Faustina 2 - the boat
Faustina II finishing the ARC in St Lucia on 8 Dec 2000
Summary of Equipment and fittings
Hull Type: Sheel Keel.
Rig Type: Cutter.
LOA: 39.92' / 12.17m. LWL: 32.00' / 9.75m. Beam: 12.58' / 3.83m. Listed SA: 743 ft2 / 69.02 m2. Draft (max.) 4.92' / 1.50m Displacement 19000 lbs./ 8618 kgs.
Designer: Chuck Paine. Builder: Southern Boat Building (UK).
Construction.: Fibre Glass. Ballast type: Lead.
Type first Built: 1987 Last Built: Still available
Auxilary Power (orig. equip.) - Make: Perkins Model: Prima M50 Type: Diesel HP: 50
Tanks - Water: 120 gals. / 454 ltrs. Fuel: 70 gals. / 265 ltrs.
Rig dimensions - I(IG): 51.42' / 15.67m J: 15.83' / 4.82m P: 45.50' / 13.87m E: 14.75' / 4.50m Est.
Forestay Len.: 53.80' / 16.40m. PY: EY: SPL/TPS: ISP: SA(Fore.): 406.99 ft2 / 37.81 m2 SA(Main): 335.56 ft2 / 31.17 m2 Total(calc.) SA: 742.55 ft2 / 68.98 m2
- Designed by Chuck Paine
- Built by Rival Bowman Yachts Ltd
at Willments Boatyard, Woolston, Southampton, England
- Built in 1991
- LOA 12.17m (39'11")
- LWL 9.75m (32'0")
- Beam 3.94m (12'7")
- Draught 1.50m (4'11")
- Displacement 8,620 kgs (19,000 lbs)
- Sail area 69.49 sq m (748 sq ft)
- Sails sq m sq ft Year and condition
- Mainsail 31,22 336 2002 - Good
- Storm jib 13.90 149 1990 - Very good (red)
- Storm staysail ? ? 1990 - Very good (red)
- Yankee 39.76 428 2004 - Good
- Staysail 27.96 301 1991 - Good
- No 1 genoa 56.76 611 1991 - Surprisingly good! Not usedand kept in a dry place since 1999
- Spinnaker 114.55 1233 1997 - Very good (rarely used)
- Cruising Chute 99.15 1035 1999 - Very good - with snuffer (occasional used)
- None of the sails need replacing with any urgency.
Scott Bader white gelcoat. Dark blue style lines. Blue antifouling. Rubbing strake in teak with bronze ridge.
- Hand laid-up glassfibre reinforced polyester (GRP). Scantlings and materials to Lloyd's Register approved drawings.
- Polyester resin with chopped strand matt (CSM) and woven rovings (WR).
- Bulkheads: 18mm marine plywood (BS 1088) primed and glassed in with 2.4kg/mtr.sq. (8oz)
- Stringers: 100x50mm (4"x2") foam core with 2.4kg/mtr.sq. (8oz) CSM and unidirectional roving reinforcing.
- Ballast: Single piece lead casting bolted to hull with 25mm (1 ") stainless steel bolts. Keel Type: Scheel.
- Rudder: GRP mouldings foam filled with integral 38mm (1'/z") marine grade stainless steel stock. Rudder tube with white metal bearings lubricated by remote greaser.
- Teak laid.
- Construction: Polyester resin with CSM, WR and 12mm balsa core.
- Deck is bonded to hull with resin and screws. Bulkheads bonded to deck and coachroof with CSM and resin.
DECK FITTINGS & EQUIPMENT
- Stemhead fitting in stainless steel with 2 x rollers. Pulpit and pushpit in stainless steel.
- Stanchions, 685mm (27") in stainless steel with gateways port and starboard.
- Stainless steel folding ladder with teak treads fitted to stbd gateway. (Two steps go into water when it is extended.)
- Twin stainless steel wire lifelines, fitted with insulators. Top wire replaced in 2016.
