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New Guide Price: 76ft. CLASSIC OCEAN CRUISER – 1984 – Steel built by Astilleros Alianza- Lying: Gibraltar


Boat Details

Overall Length: 76ft
Waterline: 65ft
Beam: 20ft
Draught: 11ft 4ins
Displacement: 65 tons
Engine: 375hp Volvo Diesel
Berths: Eight Guests in Four Cabins plus crew
Sail: Ketch Rig
Designer: Roberto J Hossman
Builder: Astilleros Alianza, Argentina
Year Built: 1984
Location: Gibraltar

Official Number 714000

FAIR SEA (formerly FATIMA) was launched in Argentina in 1984 at the Astillanza Shipyard in Buenos Aires to a design by naval architect Roberto J. Hosmann, who was one of the most important Argentine naval architects specialising in cruising and offshore racing yachts.
Roberto joined Sparkman & Stephens in the 1950s; after his return to Argentina he maintained a continuous collaboration with this company, later he signed numerous projects with Oyster together with other important marine companies.
His most famous ocean racing sailboat is the Argentine Navy training ship ‘Esperanza’ a 19 metre ketch that has often achieved victories and good placings in the most famous offshore regattas in South America, such as Buenos Aires – Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires – Mar de la Plata, Colon 500, of which ‘Esperanza’ holds the speed record in compensated time for an Argentine sailing ship, 35 hours, 29 sec.
‘Esperanza’ as a training ship of the Argentine Navy made many crew training voyages in Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn

FAIR SEA is an evolution of ‘Esperanza’, she is a very solid and comfortable sailboat, made with Thyssen marine steel; – during the last survey in June 2021 the hull thickness was between 4.2 / 4.5 mm, compared to 4.8 mm in 1984.
Between 1987 and 1992 she underwent a major refit with the addition of Rondal aluminum masts with built-in sail furlers, Rondal fixed rigging, back stay and wang Navtec.
Between 2006 and 2009 the interior layout was changed so as to be able to take advantage of four cabins with ensuite bathroom and shower and a crew cabin with separate entrance, new refrigerators, desalination plant coolers that allow one month of autonomy navigation in full comfort for the guests. FAIR SEA is a comfortable and reassuring vessel to sail in various sea conditions. FAIR SEA can be managed by a crew of 3 thanks to hydraulic sails furlers, hydraulic winches, autohelm etc.

Steel hull and decks, GRP moulded superstructure. Teak brightwork.

LOA: 23m      Beam: 6.00m          Draft: 3.40m    Displacement: 65 tons    Ballast: 22 tons

ENGINE   Volvo 375hp Diesel Engine   Cruising speed: 8 knots      Max speed: 11 knots

TANKS  Fuel: 2100 litres        Water: 2400 litres

ACCOMMODATION     Cabins: 4        Heads: 4        Berths: 8+ crew (2+1)

Galley: Cooker with 4 burners and oven, fridge, 2 freezers, 2 sinks, salt water foot pump

ELECTRONICS       VHF DSC, Navicom, GPS, Radar, PC controlled system, Inmarsat, Epirb, Sart, Transas Navisailor                                              navigation System.

ELECTRICAL         Windlass, 220 volt shore power with outlets, water heater (24V and engine), 12V and 24V system, no.2                                      Fischer Panda generators (220V+380V), Spectra watermaker

DECK                     Teak deck, hydraulic sails system by Rondall – Navtec – Lewmar

SAILS                    Dacron Sails –  Roller main sail and roll genoa, bimini, sprayhood, …..

OTHER                   Safety equipment for Cat.1 navigation

Refitting                 Total refitting, list of works and list of new appliances available


An well maintained and comfortable blue-water cruising yacht benefiting from a 2010 refit and with an excellent 2021 survey. Ideal for extended voyaging and living aboard. Offered for sale due to the advanced age of the owner. Contact us for more information or arrange an appointment to view this particularly special modern classic.


GUIDE: £218,000 (249,000 euros)

LYING: Gibraltar


DISCLAIMER: Classic Yacht Brokerage offer the details and photographs of this vessel in good faith as a guide but cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information or images, or warrant the condition of the vessel, machinery or rig. Buyers should instruct their representative, agents or their surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer requires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.