In the current four year ownership this boat has been systematically upgraded and improved. She has all the equipment needed to live aboard for extended blue water cruising, and her bullet proof steel construction gives her the ability to go anywhere in safety. Steel single chine professionally built in Virginia USA in 1980, launched in 1986 Entire hull epoxy paint protected. Below waterline is additionally protected by three coats of vinyl paint(1998). Antifouled 2006. Topsides and deck repainted 2006. Woodwork revarnished 2005/6 Entire hull is insulated to the waterline with 2" foam eliminating condensation and giving excellent thermal insulation. Perkins 4.108 51 hp diesel engine, professionally serviced April 06 and May 07. Full canvas cockpit enclosure Bimini, Dodgers, Windbreaks. "Compass" underbed system (Nov 04) 2 Mattresses, new July 05 and April 06. 2 Stainless steel water tanks(190 litres each) underneath each settee berth (port tank replaced 2005). Bulkhead mounted Bengco charcoal heater (Nov.04); Major overhaul in 2005 new shower drainage installed, replumbed with new accumulator, new taps and plumbing. All berths equipped with lee cloths New lined curtains (Nov 05), new carpet (Feb 06) All soft furnishings dry cleaned (Feb 04) Ventilation
Dedicated to offshore sailing, Nouanni, between Maracuja and Passoa, was designed by Philippe Harle to match blue water cruising needs. The high construction standard of Garcia shipyard adds security and longlasting evidence. Aluminium round bilge, drop centerboard (two centerboards), cutter rigged, remarkable autonomy, PERKINS engine : this ship is definitely dedicated to circumnavigation. Version with salon in the middle, 3 cabins.
> Survey 03/2009 available while visiting. ////////////////////// Unite hauturiere par excellence, Nouanni, entre Maracuja et Passoa, a ete dessine par Philippe Harle pour repondre au mieux aux exigences de tous les grands voyages. La qualite de fabrication des chantiers GARCIA ajoute les gages de securite et longevite. Coque aluminium en forme, deriveur (a deux derives) greement cotre, autonomie remarquable et motorisation PERKINS : ce modele est fait pour les longues routes. Version avec carre au milieu, 3 cabines.
> Expertise de 03/2009 consultable lors de la visite.