Technical Details and Equipment

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Mast:SPARCRAFT 16 m (53 feet), on deck, 10,5 kg/m (7,0 US lbs/foot), HARKEN battcar batten traveller system;
Boom:ISOMAT with automatic reefs; single line reefs inside boom; springloaded boomvang;
Shrouds and stays:Shrouds, two forestays and two aftstays (one insulated): 10 mm (about 3/8");two fixed backstays: 8 mm (about 5/16"); NORSEMAN-terminals and ACMO-toggles
Cutterstay and forestay:HARKEN furlers, mechanical, Units 2.5
Selftacking jib:HARKEN rail and traveller, big boat
Main control:HARKEN rail and traveller, big boat
New 2011: Whiskerpoles:2 pc. Alu, custom-made by MARINOX, Majorca with fittings from PFEIFFER, Germany; 4,5-8,0 m (13,5-24)

Sails, Running Rigging and Fittings

Cuttersail:Allrounder with yankee cut, 2 x 64 squaremeter (2 x 678 squarefoot) with one luff, 220 gram/squaremeter (4,8 US-oz/squaremeter) with two port and starboard sheets
Jib:Selftacking jib 31 squaremeter (334 squarefoot), 400 gram/squaremeter (8,7 US-oz/squaremeter)
Storm jib:15 squaremeter (162 squarefoot) with hose-system, fits on furled-in jib
Blister:150 squaremeter (1614 squarefoot) with blister-hosesystem for easy handling
Mainsail:Fullbatten main with three reefs, cunningham and flattening and lazy jacks, 33 squaremeter (355 squarefoot), 440 gram/squaremeter (9,5 US-oz/squaremeter) Openends mainsheet;
Winches on mast:ANDERSEN S.S.. two speed, selftailing, size 28
New 2011: ANTAL alu two speed, selftailing, size 40
Cockpit winches
Foresails and furler winches:
ANDERSEN S.S. two speed, selftailing, size 46
2 pc. ANDERSEN S.S. two speed, selftailing, size 56
Hydraulic cockpit winch
for main halyard and reefs:
HARKEN , two speed, selftailing, size 42
Halyards and lifts:3 halyards for foresails, boomlift;
New 2011: 2 spinnaker halyards, main halyard,
2 polelifts, 2 pole-toppings
All blocks, rails and genoa
railsliders on deck:
HARKEN "big boat", 3'' and bigger
All cleats automatic:LEWMAR superlock
Fittings, rails and portholes are mounted with s.s. bolts, isolated from deck/hull by nylon bushings KORREX , Germany
All necessary work for sailing manoeuvres can be done from inside the cockpit except catching of sheets with the whiskerpoles!


Mechanical steering WHITLOCK, Type Mamba with s.s. shafts, Kardan-joints and gears; 3 foot s.s. destroyerwheel with manual clutch


Mainengine and Systems

Mainengine:MTU MERCEDES-BENZ OM 314, 3,9 liter, 4 cylinders, 82 hp (DIN!)
with 3,5 kW startermotor;
New 2011: BOSCH 12 V alternator 90 Amps
Two circuit coolingsystem
Double seawater strainers, switchable
AQUALARM sensor 12V for cooling sea water flow
Double fuelfilter with turbine waterseparator and electrical 12V wateralarm and pressure gauge, SEPAR, Germany
New 2011: WMMT 2 RM-1/2 magnetic fuel bacteriae killing and purifying unit
Gearbox:NEWAGE PRM 302; 1:2,7; professional hydraulic gear (steel housing!) suitable for 150 kW with power take-off for hydraulic pump
Prop: Maxprop system, 3 blades 23" x 19", nickelaluminium bronce, PROWELL, Bremen; 2 cutlass bearings; packless seal system, flushed by m/e seawatersystem; New 2011: shaft 40 mm (metric) S.S. German DIN 1.4571
Spareprop:Alu fixed 3 blades 23" x 19"

Hydraulic System

100 m (330 feet) of hydraulic steel pipes
Pump:MANNESMANN-REXROTH A 10 VO 28, 35 kW, axialpiston type, flow and pressure self control DFR, mounted at power take-off gearbox.
Hydraulic devices
driven by this pump:
Two windlasses SEAWAY FRANCIS, 1,8 tons real hauling power, each; bowthruster MANNESMANN HYDROMARINE, 16 hp, thrust: > 150 kP; hydraulic winch HARKEN 42 ST; 2 blocks with three valvecontrols, each, DANFOSS, Danmark, electrical with manual override
Thick-wall aluminium tank for 90 l (25 gals) of hydraulic oil; oilcooler BOWMAN, England, integrated into raw-watersystem of main engine


