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2004 Broom 450

The 450 deck layout further develops Brooms trend for making more use
of the aft deck for both in-harbour living and cruising comfort. The
all-round transom seating with aft facing athwartship seats surround the
table to provide plenty of scope for enjoying the outdoor life. There is
good access to the bathing platform with built-in steps each side of the
boat.

Specifications

Length overall:45� 0 13.7m
Deck length:42� 6 13.0m
Waterline length:36� 0 11.0m
Beam:15� 3 4.6m
Draught:4� 0 1.2m
Overall height mast down:
Weight (approx):
Fuel:Two fuel tanks of 200 gallons each (909 litres)
Water:each (909 litres) (590 litres)

Deck Saloon

The raised deck saloon provides a large attractive living area with
plenty of room to relax or entertain. On the port side is a comfortable
settee with lockers and storage opposite, with a refrigerator and
provision for a television. The floor is divided into sections for easy
access to the engine space. On the starboard side there is a dining
area with full size table (this is deleted with the dinette option).

Interior Plan

The carefully planned interior maximises the utilisation of space
throughout the boat. The rich interior fabrics and carpets are chosen by
the owner to give the vessel her individual character.

Galley

The essential part of any serious cruising boat is the galley, and with
the 450 Brooms have incorporated their many years experience in
ensuring that this is an easy-to-work area. There is an Avonite work
surface, plus a hob, grill and oven, refrigerator, stainless steel sink,
storage lockers, refuse bin, extractor fan and cutlery drawer.

Command Position

With excellent all-round vision, protected by curved screens, the
helmsman is well positioned to control the boat in all conditions. There
is a chart area in front of the navigators' position and provision is made
for electronic navigation equipment to be fitted in the console. The
whole area is protected by a neat fitting hood, which attaches to the
hinged mast.

Cabin Layout

The 450 in the standard form provides for a very large deck saloon and
a third side cabin with two single berths. The alternative is to have a
dinette area on the same level as the galley and deleting the third
cabin.

Dinette

The dinette layout provides a completely separate dining area situated
opposite the galley and on the same floor level, making it very
convenient, plus it leaves the deck saloon as a lounge. The dinette
incorporates storage lockers and also converts to make a comfortable
additional berth.

Aft Cabin

The aft cabin of a Broom boat is one of the main features, creating
more space than most boats of a similar length. An en-suite toilet and
separate shower compartment are provided on the port side. A pair of
opening windows are fitted in the transom, providing plenty of light and
also a means of escape.

Forward Cabin

A self-contained, spacious cabin with a double berth, wardrobe,
dressing table, drawers and plenty of shelf space. As an alternative the
cabin can be fitted with two single berths in place of the double
Adjacent to the fore cabin is a large toilet compartment incorporating a
shower unit, plus toilet, washbasin and vanity unit.

Propulsion Units

Only the world�s best marine diesel engines
are installed in the Broom 450. Please con-tact
our sales department for full details on
the choice, performance figures and costs.

Deck Equipment

All round stainless deck edge fendering
Built in transom platform with steps to deck each side
Full width radar arch, hinged to lower down
Full size aft deck canopy in two sections. Forward section on folding frame with quick release clips
Self stowing anchor in bow roller
Electric anchor winch
20 fathoms of 9mm calibrated anchor chain
10 heavy-duty cleats
Transom boarding ladder
Fender baskets
Stainless steel deck ventilators
Full set of navigation lights
Deck lights in mast arch
Recessed lights in transom steps
Twin radio aerials
Windows, windscreen and hull ports all in stainless steel frames
Tinted glass in windows (except for upper screens)
Forward deck hatches
Cover for lower front screens
Screen washers
Fitted aft deck seats
Built in storage lockers on aft deck
Table on aft deck
Teak decking on aft deck, transom platform and steps
Provision for liferaft stowage
Ensign staff
Lifebuoy
4 mooring ropes
6 large fenders

Instrumentation

Full set of engine instruments
Echo sounder
Speed and distance recorder
2 compasses
Adjustable trim tabs
2 fuel gauges
1 water gauge
VHF radio
Provision for owners choice of Navigation aids

Underwater Gear

Twin cast aerofoil rudders
Stout �P� brackets
Stainless steel propeller shafts
Four bladed propellers (five with higher horse
power engines)
Hydraulic steering
Cathodic protection
Antifouling

Each Tiolet Compartment

Sea Toilet (electric in aft)
Plug socket for electric razor
Shower (separate aft)
Hot and cold mixer tap
Mirrors
Ceiling lighting
Opening window
Towel rail
Toilet fittings

Electrical Equipment

12 volt electrical system
10kw diesel generator
Battery charger linked to shoreline
Battery state indicator
3 sets of batteries (One to start the engine and
one for domestics)
Mains shoreline with 240 volt ring main round
interior of boat
240 volt twin sockets in each cabin and galley
12 volt socket in deck lounge
Two windscreen wipers
Electric horn
5 electric bilge pumps (plus large hand pump)
Engine room fan

Galley Equipment

Electric ceramic hob unit
Microwave oven and grill
Refrigerator
Hot and cold pressurised water system
Calorified water heater with 240 volt immersion
heater
Twin sink units with mixer tap
Extractor fan

Interior Fitments

Hot air ducted heating to each cabin
Radio CD player
Refrigerator in deck lounge
Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
3 hand held extinguishers
Clock and Barometer
Engine tool kit
First Aid kit
High quality joinery in hand finished carefully
selected pale teak
Sideboard in deck lounge has provision for bottle
and gas storage plus television, video and
refrigerator
Internal furnishings, including curtains made by a
specialist company after selection by owner
Main cabins have interior sprung mattresses

ID: 1253


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