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COMMENTS: Kings’ Legend is a sloop-rigged Sparkman & Stephens Swan 65 – one of only four sloops existing. Kings’ Legend sailed the Whitbread round the World Race in 1977/1978 and became 2nd. She is very well known in sailing circles and has cruised and raced all around the world.Member of the Volvo Ocean Race Legends, winner of the Zeppelin trophy – for the best kept Sparkman and Stephens designed yacht, participant of the Nautor Swan Club.A beautiful mix of old details and new design, she is a yacht made for cruising and racing. She is fast and comfortable. When sailed upwind by a competent crew, she breezes past the competition.Highlights include:Topsides painted 2015; Teak deck 2013 with flush hatches; Electric winches; air-conditioning; mast new 2009; Good North sails.She has been in current ownership since 1999. The last mayor refit was done in 2015, in preparation of the Sydney to Hobart Race. The owner and skipper chartered with her for all these years and kept her in high condition and latterly according to MCA rules. A new owner could carry on the charter business if wished.
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Hull is in "single skin" construction using glass/aramid hybrid fibre reinforced polyester laminate with unidirectional fibres (giving excellent strength and fatigue properties).Hull top sides painted “whisper grey” Awlgrip paint, in 2015.The deck is of GRP sandwich construction with foam core, and teak laid.Teak laid decking new 2013 (unique design), to the toe-rail and sealed with epoxy. 5 x flush fitting Rondal forward deck hatches, 2013. Main hatch over saloon is raised.Ballast keel is a lead casting with antimony. Rudder is foam filled GRP with high-tensile stainless-steel stock, with two roller bearings.Mast stepped through deck onto new 10mm steel mast step. Reinforced chain plates 2009.Engine bed is GRP with steel reinforcements.Cable & quadrant steering gear. Destroyer type steering wheel covered with elk-hide.Emergency tiller system.Upright part of the aluminium toe-rail was painted in black (May 2019).Antifouling last done May 2019 in Malta.Deck equipment and fittings:Deck layout has been optimized over time for elegance and practical use whilst racing and cruising.Winches:At coaming:2 x Lewmar 88 electric self-tailing primary sheet winches2 x Holmatro 65 self-tailing secondary sheet winches2 x Holmatro 58 self-tailing runner winchesOn raised plinths, aft of mast:2 x electric self-tailing Andersen 58 winches, halyards2 x manual self-tailing Andersen 52 winches, halyardsAnchoring:Lewmar electric anchor winch.Rocna Vulcan Anchor 55 kg (new 2018) with 60-meter chain. Spare anchor.
Main Engine:Yanmar diesel 4 LHA HTE 140 Hp – 110kW – 2003, (Full overhaul in 2017).Engine hours: 7930 (01.05.19)MaxProp feathering 3 bladed propeller.Hydraulic gearbox.Engine intercooling cooling system.Max Speed: approx. 10 KnotsCruising Speed: approx. 8 KnotsConsumption: approx. 12 Litres per hourRange: approx. 600 nmTotal fuel capacity: 800 Litres in 2 stainless steel tanks Engine start battery.Generator:Whisper MSQ6 generator, 5.7kW, 230v, 50 Hz, with wet exhaust, new in 2013.Generator hours: 1042 (01.05.19)Generator start battery.Water-maker:Schenker 60 l/h.Operated via 24vAir-conditioning System:Air conditioning (New 2017) :SCS Marine Model SCV50M Capacity 5000 WTU 220V installed in Master cabin SCS Marine Model CSV07M Capacity 7000 WTU 220V installed in PS /SBS cabinRefrigeration: Fridge & Freezer, two units, both Waeco – 2008, 24V
Total freshwater capacity 900 litres in 3 stainless steel tanks.Tank level indicators.Hot water 220V system with 220V boiler (hot water also via engine calorifier).Pressure system for hot and cold water.Tanks vent to galley sinks.Salt-water deck wash system.Manual and electric bilge pumps.Two Tecma Easyfit marine toilets, both electric.Shower sump pumps for each head area with manual / electric overboard pump.
