Boat Sales International

Najad 460
£245,500.00 (Tax Paid)


A superb ocean cruiser! 
"Dragonfly" is a comfortable and very sea-kindly yacht with an excellent specification.
Her outstanding build quality offers all the refinements and safety you need for extended short-handed cruising with a versatile three cabin layout.
We sold this boat when she was new to her current owner and we know her history. 
If you are looking for an offshore cruiser this boat should be at the top of your wish list!  



  • Boat Make / Model: Najad 460
  • Boat Length: 48.7 feet
  • Year: 2002
  • Located: Hamble
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine:  
  • Fuel Type: diesel


Navigational/ electrical equipment

  • Part one British registation
  • Raymarine autopilot
  • Raymarine c 120 chart plotter in cockpit
  • Raymarine speed log
  • Raymarine wind
  • Raymarine GPS at the chart table
  • Raymarine GPS in the cockpit
  • Marpa AIS on the radar at chart table
  • Raymarine Echosounder
  • VHF & DSSC
  • Raymarine radar
  • Back up stand alone GPS
  • Radio/CD Player at Chart Table.

Cockpit and deck equipment

Spacious cockpit with large navigation table/shelves and sliding hatch in a high gloss teak below fixed windscreen.

Seats and upper cockpit coaming covered with seamed solid teak.

Helmsman's seat behind the wheel with inlaid Najad logo.

Removable teak grating on the sole.

Steering pedestal with leather covered wheel, engine lever and stainless steel protection bar for the compass.

Engine control panel and instruments.

Cockpit table in lacquered teak.

Flush recesses in the coamings on both sides.

Behind the windscreen there is  additional instrumentation.

Integrated grab rails in the curved fiddles of the navigation table.

Two 12 volt plugs and two chart lamps.

The sprayhood, with window

The sprayhood offers a completely protected area at the forward end of the cockpit and with the extension  the entire cockpit can be covered.

Cockpit locker under the starboard seat.

Manual bilge pump operated from the cockpit. Electrical bilge pump with both auto-matic and manual switch.

2 x 2" cockpit drains and drains from the seats.

Guardwires with gates 

 Pushpit with teak seats and outboard bracket.


Sprayhood -  with extention/Cockpit cover,  Sun awning cockpit cushions


EPIRB (2012) 


Warps  6 Fender  2 Boathooks

various engine spares 

Retratable davits

Boarding ladder 

Deck and coachroof are built in sandwich (Divini cell) construction with multiaxial glass fibre reinforced polyester.

Hull and deck are bolted together.

Strengthened glass fibre laminate beneath stressed areas.

Substantial teak capping.

The deck, coachroof and swimming platform are laid with solid caulked teak, laid in silicon to the GRP deck.

10 x portholes in the coachroof.

Two lockers Aft.

Four 32 mm internal deck drains to avoid smears to topsides caused by run off.

Interior woodwork

The superb interior is handcrafted in selected and unstained African Mahogany, hand polished and varnished to a satin finish. Profile-milled cupboards and doors. The isolated moulding above the berths is lined in Mahogany. Flooring of varnished teak plywood with holly inlay. Removable hatches for the bilge and tank gauges. Headlining of white vinyl covered panels with Mahogany strips.


24 volt, 290 Ah domestic batteries

12 volt converter for instrumentation. 24 volt a/c. 65 amp. alternator.

12 volt, 115 engine battery.

12 volt a/c. 80 amp. alternator.

Well dimensioned electrical cables. The cables are to a large extent run in conduits. Main switch panel with circuit breakers adjacent to navigation table.

The galley is placed on the starboard side.

Pressure system with accumulator tank for hot and cold fresh water.

Single lever mixing tap.

Gimballed three burner gas cooker with oven.

Fixed gas pipes with remote controlled shut-off valve between cooker and gas bottle.

Two well-insulated refrigeration boxes, both with refrigeration units.

Stowage for groceries.

Cupboards with fiddles for plates, cups and glasses.

Cupboard under cooker for pans, etc.

Waste basket under sink.

full set of wooden drawers, one for cutlery.

Cutting board over sink.

Lights over work area.

Corian counter tops 

Galley equipped with three burner cooker with oven 

Top loading fridges

Stainless steel Double sink

Microwave  oven


Yanmar 4JH3-HT(B)E 4-cylinder, 4-stroke turbo marine diesel with fresh water-cooling.

Approx 1100 Engine hours 

Power output at prop. shaft is 96 h.p. (70,2 kW at 3 800 r.p.m.)

Mechanical reverse gear, type KM4A, reduction ratio 2.63:1.

40 mm propeller shaft in acid resistant stainless steel.

Stern gland with water lubricated rubber bearing.

Flexible shaft connection/ thrust bearing aquadrive.

3-blade folding propeller in bronze with shaft anode.

Single lever engine control at the steering pedestal.

Instrument panel installed in the pedestal containing: - Rev. counter - Engine hour meter - Displays for • low oil pressure • high engine temperature • charging - Audible warning for oil pressure and engine temp - Switch for instrument lights and alarm test - Key

Electrical starter motor, 1.4 kW. Electrical stop.

