Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch for sale


Listed price £699,500 GBP

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Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch
Used sail boat for sale
$872,902 USD | Listed price £699,500 GBP
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Name of boat
Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch
Dubois/Int. Mark Whitely
Length overall
Length waterline

About this Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch


This Pendennis Dubois 70 Ketch has a robust aluminium build together with an easily managed split rig for easy fast sailing. In her current ownership she has sailed around 100,000 nautical miles - covering the chill waters of Antarctica to the warm seas of the Tropics. In short, an extremely seaworthy bluewater cruising yacht from the iconic board of Dubois.

Dolphin Yachts are the joint central agents for the sale of the Dubois 70 Ketch CELTIC SPIRIT OF FASTNET.

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Miele Classic 4 burner, with fan assisted oven, and top plate replaced 2011

There is a custom gimballing system for the cooker for use in all sailing conditions

Custom built stainless steel refrigeration system with vast volume and both top and side loading and with Iceberg compressors replaced 2017, this runs on electric plates for efficiency

Panasonic microwave


Nepressor coffee maker


Washing machine/dryer Zanussi Lindo-1000 (2015)


Twin Perkins 135hp diesel engines

Perkins reduction gearboxes

Oil removal and filling pump for engines

Main engines’ instrument repeater in cockpit

Twin 3-bladed Maxprops

Maxpower 30hp bowthruster, rebuilt 2003 and fully serviced 2008

Hydraulic steering

Simrad S35 docking manoeuvring joystick

Power commander EC200 gear shift

Non-hydraulic pump (2006)

All other hydraulic systems (2006)

Electro-hydraulic pump (2006)

Fuel transfer system fitted in engine room 2011 enabling fuel to be pumped from either the port or starboard tank for enhanced sailing performance and to improve trim

220V with 220V ring main

110V ring main connection

24V and 24V ship's systems

Engine/generator start/stop instrument panel

12V Sonnerschein SL200 260 Ah batteries (2006)

Battery bank 1: 6 x SL200 (2006)

Battery bank 2: 10 x SL200 (2006)

Separate engines and generator starts batteries

Mastervolt BTM3 battery monitor for 1850 Ah house battery bank

Two Mastervolt Chargemaster 24/100-3 battery chargers (2016)

Mastervolt Mass Energy 24/20 emergency battery charger

100 amp alternators on each of the main engines

Northern Lights 25kW generator (4598h 6/2019)

Northern Lights 7kW generator (3606h 6/2019)

PTO on the larger generator for the power pack running the windlasses, bowthruster, opening transom, staysail and genoa furling

220V shore power

110V connection

Victron Phoenix 24/5000 inverter (2011)

Mastervolt ACM-1 AC power analyzer for the 7kW Northern Lights generator to calculate load

Electrical water pressure with two separate pumps

Two 120 litres water heater systems powered by 220V immersions, shore power, port engine, generators or invertor

Spectra MPC-5000 watermaker (1,200 litres/day)

Grey water tank and black water tanks forward and aft, all in aluminium

All tanks have been cleaned regularly in this ownership to ensure 100% reliability

Three electric toilets with fresh water flushing, three showers

Marine Air/CruisAir reverse cycle air conditioning throughout the ship with the exception of the crew quarters forward

Eberspächer heating controls - this system is no longer in use

Bilge pumps

There are three sea chests - one forward for the heads compartments and galley and two aft for the machinery

All seacocks were replaced 2015. The main engines have separate seacocks, but will take from the sea chests, when they are not open.

Fire pump in engine room for anchor wash, black and grey water tank flushing and fire fighting, located in gas locker.


Fuel: 4,300 litres in 2 aluminium tanks

Fresh water: 4,000 litres in 4 aluminium tanks


Cruising speed (one engine): 7.5 knots

Cruising speed (two engines): 9.5 knots

Max speed (under power): 10.5 knots

Range (under power): 2,500 nautical miles


Transas 4000 Navisailor charter plotter on 15” VEI monitor, with in-date software

Furuno 64M ARP-10 Radar

Furuno NX-300 Navtex

Furuno SSB Radiotelephone

Furuno GP-33 GPS (2015)

Simrad Ap-26 Autopilot 2011 with controls at nav station and in the cockpit

Simrad RFC-35N Fluxgate compass

Robertson M-50 Gyrocompass

Iridium SatPhone with RedPort Optimizer (2016)

Skanti TRP 3012 VHF – 3 station – nav station, saloon and owners’ cabin

Raymarine ST-60 Wind/Speed/Depth (3 station – cockpit, nav station and owners’ cabin)

Garmin 152 GPS (2014)

