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Aela is probably the best CNB 66 on the planet!
She was launched from the CNB factory in Bordeaux, France in early 2018 (Hull # 4) and shipped to New Zealand. She has always been professionally maintained by full time crew and her presentation
is better than a new boat. She is based in Auckland, New Zealand and ready for her next
Aela has cruised around New Zealand and the Pacific and served her owners and crew well, proving this Briand designed 66-footer is a perfect long-range, blue Water sailing yacht. CNB set out to create a safe and fast yacht with excellent finishes, high quality equipment and ease of handling.
No expense has been spared to keep this yacht in pristine condition and the owners and crew
completed an extensive Upgrade refit in early 2020.
List of works carried out available upon request.
Aela’s interior accommodation is open and full of natural light.
The interior finish is known as “Albe Ambience” from the CNB factory which is a Limewashed European Oak timber with open grain and satin varnish Oak floorboard. There are 4 guest cabins with owner’s cabin forward, two guest cabins amidships and comfortable aft cabin that can be set up as another guest cabin or for crew.
Saloon: The main saloon is just 6 shallow steps down from the cockpit and is considered a pilot house. There are comfortable lounges both sides (Starboard Side has convertible day bed) and a proper dining table to port. The sofa Upholstery is Pierre Frey leather.
The full-size windows of the saloon provide great connection to the outside but for privacy these widows feature concealed blinds. There are also hatches in the cabin top for natural ventilation with blinds/ screens.
The dining table is modular and has motorized raise/lower function to cater for either canapés or fine dining. When dining, the starboard side sofa in-fills make up the additional seating around the table.
Mounted on a swivel bracket on the starboard bulkhead is a 42” TV which is connected to the yachts entertainment system, and opposite on the port side is chart plotter, VHF radio etc for navigation and communications.
The engine room is located directly below the main saloon. The floorboards raise on hinges and are insulated from noise and heat.
Owners Cabin: The owners cabin forward is full beam with large hull windows and a walk around double bed facing aft. There is a desk/ dressing table plus great storage in surrounding wardrobe cabinetry and carpet is fitted in this cabin. The bed has lee-cloths for when at sea and like the rest of the interior, the lighting throughout has been upgraded including lamps.
The cabin also features large Ensuite forward, 40” TV, safe and air conditioning.
Midships Guest Cabins: There are two cabins on either side of the centreline passageway. These are very good “sea” berths as they set up with Lee clothes and are close to the middle of the boat. Both cabins have separate air conditioning control and hull windows.
The port side VIP guest cabin has convertible large Twin/ double bed arrangement, and good sized Ensuite and hanging locker.
The Starboard cabin has twin bunk beds, good storage and ensuite which doubles as a day head.
Aft Cabin: The aft cabin is located off the galley to starboard and is designed as either an additional guest cabin, or crew cabin depending on usage of the boat. This cabin also has the choice of double or twin beds, large ensuite with separate shower stall and air conditioning.
Bathrooms: All bathrooms onboard Aela are finished with white with Corian bench tops on Oak cabinets, large, mirrored shaving cabinets with built in lighting, Tecma Electric, FW flush toilets and heated towel rails.
The galley on the CNB 66 is aft of the main saloon to port but is still cleverly connected to the main entertainment area via servery and wide passageway. The galley is spacious, ergonomic, has excellent storage and ventilation and runs parallel to the centreline making it an ideal galley for use at sea.
Galley equipment includes Miele Appliances:
- Gimballing Cooktop with custom Stainless-Steel pot rack on stove top
- Wall mount convection oven/ microwave
- Upright SS fridge/ freezer with additional 160L Freezer in galley
- Washing machine/ Drier
- Wine Fridge for 23 bottles
The CNB 66 has an exceptionally clean and simple deck layout, providing good areas for entertainment as well as dedicated and functional sailing areas. The central guest cockpit has excellent protection from the elements including spray dodger and bimini with side curtains.
The cockpit also features comfortable seating areas with large dining table that is electrically adjustable, drinks fridge and storage areas. Cockpit cushions included.
Aela has a teak laid deck, flush deck hatches and high-quality deck fittings throughout.
