VMG Shipyard
90' / 27.32m

Alicante Spain
The Olivier van Meer 73, "Spirit of Venice" is an exceptional example of close cooperation between owner and designer. The Olivier van Meer 73, can be sailed by the owner single handed from within the cockpit, offering optimal protection against the elements. In addition to the practical requirement
Flag of Registry: Malta
Tax Paid
Aluminum Hull
Vessel ID# 2789091
$2,261,700 USD
€2,100,000 Euros
CA$3,053,487 CAD
£1,821,568 GBP

Data Sheet
LOA 90' (27.32 meters)
Type sail
Year 2018
Beam 19'
Draft Max 6'
Fuel Type Diesel
Hull Material Aluminum
Full Details

Hull Aluminium Construction

Frame spacing 400 mm

Frames 75x 50 x 6 mm with longitudinal girders

Keel sole 15 mm

Keel sides 10 mm

Bottom plating 8 mm

Under wl plating 7 mm

Above wl plating 5 mm

Bow reinforcement total 12 mm

10 portholes in hull

Middle and Fore Deck & Superstructure

Composite corecell/epoxy with glass and corecell deck beams

Paint Schedule

Hull Oyster White

Mast Anodized

Antifouling Black (last 2020)

Interior Ceiling RAL 9010


Engine: Volvo Penta D7A TA

Engine number: 5311961123

Horsepower: 153 kW (202 hp)

Cylinders: 6

Rpm: 1900

Cooling system: Closed cooling system with heat exchanger on seawater inlet

Exhaust: Wet, including high riser (above waterline)

Electrical system engine : 24 Volt

Alternator 1: 24 V/150A, 3 step ACR, Whisperpower WP-DC Beltpower alternator

Alternator 2: (shaft alternator) 24 V/150A, 3 step ACR, Whisperpower WP-DC Beltpower alternator

Reduction gear :ZF2801-A

Reduction 2: 1

Shaft system: Duplex 50 mm, type 1 C shaft with AxiSeal innerseal

Thrust bearing Centa AM140 elastic (with pully for shaft alternator)

Water lubricated EasyStern GRP shaft tube

Propeller: Fixed 3-bladed bronze. As backup and for cruiser-racing Maxprop 5- bladed, 28”, RH E=126 Easy

Bow thruster: Sidepower SEP210, 24V, double prop, thrust 250 kg, power 10 kW (13 hp), proportional, tunnel 250 mm

Steering System

Jefa, mecanical system with transmission autopilot drive unit 300 Nm, 24V, 8 rev./min

Auto pilot unit at steering pedestial + at chart table + remote

Electrical System

Electrical System: oard system 24V

Batteries service :2 x 1000 Ah (12 x 2V cel) gell (Bow thruster takes from 1 battery bank)

Battery starter main engine: 24V/90A AGM-Power Absorbed Glass Matt

Charging 1 (on main engine): 24 V/150A, 3 step ACR, Whisperpower WP-DC Beltpower alternator

Charging 2 (on shaft): 24 V/150A, 3 step ACR, Whisperpower WP-DC Beltpower alternator

Charging 3 Generator: Whisperpower MGVR+ Genverter, 12 kW (Kubota Engine)

Charging 4 Portable genset & charger: Emergency portable Honda EUi petrol, 230 V, 2000W feeds a portable 230V-12V/24V charger

Charging 5 Solar panels :7 x Whisper Solar Flex 100, total max 700W/24V

Charging 6 Shore power :2 x Whisperpower DC cube chargers, taking from 90V to 265V AC and from 45Hz to 65Hz.

If shore power can not supply enough it will be taken from the service batteries by the ac powercube(s) or the genset will start automatically.

