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The Admiral Emotion QUINTA ESSENTIA is a 55m hybrid yacht with an aluminium hull and superstructure.
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    PRICE €775,000
    YEAR 1999
    LENGTH 71' 10" (21.89m)
    BEAM 18' 11" (5.75m)
    CABINS 3
    DRAFT 2.8m
    ENGINES Perkins 0hp
    HULL MATERIAL Composite



    The hull is built on a female mould in composite sandwich with Kevlar reinforcement

    External skin: outer skin Kevlar and E-Glass

    Core: PVC foam

    Inner skin: E-glass


    Hull Finish

    Topsides are painted in flag blue Awlgrip paint with snow white cove and boot stripes (2009)



    The fixed fin/bulb keel is composed of an upper steel fin section and lower bulb section

    Total weight 11,400



    The single elliptical spade rudder is produced by SWS and composed of carbon fibre pre-preg skins on a closed cell polyurethane foam core.  Carbon fibre rudder shaft is supported by two self-aligning bearings from JP3. 


    Steering Systems

    Steering pedestal fitted in cockpit with roller bearings and carbon fibre instrument bracket and stainless-steel compass mounting bracket

    One 1500mm diameter wheel with teak trim and stainless-steel spokes/hub

    Steering cables run over sheaves with high load bearings fixed on aluminium brackets.

    Steering cable ends linked to a stainless-steel chain and alloy steering quadrant.

    Emergency steering tiller, mounted in forepeak



    Hydraulic folding swim platform with boarding ladder and swimming ladder

    Hot/cold shower and storage lockers

    Retractable passarelle with dedicated locker in transom

    Removable radar post with antenna mounts


    Deck Construction

    The hull is built on a female mould, using infusion technology, with SP System epoxy resin

    Inner and outer skin are fibreglass, and the core is PVC foam


    Deck Finish

    White painted superstructure and bright work (repainted in 2018)

    New teak deck fitted in 2009


    Deck Lockers

    Forepeak locker with storage for sails, rigging and equipment

    Lazarette locker aft with access from either side.

    Life raft lockers on either side of cockpit

    A locker for gas bottles with ventilation is fitted in the lazarette.


    Deck Equipment

    Stainless steel pushpit, pulpit and stanchions with double wire lifelines and gates on either side amidship

    Teak finished center cockpit table with telescopic legs.  When lowered and covered with the fitted cushion, the center cockpit becomes a large sunbathing area


    Winches by Harken, all self-tailing


    2Primary11103-speed, hydraulic
    1Main sheet9803-speed, hydraulic
    2Secondary662-speed hydraulic
    1Halyard/Pit623-speed, hydraulic
    2Halyard/Pit622- speed, manual
    1Traveller402- speed, manual


    Sailing Hardware

    All blocks, tracks and travellers by Antal

    Jammers and clutches by Antal

    Anchoring & Mooring

    Main anchor galvanized CQR 47KG with 120 m of 12mm chain

    Spare anchor Danforth 30Kg chain and rode, mounted in forepeak

    Quick electric anchor windlass with capstan on top (new 2022)

    Eight custom stainless-steel fairleads, four on each side

    Eight custom stainless-steel fixed cleats, four on each side

    Fenders and mooring lines


    Deck Canvas

    Cushions and back rests for center cockpit

    Cockpit table cover

    Sprayhoods and biminis for center and aft cockpits with stainless steel frames, new canvas 2020

    Pedestal and wheel cover





    Three ensuite guest cabins accommodating up to six guests (one double bed and four single berths)

    Two Crew cabins accommodating up to four crew with one head

    Interior furniture is made to the highest marine standards and finished in satin varnished teak veneer

    Removable floorboards are finished in satin varnished teak and supported by aluminium bearers

    Overhead hatches in guest areas with blinds and mosquito screens

    Removable overhead panels are covered in vinyl

    Additional padded panelling to cover hull sides with vinyl covering

    Flush mounted overhead LED lighting throughout

    Reading lights at the head of each berth

    Saloon upholstery- white linen

    Corian countertops in heads & galley


    Forward Guest Cabin

    Single fixed berths on either side with storage lockers and drawers beneath

    En suite head located aft to starboard with Tecma WC, wash basins, mirrors and storage lockers and shower


    Port Guest Cabin (Master)

    Double berth outboard on port side with bookshelves and storage lockers

    Hanging locker located forward of berth with settee located inboard

    Ensuite head further forward with Tecma WC, double wash basins, mirrors and storage lockers and separate shower compartment.


    Starboard Guest Cabin

    Single fixed berth below and with folding pullman berth above

    Storage locker with shelf located aft and inboard

    Hanging locker forward and outboard

    En suite head located forward with Tecma WC, wash basins, mirrors and storage lockers and shower



    C-shaped settee to port with lockers and bookshelves outboard

    Teak finished dining table with seating for six guests.  Table can be lowered and covered with cushions to become a large lounging space.

