FRANKLIN BOAT WORKS, NZ Davidson Custom 70 (Mini Maxi) for sale

Pesaro, Italy

Listed price €650,000 EUR

General information
FRANKLIN BOAT WORKS, NZ Davidson Custom 70 (Mini Maxi)
Used sail boat for sale
£581,396 GBP | Listed price €650,000 EUR
Name of boat
Length overall
21.31 metres
4.82 metres
Pesaro, Italy

About this FRANKLIN BOAT WORKS, NZ Davidson Custom 70 (Mini Maxi)



Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:

  • Built entirely in carbon fibre pre-preg with a Nomex core and cured in a custom built oven at Franklin Boat Works in New Zealand.
  • Interior ends finished in high glass clear over the carbon fibre, while the centre area is painted over carbon with American maple trim and red upholstery.
  • Watertight bow and stern (rudder) bulkheads.
  • All halyards and control lines are led underdeck for a clutter free space.
  • Hull is now painted in white.


Keel & Rudder:

  • The keel is a lifting foil that reduces the draft from 16’ while sailing to 11’ for entering shallow draft harbours.
  • The keel is also equipped with a kelp cutter.
  • Twin rudders.


Engine & Gearboxes:

  • 1 x Yanmar 4JH4-TE 75hp diesel engine.
  • Racor secondary filter.


Propulsion & Steering:

  • 2 x Carbon steering wheels.
  • Retractable propeller shaft for flush with hull while sailing.
  • 4-bladed solid propeller.

Electrical Systems

Voltage Systems:

  • AC/DC panels.


Battery Banks:

  • Optima starting battery.
  • 4 x 6VDC house battery – 440ah.


Battery Chargers:

  • Battery charger.



  • 2 x 80ah dual alternators.


Shore Power:

  • Shore power inlet.

Plumbing Systems

Fresh Water & Water Heating System:

  • 4 gallon Isotherm hot water heater.



  • Fresh Watermaker – Spectra 16gph.



  • Total capacity of 295.26 litres (78 US gallons) in 1 x tank.


Fresh water:

  • Total capacity of 529.95 litres (140 US gallons) in 2 x tanks.


Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:

  • 1 x Holding tank.

Navigation Equipment

2020 Additions:

  • B&G H5000 Hercules CPU pack w/graphic display.
  • B&G H5000 30/30HV display (mast).
  • B&G H5000 graphic display (2 pedestal, 2 cockpit).
  • B&G Zeus3 7” MFD (nav station).
  • B&G Precision9 compass sensor 9axis.
  • B&G DT800 depth temp. sensor.
  • B&G ZG100 GPS antenna.


Older Inventory:

  • Northstar 8001 touch screen chart plotter.
  • Radio.
  • Autopilot.
  • Wireless router for external tablets.
  • FBG250 broadband internet / satellite communication.
  • I-Star GPS for B&G interface.
  • Icom HF IC-M802.
  • Simrad VHF RS87.
  • AIS Navico NAIS300 class B receive and transmit.
  • Pactor modem.

Domestic Equipment


  • Force 10 3-burner stove with oven.
  • Large sink with pressure water.
  • Refrigerator.



  • 1 x Tecma EX-lite carbon head (electric).
  • 1 x Stall shower.


Summary of Accommodation:

  • Berths for twelve.
  • Racing and show floorboards.

Deck Equipment


  • The mast is a Southern Spar carbon rig with EC6 carbon rigging.
  • The spars and EC6 rigging was fully serviced in 2020
  • New headstay in 2020.
  • Deck has all halyards and control lines leading aft under the cabin and the deck.



  • 3 x Harken grinding pedestals are mounted in the cockpit, and can run any of four different winches – as well as hydraulic deck functions.


2020 Sails (Millenium Sails, Italy):

  • Mainsail.
  • J1.
  • J3.
  • J4.
  • Masthead Upwind Code 0 – Use up to 15 knots, up to 50 degrees TWA.
  • A1.
  • Genoa Staysail.


2019 Sails:

  • A2.


Older Sails (North Sails):

  • A4 Polymax Spin.
  • A3 Cuben Fibre Spin.
  • A5 Cuben Fibre Spin.
  • Spinnaker staysail
  • Code 0 Cuben Fibre Spin.
  • Custom Spin Bags and Spinnaker.


Covers, Canvas & Cushions:

  • Mainsail cover.
  • Cockpit cover.


Safety Equipment:

  • 2 x 8-person liferaft.

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Broker/Dealer Information

Berthon International

The Shipyard
SO41 3YL
United Kingdom
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