AC SystemShore power connection inlets, 220 V 50 A and 115 V 50A with transformer 6 kW.220V outlets throughout the yacht. DC SystemLithium ion (3)/500-amp 24V service batteries, new in 2010 Chargers/InvertersBattery charger: Mastervolt, 2018.2nd Charger: Mastervolt battery charger 100 amp, 2010.Inverter: Masscombi 24v/2500 – 60.Balmer alternator on the main engine 24V for charging the service batteries.Charging of the main engine start battery 12V is via Chargemaster Mastervolt 24/12-3 and the Mastervolt Ivo compact battery charger 12v (double system).
Sleeps 10 in 5 separate cabins. Forepeak - with double bed.Two similar twin cabins – with upper and lower beds (the two singles can be changed into one double bed, in both cabins). Aft “owner cabin” with one double and one single bed. One berth in the saloon, on starboard side. All mattresses were renewed in 2012 & 2013. Two heads - one aft en-suite to owner cabin. One located forward to port.Both equipped with shower and electrical toilet.The saloon still has the original handmade teak table and sofa, plus pilot berth on starboard.The galley is equipped with stove, oven, fridge and freezer. The original style navigation station has been equipped with up to date instruments.Domestic equipment:Eno 4 burner gas cooker with oven.Galley worktops in Corian.Washing Machine Candy, 2014, located in the master cabin’s wardrobe.Entertainment equipment:DVD playerCD playerSpeakers in saloon and cockpit iPod connection
4 x Raymarine I70 repeaters, 2014 – at aft cockpit above hatch to aft cabinRaymarine autopilot control by helm port sideRaymarine A 65 Chart-plotter / AIS, 2014 – by helm port sideRaymarine C-80 Radar / Chart-plotter / AIS, 2010 – at chart tableRaymarine VHF, 2018 – at chart tableRadar scanner mounted on pole at aft deckLewmar hydraulic autopilot, 2014Handheld Garmin GPS Navtex unitIridium Satellite telephone (no connection or contract in place now)Plastimo pedestal compass2 x Garmin compasses (1 each side on coaming at cockpit)
Sparcraft aluminium mast with 3 sets of spreaders, new in 2009.Mast is stepped on keel - chain-plates reinforced at the time and a new 10mm mast step made.Stainless steel rod standing rigging.Reckmann electric genoa furler (new 2019).Removable inner forestay.Quick 2-line reefing for mainsail.Holmatro hydraulic system, for adjustment of: Boom-vang, Back-stay, Inner-forestay, & Outhaul (central control panel by helm).Carbon spinnaker pole.Aluminium Jockey pole.Carbon bowsprit. Hydraulic mast jack.
Mainsail North Sails 3DI, 2017Genoa II 125 m2 North Sails 3DI, 2018High aspect genoa III 95 m2 North sails Dacron / Dyneema, 2018*Gennaker A3 300 m2 North Sails, 2018Genoa IV Cruising 50sq m in heavy Dacron 2015*Code Zero 220 m2 North Sails, 2015Cruising Genoa 125 m2 Dacron (furling) 2013*Spinnaker 340 m2 North Sails, 2010*Spinnaker 220 m2 North Sails, 2010Spinnaker Staysail 50 m2 North Sails – on furler 2010 Staysail 50 m2 Dacron (goes on inner-forestay) 2010Storm sails Trisail and Storm jib 2015*Please note, of the above the following are in storage with sail maker:- gennaker- code zero- 2 x spi’s small / large
Tender: Zodiac tender 3.20 (2017) & Yamaha 15 hp 2 stroke outboard (2014).Safety equipment: – (purchased to MCA rules but may not be all needed for future compliance) GMI Accusat EPIRB Marinesafe Liferaft 8 persons Ocean Safety Liferaft 8 persons Secumar 150N x 10 Lifejackets Quickfit 150N x 2 Lifejackets for children Jonbuoy recovery module2 x Raymarine Personal MOB transmittersCanvas:Bimini and frameSun awningSprayhoodMainsail coverCockpit and bridge-deck cushionsWinch coversMiscellaneous:Boarding ladderDeck shower (cockpit coaming port side)Fenders.Mooring lines.Winch and pump handles.Various spares as on board.Tools.Fire extinguishers x 3Toys: 2 inflatable paddleboardsSnorkelling gear
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