122' 9" (37.4m)

Palma Balearic Islands Spain
($3,583,762 USD est.) €3,300,000 EUR

Yacht for sale is a 1991 PENDENNIS 122' 9" "TAIPAN OF WALES" Cruising Ketch in Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain.

A tried and tested 37m blue water cruising ketch by renowned Naval Architect Ed Dubois with a beautiful interior by Terence Disdale Design.

With a versatile four-stateroom layout and generous full beam master stateroom aft plus an open plan main salon and wheelhouse with great views through the wrap-around windscreen, she offers great comfort with the ease and blue water performance of a ketch rig.

Key features:

- Iconic Dubois 37 m sailing yacht by Pendennis Shipyard
- Versatile four-stateroom interior layout by Terence Dinsdale design
- Great comfort with the ease and blue water performance of a ketch rig
- Constantly upgraded and immaculately maintained
- Upgraded carbon masts and rigging

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LENGTH 37.4m
ASKING PRICE ($3,583,762 USD est.) €3,300,000 EUR
BUILT (REFIT) 1991 (2020)
BEAM 8.2m
MAX SPEED 12.5 Knots
LOCATION Palma, Balearic Islands, Spain
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Length overall: 37,40m / 122’8”
Waterline length: 33,97m / 111’5”
Beam: 8,20m / 26’10”
Draft: 3,50m / 11’6”
Displacement: 169 tons
Gross tonnage: 169 tons
Net tonnage: 50 tons
Construction: Aluminium
Superstructure: Aluminium
Decks: Aluminium (Teakdeck new 2016)
Naval Architect: Dubois Naval Architect Ltd.
External designer: Dubois Naval Architect Ltd.
Interior designer: Terence Disdale Design
Naval Architect: Ed Dubois


Class: ABS – A1 / Yachting Service (Cancelled Autumn 2016) Last certificate expired December 2018)


Max Speed: 12,5 Kn
Cruising speed: 10 Kn
Consumption: 40l/hr. @ 10 kn (combined with one generator)
Range: 4.700 Nm @ 10 kn


Main engine: 1 x 543hp MTU diesel engine type 183 TE 61 with Zero hours rebuild
2013. New block, crankshaft, cylinder heads, heat exchanger,
injection equipment, etc.
Coupling: LoRez coupling for quiet running. Full rebuild, Dec 2011
Gear box: Zero hrs rebuild 2012. ZF reverse reduction gear box.
Propeller: Hundested variable pitch, skewed four blade propeller. Full overhaul 2011. New grease 2020, full service and rebuild 2022
Shaft: Inspected 2019
Shaft seal: Replaced with new Axiseal (2021) Water lubricated with Ceramic Seal with Safety Inflatable Bellows . One spare on board.
Shaft removed 2021, Stern tube sandblasted and re coated, new
cutlass bearing Jan 22.


Engine: MTU 12V 183 TE 91 (393kW - 2100 rpm)
Engine Hours: In 2013 she was removed and sent to the official MTU Service for a complete ‘0-hours’ rebuild. Currently 5800 hr
Generators: 2 x Kilopak 668 T - 110kW, back end: Stamford 120 kVa. Both were installed in 2006. Seamless transfer switch gear installed in 2007
Generator hours: Port Gen: 22176.00 Hrs Stb. Gen: 22268.00 Hrs.
Bowthruster: Richfeld 40 Hp. (Full rebuild 11/2018) Serviced and oil change 2023
Watermaker: 2X HEM reverse osmosis H30 producing 170 litres each per hour.
Includes UV steriliser, Silver ION steriliser, drinking water
purifer FilltechCompac Power XS, Full service and rebuild
and overhaul 2023
Fuel Separator: Alfa Laval
Waste treatment: Hamann HL Cont. 24m3/day (new 2008)
Air Conditioning: MarineairHydronics/Climma chilled water new circulation pumps 2023 air conditioning system throughout with heating. VecoClimma x2 CWS 1201S compressors at 120 000 BTU each, installed 2019

Communication equipment

V Sat Broadband internet via IntellianVSat, Starlink R/V Version 2023,
Hub: Cisco Router Unify Switch for 3 x Access Unify Points
Satcom: Sailor-Cobham Fleet 250 (new 2016)
Wi-Fi/ GSM 4G Pepwave Router (new 2022 ). Hub integrated by Mini Mac, Shared with Port Nav screen
Iridium mobile
Sat C Sailor mini C + GMDSS terminal (new 2016)
AIS Sailor 6282 Class B Transponder (new 2016)
Navtex Sailor 6390 Navtex receiver (new 2016)
VHF Sailor 6222 VHF/DSC/ remote on helm station, Pilot house, Skippers cabin.
Crew Mess, 1 x Stand alone Icom IC-M421
Crew communications 7 x Icom M88 handheld

Galley & Laundry Equipment

Oven: Wolf Professional SO30F / S new (2017)
Hob: x 2 Miele Combiset Induction ,New ,2019
Microwave: Fridgidaire
Icemaker: Frigomar (new 2022)
Dishwasher: Miele Professional G7856
Washing machine: Miele Professional PW5065
Dryer: Miele Professional PT5135C
Fridge/Freezer: Built in Stainless Steel Units with new 4x compressors 2015

Cockpit drawer fridges x 2 Air Cooled
Wine Cooler: Saloon, Climadiff, 46 Bottles (new 2022)
Ship’s Safe: 1 x captain’s cabin, 1 x owner’s cabin
Medical Supplies : Medair Category A (6 months / up to 14 crew)

Interior outfitting

Interior design is by the renowned Terrance Disdale and offers classic style with large volume spaces. The vast full beam Master suite is aft as are a further three twin guest cabins all with ensuites. The main saloon and wheelhouse are open plan with great views out through the wrap around windscreen and spacious cockpit. A further lower salon and dining are forward of here and the galley and crew areas forward again.



