Rig and Sails
motoring, Long Passages runs along at a comfortable 6 knots with
more in reserve, if needed
[Propeller] [Fuel Tanks]
- 50 hp Yanmar
4JH2E marine diesel known worldwide for
- Self bleeding - and
it works great! Running a tank dry is no drama, fill
and restart instantly
- Racor fuel
pre-filter and engine mounted final filter keep fuel
- Double belts on
alternator/water pump for minimum slippage and
- 1" dedicated
thruhull for cooling water.
Speedseal saltwater impeller system.
- 100 amp Balmar
alternator and smart charger.
- Vetus wet
exhaust is quiet, high anti-siphon loop
prevents sucking water back into engine
- 2.16:1 Yanmar transmission matched to engine and propeller
- Edson #875
single lever engine control at helm allows
easy adjustment of gear and speed;
prevents changing gears while engine is running at
- 3 blade 16" fixed pitch Michigan-type wheel
stainless steel shaft with standard taper
- Chatwick 'Blue
Water' dripless seal - no stuffing box to leak or
adjust; seals available worldwide
- Cutlass bearing
easy to replace - changed 2003
- 2 heavy-gauge aluminum tanks (installed in
- 24 gallons capacity in each tank.
- 400 miles
motoring range at 5 knots in tanks
cut-off valves for each tank.
- Individual fill
for each tank.
- Fill is straight
into tank allowing direct measurement and fast-flow
- Tanks are vented
well above water-line to prevent seawater access to