Classic Yacht VIXEN II For Sale

Now reduced Euro 445,000 to Euro  395,000 Tax Paid

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Nat Herreshoff design
New York yacht club 40 Hull #7--1915

With endless history and famous old owners as J.P. Morgan and moviestar Warren Beatty you can easely imagine the celebs strolling over her deck and making you feel rich and famous as well.

The 78-foot Edwardian schooner was once the darling of Newport's sailing society, playing host to Kennedys, Morgans and other American royalty.
All mahogany and teak, with gleaming brass and crystal accents, Vixen II is appointed with nautical textiles, fine stemware, silver service and Royal Doulton china.
Yet she's anything but frilly, exuding a masculine energy worthy of her treelike 72-foot mainmast.
Vixen II is actually ''Jessica,'' Hull #7 of a 1915 limited edition of New York 40 Herreschoffs.
Later acquired by renowned surgeon George Schimert of Newport and St. Thomas, she spent a quarter of a century gracing magazine covers and racing with champions.
But Dr. Schimert's children drifted away, and Vixen was docked; George II eventually returned to the Caribbean and proved Vixen's mettle against a new generation of challengers, taking trophies in Antigua's Classic Yacht Regatta, winning it in 2002 and also at Tortola's Sweethearts of the Caribbean races.

VIXEN II
Year Build: 1915
Price: Now reduced to Euro  395,000 Tax Paid  (Euro 445,000)
Hull Material: Wood Dimensions LOA: 19.64 m Beam: 4.35 m Maximum Draft: 2.85 m
Engines Engine Brand: Perkins Year Built: 1978

General features
Hull Shape: S-bilge hull Deck Construction/Material: Wood epoxy
Superstructure: Teak Keel Type: Longkeel
Rudder: Keel hung rudder Steering: Wheel steering Windows: Hardened plexi glass
Displacement: 35 Tons Ballast: appr. 15 Tons Boatyard: Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, Bristol, Rhode Island USA Designer: Capt.Nat Herreshoff
Other:
Loa including Yankee boom is 23.64m.
Hull material wood with emulsion filled and 4mm. epoxy, done byNaval architect Daniel J Avoures at Berton Custom Craft Tampa Florida USA. 1st overall winner in the Antigua Classics under class vintage class c.



 

 

Accommodations
Material And Colours: Classic walnut interior
Upholstery Curtains: Suede
Saloons: Saloon with dining table and bench
Cabins: 3 cabins, Master cabin with 1 double and 1 single bed and 2 single+ Foxhole 2 pers. crew bed
Headroom: 2.15 m.
Toilet(s): 3 Toilets, 2 ellectric and 1 manual Rheinstrom
Shower(s): 3 showers hot/cold
Sound Systems and TV: Sony radio/CD with speaker in/outside. Elmarc Tv/Dvd
Cooking Devices: Force Ten 4 burners automatic
Oven: Oven Force Ten
Microwave Oven: Microwave
Fridge: Tecomseh compressor 340Liter
Freezer: 1x cool element 340 Liter 2x cool element with thermostat (new 2010)
Heating: 2x heater electric 2500W.
Other: Alarm; geofence/anchor tracking tracing alarm bilge and infrared (following through internet).Watercooker and Senseo coffeemachine.
: 10 berths1 double and 9 single incl. quarter berth in Saloon.

Navigation and Electronics
Navigation Lights: decknavigation lights and masttop light (white) (all ledlights)
Compass: Wheelsteering
Rudder Indicator: Simrad
Log Speed: Simrad IS20 2010
Depth: Simrad IS20 2010
Wind: Simrad IS15
Autopilot: Simrad AP25 (2009) with repeater, AC40 steering computer, Jefa drive 550kg.
Radar: Furuno
GPS: Furuno and Lowrange with repeater and handheld
VHF: Simrad R87 DSC+Atis prepared and Raymarine handheld
: Navtex Furuno NX300
Chart Plotter: Lowrange + repeater
Other: Software Europe, several Charts and Almanacs,2x Batterymonitor BMV501, Oregon weather station,WR20 remotecontrol, Simrad gyrocompass.

Rig
Type: Schooner
Spars Stays: 2x Herreshoff wood
Sails Material: Dacron
Main Sail: Main 2000
Main Sail Reefing System: 3x reefs
Mizzen: Mainstaysail Hood 2009 incl. 1 reef
Genoa: Hood 2009 (furlex)
Jib: Yankee 2009
Try Sail: Mule and Fisherman 1998
Other: Winches;main sheet 1 x bronze,Cockpit 8 x lewmar,On deckhouse genua 2 x lewmar groot,On main boom 2 x lewmar,On boom 1 x lewmar,On mainmast 2 x bronze en 1 x lewmar selftailing,On foremast 2 x bronze,2 stormsails,3 sailcovers.

 
  Equipment Anchor: 2x Grapnel anchor with 140m. chain 14mm. Windlass: manual (electric) windlass bronze Fenders Lines: 8x fenders Exterior Cushions: Cockpit cushions Bimini: 2x bimini and sun awning Swimming Ladder: swimmingladder Sea Rails Pushpit Pullpit: 50cm. lifelines Tender: 2x tender (rib. and inflatable) Outboard Engine: 2x Mercury 5Hp, Suzuki 25Hp. Other: Outboarder bracket Former owner was Warren Beatty with his famous guests; Madonna, Barbra Streisand, Brigitte Bardot, Halle Berry, Dianna Ross and Maria Callas.



ENGINE
Perkins 4235
Engine Power: 110Hp
Engine Year: 1978
Engine Hours: 6000 hours, overhauled in 1999, 2500 hours after overhaul
Engine Fuel: Diesel
Fuel Tank: 960L.+80L (daytank).
Cooling System: Indirect cooling
Propulsion: 3 blades propellor with propellorshaft.
Cruising Speed(knots): 7 Kn.
Fuel Consumption: 5 L/h
Measuring Instruments: Alarm+meters, oil pressure, temperature, charge, exhaust alarm
Voltage: 12V/220V
Battery: Engine 1x 110Ah, Service 4220Ah, generator 1x 90Ah.
Battery Charger: 2x Victron multi 60/120A/h with multicontrol and shorepower limiter
Generator: Mastervolt Whisper 3000/8 Kva 150 hours
Dynamo: 2x 115A/h
Inverter: 2xVictron multi multi 3000/4000 and 450W
Water Pressure System: Electric, Hydrofoor
Warm Water: Boyler 40L. 2010
Water Tank: 980 L+250Liter waterbag (2010)
Holding Tank: No
Water Maker: 80 L/h Schenker 220V.
Other: 2 grinderpumps, Icemachine 220V,Engine service 2010 (new intercooler and rubber tubes),Generator new engine 2010.Complete refit electricity (cables and nav wires replaced),Complete plumbing refit,All new watertabs 2010.
Make: Perkins

Safety Radar Reflector: yes Flares: Flares several Life Jackets Harnesses: 16 lifebelts Life Raft: 2x Plastimo 8 pers. 2009 and 2006 MOB System: Lowrange 2x in-outside Bilge Pump: 1x electric and 2x manual Fire Extinguisher: 5x fire extinguishers (3x 2009) Other: Clock, barometer and hygrometer,Deck shower, deckwash pump, gangway,cutlery and crockery,16 Safety harnesses and belts,4 sailing suits,mobile generator Yamaha 2 Kva,Cockpit cushions 10x,Epirb Mc murdo and personal Eprb,Kneeboard and airtube,Professional rigging cutter.



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