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1981 Royal Huisman 59 ft Ketch

A$  474,335*
Gouvia Marina, Greece
Interested in this boat? Tel: +31 (0)35 5829030
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Engine/Fuel Type:
Single / Other
Located In:
Gouvia Marina, Greece
Hull Material:
Current Price:
EUR  290,000 Tax Paid (A$  474,335) 

The Royal Huisman 59 Ketch Whitefly has proven to be a superb cruising yacht with fast passage time. The Royal Huisman 59 Ketch Whitefly has a sea-kindly motion and her construction is exceptionally strong. The well designed accommodation together with excellent facilities make her a most comfortable yacht, both at sea and in harbor. The Royal Huisman 59 Ketch Whitefly constructed by the Royal Huisman Shipyard. This shipyard was and still is the world’s finest builder of aluminum yachts and was a pioneer in constructing what we now call ‘super yachts".



Type sailing yacht

LOA (m) 18,00

Beam (m) 4,50

Draft (m) 2,74

Headroom (m) 2,00

Year built 1981

Builder Royal Huisman Shipyard, Vollenhove, The Netherlands

Designer Olin Stephens from Sparkman & Stephens

Displacement (ton) 25

Ballast (ton) 9

Hull material aluminum

Hull color white

Hull shape round-bilged

Keel type fin keel

Superstructure material aluminum

Deck material aluminum

Deck finish non slip Hightech Resin paint

Superstructure deck finish non slip Hightech Resin paint

Cockpit deck finish teak

Dorades 6

Window frame aluminum

Window material tempered glass

Deck hatch

Portholes aluminum

Insulation foam plates

Fuel tank 800 l.

Level indicator fuel tank

Freshwater tank 700 l

Grey water tank with Whale Gulper extraction pump

Level indicator grey water

Wheel steering cable steering

Outside helm position cable steering

Emergency tiller

Half skeg rudder

Whitefly had a substantial refit by Berthon boat Co. in 2006



Cabins 3

Berths 6

Interior teak

Layout owner

Floor teak and holly

Open cockpit


Headroom saloon 2 m.

Heating diesel ducted hot air

Reverse cycle air-conditioning 2 x cruisair CH10-1000 1 x owner 1 x salon

Chart table admiralty chart size

Aft Cabin

Opening door to cockpit

Galley U shaped

Countertop Avonite

Sink double stainless steel

Cooker Gimbaled stainless steel 4 burner calor gas

Oven & Grill integrated in coocker




Hot water system 60 liter boiler 220V + engine

Water pressure system Sub head in in owners cabin

Owners cabin double bed

Bed length (m) 2

Wardrobe hanging and shelves

Bathroom en suite

Toilet en suite

Toilet system electric

Wash basin in the bathroom

Shower en suite

Guest cabin twin single with 2 hidden folding pipe berths overhead

Bed length (m) 2

Wardrobe hanging and drawers

Bathroom shared

Toilet shared

Toilet system manual

Wash basin in the bathroom

Shower shared

Washing machine/dryer combi In the owners bathroom

For peak used as storage

Workshop in the passageway to the owners cabin



Rigging ketch-cutter

Standing rigging replaced wire

Brand mast Rondal

Material mast aluminium

Spreaders 2 sets

Keel stepped mast ye

Mainsail cover


Fully battened mainsail Sanders cross cut 11 oz premium dacron with 7 full length batten

Cutterstay yes

Mizzen Sanders dacron

Mizzen sailcover

Genoa I Light

Genoa furler Rondal electric hydraulic

Cutter furler Rondal electric hydraulic

Spinnaker tri radial

2 x A-symetric cruising shute's


Staysail furler




Reefing System slabreefing

Backstay adjuster Navtec hydraulic

Boomvang Navtec hydraulic

Primary sheet winch Lewmar self tailing

Secondary sheet winch Lewmar self tailing

Genoa sheetwinches Lewmar self tailing

Halyard winches Lewmar self tailing

Spinnaker winch Lewmar self tailing

Reefing winch Lewmar self tailing

in total 22 Lewmar winches

Spi-pole aluminium

Jockey-pole aluminium

granny bars at main mast



No of engines 1

Make Caterpillar

Type 3304

HP 85,00

kW 62,48

Fuel diesel

Year installed 2006

Maximum speed (kn) 10

Cruising speed (kn) 8

Engine hours 4500

Engine cooling system freshwater heat exchanger

Drive shaft

Shaft seal

Engine controls mechanical

Gearbox Twin Disk Model

MG506 1.97:1 hydraulic

Bowthruster electric

Propeller type Hundersted Multi Pitch Model V.D.3/2FR/H reversible 4 blade pitch propellor

Propeller shaft material stainless steel

Shaft lubrication water

Manual bilge pump

Electric bilge pump Whale Gulper & Rule

Bilge alarm

Electrical installation 12 & 24 V DC & 240 V. AC

Generator Onan 7 KW Model MDKVL 5710280

Running hours generator installed 2006, 378 hours


Start battery 24 v

Service battery 24 v

Generator battery 12 v with separate charger

Battery monitor

Battery charger 24 V 100 AH Mastervolt

Inverter 800 Watt

Shorepower with cable

2 engine alternators rebuilt 2006



Magnetic compass on pedestal

Electric compass Simrad

Depth sounder B&G

Log B&G

Windset B&G

Repeaters B&G

VHF Icom M-421

VHF handheld Icom IC-N35

Autopilot Simrad A26 with hydraulic drive

Rudder angle indicator

Radar Furuno 1835

GPS Furuno GP 31

Plotter Raymarine E120

Navtex Furuno NX-300

Electronis chart(s)

Transmitter iridium 9505 telephone

Navigation lights



Sprayhood with grab rail

Cockpit cover

Cockpit cushions

Cockpit table

Boarding ladder


Anchor Bruce ca. 32 kg

Anchor chain 80 meters

Anchor 2 Bruce ca. 32 kg

Windlass Lewmar electrical

Dinghy Avon Rover rigid inflatable

Outboard Yamaha F4A 4 hp 4 stroke

Sea railing

Grab rail (superstructure) stainless steel

Railing side opening gates yes



Life raft 6 pers container

Lifejackets 13


Radar reflector


Mooring lines

Spare parts



Sony mini disc player in salon

Speakers in salon

Clock - barometer

Fire extinguisher 3x

2 smoke detectors & fire blanket



History One owner since 1988 and in immaculate condition

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Please contact Hans Visser at +31 35 5829014

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