Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch

Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch, Sail Yacht





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Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch



21.60m (70'9")

5.50m (18'0")

2.80m (9'2")


2 x 135hp Perkins

6 berths in 3 cabins


£699,500 TVA payée


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This Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch has a robust aluminium build together with an easily managed split rig for easy fast sailing. In her current ownership she has sailed around 100,000 nautical miles - covering the chill waters of Antarctica to the warm seas of the Tropics. In short, an extremely seaworthy bluewater cruising yacht from the iconic board of Dubois. Dolphin Yachts are the joint central agents for the sale of the Dubois 70 Ketch CELTIC SPIRIT OF FASTNET.

2 x 135hp Perkins
Nombre d'heures: 5459 aprox.

Carburant:    4300 Litres
Eau:   4000 Litres

Twin Perkins 135hp diesel engines  
Perkins reduction gearboxes  
Oil removal and filling pump for engines  
Main engines’ instrument repeater in cockpit  
Twin 3-bladed Maxprops  
Maxpower 30hp bowthruster, rebuilt 2003 and fully serviced 2008  
Hydraulic steering  
Simrad S35 docking manoeuvring joystick  
Power commander EC200 gear shift  
Non-hydraulic pump (2006)  
All other hydraulic systems (2006)  
Electro-hydraulic pump (2006)  
Fuel transfer system fitted in engine room 2011 enabling fuel to be pumped from either the port or starboard tank for enhanced sailing performance and to improve trim  
220V with 220V ring main  
110V ring main connection  
24V and 24V ship's systems  
Engine/generator start/stop instrument panel  
12V Sonnerschein SL200 260 Ah batteries (2006)  
Battery bank 1: 6 x SL200 (2006)  
Battery bank 2: 10 x SL200 (2006)  
Separate engines and generator starts batteries  
Mastervolt BTM3 battery monitor for 1850 Ah house battery bank  
Two Mastervolt Chargemaster 24/100-3 battery chargers (2016)  
Mastervolt Mass Energy 24/20 emergency battery charger  
100 amp alternators on each of the main engines  
Northern Lights 25kW generator (4598h 6/2019)  
Northern Lights 7kW generator (3606h 6/2019)  
PTO on the larger generator for the power pack running the windlasses, bowthruster, opening transom, staysail and genoa furling  
220V shore power  
110V connection  
Victron Phoenix 24/5000 inverter (2011)  
Mastervolt ACM-1 AC power analyzer for the 7kW Northern Lights generator to calculate load  
Electrical water pressure with two separate pumps  
Two 120 litres water heater systems powered by 220V immersions, shore power, port engine, generators or invertor  
Spectra MPC-5000 watermaker (1,200 litres/day)  
Grey water tank and black water tanks forward and aft, all in aluminium  
All tanks have been cleaned regularly in this ownership to ensure 100% reliability  
Three electric toilets with fresh water flushing, three showers  
Marine Air/CruisAir reverse cycle air conditioning throughout the ship with the exception of the crew quarters forward  
Eberspächer heating controls - this system is no longer in use  
Bilge pumps  
There are three sea chests - one forward for the heads compartments and galley and two aft for the machinery  
All seacocks were replaced 2015. The main engines have separate seacocks, but will take from the sea chests, when they are not open.  
Fire pump in engine room for anchor wash, black and grey water tank flushing and fire fighting, located in gas locker.  
Fuel: 4,300 litres in 2 aluminium tanks  
Fresh water: 4,000 litres in 4 aluminium tanks  
Cruising speed (one engine): 7.5 knots  
Cruising speed (two engines): 9.5 knots  
Max speed (under power): 10.5 knots  
Range (under power): 2,500 nautical miles

