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The Yacht MISTRAL – A life’s work:

When the sailing enthusiast Dieter Krügel saw this irresistible Herreshoff Schooner, the
American Lady MISTRAL, in Newport Beach, CA, he immediately fell in love with her
beautiful lines and started a new chapter in his and her sailing history. The new owner
participated in different regattas in the Baltic and North Sea . He also sailed MISTRAL from
Flensburg, Germany across the North Atlantic several times – even participating in an
ocean-crossing regatta – to take part in regattas for classical ships in the Caribbean and
Canada. At some point it was time to improve her stability for these arduous journeys and
highly gifted boat builders in a historic shipyard located in Arnis at the river Schlei, breathed
new life into her during a second refit.

MISTRAL – a typical design by L. Francis Herreshoff

MISTRAL combines elegant hull lines with excellent sailing characteristics. The schooner
was totally refitted during 2 extensive restoration phases (the first from 1996 to 1999 and
the second from 2006 to 2008), which were objectively and lovingly documented. MISTRAL
is therefore not only visually but also technically in perfect condition. For any serious
admirer of classical sailing yachts looking for an impeccable and ocean-going ship a visit to
MISTRAL is highly recommended.

 L. Francis Herreshoff schooner, Design #73


 Built in 1938 in Saugus, Massachusetts, in the Britt. Brothers shipyard
 Bought in 1995 by Dieter Krügel
 Restored from 1996 to 1999 in a shipyard in Blue Rocks near Lunenburg, Nova
Scotia
 Restored from 2006 to 2008 in the shipyard of M. Paulsen in Arnis at the river Schlei,
Germany
Some data – a brief overview

 Length over all: 24.98 m (82 ft)


 Length on deck: 19.35 m (63.5 ft)
 Construction waterline: 16.75 m (54.95 ft)
 Beam: 4.6 m (15.09 ft)
 Draft: 2.5 m (8.2 ft)
 Air draft: 23 m (75.5 ft)
 Displacement: 43 t
 Upwind sail area: 195 m² (2099 sq ft)
 Fisherman stay sail: 37.5 m² (403.6 sq ft)
 Gollywobbler: 140 m² (1507 sq ft)
 Gennaker : 178.5, 156 and 120 m² (1921, 1679 and 1292 sq ft)
 Hull material: Yellow pitch pine on oak ribs covered with 3 layers of sipo mahogany
 Interior new: Cherry
 Mast material: Spruce
 Number of berths: 8
 Rigging: New Scotland schooner
 Motor: Nanni diesel, 114 kW (155 PS)
Restoration

With much love for detail

MISTRAL, built in 1938, was bought in 1995 by the passionate yachtsman Dieter Krügel.
He saw her in Newport Beach, CA., and spontaneously fell in love with the lines of this
classical yacht. After the purchase and transfer the new owner spared no expense and
even laid hands on during the two extensive restoration periods lasting several years to
bring new shine to this traditional Lady. MISTRAL was never meant to be a museum piece
but an ocean-going vessel to be sailed in a sporty fashion and thanks to the great love for
detail this was achieved during the restorations. During countless regattas and crossings of
the North Atlantic MISTRAL has proven her merit in any respect.

 L. Francis Herreshoff schooner, Design #73


 Built in 1938 in Saugus, Massachusetts, in the Britt. Brothers shipyard
 Bought in 1995 by Dieter Krügel
 Restored from 1996 to 1999 in a shipyard in Blue Rocks near Lunenburg, Nova
Scotia
 Restored from 2006 to 2008 in the shipyard of M. Paulsen in Arnis at the river Schlei,
Germany

The complete restoration has been lovingly documented in an illustrated book.


These pictures show the second phase of restoration from 2006 to 2008 in extracts.
Sale

After all the loving care during the restoration and countless adventures at sea,

the owner would like to pass on this masterpiece into new hands for reasons of age. See
more descriptions and information about the history of this classical yacht. MISTRAL – a
typical design by L. Francis Herreshoff. MISTRAL combines elegant hull lines with
excellent sailing characteristics. The schooner was totally refitted during 2 extensive
restoration phases (the first from 1996 to 1999 and the second from 2006 to 2008), which
were objectively and lovingly documented. MISTRAL is therefore not only visually but also
technically in perfect condition. For any serious admirer of classical sailing yachts looking
for an impeccable and ocean-going ship a visit to MISTRAL is highly recommended..
SY MISTRAL: Her history in excerpts“: In 1938 Theodor W. Little ordered MISTRAL to
be constructed according to a design by L. Francis Herreshoff. As hull #73 and with a
length of 63,6 ft she was the last Herreshoff schooner to be build in the shipyard of the Britt
Brothers at the Saugus River in West Lynn, Massachusetts. In typical Herreshoff tradition
MISTRAL was built as a big, nimble and fast schooner for the coastal waters of the
American East Coast. During the war MISTRAL was used by the US Coast Guard: As a
yacht she moved around noiselessly and was used to patrol for U-Boats. Years later she
even wrote US naval history: She was the first training ship of the US Navy to sail across
the Atlantic under the command of a female captain to participate in the coronation
ceremony of Queen Elizabeth II.
A description of the layout: From the cockpit and via the aft companionway you can go
below deck of MISTRAL, where there is full standing headroom throughout the vessel. A
classical place for navigation is located opposite the companionway. It is well equipped with
a seat and a small desk for writing as well as high-tech navigational and safety devices.
Behind this there are large drawers to store unfolded sea charts and an adjacent chart
table. The canvass room with all the sails is located behind the detachable companionway.
There is one large bunk on either side as well as a bath room with toilet, wash basin and
integrated shower. There is an additional door inside the bathroom leading to the engine
room. Moving forward there is a switchboard on starboard and a heated locker for storing
oilskins before you reach the bright and charming salon of the schooner with its deck house
skylights. The large table with a comfortable corner bench as well as a two seater is the
centerpiece of the salon. There are many bookshelves and lockers to put and store things.
On cold days a cozy Reflex oven provides warmth and atmosphere. The large, open pantry
is located on the starboard side of the salon. Midships on the starboard side is the owners
cabin with a double bed and exclusive access to an additional bathroom unit with toilet,
wash basin and a shower cabin with glass doors.
Midships but on the port side there is an additional bathroom unit with toilet, wash basin
and integrated shower. On the way to the fore ship and on port there are 2 berths on top of
each other. In the fore ship on the starboard side there are 2 additional berths on top of
each other and on port some storage space as well as an (emergency) exit way to the
deck. A lockable, watertight door in the collision bulkhead leads to the anchor locker, which
not only provides room for the anchor chain (100 m by 12 mm) and towing line (100 m) but
also for all fenders as well as other equipment. The entire schooner is flooded with light and
provides a cozy and exclusive ambiance due to the high quality interior and excellent wood
work. Dieter Krügel has to sell his MISTRAL for reasons of age: „After nearly 20 years
of countless regattas and adventures at sea I am very reluctant to let her go. I know every
last detail of this ship and invested a lot of time and love in this “relationship”. Whoever is
looking for a lovingly restored and ocean-going classical yacht will find MISTRAL to be a
reliable American Lady, who can weather any weather and will attract attention in every
harbor of the world. I hope that the new owner will find delight in MISTRAL during many
more adventures at sea. I am looking forward to hearing any serious offer.“

