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Kempers 24m Arco Yachts Ketch Boat for Sale

  • Manufacturer: Kempers
  • Price: €395,000
  • Location: Antibes
  • Year: 1985
  • LOA: 78'5" (23.89m)
  • Beam: 19' 7'' (5.98m)
  • Berths: 7
  • Draft: 2.7
  • Keel: Long keel
  • ID no.: 42F9075536
  • Cabins: 5
  • Aircon: yes
  • Heating: yes
  • Heads: 5
  • Showers: 5
  • Watertank Size: 3500 Litres
  • Engine Make: MAN
  • Horsepower: 230.5|kilowatthp
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cruise Speed: 8.5 kn
  • Top Speed: 11 kn

Broker Remarks

****Bluewater Steel Ketch ****
MOTIVATED SELLER

Beautiful Rudi van den Akker Motorsailor, a classic Dutch-built quality long-distance cruiser amazingly spacious for a 77-footer.

Perfect for family living or to go around the world…. With just under 24 meters, Esmeralda could be coded as a charter yacht. She is currently under UK Flag and EU VAT Paid.

ESMERALDA of Southampton – was built in 1985 by the KEMPERS Shipyard, (ARCO YACHTS NL). Steel construction (hull) and aluminium (superstructure), Teak deck on Steel, refitted (2006). 

A bluewater Sailboat with long keel, displacement 115 tons Dimensions: 24m x 5.98m x 2.70 m.  The quality of this 24-meter canoe stern cruising Ketch is evident throughout. ESMERALDA would benefit from some refitting to bring her up to date and ready for new adventures.

LAYOUT:

  • 3 guest cabins with private bathrooms
  • 2 crew cabins with private bathrooms

TECHNICAL:

  • MAN D2542 12-cylinder 320 horsepower engine
  • MAN generator 43kw
  • 2 x Hydraulic pumps – overhauled 2022
  • Hydraulic Koop Nautic stabilisers
  • Hundested four-blade mechanical Controllable Pitch Prop (CCP) – electrical control box requires service
  • Hydraulic bow thruster – requires service
  • Desalinator 170 litres per hour – requires commissioning
  • Reversible air conditioning – out of service, likely upgrade required
  • Diesel capacity: 15,500 litres
  • Freshwater capacity: 3500 litres
  • 5 winches including 1 hydraulic

NAVIGATION (all navigation equipment is dated and would benefit from upgrades):

  • Sailor compact VHF RT 2047
  • Sailor 1000 / B
  • Sailor HC4500B MF / HF with control units
  • Brookes & Gatehouse Hydra 2000 (x2)
  • Furuno FE-606 Furuno 207 DFAX
  • Furuno RDP-125 Radar mod 1622
  • Furuno GPS / WAAS Navigator GP 32
  • Simrad AP20 Autopilot
  • Simrad IS15 Rudder indicator
  • Raymarine C 120 Radar / Chartplotter / GPS (2004)
  • ICOM IC M1 VHF Marine Transceiver (x2)
  • Satcom Sin ATLAS SP1600M
  • Inmarsat Classens & Plath beta 4
  • Compass no 20064 type DHI 047 / 12MB / 1/82

RIGGING – Sails in fair to good condition:

  • Masts - (Aluminium, main mast 22 m, Mizzen/Artimon 17 m) Wire Standing rigging renewed 2007
  • Hydraulic (Rondal) controls, - both hydraulic pumps overhauled 2022
  • Mainsail 70 m2 (new 2008) Mizzen 31 m2
  • Genoa 135 m2
  • Yankee 63 m2
  • Jibs 2 x 38 m2
  • Spinnaker in sock – hardly used

EQUIPMENT Large Galley:

  • Dishwasher
  • 1 refrigerated compartment (under the floor) for fruits and vegetables
  • 1 refrigerator + freezer, 1 freezer in the main salon, 1 x 24v refrigerated bar in the main salon, 1 x ice machine
  • 1 washing machine/dryer

EQUIPMENT Tender:

  • Joker Coaster 315 semi-rigid dinghy with 25 horsepower Yamaha outboard engine (the tender would likely be replaced by the new owner)

ESMERALDA of Southampton has crossed the Atlantic at least 10 times, a true motor sailor with a transatlantic range offering stable and safe passage due to her wide beam, powerful engine, and hydraulic Koop Nautic stabilisers. Her sail plan allows easy and safe navigation with all controls from the aft deck. 

The yacht interior offers spacious guest accommodation, due to an incredibly wide beam for a 24m Yacht, with all ceilings panels in Alcantara. Featuring a full-beam master cabin with en suite shower/head, plus two twin cabins with shower room/heads.

The crew areas is below and forward, two crew bunks with an en-suite shower/head. Plus, a separate single captain's cabin with shower/head. All crew cabins would benefit refitting.

The full-beam lower salon has incredible space and features a large folding dining table, leather sofas, Alcantara ceiling panels, mini bar, and direct access to the galley.

The upper pilothouse doubles as a comfortable lounge or office with ample leather seating and a table to port.  The bridge features a leather helm position and panoramic views for secure passage-making.

A Sailing Yacht (motor Sailor) similar to the Dutch Brand Jongert.

Please contact our team for a full spec and more photos/video.

Accommodation

Beautiful Rudi van den Akker Motorsailor, a classic Dutch-built quality long-distance cruiser amazingly spacious for a 77-footer.

Perfect for family living or to go around the world…. With just under 24 meters, Esmeralda could be coded as a charter yacht. She is currently under UK Flag and VAT Paid.

ESMERALDA of Southampton – was built in 1985 by the KEMPERS Shipyard, (ARCO YACHTS NL). Steel construction (hull) and aluminium (superstructure), Teak deck on Steel, refitted (2006). 

A bluewater Sailboat with long keel, displacement 115 tons Dimensions: 24m x 5.98m x 2.70 m.  The quality of this 24-meter canoe stern cruising Ketch is evident throughout. ESMERALDA would benefit from some refitting to bring her up to date and ready for new adventures.

LAYOUT:

  • 3 guest cabins with private bathrooms
  • 2 crew cabins with private bathrooms
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Mechanical and Rigging

MAN D2542 12 cylinder 320 hp
MAN generator 43kw
CPP Propeller Hundersted

Inventory

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Disclaimer : Network Yacht Brokers Antibes offers the details of this vessel for sale but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in the specification or warrant the condition of the vessel or equipment. A buyer should instruct his agents, or surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered for sale subject to no prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.