- Electric Simpson Lawrence Power vertical anchor windlass with drum and gypsy (new 2004). Controlled by 'up' and 'down' buttons on foredeck.
- Fairleads - through bulwark forward and above bulwark aft (2 on each quarter).
- Mooring cleats - 254m m (10") 2 forward, 2 amidships, 2 aft. Sheet Cleats - 203mm (8") 4 fitted to cockpit coamings and coachroof.
- Toerail in teak.
- Vents - Dorade to saloon, fwd toilet and fwd cabin.
- 7 x 'Lewmar' deck hatches: fwd cabin, main saloon, galley (2), chart area, aft cabin and aft toilet.
- 4 x 'Lewmar' opening ports: forward cabin, fwd toilet, aft cabin and oilskin locker.
- Removable insect screens for all opening hatches and windows
- 'Lewmar' fixed windows to saloon.
- Handrails in teak along coachroof.
- Deck glands for mast cables.
- Shroud eyes in stainless steel with backing plates for lowers and bulkhead strap plates for cap shrouds. Backstay plate in stainless steel.
- Genoa tracks in aluminium, with Lewmar sliders and stops.
- Genoa winches - 2 Lewmar 50 self-tailing (S/T) with 2 plain 10" handles.
- Spinnaker winches – 2 Lewmar 40 S/T.
- Sliding main hatch with storm boards.
- Cockpit coaming capped with teak. Cockpit sole and side seats teak laid.
- Canvas work
- Sprayhood in Blue with clear panels, on stainless steel frame, c/w hide covered aft grabrail.
- Fixed bimini cover incorporated from ‘goal post gantry’. Cover removable.
- Removable canvas screen with windows and zipped doors that are zip-attached to bimini roof to provide a water proof covered cockpit
- Sun shade netting attachments for one side (either side) and the aft of the cockpit
- 1 x large over-the-boom sun shade canvas
- Waterproof heavy material winter deck cover
- Two deck harness jackstays in PVC covered stainless steel wire running from cockpit to pulpit.
- Mainsheet track - Lewmar with adjustable slider. Mainsheet winch - Lewmar ‘Ocean Power’ electric S/T with button in cockpit.
- Henderson bilge pump Mk V in cockpit.
- Self-draining cockpit with two 50 mm (2") drains. Diesel and water fillers.
- Wheel steering. Wheel hide covered. Steering compass. Canvas protective cover for the whole wheel and binnacle assembly.
- Alloy mast by Kemp Masts Limited.
- Mast 224 x 150 section, silver anodised, sound-deadened. Aerofoil spreaders. Stainless steel tangs to forestay, backstay and lower shrouds. Tang for spinnaker boom lift block and spinnaker boom track fitted. Internal main and jib halyards with outlets above and below winches.
- Main halyard winch on mast: Lewmar 30 S/T two speed. Jib halyard winch on mast: Lewmar 43 S/T two speed.
- Cleats fitted: 1 x 100mm (4"), 2 x 152mm (6"), 3 x 203mm (8").
- Burgee halyard to masthead and signal halyards to spreaders.
- Internal electrical wiring with exits forward.
- Internal track for mainsail slides. Located on a deck fitted `T' track.
- One 10" locking winch handle held in pocket below kicker. (for winches fitted to mast)
- Boom by Selden with reefing lines incorporated and side grooves for sliding reefing eyes. (new 2005)
- Internal slab reefing for three reefs. Single line reefing for No 1 (at mast foot) and No 2 (taken to cockpit) reefs, and double line reefing for No 3 reef (taken to cockpit).
- Reefing Winch: Lewmar 16 S/T two speed. One 8" locking winch handle.
- Lewmar hydraulic Rod Kicker (replaced 2011)
- Spinnaker Boom, Jockey pole and all fittings
- 'Furuno' radar reflector bracket-mounted on mast and 'Visiball' radar reflector mounted on masthead
- Stainless steel 1 x 19 10mm wire with swaged terminals top and bottom and Gibb 16mm (5/8") stainless steel rigging screws and toggles. (All new winter 2016)
- Forestay and Backstay have additional toggles at masthead. Backstay tension is adjustable with ratchet lever.
