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Sailing dinghy
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Yacht Keturah is a Sayers ferro-cement ketch built professionally in New Zealand in 1979. She is a sturdy and comfortable boat, equipped for long term cruising and blue water navigation.
Keturah has sailed safely and (more or less) comfortably over 40000 miles in the last seven years.

L.O.A. 13,72 m (44')
Draught: 1,8 m
Beam: 3,86 m
Gross tonnage: 17 t
Engine: Ford 130 hp, 6 cyl. Diesel (complete rebuild 2012)
Water: 1365 l + 150 l emergency
Diesel: 763 l
Cabins: 2
Bunks: 7
Gaff sailing dinghy, Walker Bay dinghy (for the crew), two person kayak, Maxwell 1200 electric windlass, furling main (two sets), stereo (reads mp3 cd's/sd cards and has line in for MP3 players), 2xVHF (one fixed, one hand-held), Raymarine ST-40 depth sounder, 3 x GPS (1 FURUNO GP 32, 1 Deluo USB, 1 Garmin hand-held in grab bag), 3700 GPH electric bilge pump (2x 1500 GPH spares), 2 manual b. pump, 150W inverter + 1500W inverter, sea drogue. Three 80 W solar panels, 360 Amp Trojan house battery bank, Jabsco fresh water pump, 2x Barlow 36 winches. 2x Main, mizzen, 100% Genoa, Working Jib, #1 Jib, storm Jib. 3 x C-Map ready laptops, Zeiss sextant, star navigation books.
-IRIDIUM 9505A Satellite phone
-EPIRB 406
-6 persons Off-shore Viking life raft, 3 x fire extinguishers (tons of flares, food and water ratios)
-Offshore Cat I life jackets, jack lines
-Grab pack with survival kit

Ground tackle:
100 meters all chain rode, CQR 50 pounds, Danforth 75 pounds (as a storm anchor), Bruce 20 kg.
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