Flagship and Pride of the charitable project of
"786 Global Tour"

AMIBON was – and is – designated to become to be the Flagship and Pride of the charitable project “786 Global Tour“, which is designed to not only promote the need for us to protect and preserve our Oceans, but to making this important task “popular”.
Unfortunately these intentions currently are still being dwarfed by some unusually ruthless criminals who unfortunately do enjoy excellent contacts with the Spanish justice system. The latest with AMIBON leaving Spanish Territorial Waters we will repossess her, to get her to meet her actual assignment.
Hopefully it will not be too late for our cause, by then?!

Technical information

~ 400 m² to windward
+ ~ 400 m² Cruising Chute

Marconi (Main) & Gaff (Schooner) rigged Schooner
Alloy Masts on keel
Alloy Booms (serviced & painted in 2011)
Wooden Dinghi Crane (new 2011)
Super Heavy Duty Shrouds, Stays & Bottle Screws (S/S) (full service in 2011)
Heavy Duty wood covered blocks (overhauled 2011)
Mainsail: Marconi by Aquatron full service incl, washing & impregnating 2011
Schooner Sail: Gaff, new 11/2011 by Chanel 9 Sails
Fisherman (Topsail): Aquatron full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011
Boom Jib: Aquatron full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011
Outer Jib: Furling, Harken/ Aquatron; full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011
Inner Jib: Furling, Harken/ Aquatron full service incl. washing & impregnating 2011
All Hallyards and Sheets have been professionally cleaned in 2011

Sun-Awnings for entire midship-area and cockpit (New 2011)

1 x 195 HP Vetus Deutz 6-Zylinder // Full Service in 2011
Engine Hours: 950
Speed (cruising) 9kts // (max) 12 kts
Consumption: 8L/hr cruising

Range: ~ 4.000 nm

Diesel: ~ 6.900 L
Fresh Water: ~ 6.500 L
Grey Water: ~ 1.000 L
Black Water: ~ 1.000 L

Black & Grey Water Sump Tanks fully serviced incl. new odor filters 2011

Mechanical “worm drive” steering
Engine built 1997 (Fully Serviced Nov. 2011)
Hydraulic Gearbox
Dual cooling system
Three bladed bronze propeller
80mm s/s Prop Shaft (new in 2006)
Vetus electric/hydraulic Bow Thruster (Fully Serviced 2011)

220 V Hot Water System (New / Serviced 2011)
220 V Pressure Water System with 24V back-up (New 2011) Fresh Water deck wash system
2 x 220 V heavy duty (Vetus) bilge pump
with manifolds connecting to all compartments
(Full Service 2011)
24 V heavy duty (Liverani) bilge pump connected to same manifold system (Full Service 2011)
Reverse Osmosis Water Maker (Offshore Marine Laboratories) 2.000 L/day (Added/ New 2011)

24 V onboard system drawing on 4 banks of 2x12V Varta Maint.Free, Service Batteries of 190A/h each = ttl.: 760Ah (New Nov.2011) 12V System via 3 separate converters (New 2011)
24 V starter batteries (conventional) main engine (New 2011)
2 x 12 V starter batteries – conventional – (one per generator) (New 2011)
Tec-Pro Battery Charger for Main Engine Starter (New/Added 2011)
Trace Engineering Service Battery Charger & 4,5 KW Inverter (New/Added 2011)
Einhell Mobile heavy duty battery charger with 100A booster (New/Added 2011)
Shore Power 30A with 15m & 25m H/D cable and galvanic separator (New/Added 2011)

8 KW Kohler 24V / 220V Generator in soundproof box (12V start. battery)
Serviced: 11/2011
25 KW Kohler 24V / 220V Generator in soundproof box (12V start. battery)
Serviced: 11/2011

8 KW Kohler 24V / 220V Generator in soundproof box (12V start. battery)
Serviced: 11/2011
25 KW Kohler 24V / 220V Generator in soundproof box (12V start. battery)
Serviced: 11/2011

