe
jon buoy
jackstay set
fire extinguisher
rigging gun
emergency tiller

Dock box Soap,Hose,Brush etc
Dock box 2 Spare rope.
Box 1 Off shore equip - gas, burners,
Box 2 Old Hydro, old pump old valves
Box 3 Spare Motors, spare hydro pump
Box 4 Ratchet straps
Box 5 Boat building
Box 6 Cleaning
Box 7 Padding/hard hats
Box 8 Sleeping bags
Box 9 Oils and lubricants
Box 10 electrics inc spare wand
Box 11 Assorted rigging
Box 12 Winch spares and hardware
Box 13 heater/lights
Box 14 old boat docs
Box 15 Old spare electrics

AC Unit 240V Ac unit
Fridge Under counter fridge
spare hatch
Assorted Battens
Assorted tracks
3 water container
3 fuel containers

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