Aequitas was commissioned by her original owner to be set up for single-handed sailing and to cover long distances in comfort and safety. Her current owners have recently commissioned a comprehensive refit which was completed in the spring of 2016. Aequitas is ready for the next Oyster World Rally or blue water cruising. Early viewing recommended.
GRP hull is laid-up single skin with structural stringers and floors to Lloyds approved design specification.
Hull colour white with cove line and double boot top lines in standard Oyster blue.
Deck structure moulded in GRP with balsa core.
Teak laid decks, perforated aluminium toerail.
Non-slip deck areas re-painted in 2015.
High performance bulb (HPB) external lead keel.
Fully protected skeg-hung rudder.
The stern design incorporates a bathing platform trimmed with teak slats and stainless steel steps for access to the stern deck.
Built to comply with the requirements stipulated in the European Union’s Recreational Craft Directive to meet Design Category A – ‘Ocean’.
22kg (45lb) CQR anchor with 60m of 10mm chain and 35m warp.
30kg (66lb) spade anchor with 20 m of 10mm chain and 80m warp.
Lewmar Ocean 2 12V vertical anchor windlass with foot switches and remote controls in cockpit.
Stainless steel midship gateway stanchions. Gate to pushpit.
Stainless steel bathing/boarding ladder.
Lewmar alloy-framed deck hatches.
Lewmar alloy-framed portlights in coaming.
Gebo opening hullports.
Sprayhood to main companionway in Azure Blue in Weathermax 80 (new 2015), with stainless steel grabrail.
Bimini including zip-up canvas cover for stowage – Azure Blue.
Pedestal and wheel cover – Azure Blue.
Hot and cold freshwater deck shower in transom locker.
Detachable teak mug rack on steering pedestal.
Cockpit table in teak and stainless steel with folding leaves.
Whitlock cable system, with ‘Premiere’ pedestal and 910mm diameter stainless steel wheel with leather cover.
Reinforced outboard motor bracket.
Dinghy and outboard launch derrick.
Stainlesss steelpulpit and pushpit.
Oyster deck saloon profile with ‘eyebrow’ styling.
Perforated aluminium toerail with alloy mooring and cockpit cleats. Additional midship fairleads and cleats, plus 2 closed fairleads on aft deck and side quarter deck.
Stainless steel grabrails atop deck saloon and stern coachroof.
Liferaft stowage built into pushpit.
Stern quarter pushpit seats in teak and stainless steel.
Fordeck stowage locker aft of anchor windlass.
Lazarette locker with twin stainless steel gas struts and 2 x aft deck lockers.
Gas locker for two bottles. Electronic solenoid gas shut-off valve (operated from galley).
MAST and RIGGING
Selden ‘Furlin’ anodized mast.
Selden rod kicker.
Harken backstay adjuster.
Folding mast steps x2 at masthead.
Removable inner forestay with adjuster and fitting for storm jib.
Standing rigging stainless steel 1 x 19 wire.
Double-ended mainsheet, releasable from aft end of cockpit.
Selden mainsail furling.
Harken MkIII headsail furling gear.
2 x 58 CEST electric two speed self-tailing primary winches.
1 x 44 CEST electric two speed mainsheet winch, under sprayhood.
1 x 30 CST self-tailing two speed main halyard winch on mast.
1 x 40 CST self-tailing two speed genoa halyard winch on mast.
1 x 44 CEST electric furling line winch.
Single spinnaker pole stowed vertically on mast.
MPS rigging package including halyard, 2 clutches, pair of deck plates, blocks and sheets.
By Dolphin Sails:
Furling mainsail (new July 2014) and spare furling mainsail.
Furling genoa (new July 2014) together with spare furling genoa (new Sept. 2013).
Six berths in three cabins, excluding the saloon.
Interior joinery finished in American White Oak.
Designed to be modern and co-ordinated, whilst remaining practical and durable at sea. Essential features include sculpted fiddles and grabrails, ‘shadow-gap’ joints between panels and oyster custom knobs for lockers and drawers.
‘Chequer-board’ style teak cabin sole, refurbished in 2014.
Surfaces in galley in Avonite – Sand Tropez.
Surfaces in heads in Avonite – Almondine.
Headlining in off-white vinyl.
Upholstery in Kayospruce fabric including owner’s stateroom. All seating re-upholstered in light blue spring 2016 and all bedding mattresses re-upholstered in light cream spring 2016.
Lee screens on sea berths, bunks and stateroom bed.
Oceanair “Skyscreens” to deck hatches in all cabins.
Hella fans x 4 – one in each cabin, plus galley.
In forepeak, with V-berth, provided with an infill piece and cushion, under-berth stowage and a hanging locker. Fiddled shelves to port and starboard above berths.
To port, with upper and lower berths, clothes lockers and a hanging locker.
Both forward cabins share a heads compartment to starboard incorporating a Jabsco large bowl manual WC, washbasin, mirror, stowage lockers and shower. Hans Grohe mixer taps and shower fittings.
To port, L-shaped settee area with fold-over table, allowing both sides of saloon to be used for seating whilst dining. Stowage for bottles and a single drawer are incorporated into the pedestal. To starboard is a two-seater settee, which extends beneath the forward counter top into a “trotter box”, forming a useful sea-berth with lee-cloth. Bookshelf in port hullport recess. Saloon hullport liners in slat effect timber. Glass and bottle stowage locker.
Forward-facing half Admiralty-sized chart table, book shelf and customized instrument display panel.
A door inboard of the navigator’s seat, connects aft to the utility workshop/gear stowage locker. Within this locker are 8 hooks for hanging oilskins and a freezer cabinet. Convenient access to the locker from cockpit through the starboard cockpit seat lid.
To port, with ample drawers and stowage lockers.
