A yacht for all seasons! - Ithaka is a superbly built yacht capable of comfortable world cruising (in Style!)
If you want to own one of the best offshore cruising yachts ever built, at a very realistic price now is the chance. Ithaka is a Farr 56 Pilothouse, is in excellent condition and new to the market. She has a four cabin layout including the superb owners stateroom aft for which these yachts are renowned. She has been professionally maintained since new and has a very complete specification. Benefiting from new teak Decks in 2015 and a set of new sails in (2015-2017) Ithaka is in "turn key" condition. If you are looking for a quality fast cruising yacht for the 2018 season then "Ithaka" should be on your list.
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Length at Waterline: 50.2
Max Draft: 8.2
The interior is finished in Khayan mahogany and the upholstery in the aft owners cabin is white leather with saloon seating in a Cream leather. The holly and teak floors have been protected with fitted dark green carpets throughout.
Teak floors are protected with carpets
Forward workshop with washing machine and several lockers.
Port cabin with two bunks.
Starboard cabin with double bed and ensuite head and shower.
Separate head and shower to the port side.
Single skippers cabin to starboard.
Saloon with u shaped sofa in Cream leather to starboard and a navigation desk to port
Galley to port side in the walkthrough to the aft cabin.
Aft cabin with a large island double berth with sprung mattress, a white leather sofa to port, a desk to starboard and an ensuite head with separate shower.
The interior is laid out as follows;
The workshop forward has been fitted out with lockers, teak workbench with a washing machine over and stowage solutions for ropes. There are a number of power outlets with both British and European style sockets. Access to the deck is via an aluminum Rondal hatch.
The forward port cabin has a door to the workshop at its forward end, a hanging locker, shelves and under bunk stowage lockers. This cabin has two bunks both with lee cloths and extended wood sides. There is a large deck hatch with a shade and fly screen fitted. The centerline bulkhead has had stainless steel hooks fitted and the upper berth has a mahogany handle fitted to aid exit and access to the upper bunk. The back of the cabin door has been fitted with a full-length mirror and each bunk has a Hella fan. There are two stereo speakers. Air conditioning is provided by a plenum in the central partition bulkhead.
The forward starboard cabin is a double with an en-suite shower and head. This cabin also has a hanging locker. It has a stereo CD/Radio with two speakers fitted into the lining on the outboard side of the berth. A demountable pipecot berth is fitted above the double berth and there is plenty of underbunk stowage with two levels of drawers, in addition to a bedside locker. The back of the cabin door has a full-length mirror fitted to it. 2 x Hella fans. Air conditioning is provided via a plenum in the forward hanging locker.
The en-suite heads and shower has a Corian floor and worktop with an inset stainless steel basin. There are numerous lockers above and below the work top level. A tooth brush mug and soapdish has been fitted.
There is a separate day head and shower to the port side of the yacht. This has a Corian basintop with an insert stainless steel basin, a fitted toothbrush mug and soapdish.
There is a single "Skippers cabin" to starboard this cabin has a vhf handset and an ST60 multiview instrument fitted above the berth. In addition there are many lockers and drawers, hanging space, 2 x mirrors, etc. This area also has air conditioning and the forward AC unit controls are located in this cabin.
The saloon has a u shaped sofa to starboard and a navigation desk to port. A flat screen TV has been fitted to the pilothouse aft bulkhead. The forward bulkhead has been fitted with stainless steel Wempe clock, barometer, thermometer and hydrometer.
The aft of the nav sation has been fitted with an electronic barometer There is a CD and radio unit at the chart table with a 10 CD stacker. This stereo also powers the cockpit speakers. The saloon is fitted with its own reverse cycle air conditioning unit.
The galley is off the saloon on the port side in the walkthrough to the aft cabin. There is,
Corian worktop with two insert stainless steel sinks
Force 10 stove
Gas alarm detector
Upright Isotherm fridge
Chest freezer 95 lt ( can be converted in a fridge)
Additional 30 lt freezer by Frigonautica (2018)
2 Gianneschi and Romaccioni pressure regulated water pumps ( second pump as backup)
A three burner Force 10 stove, a large chest freezer 95 litres capacity.There is also an upright stainless steel Isotherm fridge. Remote digital thermometers have been fitted to the fridge and the freezer. There are many lockers with pegboard bases to allow flexible stowage. A large chest locker has been fitted under the floor for storing heavy items.
