Tangaroa currently British registered
36' x18'x 3' Dutch built.
Lying ashore Ionian, Greece.
Structurally in good condition.
More than £10,000 recently spent on:
new furling gear br>
new standing rigging
new Sillette Mk 1 leg.
Hulls & decks etc +
The hulls are built with highest grade mahogany plywood.
Stringers in redwood.
Epoxy glassed to high standard.
Beams also mahogany ply.
Beam brackets are of stainless steel
All building work done to very high standard of craftmanship.
Rig & Rigging +
All standing rigging professionally replaced end of 2012.
Main halyard needs replacing.
New off-shore quality, fully-battened mainsail 2012
New top quality genoa 2012
New furling gear.
Mainsail with Wharram insignia.
Second smaller genoa
Nanni 19hp inboard engine.
New Mk1 Sillette leg plus yoke and plate installed 2012.
Electronics & Nav +
Icom VHF Radio
Navigation and interior led lights
2x50 watt solar panels
1x 80 watt solar panel. (poor condition but delivers)
2 x100watt batteries
2 Garmin 12
Laptop running Open CPN
Ground tackle +
Rocna anchor, 60 metres, 8mm chain.
Genius Electric windlass with remore radio control.
Large number warps.
Safety Gear +
XM Oscar rescue sling
6 life jackets.
Two Whale pump supplying sea and fresh water.
Sea toilet in separate compartment aft.
2.2 Neptune Dinghy. 2hp Honda outboard
120 litre gravity fed diesel tank
120 litre water gravity fed.
Owners comments +
Skipjack has the potential to be a round-the-world, go anywhere boat.
The hulls, beams, sails, engine and sillette leg are sound.
She has a wheelhouse which has proved invaluable shelter crossing the Atlantic and also in rough Aegean seas.
The hulls have been modified, raised slightly to give vastly improved accommodation below.
There are four self-contained double berths, though one has been removed to install a table.
The hulls and beams have been expertly built by a Dutch craftsman using mahogany ply with redwood for the stringers.
The mast originally rotated,. It is strapped at present but could be converted back.
Skipjack takes any sea with perfect calm and even without a backed jib heaves to with satisfying steadiness.
Skipjack is immensely strong and with sacrificial strips under the hulls is able to take the beach with complete safety.
Owners comments (2) +
While the basics are in good to excellent order, there is a month's worth of not difficult or expensive DIY needed to bring her up to scratch.
For example, deck could do with repainting, antifouling stripping back, interior redecorating, toilet pump replaced. The central deck and chain locker needs rebuilding.
I intend doing some of this work this spring, but will reduce the selling price if the new owner is prepared to take her as is.
I do not have many 'selling type' photos as when I left her last autumn I had no intention of selling. I am doing so now due to age (mine, not Skipjack's)
She deserves a younger, fitter owner who will bring her back up to scratch and sail her over the horizon where she belongs.
Boat details are supplied by the owners & cannot be guaranteed by SBM. You must verify those details personally, or employ a Marine Surveyor before purchase.