SINKS - Twin stainless steel sinks.
COOKER - Gimballed Force 10 stainless steel 4-burner cooker with grill and oven.
MICROWAVE - Samsung microwave oven.
REFRIGERATOR - Front-opening fridge with stainless steel door, Frigomatic DC refrigeration.
The aft cabin features a double berth offset from centre, a curved settee and dressing table, a hanging locker, with drawer and locker space. Mirror. Drawers x 2 beneath berth.
EN SUITE HEAD
With Jabsco large bowl manual WC, washbasin, mirror, stowage lockers and shower. Hans Grohe mixer taps and shower fittings.
Clarion stereo FM radio / CD player with twin saloon and twin waterproof speakers in cockpit.
Volvo MS22 4-cylinder 44kW (59hp) diesel engine with S-drive. Saildrive Volvo Penta 130S-B (new August 2011).
Approximately 3400 @ April 2016.
17” 3-bladed MaxProp.
Second 60A/12V alternator.
HFL Mariner 2.6kW 20V, fully reconditioned 2013.
Air Breeze wind generator.
Approximately 1055 @ April 2016.
Sleipner 95KGF tunnel bowthruster, with ‘eyebrow’ detail.
220V Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning and heating, with 16,000 BTU in saloon;
9,000 BTU in aft cabin.
Tank spigot and recessed outlet seacock for retrofit of watermaker (NB – no watermaker currently installed).
695 litres approximately (153 Imp/184 US gallons) in single GRP tank.
531 litres approximately (117 Imp/140 US gallons) in single GRP tank.
TANK TENDER GAUGES
Dipsticks plus Tank Tender to monitor fuel and water gauges.
From an insulated approximately 54 litres, grade 1 copper tank heated by the engine’s heat exchanger. A thermostatically controlled 220V, 2kW immersion heater element is installed which can be powered by the generator or AC shore power, when connected.
PRESSURISED HOT Par CW320 Twin-Max pump.
Stainless steel gravity holding tank for forward WC, including Wema gauge and deck pumpout.
Additional circuit breakers.
220V AC ring main with double, 3-pin Clipsal outlet sockets located as appropriate within the layout.
12V socket in deck locker for dinghy pump.
2 x 12V cigar-type sockets, one located at the chart table and the other in workshop area.
Domestic: 4 x 6V deep-cycle cells to provide 490Ah, new 2012.
Engine start: 12V 95Ah, new 2012.
Generator start: 12V 74Ah, new 2012.
Mastervolt Combi 50Acharger / 1.5kW inverter, with remote Combi panel.
Domestic / engine battery bank emergency link.
30A dockside power cable with 3-pin 16A plug and various adaptors for connecting world wide.
Hubbell socket in coaming.
Overhead lights, many of them have been changed to LEDs.
Reading light for each berth.
Red “courtesy” footlights at sole level in saloon and forward passageway.
Red halogen night lights at chart table and galley.
Flexible chart light.
Boom light over cockpit table.
Aqua signal 41 bow and stern navigation lights with LED bulbs.
Steaming light (LED)/deck floodlight.
Tri-white light at masthead and anchoring light both LED.
Masthead strobe light.
NAVIGATION AND COMMUNICATION
S.I.R.S. Major 150mm binnacle mounted.
Autohelm ST60 instruments.
MFD, Speed, Depth and Analogue Wind on companionway console, with additional MFD as compass repeater.
Raytheon RL70 colour radar with MARPA at chart table.
Garmin plotter mounted on pedestal Navpod using Garmin charts.
Raytheon Raystar 114 LP GPS antenna.
Second PC based GPS system using C-Map charts.
Garmin GPS72 handheld GPS.
Comar CSB200 – Class B AIS transponder with dedicated AIS antenna.
Autohelm ST7000 with P70 control on pedestal navpod. New control head in 2015.
Windex at masthead.
ICS Navtex 4 including GPS interface and ANT-4 aerial on pushpit.
Simrad RS35 DSC VHF radio at chart table with wireless remote handset (new April 2016)
Standard Horizon HX851E Handheld DSC VHF (also operates as hand held GPS).
Standard Horizon HX350S handheld VHF.
VHF cockpit speaker and switch.
ICOM IC-M802 DSC SSB radio at chart table (including US weather channels and email compatible).
Iridium satellite phone.
Hewlett Packard PC with Sony monitor. Used as back-up MaxSea-based navigation system.
NMEA port at chart table for interface of laptop to Raytheon equipment, with second port in aft cabin.
Ocean Safety ISO 4-person in canister (new January 2016 in service until February 2019)
McMurdo Smartfind Plus EPIRB 406Mhz GPS (Serviced with new battery January 2016).
‘Sea-Me’ active transponder.
Firdell Blipper on mast.
Jabsco Maxi Puppy 3000 electric pump with float switch.
Engine-driven bilge pump.
Whale Gusher 10 MKIII manual bilge pump.
Horseshoe lifebuoys with lights. One attached to Danbuoy with drogue.
Additional self inflating danbuoy.
Various including automatic fire extinguisher in engine bay.
Electronic gas detector in bilge.
Zodiac 4-person inflatable dinghy.
Yamaha 2-stroke 4hp outboard motor, new 2013.
WARPS AND FENDERS
Oyster customised Wedgwood bone china crockery.
Oyster customised Sheffield stainless steel cutlery.
HEYCO MARINE TOOL KIT
COMPREHENSIVE SPARES AND MANUALS
NB All personal belongings and all other items not expressly listed in the above inventory are excluded from the sale.
Viewing through Oyster Brokerage
Inventory verified by the owner.
Issue 3 (GA/OR/nc)
In this transaction we are acting as Brokers only. We are informed that this sale is not related to the Owner’s business, trade or profession. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8NJ