AU $1,020,000
54' 11" - 16.73m
Sydney Region Rushcutters Bay NSW
Launch Year
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Vinylester infused composite sandwich. White Gelcoat finish

Description: Bavaria C57 Style
First thoughts when you step onboard Nixie is space... There are great spaces everywhere for entertinment, relaxing and of course sailing thanks to the large volume and style of this yacht. The Bavaria 57C is a fantastic family cruising yacht and Nixie is a perfect example of this succesful new model. The specifcation of Nixie not only includes the best onboard comfort ammenties and systems, but has also been fitted with the deeper performance keel and North 3Di sails to give the best sailing performace as well!
The interior layout with open saloon and galley is ideal for a large families or friends spending time together, and the four guest cabins provide plenty of very comfortable accommodation. Nixie is in superb condition and would be a great option for a new boat buyer!

New South Wales
Sydney Region Rushcutters Bay NSW
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Launch Year
Cossutti Yacht Design
Bavaria Yacht Germany
54' 11" - 16.73m
5.28 m
2.52 m
17,130 kg
Keel / Ballast
Cast Iron L-shaped keel 5,500kg
Hull Material
Fibreglass/GRP Vinylester infused composite sandwich. White Gelcoat finish
Deck Material
Vinyester infused composite sandwich. Whie gelcoat finish with flexiteak
Engine Make
Yanmar 4JH110 110hp diesel engine (upgrade from standard 85hp) with electronic engine controls on both steering pedestals.
110 HP
Fuel Type
Stainless Steel shaft to 3-blade folding propellor
Side Power Retractable thrusters with their own 2 x 95Ah batteries. Thruster control on the starboar
Fischer Panda PMGi 10,000 10KVA diesel generator
500 L
650 L
Nixie has a four-cabin layout. Three large cabins (two aft and owners forward) and a bunk cabin perfect for kids or on passage to starboard aft of the navigation station.
All cabins have good natural light, ventilation, air conditioning and blinds/ screens, and the interior is finished in Walnut timber joinery and white fabric panelling.
The owners cabin forward has a large queen size island bed, small desk, excellent storage and hanging space and split ensuite (head and sink to starboard, full-size shower to port)
The VIP guest cabin is port aft, and has amazing headroom, large berth, and good storage. This cabin also has access directly to the aft head so is an ensuite.
The third cabin directly mirrors the on the starboard side but has no ensuite due to the bunk cabin which replaces the starboard side head.

Bathrooms: Both bathrooms have Jabsco electric, freshwater flushing toilets, large basins, good storage, and mirrors.

Main Saloon: The large main saloon has comfortable, leather upholstered sofas both side, and large hull windows which creates a great feeling of space. To port is a dinette for 6-8 people and the dinning table is convertible (coffee, dining, high/ low electric) and to starboard there is a pop-up Hisense TV and plenty of storage, as well as the aft facing Navigation desk/ station.
Galley is forward in the saloon and is full beam, just one step lower than the saloon. To port is the main food preparation area with gas cooker, small fridge, sink etc. To Starboard is the microwave, fridge/ freezer drawers and wine fridge. Galley features as follows:
-Isotherm SS Drawer Fridge/ Freezer (fridge upper draw, freezer lower drawer)
-Vitrifrigo 46L Wine Fridge
-Bosch Microwave
-Dishwasher drawer with additional grey water tank
-Can 3- burner gas cooker with oven and grill
-Large Stainless-steel sink with second smaller sink
-In-bult fridge on port side for day-use
-Excellent storage
Water Maker
Blue Water desalination unit
Fusion MS-AV755 stereo with DVD/ Bluetooth/ AM/FM with two speakers in the saloon and two waterproof speakers in the cockpit. Wireless connectivity and wired remote on port helm pedestal.
Air Conditioning
Bavaria "Gulf" upgraded air conditioning. Dometic 56,000 BTU system.
2.7m Rib-Force Aurura RIB
Yamaha 4 stroke 9.9hp outboard
Bimini, Spray Dodger
Ground Tackle
Ultra 45kg Stainless Steel anchor and 50m galvanised, 10mm chain with Quick windlass with wired remote (located in sail locker) and Muir AA560 windlass remote and chain counter on the port helm pedestal.
Safety Gear
All safety gear to be audited at time of survey, but equipment includes proper coastal sailing equipment such as:
-6-Man Ocean Safety Life Raft (servicable till 2026)
-Inflatable Dan Bouy and man overboard recovery device on deck
-Inflatable lifejackets and teathers
-Fire Extinguishers
-First Aid
-Gas sensor and auto shut off. Also NSW gas compliance
12V DC / 220V AC with DC control via B&G chart plotter in the nav station. 12V system monitoring via digital display and AC breakers and source selection in cupboard at Nav station.
Charging of batteries via main engine alternator, generator or Rutland Wind charger mounted on the starboard transom.
Australian GPO sockets throughout the yacht as well as 12V USB sockets
Marineco 2000-watt Sine Wave Inverter

