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  1. 1979 Southern Ocean Shipyards Poole – UK 60 ft Schooner

    October 17, 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:

    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

    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

    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)

    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
    75lb CQR anchor (2007) with 150 ft galvanised chain
    55lb Fortress anchor with 80m/262’ rope 5m/16’ chain

    Boarding ladder
    Deck awning
    Bimini awning (blue) (2006)
    Dodger (blue) (2009)
    Lazy jacks
    Sail covers (blue)
    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
    Coffee maker
    Various cooking utensils.
    Dinner Service, cutlery and glassware