Number of single berths: 6
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3
The Deerfoot 72’ is an iconic go anywhere cruising yacht. With her Walstead aluminium construction, she is rugged and dependable. Her sweet hull lines give good passage speeds. She has been in this ownership since build.
DEERFOOT II was conceived as a yacht for shorthanded long distance cruising. A sistership has just completed a 55,000nm circumnavigation with just a couple on board (http://www.sailinginterlude.com/). She powers to weather better than trawler yachts, offers protection from the elements both in her pilothouse and cockpit, and has an exceptionally functional seagoing layout below.
Hull, Deck & Superstructure Construction:
Aluminium hull (in white, with blue stripe) deck and superstructure construction.
New M&W Turbo/gearbox heater exchanger/gearbox selector (11/10).
Maintenance & Performance:
Engine Hours: c. 8075 as at 30-05-13.
Cruising Speed: 8.5/9 knots.
Cruising Range: 1000/1500nm depending on weather conditions.
Fuel Consumption: 2.5/4 depending on weather conditions.
Maximum Speed Under Power: 10 knots.
Propulsion & Steering:
3-bladed Maxi feathering propeller.
Mechanical chain/cable steering to tiller from cockpit and via autopilot, from pilot house and remote on cable.
115/230 VAC with AC supplied by an inverter charger.
Provisions are made for a genset if required.
8 x Batteries in 2 x 24v banks with a total of 500 amp hours (replaced 06/08).
2 x Engine start 105 amp each (replaced 06/08).
2 x 6v Batteries in 1 x 12v Autopilot bank (replaced 05/13).
Xantrax battery charger for 12v system.
Pro Mariner battery charger for 24v system.
Electrodyne 150 amp 28v alternator.
Entec 8kW hydraulic drive (1985).
Shore power comes aboard via an isolation transformer.
Heart Interface 110v inverter.
General (Tools & Spare Parts):
Makita drill motor.
Makita 4” sander.
Wet and dry vacuum.
1 x Set of metric sockets.
1 x Set of imperial sockets.
2 x Sets of open ended imperial wrenches.
1 x set of open ended metric wrenches.
3 x Adjustable wrenches.
2 x Pipe wrenches.
1 x Jabsco bilge pump.
Jabsco bilge pump kits.
Fresh Water & Water Heating System:
24VDC Groco electric water pressure pump.
Water heated via engine heat exchanger and 220v Raritan (20 gal) system.
Sea Recovery Model SRC 600 CK 23GPH watermaker.
6 x Jabsco diaphragms in each watertight area.
Total capacity of approximately 2,045 litres (450 gallons) in 3 x integral aluminum tanks; 1,553 litres (342 gallons) in main tank.
2 x Separate sets of Racor filters/pumped from main tank to day tank.
2 x Integral aluminum water tanks; main tank overflows into secondary tank.
Grey/Blackwater holding tanks:
2 x Sealand black water tanks; 181 litres (40 gallons) in bow and 295 litres (65 gallons) in lazarette.
SeaLand vacuum pump-out system.
Brookes and Gatehouse 290 – compass, log, boat speed, wind and depth (1985).
Furuno GPS (2004).
Furuno NavNet radar/plotter (2004).
WH P-20/12v autopilot with operating head and remote on cable, with new hydraulic actuating system (08/07).
Icom VHF – IC M504 with hailer/fog horn (1995).
Standard VHF Horizon II (1990).
Furuno weather fax receiver 108 (1985).
Icom all band 720A ham radio (1985).
Hiller Range propane/gas 3-burner and oven.
110 Sanyo microwave.
230v Refrigeration system.
230v Deep freeze; holding plate replaced 2010.
1 x Sealand WC; master cabin.
1 x Vacuflush WC; guest cabin.
1 x Raritan WC; crew cabin.
3 x Heads compartment suites.
Heating & Ventilation:
Water chilled air con 230VAC/Heat 230v force air system.
Portable 110v heater.
Kenwood radio and multi CD player (1994).
Kenwood power amp.
8 x JBL speakers through a 4-station organizer.
Extensive use of direct and indirect lighting.
Summary of Accommodation:
6 berths in 3 cabins.
Interior Finish: High pressure laminate, fabrics, teak trims/fiddles inlaid with darker/lighter timbers.
Features a lovely enclosed pilot house with direct pass through to the galley, with complete set of controls. The saloon and galley and nav. area form a great room, with guest suites aft and master forward providing maximum privacy. There is a large forepeak and lazarette for ample cruising gear.
Aluminium Sparcraft spars.
Keel stepped rig.
1 x 19 Stainless steel wire rigging – cap shrouds 5/8; intermediate shrouds 1/2.
Main sail goes up a Tides Marine track (installed 2012) with a 3 x slab reefing system, genoa furling, Navtec hydraulic power pack, backstay tensioner, boom bang and spinnaker pole.
Profurl on headstay, Navtec hydraulics on vang and backstay, staysail babysail (dual speed pump).
2 x 3/8 Spin sheets.
5/8 Dacron Spin sheets.
1 x Spare main halyard, Spectra, with shackle.
2 x Snatch blocks.
2 x Barient #736 3-speed primary electric winches.
2 x Barient #32 2-speed secondary manual winches.
1 x Barient #28 2-speed halyard electric winches; coaming mounted.
5 x Barient #27 & 1 x #23 outhaul halyard/reefing manual winches; at mast coamings.
1 x Barient #28 2-speed mainsheet winch; top of pilothouse.
3 x Winch handles.
Furling 120%, Spectra (2007).
Main, Spectra (2007).
Code 0 Reaching Jib 155%, Dacron Laminate (2007).
2 x Spinnakers (ATN Spin Hood Sleeve), Dacron (1985).
Staysail, Dacron (1985).
Storm Jib, Dacron (1985).
2 x Fishing poles with Penn reels.
1 x Pair of wooden oars.
2 x 4.6 gallon propane tanks.
1 x Magna BBQ.
1 x Pair of binoculars.
1 x Spotlight.
Anchoring & Mooring Equipment:
Bruce 80kg (176lb) anchor.
2 x Aluminium Danforth anchors.
250’ 7/8 stern anchor rode.
350’ ½’ chain.
Keef hydraulic anchor windlass.
10 x Dock lines.
6 x Fenders.
Magna Stainless Rock N’ Roll anchor stabilizer.
Covers, Canvas & Cushions (Brookes and Gatehouse):
Cockpit enclose with Isinglass side panels.
Cushions for outside seating.
Tender & Outboard:
Block and tackle hoist for small outboard.
Givens 8-man liferaft (Latest Cert: 2009).
8 x Commercial Type 1 life jackets.
3 x Life jackets in container.
5 x Kelly Hansen PFD life jackets.
5 x Kids lifejackets.
1 x ARC EPIRB.
Automatic Halon fire suppression system in engine room; halon in lazarette and bow.
3 x Portable ABC extinguishers throughout.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.