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Technical Data
L.O.A. 64,00 ft. 19,43 m.
L.W.L. 48,36 ft. 14,75 m.
Beam 16,85 ft. 5,15 m.
Draft 11,50 ft. 3,50 m.
Displacement approx.: 18,5 ton
Ballast approx.: 9,5 ton.
Engine 88HP (turbo diesel, Yanmar)
Fresh water approx.: 500l
Fuel tank approx.: 500l (2 stainless steel tanks)
Mast length approx.: 25,50m
Total sail area approx.: 210m2
Main sail approx.: 120m2
Genoa approx.: 90m2
Rig:
I 76,23 ft. 23,25 m.
J 23,13 ft. 6,75 m.
P 69,83 ft. 21,30 m.
E 22,46 ft. 6,85 m.
I.O.R. Rating
51,00 ft.
Design
L.Ängermark, Sweden.
Builder
Remaco AB, Sweden, Year:1992
Hull
  • Hand laid-up balsa core GRP, ISO-polyester, 3 pair of stringers.
  • Dark blue hull (Awl-Grip)
Deck
Hand laid-up balsa core with teak on top.
Steering System
Solimar, 2 steering-wheels, with leather, chain+wire steering
Keel
  • Bulb-keel, lead. (ca 9tn)
  • Stainless steel keel bolts
Sail
  • Mainsail (1999)
  • Genua (2000)
  • 2 Foresails
  • 1 Stormsail
  • Sail area: approx. 210m2.
Deck equipment for sail handling
  • Mainsheet tracks and cars (Lewmar)
  • Cluthes
  • jib cars
  • blocks
  • foot blocks
  • organizer & stoppers
Mast
  • Selden (25,5 m), 3-Spread., a keel stepped mast base, wire rigging, swage “Hasselfors”
  • Lower cap shroud; 16 mm.
  • Intermediate- & aft lower shroud; 14 mm.
  • Permanent backstay; 14 mm.
ForeStay
Profurl genoa furling system, L-52.
Hydraulic-system
Navtec, on kick-, baby- and rearstay.
Winches
  • 13 self-tailing, incl 2maxi custom made, 1 winch on the mast, all Lewmar
  • Genoa tracks with cars
  • Halyard stoppers
  • 7 opening hatches (Lewmar)
  • 14 opening windows (Lewmar)
  • Opening hatch
  • Handrails stainless steel
  • Teak on deck, cockpit seats and bottom
  • Swimming ladder + platform
Lights
Bow-, stern-, steaming-, anchor-, flood- and tricolor lights.
Engine
  • Yanmar 88hp turbo-diesel.
  • Fresh water cooling
  • Aquadrive
  • 3-blade fixed propeller + 1 folding prop
  • Fuel tank approx. 500l (2x250l, stainless steel)
  • Fuel infill on deck
  • Fuel filter / Water separator
  • Revolution counter
  • Engine hour meter
  • Engine room sound insulated
Generator
Yanmar, on engine.
Transmission
Yanmar gearbox.
Battery charger
Primepower LPC 2450, 1x230V 50Hz, 24V
Hotwater
Sigmar Marine Superinox, 80 litr,running from engine or electric
Pumps
Electrical pressurised water system
Windlass
Lewmar Ocean/Concept 3, electric/manuel for chain(/rope.)
Anker
CQR., (50mtr chain)
Bilge pumps
  • 1 manual bilge pump
  • 2 electric bilge pumps
Toilets
  • 2 electric marine toilets
  • 2 manual marine toilets
  • 2 showers
  • 2 Holding tanks, stainless steel
Instruments
  • Bruce & Gatehouse, Hydra 2, 2 Displayer; wind, log, depth, speed, Windex
  • GPS: 1 Shipmate 5500, 1 Philips.
  • VHF: Shipmate.
  • Kompasses: Cassens & Plath, (2.)
  • Radar: Furuno 1830.
  • Furuno-Navtex-Receiver: NX 300.
  • Furuno-GPS-Navigator:GP-31
  • Radio & TV-antenna: Naval.
  • Stereo/CD: Sony.
Saloon
  • 2 U-shaped settee areas, port-&starb
  • 2 saloon tables
  • lockers & shelves
  • Electric switch panel
Kitchen
  • Stove/oven.(inox) Alpha-Inox, 3 gas- and 1-elektric burner/-s.
  • Fridge in stainless-steel (inox).
  • Freshwaterpump.
Cabins
5 Cabins, with 2-3 berths in each cabin (sleeps 10- 14 pers.)
Cabinheater
Webasto, Air-Top 5000
Navigation Area
  • Chart table, navig. instruments (radar, VHF, Navtex)
  • 2 single berths.
  • shelves & storage