An insulated door to the machinery space under the cockpit is located at the aft end of the galley.
The aft cabin has a large island double berth with split sprung mattress, leeboards and a central lee cloth. There are many lockers and shelves for stowage. On the port side there is a leather sofa with a lee cloth. The two large deck hatches have been fitted with skyshades and mosquito screens. There is a half hull of "Endeavour" fitted to the forward bulkhead. The vanity table/desk has been fitted with a laptop to mini m connection.
The aft cabin has a large en-suite head with a separate shower stall. The floor and basin top is made from Corian. The shower has a ridged Perspex door and teak seat. There is a toothbrush mug and soapdish fitted
Engine Yanmar 140 HP 5200 hours approx. Major service in past 2 years including new injectors, engine feet, New gearbox 2017, New Aquadrive coupling, New PSS shaft seal. New prop shaft rubber bearings 2018
Max Prop folding propeller
Tankage in stainless steel : Diesel 1250ltr Water 850ltr (Diesel tanks cleaned in 2018)
Hydraulic Lewmar Commander powers bowthruster, main ,genoa and staysail furlers, mainsheet, primary and outhaul winches as well as anchor windlass. (Hudraulic oil and filter replaced 2017)
Generator Fischer Panda 15 KVA ( 2012 750 hours approx)
Service Battery bank 24V 660 amp/hr (2016) AGM
DCC battery control instrument
Engine battery 2 x 120amp. (2016) AGM
2 x Mastervolt Combi battery charger/inverter 100amp/2500watt ( 2015) with remote controls in the Electrical panel area
Separate engine and generator battery charger
Service battery alternator 175amp (2018) with Mastervolt smart regulator
Engine battery alternator 50amp
Watermaker Sea Recovery 126 lt/hour (780 hrs)
Air conditioning in the entire interior. (HFL and Climma)
2 x Eberspacher air heaters
2 Autopilot drives, one Whitlock Mamba and one Raytheon hydraulic
Heads with fresh water, one Vacuflush by Sealand and two electric
Candy washing machine installed in forepeak
Selden mast with hydraulic furler (mast repainted in 2015, furler serviced by Selden)
Navtec rod rigging ( replaced in 2011 and checked in 2015)
Selden genoa and staysail hydraulic furlers ( serviced by Selden)
Sails by Olympic, all triradial in Hydranet: Genoa 130% ( 2017) Staysail (2014)Furling Main (2015)
Gennaker cruising chute with snuffer (original)
Previous Genoa and Main by Elvstrom and staysal by Dolphin
All halyards and sheets replaced in recent years
Raymarine ST 60 wind, close wind, log and depth at cockpit
4 x ST60 multiview ( cockpit, chart table, owners cabin, skippers cabin)
ST 7000 autopilot at the helm( serviced 2017) and a ST6000 at chart table
Raymarine chart plotter at the helm (new 2016) C120
Furuno Navnet radar/plotter at chart table and repeater in Cockpit. (Cockpit repeater currently not working)
2 GPS receiver ( Furuno and Raymarine)
Icom SSB ( antenna disconnected)
Thuraya satellite phone (2017)
RR Pacific antenna
Stereo with two additional speakers in the cockpit
Samsung TV with Bose speaker (2016)
Computer screen at chart table and printer
Camera on pole aft and in engine room
Antenna with amplifier for 3G reception
Teak deck 12mm (NEW 2015) glued no screws.
Rondal hatches ( all glass replaced in 2015)
Lewmar hydraulic windlass
Carbon fiber bowsprit
40kg Delta anchor with 100m 12mm chain
Winches Lewmar: 2 primary 66 hydraulic two speed
1 Mainsheet 50 hydraulic two speed
1 Main outhaul 50 hydraulic two speed
2 Runner 58
2 halyard 50
Davits at the transom, 180kgs load per davit
Carbon fibre gangway folding with teak
Hot and cold shower at swimming platform
Deck wash with fresh or sea water on deck
Tender: Zodiac 3,40 with Honda 20 CV four stroke
Sun awning over boom
Cockpit folding table incorporating an ice box