This Hallberg-Rassy Rasmus 35 is an outstanding example of this "Blue Chip cruising ketch from the much acclaimed Swedish Hallberg-Rassy Yard. It has a traditional long keel with wheel steering and centre cockpit with a fixed front screen and aft cockpit enclosure. This beautiful yacht has had an outrageous amount of money spent on her since 2015 including synthetic teak decks. Whilst built in 1978 she has been re-born with the work that has been completed on her.
She offers six berths in three cabins, has up to date navigation equipment, bowthruster and diesel cabin heating. An early viewing is highly recommended.
This Hallberg-Rassy Rasmus 35 offers six berths two cabins and the saloon.
The forward cabin has a V-berth with infill to make it into a double berth with storage under the berths, opening deck hatch and a hanging locker.
Aft of the forward cabin is the Heads with an electric fresh water flush marine toilet with black water holding tank, washbasin with pressurised hot and cold water and shower all of which is pumped to a grey water holding tank. Opposite the heads is another hanging locker.
Aft of the Heads is the main saloon with U-shaped settee to Port. The saloon has a mahogany interior with light blue upholstery and large windows which make it feel light and airy. The upholstery was new in 2015. The saloon table that drops to make a double berth.
Opposite the saloon is the linear galley with Spinflo gas cooker with oven, grill and two burners. Stainless sink with hot and cold pressurised water with mixer tap and a 12v fridge with freezer box. The saloon has a Flat screen TV/DVD 12v/240v with aerial on mizzen mast & amplifier at chart table and Fusion entertainment system.
Aft of the galley is the navigation station with a large chart table with an arrange of instruments and room to store books and charts.
Steps lead up to the central cockpit are which has a solid protective screen and canvas enclosure the central part of which can be removed quickly when sailing. The are steps down to the aft cabin which has a double berth and a small portable loo.
She has Eberspacher heating fitted new in 2017 with an outlet in stern cabin, main saloon & forward cabin.
The centre cockpit provide easy access to the decks and is a very safe space to sail from.
The Rasmus 35 was designed by leading Swedish designer of elephant yachts of the 1960s Ollie Enderlein. 760 yachts were made between 1967 and 1978. The name “Rasmus” is the God of Winds in Germany. the deign of the Rasmus 35 was way ahead of its time. It was the first sailing yacht in the world with a windscreen which makes her centre cockpit very well protected whilst keeping her elegant lines. This was in fact the blueprint for the Hallberg-Rassy concept.
The first two Rasmus were built entirely of mahogany and each took a year to construct. From hull number three both the hull and the superstructure were made of GRP
The Rasmus 35 also has a powerful engine, these important basic points, together with the timeless lines makes this yacht still pleasing today and she will also be as attractive in decades from now, a timeless classic In other words this is a genuine Halberg Rassy.
This Rasmus 35 has had a significant amount of money spend her in the past few years which has restored her to her for a glory. The current owner has continued this restoration, but due to ill health now has to sell. Well worth viewing if you love traditional long keeled yachts.
Ketch rig with Selden anodised main and mizzen masts new in 2015. Fractional rigged headsail with furling genoa, slab reefing main and mizzen. Mainsail has single line reefing. Stainless steel standing rigging and Terylene braid running rigging all replaced in 2015/2016. New furling headsail system in 2015.
2 x 40 Two speed genoa winches
2 x Two speed halyard winches
1 x Mizzen sheet winch
This yacht has a Beta Marine 43 HP four cylinder diesel engine with techno drive gearbox (2:1) that was fitted in 2017. The engine is located under the cockpit floor and has completed 385 hours as at 17th May 2021. Shaft drive to a Axiom propeller 3 Blade bronze prop. Full engine service May 2021, including Oil, Oil filter, Fuel Filter, Air filter, both alternator belts, water pump impeller, gear box level checked. Antifreeze flush and renewed winter 2020/21.. Stainless steel fuel tank new in 2017 that holds 240 litres. Engine will cruise at 6 knots and has a maximum speed of 8.5 knots. Sidepower 7hp bowthruster was fitted in 2019 by the current owner.
5 x 12volt batteries ( 2 x domestic, 1 x engine, 1 x anchor windlass, 1x bowthruster) all charging from twin engine alternators, 240v battery charger via the 240v ting main shore power system and solar panel mounted on the coachroof. There is a 240v immersion heater, galvanic isolator and 100 watt inverter also fitted.