New 2011: FISCHER-PANDA AGT-DDC 4000-12 PMS with Voltage Control System VCS 12 Volts, up to 260 Amps with 2-circuit coolingsystem; exhaust gas/water separator for silent use and custom-made automatic pumpout system (12V) for exhaust tank, according to suggestion of FISCHER-PANDA; fuel pre-filter SEPAR, Germany


500 l (132 gals) fuel in middlesection tank
750 l (198 gals) water: one middlesection tank and three combined s.s. tanks aftcabin

General Equipment

Pulpit, pushpit, railing stanchions and foldable stepbathladder 1" aluminum solid material (tubes crease, solid material bends!)
Lifebelt-rail cockpit:22 mm (7/8") aluminum solid material
Anchor gear:2 pc. 60 lbs original CQR with 100 m (330 ft) chain, 3/8", each;
Sternanchor gear:TX-engbo electrical windlass 12 Volt/750 Watt, under deck in aftpeak with 16 kg (35 lbs) special anchor and 75 m (250 ft) rope, 16 mm (5/8"), inside lead; special TX-engbo anchorgallow, springloaded
Docking gear 1 1/2" rope:1 pc. 120 m (395 ft), 2 pc.15 m (50 ft) and 2 pc. 30 m (100 ft), 5 fenders, blue, 38 cm (15") dia., 95 cm (37") length, ANCHOR MARINE, England
New 2011: 2 fenders, orange round, 55 cm (21) dia., 70 cm (28) length, POLYFORM, U.S.A.
Big tubular davit:Aluminum pipes 100 x 5 mm and 80 x 5 mm carrying: Radar, antennas, decklight, sternlight, dinghy with mounted outboard engine
New 2011: S.S. crane for outboard engine
New 2011: Tender:VERGAPLAST Lario 320; Length 3,20 m, beam 1,33 m, height 0,56 m, weight 75 kg Cathedral-hull: 2 thick shells of CYCOLAC Polyurethane (GENERAL ELECTRIC), filled with closed-cell PU foam, unsinkable!
New 2011: Outboard Engine:YAMAHA 15 FMH, 2-stroke, 15 hp, weight 34 kg with hoisting harness MOTORCADDY Bracket attached to starboard side of pushpit

Pumps and Plumbing

Forepeak:Electrical bigmembrane pump RHEINSTROM M50E, 12V, with aluminium housing, 1 " i/o, with bilgeswitch;
Aftpeak:Same pump RHEINSTROM M50E, with bilgeswitch
Foreward bathroom:Lavac Zenith vacuum head;
New 2011: Original manual WHALE sanitation pump;
WHALE Gulper 220 pump with collectortank for easy discharge of sink and chain lockers
Pantry:Manual HENDERSON Chimp II RH for discharge of pantry sinks;
Seawaterpump:WHALE Pantry Mark 3
Aft bathroom:RHEINSTROM M50E waste pump with 2-way valve for easy discharge of shower sink (with bilgeswitch) and LAVAC ZENITH vacuum head
bilgepump system:
One manual bilgepump RHEINSTROM M50, with thru-deck, in cockpit; Connectingline to main-engine, raw-water system with dividers in engineroom and 1 " sucking lines with valves and bilgestrainers for the watertight sections "forecabin and saloon", "engineroom" and "aftcabin and aftbathroom"
All seacocks and valves:Reinforced Polypropylen, detachable with 4 S.S. bolts, nylon valveballs and teflon sealings, INTERNATIONAL HOSE AND PIPE, England

Freshwater System

PAR JABSCO heavy duty washdown pump 3/4" with Swiss s.s. accumulator tank 10 l (2,65 gal) supplies the watersystem including RHEINSTROM waterheater (electrical heating plus two coils for coolingwater from mainengine and optional generator)
High quality German GROHE faucets at all sinks, onehand operation with removable spout, "fist-shower" type "Uno" (connectors for mouth shower)
WHALE external shower at the stern
City water connector
Additional freshwater supply for both heads: cleans bowls and hoses easily by a few days use in a marina! Eliminates odors!


