'Rat Catcher', an Island Spirit 401 Catamaran - Owner Version

by Andre


The Island Spirit was named one of the top ten boats for 2003 by Sail magazine.

Built to be lived aboard the Island Spirit will have more space, storage and comfort than most yachts designed for charter fleets.

The Island Spirit is a quick cruiser with an excellent safety record yet has the optimum space and design features for a comfortable live aboard and Bluewater Cruiser.

She has many practical cruising features, developed over many years of extensive sailing experiences.

She was designed as a safe offshore bluewater cruiser but her mast length allows you to choose to cruise the ICW should you prefer.

Specification & Inventory

LOA: 39' 5" (11.73m)
LWL: 38' 4" (11.65m)
Beam: 22'6" (6.85m)
Air Draft: 56'
Displacement: 12000kg (loaded), 8000kg (empty)

Hull and deck
Hull - closed cell foam core;
Solid glass fiber on collision areas and below water line;
Deck - end grain balsa core sandwich;
Orthophtalic resin and white isophtalic gel coat;
International epoxy coating below water line;
Sea Hawk Island 44 antifouling (2015);

Port side (owners side)
Large owners suite (queen size bed);
Lockers and hanging cupboards;
Study with seat and small desk, printer shelf;
Wine rack;
Heads with electric Jabsco toilet and basin;
Separate large shower, forward of shower is a large storage/ tool cupboard;

Starboard side
Two queen size cabins, lockers and hanging cupboards;
Separate shower, basin and manual toilet;

Forward of accommodation
In both hulls is a large storage area for sails, fenders, tools, etc (originally designed as two extra sleeping cabins for crew or children when at anchor. Can easily be converted);

Interior red cherry trims;
All doors red cherry;
Cherry lattice doors in saloon;
Lots of cupboard space and packing space;
Red pear paneling and flooring;
Ceilings vinyl covered with red cherry trim;

Corrian galley tops in saloon, double sink with extra draining drying sink with lid supplied with hot and cold pressurized water and also saltwater tap;
Small drinking water filtered water tap;
SMEV 3 burner hob and oven with rotisserie;
Microwave oven;
4 drawer cutlery unit;
Cupboards for pots, utensils, groceries etc;
Isotherm stainless steel fridge (12v);
Isotherm stainless steel freezer (12v);
Large table in saloon with cherry/maple/imbuia veneered design and drinks cabinet underneath;
Full size chart table at nav station with under counter chart/book storage;
Sony MEX-M70BT CD player;
Water and fuel gauges;

Cockpit and foredeck
Table and seating, under seat storage, large gas locker;
Large under cockpit floor storage;
Starboard storage rack, sun bed aft between transoms;
Hardwood seats on pushpits and pulpits with stainless steel drinks holders;
Hardwood slats on compression post;

Pushpit and pulpits seats of African hardwood slats, stainless steel drinks holders attached;

3YM30 29hp Yanmar engines, 1300hrs each, serviced per schedule;
Engine room sound insulation;
Rule inline blowers;
SD20 sail drives with 2 bladed props;
Raycor diesel filters;
2x 275l diesel tanks;
Fuel gauge;

Two balanced rudders with stainless steel shafts;
Lewmar stainless steel steering wheel;
Vesconite bearings;
Emergency steering with removable tiller bar;

Custom Island Spirit electrical panel;
Tinned copper silicon wiring;
Teac TV/DVD flat screen in saloon;
Sony marine FM/CD player;
Alternators upgraded to balmar 150amp/hr on each engine for charging of house and engine batteries with automatic charge selection (port new 2014);
Balmar MC614 smart regulators on each engine (new 2014);
Master Link battery management system (new 2014);
6 solar panels total of 470amps with blue sky solar boost 2000e regulator (new 2014);
Wind generator Airex Marine;
675amp/hr Trojan house battery bank (new Dec 2016);
Separate starter battery on each engine (new 2014/2015);
Master Volt Combi 2500w inverter charger (new 2014);
Electric winch;
Electric windlass 1000w lewmar;
220v ac plugs in all cabins, study, saloon and nav station;
12v outlets in study, nav station and at helm;
Selection of LED or halogen/fluorescent lighting;
LED navigation lights on mast (lipolight) (new 2016);
LED navigation lights port and starboard;
Spotlights aft and forward;
Blue LED courtesy lighting inside and on sugar scoops;
12v fans in cabins, and saloon;
Wifi antennae;
TV antennae;
Marine M424 Icon VHF radio with DSC capability and external command mic and speaker (new 2014);
PA speaker on mast (new 2014);
Fully automatic fire suppression system in both engine bays with emergency manual pull cords at helm;
Electric horn (new 2014);

Raymarine C97 multi function display chart plotter (new 2014);
Raymarine I60 wind (new 2014);
Raymarine I50 tridata depth, speed, log system, (new 2014);
Raymarine P70 autopilot with electric drive (new 2014);
Raymarine course computer ev-200 (new 2014);
Raymarine radar RD418HD (new 2014);
AIS transponder (receiver and transmitter) integrated with C97 chart plotter (new 2014);

Water and plumbing
Hot and cold water pressurized throughout;
40l colorifier (water heater) heated by engine or shore power;
Echo Tech watermaker (new 2013) 50l/hour
Rainwater catchment system with selectable valves plumbed directly to water tanks;
2 x 250l water tanks;
Saltwater system with tap in galley and deck wash outlets at anchor well and on transom;
Hot and cold shower on sugar scoop;
Black water tanks with high water alarm system;
4 Rule automatic bilge pumps with high water alarm system (new 2014);
1 manual bilge bump selectable to both hulls and engine rooms;

Solid bimini;
Stainless steal targa bar with dingy davits attached;
Large “sunbed” bench aft between targa bars with custom cushions;
Fully enclosable roll up Sunbrella canvas sides with plastic windows;
Forward window clear plasglass panels;
Adjustable helm seat for two;
Window above helm seat for sail inspection;
Full visibility of both bows from helm;
Ventilation hatch port bimini (new 2016);

Sails (Ullman Sails, new Dec 2016)
Fully battened full roach main with 3 reefs on Facnor bat car system;
Stack pack and lazy jacks;
Genoa on Profurl roller furling with UV protection and foil;

Deck hardware
Lewmar traveler, Lewmar blocks, adjustable genoa cars with stoppers;
4 x Lemar winches;
Main winch electric. All sheets adjustable from helm;
12 Lewmar port lights;
12 Lewmar low profile hatches;
Acrylic saloon windows with removable shade covers;
Folding aluminum main saloon door;
Sliding window between galley and cockpit;
Fold up stainless steel swimming ladder starboard transom;

Sparcraft mast with single diamond spreader, boom, crossbar and compression post;
4 winches, main winch at helm electric;
All sheets can be winched from helm on main electric winch;
Reefing lines on mast winch;
Separate winch for genoa furler and control of gennaker sheets;
LED deck light;
Spreader lights;

Anchor gear
Lewmar 1000w windlass;
Rocna 25 kg (new 2016);
65m 10mm chain (new Dec 2016) and 50m warp;

6 man Viking ocean life raft;
3 portable fire extinguishers;
Fully automated fire system in engine rooms;
Gas solenoid valve with gas alarm;
4 life jackets;
2 life rings, danbouy, lights;
Emergency steering;
6 fenders;
MOB life line;

Stainless steel gas barbeque;

Asking Price: $260,000

Please contact the owner for further details...

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