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Specialist Cruising and Blue Water Yacht Broker

Hylas 46 - SOLD

£299,950 GBP

Absolutely superb looking example

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Lying: United Kingdom

General Information

Manufacturer / modelHylas 46 - SOLD
NameElmo III
DesignerGerman Frers
New or usedUsed
Price£299,950 GBP
Tax / VAT statusPaid / included
Price commentAbsolutely superb looking example
LyingPOOLE, United Kingdom


Length overall14.09 m
Length waterline12.02 m
Displacement13,600 kg
KeelFin keel


Hylas 46 For Sale.

Sorry, unfortunately this yacht is now SOLD

Do you have a similar yacht for sale? If so we are always seeking quality cruising yachts for active buyers. For more details please see the Sell Your Yacht Section

For our full list of other yachts for sale please see the Yachts for sale section


The Hylas 46 has it all, elegance, performance, style and beautifully built.

Having recently sold her sister ship "Adina" we are delighted to now also offer for sale "Elmo III"

Draft details are in the specification section but her highlights include:

Sanders and North Sails Package
Electric Furling
Bow thruster
Low engine hours
Just polished, antifouled and serviced
Air Con
Reverse Cycle Heating
Webasto Heating

Lying Poole - viewing is highly recommended.

Available to view strictly by appointment

Office Hours Mon- Fri 09.30 - 17.30

Saturday by prior booked appointment

For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact John Rodriguez Yachts

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950

Please note all our yachts are privately owned and actively for sale.
Due to the varying geographic locations of our yachts and travel time
and distances involved, please only make travel arrangements to view
if you are actively considering purchase.


Hylas 46/ hull 62 Elmo 3

Builder: Queen Long Marine
Designer: German Frers


LOA: 14.09m
LWL: 12.02m
Beam: 4.19m
Displacement: 13600 kg
Ballast: 5712 kg
Draft: 2.0

Engine(s): Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH3-TE

Fuel: 885 litres
Water: 760 litres


Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Solid hand-laid fibreglass layup with no core and using vinylester resins and Isophthalic gelcoats.
The hull is laid up with epoxy barrier coats below the waterline for optimal protection against osmosis.
White gelcoat hull finish with pale blue boot top and strake lines
The deck is laid in hand-picked teak planking white gelcoat and contrasting non-skid in non-teaked areas
Teak raised bulwark with inset stainless steel fairleads
Teak laid cockpit sole and cockpit seating
Solid GRP fibreglass in all areas of deck for deck fittings and stress area
Teak-laid bathing platform steps inset to transom with locker in steps
Hull below water antifouled
All thru hull fittings are solid bronze and all bonded

Keel & Rudder:
Solid lead long fin keel with bulbed profile
Semi-skegged GRP rudder for optimal performance, strength and protection

RCD Note: We understand the yacht is compliant with the European Union Recreational Craft Directive and is categorised A (unrestricted offshore).


Engine & Gearboxes:
Yanmar 75hp 4JH3-TE diesel engine with cockpit controls and complete alarm system
Freshwater cooling system via raw water intake and heat exchanger
Yanmar hydraulic reduction gearbox
Morse single lever control system to protect against high RPM gear shifting
Dual Racor fuel filtration system allowing independent filter and bypass system
Oil change pump built in as standard for engine, generator, sumps and gearbox.
12vDC engine room blowers with control at helm
Engine hours as of May 2018 1460hrs
Cruising speed: 6.5 knots (for maximum range) 7.25knots (standard cruising revs) with clean hull.
Max speed 8 knots

Propulsion & Steering:
3-bladed bronze feathering Maxprop
Rope cutter on propeller shaft
White Lewmar powder-coated helm pedestal with Navpod for mounting navigation instruments
Whitlock large diameter hide-covered stainless steel helm wheel with cable linkage to quadrant
Emergency steering gear
Sleipner Sidepower 12vDC bowthruster with control at helm pedestal


Voltage Systems:
12vDC domestic system with 220vAC ring main from shorepower, generator or inverters

Battery Banks:
1x 12v 120Ah engine and generator startAGM battery
2x 12v 220h service AGM batteries joined to supply 440Ah @ 12v
Battery parallel switch for engine and service battery banks
1x 12v 120Ah bowthruster/windlass AGM battery
Victron Technologies BMV-501 battery monitoring system
All batteries are isolated with a built in reverse isolation switch
All batteries self contained and strapped.