Berths: 6
Cabins: 3
Head: 3
Crew Berths: 5
Crew Cabins: 2
Description of layout from forwards  
A watertight bulkhead houses chain etc. and gives the yacht protection, when sailing in a high latitude  
All interior joinery is ‘floated’ to fully insulate the accommodation from noise and vibration  
Behind this bulkhead is a double crew berth with infill and pipe cot above, aft a generous heads with separate shower and Corian surfaces (all heads compartments have good stowage)  
This heads is shared by a twin port crew cabin with upper and lower berth  
Opposite to starboard is a comfortable upper and lower guest cabin with a separate heads compartment forward, again with separate shower (this guest cabin also has excellent stowage for long-term occupancy)  
The galley, totally rebuilt 2003 is to starboard with superb cooking facilities and vast amounts of storage  
The Miele cooker is gimballed and the refrigeration is separated into two parts  
All surfaces are in Corian with two waste bins beneath main workstation  
Crockery, cutlery and kitchen equipment is extensive and is included in the sale  
To port is a lower dining area with Corian extending table, either for small parties or for use as a crew mess  
Up steps to the spacious and airy deck saloon with vast seating to starboard with an adjustable table  
To port is an attractive sideboard unit with retractable flat screen TV and custom-built storage areas (rebuilt 2006)  
The teak and holly sole is covered with a dark blue bound carpet  
Down three steps to the nav station with full navigational and communications equipment to hand  
To starboard is entry to a machine room/workshop which also houses the washer/dryers  
There are vice, tool chest, and electrical control panels here  
Access to the engine room is gained through a watertight door  
The engine room is white lined for ease of maintenance and has access platforms so that all areas of the machinery can be accessed  
Aft to port is a useful single-berthed cabin and at the end of the lobby is the owner’s cabin  
This has a large double berth to starboard with access to VHF and SSB, second radar and Autohelm multi repeater  
There is a dressing table and sofa to port  
Beyond there is a single berth  
All berths aboard have lee cloths  
The owner’s head is large with a separate shower stall  
Summary of accommodation  
Interior: honey coloured teak with teak and holly soleboards  
Corian on all wet surfaces  
Interior colours and design executed by Mark Whitely  
The head linings virtually all renewed 2003  
The interior maintained to a good standard in a rolling system (re-varnished 2006)  
Ocean Air blinds in main saloon (2015)  
Grey leather seating in main saloon (2014)  
Grey woolen bound carpet for main saloon

Bose lifestyle 35 sound system  
Bang & Oufsen BioVision Flat Screen TV in main saloon which retracts into the joinery  
3 x Alpine and 1 x Sony CD/radio players for main saloon, owners’ cabin, guest and crew cabin

Miele Classic 4 burner, with fan assisted oven, and top plate replaced 2011  
There is a custom gimballing system for the cooker for use in all sailing conditions  
Custom built stainless steel refrigeration system with vast volume and both top and side loading and with Iceberg compressors replaced 2017, this runs on electric plates for efficiency  
Panasonic microwave  
Nepressor coffee maker  
Washing machine/dryer Zanussi Lindo-1000 (2015)

Transas 4000 Navisailor charter plotter on 15” VEI monitor, with in-date software  
Furuno 64M ARP-10 Radar  
Furuno NX-300 Navtex  
Furuno SSB Radiotelephone  
Furuno GP-33 GPS (2015)  
Simrad Ap-26 Autopilot 2011 with controls at nav station and in the cockpit  
Simrad RFC-35N Fluxgate compass  
Robertson M-50 Gyrocompass  
Iridium SatPhone with RedPort Optimizer (2016)  
Skanti TRP 3012 VHF – 3 station – nav station, saloon and owners’ cabin  
Raymarine ST-60 Wind/Speed/Depth (3 station – cockpit, nav station and owners’ cabin)  
Garmin 152 GPS (2014)  
Icom IC-735 HF Transceiver  
Furuno 16M Radar  
17” VEI Chart Plotter Repeater on cockpit pedestal  
Raymarine ST60 Maxiview Instruments x 4 at companionway  
Olympic 135 Magnetic Compass on cockpit pedestal

