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1996 A Custom Sloop Ultra-Fast Cruising

$495,000 Marina del Rey, California
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Model Ultra-Fast Cruising
Year 1996
Condition Used
Price US$495,000
Fractional Shares 1
Type Sail
Class Cruiser (Sail)
Length 100 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Composite
Location Marina del Rey, California
LOA 100 ft
Fuel Type Diesel
Builder A Custom Sloop
Fuel Tanks 1
Fresh Water Tanks 1
Holding Tanks 1

Description

Own a legend! This Boat is very fast, (has topped 26kts under sail), very comfortable and an excellent value.

The owner built this yacht over a period of seven years with the help of a collection of dedicated and highly skilled crafts men, guided by Peter Ebbutt, a well known Naval Architect and Structural Engineer, who kept the project on the proper path. The result of that effort has exceeded his highest and very ambitious expectations. She handles beautifully... in choppy waters, high wind and lazy breezes. The boat performs completely balanced with outstanding control. Should the wind fail to smile on her, the reliable turbo-charged Cummings power plant propels her to her destination. When the owner looks back at the photos he took during the early building phases, he's reminded of what a journey it was, from the first paper drawings, to her breath-taking launch seven years later, in October 1996. One of his many fond memories is sailing her under spinnaker in the warm waters of Southern Mexico. As is often the case, the regatta organizers schedule races during a full moon. She moved almost silent, and he remembers gliding through the waves at 12 to 15 knots, with the reflection of the full moon glistening on the water. The owner watched a pod of dolphins swim aside the boat. They raced to catch the bow, to dash beneath it, leaving a phosphorous trail that lit the water around them. It was serene and beautiful and will be for you as well. Don't pass this beauty up. Give us a call today!

Adventure Yachts is not offering this vessel for sale while in California waters.


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Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Builder/Designer


Builder: Custom CRUISER RACER Designer: Fred Preiss / Peter Ebbutt

Dimensions


LOA: 100' Beam: 23' 0" Displacement: 78000 lbs
Draft: 13' 6" Bridge Clearance: 130' 0" Ballast: 30000 lbs


Engines


Engine(s): Cummins Diesel Engine(s) HP: 250 Engine Model: Turbo
Hours: 855 Cruising Speed: 10 Kts

Tankage


Fuel: 700 Gals Water: 200 Gals Holding: Yes





Accommodations
Below decks are seventeen beds half of them are wide enough to sleep two people. In addition, there is an owner’s cabin with a large hanging locker, oversize queen bed, bathroom, shower, lots of storage, TV, CD player and surround sound. There are two additional bathrooms and a large shower, as well as a very sizable hanging locker and lots of storage space throughout the vessel.



Galley
The galley is flanked by a horizontal freezer. Besides assuring fresh food, it is strategically located to keep the chef in the cooking area, when rough seas or heeling could command otherwise. The upright fridge and freezer is made by General Electric.



Electronics 
Data Marine Offshore Electronics Package that is hardwired to a Swiss GPS computer, as well as to the vessels computer that is used for the electronic chart system. The computer is a latest high speed Dell unit with a 17" flat NEC high resolution monitor. All electronics “talk” to each other via NMEA 0183.



Electrical
The electrical needs of the yacht are met by three separate banks of deep cycle batteries. One battery bank provides the engine and generator starting power, the second furnishes isolated power supply for the computer and instruments. The third bank services the remaining components and fixtures for the vessel.
A 5000 watt Northern Lights diesel generator services the 110 volt needs. It also powers the computerized charging system for the battery banks.
While the yacht is in use, the generator runs full time and virtually silent. It has a dual pack of sound insulation and is positioned in the insulated engine room. The generators use 1/2 gallon of fuel per hour, making it an inexpensive source of energy.



Sails & Rigging
The mast extends 130 ft. above the water line. It was fabricated from an aluminum extrusion and aircraft riveted the lengths of it. The boom has a fixed clew, and moves away from the mast hydraulically to flatten the sail.