Binnacle Compass (1895, completely refurbished & certified 2011)
Hand Held Electronic Compass (New/Added 2011)
Raymarine Speed, Sounder, Water Temperature with slaves in Cockpit (New 2011)
ICOM VHF fixed station (Fully serviced 2011)
3 x Icom Handheld VHF (floating) (New 2011)
Furuno 36nm radar
Neco Marine 2000 XTE Autopilot (complete overhaul 2011)
Raymarine fixed station GPS (New 2011)
Raymarine Depth/Speed/Water-Temp (New 2011)
Handheld GPS (New/Added 2011)
Clock, Barometer, Binoculars w/bearing-compass, dividers & rulers (New/Added 2011)
~ 1.000 paper charts world wide coverage (New/Added 2011)

Condaria Double-Compressor 80.000 BTU System
All individual areas can be regulated separately.
(Full Service 2011)

Steel Deck with Teak & Mahogany superstructure and massive teak deck (laid floating)
10 Harken Sheet Winches (6 x 48ST, 2x 53ST & 2x 56 ST)
2 Harken Decks-Winches (48)
2 Harken Electric Winches (48 ST-E & 56 ST-E)
(all winches are 2-speed completely serviced 2011)
Sun-Awings for Midships & Aft (new 2011)
Large Midships Table seating 12 persons in comfort, safety and privacy
Table doubles during long distance cruising as dinghy storage

Lofrans “Super Ercole” (HD) Electric Windlass w/Remote Control, (Full Service 2011)
Manual / mechanical chain locks (“Devils Claws)
Two Patent Anchors of 100kg each
2 x 120m of 16mm chain

Bauer 220V Dive Compressor (New / Added 2011)
Complete Scuba Diving Equipment for two
3 Offshore Fishing Rods w/various tackle (New/Added 2011)

Caribe 350 RIB to be stored in a (removable) cradle on bow (New/Added 2011)
Selva 25HP “Antibes” Outboard Engine (New/Added 2011)
Zodiac 340 RIB to be stored on top of midships table when enroute (New/Added 2011)
Yamaha 30HP Autolube Outboard Engine (New/Added 2011)
Bombard Typhoon 305 inflatable bottom stored below for spare (New/Added 2011)
Mercury 4-Stroke 6HP Outboard Engine (New/Added 2011)
Dedicated Crane for Dinghi mounted to main mast (new 2011)

Spare parts for main engine, generators and electrics (New/Added 2011)
Spare parts for all pumps (incl. spare pumps) & all plumbing
Spare parts for rigging & other hard-ware
Extensive inventory of ropes
Huge Inventory of tools (New/Added 2011)
Remark: There is hardly anything one wont be able to repair with resources available on board!

1 x 8 & 1 x 4 Person Offshore Life Rafts (ttl.: 12) (New/Added 2011)
12 Life Jackets with Strobe Lights (New/Added 2011)
4 Lifejackets with built in harness (New/Added 2011)
3 Fire-Extinguishers ABC 5kg each (Fully Serviced 2011)
6 Fire Extinguishers ABC 3kg each (Fully Serviced 2011)
Emergency Tiller
Full Set of Offshore Flares (New/Added 2011)
Lifelines for all boat (New/Added 2011)

Interior & accommodation


General History:
Built by Liman Shipyard Ukraine to Llyods 100 A1 and even so the documentation to this has been lost, the quality of construction shows absolutely everywhere.

Built as a Modern Classic to the plans of a Custom Schooner drawn and built by John G. Alden in 1931. The Original had been built by Great Lakes Boat Building Corporation for Mr. Sterling Morton of Chicago. The construction of the steel hull has been kept as close as possible to the original design and specifications.

The original vessel built in 1931 once raced against “America” – and won!

Steel Hull with steel frames and stringers of exceptional strength. (S-framed hull)
Steel Superstructure with massive oak paneling under teak-marine ply.
Stainless Steel Portholes in Superstructure
Steel Portholes in Hull

Maintenance History:
The vessel has been owned by some well known personalities who had little opportunity to actually enjoy this head turning beauty.
She never the less received a “back to new” (or even better than new) refit during 2005/2006 whilst which a teak deck was added further reflecting the extraordinary quality this yacht can pride herself with.

Following some years of neglect by the next owner she eventually did receive another major refit between fall 2010 and fall 2011 during which she once again was brought back to former glory and not one piece of equipment had been left out from servicing or replacing.

Today AMIBON again is ready to take to the seas and spread her wings in service for the TV-Project “786 Global Tour“.

Without hesitation AMIBON can be considered a “Go Anywhere – at Any Time”-Yacht.

She most certainly is NOT a “toy”.