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1985 Robert Tucker Cruising Cutter

18 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:


Builder: C.N. Harding, Hong Kong
Designer: Robert Tucker

LOA: 47′ LWL: 39′ Beam: 14′
Displacement: 25 tons
Draft: 5′

Engine(s): Ford
Engine(s) HP: 80
Engine Model: Sea Scout
Hours: 1800
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Max Speed: 7.5 knots

Fuel: 240 Imp gal
Water: 420 Imp gal Holding: 40 Imp gal

Forward guest cabin has double berth to stbd with drawers below, upper/lower single berths to port. Head with shower is in forepeak. Holding tank is situated beneath the head but is currently not connected.

Galley is to stbd with work shop area to port, loads of spares and tools in drawers.
Up two steps to saloon with “C” shaped settee to stbd, folding dinette table which can go down to make a double berth. Huge stowage area below. Forward facing chart table to port. Access to engine room under saloon sole. Up to the cockpit, over and down into the master cabin which has a centreline queen sized berth, ample locker and drawer space. Ensuite head with shower.
Lavac heads – 2000.
Holding tank: S/S 60 Imp gals

Equipment on Board:

PUR Power Survivor Water Maker
Water Tanks: 6 Fibreglass tanks 70 imp. gals each

double s/s sink, has macerator pump

microwave oven
washing machine
galleyware included
240V fridge & freezer
pressure hot & cold water
foot pumps for fresh & salt water
Taylor propane stove with 2 burners, hot plate, grill and oven

Raymarine ST6000 autopilot
ICOM ICM 34 (Handheld VHF)& IC M422 VHF (new) with 2nd station at the helm
Raymarine A50 3D Colour Chart Plotter (new)
Furono Radar
Skymate Satelite Internet
Mulimedia Home Cinema and Flat Screen TV.
Acer Laptop

Deck & Hull
Built to Robert Tucker’s design specifications and epoxy grouted during construction.
Deck: Teak on Fibreglass.
Bow: Kevlar Sheathed.
Rudder Type: Single Blade. Keel Type: Twin keels & integral shallow long keel. Wheel steering. Emergency Tiller.
A copper bonding strip runs all the way around the hull. All sea cocks are connected to it, as are the anodes. Water tanks are fibreglass.
Bowsprit: S/s & Wood:
S/S pulpit, pushpit, stanchions & bases
Hard top bimini
Sun Awning
New Sunbrella complete storage cover 2003
Aft cover & forward cover, used at anchor – restitched 2003.
Anchor Roller: S/s & Wood:
Wooden Toe Rail.
Lewmar deck hatches & original fenced windows.
S/S arch & davits
The shelterd cockpit has a hard top and side screens; the large poop deck gives great outdoor relaxation when in port and with good weather.
Fenders, warps

Sails & Rigging
Stay Sail self tacking with boom, blue canvas cover. Walder brake on boom. Anderson 40ST and Lewmar 30ST on mast.
Standing Rigging 10mm s/s wire replaced 2003.
France Spars Aluminium Boom/Mast
Keel stepped mast w/2 spreaders & steps
ProFurl Titanium Series roller furler 2003
Running rigging, good condition
Quantum 2002 mainsail Slab reefing
asymmetric spinnaker in sock
storm jib
Genoa w/ UV Band (needs repair)
Stay sail w/ Blue Canvas
Ronstan Tracks & Lewmar Blocks
2 lower and 1 upper shrouds per side
1 Forestay
2 Back Stays
2 Running Backstays
2 Lewmar 2sp/ST #30 Halyard
2 Lewmar 2sp/ST Reefing
1 Barient 2sp/ST Mainsail
2 Meissner 2sp/ST #288TA Genoa

12v/220v systems
Sole 5.0 kva generator (500 hrs)
2x 50Watt solar Panels
AirMarine Wind Generator
Internal LED Lights
Heart 2000 Inverter/charger
2 X 8D house batteries; 1 engine & 1 genset starting batteries

Engine & Mechanical
Ford Marinised SEA SCOUT 80HP 4 cylinder diesel engine [1985]. 0.5 imperial GPH fuel usage. Shaft: Shaft drive to prop. New thru hull fittings 2003:- engine & forward head.
Comprehensive engine spares

Hydraulic Gear Box.
3 blade fixed prop.
Fuel tanks: 4 Metal 60 Imp gals ea
Day Tank: 60 litres
Morse Control
From fuel tanks diesel feeds through filter into day tank which is gravity fed into engine.

Lots of Anchor & Safety equipment to many to list.

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