Regarded by many to be the best yacht Jac De Ridder and Etap designed and built. The Etap 30 was ahead of its time when launched in 1983. Her easily driven making her a quick passage maker while her relatively high freeboard for the time maximised usable space below decks; providing a total of 6 berths when at anchor.
AVILION is a nicely presented example of the class, offer for sale with a complete inventory including:
Currently lying afloat and in commission on the Isle of Bute 'AVILION' is available for viewing by prior appointment.
Below deck the Etap has a distinctive modern finish, well ahead of her time when originally launched. The interior joinery work being built of sappelle veneered marine plywood with stainless steel and alloy fittings and trims. A GRP moulding finishes the headlining throughout the interior. Soleboards are of the traditional teak and holly veneered plywood, all lifting to provide full access to the bilge.
FOREPEAK – Accessed through the heads compartment. Two single berths in the traditional V-berth configuration. Infill section to create large double bunk when required. Shelves running the length of the bunk overhead, outboard, port and starboard. Lined bin type lockers beneath bunks aft. Opening Perspex deck hatch to provide light and ventilation.
HEADS – Compartment spanning full width of the boat immediately aft of forepeak. Jabsco manual marine toilet to starboard, inboard facing. Wash hand basin and vanity unit outboard to port. A hanging and shelfed locker is provided outboard of the heads.
SALOON – Centrally located, double dropleaf table. Bench settee on port side, converting to single bunk when required. L-shaped settee to starboard, converting to compact double, additional cushions are aboard for this bunk, no covers fitted. Storage lockers provided behind seat backs with shelves outboard of seating. Overhead lockers provided outboard port and starboard, running the length of the settees.
GALLEY – U-shaped galley. Gimbal mounted gas cooker outboard. Stainless steel sink forward with top loading fridge outboard of sink. Selection of lockers provided outboard of worktop and below sink unit.
CHART TABLE AND QUARTER BERTH – Forward facing chart table with navigator using forward section of quarter berth as a seat. Chart storage provided within table, selection of drawers beneath. Ships switch panel and navigation instruments mounted outboard. Quarter berth extending aft from chart table along starboard side.
In this case we are acting as brokers only.
The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. whilst every care has been taken in their preparation , the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at their expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.