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SV Augustina - Specifications

Loa 63’, 19m / Beam 30’, 9m / Draft 2.5’ - 8’, .75m - 2.5m

Displ. 18,000 lbs, 8.5 tons / Displ. Fully loaded 23,000 lbs, 10.5 tons
WL Fineness 17:1 / Wetted surface/hull 198 sq. ft. / Bridge deck clearance 4’, 1.2m

Designed/built by North/Auckland NZ of spectra
Area main 1,200 sq. ft., jib 700 sq. ft.
Mast height above water 90 ft, 27m
Max sustained speed (w/o down wind sail, on autopilot), 23 kts.

Diesels (x2) Lombardini 30 hp, 3 cylinder
Propellers Maxprop 3 blade, reversible pitch, feathering
Max speed under power in flat calm 9 kts
Cruising speed 1 engine/5 kts, 2 engines/6.5 kts
Fuel capacity 200 ltr ss tanks x2 (400 total)
Steaming range approx. 1200 nm

1200 g/sq m 60/60/0 triax skins inside and out Adhesive Technologies post cure in hulls and spars, and Gougeon ambient cure epoxy resins in box beams and superstructure.

A 25 mm “core cell” linear poly urethane, “herex” foam on deck, red cedar in bilges, extra 1600 g/sq m of kevlar unidirectional on hull bottoms. Glassed plywood box cross beams. Heavy gauge woven (not knotted) netting for tramp surfaces. Timber/carbon dagger boards and rudders.

Mast carbon/post cure AT epoxy resin, conservative D section w/swept back, long spreaders (total weight incl. rigging 425 kg)
Boom, sprit, fore beam of triaxial E glass/post cure epoxy

Dyneema/polyester/Kevlar sheets and halyards
Harken, Antal, Fredriksen blocks/tracks & cars
Dynex 16mm shrouds and 10mm running back stays
Head stay 14mm 1x19 ss
Head sail furler Profurl
Interior s/t winch (80:1 Harken)/ 14 antal stopper board

Built/inspected to Category 1 international offshore yacht survey standard.
RFD 6 man life raft,
Self inflating PFD vests 6,
GME MT300 Epirb,
Life rings w/ float pole and gravity switch light

Electronic equipment:
Garmin chart plotting gps units (2)
TMQ Auto pilot AP55 electric flux gate/processor, heavy duty motor driven chain/sprocket
Uniden solara VHF
Yaesu single side band HF radio
SCS Pactor IIex modem configured for “SailMail” emailing and weather forecasting via laptop.

Whirlpool fridge 240V AC
Rinnai cook stove
Water 200 ltr x2 ss tanks w/ in line filtration, ss galley sink w/ f.w. foot pump, rain catch system

Electrical equipment:
180 watts of Cannon solar panels (do not loose efficiency if partially blocked)
Air X wind generator
House (6v x4 golf cart batteries wired to 12v) and separate engine starting batteries (12v x2)
Nickel plated wire throughout
BEP junctions and switching

Ground tackle:
45 lb Spade anchor + 70mx10mm chain (main/working)
35 lb CQR anchor + 4mx10mm chain + 100mx22mm nylon rode (stern/working)
45 lb Plow anchor + 4mx10mm chain (spare)
Maxwell 2200 electric winch w/ matching wildcat

4 separate cabins
Double berths x2
Twin berths x2 (these are large and have served as doubles..)
Toilet/wash basin x1
Settee and table combine to become additional double berth
Inside helm position: large captains chair with all sail, engine, anchor, navigation, radio, electrics, controls within easy reach
Outside tiller steering

Comfortable/fast passage maker. The long waterline + light weight has enabled her to smoothly out-run or stay with weather systems making for efficient and safe sailing (200-250nm daily averages, 350nm/day record to date). Set-up for short/single- handed sailing. All halyards & sheets, steering, engine, and electrical controls lead to one central, interior location, with 360 degree visibility. Over the past three years since launching, I have been refining and augmenting the details: better strength+performance= better enjoyment/peace of mind.

   Rolling out first hull April 2002.