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Nordia 68' Cruiser

Incredible, unbreakable Nordia of tin, which is totally equipped for anything that the Seven Seas have to throw at her. Also comes with some of the best joinery that I have ever seen.  

 

Make: Nordia

Model: 68' Cruiser

Name: ASTEROID

Year: 1986

LOA: 68' 0" / 20.73m

LWL: 58' 4" / 17.78m

Beam: 17' 8" / 5.39m

Displacement: 108688lbs / 49300kg

Hull Material: Aluminum

Designer: Robert Van Dam

Builder: Van Dam Nordia

Accommodation: 9 berths in 4 cabins

Price: 374,999 GBP inc Vat

 

Dimensions

LOA: 68'

Beam: 17'8"

LWL: 58'4"

Maximum Draft: 8'3"

Displacement: 98,600 pounds

Ballast: 29,000 pounds

 

Engines

Engine Brand: Volvo

Engine(s) HP: 150

Engine Model: MD100

Cruising Speed: 7 knots

Maximum Speed: 9 knots

 

Tanks

Fresh Water Tanks: 800 gallons

Fuel Tanks: 800 gallons

 

Accommodations

Five steps lead from the cockpit down to the main salon. Master Cabin Aft with 3 cabins forward. Forward facing Nav station is on the port side. Large Salon with fireplace and dining area. Galley is on the starboard side. Guest and Crew cabins forward.

 

•   4 Stateroom layout

•   Whirlpool washer and dryer

•   Each cabin has its own air conditioning control

•   (3) Hatches for master cabin (2 plexi hatches and 1 escape hatch)

•   (4) Marine Air air conditioning  

•   Solid oak doors and cabinets

•   Delft tiles reflecting the Dutch heritage of this fine yacht

•   Excellent storage capability

•   Mahogany pocket doors in forward cabins to maximize on space

 

Galley

•   Green marble countertop

•   Sharp microwave

•   Force-10 3-burner cooker with oven, new fall 2006

•   Extractor fan

•   2 Built-in cabinet refrigeration units

•   Large Freezer

 

Salon

Large U-shaped Dinette opposite a Large L-shaped Lounge area

•   Bright and Spacious with plenty of portlights

•   New Satellite TV/Internet system

•   Nav Station with varnished desk top with a generous bench seat, electronics repeaters, communications equipment, radar, computer and printer

 

Navigation

•   Repeaters including radar at Nav

•   Gauge repeaters at Master Stateroom and Crew stateroom

•   Simrad 48-mile radar and Simrad repeater

•   ICOM 3M VHF

•   Sailor RT146 VHF

•   Furuno GP31 satellite navigator

•   Furuno Skanti 250 watt SSB receiver

•   Robertson AP300 autopilot

•   Brookes & Gatehouse Hercules II

•   Brookes & Gatehouse Sonic knot meter

•   Thrane & Thrane Mini-M

•   Litton 106 emergency transmitter

 

Deck and Equipment

Center Cockpit covered by Bimini and extension, very protected and secure position. Decks were replaced by Teak Decking Systems in 2006

•   Hydraulic bow thruster

•   CQR 140# anchor

•   Danforth 104# and 60# anchors, 100 meter of 13 min. chain rode 100 meter & 200 meter braided nylon rode

•   Avon 10-man liferaft

•   Teak decks epoxied to aluminium sub-deck

•   No mechanized fasteners (new 2006)or bungs

•   (2) Steering stations in cockpit

•   Emergency steering

•   Cockpit table

•   Sampson Lawrence hydraulic Windlass

•   Stainless steel swim ladder with teak platform

•   Aluminum gangway

•   Sea railings at mast

•   Cockpit sprayhood

•   Spreader lights

•   Full sun awning

•   Oyster white dodger and bimini extension, protects the entire cockpit

•   Hard bottom Caribe 12' New 2008

•   25hp Honda outboard 2008

 

Sails and Rigging

Cutter ketch rig - All lines lead to the cockpit and can be controlled from there.

•   Main mast and mizzen mast are deck stepped

•   Hood sails - main, mizzen, Genoa, staysail, mizzen staysail, and spinnaker

•   Rondal hydraulic in-mast furling main and mizzen

•   (2) Spinnaker poles mounted on mast

•   Navtec hydraulic backstay tensioners

•   Navtec hydraulic boom vang

•   Lewmar hydraulic winches - (2)

•   Mechanical chain / cable on quadrant steering

•   Lewmar mechanical winches - (5)

 

Electrical

•   12 / 24 V DC

•   110V AC

•   Kohler 20 kW generator

•   Northern Lights 6 kW generator

•   Shore power 110 / 220 volt with transformer

•   12 / 24 volt battery charger

•   Heart 2000 watt inverter

 

Mechanical

•   Volvo MD100, 150 hp Diesel engine

•   Twin disc MF506 gearbox

•   2 gallons / hour fuel consumption (cruising)

•   4 gallons / hour fuel consumption (maximum)

•   BMW disc brake for main shaft

•   Federal retracting 20 hp hydraulic bow thruster

•   Federal propeller and shaft

•   Emergency engine driven bilge pump

•   Electric bilge pump

•   Manual bilge pump

•   (2) Fresh water and (2) salt water deck washes

•   Sea Recovery 30 gallon / hour watermaker

•   Dive compressor with (4) tanks

 

I have had the pleasure of enjoying several boat experiences.  Ranging from manpowered to fast large engines and from small and solo to large and crewed. I can quite happily say that ASTEROID is a lovely and beautiful Boat. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for someone or a crew to enjoy everything the open sea has to offer.  

 

 

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£374,999

Nordia 68' Cruiser

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