0 1985 Porsius 28m Aluminium Ketch-Rigged Motorsailer For Sale | Grabau International Yacht Brokerage


€680,000 tax paid

Sub-24m registered length

General Information

Manufacturer/ModelPorsius 28m Aluminium Ketch-Rigged Motorsailer
DesignerA. Oehlmann / De Vries Lentsch
Boat NameWhite Star of RORC
New or UsedUsed
Sale StatusAvailable
Tax/VAT StatusTax paid
LyingSanremo, Italy


LOA28.5m (93'0")
LWL19.5m (63'0")
Beam6.7m (21'0")
Draft3.2m (10'0")
Hull ConstructionAluminium
Engine2x DAF DH 825 M 116hp
Keel TypeFin Keel

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Michele Antonini
Broker - Grabau International Italia

+39 333 74 89 281

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    Newly-refitted 28.50m aluminium ketch-rigged motorsailer with registered length of 23.95m, designed by De Vries Lentsch and A.Oehlmann and built by Scheepswerf Porsius in the Netherlands.


    Originally constructed in 1985 with the build classification of an ‘Aldabaran 26’, WHITE STAR OF RORC is a 28.5m aluminium ketch-rigged twin-screw motorsailor, with five guest cabins and two crew cabins spread across two deck levels.

    Designed by De Vries Lentsch with naval architecture by A. Oehlmann and build by Scheepswerf Porsius, WHITE STAR OF RORC represents a collaboration between some of the most highly regarded named in Dutch aluminium yacht construction. Lovingly maintained throughout her ownerships, WHITE STAR OF RORC has most recently benefitted from a substantial 2021 refit including complete new paint, upgraded electrical systems and an updated interior.

    Her specification highlights include:
    • Topsides, superstructure and hull internals repainted 2021
    • Hydraulic operated bow thruster
    • Twin DAF engines
    • Twin Paguro 18kw generators
    • New air-conditioning system
    • Led lights
    • 5,4m outboard dinghy with davits
    • Pilot house
    • Guests aft cockpit
    • Forward sunbathing area
    • Crew quarter with dedicated accesses
    • Reckmann hydraulic furling rig with push-button mainsail, mizzen and yankee
    • Cutter stay
    • Underwater lights

    Part 1 British Registered, EU VAT paid and with a registered length 23.95m, WHITE STAR OF RORC is available for immediate sale.


    The motor-powered sailing vessel ‘WHITE STAR’ was designed in 1985 by the famous yacht builder A.Oehlmann and built at the Porsius shipyard in the Netherlands. The client who ordered the boat was a Portuguese industrialist who wanted to fulfil a dream of his during the last years of his life. The predominant features of this yacht are hence the particularly solid structure and an extraordinary spaciousness and comfort. These distinguishing features were further enhanced by the new owner by means of a series of extensive works in the deck area.

    The covered deck salon with dining are for 10 people, a small pantry and bar can satisfy even the most demanding requirements when it comes to yachting in the Mediterranean Sea. The newly refurbished flybridge is a beautiful open-air living room for marvellous afternoons under the sun.

    The yacht’s interior comprises the following areas: wheelhouse with navigation console and helmstation as well as a salon/dining room for 10 people, spacious owner’s cabin with shower and WC, two guestrooms, each with double bed, shower and WC. Two other guestrooms with pullman beds, shower and WC are available, and a furnished kitchen, completely electric with all the necessary appliances. The crew area comprises: the captain’s cabin with shower/WC, crew cabin for 2 with shower and WC and a crew dining room. There is also a workbench, tool cabinet, completed electrical distribution system for 380vAC and 24vDC, central dust aspirator system, washing machine and dryer.



    RCD Status:
    • Our understanding is that the yacht is exempt from CE Conformity as she was in use in the EEA prior to June 1998.

    Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
    • Aluminium hull, deck and superstructure
    • Teak laid decking
    • Topsides and superstructure repainted - 2021

    Keel & Rudder:
    • Integral aluminium keel with ballast
    • Aluminium rudder blade supported by full depth-skeg


    Engine & gearbox:
    • 2x DAF DH 825 M6 cylinders diesel engine producing @ 116hp each
    • PTO for electro hydraulic driven devices mounted on starboard engine
    • Reduction gearboxes with shaft-drive
    • Cruising speed approx. 8 knots @ 1.800 rpm
    • Consumption at cruising speed approx. 40 litres/hour for both the engines

    Service & Maintenance:
    • Engines have been overhauled zero hours between 2021 and 2022
    • Date of last engine service – 2022

    Propulsion & Steering:
    • Electrohydraulic steering system with double cockpit - deck house and cockpit
    • Cramm 30KVA hp hydraulically driven by PTO Bowthruster
    • 2x 3-bladed propellers driven via stainless steel shafts through p-brackets


    Voltage systems:
    • 24vDC primary domestic system with 12vDC starting circuit and 220v AC via shorepower, generators or inverter.
    • The domestic system can also be supplied with 380vDC shorepower

    Battery Banks:
    • 2x 24vDC services battery banks - 2021
    • 12vDC engines start batteries
    • 12vDC generator start batteries

    Charging / Inverter:
    • Quick SBC 2450 24vDC 100Amp battery charger – 2021
    • Quick SBC 1950 24vDC 80Amp battery charger – 2021
    • Victron 12vDC battery charger

