Elegant, fast family bluewater cruising from the astonishing Vallicelli 78 LADISEA
September 20th, 2021
Vallicelli 78 LADISEA was commissioned for her current owners in 2009 and built by CB Yachts 2000, just beautifully. The brief was to deliver a fast and comfortable family cruising yacht with plenty of room for living, sunbathing and spending time together. LADISEA has a voluminous tender garage which is fantastic for storing a multitude of toys – diving tanks, Sea Bob and the tender which is essential for water-skiing! LADISEA has a vast and comfortable cockpit and lovely flush deck as well as a deck saloon which is flooded with light. Her owners were also very keen that the crew should have good accommodation and this is aft with its own crew mess.
Built of carbon with a carbon rig, she is powerful, responsive and full to sail. Vallicelli has also ensured that she is comfortable whilst on long passages.
LADISEA has been her family’s magic carpet since launch and together she and her family have explored the Mediterranean in detail, crossed the Atlantic, cruised the Caribbean and many points between. She has always been reliable and a fantastic platform for living.
Her cherry interior is beautifully finished and is warm as well as being airy.
Last winter it was decided that it was time for LADISEA to have a nautical makeover to prepare her for more seasons of use and enjoyment.
The refit has been extensive and was carried out in Badalona close to Barcelona, by the Shipyard that services and refits most of the Nautor Swan yachts in Mediterranean. Every part of LADISEA has been refitted, upgraded or replaced, from engine room to rig to interior. Below is a list of the major items:
New North sails.
Rudder and shaft both pulled and serviced.
New interior furnishings.
Refurbishment of the teak deck.
New paint – hull, superstructure and rig.
Vang, furler, backstay and winches serviced.
LAN wiring and 4G internet.
Fusion entertainment system.
Engine room insulated and painted.
Engine and generators overhauled.
All tanks cleaned.
All pumps either serviced or replaced.
Williams Tender, Sea Bob and dive gear all overhauled.
New safety equipment.
New exterior covers – cockpit cushions, bimini and lazybag.
All hatches have new vinyls and glazing panels.
All new galley appliances by Miele.
LADISEA is now in gleaming cruising trim. She has enjoyed a late summer cruising programme with her owners and she is now offered for sale.