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William Fife 125 Classic

£3,056,554 Listed price: €3,500,000

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17 rue Ricord Laty
Cannes, 06400
France
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Make William Fife
Model 125 Classic
Year 1911
Condition Used
Price €3,500,000
Type Sail
Class Antique and Classic
Length 38.1 m
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Wood
Location French riviera, France
Tax Status Tax Paid
LOA 38.1 m
Min. Draft 3.7 m
Displacement (Full Load) 76000 kg
Ballast 36000 kg
Total Sail Area 6170 sqm
Engine Type Inboard
Engine Make Yanmar
Engine Model 6LP STE
Fuel Type Diesel
Power 315 hp
Drive Type Shaft Drive
Propeller Type 3 Blade
Folding Propeller Yes
Propeller Material Bronze
Certification CE-Certification
Fuel Tanks 2 x 500 litres (Stainless Steel)
Fresh Water Tanks 1 x 500 litres (Plastic)
Holding Tanks 2 x 150 litres (Plastic)
Windlass Electric Windlass

Description

This unique Big Class Racing Yacht has been designed and built by William Fife III. She was launched in 1911 at Fairlie on the Clyde in Scotland.
In 1991 she was restored by Fairlie Restorations.
In 2003 she is one of the stars of the classic circuit. She has raced in Cowes, Falmouth, Monaco Classic Week, Regates Royales Cannes and Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez.
Her 2014 season ended with even better results after winning overall the Big Boat Class.
This exceptional Sailing Yacht in pristine condition is now ready to sale to her next owner.

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Specifications

WILLIAM FIFE 125 Classic

LOA:                              38.10 m  
LWL:                              19.20 m 
BEAM:                             5.20 m 
DRAFT:                           3.70 m 
DISPLACEMENT:        76 Tons (keel lead 36 tons) 
DESIGNER:                 William Fife III 
BUILDER:                    William Fife & Sons Fairlie 
CONSTRUCTION:      Composite Mahogany on steel frames 
YEAR:                         1911 (Restored in 2004)

CONSTRUCTION

- Mahogany planking over steel frames secured with bronze fastenings. 
- International paint system on hull. 
- Epifanes traditional varnish.

ACCOMMODATION AND DOMESTIC EQUIPMENT

After careful dismantling and restoration, it was possible to reinstate virtually all of the original owner and guest accommodation. Consistent with her racing pedigree, the interior design is restrained with weight-saving open deck heads revealing the structure. Very few changes have been made but do include the addition of modern services and some enhancements such as a shower in the owner’s bathroom replacing the original sunken bath whose space is now given over to the engine room. A
ccommodation is for four guests in one twin and two single cabins and eight crew. Access is by the main companionway. 

Saloon 
- Dining table to starboard
- Fitted desk
- Sofa
- Doorway to port forward to galley and crew quarters 
Galley 
- Fridge, freezer and icemaker  
- Gas 4 burner hob and oven
- Nespresso coffee maker
- Silver cutlery engraved with "Fife"
- Full set crockery
- Full set of crystal glasses
- Full set of crew crockery and cutlery
Fore cabins (crew)
- 7 pipe cot crew berths
- Captain’s single cabin aft to stbd with ensuite and access also to saloon
Aft cabins (guests)
- Twin master cabin aft with direct deck access via the dog house
- Master shower
- Single guest cabin starboard with ensuite head, accessible to master suite
- Single guest cabin to port with ensuite head accessible to master suite

RIG, SPARS AND SAILS

- Solid Columbian pine main mast, boom and bowsprit
- Hollow Sitka spruce topmast
- Hollow Sitka spruce spare topmast
- Hollow Sitka Spruce gaff, jack yard, club yard and spinnaker pole
- Set of ash spare spreaders
- Traditional, all spliced and served galvanised plough wire standing rigging
- English braid 3 strand lines
- 6 lazyjacks

