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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 €2,950,000
    YEAR 1991
    LENGTH 122' 9" (37.4m)
    BEAM 26' 11" (8.2m)
    GUESTS 8
    CABINS 4
    MAX SPEED 12 Knots
    FLAG Cayman
    DRAFT 3.5m
    ENGINES MTU MTU 12V 183TE91 527hp
    HULL MATERIAL Aluminum



    Type:                     Dubois Aluminium Ketch

    Launched:               1991

    Construction:            Aluminium                        

    Designer:                Dubois Naval Architects Ltd.

    Interior:                  Terrence Disdale design

    Classification:           ABS (not renewed since 2018)      

    Flag:                       Cayman Islands


    Main Engine:            MTU 12V 183 TE 91 (393kW / 527hp)      

    Range:                    4.700 Nm

    Max Speed:             12 Kn.                             

    Cruising speed:        10 kn.

    Guests:                   8 guests in 4 Staterooms    

    Crew:                     6 crew in 3 cabins


    Asking price:           €2,950,000.00





    Length overall :        37,40m / 122’8”

    Waterline length:      33,97m / 111’5”

    Beam:                    8,20m / 26’10”

    Draft:                     3,50m / 11’6”

    Displacement:          169 tons

    Gross tonnage:        169 tons

    Net tonnage:           50 tons

    Construction:           Aluminium

    Superstructure:        Aluminium

    Decks:                    Aluminium (Teakdeck new 2016)


    Max Speed:             12,5 Knots

    Cruising speed:        10 Knots

    Consumption:           40l/hr. @ 10 knots (combined with one generator)



    Fuel:                      22800  litres / 6032 US gal (in 6 x tanks – all cleaned 2022)

    Lubrication oil:         114 litres

    Fresh water:            9000 litres /1982 US gal (in 2 x tanks – New 2022

    Grey water:             1890 litres

    Black water:            1134 litres



    Engines:                 Single MTU 12V 183 TE 91 (393kw / 527hp)
    Engine hours:           6652 hrs (July 2024)

    Generators:             2 x Kilopak / John Deere 120 KV

    Generator hours:      Port 25,000

    Starboard 22,000 (July 2024)


    Propeller:                Hundestad variable pitch, skewed four blade propeller (service and rebuild 2022)
    Shaft seal:              Replaced with new Axiseal (2021) Water lubricated with Ceramic Seal & bellows

    Shaft removed 2021, Stern tube sandblasted and re coated, new cutlass bearing Jan 22.




    Bowthruster:           Richfeld 40 Hp. (Full rebuild 11/2018) Serviced and oil change 2023
    Watermaker:           2x HEM reverse osmosis H30 (170 litres p/hr)
    Fuel Seperator:        Alfa Laval
    Waste treatment:     Hamann HL Cont. 24m3/day
    Air Conditioning:       MarineairHydronics/Climma chilled water (new circulation pumps 2023)
                                   VecoClimma x2 CWS 1201S compressors at 120 000 BTU each, installed 2019,
    Toilets:                    Galley Maid electric
    Hot water Boilers:     Coballes 2 x 150lt New 2019
    Water softener:        Kinetico 2050c Overhauled 2023



    380v AC 3 phase (50Hz)
    230v AC single phase (50Hz)
    24v DC
    ASEA Shore power converter 25kW, 400V, 36A – includes seamless transfer

    2 x Victron 24/5000 inverters
    2 x Victron 100A battery chargers


    BATTERIES AGM batteries:
    Main engine start batteries 24vDC, 52 amp hr, 800A CCA
    Generator start batteries, 2 sets 52 amp/h Optima 24vDC
    Ship's service batteries AGM Gel 24vDC, 810Ah

    Navigation batteries Emergency batteries - 540 amp/hr New 2021



    V Sat Broadband internet via Intellian VSat,

    Starlink R/V Version 2023, Cisco Router Unify Switch for 3 x Access Unify Points
    Satcom Sailor-Cobham Fleet 250 (new 2016)
    WiFi/ GSM 4G Pepwave Router (new 2022 ).

