Lola | Frans Maas Eole 50' 1989

San Blas Islands, Panama

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Stephen Reverand

Stephen Reverand came aboard David Walters Yachts with a lifelong love of boats and more than three decades of offshore and inland sailing experience. As a teenager, he restored a cedar-planked Barnegat Bay sneakbox and sailed local lakes in the New York area. As a young professional, he upgraded to a classic 35-foot yawl and sailed from New York Harbor, east on Long Island Sound to Block Island, R.I., still one of his favorite ports of call. Later he raised his family on the Chesapeake Bay catching bushels of blue crabs from his 22-foot center-console runabout. Most recently, Reverand cruised his 42-foot Tartan staysail sloop Zephyr over 10,000 nautical miles from the Chesapeake to New England to the Bahamas and back following the fair winds for more than four years.

Before transitioning to cruising sailor and yacht broker, Reverand enjoyed a colorful career in the media. He served as a foreign correspondent for NBC News, spending six years in Asia. When he returned stateside, he joined the Discovery Channel where he oversaw the hit adventure series Deadliest Catch and received a Peabody Award for his work as executive producer on the documentary Black Sky: The Race for Space. Later, Reverand joined National Geographic as the head of nature films and specials production filming in many of the most exotic destinations around the globe.

In keeping with his love of boats, Reverand also created, produced and directed the PBS television series Boatworks and wrote the long-running boating humor column Deviant Readings for BoatUS Magazine.


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Basic Info

Yacht Name: Lola
Builder: Frans Maas Eole
Year: 1989
Location: San Blas Islands, Panama
Asking Price: $82,000
Hull Material: Fiberglass

LOLA is a beautiful 50-foot schooner designed by Frans Maas and built in Nice, France in 1989, with Sparkman & Stephens inspired lines. Built of solid fiberglass nearly an inch thick below the waterline, she is a proven offshore passage maker. Her present owners sailed the Mediterranean for several years before crossing to the Caribbean and finally settling in the San Blas Islands of Panama. Fully equipped and ready to sail, this semi-full keel vessel in a steady and seaworthy cruiser priced to sell.

LOA: 50 ft 0 in
Beam: 12 ft 5 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 5 in
Displacement: 35000 lbs
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Sole
Year Built: 2000
Engine Model: Mini 62 CV
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 6800
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Engine Power: 62 HP


LOLA's below deck joiner work is beautiful crafted of African sapele wood. Her sole is teak throughout. She has four cabins with berths for as many as nine sailors. From bow to stern: there is a large cabin in the bow with a double berth and a separate berth. Moving aft, there is a private cabin with a double berth to port and another with two single berths to starboard. The main salon features large U-shaped seating with ample storage beneath around a varnished wooden dining table - which can be lowered for an additional double berth. All the way aft is there is a private cabin with two single berths and separate access to deck.


LOLA's galley features a two-burner stove with a built-in oven, double stainless sinks, And Frigomatic refrigeration new in 2011.

Electronics and Navigation

Furuno GP-32 GPS

Raymarine P79 Depthsounder - 2017

Simrad HLD200L Autopilot

Icom IC-M421 VHF radio with remote mic





LOLA is powered by a 2000 Sole/Mitsubishi Mini 62 CV 4-cylinder in-line diesel that was  inspected and refitted in 2016 with the following upgrades:

- new bearings and seals

- all salt and fresh water circuits are new

- heat exchanger cleaning

- new temperature and oil pressure alarms

- new fuel circuit (new filters, pipes, etc.)

- alternator, start engine and fuel pump have been inspected 


Rigging, Sails and Canvas

Schooner Rig

Mainmast - 54 feet - Auminum

Foremast - 51 feet - Auminum

1 Dacron mainsail

2 Dacron genoas

Main staysail

Fore staysail

Asymmetrical spinnaker and sock.

2 Harken 53 primary winches

4 Lewmar haylard, furling and reefing winches

Bimini, Side panels and dodger in white Weblon fabric

Wheel cover




2 X 140 watt Kyocera Solar Panels

D-400 Wind Generator

Schneider Controller with remote display plus MPPT Bluestar controller

4 Optima SC31DM house batteries - separate starter battery

12V 220V 600 W Converter 

Mastervolt 40A  Battery Charger

All LED navigation and interior lighting





Fuel tank - Stainless steel - 80 gallon capacity

Water tank - Stainless steel - - 130 gallon capacity


Ground Tackle and Additional Gear


Lofrans Tiger 1000W Windlass

Delta 25kg anchor with 260 feet of galvanized chain

Dinghy - AB Model AVL 

Outboards - 1 Yamaha 8 HP - 1 Honda 2.5 HP

1 Honda 2000x generator

Stern swim platform and ladder

New Sigma Ecofleet 530 bottom paint - November 2017


Additional Information


LOLA is a beautifully designed and constructed world cruiser at a very attractive price. Lovingly sailed and maintained by her present owners she is ready to take her new owners wherever they choose in comfort and style. When she does, her lovely lines will turn heads in every anchorage.

Please call now for additional information.


Length: 50'
Beam: 12' 5
Draft: 6' 5
Power: 62hp
Engine Hours: Stephen Reverand