THALIA was recognized with the 1994 Showboats Award for Best Sailing Yacht Interior.Designer Elmar Meurer has successfully integrated the yacht's state-of-the-art technology with a classic nautical design. The ingenious interior layout provides comfortable living, dining and sleeping areas for eleven guests and eight crew.
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Number of cabins: 5
Number of heads: 11
THALIA was recognized with the 1994 Showboats Award for Best Sailing Yacht Interior. Designer Elmar Meurer has successfully integrated the yacht's state-of-the-art technology with a classic nautical design. Colombo Mobili's exquisitely crafted mahogany panelling and marble showers contribute to the boat's elegant and enduring feel. The ingenious interior layout provides comfortable living, dining and sleeping areas for twelve guests and eight crew.
MAIN DECK A spacious deck level SALON with large panoramic windows is the central social area of the boat. Glass panelled double doors open from the salon out onto an expansive protected deck area. An innovative, retractable awning extends from the salon roof, thus integrating the interior and exterior space.
LOWER DECK The OWNER and GUEST staterooms are located below deck where careful attention has been paid to noise and vibration reduction. The Owner's suite comprises a master bedroom, a study and lounge area, connecting bathrooms. Two large cabins with twin beds and pull-down bunks are adjacent. Two more guest bedrooms are situated forward near the dining and lounge area. The forward cabin has been turned into a gym. It can be used as a single cabin. Efficient and unobtrusive operation of the boat is facilitated by the clever arrangement of the CREW QUARTERS. Accommodations for the captain, engineer and mate are located aft in the "nerve centre" of the boat with easy access to the engine room and pilothouse. Additional crew quarters are located forward together with the crew's mess, laundry and spacious galley that extend the full width of the hull. A full size ENGINE ROOM allows easy access for maintenance of the Caterpillar main engine and two generators and other auxiliary equipment.
Ron Holland's hull provides optimum speed, stability and manoeuvrability for the restricted depth. It incorporates a large-volume, long-drag bulb keel with asymmetrical section wings built into the aft of the bulb. These wings optimize the draft for windward performance, contribute to the overall hydrodynamics of the keel and enhance the exceptional sailing balance of the yacht. The carbon fibre spars, constructed by Omohundro, provide extraordinary rigidity and weight saving. They are some of the largest of their kind ever built. A custom-designed diesel engine tender fits into a recessed cradle in the foredeck, preserving the graceful profile of the yacht. In addition to the large lazarette, there are numerous storage spaces for lines, fenders and sporting equipment built directly into the deck. A unique feature of the sail handling controls is the self-tailing captive winches designed exclusively for Vitters Shipyard. Electrically powered on 24v DC current, the winches take full advantage of the yacht's enormous generators and battery capacity. They provide far more efficiency and reliability. THALIA's direct cable steering is so well balanced that fingertip control is possible. She can also be steered hydraulically if the autopilot is engaged.Sensitivity and handling exceed expectations for a boat of her size.
Fuel: 27,000 litres - 7,100 US Gallons in 6 tanks Water: 14,000 litres - 3,700 US Gallons in two 7000L wing tanks
Water maker: HEM 30 series 14,000 litres/day - 3,700 US Gallons Sludge tank: 700 litres - 185 US Gallons Black water tank in keel: 1,400 litres - 370 US Gallons in one keel tank Grey water tank in keel: 1,400 litres - 370 US Gallons in one keel tank Oil storage tank in engine room: 700 litres - 185US Gallons Displacement: 347 tonnes Ballast: 68 tonnes
• Northern Lights Luggers generators: • 2 x 55 kW with approximately 4000 hours as at November 2013 • 4 x Battery banks of Gel cell each bank having 1050 AH each. The batteries supply the captive winches, windlass, onboard lighting etc. • Mastervolt 100 AMP chargers - 2 connected to each bank. • 2 x Mastervolt inverters one with 1500w supply the Satcom and the computer. One with 4500w, which supplies the radios and entertainment system. • Shorepower through a ABB VSP4 shore power converter. • Sewage tratment plant: Hamann Super Mini system, chlorinated treatment. • Toilet system: 11 x Microflush pneumatic pressure operated toilets
