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1979 Maxi 120 Ketch

Lefkas, Greece


This 1979 Maxi 120 family cruiser, designed by Pelle Petersson and built by Maxi Yachts AB in Sweden, was re-engined in 2003 and is currently lying ashore at Lefkas Marina in Greece. A comfortable and fully equipped centre cockpit ketch which benefits from a number of recent upgrades including new cabin upholstery and the hull and deck being resprayed in 2013. British Part 1 Registered. Possible use of berth in Lefkas Marina (10 year lease remaining) available by separate negotiation.

Basic Boat Info

Tax Status: Paid
Make: Maxi
Model: 120 Ketch
Year: 1979
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 39 ft / 11.89 m

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Nanni
  • Model: 4.220
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 54hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2003
  • Engine Hours: 1000


Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Ketch, Cruisers, Ketch


Martin Lovell
Lovell Yachts Limited


Lovell Yachts Limited
Castle Emplacement St Peter Port
Guernsey, GB, GY1 1AU
Tel:+44 (0)1481 716880

  • Length overall: 39’4” (12.00 M)
  • Waterline length: 33’6” (10.20 M)      
  • Beam: 12’6” (3.80 M)
  • Draft (encapsulated fin keel): 5’6” (1.70 M)                                 
  • Displacement: 9800 Kg
  • Diesel (stainless steel tank): 66 Gal (300 Lt)
  • Fresh water (stainless steel tank): 132 Gal (600 Lt)
Mechanical and electrical
  • 54 hp Nanni 4.220 fresh water cooled diesel engine (2003) driving 3 blade fixed propeller gives 7 knots maximum speed
  • Full engine instrumentation (approximately 1000 hours) and single lever control
  • New alternator and shaft coupling (2016)
  • Wheel steering with wire linkage  
  • 12 volt DC electrical system (4 x 95 ah batteries – 2017) with isolator switches
  • Inverter
  • Solar panel (50 W)
  • Lofrans electric anchor windlass   
  • Pressurised fresh water system with hot water calorifier and sea water back-up pump at galley
  • Stainless steel holding tank for aft heads compartment (approximately 100 Lt)
  • Electric bilge pump  
Spars and Sails
  • Silver anodised single spreader keel stepped mast, deck stepped mizzen mast, booms and spinnaker pole
  • S/s standing rigging (2003) with genoa furling / reefing system
  • Braid running rigging with main halyard led aft to self-tailing winch and clutch in cockpit
  • Self-tailing primary / genoa winches in cockpit (2)
  • Spinnaker winches in cockpit (2)
  • Halyard winches on mast (3) and mizzen mast (2)
  • Reef line winches on boom (2)
  • Sail wardrobe includes slab reefing mainsail, slab reefing mizzen, roller furling / reefing genoa and spinnaker
  • Boom stack away / cover and lazy jacks
  • Mizzen boom cover
Navigation Equipment
  • Furuno GP32 GPS
  • Standard Horizon CP180 chartplotter
  • Sailor RT144B VHF radio
  • Standard Horizon HX290 handheld VHF radio
  • Nasa depthsounder
  • Nasa wind speed and direction
  • Nasa navtex
  • Autohelm speed and distance log
  • Autohelm ST4000 autopilot
  • Compass
  • Clock and barometer
  • Navigation lights including chart table and steaming lights
  • Selection of paper charts
  • Sapelli interior with spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 7 crew in 3 cabins including saloon
  • New mattresses and cabin upholstery (2013)
  • Forward cabin with 2 generous sized bunks on port side and direct access to guest / days heads compartment with Lavac marine toilet and wash hand basin
  • Large open plan saloon with full width dinette arrangement forward (2 full length settee berths) 
  • Chart table to rear of saloon on port side leading to aft heads compartment with Lavac marine toilet, wash hand basin and shower
  • Galley opposite with gimballed 2 burner gas cooker / oven, double stainless steel sink, electric fridge and ample worktops
  • Aft cabin with 2 berths (single and small double) with direct access to heads compartment
  • Ventilation hatches / ports and deck hatches provide excellent ventilation
  • Main companionway steps up to centre cockpit with synthetic teak decking, wheel pedestal and folding table
  • Good stowage throughout yacht including hanging wardrobes in both cabins and forward lazarette / sail locker
  • 6 man canister life raft mounted on coachroof (2014)
  • 2.60 M inflatable tender (RIB) with cover
  • Tender davits
  • 2.5 hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboard motor (2012)
  • Outboard motor storage bracket
  • Cockpit windscreen with sprayhood and stainless steel grab rail
  • Aluminium gangway
  • Transom mounted folding boarding / bathing ladder
  • Life belt
  • Danbuoy
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Bruce anchor with new chain in 2011 (70 M)
  • Spade aluminium kedge anchor with chain (3 M) and warp
  • 35 lb Fishermans anchor with warp
  • Warps and fenders

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. 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 Purchaser 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.

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