New price € 699.000.- VAT included


Dimension / material / electronic system / navigation:

 Length over all: 25 m (82 ft)


 Length over deck: 19.35 m (63.d ft)
 Construction waterline: 16.75 m (54.95 ft)
 Beam: 4.57 m (15.09 ft)
 Draft: 2.5 m (8.2 ft)
 Air draft: 23 m (75.5 ft)
 Displacement: 43 t
 Hull material: Yellow pitch pine on oak ribs covered with 3 layers of sipo mahogany
 Interior: Cherry
 Rigging: New Scotland schooner
 Engine: NANNI DIESEL T4.155 from 2009
 Survey: Available
 Operations manual: Available

 2 alternators, 50/100 A
 24 V service batteries 880 Ah, 24 V (from 2009)
 2 x 80 Ah, 12 V separate engine start battery
 24 V – 220 V inverter 3000 W
 Automatic charger
 Panel for fuses and monitoring
 Night lights at floor level

 Fluxgate PG500 compass


 M1834C-BB Processor, 60 cm radar antenna, 4 kW
 Chartplotter GD 1920C
 FURUNO GPS System
 FURUNO Chartplotter & Repeater
 MaxSea Commander active PC Software
 MaxSea AIS Module ARPA – AIS CTZRX Class B with GPS
 Weather module
 ICOM spare VHF
 ICOM handheld VHF
 ELNA VHF at nav station
 RAYMARINE speed / depth sounder / wind instrument at nav station and cockpit
 TracPhone FB 250 Compact
 GRUNDIG SSB Receiver / Radio
 Ocean Centry Radar reflector

 WEMPE clock / barograph and inclinometer


 Cassen & Plath compass
 Inmarsat E Mark 3S EPIRP
 4 x ARC personal lifesavers / MOB transceivers

Tank data / equipment and accessories:

 1200 l diesel tank (2 x 600 l)


 1600 l freshwater (4 tanks)
 400 l black water tank
 2 Edson manual bilge pumps
 2 x electric bilge pumps with 20 l/min (24 V)

• Sails

 • Standardsail 2013 new


 Mainsail, 3 reefs, 89 m² (958 sq ft, from 2013)
 Head sail, 2 reefs, 49 m² (527 sq ft, from 2013)
 Stay sail, 24 m² (258 sq ft, from 2013)
 Jib, 55 & 33 m² (592 & 355 sq ft, from 2013)
 Fisherman, 37 m² (398 sq ft, from 2013)
 Gollywobber, 140 m² (1507 sq ft)
 Gennaker, 178.5, 156 and 120 m² (1921, 1679 and 1292 sq ft)
 Storm jib
 Try sail

 Covers for mainsail, head sail and stay sail


 Complete winter cover (from 2014)
 Spruce masts and booms
 Front mast new in 2000
 Carbon spinnaker pole by HALL-Spars
 All winches made out of bronze by MEISSNER
 One fridge and one freezer
 Full galley equipment for 8 persons
 FORCE 10 gas stove with 2 flames and oven (from 2011)
 KATADYN 40 E Water Maker (from 2005)
 2 x 30 l hot water boiler, heated via engine or shore power
 JACOBS water pressure system
 REFLEX Diesel oven in saloon with warm water heating for the forward cabins

 50 kg (110 lbs.) Bruce anchor with 100 m (328 ft) chain of 12 mm (0.5″) diameter
 91 kg (200 lbs.) Herreshoff anchor
 91 kg (200 lbs.) Luke anchor
 60m (196 ft) anchor rope
 Anchor cleaning system on deck
 2 m (7 ft) wooden tender for rowing and sailing (Lapstrake/Epxoy)
 2.5 m (8 ft) Pischel RIB with a YAMAHA 8 PS outboard engine
 Life raft for 10 persons (from 2008) & SOS DAN Buoy
 3 foam fire extinguishers
 1 fire extinguisher (CO2)
 Tools and spare parts