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A 1998 Hoek TC 51 Voyager

This Hoek Design Truly Classic 51 Voyager is simply stunning. Combining the elegance of the 1930s with modern hull configurations, this series is semi-custom, allowing the original owner to base their selections on a proven hull design, and a platform that has been honed over years. This version customized the interior layout and deck layout, as well as the sail plan and draft.

A flush deck and low deckhouse showcase the sweeping shear and moderate freeboard. Her long overhangs to bow and stern evoke the golden era of yacht design, but these Hoeks stand out for with their signature keyhole shaped cockpit, gorgeous interiors and fingertip control.

The idea and name for these boats came from a yacht created in partnership with the late Michael Peacock, former captain of the British Admiral’s Cup team. Launched in 1994, Truly Classic (later Zephyr, now named Savy) set new standards by winning the Spirit of Tradition Class at Antigua Classic Week three years in a row, as well as the overall “Med Cup” for Spirit of Tradition yachts.

Listed for € 592.000 (VAT paid) by Hoek in Palma.

2016 Wally Nano MkII

A 2016 Wally Nano MkII

Ten years ago Wally did what it does best, and dropped the collective jaw of the sailing world with the release of its Wally Nano, an Andre Hoek designed masterpiece. Just three years ago they dramatically updated the design with the MKII and in this short time the yacht is already considered a modern classic, the result of a magical collaboration between Wally’s Luca Bassani, designer Andre Hoek and the traditional Dutch yard Doomernik.

Like the original Nano, the MkII is designed to fit in a 40ft container so it can be shipped around the world. It’s carbon fiber mast splits into two sections and the keel bolts can be accessed easily. The MkII utilizes the same hull mold as the original, but weighs 660 pounds less and the entire boat is simplified throughout. In an effort to reduce weight and increase performance this model doesn’t focus on pushbutton sailing ease, instead switching original Nano’s sheeting system with a less automated system that reduces weight. “We decided to give it a bit more performance by having a small overlap in the tracks and changing the design of the chainplates,” said Hoek Design’s Vittorio Papa. Doomernik has also removed the diesel-powered saildrive and replaced it with electric propulsion as standard. The 6kW OceanVolt motor provides around seven hours autonomy.

Pilgrim is hull number 4 of the Wally Nano fleet and is fitted with many factory extras, including an upgraded North Sails package, upgraded Harken winches, complete transport cover package, and many other improvements.

The boat has a spectacular aft transom overhang and a plumb bow, creating a long water line with a magnificent retro look. Additionally, she boasts a large open cockpit with integrated aft deck, creating a large sunbathing area, and the Pilgrim cabin top style with glass sides to offer the inside-outside living concept.

Pilgrim lies ready to sail in Palma, Spain and is listed for $333,000 USD.