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Ovni 435
(13,37 m) - 2002

Layout :

  • Length : 13,37 m (43' 10")
  • Beam : 4,22 m (13'8")
  • Draft : 0,74 m - 2,54 m (2'42" - 8'33")
  • Headroom : 1,95 m (6'39")
  • Displacement : 10,3 tons
  • Material : Aluminium
  • Rigging : Cutter
  • Engine : Volvo 55 HP

French flag. Tax not paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 20,67 M XPF / 173 250 €

Aluminum centerboard, owner cabin, good condition.

Equipped offshore trips!

Interior fittings :

Sleeps 6 - 3 double cabins

  • Fore head with toilet and shower
  • Fore owner double cabin
  • U-shaped saloon on port side
  • Chart table on port side
  • Galley on starboard
  • 2 aft double cabins
  • Head with toilet on starboard

Listing :

Building and history

OVNI 435 aluminum centerboard, built in 2002 by Alubat shipyards, according to designs by architect Philippe Briand.
3rd owners.
This offshore boat has completed an Atlantic tour, sailed across the Atlantic as well as the Pacific.
The sailboat arrived in May 2018.


Volvo D2 - 55 hp (2500 hrs)
1 alternator 100W
1 alternator 90W
Sterling Smart controller (2015) on 90W alternator
JPROP 2 folding blades propeller (2014)
Cutlass bearing changed (2015)
Refit engine exhaust (exhaust elbow changed in 2015)
Replacing the engine hoses and water pump revised (2015)
Numerous spare parts: belts, spinnaker shaft seal, impeller, oil filters and diesel, injectors, high pressure pipes, electrical connectors, etc ...
The helm column has been revised (bearings changed), rudder bushings, rudder lift cylinder have been replaced (2017)

Cutter rigging

Standing rigging redone (2015)
Main full batten 3 reefs (2016)
1 Genoa 50m² (2013)
1 Genoa 50m² (2005)
1 Staysail 17m² (UV band redone in 2015)
Walder boom brake

Ground tackle

Lofrans windlass 1000W + remote control
Main anchor: Lewmar anchor 33 Kg + 70m chain
Aft anchorage: sand anchor + 14m chain
Second anchorage: Delta anchor 16 Kg + 20m chain


3 * 200 L Plastimo flexible tanks, total 600 L: replacing the aluminum freshwater tanks, allows to drink the water from the tanks without the risk of ingesting alumina (harmful for the body) and also avoids the risk of corrosion. The two old aluminum tanks were repaired in Guadeloupe by a professional. They are currently used in storage.
Engine-mounted 100l / h watermaker (revised 2016): coupled to the engine and produces up to 120L / h
2 Catpump high pressure pumps, 60L membranes (2012)
4 adjustable solar panels 320W, total 1280 W (2016)
1 Regulator MPTT (2016)
Eno gas stove + gas oven

Thermic insulation
Only on ceilings, behind the cabins and the main cabin (saloon and galley) linings. Made of thin multilayer insulation
(thickness app. 1cm). Very efficient in hot countries, not tested in cold temperatures. This insulation was installed by the owner.


3 Firefly housse batteries 100 Amp each, total 330 Amp (2018)
2 OPTIMA Spiral engine batteries of 75Amp each, total 150 Amp + 1 battery of 50Amp
Parallel battery coupler
Sterling 220V sinusoidal converter (2015)
Charger 220V 60A
Sterling Galvanic isolator 220V (2015)
Solar panels 2*80 W + 1*100 W + 1*60 W, total 320 W, 1 regulator MPPT 30A
Silentwind wind generator (2016) + regulator
Led navigation lighting deck + mast (Navigation + mooring detection night)
2 * LED deck light (stern and bow)

Electronics and navigation instruments

Loch Speedo Sounder NKE (2 repeaters on roof)
Raymarine ST6000 autopilot, hydraulic Lecombe Schmit actuator
Furuno D4 radar on tablet (2015)
BLU ICOM718, tuning box, whip antenna 7m
Lowrance GPS plotter chart Navionics
VHF Icom (2018)
Navtex Furuno NX300
EPIRB Ocean Signal distress beacon (2016)
Orion Beaufort self-steering vane (2015) easily removable and installed on the aft platform for long offshore trips: provides serenity, silence and energy saving. It doubles the autopilot in case of failure.
50W Pioneer Radio

Safety equipment

Life raft (2014 and revised 2017)
2 Fire extinguishers
2 Detectors (port & starboard) water bilge


Caribe 2.6 m hard bottom dinghy with cover (2012)
Yamaha 2T 15 HP outboard engine


Bimini + aft gantry extension (2012, revised regularly)
Dodger (Transparents redone in 2016)
Large mooring cover on boom + fore triangle cover on deck
2 Dodgers

Last bottom paint: February 2018
Ultrasonic bottom paint (2 probes): 2015
Deck and strake painting: 2014
Imitation teak on aft platform: 2015

Main strengths

Seaworthy sailboat and very safe. The rudder and the drift are liftable by hydraulic cylinder, ideal for anchoring in shallow and better protected areas or in case of strong winds.
The boat is very well equipped and well maintained.
Completely self-sufficient for water and power, at mooring as well as at sea.
Ready to go!

Last modified : 08/07/2019


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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