- Backstay incorporates an HF antenna
- Forestay fitted with Furlex 300S furling equipment (new 2005) - new line 2017
- Inner Forestay fitted with Furlex 200S furling equipment and tension adjuster. (new 2005) - new line 2017
- Running backstays tensioned by 12 mm rope and locking pulleys.
- Sail-savers on spreader ends and nylon tubing on lower end of cap shrouds and lower shrouds.
- Running Rigging (colour-coded) - most new in 2017
- Main halyard: 12mm super polyester braidline with nylon thimble.
- 2 x Jib halyards: 12mm super polyester braidline with nylon thimble and Lazyjacks snapshackle.
- Staysail halyard: 12mm super polyester Braidline with nylon thimble and Lazyjack snapshackle. Spinnaker/Cruising Chute halyard: 12mm super polyester Braidline with nylon thimble and Lazyjack snapshackle
- Spinnaker uphaul: 10mm super polyester Braidline with nylon thimble and Lazyjack snapshackle.
- Running topping-lift: 10mm super polyester braidline and snapshackle Lazyjacks.
- Burgee and signal halyards: 4mm flag line.
- Mainsheet: 12mm multiplait polyester with Lazyjacks blocks.
- Jib sheets: 14mm multiplait polyester.
- 2 x Spinnaker Sheets: 12mm super polyester Braidline with nylon thimble and Lazyjack snapshackle and
2 x Spinnaker sheets:14mm super polyester Braidline with nylon thimble and Lazyjack snapshackle
- Kicking-strap: 12mm multiplait polyester.
- Reefing pennants: three in 10mm Super Braidline, colour-coded.
- 'Doyle' fully battened Mainsail with 3 reefs. (2002)
- 'Doyle' Mainsail cradle.(2002)
- 'Hood' Furling 140% Genoa (not used since 2000 and kept in warm dry storage)
- 'Crusader' Furling Yankee (2002)
- 'Hood' Furling Staysail
- 'Hood' Spinnaker
- 'Crusader' Cruising Chute with snuffer
- Storm Jib (red)
- Storm Staysail (red)
- Perkins Prima M50 50hp diesel engine with 2.14:1 Hurth mechanical gearbox (new garbox about 10 years ago). CAV fuel injection pump and equipment. Electric starting and stopping. Engine is flexibly mounted over a built in drip tray. (Timing and alternator belts renewed regularly in accordance with engine manual)
- By means of seawater, cooling a closed fresh water system through a heat exchanger.
- INSULATION AND VENTILATION
- Engine compartment is insulated with lined deadening material. Air is piped to the engine via the bilge area from an outboard vent beside the cockpit. This assists ventilation of the engine area.
- CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTS
- Single lever control on steering pedestal. Instruments in cockpit include tachometer, oil pressure and temperature audible alarms, alternator warning light and starter / stop controls There is also a button that adds the service batteries power to the engine starter battery if required
- FUEL SYSTEM
- S/s tank holding approx 320 litres (70 gals) sited under the cockpit, filled from side deck and vented outboard. There is an isolation valve and a mechanical fuel gauge. All fuel piping is copper with armoured flexible connections where appropriate. A primary filter/water separator is fitted in addition to the engine fuel filters. Fuel spill off is returned to the tank.
- Seawater cooling is discharged through the exhaust which is rubber reinforced hose with its exit aft through a skin fitting fitted with a valve. A waterlock is fitted at the lowest point and the engine cooling water return is looped and vented to prevent syphoning.
- STERN GEAR
- A 30 mm (1 1/4 ") s/s shaft together with an aquadrive unit and a Brunton 3-bladed Autoprop is fitted. (The original fixed 3-bladed prop will be supplied.) The sterrn tube is a water lubricated. The cutless bearing is fitted outboard lubricated by injecting part of the seawater from the engine cooling into the stern tubbe aft of the inboard bearing.
