A super cool Tofinou 16 - she turns heads wherever she goes. She first hit the high seas in 2013 and is currently in her second ownership. Proven on the racecourse but also as a wonderful cruising yacht.
RCD Status: The yacht conforms with the essential safety requirements of Directive 94/25EC or RCDII (2013/53/EU as appropriate (Recreational Craft Directive) and is categorised A – “Ocean” (or Cat B – whichever is appropriate)
Foam sandwich GRP with gelcoat.
Foam sandwich GRP construction, with self-draining cockpit.
Side decks are teak laid, 8mm, laid using vacuum glued system.
Seating and cockpit sole also teak laid.
Coachroof coamings made of bi-components varnished mahogany wood.
Large storage area on port side of cockpit.
Aft storage locker for dinghy / swim platform, with hydraulic/electric lift / opening system.
Keel & Rudder:
Lead bulb keel attached on cast iron support.
Two GRP reinforced rudders.
Engine & Gearboxes:
The main engine is a 'Nanni Diesel' 4-cylinder, turbocharged, diesel engine, model N4-60, with serial number BG0034-KTK12010369 and is installed under the companionway.
Volvo 3 blade folding propeller
Maintenance & Performance:
Main produces 60 hp at 2,800 RPM and is coupled to a Twin-Disc (Technodrive) S-Drive model SP60 gearbox with a reduction ratio of 2.14:1
Cruising speed 7 knots.
Propulsion & Steering:
Bow thrusters control at starboard helm. The stern bow thruster is not necessary and is not working.
Steering is by twin-wheel, twin-rudder system (JP3 car + track type) from two pedestals (both with electronic panels) fitted at the aft cockpit. Steering wheels are carbon-fibre (90 cm diameter) connected to a central car + track via a loop line.
The car + track is connected to the rudderstocks' tillers by two tie-bars.
From H.O to H.O are 2 full turns of wheels.
Principal onboard systems operate at 12-VDC.
The house/service bank is made by three 12-volt batteries with a reported capacity of 165Ah each (495 Ah total) (2019).
The engine start is by a single 90Ah 12-volt battery.
The stern thruster is equipped with two 50 Ah 12-volt batteries.
All these batteries are sited in the electrical compartment abaft the aft guest cabin.
Another two 12-volt batteries with a capacity of 130Ah each (260 Ah total) are in the forward cabin for the supply of the bow thruster and windlass.
The generator is equipped with a dedicated 12-volt battery nearby.
Mastervolt 220v charger.
The auxiliary generator is fitted in a compartment accessible from the portside cockpit seat and housed in a sound shield casing.
The make is Onan, model 4MDKBH, serial number: A130442960.
The rated electrical power output is 4kW at 230-VAC, 50 HZ.
Shore power system with cable.
12v / 220v electrical 2000 W converter.
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
Hot water via engine / 220v calorifier.
Single sink with hot/cold pressurized water.
Hot water boiler – via 220v and engine.
Total capacity of 200 litres.
Total capacity of 400 litres.
Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:
2 x Greywater tanks installed.
B&G complete electronic navigation system consisting of:
H3000 CPU autopilot system fitted inside the generator compartment.2 x Autopilot controls at the two steering pedestals.1 x Zeus 12" multi-function chart-plotter (at starboard helm) integrating GPS, speed/log, depth sounder, etc. at the two steering pedestals.2 x Zeus 8" multi-function chart-plotters integrating GPS, speed/log, depth-sounder, etc at the two side decks.3 x digital B&G displays at the mast base.
New VHF radio in 2020 with AIS.
‘Eno Force 10' single-hob electric cooker (230-VAC).
'Miele' microwave oven (230-VAC).
Two 'Isotherm' upright refrigerators (in stainless drawers) fitted with 12-VDC air-cooled compressors.
Coffee machine NEXPRESSO.
Crockery, glasses, cooking utensils.
2 x WCs (both electric).
2 x Showers.
Heating & Ventilation:
12 BTU climatization system in main cabin with outlets to each sleeping cabin.
'Apple' 27" monitor on articulated bracket. Keyboard.
'Bose Fusion' MS-IP700 marine stereo with sound system.
Summary of Accommodation:
Interior finished in oiled teak (similar to the Tofinou 12m).
Teak cabin sole.
Ocean-Air mosquito/blackout hatch screens.
Description of layout from forwards:
Double berth with side access and storage below.
LED reading lights on each side.
220v plug socket.
Lockers on both sides.
Hull windows (slits) each side.
