TYPE: FRENCH SCHOONER 21m
YEAR OF BUILT/LAUNCHED: 1976
COUNTRY BUILT: FRANCE
LENGTH IN FEET: 70
LENGTH IN METERS: 21.00
HULL MATERIAL: WOOD (Iroko- Mahogany) screwed and laminated.
DISPLACEMENT: 26 T
CABINS: 3+ Saloon
ENGINE TYPE: Nanni Diesel (of 2006)
HP/COOLING SYSTEM: 85 Hp
POWER TRANSM/SPEED:Shaft/ 7 Knots
GENERATOR: Wind GenX 2 (Both of 2007)
SAILS/AGE/CONDITION: Recent six sails good condition.
Sun awing in perfect condition.
St Steel standing rigging.
BATTERIES: 7 for service + 1 for engine+ 1 for bow thruster
PUMPS: Many bilge pumps Survival from 2006 (inspection
WINDLASS: Lofrancs Falcon 1500 W (of 2007)
RADAR: FURUNO (Brand new, not installed)
LIFE RAFT: Yes for 6 person (of 2006)
OUTBOARD: 9.9 Hp (of 2007)
FUEL: 700 L
WATER: 3000 L + Water maker
IMPORTANT EQUIPMENT: Bow thruster (MAXPROP Duo 100 of 2006), Solar
panels 2 x 50 W and 2 x 75 W (all of 2007),
Inverter 1500 W, Stern davits, Safety equipment
(life jackets, harnesses..), Many tools and spare
OWNER SINCE: 1992
VESSEL'S CONDITION: FAIR
ASKING PRICE: 38000 €
FLAG AND VAT: FRENCH, VAT PAID
COMMENTS: History and presentation:
Grand Shpountz Escapade is the fruit of a
shipwright who built this boat for its own
account. First launched in 1976. Sold to the
current owners in 1992 to sail in Greece and
Turkey mainly. The specific feature of this boat is
original copper lining on all underwater area.
The boat is out of water since 1992 about eight
months every year. When not sailing many
maintenance work is carried out. The second and
last owner is an engineer who turned the boat to
able to navigate easily together without effort.
For this purpose the original rig square sail was
transformed into classic rig. The boat is offered
for sale on condition "as is as where is".
Was made from Iroko slats 40 x 40 glulam,
covered with two mahogany folds each 3mm
laminated and bolted . In 1978 the underwater
area covered with bright copper lined 3/10ths.
In 2001 layers of Mahogany double fold were
replaced completely and laminated completely.
The protection was achieved even under the first
two rows of copper panels that were filed then
reclouιes copper. Transom redone in 2003. . The
side windows were dismantled and removed.
Today the hull and deck are in good condition
and show no damage apparent.
The superstructure was completely renovated in
1991 3 ply iroko crossed glued with epoxy. The
front deck was completely renovated and epoxy
laminated. The deck and superstructure is in
good condition throughout and has no apparent
damage. Sealing tests were performed with a
sprinkler, no apparent leaks.
Repaint of the masts in recommended .
The standing rigging (Stainless steel) is in very
Deck hatches - deck fittings:
The fittings are antiques, simple and in good
condition. Many other pulleys and parts are
available in spare parts. Fittings and
disassembled and perfectly stored state.
Electricity - Electronics:
All electronics must be inspected (serviced or replaced).
The electric system must be inspected-renovated
completely (new electrical panel included).
Plumbing is Ok. Valves - thru-hull fittings are in
1 double owner's cabin, 1 guest double cabin, 1
quest cabin with upper and lower berths, 1
berth in the saloon.
2 Heads- showers.
Varnishes in all interior must be redone.