Garcia Passoa 54 (2000) for sale in Stockholm, Sweden, Scandinavia

£282,878 GBP
Listed price €330,000 EUR
Tax Paid / Included


INFINITY, a Garcia Passoa 54, is the ultimate 4x4 sailing yacht, with hugely practical lift keel and bullet-proof aluminium construction. Built in 2000 to go to the ice, she was extensively refitted in 2020 for an extended circumnavigation, with features such as a Nanni 115hp diesel engine, a MaxPower bowthruster, a Victron Multiplus 12/2000/80 charger/inverter system, a Eberspacher Hydronic heating system, fridges and freezers, and a Hydrovane windvane self-steering system. With an insulated aluminium hull, a 3-cabin and 2-heads interior layout, and an extensive machinery and navigation package, INFINITY is ready to go and offers the perfect opportunity for Arctic cruising and North West Passage exploration.

General information
Garcia Passoa 54
Used sail boat for sale
£282,878 GBP | Listed price €330,000 EUR
Price comment
The ultimate 4x4 sailing yacht
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
Phillipe Harle
Length overall
16.30 metres
Length waterline
13.80 metres
4.84 metres
1.20 metres
17,000 kg
Stockholm, Sweden, Scandinavia

About this Garcia Passoa 54


Built to go to the ice and fitted out as such. INFINITY is the ultimate 4x4 sailing yacht with hugely practical lift keel and bullet-proof aluminium construction. For those planning a North West Passage adventure, look no further!


In terms of her specification, INFINITY ticks all the boxes for serious cold climates expedition cruising, most notably:-

• Ice-ready insulated aluminium hull with centreboard

• Epoxy treated and newly repainted hull and decks for low maintenance and traction in ice

• Simple aluminium rig with fully-battened mainsail, furling genoa and self-tacking staysail

• Lewmar self-tailing winch package

• High-spec Incidence Sails mainsail and genoa

• Newly fitted Nanni 115hp diesel engine with huge fuel tankage

• Recently replaced diesel generator

• Upgraded battery banks with plus inverter

• Watermaker

• Eberspacher Hydronic heating system

• Wind generator

• Luxurious 3-cabin, 2-heads interior layout

• Fridge and freezers

Launched as an expedition yacht and built by the Garcia Passoa shipyard in France from light aluminum, INFINITY’s hull was adapted for sailing in the ice and the toughest possible conditions. Her interior gives a sense of warmth, asylum and luxury - strongly contrasting with the difficult regions in which she has sailed.

After circumnavigating Antarctica non-stop, she sailed through the Pacific and the Atlantic to Arctic waters, and then on to the Atlantic, North Sea, Baltic, on the inland waters of Russia, the White Sea and the Barents Sea and along the shores of Norway.

INFINITY’s special hull design is intended for navigation in ice allows to reduce the draft and safely lift the yacht to the ice floes after lifting the hinged ballast. Her fuel tankage is huge and is enough for 1,500 nautical miles under power or for half a month of heating the interior using the Eberspacher Hydronic heating system.

Sold by Grabau International to her current private owner in 2020 at which point her EU VAT was paid, INFINITY was extensively refitted with a view to creating a yacht suitable for an extended circumnavigation. However, plans have now changed, so the decision has been made to sell INFINITY ‘ready to go’ with the benefit of her recent refit, highlights of which include:-

• Epoxy treatment and repainting of hull, deck and superstructure

• New Nanni N4 115hp engine

• New MaxPower bowthruster

• New standing rigging

• New running rigging

• New Profurl genoa furler

• New inner forestay

• New anchor windlass and 160mm 10mm anchor chain

• New Hydrovane windvane self-steering system

• New MaxPower bowthruster

• New Victron Multiplus 12/2000/80 charger/inverter system

• New battery banks

• New 3kw inverter

• New Eberspacher Hydronic heating system

• New fridges and freezers

• New electric Force 10 stove plus induction hob

• New electric and composting heads

• New marine PC with chart software


For 40 years, Garcia Yachting has been a reference in the custom-yacht world. There are more than 300 Garcia yachts, cruising all over the world, from the Arctic to the Antarctic.

