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EUR 97,000 (US$ 134,655)
Offers invited !
A true world cruiser.
A one off design by DeVries Lentsch- Dutch built. Special features include: EXCEPTIONALLY Strong built- Rounded hull in high tensile CORTEN steel- Double bottom up to 1 ft above waterline- Keel sole is 1" thick- Centreboard- Engine: 5 cylinders GARDNER 5LW, rated world'sbest- Flushdeck- Panoramic view from inside master stateroom aft- Tabernacle mounted masts to erecting and lowering without outside assistance- Oversized mast sections and rigging- Possibility to trim vessel by pumping fuel from one side to the other- 7 integral to hull fuel tanks (3600 Litres)- Trans Atlantic cruising range under power- Capable to crossing oceans in comfort and safety just as to cross European rivers and canals due to variable draft and hinged masts- Yacht has been built to his owner's pride at no cost sparing- "Stronger than an icebreaker!"
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Number of cabins 4 Passenger capacity 9 Forward of spacious centre cockpit are 3 roomy cabins & 2 heads/shower/basin. Two cabins are diametrically opposed, one on portside, its equivalent on starboard, each with 2 large berths, one lower and one upper well offset to permit lower bunk to be a functional settee. Drawers & shelves. Hanging locker. 2 large mirrors. Folding tablet as desk.
Good daylight via translucent hatch & large porthole. Hatch open in all directions for better ventilation and is removable. Porthole open, has S.S. mosquito screen and steel deadlight shutter.
A third cabin aft of above mentioned is on portside. Lower berth has extension to make a double berth. Drawers under. Shelves. Large locker with upper shelve. Folding tablet as desk. Opening hatch and porthole as other two cabins.
Ahead of cabins is a large storage space in forepeak, ahead of which is the large anchor line well housing the capstan electrical motor.
Two heads on starboard at foot of companionway comprise each a toilet, shower & basin; large mirror; opening porthole.
Heating by warm air throughout cabins and heads. Watertight steel door to engine room under companionway hinged steps.
Aft of centre cockpit is master stateroom, studio-like with 2 heads ( His & Hers ) each with toilet, shower and basin; opening porthole. These on starboard at foot of companionway.
On portside the functional galley well lit by 2 large opening portholes, one on the outside, the other into the cockpit permit to communicate and pass food out & in and providing excellent cross ventilation.
4 burners propane range with oven/grill. S.S. sink. German made VALIANT water heater. Ample storage and shelves. Gas/Electric Swedish made ELECTROLUX refrigerator/freezer (need coolant). U-shaped seating around large table.
Very large transversal king-size berth at stern; folding in half at daytime. One longitudinal berth on portside, one on starboard side, each behind the settee. 2 hanging lockers. Shelves. 7 large drawers. Very large storage under seats and under floor. 5 large portholes on stern + 2 each side give excellent ventilation and panoramic view both sides & astern. Mosquito screens & deadlights. All Holland made by WINGERDEN.
Ingenious feature for comfort comprise mobile thermostat controllable from bed. Adjustable gates direct & control amount of warm air desired in heads. Warm air can also be pulsed into hanging locker situated in head where bath towels and underclothing can be warmed up for comfort... 2 showerheads, the upper one on flex hose can be removed from hook; the lower showerhead mounted lower to allow showering without upsetting hairdo or make-up!!
Very large amber translucent hatch above table open in all directions and is removable.
Watertight steel door to engine room under hinged companionway steps.
As further versatility the well planned layout with 3 cabins forward, the large unencombered decks and the spacious cockpit offer an ideal arrangement for maximum privacy for all people on board, being it family members, friends, crew or charter guests, thus the possibility of an excellent income potential.
Only basics : American made SEAHAWK VHF- British made SPACEAGE depth sounder and speed-log. American made AIRGUIDE compass- SEAFIX radiocompass- Antenna on mizzen mast for CB, this leave the buyer the convenience to install the latest electronic gadgets of his choice !
Ketch with hinged masts, Sails by British loft RATSEY-LAPTHORN ( like YANKEE ). Sail area : 3 lower working sails 1200 square ft. + 280 Mule and Genoa total1750 square ft.
Additional staysail not counted. Jib on PROFURL roller furling. Staysail on PROFURL roller furling. Additional oversize 1/2" head stay on which Genoa is shackled. Efficient Mule sail is fastened to main mast’ backstay with sheet via top of mizzen mast.
All sheets come to centre cockpit, inclusive of reefing for SINGLE HANDLING sailing. Double spreaders on main mast.
Chain plates at bulwark for stronger rigging.
All rigging, spares and every component is OVERSIZE for maximum safety and reliability. All standing rigging on main mast is 1/2". Sail plan is spread fore and aft to keep aspect ratio low for more comfortable cruising and better sails efficiency.
Sail-cover over both booms. When masts are lowered they rest on top of both tabernacles, out of the way and 8 ft. above cockpit floor for full headroom. 2 WALDER boom break.
11 winches, all self tailing except one- 1 American made electrical capstan for anchors-
MORSE 's best single lever control- Professional twin fuel filters with switching lever- Gate valves to select fuel tank and trim hull- Trans-Atlantic cruising range under power, an important safety feature- Large compensated rudder for efficient manoeuvring under power-
Mechanical: THIS is what really counts, therefore only the very best : 5 cylinders Scottish built GARDNER 5LW, rated world's best, selected by fishing trawlers and barges and finest yachts.
British made 2 1/2 : 1 SELF-CHANGE hydraulic reduction gearbox ( almost equal in weight with the GARDNER engine. 2" diameter special hard S.S. propeller shaft. 3 blades H.D. bronze GAINES propeller by GEORGE SPICER of London, England, with 50% blade area for better efficiency.
Engine day-tank on bulkhead, with level gage; filled by electrical pomp or manual back-up. Well proved efficient self contained closed circuit fresh water engine coolant. Why pump salt water into an engine?
The dry exhaust also prevent from pumping sea water into the boat. It is also extremely silent. These concepts have operated perfectly well on YANKEE since 1960. The exhaust pipe is boxed in a duct from the manifold to the stern, air cooled by 2 fans in engine room.
A removable Plexiglas windshield with canvas overhead top can be set on console to shield helmsman from rain and/or spray.
Lifejackets, 4 anchors: 1 CQR, 2 DANFORTH, 1 FISHERMAN. Boathook. White 4" foam cockpit seat cushions. Large cockpit cover over boom in port or over masts when lowered for inland waterways. Sail covers over booms. 2 horseshoe life rings with automatic lights.
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.
Interested in this boat?Tel: +49 (0)40 - 5720 5767