1978 - GIBSEA 30 fin & skeg cruising yacht built by Gib'sea Yachts of France. Masthead sloop with tiller steering. GRP hull, deck and superstructure. 6 berths in 2 cabins. Major refurbishment in 2013 including fully epoxied hull, resprayed topsides and Awlgrip to deck, all skin fittings re-sealed, new standing rigging and guard wires, rewired domestic electrics, new perspex washboards. Sprayhood. Dodgers. Boarding ladder. Fenders and warps.
Plastimo Contest steering compass (New 2005). Stowe speed and log (1993). Nasa Clipper Wind (New 2010). Nasa Clipper depthfinder (2001). Nasa DSC VHF. Autohelm autopilot (1993). Standard Horizon GPS Chart plotter (New 2007). Navigation lights.
1 x 12v 60ah engine start battery (new 2002). 1 x 12v 100ah domestic battery (New 2005). Charged by engine alternator and Dolphin 240v shore power battery charger.
Yanmar 2GM20 18HP TWIN CYLINDER DIESEL ENGINE (NEW 1998). Last serviced September 2010. 459 hours @ December 2010.
Cruising speed 5 knots approx. Maximum speed 7 knots approx
Single lever throttle/shift. Shaft drive. Two blade propeller. Rope cutter. 9 gallon stainless steel fuel tank. Two water tanks - capacity unknown. Manual fresh water system.
Sails and Rig
MASTHEAD SLOOP RIG. Aluminium mast and spars. Stainless steel standing rigging replaced 2013. Spinnaker pole. Slab reefing. Furlex genoa reefing system. Inner forestay for storm jib. SAILS: Fully battened mainsail (new 2007). Genoa (UV strip replaced 2013). Cruising chute. Storm jib (new 2013). 2 x Lewmar 40 two-speed genoa winches. 2 x Lewmar 16 two-speed halyard winches. Winches re-chromed 2013.
Sleeps 6 in two double and two single berths in two cabins. Re-upholstered in 2007. FORECABIN: Vee berth (with storage below) converts to a double berth. Shelf. Overhead hatch to deck. HEADS: Jabsco sea toilet. Handbasin. Wet locker. Toilet roll holder. SALOON: 2 x Sette berths with storage below and behind the backrests. Starboard sette converts to a double berth. Drop leaf saloon table. Quarterberth. Windows with curtains. Shelves. GALLEY: Stainless steel sink. Origo 3000 two burner alcohol stove (New 2006). Storage lockers and shelves. Cool box. NAVIGATION AREA: Large chart table with storage below. Chart reading light. Storage for almanacs and instruments.
CQR anchor with approx 10m of 8mm chain and approx 50m of warp. Danforth anchor with 7.4m (approx) 8mm chain. 50m anchorplait 14mm anchor warp. Horn. Manual & Electric bilge pumps. Stainless steel pulpit and pushpit. Sprayhood. Dodgers. Boarding ladder. Fenders and warps. Boathook. Engine spares. Danbuoy. Fire blanket.
The yacht's mast has been un-stepped for the recent replacement of standing rigging. The mast can be re-stepped if required but this hasn't been done in case the new owner wishes to move the yacht by road transport.