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1971 Spencer Sloop centre cockpit

16 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:


John Brandlmayr


Spencer Boats Ltd.

Name: Swadeshi


three cabins


52 hp. 4 cyl. Isuzu diesel Model C221 – FWC)

Engine hours: 3,100

Fuel tankage: 220 gal. (est.) in 3 tanks

Prop: 3 blade Osborne, plus 2 spares

Cruising speed: 7 knots

Sail inventory:

genoa (Harken furling)

Equipment on Board:

Electronics and navigation gear:

Icom model IC745 HF transceiver single side band radio, Yaesu VHF radio, Garmin handheld GPS, Furuno 1621 radar, Brooks & Gatehouse boat speed/depth sounder, Brooks & Gatehouse wind speed/direction, compass, Autohelm ST3000 autopilot

Steering: wheel (Wagner hydraulic)


60 lb. CQR type w/ 250′ chain Danforth (40 lb.)250′ feet of rode

12V Lofrans Cayman anchor windlass


12V & 110V shorepower
w/ 6 x 6V house batteries & 1 x 12V starter battery w/ Trace 70 amp charger & 1500 W inverter
Heart Interface Link 200 battery monitor system & Ample Power Smart regulator

2 Sharp 75 W solar panel w/ solar regulator

GRP hard dodger w/ complete cockpit enclosure

Bombard 10′ inflatable w/ 5 hp. Mercury outboard

6 person liferaft (DBC Marine Safety Systems)

Force 10 propane barbecue

Seth Thomas clock & barometer

Cease Fire auto fire extinguishing system

Dickinson Antarctic diesel cabin heater

Espar forced air diesel cabin heater

two heads (aft head w/ 75 gal. holding tank)

Water tankage: 160 gal. (est.) in 2 f/glass tanks

Paloma propane demand hot water

shower in aft head

Force 10 three burner galley stove w/ oven (propane)

Nova Kool 12V refrigeration

Kenwood stereo w/ disc changer

Sails and rigging:

sloop rig (857 sq. ft.)


2 x Baron #15 primary
2 x Barlow #24 secondary
2 x Baron #7 halyard (on mast)
1 x Barlow #20 mainsheet
1 x Barlow #15 reefing

RVG wind vane

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