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A true sailing thoroughbred...

FOREIGNER IS FOR SALE!

Previously owned by Geoff Pack, former editor of Yachting Monthly, this yacht was used in his Blue Water Cruising series on equipment development and chronicling his ocean cruising life. Present owner has sailed her for the last 24 years - living aboard and cruising the Caribbean waters. Seller states: ""The concept of new ownership is a 'walk-on, walk-off' arrangement with current owners taking only clothes and personal items from the boat, leaving a huge inventory of spares, a comprehensive tool kit including power tools, consumables, charts,  cruising guides and a library of books, together with a comprehensive collection of the practical items and equipment necessary for the cruising lifestyle."

So there you go! Now you can sail off into the sunset!

Other features:

  • Segmental lee boards when lowered give a 7 ft. 6 in. draft with a large lateral underwater surface area to significanly resist leeway
  • Kept up to date and well-maintained as this was their home
  • Attractive, clean traditional lines showing slim hulls and a beautiful entry
  • No shrouds abaft the mast. She gets full support from the double backstay which is stepped on a massive box section A frame athwart ship that also takes teh chain plate shroud loading
  • Custom saloon with thick, comfy cushions and lounging room
  • Galley down adds privacy when needed but a custom built pass-though allows for socializing
  • New 2016 aluminium dingy with chaps
  • Dinghy davits
  • Separate wet room for wet gear, hanging PFD's, harnesses, etc.
  • On-board WIFI

A great boat at a great price! Safe and comfortable for cruising.  Already located in paradise!

 

 ***More details and pictures available to serious buyers.***


Additional Details

History

As an Apache catamaran, Foreigner is a rare design classic, something akin to the "E-type" of multihulls. She has a wonderful provenance and is frequently recognised around the Caribbean with her iconic lines and sleek shape. Her prototype was Apache Sundancer, famously a racing cat competing with the likes of British Oxygen.

Foreigner has been continuously invested in, meticulously kept up-to-date and extremely well maintained and looked after, throughout the 24 years with the current owner who is very reluctantly selling for health reasons.



Rigging and Build
  • No shrouds abaft the mast
  • Split masthead backstay
  • Masthead rig with double babystay
  • Massive box set ion A from 
  • Heavy built GRP construction
  • Massively thinck scantilings
  • Heavy box section longitudinal stringers
  • Hull-bridgedeck joins 

All standing rigging and halyards were replaced in 2016 by Turbulance Sails, Grenada

Power
  • (1) Perkins 4108 52 HP diesel (rebuilt in 2002)
  • Direct drive
  • Hydraulic transmission
  • Engine drives Volvo hydraulic pump driving Volvo hydraulic unit directly driving an 18 inch 3 blade fixed propeller
  • A frame mounted propeller (steerable & vectored through +/- 45 degrees
  • A frame lifted off the water by hydraulic ram (drag free)
  • Cruising speed 7 - 9 knots in average conditions
  • Max performance 12 knots in marginal conditions
  • Avg. 5 knots off the wind under power
Winches
  • Lewmar 65 two speed (cockpit, Genoa sheets)
  • Harken 40 elect. for Genoa furling with local & remote control
  • Harken 40 elect (leeboard retraction)
  • (2) Lewmar 40 winches ( one starboard & one portside)
  • (2) Giot ratchet winches (at mast handle)
  • Horizon 1500 anchor winch
Dinghies
  • AB 9 ft. Aluminum RIB with bow locker (2016)
  • 15 hp Mercury
  • 9 ft. Avon Redcreast soft bottom
  • 3.5 hp outboard

(Dinghy davits on stern arch with custom outboard mount)

