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1980 custom Roberts and Garden

6 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

RDreamz was built in Everett Washington in 1978 and put in the water in 1982. Done in a Garden and Roberts design.
Built from mild steel. the shoe is 1″ the keel is 5/8″ the hull to the water line is 1/4″ and 5/16ths to the gunwales.
She is 49’11” on deck, 41′ waterline, 14′ 9″ beam, 7′ draw. Masts are 45′ and 50′.

Equipment on Board:

Bruce 110 pound connected to 300′ of 3/8 triple B Galvanized chain (2004)
CQR 66 pounder with 75′ of 3/8 triple B and 300′ of 3/4 nylon three strand
Fortress 85 which can be connected to the stern or bow,Guardian G-55 Anchor mounted aft. Uses aft mounted 15′ of 3/8″ BBB chain and 300′ of three strand nylon line on the reel. 2003
A 12VDC Lofrans Falcon windlass makes anchoring a breeze, aux switch in PH makes anchoring a one person chore.
Generator is Northern Lights 8 kw
Motor is Isuzu 6BB1 130 HP Modified for Marine use twin Oil filters installed 1.1 gph at 6.5 knots.
Racor 500 fsg filters 2 installed
Fuel polishing system built and installed 2004 using Racor 500fsg filters and Walbro continuous duty fuel pump. 2004
Transmission is a Velvet drive 3.1 to 1, V drive.
12VDC 2003
Heart Combi 3000 inverter/charger takes care of the D.C. to AC. chores. 2003
Icom 710RT does the communication thing 12VDC 2002
Four winds II wind generator 2008
Two 75 watt solar panels from kyocers 2003 Two 120 watt siemens and 130 watt shell for total of 520 watts.
Vacuflush and a 50 gallon holding tank 12VDC
400 gallons of fuel in two tanks one in the keel and the other midline aft of the engine.Wallas two burner diesel stove with the heater option 12VDC 2002
Marine air 16,500 btu with reverse pump for cool or heat 110VAC 2003
Technautics Cool Blue refrigeration cools the 8 square feet of box 12VDC 2002
Water-maker is by Village Marine it makes 25 gallons an hour keeps the 350 gallon tank full 110VAC 2002
RIX dive compressor 110 VAC rebuilt 2004
ACRII EPRIP with External GPS input 2003
Edison 4 man life raft 2002
Aquapro 11′ dingy
A 15 HP four stroke Suzuki . 2002
Standing rigging replaced 2002 swapped end for end 2007
Masts taken down, painted and rewired 2003 ,taken down 2008 general maintence done
Mast taken down again in 2007
Profurl Roller Furling installed on the Foremast for Head Sail 2002
Head Sail replaced with a cutter cut and heaver sail cloth so we can see under the sail with deployed. 2003
Main Sail 12 oz. with two reefing points and reefing gear installed. 2003
Geneker .75 oz. with snuffer. Great light wind sail, and with the snuffer easy to use.2003
Amidships stay sail 8 oz.
Forstay sail 8 oz.
Storm sail hank on for the lousy days. 12 oz.
Aqua pro lights series 40 with tri/anchor/strobe on main only an anchor light on foremast 2002 all LEDs now 2008
Shakespeare UHF antennas one on each mast
ComNav autopilot 2001SF 2002
UHF radios 2005
Garmin Radar/Color Chart Plotter 10″ with GPS
Furno color fish/depth finder. 2001
Standard Horizon wind indicator 2006
Standard Horizon Depth indicator 2001
Richie Electronic Compass 2005

custom Roberts and Garden
custom Roberts and Garden
custom Roberts and Garden
custom Roberts and Garden
custom Roberts and Garden
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