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The Cigale 14 is a unique performance cruising yacht: Back in 1997 when the hull design was first conceived it incorporated design features which were then only to be found in a maxi or open class racing sailboat. The Cigale is a so-called ULDB: Ultra-Light Displacement Boat, built in aluminium and ideally suited for fast passage adventures. Jean Marie Finot originally designed the yacht for himself. Each Cigale has a water-ballast-system (also found in the Pogo 40s) to add ballast when sailing in harsh conditions. She is very stable yet at 8.5 tons, a light, strong sailing boat.

One of the most desirable features is her internal layout. No other yacht before or after bear such a configuration. Upon entering the saloon via the companionway, one is found standing amid the completely open plan aft section of the yacht. A large dining table with a huge U-settee is as inviting as one can imagine. Windows all around the stern section of the hull will guarantee almost a 280-degree view of the seascape. That is pure genius! There are also pilot berths outboard for extra guests/crew. Facing forward to port a large galley with all amenities you wish for, a large navigation station with proper chart table and instruments to the starboard side. Sleeping cabins are to be found in the forward sections with two large double cabins and a further twin cabin. The engine is centralised in the boat to optimise weight distribution. The Cigale 14 is a true performance cruising yacht, designed and set up to enable swift easily managed shorthanded passages with all control lines lead aft to the expansive cockpit. This particular boat is very well equipped and with enough recent upgrades and maintenance to allow a new owner to go long distance cruising.

LOA: 14.57 m
Beam: 4.40 m
Draft: 2.20 m
Displacement: 8.50 t
Built: 2004
Builder: Alubat
Designer: Finot Conq
Lying: Southern France
Price: €240,000 Euro VAT Paid

RIGGING & SAILS

  • Mast: 20 m Aluminium
  • Aluminium boom
  • Retractable Carbon bowsprit
  • Standing rigging: new in 2017
  • Running rigging: Spectra - recent
  • Furlers: FACNOR from 2019
  • Main sail: Hydranet with Lazy bag North (2011)
  • Genoa: Hydranet North (2011) on FACNOR on roller (2012and 2019)
  • Stay sail on removable forestay
  • Gennaker on KARVER continuous line furler
  • Asymmetric Spinnaker with sock
  • Storm sail

ON DECK

  • 7 x winches – one electric
  • Windlass: 1,500 W LOFRANS from 2014
  • Single stainless-steel wheel and instrument/compass binnacle
  • Cockpit table
  • Upholstery for the cockpit
  • Bimini
  • Sprayhood
  • Cockpit Shower

INTERIOR

  • Saloon aft: Seating for 10. Upper outboard pilot berths.
  • Navigation station: Large chart table to starboard with all electronics anddisplays
  • Galley: Cooker, refrigerator cupboards and lockers
  • Main cabin on port side with double bed and storage,
  • Forward cabin with double bed and storage,
  • Upper & lower bunks in the gangway cabin
  • 1 x Shower room/head

ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTS

  • RAYTHEON ST 60+ Wind depth and speed
  • Autopilot: RAYTHEON 6001 with Lecomb & Schmitt hydraulic ram
  • AIS Class A: SIMRAD AI 50 reception & emission
  • Navigation: GARMIN 520 with electronic charts of Med
  • Computer: DURABOOK with MAXSEA + screen charts of Med and Caribbean islands
  • Iridium phone
  • VHF radio
  • Radar: FURUNO 1623

MACHINERY & SYSTEMS

  • Engine: VOLVO D 55 – new from 2013. 1,200 hours in August 2019
  • 2 blade folding propeller from 2013 on sail drive
  • Batteries: Service 4 x 145 Amp Rolls 2017
  • Engine 1 x 80 Amp from 2017
  • 1 x for the windlass 2018
  • 120 Amp SOLARA fixed Solar panel + removable one 115 Amp from 2018
  • 60 Amp CRISTEC charger
  • PHILLIP control system (2018)
  • Hydro generator WATT&SEA (2018)
  • Leak control VDO
  • SINUS PHOENIX Inverter 12/350 230 V
  • Fuel: 200 L
  • Water: 500 L
  • Black water tank
  • Calorifier: Off main engine and 230 V
  • 2 x 500 L ballast tanks

DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT

  • Stainless steel double sink
  • 2 burner hob and oven
  • Frigoboat refrigerator (2014)
  • Stereo: SONY

SAFETY

  • Epirb: GME serviced in 2017
  • Liferaft

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Barbecue (Stainless steel)
  • 2.50 m Semi-rigid 3D TENDER – Hypalon tubes - aluminium bottom – from 2016
  • 5 HP Honda outboard engine
  • 25 Kg Delta anchor with 70m of chain
  • Danforth anchor

REFIT HISTORY

  • New paint job 2017
  • New teak cockpit in 2017

RACE HISTORY

Inventory and description to be confirmed, subject to contract.

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