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Boat ref 108079

Boat Reference 108079    
Boat Name Vive Somnium Build Year 1990
Boat Price 149,000 EUR VAT Status Included
Hull Construction Polyester Lying In Sales Harbour
Builder Contest Yachts, the Netherlands Designer Dick Zaal
LOA 13 metres LWL  metres
Deaft 1.95 metres Beam 4 metres
Displacement 12.900 Kg Ballast 5.780 Kg
Engine(s) Engine Horsepower 62 HP
Fuel Type Diesel Fuel Tankage  litres


High quality blue water cruiser

Vive Somnium is a very well kept Contest 43 with over €50.000,- spend on improvements over the last 3 years. With her rare 3-cabin layout she ideal for family cruising. She has a beautiful and spacious teak interior. Amongst her renewals are: new standing rigging, new running rigging, new B & G electronics, new tri-radial cut sails, new seacocks etc.. If you are looking for a family world cruiser in turn key condition, this could be your yacht. Please contact us for more details.

Shape: Roundbilged hull in white with turqoise striping
Rudder: Rudder in skeg
Steering system: Wheel steering
Windows: Perspex windows in aluminium frames (2007)
Load displacement (kg): 12.900 Kg
Ballast (kg): 5.780 Kg
Vertical clearance (m): Approx. 20 mtrs.
Build Nr.: 43007
Other: Hull profesionally waxed in 2016

Material, colours: Classic handcrafted teak joinery
Upholstery, curtains: Blue upholstery
Saloons: Spacious and light saloon
Cabins: Forward cabin (V-berth), cabin in passage to aft cabin, owners cabin with double centreline berth
Berths: 6+2 in saloon
Headroom: Approx. 1.98m.
Cooking device: Force 10 3- burner stove with oven
Other: Classic teak interior with smooth round curvings, U-shaped galley on portside, charttable on starboard, U-shaped and straight settee in saloon with stowage space behind back rests, V-berth in forward cabin with ensuite head/shower, double bunk berth in passage to aftcabin, double centreline berth in aftcabin with ensuite head and shower cabin.

Engine, electrics, water
Power: 62 HP
Year built: 1990
Engine hours: Approx. 2850 hrs.
Fuel tank: 350L. in S.S, 20L daytank
Cooling system: Indirect cooling system
Propulsion: Stainless steel propeller shaft with 3-bladed feathering propeller
Fuel consumption: Approx 3.5L/h
Measuring instruments: RPM, temperature, tank meters
Voltage: 12V and 220V (shorepower)
Operating panel: Yes, professional switchboard
Alternator: Yes
Water pressure system: Electric and footpump
Warm water: Through boiler (engine and shorepower)
Water tank: 2 x 350 L in Stainless steel
Other: Double Separ filters, Victron Argofet 100-3 100A with 3 outlets (2015), digital multiconrol RJ45 (2015), all seacocks replaced (2015), Exhaust system renewed incl. waterlock (2016), engine serviced in 2016,

Rig and sails
Type: Sloop rigged
Spars, stays: New standig rigging and terminals (2016)
Winches: 2 x Andersen S.S. 2-spd, 2 x Lewmar ST 2-spd., 2 x halyard (of which 1 ST)
Sails material: Zwaan sails (2015), 39.3 sqm. tri-radial cut, Hybrid 9.65-8.65OZ
Genoa: Zwaan Sails (2015), 51.6 sqm. tri-radial cut,Hybrid 9.65-8.65OZ, with foam strip luff
Genoa reefing system: Harken furling system
Halfwinder: Yes, hardley used
Other: Electric winch for reefing genoa's, Backstays in Dyneema, Spinnaker boom aluminium, Adjustable backstay, new Seldén Rodkicker boomvang (2015), Complete new running rigging (2016) from Lancelin type: Full Dyn SK78 and Punch SK78 Dyneema, Anderson winches and mastwinch serviced in 2016, new Goosneck fitting (2016)

Navigation and electronics
Weatherfax/Navtex: Furuno nx-300 (2004)
Other: Go Free Wifi-1 system with M@ sailboat package (2014/2015), NAIS-400 Class B AIS (2014), new windex (2015), extra B&G GPS antenna, new decklight (2015),

Windlass: New electric anchor winch (extra powerful) (2016)
Fenders, lines: Yes
Swimming ladder: Yes, stainless steel
Sea rails, pushpit, pullpit: 2-wires with opening gates (renewed in 2016) on both sides
Other: Emergency tiller, Cockpit tent, Life lines, new teak next to entrance (2015), Stainless steel bowladder (2016), stainless steel wharp proctection strips at clamps (2016),

Gas bottle locker: Yes
Other: In 2015 the gas system was renewed and approved,

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate, at this own expense, to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. The vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.