49' / 15m

United States
Tax Paid
Fiberglass Hull
HIN/IMO: ZYU48008E708
Vessel ID# 2779482
$679,000 USD
€628,011 Euros
CA$856,422 CAD
£519,908 GBP
Data Sheet
LOA 50' (15.24 meters)
Type sail
Year 2008
Beam 15'
Draft Max 6'
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Fiberglass

Engine 1

Hours Date 03-01-2021
Engine Make John Deere 135 HP Diesel engine
Engine Type Inboard

Generator 1

Generator Make Northern Lights
Generator KW 8.00
Full Details




Type:  Motorsailor

Model:  Performance Sailboat

Builder:  Bruckmann Yachts

Designer:  Mark Ellis

Year:  2008

LOA: 50’00” (15.24M)

Beam: 15’05” ( 4.70M)

Draft:  (Max) 6’00” ( 1.83M)

Bridge Clearance:  63’00” (19.20M)

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Flag: United States

Main Engine: Single John Deere 135 HP

Max Speed: 9-10 knots

Cruising Speed: 8-9 knots

Gross Tonnage: 28

Accommodations: Sleeps up to 7 guests in 2 staterooms plus convertible library


Fuel: 290 US gallons (1098 liters)

Water: 200 US gallons ( 757 liters)

Holding: 40 US gallons ( 151 liters)


It should be noted that PANGOLIN is one of only two Bruckmann 50’s built to date with a beautiful teak interior.

The Master stateroom, guest stateroom and library have been painted satin white with teak trim, which gives her and light and airy feel.

Her swim platform was removed and upgraded with a more recent design which provides extra storage and a longer waterline, which also improved her sea kindliness.


Recent upgrades also include:

Northern Lights 8 kW generator

Extra 40 gals of fuel

Dual windlass with Lewmar 66 lb anchor and 1 25 kg Rocna each with 300 ft chain

Dual system air conditioning and heat

Spectra Watermaker, 17 gallons per hour

Harken traveler system

Miele washing machine

Vacuflush heads

Solar panels

Custom Bimini

Custom main saloon table

All new fabric below decks and custom cockpit cushions and pillows

New mattress in master stateroom and library

New stereo ,TV and entertainment system

New electronics which included

Ray marine lighthouse 2 MFD which includes 24 mile range radar and chart plotter


Hailer horn

Redesigned and recovered helm seat

Covers for exterior varnish


Walking into the Bruckmann 50 from the stern, one is immediately struck by the size of the cockpit and the visibility in the main salon. Excellent helm seats with large wheel and 2 comfortable settees, varnished teak table and teak rail seats. Step inside to find the main salon is bright and open, providing excellent ventilation and panoramic visibility. The inside steering station is surrounded by the best in today’s navigational equipment and engine instrumentation, including an ample chart table. Steering from the inside station during adverse conditions is a delight. The spacious cockpit and main salon dining areas offer expansive entertaining possibilities, with dinner party seating for four at each table.

The Library below is everyone’s favorite space aboard a Bruckmann 50. Convertible to a double sleeping space the library functions as a navigation station with desk, laptop connection, chart stowage, and book shelving. There is a TV and settee with reading and mood lights. The library is contiguous to the light and open galley, allowing for excellent socializing. The library/den is a truly unique feature. The love seat can also serve as a comfortable pull out bunk, creating a third stateroom when additional guests arrive.

The Owner’s stateroom is forward with centerline queen. Guest stateroom to starboard is a lower double with pull out upper single, hanging locker and copious drawer storage. Two heads with shared shower to port.

The interior of the Bruckmann 50, as with all Bruckmann Yachts, showcases the company’s exceptional quality and attention to detail. PANGOLIN is built with the brighter teak interior and retains the Herreshof charm. Equipped with new Miele washer, diesel heat and electric primary winches, this yacht offers push-button comfort on deck and below!


All exposed interior fiberglass in locker interiors covered with teak, cedar or gelcoat

All interior joiner work & trim satin varnished and satin white paint (Herreshof style)

Varnished teak and holly sole

Varnished wood countertops in heads

Teak handrails; extra handrail to galley

Removable overhead panels, to access electronics, finished in satin white

Shaped varnished valence hand hold at house side

5” foam upholstered cushions in main cabin and 6” foam in staterooms

All latches, hinges, catches and pulls brass or bright chrome or stainless steel

Stainless steek sinks in heads

Separate shower stall with large storage locker

Chart table with hinged top

Hurricane diesel heat


Modern appliances, such as built-in microwave and top/front access refrigeration, accentuate the open layout of the galley. Elegant Corian countertops offer ample work surface, and due to the raised salon, the galley remains well lit.

