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Alubat OVNI 385

Curaçao - Curaçao - Willemstad Curaçao , Willemstad

119.000 US$

( app. 100.078 € )
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Manufacturer :
Model :
OVNI 385 
Type :
Sailing Yacht 
Category :
Designer :
Philippe Briand 
Flag :
United States United States 
Hull form :
Material :
Cockpit :
Rear cockpit 
Steering :
Rig :
Color :
Keel type :
Lift keel 
Year :
Refit Year :
Condition :
Code :
Length :
12,10 m ( 39,7 ft )  
Beam :
3,80 m ( 12,5 ft )  
Draft :
0,52 m ( 1,7 ft )  
Bridge Clearance :
Displacement :
8.500,0 kg ( 18.739 lbs )  
Ballast :
2.900,0 kg ( 6.393 lbs ) 34.1 % 
Cruising Speed :
Max Speed :
Fuel :
320 ltr ( 85 Gal )  
Water :
180 ltr ( 48 Gal )  
Holding :
Main Engine 1
Manufacturer :
Volvo Penta 
Model :
MD 22 L 
Propulsion :
With propeller shaft 
Propeller :
Year :
Refit Year :
Power :
50,0 hp ( 37 kW )  
Hours :
Fuel type :
Echo sounder
VHF radio
Autopilot el.
Speed log
Interiors & Cabin Layouts
Gas stove
Gas oven
Technical Equipment
CD-Player Radio
12 V DC system
230 V AC system
Solar cells
Inverter 110-220 V
Pressureized water system
Gas plant
Electric bilge pump
Manual bilge pump
Shore Power
Electrical windlass
Swimming platform
Swimming ladder
Deck shower
Equipment rack
Dinghy w outboard motor
Life jackets
Life raft
Additional extras
Sail Equipment
Furling system

Alubat OVNI 385 (1997)

Solid aluminum sailboat, USA-documented and flagged.
Currently at the Dutch Caribbean, and in route to the USA. 
Monohull equipped for offshore navigation, veteran of a transatlantic crossing and extensive Caribbean navigation.
Version “Owner” with toilet in its own separate cubicle. 
Lifting keel (centerboard) and lifting rudder allows the boat the find shelter just about everywhere.   In rough seas with the keel up, the boat glides smoothly providing extra comfort for all onboard.

General specifications
Builder: ALUBAT, Le Chateau d’Olonne, France.
Designer: Philippe Briand
Length overall (LOA): 39.70' / 12.10 m
Beam maximum: 12.5’ /  3.80 m
Draft minimum: 1.71' / 0.52 m (centerboard up)
Draft maximum: 6.7‘ / 2.05 m (centerboard down)
Keel type: centerboard, mechanical lifting uses rope and standard Harken winch.
Material: Aluminum 
Displacement: 18,739 pounds /  8500 Kg
Ballast: 6,393 pounds / 2900 Kg 
Rigging: Cutter
Sail area: 882.3 square feet (82 m²)
Engine: Volvo MD 22 L, 50 HP
Engine hours: ~1,950 hr.   
Fuel capacity: 85 Gal (320 L) reported capacity, in a tank located under the forward V berth.  The tank was serviced during the summer of 2017, which included welding of new aluminum “L” pipes on the inspection plate.  The tank was emptied and cleaned.  

Water capacity: 48 Gal / 180 L reported capacity.
Cabins: 2
Washroom: 1
Head: 1
Main berths: 5
Secondary berths: 3

Special interior layout designed for blue water cruising.
Coming down the companionway one faces a large saloon, with galley to port, and with separated bathroom and head to starboard.   The chart table is also to starboard.
The galley has a foldable counter to provide an extra convenient working surface next to the sink, and support when in route.
The large settees on the saloon area double as single beds.    The one on the port side can be easily converted into a double bed.      
The large saloon table fold onto the centerboard box in two halves.   The top of the centerboard box provides an useful console on the centerline. 
The large forward V-cabin sleeps two, door is to starboard.
The larger aft cabin sleeps two as well, door is to port.
The sails locker is outside, on the foredeck, just aft of the anchor locker, and has an inspection opening to the forward cabin.

Galley equipment
Galley on port side.
Double SS sink with pressurized fresh water, and sea water.
Eno stove with two burners and oven.
12 V DC refrigerator, water cooled.
Water maker 12V Aqua-base 30 L/hr (2012) which was serviced during the summer of 2017 by the technicians of Caraibe Gréement, Martinique.    Note that the water maker has not been operated since that 2017 service and would need flushing with cleaning chemicals.   
Main cabin
Large saloon with foldable table
Saloon upholstery 2015
Pioneer stereo system with SD, auxiliary, and USB inputs on navigation table
Interior and cockpit speakers.                             

