"Designed by Dick Zaal. The ideal ship for the experienced deep water sailor. Good sailing performance, combined with well designed accommodations. Luxurious interior all in teak, efficient at sea and comfortable in port." ~ Contest 43 Brochure
Oui Cherie IV is a proven global cruiser having sailed the Med to the Canaries and then the East Coast of North America. Designed for this purpose her owners have been delighted with her coastal and blue water capabilities.
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Oui Cherie was commissioned in the South of France in 1980 - her home ports were at different times until 2000 in France , Greece and Turkey. She cruised extensively the Mediterranean over the next 19 years taking her among other places the French Med coast , Italy , Corsica, Sardinia the Greek islands, Cyprus , Israel and throughout Turkey . In the mid nineties she sailed thru the Dardanelles and cruised the Black sea with her ultimate destination Odessa in the Soviet Union .
In 2000 she was sailed to the Canaries and then loaded on a United Transport vessel to United States. She was then moored in Stonington CT until she was brought to Rockland, ME about 6 years ago.
Solid fiberglass hull with stiffeners:
Teak deck over fiberglass molded sub dec:
Aft Coach Roof
Forward Coach Roof:
Stepping down into Oui Cherie IV's interior you at once notice the luxurious varnished mahogany interior finish with teak and holly cabin soles. Starting just to starboard you have the large wrap around galley with pantry/utility room aft to port. The galley features:
Continuing forward in the interior is the salon of Oui Cherie. With great light and storage this is a comfortable and functional space to lounge or eat a meal. This area boasts:
Just forward of the salon is the forward head that features:
Forward of the head is the v-berth with:
Turning around and heading aft just to starboard of the companionway from the cockpit is the navigation station that features:
The companionway between the main salon and the aft cabin offers a quarter berth outboard, opening port light into the cockpit, storage below bunk.
Continuing aft in the aft cabin you enter a large cabin with ensuite head and lots of light. This area also has:
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