Batteries: 4 x AGM House batteries (430Ah), engine and generator start batteries and 2 x 95Ah battery banks for bow and stern thrusters
Factory fitted B&G H5000 Hydra Electronics package with the following equipment:
-Usual input sensors such as masthead vertical anemometer, speed/ depth sensor, compass, GPS, Go Free wireless link etc
-H5000 GFD display on each helm pedestal
-H5000 Pilot control on each helm pedestal
-Zeus 12" Chart plotter on each helm pedestal and in navigation station
-B&G V50 VHF radio with NAIS 400 AIS Class B transponder
-B&G 4G Broadband radar positioned on the front of the mast below second spreader
-B&G Autopilot with wireless remote
-NMEA Engine data output to chart plotter
Sail Inventory
Nixie features North 3Di sails and the boat is very well set up for short handed, family sailing with the self tacking headsail and both working sails easy to furl.
Sail inventory includes:
- Mainsail North 3Di Endurance in-mast furling
- Self Tacking Headsail North 3Di Endurance furling
- Genoa North 3Di Endurance sheeting on genoa tracks 105%
- Code Zero North NLX laminate with furling gear, sheets etc
Mast / Rigging
Selden, Aluminium two-spreader mast with in-mast mainsail furling set up. The furler leads back to the cockpit winches for easy handling of the mainsail and the mainsheet is forward of the cockpit so very safe for guests onboard.
The mast is supported by dyform wire standing rigging, split backstay with Selden hydraulic tensioner and the forestay is fitted with a Selden Furlex TD-400 underdeck manual headsail furler. The boom is also aluminium and has a Selden Rod Kicker Vang to support the boom whilst sailing.
Deck Gear
Nixie has a lot of open deck space which is clad with flexiteak, and its incredibly clean and simple thanks to an un-cluttered deck layout. There is a large foredeck and cockpit and wide side decks with suitable hand holds.
Nixie has a very safe cockpit with twin steering wheels, large helm pedestals and comfortable seating and dinning area forward of the helms.
The cockpit also features an outside galley, cleverly hidden under the aft cockpit seats. The galley has a sink, electric barbeque and fridge drawer for drinks.
The area is protected from weather by a spray dodger and bimini (new) and the twin dinning tables electrically adjust for dinning, cocktails or convert to sunbeds!
There is direct access to the enourmous fold down transom/ swim platform/ tender launch deck from each side of the cockpit.
The tender garage under the cockpit accommodates a 2.7m inflatable tender (see details below) as well as swim/ side boarding ladder and any additional water toys.
Forward is a large sail locker, with access via deck hatch. The sail locker provides storage space for the code zero or gennaker, spare sheets etc, other rigging, deck wash hose and the compact washing machine. There is also access to the chain locker forward.

Deck Hardware: Selden Deck Hardware includng genoa tracks, self tacking headsail tack, turning blocks etc, Lewmar flush deck hatches, Stainless steel rails, stanchions, princess seats, Sea-Smart pop up deck cleats etc. Winches:
-2 x 65EST EVO Sheet Winches
-2 x 65EST EVO Halyard Winches
Washing Machine: Daewoo Mini washing machine located in the sail locker forward
Mooring lines, fenders, boat hook, hose and cleaning gear, engine, generator and other spare parts. Soft furnishings, cutlery, crockery, bedding and linen etc.


Vicsail Pty Ltd
D'Albora Marina
New Beach Road
Rushcutters Bay
NSW 2011 Australia

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