Specifications

Boat Name

Athena II

Specs
Builder: Blue Ocean Shipyards
Flag of Registry: Holland
Keel: Centerboard lifting keel

Dimensions
LOA: 20.90 m
Beam: 5.08 m
LWL: 15.96 m
Length on Deck: 19.81 m
Minimum Draft: 2.0 m
Maximum Draft: 3.95 m
Displacement: 31500 kgs
Ballast: 4900 kgs

Engines
Engine Brand: Mercedes Benz OM352
Total Power: 167 HP
Consumption: 5 ltr/hour
Year Built: 1985
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Drive Type: Direct Drive

Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: 2 Aluminum (1100 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: 2 Aluminum (1900 Liters)
Holding Tanks: 1 Aluminum (250 Liters)
Diesel tanks cleaned and serviced 2016

Accommodations
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 3
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3
Number of bathrooms: 3

Electronics
B&G HYDRA 2000 Wind speed and direction, depthsounder, Log-speedomenter
Raymarine C-80 Plotter/Radar with 2*MOB devices and AIS-650
VHF * 4 (2* ICOM Handheld with GPS)
Skanti SSB Radio
Robertson Autopilot
Pilot house speakers
Philips LCD TV set
Compass *2
Ipad mounting at outside steering position for navigation.
EPIRB (2013)
KVH Satellite Phone
Iridium handheld Satellite phone

Sails
Hydraulic in-mast furling mainsail
Furling Genoa (new used 2017)
Hydraulic furling Staysail
Gennaker with sock
Spinnaker

Rigging
Complete new standing rigging in 2013.
2*Hydraulic winches

Inside Equipment
Battery charger *2 + new Victron Battery Management system with bluetooth (2017)
Electric Oven/Stove
Washing machine (needs repair or replacement)
3*Electric bilge pumps
Manual bilge pump
Deep freezer
Fresh water maker 130 ltr/hour (new 2013)
Freezer
Fridge *2
Air conditioning
Marine head *3 (2 electric + 1 manual full size)
Microwave oven
Bow thruster (New 2013)
Hot water heater
Lifting Keel

Electrical Equipment
Isuzu 11 KW Generator (new alternator 2015)
Shore power inlet
Inverter 2KW
Electrical Circuit: 220V (compatible with both EU and US standards)

Outside Equipment/Extras
Swimming ladder
Large and heavy-duty cockpit table
Gangway *2
Teak cockpit
A/B Tender with 25HP outboard (new 2017)
Liferaft SOLAS A (New 2013)
Total Liferaft Capacity: 8
Teak sidedecks

Covers
Bimini Top
Spray hood

General
Blue Ocean 68 Sailing Yacht, built in 1985 by Blue Ocean Shipyards in Holland, extensive refit 2007-2014, LOA 20.90m (68’6), LOD 19.81m (65′), LWL 15.96m (52’4), beam 5.08m (16’7), draft 2.00m (6’6) keel up, draft 3.95m (12’9) keel down, aluminium hull and superstructure, raised pilothouse, (complete hull and superstructure ‘stripped’ of old painting and resprayed in Awlgrip 2008 (and again oversprayed in 2011), hydraulic centreboard, teak decks (completely renovated with new rubber caulking in 2008/2016) – , 5 hatches (new 2008), displacement 31.5 tons, ballast 4.9 tons, 1,900 litres (418.5 Imp gallons) fuel capacity in two tanks, 1,100 litres (242 Imp gallons) water capacity in two tanks, 250 litres (55 Imp gallons) holding tank, all tanks are aluminium and integral to the hull, hydraulic inside and outside steering positions, emergency tiller.

Accommodation
Teak interior, newly renovated/varnished in 2014. New dark blue antelope leather upholstery in pilothouse saloon, in lower dining saloon and in owner’s cabin (2008/2009).

Accommodation for six to eight persons in three double cabins, owner’s double bedded cabin aft, with wc/showerroom ensuite, two guest cabins each with queen size beds and pullman bed above, guest wc/showerroom, one electric toilet and one manual toilet. Pilothouse saloon with 6 seater round leather settee, dining room with table and double settees convertible to double bed.

