YACHT DETAILS

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Miniskirt

  • 105'
  • 1991
  • WINDSHIP YACHTS
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • $4,650,000

ABOUT MINISKIRT

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: WINDSHIP YACHTS
  • Category: Cruising Sailboat
  • Model: N/A
  • Model Year: 1991
  • YearBuilt: 1991
  • Year Refit: 2010
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/7 - Crew R/B/S: 2/3/4
  • LOA: 105' 0" (32.00m)
  • LWL: 84' 0" (25.60m)
  • LOD: 0' 0" (0.00m)
  • Beam: 25' 5" (7.75m)
  • Min Draft: 7' 0" (2.13m)
  • Max Draft: 7' 0" (2.13m)
  • Clearance: 0' 0" (0.00m)
  • MFG Length: 105' 0" (32.00m)
  • Cruise Speed: 8 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: 1,500 RPM
  • Cruise Speed Range: 2,000 Miles
  • Max Speed: 11 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: 1,600 RPM
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 330,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 905 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 20 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 2,770 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: 2 Gallons
  • Berths: 5
  • Heads: 3
  • Sleeps: 7
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: 3
  • Crew Sleeps: 4
  • Crew Heads: 2
  • Captains Quarters: Yes
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: Teak over Fiberglass
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: Ron Holland
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: Ron Holland
  • Interior Designer: Andrew Winch
  • Manufacturer: Caterpillar
  • Model: N/A
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Accommodations

For six or seven guests in three staterooms aft, all with en suite marble baths.  The master is full width aft with full Jacuzzi bath/shower and marble vanity with his and her sinks.  Separate toilet and bidet aft.  The two guest cabins midship feature one double bed cabin to starboard and a twin bed cabin to port with a third Pulman bunk.  Both guest cabins feature walk in, enclosed, marble showers.

 

Coordinated and designed by Andrew Winch, both the layout and interior have been designed and decorated with ease of use and luxury as primary requisites.  The general interior is based upon utilization of wood finishes employing solid woods of teak, cherry and various burls.  Additional materials include marble, Corian, aeromatic cedar, mirrors and stainless steel.  Overhead is Ultra Suede - Easy Leather.

Audio And Visual Equipment

Televisions:

(5) multisystem Samsung - new as of 2010 with DVD including a Blue-ray by Samsung in master

 

Stereos:

(5) Yamaha RX365 including Ipod base in master cabin and salon, new 2010

(3)  Alpine car stereo CDA 105 in crew mess, crew cabin and captain's cabin, new 2010

 

CD Players:

(5) Blu-ray units in master cabin, salon, and crew quarters, new 2010

 

Central Ships Audio:

Volume controls on salon music system in port and starboard guest cabins; surround system in salon; deck speakers in cockpit area, at both helm stations and foredeck controlled from salon sound system, all new 2010

Galley

Main Galley Equipment (All new 2010):

Range - Gaggenau glass ceramic CK260-604

Oven - Gaggenau BO250

Grill - Located in oven

Microwave - Electrolux E30 Micotell 65GPS

Refrigeration - Integrated system with boat systems, 2 large front loader fridges and a top loader drink fridge

Freezer - Integrated system with boat systems, 2 shelf large front loader freezer located in laundry room

Icemaker - Scotsman Model CU0515

Wine Cooler - SPT 12 bottle wine cooler (located in salon)

Dishwasher - Gaggenau DF241760 stainless steel

Trash Compactor - Broan trash compactor Model 1052-B

Other - Insinkerator Badger 1

 

Engine /Mechanical Equipment

Main Engines (New 2010):

2 x Caterpillar C7 250 hp

Intermediate shafts are 30 pounds each of carbon fiber.  These replace 180 pound each shafts.

 

Air Conditioning (New 2010):

2 x Marine Air system with control boxes SMX II'; 2 x 60,000 BTU

Interior fresh air system; 18,000 BTU; 15 air handling units

 

Watermakers (New 2010):

Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper with (2) membranes, 58 gal./hr.

Sea Recovery Aqua Whisper with (3) membranes, 72 gal./hr.

