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Ovni 455 - VENDU
(14,80 m) - 1997

Layout :

  • Length : 14,80 m (48' 6")
  • Beam: 4.35m (14'3'')
  • Draft: 0.8m (2'7'') / 2.54m (8'4'')
  • Displacement: 12.5 mt
  • Material: aluminium
  • Engine: 60HP YANMAR

Swiss flag. Tax not paid for French Polynesia.

Based in French Polynesia

Price : 22,1 M XPF / 185 000 €

Full aluminium centerboarder. Owner cabin, very well maintained. 3 double cabins, 2 heads.

Ready for round-the-globe sailing !

Interior fittings :

Spleeps: 8

  • Heads fore with toilets and shower
  • Owner double cabin fore
  • U-shape saloon on port
  • Charts table on port
  • Galley on starboard
  • 2 double cabins aft
  • Heads with toilets on starboard

Listing :


Aluminium centerboarder sailboat, type OVNI 455, built in 1996 by ALUBAT shipyard, design by Philippe Briand, launched in 1997. The boat was originally equipped with 4 cabins. The inside layout was modified to make one large owner cabin of the two double cabins fore.
Bought in 2009 in the Med by her current owners, the boat received a lot fo new equipments and upgrades. The boat arrived in French Polynesia in 2013. The owner frequently sails between Tahiti, the Cooks, the Marquesas and came back to French Polynesia in July 2016.


YANMAR 60HP inboard engine, 4000 hrs (1997)
Regulary maintained
VOLVO joint changed in April 2018
MAXPROP propeller
Bow thruster
Diesel tanks: 2 x 200L, total 400L

Cutter rigging

Original standing, checked every year
Full batten mainsail (2009) with lazybag, 3 reefling lines, on FREDERIKSEN ball-bearing travelers
Genoa (2009) on PROFURL furler, anti-UV band 2018
Staysail (cut from another sail in 2009) on PROFURL furler
Asymmetrical spinnaker, very good condition, pole
WALDER boom holder

Ground tackle

LOFRANS TIGRE electric windlass 1500W
Main anchor gear: SPADE 25kg + 70m of 12mm chain (2012)
Secondary anchor gears: 1 anchor + rope


Fresh water: 2 x 300L, total 600L
AQUA 7 watermaker, 70L/h
Double sinks with fresh and sea water
2-burners ENO stove + oven (gas)
1 fridge, water-cooled
1 fridge, air-cooled
Water heater 30L, is never in use, thermostat most probably to change
2 showers + deck shower
2 manual toilets
Radio CD player 4 speakers
3 fans on 12V (saloon)


House batteries: 6 x 105Ah gel, total 630Ah (August 2014)
Engine battery: 1 x 105Ah (2018)
Genset battery: 1 x 105Ah (2017)
Leak detector
Solar pannels: 2 x 90W, total 180W, plus controler
AEROGEN 6 wond generator
KOHLER 4.5kW genset
Battery charge controller
CRISTEC 80Amp shore charger
VICTRON 2000W inverter

Electronics and navigation instruments

AUTOHELM nav station (windvane/loch/depth/pilot)
Auto pilot with LECOMBLE & SHMITT hydraulic drive
FURUNO GP-32 chart-plotter GPS (2009)
FURUNO radar
Iridium (2014)
Marine computer + MAXSEA softwear 1.9.6, world charts (2009)


CARIBE hard-bottom 2.80m
YAMAHA 9.9HP engine


SEASAFE 6 places life-raft, serviced in 2018
1st category safety equipement
11 auto-inflating lifejackets


Removable roof dodger
Removable bimini
Frame with davits
4 diving tanks
BAUER diving compressor

Main strengths

Centerboarder (flush bottom), spacious owner cabin, very well maintained.
Cherrywood interior, warm and bright.
Ready to sail around the world !

Last modified : 02/02/2019


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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