Galley with double stainless steel sinks, two fridges, deep freezer, (3 new refrigeration units/compressors 2010), stainless steel gimballed 4-plate electric stove with oven (new 2013), microwave, washing machine.

Marconi air conditioning, Idromar 130 litres per hour watermaker (2013), water pressure system.

Rigging
Rondal/Lewmar rollaway in-mast hydraulic furling system, Reckmann furling staysail system, All sails new 2008/2009: 97 sq.m genoa., 64.2 sq.m mainsail, jib, 33.9 sq.m staysail, 380 sq.m spinnaker, 300 sq.m gennaker with sock (new 2011)),

Lewmar winches: 2x 65 ST hydraulic (main, genoa), 2x 55 ST manual (staysail, running backstay), 2x 48 ST manual (halyard), 1x 43 ST manual (mainsail), 1x 46 (mainsheet), 3x 30 (main traveller and towing lift), 1x 80 (spinnaker pull hoist), hydraulic backstay.

Machinery
Mercedes Benz 6 cylinders direct injection 167 hp at 2600 rpm diesel with turbo blower, (main engine completely overhauled 2013) 5 ltr/hour consumption, 24V, 90 Amp. Alternator (2010). Teletronic electrical/mechanical controls, Hurth 2.80-2.85/1 reduction gearbox (completely overhauled 2010), Cramm-Parker hydraulic pump fitted on extra outlet of gearbox, main hydraulic pump for lifting keel/bow/aft platform and windlass (new 2010), stainless steel propeller shaft (new 2009) with flexible coupling and bearings (new 2011), Maxprop propeller, hydraulic bowthruster (new 2013), 3 electric bilge pumps and manual bilge pump, 6 engineroom ventilators, Halon/CO2 fire extinguishing system.
2 inverters by Cetolec (Mastervolt) 2000W and 500W 220V..
24v DC/220v AC electric system, Isuzu 8 kw generator (completely overhauled 2010), batteries all new 2011 and 2 in 2013 ; 4x 12v 200 amp service batteries , 2x 12v 200 Amp main engine/generator start batteries, two 24v 50 amp battery chargers.

Navigation
Brookes & Gatehouse Hydra windspeed/wind direction/boat speed/depthsounder, rudder indicator, Robertson AP45 autopilot, Raymarine Raymarine radar-plotter C-80 (new 2011), Skanti SSB, VHF Simrad (new 2012) and 2*ICOM Handheld with GPS (2013) computer, EPIRB (2013), KVH random satellite phone (new 2009) and Iridium handheld satellite (2013)

Equipment
Phillips flatscreen TV, Phillips Surround Sound stereo DVD system with subwoofer and 6 waterproof recessed ceiling speakers (all new 2010).

Sprayhood (new 2017), bimini top, very sturdy and big fixed teak cockpit table seating 8 persons, cockpit cushions, two sunbathing matresses (new 2011). AB tender with hard bottom and steering console, Yamaha 25 hp outboard, 8-person SOLAS A liferaft (new 2013), lifejackets with belts, windlass, hydraulic anchor winches, two anchor rollers (new 2008), two anchors (regalvanised 2009), 100 meter 12mm galvanized anchor chain (2013) and 40 meter stainless steel anchor chain (new 2009), hydraulic swim platform, stainless steel folding swim ladder on swim platform (new 2013), two stainless steel boarding pulpits both sides (new 2009), pilothouse window sun covers (new 2011).

Comments
With her intelligent layout, large interior volume, easily handled rig and large engineroom, Athena II is an ideal liveaboard long distance cruiser. Well built in Holland with the finest materials, she will provide a safe and comfortable home for a discerning owner. The raised saloon is a joy to sit in and the practical interior and exterior steering positions provide a useful choice in all weather conditions.

One can sail this yacht single-handed as all sails, winches, anchor winch, autopilot, lifting keel can be managed from the two steering positions. The large cockpit with hydraulic winches and spacious deck give all the room to manage the sails or for sunbathing. Luxury teak interior below deck with 3 spacious air-conditioned double cabins, each with ensuite facilities. Large pantry with bar, dining saloon and second saloon in pilothouse.