Victoire is known for its high level of finish, quality and especially sailing pleasure. The 10.44 is no exception. The 1.90mtr. keel provides high starting stability and good sailing characteristics.
Upon entering you will find on the BB side the galley, which is equipped with a 3-burner stove + oven, double sink (hot and cold running water) and a Waeco cool box (new cooling unit 2008). At the rear of the galley is a door that gives access to the coffin. On the SB side is the navigation table with navigation seat (equipped with GPS, VHF radio and world receiver and the usual switch panel). In the stern is the double rear cage. The salon is cozy and has a blue/green upholstery and a large folding coffee table. The longitudinal benches are long enough to function as a sleeping place or a pendulum cage (SB bench is equipped with a pendulum canvas). In the passage to the front of the ship is on the BB-side the toilet, equipped with a pump toilet and a sink, and on the SB-side a spacious closet. The bow is equipped with a 2 person V-cage.
The Volvo Penta 2003 is always professionally maintained. The engine is connected to a Volvo Penta saildrive with 2 blade propeller (new 2011). The saildrive cuff has been replaced in 2014. New starter motor and diode bridge in 2014. The Isotherm boiler is connected to the engine and via 220V shore power. The Webasto HL24 hot air heating has outlets in the aft cabin, saloon and wet cell and was completely ignored and serviced in 2016. Near the navigation table is a Mastervolt LINK10 display for reading the battery status.
3 winches with 2 drop stoppers on the mast for traps and reefing lines. Removable backstays. Standing wall renewed in 2009. Backstay with insulators for radio antenna. Spinnaker equipment consisting of: Carbon spinnaker pole, spinnaker drop in the mast, spinnaker holder. Furlex furling jib installation 2009. Stainless steel Ratchet rearstay tensioner with winch handle control. Lower holder. 2x Barient ST27 genualieren, 2x Lewmar ST30 spinnaker winches. Lewmar large sheet overflow with double delay. Extended genuarails with adjustable slate eyes from the cockpit.
Navigation lights: Complete; Log: Raymarine ST60 tridata; Depth gauge: Raymarine ST60 tridata; Wind gauge: VMG Raymarine ST60 and Close-hauled Raymarine ST60; Autopilot: Autohelm ST4000; GPS: Raymarine N300 (near chart table); Plotter: Raymarine C80; VHF: ICOM 505 DSC; Other: Grafic Multi Repeater: Raymarine ST60; Sony ICF-SW55 World Receiver.
Samson and Lauwens manual anchor winch. Plough scissors anchor 12KG with 40 mtr./14mm lead filled anchor line. Winter tent for storage with standing or lying mast (tent has been in dry attic for years and is almost never used because the ship is always in heated indoor storage). Dark blue sprayhood with stainless steel frame and grab handle (2013). Protective cover for the tiller (2016). Teak on the cabin, teak on the cockpit benches and a teak block grid on the cockpit floor.
2 lifelines. 2 powder fire extinguishers. Fence chair. Floating light in holder. Radar reflector in the mast (Tri Lens).