Gilles Vaton Blooper Ketch

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Boat REF# 140544
Price
€2,200,000.00 (Approx £1,911,215.36) Reduced
Length 26.50m (86'11")
Year 1988
Construction Aluminium
Underwater profile Lifting Keel
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 1800hp, Yanmar marine (1988)
Lying Mallorca

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Extra Details

Designer Gilles Vaton
Builder Trehard Antibes
Lying Mallorca
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Fuel capacity 6,000.0 ltr (1,320.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Water capacity 24,000.0 ltr (5,280.0 USG) Total - 4 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 6,000.0 ltr (1,320.0 USG) Total - 2 Tanks
Last survey 19/10/2011

Mechanical

Engine 1 x diesel 1800hp
Engine make and model Yanmar marine (1988)
Engine Hours engine1:   1800
Engine Cooled Indirect
Steering wheel
Drive saildrive
Prop(s)
Fuel consumption (approx) Not Recorded
Generator output 9KVA
Engine spares tick
Water-maker tick

3 Kohler generators 1 at 9kw 2 at 19kw
2 converters 24/220 (Olener)
12 Battery's 24V Gel for accommodation
2 Battery's for engine
2 Battery's for generator
Galvanic protection unit (WWI Proitec)
2x Battery Charger 24V ( Mastervolt and Shark)
1 Battery charger 12V (Sterling power).

Dimensions

Length 26.50m (86'11")
LWL 21.20m (69'7")
Beam 7.20m (23'7")
Draft Min 1.40m (4'7")
Draft Max 4.30m (14'1")
Airdraft 2.47m (8'1")
Displacement 50,000kg (110,250.0lbs)
Headroom 2.10m (6'11")
Storage On mooring

Rig

10% discount on rigging

Ketch rigged Aluminium spars (1988) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (1988)

Sails

New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail North Gatorback - Slab (2009) Stack Pack, Fully Battened, Lazy Jacks, 4 Reefs
Headsail North Gatorback - Furling (2008)
Other sails Mizzen (2010)
Storm jib (2011)

Sail area: 325 m2
3 Winches Rondal at stern
Head sail furling Rondal
Storm jib furling Antal
4 Winches Antal at Aft
Hydraulic tensors for back stay, Boom vang, Baby stay

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 16 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator

Construction

10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction Aluminium
Underwater profile Lifting Keel
Finish Gelcoat finish

Accommodation

Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 1
No. of single berths 5
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 3
Shower 6
Air conditioning 1 Air conditioning Units rated at 4 BTU/h
Heads 3 heads (Electric)
Stove tick
Broiler tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Air conditioning tick
Cabin heating tick
Manual water system tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Raw water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Non-Smokers tick
Bar Sink tick
Ice Maker tick
Microwave tick
Dishwasher tick
Washing Machine tick
Dryer tick

Tumble-drier
Smoke extractor in kitchen

4 burner electric Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
Radar tick
VHF tick
VHF DSC radio tick
SSB tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Weather fax tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
TV tick
Computer tick
DVD tick
AIS Receiver tick
Depth sounder tick
Radar Reflector tick

Raymarine

2X TV Panasonic 42 inch
2x Radars: (Furuno 72 nautical miles & Furuno Navnet ARPA 48 Nautical miles)
2x Plotter: (Ray marine chart plotter SN 631 & Furuno Navnet CP MAP
Wind: Raymarina
Echo depth sounder Raymarine
Naftex: Furuno NX 300
VHF: Simrad RS82
AutoPilot: Simrad AP21Hydraulic
Inmarsat Telephone (Trane & Thane)
Skanti HFSB Radio system
HACER Computer

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Davits tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick
Bimini tick
Bow Thruster tick

7 halyard winches
5 sheet winches
Electric windlass
2 anchors
130.00m (426'6") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of rode
Zodiac dinghy (2010)
(Hard Dinghy)
8hp outboard, Short shaft (2011)
Hydraulic Passarelle Besonzi

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Gasolene Detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Swim ladder tick
Emergency steering tick

14 bilge pumps (4 manual / 10 electric)

Broker's Comments

This big 27m long ketch came on the heels of the first Arrayan built by the Trehard yard in Antibes. It combined reduced displacement, greater and well-separated sail-areas, and construction in very reliable aluminium – and its successive owners were delighted. The forthcoming refit will provide a more up-to-date look without taking away any of its sailing qualities.

Gilles Vaton, born 12 April 1952 in Quimper, France, started his career as a naval architect in André Mauric's prestigious Marseille office. He was involved in many innovative projects such as the keel-less Méridien and Kriter as well as the design of eventually mass-produced boats like the Jeanneau Mélody and the early Bénéteau Firsts.
This 5-year term followed his working in England and France with Illingworth, Nicholson and Rouillard, a period in which he also crewed and then sailed solo in the Whitbread and Ostar 76 round-the-world races respectively.
Around this time, he designed a one-tonner in collaboration with A. Maupas.
He set up his own office in Marseilles in 1979, a commission to design a 40' yacht for the 'Beg Rohu' National Sailing School providing a solid start to his activities.
In 1980, C. Heidsieck III brought success to Alain Gabbay, his good results giving the Vaton office further impetus. IOR maxis such as Coriolan and maxi cruise yachts like Arrayan, Blooper and Vogue followed on rapidly.
New, innovative solutions applied to many maxi cruise yachts built in the 80s and 90s were consolidated the Vaton reputation.

These boat details are subject to contract.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

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Disclaimer The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are not and shall not form part of any offer or contract for the sale of the vessel and are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Boatshed, who act as agents for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars and, where considered appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified agents to carry out structural and/or mechanical and/or electrical surveys and inspections in order to assess the actual condition of the vessel before purchase.

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