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1984 Shannon 50 Ketch

$154,900 USD

  • $154,900 USD
  • Dennis Demole
  • Active
  • Used
  • Ketch
  • 1984
  • Shannon
  • 50 Ketch
  • Cape Canaveral, Florida, US
  • Sail
  • 50ft / 15.24 m
  • 14ft 3in / 4.34 m
  • Mercedes Benz
  • 300d
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-04-21
  • 2016-07-07
  • 1837634

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LAILA ROSE is a fine example of the quality and character that we've come to know from the Shannon Boat Company, well known for their fine Bluewater yachts. Shannon has earned an international reputation as one of the finest ocean cruising yachts in the world and LAILA ROSE is just that. The 50 has the ideal medium displacement hull with shoal keel design offering excellent performance with a very easy motion, superior tracking characteristics, and skeg protected rudder. The Airex cored hull provides thermal and sound insulation and superior strength. Highlights of valued options include generator, bow thruster, electric winches, windvane, Simrad autopilot, complete inventory of offshore electronics, hydraulic windlass, holding plate refrigeration system, roller bearing mainsail track with bat cars and rod rigging with twin headstays. Consistently upgraded and maintained, she is ready for Bluewater adventures or weekend getaways.


  • Refrigerator with freezer
  • Tasco propane stove w/oven
  • Microwave / Convection Oven
  • Water heater Webasto w/ Engine Manifold
  • Propane locker for twin tanks
  • Galley & Heads have Corian Counters
  • Manual fresh water pump
  • Manual salt water pump
  • Two water pumps
  • Custom liquor cabinet
  • Grunert Versimatic IV holding plate refrigeration/freezer operating from 110 volt AC power
  • Custom Wine & Glass Rack

Hull Constrution And Main Deck

Fiberglass hull with Airex core; fiberglass deck with core, Epoxy bottom barrier coat ( 2006) , Monitor windvane (2000) and extensive spares/repair kit.

Safety: Zodiac 6 person offshore Liferaft (MOM 9); 7 cockpit pad eyes for safety harnesses; safety jacklines, fire extinguishers .

  • CQR w/250' chain
  • Danforth anchor w/chain & 250' line
  • Achilles 8Ft soft bottom Inflatable & Nissan 6hp Outboard
  • Swim ladder
  • Side stanchions with lifelines
  • Boat awning and custom bimini (2010)
  • Dodger and Sail cover (2010)
  • Two electric Lewmar 66 CST self-tailing primary winches
  • Life Raft Zodiac 6 Person coastal new (2009)
  • Lewmar 43 CST main sheet winch
  • Total of 11 Lewmar winches
  • Lewmar 46 CST self-tailing secondary winches
  • Bow pulpit with rails
  • Wash down system
  • EPIRB (New 2008)
  • Maxwell hydraulic windlass
  • Fenders with lines
  • Navigation lights (2005)
  • Bottom Epoxy Barrier Coating (2006)
  • Bottom Painted 2015

Navigation Station

  • Furuno radar (2005)
  • Furuno RP100 video plotter
  • Furuno Flex 2 Fluxgate compass
  • Furuno RD30 Depth
  • Simrad autopilot (2009)
  • ICOM IC-M700 Pro
  • SSB radio (2000)
  • ICOM VHF radio with remote
  • Depth Sounder new (2010)
  • North Star GPS and chart plotter (2005)
  • Wind speed Indicator  (2010)
  • Furuno Chart Plotter (GPS 2009)
  • Contest compass with s/s binnacle
  • Northstar 952X

Sails And Rigging

Sails are by Kappa 

  • 130% genoa
  • Fully battened main sail w/two reef points
  • Fully battened mizzen with two reef points
  • Harken roller bearing main and mizzen sail track and bat car system
  • Lazy jacks
  • Twin headstays
  • Whisker pole
  • Aluminum, Awlgrip, main and mizzen mast
  • Manual boom vang
  • 11 Lewmar self-tailing winches
  • Profurl roller furling
  • Rod, stainless steel standing rigging
  • Staysail

Electrical System

  • 6 kw Generator
  • 110 Colt AC electrical system
  • 8 New Batteries (2015)
  • 12 Volt DC electrical systemWind Generator
  • Dockside electrical cables
  • Two battery banks
  • PR Mariner battery charger

Engine And Mechnical

  • Hydraulic bow thruster
  • Automatic, manual Halon fire control system
  • Cockpit manual wheel steering
  • Lube oil transfer system
  • Two "Skipper" heads
  • Little Wonder Watermaker (pickled)
  • Fuel Transfer Pump
  • One automatic bilge pump & One manual
  • 2 Edson Whale Gusher manual bilge pumps
  • Manual overboard heads with holding tanks
  • Engine mounts (1999)
  • Oil Change Pump
  • 3 Blade Prop
  • All Manuals

Mechanical Disclaimer

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters.  The broker cannot guarantee the true hours.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.


Broker's Remarks

Other Features:

  • Spare Prop
  • Sail Condition is Excellent
  • Amp Air Wind Generator
  • 30 Gallon Holding Tank
  • 4 Different Water Tanks ( 85,65,46,46)


Vessel Walkthrough

LAILA ROSE sleeps 6 in 3 staterooms, plus 2 dinette and 1 settee berths for a total of 9 people. The master stateroom is aft with head, stall shower and double bed. There are 2 guest staterooms with guest head and shower. The forward stateroom is a V-berth with filler to convert to full-width double. Immediately aft on the port side is the head and opposite to starboard is a large shower. Moving aft is the salon with L shaped settee to port and settee to starboard and a drop-leaf table with storage. Aft of the salon to starboard is a U-shaped galley with excellent storage and openness. Opposite the galley to port a guest stateroom with over/under berths. There is a mid-ship companionway to the deck and aft second companionway entry from the cockpit to the master cabin. Access in to the owner's cabin is through a passageway to the full-width owner's cabin with ensuite head, stall shower and navigation center.

There are numerous lockers, drawers and shelves for storage. Outboard of the main salon backrests are multiple deep storage compartments. Above and behind the salon settees are pairs of lockers with shelves between. Pairs of speakers are located in the salon and cockpit. The navigation area with table has storage under and the radios and instruments are flush mounted above.

Additional Features: Custom Dinette, Wine /Glass Rack, Cedar-lined Closets, All Teak interior (constructed of 1" thick Bulkheads with handpicked matched grain Teak), Teak Cabin and Holly Sole, Spare Prop, Sail Condition is Excellent, Amp Air Wind Generator, 30 Gallon Holding Tank and 4 different Water Tanks (85, 65, 45, 46 Gallons).


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.




For Sale By United Yacht Sales

110 SW Atlanta Avenue
Stuart, Florida, 34994