PRRRFECTION - a sailing circumnavigation.

living the perfect life ...

24 May 2017 | Fiji
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07 January 2013 | Fiji
07 January 2013 | Vuda Marina
05 September 2011 | Galapagos
03 March 2011
09 September 2010 | Fiji Islands
21 July 2010 | South Africa
14 July 2010 | South Pacific
05 May 2010 | fiji islands
21 April 2010
16 April 2010 | Fiji Islands
29 March 2010 | south pacific
18 March 2010 | New Zealand
02 October 2009 | Fiji
01 September 2008 | Fiji
17 July 2008 | Fiji
02 June 2008 | Fiji

Prrrfection FOR SALE

24 May 2017 | Fiji
.......and so it is time for another family to live the prrrfect life!

not a lot more can be said after all our adventures over the past 10 years or more and I think our blog and photos speak for themselves. I can just once again say : " I had the best 10 years or more on Prrrfection. The time spent with my kids and Claude all over the world in different anchorages , meeting interesting people were perfect"

It is now however time for other adventures.

Blue water cruising catamaran. Open to reasonable offers.


Location: Fiji Islands

Price: USD $120,000 - Negotiable

Length: 35 ft

Year: 1999-2000


Accommodation: 4 x spacious double staterooms. Fwd staterooms with ensuite head/shower. Saloon with sliding door entry from cockpit, galley up to starboard and navigation station in port hull.

Galley: 4 burner stove with oven, stainless steel sink, hot and cold pressurized water. 12V 140 ltr fridge/freezer.

Rig: 33 sq/m genoa & hardware. 7.8 oz Dacron genoa, genoa tracks, winches, cars, deck organizers and jammers on coach roof. 43 sq/m mainsail & hardware. Fully battened 10 oz Dacron main, Lewmar mainsail sheet double traveller with car and controls for stoppers, curved heavy duty track, 3 x reef points, adjustable topping lift. All lines led through jammers on coach roof for ease of shorthanded sailing. Mainsail with slab reefing and lazyjacks. Mast; deck mounted anodized painted aluminium alloy extrusion. Single spreader Frers mast. All internal halyards. Conduit for all wiring, wired with combo steaming/deck light and anchor light. all standing and running rigging in good condition.

Deck & Hull: Spacious cockpit with helmsmans swivel chair. Fibreglass targabar. Electric windlass, 2 x 55W solar panels, primary & secondary anchors with 200 ft (60m) chain, ample locker space, propane locker, deck shower, 11 x opening hatches, 6 x port lights.

Electronics/Navigation: VHF radio, iCOM M710 SSB, AM/FM radio, CD player, GPS, depth sounder, log/speedometer, navigation lights, binnacle mounted compass, Autohelm 5000 autopilot.

Machinery & Electrical: Engine start battery, house batteries, engine mounted alternators, electric bilge pumps with float switches. Diesel tanks with shut off valves and copper fuel lines. Cabin fans.

Safety: Lifebuoys, distress flare kit, fire extinguishers, first aid kit, lifejackets, liferaft to be serviced.

Additional: Dock lines & fenders, NO dinghy/outboard.

Comments: Fully imported into Fiji with duty & taxes paid. Some general maintenance and replacement of parts and fittings required. One owner only.


LOA: 35 ft
Beam: 22 ft (6.5m)
Draft: 3'3" (1.0m)
Hull: Fibreglass
Displacement: 11,000 lbs
Engines: 2 x Volvo Penta, saildrive
HP: 2 x 20
Fuel capacity: 300 ltr
Water capacity: 300 ltr
Cruising speed: 6-8 knots
Sail area: 78m2
mast height from deck: 14.5m
Designer: Jeff Schionning
Build: Charter Cats
Place of Build: South Africa
Vessel Name: Prrrfection
Vessel Make/Model: Wildcat 35
Hailing Port: DURBAN, South Africa
Crew: Ronelle, Claude, Mariska & Rochelle
About: Mom Ronelle, Partner Claude and teenagers- Mariska and Rochelle started circumnavigating 2001
After the untimely death of father Deon van Rooyen in 2001, mom Ronelle continued to circumnavigate with her children - Riaan, Mariska and Rochelle. Claude has been her partner for many years, sharing her love of the sea, adventure, new places... The voyage is a sloooowwww one.....each [...]
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Prrrfection's Photos - some older ones
the girls and I - PORT ELIZABETH- at the start of our voyage.  Rochelle just had her 6th birthday
Is this real......
            this is real...
                    this is FIJI !!
local LUC et Claude surfing Ahe. Tuamotus - French Polynesie
claude and the menagerie going for a paddle....
(whisper - the cat did not think it was fun...)
my other love....Roza
Amigo(transfixed)  and the dolphins (unfazed)
just nice
claude reluctant to leave the water ( as usual)
my man!!
claude swimming with our horses
rochelle in Moorea
ag such a nice romantic fun photo of us...radisson resort fiji (they should shout us a magaritha for this free mention...)
at VAirao beach , Tahiti
my angels!
Roza - my gift on my birthday ...
the biggest fish we caught on Prrrfection. Caught in the South Atlantic en route to St Helena-Brazil
pensive moments before the voyage 2001
Being a mommy-daddy-teacher-friend-captain...and then dentist as well
the best time of the day - enjoy the sunset and maybe catching dinner
Our family in SavuSavu, Fiji 2007
Claude and Ronel preparing dinner , making coconut milk for the fish
joking around in Tahiti before leaving for Bora Bora
Panama Canal
the last photo of the VAN ROOYEN Family
Madagascar 2001
claude in teahupoo, tahiti after a surf and before lunch!
claude and i
another dinner!!
and yet another  dinner!!
on the hard = hard work
no words...

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