Sailboat High Five

A Beneteau Oceanis 43 build in 2010

Sailboat High Five

A Beneteau Oceanis 43 build in 2010

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High Five can be fully operated from the cockpit, and experienced sailors can fly the ship with two people.

High Five zeilboot huren Nieuwpoort België

Sizes and weights

Length over all13.10 m
Length of waterline12.75 m
Width4.12 m
Depth2.00 m
Displacement8875 kg
Sail surface91 m²


Technical properties

Year of construction2010
EngineYanmar 54hp
Number of steering wheels2
Water tank360 litres
Fuel tank200 litres of diesel
Prop3 leaves flexofold folding prop


We have all neccesary safety equipment on board for 8 people. Life jackets with lifelines, life rafts, Epirb, flares and lifebuoy.

Communication and navigation

  • Radar
  • AIS Receiver
  • GPS Map plotter
  • Sea charts
  • Pilot of the sailing area
  • Autopilot
  • Depth gauge and log

Where has High Five been?

In 2016/17, the High Five visited the Caribbean. From Nieuwpoort we left for an unforgettable trip along the coast to the south after which the crossing followed over the Atlantic Ocean. Here it became clear how comfortable High Five is.

After two years of wandering around the Caribbean, High Five was shipped by container ship to the Mediterranean, where she was chartered with skipper in Corsica.

In 2018/2019, High Five has sailed back to Nieuwpoort, with which you can now enjoy a wonderful sailing experience.

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Koen Simkens

Your skipper

“As a child, I inherited the sail microbe from my grandfather and as a small manneke I could not beat away from the boat.”

“In 2008 I finally bought my first boat. A Tequila sport 24 that we experienced beautiful tochs in the North Sea and in Zeeland. 

But soon it got too small. I traded her for High Five, our Beneteau Oceanis 43, with which I have been commercially sailing ever since.”

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“In 2016, I left with my family for a two-year half-world trip to the Caribbean.

The highlight of my sailing career is on its own keel sailing the Atlantic ocean from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia in the Caribbean where we sailed 22 days and 5 hours over this 3049NM long journey.

Together I have over 25,000 miles of ocean and seasail experience on both tidal and non tidal waters.”

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“I am in possession of a general pilot’ license, Yachtman certification, SRC (short range certificate) and as icing on the cake I have also endorsed RYA Yachtmaster Offshore commercialsince 2016.

Through these experiences you have come to the right place to have an unforgettable time at sea and learn a lot about what sailing has to offer.”

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