1993 Dubbel & Jesse 89' Nordsee 88 "SONGBIRD OF LONDON"

Dubbel & Jesse For Sale

89' Dubbel & Jesse 1993 "SONGBIRD OF LONDON"


Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Worth Avenue Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Full Details

*Preliminary Listing – New Photos Coming Soon!*

Built with German engineering by the Dübbel and Jesse shipyard, she was originally built for a very experienced and hands-on owner. Songbird has a marine-grade aluminum hull, not very common in the market for a yacht of her size, which makes her an excellent proposition: light and strong cruiser, capable of undertaking long voyages in all conditions. Songbird was built and designed to be able to be sailed with the minimal crew if desired, which also makes her a perfect fit for an owner-operator. 

Upon entering the vessel, the social cockpit area is easily accessible from the deck. The full-beam salon has large oval-sized windows allowing natural light to highlight the impressive joinery in the interior. The galley is efficient and modern with granite countertops. On deck, before and aft of the mast is a recessed area for sunbathing. The garage aft is accessible through a hatch in the deck and a large hydraulic door. The garage door functions as a swim platform as well as a launching pad for the dinghy. 

Songbird has been well-maintained and has benefitted from various refits, including all-new 15mm teak decking in 2013. Her technical and navigation equipment has been upgraded throughout her ownership, as well as all new rigging in 2008 (with yearly inspections since) and sail wardrobe upgraded from 2013 to 2016.


Saloon with sofa and dining seating for 8 guests with 2 x cocktail tables. Raised saloon / deckhouse area with nav station, sofa, and table. Galley aft of dining area on port side.

Master Stateroom

Forward of the salon is the full beam owner’s cabin, a centerline king size bed in Rosewood. A walk-in wardrobe on port side. There is a vanity unit and plenty of locker space. 

Guest Staterooms

Forward of the owner’s cabin is the crew cabin for two and forward of that the single berth crew cabin with wc / shower. Aft of the salon is the guest area with two twin bedded cabins (each with an extra Pullman berth), both with ensuite facilities.

• 2 x Guest cabins aft, each sleeping 3, with twin beds plus a Pullman

• 2 x Guest head areas, each with shower and Lomac toilet

Entertainment Equipment

• 42” TV and DVD player in HD

• Indoor / outdoor audio system

• Bose surround sound

• On-Demand TV/movies and audio/music

Galley and Laundry Equipment

Galley Equipment

• Balay Electric oven with Siemen’s induction hob (December 2015)

• 4 x 150 refrigerators, 220v with holder over plates (October 2015)

• 2 x 150 ltr Freezer (October 2015)

• 80 litre bottle cooler with holding plate, 24v compressor

• Ice maker 220v

• Microwave Bosch (2013)

• Electronic control panel for the Frigomatic systems (changed 2017)

Laundry Equipment

• JEM commercial 3-minute cycle washing up machine (2008)

• Balay 8 kg washing machine (2013)

Navigation and Communication Equipment


• Raymarine and Garmin electronic systems (updated Nov 2016)

• B&G depth, log wind speed and direction close hauled and running rudder indicator

• Segatron autopilot electronic (black box) (new 2007)

• Garmin GPS Map 5015. Plotter, Radar, speed, depth

• 2008 Raymarine C140/W. Plotter, Radar, speed, depth

• 2008 Raymarine ST 70 Autopilot control (2008)

• Wifi internal

• 2 x Garmin GPS Map 7015 Raymarine with Hybrid touch

• New CPU system for Autopilot Raymarine Compass EVO1

• Full GMDSS compliant including SAT phone

Outside steering position

• Garmin GPS Map 5012, plotter, radar, speed, depth

• Raymarine C120/W plotter, radar, speed depth (2008)

• Raymarine autopilot control, rudder indicator

• Raymarine ST70 display. All wind speeds, angles etc depth log water temp

• Raymarine ST70 control for three ST70+ displays over entrance hatch (2008)

• 2008 B&G speed, depth, wind Hydra 2000

• Engine dials, revs, oil pressures, hours, temperature

• Exhaust alarm

• Plath Venus compass (2008)

• 2 x Garmin GPS Map 7015 Raymarine with Hybrid touch

• New CPU system for Autopilot Raymarine Compass EVO1

• Last Calibration of systems with Raymarine dealer (October 2015)


Main Rig

• Sloop rig with cutter headstay arrangement

• Nav tec Stainless rod standing rigging (new 2008)

• Reckmann White painted aluminium mast and boom (re-painted 2008)

• Carbon fibre spinnaker boom

• Reckmann Hydraulic in mast furling mainsail system (overhauled 2008)

• Reckmann hydraulic head stay furlers, 2 x RF90 for genoa and stay sail

• Changing the backstay system from 2 to 1, with modification of the anchor 

• Lancelin Dyneema sailing ropes (November 2015)

Winches (in cockpit)

• 2 x Anderson 4500 STH hydraulic for genoa sheets

• 6 x Anderson 66 ST hydraulic for all sheets, traveller, and backstays

• All hydraulic winches can also be used manually

• Main starboard winch was removed and serviced completely with oil change for the hydraulics (Feb 2017)

Winches around mast:

• 1 x Anderson 66 ST hydraulic

• 4 x Anderson 66 ST manual


• 1 x 24v Navtec Powerpack with 2 motors in Lazarette for winches and bathing platform

