Grabau International is delighted to encourage inspections aboard the 1990 Sciarrelli 50 ‘ELISIR’.
Extremely high-quality Spirit of Tradition yacht to Sciarrelli designs and built in mahogany. Stunning lines and beautifully maintained, she perfect for the passionate sailor is looking for timeless beauty and value.
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ELISIR is project number 118 designed by Carlo Sciarrelli, built by Cantiere Nautico Studio Altura in Venice. ELISIR is now under her third ownership and she was always kept at top condition, continuously upgraded for summer cruising with the family she is now a beautiful and evergreen high quality wooden built Sciarrelli design.
ELISIR was bought by her current owner in 2005 and she has been continuously well maintained with all the needs for summer cruising in comfort and style. Her highlights include:- • Khaya mahogany construction • Structural teak deck • Three cabins layout, 2 heads layout • Sail locker convertible in crew cabin • Opening from the pulpit bow • Cockpit table extension • 80 litres/hour Water maker • Yankee, jib and staysail rigged • 2x Aluminium mast painted • Black water tanks • Grey water tanks
ELISIR is now for sale as her owner embark on a new project.
“Carlo Sciarrelli was born in Trieste on 6 July 1934 and died in Trieste on 24 September 2006. He was a difficult man, sometimes grumpy, but endowed with a great sensibility forgotten by studying completely by himself and by a profound knowledge of both technical and psychological boating.
Truly “Triestino”, son of a railway and himself an employee of the FFSS, in March 2003 received a degree in architecture “honoris causa” from the University of Venice. Author of “The Yacht – Origin and evolution of the pleasure craft”, an important book published in 1970 with the history and exchanges of the sailing yacht and the with the publication of most of its achievements.
Sciarelli has created more than 400 boats starting with ANFITRITE in 1960 and AGLAIA in 1964, then moving on to projects that are still competitive as SAGITTARIUS of the Italian Navy that still today compete at high levels. and then via ASTARTE II, AURIGA, CHIRONE, ATTICA, NABABBO, TIZIANA IV, SANDRA II, ISABELLA, CHAPLIN and many others.
“The beauty is not new and the new is not beautiful.” He used to say and, indeed, all his design still refers to a classically pure line, with recurring motifs like the heart stern. Surely it is one of the major representatives of Italian yachting of the last century; he was a lover of “beauty” and of boats made “like the sea commands”.
We have absolutely loved the past 15 years of cruising the med on Elisir. It will be hard to part ways with her. We are looking for a new owner who will love and care for her as much as we have.
The only reason we are considering selling Elisir is that we have purchased a larger boat with more “creature comforts” – a Sweden Yachts 54 – and it isn’t practical for us to keep 2 boats simultaneously.
Sciarrelli 50 – Elisir – Bring offers on Euro 230,000 VAT paid – full details here
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