3 big hatches 62 x 62 cm (25" x 25"), GEBO, each with combined mosquito screen/darkening shade roller system; 2 small hatches pantry and navigation, GEBO;
2 NICRO solarvents 4" forward bathroom and forepeak;
New 2011: NICRO 12V vent 4" aft bathroom;
12 Volt radialblower pantry with removable S.S. greasefilter; mobile 12V fan HELLAMARINE.


New 2011: FRIGOBOAT Superfrigomatic W50F seawater-cooled unit with big DANFOSS BD50F compressor in engineroom;
Big custom-made holdingplate for 2 S.S. refrigeration boxes, 70 l (19 gals) each



Marine-type waterheater RHEINSTROM 25 l (7 gals), 240V/ 1000 Watts;
240 V outlets in engineroom, navigation, galley, forecabin and aft bathroom;

Electrical room:Mainswitch shorepower; voltmeter; 3 amp-meters, thermo-magnetic automatic fuses for all circuits; European ground fault interrupter, type FI
Shorepower 240 Volt with waterproof box (fuse, ground fault interrupter, control light) and 25 m (82 ft) heavyduty cable and CEE-plugs
New 2011: Inverter/charger STUDER INNOTEC, Swiss, Type STUDER XTH 3000-12, 240 Volts, 50 Cycles, 2500 Watts permanent


Electrical room:Central panel with thermo-magnetic automatic fuses for all circuits;
New 2011: Main busbar system, plus and minus with high-amp shunt and 2 BLUESEA Battery Links ACR for new heavy gauge wiring for loads of new GenSet, Inverter/Charger and battery banks
Cockpit:12 Volt electrical control system for all hydraulic devices
Navigation:Switchboard and navigation lights control board
Bowlight:NIGHTBLASTER Blue Eye Beam 400.000 candle power spotlight with pulpit socket, removable for additional convenient portable operation
All lamps and
lights inside:
New 2011: Halogen downlights MR11, 12V-20Watts!
Transistorized tubelight with navy-grade interference suppression, AQUASIGNAL, Germany
All navigation lights:AQUASIGNAL series 40 (anchor light with comfortable automatic daylight switch)
Others2 utility floodlights on top of davit
12 V workinglights in aftpeak and forepeak
Batteries:New 2011: 3 pc. 260 Ah for service;
1 pc. 260 Ah for Inmarsat-C, computer and printer; all these batteries are gelbatteries from EXIDE
Starter battery mainengine 12V/170 Ah
DCC 4000 amp-hour meter, counting up and down, and voltage meter, with alarms
All thru-deck fittings, thru-bulkhead fittings, box inlet fittings and all boxes with IPON-fittings according to German standard IP67! (AC and DC!)


Autopilot system SIMRAD J300 with autopilotmotor NECO, 12 Volt with interfaces to fluxgate compass, GPS and wind-indicator (steering modes: magnetic course, wind and GPS)
New 2011: SIMRAD fluxgate compas type RFC35N
SIMRAD wind-indicator with spare unit, depth sounder and speed; SIMRAD GPS RS5800, SIMRAD rudder feed back;
VHF SIMRAD RS8110 with two handheld units (navigation and cockpit) and Intercom and all U.S., International and private channels;
Radar RAYTHEON 11XX, open array, 24 nautical miles;
New 2011: Notebook FUJITSU-SIEMENS lifebook S and thermo printer SEIKO DPU 414
Shortwave transceiver ICOM IC707; original "SMARTUNER" in aftpeak
New 2011: Plotting system with notebook TOSHIBA Satellite and USB-GPS-mouse with software and all international charts
New 2011: Mobile depthsounder EAGLE cuda 128 with leadbattery and sensor with cable Mobile depthsounder ECHOTEST, torche light type
New 2011: WLAN amplifier-antenna unit with USB-cable for mobile installation on deck
Cockpit controls:
Engine instruments: VDO logic combi, Germany, microprocessor controlled with programmable maximum and minimum alarms, horn and light.
Functions: rpm, start-stop, voltage, temperature1, temperature2, pressure1, pressure 2, service hours, engine hours, trip hours, tank gauge, interface for PC.
Custom-built alarm system (horn and light): low seawaterflow engine, water in fuelfilters of engine;
Joystick for bowthruster control, IP67, DANFOSS
New 2011: Car radio with DVD-player and external stereo speakers with 19 monitor, integrated into salon.

