Green Marine Carbon composite hull mould.
The hull is built of pre preg carbon, Kevlar and E-glass on a Nomex core, (except in high load areas where the core is eliminated in favour of solid laminate). Epoxy resin was used throughout.
Awlgrip paint system – topsides painted in navy blue, in 2008.
New teak laid decks, 2012, with 8mm thickness.
Carbon blade rudder and stock.
Dual steering wheels, lightweight steering quadrant bolted to single rudder stock.
Emergency tiller in lazarette.
Mainsheet. Lewmar ASTOR - 111 – drum -11inch / 280mm – Self-tailing – 4 speed – hydraulic;
2 x Primary Lewmar ASTOR - 111 – drum -11inch / 280mm – Self-tailing – 4 speed – hydraulic;
2 x Secondary Lewmar ASTOR -111 – drum -11inch / 280mm – Self-tailing – 3 speed – hydraulic;
2 x Runner Lewmar ASTOR -111 – drum -11inch / 280mm – Self-tailing – 3 speed – hydraulic;
2 x Pit winch Lewmar ASTOR - 90 – 3-speed;
2 x Pit winch Harken 88s (installed by current owner, July 2009);
10 x Spinlock Jammers.
Windlass Lewmar 3000 electric, recessed in bow locker and with remote plug in control.
Removable anchor arm (removable for racing).
Engine and Mechanical
Engine: Yanmar 4LHA-STP 240hp diesel engine (under companionway / saloon floor).
ZF 63 gearbox, ratio 2.81 vertical offset, reverse reduction marine transmission.
Approx cruise speed under power 12 knots.
Approx engine hours – 630 at March 2015.
Gori 28” folding prop with overdrive, 2008.
50mm stainless shaft.
Aquadrive, antivibration coupling
Speed under sail 12 to 20+ knots.
Hydraulics: Lewmar Commander system driving the winches.
Bow Thruster: MaxPower hydraulic - Retractable S04 R300, 25 Kw, installed April 2008. Has its own battery bank. Max hydraulic power 25kw, dual-prop 3-blade.
1x Fisher Panda 10 KVA (2008) Installed in lazarette. 1693 hours, at March 2015
1x Kohler 18 KVA (2010), Installed under central unit of crew area. 1663 hours, at March 2015
Condaria – dual compressor chilled water system 144,000 BTU with Marine Air Systems - chilled water Air-Handlers.
Reverse cycle for heating.
Individual controllable Air-Handlers: Master cabin, Saloon, 2 x Guests cabins, Galley,
Mastervolt DC/AC panel at chart table.
24V DC system. 220 Volt AC system 50 Hz.
Shore Power: 220V AC system 50 Hz 64 Amp.
Charles 12 KVA / 50 Amp Isolation Transformer.
Mastervolt Inverter: 24 V DC to 220 V AC, 2500 Watt
2 x Mastervolt chargers.
Mastervolt inverter, small.
House / Service: 1500 Ah 24V - Sonnenschien A602 / 1200Ah - dryfit technology, gel-deep cycle, 2 volt vertical cells (03 / 2008).
Navigation: 150Ah 12V Hankook Calcium MF 160 G51R - Maintenance free - 12V 120Ah at 5hr,150Ah at 20Hr.
Emergency Navigation: 100Ah 12V. Wet cell.
Starting battery: 240Ah 12V + 80Ah 12V Rombat Heavy Duty PHM 135, 12V 135AH.
Bow thruster: 150 Ah 24V Exide Maxxima deep cycle 12 * 12 volt * 50Ah = 300Ah @ 24v
High speed PTO bilge/fire pump.
Electric bilge/fire pump Type Giannesci. 1.5 kW 24 volt.
4 x Rule 3700 electrical bilge pumps.
Manual bilge pump.
3 x electric marine heads.
1 x manual marine head.
Grey water: showers drain to sumps and overboard on float switch system.
Automated Water Ballast System 6 tons, 3.5 tons each tank. Pump replaced 2013.
2 tanks each side - seawater in/out and pump across.