• 1 x 24v Navtec powerpack in engine room for furling sails and emergency anchoring

• PTO on main engine for Bow thruster and anchor winch (2015)

• Manual change over valves forward so anchor can be raised using Genoa Hydraulics


• Quantum Sails Barcelona - Spectra / carbon sails

• Genoa on hydraulic furling stay, Reckmann RF 90 19 sqm (2013)

• Staysail on hydraulic furling stay, RF 90 75 sqm (2013)

• Mainsail on hydraulic in mast, Reckmann system 185 sqm (2013)

• New Quantum Sails Asymmetrical spinnaker (March 2016)

• Beilken Gennaker 360 sqm 

Deck Equipment

• Hydraulic Maxwell anchor windlass driven by the PTO, hidden below deck level

• Rocna 110 Kg anchor with 100 mt of pre-stressed chain 201

• The chain is self-stowing

• Anchor wash system

• Bioinox hydraulic self-stowing stainless and teak gangway, 4,50 mtrs long (2008)

• Hydraulic bathing platform - two levels 40 cm above water for swimming 8cm above water level for slipping the dinghy

• Hot/cold shower at bathing platform

• Bauer compressor for diving bottles 220v

• Air compressor 8 kg in lazarette

• Sun mattresses for whole boat (2017)

• Cockpit awning in Sunbrella 

• New surroundings in the cockpit (2016)

Mechanical Equipment

Main Machinery

• Mercedes OM 423, 345 hp, 10 Cil. In V, 254Kw

• Hydraulic variable pitch propeller KMF

• Fuel tanks capacity is 3348 liters for the central tank, 1200 liters for each of the side tanks

• Fuel day tank between main tank and engine/generators of 130 litres with automatic and manual refuelling systems

• 2 x Large Racor diesel filters between main tank and day tank, two more between day tank and engine

• Bowthruster: Sander 400 hydraulic retractable 28 Kw (overhauled 2012)

• Air conditioning: Condaria reverse cycle with three compressors (systems were reviewed in November 2016)

• Additional water boiler for radiator heating throughout the boat


• Northern lights 964 30 kW

• Onan MDKBR 17.5 kW 1500 rpm (completely updated in October 2015 with Onan official service)


• Watermaker Hem 25. 320 litres/hour (systems were reviewed in Nov 2016)

• Freshwater tanks, 2 x 2000 litres, integrated in hull (inspected 2008)

• Greywater 750 litres 

• Blackwater 750 litres 

• Deck wash system 24v

• Hot and cold swimming shower

Electrical Equipment

• Mastervolt invertor 5000 watt

• Victron inverter 2000 watt

• 2 x 100 AH 12-volt batt for generator

• 1 x 220 AH batt for main engine

• 2 x Banks of 650 AH gel batts for services 

• 2 x Mastervolt 100 amp / 24v battery chargers

• 2 x 220V Shoreline plugs and additional plug for 380V. 60 amps

• Installation of new electronics on the bridge and flybridge May 2014 (renewal of electrical installation in October 2014 and 2015)

• New electric earth fault system (March 2016)

• New DUMO ultrasound system to prevent encrustations and algae (December 2015)


• BWA 4M dinghy with 50 Hp Yamaha steering wheel, electric start (2012)

Safety Equipment

• Epirb (2008)

• Automatic bilge pumps in every section (5) 2-central bilge pumps 24v (150 litre/min each); (1) manual pump

• 1 x 8-person life rafts Zodiac

• 3 Kadematic life jackets

• 2 x Secumar automatic life jackets

• 1 x Secumar life jacket

• Bilge alarms in every section

• Alarm sensors in engine room for CO2

• Manual fire extinguishers all around ship

• Installation of oil day tank alarm system (October 2015)



• All new rigging

• Painted the mast

• Painted the top sides

• Restored the teak decks

• Overhauled the air conditioning 

• Overhauled the generators

• Overhauled the watermaker

• All sails washed and serviced

• New tender with 50hp


• All the soft furnishings have been re-done and the dining chairs all new in beautiful Italian leather

• New Nespresso coffee machine

Nov 2016

• Annual revisions on Yamaha dinghy engine, water maker, air conditioning

• Raymarine and Garmin systems updated

• Main starboard winch removed and serviced

• Frigomatic system changed


• New outside upholstery for cockpit seats, cushions, seats helm, solariums etc.

• New upholstery inside sofa and inner steering position

• Modification of all LED light points

• New teak decks

• New interior soft furnishings


• Repainted hull in Dark Blue Sterling Paint, Royal Blue Awlgrip (2012)

• 15 mm teak decking on Marine Ply (2013)

• Overhaul on main engine, generator, and installation of second gen set - Onan 17Kw

• New navigation equipment

• New entertainment equipment

• New tables in the salon, dining area, deck salon and cockpit 

• Re-painted mast and boom (2010)

• New sails (2013)

• Crew cabin forward for third crew member with own wc / shower

• New deck heads in owners’ cabin and salon

• Refurbished aft garage, swim ladder Installation of hydraulic gangway

• The aft push pit was refurbished and now offer seating for 4 guests

• New Teak decking of 15 mm on new marine plywood (2013)


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.