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Leonore 80ft Ketch designed by chuck Paine Yacht Design

The Chuck Paine deisgned 80ft ketch Leonore was recently delivered by Kelly Archer Boatbuilders Ltd, her American Owner, David Dillard of New York.

The aluminium ketch has a beam of 20.08ft and draws 8.46ft, and is designed for worldwide cruising with minimal crew.

The honey teak interior has a large Owner's cabin aft, with ensuite and deck access. The galley and companionway lead to a cathedral saloon and pilothouse. Forward is a crew cabin and double guest cabin, both with ensuites.

Leonore will circumnavigate New Zealand, then cruise the Pacific Rim, and Russia fulfilling the Owner's dream of visiting every country in the world by sea and also on land.

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Leonore - owners Cabin leonore - Ensuite Leonore - galley

Project Details
Type of yacht 80ft Ketch
Designed by Chuck Paine Yacht Design
Owner David Dillard - New York
Interior Design Kelly Archer Boatbuilders Ltd / David Dillard
Builder Kelly Archer Boatbuilders Ltd
LOA 24.99m (81.99ft)
LWL 22.34m (73.29ft)
Beam 6.12m (20.08ft)
Draft 2.58m (8.46ft)
Welded aluminium hull and superstructure from alloy grade 5083 H321 plate and grade 6061T6 extrusion
Tonnage 58,200 kg
Engine Cummins
Sails North Sails Auckland
Mast & Boom Carbon fibre - Matrix Masts, Auckland
Rigging Navtec systems 500
Furlers Reckmann 2000, 2 x hydraulic, 1 x manual
Deck gear Harken electric
Winches Harken
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Leonore - Main Saloon Leonore - Pilothouse

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