Don Brooke Cavalier 80 'Slow Dance'
Don Brooke Cavalier 80 Pilot House Motor Sailor
Exclusively for sale with Yoti Bluewater, Slow Dance built in New Zealand is a classic designed steel ketch with elegant lines that will turn heads where ever she sails. With a displacement of 80 tonnes she is extremely stable in all types of seas. She comes fully equipped to circumnavigate the globe. Some features include two generators one new, complete rebuild of 175HP Detroit diesel engine, water maker, ice maker, washer/dryer and a full range of electronics including GPS, Autopilot, Radar, recently installed AIS and so much more.
On deck the yacht is vast and has a huge cockpit seating for al fresco meals and cocktails and is a great area to entertain. There is a great aft seating area just behind the helm station and extra wide teak side decks for easy and safe movement to the foredeck with lots of room to relax.
It’s below decks that this boat will truly amaze you, with teak panelling and coffered ceilings that have been hand crafted. The owner’s/guest area consists of three staterooms with en-suite bathrooms. The Master Stateroom has a queen size bed, flat screen TV, DVD, vanity, shower and soaking bathtub. The VIP Stateroom has a double bed, TV, and DVD; and the Guest Stateroom has one double and one single bed. Crew's quarters are discretely located forward.
The wheelhouse offers seating for ten and leads to the main saloon where an elegant formal dining area can be found complete with entertainment centre with flat screen TV, DVD. Adjoining the main saloon is a galley that rivals many land based kitchens with quality fittings throughout and solid granite countertops and lead panelled windows opening to the dining area.
The interior of the boat has new wool carpet, new couches, new chair covers and new scatter cushions. The wood lockers under every cabin bed were replaced with new solid wood covers. The outside cushions were remade with quick drying material and new Sunbrella. New shade cover, new Bimini cover. New Genoa sail made at Rolley Tasker.
In the past three years Slow Dance has had a US$400,000 refit including new teak decks, hull and interior refurbishment, new rigging, engine rebuild, new generator, new hydraulic rams on dingy launching platform etc:
Slow Dance is an amazing vessel and must be sold now! She is valued at over AUD$1,000,000 (valuation certificate available) but owner’s circumstances have changed and he must sell immediately. Vessel is lying in Micronesia. Contact Yoti today for more information."