99,950 Tax Exempt | Brighton Marina United Kingdom


  • Make COMPASS
  • Model 47
  • Year 1982
  • LOA 47ft/14m
  • Class Sailing Cruiser
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Fin Keel
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Single Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Layout Aft Cockpit
  • Berths 7
  • Cabins 2
  • Aft Cabins 1
  • Ancasta Ref 38754
  • Name Cloudburst


'Cloudburst', the exceptionally built South African Compass 47, is a luxurious and capable fast cruising yacht, extensively equipped for bluewater cruising. Light and spacious interior with accommodation for 7. Continuously updated and maintained to a very high standard. She comes across as a great sea boat with beautiful lines, beautifully fitted out below decks making extended cruising a delight- viewing highly recommended. Call the Brighton office 01273-673232 for further information and viewing arrangements of this serious bluewater cruiser.


COMPASS 47 built-in 1982
Fast cruising yacht built by Fred Scott and Hicks South Africa by Compass Marine, Cape Town to Angelo Lavranos designs.

GRP hull, deck and superstructure.
GRP decks and cockpit.
White hull- Recent new hull refurbishment including painting with Awlgrip paint.
Encapsulated lead fin keel and iroko reinforced skeg.
Wheel steering with Whitlock pedestal (controlled by s/s chain & cables)
Emergency s/s tiller

LOA: 14.18m (47' or 50' including swim platform)
BEAM: 4.18m (13'8")
DRAFT: 1.82m (5'11")


CUTTER RIG with removable inner forestay and Barbarossa 501 tensioner?
Aluminium mast with S/S mast steps
Spreaders with led deck lights
Spinnaker pole
Aluminium boom
Rope and tackle kicker
S/S wire rigging, replaced (excluding backstays) within the last 5 years, insulated backstay with Barbarossa 500 backstay tensioner.
Four tracks on foredeck with two new cars.

Mainsail with stack pack and lazy jacks- recently valeted
Slab Reefing
Hood Seafurl 2 roller reefing furler for genoa
Roller furling genoa
Storm jib
No 3 Jib

Total 10 in all
All have been serviced and re-chromed

LEWMAR - All Self-tailing
PRIMARIES: cockpit
2 X 65 ST
2 X 42 ST
1 X 30 ST at companionway

44 ST / 16 ST/ 30 ST/ 2 x 42 ST
3 winch handles


7 BERTHS IN 3 CABINS, inc aft cabin - 2 doubles & 3 singles including saloon.
Interior finished in teak and Pau Marfim.; a light coloured South American hardwood.
High-quality joinery includes solid hardwood doors with carved paneling and a teak and holly cabin sole throughout.

Access to the luxurious and comfortable interior is via two companionways.
The forward companionway leads into the main saloon and the aft companionway into the aft cabin.
The yacht interior has a light and airy feel with quality teak joinery.
6’ 6” headroom.

King Air 19,000 BTU reverse cycle air conditioning fed by its own 16amp shore power cable

The spacious main saloon has a large dining area to port with further seating to starboard, finished in beige fireproof upholstery.
Brass clock, barometer and clinometer on the bulkhead.
Concealed drinks locker.

Comfortable aft cabin with double berth to port and single to starboard.
Cockpit companionway stairs.
Large wardrobe and dresser.
Shelving and storage.
Large ensuite with shower, & electric heads.
Large mirror with led light surround.

Large double-sized 'V' berth.
Shelving, and locker space.
To port is an ensuite bathroom with shower and manual heads.
Opposite lies further stowage with dresser and mirror.

Forward-facing full-size chart table and nav equipment and switch panel to side.

A practical galley includes a deep sink with fresh and seawater provision and white worktops.
There is a s/s 3 burner gas hob with combi oven microwave below.
Large top-loading fridge adjacent.
Gas safety regulator

Electric w.c., hand basin and shower, porthole.


Volvo D55- new in 2015
Sail drive- new hull seal, sail drive bearings, seals drive service - October 2021.
Engine hours- approx 250hrs
Engine Serviced- ?
Bow Thruster Vetus

20 Circuit DC Switch Panel
4 Circuit AC Switch Panel
4 x domestic house Gell Trojan 220amp batteries- 2020
1 x engine YUASA 85amp battery
1 x small 12v generator battery (for generator electric start)
Charging engine alternator
2 x 240v Shorepower smart charger
Honda 7.5 kVa built generator
Solar panel 320 W on fixed grp cockpit bimini, with dedicated charge control
240v sockets throughout boat, (majority with usb sockets)

4 X s/s fuel tanks, total capacity approx 560L with electrically pumped fuel transfer system.

Hot water calorifier running off main engine, generator and shore power.
Pressurised Water; capacity 1000 litres- grp tank
Blackwater tank


Sestrel compass

MK 11 Alternator
S3 Course computer
ST6002+ Autopilot controller
Lorance Chartplotter in cockpit
Raymarine Autohelm
Raymarine E80 Chartplotter
Raymarine VHF Radio
Raymarine ST60 Wind system (Vane)
Raymarine ST60 Tridata
Raymarine E80 Multifunction display
RayStar 125 GPS
Ray55 VHF Radio
Raymarine 2 KW Raydar
Aqua Signal Tri Anchor Light
Aqua Signal steaming light

(Stainless steel post for radar & aerials)

Music entertainment system- Pioneer
Cockpit speakers
Saloon Speakers
USB ports
LCD Flatscreen TV's

27kg stainless steel CQR main anchor with galvanized chain and warp
Anchor stowage in foredeck well
Electric anchor winch with foot controls

S/s pulpit, pushpit & stanchions
S/s boarding gates
S/s wheel with elk hide cover, on the binnacle
Lewmar opening hatches & portlights, armor plate main cabin windows
2 x companionways with sliding hatches
4 x dorade ventilators
Sprayhood on s/s frames
Fixed Bimini
Cockpit cushions
Covers to the binnacle, cockpit winches
S/s 'Granny Bars' at the mast
Multiplait mooring ropes, and full-length fenders (2006)
Folding teak & holly cockpit table
Deck floodlight
Winch, hatch & windlass covers
Gas bottles
Gas detector with bilge & locker sensor, remote solenoid
1 x electric & 2 x mechanical bilge pumps (also emergency motor-driven pump)

Vetus Bow Thruster
8000 BTU Airconditioning
Stainless steel dive platform
Tender davits

8 x lifejackets (service date unknown)
Lifejacket harnesses
Bosuns chair
2 x Man-over-board lights
6 Man liferaft (unknown date of expiry)

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