Emma Laura is a 44 ft (13.5 metres) long cutter rigged, steel, sailing boat, to a Van de Stadt design - with a big engine (122 horse power). Her keel was laid in 1988 by Morvoren Seacraft in Penryn, Cornwall and she was launched in 1991.
She is a proven safe long distance ocean cruising yacht and will be a perfect live aboard for high latitudes and bluewater cruising.
Currently located in Lagos, Portugal. - Call us for more details.
Constructed of steel painted Oxford blue and cream.
Skeg hung rudder.
Extended fin keel.
Steel decks with painted non-slip cream paint with white edging.
High solid guard rails.
Iroko wheel shelter with full height head room
Ford Mermaid 122 horse power six cylinder diesel engine. Second hand engine from 1991 but fitted to boat in approximately 2004 . Hasn’t missed a beat in the current owner’s ownership. (Professionally serviced in autumn 2015 and serviced at very regular intervals by owner. New Racor primary filters replacing old CAV filters. Recently fitted lift pump and raw water pump. Stirling 3 stage charging unit to alternator).
Stuffing box on shaft serviced and checked professionally in autumn 2015
Fuel consumption approx 0.8 gallons per hour at 1000rpm.
Range approx 600 nautical miles.
Cruising speed 6 knots.
Maximum speed 7.5 knots.
Morse single lever controls.
Shaft drive to three bladed bronze propeller.
3.5KW Mastervolt Whisper generator
Mastervolt 12/2000 Mass Combi inverter and charger
Domestic and service batteries- 3 x 225 amp/hr AGM batteries
1 x 160 amp/hr starting battery for engine and generator
2 x100 watt solar panels on dog house roof.
55watt solar panel on gantry.
E80 chartplotter in doghouse in front of wheel
4Kw radar dome
Two station VHF for doghouse and saloon
Wind /depth / speed instruments – with repeater in saloon
IcomSSB HF radio
Two 50 gallon steel fuel tanks.
Two 100 gallon steel water tanks.
Two grey water holding tanks (one 25 gallon and one 12 gallon).
20 gallon black water holding tank.
Tank Tender - gives levels in 2 diesel and 2 water tanks from a single instrument.
Heavy duty Lofrans Falkon windlass.
60 metres of 12mm chain
33kg Rocna Anchor
Davits for dinghy
Large aluminium vented deck locker for ropes, dinghy fuel, gas canister for barbecue and camping cooker, etc. (All gas canisters and petrol outside of boat)
Spare Fortress and CQR anchor
Pressurised hot and cold water system with water heated by calorifier and immersion.
Electric sea water deck wash.
Back up manual fresh water pump in galley.
Wallis Diesel cooker with ceramic hob and fan assisted oven. No gas on board apart from canisters in deck locker so no problems obtaining large cylinders or adaptors.
Dickenson Antarctic free standing cabin heater. (Live flame through glass and can be used at sea. Very warm and cosy and uses approx. 1 gallon of diesel in 24 hours).
Shenka water maker (35 litres per hour)
Soba ‘babynova’ automatic washing machine - 3 kilogram load - this has proved invaluable.
Cool box with cooling plate for cold drinks etc.
Rigging checked by local rigger Autumn 2015 – he observed that the rigging was ‘over-specified’
Mainsail, staysail and yankee - by Penrose sails.
Furling genoa and staysail, cruising chute with snuffer.
Slab reefing with lazyjacks and stack pack on mainsail.
Stainless steel standing rigging.
Two Lewmar 55 3 speed genoa winches.
Two Lewmar 48 3 speed spinnaker/staysail winches.
Two Lewmar 44 3 speed halyard winches.
Lewmar 30 two speed reefing winch.
Lewmar 16 self-tailing winch - for furling line.
Emax radar reflector
Double forward cabin with Jabsco manual toilet and sink in heads.
Single sea berth in saloon with canvass lee cloth.
Single sea berth in sea cabin to starboard with canvass lee cloth.
Saloon furnished in African mahogany and blue upholstery.
Single sea berth in saloon.
Double island berth in stern cabin with ensuite heads & shower & basin
Six man liferaft with two years left on service.
Fire extinguishers checked Autumn 2015 (Automatic fire extinguisher fitted to engine room)
Full size chart table with electric (Roland) piano and guitar space underneath.
Dinghy with outboard motor