Mechanical Systems

Main Engine

85hp (64kW) Perkins Sabre M92B diesel engine (fitted new 2011, 2232hrs)

PRM 500 Gearbox 3:1 reduction (fitted new 2011)

Shaft drive via AquaDrive Anti Vibration Unit

MaxProp feathering propeller

Max Speed: 9 kts

Cruising Speed: 7 kts at 1500 rpm. Approx 3.5-4 litres/hr consumption

Bilge Pumps

2″ Jabsco Bilge Pump driven off main engine PTO via electric clutch (2011)

Rule 2500 Electric Submersible Pump in Engine Room Bilge discharging via WaveStream Oil/Water Separator (2016)

Rule 2500 Electric Submersible Pump in Cockpit Bilge (2017)

Jabsco Water Puppy Electric Bilge Pump in Main Saloon Bilge (2010)

Jabsco Electric Bilge Pump in Forecastle (2015)

Henderson Mk V  Manual Bilge Pump in Cockpit (Port Side)

Henderson Mk V Manual Bilge Pump for Main Saloon Bilge in Cockpit (Starboard Side)

Double-acting Henderson Manual Bilge Pump for Main Saloon Bilge in Saloon

Henderson Mk V Manual Bilge Pump in Forecastle


Fuel: 264 gallons (1200 litres) in 2 aluminium tanks below cabin sole in Saloon plus 75 gallons (340 litres) in day tank giving a total capacity of 340 gallons or 1540 litres which translates to a range of 2500+ miles at cruising speed and revs. Contents gauges for each tank.

Potable Water: 176 gallons (800 litres) in 2 aluminium tanks in engine room. Contents gauges for each tank.

Holding: 2 off 75 litre stainless steel in-line sewage holding tanks with through-deck pumpout fittings or valved overboard discharge. Starboard holding tank replaced in NZ in 2015

Fresh Water Systems

Watermaker: Cathelco Seafresh 240V AC Automatic Watermaker making 150 litres/hour of fresh water. Automatic 7 day cycle Fresh Water flush system which avoids need to pickle watermaker unless decommissioning for some time. Unit fitted new in 2012.

Pressurised Water System: Hot and cold pressurised water system supplying all showers and taps via Jabsco ParMax 4 pump and Accumulator unit. Drinking water in-line filters in galley area.

Hot Water: 50 litre C-Warm insulated copper calorifier cylinder heated by main engine heating coil and/or 240V AC immersion heater. New cylinder and immersion heater fitted in Sydney in 2016. Combined pressure and temperature safety relief valve fitted.

Washing Machine: Camec 240V AC Compact Front Loader RV Washing Machine installed in day tank area. Fitted in NZ 2015.

Manual Water System: Foot-operated pump in galley to provide cold fresh water in the event of electric pump failure.

Refrigeration Systems


Complete rebuild of both refrigerator and freezer compartments undertaken in NZ 2015. New stainless steel carcasses fabricated and covered in 4″ hi-tech insulation for fridge and 6″ for the freezer. 12mm marine ply boxes with internal vapour barriers external to the insulation constructed. All refitted in place and external joinery made good.

Refrigerator: Large front-loading stainless steel  fridge with condenser unit, thermostat and bottom drain. Bottle store and removable shelving. Easily cleaned and very efficient.

Freezer: Large top-loading stainless freezer with condenser unit and thermostat which allows operation as freezer or refrigerator. Removable shelving and bottom drain for easy cleaning. Hinged insulated lid has a lockable bar arrangement to hold it down in heavy weather.

DC Refrigeration Sytem: Frigoboat DC 24V refrigeration system comprises 1off Danfoss BD35 and 1 off Danfoss BD50 sealed compressor with seawater cooling via a single 12V Flojet electric pump which discharges overboard. All units are automatically controlled via the Frigoboat controller and pump interface unit.