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1979 Custom 60ft Motor Cruiser

Sardinia, Italy


Cernat Vedette 60, built 1979. A unique opportunity to purchase this “two owners from new”, 60ft Custom Transatlantic Motor Yacht. If you’re looking to venture away from the norm of mass-produced motor yachts without compromising on creature comforts, then look no further. “Chrisber” is a one-of-a-kind classic, guaranteed to turn heads wherever she goes and benefits from a consistent maintenance routine and sizable inventory. Poyaud 6PZM diesel engine, 8KVA Fischer Panda PMS 8000 Generator, Long range tankage, Sleeps 6 in 3 cabins plus 1 in navigation berth. Currently berthed in Sardinia and ready for viewings.

Basic Boat Info

Make: Custom
Model: 60ft Motor Cruiser
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: Cernat Shipyard
Designer: Gueroult & Fils
Construction: Steel


Length: 60 ft / 18.29 m
Length Overall: 59'7 ft / 18.16 m
Waterline Length: 52'4 ft / 15.95 m
Beam: 17'1 ft / 5.21 m
Max Draft: 6'6 ft / 1.98 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Poyaud
  • Model: 6PZM
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 230hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade
  • Year: 1979
  • Engine Hours: 5134


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Motor Yachts


Jonty Stubbs
Williams & Smithells Yacht Brokers


Williams & Smithells UK
Wicormarine Cranleigh Road, Portchester
Fareham, GB, PO16 9DR


White E26 E steel hull with blue stripe
Gray steel non-slip deck
White E26 E steel superstructure
5 x Watertight bulkhead
Hydraulic steering
Last survey 2016


Original Poyaud 6PZM diesel engine
5,134 recorded hours
4,000 NM range at eco speed (9kts)
Pont a Mousson gearbox
4 Blade fixed prop
8KVA Fischer Panda PMS 8000 Generator
1200 recorded hours


24v and 220v onboard voltage
2 x Battery banks
Bank 1: 4 x 6v Batteries
Bank 2: 6 x 12v Batteries deep cycle (approx 10 years old)
Dary 20amp battery charger
500w inverter
Shore power runs through isolator


2 x Steel fuel tanks with 8,300ltrs total capacity
2 x Steel water tanks with 2,860ltrs total capacity
2 x Steel grey water tanks with 200ltrs total capacity


Sleeps 6 in 3 cabins plus 1 in navigation berth
Forward cabin with 2 x single berths
Large open saloon with U-shaped seating to port
Sofa seating to starboard
Saloon heads to starboard with manual W/C and shower
Large U-shaped galley to port
Aft section with 2 x cabins
Portside cabin with double berth
Starboard cabins with 2 x singles (bunk)
Aft heads to port with manual W/C and shower
Dark wood interior
2m Average headroom


Cooker with oven and 4 x hobs
Double stainless steel sink
Cutlery and crockery
Cooking utensils
Well-equipped galley


Titan electric 2000 windlass
Brittany bow anchor with 110m/14mm chain
CQR Kedge anchor with 110m/14mm chain
8 x Mooring lines
7 x Fenders
Deck shower
Winter covers


Helm compass mounted on wheelhouse roof
Furuno 1833c plotter
Furuno depth sounder
Furuno radar
Sailor VHF
Furuno autopilot
Furuno NavTex
1 Com SSB radio
2 x setups
Furuno 300 GPS feeds Furuno 1833c plotter
Garmin GPS feeds PC plotter 240v via invertor
Furuno triple GPS compass feeds true bearing to autopilot


Zodiac 6-person Tender
Yamaha 8hp outboard
Carried on davits


8 Person life raft
3 x Fire extinguishers
Fire blanket
Engine-powered bilge pump
Various manual bilge pumps
10 + Life jackets
Dan Buoy
Life Buoy
Emergency tiller

The condition or level of safety equipment on board is not to be negotiated on following survey. It is likely to be listed by most surveyors but is not structural or an integral working part of the vessel and is not to be used to further negotiate the price down after survey. We strongly suggest that for your own personal safety that when purchasing a yacht you provide new safety equipment rather than relying on second hand gear.

Should you become the new owner of this yacht then the responsibility to re-register or update official bodies for items such as EPIRB, VHF, MMSI or AIS becomes yours.

Disclaimer and Travelling to Inspect

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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This Yacht is offered for sale by Williams & Smithells International Ltd

Williams & Smithells International Ltd
Unit 3 Martins Barn,
Birdham Road,
West Sussex,
PO20 7BX
Company Reg No 11329373
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