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CARMELLA was custom designed for a very experienced yachtsman who participated fully in all aspects of design and construction, along with the Naval Architects from Sparkman & Stephens, Marine Construction Management of Newport and Redman Whitely, interior designers. This collaboration created a magnificent yacht in all respects. She was awarded the Superyacht Society, Best Sailing Yacht Interior, 1999.CARMELLA is a modern classic, with elegant lines and just enough exterior varnished teak brightwork to set her apart from all others. The Yacht is fast and easy to handle on all points of sail, with carbon spars, Park Avenue booms and full hydraulic sail handling with sheets conveniently led within reach of the helm station. Her classic profile is balanced by fully state of the art rig, sailplan and amenities below decks.Her interior provides a well-appointed pilothouse area with excellent visibility, full controls, comprehensive navigation and communication station, and a comfortable settee. The full-width Owner’s stateroom is aft, with a companionway to the private aft Owner’s cockpit. She has two guest staterooms, both with ensuite heads and stall showers, an elegant main salon, gourmet galley and separate crew quarters including office/lounge area.The Yacht has been maintained to the highest standards.
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CARMELLA was custom designed for a very experienced yachtsman who participated fully in all aspects of design and construction, along with the Naval Architects from Sparkman & Stephens, Marine Construction Management of Newport and Redman Whitely, interior designers. This collaboration created a magnificent yacht in all respects. She was awarded the Superyacht Society, Best Sailing Yacht Interior, 1999.CARMELLA is a modern classic, with elegant lines and just enough exterior varnished teak brightwork to set her apart from all others. The Yacht is fast and easy to handle on all points of sail, with carbon spars, Park Avenue booms and full hydraulic sail handling with sheets conveniently led within reach of the helm station. Her classic profile is balanced by fully state of the art rig, sailplan and amenities below decks.Her interior provides a well-appointed pilothouse area with excellent visibility, full controls, comprehensive navigation and communication station, and a comfortable settee. The full-width Owner’s stateroom is aft, with a companionway to the private aft Owner’s cockpit. She has two guest staterooms, both with ensuite heads and stall showers, an elegant main salon, gourmet galley and separate crew quarters including office/lounge area.The Yacht has been maintained to the highest standards
CARMELLA won the Superyachts Best Interior award for good reason. Her interior is crafted of raised panel, matched grain Mahogany in the Herreschoff style, accented with raised panel upper bulkheads and trim work. The Redman Whitely styling, from finishes to lamps and décor is simply elegant.The low profile PILOTHOUSE is four steps down from the helm cockpit, with a full settee to port that offers good line of sight visibility to deck level through ten large windows, and provides a perfect sea berth. There are reading lights fore and aft and a stowage cabinet aft with drawers and book locker above. The comprehensive navigation/communication station is to starboard, with a swivel leather seat and good access to all computers and equipment, engine controls and autopilot. Visibility from this area is also unobstructed for 270 degrees; port, starboard and forward for offshore watchkeeping. Entertainment is provided by built-in speakers from the main salon stereo system.The MAIN SALON aboard CARMELLA is full width amidships, with a classic varnished teak skylight, 2 large deck hatches and 4 large portholes outboard which further enhance the apparent width of the already sizeable space. There is a full dining table outboard to port with a built in settee outboard and comfortable chairs on three sides, allowing seating for 6, increased to 8 with use of the identical chair from the owner’s desk. Outboard of the settee is a Plasma flat screen which rolls out on cars into the porthole recess from behind the aft cupboard, driven by the onboard entertainment systems, for photo presentations or DVDs. Outboard to starboard is a leather couch and cocktail table, and an end table forward containing a refrigerated locker, and liquor locker outboard. Adjacent fitted cupboards for 14 tumblers, 12 wine goblets, 12 red wine glasses, 12 sherry glasses, 6 brandy balloons, 12 Champagne glasses, 8 beer flutes, glass water jug and tea service for 8. Forward to starboard is a bar top with two custom bar stools that separate the salon from the galley, on centerline a custom wine storage rack for 40 bottles. Outboard to port is a full height bookcase and end table with stowage lockers for 16+ each of Spode dinner service with Carmella Monogram logo, 12+ each of Doulton daytime service, plus serving dishes and platters mats, napkins etc:. On the aft, starboard bulkhead there is a fully reconditioned antique wood or charcoal burning stove which is a magnificent sculpture with practical applications. It vents through a ‘Charlie Noble’ on the starboard side deck. The GALLEY is forward and to starboard of the salon, with granite countertops, double stainless steel sinks, abundant cabinet stowage, china and pantry stowage inboard and all equipment for gourmet cooking. Additional Galley features:
Aluminum hull, deck and superstructure with teak overlay decking. Aluminum skeg-hung rudder with cable/quadrant steering and lead filled, foil shaped keel, all built to exceptionally close tolerances by Vitters Shipyard. Awlgrip paint finishes on topsides, superstructure and deck areas. (Cockpit, Deck & Superstructure Awlgrip, 2015) Topsides painted Jade Mist Green currently in good condition.The deck layout aboard CARMELLA completes the yacht’s classic profile, while providing an extremely efficient deck layout for sail handling, an abundance of clear and unobstructed deck areas, comfortable center helm and entertaining cockpit, well protected by the low profile pilothouse and dodger, plus a private owner’s cockpit aft. She has a classic varnished teak skylight above the main salon, a number of flush mounted Rondal hatches and several ABI stainless steel hatches as well. Hull ports are Stainless and substantial for natural light and ventilation below. CENTER COCKPIT:
Caterpillar 3116TA 255 hp marine diesel, (10,700 hours2/18) with Soundown mounts and ZF 3.16:1 reduction transmission with a remote Walters “V” drive. Kobelt electronic engine controls in cockpit and pilothouse. Exhaust system by Soundown, water drop muffler. Korsor four-blade variable pitch propeller, fully feathering and reversing for maneuvering while maintaining engine RPM for bow thruster. House, radio and start alternators. Hydraulic PTO on electromagnetic clutch. 50 gallon day tank w/transfer pumps & level alarms.