Interior and Accommodations
The interior finish of the saloon and forward access was all retreated and refinished and is now a light “fleshy pink” with white colour.
Grey crew covers.
Black/grey striped upholstery.
The crew area and galley aft has original “wood” finish.
Owner stateroom forward with centreline double bed, full ensuite facilities including a circular shower stall.
Double guest cabin to port, with ensuite facilities including circular shower stall. Head area is also accessed direct from the passage way so as to act as a “day head”.
Twin guest cabin to starboard, with ensuite facilities including circular shower stall.
Two crew cabins aft, one double, one twin with upper and lower beds.
The crew head and shower are separate.
Bow deck/locker access from deck only – chain/windlass and stowage and 2 pipe berths.
From forward –
Owner double cabin with centreline bed, shelving outboard, lockers to port and starboard, one hanging, one shelves. Drawer and stowage under bed; desk/vanity to port with mirror and stool.
Ensuite bathroom to starboard with circular shower with revolving Perspex door, sink unit and electric head.
Door aft to passage. Mast on centreline.
Double guest cabin to port with lockers, fan, storage under bed, lee cloth. Full ensuite head and shower (with circular shower with revolving Perspex door, sink unit and electric wc) but with access also from the passageway as a day head.
Twin guest cabin to starboard with lee cloths, lockers, fan and full ensuite facilities as per double cabin. This cabin also has a removable extra pipe berth to sleep an extra guest (child).
Aft along the passageway and up two steps to the saloon. Sofa seating to port with coffee table. Circular seating to starboard with dining table. Stowage locker area aft.
Companionway central up to cockpit via 5 steps.
On portside – sliding door aft and 2 steps down to the crew area & galley. With:-
Chart table to port, facing forward and electrical panels outboard;
Crew manual head and washbasin unit;
Crew shower unit;
Captain double cabin aft;
Central half height unit houses the big gen set and counter serves as work space / crew dining area;
Galley to starboard (open plan to nav area etc) with good stowage and work space.
Aft of the galley is a twin crew cabin from where there is access to the spacious lazarette - (also accessible from the deck) - where the second genset, freezer etc are housed.
On deck are 2 liferaft lockers and further storage area in the scoop transom.
Galley equipment includes:
Four burner Bosch electric stove, provided with fiddles.
Bosch extractor hood over the hob.
Freezer Domestic 220V (Under Counter)
Freezer in Lazarette.
Refrigerator- Iceberg Fridge system.
U-line ice-maker, model 55 - 7kg/day, in lazarette, new 2011.
The galley area was modified in the 2008 refit with addition of the extra large Iceberg fridge and other upgrades.
B&G Hercules 2000 & 3000 systems, including:-
2 x FFDs at chart table, FFD at captain’s cabin, 4 x MFD’s on deck by helms;
B&G 40/40 pod on mast;
B&G Wind / depth / log Processor.
Furuno radar, screen at chart table, scanner on mast.
Simrad GB40 plotter system, on four screens (1 at each helm, 1 at nav table and on to the TV), system new in 2010), with C Map charts.
Leica GPS, MX412 DGPS at chart table;
Furuno GPS, GP-31 at chart table;
Navtex Furuno NX300 at chart table, new 2010.
There is a Dell computer screen at the chart table, with E-charts on nav station Dell computer. But this is an antiquated and unreliable system now superseded by the newer Simrad system. The Dell laptop etc remain on board but …
Inmarsat Mini M Thrane & Thrane TT-3064
Satcom C - data only system.
Navicom VHF radio RT650 DSC plus RT650 mobile hand held unit - with AIS and MOB bracelet system, 2010.
Furuno 2721 VHF
ICOM 810 SSB radio (currently not installed in the yacht but available).
CD player in saloon & cabins
BOSE home entertainment system, 2008
DVD - Video - CD- CDR- MP3.
Loewe TV 32 inch LCD on portside aft of saloon, 2008
Rigging and Sails
MAST & RIGGING:
October 2014 the yacht completed a full standing rigging check, the mast was out and all parts checked / replaced as required. Full details available on request.
