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Engine: Perkins 4.108 Professionally serviced March 2006
HP: 51
Hours: 1679 (aprox.)
Fuel Tanks: "2 stainless steel fuel tanks of approximately 190 litres, (50 US gallons) each."
Filters: One engine mounted filter and two additional Racor filter/water separators valved in parallel to allow changing filters while running.
Transmission/ Prop : "Borg Warner ""Velvet Drive"" transmission with 2.1:1 reduction and 35 mm 1 3/8"" drive shaft. "
Propeller: "3-blade 40 cm (16""), variable pitch and full feathering. " Complete set of spare propeller blades.
Engine Spares: "Numerous, including: complete starter motor and solenoid, complete raw water pump and rebuild kit, complete freshwater pump, complete fuel lift pump, numerous fuel filters and oil filters, miscellaneous engine gaskets, spare set of injector pipes, one spare injector, raw water pump impellers, anodes for heat exchanger and spare fan belts."

Mast: "Aluminium, deck-stepped with single spreaders."
Main boom: Aluminium. Mainsheet blocks replaced June 06
Staysail boom: "Aluminium, self-tending."
Whisker pole: "Aluminium, adjustable with track on mast."
Rigging: "All standing rigging is 1 x 19.8 mm (5/16"") stainless steel except for running backstays which are 6 mm (1/4"") stainless steel. Bronze turnbuckles with swivels at each. Staylock fittings. Numerous rigging spares including extra headstay, extra turnbuckles, swivels and Staylock fittings."
Winches: "Two very large primary self-tailing winches (Enkes 32T, 2-speed)."
"One halyard winch (Enkes 22, 2-speed) with jammer in cockpit."
One reefing winch (Harken #9) on boom.
Sails: Fully battened main (Dacron) with three sets of reef points (slab reefing). Serviced / new sail battons June 05
Genoa (Dacron) Serviced May 05
Yankee (Dacron) Serviced May 05
Staysail (Dacron) Serviced May 05
Drifter (Nylon) Hardly used
Trysail (Dacron) Unused
Storm 'Stay sail (Dacron) Unused
"The rig, with its self-tending staysail provides a wide variety of sail plans for all weather conditions. All halyards lead to cockpit. All sails in excellent to good condition."

Hull and Cockpit Additional Comments

Paintwork: The entire hull is protected by epoxy paint. The hull below the waterline has an additional protection of three coats of vinyl paint. The topsides and deck were repainted in 2006 and the hull below the waterline was repainted with epoxy and vinyl paint in 1998 (last antifoul 2006).
Varnish: Revarnished 2005/6
Insulation: "The entire hull is insulated to the waterline with sprayed-on foam approximately 30-50 mm thick (1"" - 2""). Eliminates condensation and provides excellent thermal insulation."
Ventilation: "12 bronze opening ports, equipped with screens and Lexan storm boards. Five Dorado vents with screw down mushroom caps. Vent to chain locker with blanking pad for heavy weather."
Pulpit/Stern rails: Stainless
Stantions/Lifelines: Stainless (316) stanchions with high triple lifelines with gates. Professionally replaced 2006
Cockpit: Deep self-draining.
Spray dodger
Full canvas enclosure for cockpit
Windbreaks New 2006

General Information

Name: Windsong
Construction: "Steel, single chine, long keel, wheel steering "
Length: 12.8 m (42 feet)
Width: "3.8 m (12ft 3"")"
Draft: "1.8 m (5ft 10"")"
Headroom: "Approx 6ft 4"""
Design Displacement: "11.27 tonnes (24,800 lbs.); ballast 3.82 tonnes (8,400 lbs.)"
Rig: Single masted cutter with self-tending staysail boom
Designer: Charles Whitholtz
Builder: "Mooney Marine (Deltavalle Virginia, USA) Hull built 1980; launched 1986"
Engine: "Perkins 4:108 diesel, 1679 hours (aprox)"
Water: 380 litres (100 US gallons)
Fuel: 380 litres (100 US gallons)
Flag: UK Registered Vessel
Port of Registry: Bristol
SSR: 106399

Safety Additional Comments

Liferaft: Seago 4 Man Canister New April 2006
EPIRB: Litton Model 952-02 (406 Mhz) EPIRB Needs configuration to operate in UK.
MOB: Lifesling New February 2006
Dan Bouy New February 2006
Life Horseshoe & Light New February 2006
Jackstays New February 2006
Bilge pump: "1 manual, 3 electric"
Fire Extinguishers: 3 x 2kg New April 2006
Halon automatic extinguisher for engine compartment.
Steering: Emergency tiller
Gas: Internally switched cut off valve.
Alde bubble leak detector Fitted 2004


Windlass: Simpson Lawrence (SL-555) 2 speed manual anchor winch.
Anchor: 45lb CQR
35lb Danforth
25lb Fisherman anchor
Chain: "90m (300') of 9.5mm (3/8"") galvanized chain"
"30m (100') of 9.5 mm (3/ 8"") chain"
"30m (100') of 16 mm (5/ 8"") Nylon rope with 10m (30') of 9.5 mm (3/8"") chain. "

Additional Equipment Additional Comments

Self Steering: Monitor Wind Vane Control Lines replaced June 06
Cetrek 701 below deck mounted autopilot
Dinghy: 2.4m (8') Dyer fiberglass sailing dinghy with complete sailing rig "Needs a little TLC, but sail is in excellent condition."
Misc: Front hatch cover New November 2004
Brass barometer and clock
Mooring lines (4 x 20 meters) New May 2005
Running Backstays New March 2006
8 Fenders New September 2005
Miscellaneous spares.
Manuals For the majority of equipment.

Electrics Additional Comments

Electrical System: 12 Volt with circuit breakers.
Shore Power: Converted to 240v in 2005 and incorporating Voltex Protector Box (MCB/RCD's) and Ranger Programable Timer Module.
Batteries: Two separate battery banks. One for engine starting and one for house power. All batteries are gel-cell.
Charging: Engine driven alternator with split charge diode.
110V/220V 3 bank mains battery charger.
55 Watt Siemens solar panel.
VHF: Kelvin Hughes Husun Compact New January 1991
Radio: Sony all band receiver
Radar: Raytheon R20
GPS: Garmin 120 "New June 1996, replaced older model."
Depth Sounder: Raymarine ST40 Replaced March 2006
Wind Instuments Datamarine LX360
Log: Datamarine S100KL
Compass: Sestral Moore compass mounted in Binnacle in cockpit.