She’s a long keel ketch, custom built in the 80s in a very robust and strong "sandwich" construction type (fiberglass with laminated wood layers), the deck is very thick.
The straight and clean lines of her hull make her very navigable, which allows you to sail comfortably almost any wind. Two aluminium masts can carry a significant amount of sail and they are both fitted with climbing steps, which is makes climbing the mast extremely easy when necessary.
Her interior is decorated with a red wood panels, so it feels very cozy and comfortable, and besides that it’s very hard wearing.
There’s a separated toilet and shower cabins with a hot water, plenty of storage space, fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove, and ready-to-navigate pilot cabin with an additional steering wheel, with a big hatch in the floor which allows for easy access to the engine room. Sleeping places are located in a nose cabin (4) and rear cabin (2), it’s possible to sleep two on bunks in the main central cabin, or lift down kitchen table and have one big bad more when you need
There’s a three solar panels on a deck, a lot of storage place with a safety equipment stored in big waterproof lockers in the cockpit, and sails, and anchors storage room which is separate from living space.
The front wooden beams were replaced in 2011 during the full repair including electrical system and renovation of the hull.
Main engine generator, belt, and starter changed 2011
Oil change every 100 hours of work, transmission oil changed 2014 She can carry enough water and diesel for a long-distance trips.
This boat is ready to live on board and sail to wherever you feel so inclined. She is currently lying in a nice safe harbor called Valle Gran Rey in the Canary islands, Spain.
Type: ketch-rigged sailboat
with stainless steel standing rigging
Fuel capacity 1500 ltr Total - 4 Tanks Water capacity 1200 ltr Total - 3 Tanks
--- Mechanical ---
Engine 1 x Diesel 140 HP
Engine make and model ford 102,9 kW, year 1987
Steering 2 Wheel’s Hydraulic + possibility to switch on auto pilot
Cruising speed (approx) 5 knots
Max speed (approx) 8 knots
--- Dimensions ---
sail area 140m.,
height of vessel 16,5m, draught 2,45m, displacement 25000 kg
hull: fiberglass and laminated marine plywood Underwater profile: Long keel
3 solar panels 24 v, 7 batteries charged by: engine, shore power, solar Inverter 12/220 1500 watt
All cabin lights LED
--- Accommodation ---
Total № of berths 6. 1 double berths rear Cabin + 4 berths front cabin
Cooker propane butane
Oven propane butane
Fridge 300 l electric 24 v + possibility cooling by the sea water Freezer
Pressurised water system
Hot water, electric boiler and main engine warming system
---Nav Equipment ---
VHF Sailor / Sailor
Navigation lights Led
Echo sounder (Furuno LS 6000)
Radar Gold Star GS916
GPS (Furuno GP 31)
5 sails Genoa, Main, Storm Jib, Storm Trysail, Mizzen sail
---Safety Equipment ---
Safety harnesses Horn pneumatic Emergency steering 3 x Safety rafts
70 m of 10 mm cink chain + 10 m inox 10 mm chain on back anchor Dinghy RIB Valliant Dynamic 300 september 2014
A lots of materials like a fiberglass, paints, oils, sails repair kit,
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Posted on November 26, 2016