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Trintella 57A (1987)

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Van de Stadt Trintella 57A (1987) - Sold

1. General Information: 
The Trintella 57A was designed by the naval architects of the well-known Dutch Van de Stadt Design at Wormerveer in Holland and built by Trintella Shipyards in s Hertogenbosch Holland. Vuurvogel was launched in the spring of 1987. She is currently under Dutch Flag, her VAT was paid to the Dutch customs (customs declaration avaiable). The Trintella 57A is a fast ocean going cruising yacht with lots of space and good sea handling. Trintella’s 57 are built to the highest quality standards in the industry and have been sailing all over the world. Dimensions Length overall 17.30 m 57’,  Length waterline 14.00 m 46’ Beam 4.96 m 16 4” Draft 2.80 m 9’ 2” Air draft 24.30 m 80’ Displacement in light condition 28 ton Ballast 10 ton Mainsail 87 m2 High aspect 100% Jib 70 m2 Hull The hull, deck, cockpit and superstructure are of aluminium, type AlMg 4,5 Mn,. The hull is designed and constructed according to Lloyd’s classification. Extremely solid and rigid. Keel base 15 mm Keel sides 8 mm Hull to 15 mm above WL 6 mm Hull top sides 5 mm Decks 4 mm Superstructure 5 mm. Eight zinc anodes of 220 mm diameter are flush mounted in the hull. 

Ballast keel: Trintella 57’s have been built with different keel options. The lead ballast weights approximately 9.500 kg. Hull and superstructure painted in 2000 and in 2010 Vuurvogel was not only completely repainted, she was completely stripped. All deck gear, port lights and hatches were dismantled. The original teak decks were removed and under the WL the hull was sand blasted to bare aluminium. A new AWL-grip paint system was applied. The hull colour is white. The superstructure is white. The hull, above the WL, and the superstructure is thermo insulated by a 20 mm closed cell foam. In 2010 Vuurvogel had all new teak decks. For the teak decks, quarter-sawn and seamed teak planks with no visible fastenings were used. Using the vacuum method on epoxy glue. The planking is ribbed into the king plank and the decking is installed with margin boards around hatches and superstructure sides. All clamps, rails and deck mounted blocks are not bolted through the teak deck but have an anodized aluminium base. 


Centre cockpit layout: Vuurvogel has two cockpits: a centre cockpit and a separate steering cockpit. The centre cockpit is partly covered by the fixed doghouse with excellent all-round views. The roof of which incorporates a bimini to cover the whole cockpit if desired. The doghouse gives good shelter, both in bad weather and burning sunshine conditions. The central window can be opened for ventilation. The centre cockpit features a second steering position and a large fixed dining table that gives room up to 6 people. The cockpit floor has a keen three level layout that gives an easy access to the saloon. 

Steering cockpit layout: The separate steering cockpit has a single steering wheel.  Inox grip rails at the cockpit side provides good handhold. Access to all 6 winches on the cockpit sides is excellent. A separate bimini behind the steering cockpit can cover the steering position. Bathing platform The stern incorporates a platform. This area includes a fold-down SS bathing ladder and a SS step to access the stern deck. There is a hot and cold freshwater deck shower on the bathing platform. There are davits for a dinghy.


2. Accommodation
General layout: The layout allows for a maximum of 8 berths in three cabins, without using the saloon for sleeping, with three heads and two showers. Forward of the mast there are two upper-lower berth cabins forward, one on the starboard and one on the port side.  
Forward of these cabins there are two heads with each a toilet and washbasin, joining one central shower cubicle further forward. In the bow there is a workshop with storage for spare parts, tools etc. only accessible from deck with a water tight door and a collision bulkhead.  

Central in the yacht there is an enormous ‘full width saloon, with the forward facing navigation station to starboard. Further afterwards there is a very spacious walk through galley that gives access to the ‘walk-in’ engine room and the aft. cabin.  
A ’full width’ spacious aft owners cabin with a double bed offset to port and a settee. On the port side there is the owners head with a toilet, a washbasin and a separate owners shower cubicle, only accessible from the owners cabin. Internal joinery, soles, overhead lining and upholstery Interior joinery is of teak throughout the yacht. All corners are rounded in solid teak. All doors rounded in solid teak frames. Hinges and catches are in chrome or SS steel. Solid shaped teak grab rails or grab handles. Locker doors are veneered on both sides with solid teak frames. The cabin and companionway soles are of 18 mm teak plywood panels, carpet covered in the saloon. The overhead linings are in vinyl covered panels (new from 2003 throughout the yacht). In the saloon these linings are separated by small mahogany lines. The upholstery for the saloon settees, the navigator’s seat and the settee in the owners cabin is in blue fabric of first class quality (new 2003). The ‘Double Roll’ type style and large rounded corners allows a comfortable rest on the seats and backrests. Upholstery for all berths (new 2010) are made using the same leather fabric. All cushions are made in two densities of foam and soft wadding for additional comfort. After cabin The owners cabin has a double berth, 160x200 cm, set in the middle with standing room at both sides. At both sides is a settee with stowage under. In the centreline is a forward looking dressing table/desk with in total 8 smaller drawers. Above and behind the backrest of the settee is plenty of stowage in two lockers and a large drawer. At starboard is a large two door hanging locker. There is a small built-in safe. Ventilation is provided by two opening hull ports and two hatches. From the owners cabin there is access to port to the aft heads and its separate shower cubicle. 


