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Grand Soleil 56

Build year:  2007

Solent, United Kingdom

Sailing boat for sale

265,570 EUR

(224,950 GBP)

  • Grabau International
  • 82 Gosport Street
  • SO419BD Lymington
  • United Kingdom
  • 00441590673715
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Grand Soleil 56

  • Family boat
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  • Ready for sailing
  • Easy to handle
  • Fast and stable cruiser
  • Perfect as a weekend cruiser
  • Lots of boat for the money
  • Perfect long distance boat
  • Perfect for singelhanded sailing
  • Spacious
  • Cabin with U-sofa arrangement
  • Large aft deck
  • Large cockpit
  • Large pantry
  • Lots of equipment
  • Lots of space for the big family
  • Ready for longdistance sailing
  • Completely equipped
  • Equipped with all comfort
  • Super offer
  • Ready for circumnavigation
  • 3 cabins
  • Want to sell, now

Originally launched in 2008 (2007-model) for an Italian owner as ‘LUNATICO’ and with an invoice price of in excess of Euro 800,000, this hugely versatile Grand Soleil 56 boasts one of the most comprehensive inventories that we have seen in this model. Purchased by her current UK-based owners in 2013, and renamed ‘MAD MONKEY’, she was refitted and upgraded to prepare her for a 2-year circumnavigation with the World Cruising Club’s ‘World ARC’. Her specification highlights are numerous, but particular highlights include:- • Versatile 3-cabin, 3-head layout. • Teak decks. • Copper coated underwater sections. • 2.74m (medium depth version) performance keel. • Yanmar 100hp engine – overhauled 2019. • Flex-o-Fold 3-bladed folding propeller. • Paguro 9Kw variable speed generator. • Schenker 24vDC watermaker. • Replaced rod standing rigging (2016). • Extensive sail wardrobe for all weathers. • Mainsail with stack pack and lazy jacks. • Roller furling genoa. • Code-0 on a furler. • Spinnakers. • Yankee. • Storm sails. • Air-conditioning. • Diesel heating. • Retractable bowthruster. • Watt & Sea retractable 600w hydro-generator. • Rolls battery banks • Harken winch package with electric control line and mainsheet winches • Inverters • Upgraded electric anchor windlass. • Sprayhood, bimini, side enclosures and boom cover. • Electric fans to the saloon, galley and sleeping cabins. • Raymarine navigation electronics with Axiom plotter, AIS and radar system • SSB radio • WiFi booster and router • Fridge, freezer and wine cooler UK or EU* VAT paid, British Registered and ready for her next big adventure, MAD MONKEY is conveniently located on the UK’s Central South Coast, less than 2hrs from London’s Heathrow or Gatwick airports.

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Yanmar 4JH3-Hte

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w/ shaft

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Fresh water