S.Y. Drumbeat

53m | 2002



Drumbeat was built in 2002 by Alloy Yachts and designed by Dubois Naval Architects. She underwent a major refit in 2007/2008.

With a length of 174’, Drumbeat is one of the largest contemporary sailing yachts ever built.
She offers accommodation for 10 guests in five staterooms: 3 Double cabins and 2 Twin cabins.

The full beam Master stateroom features an ensuite bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower, a walk-in wardrobe, a seating area and a desk.The guest cabins are all ensuite.

Drumbeat’s comfortable interior offers the highest standard of lighting. Her excellent sailing performance and cruising comfort make her the ideal charter yacht!


  • Type sailing yacht
  • Hull Aluminium, Ketch yacht
  • Shipyard Alloy Yachts, New Zealand
  • Length 53 m | 173' 11''
  • Beam 10.35 m | 33' 11''
  • Draft 4.85 m | 15' 11''
  • Year 2002
  • Gross tonnage 361 GRT
  • Classification ABS
  • Engine make CAT
  • quantity 1
  • power per engine 1400 HP
  • cruising speed 10 KNOTS
  • Maximum speed 14 KNOTS
  • Range 8000 nautical miles at 10 knots
  • Exterior designer Dubois Yacht Design
  • Interior designer George Spencer Design
  • Number of guests cruising 11
  • Number of guests sleeping 11
  • Cabin configuration 3 double, 2 twin
  • Number of crew 10
  • Flag Cayman Islands (KY)
  • Winter cruising area Unavailable
  • Summer cruising area Arctic, Northern Europe

Special features

Drumbeat is one of the largest sailing yachts ever built. She is the winner of the 2005 Rolex Transatlantic challenge.

The spacious full -beam master stateroom has an en-suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath and shower, a walk-in closet with ample clothes storage, a separate seating area, a desk and state of the art entertainment system.

Drumbeat boasts a swimming platform and some great water toys!


  • 6.2m Castoldi RIB - 182hp water jet with weather protection
  • 4.5m Avon RIB for the crew with 50 hp outboard and for pulling the water toys
  • 2 Topaz Race X sailing dinghies for 1 or 2 people
  • Wakeboard, waterskis, double donut, windsurfer, sea kayaks, snorkelling gear
  • 6 sets of diving gear (rendez-vous diving only)
  • 2 x underwater Seadoo sea scooters



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