AC system: 1 x ac Powercube 24V 7000 W + 1 x ac Powercube 24V 14000 W

Technical system

Water pressure pump: Ecojet

Watermaker: Sea Recovery Aqua Matic 900-1 Compact, 230V, 142 liter/hour

UV sterilizer: SH-1000

Hot water: Calorifier Rheinstrom 140 liter by electric power (except when water maker is running) + cooling water genset & main engine

Toilets: Jabsco 17 electric for guests, Tecma Evolution electric for owner

Airconditioning: Webasto Blue Cool C system, for sleep cabins + engine room

Heating: by same Webasto Blue Cool C system + stand alone Refo diesel stove

Bilge system (all self-priming): 3 x Whale Orca 3000, 24V, 1,5”: engine room + 2 x accommodation

1 x Gusher 30 manual for engine room

1 x manual for fore peak

1 x portable emergency 1,5”, 230V PowerPlus, 750W, with hose

Navigation & Communication Equipment

Based on Raymarine

1 ES127MFD 12.1” chart plotter at steering pedestal

1 ES127MFD 12.1” chart plotter at chart table

Serial no.: E70284 370276 and E70285 560170

1 A65MFD 5.7” screen in owners cabin

1 x GPS RS130 sensor, Serial no.: E32153660416

2 x I70 display at steering pedestal: permanent wind info +


Radar Quantum Q24C 18”, serial no. E70210370882

SSB/HF, Icom IC-M802 with AT141 autotuner

Tranceiver Serial no.: 1201169, Tuner serial no.: 44001287

VHF with horn inside + handheld at steering pedestial

Icom IC-M506 DSC, Serial no.: 14001103, 12V, 25Watt max.

Icom HM-195B Command Mic, Serial no.: 01006951

AIS antenna on one davit + iridium on other davit

AIS650 Class B, Serial no. E32158 170534

Active antenna splitter 100, Serial no. A80190 170534

ICS Navtex at chart table

Satcom: Irridium Extreme 9575 Handheld Satphone

IMEI 300215010318190 Phone number: +881631570374

Beam docking station for above, Serial no.: PD703452/MMN00565

EPIRB (battery expire date July 2031)


R&R multi-purpose antenna in mizzenmast top

Wifi antenna on sb & ps mizzen lower spreader with 5 outputs: deck

saloon, 3 cabins + lower saloon berth.

Wind transducer in top main mast


Masts & Booms: Aluminium, Sparcraft, anodized

Main mast keel stepperd, mizzen mast deck stepped

Main mast 3 spreaders, mizzen mast 2 spreaders

Main boom with hydraulic boomvang, operating panel near steering pedestal

Standing rigging: Stainless steel 316, Compact strand

Running rigging: Permanent halyards Dynaone, others Dynema

Headsails: Jib Profurl electric NDEC 530, Staysail Profurl electric NDEC 520

Code -0- Profurl electric

Main and mizzen: Reckman electric inmast furls, Main S3800, Mizzen S1410

Deckgear: Ronstan

Winches: Lewmar, electric, bronze

Sails: Polyant Dacron ‘All Purpose’ (Off Shore sailing) by UBS Sails

Jib (Genua): 101 m2

Staysail: 47 m2

Main sail: 103 m2

Mizzen: 34 m2

Standard close hauled :285 m2

Code -0- 327 m2

Reaching 511 m2 (mizzen, main, staysail, code -0-)


Anchoring: Quick Heroes, 24 V, 2300W, 2 x gypsy + 2 x capstan

2 x chainstopper

PS: Jambo 49 kg galvanized with 80 m 13 mm short-link galvanized chain

SB: Jambo 90 kg galvanized with 120 m 13 mm short-link galv. chain


For more information about this vessel, please contact Gabriele Modica Ragusa.
We look forward to working with you!

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Gabriele Modica Ragusa

Yacht Broker
Le Beau Rivage
9 Avenue D'Ostende
98000 Monaco
Cell: +39 338 770 73 34

Northrop & Johnson Yacht Broker Gabriele Modica Ragusa grew up with a passion for boats. From a young age, he took part in competitions and developed his skills taking commercial certifications as a skipper with the Royal Yachting Association.

Gabriele lived in many cities around Europe, including the UK and Malta, where he found the yachting industry. His passion for boating transitioned to yachting when he joined the industry. Gabriele has spent the subsequent years garnering extensive experience, which is reflected in his daily work. His industry insights and knowledge enable him to support clients with unlimited dedication and an extensive understanding of the ins and outs of the brokerage process, allowing him to provide his clients with an outstanding experience from the moment they inquire to the moment the deal closes and beyond.;

Gabriele is based in Lucca, Italy, where he supports clients in their current and future projects in the heart of the Italian yacht building region.

In his free time, Gabriele enjoys sailing, playing chamber music, and spending time with his daughter.