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Sunbird France

Marc Noel Voile
St Malo

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1983 Archambault Surprise

EUR 6,900 (Listed price: US$7,498)

Near St Malo,France

Archambault Surprise Pochette
On mooring
Cockpit 2
Interior 2
Interior 3
Interior winter
Interior winter 2
Keel bolts
Cockpit locker
Cockpit locker 2
Self tailing winch
Mast base
Afloat 2
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PuFun one design or handicap


Sunbird International Yacht Sales in St Malo are pleased to offer this sensibly priced Archambault Surprise. There is an active class structure with annual championships and this fun racer does well under IRC or HN/Osiris and other handicap systems. She has recent sails, a 2005 mast and outboard and is open to offers.

Le Surprise reste un bateau populaire partout, avec une association de classe, des championats, mais aussi des possibilities de gagner sous IRC ou HN/Osiris. Voiles, mat et moteur récents. Prix à débattre.

Boat Details
Fuel Gas/PetrolHull Material Fiberglass 
Hull Shape MonohullBeam 8 ft 1 in 
Max Draft 5 ft 2 inDry Weight 2750.01 lb 
Engine Make SuzukiEngine Model 2 stroke 
Engine Year 2005Length at Waterline 21 ft 6 in 
Length Overall 25 ft 1 inNumber of Berths 2 
Number of Engines 1    
For Sale by

Marc Noel Voile
St Malo


The Joubert Nivelt desgned Surprise has been a huge success and the boat's popularity continues with good fleets in numerous locations, an active class structure and well attended championships and other events. The Surprise is furthermore competitive under most handicap systems and is simply great fun to sail.

With new mast and outboard in 2005 and new sails in 2011, along with upgraded self tailing sheet winches and carbon pole, she is ready to go afloat and enjoy.

Le Surprise est un phénomène! Association de classe active organisant de nombreuses régates, competitif sous IRC, HN, OSIRIS etc, ce bateau est équipé de mat et moteur de 2005, voiles de 2011, winches self tailing, tangon carbone ...

Hiverné au sec. Prix à débattre.

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Sunbird International Yacht Sales are a dynamic & growing team. At their own marina on the Clyde, Sunbird are Britain's longest serving Bénéteau dealer and also offer Bénéteau export sales and service through their offices in Palma, Mallorca, and Gocek /Marmaris, Turkey. The autumn of 2012 sees an exciting new partnership in France (details below) and there is more to come!

At St Malo we are available every day, so do not hesitate to call or email. +33 777 287995, You can also drop in to the office at Marc Noel Voile on the Sablons marina in St Malo, Tuesday to Saturday, 0900-1200 & 1400-1800.

Here at Sunbird we really do work as a team, so of course you can directly contact our French, English & German speaking Brokers in St Malo, who know the owner and the boat well, but feel equally free to contact your local Sunbird office or any of our team who you have dealt with before.