|Tax Status:||Tax Paid|
Thames Essex UK|
A comfortable well maintained cruiser with a tall twin spreader rig and a racing pedigree designed in by Tony Castro.
Equipped for single or short handed sailing in local creaks, offshore or Europe. An ideal boat for couples or small families or the occasional race.
This is the rarer centre Board version with a 1metre sleek fixed keel that provides a performance equal to most comparable fin keel boats with the centre board up and a windward performance to outpoint most fin-keelers with it down another 0.9 metre's.
Open plan lounge galley with sink, oven, stove, cool-box a navigation area and two comfortable bunks, backrests and wood trimmed sides. Two for'd bunks with large shutters from main cabin. All completely stripped out for relining in 2014. Double aft cabin completely refitted in 2014 with new bunks, sides and headlining. Heads with holding tank for use in European inland waters, fold down sink and and oilskin locker large enough to hang 3 sets of waterproofs.
Awaiting launching slot but should be back in water by late June.
|Vessel type:||Sailing Cruiser Racer|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Yanmar 2GM|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Length over all:||29'|
|Length at waterline:||24'|
|Bridge clearance:||44' 10"|
|Hull material:||Glass Fibre|
|Fuel capacity:||25 Litres|
|Water capacity:||100 Litres|
|Holding tank capacity:||100 Litres|
Semi Open plan saloon with two sculptured bunks with padded backrests and wood trimmed cabin sides either side of large drop leaf varnished table. Stowage under and to sides.
Mainly Black/Grey/White internal Colour Scheme
Grey anodised ships clock and barometer.
Forward facing chart table to Stbd with its own waterproof seat
Galley to Port with Plastimo twin burner and grill gimballed stainless stove and Techimpex Fixed Stainless Oven below. Both with flame failure cut out devices, Cool Box, Stainless sink with foot pump plenty of stowage and reasonable working surface, Cutlery and Crockery.
Two Speakers and power supply for audio system (but not fitted).
Double 'V" for'd berths with large shutters from main cabin (stowage under and to sides).
Double aft cabin with black velvet effect bunk cushions. Wardrobe and stowage under bunk, seat and to side.
Heads with good size holding tank for use in European inland waters, fold down sink and oilskin locker large enough to hang 3 sets of waterproofs. vanity mirror and solar powered extractor fan.
Interior was professionally stripped back to GRP and relined/recoated in 2014 with all bunk cushions/covers deep cleaned and new bunk cushions fitted in aft cabin.
Fore-hatch and saloon skylight overhauled and reglazed 2016
Most internal lights changed to LED's
GRP, cast Iron Keel with steel C/board
2014/2015 Anti fouling stripped back to epoxy/grp and recoated with 5 coats VC Epoxy Tar.
Also Keel blasted and refilled/faired coated with two coats Zink Epoxy and 5 coats VC Epoxy Tar.
Centre Board similar treatment plus overhauled end Stops and Pivot arrangement.
Made good to similar standard during layup every year.
Danforth type Anchor, chain and warp
Spare Plough type anchor, chain and warp
Aluminium adjustable Beaching legs with stays and side fittings.
Hydrovane pendulum vane self steering gear with stainless stern frame for easy lifting when not required.
Tiller stearing rope clutch/lock
Warps and fenders
Step boarding ladder/fender with clips to attach to toe rail to use anywhere around sides.
12v 85ah deep cycle main battery replaced 2019.
Solar maintenance charge panel (fits under fore-hatch) with regulator.
Second removable Cockpit solar panel
Spray dodgers new 2017. with velcro fittings for easy removal. Has several removable pockets with velcro fixings for use as required.
Transom hung beaching frame.
Clipper: Depth, Speed/log/ wind direction/speed/GPS cockpit repeater/ Main battery monitor.
Wind hawk on masthead VHF arial
Lowrance Chart Plotter
Standard Horizon DSC/ATIS programmed VHF with switchable waterproof cockpit speaker (ATIS is sytem required in European inland waterways instead of DSC - it is not AIS tracking).
LED Tricolour mast head light
LED Anchor light with Photocell switch (automatically switched off at dawn)
LED Steaming Light
LED Deck Light
Also standard Port Stbd and stern lights.
Yanmar 2GM 15hp shaft drive with folding Prop.
'Spurs' rope cutter on shaft
New Deep cycle 12v/85ah Starter Battery 2019
Split charging Diode, isolator switches and linking switch to main battery when required.
New injectors 2016, serviced every year.
25ltr Stainless Diesel fuel tank. Intermediate fuel filter/water trap in addition to Fuel filter on engine.
Water strainer/filter on cooling water inlet.
Crusader performance Cruiser sails 2016/17. Fully battened mainsail, three slab reefs, with packaway sail cover/lazy jacks, Radial cut Roller Genoa with UV stripe.
Spinnaker and Storm Jib (date not known). Quick access Spinnaker pole stowage either side of packaway sail cover on boom.
Twin Spreader alloy Mast lowered and overhauled 2018, New standing rigging and new Dynema Main and genoa halyards fitted.
Fire extinguishers Main stairway for engine/galley, in fore-cabin and in cockpit locker.
Fire blanket by galley
CO2 and Fire alarm sensors main cabin
Manual and electric bilge pumps
Lifelines replaced with new plastic coated wires 2018
Stainless eyes in cockpit
Lifebuoy with light and drogue
safety throwing line
Way Point 4 man Liferaft serviced June 2017