Hydraulically operated transom door  
Pulpit, pushpit, guardrails, bathing ladder, boarding gates, mast pulpits  
Rondal recessed hatches  
Hydraulic stern platform operates a 4hp push button 24V DC hydraulic motor & pump  
Gina-and-Tonic seats with cushions  
Stainless steel dorades and protectors  
Passerelle, grey sprayhood and bimini 2014, refurbished 2018, high gloss varnished cockpit table, central on deck command station including Transas repeater at cockpit  
All cleats collapse into toerail  
180 CQR bow anchor with 180 Bruce bow anchor stowed on a twin anchoring arrangement forward  
CQR anchor with 80 metres of 12mm chain and 100 metres of Dyneema  
Bruce anchor with 80 metres of 14mm chain  
Blue cockpit cushions  
Blue Gin-and-Tonic seat cushions  
Grey bimini with vision for sail trim  
Grey sprayhood

Cutter rigged ketch; 583m2
Spars: aluminium, repainted 2011 in Jotun. The main mast is keel stepped with an internal catchment membrane, the mizzen is deck stepped with a compression post.
Proctor Sparmaker
Standing rigging: rod and Spectra running rigging 2012, replaced as necessary through this ownership
Rigging: Fully battened mainsail and mizzen with stack pack
Carbon spinnaker pole and jockey pole stowed on the mast
Hydraulic power pack to drive Reckmann furling on yankee and staysail and hydraulic yangs on main and mizzen, hydraulic backstay adjusters
Stack pack and mizzen

All winches are electro-hydraulic

North mainsail, fully battened in 3Di 2018
McWilliams, mizzen, Vectran (2008)
Sanders, genoa, Vectran (2008)
Doyle, staysail, Vectran (2003)
Doyle mizzen staysail
Cruising chute with snuffer
Doyle spinnaker
Sail area 583 m2
The sails are all in serviceable condition, but have sailed a lot of miles

Full alarm system for faults in main engine, generators, hydraulics, bilges, holding tanks, battery state and exhaust temperature for the 2 main engines and 25kW Northern Lights generator  
Coded to MCA Category 2  
Zodiac 6-man liferaft  
Viking 8-man liferaft  
Jotron EPIRB  
Kannad EPIRB  
4 x Portable fire extinguishers  
2 x Fixed fire extinguishers  
Fire extinguishers to MCA Category 2 specification

Avon 310 rigid inflatable with 20hp Honda outboard and with a grey overall cover  
Dinghy is deployed onto custom built storage on the aft deck by the mizzen boom  
Spear dinghy with 2.3hp Honda outboard which is stowed in the lazarette when not in use

5083 Marine Grade Aluminium 12mm under waterline, 8mm on topsides, 6mm superstructure with double plated bow designed for high latitude sailing  
Hull repainted in Jotun dark blue (2014)  
Aluminium teak laid deck, replaced 2006 including cockpit area  
Aluminium superstructure painted Jotun white 2014  
External trim in teak and custom build stainless steel  
Design and fit of the rudder was re-visited 2006 and updated  
Lead encapsulated keel  
Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from the essential safety requirements of the Recreational Craft Directive as she was built and placed into use within the EU prior to 1998.  
ABS & Lloyds Register HCC; MCA Register, and MCA Category 2  
Refit 2003/2005  
Since the 2005 refit, CELTIC SPIRIT OF FASTNET has enjoyed a series of refits carried out in Europe. Works include:  
Topsides and superstructure repaint in Jotun (2014)  
Rig repaint in Jotun (2011)  
Fuel transfer system  
Mastervolt Chargemaster battery chargers replaced (2016)  
Invertor replaced (2011)  
All seacocks replaced (2015)  
Iridium SatPhone with red port optimizer replaced (2016)  
Simrad Ap-26 autopilot replaced (2011)  
Refrigeration compressors replaced (2017)  
Ocean Air blinds in the main saloon replaced (2015)  
Rod rigging and spectra running rigging (2012)  
North 3Di Mainsail replaced (2018)

This Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch has a robust aluminium build together with an easily managed split rig for easy fast sailing. In her current ownership she has sailed around 100,000 nautical miles - covering the chill waters of Antarctica to the warm seas of the Tropics. In short, an extremely seaworthy bluewater cruising yacht from the iconic board of Dubois.  
Dolphin Yachts are the joint central agents for the sale of the Dubois 70 Ketch CELTIC SPIRIT OF FASTNET.