Pneumatic system: • 1 x BOGE 3.5hp direct drive screw compressor 220VAC 1pk • 1 x JunAir 4000 series 2.2kW 220VAC 1ph belt driven compressor • 1 x JunAir 2000 series 24vdc emergency backup compresor • 90L air reservoir with automatic fluid drains. • 1 x Bauer U3WH 3- stage dive compressor 220VAC 1ph • Air conditioning system: Heinan and Hopman 2 stage compressor with 27 independant ai handlers fed from a chilled ring main. • Monitoring system: IMED touch screen display House batteries: 4 x 1050AHr house banks all 2V gel cells to make 24VdC system
Communications and navigational equipment
Navigation systems : 1 x JRC JMA-5300 X Band stand alone radar with 4 foot scanner, ARPA equipped 96nm range 1 x Nobelted Insight Radar 2 (IR2) fully integrated X band radar with 4 foot scanner, ARPA equipped 64nm range 1 x MX420 DGPS fitted with AIS 1 x Furuno digital Navtex NX-300 1 x MX575A DGPS Compass 1 x ANSCHUTZ GYROSTAR Gyro compass B&G Hydra 3000 instruments
CCTV: 2 x Bischke EM96B CCTV cameras positioned on the 1st spreader mizzen rig (port and stbd) 1 x Pelco pan and tilt camera fitted on top of the main mast. Both the Pelco and the Low Lux cameras are recorded video via a H.264 DVR 1 x thermal camera on the port 1st spreader main mast (manufacturer: Carlisle & Finch Co.) Note: The thermal camera also houses a spot light
Communications: 1 x Inmarsat FB250 satellite communications 1 x Inmarsat FB500 broadband satellite communications 1 x SIMRAD RS82 VHF with DSC fitted (Bridge) call sign ZHGQ7 MMSI 319929000 1 x SAILOR Compact VHF RT 2047 (crew mess) call sign ZHGQ7 1 x SAILOR Compact HF SSB RE 2100 Call sign ZHGQ7 3 x ICOM IC-M&EURO V Handheld VHF radios 3 x ICOM IC-41S handheld UHF radios (onboard communication) 1 x SIMRAD GMDSS handheld VHF radio 1 x Ericson W35 3G terminal for data sim cards 1 x Ericson GSM terminal for local sim cards Panasonic KX-TDA30 hybrid IP-PBX Internal phone system
Mechanical, propulsion and engine room equipment
• 1150hp Caterpillar 3508 engine with approximately 12,900 hours as at November 2013 • Berg variable/reversible pitch 4-bladed propeller driven through a Berg ZF 450 gearbox • Vosper VT 40 retractable 70 hp bow-thruster • Steering by wire cables on 800mm quadrant and 2:1 reduction gear box with hydrauulic autopilot • Self steering: 1 x SIMRAD AP25 autopilot with AP26 control at helm and a WR20 wireless remote control - 1 x ANSCHUTZ autopilot as standalone back up. • Heinen & Hoopman 350,000 btu air conditioning • HEM RO 30 water maker producing about 10,000 litres per day. • 2 x Barco water heaters 150 litres each • Bilge system split into 5 compartments each with float switches and alarms. Controlled from the engine room with manifolds. Main and back up pump 60 litres / minute capacity. • Fire fighting 2 x KB pumps fore and aft on deck with 300 litres / minute capacity.
Galley, domestic and laundry equipment
• 2 x Hobs Gaggenau, one with 2 burners and one with 4 burners. • Grill (electric) - Gaggenau • Panasonic microwave 1200w • Oven Gaggenau • Extractor fan Gaggenau • Dishwasher Miele G7856 • Washing Machine Miele prof 8065 • Dryer Miele PT7136
REFRIGERATION: • 3 x U-Line icemaker fridges, bar, centre cockpit and day fridge in galley • Approx. 1.3m³ of freezer space in galley • Approx. 1.3m³ of refrigeration space in galley. The built in fridge and freezers both have Grunet Compressors. • Frigo bar in wheelhouse
• Cockpit projector
Lower Saloon: • TV - Nec 55'
Owners cabin and study: • Discreetly hidden behind picture panel: Nec 45' TV and DVD player
Captain's cabin: • Samsung 20' TV integrated to all navigation screens • Ipad controlled Kaleidoscope
DVD library and sonos music system throughout the boat, guest and crew area. 1 x SEATEL Coastal 30 satellite TV with 60cm dish
Tender and toys
1 x Mc Wing 570 with a Yanmar 180hp and bravo stern leg 1 x AB inflatable 4.3m with a 40hp 4 stroke Yamaha
Sails and rigging
• Sail area: 1,095 m² 11,927 ft² • Sails Evolution D4 dyneema • Sail control: IMED push button membrane panels • Hood Vectran/polyester sails. Main, Mizzen, Jib, Staysail, Mizzen staysail. • Omohundro carbon masts and booms • Ocean Yacht Systems stainless rods standing rigging • Rondal furlers • Lewmar winches on deck and custom captive winches (x 8) • Pneumatics 3 compressors: 1 Jun air 2000 / Jun air 3000 / 3 Hydrovane 23 • Rig: Marconi Ketch
Deck and safety equipment
• 2 x CQR 280 kg anchors with 2 x 120m x 20.5mm stud-link • Muir twin vertical capstan 7.5 kW windlass • 3 x RFD PACIFIC 8 man liferafts NZYF Cat 1 • 1 x MOM man overboard module • 2 Ocean safety Jon Buoy recovery modules • 2 x EPIRB 406 mhz • 1 x Jotron sart • 8 x survival suits • 2 x grab bags fully equipped with food, water and flares • 2 x flare kits with smoke signals etc. • Windows: Pilothouse windows are 2 ply 12mm security glass, 29 x non-opening prot holes 2 ply 12mm security glass