The engine is suspended in four rubber mounts for effective vibration damping.

Wet exhaust pipe with swan neck and effective rubber silencer.

Well sound insulated engine room.

The engine is easily accessible for servicing.

Fischer Panda generator - Approx. 30 hours 

Shore power with ring main, hot water and battry charger 

Rope cutter 

Bow thruster 

New rudder bearings 2015

TANKAGE  2 fuel tanks - (460 litres)  3 water tanks  2 holding tanks 

The hull and construction

The hull is built in a sandwich construction and handlaid of multiaxial glass fibre reinforced ISO polyester.

The surface layer is of NGA gelcoat.

The colour is white with Dark blue trim line and water lines laid in the gelcoat.

An integral swimming platform with a bathing and safety ladder in the transom.

The bilge is reinforced with a longitudinal and transverse floor plate construction, which supports keel fittings, mast, engine frame, tanks and cabin soles.

Additional reinforcements longitudinal in the hull as stringers.

All main bulkheads and the trans-verse chain plate fittings are laminated to the hull.

The rubbing strake is combined with the toe rail and is fitted with a brass capping for protection.

Below the water line the hull is treated with epoxy primer and antifouling paint.

The hull is flow coated internally.

Mast & Rig

Seldén mast in silver anodised aluminium profile 224/150 mm, length 20.65 m stepped on the keel.

Fractional rig with three pairs of swept spreaders, lower shrouds.

Standing rigging replaced in 2012

Pro-furl head sail furler (2010)

removable inner forestay (cutter stay) with adjuster.

Running check stays.

Carbon Fibres Spinnaker Pole. 

Two further anchors in Port Lazerette

19-ply stainless steel wire standing rigging. 10 mm forestay and backstay.

12 mm cap shrouds and lower shrouds.

8 mm inner forestay and intermediate shrouds.

7 mm running backstays.

Headsail furling system by Seldén, Furlex 300S/10, reefing line at port, stoppers at the toe rail and organizer to outside of cockpit.

Stainless steel Gibb rigging screws.

7/8” for top and lower shrouds, 1/2" for intermediate shrouds and baby stay.

Stainless stel chain plates, bolted to transverse bulkheads, laminated on both sides to the hull.

Hydraulic, manual controlled backstay adjuster.

The mast is fitted with deck light, steaming light, internationally approved signal horn,

Prepared for spinnaker equipment,

One selftailing stainless steel halyard winchAndersen 46 ST, stopper

Stainless steel reefing winch Andersen 12 ST.

Windex and flag halyards.

Internal main and jib halyards of 7 mm stainless steel wire with Terylene rope end.

Ample cleats.

Seldén boom in silver anodised aluminium profile 200/117 mm with internal outhaul and double reefing lines with stoppers. Main sheet to two stainless steel sheet winches on a ball bearing car and adjustable sheet point.

Selden bat-cars track and ballbearing sliders 


Mainsail - Peterson   

Jib - Doyle high-tech  

Jib - Peterson

Storm jib - Peterson 

Asymmetric spinnaker   

Deck Fittings

2 x stainless steel, electric self-tailing Andersen 58 ST Genoa sheet winches.

2 x stainless steel self-tailing main/spinnaker winches,

Andersen 46 ST. 3 x lockable winch handles, 25 cm.

4 x 40cm stainless steel mooring cleats, through bolted.

2 x 30 cm stainless steel spring cleats, midships, through bolted.

Bow fitting with twin integrated anchor rollers to suit the 30 kg Bruce anchor.

Pulpit and pushpit in 30 and 25 mm acid resistant steel.

Pushpit with two integrated teak seats.

Double lifelines with gates on both sides -  five pairs of 30 mm stanchions screwed to fittings, which are through bolted to the rail below the capping.

Folding bathing and safety ladder fitted in the integral swimming platform.

Main sheet track, with trim lines and stop-pers. 3,0 m long

Genoa tracks and variably adjustable sheet blocks.

Windscreen of toughened glass in aluminium frame.

5 x skylights on deck. One of size 387x500, two of size 195x340, one of size 500x500 and one of size 620x620. 10 x portholes in the coachroof sides.

6 x Dorade deck ventilators with stainless steel protection bars.

Deck fillers for water and fuel and for evacuation of the holdingtanks.

International approved navigation lights.

Illuminated compass.

Shower at the swimming platform.

Lewmar electric windlass on deck, 24 volt 1500 W.

30 kg Bruce bow anchor and 80 m x 8 mm HT chain.with s/teel swival 

Ensign staff and boat hook.


LOA                            13.95m

LWL                             11.88m

Beam                           4.28m

Draught                        2.15m

Displacement               15,500kg

Lead keel                      5,400kg

Mast above waterline    19.8m

Tanks (all s/steel) approx.

Fuel                                460L

Water                             124L

Holding tanks 2x            16.5L


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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