Harmonica (a pre-loved vessel) is a
1979 44ft Kelly Peterson.
Dsiplacement 30,000 pounds
Beam 12 ft 10in.
Centre cockpit, fibreglass hull.
Sloop rig altered to cutter with the addition of inner stay and staysail.
3/4 keel and skeg mounted rudder
She has double cabins fore and aft, and galley
Current sail inventory:
Westerbeke W60 4 cylinder diesel
400 litres of diesel giving a maximum range of 800 miles at 1200 rpm in a flat sea
17 inch feathering MaxProp
Wheel string with cables
"Otto" the auto-pilot using Alpha mechanical ram, and Comnav 1420 electronics
"Sally" The Sailomat wind vane
Approx 450 Litres of water in stainless steel tanks
We are installing a water maker from Wolf Watermakers at the time of writing
Navigation is all done by GPS units although we carry a sextant in order to keep the brain from going idle on one sultry afternoon each year.
Communication is by HF radio (VHF for local boats)