24 Volt DC and 240/120 Volt 50/60Hz AC Systems.24 Volt system includes three banks of batteries all new 2012
REFRIGERATION: Frigoboat system and components; compressors, controls & holdover plates for refrigeration and freezer(all new or completely rebuilt 2016). CARMELLA is self-sufficient and can be run “silent ship” with no generator running for extended periods due to a large battery capacity and AC hermetically sealed compressors running off the inverter. In the Tropics with the system working hard generator hours can be kept down to 4 or 5 p.d. if air-con is not required.AIR CONDITIONING AND HEATING: Marine Air chiller/hot water system w/(3) 55,000 btu compressors. All thermostats, controls and air handlers are also Marine Air. Primary heating system is also Marine Air wit 2 x 6kW electric elements for the hot water loop. Air handlers located in each sleeping cabin, pilothouse, galley and 2 in the salon.Espar diesel heater – provides for the aft guest and owner’s cabins whilst in silent ship mode – the fwd areas get the fireplace!FRESH WATER: (3) Integral aluminum water tanks with (2) Groco Paragon Senior pressure pumps with ‘suck dry safety’. Groco pressure tank, 2 Allcraft 20 gallon hot water tanks (fwd and aft) w/AC and main engine clarifier systems. Fresh water shore side connection with inbuilt filtration and pressure regulator.WATERMAKER: Matrix 1440 gallons per day, new membranes 2014.GRAY WATER: (2) integral aluminum gray water tanks, 75 gallons each w/automatic float switches and level alarms. Henderson MkIV overboard pumps. Deck pump outs direct to screw cap deck fittings.BLACK WATER: (2) integral aluminum black water tanks, 75 gallons each w/automatic float switches and level alarms. Overboard pumps by Sealand. Deck pump outs direct to screw cap deck fittings.HEADS: (4) by Vacu-flush w/Sealand vacuum pumps & tanksBILGE: High volume main bilge pump by Pacer, hydraulically operated, which seconds as the onboard fire pump. (4) Submersible Rule 3700 gph bilge pumps w/float switches by Rule, plus Edson 2” manual bilge pump. All bilges have high-level alarms.HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: Bow thruster, windlass, Lewmar winches, Reckmann furlers and bilge/fire pump. Bow thruster power by Hydra-Power Systems PTO. Other hydraulics also by DC with (2) 5 hp motors. Primary hydraulic transfer box rebuilt, 2013.BOW THRUSTER: By Hydra-Power Systems, 38 hp hydraulic in 12” diameter tunnel with variable power joy stick controls at the helm station.
Ketch rig with carbon fiber main and mizzen masts, each with spreaders swept aft, carbon Park Avenue booms & lazy jacks by Offshore Spars. Navtec rod rigging to Navtec tensioners and hydraulic adjustable, Aramid split backstays. Reckmann hydraulic furling staysail and headstay and HPS hydraulics for winches. Also:
2009Assymetrical spinnaker (North)2010All new teak decksNew Awlgrip paint on deck, cockpit & superstructure areas2011Complete interior re-varnishStrip and refinish cabin solesNew Genoa (Doyle)2012Complete rig refit, main and mizzen masts removed, re-wired, re-painted with Awlgrip, all new Navtec Rod rigging, Aramid running backstays, new luff tracks, etc..All new running rigging; sheets & halyardsNew Mainsail (Doyle)New topsides paint, AwlgripComplete Hundestadt propeller/stern tube/bearings refitNew Miele Washer & DryerAll new batteries2013New Forestaysail (Doyle)New pilothouse upholsteryTeak cockpit coamings replaced with new, varnished teak by Lyman MorseExterior varnish completely stripped & refinished by Lyman MorseNew Novurania 400 DL tenderReplacement Start batteriesNavtec boomvang – complete rebuild2014New Communication/Computer systems & Vio Boat management system upgradeNew Kohler 23 DWH generator & hydraulic PTOComplete rebuild, hydraulic distribution blockAll new interior mattress coverNew upholstery pilothouse setteeNew curtains main salon2015Comprehensive out of water maintenance; bottom paint, zincs, propeller & thruster service, etc..All deck, cockpit & superstructure paint with Awlgrip, CreamComplete exterior varnish2016All new refrigeration system by Frigoboat (3) refrigeration plus freezerComperhensive annual out of water maintenance2017Full rig, out of boat refit and service by Rig Pro, including re-wiring for LED lighting, new mast blocks,all standing rigging inspected and replaced as necessary and completely polished.Comprehensive service to teak decking; margin boards replaced along with other teak trim boards, all caulking removed & re-caulked and the decks sanded.New Awlgrip on cabin sides and bulwarksHundestadt propeller shaft and seal, removed and serviced.Main engine timing checked and re-setNew antifouling paint applied2018Complete exterior varnish
CARMELLA is a yacht built to go places - in absolute comfort, style and with a good turn of speed. She was engineered to live away from the docks with no generator running – all systems except air conditioning run from the DC batteries so she’s a silent ship. For high latitude cruising, the pilothouse controls and heating systems are well-conceived. In the tropics, with an abundance of opening hatches, hull ports and skylight, the natural ventilation is excellent – and backed up by powerful air conditioning. She is simple to handle under sail, with a seakindly motion and great performance. She is a proper yacht in all respects.
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