Sailing yacht Slow Dance for sale
by Malcolm Maclean
The 24.38 metre sailing yacht Slow Dance has been listed for sale by Peter Redford and Eugenio Cannarsa at Fraser in Australia.
Built in steel and aluminium by Kumeu-Export to a design by Don Brooke, she was delivered in 1985 and is Lloyds-classed. An interior in teak panelling accommodates up to seven guests in three cabins consisting of a master suite and two doubles, one with a Pullman berth. All guest cabins have entertainment centres, television screens and en suite shower facilities while the crew quarters sleep four members of staff aboard this yacht for sale.
In the main saloon, two tables capable of seating 10 people with bench seating make for easy stowage and can be folded along their length. Despite her minimalist interior, Slow Dance is rich in functional detail. For weight saving, the removable storage units are covered with water resistant leather.
The aft cockpit is fitted with comfortable cushions for relaxed al fresco enjoyment while under sail.
On the technical side, she has aluminium masts and booms, stainless steel rigging, Lewmar winches and she comes complete with a dive compressor and scuba tanks. Under power a 175hp Detroit Diesel engine gives a comfortable cruising speed of 8.5 knots.
Lying in Sydney, Australia, Slow Dance is asking $611,000.