    Iridium mobile
    Sat C Sailor mini C + GMDSS terminal
    AIS Sailor 6282 Class B Transponder
    Navtex Sailor 6390 Navtex receiver
    VHF Sailor 6222 VHF/DSC/ remote on helm station , Pilot house , Skippers cabin . Crew Mess

    1 x Stand alone Icom IC-M421
    Crew communications: 7 x Icom M88 handheld


    Sestrel magnetic compass

    1 x Anschutz Gyro compass (new sphere 2023)
    Simrad AP 70 autopilot
    LOG:   Brookes and Gatehouse Hydra 5000
    Depth: Brookes & Gatehouse

    Wind:  Brookes and Gatehouse Hydra 5000

    Radar: Furuno. Open antenna array. Mod.FAR-28x7
    2 x helm Nav station screens Simrad 24” MO24T

    2 x Pilothouse screens Simrad 19” MO19P run by 1x mini mac

    3 x stand alone Marble systems operation screens Crew mess, Pilot House, Helm Station. GPS 2 x Simrad GPS
    MaxSea professional + CMap charts Med and Caribbean


    LG Television 49” / 125cm in owner's cabin (New 2024)

    Samsung 111 cm TV in saloon (New 2021)
    LG Smart Flat Screen in Each Guest Cabin (New 2023)
    Panasonic Smart Flat Screen 59 cm Captains Cabin

    Philips Flat Screen 80 cm Crew Mess
    Drobo Mass multimedia storage device
    Music systems Denon/Crestron/Sonos


    Printer Xerox Workcenter 6605 A4
    Computers 3x Mini Macs,
    Servers and switches – recently reftted 2023, with Net Gate control
    Alarm systems, control and monitoring multi screen – MARBLE. Upgraded 2023.



    Oven – Wolf Professional (New 2017)

    Hob–x 2 Miele Combiset Induction (New 2019)

    Microwave – Fridgidaire
    Icemaker – Frigomar (new 2022)

    Dishwasher – Miele Professional G7856

    Washing machine – Miele Professional PW5065

    Dryer – Miele Professional PT5135C


    Fridge & freezers - Stainless Steel Units with new 4x compressors (replaced 2015)
    Cockpit drawer fridges x 2 Air Cooled
    Saloon Wine fridge 46 Bottles (new 2022)



    Very large full beam Master suite and a further three twin guest cabins all with ensuites. The main saloon and wheelhouse are open plan with great views out through the wrap around windscreen and spacious cockpit. A further lower salon and dining area forward of here and the galley and crew areas forward again.


    1 x double cabin with jacuzzi / very large bathroom ensuite. Office desk



    2 x twin cabins with ensuite bathroom (these two cabins are symmetrical)

    1 x bunk cabin with ensuite bathroom.



    1 x double captain's cabin with shower room ensuite.

    2 x twin cabins with shower rooms ensuite.



    All Teak decks replaced 2015

    2 x Seaway Primary headsail captive winches model no 16
    2 x Seaway Staysail sheet captive winches model no 12
    1 x Seaway Main sheet captive winch (2:1 purchase) model no 12
    1 x Seaway Mizzen sheet captive winch (2:1) model no 10
    1 x Seaway Main halyard captive winch model no 14
    1 x Seaway Mizzen halyard captive winch model no 10
    2 x Seaway Runner captive winches (2:1 purchase) model no 12
    2 x Hydraulic Runner retriever reels
    2 x Lewmar Spinnaker sheet winches

    2 x Mizzen mast base winches

    2 x Main mast base winches (hydraulic)


    2 x Maxwell hydraulic anchor windlasses with cable gypsy and warping capstan. (rebuilt 2022/2023)
    Anchors -  2 x 200kg Union anchors
    Chains - 2 x 150m 16mm galvanized chain


    Substantial folding passarelle with Teak inlay treads (upgraded 2023)
    Jacuzzi – foredeck large Jacuzzi/dip pool with ‘fast fll’ pump, heating and bubbles!
    Swim platform  foldout transom lowers to create excellent stern swimming & boarding platform (overhauled 2022)
    Cockpit hard Bimini with integral lighting and sliding panel for mizzen vang, provides excellent shade and shelter
    BBQ – charcoal fuelled large custom unit with stern hanging bracket.

    Full new Paint in 2017
    Full Rig, Booms and Spreader paint 2020
    Hull Navy Blue
    Superstructure White

    Main Tender: Williams 565 DJ (5.65m) Dieseljet Yanmar4BY3-180 (110hp) (New 2017)
    Additional Crew Tender
    Paddle boards: 2 x Infatable
    Canoe Inflatable
    Water skis & wake board

    2 x Penn reels with rods and assorted gear.

    Dive equipment:
    2 x Scubapro dive equipment
    2 x 15 litre steel dive tanks

    Masts: Formula Spars UK Carbon, built in 2006
    Carbon furling booms by Matrix, New Zealand
    Stainless steel standing Rigging Nitronic 50
    Masts constructed to ‘Germanischer Lloyd’ classification
    Reckmann RF90-5 Headsail furler and RF 90-4 Staysail furler


    Masts service history:
    2015                       4 years Service by RSB Rigging                         

    2017                      Visual by Marine Results

    2018                      Visual by Marine Results (Newport)

    2019                      Visual by Marine Results

    2020                      4 years Service by Marine Results + Painting by Nautipaints / Mallorca 

    2021                      Annual Serrvice Marine results

    2022                      Annual service Marine results

    2023                      Annual service Marine results



    Sails by:                 Evolution Sails NZL - built in 2014 with Tri Radial Spectra construction.