Systems
  • Raymarine 3000 auto pilot for main rudders
  • Hydrovane windbane steering system fitted Jan. 2016
  • Raymarine ST1000+ tiler pilot with remote control
  • 4 x Tudor 6v 105 Ah gold card deep cycle in series/paralell 215 A hrs capacity
  • 4 x 60 + 1 x 75 + 1 x 110 solar panels w/ SW 30 W generator
  • 110v and 230v battery charges shore power
  • AC power from two system inverters 110v 1000w & 230v 1500w
  • Separate engine starting battery 
  • Xantrex 3 stop regulator for charging systems
  • 12 v elect distribution system w/3 separate circuit breaker switch boards
  • AC power distribution throughout 230V and 110v
Sails
  • Yankee cut genoa ran to massive manual winch
  • Profurl forestay foil controlled by elect winch
  • Mainsail serviceable
  • Four short battens and three reefing points
  • Stack pack system and Lazyjacks
  • Spare Genoa
  • Spinnacker & whisker pole
  • Sea-going dinghy storage on foredeck
Ground Tackle
  • 45 lb. Bugle anchor w/100 ft 10 mm chain plus 120 ft 3 plait nylon 3 plait rode
  •  45 lb Bugle anchor 20ft 10 mm chain plus 100 ft 3/4 nylon 3 plait rode
  • Horizon 1500 anchor windlass (mentioned previously)
  • Aluminum Fortress anchor with chain & rode
  • Admiralty pattern 30 lb. traditional hook rock anchor
Galley Down
  • Two micorwave ovens
  •  Two electric kettles (110v and 230v)
  • Oven
  • Two burner stove
  • Large, two-section fridge/freezer unit (needs compressor)
  • 1 cu ft drink fridge
  • Stainless steel double sink w/saltwater pump
  • Ample counter & storage space
Saloon
  • Extra thick custom wrap-around lounge seats 8
  • Almost 360 degree views
  • Teak table
  • Solar reflection lined curtains
  • Convenient pass-through from galley
  • Easy access to the head on this level as well as wet-locker (w/sink)
Safety
  • 29 ft diameter Shewman parachute sea anchor (never used
  • Variable resistance Shewman parachute drogue systems (never used)
  • Four man canister liferaft purchased Jan. 2017
  • McMurdo G5 EPIRB (2016)
  • (3) Dry powder fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
Cabins
  • Two double cabins fore & aft in the starboard hull
  • Nav station and workshop located between cabins starboard
  • Two single berths located in aft, port hull (galley side)
  • Port hull berths are presently used as storage
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.customContactInformation

Broker is on island in Grenada. Call for showing: 1-473-457-3245

Managing Broker

Contact - Chris Rundlett
The Multihull Company

Located in Grenada

OFFICE: 215-508-2704
CELL: 206-792-9787
FAX: 215-508-2706
Email: Chris@multihullcompany.com
View Chris Rundlett's Profile

Boat Specifications

Year

1974

Length

41 ft

Location

Grenada

Price

89,215

Status

Active

Make

Apache

Model

SailCraft MacAlpine Downie

Name

Foreigner

Additional Specs

Keel

Twin Keel

Engines

Make: Perkins

Model: 4108

Type: Other

Fuel: diesel

Power: 52|horsepower

Year:

Hours:

Location:



About This Boat

A true sailing thoroughbred...

FOREIGNER IS FOR SALE!

Previously owned by Geoff Pack, former editor of Yachting Monthly, this yacht was used in his Blue Water Cruising series on equipment development and chronicling his ocean cruising life. Present owner has sailed her for the last 24 years - living aboard and cruising the Caribbean waters. Seller states: ""The concept of new ownership is a 'walk-on, walk-off' arrangement with current owners taking only clothes and personal items from the boat, leaving a huge inventory of spares, a comprehensive tool kit including power tools, consumables, charts,  cruising guides and a library of books, together with a comprehensive collection of the practical items and equipment necessary for the cruising lifestyle."

So there you go! Now you can sail off into the sunset!

Other features:

  • Segmental lee boards when lowered give a 7 ft. 6 in. draft with a large lateral underwater surface area to significanly resist leeway
  • Kept up to date and well-maintained as this was their home
  • Attractive, clean traditional lines showing slim hulls and a beautiful entry
  • No shrouds abaft the mast. She gets full support from the double backstay which is stepped on a massive box section A frame athwart ship that also takes teh chain plate shroud loading
  • Custom saloon with thick, comfy cushions and lounging room
  • Galley down adds privacy when needed but a custom built pass-though allows for socializing
  • New 2016 aluminium dingy with chaps
  • Dinghy davits
  • Separate wet room for wet gear, hanging PFD's, harnesses, etc.
  • On-board WIFI

A great boat at a great price! Safe and comfortable for cruising.  Already located in paradise!

 

 ***More details and pictures available to serious buyers.***


Additional Details

History

As an Apache catamaran, Foreigner is a rare design classic, something akin to the "E-type" of multihulls. She has a wonderful provenance and is frequently recognised around the Caribbean with her iconic lines and sleek shape. Her prototype was Apache Sundancer, famously a racing cat competing with the likes of British Oxygen.

Foreigner has been continuously invested in, meticulously kept up-to-date and extremely well maintained and looked after, throughout the 24 years with the current owner who is very reluctantly selling for health reasons.



