|LOA||45' (13.72 meters)|
|Engine Model||Mariner D0181-16|
Planked in 1.5” Iroko fastened with 3” galvanised boat nails to sawn oak frames in futtocks.
Grown oak floors fastened through every frame with throat bolts through the solid oak backbone. Stem and stern posts, apron, hog and deadwoods in oak.
The whole hull has been splined and Cascover sheathed to the waterline from new. All new cedar splines above waterline done in ?
Deck is made up of 2 layers of 9mm marine grade plywood screwed and glued to oak deck beams and sheathed externally with Cascover.
Bulwarks all round on oak stanchions mounted through the deck and fastened alongside the frames. Pine bulwark planking with an Iroko capping rail. Large fairleads through the bulwark with admiralty style galvanised cleats mounted solidly to the deck.
Central wheelhouse with a fore and aft coachroof up to the height of the bulwarks. Wheelhouse is entered through sliding doors either side.
Coachroof coamings of solid Iroko, externally sheathed in epoxy glass cloth and painted. Bronze rectangular potholes fore and aft.
Coachroof deck in sheathed ½” marine plywood with varnished teak capping band. Varnished teak handrails and dorade vent boxes. Large storage boxes for warps and fenders mounted on the aft end of the coachroof deck against the front of the wheelhouse.
Wheelhouse is constructed of painted marine plywood, lined internally with half lap pitch pine. Large aluminium framed wheelhouse windows
Wheelhouse roof is marine plywood sheathed in epoxy cloth.
Very easily handled rig, upgraded with new roller furling and winches to aid sail handling.
Gaff ketch rig on deck stepped varnished spruce masts mounted in galvanised tabernacles.
Mizzen is Bermudan rigged.
Mainmast was new in 2012. All spars stripped and re-varnished recently.
Varnished yards and booms.
Stainless steel standing rigging to internal galvanised chain plates. All new in 2017.
Running rigging new in 2016. All running rigging blocks were rebuilt with new sheaves and cheeks.
Roller furling headsail system with Furlex 200 system, new in 2016.
All new sails in with fully battened mizzen, heavy duty mainsail, large furling genoa. 2 x smaller genoas and a ghosting genoa to fly from the end of the bowsprit. All sails less than 4 years old.
New bowsprit with stainless mountings.
2 x Lewmar 40 ST halyard winches on mainmast tabernacle. 2 x Lewmar 30 ST sheet winches. 1 x Lewmar 30 ST genoa furling winch.
Ford Mermaid 135hp 6cyl normally aspirated diesel engine.
New stainless cooling pipes, injectors serviced, salt water pump rebuilt and new fuel lines. Fully service and in superb condition. Full service in July 2021 including injector service.
PRM 302/402 hydraulic gearbox with single lever controls. Inspected and serviced by Lancing Marine in 2017.
Stainless shaft to a 4 blade bronze propeller, new in 2021. Stern tube and stern gland new in 2021 with a Tides dripless seal system.
2 x painted galvanised steel fuel tanks with a total capacity of 1650 litres, inspected and cleaned in 2017.
Twin AC Delco fuel filters with change over valves.
6 x 130ah AGM batteries for the domestic bank, 2 x AGM 130ah engine start batteries and 1 generator start battery. All batteries new in 2021.
Charged from engine alternator
Installed shore power system, completely new in 2016. Sterling Power 30amp 240 volt charger.
Fischer Panda Neo 5KVA 240 volt installed diesel generator, new in 2017.
Studer 2.5Kw pure sinewave inverter
Vetus 20 hp electric bow thrusters, full service in 2020.
900 litres of fresh water in 3 x plastic Tek Tanks under the cabin sole.
78 litre calorifier providing domestic hot water, heated from main engine or through 240v immersion coil. All domestic pipe work renewed.
Wills-Ridley hydraulic steering system with new ram, new head and all new pipe work in 2019.
4 x auto electric bilge pumps, 1 engine driven bilge pump and 1 manual bilge pump.
Largely re-modelled in present ownership to improve the layout, upgrade all soft furnishings and improve domestic equipment. Upholstery and head linings all renewed between 2017 and 2021.
6 berths in 2 sleeping cabins with a large double aft.
Steps down from the wheelhouse into aft cabin with a large double to port and a single berth to starboard.
En-suite heads compartment with a manual Kentigern sea toilet which discharges directly overboard.
Starboard side steps going forward into main cabin with galley to port. LEG 240 volt fridge/freezer and a Beko slimline washing machine to starboard under side deck.
Galley has been recently improved and upgraded. 2 burner gas hob set into work top with stainless fiddle rails. Full size gas oven and grill under the work top. Stainless sink with pressurised hot and cold water plus a manual tap for cold. Large amount of work top space and locker storage space around the galley.
Main saloon has a large ‘sofa’ type settee to starboard under the side deck. Port side dropleaf saloon table with L-shaped seating around.
Pilot berth to port under the side deck.
Cosy Cabin LPG cabin heater on forward bulkhead.
Centreline passge going forward with heads compartment to port and shower compartment to starboard.
Heads has a Lavac manual sea toilet with a Tek-Tank black water tank on the bulkhead. Hand basin with hot water.
Shower is a full height wet room with hot and cold pressurised water. Electric pump out.
Forward cabin re-modelled to give 2 large single V-berths with a large amount of storage space.
For more information about this vessel, please contact Stephen Varrow.
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Professional Skipper Steve Varrow takes over the helm as senior broker for the Virgin Islands.
Steve takes the natural progression to a professional yacht broker after a lifetimes work on boats and being at sea, at 16 years of age he joined Princess Yachts in the UK as a shipwright and from there on has been on or around boats all his working life, for the last 17 years he has been Caribbean based as a well known charter skipper, RYA Instructor and charter yacht broker.
He has 5 transatlantic catamaran deliveries as skipper and numerous European, Caribbean and East coast USA trips on his extensive sailing resume, he has skippered virtually every model of Lagoon catamaran from the 380 up-to the 560 as well as many other makes in his role as charter skipper in the Leeward Islands and the BVI, he has a deep technical understanding of all yacht mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems and specializes in helping clients navigate through the path to become a yacht owner and owner operator in the charter yacht industry.
He lives aboard his classic gaff rigged yacht “Gwendolyn” sailing between the BVI, USVI and the Spanish Virgin Islands and is ready to help you in all aspects of buying or selling your next yacht.