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Bristol 5700


LOA    57.0 ft
LWL   45.75 ft
Beam Max   15.33 ft
Draft - CB up   5.67 ft
Draft - CB down   11.92 ft
Displacement   57,000 lbs
Ballast   26,000 lbs
Total Sail Area   1,426 sq ft
Main Engine   110 hp Yanmar
Fuel      250 gallons
Water   250 gallons


Dieter Empacher designed the Bristol 5700 to combine excellent sailing performance with uncompromised cruising luxury. The graceful modern shear and moderate overhangs give the boat a modern, elegant profile that is further enhanced by the flush deck design.

The yacht's long waterlines and generous sailplan promise good all-around sailing performance. A high-efficiency centerboard enhances upwind performance while allowing access to shallow water cruising grounds and anchorages. The carbon fiber mast gives performance and stability advantages. The deck layout is clean and open, with modern sail-handling systems and hydraulically powered winches that make shorthanded sailing a pleasure.

Below, the interior is finished in cherrywood panels with teak floors and solid marble countertops in head and galley. The master stateroom aft provides two large double berths and a private head with stall shower. Two double staterooms forward share an additional head with shower. An attractive rounded dining table is the centerpiece of an exceptionally spacious main salon, which also includes a large nav station and plenty of comfortable seating. The walk-through galley features extensive counter space and all the modern conveniences of home. The interior is customized to meet each individual owner's desires.

The Bristol 5700 is a product of superior design and meticulous construction that truly combines sailing performance and cruising luxury.

Comments from The Moorings Yacht Brokerage: "Finally, a U.S. built sailboat that surpasses the best from yards in the Far East and Europe! Designed by Dieter Empacher, built by the New Bristol Yacht Company representing the finest fit and finish by Yankee craftsmen."

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