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1979 Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole – UK 60 ft Schooner

17 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

4 x double cabins (one of which sleeps 3)
1 foreward cabin which sleeps 4
Spacious salon and Galley
Hallway between cabins with library shelving
2 bathrooms and 2 heads plus 3rd shower on aft deck.
Spacious cockpit
Flush decks.This ocean 60’ was designed for chartering and in this capacity is suitable for families
and groups. The present owners have used the boat successfully for chartering since
they purchased it in 2006.

However it is a strong blue water sailing yacht and will be ideal for a family or group
to use for sailing around the world for pleasure or for carrying out marine research etc.

The schooner rig is exceptionally easy to handle. The boat cuts smoothly through
the water.
The cockpit is deep and sheltered with good backrest height provided by the coamings.
It makes a great area for dining. There is also a large dining table in the salon which
Is accessible from the cockpit by only 2 steps!
Hull is fibreglass. Built in 1979. 25 tons net.
Masts: anodised aluminium
Booms: anodised aluminium
Goose necks: stainless steel axle.
Rudder: white lock with pistons
Shrouds replaced in 2004
Beam: 15’4”.
Draft: 8’
Displacement: 25 tons net.
Deck is painted Epiphanes 2901 light grey. Epiphanes paint to deck and superstructure with non-slip areas.
Bolt on iron keel sheathed in grp-ballast weight 9 tons. Long skeg mounted rudder.
Wheel steering wih Whitlock Mamba 10 system. Emergency tiller (2007).
Interior joinery. Varnished teak-faced plywood.

Equipment on Board:

Batteries
8 x 6V house batteries = 24V 225AH May 2012.
2 x 12V engine start batteries = 24V = 302 Amps May 2012.
Koch water maker (not used). Needs new membrane.
2 x Henderson manual bilge pumps
1 x Electric bilge pump.
Hot water tank (we have never used it – not connected)

Solar Power
2 x 185W solar panels (2012)
Regulator for wind generator

Tanks
Fuel: 500 imperial gallons/ 2273 litres in 2 intergral grp tanks
Fresh water: 500 imp gallons / 2273 litres in 5 x integral grp tanks
Grey water: 20 imp gallons / 90 litres

Instruments
Raymarine wind, speed and depth metres
Navman 550 and Navstar GPS
Navman fishfinder
Plastimo steering compass
Plastimo hand bearing compass
Sailor VHF radio telephone
Auto Pilot (2009)

General
12ft Caribe dingy, solid floor
8ft Walker bay roll up dingy
Yamaha 8.9HP outboard
12 x life jackets
6 x safety harnesses
Various safety flares
Deck shower/ deck wash
Navigation lights
Steaming and masthead light
Radar reflector
Anchors
75lb CQR anchor (2007) with 150 ft galvanised chain
55lb Fortress anchor with 80m/262’ rope 5m/16’ chain

Accessories
Boarding ladder
Deck awning
Bimini awning (blue) (2006)
Dodger (blue) (2009)
Lazy jacks
Sail covers (blue)
Hammock
Kayak for 2
2 x deck beds
Beige colour Cockpit cushions (2009) plus dark blue vinyl ‘every day’ cushions.
Bed linen towels

Domestic Equipment
4 burner gas stove with spacious oven (2006) with stainless steel rear splash Protector.
3 x 10lb aluminium propane tanks in ventilated cockpit locker
Stainless steel sink
Grunert electric refrigeration for isotherm 220V fridge and freezer
Inbuilt igloo ice box
Microwave
Toaster
Coffee maker
Various cooking utensils.
Dinner Service, cutlery and glassware

Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole - UK 60 ft Schooner
Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole - UK 60 ft Schooner
Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole - UK 60 ft Schooner
Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole - UK 60 ft Schooner
Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole - UK 60 ft Schooner
Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole - UK 60 ft Schooner
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