Fire system: • 1 x fixed NOVEC 1230 suppression system in engine room • 1 x thorn T882 system with pultiple heat and smoke sensors • 2 x deck discharge points with 30m of hose each (fwd and aft) • 1 x DRAGER PA90M full gear • 2 x Self rescue smoke hoods • 30 x fire extinguishers (9 x Co2, 4 x foam, 17 x powder) • 1 x Yanmar 4.5hp disel portable fire pump
Boarding systems: • 1 x Stalaart side boarding ladder hydraulically operated through a 24VdC hydraulic pump • 1 x Bamar passerell hydraulically operated through a 24 VdC hyrdaulic pump
Furling gear: 1 x MM40 furler (mainmast) 1 x MM30 furler (mizzen mast) 1 x hydrofurl 300 HA (staysail) 1 x Hydrofurl 300 HA (Modified internally for Genoa) All furlers are Rondal furlers and are hydraulically operated through a 24vdc hydraulic pump
Anchors: 2 x 600 pound CQR anchors. 120m of chain on port and 140m of chain stbd. Chain: 20.5mm diameter flash butt-welded high strength steel grade 2a stud link chain Anchor winches: 2 x Muir V7500 series with VF185 gearbox, 380VAC 3Ph 50Hz 7.5kW motor
Paint and varnish
Hull is Awlgrip Majestic Blue with an Awlgrip Clear 30:70 mix top coat with gold leaf cove stripe and name (total area of hull = 280m²) Antifoul is black International Trilux 33 (Total under water area = 356m² approx 240mL) Masts, spreaders and bulwarks are Awlgrip Moondust Varnish sections are UROXSYS Aliphatic Marine Varnish Helm is Awlgrip 2000 Clear topcoat
Exterior Refit Rig was pulled and serviced. All exterior varnished was stripped and re-varnished. Hull was faired. Primed and repainted Majestic Blue. 6 new underwater lights installed. Old bottom paint was completely stripped, faired and anti-fouled. Decks were sanded and completely re-caulked. All fitting removed serviced and polished. Deck locker lids and hatches were removed, refurbished and flush fitted. Scuppers were sand blasted primed and painted. Original helm and sail control panels were replaced with membrane panels. New outdoor monitors and repeaters installed. New tender New exterior varnish covers.
Mechanical Refit Engine room was stripped and main engine removed and completely rebuilt. Both generators were replaced with 55kva Northern Lights. Hot water piping completely replaced. Piping for bilge, black and grey water replaced in parts or otherwise improved. New fire suppression system installed and fire alarm upgraded. Bilge was de-rusted, cleaned and repainted. New checker – plate floors in engine room. All hydraulic systems reconditioned. Refrigeration compressors overhauled. Water makers removed and rebuilt. Water heaters renewed. All winches were completely stripped and serviced. New air-conditioning units. New sea chest for air-conditioning.
Interior Refit. Lower salon altered to encompass a TV lounge and bar. Port forward guest cabin turned into a gym. Pilot house completely redesigned and improved. New brass porthole surrounds. Lighting redesigned and improved. All upholstery, headliners, bulkhead panels, sofas and curtains replaced. All interior wood was stripped, sprayed and varnished. All gold fittings were removed and re-plated. New AV system installed.
THALIA was one of Vitters Shipyard's most famous projects.This 49 meters (160 feet) ketch is the product of a unique collaboration between the award-winning naval architect Ron Holland, interior designer Elmar Meurer and the team of professionals at Vitters.Fast, graceful and luxurious, THALIA provides the ultimate sailing experience.Designed for extensive ocean voyaging to the most remote corners of the world, she offers a level of reliability and self-sufficiency, not common in private yachts.THALIA's low profile and carefully designed seating areas allow unobstructed views and a feeling of closeness to the sea that is remarkable for a boat of this size. A full inventory and a list of exclusions are available upon request. The name THALIA is reserved.
All speeds, measurements, capacities, consumptions, etc., may be approximate or estimated. Specifications provided for information only. Data was obtained from sources believed to be reliable and is not guaranteed by Owner or Brokers. Buyer assumes the responsibility to ascertain the correctness of all data contained herein and otherwise provided and must instruct his agent and surveyors to confirm all details for accuracy prior to purchase. Subject to prior sale, price and inventory change, or withdrawal from market without notice.