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1971 Custom Pilothouse

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

No Brass Ring V is a 57′ ketch rigged pilothouse motorsailer. She is strongly built, sea kindly & comfortable. There is generous berthing with 2 doubles & 3 singles. Engine room is easily accessible as is generator in lazarette. Perkins with turbocharger is very efficient, and with 2000′ of sail and 1000 gal. of fuel, offers unlimited cruising options. Framework is silicon bronze bolted apitong. Hull is carvel planked 1 3/4″ Philippine mahagony, fastened with silicon bronze screws. Decks & cabins are tongue & groove apitong, & decks are overlayed with teak. Masts are laminated spruce with 3/8″ nonmagnetic stainless stays. Ballast is 10,000 lbs lead. Chain plates, 1″ turnbuckles, & underwater hardware are manganese bronze castings. Owners have cruised & lived aboard enjoying her versatility sailing from CA to So. America and north through the islands to Nova Scotia.

Equipment on Board:

Generator – 4.4kw Westerbeke.
Alternator – 4kw AC.
Alternator – 60amp DC.
Inverter – 2800w.
Solar panels (6) & regulator.
Auto pilot – Wood Freeman. Radar – Ratheon.
Loran – Furuno.
Fathometer.
Radio.
Spare propeller.
Anchors – Bruce 66#, CQR 65#,
Kedge 125#, Danforth 35#.
Anchor windless – 12v.
Boston Whaler 15′.
Mercury 10 hp.
Davits – extruded alum. with Merriman winches.

Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
Custom Pilothouse
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