Current refit commenced in 2011 and has covered the following;
STERN COACH ROOF REPLACED – coach roof frame and cockpit surround taken back to bare steel, areas of rust replaced by new steel welded in, all steel painted with 7 coats of AWLGRIP paint. Then frame covered with 2 x 10 mm marine ply sheeting, and new teak deck of 10mm
STERN OWNERS CABIN refurbished following coach roof replacement. New teak panels installed over insulation, de-mountable for future checking of steel coach roof frame. Varnished throughout with satin finish varnish.
MIZZEN MAST taken off, prepared and painted with 2 part epoxy paint. Mizzen rigging checked by professional riggers. It is quality British steel fitted by a Southampton firm during the 2003 refit.
SALOON COACH ROOF REPLACED – coach roof frame taken back to bare steel, areas of rust replaced by new steel welded in, all steel painted with 7 coats of AWLGRIP paint. Then frame covered with 2 x 10 mm marine ply sheeting, and new teak deck of 10 mm
SALOON WINDOWS REPLACED with open ocean grade polycarbonate clamp in windows supplied by Seaglaze of Norwich who also do the windows for Oysters and for RNLI lifeboats
SALOON refurbished following coach roof replacement. New teak panels installed over insulation, de-mountable for future checking of steel coach roof frame. Varnished throughout with satin finish varnish.
BLACK TANK taken out, steel compartment needle de-scaled and painted with 2 part epoxy paint. Black tank liner cleaned and re-installed ready for 2015 sailing season.
GREY TANK opened, cleaned, needle de-scaled and painted with 2 part epoxy.
PORT FRESH WATER TANK opened, cleaned, needle de-scaled and painted with special 2 part epoxy paint for potable water.
HULL needle de-scaled to find any areas of steel that needed replacing. New steel panels welded in at bottom of keel where rust had developed where black tank liner had leaked in the past. New steel painted with 2 part epoxy paint. Hull antifouled and new anodes fitted for the 2015 sailing season.
TOPSIDES, coach roofs, scuppers needle de-scaled, rust areas treated, repaired, prepared and re-sprayed by professional painter using 2 part epoxy.
BOOMS Main and mizzen booms removed from boat, prepared and re-sprayed by professional painter with 2 part epoxy
LIMITING THE AMOUNT OF BRIGHT WORK. To cut down on varnishing maintenance, all new teak on the coach roofs, plus the toe rail, are being left as natural teak, i.e. no varnish.
MAIN PERKINS ENGINE Major engine overhaul, head removed and refurbished – including injectors, valves, guides etc… 2016
BATTERY CHARGERS New multi stage 12V and 24V battery chargers installed 2015
INSTRUMENTS New Raymarine 9” MFD chart plotter installed 2015
We have done much of the refit work ourselves, but bringing in the professionals where needed: Bob, the boat carpenter, who did our 2 new coach roofs, Michael, the welder, Brian, the topsides painter, Takis and Vasili who have worked on our engines.
Second Owner’s Refit 2002/2003:
Completely new main deck to Lloyds A 100 standard.
Main engine re-furbished, head removed new valves/springs and guides. Generator re-furbished, head removed new valves, springs and guides. Watermaker re-furbished.
Refrigeration system re-furbished.
B&G system re-furbished.
New full set of batteries and connectors (15 in total).
New 3 stage 24 volt charger.
New 3 stage 12 volt charger.
Lower mast section re-painted.
All pumps refurbished or replaced.
All heads hose renewed.
All internal steel work de-rusted primed and painted.
Galley floor renewed.
Starboard water tank replaced.
Saloon floor replaced.
All internal varnish work stripped and renewed.
External varnish work renewed.
Bowsprit re-painted and new supports fitted.
Bowsprit grating renewed.
Type : Sail
Builder / Designer: Bay Class
Make / Model: 64 Ketch
Year Built: 1986/7
Designer: Robert Hundy
Where Built: Conyer Marine Ltd.
