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"Gold of Ophir" Nab 38,  lying  Spain.


Sails and Deck Gear
Nav Station
Aft cabin


Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  38ft 4ins 11.75m
Waterline Length  31ft 2ins 9.5m
Beam  11ft 6ins 3.5m
Draft  5ft 1.5m
Displacement  7.5tons
Ballast 3 tons
Registered Tonnage 13.44tons


Gold of Ophir has seven berths in three cabins, two aft, three in the saloon and two in the focs'l.
there are two heads, one en-suite to the aft cabin and one forward.

Sails and Deck Gear

Original masts by Proctor. Gold anodised. Now a bit faded.
Mast steps on both masts
Mains'l is new (2003) CJ International
Roller reefing in add-on extrusion.
Cruising chute in snuffer, never tried, looks good.
Storm jib, of very heavy construction. Hanks on to baby stay. Very good condition
The Kemp Pro-Furl mains'l reefing system has just (2003) been upgraded with a winching kit supplied by Selden.
All SS rigging renewed July 2003. 
Some rigging screws renewed in 2003. 
Single slab reef on mizzen
Two winches on main mast
One winch on mizzen mast
Colnebrook Seareef genoa roller reefing.
Genoa halyard, cruising chute halyard and topping lift new in 2003
Flag Halyards - main, mizzen, port crosstrees, s'bd crosstrees.
Bruce pattern bower anchor
Danforth-type second main anchor
Fortress F-16 Kedge anchor
50m anchorplait warp.
Collapsible anchor ball
Motor-sailing cone
Boat hooks
Bosun's chair

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Boarding Ladder
All available canvas items, like windscreen cover, hatch covers, etc
8 plain fenders
1 large fender
1 very large fender
Bows-to mooring lines with springs and chains
3 mooring lines
2 x harness
sail repair kit
Sewing machine, (suspect operation)


General Motors Bedford 65hp fresh water cooled 4 cylinder diesel 
new prop shaft, coupling, shaft knife and cutlass bearing were fitted in 2002.

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Bow thruster, new in 2002
Lofrans electric anchor winch, with rope drum. Operated only from handheld, plug-in controller, or manually.
Eberspacher diesel powered warm air heating
Honda 240Vac petrol engine generator, 480watts. Drives battery chargers

Engine instruments 

rev counter
oil pressure, 
charging current 
fuel tank contents

Safety gear

Radar reflector on mizzen mast
Four person RDF liferaft. Serviced in March 2003
Compass rescue harness life sling.
Horseshoe lifebuoy
Audible warning device. (froghorn)
Emergency vhf antenna

General Equipment

Large brass barometer and clock
Bedding comprising 4 duvets, 6 sheets, 7 pillows, 6 pillowcases
Such instruction books and manuals as are available
Assortment of cutlery and utensils, crockery, pots and pans
Beach barbecue

Electrics / Electronics

GPS, interfaced with the Autohelm instruments and the Radar

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Radar, interfaced with the Autohelm Instruments

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Autohelm ST50 Multi, which repeats all Autohelm cockpit instrument data.

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Navtex Pro, receiving the usual data from, French and Spanish sources.

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VHF Radio, current ships radio licence is in force.

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Anchor light and tricolour light at mainmast head.
Decklights on both masts
Windscreen wiper
Autohelm ST50 depth, speed 
Navdata, wind 
ST7000 autopilot

Car radio/tape player hi-fi system
200watt 12Vdc to 240Vac portable inverter
Navigation lights
Low power anchor light

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Separate battery for Anchor winch and Bow thruster

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Shore power 
Halfords car-type portable rechargeable vacuum cleaner
5" multisystem TV.
Travel kettle, 240Vac
Mini dehumidifier
Table fan, 240Vac
Fan heater, 240Vac
Rechargeable searchlight
Small plug-in searchlight


SeaFlex water tanks (2) under floors about 550 litres (1997) 
Diesel tank about 350 litres

 Tender and Outboard motor

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Valiant D270 RIB. With oars and pump new in 2000 
Dinghy anchor in bag
Yamaha 8hp outboard engine. 1996. (please note; the Valiant D270 RIB spec. says it is suitable for engines up to 6hp, it goes like a bat out of hell with 8hp!)

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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