Battery Chargers/Inverters::
2 Victron Technologies Phoenix Multi-Plus 12vDC/2,500va/120Amp automatic charger/inverter
Victron Technologies Phoenix multi-control for charger/inverter at chart table

Two independent alternators, one dedicated to house bank 210 amp Balmar and one standard 80 amp dedicated to engine start

Fischer Panda AGT DC PMS 4000 generator

Shore Power:
Marinco 32Amp 220vAC shore supply socket
Pro Safe FS Galvanic Isolator fitted

Other Electrical:
220vAC ring main with sockets throughout
12vDC socket at nav station
Main AC/DC control panel with V, A & Hz meters

Other Mechanical

Fresh Water:
Two independent 12vDC Shurflow freshwater pump systems with visual indication lights at AC/DC panel
Manual freshwater pump, foot activated for freshwater accessed in the galley
Hot water supply via engine calorifier and 220vAC immersion heater element in 10 gallon hot water tank powered by shorepower or generator

Highpressure UC35 reverse-osmosis watermaker producing approx 35litres per hour

Bilge Pumps:
12vDC automatic bilge pumps in aft lazarette with manual override at helm.
Twin pumps in main bilge with manual override at chart table c/w high level alarm.
Whale manual bilge pump in cockpit sole.

Grey & Black Water:
Heads discharge outboard or to black water tanks via diverter valves
All showers and sinks discharge directly outboard


Tank Tender gauge system for monitoring tanks levels both fresh water and 3 diesel tanks, as well as black water tanks.
Stainless steel deck fillers for fuel tanks, fresh water tank, and black water discharge.

3x stainless steel fuel tanks with combined capacity of 885 litres

Fresh water:
2x stainless steel water tanks with combined capacity of 760 litres

Black water:
2x GRP blackwater holding tanks with individual capacities of 30 litres (6.6 gallons)

Deck Equipment

White powder-coated Selden aluminium alloys spars
Keel-stepped masthead-rigged spar with two sets of inline spreaders
Stainless steel wire rigging with fore & aft lowers, cap shrouds and split fixed-backstay
Adjustable checkstays for staysail.
White Selden alloy spinnaker pole vertically stowed on adjustable mast track
Selden gas-strut vang adjustable from cockpit
Selden 12vDC electric in-mast furling system with button controls in cockpit
Bamar MEJ 1.02 12vDC electric yankee furler with control at helm pedestal
Bamar C2 manual staysail furler
Harken mainsheet system with adjustable track
Harken blocks
Spinlock and Lewmar jammers
Schaefer genoa cars

All winches are stainless steel finish, 2-speed and self-tailing. Winch package consists of:-
2x Lewmar 48ST manual halyard winches mounted to mast
2x Lewmar 48ST manual staysail winches in cockpit
2x Lewmar 54EST electric genoa winches in cockpit
1x Lewmar 48ST manual mainsheet winch in cockpit
1x Antal W44 manual outhaul/vang winch at cockpit companionway

Sail package is by Sanders and North
2x furling mainsails
2x genoa's
2x staysails
1x spinnaker in self stow shoot.

