Sails and Winches

  • Mainsail: Built by  Rolly Tasker, 2009.   Two-line slab reefing system, lines come to cockpit.   Fully battened.  Three reefs can be taken without getting out of the cockpit.  Halyard comes to cockpit.
  • Genoa: Roller furled, Bamar furler. Built by Rick Royden Sails, 2004
  • Continuous furling system for light air sail (gennaker) by Sea Rig-KZ Marine; no sail supplied
  • Inner staysail: Roller furled.  Built by Quantum Sails, Dec. 2007
  • Storm trysail: On deck with dedicated track up the mast.
  • Winches:
    • Two electric Lewmar 66 winches for jib sheets and main halyard
    • One electric Lewmar 54 winch for main sheet.
    • Two manual winches in cockpit for general purposes.
    • One manual winch near mast for handling spinnaker halyard and lifting dinghy.

Ground Tackle

  • Maxwell anchor windlass: two chain drums for 13 mm chain and one rope drum.
  • Three anchors:  Rocna 88 pounds; CQR-Plow style 75 pounds; Fortress FX-55 high-tensile aluminum.
  • Two chains dedicated to the two bow mounted anchors:  Both are ½ inch (13 mm) galvanized steel, and they are 100 m (295 ft) and 60 m (200 ft) in length.  –
  • One spare chain/rope combination:  30 m length of ½ inch (13 mm) chain spliced to a long length of 1” nylon anchor rode.
  • One stern-mounted spool of ½ inch polypropylene line spliced to a 3 m length of chain, for tying the stern to a tree or rock ashore.
  • Pressure salt water wash at anchor area on bow.


  • Hydraulic steering, two rams.
  • Hydrodynamically designed rudder, hung from a stainless shaft.
  • Emergency manual tiller.

Propulsion and Power

  • Yanmar 4LH TE, 110 hp diesel motor, 5,000 hours
  • Beta Gen 7 Kw marine generator. New.
  • ZF 220 V-drive hydraulic gearbox, installed new in 2012; with a new Centa coupling
  • J Prop, with feathering blades
  • Side Power bow thruster, 10 hp
  • 12-volt alternator on the Yanmar for charging the start battery
  • Eight 6-volt deep cycle batteries (Trojan) for the 24-volt system, new in Dec 2014; 450 amp hours in each bank
  • Four 6-volt deep cycle batteries for the 12-volt system; 440 amp hours each bank; new April 2018
  • One start battery, isolated from the others, but they can be linked
  • Two 80-watt solar panels to charge the 24 volt system
  • One 80-watt solar panel to charge the 12-volt system
  • Smart regulators, chargers and sensors
  • Latronics DC-AC pure sine wave inverter; boat is 230 volts

Radios and Communications

  • GME Electrophone VHF
  • ICOM IC-M710 MF/HF Marine Transceiver (Single Side Band)
  • SCS Pactor-IIex modem for receiving email and weather fax
  • Uniden Voyager handheld VHF
  • Epson XP-410 photocopier/printer/scanner


  • Acer Aspire 3620 computer for displaying electronic charts; using OpenCPN software
  • Acer External monitor for viewing electronic charts (and watching DVDs)
  • Deluo GPS (USB-style for supplying data to the electronic charts in the computers)
  • Chartplotter in nav station: Raymarine c80.  Also functions as radar. GPS for chartplotter needs to be installed.  Data card required for charts.
  • GPS in cockpit: Garmin 441S
  • Extra GPS built into the AIS system
  • Raymarine autohelm in cockpit; Raymarine 6001 autohelm at nav station; spare controller unit (brain) and spare flux gate compass are already installed should they be required
  • Raymarine ST60+ wind and Tridata (depth, speed) in cockpit with repeaters at nav station
  • Raymarine c80 radar and radome
  • AIS transceiver – Vesper Marine brand – receive and transmit.  AIS ships display on the electronic charts and on a stand-alone unit that uses only milliamps.
  • Magnetic Compass, Sestral — 2 units, one for each hemisphere (north and south)
  • Sextant, plastic


  • Survitec 6-person liferaft; serviced in October 2018
  • Man overboard pole
  • 2 horseshoe rings
  • Parachute anchor with approx. 125 individual drogues woven into removable line (can be used off stern as drogue, or can be used with parachute off bow)
  • EPIRB ACR brand
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Electric bilge pumps, manual Whale gusher
  • Offshore style orange life jackets


  • Southern Ocean 3.2 m inflatable rigid aluminum-hull dinghy
  • 2 custom Sunbrella covers: one for everyday use; one to keep water out when stored on deck
  • 15 hp Yamaha 2-stroke outboard motor
  • Danforth style anchor with chain and rope rode for dinghy

Other Systems

  • Watermaker – 20 gallons per hour; driven by electric motor from generator
  • Grey water holding tank for forward head
  • Black water holding tank
  • Isotherm stainless steel hot water tank; the water is heated by motors or electric element
  • Domestic-style washing machine for clothes
  • Eberspacher diesel heater for main salon and port cabin


  • 1 Open Sea marine stainless gas stove, 3-burner with oven and grill
  • 1 microwave oven
  • 1 gas BBQ (Weber Baby Q)
  • 3 nine-kg tanks for LPG (propane)
  • Double stainless steel sinks (2), one with dish drainer
  • Refrigerator, freezer and drinks cooler (3 separate units); driven by electric motor from generator
  • Counter top: granite chips in polyester resin base.
  • Cupboards and drawers, also under-floor storage
  • Two 24-v pressure taps: one for fresh water, one for salt water
  • Shelf for cookbooks
  • Dedicated cupboard for wine and champagne glasses
  • Protected area and safety strap for cooking under way.


  • 12-volt stereo system w cockpit and cabin speakers and subwoofer
  • External computer monitor for entertainment (swings around from nav station to face salon settee)