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Paul's Around Australia Trip 2011

Equipment and Yacht Details

Electronics:

• AIS vessel identification system. Sends a signal to other vessels and you can see the speed and size of other ships – compulsory on large vessels

• ST60 Tridata and wind instruments at each helm

• E80 plotter mounted on cockpit table

• Raymarine remote keypad at nav-station for use of flatscreen as plotter repeater

• Raytheon S2 linear drive autopilot with ST6002 control & gyro compass

• 2kwRadar

• Electric halyard winch

• Electric primary winches

• 50A battery charger and 2500W invertor

• Xantrec battery monitor

• Additional switch-panel at nav' station

• AGM gel-cell batteries (3 house, engine + thruster)

• Upgraded 110A alternator

• 2*80 watt solar panels

• lcom 422 VHF radio with Command mic' cockpit remote

• lcom 801 E HF radio with backstay aerial

• Clarion CD stereo with cockpit speakers and CD stacker

• Audio interface for LCD to stereo + ipod interface

• DVD player with 26" LCD + TV antenna

• Battery link

• Next G mast mount antenna

• Next G booster

• Thrane Satellite connection with phone and internet connections

• Toshiba laptop computer with Maxsea software – allows 7 day global weather forecast with internet connection and is a backup chart system

• 2 backup GPS

 

Safety gear:

• 7 life jackets with tethers 451b Manson stainless steel CQR anchor with 60m chain & 50m warp

• Jacklines port starboard and in cockpit

• Fortress danforth anchor with 10m chain and 40m warp

• Reserve nav lights & spare bulbs

• Lifebouy with light & drogue

• Danbouy

• Heaving line & rescue sling

• Wooden plugs

• Fire-extinguishers x32

• Fire blanket

• Plastic buckets x 2

• Fog horn

• Bosuns chair

• GME MT400 EPlRB

• Personal EPIRBS x 2

• Personal strobe lights x 4

• 6-man Lifeguard Liferaft deck-mounted on cradle

• Cat' 2 flares

• Emergency steering

• Knife

• Spare compass

• Chronometer & Barometer

• First Aid kit

• Col' Regs + YA book

• Handheld VHF in grab-bag

 

Other exterior equipment:

• Additional turning blocks with clutches for asymmetric spinnaker

• 3-blade Gori feathering prop' with overdrive

• S/S BBQ with two stainless 4kg gas bottles

• Mainsheet traveller purchase upgrade

• Signal halyard

• Windex

• Deck wash with high pressure pump with salt & fresh water

• Shelf for spare anchor in bow locker

• Deck light with guard

• Fold down midship cleats

• Wheel lock

• Grab rails at helms

• Pole and grab rails below deck for rough weather

• Additional cleats on transom for sea brake

• Davits for duckie

• Zodiac 2.6 m Cadet rubber duckie

• 6 HP 4 stroke outboard

• Rod holders

• Flag pole and flag

 

Sails and rigging

• Furling mainsail

• Furling genoa

• Heavy wind (smaller) furling genoa

• Asymmetric spinnaker in spinnaker sock

• Trysail

• Storm-jib Dyneema luff fitting on inner forestay setup on 2:l purchase with it’s own sail bag for quick set up

• Custom inner forestay fitting with custom mast sheave

• Boom brake fitted with clutches

• Rigging for asymmetric cruising spinnaker including additional clutches, turning blocks as well running rigging and removable Seldon bow-pole

• Pole mounted on mast for down wind poling out of Genoe

 

Additional interior equipment:

• Additional 83 litre water tank with separate deck filler

• Seawater foot pump at galley

• Additional galley light and upgraded bulbs

• Lee-cloths for saloon seats and centreline of aft berth

• Carpet Rugs throughout

• Linen Package (Sheets1

• Soft furnishings.

• Seara quiet-flush electric toilet to aft head

• Seat bet at chart table

• Bum strap in kitchen

• Extra hangers for life jackets and wet weather gear

 

Factory Options:

• Bow-thruster 4hp (tunnel type) with separate AGM battery

• Lifeline gates

• Holding tank for forward head

• Double berth in saloon conversion

• Rope-cutter on shaft

 

Canvas Package:

• Spray-dodger,

• Bimini & infill with Side Screens

• Wheel covers

• Forward coach roof window covers

• BBQ cover

• Deck hatch covers

• Cockpit table cover

• Liferaft cover