The galley includes:

Separate Seafrost freezer and refrigerator with top and front access

Molded fiberglass box with 4” foam insulation

12 volt refrigeration

3-Burner Force 10 stainless steel stove with oven

Two 10 lb. aluminum propane tanks with regulator

Miele washing machine (new)

Sink with hot and cold faucet control

Fresh and sea water spigots (1 each) with flush mounted foot pumps


8 kW Northern Lights generator (generator hours: 590 as of March 2021)

All wiring sized and color coded to ABYC specs

(1) DS115 Starting battery and (3) 8D cell house batteries

Battery selection switches

12V DC custom distribution panel

50 amp 125/250 volt shore power with 50’ cord

50 amp shore power main breaker, AC line voltage meters, polarity indicator

110 volt outlets in galley, head, dinette and staterooms

Prosine 1800 watt inverter

80 amp battery charger

Chrome overhead lights in galley, dinette, head and forward stowage area

Chrome swivel reading lights in dinette, nav area and aft bunk

Directional light at chart table

Navigation lights on bow pulpit, stern light on stern push pit

Steaming, foredeck, masthead and spreader lights on mast

Light at compass locations

Overhead dome lights in staterooms, main cabin, galley, heads, pilothouse and engine space

Directional reading lights in staterooms, main cabin and pilothouse

All lights are “Cantaloupi”


Raymarine Lighthouse II with radar/GPS plotter, three repeaters at inside helm and three repeaters in cockpit for complete individualized display.

Side power bow thruster

Autopilot with remote

VHF at inside helm with speaker and removable mic at exterior helm

Windlass control at both helms and bow

Tankwatch 4 monitor

Wifi and cell phone extender


Bose speakers with Clarion CD/radio

Panasonic DVD Blu-Ray with LG YD screen


Called by Yachting Magazine “The 200% Motorsailor”, the Mark Ellis hull is attractive and powerful. Under sail, the B50 will impress even the most avid sailboat racer and achieve speeds to 10 knots upwind. Visibility from either helm is excellent and all will enjoy the level entry from the transom forward through the salon and inside helm.

Air draft: 62’ 8”

Stainless steel rails

Stainless steel wheel

Fortress anchor and rode

Deck hydraulic package includes 2 electric primary winches

Inner forestay and running backstays

Windshield wash down and 2-speed windscreen wipes (3)

Sea water wash down

Verifold prop

Epoxy bottom and antifouling

Large storage lockers in cockpit (2)

Oceanair hatch screens over master bed and in pilothouse

Extendable pilothouse table

Vinylester resin throughout

Single piece Core-Cell cored fiberglass molding

Extra reinforcing as required

Teak folding stools and extension for dining table

Core phased out in way of all thru-hulls, struts, shaft log, rudder port & center line

Molded keel sump with increased laminate

Awlgrip painted topsides & boot stripe

Externally fastened 16,000 lb. cast lead ballast


Total sail area: 1250 sq. ft.

All winches chromed and self-tailing

(2) Primary electric cockpit winches, Lewmar #58

(2) Secondary cockpit winches, Lewmar #50

(1) Halyard winch, Lewmar #44 on mast

(2) Winch handles, 10” with lock-in and holders

12 volt dual direction gypsy and capstan windlass

Forespar Leisurefurl in-Boom Furling System with fully battened main sail

135% Rollerfurling genoa

Aluminum whisker pole with track

Harken Traveler System

Staysail sheave box and tang on master

Running back stay tangs on mast

Staysail chainplate on deck


All deck hardware Harken or Lewmar

Deck blocks at spar for halyard reefs and control lines

(2) Double sheave organizers

Inboard genoa tracks

(2) Low lead sheet cars

(2) Large snatch blocks

(2) Double sheeve footblocks

Shroud and backstay chainplates, custom stainless steel with welded bails, bonded to keel

Harken Traveler


All hatches Lewmar anodized aluminum

(1) Fore hatch

(6) Vent hatches

(8) Opening ports with screens

Varnished teak cap rail

(2) Varnished teak handrails on cabin top

(2) Varnished teak handrails on pilothouse top

(2) Varnished teak dorade vent boxes with 4” stainless steel cowls

Vanished teak flagpole

Custom tempered glass-sliding windows in pilothouse with screens

(3) Windshield wipers

(1) Double rail 1 ¼” stainless steel bow pulpit

(1) Double rail 1 ¼” stainless steel stern rail with gate

(12) Stainless steel custom stanchions

(2) Gates with braces and upper lifeline gates

Upper and lower lifelines vinyl coated 7 x 19 stainless steel with turnbuckles

(14) Stainless steel stanchion bases with aluminum backup plates

Welded stainless steel bowsprit with twin anchor rollers

Welded double channel stainless steel bow fitting


(2) Stainless steel forward mooring cleats 12”

(2) Stainless steel midship mooring cleats 12”

(2) Stainless steel aft mooring cleats 12”

(2) Cockpit cleats 10”

(6) Custom chrome bronze chocks set into rail

Covers for rails, table, pedestal and wheel

Stainless steel davits at the transom for a tender

There is a transom engine mount

Lifesling rescue system


Step aboard the extra wide swim platform and though the large, hinged cockpit transom door into the single level cockpit, lined with exquisite teak grating. The cockpit and main salon are all one level, providing easy access aboard.

