Compared to Oyster, Hylas, Baltic, Swan, Amels, at the same size, the Norseman 535 is simply a better boat.
There are only 7 of them and this is the first of the line and the only one with factory designed and built hard dodger.
More comfortable inside.
Leather seatings, removable laminated supergraphic of owner racing Heineken Cup, flat screens, NHT speakers (4), Polk Sub and better access to everything: engine, genset, fuel filters, aluminum tanks (6), dive compressor, tools.
Much stronger gear like massive Reckman hydraulic furlers (3) and oversized power winches (2) with a fresh Lofrans windlass.
The owner's plan to cruise Bahamas and East from resting out the hurricane season is on hold and she is up for sale to a blue water sailor.
Built by Ta Shing to Gary Grant (Bob Perry influenced) designs for Australian owners who circumnavigated, Spirit and I sailed from Port Sydney, Canada to SF Bay to Puerto Vallarta, to Panama to Cartegena, to Caymans to Key West, to Exumas to Florida, to Abacos to Brunswick and on to Stuart, FL where she was pulled with her mast down at Hinckley.
This is the third time she has had the mast down, surveyed and serviced.
She is a really strong, go anywhere, luxurious, easily handled cutter rigged sloop with a 20,000 hour rated marinized Mercedes OM 352 non-turbo diesel giving her 9 knots at 1500 rpm and a timeless 6.5 KW Onan/Luger Genset.
Her sails are by Hood and North.
She has a fresh Simrad autopilot with spare head. 2012 Raymarine GPS/Chart Plotter and HD Radar with cockpit repeater and I-Pad interface.
Current Platinum Navionics and Garmin Plus Chart sets plus extensive paper charts. recent ICOM VHF with repeater and ICOM SSB.