Life Raft Zodiac "Open sea" 6 P, certified to February 2018
Main anchor : FOB 16 Kgs + 40 m chain
2nd anchor : FOB 16 Kgs + 20 m chain
3rd anchor : FOB light + 10 M chain
Flares, manual and Pistol.
2 Fire extinguishers, powder, ABC rating 
Epirb : Fast Find Max GPS, battery valid until July 2021
Portable VHS, held charge for approximately 9 hours when tested in ON position.

Volvo Penta MD 22 L diesel, 50 HP, 4 cylinders.   Major service performed in the summer 2017 by Inboard Diesel, Martinique.  The service included rebuilding of the raw water pump, change of fluids, and fuel and oil filters.    A new Alternator has been ordered and has arrived at Curaçao’s Customs House and needs clearing.
Reverse gear MS2L-E and shaft, serviced by Inboard Diesel as above.
Engine mounts (silent blocks) changed in 2012
Fuel tank forward, 320 L reported capacity, serviced in the summer of 2017.

Navicom VHF DSC RT 450
GPS Autohelm ST 50
Handheld GPS Magellan 310
Raymarine instruments at the navigation table: speed, depth, wind speed and direction
2 external repeaters in the cockpit
Graphic Wind and ST 60 and 2 indoor ST 70 Tridata and Wind
Raymarine autopilot ST 6000 with hydraulic jack on quadrant, outdoor wired remote 
control and 1 ST 70 at the chart table
Secondary Autopilot on steering wheel Simrad WP 5000
Radar Raytheon Pathfinder SL 70

Electrical system
Circuit 12 V + 220 V
House Batteries: 3  X LIFELINE AGM Batteries, Model # GPL-31T, 105 Ah (20 hr) 
These three batteries are of the same production batch purchased together in January 2018.
Engine Battery : EXIDE Nautilus Marine Starting Battery Model # 27MSXX, 1,000 marine cranking amperes.      Reserve capacity 180 minutes.      This battery was purchased new in January 2018
Solar Panels 4 X 70 W, mounted on the stern arch that doubles as davits for the dinghy.
Batteries charger Cristec 25 A
Victron Batteries Monitor, BMV 700.  Displays voltage, capacity, ampere-hours (Ah) and current (A). Has alarms for high or low voltage.
Electrical leakage tester on panel.
Small inverter 12 V - 220 V
Hydro-generator to deploy from the stern.

Vertical electric windlass Lofrans 1000 Watt
Sail locker located between the anchor locker and the forward bulkhead of the bow cabin.
Keel Lifting System is mechanical with serviceable blocks and ropes
Rudder Lifting System is hydraulic operated with a simple manual pump installed at the aft end of the starboard cockpit locker.    Pump system needs servicing.   
The boat is beach able with both keel and rudder in the up position.    
Large (stored inside) and small cockpit tables
Sprayhood in green UV-resistant canvas, matching green boat stripes.        
Smartly designed stern swim platform with fresh water shower, and lockable storage for cooking gas, and other materials, also at the stern is the live raft.
Anchor locker has a wash down hose.

Sails and rigging
Full battened mainsail (2007, Incidences) 1st reef is “automatic”.
UV resistant cradle for mainsail with cover with Lazy Jacks
Genoa (2008, Incidences) on Facnor Furler
Reefing Staysail on releasable stay (for Cutter rig).   Needs new hanks.
Symmetrical tri-radial spinnaker with sock
Aluminum spinnaker pole
Rigid boom vang.  
Rigging new on August 2014, except for the runners and releasable Cutter foretriangle stay
Forestay new on January 2017
Rigging inspected in October 2018 report available.

Additional equipment
Dinghy Zodiac model Zoom 310.  Has inflatable keel with marine plywood floors in sections, so that the dinghy can be stored folded inside the deep starboard cockpit locker.
Outboard engine Johnson 8hp, 2 cycle.   Starts with emergency cord now, but replacement recoil spring and spark plugs are available onboard.
Boat insulation above the waterline.
Auxiliary heating on engine heat exchanger.
Various UV-resistant canvas covers:   cockpit cover, forward hatch, dinghy.
Very effective portable air conditioning 220 V.

Boat in good condition                             
Bottom paint - July 2016
Deck painting - 2012
Sandblasting then primary Primocon - 2010
Bottom cleaned and anodes inspected February 2018.
WC Jabsco, installed in 2015, last serviced February 2018, spare parts available onboard.

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