Salar 40' Pilothouse Sloop
At Dravuni Island, Fiji July 2003
|Extensively refitted in 1996, a solid
comfortable cruising boat that has cruised extensively around the pacific. Leaving Opua in
June and returning to Auckland November 2003. Just finished a 5 1/2 month Cruising to
Kadavu with ICA, up through the Astrolabes on to Musket Cove, Vadu Pt, Yasawas, Musket
Cove Week and Rally to Vila, Vanuatau. Havannah Harbour then island hopped up to Santos
and back to Vila to clear to Noumea, New Caledonia. Week around Isle de Pines then back to
New Zealand west of Norfolf Island.
See www.cimsys.co.nz/cruise.htm for full story.
A total of 3200 Nm.
|Good solid motor ideal for motor sailing safely around the Islands, also useful to tow a stricken yachty in 40 gusting 50 Knots AND 1- 2 m seas SAFELY into Yalobi Bay, Waya Island in the DARK . after responding to a MAYDAY|
|Builder||Salthouse, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Last Slipped||Nov 2002|
|Cabintop & Deck||GRP & Teak Decks|
|Engine||Ford with Lees Marine Conversion 80 Hp 4 cyl shaft
drive diesel in excellent condition.
Serviced regularly, total hours = 2600. spare alternator, starter motor & injector
|Fuel||560 litres in two stainless steel tanks|
|Water||320 litres in two stainless steel tanks|
|Holding Tank||70 litres Polyethylene tank for forward toilet only with manual pumpout|
|Batteries||4 x 6 volt 115 heavy duty in two banks for 12v|
|Electronics||Furuno 1550 SSB, Belcom VHF, 8 Mile JRC Radar, Furuno GP70 GPS, Impulse 2800+ Sounder and Robertson autopilot.|
|Navigation||Compaq Notebook interfaced to GPS with world charts & software, weatherfax 2000 & tide tables - available as an extra Charts for Northern North Island NZ, Kandavu, Yasawa's, Nadi Waters, Vanuatau up to Logunville & Southern New Caledonia - negotiable extras|
|Sails||Fully battened main ( 3 reefing points ), Furled #2 genoa, Jib, MPS in sock, Spinnaker in sock, Trisail (on independent track) & storm jib|
|Rig||Sloop rig with aluminium mast and stainless rigging. Furling Headsail ( Removable cutter rig for Jib ) Rigging & halyards new May 2003.|
|Covers||Aft Steering, Bimini, wheelhouse and all hatch covers|
|Ground Tackle||45lb CQR anchor with 70m 10mm Galv chain and electric
40lb Danforth anchor with 40m 8mm Galv Chain (spare)
Anchor Wash Pump
|4-man RFD liferaft, EPIRB, Cat 1 flares, 4
offshore lifejackets, 4 inshore lifejackets, 4 x harnesses. Flares & liferaft okay
Two manual and one electric bilge pumps.
|2.6m Southern Pacific Inflatable with 2.5Hp & 15Hp
outboards. Gas Barbecue on Port Stern Quarter, 4 Fenders and Warps
Stern Boarding Platform, 2 x 20L Petrol Tanks
|Interior||teak interior with 6' headroom.
Double & single berth in aft cabin
Quarter berth and two settee ( one with an infill to make a double ) in main salon
Twin berths in forward cabin.
Galley has a gas 2-burner stove with oven and a sink.
Hot and cold pressured water. Heated from engine
Two toilets and one shower.
Freezer under Stbd seat in Pilot House, refrigerator above stove on port side in galley
Television and VCR
Stereo and CD Player
|Moored at HMB Marina, Auckland, New Zealand June 2003|
Main Salon - Port & Stbd
The Saloon - a great place to socialise
|Aft Cabin -
Double & Heads to Port
|Galley on Port Side|
|Pilot House GPS & Radar,
on Chart table to port
| From Masthead
outside Great Astrolabe
Reef - Kadavu Fiji
|Spinnaker pole is a great
outrigger for lure
|Musket Cove to Beachcomber
Fiji Sept 2003
|Strong winds during BBYC
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