Two HD 12 v batteries (2017) provide power for the services and one one for engine starting. There is custom space for 2 further HD batteries to be wired in for longer voyages. Charging and discharging is governed by a 'smart' controller and a split charge relay. The batteries are charged by a 70 amp alternator
- Batteries are stored and secured under the port bunk in the saloon in a covered and force ventilated locker. Wiring is by two -wire system throughout the boat, in conduit where required. All circuits have circuit breakers at the main switch board.
- the boat has a 240v circuit. Protected at the main switchboard by an ECB there are sockets in the galley (2), the lockers above both main saloon berths and in the forward and aft cabins. The mains are connected through a Euro plug in the starboard cockpit locker.
All accommodation joinery is in high quality teak veneered plywood but solid teak is used where appropriate Finished in satin polyurethane varnish. The hull above the waterline is lined with vinyl in off white, all professionally renewed in the last 7 years. All locker doors and drawers have secure finger catches, hanging lockers have rails and hooks and all doors have high quality furniture and retaining catches. Floor hatches and under berth lockers are all lockable. All berths are fitted with lee clothes. Curtains are fitted to all side windows, roller blinds are fitted to overhead window hatches and insect meshes in frames are provided for all opening hatches.
- FORE CABIN
- V double berth with removable centre section for ease of access. Fabric upholstery over 100 mm foam. Also memory foam overlay 'topper' mattresses. Stowage under. Holding tank under. Hanging locker to starboard and a shelf cupboard unit all around the cabin. Access to anchor chain locker. Doors to saloon and toilet. Emergency exit through forward hatch (with steps fitted) . 240v 13 amp socket, 12v Dri-plug socket. Fire extinguisher.
- FORWARD TOILET
- Jabsco toilet with egress to either seacock or holding tank. Holding tank emptying pump - pumps to sea or to shore tank.
- Shower and washbasin with hot and cold water taps, storage lockers and mirror. Teak grating. Electric shower tray pump. Toilet grab handle. Shower curtain.
- Dining arrangement to port with water tank (and batteries and water maker motor) under seat, Settee berth to port with water tank below. Cave lockers behind seat backrests with open lockers with book restraints above. 2 x 240 v, 13 amp sockets behind each side. Pipe cot on port and starboard sides in recessed locker (deploys above seat with 2 options - flat or sea-going). Fabric waterproof upholstery on 100mm (4") combination foam. Headroom 1.92m (6'4"). Hand rails and grabs throughout. Fire extinguisher and fire blanket (near galley)
- Two s/s sinks with 38mm(1 1/2") waste. Combination hot and cold tap, fresh water tap with 'Nature Pure Ultrafine' charcoal filter, sea water tap and foot pump to aft water tank. Working surfaces in off white plastic laminate. Gas cooker with 3 burners, grill and oven (new 2012) fitted with fiddles and gimbals. Gas leak tester. Adequate stowage lockers, cooking implements drawer and a felt-lined cutlery drawer. Fittings for crockery, mugs and glasses. Cook's safety rail. Deep fridge with partitions and ice maker. Oscillating fan above. 2 x 240 v, 13 amp sockets
- CHART AREA
- Chart table with stowage for charts and drawers underneath. Locker under vinyl upholstered seat. Bookcase. Electric switch wall panel with instruments and wiring loom access behind. GPS, Battery monitor, water tank gauges, Navtex Target Pro and other instruments. 12v Dri-plug socket
- WET CLOTHING LOCKER
- Large locker with hanging bar and hooks. Opening port and drainage to bilge. Heater inlet.
- AFT TOILET
- Toilet, shower and basin with hot and cold water taps Storage lockers and mirror. (EPIRB stored on wall). Teak grating and electric shower tray pump. Shower curtain. Fire extinguisher.
