Morrelli Melvin Custom 52'

US$545,000.00 (Approx £450,320.18)
  • Boat REF#  ·  312314
  • Length  ·  15.85m
  • Year  ·  2000
  • Construction  ·  Composite
  • Underwater profile  ·  Multihull
  • Sleeping berths  ·  7
  • Engine  ·  2 x diesel 47.5hp, Yanmar 3JH2 - TE4 (2000)
  • Lying  ·  Phuket / Thailand
Boatshed Phuket
Boatshed Phuket
Alan Giles

Extra Details

Designer Morrelli & Melvin
Builder A.W. Legge Boat Builders N.Z.
Lying Phuket / Thailand
Fuel capacity 1,500.0 ltr (330.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Water capacity 850.0 ltr (187.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 200.0 ltr (44.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks


Engine 2 x diesel 47.5hp
Engine make and model Yanmar 3JH2 - TE4 (2000)
Engine Hours engine1= 5500
engine2= 5500
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) Feathering
Fuel consumption (approx) 7.0 ltr (1.5 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 7.5 knots
Generator output 9KVA
Engine spares


Length 15.85m
Beam 8.38m
Draft Max 1.22m
Displacement 9,000kg (19,845.0lbs)
Headroom 1.90m
Storage On marina


Sloop rigged Aluminium spars (2000) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2014)


Reefing mainsail Doyle - roller boom (unknown year)
Headsail Doyle - Furling (unknown year)
Other sails Doyle Sails NZ / Furling Reacher (unknown year)
Doyle Sails NZ / Asymmetric Spinnaker (unknown year)
Storm Jib (unknown year)
Storm Trysail. (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear

All sails serviced (2020)

Electrical Systems

24 volt battery, 240 volt generator, 240 shore power voltage, 10 batteries charged by: engine, solar panels, shore power, generator


Construction Composite
Underwater profile Multihull
Finish Gelcoat finish

Construction is vacuum-bagged and epoxy impregnated E-glass sandwich, with carbon fiber reinforcement in high-stress areas, the vessel is designed to be virtually unsinkable, with watertight bulkheads in each bow, as well as bulkheads separating the engine rooms from the living quarters.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 2
Air conditioning 2 Air conditioning Units
Heads 2 heads (Electric)

6 burner Electric Stove


Air conditioning
Cabin heating
Pressurised water system
Hot water system
Washing Machine

6 burner Electric Stove

Deck Gear

Swim Platform
Swim Ladder
Instrument Covers

1 halyard winches
2 sheet winches
Electric Lofrans windlass
4 anchors
(2 x Delta, Fortress, Fisherman's)
65.00m of chain
215.00m of rode

Nav Equipment

Chart plotter
Navigation lights
AIS Receiver
Depth sounder

Iridium "Go"

Safety Equipment

Life jackets
Emergency steering

4 bilge pumps (0 manual / 4 electric)

Broker's Comments

We are delighted to be able to offer for sale this superbly designed and built, Morrelli Melvin Custom 52. Comfort & performance being a critical factor in the design brief, she regularly achieves over 200 nautical miles / day on passage and has all the extras that make life on the ocean a pleasure.
Many recent upgrades including:
New B&G electronics package (2020)
New solar array, 3.2kW (2020)
New Lithium batteries 1000aH (2020)
New mattresses in all cabins
Bosch induction 6 zone stove top (2020).
All sails fully serviced (2020)
New Harken 70ST primary electric winch (2020) New Makita tools (2020).
New bottom paint March 2022.
She comes equipped with:
Fisher Panda 9KVA Generator.
2x16,000 BTU Glacier Bay Air Conditioning Units. 8kW Inverter.
Spectra 63LPH Water maker.
In the boom furling, Doyle sails.
Many spare parts .
Dishwasher, Washing machine and dryer.

Australian AMSA registration.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Morrelli Melvin Custom 52' has been personally photographed and viewed by Alan Giles of Boatshed Phuket. Click here for contact details.

Owners FAQ's

How long have you owned the boat for?

3 Years

Why are you selling her?

Building a new Yacht.

Where have you sailed her?

SE Asia

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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