Stainless steel guardrail stanchions with twin stainless steel wire guardwires
Side boarding gates with detachable side-boarding ladder port & starboard
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit
Teak grabrails on main susperstructure coachroof
Stainless steel folding ladder at bathing platform
Folding teak cockpit table with additional drinks holders
Teak fold-down seats attached to pushpit to port & starboard

Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
Stainless steel foredeck fitting incorporating twin anchor rollers and deck plate
Nordic bow steps.
Galvanised Delta anchor with chain
Maxwell 2200 2.2kw 12vDC reversing anchor windlass with deck foot buttons
Maxwell Auto Anchor 500C cockpit windlass control with digital chain-counter controlled on deck or at helm.
warps & fenders
Saltwater pressurised anchor/deck wash
Stainless steel mooring cleats fore & aft with twin sets of midships cleats (total 11)

Covers, Canvas & Cushions:
canvas sprayhood with stainless steel frame
Bimini with stainless steel frame
Canvas cover for helm pedestal, wheel and cockpit table
One set of cockpit cushions
Outboard bracket on pushpit

Safety Equipment:
Lifeguard Solar B 6-man canister liferaft with cradle integral to pushpit
2x Lifebuoys with lights and drogues
Jonbuoy inflatable danbuoy
Stainless steel davit for lifting outboard or MOB recovery
Navigation lights with tri-colour head, steaming lights, running lights and deck flood lights
Fuel alarm
High bilge level alarm
Gas solenoid safety system, switch at chart table and galley.

Fire-fighting equipment:
Firebuoy emergency engine-shutdown control at chart table
Firebuoy engine-room auto-fire extinguisher control/alarm at helm
Automatic fire-extinguisher in engine bay
Manual fire extinguishers
Fire blanket in galley

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.


B&G Zeus touch plotter and radar control
4 B&G Instrument repeaters
Simrad AP16 autopilot control
Ritchie Powerdamp steering compass

Nav Station:
Simrad AP16 autopilot control
Simrad WR20 radio-control handset for autopilot and Instrument repeater.
B&G Instrument repeater
ICS Nav6 digital navtex display
AIS fitted to system
B&G Go Free wireless system, for operation on iPad.

Communications Equipment:
Simrad RS87 VHF handset with DSC @ cockpit or chart table
Simrad external VHF speaker @ cockpit and chart table
WiFi booster ships system, Unleashed.

Up to seven berths in two double cabins (guest forward & master aft) with starboard saloon converting to double berth, plus passage extendable single
Interior joinery in Taiwanese teak with satin varnish
Teak doors & trim
Teak & holly solid floors with satin varnish
Blue upholstery
Cream vinyl headlinings throughout and on exposed hull sides where there is no teak trim
Solid teak handrails throughout the interior for easy movement offshore
Epoxy sealed endgrains and subflooring
All cabin sole pieces are positive locking for offshore
Corian countertops in galley and heads, cream
Oceanair fabric blinds for saloon windows
Mosquito screens for all opening hatches and ports

Description of Internal Layout from Forward:

Forward Cabin Ensuite:
In forepeak area. Corian counters with sink. Four large storage lockers.
Dometic freshwater marine heads.

Forward Guest Cabin:
Aft of ensuite heads to port. Full double berth 6'9" in length with Pullman berth above. Four large drawers in two rows underneath berth and four lockers above berth. Starboard side 2 hanging lockers and four drawers in between.

Solid Teak dinette to port. Full length starboard settee pulls out to provide extended passage berth with lee cloth All tankage in main saloon is located below the sole allowing extensive storage under all seating areas and behind the dinette and settee. Double walk through passageway offering optimal ventilation and movement throughout the interior. Slide out locker/seat on locking floor tracks with storage for added seating which slides below table when sailing. lockers to each corner of the saloon and bookshelves and a bar unit. Large hull ports affording excellent outward visibility when seated, whilst the deck-saloon superstructure with side and forward windows, create a spacious and light saloon.

Navigation Station:
Aft of saloon to port. Forward facing Nav Station with full size table to hold folded Admiralty charts or full size Chart Kits. Fast pin access to complete wiring harness and breakers. All instruments and systems well labelled inside and out and traced numerically. Major electrical breakers sited below nav station seat.

