BUILDER: Linssen Yachts – Launched April 1998
DIMENSIONS: 12.540m x 4.05m x 1.35m. Air draft: 2.90m.
Aft deck has all teak, four steel deck boxes with lockable teak lids providing extra storage and seating, four cushions and backrests and one infill cushion, 2 x s/s mooring bollards with s/s rope protectors, 2 x s/s fender brackets, 2 x s/s 200kg davits, ladder to bathing platform with hot and cold fresh water shower, blue bimini (2010) with two zip-up sun shade panels and blue cabriolet sprayhood, 2011.
Bridge has autohelm repeaters for depth, speed log, rudder indicator and automatic steering, bow thruster control, morse gear control, hydraulic mast control, windscreen wiper control, shore power socket and deck wash pump.
Foredeck has all teak deck, Maxwell 650 1000W electric anchor winch, two sets of s/s mooring bollards with s/s rope protectors, twin gas bottle locker with drain to exterior, anchor chain (approx. 35m), bow pennant holder with s/s rope protector and bow mounted docking light.
Sidedeck and coachroof has all teak decks, amidships mooring bollards with twin horns and s/s rope protectors, gangplank and boathook holders, roof mounted hand operator searchlight and varnished name boards.
Volvo TAMD145hp Diesel, engine hours: 3,225. Fitted with a Blokland type 200/300 cooler. This means that the engine does not take in any external water for cooling and therefore avoids any chance of the water filters becoming clogged up with weed. A common problem in the French canals.
Twin bow thrusters
Onan 6.5kg generator
Fuel: 980 litres
Water: 440 litres
Mastervolt battery charger
Interior finished in cherrywood with inlaid Wenge striping.
Original holly floor with inlaid ash striping
“L” shaped sofa with storage under
Hinged dining table with two hold down bolts
Two recessed bookshelves
Marching barometer and ships clock
Curtain with matching cushions
Steps leading down to aft sleeping cabin
Companionway leading up to aft deck
Inside steering seat with 30l Engel fridge freezer underneath
Three 12v sockets
One 220v socket also connected to inverter
One TV aerial socket
Stereo radio and CD player
Roof mounted speakers
Subwoofer under saloon sofa
Opening hatch with mosquito covers
Inside steering position with Raytheon Radar display, Philips GPS, Autohelm echo sounder and speed log, Autohelm rudder position indicator, Autohelm compass, engine instruments, Morse Control, Bowthruster control
Galley on starboard side has 4 burner electric hob (this can easily be converted back to a gas hob if required), combination LG microwave oven and grill, Siemens 175w extractor fan and light over hob, 40l refrigerator under hob, gas warning system, 220v socket and opening porthole with mosquito net.
Port side has “L” shaped work surface with cupboards underneath, storage cupboards with sliding doors, 2 x 12v sockets, 2 x 220v sockets, chart/computer table with bookshelves, chart table seat with 40l fridge underneath and storage for charts behind seat, 2 opening portholes with mosquito nets, original holly floor with inlaid ash striping with storage underneath.
Aft sleeping cabin has twin bunks (2m long), 4 opening ports with mosquito nets, ventilation/escape hatch with mosquito net, drawers under bunk ends, stool, wall mounted mirror, emergency manual steering bar under port bunk, 220 socket and 12v socket, 2 x halogen reading lamp0s, walk in wardrobe with louvered door, opening port and mosquito net, wall mounted safe in wardrobe, heads with louvered door, shower, sink, manual toilet and opening porthole with mosquito net and wall mounted cupboard in heads.
The forward sleeping cabin has twin bunks with halogen reading lamps and storage under the port side. A Eumenia washing/drying machine is under the starboard bunk as is a rubbish compacter. There is a half height wardrobe and two storage cupboards. A ventilation/escape hatch is fitted with a mosquito net. The heads is equipped with an electric toilet, sink and hand held shower. Both sleeping cabins are carpeted.
“DORABELLA” will be supplied with a full compliment of fenders, warps and adapters for both power and water sup-plies. She will also have a full set of cutlery, crockery, glassware, if required.
LYING: St Jean de Losne, Burgundy, France