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1998 North Wind 60' Barbas

$ 449,000

Barbas is a 1998 North Wind 60' NW60 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker United Sales. United can be reached at to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of North Wind Yachts and similar boats. With over 175 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

A European beauty traveled her way to Asia as a rare find. North Wind Yachts are a quality first class offshore sailing yacht and this well presented North Wind 60 Deck Saloon is immaculate. No expense has been spared in its remodel and the pride of ownership by its marine engineer owner is obvious.

Extensive recent refit work continuing, including new sails, new boom vang, new center cockpit tender and new Air Conditioning throughout. Also, recently overhauled furler, engine and genset. Many more items, too numerous to note. Inquire for a full list of improvements to this beautiful European thoroughbred.

Extensive, $80,000 recent refit by marine engineer owner. 

The best priced and now one of the nicest Northwind 60s on the market globally.

Contact broker for details on this exceptional pedigreed blue water cruiser.


  • Price USD:$ 449,000
  • Builder:

    North Wind

  • Model:


  • Year:


  • Location:

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 60 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 60 ft
  • Beam: 17'
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 396.26 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 449.09 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 6 CYL - Turbo
  • Engine 1: 1998 5500.00 HRS 315.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

The sail plan is fantastic and very easily managed with a furling cutter configuration and in mast furling. There are five electric winches that operate the sails and shorthanded sailing is made very simple with this set up. The transom opens to make a swim platform that is perfect to suit up and go diving, swimming or board the tender. On deck, the cockpit is separate from the helm position which gives a tremendous amount of additional space with a full Bimini-cover and dodger providing great protection and extra wide teak decks adding to the elegance of the yacht.

The boat is fully air-conditioned and her accommodation comprises of an aft owner’s cabin with a queen bed and large en-suite with separate shower stall, complete with full hanging cupboards, drawers, and writing desk. The forward guest area comprises of a double with private en-suite and a twin bunk with en-suite that can also be used as a day head. The interior is huge and her layout is elegant with the Deck Saloon giving a spacious feel in the saloon area providing comfortable seating for 8. The galley is set down from the saloon and has a full range of appliances. An ice machine and 3 large 24 volt fridges will keep drinks and food fresh for extended cruising. This boat has a comprehensive inventory and is a fabulous, spacious, excellently outfitted, ocean-going family cruiser.

Beautiful, European Deck Saloon built pedigreed global cruising deck saloon with easy full-furling operations, including in-mast furling main with electric cabin top winch and electric primary winches. She is extensively outfitted, including a bow thruster, all new canvas, genset, laundry machine, water maker, extensive refrigeration and a navigation station with a comprehensive electronics package. Designed with the owners in mind, this is the kind of boat that you can cruise the world short-handed, without sacrificing comfort or safety. Sleeping accommodations for 6 guests and three crew members in 4 finely fitted teak cabins.

Four beautiful cabins finished in teak, with plenty of light and storage. 

Forward most is the crew quarters (or 3rd guest cabin) with two bunks to starboard and one single to port. This cabin has a walk-through head just aft and to starboard and shares this head with the starboard guest cabin that is just aft of the head. This starboard guest cabin is fitted with a double bunk and plenty of storage, all fitted exquisitely in teak. 

Across to port is another guest cabin with a double berth and likewise finished in gorgeous teak and with its own private head forward of the cabin. 

The galley is U-shaped and outfitted with all necessary appliances. 

Aft is the galley to starboard and aft of the galley is the spacious saloon, flooded with light from the surrounding raised ports and feeling more spacious than it should owing to the deck saloon design. In this space is a folding dinette that can seat eight and a navigation station with a swivel chair and room to spread out charts or get some reading done. 

Aft of the saloon is the master stateroom with ensuite head, centerline queen berth, plenty of storage and again, finished in exquisite teak. 

All interior spaces are air conditioned and the boat looks much younger than her real age.

The teak deck, laid on fiberglass is in very good condition throughout. No evidence of loose bungs or water intrusion anywhere. Fittings and fixtures look very good and built to appropriate scale for this blue water cruiser. The bow thruster makes docking even in beam winds child's play. 

Electric windlass, all lines run aft and electric winches for convenience and safety. All sails are furling, with the main in-mast. The owner reports comfortable passage making in 10-14 kts. 

The sails are reported to be in excellent condition with the spinnaker near new. 

The 10 ft. RIB tender is mounted on the foredeck and hoisted with halyard on electric winch. Included Yamaha 8 hp. 2 stroke engine. 

All running and standing rigging is well cared for

The beefy 315 hp Yanmar diesel is in very good condition with another 15 years life expected before any required major servicing. at a cruising speed of 8 kts, it burns only 15 liters per hour.

The 8 deep cycle batteries are charged by engine, genset or dockside via the shore power charger system.

Hydraulic steering, electric bow thruster, windlass (with 100' of chain) & winches.

Bow Thruster Kohler 9kw Genset The Kohler genset works great at 8 kw is plenty to power the fully air conditioned throughout & reefer units.

* Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.