Vindö 50 Ketch, 'Duc in Altum', Nieuwpoort
Vindö 50 Ketch, extraordinary sailing capacity, Solid construction and quality add to a higher grade of seaworthiness, Family boat with a classic and warm interior. Built on the island of Orust on the west coast of Sweden.
If you were to ask most sailors to tell to you in one phrase how they'd like their fiberglass boats built, they would tell you without hesitation, "Out of wood." Vindö yachts of Sweden has gone and done just that as far as is humanly possible. They have com-bined the strength and longevity of fiberglass hulls and Cockpits and a partial deck with the beauty of a magnificently crafted var-nished mahogany house and teak housetops and teak decks, to cre-ate some of the prettiest yachts in the world today. (Ferenc Máté, 'The worlds best Sailboats' ,2008)
7 berths in 2 cabins and a transformable saloon.
V-berth forward with infill, under bunk storage and shelves and lockers above, bowlocker, emergency hatch. Moving Aft to starboard is the head separated by Jack and Jill door, head has Raske marine WC, vanity unit with washbasin and cupboards, shower and mirror.
Further aft is the Saloon with U-shaped settee to starboard with height adjustable teak table, this transforms in a full double berth. Full-length settee to port with back that lifts to make large single berth. U- shaped galley to starboard behind saloon with stainless steel sink, two-burner gas cooker, lockers and draws. Opposite is the chart table with instrumentation and VHF. Aftcabin with double berth (now used as storage area), companionway to cockpit.
She's a beauty, needs a little varnish here and there but overall well maintained and is ready to sail.
If you have any questions of wish to pay her a visit, don't hesitate to contact us 7/7.