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Orion 39

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Boat REF# 60024
removed from sale
Length 11.93m (39'2")
Year 1989
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Sleeping berths 7
Engine 1 x diesel 36hp, Volvo Penta MD 11 (2007)
Lying Gibraltar


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Extra Details

Designer A N Michel
Builder Orion
Lying Gibraltar
Discounts available from our Preferred Partners
Fuel capacity 80.0 ltr (17.6 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Water capacity 300.0 ltr (66.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Holding tank capacity 50.0 ltr (11.0 USG) Total - 1 Tanks
Last survey 07/04/2006


Engine 1 x diesel 36hp
Engine make and model Volvo Penta MD 11 (2007)
Engine Hours Not Recorded
Engine Cooled Direct
Steering tiller
Drive saildrive
Prop(s) Folding Volvo 2
Fuel consumption (approx) 1.2 ltr (0.3 USG) /hour At Cruising Speed
Cruising speed (approx) 6 knots
Max speed (approx) 9 knots
Generator output 500KVA

A static inverter running from the batteries provides mains power for a modest mains device e.g. a laptop PC.


Length 11.93m (39'2")
Beam 4.00m (13'1")
Draft Min 0.50m (1'8")
Draft Max 1.90m (6'3")
Displacement 12,000kg (26,460.0lbs)
Headroom 1.83m (6'0")
Storage On marina


10% discount on rigging

Sloop rigged France Spar Aluminium spars (unknown year) with Stainless Steel standing rigging (2002)


New Sails Upgrade?
Reefing mainsail - Slab (2006)
Headsail - Furling (2007)
Other sails Spinnaer Stay Sail (unknown year)
Spinnaker gear tick

Type of Rig:Removadle Inner Forestay eanables her to carry a cutter rig if wanted.

Lazy jacks on the mainsail make short handed sailing easy.

Electrical Systems

12 volt, 5 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, generator


10% discount on ultrasonic antifouling
Construction GRP
Underwater profile Fin
Finish Gelcoat finish

Lifted again in 2008,antifouled,keel bolts checked and her hull, all good.


Total # of berths 7
No. of double berths 3
No. of single berths 1
Cabin(s) 3
Sink 2
Shower 1
Heads 1 heads
Stove tick
Oven tick
Sink tick
Cooler tick
Fridge tick
Freezer tick
Carpet tick
Drapes tick
Cabin heating tick
Pressurised water system tick
Hot water system tick
Fresh water wash tick
Cockpit shower tick
Microwave tick

She has a 4 metre beam,lots of storage for going deep sea. 6 foot headroom.

The interior is beautifully varnished and upholstered to give a the boat a fresh and light feel.

2 burner propane Stove

Nav Equipment

Compass tick
Speed tick
Log tick
Wind tick
VHF tick
GPS tick
Chart plotter tick
Autopilot tick
Navtex tick
Stereo tick
Clock tick
Barometer tick
Navigation lights tick
Video tick
Fish Finder tick
Depth sounder tick

Deck Gear

Sail cover tick
Sprayhood tick
Spray dodgers tick
Cockpit cover tick
Bimini tick
Rode tick
Fenders tick
Boathook tick
Swim Platform tick
Swim Ladder tick
Instrument Covers tick
Passerelle tick
Bimini tick

4 halyard winches
4 sheet winches
Electric windlass
2 anchors
(CQR Danforth)
40.00m (131'3") of chain
100.00m (328'1") of rode
Zodiac dinghy (2006)
3hp outboard, Minn Khota Electric (2008)


TV, Digibox and DVD included

Safety Equipment

Fume detector tick
Liferaft tick
Life jackets tick
Life buoys tick
Danbuoy tick
Horn tick
EPIRB 406MHz tick
Emergency steering tick

3 bilge pumps (1 manual / 2 electric)

Few boats have the in service safety equipment I saw on this vessel.

Broker's Comments

This Orion 39 is one of a pair of very special Yachts designed by A N Michel who is the president of the French Yacht Design Academy. She was sailed around the world and also made 7 transatlantic crossings . Her present skipper/owner a pilot book author, has used her for exploring new harbours and anchorages throughout the Med. She has a good set of nav gear. Down below she is bright, cheerful and clean with lots of storage space.

Full survey done in 2006, lifted in 2008 and anti fouled , keel bolts checked...all good. She is for sale in very good condition

This is a yachtsman's yacht equipped for single-handed sailing and practical, simple aids to short handed sailing.

Her tough hull and rig will protect her crew and few yachts of her size can boast having sailed so many blue water miles. A perfect boat for a blue water sailor.
Note: Offers on the asking price may be considered.

This Orion 39 has been personally photographed and viewed by John & Lynda of Boatshed Gibraltar. Click here for contact details.
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.