This month’s selection includes trad-stern and cruiser stern craft, go-anywhere 57-footers and shorter craft
2003 57FT THE PLEIADES £56,950
The recently repainted Pleiades is a 57ft Trad stern built by Evans & Son in 2003. She is fitted with a Barrus Shire 2200 diesel engine and has four berths.
The saloon has glass-fronted cupboard/entertainment unit with a TV and CD/radio player.
The traditional style continues throughout the boat, complemented by the light oak fitout. The saloon is divided by the Bubble diesel stove in a harlequin style tiled surround fitted to starboard opposite the L-shaped dinette that converts into a double bed with storage .
The U-shaped galley is with a stainless steel sink/drainer and the amenities include a 12v fridge and ‘Vanette’ four-burner gas hob grill and oven. There is also a traditional side hatch opposite, ideal for extra ventilation. There is also a Seagull water purifier. The walkthrough design shower room has a tiled shower surround adjacent to a wash basin with a oak vanity unit under , there is also a Thetford cassette toilet and heated towel radiator.
The fitted 6ft x 4ft bed gives the impression of a four poster and has drawer storage under. There is also a good-sized wardrobe with a dressing table, and more drawer storage.