Based on a Contest 44, this Ocean Wanderer was built in 2009 to exacting standards under the supervision of marine architect Dick Zaal. Built and designed for ocean passage with extra strong hull, constructed with wood frame sheathed in GRP with teak decks. Yanmar 110hp diesel engine, bow thruster, cabin heating, solar panels, wind generator, watermaker. Classic rig with Lewmar winches, spinnaker poles, selection of sails.
Sleeps 4 in 2 double cabins, both en-suite. Kitted out for a circumnavigation which had to be cancelled, so ideal for long distance cruising.
OCEAN WANDERER, BASED ON THE CONTEST 44, 2009
Built in Istanbul by Dermak Ltd.
Centre cockpit with spacious deck area and well thought out accommodation.
Round bilge wooden strip planking hull was firstly built on template frames and vacuum sheathed in and out with Aramid and high modulus fibres using epoxy resin. The thickness of the wooden core is 27mm and the total hull thickness is a minimum of 45mm on the topsides, increasing to 120mm at the stem. The finishing top coat is in International Oyster white colour paint over epoxy filled.
With her 6.2T of ballast and round hull shape the boat has a Positive Stability of 150 degrees, better than most on the market.
Despite this heavy construction, the boat still has excellent performance, even in light winds.
50mm thick deck with PVC foam core for excellent insulation.
2m headroom in saloon and cabins, very light interior.
Easy access walk-in engine room.
Teak decks and teak interior joinery.
Bathing platform with teak grating.
Lewmar deck hardware.
Goiot hatches and ports. 4 traditional hatches, 13 x opening port holes and 6 fixed port lights.
Yanmar 4JH4HTE 110hp diesel engine. Engine hours of 1,900 at 01/16.
Cruising under power at approximately 7 knots, maximum of 9.5 knots, depending on sea conditions.
Fuel consumption, approximately 5 litres per hour, giving a range of around 1,200 nm.
Steering with Solimar (Italian) wire in conduit.
Webasto cabin heating.
Side Power 6kw bow thruster.
2 x fixed props, 1 x 3-bladed, 1 x 2-bladed.
Fuel capacity of 900 litres
65 litres day fuel tank
Water capacity of 750 litres
Drinking water tank of 80 litres
Holding tanks of 180 litres
12/220v electrical systems
Quick 80a (220/110v) battery charger
5 x 130w solar panels
Air Breeze wind generator
Trojan batteries – total of 1,250ah
Balmar double alternator smart charger regulator
Shore power with cable
Hot and cold pressurised water system
12v Katadyn water maker
Deck wash pump
Sea water foot pump in galley
Keel stepped mast with Z-Spar with tangs.
Lazy bag and lazy jacks.
1 x spinnaker pole, mast stowed.
2 x Lewmar 58 electric primary winches
2 x Lewmar 46 secondary winches
1 x Lewmar 46 electric halyard winch
2 x Lewmar 40 winches
1 x Lewmar 46 winch
Main - Fully battened with cars 48m2 – Jeckells 2008
Genoa - 70m2 – Hyde 2008
Staysail - 20m2 – Hyde 2008
Asymmetric spinnaker - 140m2 – Elvström with sock, little used
Storm sail - Never used
Sleeps 4 in 2 cabins, both en-suite.
Master cabin aft with central double, bathroom with manual WC, hand basin and shower.
Guest cabin forward with double into the “V”, with manual WC, hand basin and shower.
Spacious saloon with seating to port and starboard with central folding table, cream upholstery.
“U” shaped galley aft to port and navigation station to starboard.
Up companionway steps to centre cockpit with teak topped seating/lockers.
Aft deck with room to sunbath and relax.
Tender hoist at stern, with transom gate to bathing platform with teak grating.
Raytheon log, speed and depth
Icom VHF radio
Raytheon 80C radar
Raytheon 6002 autopilot
Raytheon chart plotter
Raytheon wind instruments
Icom M700 Pro SSB
Pactor 4 Modem
Corian work tops in galley and heads
2-burner Eno cooker with oven
2 x refrigerators, one front opening and 1 top opening
Freezer (engine driven compressor)
Soba washing machine
Twin stainless steel sinks with mixer tap
Drinking water tap
JRC/Pioneer TV/stereo with radio/CD
Saloon and cockpit speakers
Eurovinyl Ocean Type liferaft, serviced 2014
5 x fire extinguishers
Automatic fire extinguishing system in the engine bay
6 x life jackets
Horseshoe life ring
3 x electric and 1 x manual bilge pumps
Fire blanket in the galley
Selection of flares
Quick 1,500w electric windlass, controls at deck and cockpit
100m of 10mm stainless steel chain
35kg Ultra anchor
25kg Plug anchor
9kg Fortress anchor
Joker 2.5m dinghy
Mercury 3.3hp outboard engine
Transom shower h&c
Commissioned in 2009, professional built under instruction of the architect Dick Zaal.
“Vega” is fully equipped for ocean crossings and circumnavigation. Unfortunately, due to family matters we have had to abandon out plans to sail off into the sunset.
In this case we are acting as brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and / or to have an engine trial conducted, which if carried out by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.
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