49VT04 Victory
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HIN: OEY490040887 more photos
Hull Laid: Aug. 1987
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
Ed and José
Victory in the Gotha Canal Sweden
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
August 2021 Victory Den Helder, Netherlands
Ed and José Markus 1999 August 2021 Victory Den Helder, Netherlands
1993 1999 KRAAK
Max Turner1 1988 1993 Tootles

About the Owners (former and current)

Ed and José Markus have lived aboard Victory for 10 years (as of 2000) and are still enjoying it. When not sailing on Victory they deliver yachts. In 2004/2005 they sailed Kialoa II (a Sparkman and Stephens classic yacht) to Scotland. Then in 2007 they sailed Kialoa II to Italy.

The second owner renamed Tootles to Kraak, after a little tugboat in a Dutch cartoon strip.

Max Turner sailed Tootles across the Atlantic. He cruised the Mediterranean and made it all the way to the Greek Isles. In 1999 he sold Tootles, which was then in England, to a Dutchman.

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • twin engine Cummins (150hp) - in 2002 one engine (SB) is new
  • heating by Webasto DBW 2010 hot water
  • backup heating by a Webasto Airtop 5000
  • hydraulic bowthruster driven by starboard engine


  • Northern Light 3 panel - Generator
  • Electrical system is now 230 volts
  • Solar panels 2 x80 watts
  • Wind generator 600watt
  • 60 amp Mastervolt battery charger
  • 2500 watt Mastervolt inverter

Galley is still original


  • Radar
  • GPS and chartplotter on laptop
  • Navtex
  • 2 Depth meters one is a Forward looking depth meter


  • dingy and 4hp outboard


  • In 2004 we had the undersides of Victory sandblasted and applied 8 layers of epoxy.
  • In 2007 we sanded the epoxy and gave it 2 layers of sealer and 2 layers of antifouling paint.
  • All the single pane windows were replaced with insulated units.

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