 

Bow Thruster (New 2010):

Richfield 400R retractable hydraulic drive, controlled from each steering station 


Fuel Filtration:

Each engine has its own Racor secondary filter plus a small centrifuge unit in the transfer system

 

Sewage System (New 2010):

Headhunter Type 2 MSD blackwater treatment system

 

Holding Tanks: 

(2) with a total capacity of 35 g

 

Fresh Water System (Replaced 2010):

(2) pumps, 1 x 24V and 1 x 220V

 

Steering System (Replaced 2010):

Cable steering, autopilot steering, (2) separate pumps hydraulic, emergency tiller

 

Backup Emergency Steering:

Emergency tiller onboard and operational

 

Steering Stations (All new 2010):

Twin starboard and port cockpit mechanical cable steering.  Additional hydraulic quadrant powered by double redundant hydraulic motors.  Autopilot control in the exterior consoles, in the cockpit and in the pilothouse.

 

Propellers (New 2010):

(2) Hundested VP- hydraulic three bladed variable pitch props; 35.8" in diameter with hydraulic pitch control

 

Hydraulics (New 2010):

PTO from either generator for bow thruster, windlass and fire pump plus 24 volt hydraulic pumps for winches, furriers, centerboard hoist, swim platform and propeller pitch control.  There is a separate manual/electric system for backstay tensioners, boom vang and other five sailing adjustments.

Electrical System

Generators:

(2) 30 kw Northern Lights single phase equipped with Balmar 60 amp alternators with a 240 volt single phase output (60 hz), new 2010

 

Electrical System (All new 2010):

12 and 24 volt DC system, 120 volts and 240 volts AC system.  Four AC inverters for a total of 14 KW.  50 KW Atlas system with 100 amps single phase or three phase input for shore power.  Eight separate battery banks consisting of:

      (48) 2 V Rolls Royce batteries for the inverter system

      (24) 2 V Rolls Royce batteries for the hydraulic - autopilot system

      (6) 12 V Odyssey for the house system

      (4) 12 V Odyssey for 12 V and 24 V electronics system

      (4) battery banks for main engines and generates with paralleling capability

All battery banks are charged by 3 x 100 amps battery chargers plus the four inverters

 

Electronics and Navigational Equipment

Communication Systems (All new 2010):

Satcom - Thrane & Thrane Model TT-3672A

Telephone system - Panasonic KX-T7731

Number of lines -  Shore/Cell/Sat phone line - 7 lines out

SSB - SEA322

VHF fixed - Icom IC-M604 and Icom IC-M504 both with outside controls

VHF handheld - (6) West Marine Submersible with headsets; 2 x Motorola 20  channel radios

Intercom system - Via telephone system

Ship's computer - Chart table, Krill system for boat control with backup computer Krill system; Windows computer for Nobeltec navigation, salon Apple computer for entertainment system

Printer - Brother LC61 in crew mess on wireless

Internal ship's communication system - Via telephone system

Other - All navigation systems can be displayed on deck (4 screens), at the chart table (2 screens) and on the TV screens in the master cabin, salon, crew mess, and captain's cabin

 

Navigation Systems (All new 2010):

Radar - Furuno Navnet with navigation charts; 72 Nm range

Radar - Furuno Navnet - 36 Nm range

Autopilot - Simrad AP 25 autopilot control, 2 separate hydraulic autopilot pumps connected to the steering system

Gyrocompass - With backup unit

Depth Sounders - B&G and Furuno Navnet

SatNav(s) - (2) Furuno NavNet system and Nobeltec navigation software

GPS - (2) for autopilot system; 1 for Furuno

Ship identification system - AIS Class B

Weather fax - Navnet Furuno

Wind and Speed Indicator(s) - B&G depth, wind indicator and their displays Hydra 2000 and 20/20 B&G system, indicators on deck - chart table, master cabin, crew mess, captain's cabin

Laundry Room

Laundry Equipment (New 2010):

Main laundry washer - (1) Bosch AXXIS

Main laundry dryer - (1) Maytag EPICZ

Additional laundry - Iron and ironing board

Deck Equipment

Deck Equipment (All new 2010):

Anchor Windlass System - (2) Maxwell vertical windlass 4000 series recessed into anchor locker

Anchors - (2) Plow anchors, 300 and 350 lbs.

