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North Star 500 Boat for Sale

  • Price: €7500
  • Location: West Cork
  • Year: 1973
  • LOA: 25'0" (7.62m)
  • Beam: 9' 0'' (2.74m)
  • Berths: 4
  • Draft: 1.52
  • Keel: Displacement
  • ID no.: 5623
  • Heads: 1
  • Engine Make: Nanni
  • Horsepower: 10.6hp
  • Drive Type: Shaft drive
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Cruise Speed: 5
  • Top Speed: 6

Broker Remarks

This classic 1973 North Star 500 designed by Sparkman & Stephens, was built by Hughes Boat Works Ltd. in
Canada. She is a robust cruising yacht with four berths, 10.6HP Nanni (1994) diesel engine, furling headsail, 2 x
spinnakers, colour chart-plotter/GPS, four wheel trailer and more! Refurbishment work carried
out during the winter lockdown of 2020/2021 cost about €5,000 (including - complete rewiring, sanding, painting etc).
Needs to be seen to be appreciated.


Mechanical and Rigging

1994 Nanni 10.6hp diesel engine



Hull No. N 500 - 60
G.R.P. Hull and deck with fin and skeg profile
Lead keel
Interior: One piece moulded inner liner.

Rig and Sails 

Bermudan Sloop
Keel stepped Aluminium mast and boom
Spinnaker pole
Harken roller reefing for the headsail
Slab reefing Mainsail - Fair
Furling Headsail - Good
1 x Staysail - Good
2 x Spinnakers - Good
Main boom cover

On Deck

Self draining cockpit
Stainless steel pulpit, push-pit, stanchions and guardrails
7 x Lewmar winches
Spare Tiller
New Bruce Anchor with 15m of 8mm Calibrated Chain, with a Stainless Steel swivel anchor to chain shackle
(30m), 16mm nylon anchor rode
1 x Danforth Anchor with chain and warp
Fenders and mooring lines
Boat hook
Winch handles and snatch blocks


Marine toilet with hanging locker in the fore peak
Opening deck hatch forward
Two single berths in the saloon.
Folding saloon table (wraps around the keel stepped mast)
Stainless steel sink at the companionway.
Recent two burner gas cooker to port.
Chart table to starboard
Two Quarter berths aft
Brass Barometer

Navigation Equipment

Sestral steering Compass
Incastec Echo Sounder
Garmin GPSmap 292
Navico VHF
Simrad TP 10 Tiller-pilot


1 x 12 Volt Battery
Tri-Colour Nav. Light
Deck Light
3 x saloon lights
1 x Chart Table light
1 x Fore-peak light


Four person Liferaft (requires a service)
2 x Fire extinguishers
Electric Bilge pump
Man Overboard Rescue line (30 M. of floating line).
Transom mounted stainless steel boarding ladder.


Refurbishment work carried out during the winter lockdown of 2020/2021 at a cost of €5,000 (including -
complete rewiring, sanding, painting etc).
Lightning protection
Four Wheel Road Trailer (painted steel).
4 Person life raft (service due)

Owner's Comments

"I really put the best of everything into her, she is an outstanding boat. I had no intentions of selling, however my
circumstances have changed."

Broker's Comments

"Virrosker" is in lovely condition and will certainly look after you when the going gets tough!

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Disclaimer : 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.