Planesail Specifications

Vital specifications

Flag British
LOA 17.46m
Beam 9.54m
Draft 1.3m / 2.6m with daggerboard
Displacement 17 metric tonnes
Hull Material Epoxy / Airex foam / Nomex / GRP / Carbon
Diesel Engine Twin Yanmar 3JH4E, 36hp <400 hours
Diesel Generators Twin Mastervolt Whisper 6000 6 KW <1200 hours
Cruising Speed 8 to 10 Kts
Fuel Consumption 1 litre a mile at 8 Kts.
Fuel Capacity 400 liters + 2 x 100 litre day tanks
Freshwater Capacity 400 liters

Electrical Systems

Voltages 12V DC, 24V DC and 220V AC
Isolation Transformer Mastervolt with automatic switching from 110 to 220V
Battery Bank 24V: 200 Amp-Hours, 12V: 3 x 80 Amp-Hours
Inverters Mastervolt 24V plus two 12V inverters.
Battery Charger One 12V / 24V charger.


Autopilot Raytheon
VHF Icom plus 2 handhelds.
Radar & Chartplotter Raymarine, one colour, one B & W screen
Wind & Depth Raymarine
GPS Garmin and Etrex


Nespresso coffee machine
Microwave and hallogen burner
In-galley refrigerator with separate Freezer
Combined washing machine and dryer


Master Bedroom Double berth, sleeps 2
Forward Cabin 2 x V Berths with removable center piece, sleeps 2
Saloon Can sleep 2


CQR Anchor
60m Chain new 2011
Electric Anchor Winch, New 2011
Inflatable dinghy with 4hp outboard.

Circumnavigation Equipment

Liferafts Two 6 man liferafts.
Man Overboard Rescue Jon Buoy with remote, push button, activation from helm.
Man Overboard MOBi-lert electronic detection, with 8 Personal Transmitters.
Fire 3 Chubb automatic systems protecting the 3 engine spaces.
Mobility Inflatable slide with gas cylinder for the disabled.
Instrumentation Full complement of Raytheon instrumentation for sailing boats.
Communication Inmarsat C.
Solar Panels 6 Solarex solar panels.
Engine Start 3 x 12V batteries can be linked to start any engine. 12V Booster pack. Mains powered engine starter power pack.
Stern Glands Two Volvo seals fitted in 2011. Totally dry bilges now.
Propellers Two Brunton Autoprop feathering propellers fitted.
Antifouling Extra coat of Coppercoat added 2011.
Watertight Bulkheads 3 per hull, plus an additional collision bulkhead at each end of each float.
Escape Hatch Escape hatch below bridgedeck in case of capsize.
Dinghy Inflatable with 4hp outboard.

Liveaboard Luxury

Freshwater Pressure water system.
Hot Water Electric immersion heater plus twin Eberspacher diesel water heaters.
Central Heating Hot water radiators throughout.
Aircon Two CruiseAir aircon units.
Sound System Dual Stereo Bose Lifestyle 20 Music System inside, plus a separate amp for the 4 Bose deck speakers.
Video HD player with video projector.
Games Nintendo Wii.
Galley Fridge with separate Freezer, Microwave, Nespresso Coffee machine.
Washing Combined washing machine and dryer.
Solar Panels 6 Solarex solar panels.
Deckwash Pump with deck outlet.
Bath Jaccuzi with Power Jets for the back and steam.
Double Glazing Many of the windows are double glazed.
Insulation The main living space is insulated with 50mm expanded polystyrene, in addition to the excellent thermal characteristics of the foam sandwich construction.
Lighting Flourescent lighting in the main living areas.
Mood Lighting Four colour changing fibre optic clusters, with two additional colour changing lights.
Security Four security cameras.
Blinds Blinds throughout. Four are electric.