Recently redesigned swim platform with swim ladder and storage

(2) Varnished teak sealed and self-draining lockers

(3) Sculpted seats for cockpit steering station

Stainless wheel

Pedestal with angled guard and brake

Varnished teak table with folding leaves, grab rails, built-in insulated cooler

Single lever engine controls

Engine gauges with start/stop switches at both stations

Teak cockpit grating

Chrome handrails

Custom side boarding ladder, teak steps

Cockpit light under hardtop

Cavernous port and starboard cockpit lockers

Hot and cold cockpit shower

(2) Varnished teak rail seats

Light closed cell foam cockpit seat cushions


The engine compartment is accessible through the stairwell for simple checks or open up the salon flooring, as desired. Spacious, quiet and well-laid out, the engine compartment allows for every maintenance.

John Deere 135 HP Diesel engine (engine hours: 1747 as of March 2021)

Hurricane diesel heat/water system with five heat exchangers

1 ¾” diameter Aquamet propeller shaft

Varifold 4-blade propeller

Bow thruster

FRP shaft log and dripless stuffing box

GROCO raw water engine strainer

(2) 125 US gallon aluminum fuel tanks with vents

Dual Racor fuel filters with vacuum gauge

Engine room sound insulation

Blower engine room ventilation

Hinged engine access

Stainless steel thru transom exhaust

Coast Guard approved exhaust hoses

Waterlift muffler

Batteries (new 2019)


Fiberglass roving and unidirectional reinforcements over foam floors with limber holes

Deck flange bolted and bonded to hull flange

High density foam floors in way of mast and engine beds with extra reinforcement

Cast lead allow ballast

Stainless steel keel bolts cast in place with stainless steel nuts and washers

Keel bedded to sump with epoxy


The exterior helm is mechanical and the inside helm is hydraulic with a simple change over system

Inside steering station with compass, full engine instrumentation panel, controls and chart area

Bow thruster and windlass remote control at both helm stations

Balanced fiberglass foam filled rudder with 4” stainless steel shaft and stiffeners

Fiberglass steering pedestal

34” diameter stainless steel wheel

6” Ritchie compass with stainless steel cover

Stainless steel emergency tiller

Variable speeds windshield wipers and wash


Pressure water with hot and cold faucets in heads and galley

20 US gallon water heater with engine heat exchanger

Shower with molded sump, sump pump and telephone type shower head

Foot pumps for fresh and salt water in galley

Two stainless steel water tanks, 100 US gallons each, with level gauges

Under mounted double stainless steel sink in galley

Under mounted stainless steel sinks in heads

Rigid color-coded PVC plumbing and couplers

Two heads with 40-gallon holding tank with overboard discharge pump

All below water through-hulls fitted with Marelon seacocks

Hot and cold cockpit shower

#10 Whale “Gusher” manual bilge pump mounted in cockpit

(2) Rule 2000 electric bilge pumps with auto float switches


The perfect balance of power and sail, control and comfort, technology and tradition, the Bruckmann 50 has been called “The 200% Motorsailor” by Yachting Magazine. Blessed by superlative sailing performance of her Mark Ellis-designed hull, a powerful rig and high-tech construction, the Bruckmann 50 provides all the comforts of the most elegant home.

This yacht has light and bright teak (and painted white satin) interior and is equipped with a Leisure Furl-in boom system, electric primary cockpit winches, bow thruster, diesel heat, washer/dryer … and so much more. The level entry from swim step to the inside helm station is appreciated by sailors and non-sailors alike. All working lines are led aft to the deep and comfortable cockpit which offers excellent visibility. The large wheel, varnished rail, custom cockpit cushions and pillows make for a superlative cockpit. The lazarettes are oversized and allow for copious storage. And when the wind falters, turn on the 135hp John Deere and enjoy the inside steering station at the main salon. Sophisticated interior comfort is offered below with two staterooms plus a convertible “library” and delightful galley.

Whether your plans include ocean cruising or day sailing, the Bruckmann 50 is the ideal candidate for your consideration. PANGOLIN is in exceptional condition and equipped for serious cruising.


All owner’s personal gear, loose items, artwork, galley gear, CD’s, charts, fishing equipment, tools, supplies and items not specifically listed on specifications sheet.


All speeds, measurements, capacities, consumptions, etc. may be approximate or estimated. Specifications provided for information only. Data was obtained from sources believed to be reliable and is not guaranteed by owner or brokers. Buyer assumes the responsibility to ascertain the correctness of all data contained herein and otherwise provided and must instruct his agent and surveyors to confirm all details for accuracy prior to purchase. Subject to prior sale price and inventory change or withdrawal from market without notice.


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