Garcia 86 Blue water lifting keel performance cruising yacht

Builder:  GARCIA, France
Designer: Pierre FRUTSCHI
Type: Sloop
Length overall: 26.33m 86.38ft
Length on deck: 26.03m 85.4ft
Waterline length: 23.59m 77.4ft
Maximum beam: 6.85m 22.47ft
Draft: 2.5/4 m 8.2/13.12ft
Height above water: 37/38 m
Displacement: 60/69 tonnes 132240/152076lbs
Keel: Lifting keel with a 19 tonnes (41876lbs) lead bulb – hydraulic ram system
Rudders: Twin rudders
Year: 2005
Classification: Pleasure Yacht (built according to Nuc requirement for French commercial yacht)
BENIGUET is an exceptionally smart lifting keel, aluminium sloop. She has completed a fantastic trip around the world via Panama, French Polynesian, New Zealand, Mauritius and the Cape of Good Hope. Beniguet is incredibly well built and maintained with the benefit of a comprehensive refit in 2014. She is now back as new and ready to go again. Ideal for trans - oceanic passages as well as being able to access more remote anchorages. Well laid out, comfortable, strong and reliable sailing yacht.

Spars.  34.50 metres SPARCRAFT deck stepped carbon mast SPARCRAFT carbon boom
Standing rigging: Rod rigging
Running rigging: SPECTRA
Furlers: 3 x HARKEN hydraulic. Genoa jib. Solent jib. Staysail jib
Sails: One complete set of sails INCIDENCE (2005)
Sail area: Upwind 420 m². Downwind 732 m²
182 m² main sail
238 m² genoa jib
147 m² solent jib (82.6 m² when partly furled)
47.7 m² staysail jib
550 m² asymmetrical spinnaker with snuffer
Engine: 318 HP VOLVO TAMD 63 P/L – 6 cylinders – turbo charged Giving 318 HP @ 2.800 rpm 4353 hours in January 2015
Performance: 9 to 9.5 knots @ cruising speed (approx. 1.800 rpm)
Consumption: 16 to 17 L / H including 5 hours of generator running per day
Range: 2500 to 2800 NM
Fuel: 5000 L (2 x 2500 L)
Hull. Aluminium, white painted (2014)
Superstructure. Aluminium, white painted (2014)
Deck. Aluminium painted white (2014) + teak overlay
Clear and uncluttered teak laid decks
Well-proportioned deck house
Spacious aft cockpit area with 1 helm and 1 large navigation settee
2 large dining tables & 2 L shape settees
Deck hardware:
8 LEWMAR hydraulic winches.
1 LEWMAR captive winch for mainsail halyard
Windlass: MUIR 4500 with capstan – powered by hydraulic TENDERLIFT pump
11 deck hatches
2 x 2 side hatches at superstructure level
2 x 3 hatches at topsides level
Combination of painted and light maple wood finish to panels and trim.
Very spacious and comfortable. BENIGUET can sleep up to 14 guests
Chart table
Under the raised deck house with a 360° panoramic view
Under the raised deck house with a large dining area to port and a large lounge area to starboard.
Electric blinds.
5 cabins sleeping up to 14 guests
1 twin beds + 2 Pullman beds cabin (Port forward)
2 upper & lower beds cabins (Starboard forward)
2 twin + Pullman beds cabins (aft)
All beds sized @ 2.0m / 0.80m
With assistance from a yard the 2 aft cabins could be easily converted into a single proper owner’s stateroom if preferred.
Shower room/head
5 en-suite bathrooms
Spacious galley with ample storage
To port a large U shape galley with twin sinks, 4 burner electric stove with oven
To starboard large storage cabinets and lockers
Engine room
Under the charter table sole with dual access: By opening sole panels and through a hatch in the aft accommodation corridor.
Domestic equipment
1 HOOVER Family 7 kg Interact 1400 washing machine
1 HOOVER Family 7 kg Condenser dryer
1 COMENDA dishwasher
1 ice maker
1 SHARP micro wave oven
1 extractor
1 MAGIMIX coffee machine
1 electric 4 burners stove with oven
3 deep freezers
2 refrigerators + 1 cockpit refrigerator
2 x 22.5 kW/50 Hz ONAN MDK – 5 cylinders Generators. Port generator: 7403 hours in January 2015. Starboard generator:         7249 hours in January 2015
12, 24 & 220 V circuits
Shore power
2 x VICTRON battery charger & converter (70 Amps/24 V & 5 Kva)
1 x DOLPHIN battery charger (160 Amps/24 V)
Service: Approx. 1200 Amps/24 V (2 V elements)
Engine start: 200 Amps/24 V (new 2015)
Generator start: 200 Amps/24 V (new 2015)
Electricity purification system for electrolysis protection and allowing 110 V
Boiler: 2 x 55 L ISOTEMP REGULAP (forward and aft)
Water maker: SEA RECOVERY 250 L/H
Air-conditioning: Reversible CLD HCSC60, Compact 2 x 9000 BTU, Compact 6 x 6000 BTU, Compact 2 x 4500 BTU. With 2 air pulsed systems (forward and aft)
Plumbing and tanks
250 L/H SEA RECOVERY water maker
Water pressure pump: HYDROPHORE G&R IDRO ECOINOX 1
Deck shower
5 Fresh water toilets
Water: 1650 L (950 L + 2 x 350 L)
Grey water: 2 x 151 L
Black water: 2 x 151 L
Instruments: HYDRA 2000
Sounder: HYDRA 2000
Autopilot:  SIMRAD AP25 with inside and outside displays
Computer: SIMRAD with MAXSEA software
Fleet 50: NERA
Iridium phone
Standard C
VHF:  SIMRAD RS87 fixed set SIMRAD HT50 handset
GPS: SIMRAD HS50 (GPS compass that provides true heading output with position, velocity and rate of turn information in addition)
Chart plotter: SIMRAD with one outside display (also showing radar information)
Transponder: McMURDO MT-1 VDU
Epirb: McMURDO
Hi-fi in all cabins
TV in the saloon

MUIR 4500 windlass with capstan – powered by hydraulic TENDERLIFT pump
50 kg DELTA anchor with 100 metres of 14mm chain
2 x 25 kg BRITANY anchors with 2 x 25 metres of 14mm chain + 100 metres anchor line
2 x 8 person TRANSOCEAN life rafts – next service due before 5th May 2017
1 McMURDO Epirb
Fire extinguishing system

TURBOJET 385 jet tender stored in aft large tender garage (engine new from 2013)
BAUER Junior II diving compressor
OPACMARE hydraulic gangway
Hydraulic side boarding ladder
2013: New dodger, bimini and sun awning
2014: V1 D2 in Caen, France.
New air conditioning compressors
Complete new paint job : hull, deck, mast and boom
Complete deck re calking
Keel dropped and checked
Anchor galvanisation
All sails serviced at INCIDENCES loft
Mast and boom unstepped for checking and repainting
New mainsail halyard
Standing rigging serviced
2015: All new cockpit cushions
Flag: France
Price: 1,495,000 Euro
VAT paid

Inventory and description to be confirmed and subject to contract.

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