This fine piece of German craftman ship is a real eyecatcher in every harbour and a unique ketch with centercockpit. The owner didn’t spare any effort to keep SISU III in and technical and optical up to date condition. Always stored indoors with full service every winter. SISU III combines fantastic space for living with remarkable sailing performance and is ready for a new demanding owner. Appointments possible at any time after notice. + Central Agent +
She was built at Bültjer Yard in North Germany in 1981/82 and was designed by H. Bültjer and H. Jeglinski in a traditional way. The elegant lines of the hull are made of Oak ribs planked with Iroko wood. The decks are made of solid Burma teak. The goal was to built a strong and safe sailing yachts for all weather conditions in combiniation with easy handling and good sailing performance.
The keel is a classical long keel with enhanced rudder
The hull is made of 38mm Iriko wood (Kambala) on Oak ribs 70x90 mm.
The decks are 22 mm Burma-Teak on 8 mm marine plywood
The sealing was made new in 1997 with Formflex.
The deck bars are 70x60 mm Iroko and Esh visible glued.
Bolted steel kiel welded and filled with lead. Ballast ca. 6.000 Kg.
The hull is naturally varnished and painted. The entire boat was cleared in 1996/97 with new caulking and varnish, underwater body painted with antifouling.
All sea valves etc were replaced within the last 3 years and made of Marinebronce and S/S V4A.
Autopilot: Robertson AP 2500 (rebuild 2011).
Depth sounder, Wind instruments - VDO
GPS – Leica
Compass: C. Plath.
Panel for instruments and lights
Plotter: VDO Map 11 CSE from 2007 (interfaced with outside GPS)
Weather decoder: Fastnet Radio from 2010
Batteries: 3 x – 2 x each 175 Ah for service, 1x 85 Ah for engine start
Shore power: FI-switch with plug 230 V
Automatic bilge pump
Heating: Wallas 2500 – with several outlets
Cockpitcover with sprayhood
Harboiur cover, sun awning
Dinghy with outboard engine 4,5 HP
Life raft (bracket at pushpit)
Engine: Mercedes S 616, fuel injection system 2007 rebuild
3788 engine hours; anually serviced and inspected by authorized service partner.
Propulsion: 3-blade fixed propeller
Shaft: Stainless steel, 40 mm diameter.
Gear box: Hurth, clutch: Centaflex 2007 new.
Headsails: Genoa I - 50,0 qm by Beilken
Genoa II - 40,0 qm by CO-Segel
Spi - 125,0 qm by Beilken
Gennaker- 90,0 qm by CO-Segel with hose
mainsail: 29,0 qm by CO-Segel
Mizzen: ca. 18,0 qm by Beilken
Mizzen staysail: ca. 28,0 qm by Beilken.
Covers for mainsail and mizzen
Masts and booms made of Oregon wood.
Shrouds partly replced in 2006. Mast rails: Harken System.
Rod fore stay with Reckmann double furling systems R2.
4x LEWMAR 2-speed ST winches - 1x electrical
3x LEWMAR 2-speed halyard winches, 2 x ST
All halyards etc are lead into the cockpit
Electrical anchor winch with 100m S/S chainand Danforth anchor