Technical Specifications

Principal Dimensions and Performance

Type			Topsail Gaff Ketch

Construction		2 " and 3 " planking (Teak, mahogany and pine on steel)

Overall length		118 feet
Length on deck		106 feet
Length waterline		81 feet
Beam				18 feet 6 inches
Draught			12 feet

Ballast			30 tons lead external in keel

Sail area		}5,000 square feet working canvas
			}9,000 square feet 

Speed			13-15 knots maximum under sail, 6-8 knots maximum under power

Diesel fuel capacity	}700 Imperial Gallons  }3,200 Liters
Range under power		}750 Nautical Miles

Main engine		ISUZU Marine Diesel UM6BG1TC developing 210 P.S./2,600 RPM
Gear box			Niigata Converter Twin Disc Ratio 3.45 - 1.
Centerline shaft		2" with 3 plumber block tunnel bearings, water and grease 
			lubricated stern gland.

			Main engine has its own starter batteries (24 Volts), starter 
			battery charging alternator, auxiliary take off with 100 
			amp/24 Volt Leece Neville alternator feeding the main 
			battery bank, auxiliary take off driving a clutched 2" 
			delivery Jabsco Bilge Pump.  There is one remote electrical 
			instrument panel with the engine start and shutdown switch 
			on deck and a Morse cable control at the steering wheel.  
			The engine room is equipped with an automatic Halon Gas 
			fire extinguisher

Generator		2 X Onan 20KW AC 120V 60 Hz

Electrical system		Main DC system is 24 Volts DC.  The main battery bank is 
			comprised of eight 6-Volt heavy duty marine batteries 
			giving 960 amp/hr at 24 Volts.  There is a 24 to 12 Volt 
			converter to feed the 12 Volt ring and supply to the 
			instruments, electronics, etc.  There is also a 3 kW 
			capacity 24 Volt DC to 110 Volt AC Dynamote inverter 
			giving 110/220 Volt AC and 24 Volt DC availability at 
			all times whether the generator is running or not.

Water capacity		}700 Imperial Gallons  }3,200 Liters

Navigation and Electronics

Radar			Furuno Model 1800
Radio - Long range	Kenwood TS-440S
Radio - Short range	Furuno FM-70A
Weatherfax		Furuno Fax-288
Satnav			Furuno FSN-50
Echosounder		Furuno FVC-551
Weather instruments	Brookes and Gatehouse Hornet
Autopilot		Neco NM692-35DE4

Television		NEC television and video in saloon.

Interphone		8 station interphone system allowing communication between 
			all cabins, saloon, galley, crews' quarters and deck.

Air conditioning		Cruise-Air individual water cooled units (reverse cycle) 
			in all three cabins, saloon, captain's cabin, and crews' 

Toilet system		Jabsco electric toilets with macerator pumps, salt water 
			fed system throughout with holding tanks.

Running rigging		Braided pre-stretch Terylene.

Standing rigging		Norselay with Tallurit splicing carried out by 
			manufacturer.  All splices protected with heat shrink 
			sleeves.  Three forestays in stainless steel by Spencers, 
			Thetis Wharf.  All rigging screws are galvanized and 
			corrosion protected.  Blocks are traditional wood cheeked.

Anchors			1 X 180-lb CQR anchor, 1 X 140-lb CQR Anchor.
			300 feet galvanized short link 5/8 inch chain.
			600 feet 1 inch nylon anchor rope.

Anchor windlass		Galley Maid 24 Volt DC with one Gypsy and three Warping 
			drums in bronze, body aluminum.

Winches			Lewmar self-tailing in polished bronze.
			1 X 65 Electric
			1 X 55 Electric
			1 X 65 Manual
			5 X 55 Manual
			1 X 48 Manual

Masts and Spars		Main mast and boom in Douglas fir replaced in 1993, gaff 
			in aluminum replaced in 1995, top mast in aluminum 
			replaced in 1996.
			Mizzen mast, boom, topmast and gaff in Douglas fir replaced 
			in 1983.
			Bowsprit in Douglas fir replaced in 1983.
			Spreaders in Greenhart, lights on all spreaders.

Steering Wheel		Double screw jack steering gear direct to rudder stock.  
			Morse cable control for engine.  Controller for autopilot.

Layout and Interior Fittings

Generally mahogany throughout with brass fittings, teak and holly hardwood flooring 
apart from the galley and crews' quarters.  Bathrooms and main passage in off white 
laminate with mahogany trim.  Galley in deep brown laminate with mahogany trim.  
Brass light fittings by Vetus.

Owner's Cabin
The aft Owner's Cabin is equipped with two large berths, a washbasin, a ladies' 
vanity, and an escape hatch to the aft deck.  There are plenty of overhead cabinets 
and ample drawer and locker space.  In the center of the room is a large bathroom 
equipped with shower, wash basin, bidet, toilet, ventilator fan and full length 
mirror.  The room is paneled throughout in mahogany with brass fittings with a 
teak and holly hardwood floor.

Guest Cabins
The Port and Starboard Guest Cabins each have one double berth and one single 
Pullman berth with a ladies' vanity, overhead cabinets and ample drawers and 
lockers.  There is an En Suite bathroom with shower, toilet, washbasin, ventilator 
fan and a full length mirror.  Both rooms are paneled throughout in mahogany with 
brass fittings with a teak and holly hardwood floor.

Main Passage
The teak and holly floored main passage connects all cabins to the saloon.  There 
is a linen cupboard and a broom cupboard.  The main passage and the bathrooms are 
all in off white laminates with mahogany trim.

The saloon is mahogany paneled throughout with brass fittings, and is floored in 
teak and holly hardwood flooring.  The center of the saloon is the gimbaled table 
with a wrap-around settee.  There are also a Coffee/Card table, occasional chairs, 
a bar counter with a large wine rack, book shelves and ample storage space.  In 
one corner of the saloon is the navigation center with a large chart table and most 
of the navigation equipment.

The galley is superbly designed with ample storage both dry and frozen and is 
equipped with every conceivable domestic appliance and catering utensils.  There 
is a stainless steel double bowl sink with hot, cold and sea water pressure fed 
taps.  The equipment includes a 2 door 110 Volt refrigerator / freezer, an 8.4 
cubic foot chest freezer, gimbaled three burner stove with oven, a convection 
microwave oven with a rotating turntable, 12-cup coffee maker and many others.  
There is also a full set of formal chinaware and silverware designed exclusively 
for CARIAD I.  The galley is finished in deep brown laminate with mahogany trim.

Crews' Quarters
The crews' quarters consists of one room with 3 single berths, overhead cabinets, 
drawers, a folding table and a crews' head with a shower and a wash basin, and a 
captains cabin with 2 single berths, overhead cabinets, drawers and lockers.

Upper Deck Passenger Area
The upper deck passenger area is equipped with a large teak folding table, bench 
lockers and ice chests, and is covered with a stainless steel tubing and canvas 
awning to provide a shelter from the sun and rain.