SWS sailing yacht Skip’n Bou sold

23 July 2019• Written by Malcolm Maclean

The 24 metre sailing yacht Skip’n Bou, listed for sale by Bertrand Vogele at John Taylor Yachting, has been sold with the buyer introduced by Yeoman Yachts.

Built in carbon composite by South Africa’s Southern Wind yard with naval architecture by Farr Yacht Design, she was delivered in 2003 as a fast cruiser. Her interior by Nauta Design features a large panoramic deck saloon with 270 degree views. Formerly known as Acacia Cube, she was sold in December 2011 and renamed Skip’n Bou, going on to become a very popular yacht on the charter circuit

Skip'n Bou was asking €1,750,000

Seven guests can be accommodated in three cabins consisting of two twin VIP suites and a forward area given over entirely to the owner’s suite, all with entertainment centres and en-suite shower facilities. In addition, there are quarters for three crew.

On the technical side, she has a Hall Spars high modulus carbon mast and a Park Avenue carbon boom, with a mast height of 33.16 metres above the deck and hydraulic Reckmann furlers. On deck she has Lewmar winches and carries a sail wardrobe of North Sails carbon/spectra sails. All told, she has a total sail area of 312 square metres while, under power, a single 230hp Yamar diesel engine gives her a cruising speed of nine knots.

Skip’n Bou was asking €1,750,000 with VAT paid.

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