Woodwork, Interior and Galley

All woodwork inside in khaya-mahogany, outside teak; all plywood according to AW100 standard, SOMMERFELD und THIELE, Germany;
ceilings and pantry coated with 1,0 mm high quality Formica, MAX Schichtstoffplatte, Austria;
Glue: best quality two component epoxy, SOMMERFELD und THIELE, Germany;
Embeddings: sicaflex 260 and 292; 3M 5200
Cockpit gratings and benches handmade
(All woodwork complete: 3400 man-hours) Leecloths at berths in saloon;
Beds f/w and aftcabin: no plywood, but special wooden battensystem with flexible siliconerubber bearings for yachts, YACHTIFLEX, Germany
Vanity with navigation type desk and mirror, aftcabin
Galley: S.S.-coated working area with integrated S.S. sinks
LPG SYSTEM: FORCE10 US-sized gas stove with big oven, model 61350; 120 qt. IGLOO box Quickncool (new 2011!) on aftdeck with 4 CAMPING GAZ LPG tanks, 3 kg each (total: 26,5 lbs), German LPG regulator and solenoid valve;
onepiece! copper gasline and TRUMA, Germany 12V DC gas-control-system inside galley

Painting and Varnishing

Woodwork inside:Two component Polyurethane varnish, matte, ARTI, Germany, minimum 5 coats; bathroom: 7 coats
Teak woodwork
instrument panel cockpit:
Hull: Above waterline:
Preprepared with zinc-cromate self-etch primer; HEMPEL: light primer and polyurethane paint, white; deck: additional semigloss white nonskid with pumice
Below waterline:
Sandblasted and downwash with phosphoric acid;
AWLGRIP: 2 coats hullgard extended recoat; 3 coats hullgard water barrier; applied airless with gun after phosphoric acid etching; all 5 coats together: 26 gals (100 l)!
JOTUN: 2 coats intermediate primer; 4 coats special antifouling ALUSEA classic: black, blue, black, blue: 10,5 gals (40 l)

Upholstery and Canvas

New 2011: Combined bimini/ sprayhood plus zippable aft piece to close like a dodger, stack pack with additional big mast collar and windshield cover, heavy STAMOID, sand, Switzerland; Awning from mast to stern with sides down to railing, SUNBRELLA, blue; many multiple bags for sheets, halyards and ropes, SUNBRELLA, sand, with mesh bottoms
Mattresses of berths
forecabin and aftcabin:
10 cm (4") PU-foam with cotton cover and cloth-cover with zips
All other berths,
seats and backrests:
PU-foam with cloth-cover and zips, 5 - 10 cm (2" to 4")


Liferafts:BFA Ballonfabrik Augsburg, Pacific 6, in cockpit; recent service;
Others:4 lifevests; 2 lifebelts; 4 lifelines; Jackline 1" from bow to stern;
100 m (330 ft) rescueline, yellow, 8 mm (5/16"), on S.S. drum;
FORESPAR crew overboard pole with drogue on port aftstay
SEA-MARSHALL rescue system with 2 around the neck antennas
New 2011: EPIRB ACR Satellite 406, registered
New 2011: Second magnetic compass SUUNTO in cockpit, lighted;
Third magnetic compass SUUNTO above navigation seat (bearing type); 2 fire extinguishers 2 kg (5 lbs), each; 1 automatic fire extinguisher 5 kg (11 lbs) in engine room
New 2011: Smoke detectors in all compartments
Complete set of flares for High Seas
Huge wire scissors FELCO C 112, Switzerland for cutting steel wire up to "

Comfort Equipment

New 2011: Scuba diving equipment including 10 litres pressure tank and buoyancy compensator device
New 2011: Flexible water tank, PLASTIMO, 150 litres for transporting water with dinghy
New 2011: Electrical handwinch 12 Volts Magicwinch JPROP, Italy;cable reaches from cockpit even to mast winches
New 2011: Custom made alu foldable trolley with heavy foldable plastic boxes for easy shopping
Fishing rod holder
Drill stand and vise in electrical room
Chain hoist and balancer for mainengine and genset
Much more than all necessary spareparts on board!
Much more than all necessary tools on board!

Most important:

Complete documentation including pictures, plans, schematics, manuals, delivery notes and invoices for the yacht and all of its equipment on CD!!!
Yacht is prepared for the following options:
Controlled outlets for an additional hydraulic motor in engine room (to drive pumps, small generators, .....)
Important remark:
All gallons, ounces and lbs are US measurements!!