Construction Materials: Steel hull
Keel / Hull Form: Encapsulated lead
Steering Type: Wheel
Deck Materials: Teak on ply
Superstructure Materials: Steel & Wood
Hull Colour: White
Engine Manufacturer: Perkins 63544 (6-cylinder)
Gearbox: Hurth HBW 360-2R 2:1 reduction gearbox
No. of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Fuel Consumption: 7 L/hr (@ 1600rpm)
Range: Approx. 1000nm
Cruising Speed: 7 knots @ 1600rpm
Maximum Speed: 8.5 knots @ 2000rpm
Bow Thruster: Vetus 9HP
Propeller Type: 26” Maxprop 3-bladed variable pitch & feathering propeller
Last Date of Overhaul: 2015/2016
Fuel: 250 gals. in keel / 50 gals. in stainless steel tank
Water: 300 gals. in 2 tanks (1 x plastic / 1 x stainless steel)
Watermaker: 60 gals. stainless steel
Black water: 200L w/electric macerator pump (deck & sea outlets)
Grey Water: 250L (sea outlet)
ELECTRICAL & BATTERIES
Domestic Batteries: 2 x 24v in banks totaling 500amp/hr (renewed 2011 & 2015)
2 x 12v in banks totaling 500amp/hr (renewed 2010)
Engine Starter Battery: 24v / 120amp/hr / 1100CCA
Generator Start Battery: 80amp/hr
Inverter: 24v giving 1500w @ 240v / 12v giving 500w @240v
Alternator: 100A 24v + 75A 12v
Battery Charger: 240v for 24v supply (Multistage 30A (NEW 2015))
240v for 12v supply (Multistage 30A (NEW 2015)
Battery Monitor: 12v & 24v
Shore Power & Cable: 240v. 32A
Generator: G&M 8kva (Volvo 2002 diesel / fully enclosed in soundproof enclosure / referred 2003 / rewound 2010)
Solar Panels: 3 x panels (giving up to 100w @ 24v / up to 100w @ 12v
SPARS / RIGGING
Type of Rig: Ketch
Clipper- bowed masthead ketch cutter
Spar material: White painter aluminium
Standing rigging: 22mm S/S wire
Hood "Stoway" electric in-mast furling on Main mast. (Developed an oil leak- is to be replaced)
Rotostay Electric furling Yankee
Hood manual furling staysail and Hood manual in-mast furling for Mizzen
Mast steps up to first spreaders "Crows-nest"
Main Cruising Chute with Snuffer
Mizzen Cruising Chute with Snuffer
GPS: Magnavox MX2000 (Secondary: Magnavox 4200) + Handheld Garmin
Radar: Raytheon 1603 (unreliable 1987)
Autopilot: Autohelm 7000 NMEA-interfaced and operated from cockpit or DS. Powered by Whitlock 1/2hp drive (3 x more powerful than standard Autohelm drive w/ independent fluxgate compass (1992)
Secondary Autopilot: Autohelm 6000 w/independent fluxgate compass (1987)
VHF Radio: Furuno F500 400w SSB
Echo Sounder: B&G Hydra II NMEA-interfaced (1992 - refurbished 2003)
Log / Speed: B&G Hydra II NMEA-interfaced (1992 - refurbished 2003)
Wind Instrument: B&G Hydra II NMEA-interfaced (1992 - refurbished 2003)
Wind Indicator at Masthead
Fish Finder: Raymarine 9C MFD
Anchors: 75lb CQR Bow anchor
45lb Danforth secondary anchor
45lb Stern anchor
110lb Storm anchor
Anchor Chain / Warp: 90m 10mm chain (Bow anchor- new summer 2015)
40m chain, 200ft 20mm rope (Secondary anchor)
300ft 19mm nylon multi plait anchor warps
2x 30m 38mm multi plait mooring warps
3x 20m 22mm multi plait mooring warps
50m floating multi plait
Many further warps
Winches: 2x Lewmar 55, 2 speed Main, electric S/T
2x Lewmar 52, 2 speed Secondary , manual S/T
1x Lewmar 46, 2 speed Mainsheet, manual S/T
2x Lewmar 46, 2 speed Main Mast Halyard, Manual S/T
2x Lewmar 40, 2 speed Mizzen Mast Halyard, Manual S/T
2x Lewmar 46, 2 speed Spare, Manual S/T
Pushpit / Pulpit
Cockpit / Deck Shower: Hot and Cold water
Life Raft: 8 person full E-pack (needs servicing)
Life Jackets: x6 serviced 2015
Flares: In date
Solenoid cut off to external gas bottles activated manually
Jackstays (Safety lines)
Fire Extinguishers: (4x in engine room -Out Of Date), (6x in all cabins -All in date)
Bilge Pumps (Electric & Manual)
INTERIOR / DOMESTIC
No. of Berths: 3 single berths , 2 double berths in 3 cabins excluding the saloon
Outside saloon window: See through coverings
High quality teak interior joinery
Flooring: Galley floor renewed, Saloon floor replaced
Chart Table: Large
Saloon Table: Folding
Air Conditioning: Not fully installed
Number of Heads: x3 (2x electric, 1x manual)
Cooker Hob: Electric + Gas
Combination fan oven and microwave
Galley Sink: Twin
Freezer, Refrigerator : Front opening with cool zone below - Frigoboat, 24V, Sea water cooled (2006)
Salt water manual pump at galley
Hot Water: 100L water heating system- Calorifier heated by engine, generator or shore power.
Bar with 3x optics
Phillips 12lb washing machine in aft heads (on/off knob needs replacing)
Stereo: Brennan 500GB
TV + DVD: Flat screen
Cockpit Cover: Full cockpit tent
Bimini: With permanent wooden housing for solar panels (2x 24V, 1x 12V)
Cockpit cushions: Covers need replacing.
Remote controlled spotlight
Main mast head tricolor and anchor light
Mizzen mast head tricolor and anchor light
Axuxilary diode anchor light on boom
Deck lever navigation lights
All cabins have 24V fluorescent lights and spotlight/reading light
The saloon has 3x 240V (inverter/shore power) occasional table light
Outboard bracket stowage for the 2HP Honda
Avon S345 with Yamaha 25HP outboard
Wave Echo Tender in stowage bag (new 2015)