Spacious Upper Salon and bridge station. Leads down to the Lower Salon and Dining.
Crew areas are forward and Guest cabins aft.

1 x double cabin with jacuzzi bathroom ensuite. Office desk, entertainment console.

2 x twin cabins with ensuite bathroom.
1 x double/triple cabin (with fixed berth) with ensuite bathroom.

1 x double captain’s cabin with shower room ensuite.
2 x twin cabins with shower rooms en suite.

Safety & security equipment

EPIRB McMurdo 406 MHz free foating( G5 SMARTFIND + CAT 1 )
Liferafts 2 x ZodiacSurvivetecEtrem / Solas A /16 Person per Raft. Total capacity 32 persons (new
2015 ) Lifejackets 7 x Crewsaver ERGOFIT 190CS +4 x OS KRU Commodore 150N, 1 x PARMARIS
KRU Junior 150N
JONBUOY x 2, Mk5 .
ISP Intrepid Mk8 Immersion Suits x 12
Roll Out x 1, stretcher
Linethrower 250 x 4, PainsWessex
Hand Throw Lines, Security Rope x 2, Trew
Throwing Strop with body harness x 3. Kim
Flares, Parachute x 4, Hand held x 4, Smoke x 3
Grab Bags x 2, VHF, GPS, Watermaker, Meds, Space Blankets, Food, Water, Clothes, Horn, Signal
Mirror, Torch, MOB lights, Thermal, Infatable Pumps.
SART x1, ACR Pathfnder 3

Refit history


La Cattiva was delivered in 1991 to English entrepreneur Peter de Savary. This was the start of the Pendennis Ship yard.

He sold it 2 years later to a Dutch Garden furniture manufacturer who owned and chartered it out until it’s sale to the current American owner in 2006.

-1991 Delivery to it’s first owner

-1993 Sale to it’s second owner

-2006 Sale to it’s current owner
New Carbon rigs installed
New Generators installed

-2011-12 Main engine rebuild by official MTU service in the Netherlands

-2014 New sails from Evolution Sails Palma

-2016/17 STP/Astilleros winter refit (10 month):

Full paint job Hull and superstructure by Nautipaints Mallorca
New teak decks. CNG Carpentry Palma
Rudder and propellor shaft removed and inspected. New seals and bearings
New outside helm stations + all new navigation systems:
Upgrade to B&G H5000 and Simrad AP70
Full new GMDSS Installation (DSC VHF,AIS,-NAVTEX,SAT-C, Fleet 250)
Full crew cabin interior refit
Full upholstery and varnish refit of entire interior
New bridge sliding doors installed Alufer/Italy2018

-2018 Newport Shipyard Autumn Refit (3 months):

Paintwork Bullwark down to rubbing strike
New watermaker membranes
Bowthruster full rebuild
Bottom hydro blasted, new primer and antifouling.
Grey/black tank pressure wash inspection
All fuel tanks cleaned
New main engine starting batteries
Galvanising anchor and chain
All seacock and engine exhaust valves serviced
All hydraulics checked and serviced.

-2019 STP/Club de Mar, Autumn refit

Teak decks sanded
2 x new AC compressor units installed.
New Axiseal shaft seal installed
New Anti fouling (International Trilux Nov.2019)
Service AC & DC steering pumps
Both Maxwell 5000 anchor winches full rebuild.
New Anschütz Gyro compass installed
All AC fancoils workshop serviced
New Miele Galley ceramic cooking top

-2020/21 Winter refit STP/Port Adriano Shipyard:

Full rig repaint and 4 years EOM Service. All hydraulics and Reckmann furlers serviced.
Keel tank cleaned and inspected
Bathing platform removed, refrbished and painted.
New Antifouling International Trilux Nov. 2020
Grey / black tanks sweep blasted and recoated

-2021/22 New Water tanks replacement, Corrosion removed blasted and recoated
Engine room overhaul
New Antifouling International Trilux
Name Change

2021/2022     STP, Palma de Mallorca

New Antifowling Trilux 21
Integral Water Tank replacement, cut out and re welded back in  new tanks due to excessive corrosion. Epoxy coated new Tanks
Repainted engine room complete
Thermo insulated engine room
Serviced all auxillary pumps complete
Re-paired and replaced Air con Compressors
Re- Branded Yacht as SY- Taipan Of Wales
Removal prop shaft/ New stern tube/ Mechanical seal and Cutlass bearing
Full service overhaul of Hundersted propellor
Serviced hydraulic Pumps- replaced Stb PTO
Replaced emergency Crash Pump
Upgraded Interior cupboards
New cockpit table made adjustable
Full service and overhaul of Williams Tender
Service of Asea shore power convertors
Replacement of Master cabin and Nanny Cabin Mattresses
Installation upgrade of Pepwave receivers on mizzen mast
Ugrade of Marble Alarm System
Full overhaul of Hamann Sanitry control System
New sunbed Mattress custom made for the fore deck

2022/2023 Port Adriano , Mallorca
Bow thruster Full service
New Antifowl Trilux
Removed Blistering from hull and Topsides carried out all paint repairs
Various repairs in teak Decking.
Upgrade interior Calling comms system
Replace new Icemaker
Bulit custom wine rack in Saloon
New stairs in teak finish in main salon
Generator and Main engine servicing
replacement of all bulwark lights
Full overhaul of water Maker and water softener
Sails service repaired and professionally cleaned by elvestrom sails
Service of all Gally equipment
Various upgrades in Galley area
Upgraded and widened stern pass rail
IT/Upgrade of ships computer network
Installation of Starling Internet
New Gyro replaced
Overhaul of the Hamann system

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