The sailing hardware is all Harken, including the upgraded electric winches as follows:
- 2 x Harken Performa ST60 at Mast base for halyards etc. Electric, 1 x 3-speed
- 2 x Harken Performa ST 70 electric primaries
- 2 x Harken Performa ST 60 electric secondary winches
- 1 x Harken Performa ST 60 Mainsheet winch on island (upgraded to 3-speed)
- Custom remote control for electric winches
- Winch buttons located suitably in the cockpit
The helm stations on the aft deck are very ergonomic and have comfortable helm seats and pedestals for when standing up to helm. Both stations feature engine and thruster controls.
The transom lowers to create a large swim platform and water
toys area, plus access to the tender. Included is a swim ladder, tender cleats, and tender launching apparatus. An Opacmare Hydraulic gangway is also fitted in the transom, and this extends to 1.9m stern too access.
The tender garage is a watertight locker with sliders and electric winch for launch and recovery. Access from on deck is via a large deck hatch.
Tender: CNB designed the 66 to perfectly accommodate the Williams 345 Jet Tender, and it can be launched and retrieved in a few minutes. The tender has suitable safety gear.
Aela has a fixed Carbon Bowsprit with Bobstay and the anchor launching system is incorporated inside. The anchor is an Ultra Stainless-Steel anchor with 100m anchor chain, electric windlass with remote and deck wash (fresh/ salt water).
A retractable capstan is also fitted on the foredeck.
Aela has a Hall Spars Carbon mast that is Deck Stepped, has three sets
of aft-swept spreaders and rod rigging. The twin forestays creating a cutter rig (Headsail and Staysail) are fitted with Profurl 24v Electric furlers.
Other features on the mast include Whisker pole, trysail track, Gennaker/ code Zero rigging including hydraulic CO furler, all necessary sheets/ tacklines etc and all aerials finished in black.
The V- boom is also from Hall Spars and both are finished in clear carbon and lacquered. The boom has lazy jacks fitted to collect the mainsail, single line reefing system makes sail control easy and mainsail cover fits in boltrope track to completely cover mainsail from the elements whilst not in use. Navtec Vang, backstay and Outhaul sailing functions are controlled via wired or wireless remotes.
Sail inventory listed below supplied by Doyle Sails NZ:
- Doyle Stratis Mainsail 3-reef
- Doyle Stratis Furling Headsail
- Doyle Stratis Furling Staysail
- Doyle Furling Code Zero with hydraulic furler
- Gennaker with snuffing sock
- Storm sails. Trysail hoists on its own track
Aela has a 24V electrical system fitted with includes a house battery
bank of 640Ah made up of 8 Lithium-Ion batteries, separate engine and genset starting batteries and stand-alone bow and stern thruster batteries.
Charging via alternators on main engine with new/ upgraded Balmar smart regulator plus 2 x upgraded 24 V-100 A/h battery chargers. Standalone engine and genset battery charger and tender battery charger fitted in garage.
Shore power cables provide suitable 220V AC power whilst ashore for charging, onboard systems, and air conditioning. Whilst at sea a 5,000w 24/200v inverter or Generator is used. 220V and USB outlets throughout the vessel.
CNB install an effective yet simple monitoring system for electrical system, tanks etc.
Aela is fitted with a Raymarine Electronics package which includes:
- Raymarine Axiom 19XL touch chart plotter in saloon
- Raymarine Axiom 9 chart plotter at each helm station
- Raymarine i70 multifunction display at each helm station
- Raymarine p70 autopilot control unit at each helm station
- AIS 700, GPS, wind and speed/ depth/ temp sensors, Gyro compass etc
- Fish finder and Side Vision transducer fitted
- Quantum HD digital Radar mounted on mast just above spreader 1
- Raymarine CAM220IP day/night dome camera mounted under spreader 1
- 3 x Raymarine Axiom 7 Jumbo displays mounted in carbon/ alloy bracket on back of mast
Communication: Ray 90VHF double handset, 4G internet and Sailor 150 FBB Satcom with phone handset. Onboard Wi-Fi for connection to either internet source. Kahlenburg Air horn fitted to mast.
Entertainment: TV in owner’s cabin and saloon. Yamaha audio equipment in saloon and cockpit. Omni max TV/ FM aerial mounted on the top of the mast.
Safety gear to be audited, but boat is set up for Cat 1 Ocean safety, and MCA approved
for commercial operation in Europe. Liferafts, EPIRB, MOM man overboard module, Electric and manual bilge pumps, MCA Approved foghorn, engine room air inlet shut offs, mast lights, firefighting system etc.