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2005 Custom Philippe Briand 78

Marseille, Bouchdu-Rhône

€2,250,000

Philippe Briand's visionary touch transformed WHIMSY into a 24-meter masterpiece, combining racing yacht sensitivity with blue-water cruising comfort. Only one Owner since new and continuous updates ensure she remains a sailing gem. Experience high-speed sailing and global exploration on WHIMSY, thanks to a great design and a history of meticulous enhancements.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Make: Custom
Model: Philippe Briand 78
Year: 2005
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Vaudrey Miller Yard
Designer: Philippe Briand
Construction: Composite
Range: 3,222.18 mi

Dimensions

Length: 78'9 ft
Length Overall: 78'9 ft
Beam: 19'6 ft
Displacement: 39,000 kg
Double Berths: 2
Twin Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: D4-180
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 180hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 2016
  • Engine Hours: 3,700
Cruising Speed: 8.5 kn
Maximum Speed: 10 kn
Displacement Type: Full Load

Tanks

Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 608 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 317 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 304 gal

Other

Heads Count: 3
Boat Class: Sloop, Racers and Cruisers

Contact

Adrian Soos
Ocean Independence

Office

Ocean Independence - Europe
Seestrasse 39
Zurich, CH, 8700
Tel:+41 44 390 25 75
Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.


PROPULSION AND STEERING

- LEWMAR 300 SVT bowthruster
- Dual steering helms

MECHANICAL

- SEA RECOVERY SRC AWM 1500 approx. 250l/h, new pumps- 2x CRUSIER MTC 24 air condition
- 2023 new generator
- 2016 main engine replaced

ELECTRICAL

- MASTERVOLT 1100 A/h battery (new in 2021)
- 2x MASTERVOLT charger Mass 24/100A
- 2x MASTERVOLT inverters Colorado 24/2500W - Boiler

COMMUNICATION AND NAVIGATION

NAVIGATION

- NKE instruments new in 2020- NKE self steering system
- NKE gyrocompass
- FURONO TIMEZERO
- FURONO TZT2 Navnet
- FURONO Radar

COMMUNICATION

- ICOM VHF Radio
- Epirb MACMURDO
- Satcom KVH Tracphone telephone- SSB
- SIM for Wif
- Fax with HP Ofce Jet printer

ENTERTAINMENT

- Samsung TV Screen in Main Saloon
- BOSE lifestyle 38 in Main Saloon, Cockpit and Helm Station

DOMESTIC APPLIANCES, EQUIPMENT AND LAUNDRY

GALLEY

- Fully equipped galley
- 2x Refrigerator DANFOSS isotherm 24 V, 1x 307 L, 1x233 L - Deep freezer DANFOSS isotherm 24, 1x206 L
- NESPRESSO cofee machine
- NEFF electric oven, new in 2021

LAUNDRY

- MIELE washer/dryer, new in 2021

ACCOMODATION

The Owner and guest accomodation comprises 3 equal cabins, 2 doubles forward and one twin  amidships. All cabins come with an en-suite.

DECK

- Harken winches
- Magic Trim by CARIBONI for main sail sheet
- LEWMAR 3000 hydraulic windlass
- CQR 63kg anchor with 110m, 14mm chain
- FORTRESS emergency anchor with 110m rope
- Carbon gangway
- Integrated bathing platform with ladder
- Hot and cold shower on bathing platform
- Salt and fresh water deck wash system
- SUNBRELLA cockpit upholstery, new in 2021
- 12xfenders, 110cmx70cm, 1x 200cmx70cm, new in 2020 - 1 hydraulic mastjack with pump

PAINT JOB

- Hull: AWLGRIP Matterhorn White, repaint in 2021
- Superstructure: DUPON Grey Metalic, repaint in 2021

TENDES AND TOYS

- 3.4m AB aluminium semi rigid with YAMAHA 25 Hp outboard, new in 2023 - Wakeboard
- Infatable stand up paddle
- TIWAL 2 infatable sailing dinghy

Note: Subject to change and/or negotiation during the buying process.

SAILS AND RIGGING

RIGGING

Spars: MATRIX (Now HALL SPARS)
Standing Rigging: NAVTEC, rigging undergoing inspection currently Running Rigging: Sheets replaced in 2023
Furlers:
             - HARKEN manual staysail furler
             - RECKMANN hydraulic genoa furler
             - SEARIG forestay fuler

SAILS

Replaced in 2019. Complete set of ALL PURPOSE and NORTH SAILS.
Upwind sail area: 300 m2
Downwind downwind sail area: 540 m2
Sails:
             - 160 m2 ALL PURPOSE Trilam main sail with 2 reefs, grey, 2019                       
             - 35 m2 NORTH trysail, 2005 (never used)
             - NORTH Storm Jib, Orange Dacron 2005 (rarely used)
             - 142 m2 ALL PURPOSE Trilam roller furling jib, grey, 2019
             - 380 m2 NORTH Asymmetric spinnaker, A5 heavy AP                                
       Reaching Norlon 150, 2005 (excellent condition)
             - 274 m2 Gennaker ALL PURPOSE 2022           
             - ALL PURPOSE Trilam roller furling staysail, grey, 2019

SAFETY AND SECURITY

- BFA 12 pax marine life raft- Lifejackets
- Bilge alarm
- Fire extinguishing system

REFIT LOG

Yacht has been continously reftted throughout the years
- Teak with light grey joins replaced in 2016 and never sanded (12.5mm thickness) - Main engine replaced in 2016
- Majority of sails replaced in 2019
- New set of fenders in 2020
- Full repaint in 2021
- Cockpit upholstery replaced in 2021
- Sheets replaced in 2023
- Generator replaced in 2023

Disclaimer
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Additional Contact Information
Thomas Merlier
Sales Consultant
Mobile +34 658 597 597