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Brigantine - SOLD

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Sails and Deck Gear
Pilot House
Upper Saloon
Lower Saloon
Captain's Quarters
WC and Showers
Engine & Machinery


Built in 1957 in Brittany by Chantiers Navales De Cornouaille, of Oak planks on Oak frames. Decks are laid Iroko, the superstructure is steel. 

She has five watertight bulkheads.

Jean de la Lune, Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  110ft 33.53m
Length on Deck  81ft 24.69m
Beam  21ft 6ins 6.55m
Draft  10ft 8ins 3.25m
Air Draft  79ft 24m
Displacement  160 tons
Gross Reg. Tonnage 79.78
Thames Tonnage 53
Ballast 24 Tons
No of Cabins 7
No of berths  12 guests + 6 crew + 2 pilot berths

Lines Drawing

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    (2011 photo)

Rig, Sails and Spars

Brigantines rig
Douglas fir spars
Two crows nests
Flexible galvanised wire rigging (Ex MOD) tensioned by bottlescrews
Running rigging synthetic hemp (by Master Ropemakers) with mainly ash wood blocks. (Mostly renewed since 2002)
3 x Jibs - Terylene, average condition
2 x staysails - Terylene, average condition
Mainsail - Duradon  - good condition
Slab reefing on the mainsail
Course - Duradon - good condition
Tops'l - Duradon - good condition
Topgallant - Duradon - good condition

Deck Equipment

100kg Seaclaw bower anchor, stowed in hawse pipe, on 450ft 20mm stud link chain  

Electric anchor winch with clutch and brake and warping drum
150kg Fisherman kedge
Cooke  steering compass
Ensign / staff
Anchor ball
Motor sailing cone

General Equipment

Commercial 4 burner and oven gas cooker
Gas stowage drains overboard
2 x large commercial refrigerators
Large commercial deep freeze
Commercial Dishwasher
Microwave oven
Pots and Pans included
Cutlery included
Diesel fired heating

Engine and Machinery

Scania DS1 11 360 hp diesel engine 
Fuel consumption approx. 3.5 galls per hour at 7.5knots
Micro Commander electronic engine control linked to fixed station in pilot house and remote control. 
Range approx 1200 nm
Prop shaft brake.

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240V 26KVA Genset
Onan 240V 3.5KVA standby Genset
CSS 240V 7KVA hydraulic Genset (main engine driven) 

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Tandem hydraulic system comprising electric power pack operating twin hydraulic rams and linked to autopilot.
Manual hydraulic pump powered through shafts and gearboxes to wheel located on binnacle on poop deck.
Rudder angle indicator on pilothouse forward of wheel.
Extensive spares


Water - 9 tons - held in five tanks
Tanks can be filled independently from a single point on deck and are connected to water services through isolating valves.
Diesel - 3 tons
50 gallon diesel day tank with manual and electric feed pumps 
I ton grey water holding tank with automatic level control connected to overboard pump.(2003)
0.8 ton black water holding tank with automatic Ievel control connected to overboard pump and with deck pump out and flush points located on foredeck. New 2004.

Electrics / Electronics

Trimble Inmarsat C terminal and printer
ICOM 710 MF HF GMDSS radio
Shipmate RS8400 VHF radio
ICS DSC 2 GMDSS controller
ICOM hand-held GMDSS VHF
ICS Navtex Nav 5
Skylla dedicated power supply plus batteries
Koden dedicated GPS
ICS Fax 1 Weatherfax plus printer
Furuno radar
Kelvin Hughes graph sounder
Sailer Compact VHF
Koden differential GPS
Navitron Autopilot NT920G
Koden colour sounder
Prosser electronic barometer
Simrad wind speed & direction display (supplied loose - not fitted)
DC distribution board
Engine and generator control panel
Remote control pod on 30 feet cable operates engine, steering and autopilot controls.
Shore power installation
Mains and emergency lighting
2 x Battery chargers

Safety Gear

SART  - Requires Service
EPIRB - Requires Service
5 x lifebelts,  2 with lights  - Requires Service
20 x approved life jackets - Requires Service
Gas Alarm 
Cradles for liferafts (liferafts are hired and not part of ships equipment) 
Danbuoy - Requires Service
Harnesses - Requires Service
Boarding Ladder
Radar reflector - (active)
CO2 Fire extinguishing system in engine room  - Requires Service
7 x fire extinguishers  - Requires Service
Fire blanket - Requires Service
Electric Bilge / Fire pump
Fire/ Bilge selected by changeover valves. Hoses, nozzles located in locker on deck.
Portable electric bilge pump

Shore Gear

Avon 4.2m inflatable 
Evinrude 30hp outboard motor
launched and recovered by dedicated electric crane

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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Astonbury Marine Services 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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