Preparing the boat

Created: Sunday, 17 June 2012

Preparing the boat, solar panels are installed now, making arrangements with the crew, a 3rd crew member (only men) is most welcome! Please send an e-mail if interested.


The boat and its equipment:

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 45 DS - 3 cabin

* Manufactured: 2008, commissioning at Drimmelen
* Engine: Yanmar 75hp
* Length / width / height : 13.75m / 4.37m / 20.00m
* Furling mainsail : 36.9m² Tape-Drive
* Genoa 140% : 53m² Tape-Drive
* Design: P. Briand / V. Garroni
* Navigational equipment

     o Wind-, depth- and speedometer Raymarine
     o Twin wheel steering with two magnetic compasses
     o Raymarine G3 Autopilot
     o VHF radio, AIS receiver and NAVTEX
     o BR24 Broadband Radar
     o Simrad NX40 chart plotter
     o Intel NUC + 15.6" USB-powered display with OpenCPN (chart/GPS/AIS/radar/wind/depth/speed/compass/AP routing)
     o Microsoft Surface 10.6" touch navigation station with OpenCPN (RDP over Bluetooth to Intel NUC)
     o Bow thruster factory-built

* 4x Victron 130W solar panels and 1x Air X 350W wind generator
* Webasto diesel central heating system (2x 5500 unit)
* 615L water storage and 40L boiler, 2 toilets/showers
* 4 unit cooking system (gas) with oven
* Max. passengers: 13
* 2.3m dinghy + Mercury 2.5hp outboard
* Max. passengers with sleeping berth: 8