Carbon fibre mast and boom by Hall Spars, painted white.
Five spreader rig with discontinuous rod rigging.
Harken Furler for head stay (manual furler with line to a winch).
Navtec hydraulic systems for back stay adjustment, mainsail out haul, Future Fibre inner forestay (new 2017), and boom vang.
Removable cutter stay.
2 x Genoa Car systems Frederiksen .
Traveller Car system Frederiksen bush-button hydraulic operation and dump
Slab reefing mainsail.
Spinnaker pole (in container).
Lewmar Commander hydraulic power pack for running winches x 7
North jib - new 2017
North 3DL full batten mainsail – new April 2011.
Quantum furling Genoa, 2008.
A comprehensive list of other older sails is included – all in the container.
A list is available
General deck items:
Carbon fibre gangway multiplex. 2 lifelines.
Dinghies & outboards
BWA 14ft “Four Four dinghy and Yamaha 40hp outboard engine, both new 2017.
2 x 8 persons Zodiac liferaft, serviced and in date.
1 x 6 persons Zodiac liferaft – included but not guaranteed nor in date.
1 x 30 man platform style liferaft - included but not guaranteed nor in date.
Selection of inflatable and normal harnesses/life jackets.
There is a comprehensive selection of galley, cooking, dining and bedding equipment included.
Anchoring & Mooring:
CQR 140 lbs anchor, on a removable anchor arm
100 m of 12mm grade 40 chain
Mooring lines etc.
Bimini - new 2017 plus new frame
Sun awning (shrouds to runners).
Small awning on the forward deck.
2 x containers – one for sails/storage, one for workshop – both in Cartagena.
Cradle for onshore storage.
Refits and General History
REFITS & GENERAL HISTORY since 2006:
Bought yacht in UK 2006 and sailed her to the Mediterranean / Spain.
December 2006 sailed to the Caribbean, returning in May 2007 to Spain.
Summer 2007 participated in the Super Yacht Cup.
November 2007 the main refit was started with the yacht in Palma de Mallorca. This 2008 refit included:
New, more powerful but lighter aircon.
Increased shore power capacity
Bow thruster installed.
New batteries (that would make them old now)
Increased fridge and freezer capacity
More privacy for galley.
Increased headroom in crew berths.
Second generator added. Super silent sound shield as well.
Complete rig overhaul done.
Complete repaint on exterior.
Interior refinished (wood retreated) in 2008 for the saloon, (2010 for the guest areas).
Summer 2008 – cruising to Greece and Croatia. Returning to Spain for the winter.
Summer 2009 – similar cruise schedule to eastern Med area.
Kohler generator replaced.
Dedicated Simrad Nav system added.
Partial replacement of B and Gs.
New VHF system
Running rigging replacements (runners, checkstays, backstay, innerstay, sheets).
Visual rig inspection.
Summer cruise again to east Med area.
In 2011 the new mainsail was supplied.
In 2012 again major works and upgrades were made including new engine and new teak decks.
Afterwards a summer cruise to Turkey.
In 2013 the yacht had very light use – more or less just day sailing from her home port.
October 2014, MARIA ALBA II had a full rig check.
The mast was out.
replaced all diagonals and all jumpers. Their tip turnbuckles and top
stemballs were also replaced. The microtangs were reused, as were the
All Verticals were NDT’d using penetrating dye testing, by a surveyor and of those, two were found to have small faults.
On those, (Starboard V2 and V3) Rods were replaced and the seats were reworked to have a Navtec interior.
The surveyor was Ignacio de Llano of DE LLANO & BALCELLS S.L. from Palma.”
The forestay was already checked and re-headed in July 2014.
work followed recommendations from one or several of the principal rod
rigging manufacturers for rig maintenance scheduling.
The rig should be good for another four years on all the rod rigging sections of the standing rigging.”
New Bimini and frame
New BWA “Four Four” 14ft dinghy with a new Yamaha 4 stroke 40hp engine
New North jib sail
New Future Fibre inner stay