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Caroff Sterwen MK2
(12,31 m) - 1987

Layout :

  • Length : 12,31 m (40' 4")
  • LOA: 12.31 m (40')
  • Beam: 4.10 m (13'4")
  • Draft: 1.80 m (5'9")
  • Tonnage: 17 T
  • Material: Steel
  • Rigging: Sloop
  • Engine: Yanmar 4JH3-TE 55 HP

French flag. Tax paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 4,2 M XPF / 35 200 €


Sailboat in good condition and well maintained.

Interior fittings :

Sleeps 4 to 6 - 2 double cabins including 1 owner's cabin

  • Double berth forward (V-berth)
  • Large U-shaped saloon with fold-down table
  • U-shaped galley to port
  • Chart table to starboard
  • Workshop
  • Single cabin with desk to starboard
  • Head
  • Large double owner's cabin aft with double bed, facing bench seat and ample storage space

Listing :

Building and history

Sterwen MK2 steel sailboat built in 1987 by PORHIEL shipyard (René Lanester) according to designs by architect Caroff.
This 1st category sailing yacht can accommodate 9 to 12 people on board.
The yacht left the Caribbean in the 90s for Polynesia, where she has remained ever since. 5th owner.


Yanmar 4JH3E 54 HP(2022, 2000 h) engine
Average consumption: 2 L/h
Up-to-date maintenance: oil change, filters, impeller at 1900 h
Diesel tank: 150L

Sloop rigging

LEE SAIL semi-battened mainsail (2019)
Furling genoa LEE SAIL (2019)
Furling staysail with UV band (2019)
Spinnaker with sock
Storm jib
Removable forestay (with many sails)
Extra old mainsail
2 Spinnaker poles
2 Lewmar 46 2-speed cockpit winches
3 Lewmar 40 2-speed cockpit winches
3 Lewmar 40 2-speed mast winches

Ground tackle

Goiot 1000 W electric windlass with wired remote control
Main anchor: DELTA 25 Kg anchor + 50 m 12 mm galvanized chain


Fresh water tank: 300 L
Double sink
Washbasin in bathroom
Pressurized fresh water with carbon filter and foot-pump seawater
FORCE 10 gas stove - 2 burners, oven and grill (2014)
Custom-built 12V fridge with DANFOSS BD50 generator
1 Outside shower
1 Manual toilet


2 Solar panels 260W, total 520 W with 30A regulator (2018)
4 Gel batteries 100A, total 400A (12/2021)
Engine battery 100 Ah (12/2021)
Alternator on engine
AEROGENE 4 wind vane
Electrical panel with circuit breaker (2016)
Adjustable LED lighting
Fans (cabin + galley)

Electronics and navigation instruments

Auto pilots RAYMARINE ST6000 (+ 1 extra)
MER VEILLE radar detector
Log, sounder
Fixed VHF Horizon Eclipse +
Handheld VHF RT411

Safety equipment

Seasafe 6-people liferaft (2020)
Epirb ACR beacon
Horseshoe buoy
3 Fire extinguishers
3 Inflatable jackets
6 Classic jackets
Bilge pump


Dinghy Plastimo 3.10 m (2019) with protective cover
Suzuki 2T 15 HP outboard engine with protective cover


Dinghy davits
Cover (2018)
Mainsail cover (2018)
Force 10 gas barbecue
Fishing rod + 75 cm shotgun
Workshop with all necessary tools, sander, screwdriver, battery-powered grinder...
Many spare parts: fittings, plumbing, electricity, pilot...

Last bottom paint: July 2023: change of windlass relay (2023) + electric pump (2023) + engine overhaul at 1900 h

Main strengths

Beautiful living space.
Large sails in good condition.
Easy to sail.

Last modified : 06/12/2023


The boat's inventories are based on the indications given by the owners and even if we do our best to see that they are in accordance with the reality, there might be some differences. The boat's and equipment's condition has to be checked jointly by the buyer and seller before the sale. The respective responsibilities of both the seller and the buyer remain intact. In no case can Raiatea-yacht be held responsible for any defect on the boat.

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