Afloat in Pembrokeshire 2009
Afloat in Pembrokeshire 2009
Aft view of davits and rudder
Forward cabin , 4 single bunk berths and stowage
soild fuel burner in the saloon
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Boat Name: Chiranga
Location: Maldon, Essex
Make: Windboats Wroxham
Condition: Refurbished, All domestic and safety services replaced with new 2014-15.
Category: Sail, Houseboat
Class: Sailing Barge 12.5m, 58ft overall incl bowsprit
Keel Type: Full Keel
A totally refurbished professionaly constructed ferro cement Dutch sailing barge, built in 1971, on a ‘Lemsteraak’ design.
She can sleep 8 people in 3 cabins and has sufficient headroom throughout.
All electrics and plumbing services have been replaced and updated.
All the soft furnishing have been re-newed and she now boasts a washing machine.
Her cement decks have been over laid with a professionally fitted Flexi-Teak planked deck, 2015.
Masts are deck stepped in tabernacles and the bowsprit can been raised which then brings her length down to 12.5m when mooring in marinas.
The engine has been rebuilt, had sea trials and completed a recent passage from Newhaven to Maldon, Essex, her Winter mooring.
Nominal Length: 12.50m
Length Overall: 17.68m
Length Of Deck: 12.50m
Length At Water Line 11.43m
Air Draft: 2.74m (with masts lowered.)
Max Draft: 1.37m
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Owners double cabin aft
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Navigartion station converts to a dinette with opposing bench seating. Day cabin
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Saloon looking aft to port secound twin cabin and the heads. Steps aft to day cabin.
galley stove worksurface and storage
Full sized domestic gas oven,grill and hob. Integral galley in the day cabin. Boasts a washing machine too…
Headlining view from galley across to nav table
saloon settee + storage 240v lamp steps to galley
fixed seating/ stowage, looking aft in the saloon. Professional cabinet makers finish on the furniture and fittings. New carpeting laid down Autumn 2015
Saloon workbench with vice tool rack etc inside. Looking forward into front cabin
Saloon varnished wood wall unit (Tool stowage/workbench)
Professional Boat Builders : Windboats Wroxham
Designer: Based on Lemsteraak Dutch Sailing barge design
Hull Material: Ferro Cement
Hull Design: Displacement, long shallow keel, encapsulated ballast.
Hull Speed: 7 knots plus
Engine Model: Ford
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Description: Cylinders: 6
Location: Under galley, easy to access all fillers and filters
Service: Fully refurbished 2015
Fuel Tank Capacity: 600 litres
Cruising Speed: 5 knots maximum speed 7 knots plus
Engine Power: 98hp
Deck: Ferro cement overlaid with a new Flexi-Teak deck, 2015.
Super structure: Varnished hardwood, chestnut with black caulking bolted onto the hull.
Internally all cabin sides are paneled out. The berths are all built in her stowage bins and drawers.
Headroom: 6ft plus throughout
Berth lengths : All 6 ft plus
Master cabin: Double berth
Fwd cabin: 4 stepped single berths
Stbd cabin: 2 berths bunk beds
Lockers in all cabins
Throughout the vessel in a her cabins there are 240v sockets, 240v and 12v lighting circuits.
Stove: 4 burner with oven and grill. Large gas bottle plus a spare stowed on deck in large oak barrels.
All new berth cushions, 2015 with removal able washable covers
Heads: 1 with hip bath and shower, toilet and wash basin
Fridge can run on gas, 240v or 12v system.
Brass wall lamps
Water: hot water from 2 x 240v immersion heaters, the engine via heat ex changer or the central heating stove. All water in pressurised system.
Filtered water tap at the galley filter for drinking water at the galley sink.
Water tank: 1 galvanised header tank plus a large plastic tank in the bilge, new in 2014.
Mast raising and lowering arms
Equipment manuals and keys
2 x Boat hooks
Fenders and mooring warps (stowed in large oak barrel on deck)
New 2.6m Inflatable with floor, keel and oars with new 3.5 hp outboard
Dinghy hangs from the davits aft.
Main Anchor: Dan forth and 40m chain
Kedge Anchor: Admiralty pattern and 30 fathoms rope
Gas locker: on deck in oak barrels
Gas system was refiited in 2015 and is certified.
Dodgers, Winter cover, hatch coverings
New cockpit cushions and seating
Sails and Rig
Mast material: 2 x solid Colombian Pine. Deck stepped standing in tabernacles. Bowsprit can be raised from the bits.
Wooden gaff and booms x 2 ( main and mizzen)
Standing Rigging Material: Galvanized steel, bowsprit stays and fore stay renewed 2015, of flat stainless steel
Running Rigging: Synthetic Hemp
Main, white, Stay sail and Mizzen sail, made by Lemster, 1980.
No:1 jib with roller furling, All in good working order.
Cruising chute, blue, 1999 Ratsey, as new condition
Blue mast head mizzen stay sail , as new condition
Sail covers for main, mizzen and stay sail. Winches: 2 Halyard, 2 sheets, 1 reefing
GPS: 7 inch Standard Horizon chart plotter ,new 2013
Compass: new, Ritchie, Handheld compass
Radar reflector: Hoisting
Clock/Barometer: Wall mounted
Pulpit and guard rails: plastic covered stainless steel
Belts: 2 x horseshoe with strobe lights new 2014
Fire Extinguishers: 3
Pumps: 1 manual and 1 electric computerised pump.plus 1 electric automatic pump. All new 2014
Decklight, 2 x Boarding ladders.
Disclaimer: No guarantee is given or implied with regards to specification but descriptions are given in good faith. All vessels sold without warranty or condition to fitness either expressed or implied by status or otherwise. We are relying on information supplied to us by a third party. M.J. Lewis advises that a qualified independent surveyor carries out a full out of water survey.