• 73'
  • 1991
  • Thailand
  • $1,100,000


1991 73' pedigree Henry Scheel Designed, Royal Huisman built cruising bermudian cutter yacht for sale

Named after the tropical Scarlet Ibis, CORA CORA was designed by renowned naval architect Henry Scheel and built by Royal Huisman, one of the world's best shipyards.

CORA COROAis a true blue water family cruising yacht. Her three owners have sailed the seven seas and confirm her comfortable seagoing abilities as well as being able to be sailed shorthanded. She is a real sailing yacht being able to sail well to all wind directions, in light as well as heavy air.  She has 3 Pacific Ocean crossings under her keel and she is ready to go on the next one!

Her previous guardians all kept CORA CORA in very good condition with regular refits and upgrades and continuous professional maintenance. In 2010/2011 he rig was overhauled with new rod and a full respray.

Her good looks and impeccable pedigree make her a uniquely custom yacht that will be a joy to sail for many years to come. Apart from cruising anywhere on the planet, she would be a good yacht for the ARC tours.

Currently in Asia, underway to the Med.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: ROYAL HUISMAN
  • Category: Classic Yacht
  • Model: Bermudian Cutter
  • Model Year: 1991
  • YearBuilt: 1991
  • Year Refit: 2011
  • Refit Type: Rig
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: Thailand
  • Registration #: BVI 735769
  • Coast Guard #: Tortola, BVI
  • Vessel Top: Dodger
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/7 - Crew R/B/S: 1/2/2
  • LOA: 73' 0" (22.25m)
  • LWL: 56' 4" (17.17m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 17' 7" (5.36m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 8' 2" (2.49m)
  • Clearance: 96' 0" (29.26m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 8 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 1,000 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: 1,800 Miles
  • Max Speed: 10 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: 1,600 RPM
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 102,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 304 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 40 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 511 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: 3 Gallons
  • Berths: 5
  • Heads: 3
  • Sleeps: 7
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: 2
  • Crew Sleeps: 2
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Alustar
  • Deck Material: Teak over Aluminum
  • Hull Configuration: Fin & Skeg
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Henry Scheel
  • Hull Color: White
  • Hull Finish: Awlgrip
  • Exterior Designer: Henry Scheel
  • Interior Designer: Royal Huisman
  • Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: 6R099TE.1
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


CORO CORO is a beautifully designed and buit cutter rigged sloop with an impeccable record of ocean passage making. She was constructed by the famous Royal Huisman shipyard in Holland of aluminium to Lloyds class rules. Her hull plating is 5 & 6 MM above the waterline and 8MM below the waterline a warranty for her longevity.
The interior is fully painted and insulated. For improved safety at sea, her hull is divided in three watertight compartments. A watertight doc in the front compartment was added during her last 2010 refit.
She has moderate displacement and benefits from  the patented Scheel keel and independent skeg hung rudder. The aluminium decks are teak laid with 18MM teak new in 2001 and still in good condition.
Cap rail, coamings and deckhouse are trimmed in varnished teak. She has 18 opening port lights, 6 two way opening skylights, 15 Dorade vents tropical spec and 2 aft salon crank down windows for excellent ventilation in all climates.
Her cockpit features a well positioned steering station aft with a beautiful traditional teak varnished binnacle and steering wheel. Steering is by cable drive to quadrant for superior helm sensitivity under sail.
Her forward cockpit is slightly deeper and has comfortable port and starboard seating,  a large centreline table with built-in cold storage. There are large storage lazarettes under the cockpit seats.
The large flush foredeck is a great place to lounge or play at anchor and is used for safe tender storage when underway.
Down 5 steps from the cockpit there is a large navigation station to port. Opposite is a very large U shaped settee around a fold out teak table. Dining for 8 is no problem! A pop up TV can be viewed from the settee.
To port is a large fully equipped galley and pantry to serve food and drinks.

Forward to port is the owners cabin with a queensize bed and good en-suite facilities.
To starboard are two cabins each with their own en-suites. One has two single beds, the other a double on top and single below.
All in sleeping for 7 guests. In the forepeak there are an additional two pipecots. In addition there is ample storage for sailing gear, toys etc. Also safely stored in the forepeak locker are 29 binders with al building drawings and construction data.

CORO CORO has what it takes for a serious passage anywhere on the globe but she feels just as good in an anchorage for weekend entertainment.


CORO COR's outstanding features:
  • Elegant Henry Scheel design
  • Robust Royal Huisman construction in Alustar
  • 18 opening ports, 6 opening skylights and 15 tropical size Dorades provide real ventilation at all times in all climates
  • Large cockpit set up for sailing and entertaining
  • Large flush deck
  • Comfortable  and light interior accommodation with very spacious living area, galley and chart table
  • Scheel patented keel design is shallow draft (8'2") whilst maintaining excellent upwind capabilities
  • Sea kindly and comfortable hull designed for long distance blue water passage making
  • Head turning looks
  • New rod rigging 2011


The cutter rig is by RONDAL. The mast has three spreaders and a stowaway mainsail and discontinuous rod rigging.
The masthead contains a masthead light,anchor light, TV antenna, VHF antenna and a lighting rod.
The mast is fitted with red over green sailing lights, a steaming light, and radar array at the lower spreaders.