    • Starboard side Paguro 1800 18kw diesel generator
    • Generator hours – approx. 409 as of spring 2022
    • Date of last generator service – 2022
    • Port side Paguro 1800 18kw diesel generator
    • Generator hours – approx. 300 as of spring 2022
    • Date of last generator service – 2022

    • 2x 12vDC engines mounted alternator
    • 1x 24vDC 110Amp starboard engine mounted alternator

    Other Electrical:
    • The domestic system can also be supplied with 380vDC shorepower
    • Batteries can be putted in parallel to start engines from services batteries


    Fresh Water:
    • The hot freshwater circuit is led into well-insulated hot water tank, heated by engine or 230v AC immersion heater elements
    • 12vDC - 24vDC pressure pump – 2020

    • HP Watermaker 150 l/hour reverse osmosis water maker – 2021

    Bilge Pumps:
    • Electric bilge pumps
    • Manual bilge pump
    • Electric shower drain pumps

    Other Plumbing:
    • Deck and chain washing pump


    • 4,800 litres in stainless steel diesel tank

    Fresh Water:
    • 2,000 litres in stainless steel water tank

    Holding Tanks:
    • Holding tanks


    Cockpit in the pilot house:
    • 3x B&G analogic wind displays
    • Tanks gauge
    • Oil pressure
    • Engines temperatures
    • Simrad GPS chartplotter display – 2021
    • Simrad autopilot display control
    • Decca 970BT color radar

    At Chart Table:
    • PC computer screen

    Cockpit on the deck house:
    • 1x B&G analogic wind display
    • Raymarine ST2 90 wind display
    • Raymarine ST2 90 wind direction
    • Steering angle
    • Simrad autopilot display control- 2021
    • Simrad GPS chartplotter display – 2021
    • Simrad DS80 bow thruster control
    • Raytheon ST60 Depth display
    • Reckman mizzen furling hydraulic control
    • Reckman main furling hydraulic control
    • Reckman headstay furling hydraulic control

    Communications Equipment:
    • VHF with DSC


    • 4 electric hob galley
    • Bosh electric hoven
    • Siemens dishwasher
    • Stainless steel
    • Cooker hood
    • 2x front opening fridges

    • Electric marine heads – all new from 2021

    Heating & Ventilation:
    • Climma reverse air conditioning system supply cold and warm air in all the cabins - 2021

    • TV and Stereos

    • Hoover washer/dryer


    Summary of Accommodation:
    • WHITE STAR OF RORC offers accommodation for up to 12 guests in 5-guest cabins plus crew quarters consisting of captain’s cabin and further twin crew cabin.
    • She has a master cabin aft with dedicated heads and bath tub.
    • The crew quarter has a dedicate access to the deck and to the galley. A dedicated head and also dedicated sofa with table.
    • All of the cabins have their own ensuite bathrooms.
    • Deck house with chart table and steering consol.
    • Centre saloon with port side table and C sofa with table. Portside wood cabinets and access to the guests cabin down and engine room.

    Interior Finishes:
    • Cherry wood joinery
    • Teak floors
    • Vinyl padded headlinings
    • Blue carpeting in accommodation cabins
    • Cream/beige upholstery


    • Ketch rig
    • White painted aluminium alloy Reckman Spars
    • Two sets of inline spreaders on main and mizzen masts
    • Reckmann hydraulic furling yankee
    • Manual furling staysail
    • In-mast hydraulic Reckman furling for mainsail and mizzen with manual back up

    • 1x 27 2-speed Barlow winch at the mast
    • 1x 28 2-speed Barlow winch at the mast
    • 1x 25 2-speed Barlow winch at the mast
    • 2x 32 2-speed self-tailing hydraulic main winches
    • 1x 32 2-speed self-tailing hydraulic main winch
    • 1x 28 2-speed Barlow winch at the mizzen mast
    • 1x 43 2-speed self-tailing Lewmar winch at the mizzen mast
    • 1x 224 2 speed self-tailing Antal winch in the coachwood

    • In-mast Furling main
    • In-mast furling mizzen
    • Furling genoa
    • Furling staysail

    • Varnished teak bulwark
    • Wide passarelle with guardwire can operate as a bathing ladder
    • Circular aft cockpit searing with varnished teak table
    • Aluminium davits for tender and passarelle

    Anchoring & Mooring:
    • Hydraulic operated windlass
    • Anchor with chain
    • 2x Lofrans electric mooring capstan winches

    Covers, Cushions & Canvas:
    • External cushion
    • Aft cockpit bimini
    • Centre cockpit bimini with sprayhood

    Tender & Outboard:
    • Zodiac 5,40, centre console rigid bottom tender
    • Evinrude 40hp outboard engine


    General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owners specific needs.

    Viewing arrangements

    Lying Sanremo

    Available to view strictly by appointment

    Office Hours Mon- Fri 0900 – 17.00
    Saturday by prior appointment

    For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact us.

    Please Note: Due to the varying locations of our yachts, your travel time and the distances that may be involved, we recommend that you only make arrangements to view if you are actively considering purchase.

    Lead Broker: Michele Antonini – Grabau International (Italia)
    Tel: +39 333 74 89 281
    Email: enquiries@grabauinternational.com

    Grabau International offers the details of all vessels in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information or warranty the condition of any vessel and the details do not constitute a part of any contract. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. All vessels are offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. Grabau International provides professional yacht conveyancing and legal transfer of title for all yachts as per the ABYA Code of Practice with all deposit payments and final balance payments processed through secure dedicated client accounts solely for that purpose. Our dedicated client accounts are written in trust at Natwest Bank and we are fully insured.

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