Icom IC-735 HF Transceiver

Furuno 16M Radar

17” VEI Chart Plotter Repeater on cockpit pedestal

Raymarine ST60 Maxiview Instruments x 4 at companionway

Olympic 135 Magnetic Compass on cockpit pedestal


Description of layout from forwards

A watertight bulkhead houses chain etc. and gives the yacht protection, when sailing in a high latitude

All interior joinery is ‘floated’ to fully insulate the accommodation from noise and vibration

Behind this bulkhead is a double crew berth with infill and pipe cot above, aft a generous heads with separate shower and Corian surfaces (all heads compartments have good stowage)

This heads is shared by a twin port crew cabin with upper and lower berth

Opposite to starboard is a comfortable upper and lower guest cabin with a separate heads compartment forward, again with separate shower (this guest cabin also has excellent stowage for long-term occupancy)

The galley, totally rebuilt 2003 is to starboard with superb cooking facilities and vast amounts of storage

The Miele cooker is gimballed and the refrigeration is separated into two parts

All surfaces are in Corian with two waste bins beneath main workstation

Crockery, cutlery and kitchen equipment is extensive and is included in the sale

To port is a lower dining area with Corian extending table, either for small parties or for use as a crew mess

Up steps to the spacious and airy deck saloon with vast seating to starboard with an adjustable table

To port is an attractive sideboard unit with retractable flat screen TV and custom-built storage areas (rebuilt 2006)

The teak and holly sole is covered with a dark blue bound carpet

Down three steps to the nav station with full navigational and communications equipment to hand

To starboard is entry to a machine room/workshop which also houses the washer/dryers

There are vice, tool chest, and electrical control panels here

Access to the engine room is gained through a watertight door

The engine room is white lined for ease of maintenance and has access platforms so that all areas of the machinery can be accessed

Aft to port is a useful single-berthed cabin and at the end of the lobby is the owner’s cabin

This has a large double berth to starboard with access to VHF and SSB, second radar and Autohelm multi repeater

There is a dressing table and sofa to port

Beyond there is a single berth

All berths aboard have lee cloths

The owner’s head is large with a separate shower stall

Summary of accommodation

Interior: honey coloured teak with teak and holly soleboards

Corian on all wet surfaces

Interior colours and design executed by Mark Whitely

The head linings virtually all renewed 2003

The interior maintained to a good standard in a rolling system (re-varnished 2006)

Ocean Air blinds in main saloon (2015)

Grey leather seating in main saloon (2014)

Grey woolen bound carpet for main saloon


Full alarm system for faults in main engine, generators, hydraulics, bilges, holding tanks, battery state and exhaust temperature for the 2 main engines and 25kW Northern Lights generator

Coded to MCA Category 2

Zodiac 6-man liferaft

Viking 8-man liferaft

Jotron EPIRB

Kannad EPIRB

4 x Portable fire extinguishers

2 x Fixed fire extinguishers

Fire extinguishers to MCA Category 2 specification


Bose lifestyle 35 sound system

Bang & Oufsen BioVision Flat Screen TV in main saloon which retracts into the joinery

3 x Alpine and 1 x Sony CD/radio players for main saloon, owners’ cabin, guest and crew cabin

Air Conditioning:



Hydraulically operated transom door

Pulpit, pushpit, guardrails, bathing ladder, boarding gates, mast pulpits

Rondal recessed hatches

Hydraulic stern platform operates a 4hp push button 24V DC hydraulic motor & pump

Gina-and-Tonic seats with cushions

Stainless steel dorades and protectors

Passerelle, grey sprayhood and bimini 2014, refurbished 2018, high gloss varnished cockpit table, central on deck command station including Transas repeater at cockpit

All cleats collapse into toerail

180 CQR bow anchor with 180 Bruce bow anchor stowed on a twin anchoring arrangement forward

CQR anchor with 80 metres of 12mm chain and 100 metres of Dyneema

Bruce anchor with 80 metres of 14mm chain

Blue cockpit cushions

Blue Gin-and-Tonic seat cushions

Grey bimini with vision for sail trim

Grey sprayhood

Avon 310 rigid inflatable with 20hp Honda outboard and with a grey overall cover

Dinghy is deployed onto custom built storage on the aft deck by the mizzen boom

Spear dinghy with 2.3hp Honda outboard which is stowed in the lazarette when not in use

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2 x Perkins
Engine hours
Fuel capacity
1,136 gallons (U.S.)
Number of cabins
Number of berths

The particulars in this specification are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed nor can they be used for contract. An independent survey is always advisable. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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Dolphin Yachts S.L.

Mr Andre Barbier
Club de Mar
Palma de Mallorca
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