Rigging and Build
  • No shrouds abaft the mast
  • Split masthead backstay
  • Masthead rig with double babystay
  • Massive box set ion A from 
  • Heavy built GRP construction
  • Massively thinck scantilings
  • Heavy box section longitudinal stringers
  • Hull-bridgedeck joins 

All standing rigging and halyards were replaced in 2016 by Turbulance Sails, Grenada

Power
  • (1) Perkins 4108 52 HP diesel (rebuilt in 2002)
  • Direct drive
  • Hydraulic transmission
  • Engine drives Volvo hydraulic pump driving Volvo hydraulic unit directly driving an 18 inch 3 blade fixed propeller
  • A frame mounted propeller (steerable & vectored through +/- 45 degrees
  • A frame lifted off the water by hydraulic ram (drag free)
  • Cruising speed 7 - 9 knots in average conditions
  • Max performance 12 knots in marginal conditions
  • Avg. 5 knots off the wind under power
Winches
  • Lewmar 65 two speed (cockpit, Genoa sheets)
  • Harken 40 elect. for Genoa furling with local & remote control
  • Harken 40 elect (leeboard retraction)
  • (2) Lewmar 40 winches ( one starboard & one portside)
  • (2) Giot ratchet winches (at mast handle)
  • Horizon 1500 anchor winch
Dinghies
  • AB 9 ft. Aluminum RIB with bow locker (2016)
  • 15 hp Mercury
  • 9 ft. Avon Redcreast soft bottom
  • 3.5 hp outboard

(Dinghy davits on stern arch with custom outboard mount)

Systems
  • Raymarine 3000 auto pilot for main rudders
  • Hydrovane windbane steering system fitted Jan. 2016
  • Raymarine ST1000+ tiler pilot with remote control
  • 4 x Tudor 6v 105 Ah gold card deep cycle in series/paralell 215 A hrs capacity
  • 4 x 60 + 1 x 75 + 1 x 110 solar panels w/ SW 30 W generator
  • 110v and 230v battery charges shore power
  • AC power from two system inverters 110v 1000w & 230v 1500w
  • Separate engine starting battery 
  • Xantrex 3 stop regulator for charging systems
  • 12 v elect distribution system w/3 separate circuit breaker switch boards
  • AC power distribution throughout 230V and 110v
Sails
  • Yankee cut genoa ran to massive manual winch
  • Profurl forestay foil controlled by elect winch
  • Mainsail serviceable
  • Four short battens and three reefing points
  • Stack pack system and Lazyjacks
  • Spare Genoa
  • Spinnacker & whisker pole
  • Sea-going dinghy storage on foredeck
Ground Tackle
  • 45 lb. Bugle anchor w/100 ft 10 mm chain plus 120 ft 3 plait nylon 3 plait rode
  •  45 lb Bugle anchor 20ft 10 mm chain plus 100 ft 3/4 nylon 3 plait rode
  • Horizon 1500 anchor windlass (mentioned previously)
  • Aluminum Fortress anchor with chain & rode
  • Admiralty pattern 30 lb. traditional hook rock anchor
Galley Down
  • Two micorwave ovens
  •  Two electric kettles (110v and 230v)
  • Oven
  • Two burner stove
  • Large, two-section fridge/freezer unit (needs compressor)
  • 1 cu ft drink fridge
  • Stainless steel double sink w/saltwater pump
  • Ample counter & storage space
Saloon
  • Extra thick custom wrap-around lounge seats 8
  • Almost 360 degree views
  • Teak table
  • Solar reflection lined curtains
  • Convenient pass-through from galley
  • Easy access to the head on this level as well as wet-locker (w/sink)
Safety
  • 29 ft diameter Shewman parachute sea anchor (never used
  • Variable resistance Shewman parachute drogue systems (never used)
  • Four man canister liferaft purchased Jan. 2017
  • McMurdo G5 EPIRB (2016)
  • (3) Dry powder fire extinguishers
  • Fire blanket
Cabins
  • Two double cabins fore & aft in the starboard hull
  • Nav station and workshop located between cabins starboard
  • Two single berths located in aft, port hull (galley side)
  • Port hull berths are presently used as storage
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.customContactInformation

Broker is on island in Grenada. Call for showing: 1-473-457-3245

Inquire About This Boat

Managing Broker

Contact - Chris Rundlett
The Multihull Company

Located in Grenada

OFFICE: 215-508-2704
CELL: 206-792-9787
FAX: 215-508-2706
Email: Chris@multihullcompany.com
View Chris Rundlett's Profile
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