Aft of saloon to starboard, the galley is over 7' in length with a through to aft cabin offering total safety with room to brace on either tack while offshore. Ample cabinets, storage lockers and drawers including full length pantry for cutlery, cookware, and food storage. Slide out trash container with positive locking door. Force 10 cooker with 3 burners, oven and grill. Opposite is a combination Sharp dual microwave/oven.
Frigoboat12v Freezer/Refrigeration with separate thermostatic controls and temperature gauges. Freezer/refrigeration boxes are both top and front loading.
Fridge pump.
Manual foot pump for Fresh water

Master Cabin Ensuite/Day Heads:
Located in walkthrough from saloon to master cabin on port side. Corian counter with sink. Three large storage lockers over sink top. Dometic electric freshwater marine heads. Shower.

Master Cabin:
Queen size Aft Berth set near centerline with split mattress split topper and lee cloth, and accompanying starboard side settee. Port side 6 drawers and shoe locker with two large storage lockers under bedside top. Starboard side double hanging locker. Port vanity with fold up lid with mirror and storage tray on centreline. Further stowage available under foot of owners berth.

Domestic Equipment

Force 10 stainless steel propane gimballed cooker with 3-burners, oven & grill
220vAC microwave combination oven
Frigoboat top and front opening fridge & freezer with temp displays.
Stainless steel deep sink bowl.
Filtered freshwater tap.

Air Conditioning, Heating & Ventilation:
Cruiseair reverse-cycle air-conditioning/heating in forward cabin, saloon and aft cabin.
Webasto multi vent heating system.
12vDC ventilation fans throughout interior
Oceanair blinds in saloon
Manship stainless steel opening deckhead hatches
Stainless steel dorade cowls on forward coachroof and aft deck coachroof with crash-bars for forward dorade cowls
Stainless steel-framed windows and opening side-ports throughout

Amplified FM/TV aerial at top of mast
Radio/CD player with speakers in saloon, aft cabin and cockpit. Independent volume controls for all three areas.
Digital TV electrically raised behind starboard settee.

12vDC LED lights inset to deckhead with additional lights in engine bay, all internal and external lockers.
Dedicated red/white chart light at chart table

Lying Poole - viewing is highly recommended.

Available to view strictly by appointment

Office Hours Mon- Fri 09.30 - 17.30

Saturday by prior booked appointment

For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact John Rodriguez Yachts

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950

Please note all our yachts are privately owned and actively for sale.
Due to the varying geographic locations of our yachts and travel time
and distances involved, please only make travel arrangements to view
if you are actively considering purchase.
Due to the specialist nature of the yachts we sell, our yachts are not in one central location but berthed at their owner’s home port in different marinas along the UK South Coast. Therefore for private views, we will drive to the individual marina location to meet you at a pre-arranged day and time. Details of all vessels are offered in good faith. The correctness/accuracy of these particulars is not guaranteed and they do not constitute a part of any contract. We cannot guarantee nor warrant any vendor/third party supplied paperwork or vessel condition. A buyer is strongly advised to instruct his agents or marine surveyors to investigate such details as desired validated. All vessels offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. John Rodriguez Yachts is a trading name of John Rodriguez Yachts LLP Reg. No. OC416718 (England & Wales) Registered office C/O Connect Accounting, 15 Western Parade, Herts, UK, EN5 1AH. VAT No: 180730322. FCA FRN 676493

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Please note as a specialist broker, all of our yachts are privately owned and located at their owner's home berth in different marinas across the UK and are not in one location for general viewing.

Therefore, we are happy to travel to meet you at the yacht's home marina at a pre-arranged date and time for a private inspection.

Due to the travel times and distances involved, these appointments are for serious enquiries only and where the yacht is being assessed as a possible purchase.

For more informtion fill in the simple enquiry form on this page or telephone:

Tel: +44 (0)7505 485 950

Normal Office Hours Monday to Friday 09.30 – 17.30

Saturday by prior appointment.