    32” Samsung smart TV mounted on aft bulkhead near convertible dining table

    Three-person settee withteak finished coffee table on starboard side of saloon

    Bookshelves and storage lockers either side of settee and outboard on starboard side

    Upper and lower storage lockers on centreline forward of saloon with ice maker and bar area adjacent to starboard

    New icemaker in 2021



    Located on the starboard side, aft of saloon

    Corian finished work surfaces outboard.  Double stainless-steel sinks

    Lockers, cupboard and drawers for galley items

    Front loading refrigerator and freezer


    Galley Equipment

    Gas Stove – Alpes Inox

    Four burner gas oven – Alpes Inox

    Extractor fan mounted in deck head above cooker

    Microwave – Saga Max

    Washing Machine inLazarette


    Crew Cabins

    Two identical crew cabins on either side aft, both with upper and lower fixed single berths

    Storage lockers and drawers beneath berths and inboard aft

    Crew head located on port side with Tecma WC, wash basins, mirrors and storage lockers and shower


    Engine Room

    Spacious engine and technical room located on port side with access through the galley


    Perkins Sabre Mod. M225 TI/18 S02910, 225 hp (168Kw) @ 2500 RPM

    Approximately 8,000 hours in April 2022

    Gearbox Newage PRM 1000d3 (new 2020)

    Brunton Varifold 4-blade 28” propeller

    Max Power R 300/15retractable bow thruster – removed and serviced in 2020


    Fuel System

    Total fuel capacity is 1,900 litres in three tanks

    Two structural tanks of 620 litres each located below saloon floor and one additional 660 L tank

    Simarine tank level gauge


    Plumbing Systems

    Two integral tanks freshwater tanks with total capacity of 1500 litres

    Simarine tank level gauge

    All pumps were removed and fully serviced or replaced in 2020

    Watermaker HEM Series 20, produces 150 L / H

    Raritan 80L 220v hot water heater

    Water is either heated by engine calorifier or hot water heater

    G&R Idro-Ecojet 1B Fresh water pump

    G&R Ecojet Sea water pump


    Ventilation System

    Frigomar centralized air conditioning system with reverse-cycle heating

    Fan coils (7) in each cabin

    12v Hella fans in all cabins


    Refrigeration Systems

    Fridge and Freezer Frigomar 24/220V Climma (new 2018)

    Drinks refrigerator Frigomar 24/220V Climma (new 2018)

    Ice Maker U-line 220V (new 2021)


    Drainage System

    The four main bilge areas are drained via a manifold that is connected to a G&R electric pump.

    Bilges are also drained via engine driven Jabsco pump and manual Whale Gusher pump

    Engine room and saloon have additional submersible Jabsco pumps

    Two black water tanks with total capacity of 200 litres, drained via G&R electric pumps and also via manual backup pumps

    Two grey water tanks with total capacity of 250 litres, drained via G&R electric pumps

    Crew shower is drained via Jabsco sanisplit type pump unit


    Hydraulic System

    Central hydraulic power pack with one 14Kw 24vDC electric motor to power winches and jib furler

    PTO mounted on generator to power bow thruster

    Navtec manual system for vang, backstay and outhaul


    DC System

    Service batteries – 24v 800 Ah

    Navigation   batteries – 24v 180 Ah

    Main engine starting - 24v 120 Ah

    Generator starting – 12v 60 Ah


    AC System

    220V / 50Hz AC system supplied by shore power, inverter and/or

    Northern Lights 20Kw diesel genset, new 2008 [7,900 hours in April 2022]


    Chargers / Inverters

    Victron Phoenix 3000w inverter

    Mastervolt 100A charger for service batteries

    Victron Skylla 80A charger for navigation batteries


    Navigation Instruments

    Brooks and Gatehouse H3000 System including processor, mast head unit (wind speed/direction) echo sounder, and speed log sensor.  Newly installed in 2018

    B&G Zeus Touch (new 2013)

    B&G 4G Radar antenna linked to Zeus system

    Suunto steering compass on steering pedestal

    Autopilot: B&G system


    Communications Systems

    Sailor Inmarsat system (2009)

    SSB: Icom IC-M710

    B&G V50 VHF radio

    ICOM Class B AIS transponder MA-500TR

    Furuno Navtex NX-300

    ICOM handheld VHF


    Entertainment Systems

    32” Samsung smart TV in saloon with Marantz amp and 5.1 surround sound system with subwoofer


    Sparcraft 4-spreader aluminium mast with discontinuous rod rigging

    Sparcraft aluminium boom that has been modified into a park-avenue boom with composite covering

    Reckmann hydraulic genoa furler with black anodized alloy foil

    Navtec hydraulic vang, backstay and outhaul, controlled by manual pump and manifold in aft cockpit

    Spinnaker pole

    Mast and rigging reportedly removed and serviced in 2018


    Sail Plan

    I = 26.40 m

    J = 7.90 m

    P = 23.80 m

    E = 8.10 m

    Total Sail Area = 218.30 m2


    General Equipment

    Swimming ladder – stainless steel and teak

    Carbon fibre folding passarelle – currently stored in Italy

    Deck shower

    3.5m Caribe rigid inflatable tender with Tohatso 4-stroke 50Hp outboard engine

    Tohatso engine is new 2022


    Safety Equipment

    Jon Buoy on port side aft

    1x 10-person life raft

    CO2 firefighting system in engine room

    Fire extinguishers in all cabins

    Alarm system with gas alarm




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