The large deck house contains the control systems for the engine, generatorand inverters as well as the two VHF radios, GPS, Navtex, chart plotter/Radar, fuel transfer pump and switches to control the pressurised watersystem, electric head, nav lights, boiler etc. There is a large chart table,massive storage and hanging room for wet gear and port and starboardbench seats for five people with a fold down table attached to the mizzenmast with is stepped on the deckhouse floor in a massive cast foot. A largeradiator supplies heat. Three electric ceiling lights are controlled by a dimmerto preserve night vision while working at the chart table on passage. Accessto the main engine is via a large top access hatch and also via two sidehatches and removable companionway steps. Headroom is 7 feetthroughout.
A set of companionway steps down into the interior of the boat lead to theaft cabin on the port side. This cabin houses a large double bunk with a newmattress, fitted and upholstered by a local boat upholsterer. There areseveral shelves and under bunk storage cupboards, three plug sockets,good lighting and two portholes. Headroom is 6ft 6inches.
The head/shower has a large shower with mixer valve and powerful showerhead, a full size electric marine head and stainless steel wash basin. There’sa floor to ceiling ladder radiator and good ventilation via a bronze mushroomvent. Also housed in the shower room behind a sliding door is a full sizedMiele washer/dryer. Headroom is 6ft 6 inches.
The saloon is separated from the aft cabin and head area by one inch thicksolid wood doors. The saloon table can seat six and has four storage areasbehind panels under the cushions. Various bookshelves and othercupboards provide more storage. There are numerous lights, dimmerspotlights and portholes creating a very comfortable living space. A largebutterfly skylight provides tons of light in the daytime. The saloon seating isall new and beautifully fitted by the same local boat upholsterer. A set ofwooden steps lead up from the saloon through a sliding hatch up to thedeck. Two radiators supply heat. There are ten plug sockets for electricaldevices in the saloon and galley combined. Headroom is 7ft throughout.
The galley has a full sized four burner hob, grill, oven/microwave, twin sinkswith mixer tap, various large drawers, shelves and storage areas forkitchenware and provisions. There is a built-in full sized fridge, freezer and allcrockery, pans, cutlery, glasses etc for six crew. Headroom is 7ft.
Forward of the saloon, through a massive one inch thick wooden door aretwo very large lockers, five feet high and three feet deep with enormousstorage or the possibility of converting one into a second head and the otherinto drawers and hanging space. We have always used them for sail bags,the deflated dinghy, warps, tools etc. Both lockers have electric lights andtwo plug sockets built in.
The forward cabin can be used as four single berths or can be converted intoa huge double. All the mattresses and double berth inserts are new andupholstered to the same design as all the other upholstery on board. There isanother large opening butterfly skylight, several plug sockets, three ceilinglights, underfloor heating and access to the anchor locker forward which hasmore room for storage and also has electric light and a plug socket built in.Headroom is 7 ft throughout.