Galley: The very generous galley is located starboard of the centre cockpit, with cooker and double sink. The extremely large main work surface is 400x50 cm in a L-shape. Inboard facing there is an additional work surface of 35x125 cm. All galley work surfaces are finished in white Corian. A rubbish bin of 30 litre is forward sliding fitted under the worktop. Stowage for crockery and cutlery under, after and above the whole work surface. Two large (90 litre) Coolmatic front opening refrigerators (new 2000) are located at the end of the galley. In the forward section of the work space a 120 litre insulated top opening cool box is prepared. The gimballed cooker has four ceramic electric cooking plates. Under the gimballed cookers is a normal domestic sized Panasonic combi-microwave oven with browning element. Over the cooker there is a retractable 24 volt ventilation hood. Under the inside looking additional work surface there is a domestic size washer/dryer. Saloon To port is a very large C-shaped settee and table in the unique Trintella layout. With the table folded there is a dining table (110x85 cm) for four and an easy access sitting area beside of it with two small round tables for glasses. With the table unfolded a very large dining table (110x170 cm) for 8 people is created. Opposite there is a round bar for bottles and glasses. To starboard is a large forward facing navigation station with lots of space for electronic equipment. This equipment is placed in teak panels that can easy be changed to adopt new or different equipment. The saloon is light and airy with full length fixed windows at deck level on both sides. Three opening hull ports and two hatches provide ventilation. The access from the saloon to the cockpit is a very easy going three steps stairs. Forward cabins Forward the mast there are two twin guest cabins with upper (200x70 cm) and lower berth (75x200 cm). Starboard and port identical. In the centre are two large hanging lockers, accessible from both sides. These forward cabins have each a heads compartment, incorporating a toilet, washbasin and storage. Further forward both cabins share one shower cubicle. Two sliding doors make this shower accessible from one or the other heads compartment. Each guest cabin and each WC compartment has a deck hatch and an opening hull port for ventilation. Both heads compartments have an additional electrical forced ventilation.

In 2001 and 2010 the boat was completely refitted.


Brokers comments: Very will fitted out, roomy ship, suitable for short-hand sailing. Many recent upgrades. 


Name:        Vuurvogel (fire bird)
Brand, type:   Trintella 57A
Category:        Sailing cruiser
Length:        17.3 m
Width:        5 m
Depth:        2.2m
Material:        Aluminium 
Build:        1987
Berthed:        Kasmarina
Country:        Turkey (Dutch flag)
Deck:       Teak (7 year old)
Steering:       double Wheel, inside (in dog house) and outside
Windows:        Aluminium lining w. sunscreen hardened glass
Weight (in kg): 23.000
Ballast (in kg): 11.000
Mast:        Ca.23m
Yard:        Anne Wever
Designers:    Van de Stadt
Known flaws: Impeller toilet, windvaan top instrument needs replacement
Material:        Teak
Cabins:     3
Height:        1,85-2,00m
Sleeps:        6 + 2 (2 extra quarterbeds in masterbedroom)
Toilet:        3
Shower:        2
Stove:        4 burners ceramic
Oven/microwave: combi oven
Fridge:        yes 2 w. water-cooled units 
Freezer:     coolbox w. separate cooling unit has been installed, but not in use
Heating:        yes
Air conditioning: yes (owners cabin)
Washing machine/dryer: yes, 8kg
Engine, electrics, water 
Brand:        Perkins, 6 cyl. 133 Hp
Hours:        4170
Build:        1987
Fuel:        Diesel
Fuel tank:        1250L
Bow thruster: Side power, Kgf.: 200, 15 hp
Voltage:        24V
Batteries: 24V 440Ah service, 220 Ah start, 12V, 80Ah generator battery GEL  (2010)
Charger:        Mastervolt 24V 100 Ah, 12V 25Ah, Sterling 24V 25Ah
Converter:        Mastervolt 24V/1500Ah
Aggregate: (marine): Onan marine 220V/6.5 KVA
Water pressure: 24V/25L/m.
Boiler:        24L
Water tank:    1900L
black water tank: 2x250L
Shore power:     230V
Type:        Masthead
Mast/rigging: Aluminium/RVS
Winches:        #10      Selft/24V
Mainsail:       Year:2000         Hydr. 24V (in mast)
Genua:  Year:2000, Hydr. 24V (furlex) Lewmar powerpack commander 200, 140 bar.
Staysail:        Year:2000         Hydr. 24V (furlex) (idem)

Navigation lights        
Log/speed:     Raymrine ST60/2000
Depth:     ST60/2000
Wind:     ST60/2000
Autopilot:     Raymarine/2000 400G/6001/600R    
Radar:     Raymarine RC631/2000
GPS:         Raymarine/2000
Marifoon        Sailor compact/RT 2047
Chart plotter: Raymarine radar and plotter combined RC631
Navtex :       Nav4, weatherfax
Winch:           elekt: Maxwell 24V, RVS, 2.386 Kgf
Dinghy:    Zodiac yachtline 340R w. fixed bottom -Engine: Mecury 20M, 2 cyl, 20Hp, 
Davids:        Hand
Gas locker:    No

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