- AFT CABIN
- Double berth, divided with lee cloth. Water tanks and storage below. (Fuel tank in-board) Hanging locker and vanity unit with cupboard and drawers. Full length shelf. 240v, 13 amap socket, 12v Dri-plug socket. Fire extinguisher.
- All wastes and seawater pipes are reinforced PVC. Fresh water pipes are non-toxic polythene. All flexible pipe connectors are made with s/s hose clips. Hull exits are through Blakes seacocks and skin fittings.
- FRESH WATER
- S/s tanks (3 separate tanks) holding approx 104 imperial gallons (470 litres). Tanks fitted with baffles, inspection hatches and gauges. Filled from side deck and vented outboard. Heated (from engine - or 240v immersion heater) and pressurised system, including showers.
- BILGE PUMPS
- One Henderson Mk V pump located in cockpit with access through locker for cleaning. Pick up is in the fin keel. An automatic electric pump located in bilges - stays connected to batteries when other services switched off at control panel. Discharge for both pumps is overboard at stern through skin fitting with valve.
- Camping gas bottles (space for 4 x 2.9 kg bottles) are stored in a vented cockpit locker (with kedge anchor chain and warp). Piping is copper with bulkhead fittings at each end. Safety valve near bottles. Connections to regulator and cooker are with flexible hoses and an additional isolation valve is fitted by the cooker.
GROUND & MOORING TACKLE
- Main anchor: 27 kg (60 lb) CQR anchor with 60 m of 9.5 mm (3/8") chain. Deployed and recovered by SL electric winch operated by deck foot buttons mounted near the bow.
- Kedge anchor: Danforth (mounted on pushpit) with 10 m of 9.5 mm (3/8" chain and 50 m of 16 mm warp
- Mooring ropes: 6 nylon ropes of adequate size.
- Fenders: 6 normal fenders with warps, one Avon inflatable fender, one step fender and one bow fender Also a curtain to protect the hull when required.
- Parachute anchor and drogue anchor c/w 100 m of 6-ply warp with swivel fitting in bag ready for deployment
- Village Marine Tech 'Little Wonder' LWM 200 water maker. Produces up to 30 litres per hour. All components integrated into the boat. Many filters, cleaning chemicals and a water tester available. (A new membrane will be required - see http://www.villagemarine.com/images/TM-(LWM145-200).pdf. UK agent is Fischer Panda UK Ltd, 17 Blackmoor Road, Ebblake Est, Verwood, Dorset, BH31 6AX. Contact Barry Fower, Tel: 01202 820840, email: email@example.com)
- Presently fitted with 2 heavy duty batteries (2017) for the boat services and one smaller battery for engine starting. Custom space available for 2 extra HD batteries to be connected - desirable for long distant cruising.
- Raytheon Pathfinder SL70 radar with gantry mounting radome
- B&G autopilot
- Aries wind vane self-steering equipment and fittings to steering wheel
- Raytheon 1000 autopilot c/w S/S fitting for connection to Aries wind vane.
- 'Baird' 80W/36M solar panel mounted on gantry.
- Silva S10 VHF GDMSS radio with mast head antenna (and spare antenna). Additional VTronix speaker in cockpit (either or both)
- ICOM 700 Pro SSB radio and tuner with antenna incorporated into backstay
- Sartech EPIRB. Next battery change due: Feb 2020.
- 6-man Zodiac RORC/ORC Kadematic container liferaft. Next repack due: Feb 2020.
- Brunton's Propellers 470 mm 3-bladed folding Autoprop
- Eberspacher D3L 'C' Compact space heater (fitted in lazaret) with swivel outlets to all cabins and wet locker. Timer and thermostat.
- Lifebelts mounted in s/s containers on pushpit. Dan buoy and emergency floating light.
- Multi channel radio and CD player with speakers mounted in the saloon and in the cockpit (individually controlled)
- Ensign pole with s/s mounting fitting on pushpit.
- Numerous engine spares.
- Cutlery, crockery and galley equipment.