The Dutch-built Winner range of performance cruising yachts has an excellent pedigree, being created by Cees van Tongeren of the renowned Van de Stadt Design team. They are built by hand in Enkhuizen, on the shore of the Ijsselmeer, by skilled craftsmen using the very latest GRP construction technology.
The design and performance of a Winner yacht makes them as popular for as racing as they are for cruising. As the builder states, every new winner has:
- Hulls that are built with high quality isophthalic resins for effective protection against osmosis, a steel reinforcing grid around the keel area and foam-filled floor beams for maximum stiffness
- Casing construction with laminated deck-hull connection providing a lifelong dense and rigid hull
- Structural bulkheads that are laminated and bonded to the hull and deck for maximum integrity
- Topsides made from a high-density foam sandwich to reduce overall weight, provide insulation, and will not absorb water in the event of leakage will not soften
- Keel foundations that are always identical so that the keel can be changed if the sailing ambition or the area changes
- In the area of ??fittings, metal plates are used to absorb the forces and for easy replacement
- Powerful sailing plans that enable safe and fast sailing
- Dyneema core running gear and generously dimensioned deck fittings exclusively from premium manufacturers for easy handling
- A standard forefoot roller system
- Timelessly elegant interiors in high-quality boat construction quality and genuine veneers
- A practical and seaworthy interior layout for a comfortable life on board
- Comfortable, high-quality upholstery and long bunks for a restful sleep
The Winner 8 is a true performance cruiser with all the advantages above: design category B and plenty of sailing ability for optimum sailing fun and safety due to a high ballast content. The Performance edition features the deeper T-keel, Dyform rigging and a retractable bowsprit with associated deck gear. Comfort is guaranteed with no less than five comfortable sleeping spaces, a modular interior design and a well thought-out cockpit. Available in two keel variants,”Mirage” has the longer 1.5m bulb keel and attached rudder system. The rig is lightweight and easy to trim.
The weight and dimensions of the Winner 8 makes her ideal for trailer transport behind a large car, thereby giving the freedom to discover new cruising areas. A mast laying device can also be purchased from the builder if required.
Built in 2015 and commissioned in May 2016, “Mirage” comes with her hull having been copper-coated at the factory during build; tiller steering; twin fibreglass rudders; a Yanmar 14HP sail-drive inboard diesel engine that has been annually serviced at approximately 50 hour intervals (total hours 185.2); Holding Tank; Shore Power; two BatteriesSolar Power; and Calorifier. With Selden Spars, the 2015 Mainsail and Genoa are made by Hagoort and there is a 2002 customised Cruising Chute made by Suffolk Sails.
She has a teak veneered ply interior with grey anthracite upholstery; 6’ headroom; Heating with two outlets; 2 double berths in 2 cabins; separate Heads with Jabsco Sea Toilet (there is a hot/cold deck shower); Galley with 2 burner cooker, portable compressor fridge/freezer and sink.
Navigation equipment includes a Plastimo Compass; Raymarine T111 Log, T112 anenometer T111 echo sounder, ABS Muti Function Display Plotter; and T909 Wireless Compass Transducer that are all interfaced through a Raymarine backbone and Actisense NGW-1STNG. VHF communication is provided by a B&G V50 radio.
This well maintained, performance cruising yacht with its comprehensive inventory is available for viewing in Chichester Marina.
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2 x double in 2 cabins with 6'0" headroom
Origo alcohol 2000 cooker with 2 burners
Stainless steel sink
1 x Jabsco toilet, deck shower hot/cold
Grey anthracite (Brooks 45)
Glassfibre internal mouldings
Teak veneered ply interior
Cabin heating - 2 outlet Planar 2 kw
Seems and Plath clock and barometer
Bluetooth amplifier and 2 x speakers.
Hull Copper coated at the factory during build.
9 kg Plough anchor with chain and warp
1 x manual Whale bilge pump
Navigation lights - all LED and mast head tri colour light
Deck light LED and steaming light
Stainless steel boarding ladderNAVIGATION:
Plastimo compass 2016
Raymarine T111 2015 speed
Raymarine T112 2015 wind speed
Raymarine ABS MFD 2015 plotter
Raymarine T909 2017 wireless compass transducer
Raymarine T111 2015 echo sounder
Raymarine T111 2015 log
Brookes and Gatehouse V50 2015 VHF
Log/speed/depth/wind system Raymarine Tacktick T108
All instruments are interfaced via Raymarine back bone and actisense NGW-1-STNG A1S from Brookes and Gatehouse V50.SAFETY:
Yellow life buoy
2 x dry powder fire extinguishers expiry 2020.
2015 Yanmar 2YM 2 cylinder 14HP sail-drive diesel engine
Fresh water cooling
Hours run: 185.2 approximately
Last serviced 2.7.2019 (engine serviced at 50 hr intervals 4/10/16, 18//.18, 2/7/19)
Fuel consumption - 1.1 litres per hour
Range: 300 NM
Cruising speed 5.5 knots approximately
Maximum speed 6.5 knots approximately
Yanmar sail drive SD25 068415
Flexfold folding 2 blade prop.ELECTRICS:
2 x 12v batteries (1 x 110 ah and 1 x 36 ah) Make - Exide 2019 and Yuasa 2018
BEP battery cluster + VSR
Method of charging:
Solar 60w + controller (with additional input to the solar charge unit for another external solar panel to be connected)
Engine alternator 125 amp
Ctek 20 battery charger 15 amp
Shore power and shore cable.Safeshore galavanic isolator and a NASA compact battery monitor.
Double USB socket (next to the battery monitor)
Forward 12v socket (power to the fridge)
12v socket on the side of the instrument display binnacle for external use (anchor light etc). TANKS:
1 x 70 litre fuel tank - plastic
1 x 70 litre water tank - plastic
1 x 25 litre Black water holding tank - plastic.RIG AND SPARS:
Checked and adjusted June 2019
Selden aluminium mast and boom and spinnaker pole
New stainless steel stand rigging 2015
Profurl FD furling Genoa
2 x slab reefing into lazy jacks and zipped cover
Other - spring vane.WINCHES:
2 x Harken 2 speed self tailing.SAILS:
Main and Genoa by Hagoort in 2015
Cruising chute by Suffolk Sails (customised) in 2002.WATER SYSTEM:
Pressurised water system
Water heating - Calorifier - engine/shore powerWhale pump manual backup for Sink.
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