Cast Iron bilge keel with tiller steering
By Chris Hardman at Falmouth Marina
Hull lifted, twin keels blasted and re-epoxied
Rudder peeled to metal core and rebuilt with international gel shield epoxy
Hull peeled back to the core below waterline dried over 6 months with constant fresh water washing to remove toxins.
6 coats of international gel shield and hand sanded to a fine as new finish
Topsides polished and treated with ultraviolet light protector
Mechanical and Electrical by Ramsgate Marina Beta main dealer.
Original engine removed and disposed of, s/s fuel tank refurbished and treated to improve flow, old water filter replaced with new updated system capable of rodding from inside, all cocks, skin fixings, mounts replaced, new 500fg fuel filter and water separator fitted, new exhaust system fitted, new shaft glands fitted, new beta marine 20hp engine installed with extended warranty (2018). Complete with new Technodrive
New Morse control, instrument panel and wiring loom.
2 new deep cycle batteries giving 170Ah
1 new starting battery
New 3 way positive cut off switch
Navigation and electronics
Cockpit mounted ray marine dragon fly sat nav, echo sounder, fish finder and sonar.
3 flexible deck mounted solar battery chargers (1 for each battery) installed professionally.
Existing M-tech vhf radio and ais refitted with deck mounted aerial for emergency use.
New standard horizon matrix vhf and ais receiver fitted linked to standard horizon vhf and ais cockpit remote
Interfaced to existing standard horizon cp 180 nav table mounted.
Cobra HH88 handheld vhf-floating with engine charging point
Gas alarm refurbished
Battery maintenance charger
Extensive range of 2019 charts
New halyard bags and tender cover and deck canvas
New Furlex roller furling gear professionally fitted
New north cruising chute
4 new life jackets and life harness lines
Windvane self-steering gear
Total Refit Cost in excess of £20,000
Masthead rigged Bermudian sloop. Deck stepped silver anodised aluminium mast and boom. Spinnaker pole. Stainless steel standing rigging (2011). Inner forestay, Terylene running rigging. Slab reefing mainsail with lazyjacks. New Seden headsail furling system 2019.
2 x Sheet winches
2 x Halyard winches
1 x Other winch
1 x Mainsail (year unknown fully battened very good condition, last valeted 2018)
1 x Genoa (year unknown, recut 2018)
1 x Cruising chute (2019 North, never used)
Located under the companionway, Beta Marine 3-cylinder 20hp diesel engine new 2018 with 90 hours as at May 2020. The engine has an extended warranty complete with new techno drive, new Morse control, instrument panel and wiring loom. Shaft drive to fixed 3-bladed propeller. Freshwater cooled. 57-litre stainless steel fuel tank. Cruising speed of 6 knots with a maximum speed of 7.5knots. Last out of the water for maintenance in November 2019 when the cutlass bearing was replaced and the hull antifouled.
3 x 12-volt batteries (1x engine 75Ah 2017, 2 x domestic 100AH 2018) charging from alternator, and 3 separate solar panels one for each battery.