Deneb of Rye

  • 23.2 m
  • 1995
  • Zwartsluis, Netherlands
  • Price On Application


Aluminium Ketch, Deneb of Rye, built in 1995 by Royal Huisman Shipyard, designed by Mr. Henry A. Scheel. Dimensions 20.85 x 5.40 x 2.70m. Headway 28m, displacement 43 tons, ballast 13,5 tons. Teak deck planking of 12 mm. Scheel keel. 3 cabins. 125 hp MTU engine.

A classic hull, whose sleek lines give Deneb of Rye the elegant appearance of a traditional sailing yacht. Her 3 separate cabins ensure the owner and guests have all the comfort they need. The furling head and staysails, the hydraulic boomvang and backstay adjuster, together with a powered Lewmar winch package, make sure she can be sailed in a comfortable way. Royal Huisman Shipyard gave her a complete refit in 2003.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: HUISMAN
  • Category: Cruising/Racing Sailboat
  • Model: Royal Huisman Ketch
  • Model Year: 1995
  • YearBuilt: 1995
  • Year Refit: 2003
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/8 - Crew R/B/S: 0/2/2
  • LOA: 76' 2" (23.20m)
  • LWL: 68' 7" (20.90m)
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 17' 9" (5.40m)
  • Min Draft: 8' 11" (2.70m)
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 9 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 43 Tonne
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 1,000 Liters
  • Holding Tank: 110 Liters
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,920 Liters
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 6
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: 8
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: 2
  • Crew Sleeps: 2
  • Crew Heads: 1
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Aluminum
  • Deck Material: Teak
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: Henry A Scheel
  • Interior Designer: John Munford
  • Manufacturer: MTU
  • Model: 6R099TA61
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: N/A
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Interior designed by John Munford. Classic teak woodwork. Spacious saloon with 2 sea bunks. Owners cabin with double bed and bathroom with Waterflash toilet and shower. Guest cabin with two beds, bathroom with Waterflash toilet, which is also used as a daytoilet, and shower. Crew/guest cabin with own Waterflash toilet and shower. Webasto heating, Sea Recovery watermaker 95 ltr/hr. Fully equipped galley with trash compactor, custom built RHS main engine driven and inverter driven coldbank system, microwave/oven, extractor, washer.

Engine /Mechanical Equipment

MTU 125 hp engine type 6R 099 TA 61, 2400 RPM.

ZF gearbox reduction 2,454:1.

Max prop propeller installation diameter 762 mm, 3 blades, shaft diameter 50 mm. Hull speed 9 knots.

Northern Lights 10 kW generator set 220/380 VAC, 50 Hz, 1 phase.

Hundested 18 hp bowthruster.

2 fuel tanks with a capacity of 1,920 ltrs and a day tank of 40 ltrs.

2 watertanks with a capacity  of approx. 1,000 ltrs, capacity sump tank approx. 110 ltrs and capacity holding tank approx. 110 ltrs.       

2 Sonnenschein 92 Ah starting batteries main engine and generator set (2003), Sonnenschein 1140 Ah service batteries (2003).

Sea Recovery watermaker 95 ltr/hr.

Electronics and Navigational Equipment

B&G Hercules 690 system.

Furuno Radar.

Radar plotter Furuno, PhilipsGPS.

Garmin Handheld GPS.

KVH chartplotter,

Meteoliner Baroscope, RR electronic Delta 200 S combined antenna system.

Danforth magnetic compass.

Skanti VHF.

Skanti SSB.

Philips Satcom C.

Thrane & Thrane Telex.

Deck Equipment

Maxwell anchor winch.

100 mtr Staalkabel anchor chain.

48 kg CQR bow anchor, 20 kg Fortress stern anchor, 150 lbs Paul Luke storm anchor. Grundig TV, JVC video, Blaupunkt car audio set, KEF speakerboxes, Toshiba notebook computer, Kodak printer.

2,50 mtr Besenzoni foldable manually operated gangway.

2 Autoflug 6 persons Liferaft.

Avon hard bottom RIB S3.40 dinghy with 8 hp outboard engine (engine 2003).

Sails and Rigging

Ketch rigged. Length main mast from waterline 27.8m, length mizzen mast from waterline 18,2m.

Hydrofurl fore stay and cutter stay systems. Hydraulic Mastjack for main mast, hydraulic backstay cylinder, hydraulic boomvang for main boom and mizzen boom. Cupsheet, Tasmania, Gemini and Spectra running rigging.

Total sail area 270 m2.

New Hood main sail, staysail, Yankee and MPS, Hood Mizzen sail and Spi. 14 Lewmar winches of which 5 hydraulic.

All sails have been washed checked and if necessary repaired so there in good condition.


With extensive trips to Brazil, the Caribbean, the Galapagos Islands, Tahiti and many other exotic places, this yacht, Deneb of Rye, has proved herself the perfect yacht for luxurious blue-water cruising. Her elegant lines and the outstanding building quality give this beautiful yacht her own special place in the world of international cruising ketches