Separate shower area aft of cabin off-set to starboard.
Shower with hot / cold water, and sump tank emptied by an electric pump.
Washbasin (also drains to sump tank).
Separate toilet area (aft of cabin set to port) with electric toilet (connected also to a black water tank).
Teak grating floors to washroom area.
U shape sofa seating area to starboard.
Teak fixed table.
Leather upholstered settee and bench seat.
Storage under seating also under the central bench.
Chart table area with teak top.
Set on portside, with a trash bin drawer; two large storage drawers; two fridge drawers; locker above for glasses and crockery; two smaller drawers for cutlery and utensils; 220v outlets.
Large teak chart table with reading light and 220v outlet.
Storage below and simile leather seat.
Electrical and gen start control panel in locker over the chart table.
Aft Starboard Cabin:
Double berth with storage below.
Reading lights and 220v outlet.
Aft Port Bathroom:
Electric toilet (connected to black water tank located aft).
Washbasin, with drawers / lockers above and below.
Vanity unit with mirror and lights.
Shower with hot water, (with sump tank and electric pump out). Teak grating floor.
Hinged door /panel gives walk in access to a storage area aft, which also houses the holding tank & valves.
PINTIA is a fractional rigged sloop.
The mast is deck stepped and has 2 sets of swept back spreaders.
The boom is “park avenue” type for self-storing of the slab-reef main sail.
Lazy-jacks are fitted.
Mast and spars are built in carbon fibre by Axxon.
Standing rigging is BSI rod type (Nitronic-50) fitted with articulated toggles.
Fore-and-aft support is provided by forestay and bridled single backstay.
Athwartship support is provided by discontinuous shrouds with single lower diagonals.
The forestay is fitted with a Furlex model 300 TD electric furling gear (12-VDC) sited below deck.
The jib is self-tacking type with cars & track. Rail for self-tacking jib, set in a recess forward of mast.
A Navtec manual hydraulic system is fitted in the aft cockpit for the operation of vang and twin backstay cylinders.
6 Spinlock cleats on each side for all sailing lines.
LED boom light (above cockpit table).
Carbon mast support for electronic instruments on mast.
Original Sails by Xvoiles:Mainsail, full battened.Kevlar jib.
Mainsail, full battened.
By Vela’s Pires:Mainsail full battened carbon, 2018.Jib CARBON 2018.Code 0 X (with roller furler NEX5), new 2020.Self-tail gennaker, only used once, 2020.
Mainsail full battened carbon, 2018.
Jib CARBON 2018.
Code 0 X (with roller furler NEX5), new 2020.
Self-tail gennaker, only used once, 2020.
Two Lewmar winches on each side (4).
They are all 2-speed, Self-Tailing type and fitted at the aft cockpit.
2 x 55 ST electric (12v DC).
2 x 50 ST (one manual on starboard side and port one electric).
6 flush deck hatches.
Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit, stanchions and spectra safety lines.
Deck lockers at each aft corner.
Light carbon folding gangway with support on aft deck.
Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
6 retractable cleats marked with “Tofinou”.
The ground tackle is made by a Delta type anchor with a mass of 16Kg.
The anchor is connected to a 10mm size short-link chain.
The anchor is launched from a cantilevered aluminium arm with integral anchor roller.
The cantilever mechanism is hydraulic operated from a dedicated 12-VDC power-pack sited in the forepeak.
When folded onboard, anchor and cantilevered roller are stowed in a foredeck recess (anchor locker) covered by a single-leaf blind hatch.
Covers, Canvas & Cushions:
Two backrests on stainless steel support for helmsmen with cushions.
Covers for wheel/pedestals.
Mainsail cover with name PINTIA (new 2019).
Full winter cover – new 2019.
Mainsail cover - new 2019.
Cushions for cockpit seats, on aft deck and on seat backs.
Tender & Outboard:
2.4m dinghy 'Bombard' inflatable type (soft bottom); model 'AX3 Aero'.
The hull identification number was noted as FR-XDCF7691B212.
With new Mercury 3.5hp outboard engine in 2020 (can be stowed in the transom with engine attached and inflated).
When not in use the vessel is stored in the garage at the stern of the vessel.
The dinghy garage could take a larger dinghy if you stow it without the engine attached.
Safety equipment including an 8-person 'Bombard' liferaft /
Cockpit sole locker for liferaft.
Three fixed automatic fire extinguishers (powder type) at engine compartment, generator compartment, and electric compartment abaft the guest cabin.
Other smaller portable ABC type fire extinguishers are onboard.