€ 199.000

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  • De Valk Sint Annaland
    Koelhuisweg 4
    4697 RM Sint Annaland
    The Netherlands
  • +31 (0)166 601 000

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The boat was built 1997 and has been involved in much racing. Originally she sailed under British flag in the last Whitbread 1997-1998. Silk Cut won one leg and ended up as fifth, after breaking the world record for mono hulls. She sailed 417,2 nautical miles in twenty four hours. After the race she was bought up by Team SEB and used as a training platform for their campaign in the Volvo Ocean Race 2001-2002.

Dimensions   19,50 x 5,75 x 3,85 (m)
Material   Composite
Built   1997
Engine(s)   1 x Yanmar 4GHJ Diesel
HP/Kw   65(Hp), 47,78(Kw)
Lying   elsewhere
Sales office   De Valk Sint Annaland
Status   For Sale
Vat   Not Paid
Asking price   € 199.000

General - VOLVO OCEAN 60

Composite Volvo Ocean 60 "Pleomax", built in 1997 by McConaghy Boats, Sidny Australia, dim.: 19,50 x 5,75 x 3,85 mtr, design by Bruce Farr, hull, deck and superstructure in Kevlar/foam/epoxy composite, displacement 13,5 tonnes, ballast: 6,5 tonnes (lead fin keel with bulb), fueltanks: 3 x 540 ltrs, freshwateranks: 2 x 150 ltrs, twin destroyer type steering wheels, cable steering with carbon fibre rudderstock and balanced spade rudder. Deck material has been professional upgraded and replaced 2004, keel has been professional removed and upgraded 2004 (keel faired to templates).


Basic accommodations with 12 berths in total, butane 2 burner gas cooker,


Yanmar 4GH 65 hp (47kW) diesel, installed in 1997, indirect coolingsystem, mechanical gearbox, cruisingspeed approx. 10 knots, consumption approx. 4,5 ltr/hr, Yanmar 2GM 15 hp auxilary engine, installed in 1997. Manual and electric bilgepumps, 24v (6 batteries) / 12v (2 batteries) electrical system, 12v+24v alternators on main diesel engine.


Pedestal compass', Brookes & Gatehouse sailinstruments 790 series with Sailmate WPT set with 5 x 20/20 maxi-displays incl. 4 x cockpit displays, log, echosounder, windset, Philips MK10 DGPS, VHF, radar, electric barometer.


Safety gear last serviced 2001/2004
ORC category 2 offshore
Including 2 life rafts for 2x6 people and 12 inflatable lifejackets
Fire fighting equipment
Radar reflector
First aid kit
Anchor warp
Anchor chain
Two boxes with tools.
Steel cradle


Southern Spars aluminium mast with 4 spreader-sets, rod-rigging standing rigging replaced till 2001, running rigging replaced 2004/05, carbon fibre spi-pole, slab reefing for mainsail.
Genoa 2 x Lewmar 90 (3-speed) / Mainsheet 1 x Lewmar 80 (3-speed) / Runners 2 x Lewmar 80 (2-speed) / other 2 x Lewmar 480 (2-speed).

Extensive sail inventory (2002-2007), upon request available.