"Strictly Business" is a 1988 One Off 3/4 tonner designed by Tony Castro originally named "Bateleur 88". She was successfully campaigned by her then owner Chris Bonnar.
She is extremely strong and light. Her construction includes a combination of GRP, Kevlar and carbon stiffners. All hatches are watertight, she is in good condition overall and has a good suit of sails.
Volvo MD2 - 23 HP - Shaft Drive
2008 3 Blade Kiwi Prop.
50 litre diesel tank removed and cleaned in 2009
2009 x 2 Engine Batteries
2009 x 2 Services Batteries
2009 x 2 Extra Batteries (Emergency power for Nav Lights)
2009 Battery leads and lugs
2009 Fuel lines
2010 Throttle cable
2010 Starter reconditioned
Engine serviced including oil & filters
2009 Z-Spar Mast & Boom
2009 Harken Carbon Twin Foil
2009 Dyform Standing Rigging
2009 Dyneema Running Rigging
2010 Dyneema DK12 Genoa & Main Sheets
SEP. 2010 Selden Spinnaker Pole
2008 Hood Mainsail Vectron Very Good
2008 Hood No.1 Vectron Very Good
2008 Hood No.3 Vectron Very Good
2009 Kemp Tri Radial Spinnaker Very Good
2009 Momentum Fibre Matrix Racing Mainsail as NEW
2009 Momentum Fibre Matrix Racing No.1 as NEW
2010 North S2 Spinnaker as NEW
Various other sails including Nos.3 & 4, Trysail & small Spinnaker
2008 Mainsail cover
Pulpit, pushpit, stanchions and guardrails
Halyards are led back to the cockpit via turning blocks to nine jammers
2 x 40 2 speed Lewmar Self Tailing Halyard Winches
2 x 40 2 speed Harken Genoa Sheet Winches
2 x 40 2 speed Lewmar Self Tailing Spinnaker Sheet/Runner Winches
Mooring lines & fenders
Danforth Anchor, Chain & Warp
2009 Spinlock Tiller Extension
2010 Harken & Lewmar Blocks
Garmin 230 Plotter (Mono) with a Clipper repeator at the Navigation Table and Chart for the West Coast of Ireland.
2008 Full set of Tacktick Instruments (3 display heads in the cockpit & 2 transmitters below)
2 x Plastimo Bulkhead Compasses
2001 Nasa Marine Target Navtex
Navigation Lights fitted on both pulpit and pushpit
2009 Masthead Lopo LED Tricolour
2009 Hawk ANTENNA
Emergency VHF Antenna
Radio/CD Player with 2008 Cockpit Speakers
2010 Silva Heel Indicators x 2
2 x Fire Extinguishers
Horseshoe Buoy with light & drogue
Portable Boarding Ladder
2 Electric Bilge Pumps (1x800gph & 1x1500gph)
1 Manual Bilge Pump
Over the past three seasons major upgrades have been carried out inc. rig & sails.
Hull / Keel have been faired.
"Strictly Business" has an endorsed 2013 IRC cert of 0.966 which makes her very competitive!