Anchor Chain & Rode - 90 m each

Additional Cranes/Davits -(1) spinnaker pole to launch tender

Accommodation Ladders - Swim ladder transom door, manual side boarding ladder

Stern Boarding Gangway - Carbon fiber passerelle, manual

Miscellaneous - Transom door opens with separate hydraulic system

Safety And Fire Protection

Security Equipment:

CCTV System - Pelco MX400 8 video controller system

Cameras - (8) located on aft deck, cockpit, engine room forepeak/bow thruster

Monitors - (8) located in master cabin, chart table, salon, crew mess, captain's cabin

Door Alarms - (3) located in main salon, master cabin, captain's cabin

Motion Detectors - (4) located on deck, salon, interior

Safes - (2) located in master cabin and captain's cabin

 

Fire Fighting Equipment:

Fire/Heat/Smoke Detectors - (120 total located in every cabin, (2) in galley, engine room, lazarette, forepeak

Fixed CO2 System - (1) located in engine room and aux room

Portable C02 - (3) located in engine room, 4.5 kg

Fire Extinguishers - (10) located in each cabin, galley, salon, on deck and laundry room

Seawater Fire Fighting Stations - (1) located deck locker forward starboard side

Monoide Detectors - (3) located in crew mess, crew cabin, captain's cabin

Other - (1) fire blanket under galley sink

 

Safety Equipment:

Life Rafts - (2) Viking 6 person

Life Rings - (2) Ocean Safety

EPIRB - (1) Global Fix

Flares - (1) bag

Medical Equipment and Supplies - Medaire kit located in master cabin head; Medaire first responder kit located in captain's head; oxygen bottle and mask

Sails and Rigging

Rig Configuration:

Sloop - 135' high, 3 spreader aluminum rig fully painted as of 2011, split backstay with aft runners and inner forestay and masthead forestay

Boom - Aluminum, fully painted as of 2011

 

Mainsail Configuration:

Fully battened Dacron mainsail

 

Headsails:

Jib and staysail headsails, both Dacron

 

Standing Rigging:

Rod rigging, all replaced as new as of 2011
Running rigging, all new as of 2011

 

Winches:

(9) Harken/Barient in total - 5 aft deck, 4 by the mast

 

Power:

All powered by hydraulics

 

 

Tenders

Tenders and Toys

Main Tender - 16' Patten Marine with 60 hp Mercury

Second Tender - 13' Advanced Marine cat, 15 hp

Dive Compressor - (1) MCH-6 installed in lazarette

Snorkeling Equipment - (5) complete sets

Fishing Gear - (2) complete rods with additional fishing gear

Remarks

MINISKIRT (ex-CHARDONNAY C) went through a very extensive, two year refit including a redesign in all areas of her deck layout, completed in 2011.  Her new transom boasts a fold down swim platform/boarding platform.  The only way to accomplish the extensive modifications to her cockpit was to cut the deck off and start over.  Now, her hardtop protects the recessed seating while still providing great views.  The two new steering stations provide both excellent visibility (windward and leeward) and full access to all necessary instrumentation as well as great accessibility to necessary winches.

 

Electrically, the boat was completely rewired, all new electrical panels were built and the new Atlas frequency converters installed.  Four new inverter/chargers were installed for a total of 14 Kw of inverter capacity.

 

All of the plumbing on the boat was also redone with CPVC.  A new Headhunter sanitation treatment plant was installed with five new Headhunter toilets.  All pumps on the boat were replaced with new.  A new AC and DC bilge system was designed and installed including an Arid dry bilge system.  All of the air conditioning system was redesigned and installed new.  Larger fiberglass drip trays were custom built and a make up air unit was installed.  Likewise, the refrigeration system on the boat was completely rebuilt with new compressors.  All of the hydraulic hoses on the boat were replaced and a new Max Power DC hydraulic pump set was installed.  Two new Maxwell vertical anchor windlasses were installed with new chain and a larger anchor on one side was installed.  A fire smoke alarm system, burglar alarm system and eight video cameras were installed.  A monitoring system for all of the boat was designed and installed with complete control throughout the boat.  All standing rigging on the boat was replaced as well as the running rigging.  All of the fuel transferring systems were done new with added filters and pump redundancies.  All new Headhunter fuel and water level gauge systems were installed.

 

All of the interior was completely refinished and new overheads were built.  All new appliances were installed as well as new audio/video equipment with a dedicated computer just for music and movies.

 

As a fiberglass yacht, with twin engines and bow thruster, and an incredible shoal draft of just 7'/2.2m, MINISKIRT is not just redundant, but a yacht that can access areas no other sailing yacht can even approach!

Additional Work Done in 2013
All batteries replaced in laundry room and engine room
Port generator removed from boat and totally rebuilt
Totally new wet exhaust system made out of Inconel
Mast removed from boat, refinished and strengthened as necessary, repainted and put back in boat
All tanks cleaned
Audio/visual system upgraded with new WiFi amplifier and new 4G cell data receiver


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