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  1. 1985 Robert Tucker Cruising Cutter

    October 5, 2011 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
    ICOM SSB Radio
    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.