Sail management is by a hydraudyne A2F5 system and the Lewmar winch package includes:
  • 4x 650 STH cockpit
  • 4x 650 ST mast deck
  • 2x 460 ST mast
  • 2x 700 STH cockpit
  • 1x 650 STH main sheet
  • 1x 520 ST main sheet traveler
  • The cutter rig is equipped with 1x Rondal MK1 and 1x Rondal MK2 curlers
  • The backstay and vang  are equipped with a NavTec manual hydraulic system
The sail inventory includes a Quantum Main (2003), a Hood Yankee (2003), a HOOD foresail (2003) and a MPS from 2003, a light air staysail,  storm main and jib (1991). All sails are in good working condition.

All running rigging is spectra.

  • Mast and Boom were repainted in 2010 
  • Standing rigging (rod) was replaced in 2011


  • Cathodic protection by 9 anodes
  • Main Engine : Mercedes Benz, 6R099TE.1, 140KW@2600 RPM
  • Main engine hours 10,000 per
  • Engine arms for low oil press, water in fuel, no charging, high coolant temp, seawater low flow
  • Controls: Morse KL33C
  • Exhaust Dry riser to water-injected silencer with transom exhaust
  • Twin disc reduction gear
  • Shafting: Flex coupling to Hundested shaft
  • Prop: Hundested VP4-FR-EL 3 blade variable pitch
  • Generator: Northern Light, M844L, 20KW@120V/60HZ
  • Genset hours: 10,000 per
  • Alarms: Low oil press, high coolant temp, water in fuel
  • Exhaust: dry riser to water-injected coo silencer with transom exhaust
  • Fire protection:Ansul 1301 Halon manual/auto system
  • Compartment ventilation with200MM in/out with extraction blower
  • Hundested 25HP retractable 3 blade bow thruster


DC System:

The yacht's primary systems is a floating battery based system.
Charging the system is by alternator, battery charger, generator or shore power.
The 24V house service comes from 12x2V gel cell batteries arranged in series.
All ship's service systems are 24VDC except some electronics which are powered by a Newmar DC converter.
Over current protection is provided by high load breakers.

AC System:
AC is provided by the inverter, generator or shore power.
Shore power is arranged for 120/240V 50Amp, with isolating transformer and galvanic isolator.

The electrical system is US oriented with 110V60Hz. The wiring and electrical system complies with current international standards and is of exceptional high quality.

An energy monitor is fitted to monitor the amps/hrs in and out.

Marine Air airconditioning and heating is fitted with a 3 stage CWMC Compressor and 5 air handlers and seawater cooling.


The Electronics and Navigation Equipment includes:
  • B&G Hydra 330 System (with repeaters in cockpit)
  • Furuno Radar type 1930, (36 NM)
  • Furuno GPS GP32
  • Northstar Chartplotter
  • Danforth magnetic compass
  • Megatron autopilot
  • Lenovo T61 PC with printer and Nobeltec navigation software
  • VHF Raymarine Ray 240
  • Scant SSB TRP 8250S
  • Electronic Barometer
  • AIS


The Galley Equipment includes:
  • 4Burner gimballed propane stove with oven
  • Microwave on pop up lift
  • Double deep stainless sinks with hc running water as well as foot pumps for fresh and sea water
  • Large pull out fridge with drawers
  • Large forward freezer


Deck equipment includes:
  • AB hard bottom RIB (2007)
  • Honda outboard engine (2016)
  • Removable in deck shocks for tender
  • Givens 6man Liferaft in cannister
  • MOM 9
  • Maxwell 3500 Anchor winch
  • 140 lb CQR with 100M 13MM galvanised chain; Fortress FX125 with15M chain and 100M 11/4 yacht braid line; Luke 140lb with 15M chain and 100M 11/4 3 strand nylon line
  • Passerelle
  • Dodger
  • Bimini
  • Sun awnings
  • SS/teak side boarding ladder
  • H/C deck shower
  • Delivery covers
  • 6x60' 11/4"docking lines
  • 6x fenders
  • Hydraulic rig cutter


On-board entertainment systems include:
  • Fujitsu Plasmavison TV on pop up lift in salon
  • Sony DVD/VHS deck
  • Alpine CDA105 radio system
  • Amp control with cockpit speakers


Alarm Systems:
  • Entry Motion System
  • Service Battery General Alarm
  • Smoke/Heat detector engine room
  • High Water Alarms in Bilges
  • High Level Alarm in Sump
  • High Level Holding Tanks
  • Fuel Day Tank High and Low Level Alarms
  • P & Sb Fuel Tanks Low Level Alarms
  • P & Sb Water Tanks Low Level Alarms