Lidgard Sailmakers in New Zealand made:

(1) 2-ply Mylar full battened mainsail.
(1) Mylar # 1 genoa
(1) 2-ply Mylar # 3 genoa
(1) Mylar 165% reacher
(1) Nylon 110ft. Asymmetric spinnaker
(1) Mylar tallboy
(1) Mylar staysail to go with the reacher

The yacht also has at least ten other assorted spinnakers, as well as a blast reacher and other mainsails and genoas that I bought from the Japanese A/C boat. Some of these sails were hardly used by the America Cup Syndicate and are excellent.
The head sails are stored below the cabin sole. Longitudinal bulkheads are located below the waterline form the compartments. These tunnels are also epoxy coated and varnished, which helps the sausage bagged sails to slide smoothly in and out of their respective locations.

The yacht has 4- Primary Barient grinder drums that are inter connected by 3- pedestals. There are 9-various other winches.

The rod rigging was custom designed by Navtec Engineers.




Water & Power
Potable water is stored in four separate tanks, located under port and starboard bunks. The "Village Marine Tech" water maker is new and powered electrically.

A 250 HP Turbo charged Cummings Diesel Engine with a Borg Warner Transmission provides propulsion under power at 10 kts. The transmission’s output shaft connects to a Morse chain drive unit that terminates 3 ft below into the keel. >From that point, a 2" shaft drives a Martec folding propeller. The shaft is short and roller bearing supported on each end for vibration-free operation. The bearings and chain are lubricated via an oil sump, also in the keel and don’t require any maintenance. Without any sails, just powered by the engine, the yacht cruises 10 kts at 2300 rpm using 7 gal. of fuel per hour, or 5 gal. per hour at 8 kts.

Sailing down-wind without any help from the engine, She has sailed faster than 26kts.

There are 4 additional fuel tanks located beneath the bunks for a total of 700 gal. fuel capacity.



Additional
The yacht’s hull was fabricated from 1/8 inch thick cedar laminates. Each layer got epoxy glued 90 degrees to each other and wrapped around to include the deck, in essence creating a structure that is a continuous and seamless sheet of plywood. Strategic high load areas near the mast bulkhead and the keel are reinforced with carbon fiber between the laminates. There are tenlayers of veneer besides the 5/16 inch thick tongue and groove mold that is visible throughout the interior, including the extreme bow and stern, as well as every part of the bilge. The interior mold is epoxy saturated and Linear Polyurethane varnished throughout the ship.

All bulkheads are foam filled, plywood sided and finished with varnished epoxy coated tongue and groove cedar veneer.

The keel was fabricated in form of a steel jacket fastened over a welded internal structure that is 11-feet tall. The bottom of it was hot poured with 30,000 pounds of lead, and the upper portion of the keel foil serves as a fuel tank holding 200 gal. of diesel.

The cabin sole is constructed from scarfed and laminated oak beams. Individual panels of 1/2” inch plywood fit in between and are easily removed for instant access to all locations in the bilge.

Additional

Own a legend! This Boat is very fast, (has topped 26kts under sail), very comfortable and an excellent value.

The owner built this yacht over a period of seven years with the help of a collection of dedicated and highly skilled crafts men, guided by Peter Ebbutt, a well known Naval Architect and Structural Engineer, who kept the project on the proper path. The result of that effort has exceeded his highest and very ambitious expectations. She handles beautifully... in choppy waters, high wind and lazy breezes. The boat performs completely balanced with outstanding control. Should the wind fail to smile on her, the reliable turbo-charged Cummings power plant propels her to her destination. When the owner looks back at the photos he took during the early building phases, he's reminded of what a journey it was, from the first paper drawings, to her breath-taking launch seven years later, in October 1996. One of his many fond memories is sailing her under spinnaker in the warm waters of Southern Mexico. As is often the case, the regatta organizers schedule races during a full moon. She moved almost silent, and he remembers gliding through the waves at 12 to 15 knots, with the reflection of the full moon glistening on the water. The owner watched a pod of dolphins swim aside the boat. They raced to catch the bow, to dash beneath it, leaving a phosphorous trail that lit the water around them. It was serene and beautiful and will be for you as well. Don't pass this beauty up. Give us a call today!

Adventure Yachts is not offering this vessel for sale while in California waters.


OWNER MOTIVATED! ***BRING ALL OFFERS***


Worldwide Delivery and Financing Available!

TRADES ACCEPTED: up or down: including boats, yachts, cars, RVs, real estate...

Disclaimer

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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