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Fontaine of Bordeaux


A 1961 Classic FRENCH MOTOR-YACHT designed and built by Bonnin Freres of Arachon with option of residential mooring in London’s Docklands near Canary Wharf


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A 1961 French Motor-Yacht with optional London Docklands Mooring near Canary Wharf.

Carvel mahogany hull on steam bent timbers, teak laid decks, aluminium superstructure.

Accommodation for eight in six separate cabins luxuriously re-fitted in 2003 to provide a comfortable and spacious residential / cruising home in the heart of London’s Docklands ideally placed within a few minutes of central amenities including a Gordon Ramsey restaurant.  A great investment opportunity for the 2012 Olympics either as a corporate hospitality base or for leasing to Olympic visitors.

Deck Saloon: Three piece leather suite, solid fuel stove, quality curtains and brass fittings, mirror and sliding doors opening to covered aft leisure deck.

Owners Stateroom: Port and starboard three quarter berths, fitted cupboards and drawers and Ensuite Bathroom with jacuzzi bath, shower, bidet, electric wc and large vanitory unit with inset washbasin.

Twin Guest Cabin: Two berths, hanging locker, portlights, and Ensuite WC with washbasin.

Single Guest Cabin: Single berth and access opposite to,

Heads Compartment: Wc, and washbasin.

Crews Quarters: Two berths and Shower Room with washbasin.

Galley: Fitted cupboards with work surfaces over, inset sink unit h&c, electric cooker, four ring hob, grill and two ovens. Freezer and two fridges.

Wheelhouse: Gyro Compass, Auto Pilot, Chart Plotter, Furuno Radar, Husan 55 VHF Radio, Kelvin Hughes Sounder, Cetrek 775 GPS, Navstar 200 Navigator, Navico Corus Wind Speed, Constellation Compass, Sailor RT 110 Radio.

Engine Room: Twin 350hp 6/71 GM Detroit diesel engines. 3500 litre fuel capacity. Eight knots cruising speed and about twelve knots maximum.  Range 1,000 miles. Onan12 KVA Generator.  New Vosper Thornycroft Stabilisers, Maxifin fitted August 2003.  Water tank heater.  24, 12 and 240 volt systems. New bilge pumps.  Hydraulic steering. New cutlass bearings.  Vetus Bow Thruster.  Air conditioning system.

Seven person liferaft.  Fire Master F/M2000 fire detection and extinguisher system.

Brokers Note:

A former French Millionaire’s motor-yacht fully re-fitted in 2003 prior to an extensive six month European Waterways cruise. High standard, air-conditioned accommodation throughout, enjoying a premier central London location with an option to acquire a residential mooring lease in Limehouse Basin. Survey report available.

Guide: SOLD
Lying: London
Viewing: Through the brokers Tel: 01905-356482 / 07949095075