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Schooner 160 Invader
(49,00 m) - 1905

Layout :

  • Length : 49,00 m (160' 7")
  • LOA : 41.60 m (136’)
  • LOA with bowsprit : 49.00m(160’7’’)
  • Material : Steel
  • Rigging : Schooner
  • Engine : single engine diesel

Italian flag.

Price : 361,17 M XPF / 3 000 000 €


No expenses to foresee. Important rentability in charter.

This is an opportunity to own one of the most prestigious vintage sailing yachts available at a very advantageous price.

She has a great history and a classic beauty.

Video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSp6FF0uo54

Possibility of delivery of your boat on quotation.

R.Y.B has selected a team of professional captains for the Mediterranean, Atlantic, Caribbean and French Polynesia areas.

Contact us for more information!

Interior fittings :

6 sleeps - 3 double cabins

  • Owner's cabin with double bathroom
  • 2 Guest cabins with private bathroom
  • 3 Cabins for 6 crew members with private bathroom

Listing :

Building and history

The story of the restoration of Invader is as extraordinary as the yacht herself. Designed by the nephew of the great Nathaniel G. Herreshoff, and one of his many disciples, Invader shows all the signs of the great designs of “The wizard of Bristol”. With her nearly 87ft of main boom and 40ft of bowsprit, her dimensions are extraordinary, as is her performance in light winds. As with all these great yachts, her history is a mixture of triumphs, disasters, film stars, glamour, and neglect. Now, after a period of very little use following the demise of her latest owner, the heirs are very keen to move this masterpiece on, and have consequently priced her at a very sensible level. For an owner who wishes to have one of the great classic yachts of the world, in a very little used condition, and with a great racing and cruising future ahead of her, Invader would be an obvious choice.
Invader has an immense history behind it and is an iconic sailing yacht that has been refitted to the highest standards keeping its grace and beauty intact. 
With 3 spacious cabins, all have been refitted following religiously the original fittings, riggings and fixtures of the boat with the latest materials and advanced systems. The last refits were done in 2003, 2019 and 2020.
She is truly a unique sailing vessel that will appeal to those owners wishing to have a real contact with the sea, to experience the real joy of sailing. 


1 Owner twin bed cabin, double bathroom (washbasin, WC, bidet each; shower in common), double large wardrobe, sofa, writing desk, stereo, TV, safe, air conditioned

2 Guest cabins: each cabin is arranged with twin beds, bathroom (washbasin, WC, bidet, shower), stereo, air conditioned

 : Dining area for 6 guests, bar, fridge-icemaker, TV, DVD, stereo, air conditioned

1 Captain’s cabin with small double bed, safe, air conditioned, bathroom (washbasin, WC, Shower) in front of the cabin

2 Crew cabins each with upper and lower berth, bathroom with wash basin, WC, shower, air conditioned

Comfortable dining area for 5-6 crew in front of galley

Last modified : 06/07/2023


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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