Rhodes Classic Ocean Racer

Rhodes Classic Ocean Racer for sale. This Classic with 3 cabins is built in 1938 and was designed by Philip L. Rhodes.

Basic Details

  • Make:
  • Model:
    Classic Ocean Racer
  • Type:
    Sail Boat - Classic, Cruiser-Racer
  • Builder:
    Henry B. Nevins, City Island New York - U.S.A.
  • Year:
  • Condition:
  • Location:
    Marina Port Zélande - Ouddorp - The Netherlands
  • Price:
    239.000 EUR


Rhodes Classic Racer Yacht for sale. Completely restored classic ship. New mast and sails. Interior renewed in 2006.

You will find this Rhodes classic ocean racer astonishing. This legendary yacht has its origin on the Nevins yard in New York where it left the yard in 1938. After a limited number of owners, among whom several famous personalities, the yacht found her way to the Netherlands in 2002 where she underwent a major refit or rather where she was rebuild. 

Almost 60% of he strakes of the underwater-ship was renewed, new piping and tanks, electrical system and equipment, hydraulic steering-system and much more. Above this all a complete new interior was designed and installed. This extensive overhaul was finished in 2006. After her re-launch her successful career as a ocean racer continued and over the years she underwent more renewals.

Mast and most of the rig is replaced in 2015, the Garmin navigational instruments are brought up to date, the batteries are new and the hull is freshly painted in 2017. 

Although the yacht is designed for competitive racing she is remarkable comfortable to live on and easy to sail. Deck equipment as winches blocks and jammers are state of the art.

The re-designed interior does the character of the classic yacht right but is still comfortable and well equipped. The galley carries a fridge, oven with ceramic cooking and a micro wave.

The salon, with its comfortable elegant setup with two large sofas in brown leather, breaths a
sophisticated warm nautical atmosphere.

The rich history of this famous yacht, the owners, the many successes, the voyages of which books are written, its all
much more than will fit on this page.

  • Stainless steel galley with a double stainless steel sink.
  • Espresso machine.
  • High quality in The Netherlands built interior.
  • 24 Volt lighting.

Owners Cabin:

  • Cabin with double and single berth of 220 - 193 cm length.
  • Desk with seat.
  • Lockers.
  • LCD TV.
  • Entrance from main deck and saloon.


  • Harken deck gear.
  • Mainsail cover.
  • SAILS   Nr.   Material  Make  Cond.  Year  M²
  • Main Sail  1 Kevlar laminate Halyard, USA 85% 2006 91m²
  • Genoa I 1 Kevlar laminate Halyard, USA 95% 2006
  • 160% Genua II  1 Kevlar laminate Halyard, USA 95% 2006
  • 120% Genua III 1 Kevlar laminate Halyard, USA 95% 2006
  • 100% Genoa 1 Mylar 85%000
  • Spinnaker I 1 Nylon 100% 2006 240 m²
  • Spinnaker II 1 Nylon 70%
  • Mainsail 1 Dacron 70%
  • Head sails Several Dacron 70%


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Energy and propulsion

  • Engine manufacturer:
    Yanmar 4LH-TE
  • Engine power:
    110 Pk / 80 kW (hp)
  • Fuel type:
  • Fuel tank size:
    700 l
  • Bow thruster:
  • Battery:
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  • Inverter:
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  • New electric wiring.
  • New switch panel.
  • New fuses.
  • Bull eye lights in the engine room.



  • Salons:
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  • Toilets:


  • Rigging type:
    Sloop top rigged
  • Mast material:
  • Main sail:
    1x Halyard Kevlar mainsail (91m2) and 1x Dacron mainsail
  • Genuas:
    3x Halyard Kevlar genoa (160%/120%/100 %) and 1x Mylar genoa
  • Spinnaker:
    2x Nylon Spinnaker

Other specifications

  • Designer:
    Philip L. Rhodes