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This cutter rigged, Maxi 88 " Southern Cross" was designed by Sparkman and Stephens. She is a perfect transoceanic cruising yacht. This luxurious yacht with all its features on deck and living space below makes her the perfect cruising partner. Hydraulic controls for all the sails makes her easy to handle. Southern Cross is well equipped and in excellent condition. Please contact us for more details.

Leonard Bonnema
Yacht Broker


Dimensions   29,70 x 6,24 x 3,00 (m)
Material   grp
Built   1991
Engine(s)   1 x Caterpillar 3126 DITA diesel
HP/Kw   320 (hp), 235,2 (kw)
Lying   contact Amsterdam
Sales office   De Valk Amsterdam
Status   for sale
Vat   not paid
Asking price   € 695.000

General - MAXI 88

Model   MAXI 88  
Type   sailing yacht  
LOA (m)   29,70
Beam (m)   6,24
Draft (m)   3,00
Year built   1991
Launched   1992
Builder   CIM shipyard
Country   France  
Designer   Sparkman & Stephens
Displacement (t)   65
CE norm   NA
Hull material   GRP  
Hull colour   blue  
Hull shape   round-bilged  
Keel type   bulb keel  
Deck finish   teak  
Superstructure deck finish   teak  
Cockpit deck finish   teak  
Fuel tank (litre)   3180
Level indicator (fuel tank)   yes
Freshwater tank (litre)   4X 850
Level indicator (freshwater)   yes
Blackwater tank (litre)   1600
Level indicator (blackwater)   yes
Greywater tank (litre)   800
Wheel steering   hydraulic  Refit 2017


Cabins   4
Berths   8
Interior   yes
Open cockpit   with sun beds
Headroom saloon (m)   2,2
Heating   yes
Air-conditioning   triple equipped compressors,one new 2017
Navigation center   yes
Dining room   yes
Galley   yes
Countertop   yes
Sink   stainless steel  double
Cooker   calor gas  4x
Extractor   yes
Microwave   yes
Fridge   2x
Freezer   2x new
Hot water system   220V + engine  
Water pressure system   electrical  
Ice maker   yes
Owners cabin   double bed  
Wardrobe   hanging/drawers/shelves  
Bathroom   en suite  
Toilet   en suite  
Guest cabin 1   double bed  
Wardrobe   drawers and shelves  
Guest cabin 2   twin single  
Guest cabin 3   twin single  


No of engines   1
Make   Caterpillar
Type   3126 DITA
HP   320,00
kW   235,20
Fuel   diesel  
Year of overhaul   yes
Maximum speed (kn)   13
Cruising speed (kn)   8 kn @ 1200 rpm
Consumption (l/hr)   10 l/h @ cruising
Engine cooling system   freshwater heat exchanger  
Drive   shaft  
Bowthruster   hydraulic  Pump rifitted 2017
Generator   27,5 kW
Generator 2   27,5 kW
Batteries   traction batteries (2V cells) 2005, 1400 Ah/24V
Battery charger   800 Amp/H
Inverter   2x 3,25 kW
Shorepower   with cable  
Watermaker   250L/H


Compass   yes
Depth sounder/log   Raymarine
VHF   yes
Autopilot   Robertson
Radar   Raytheon
Plotter   Raymarine E-series
Navtex   Furuno


Bimini   yes
Cockpit cushions   yes
Cockpit table   yes
Bathing platform   yes
Boarding ladder   yes
Anchor   yes
Windlass   hydraulic  Lewmar 4000
Dinghy   Northstar 4m (2017)
Outboard   40 hp (2017)
Extra info   Tenderlift: Hydraulically operated to a depth of 60 cm


Rigging   sloop  
Standing rigging   Dyform  
Brand mast   Sparcraft  
Material mast   aluminium  
Mainsail   Furling (2017)
Stoway mast   Reckman hydraulic furling
Jib   Reckman hydraulic furling
Genoa   Reckman hydraulic furling
Primary sheet winch   2x Lewmar custom made hydraulic
Secondary sheet winch   6x Lewmar 66
Genoa sheetwinches   2x Lewmar 43
Extra info   All sails replaced 2017


These particulars are given in good faith as supplied but cannot be guaranteed and cannot be used for contracts.