|French Aluminum centerboard yacht with twin engines, twin rudder.
Draft with board up is only 1.1 meter, board down 3.3 meter.
This is a " go anwhere " yacht, the sistership has been in the " ice ".
It is setup for single-handed sailing.
A true centerboard yacht which you can beach on nearly anything with it's 12mm bottom thickness.
3 watertight collision compartments at the bow and 2 at the stern gives it added safety.
Ample storage for LPG ( 3x 12kg tanks) and outboard fuel 100L in aft cockpit lockers. Plus huge saillocker at the bow for fenders and spinnaker
There is no need to store anything on deck. Except kayaks.
Anchor winch was moved back, near mast, so all the weight of the anchor chain is midships, ( 300kg)
Custom made stainless steel anchor, 45kg similar to Rocna/Spade anchor
Spare 45kg Buegelanchor stored under floorboards ( custom made in 2 pieces )
Diesel heater in saloon
220l holding tank outside of the hull, next to the transom / sugarscoop.
The boat had a total refit from 1998 to 2004, nearly everything was replaced.
the hull was sandblasted inside ( under the floor boards incl. Watertanks ) and outside, ( deck and to the waterline ).
A fuel polishing / cleaning system is installed, - big Racor filter & pump.
A comment of a sistership owner ( Hull #1, from 1981) :
" VIA 52 is an unique boat built to last and handle everything you throw at it "
for more pictures click @ sellers details - website,
||51' 10" - 15.80m|
||1.1m centerboard up, 3.3m board down|
||22 tons loaded|
|Keel / Ballast
||Centre-board, 6 tons steel / lead Ballast|
||On my way to Vanuatu, later New Caledonia,|
||J. L. Noir|
||Chantier Maritime de Paimpol & Fécamp|
||4 cyl, 2.2l, 50hp each, natural aspirated, no turbo charger and no timing belt for cam shaft!
Bauer dive compressor with electromagnetic clutch, can be run from generator or port engine.
dive tank filling station is in starport cockpit locker.
||2 x 50|
|Engine Hours (2nd Engine)
||3.5l/h running one engine|
||Shaftdrive with 2 stainless steel Autostream feathering 3-bladed propeller, dia: 20"|
||3.5KW Entec West, Faryman diesel engine|
||580 in main tank plus 320 in front tank|
||1000l in 2 tanks|
||Custom made, 3.5m, 10mm foam / glas, unsinkable, in 2 pieces, nesting, folds onto the stern|
||Yamaha 15hp, near new|
||Sprayhood, cockpit cover, deck cover - rolls onto the boom, fore deck cover.|
1 double bed 2,30 m x 2,00 m
2 single bunks, one is used for storage
TWO AFT Double Cabins each with:
Double bed 1,50 m X 2,00 m
||7 ( 8) ( plus saloon )|
||Bose sound system in saloon|
||Air condition in front cabin/ stateroom, 12v|
||Corian bench tops|
||Custom made, 80 liter with one eutectic plate|
||110 liter with 2 eutectic plates|
||Broadwater 2 burner stove, oven with grill, full stainless steel|
||Echotec 12v 50l/h|
|Hot Water System
||Electric 220/12v and LPG|
||1/2" tested chain, 85m, vertical capstan|
||Ariston washing machine
600 watt of solar panels
5 x 160AH gel batteries - 2014
160 & 120 amp alternators on engines
25amp propshaft alternator
|Nke Giropilot 2,
5 analog NKE REPEATERS wind, depth, speed.
TL 25 multifunction at charttable, visible from the cockpit as well
Log/speedo electromagnetic sensor & Ultra sonic speedo sensor
GYROPILOT RADIO REMOTE CONTROL
2nd Hydraulic ram on other rudder installed, never used
backup autopilot : Autohelm 7000
Raytheon 24m radar
40 amp plasmatronic regulator
60amp 12 V charger
||Genoa, staysail, main, all radialcut
Sailcloth hydranet, 15000miles
Spinnaker 150sqm 1.5 ounce with sock
|Mast / Rigging
||Dyform 15000 miles old,
New Furler, Selden / Furlex 404S and fore stay, 12mm Dyform Dec. 2016
||8 winches, setup for single handed sailing|
||The boat is imported into Australia, tax is paid. As well the French / European VAT was paid.
The boat is registered in Germany, as well it is registered in the state of Queensland's, Australia.