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The sailing ketch Vagabond is a 1982 product of the "Blue Water Yachts" company in Taiwan . The boat has been thoroughly revised in the year 2000 in Atakoy Marina. The previous name Wild Venture has been changed to Vagabond in 2004.


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Vagabond Technical Specifications :





Year of Construction: 1982

Length overall : 12.8 meters

Width : 3.7 meters

Draft : 1.7 meters

Weight : 14 tons

Hull : GRP, white, navy stripe, central cockpit, three-quarter keel, Teak deck

Rig: Ketch, black aluminium masts, connected by 8 and 10 mm diameter 1x19 stainless steel wires.

Sails: Furling "yankee" headsail, "staysail' with a boom, fully battened mainsail fits into a zipped bag with a lazy jack, fully battened mizzen, asymmetric spinnaker.

Engine: 88 horsepower 2000 model YANMAR diesel engine. Fuel stored in two 180 Lt. tanks. Engine battery.

Anchoring: Main anchor 27 Kg "Ultra" (made in Turkey ), second anchor 45 Lbs CQR. 110 meter 9mm galvanised chain. Electric Nillsen windlass.

Dinghy: "Walker bay", length overall 2.5 meters, 3.5 horsepower Mercury outboard, rigid polyethylene hull with inflatable sidings.

Electric: 12V DC system. 2 x 180 ah batteries. 40A charger. Airmarine wind generator and two 85W solar panels. Energy monitor device. Charge and discharge ampermeters. 600W 220V inverter. 2KVA Honda 220V generator.

Electronic devices: Autohelm wind, depth, speed and autopilot devices. Garmin GPS & electronic chart plotter, Yeoman paper chart reading device. JRC radar.

Communication: Standard 25/5 W dual base VHF. ICOM M710 SSB. Iridium satphone. LCD 15 color TV. Premier radio-CD player.

Security: Arimar liferaft for 6 people, standard safety equipment. LPG leak alarm. Automatic bilge pump.

Water: hot and cold water pressure. 220V 1500 W water heater. Two 180Lt. water tanks. PUR 12V/4A 5L/7H watermaker. One 50Lt. manual spare tank.

Waste water: 70Lt. waste water tank in the front head.

Galley: Stainless steel CAN 3 flame cooker and oven. Lpg on/off switch in the galley. Stainless steel sink. Water cooling refrigeration capacity of 200Lt, Danfoss compressor. 25 Lt Freezer.

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