Type: Gaff-Rigged Yawl
LOA: 85.2′ / 26.00m
LOD: 63.9’/ 19.50m
Beam: 13.1′ / 4.00m
Draft: 8.5′ / 2.60m
Year Built: 1890
Built By: Southern England
Hull Material: Oak frames with Iroko hull
Gross Displacement: 45 tons
Ballast: 15 tons
Sailing Yacht Sky: Video
1997-1999: During this period the yacht has been brought back to its original design, based on an extensive historical expertise by Spencer Rigging in Cowes (UK).
Complete restoration of hull, interior & all installations, carried-out by Dradisa-Vilanova in Spain under supervision of Spencer Rigging.
2003: Several changes to hull, carried-out at Ibiza in Spain.
2008-2014: Extensive restoration, bringing the boat back into excellent condition with modern equipment. Main activities during this period: Replacement of 27 oak frames.
Full overhaul of hull epoxy system with Awlgrip epoxy painting system.
Partial new teak deck, replacement of all kit. New helmsman arrangement.
Extension front side of doghouse, mainly for ventilation purposes of below-deck accommodation.
Outside exterior, new Awl Grip epoxy paint system.
All teak wood covered with 12 layers varnish. Improvement of rudder bearing arrangement. Main engine overhaul and new gearbox. Complete new propulsion shaft arrangement. Main engine has been moved forward in salon to create more living space below deck. New generator, including advanced cooling water & exhaust gas valve control system for optimum protection of generator set. Upgrade of steering system.
New pump at helmsman console and full overhaul of steering gear power pack.
Now frequency controlled for precise autopilot steering, less electrical power consumption under sail and power steering by joystick during maneuvering.
Complete overhaul of all hydraulic & manual winches.
Interior changes: new salon and galley arrangement, new toilet arrangement. Changes locker arrangement in Owner’s cabin.
Inside exterior: all mahogany interior wood colored & protected with 6 layers varnish. New painting system of hull inside & ceiling. New high power maintenance free heavy duty Rolls batteries.
Total installed power about 1000Ah @ 24Vdc. Extra 230Vac/24Vdc battery charger. Complete renewal of electrical installation, with all equipment properly protected in fiberglass reinforced control boxes.
New main switchboard.
New 24Vdc distribution.
Usage of reliable PLC technology.
Totally installed cable length: about 1700mtr.
Extra 24Vdc/230Vac inverter.
Complete new chart table layout, with all navigation, communication & control equipment in new panels.
Navigation & communication:
New radar/chart plotter, new instruments, new VHF, new AIS receiver.
Improved lighting arrangement, exclusive lighting fixtures, more light in salon & cabins.
New bilge pump systems.
New compressors for fridge & freezer.
New drink water system.
New grey & black water pump systems.
New black water tank.
Complete overhaul of air conditioning systems in salon & owner’s cabin, including new circulation pumps & electronics. Ventilation exhaust for galley equipment & shower compartment.
New oven & cooking plate.
New entertainment system.