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Dutch Steel Cruiser SMELNE Vlet 13.5

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13.50m (44'4")



Underwater profile


2 x Diesel 145hp, VOLVO PENTA TAMD 41HB (2003)



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Extra Details

Fuel capacity 1,265.0 ltr (278.3 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 750.0 ltr (165.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 250.0 ltr (55.0 G) Total - 1 Tanks


Engine 2 x Diesel 145hp
Engine make and model VOLVO PENTA TAMD 41HB (2003)
Engine Hours Engine1: 881 engine2: 891
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering Wheel
Drive Shaft
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 12KVA
Engine spares tick


Main engines 2 x Volvo Penta TAMD41H-B turbo charged diesels of 145 hp each driving 4 blade propellers through Aqudrives on shafts equipped with rope cutters
2 automatic fire extinguishers in engine compartment
Mastervolt Whisper 12Kva generator in cocoon
2 Coolmax HFL 6000BTU airconditionning units
1 Coolmax HFL 16000BTU airconditionning unit
Mastervolt 2Kw inverter
5 x 200Ah domestic batteries (Gel)
1 x Start battery for main engines isolated from domestic system
1 x Generator start battery
15Hp Suzuki short shaft outboard 2009 serviced in may 2016


LOA 13.50m (44'4")
Beam 4.30m (14'1")
Draft Max 1.25m (4'1")
Airdraft 3.03m (9'11")
Displacement 22,000kg (48,510.0lbs)
Headroom 2.00m (6'7")
Storage On marina

Electrical Systems


220 volt,


Construction Steel
Underwater profile Full-displacement
Finish Paint finish


This Smelne 1300 Vlet left the Stevens yard in 2003. Constructed from 5mm steel hull and 4mm steel superstructure she is finished to a very high specification even by Smelne standards.
Steel fuel tank of 1265 litres
Stainless fresh water tank of 750 litres
The bathing platform incorporates a black water tank stated volume is an estimation.
Mast is raised & lowered electrically
Last out of the water May 2017 for survey and antifouling!


Total # of berths 6
No. of double berths 2
No. of single berths 2
Cabin(s) 2
Handbasin 4
Shower 3
Air conditioning 3 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Electric)
Cooker tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Icebox tick
Fridge tick
Curtains tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick


Log in and take a look at the video!! Warm wood finishings, deep windows for light and excellent view from the saloon. Twin Houdini's in the aft cabin (single Houdini in the fore cabin). Separate shower and WC for the aft owners cabin. Combined WC shower for the fore cabin & V berths 1.90 x 80 or with infill to make huge double. Aft cabin: combines individual inflatable cells for comfort adjustment.
Washer & dryer plumbed into the aft shower. Hot & cold water shower on the bathing platform. Raw water deck wash tap on deck.
The whole accommodation is heated by a D8 Eberspacher blown air system (including the shower!)
Three AC units with independent controls (2 x Coolmax HFL 6000BTU's 1 x Coolmax HFL 16000BTU's)
Hot water from 220v immersion heater and engine calorifier
Master double 2m x <1.6m
2m headroom in saloon
Double glazed fixed windows
Galley includes:
12v/110 Lt. refrigerator,
Neff combi oven
Neff 4 ring ceramic hob with extractor fan
Entertainment includes:
Kelvin Hughes Trackvision C3 satellite receiver aerial
Zoned home entertainment system with surround sound system. Speakers in cabins, saloon and on deck
32 in LG flat screen T/V in saloon
Dinette opposite galley seats 4 in comfort and converts to a double bed of 190 x 120.
Aft deck is fully covered (including spare cover for winterisation) aft deck providing comfortable helming position and great terrace deck.


4 burner Electric cooker

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Radar tick
VHF DSC radio tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Stereo tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
DVD tick
Echo sounder tick


Raytheon RL70 colour radar with chart plotter and gyroscopic GPS system with 2 kw Pathfinder Raydome
Raytheon ST6000 Autopilot
Shipmate RS8400 VHF Radio + DSC
Chart plotter data cards covering Holland, Belgium and France.
2 x Antennaa VHF Sailtron Celwave CX-4
Danford C-373 compass
Raytheon ST60 Depth sounder
Raymarine Fluxgate compass

Deck Gear

Cockpit cover tick
Sun awning tick
Warps tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Cockpit Enclosure tick
Bimini tick
Bow Thruster tick


Electric windlass (with remote control)
1 anchors
Bombard dinghy (2009)
15hp outboard, SUZUKI , Short Shaft (2009)
Remote control search light
Mast mounted deck lighting
Vetus 12v Electric anchor winch with helm and deck remote controls
160 kgf bow thruster with helm and deck remote controls
bathing platform:hot and cold cockpit shower

Safety Equipment

Carbon Monoxide detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Searchlight tick
Horn tick


3 bilge pumps (0 manual / 3 Electric)

Broker's Comments

Motor cruiser for sale in Burgundy France. Boatshed Bourgogne is pleased to offer this Stevens Smelne 1300 Vlet twin engined motor cruiser for sale. The Smelne range of Dutch steel cruisers enjoys a splendid reputation and this one is a fine example. Comfort and quality without ostentation. A serious cruising vessel for people serious about enjoying cruising. The aft deck is ideal whether relaxing with your favourite book or entertaining in style. Equally at home on canals or coasts and with over 1,200 litres of fuel capacity I'm sure someone will be putting the comprehensive navigation equipment to very good use soon! Current mooring paid to April 2018. Survey & antifouling May 2017. For more information and appointments to view, please contact Graham WHARMBY your Boatshed broker at Boatshed Bourgogne
These boat details are subject to contract.

This Dutch Steel Cruiser SMELNE Vlet 13.5 has been personally photographed and viewed by Graham WHARMBY of Boatshed Bourgogne. Click here for contact details.
The particulars herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but are not guaranteed as accurate. They shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel. The prospective purchaser is recommended to independently check the particulars. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. Personal property is excluded from the sale of the vessel unless specifically included in the listing specifications above or in a Purchase Contract. Personal property may be equipment or gear not permanently attached to the vessel including but not limited to: artwork, entertainment equipment, fishing equipment, TV receivers, recreational equipment, kayaks, tools, and personal appliances. Photos that may incidentally depict owners' personal property do not convey that such items are included in the sale of the vessel unless specifically listed herein.

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