is set up for short-handed sailing so that two people can easily
handle all of its systems for an afternoon on the bay or in a storm
Platform, Coachroof, Decks,
- Two anchors are always ready to
- 45# CQR; 175' chain and 100'
- 22# Danforth; 20' chain, 150'
- Reliable Sea Tiger 555 manual
windlass can pull chain or rode
- All headsails are on furlers to
minimize need to go forward at sea.
- Saltwater deck wash makes it easy to remove mud
from chain and rode.
- Stainless steel bow pulpit wraps
around bow and extends onto the foredeck providing
solid handholds and protection from waves.
- Turning blocks are mounted on bow
pulpit for boom preventer and reaching poles
- Line Handling:
- Essential lines run aft to
cockpit via Schaefer line organizers keeping lines
low with fair leads.
- Staysail sheets lead to turning
blocks and line organizers
- Mainsheet traveler with 4:1
- 4:1 boom vang/preventer from main boom to deck or mast.
- Four teak dorade boxes with
cowls provide excellent ventilation
- Flexible cowls can be rotated to eliminate
- Internal baffles prevent water intake from a rogue wave.
- Deck plates can be fitted in very
- Large one over main salon; smaller
one over 'V' berth
- Strong teak timber frames
acrylic panels admit light while
- Wood battens
strengthen and provide traction in rough weather
- 6-man Switlik liferaft is mounted
in a dedicated cradle; ready to deploy.
- Teak hand rails provide solid
handhold at sea
- Side decks are clear for safe
movement under any conditions
- 1 1/2" teak toe-rails provide
solid support while heeling underway
- 24" lifelines all around with
gates on each side; bases are thru-bolted
- Deck-mounted turning blocks for
use with storm trysail
- Deck-mounted cleats on bow,
stern, and amidships make it easy to secure in all
- All deck cleats are thru-bolted
with large backing plates for strength and smooth to
be kind to lines and toes.
- Smooth line guides around all
cleats prevent chaffing of anchor rode and marina
- Pad-eyes and cleats provide
secure anchor points for jacklines that extend from
cockpit to bow
- Instruments mounted on bulkhead
for good visibility while at helm or in companionway
(Wind, Depth, Speed, Electronic Compass, Autopilot)
- Excellent protection:
- Bimini covers helm and helm seat.
- Canvas covers rest of
cockpit from bimini to the dodger.
- Weather clothes on lifelines protect occupants
from spray and the odd rogue wave
- Cockpit seats are level and
comfortable for sitting as well as taking a snooze
- Essential sail handling lines
lead to cockpit:
- Port coachroof: Staysail
sheet, Main boom topping lift, 1st Mainsail reefing
line; main traveler
- Starboard coachroof:
Staysail sheet, 2nd mainsail reefing line, Mainsail
sheet, Mainsail halyard, main traveler
- Port deck: Genoa sheet,
Genoa furling line, staysail furling line
- Starboard deck: Genoa
- Mizzen mast: Halyard,
sheet, cunningham, topping lift, and reef lines for
- Primary winches easy to reach and
- Secondary winches for furling
lines and/or light air sail
- Inlet sockets for 110VAC and 220
VAC power plus TV and telephone cables
- Solar panels mounted on Bimini
frame; can be adjusted to maximize energy capture
- Stainless brackets mounted on
Bimini which hold stern lines for easy access while
docking or Med-mooring.
- Edson #400 steering
pedestal with built-in wheel brake and:
- Edson premium quality wooden
- 1" stainless steel Edson pedestal
- Danforth Constellation compass
- Raymarine autopilot
- Highly varnished cockpit table
folds out of the way yet comfortable for meals for
- Varnished helmsman seat
- Modest hump on seat for comfort
- Storage compartments on each side
for flashlights or other gear
- Contoured cushion protects seat
and provides comfort while hand-steering
- Easy access to Monitor windvane
for adjusting it while under way
- Easy access via helmsman seat
- Locker has sealed locking lid;
drains overboard via dedicated thru-hull on stern.
- Plumbed with propane regulator,
cutoff solenoid, and single section of rubber hose
running to galley stove
- Storage for two 11# steel propane