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1997 Ron Holland Yacht 1997



DESIGNER Ron Holland Yacht Design & Andrew Winch Design Ltd (Interior)
BUILDERS Sensation Yachts, New Zealand & McMullen & Wing (interior joinery)
DATE 1997
CONSTRUCTION Aluminium hull, deck and superstructure – Awlgrip repaint 2015, 22mm teak laid over deck - new 2015, Bulb keel with lead ballast casting within fully welded aluminium shell integral with hull, Balanced rudder. Foam and composite laminated blade supported by stainless steel shaft and structure – full overhaul 2013, Whitlock steering system – full overhaul 2013
WINCHES Lewmar winches: 2 x hydraulic primaries, 1 x hydraulic mainsheet,1 x hydraulic self-tack jib sheet, 1 x manual traveler control, 1 x halyard close to mast, (1 manual, 1 electric) ,1 x captive reel winch for main halyard, 1 x hydraulic anchor windlass
SPARS Alloy 4-spreader mast by Matrix – fully overhauled and repainted 2015, Harken 3.5 hydraulic headsail furler, Rod standing rigging – replaced and tuned 2015, Carbon boom with lazy jacks and cradle, Navtec hydraulic outhaul and boom vang operated by a pump in cockpit, Navtec hydraulic back stay, Carbon spinnaker pole, stowed on Harken track at front of mast
SAILS Fully battened Doyle radial cruise laminate mainsail – new 2014, Self-tacking jib – 88%, Genoa – 110%, Storm staysail
ENGINE Lugger L668T 165hp diesel (Full rebuild 2016), TwinDisc MG 5050 marine transmission (new 2013), MaxProp ‘VP Fast’ folding prop
ELECTRICS Northern Lights M884L 20kW generator, Paguru 9000 9kW generator (new 2013), 160A service battery alternator on main engine. Batteries:2 x 24V Lifeline deep cycle for L668T and M884L, 1 x 12V Lifeline deep cycle for Paguru 9000, 12 x 2V Lifeline AGM service batteries – total 900AH – new 2013, 2 x Victron Phoenix 24V 3000W inverters, 2 x Victron Skylla TG 24V 100A battery chargers, Shorepower
HYDRAULICS Lewmar Commander 5 system powers 4 winches, furlers, anchor windlass and main sheet captive winch Powered by 2 x 24V DC electric motors, PTO from large generator set to power bow thruster
ENTERTAINMENT Yamaha RS202D 2 zone receiver / amplifier with Bluetooth, 2 x Cockpit speakers, 4 x saloon speakers with sub-woofer, 39” 4K TV / monitor, Acer i5 Windows 8.1 PC with DVD
MACHINERY Lewmar 200 SVT hydraulic retractable bow thruster (reconditioned 2015)
, Marine Air Compact Model CHC24SZ/1 air conditioning system with 2 x compressors, 5 x condensers – total output 48,000BTU – new 2013, Marine Air Vector small stand alone reverse cycle air con unit in galley – refurbished 2016, HP Watermaker – output 70 lph – new 2013, Bauer Junior J3W dive compressor – refurbished 2016, Domestic hot water: tank under mid cabin berth, uses immersion heater or heat exchanger, Fresh water pumps: 2 x 24V, Bilge pump system for 5 bilge areas: Aft lazarette and forepeak have 24V pumps with float switches;Engine room, laundry, galley have submersible pumps with float switches, Main DC pump located in the engine room
TANKS BEP Marine Digital Tank monitoring system for fuel and fresh water, Fuel: 2 x 800 litres tanks (below engine room sole) + 170 litre day tank, Fresh water: 2 x 800 litres tanks (under galley and mid cabin), Grey water: 2 x tanks (fwd, aft), Black water: 2 x tanks (fwd, aft)
INSTRUMENTS Raymarine system ( new 2014): 1 x RD418HD 18ʺ HD digital radome, 2 x E140W widescreen multifunction display touchscreen, 2 x st70 Plus multi-function repeaters on mast, 1 x i70 multi-function repeater, 1 x i60 wind display, 2 x p70 auto-pilot heads, 1 x ACU-300 auto-pilot computer, 1 x EV1 auto-pilot sensor core, 1 x AIS 650 system, 2 x 130 GPS antennae, 1 x depth/speed transducer, 1 x rudder angle transducer, 1 x mast head weather vane, 2 x handheld VHF radios, 1 x RAY218E fix mount VHF radio set, 1 x RAYMIC remote handset (helm) for fixed VHF, 1 x KVH Tracphone satellite telephone/data system, 1 x I4GO 4G mast mounted antenna with Wi-Fi router, 1 x Acer i5 Windows 8.1 PC hooked up to 4K TV/monitor
SAFETY Aquasignal LED navigation lights (new 2015), Various hand held fire extinguishers, SeaFire automatic FM 200 auto/manual engine room system, Fire hose using bilge pump system, Offshore medical kit, Full set adult and child life jackets, Category 1 flares, Air horn, 2 x Jonbuoy Mk3
GENERAL Galvanised Bruce anchor, Aluminium mud anchor, 80m anchor chain, Novurania 12´, RIB with (new) Yamaha 40HP 4 stroke outboard, Inflatable dingy (new) with Yamaha 2.5HP 2 stroke outboard (new), Hobbie Mirage sailing kayak with pedal drive, outriggers, trampolines and 6m windsurfer rig, Extensive tool kit, Extensive spares inventory, Gas BBQ
REMARKS GOLDEN OPUS was created as her designer’s personal yacht. Ron Holland drew a good looking profile, instantly recognizable as his work. Forward is a clear flush deck upon which the tender is stowed in removable chocks. Aft a bathing platform and steps which winch up to marry into the transom and aft deck. Amidships a nice cockpit, sheltered by the pilothouse, which the helmsman can see over when standing at the wheel.
GOLDEN OPUS’ rig is particularly interesting. The mast is noticeably tall and the fully battened mainsail is set on luff cars. The forestay meets the mast at about nine tenths of its height and the working headsail fills the foretriangle, sheeting down to an athwartships track just ahead of the mast. A single sheet is led back to the cockpit via a concealed tube, appearing at the starboard coaming. The headsail is completely self-tacking, so that when the helmsman wants to tack, he just tacks. This rig is exceptionally efficient and so trouble-free that it takes a lot of enthusiasm to set a genoa, which for most sailing is virtually redundant.

Basic Boat Info

Price: US$580,000
Tax Status: Not Applicable
Make: Ron Holland Yacht 1997
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Aluminum


Length: 72'8 ft
Beam: 18'4 ft
Max Draft: 9'6 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: lugger L668T
  • Model: L668T
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 165hp
  • Type: Other
  • Propeller Type: Folding
  • Year: 2016


Boat Class: Cruisers


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