Garcia Yachting’s experience is second to none in the construction of custom 50 to 115 feet luxury aluminium sailing yachts. These exclusive handmade yachts represent the top of the range of the French yachting industry.

Internationally recognized for the quality of their metal and woodwork, the experience and craftsmanship of the Garcia Yachting team will make your dreams come true.

The story continues. In 2010, Garcia Yachting joined forces with Allures Yachting and Outremer Yachting to create the Grand Large Yachting group of companies- the leading expert in blue ocean yachting. Garcia Yachting is the perfect complement to Allures and Outremer - bringing its prestigious know-how while also enjoying the benefits of new highly efficient industrials processes.



RCD Status:

• Our understanding is that the vessel complies with the European Union Recreational Craft Directive and meets Category A requirements for CE Certification

Hull and deck Construction:

• Light alloy construction following Mavrikios design.

• Hull insulation.

• Longitudinal and transversal aluminium structure

• Topsides epoxy treated and double coat painted mid blue - 2022

• Light alloy deck and superstructure construction.

• Deck and superstructure epoxy treated and double coat painted white and grey – 2022

• Cockpit areas treated with non-slip finish - 2010

• Forepeak position for fitment of bowthruster

Keel & Rudder:

• Aluminium centreboard controlled by line to winch.

• Twin hung rudders.

• Central skeg providing full protection for propeller and allowing for the boat to triangulate when dried out.


Engine & gearbox:

• Nanni N4 115hp diesel engine – 2022

• Engine hours – approx. 40 as of Summer 2023

• Fresh water engine cooling via raw water intake and heat exchanger

• ZF Hurth shaft drive gearbox

• Single lever gear/throttle control

Propulsion & Steering:

• MaxPower VIP 150 12vDC bowthruster - 2022

• 3-bladed fixed propeller

• Spare 4-bladed fixed propeller and spare shaft

• Twin rudders connected to single helm wheel in cockpit


Voltage systems:

• 12vDC and primary domestic system with 12vDC starting circuit and 220v AC via shorepower, generator or inverters

Battery Banks:

• 2x 12vDC 50Ah engine/generator start batteries – 2022

• 3x 12vDC 50Ah windlass/bowthruster batteries – 2022

• 4x 12vDC 260Ah service batteries joined in parallel and series to supply 1,040Ah


• 12vDC 120Ah engine mounted marine alternator


• Beta Marine 220vAC 7kva generator – 2016

Wind Generator:

• Hydrovane windvane self-steering system – 2022

Battery charger:

• Victron Multiplus 12/2000/80 80Amp 220vAC battery charger with integral 2,000w inverter – 2022

• 3,000w inverter - 2022


• 220vAC shorepower system with cable and RCD


Fresh Water:

• Pressurised fresh water supply via 12vDC pumps

• Hot water supplied via engine calorifier or via 220vAC immersion heater element in well-insulated hot water tank


• Katadyn Power Survivor Watermaker

Bilge Pumps:

• Johnson 7,200 litre per hour electric bilge pump

• AL-KO BMP 30000 fuel-driven bilge pump

• Manual bilge pump



• 1,850 litres fuel capacity with additional 60 litre day tank

Fresh Water:

• 1,800 litres fresh water capacity


• Furuno MavNax 3D 8/4” chart plotter - 2010

• Marine PC running Furuno Time Zero and OpenCPN chart software - 2022

• Raymarine wind, speed and depth transducers

• Navicontrol AP103/250W Autopilot connected to Lecomble & Schmitt hydraulic drive – 2010

• Class-A AIS receiver

• Ritchie Steering compass

Communications Equipment:

• VHF with DSC - 2022

• Icom ICM-700 SSB with tuning box for antenna

• Ethernet hub



• Force 10 220vAC electric stove with 3x cooking zones and oven – 2022

• Induction hot plate - 2022

• 111 litre capacity fridge – 2022

• 60 litre capacity freezer - 2022

• Twin stainless steel sink with pressurised hot & cold water supplies

• Manual salt water supply to galley


• Electric marine heads forward – 2022

• Airhead composting aft heads - 2022

• Pressurised hot & cold showers in both heads and on aft/fore deck


• Eberspacher Hydronic M11 water-based diesel-fired hot air cabin heating system - 2022


• CD/Radio with speakers

• LCD TV - 2022


Summary of Accommodation:

• Up to 8 berths in 3 cabins plus saloon.

• Teak and holly floors

• Wood joinery throughout

• Cloth upholstery - 2022

Accommodation layout from Forward:

• Owner bathroom in forepeak. Very spacious and equipped with a sink, a WC with an electric pump and a large separate shower cubicle , as well as various wardrobes.

• Owner cabin equipped with a large double bed, and two beds for the crew. The cabin is equipped with large wardrobes and drawers.

• Large saloon to port with deep u-shaped sofas can comfortably accommodate 8 people around a 85cmX150cm table.

• Well equipped galley opposite saloon to starboard with 3m worktop, stove, fridge and feeezer.

• Chart table aft of the galley to starboard with forward-facing chart table and seat.

• Twin double aft cabins with hanging lockers.



• Sparcraft aluminium alloy anodised spars

• Deck-stepped mast with 3-sets of spreaders and masthead-rigged

• 1x19 stainless steel wire standing rigging – replaced 2022

• Running rigging – replaced 2022

• Rigging screw protectors

• Insulated backstay for SSB antenna

• Adjustable mainsheet track on structural sprayhood arch

• Antal mast track for batten-cars - 2010

• Profurl 42 genoa furler – 2022

• Extra forestay - 2022

• Facnor staysail furler – 2010

• Self-tacking track for staysail

• Sparcraft rigid boom vang

• Stackpack with lazyjacks

• Twin spinnaker poles for booming out genoa – vertically mast-stowed

• Mast-steps


• 2x Lewmar 66ST 2-speed self-tailing primary winches in cockpit

• 2x Lewmar 48ST 2-speed self-tailing secondary winches in cockpit

• 2x Lewmar 2-speed self-tailing control line winches (50ST and 48ST) at companionway

• 2x Lewmar 2-speed self-tailing mast halyard winches

• 1x Lewmar 2-speed self-tailing mast reefing winch


• Incidence Sails fully-battened mainsail DC/Kevlar/resin - 2010

• Spare Dacron fully-battened mainsail

• Incidence Sails 150% furling genoa - 2010

• 120% genoa

• Furling staysail


• Aluminium stanchions with stainless steel wire guardwires

• Aluminium mast pulpits

• Structural aluminium arch to support sprayhood and mainsheet track

• Structural aluminium transom arch with integral tender davit plus antenna and wind generator mounting.

Anchoring & Mooring:

• Lofrans Falcon 1,700w 10/ISO 12vDC electric anchor windlass - 2022

• Anchor and 160m of 10mm galvanised chain - 2022

• Various warps

Covers, Cushions & Canvas:

• Stackpack mainsail cover

• Sprayhood


General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.


Lying:- Stockholm, Sweden

Available to view strictly by appointment

Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00

Saturday by prior appointment

For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

Lead Broker: Alex Grabau

Tel: +44 1590 673715


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Grabau International offers the details of all vessels in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information or warranty the condition of any vessel and the details do not constitute a part of any contract. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. All vessels are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Grabau International provides professional yacht conveyancing and legal transfer of title for all yachts as per the ABYA Code of Practice with all deposit payments and final balance payments processed through secure dedicated client accounts solely for that purpose. Our dedicated client accounts are written in trust at Natwest Bank and we are fully insured.

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82 Gosport Street
SO41 9BD
United Kingdom
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