This beautifully refitted and presented Choy Lee 66 can be considered a limited edition of this iconic model, she is a true little ship.
A beautiful calming feeling engulfs you when you step into the salon. Tasteful, traditional, practical, designed for living at sea and stately entertaining.
Why is this LE ORIENTALE considered a limited edition ?
Her presentation is beautiful. She was repainted in 2017 and her teak decks were replaced by the best wood worker in Thailand.
Her fittings and fixtures have been removed, restored and replaced. While there is modern technology inbuild she retains her original feel. The pilot house while fully functional with up to date electronics and is like a charming step into the past. The chart draws house all the original drawings from Choy Lee and original communication equipment is functional and in mint condition.
Her engine package comprises of twin Gardner 8LXBs . ... more A rare find to have one of the most reliable and economical engine packages ever made. The Gardner engine can be found in commercial fishing boats , remote light houses or where ever a robust diesel engine is required. The Gardner diesel engine is truly a work of mechanical art and it’s a rare and welcome find to find to see these engines installed. Twin gensets (one new in 2017 full stand up head height, work bench and room for parts and tools. A true little displacement ship.
The current owner is the 4th with the previous owner being a Dutch marine surveyor who kept her in tip top shape. The current owner has just improved again paying attention to cosmetics.
The sun deck with davit and covered day bed is a blank canvas. Open plan and ready to adapt to the new owners application of just leave this area as usable as it is.
The Main deck is about comfort, living and is the entertaining space of the yacht. A covered aft cockpit with gate opens to the stern, classic teak table and lounge style seating is the room with a view. Side opening gates at the side decks with cover to assist in keeping the interior cool and crew protected. A charming salon with sociable sofa, coffee table, writing desk and companion way down to the 3 very generous guest cabins is set aft. Forward of the salon is the working part of the yacht. Full galley separated from the salon then forward is the pilot house with access to the crew cabins, crew mess and engine room. This makes LE ORIENTALE adaptable to private or charter use.
Charm, elegance, comfort, robustness and ready to cruise would be the best way to describe the stunning Choy Lee 66, LE ORIENTALE.
For a full specification or to make an appointment to view please contact Lee Marine today.
For a virtual walk through please contact Jim Poulsen. whatapp +66818913237 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Classic gentleman’s cruiser in amazing condition
Perfect live aboard or charter
Super economical with Twin Gardner engines.
- Model: Cheoy Lee 66
- Yacht Type: Power
- Length Overall: 20m (66ft)
- Beam: 5.49m (18.00ft)
- Max Draught: 1.58m (5.20ft)
- Displacement: 63 Tonnes
- Builder: Cheoy Lee
- Year of Build: 1978
- Hull Type: Monohull
Performance & Capacities
- Max Speed: 12 knots
- Cruising Speed: 8 knots
- Range (nm): 10000 nm
- Fuel Capacity: 9250 ltrs
- Water Capacity: 3800 ltrs
- Year: 1978
- Model: Gardner 8LXB
- Engine Number: 2
- Total Power: 185 hp each
- Hull: GRP
- Deck: Teak
- Fin Stabilizers underway (not Zero speed )
- Twin generators
- 3 cabins layout with crew forward
- 4 crew berth in 1 forward cabin
- Separate crew mess
- Walk in engine room