Moonlight Adventure

The story of our travels on board Moonlight, our Vancouver 36.

Inventory

  • Dimensions

    • LOA –      11.1 meters (36 feet)
    • Beam –    3.65 meters (12 feet)
    • Draft –      1.8 meters ( 6  feet)
    • Air draft –  17 meters  (53 feet)

    Engine

  • ·        Yanmar 3JH2-TE 47HP, rebuilt 2006, serviced regularly + oil changes every 150 hours. New starter motor 2010. Yanmar gearbox. Single lever Morse control. Deep-sea seal

     

  • Fuel/water

    • 80 gallons water in 2 x stainless tanks in the keel (plus we carry 15 gallons in jerry cans in the bilge). Water can easily be collected off the deck at anchor.
    • 55 gallons of fuel in stainless tank

    Rigging/Deck

    • Standard over-spec cutter rig – roller reefing headsail and hanked staysail 
    • 8 Sails -
    • Cruising Main by Crusader – 3 reef points - new 2009
    • Nemo rolling reefing with 120% Genoa by Crusader – new 2009
    • 2 Staysail/storm jibs by Aran - 1994
    • Trisail by Aran – unused - 1994
    • Roller reefing Yankee – 1994, but unused
    • No 1 Yankee - 1994
    • Cruising Chute with snuffer by Crusader – new 2009
    • Mast and Boom (Kemp)
    • 3 reefing lines
    • Spinnaker Pole and mast track with pole topping lift
    • Gas Kicker (new gas strut 2012)
    • 2 spinnaker/2 genoa/1 staysail/1 main halyards + topping lift
    • 8 Lewmar winches
    • Trisail track on mast
    • Sprayhood – new 2009
    • StackPack and Lazyjacks - replaced 2012
    • Folding Bimini
    • Dodgers with boat name - replaced 2012
    • Foredeck awning – new 2010
    • Whitlock Steering binnacle with compass
    • Emergency tiller and extension
    • Monitor servo-pendulum wind vane – new 2008, plus spares
    • Lofrans Tigres 1200w electric windlass with remotes – new 2008

    Navigation and electronics

    • Autohelm ST6001 hydraulic Autopilot with plotter interface
    • Raymarine C120 integrated GPS, chartplotter and radar
    • Navionics Gold chart cartridges for English Channel, Western Europe, Central America, Caribbean
    • Seperate MLR GPS with plotter interface
    • Raymarine instruments – depth, log, wind, compass, with cockpit and chart table repeater
    • Navico RT1400/Simrad VHF + DSC controller
    • ICOM hand-held VHF
    • Silva hand-bearing Compass
    • Batteries – 2 x Trojan 160AH deepcycle domestic + 1 Trojan 120AH high current starter batteries in locker with venting
    • Sterling advanced battery management/alternator to batteries charging system
    • Separate isolator switches
    • Sterling 220v 850W invertor
    • Battery charger
    • Robyn emergency generator stored in aft cockpit locker
    • Sony CD/radio/aux Stereo and speakers

    Safety

    • McMurdo 406 EPRIB with GPS
    • Avon ocean 4-man liferaft mounted on pushpit – last serviced 2009, next due 2012
    • Firdell Blipper 210 radar reflector 
    • Numerous flares inc RORC pack
    • 3 manual bilge pumps + electric pump
    • 3 fire extinguishers + fire blanket
    • Danbouy
    • 2 x horseshoe liferings + lights
    • Man overboard Lifesling
    • Jackstays on deck, 4 harness line rings in cockpit
    • Gas detector
    • V-Tronix emergency VHF antenna
    • Smoke alarm
    • Bosun's chair
    • Iridium 9555 Satfone (not included, but can be purchased seperately)

    Accommodation

    • Forepeak with v-berth infill, plus netting for storage and provisions and 75 book (approx!) bookcase
    • Port settee berth plus pilot berth
    • Starboard settee berth with trotter box
    • Aft double cabin
    • All sea berths with leacloths
    • Extra wide wet hanging locker
    • 11 Lewmar opening ports, forepeak and forhatch with mosquito nets
    • Isotherm 12v accumulator fridge
    • SMEV gas cooker with 3 rings, grill and oven
    • 2 x Propane and 1 x Camping Gaz bottles in sealed locker with overboard drains
    • Pressurised hot and cold water to galley, heads basin and shower, water heating via engine or shore power
    • Heads with Lavac Zenith toilet, washbasin and shower
    • Fresh water foot pumps in galley and heads
    • Nature Pure fresh water filter in galley
    • Sea water hand pump in galley
    • Lewmar mosquito screens for forepeak and aft cabin ports and forehatches
    • LED cabin lights throughout
    • 2 DHR heavy brass oil lamps
    • Schatz heavy brass clock and barometer
    • Windscoop

    Ground tackle etc

    • 45lb CQR stowed on standard double bow roller
    • 15Kg Bruce
    • 10Kg Danforth
    • 45 metres 3/8th chain in chain locker (new 2012)
    • 10 metres 3/8th chain + 50 metres 18mm nylon anchorplait
    • 10 metres 10mm chain + 30 metres 14mm nylon rode
    • 10 meters 8mm chain
    • Many warps
    • Fenders - 6 long and 6 inflatable with pump

    Other equipment

    • Avon Rover dinghy (old, but servicable!)
    • 2.5HP Mariner outboard engine - 2001
    • Teak cockpit table
    • Numerous spares and long term sailing equipment

     

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