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1981 Nordia 51 - 57'

Year 1981
Length 57ft.
Price Pounds £118,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location Troon, United Kingdom
Hull Material PVC
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Builder: Van Dam Nordia BV
Beam: 4.50 m
Length on Deck: 15.54 m
Max Draft: 2.20 m
Draft Drive Up: Direct Drive
Displacement: 30000 kgs
Engine(s): Volvo
Engine Model: 70B
Year: 1980
Engine(s) HP: 125 HP
Fuel: (1500 Liters)
Water: (2000 Liters)
Keel Type: Full

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Builder: Van Dam Nordia BV
Keel: Full
LOA: 17.50 m
Beam: 4.50 m
LWL: 12.50 m
Length on Deck: 15.54 m
Maximum Draft: 2.20 m
Displacement: 30000 kgs
Total Power: 125 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Volvo
Year Built: 1980
Engine Model: 70B
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 125 HP
Fresh Water Tanks: (2000 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: (1500 Liters)
DVD player
Wind speed and direction
Gennaker/Cruising spinnaker
Fully battened mainsail
Furling genoa
Steering wheel
Spinnaker pole
Inside Equipment
Manual bilge pump
Microwave oven
Battery charger
Marine head
Electric bilge pump
Washing machine
Hot water
Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Outside Equipment/Extras
Teak cockpit
Cockpit cushions
Cockpit table
Outboard engine brackets
Cockpit cover


Overall, this Nordia has six berths in three cabins, a passage berth, two heads compartments, (one ensuite) and a large saloon. The forward cabin has the tradtional V berths with infill, lockers and storage. Door aft to small passage with the guest cabin with bunk berths to port with lockers and storage. To starboard off passage is the forward heads compartment. From passage through door to the saloon with large U shaped settee to port with fixed dining table. Plenty of storage under and behind the settee. Chart table to starboard with galley aft of this. Passage aft from galley with, outboard, a passage berth with good storage under and inboard, engine room access. From passage, door through to the aft master cabin. Two single berths, to port and starboard and en suite heads compartment, Hanging locker, plenty of storage. This cabin has its own companionway to cockpit. In the saloon, there is the main companionway to the cockpit. Vast underfloor storage.
Forward heads compartment
Sea toilet 2013, pumps and pipework renewed 2011
Hot and cold water system
Aft Heads compartment
Blakes Lavac sea toilet, pumps and pipework renewed 2011
Heated towel rail
Hot and cold water 
Four ring gas hob
Moulinex grill and oven
Belling micro/combi oven
Fridge freezer
Front opening fridge
Twin stainless steel sinks
Extract fan with lights
Hot and cold water system
Lots of storage.

Sails and rigging

Main sail by Doyle Sails 2002 fully battened
In boom furling
Genoa by Lee Sails 2004
Mizzen by Lee Sails 2006 fully battened
Yankee by Osen Sails 2000 (furling)
Cruising chute by Osen Sails 2006 with sock
Storm jib by Osen Sails 2000
Mainsail cover by Leitch of Tarbert new 2012
Staysail cover by Leitch of Tarbert new 2010
Mainsail Leisurefurl in boom furler 2002
Selden Furlex 400S Genoa furling new 2001
Mizzen with lazy jacks and stack pack
Vang Leisurefurl 2002, refurbished 2007
Standing rigging replaced 2000

Engine and machinery

Volvo 70B 125hp diesel engine
Borg-Warner gearbox
Driveshaft - Federal, oil bath type, no maintenace, no packing, no leaks.
Engine hours 7,563
Maxpower bow thruster (2000) new gearbox fitted 2012
Eberspacher warm air cabin heating throughout fitted 2011
CAV heavy duty alternator (2010)
LaMarche Constavolt battery charger
Battman II monitor
550W invertor
Mobiltronic dropper 24V to 12V  (2000)
Engine batteries 165Ah (2007)
Generator battery 125Ah (2010)
Service batteries replaced 2015
New Westerbeke 5.5 kW generator fitted 2014


C-Tronix AP 9000 autopilot with Ritchie compass and extra Azimuth fluxgate (2000)
Raytheon R80 radar (2000) with 24" Radome (2005)
Raymarine ST60+ speed
Raymarine ST60+ wind
Raymarine ST60+ close hauled wind
Raymarine ST60+ depth
Cobra plotter (2010)
Cobra DSC VHF radio (2010)
Seafarer 901 depth
Rudder trim indicator
Hand searchlight
Sestral compass in brass
Max Power bow thruster control
ICOM AT130E auto antenna tuner
Chart table
ICOM M710 SSB radio with tuner (2000)
Magnavox MX100 GPS navigator
Radio with CD multi disc changer
DVD player
VHS video player
Clock and barometer


Cockpit cover and fixed stainless steel frame new 2010
Cockpit sole in teak, over stainless steel new 2002
Port and starboard seating with cushions
Cockpit folding table
Hatch to aft cabin
Hatch to saloon
Cockpit lights
Cockpit speakers

Deck equipment

Stainless steel pulpit
Stainless steel pushpit with transom gate
Twin guard wires with port and starboard gates
Vista Clearview on windscreen
Stern fixed boarding ladder 2010
BBQ in stainless steel with mounting post
Granny bars either side of mast

Main and mizzen mast winches by Goiot
Two Lewmar 55ST winches
One Lewmar 48ST genoa furling winches
One Lewmar 44ST main sheet winch
One Lewmar 48ST main furling electric winch to starboard (2001)
Lewmar 42ST main mast winch
Harken 8 Mizzen mast winch
Portable Lewmar plug in electric winch handle

Simpson heavy duty davits overhauled in 2010
Lofrans Falken electric anchor windlass 2010
Manson 80lb bow anchor with 85 mtrs 1/2" chain
CQR 75lbs bow anchor
Chain regalvanised 2010
Twin bow rollers
Third smaller bow roller installed
Dinghy 5kg folding anchor
Several metres spare 3/8" chain
Rodes, 3 long lines
Two outboard brackets
Folding passarelle
Fresh water outlet for deck shower
Salt water outlet for wash down hose.
Various warps and fenders


Hot water immersion cylinder (2002)
Hot water via calorifier off engine
Sihi auto pressure water pump
Fresh water filters (2000)
Fresh water tanks (2) totalling 2000 litres
Holding tanks:
Midships grey water in stainless steel fitted 2000
Aft shower grey water tank
Black water in stainless steel, unused and not connected
Engine room sea chest seacock renewed 2004
Forward seacocks renewed 2002

Safety equipment

Manual and electric bilge pumps
Satellite 406 EPIRB
Rescue harness
6 man liferaft (service due)
Two horseshoe lifebelts with lights
Fire extinguishers
Engine room automatic fire extinguishers

Further information
Nouvrania RIB 1996, refurbished 2006 and 2010
Yamaha 15hp outboard engine 1999
Teak decking was fully removed in 2002 and Altex deck coating applied
Teak toe rail was re-laid and hatches were re-bedded at this time.
Antifouled and anodes replaced (9), August 2015


Built by Van Dam Nordia as the Nordia 51 she is 57 feet overall (17.5mt).
The 51 designation (15.54mt) refers to the length on deck.
Nereus has completed one circumnavigation !
The hull has been repainted (September 2014), new generator installed and a number of other improvements have been carried out.

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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