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GRAND ILLUSION

  • 68'
  • 1986
  • SANTA CRUZ
  • Marina del Rey, California, United States
  • $349,000

ABOUT GRAND ILLUSION

GRAND ILLUSION has won more races than any Santa Cruz 70 in existence. She has always been kept in top condition. Her sails, equipment, rigging and safety equipment are all up-to-date.

  • Overall Transpac Winner 1999, 2011 and 2015
  • Set Elapsed Time Record for Vic/Maui Race in 2000 and held the record for 16 years
  • Winner of Mexorc and numerous Cabo Races
  • Multiple winner of West Coast 70’s Sled Championships

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: SANTA CRUZ
  • Category: Sloop
  • Model: Santa Cruz 70
  • Model Year: 1986
  • YearBuilt: 1986
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 0/8 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 68' 0" (20.73m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 15' 0" (4.57m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 10' 5" (3.17m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 24,809 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 70 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: 130 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 7
  • Heads: 1
  • Sleeps: 8
  • State Rooms: N/A
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: Carbon Fiber
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Bill Lee
  • Hull Color: White
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: Bill Lee
  • Manufacturer: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH2-UTE
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: N/A
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Accommodations/Walkthrough

Galley located port side, opposite is dining table with U-shaped seating. Sleeping berth on the outside of seating area. Four adjustable pipe berths port side aft, double berth starboard side aft, adjustable pipe berth above. Enclosed head forward port side. Sail locker forward.

Galley

  • 2-burner stove
  • Engine driven refrigeration and freezer

Navigation and Electronics

  • B&G H5000 system installed 1/16 with (5) 30/30’s mounted on mast in custom carbon mast pod
  • graphic and (2) race displays mounted in cockpit
  • 7" Zeus II mounted in Navigation station
  • Icom M504 VHF with Command Mic III
  • Icom M802 SSB radio
  • KVH FB250 satellite phone  
  • (1) Garmin GPS Map 740 GPS

Engine and Mechanical Equipment

  • Lewmar Carbon Grinding Pedestal with overdrive boxes
  • Lewmar Halyard, Mainsheet and secondary winches
  • Barient primary winches
  • Navtec Hydraulic Backstay, Vang, Checkstay and Outhaul
  • Navtec panel and pump (2015)
  • 2015 Kelp Cutter installed in rudder with new rudder bearings
  • Keel new in 2000 with Kelp Cutter
  • Omahundro Carbon Mast (1999)
  • Standing rigging (2010)
  • Future Fibers PBO Backstay (2017)
  • (3) Carbon Spinnaker poles: (2) short, (1) long

Deck and Hull

  • Bottom painted with Baltoplate (2017)

Sail Inventory

"A" Sails:

  • Mainsail – 2015 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • Medium #1 – 2015 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • Heavy #1 – 2014 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • #2 Genoa – 2017 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • #3 Genoa – 2015 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • #4 Genoa – 2004 North Kevlar
  • Jib Top – 2014 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • Genoa Staysail – 2014 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • Blast Reacher – 2003 North Kevlar
  • Drifter – 2016 North
  • Spinnaker Staysail – 2008 North (Large)
  • Spinnaker Staysail – 2011 North (Small)
  • Storm Trysail – UK
  • Storm Jib – UK
  • Code ‘0’ – 2017 Quantum with Endless Line Furler
  • A1 Spinnaker – 2017 Quantum
  • A2 Spinnaker – 2017 Quantum
  • A2 Spinnaker – 2017 Quantum
  • A3 Spinnaker – 2017 Quantum
  • A4 Spinnaker – 2017 Quantum

Short Pole Spinnakers:

  • Code ‘0’ – 2013 North
  • A1 Spinnaker – 2016 North
  • A1 Spinnaker – 2013 North
  • A2 Spinnaker – 2015 North
  • A2 Spinnaker – 2012 North
  • A3 Spinnaker – 2009 North
  • A4 Spinnaker – 2014 North
  • A4 Spinnaker – 2013 North
  • A5 Spinnaker – 2009 North

"B" Sails:

  • Mainsail – 2012 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • Medium #1 – 2010 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • AP #1 – 2013 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • Heavy #1 – 2011 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • #2 Genoa – 2012 North 3DL Carbon/Aramid
  • #3 Genoa - North 3DL Carbon/Aramid

Delivery Sails:

  • Mainsail – North Dacron
  • #4 Genoa – North Kevlar
  • A5 Spinnaker – North

Safety Equipment

  • Ocean Safety 6-person life raft (2017)
  • Avon 4-person life raft (1984)
  • MOM 8
  • Category 1 ACR RLB-32 EPIRB
  • Category 2 ACR RLB-36 EPIRB
  • (16) Sospenders inflatable life vests (with built-in harness)
  • (2) grab bags with required equipment

Additional Equipment

  • 20lb. Danforth anchor with chain and rope
  • 47lb. Fortress anchor with chain and rope
 

Remarks

GRAND ILLUSION has won more races than any Santa Cruz 70 in existence. She has always been kept in top condition. Her sails, equipment, rigging and safety equipment are all up-to-date.

  • Overall Transpac Winner 1999, 2011 and 2015
  • Set Elapsed Time Record for Vic/Maui Race in 2000 and held the record for 16 years
  • Winner of Mexorc and numerous Cabo Races
  • Multiple winner of West Coast 70’s Sled Championships

Exclusions

Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.
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