SAILS
The sails are by James Lawrence Sailmakers (JL) and Ratsey & Lapthorne (RL)
All traditionally cut and hand finished
- Mainsail; 3,500 sq ft; JL 2004 
- Mainsail; 3,500 sq ft; JL 2008
- Staysail 715 sq ft; JL 2004
- Staysail 715 sq ft; JL 2008
- Reaching staysail 846 sq ft; JL 2012
- No 1 Jib 807 sq ft; RL 2004
- No 1 Jib 807 sq ft; RL 2008
- No 2 Jib 579 sq ft; RL2004
- No 3 Jib 426 sq ft; RL 2004
- No 1 Jib topsail 522 sq ft; RL 2004
- No 1 Jib topsail 522 sq ft; JL 2014
- No 2 Jib topsail 283 sq ft; JL 2004
- No 2 Jib topsail 283 sq ft; JL 2012
- N° 3 Jib topsail; RL 2004
- Jack yard topsail 1,000 sq ft; RL 2004
- Jack yard topsail 1,000 sq ft; JL 2010
- Working topsail 632 sq ft; RL 2004
- Working topsail 632 sq ft; JL 2010
- Delivery mainsail trysail 1,380 sq ft; RL 2004
- Delivery main topsail 260 sq ft; RL 2004
- Delivery staysail 479 sq ft; RL 2004
- Spinnaker / ballooner 3,700 sq ft RL 2004
- Spinnaker / ballooner 3,700 sq ft RL 2008

DECK EQUIPMENT AND GROUND TACKLE

- Thomas Reid hydraulic reproduction of original capstan with gypsy
- 65 kg / 140lbs CQR anchor
- 48 kg / 105lbs CQR anchor
- 108 kg / 238lbs cast bronze fisherman anchor
- 5 Meissner 77/3 electric winches; 2 for halyards, 3 for sheets
- Full set of bronze stanchions with s/s wire guardrails
- Carbon gangplank 
- Aluminium gangplank

MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND TANKAGE

- Yanmar 6 LP-STE Diesel engine 315 HP @ 3,800 rpm with halyard dry exhaust
  system
- ZF 63 gearbox ratio 2.5:1 
- Variprop off centre 32 inch feathering propeller
- Speed 7 knots @ 2,800 rpm 
- Approx 500 nm range @ 7 knots 
- Thomas Reid traditional, pinion steering system  
- Fischer Panda 15 KVA generator (2014)
- Single phase 230 V 50 Hz generator
- Shore power 8 KVA.
- 2.500 W Mastervolt inverter 24V/230V
- 12 gel batteries 24V, total capacity 800Ah
- HEM series 25 water maker producing 200 litres per hour 
- 2 stainless steel fuel tanks of 500 litres = 1,000 litres
- C Warm single coil 90 litres hot water heater 
- Aqua Major 40 litres per minute water pump 
- Polypropylene 110 gallon / 500 litres fresh water tank 
- Polypropylene 33 gallon / 150 litres grey water tank 
- Polypropylene 110 gallon / 500 litres black water tank

NAVIGATION, COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS

- Halcyon magnetic steering compass 
- B&G Hercules 2000 instrument system with digital repeaters
- Raystar 120 GPS
- Raymarine RL80CRC radar with chart plotter
- B&G ACP2 autopilot with Whitelock motor
- Nav Computer Pro with Max Sea Time Zero navigation system
- Furuno 207N weather fax
- Thrane & Thrane Inmarssat C satcom
- Furuno FM1570 150 W SSB 
- Icom VHF

MISCELLANEOUS

- Emergency tiller 
- 3.30 m wood tender
- 3.50 m Novurania with Toshiba 25 hp outboard
- Full set crew uniforms all by Gaastra 
- Full set crew wet weather gear all by Gaastra

BROKER COMMENTS

This unique Big Class Racing Yacht has been designed and built by William Fife III. 
She was launched in 1911 at Fairlie on the Clyde in Scotland.  
In 1991 she was restored by Fairlie Restorations.  
In 2003 she is one of the stars of the classic circuit. She has raced in Cowes, Falmouth, Monaco Classic Week, Regates Royales Cannes and Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez. 
Her 2014 season ended with even better results after winning overall the Big Boat Class. She is a chance to enter classic yacht racing at the highest level. Since her restoration her results have kept improving such that she cannot now stop winning. 
In restoring this unique yacht her owners sought not only to save her but to recapture the ethos that prevailed when she was built in 1911.
This exceptional Sailing Yacht in pristine condition is now ready to sale to her next owner.   

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.

Presented For Sale By:

Bourniquel Yachts

17 rue Ricord Laty
Cannes, 06400
France
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