    Foresail:                 243,7m2

    Mainsail:                 217,5m2

    Mizzen sail:             132,3m2

    Staysail:                 78,2m2

    Assymetric Sail:       506,1m2

    EPIRB McMurdo 406 MHz free floating( G5 SMARTFIND + CAT 1 )
    Liferafts 2 x Zodiac SurvivetecEtrem / Solas A /16 Person per Raft.
    JONBUOY x 2 , Mk5 .
    DANBOUY x 1
    ISP Intrepid Mk8 Immersion Suits x 12
    Roll Out 1 stretcher
    Linethrower 250 x 4 ,

    Hand Throw Lines, Security Rope x 2, Trew
    Throwing Strop with body harness x 3. Kim
    Flares, Parachute x 4, Hand held x 4, Smoke x 3
    Grab Bags x 2, VHF, GPS, Watermaker, Meds, Space Blankets, Food, Water, Clothes, Horn, Signal Mirror, Torch, MOB lights, Thermal, Infatable Pumps.
    SART x 1, ACR Pathfnder 3

    FM200 engine room x1, Manual Activation
    FM200 Lazarette x 2 Manual Activation
    Integrated smoke alarm system throughout vessel – regularly tested Gianneschi 80l/min Fire/anchor Wash electric pump new June 2019,

    Crash Pump Hatz/Gianneschi diesel portable 550l/min (new 2022)
    Bilge/Fire pump ‘AlphPompe’ 125l/min
    2 x sets full ‘Drager’ BA kits with protective fre fghting gear.
    EEBD (Emergency Escape Breathing Device) x 2, Scott Elsa 15 Min
    14 x EEBD Drager Parat 5520
    Owner's cabin deck access escape hatch, with rope ladder.
    Engine room escape hatch - down shaft tunnel


    The boat owns a 20ft. storage container with shelves, workbench, lighting and a stock of spare parts.




    2011-12       Main engine rebuild by official MTU service in the Netherlands


    2014             New sails from Evolution Sails Palma


    2016/17        STP/Astilleros winter refit (10 month):

                       Full paint job Hull and superstructure by Nautipaints Mallorca

                       New teak decks. CNG Carpentry Palma

                        Rudder and propellor shaft removed and inspected. New seals and bearings

                       New outside helm stations + all new navigation systems:

                       Upgrade to B&G H5000 and Simrad AP70

                       Full new GMDSS Installation (DSC VHF,AIS,-NAVTEX,SAT-C, Fleet 250)

                       Full crew cabin interior refit

                       Full upholstery and varnish refit of entire interior

                       New bridge sliding doors installed Alufer/Italy2018


    2020/21       Winter refit STP/Port Adriano Shipyard:         

    Full rig repaint and 4 years EOM Service. All hydraulics and Reckmann furlers serviced.

                       Keel tank cleaned and inspected

                       Bathing platform removed, refurbished and painted.

                       Grey / black tanks sweep blasted and recoated



    2021/22       STP, Palma de Mallorca

    Integral Water Tank replacement, cut out and re welded back in new tanks
    Epoxy coated new Tanks

    Repainted engine room complete

    Thermo insulated engine room

    Serviced all auxillary pumps complete

    Re-paired and replaced Air con Compressors

    Removal prop shaft/ New stern tube/ Mechanical seal and Cutlass bearing

    Full service overhaul of Hundersted propellor

    Serviced hydraulic Pumps- replaced Stb PTO

    Replaced emergency Crash Pump

    Upgraded Interior cupboards

    New cockpit table made adjustable

    Full service and overhaul of Williams Tender

    Service of Asea shore power convertors

    Replacement of Master cabin and Nanny Cabin Mattresses

    Installation upgrade of Pepwave receivers on mizzen mast

    Ugrade of Marble Alarm System

    Full overhaul of Hamann Sanitry control System

    New sunbed Mattress custom made for the fore deck


    2022/23       Port Adriano , Mallorca

    Bow thruster Full service

    New Antifoul Trilux

    Upgrade interior Calling comms system

    Replace Icemaker

    Bulit custom wine rack in Saloon

    New stairs in teak finish in main salon

    Generator and Main engine servicing

    replacement of all bulwark lights

    Full overhaul of water Maker and water softener

    Sails service repaired and professionally cleaned by Elvestrom sails

    Service of all Galley equipment

    Various upgrades in Galley area
    Upgraded and widened stern passarelle

    IT/Upgrade of ships computer network

    Installation of Starlink Internet

    New Gyro replaced

    Overhaul of the Hamann system