Price just reduced to $1,495,000. Now in Portsmouth, Rhode Island and refit work is in process, (including new hull paint, new bottom paint, mast & rig inspection and sails inspection). Completion expected in mid August.
Bleu d?Aquitaine is a beautiful and serious ocean going cutter designed by Philippe Briand and built by CNB Yacht Builders, Bordeaux, France. She is a one owner boat, the present owners having taken possession in 2009. She is a composite version of the popular aluminum CNB 70. She is a true cutter design with headsail, staysail and main all equipped with Reckman remote controlled furling systems. She has a sleek, low profile, deck saloon design with a nearly flush teak deck and two cockpits, one forward for entertaining and one aft for steering, navigation and sail controls. Her transom deftly hides a convenient remotely controlled swim platform and passarelle. Six powerful winches (four hydraulic) surround the aft cockpit and four (two hydraulic) surround the mast. The Interior is well lighted, beautiful and elegant, with teak cabin soles, maple and teak furniture, leather upholstery and light overhead. Her wrap around windows, numerous flush hatches and ports allow a flood of natural light and ventilation throughout the interior. Accommodations include a spacious main saloon, large galley to port, comfortable navigation area to starboard, a roomy master suite aft, two guest double cabins forward, each with its own head, and further forward a double crew cabin. Her primary mechanical systems include a Cummins 120 HP 6 cylinder diesel, a Max Power 20 HP retractable bow thruster, 48 ton AC system, and a Kohler 19 KW 230 VAC generator. Electronics include complete B&G & Furuno components with a Sailor Fleet One, satellite telephone & data system, (New 2017). B&G 5000 autopilot (New 2017).
Please be aware that the yacht is not available for sale to US citizens while in US waters.
LOA: 71 ft 5 in Beam: 19 ft 5 in LWL: 58 ft 0 in Maximum Draft: 9 ft 0 in
Engine 1: Engine Brand: Cummins Year Built: 2007 Engine Model: B5-9m Engine Type: Inboard Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel Engine Hours: 1585 Engine Power: 116 HP: Borg Warner transmission; 2.91:1 forward, 3.2:1 reverse
Fresh Water Tanks: (264 Gallons) Fuel Tanks: (660 Gallons) Holding Tanks: (126 Gallons)
3 priavte cabins, (one double berth Master) plus two double berth guest cabins
3 heads, (one Master and one each for the two guest cabins, plus crew.
The deck design aboard BLEU D’AQUITAINE is roomy, safe, comfortable and simple. She has separate sailing and entertaining cockpits, wide and uncluttered teak decks and side decks, bow and aft decks.
The aft sailing cockpit has a full width steering wheel, excellent viability of the full deck and sail plan and a steering pedestal instrument panel with a comprehensive Furuno NavNet and B&G navigation displays. The cockpit is surrounded by six winches for sail handling and line control, including control of the Reckman in-mast mainsail furling, head sail and self tacking stay sail.
Her entertaining cockpit has a large, drop leaf table at center and “U” shaped comfortable cushioned seating for 8 adults. This area is protected from the elements with a full-width cockpit dodger and a semi-rigid bimini top that can be enclosed with removable soft panels.
The transom includes a drop down swim platform and separate passarelle both hydraulic and operated by remote control. There are also hydraulic davits and outboard lifting crane/antenna support post, barbeque, MOB safety equipment and a large lazarette & storage area.
The interior finish and décor aboard BLEU D’AQUITAINE is elegant and simple, with teak trimmed maple furniture and bulkheads, accented by teak cabin soles, tan leather upholstery and alcantara overheads. Natural light and ventilation are abundant via large Rondal flush hatches in all cabin spaces, plus the full wrap-around windows of the main salon.
BLEU D’AQUITAINE offers all amenities for gracious accomodations in port or at sea. She is fully air conditioned with 48,000 BTU reverse cycle AC/Heat system. She has comprehensive entertainment systems and helpful major appliances including a refrigeration, freezer, ice maker, washer/dryer and dishwasher. She is a comfortable, no-compromise, elegant yacht.
The MAIN SALON has a custom varnished teak dining table to starboard that seats six on the port side and a large leather settee to starboard, with a low coffee table. Aft to starboard is the entertainment area which leads farther aft to the NAVIGATION DESK/CONSOLE.
The GALLEY is aft of the saloon to port with an abundance of cabinet, drawer and counter space, deep sinks, gimbaled stove & oven, two refrigerators, large freezer, dishwasher and laundry machine.
The MASTER STATEROOM is aft, through the starboard passageway with a center line queen berth, large hanging lockers and bureau storage, a large overhead Rondal hatche for light and ventilation. The ensuite MASTER HEAD is to starboard, with a full stall shower, sink, vanity and cabinet storage.
The TWIN GUEST staterooms are forward of the salon to port and starboard, each with a double berth, overhead hatch with privacy & bug screens, hanging locker and additional stowage. Each stateroom has an ensuite head with shower. The starboard guest cabin has a walk-thru to the Foc’sle, with “V” berth for crew or storage for tools, lines and deck gear.
Sails and Rigging
Engine and Mechanical
Galley and Laundry Equipment
Listing broker: Bob Cook
Edwards Yacht Sales, Clearwater, FL
Office: 239-775-7435, Cell 239-877-4094
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